Home' Phillip Island and San Remo Advertiser : October 4th 2017 Contents THE ADVERTISER, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2017 - PAGE 13
182 Thompson Avenue, Cowes 5952 1443
15% OFF CUSTOM FOOT ORTHOTICS
UNTIL THE END OF 2017!
Spring into summer with the help Coastal Health Podiatry, whose goal is to improve foot
function and help those with injuries/soreness to return to regular activities.
Spring into summer
WITH the warmer weather and increased day-
light hours many of us are starting to become
It may be trying a new sport, increasing the
length of regular walks or simply spending
more time working in the garden.
If it has been some time since you partici-
pated in an activity, ensure you ease into it to
reduce the risk of an injury.
Podiatrists commonly see injuries such as
plantar heel pain, Achilles tendinosis, shin
splints and knee pain which can be directly
linked to a change or sudden increase in ex-
These injuries are painful and will often dis-
rupt your exercise routine.
To assist in injury prevention and help you
achieve your exercise goals we recommend
finding a starting point which does not leave
you feeling excessively tired or sore.
Some of the basic principles of increasing
fitness and preventing injury include ensuring
you have adequate rest between exercise ses-
sions to allow time for your body to repair and
adapt to the work load.
Slowly increase the duration and intensity of
the activity each week.
Ensure your footwear is suitable for the activ-
ity and in good condition. Adapt your exercise
activity to minimize the impact of environmen-
tal changes such as hard surfaces like concrete,
soft surfaces like the beach, steep hills.
At Coastal Health Podiatry we focus on as-
sessment, diagnosis and treatment of foot and
lower limb pain.
Our goal is to reduce your pain, improve your
function and help you return to your regular
Our treatments most commonly involve a
combination of footwear advice, padding and
Phillip Island has many hidden scenic
gems, says Advertiser reader Garry Dyer.
“And this is one of them, a waterfall at Ber-
ry’s Beach. It only happens after heavy rain,
such as occurred recently.”
Many thanks Garry for this great photo.
strapping, foot orthoses, home exercise pro-
grams and gait retraining.
As a special until the end of 2017 we are
offering 15% off the purchase of new custom
made foot orthoses.
Coastal Health Podiatry is located at 182
Thompson Avenue Cowes, and can be contact-
ed by phoning 59521443.
New board appointed
at Westernport Water
THE Andrews Labor Government has
achieved gender equality on water boards,
with women now holding 50 per cent or
more of seats on all water boards across
Women also hold 50 per cent of seats on
the boards of Catchment Management Au-
thorities (CMAs) across the state.
The new appointments were announced by
the Minister for Water Lisa Neville last week.
Ms Neville said that the appointments
bring fresh skills into the sector and ensure
that CMA and water corporations reflect the
communities they represent.
“In 2015 we saw more than 50 per cent of
board seats being held by women across Vic-
toria, however some individual boards still
comprised of more men overall, ” Ms Neville
“The appointments announced mean that
the Gippsland water sector now has:
• 72 per cent women on all CMA boards
• 53 per cent women across all water cor-
• 60 per cent female chairs for water cor-
Ms Neville said that the appointments re -
flect priorities set out in Water for Victoria,
which identified the need to promote gender
equality and diversity within the water sec-
tor, including opportunities for traditional
owners to participate on boards across the
“This new approach to water management
in Victoria will boost security of supply for
households, industry and the farm sector,
and meet environmental needs,” said Ms
Ms Neville congratulated those board
members who have been appointed or re-
appointed to the boards, and thanked all
continuing and departing board members
for their service to the water sector and the
She said the appointment of all board
members is a robust and fair process, based
on the skill and merit of the applicants.
Member for Eastern Victoria Harriet Shing
said the new appointments “will ensure wa-
ter boards reflect our local communities and
put local interests at the centre of decision
to Westernport Water
Five new members have been appointed to
The Westernport Water Board.
They are Philip Clark, who has been ap-
pointed chairperson, Yvonne Dickson, Chris
Newton, Joanne Pearson and Christopher
They join returning board members Jenni-
fer Acton, Emma Connell and Reuben Berg.
Board appointments to the Port Phillip
and Westernport Catchment Management
Ms Tania Foster (Chair), Mr Leslie McLean,
Mrs Olivia Lineham, Dr Sandra Brizga, Mr
Neville Goodwin OAM, Mr Allan Bawden, Ms
Moragh MacKay, Ms Susan Anderson and
Mrs Virginia Wallace.
Camera Club members Jenny Skewes and Rhonda Buitenhuis were awarded highly
commended for their prints, at the group’s September meeting. The ladies are pictured
with evaluator Graham Anderson and his wife Margaret.
Phillip Island Camera Club
AT ITS September meeting, Phillip Island
Camera Club had Graham Anderson from
Pakenham as the evaluator of images on the
topic of ‘Trees’ .
Graham was looking for the tree to be
the focal point, with composition, lighting
and post processing important factors to
be considered as well. He awarded Highly
Commendeds for Prints to ‘Boab by Moon-
light’ by Jenny Skewes and “Ancient Trunk”
by Rhonda Buitenhuis with a commended
going to ‘Together fifty years’ by Colleen
Highly commendeds for Electronic Data
Photographic Image (EDPI) went to ‘Glow-
ing’ and ‘Sentinels’ by Joanne Linton and
‘Mighty River Redgum’ by Rhonda Buiten-
huis, Commendeds for EDPIs went to
‘Crowning Glory”, ‘Glorious Frame’, ‘Weight
of Time’ and ‘Stormy Silhouette’ by Dianne
Davy, ‘ Nature’s Garden’ by Rhonda Buiten-
huis, ‘ The Bare Roots’ by Susan Brereton
and ‘Trees’ by Dave Cook.
Graham showed some of his own printed
images, including stunning lima, mere cats,
tiger and orangutan from a recent trip to
George Holain had his ‘Five Minutes of
Fame’ showing images from a recent trip
back to his birth country which included
Austria and the Czech Republic featuring
vineyards, castles, architecture, statuary
and horse drawn carriages.
Two excursions are planned for October.
A day excursion to a protea and native farm
at Inverloch on Wednesday, October 4, at
9am and a three day excursion to Omeo
staying at the ‘Old Nunnery’ circa 1950s ac-
commodation from Monday, October 23 to
Wednesday, October 25, which will provide
photographic opportunities of wild flowers,
Dinner Plain, snow and architecture.
The next meeting of the Club will be on
Monday, October 2, at 1.30pm at the Heri-
tage Centre (near the Library) Cowes. Mem-
bers usually expand their social time with
lunch at the Mad Cow on the Esplanade
from noon (usually up the back).
For any further information phone Susan
on 0408 136 717.
THE very large gas carrier BW Messina will
arrive in Western Port from Botany on Oc-
tober 14 and depart for Port Bonython two
days later on October 16.
Arriving from the Pacific Islands on Octo -
ber 18 will be the LPG tanker Arago which
will leave for a destination to be advised on
The unleaded petrol/diesel tanker Scarlett
Ibis will arrive from Botany on April 19 and
depart the following day.
The steel carrier BBC Carolina will arrive
in port on October 23 and depart on October
27 for a destination to be advised.
Shipping in the bay
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