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partners and immediate family members. VVCS is a specialised, free and confidential Australia-wide
VVCS can provide you with:
• Individual, couple and family counselling including case management services
• After-hours crisis telephone counselling via Veterans Line
• Group programs including Anger Management, Depression, Anxiety, Lifestyle Management and Heart
• Support on transition from military to civilian life, including The Stepping Out Program
• Information, self-help resources and referrals to other services.
We can help you work through issues such as stress, relationship, family problems and other lifestyle
issues as well as emotional or psychological issues associated with your military service.
If you need support or would like more information
about us please give us a call or visit our website.
1800 011 046*
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Army October 27, 2011
Say again, over ...
If you can think of a clever, witty caption for the above picture, email captioncomp@
defencenews.gov.au with "caption competition October 27" in the subject line. Keep
entries under 25 words. Entries MUST include sender's name, rank and unit.
October 13 winner
"The new initiative of
issuing dogs in boxes
has proved only a partial
Tpr Eamon Hale
School of Armour
We also liked:
"The new Army kennels
were more popular with the
Daschunds than the other
Price too high
for a rebadge
By Bob Dikkenberg
Holden Captiva LX 7 Series II
Engine: 3.0 litre DOHC V6
SIDI engine, producing 190kW,
288Nm of torque.
Test vehicle RRP: $42,490
Reviewer: Sgt Andrew
FOUR wheel drives or SUVs
are as common as stop signs
in Australia now.
There are some standout
examples of what automotive
companies can produce, such
as VW's Touareg, the Nissan
X-Trail and the Subaru Forester.
Unfortunately the Holden
Captiva is not one of them.
A rebadged, Korean-built
Daewoo, sold as a Holden at a
marked-up price, the seven-seat
LX might appeal to a family of
seven who travel light or some-
one with six mates who spend
their holidays at nudist colo-
nies, as the rear luggage room
with all seats engaged is ridicu-
Its handling and V6 engine
mated to a six-speed automatic
transmission was adequate to
lug around occupants and their
The equipment list was
extensive, but buyers are pay-
ing for it too.
The Captiva LX 7 makes
good sense for someone who
needs seven seats in a vehicle,
but what I didn't like was the
I wish car companies
would be open and honest
about what they are selling.
Why should buyers pay
an extra $5000 to $10,000
for a rebadged vehicle
most people wouldn't con-
sider if it was wearing its
Expensive: Although a practical family car, the Holden
Captiva LX 7 sports a high price for a rebadged Daewoo.
Photo by Sgt Andrew Hetherington
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