Issue 60 - Australian Business For Sale

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NDD No.60 Volume 11 2007

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Volume 11 2007

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AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS FOR SALE

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New hope for David taking on Goliath Buying or Selling a Business

Print Post Approved No.PP255003/04058

Don't buy equipment, rent it

$6.95

Magnetic Island. Make enough income chartering the 42 ft. yacht for 6 months in the high season and go cruising the rest! Well est. business on 12 metre steel yacht. Can be run while living onboard. Sale includes a permit to operate in Great Marine National Parks whilst carrying 14 passengers. Owner willing to help the next buyer obtain a Skipper's licence and provide guidance.

$160,000

bh (07) 4778 5530 ah (07) 4778 5530 mob 0404 875 530 adajski@bigpond.net.au www.jazza.com.au/sale.php

Travel Agency Jetset Travel Warwick has been in the same location for 15 years. Situated in a very busy Shopping Mall, in the northern beaches area of PERTH. This business has great potential and would suit an enthusiastic couple. Current owners have run the business for 10 years and are now retiring, but willing to assist in the transition period. Staff in place. 5 year lease. T/O exceeds $3,000,000 p.a.

$150,000

ah (08) 9247 5753 fax (08) 9246 2367 mob 0434 983 775 kevxxxx@argo.net.au www.jetset.com.au/warwick

Franchise Sydney CBD, this business centre is part of the world’s leading non-food franchise. Meets the printing, courier and mailbox rental needs of businesses. 16-months old ranked as one of the network’s fastest growing. Unique accreditation from public bodies like the NSW Supreme Court strategically poised for high growth. TO is $400K p.a. Business is fully equipped, has skilled staff, owner is prepared to train. bh (02) 9281 4599 mob 0424 206 333

info@ab4s.com.au

$360,000


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The Financial Services Model that works for everybody

HIGH EARNING EXPECTATIONS REQUIRED Explore the Simple Steps to Wealth $10 Bi Ma llion+ rke t

YOUR NEW FRANCHISE BUSINESS... Lifestyle Opportunity Great Income

Challenge Enjoyment Satisfaction

Net Wealth Growth Socially Responsible

Be a Partner to Small Businesses ! Clients are waiting for you, enquire now

1300 132 880 info@franchiseworks.com.au


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The Market Small businesses are the engine room of Australia’s economy. There are 1.5 Million businesses! What does this mean? Small businesses spend $10 Billion+ annually on accountancy and government compliance. They have to because of gst.

What do Small Businesses Want? More Profit Better Advice Better Asset Protection Lower Costs Tax Planning Business Tracking Benchmarking Control Super

Tax Structuring Wealth Growth Higher Income A Life Access to Experts & Specialists Someone who understands them & their business

Solution: 3 Great Franchises

Clients are waiting for you, enquire now

Get your slice of a $10 Billion+ Market


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Opportunity 1 For those who have Income expectations of $200,000+ Become the Face of Accounting Express Centre and a Business Partner supporting Australia’s 1.5 Million Small Businesses.

The Opportunity Why Small Business Need You Most small business are not approached with accounting solutions (until now); Most accountants have never seen their clients work place; Small businesses need business advice before accounting advice; Small businesses are becoming aware they are paying too much to their accountant

No acc Exp ounting er Nec ience essa ry

300+ clients should give you $200K Profit

AEC Role:To the Client We do the accounting work, not you; Provide a support team for clients; Provide Advice

AEC Role:To YOU, the Franchisee Provide qualified leads that you will convert to customers; Support your development.

Your role Attend AEC pre-organised qualified leads; Sign clients up - we do the work; Develop relationships with the new clients; Sell services & products needed by clients; Provide a high level of service. Client Growth

Recurring Income Clients will use you year after year Year 1

Year 2

Year 3

Banks Valuation Methodology Business Worth 3 x profit=$600,000 Approximately

Clients are waiting for you, enquire now

www.accountingexpresscentre.com


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Opportunity 2 wiillll W Wee w off %o 0% 550 e e t t a a r r e e n ggeen n nttss urr cclliiee ou y yo

Most Bookkeeping Franchises offer you minimal support! Welcome to the next generation Bookkeeping Franchise. Unlike most other Franchises, Bookkeeping Express Centre has clients waiting for you – yes that is right! We Give You Clients You will have access to customers as well as the right support programs and strong branding in the industry. While you are still responsible for growing your business through referrals and business generation, find out how much extra is added to the top and bottom line by Bookkeeping Express Centre.

Extra Revenue & Profit Sources This franchise is affiliated with the clients of Accounting Express Centre, and it works both ways! As a Franchisee bringing in clients to the family of Franchises, you will also be entitled to additional income / new revenue sources, never before offered to Bookkeepers when they take up other services – accounting, financial planning, & insurance to name a few. Industry Accreditation Incoming Industry accreditation is also going to be a concern for Bookkeepers, but not if you are part of Bookkeeping Express Centre Who We Want This is a must for experienced Bookkeepers – with or without clients. Inexperienced candidates will be required to conduct appropriate industry training.

Revenue From Other Services

Bookkeeping Revenue

Clients are waiting for you, enquire now www.bookkeepingexpresscentre.com


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Opportunity 3 A Financial Planning Franchise with a difference – Customers! Wealth Express Centre is affiliated with Accounting Express Centre, and so has access today to over 18,000 (and growing) potential clients for Wealth Development /Financial Planning products.

You get the support and structure you need to succeed

You As an experienced Financial Planner you desire to take the next career step to owning and developing your own business, to grow your financial rewards, under the umbrella and with the full support of, the Wealth Express Centre Team. Come, assist and enjoy the business group deliver superior value and results to Australia’s Economic Engine Room – 1.5 Million Small Businesses & Owners.

Extra Revenue & Profit Sources Bringing clients into the family will also lead to additional income / new revenue sources, never before offered to Financial Planners when they take up the groups other services – accounting, bookkeeping, & insurance to name a few.

You have the security of clients being provided to you

High income expectations required. Your future awaits!

Clients are waiting for you, enquire now www.wealthexpresscentre.com


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Client Model 3 Great Franchises Sharing Clients

New Clients

Clients of one Franchise become clients of the other Franchises

The Revenue Model Sharing Clients, Sharing Extra Profit Services: Accounting Bookkeeping

Revenue From Add-on Services

Benchmarking Insurance OH&S Financial Planning Finance - Loans

You get additional revenue from other products & services taken by clients you introduce year after year Clients are waiting for you, enquire now

Your Revenue

Your Revenue


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The Next Steps Find out why: This is a relatively low risk investment How Great the Financial Returns can be How your Lifestyle can be balanced How these Franchises are helping small business

6 Simple Steps 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6.

Call us Get an Info Pack Test Drive the Business Simulator Secure the Disclosure Pack Determine if it is the Right Investment & Business for YOU Let’s get you going

GOLD Rated Opportunity

Low Level Investment - Great Returns Franchises available from $38,000 + gst Clients are waiting for you, enquire now

1300 132 880 info@franchiseworks.com.au


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Wipe 50% off Your Accounting Bill $1,299 Company Compliance Package (Includes 2 x Director Returns, 1 ASIC Lodgement, Financial Statement, 1 x Tax Return, 4 x BAS)

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Accounting Express Centre helped me to take control of my business with a Financial Plan and Quarterly Financial Statements. I have been able to see where the money was going and keep more for me. Planning before the end of the financial year also helped me reduce the tax I paid. David Stone Café Proprietor

My Accountant quoted me $2,500 and then charged me closer to $4,000. With Accounting Express Centre, I’ve now got a fixed price that saves me thousands each year and I get expert advice whenever I need it. Sara Corrigan Florist

CALL NOW for a No-Obligation Appointment with a Business Partner:

1300-TAX-NOW

1300 829 669 www.accountingexpresscentre.com


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CONTENTS Real Aussie Tucker . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 Waterless car washing creates an outstanding franchise opportunity . . . . . . . . . . 16 Franchising: a snap shot for success . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 Selling a Franchise It’s a team effort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Success stories are being written faster than ink can dry . . . . 24 Buying or Selling a Business . . . . 26 Give Your Career a Spring Clean . 35 Clearly A Better Lifestyle. . . . . . . . 37 Water: The future business of

water, future water for business . . 38 RAGS TO RICHES – The Australian Story . . . . . . . . . . . 48 The worlds #1 sprayed on liner company . . . . . . . . . . . . . 52 Join the Online Retail Revolution with eBay’s Number One Seller . . 56 New hope for David taking on Goliath The undercover strategist Fiona Mackenzie reveals a strategy for SME'S . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 58 Don't buy equipment, rent it . . . . . 60 Lessees beware exercising your option! . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

BUSINESSES FOR SALE - ARE LISTED ALPHABETICALLY BY BUSINESS TYPE

FRANCHISES, BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES & OTHER RELEVANT COMPANIES 7 Eleven Stores. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46 Himalayan Goji Juice . . . . . . . . . . 54 PRIVATE SALES & AGENTS/BROKERS LISTINGS

Action International. . . . . . . . . . . . 36 Holy Sheet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 39 Aussie Outdoor Blinds . . . . . . . . . 47 Howards Storage World . . . . . . . . 59

Private Sales section . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-171

Autobarn Pty Ltd. . . . . . . . . . . . . . 51 Hudsons Coffee . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

SUBSCRIPTION FORM . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .168

Berkeleys Franchise . . . . . . . . . . . 34 iSold It . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

SELLING YOUR BUSINESS . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .169

Borderline Australia Pty Ltd . . 12, 13 Intervest Global Live . . . . . . . . . . . 20

A - Z Index of Businesses for Sale . . . . . . . . .170

Brazilian Beauty . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15 Lifetime Distributors . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Bright Eyes Sunglass . . . . . . . . . . 18 Mobile Hose Fixers. . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Burger Edge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47 Pizza Hut (Yum Restaurants) . . . . 41 BuyAFranchise.com.au . . . . . . . . 23 Rent The Roo Pty Ltd . . . . . . . . . . 27

AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS FOR SALE PO Box 586 Darlinghurst NSW 1300 Published By: Professional Publishers Pty Ltd ABN 87 094 164 271 425 Elizabeth St. Surry Hills NSW 2010 ph (02) 9281 4599 • fax (02) 9212 6054 www.ab4s.com.au • info@ab4s.com.au All material in Australian Business For Sale is copyright and may not be reproduced in whole or in part without express permission of the publishers, Professional Publishers Pty Ltd. Distributed in Australia by: N.D.D.

Distributed Throughout New Zealand by: Gordon & Gotch

ChemDry. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 49 Resi Mortgage Franchise . . . . . . . 38 Chooks Fresh & Tasty. . . . . . . . . . 31 Rhino Linings Australasia Pty Ltd. 52 City Pacific Finance . . . . . . . . . . . 35 St Clair partners . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48 Contours . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 43 Swimart Pool & Spa . . . . . . . . . . . 21 Coolabah Tree Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . 14 The Coffee Club Pty Ltd . . . . . . . 17 Diversified Exhibitions Australia . 172 The Ink Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 24 Duco Magic Australia Pty Ltd. . . . 40 The Leather Doctor. . . . . . . . . . . . 53 Ecowash Mobile . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16 The Mortgage Gallery. . . . . . . . . . 28 Enzed Hose Doctors . . . . . . . . . . 45 The Natural Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54 Events of Elegance. . . . . . . . . . . . 58 The Natural Way . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 62

Disclaimer

Opinions expressed by contributors do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher, and no responsibility for breaches of current anti-discrimination or trade practices acts occasioned by these opinions will be accepted. Australian Business For Sale uses care and diligence in the preparation of this magazine, but it is not responsible or liable for any mistake, misprint or typographical error. Australian Business For Sale prints advertisements provided to the publisher but gives no warranty and makes no representation as to the truth or sufficiency of any description, photograph or statement. Australian Business For Sale accepts no liability for any loss which may be suffered by any person who relies either wholly or in part upon any description, photograph or statement contained herein. Australian Business For Sale reserves the right to refuse any advertisement for any reason.

Fibrenew Industries Ltd . . . . . . . . 56 The Touch Up Guys . . . . . . . . . . . 60 Franchise Works . . . . . . . . . 3-10, 50 Tropical Sno . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Glass Technology . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37 Tru Safe Test & Tag . . . . . . . . . . . . 32 GoodYear Autocare . . . . . . . . . . . 33 Twenty Four (24) Seven . . . . . . . . 55 Goop Guys . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 42 VOIP4U . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 44 Green Clean . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57 Your Home Services . . . . . . . . . . . 42 Healthy Inspirations . . . . . . . . . . . 61 Your Home . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19


Discover a new lifestyle... Benefits • Full price $54,000 plus GST • Outstanding returns • No ongoing fees

• Extensive training & support • Low overheads • Unlimited potential • Run your business from home

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54,000 plus GST

NO MORE TO PAY

Capitalise on our love for the outdoors and discover your own backyard bliss as you create beautiful, no maintenance landscaping solutions for families, businesses and government sites alike.

safety package, to ensure you can create stunning free-form garden edging the first time, every time.

Our formula for a successful partnership...? We combine the best people with low overheads, a stand-alone product and comprehensive training and support.

You choose when to advertise your business with displays and newspapers. The only limits are your own imagination and initiative!

We leave out the gimmicks, hassles and hidden charges. It’s the most satisfying change you’ll ever make – see for your self! The cornerstone of Borderline is quality equipment. Our green and gold machines are combined with a purpose-built Borderline engineered trailer and a comprehensive tools and

With an affordable start up cost, no ongoing fees and the freedom to work where you want, when you want, what have you got to lose?

Borderline is a profitable product with versatile appeal, and a market as big as the Australian great outdoors itself. The best part? We offer comprehensive one on one onsite training to give you a running start, plus access to all ongoing technical guidance and support through our 1800 number and annual seminars.

It’s the most satisfying


Testimonials Harlan C – NSW Bananacoast Borderline is based in Coffs Harbour and owned/operated by myself – previously an Aerospace Systems Engineer for Rolls Royce (Gas Turbines) in Bristol, England. I joined Borderline in January 2004, six months after I emigrated here from the UK with my wife, Alice, and our two daughters, Grace and Evelyn. I started in the height of summer and although I didn’t have much of an idea of what was involved, I was confident that it was the right niche for Coffs. I started training and Craig brought up all of my equipment and helped me complete my first couple of jobs. For my first job I’d approached the biggest garden nursery in the area

to install edging into their extensive car park in exchange for free and permanent advertising. Almost immediately after installing my signs I secured my first couple of jobs, both of a good size and my reputation began to spread. All in all I’m very happy with my business and especially with the support and loyalty shown to me by Borderline. I’m outside working in the best climate in the world, making lots of contacts and acquaintances and I’ve even lost that spare tyre that I had been slowly cultivating in my prior profession as a ‘desk jockey’, which my wife definitely approves.

Chris Y – NSW Since becoming involved with Borderline Australia I have not looked back. With hard work and determination we have succeeded in making our business grow. With a lot of my work coming from referrals, it is important for us to give a high level of customer service. Thanks to Borderline – they were able to give the support I needed to get me started in business. My advice to anyone looking at this venture is to aim high and set your targets, be patient and it will all fall into place for you.

COMPREHENSIVE SPRAY PACK NOW INCLUDED To find out more about a Borderline Australia Business Package please visit our website www.borderline.com.au or phone free call

1800 12 11 22 change you’ll ever make!


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Real Aussie Tucker The Coolabah Tree Cafe concept is based around offering quality Aussie style food to travellers on our nation's highways as an alternative to the old “greasy spoon” diners.

to deliver good, tasty, and healthy food alternatives to the overseas offerings. They have "Real Aussie Tucker" -

Their menu provides plenty of quick and healthy options, as well as a wide range of meals for anytime of day. In fact, a great proportion of their cafes are the only 24-hour "good food" options on the highway!

• Tasty & Healthy wraps, sandwiches & focaccias • Great Pies • Great espresso, cappuccinos, etc. (Coolabah's Own Blend) • Succulent Steaks • Big Aussie cooked Breakfasts • Roast Carvery of succulent Pork, Beef & Lamb • Big Burgers, Steak sandwiches and Roast rolls • Plus hearty home-style cooked meals and more • There are new stores opening all the time, so keep checking back to find one in your local area!

Coolabah Tree Cafes are out there flying the flag for good Aussie fast food/ restaurant food alternatives. In the face of formidable overseas opposition they aim

Coolabah Tree Cafe is seeking committed franchisees to spread the word with the help of our proven systems support. Coolabah is committed to supporting

Coolabah Tree Cafes continue to expand along the Nation's highways, in high exposure, prominent roadhouse locations. With their cafes pushing into most states, they are looking forward to supplying even more travellers with their great food and coffee.

your business in all the following areas and many more:• Extensive training in one of their Cafe Training facilities • They project manage the whole shop/cafe build from start to turn-key • Group Buying benefits • Electronic support via up to date POS equipment • Marketing support • On-going Field visit guidance • Administrative and profitability reporting assistance • Comprehensive manuals backups and instructional materials For more information please call Andrew on 0419 802 117.

On the Road again What an opportunity. Millions of hungry & tired travellers on our national highways every year…and there you are with great quality food and coffee. From healthy wraps, focaccias and delicious salads through to good wholesome roast meats and vegetables. Quality coffee. Mouth-watering burgers, succulent steaks and not forgetting big breakfasts to get their day started. In fact, often our cafes are the only 24 hour "good food" options on the highway! With our attention to great presentation of food, staff and premises, we aim to deliver more than just a Rest Stop! The Coolabah Tree Café Senior Management has collectively more than 30 years in the retail food industry. We are seeking dedicated franchisees to spread the word with the help of our proven systems support. Coolabah is committed to your success. Don't miss this opportunity to join this progressive, unequalled and fully Australian-owned organisation. Enquire about your availability in your locality.

These established and thriving outlets are for sale right now - Yass, Taree, Blackwater and Childers QLD

Call ANDREW GRANT on 0419 802 117 info@ctcafe.com.au www.ctcafe.com.au 14

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While you look after your clients, we’ll look after you.

When you purchase a Brazilian Beauty franchise we don’t just give you the keys, wave bye bye and wish you all the best. We want your business to be hugely successful, and to make that happen we offer ongoing training and continual support in all aspects of the franchise. Why not be part of our exciting, profitable and dynamic team leading the way in the buoyant beauty industry. Low cost entry, full training, weekly business coaching and analysis and the very best industry systems, policies and procedures insure your success. And most importantly, it’s fun!

Brazilian Beauty DISCOVER THE DIFFERENCE

Total Unisex Beauty Care. For more information contact: 0409 206 792 or email headoffice@brazilianbeauty.com.au for an information kit. www.brazilianbeauty.com.au


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Waterless car washing creates an outstanding franchise opportunity With water restrictions being enforced around Australia, car owners are considering smarter ways to keep their cars clean and help Australia's thirsty climate. As a result, two young petrol heads have seized on an outstanding business opportunity with a waterless car washing franchise. Jim Cornish and Stewart Nicholls, both former race and rally drivers, established Ecowash Mobile in March 2004 as a completely waterless mobile car washing and detailing service. “With water restrictions in place, people are looking at different ways of washing their cars. The convenience and quality of our service as well as being ecofriendly and waterless are great advantages,” Nicholls said. For example, car owners in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane are currently restricted to using watering cans or buckets to wash their cars. Ecowash Mobile now has 32 franchisees

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operating 41 mobile units all across Australia washing around seven cars a day which equates to a saving of about 258,300 litres of water a week*. The business has also taken off overseas with franchises established in Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and France. “The business is successful because we offer a professional, convenient and high quality service. Being waterless opens the doors to opportunities that would not be there using traditional car washing methods,” Cornish said. Ecowash Mobile was the winner of the 2006 Small Business Awards Champion of Champions (Automotive Services category). In March 2006, the franchise was also awarded the 'Smart Approved Watermark', the nation's reference for choosing products, services and organisations that are reducing outdoor water use. The exclusive Ecowash Mobile product range includes a biodegradable 2-in-1

wash and polish which is sprayed onto the car exterior. It encapsulates surface dirt that is then removed with a soft cloth, leaving behind a protective coating that lasts for four to six weeks. The complete range of products enables a full detail inside and out including leather treatment, bumper renovation and scratch removal. To ensure long lasting protection of your car, Ecowash Mobile has also just introduced new protection options for paint, fabric and carpet or leather. A variety of services are on offer, from a basic waterless wash and polish right through to a full detail, to suit individual car owners, car dealers, smash repairers and corporate fleets. * The traditional hose method of washing a car uses 180 litres of water per wash (Sydney Water). For more information call 1 800 ECOWASH (1800 326 927) or visit www.ecowash.com.au


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Franchising: a snapshot for success

Franchises available

Looking for a franchise? Look at us! A Bright Eyes Sunglasses store offers you, the franchisee Low start-up costs High profit margins Great locations Internationally recognised brands No retail experience required New sites (and some existing) available

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For complete information contact Ralph Edwards PHONE (07) 5498 9633 EMAIL franchising@brighteyes.com.au

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Many people start up their own enterprises without any relevant knowledge of the industry or what it takes to keep their businesses afloat. A better option would have been to join a franchise system as statistics show that a start-up franchise has a 95 per cent success rate over an independent business which has a success rate of only 5 per cent. Why? It could be because training and expert knowledge is available from someone who's been there and experienced the highs and lows. With decades of franchising experience and 10 years and many thousands of satisfied customers Yourhome is a company just like that. The very best franchisors are those that ultimately, decide who they recruit as a franchisee rather than simply sell. As such these companies have a series of interview stages you need to pass before you are selected or declined. The interviews may sound hard and daunting but it is a great opportunity to scrutinise a business. You can withdraw your application at any time during the interview process if you feel the fit is unsuitable for you. If you do choose to go ahead, and you have passed the interview process, it's pretty much smooth sailing from then on. A good franchisor wants you to succeed, to grow their brand and increase their bottom line. Therefore, many franchises offer extensive training to new franchisees to ensure the business runs smoothly. Several weeks before your business is due to open, most franchisors will invite you to attend training sessions that cover all aspects of the business. Aside from an indepth look at the franchise, its values and principles, best practice franchisee training goes through information on recruitment, product, suppliers, customer service, financial reporting, accounting,

dealing with customers, time management, insurance and superannuation, occupational health and safety and IT and computer systems. You should also expect franchisors to offer follow up training and mentorship. The franchisor will guide you through your first few months in the new business and will be available to answer any questions or help with any concerns you may have. Purchasing a franchise has many other advantages, for example: 1. the franchisee owns and operates their own business with the additional benefit of continual assistance from the franchisor 2. you operate under the name and reputation (brand image) of the franchisor, which is already well established in the mind and eye of the public and best case, has global experience and exposure 3. the support and benefits provided by a franchise system reduces a franchisee's business risks 4. the franchisee has access to the franchisor's continuous research and development programs which are designed to keep it competitive up-todate and improve the business 5. the franchisee provides advice or help in determining and securing a suitable location for the franchise There are several start up costs associated with franchises, you will need to speak to individual franchisors to find out costs but the main variables you will be paying for are: the franchise (use of names and any logos), shop fit-out/ cars/ vans/ equipment, training, marketing and advertising and an allowance for working capital. There may also be some continual charges, such as a percentage of your profits, which will most likely be used for marketing purposes. Another advantage of buying a franchise is that the marketing is done for you. Call 1800 80HOME.


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Peter Hampson 0408 627 931 or 07 3299 9903 swimart@waterco.com.au www.swimart.com.au

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Selling a Franchise - It’s a team effort

Tony Arena

When a franchise is being re-sold to an incoming franchisee, everyone must play their part to ensure the right result for all concerned. The Franchisor has a valuable franchise network and is entitled to protect that by only admitting qualified people into the system. The Franchisee could have an asset worth millions of dollars and equally has a right to see that asset sell for its full value. As long as each party respects the other's rights, and work together from the start, the process can be smooth and value will be delivered to all. Franchisor and franchisee can combine to make the sale of a franchise as painless as possible. Things Franchisors can do: 1. Create franchises that build strong ongoing income streams. A typical example of such businesses are mortgage businesses, property management practices or other businesses that can build recurring income streams. One example is a Mr Rental franchise that was bought as a new franchise for around $150,000 and within three years sold for $1.4M. The buyer felt comfortable that the income would be there for years into the future. You can't beat recurring income. 2. Set up systems for resale. Most franchisors don't want to know about resales. Their total business model is based on systems, yet when their star franchisee rings to say they want to sell their business, the franchisor suddenly becomes deaf or wants to change the subject. A franchisor should issue all franchisees with a resale kit that lays out the procedure for the resale and offers tips on boosting business value. 3. Stay out of the transaction. The franchisor has a right to approve the buyer and that is about all. They should not act as broker for the 22

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franchisee as the temptation to act with conflict of interest is much too great. How can a franchisor act impartially with a prospect when their main thrust is to sell new franchises to prospects. Also the franchisor should resist the temptation to charge high fees on the transaction e.g. percentage of goodwill. The greater the profit that franchisees can make on a resale, the more attractive the franchise will appear to incoming buyers. 4. Innovate and embrace change A franchisor needs to appreciate that we live in a very dynamic business environment. Manufacturing has been threatened by low overseas labour costs. Many service companies are under threat from the internet. Online businesses are proving highly competitive against more traditional models. Franchisors needs to stay ahead of the game and listen to the people at the coalface who are getting market feedback on a daily basis - their franchisees. 5. Be generous in the grant of territories or other rights. Franchisors who are greedy will soon create their own demise. If franchisees are against the growth of the network, a franchisor risks losing its greatest ally in the sale process - the existing franchisees. New prospects won't come on board if the word is out that the franchisor is cannibalising its own franchisees. Things Franchisees can do: 1. Understand the policy of the franchisor on resales. The terms and conditions for resales are written into the Franchise Agreement. A franchisee needs to know what terms apply so there will be no shocks or surprises just before exchange of contracts. 2. Hire a Business Broker that understands franchises. The last thing that both parties need is for a “successful” sale of a business to a buyer that won't get approved by the franchisor. A well-informed Business Broker will know in advance what criteria the franchisor has for buyers to be approved and won't waste time and the parties' money with unqualified prospects.

3. Ensure that there is a long enough lease on the premises to satisfy the buyer. Whether the lease on premises is held by the franchisor or franchisee, the duty is on the franchisee to see that there is enough lease left to make a transaction viable. If the lease is under five years, there may not be enough time for the buyer to recoup their investment, and banks may not approve finance over the shorter term. The banks certainly won't extend finance over a period longer than the length of the lease. 4. Prepare the business for sale. The key to driving business value higher is making the business transferable. The franchisor starts this process by creating systems that anybody can follow. The franchisee must continue this process by doing any or all of the following. • Making themselves less important in the business. • Employing senior staff and investing staff with responsibility • Keeping staff happy • Maintaining the condition of plant and equipment • Keeping good financial figures and up to date management accounts • Maintaining and updating client databases • Adopting consistent and measurable marketing programs 5. Avoid breaches of the Franchise Agreement. If the franchisee is in breach of the Agreement, the franchisor is under no obligation to approve the sale. If the breaches are serious and the franchisee is formally breached, the franchisee risks the total asset, as the franchisor may terminate the franchise and the sale will not proceed at all. Summary Franchisor and franchisee have individual and legitimate rights to protect and promote in the resale process. Each seeks to build value in their own assets but will not be satisfied unless they cooperate and work together in the process of re-selling the franchise. A successful sale and the introduction of a new franchisee who will help build the franchise further is the dream result that can be achieved with a little understanding and a lot of common sense. Tony Arena from buyafranchise.com.au


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Success stories are being written faster than ink can dry The Ink Shop is one of the most exciting and affordable franchise businesses on offer in Australia today. New franchisees have the opportunity to enter the information technology industry in a new market that is fast becoming the most profitable sector of the I.T world. With six new stores already scheduled to open in 2007, the opportunity now exists for you to join The Ink Shop team at a time when success stories are being written faster than ink can dry. The Ink Shop is an Australian-owned business that has developed world-leading technology in the printer cartridge industry. Why should the big printer companies command up to $50 or $60 a cartridge from customers, when The Ink Shop can offer the same print quality at a fraction of this price! Almost every computer is connected to a printer, almost every printer uses ink, and every one of these printers will eventually run out of ink, again and again. Just think of the potential of this opportunity! If you can supply a product to customers of equal quality to the leading manufacturers, at a better price, then you have an enormous

opportunity to build a business - and build it has! Add printer sales and service, the sales of new replacement cartridges, photocopy and laser toners, specialty papers and films for inkjet and laser - and you have a comprehensive service to offer your loyal customers. Over the past 10 years, The Ink Shop has developed the best methods to refill every inkjet cartridge type available in the country. Each individual cartridge has the refilling process designed and documented by The Ink Shop. The result is an outstanding technical manual only available to franchisees - setting a new standard for the industry in Australia. By combining proven technology with precise ink formulations, you can be genuinely assured of a resulting product you can be truly proud of-every time-on time. The Ink Shop has a dedicated research and development team who have an unwavering commitment and passion for the business. They are working hard to continue to keep you and The Ink Shop at the forefront of the market. Having recently completed a

Another successful opening. Gosfrod Mayor Malcolm Brooks officially opens The Ink Shop Gosford

comprehensive training program prior to the opening of his custom-fitted retail store, new franchisee Peter Harwood said “This business is a great opportunity, the training made me feel like an expert in just a few short weeks. I can't wait to open my new store. It looks fantastic. If you would like to consider the lucrative future that comes from being a part of The Ink Shop, call now for detailed information. Your inquiry will be treated in the strictest confidence. Call Eddie Young on 1300 767 285. It may be the start of your new future.

Would you like to: Enter a fast-growing IT industry . . . . . . with NO prior experience;

Make a Profitable business . . . . . . using proven business systems;

Save your Customers money . . . . . . offering “in-demand� services;

Help save the Environment . . . . . . by reducing harmful landfill

If you are seriously considering investing in a Franchise business, you simply must consider The Ink Shop YOUR SUCCESS IS IMPORTANT TO US! The Ink Shop franchise training & support team will guide you along the way to a successful future in this fast-growing industry.

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More to love than just the coffee... Hudsons Coffee has built a strong reputation for providing outstanding quality and service in a warm and friendly environment. We currently have opportunities in areas throughout Australia for motivated people who want to own and operate their own business. Have you got what it takes? www.hudsonscoffee.com.au


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Buying or Selling a Business

Michael Burdette

In these modern times of global economic activity, more and more companies are either looking to sell their company, or they look at growth by acquisition. Never has the acquisition trail been more active among the worlds' corporate sector, as has been the case over the past few years. Why, one may ask? Because it has become more and more difficult to 'grow' companies in local markets, in line with shareholder expectations, the obvious answer is to expand into other markets, or to broaden the product base. Due to good profits, many companies are well cashed up, and therefore the burden of interest rates on huge borrowings is now less of an issue that it was in previous years. This article offers only the basic guidelines of buying and selling a business, however, it gives a very good insight into what to expect.

Factors affecting the sale of a company Many people seem to think that

profitability is the only factor that influences the value of a company and its' attractiveness to a buyer. Profit is important, however, what buyers usually look for is how they can leverage the purchased company into increasing the return on their owners' equity, at a rate higher then they are currently achieving. What they do not want to buy, is a history of poor debtor management, poor stock turns, redundant assets etc. If they still want to buy a company suffering those cancers, then you can be assured that the price will come down significantly. We will now look at what buyers would be looking at in their due diligence process before deciding on a purchase and a price they would be willing to pay.

Profit and Loss Statement (Table 1) Table 1 represents a simplified profit and loss statement, and compares two companies in the same industry, with the same sales. The important segment of this profit and loss is the 'cost of sales'. This is where they will get most advantage. The 'operating expenses' are often not considered particularly relevant, as if they had purchased the company, then in most cases, a large percentage of the operating expenses will be absorbed into their own structure. With this in mind, it is likely that most of the 'rationalisation' in terms of job security will affect the operating expenses area.

Comparing the two companies 'cost of sales' now, the first line that attracts attention is that of direct labour. Company A clearly does not manage its direct labour as well as company B. Company A spend a lot more money, than company B on direct labour to generate the same sales! Cost of goods sold is also a problem with company A. The reason is simply that either they do not purchase very well, or that their mark-up is too low, or a combination of both. The same problem exists with 'external costs' as with 'cost of goods sold' Once we look at overheads, it is now apparent that Company A is poorly managed and in most cases, a buyer will look no further. If they do it will only be to get a real rock bottom bargain, in other words for a substantially lower price. Company B, at this point looks like a good prospect as the figures all match up to good commercial benchmarks, particularly profitability. These, however, are not the only factors of interest to a buyer. In either case, Company A or B if the decision is to continue investigating the possibility of purchasing one of these companies, the next step will be to look at the balance sheet.

Balance Sheet (Table 2) Examining Table 2, the areas that would be of concern to a buyer for company A would be; • • • • •

Cash Debtors Inventory Creditors Borrowings

How did we arrive at those assumptions, and why are we assuming Company B stacks up well. It sure does against Company A, however, is company B's balance sheet what a buyer would be interested in purchasing?

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A very good question! (Table 3) Now look at some important ratios, which will make the task of deciding whether to purchase and at what price, far less onerous. Table 3 is a summary of the important criteria a buyer would look at in determining whether to make an offer. Company B has been deliberately tailored to give managers benchmarks on what clients should achieve for their companies. The tan segment represents profit and loss ratios, the aquamarine segment represents balance sheet ratios, and the uncoloured segment represents fixed costs. What the balance sheet ratios mean; (We will refer to Company B's ratios for the explanations) •

Return on Assets: Every $1 in assets generates $0.18 in profit before tax. Return on owners' equity: Every $1 in equity generates $0.22 in PBT. Current Ratio: Every $1 in Current Liabilities are covered 4.8 times by current assets. Debtors Ratio: They wait on average 40 days to get paid from account customers. Debtors to Creditors Ratio: For every 1$ of creditors, they are covered by $2.0 of debtors. Asset Turnover: For every $1 of assets,

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they generate $1.19 in sales. Inventory turns: 4 represents the stock turns over every 3 months. When comparing company B with company A, the only area where company A scores better than company B is with Asset Turnover. The problem is that Company B has fewer current assets than company A because of their negative cash position, which has affected the Asset turnover ratio. At this point, most potential buyers would bail out of company A, as even at a bargain price there are too many problems with the company, most of all with its management! •

Points to consider when selling a company. Table 3

• Allow 3 to 5 years to build the

balance sheet, profit and loss to be an attractive acquisition target. • Position the company's products to compliment those of larger organisations, who are in competition with each other (preferably where there are 3 or more players).Over time, position yourself in such a way that customers recognise the importance of your products as complimentary products to those of the bigger players. By doing this, you are positioning yourself to be highly sought after by these larger organisations and can play them off against each other when ready to sell. The stronger the company is financially, together with strategic positioning, the better chance there is of not only securing a quick sale but also maximising the price. • Never try selling a company in a declining market. A good example of that currently is a tool room. • Never accept a 'performance' clause in the contract. Often buyers will want the final 20% of the purchase price paid in 12 to 24 months based on performance. • Never accept a share offer in the purchasing company in place of cash or part cash part share offer. • Never rush a sale. Leave yourself plenty of time to sell the company, typically 18 months.

Factors affecting the Purchase of a company There are 3 simple issues that affect purchasing a company; • Can it fit seamlessly into your company? It is very important that whatever company is intended for purchase, must be able to add to or compliment your products or services. • How much should one pay for a company? Never too much is the obvious statement, how do we know how to continued on page 30 Franchise Connection

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calculate the purchase price? This will be dealt with in more detail. How can one leverage the purchased company most effectively? Leveraging is the same as incremental business, sales should increase without additional fixed costs. This too will be dealt with in more detail.

What is a company worth? (Tables 4, 5 and 6) Tables 4 and 5 represent a summary of profit and loss statement for companies

'B' and 'A'. Take particular notice of the annual Profit before Tax of both companies.

The purchase figure is between $611,000 and $1,018,333. The net assets, however, are close enough to $700,000.

Table 6 summarises the profits, averages them, then looks at 3 times and 5 times average earnings and then notes the net assets of each company.

Assuming the net assets are 'clean' then one could expect to pay over $700,000 but no more than $1,000,000. This of course would be subject to due diligence.

The most common way of arriving at a quick value for a company is to look at 3 times or 5 times its profit before tax.

Leveraging (Tables 7 and 8)

The net asset figure then gives a guide as to where the purchase price should be pitched. In table 6, look at company 'B'.

Table 7 sets out clearly the results of the proposed purchased company, the company looking at the purchase, the combined results, and finally the leveraged results. It is very important to have sufficient information, to establish an integration strategy BEFORE making an offer. Assuming the final purchase figure looks like being $ 950,000, the next logical question is, “What return could be expected from this purchase?” Table 8 clearly shows that with good management the purchase would be worthwhile. What it means in simple English is that the company purchased should pay for itself in 2 years!

Points to Consider when Buying a Company. Table 4

NEVER buy the company, only buy the assets, intellectual property and the trading name. The reason for that is you do not want to buy long-term potential liabilities.

Make sure all entitlements to employees are paid up to date.

Ensure goodwill is real, call on at least six customers to get a feel for the future with them as customers.

Always audit the stock (inventory). It is imperative that you buy stock that can be sold and not 10 tonnes of off cuts that have no commercial value.

The same applies to physical assets. You would love the toaster, however, if it doesn't make toast, why pay for it!

It is strongly advised that key people are part of the deal. Offer them 12month contracts with lucrative performance bonuses. Do not offer longer contracts, you can always renew 12-month contracts.

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of experts. Once satisfied enough to proceed, then get in the experts. Experts are not necessarily the accountants down the street. Experts are people who specialise in mergers and acquisitions, that will include accountants and lawyers. Make sure you budget for the costs of selling and buying, as they will come back to bite you, whether prepared or not! Michael Burdette is the author of “Contemplate Your Business Navel”. Available from; Bookbiz International P/L P.O. Box 6569 Parramatta B.C. NSW 2150

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Conclusion Whether you are buying or selling a business, never do it on your own. It is important to note that the tools used in this article will no doubt help the readers to do their own investigations, without the cost

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Good signs of a great franchise opportunity. Goodyear has launched a revolutionary new tyre and automotive services franchise network – Goodyear Autocare. The aim is to make it Australia’s largest and most respected “One-Stop Shop” for tyre and automotive services. The new Goodyear Autocare franchise offers an exciting business opportunity. Here’s some of the reasons why:

Full Store Refurbishment. Your external & internal refurbishment is funded totally by Goodyear.

Superior Training. Our advanced training and support programs will improve your technical and management skills to maximise profitability.

Proven Business Systems. Access to the latest Costar computer system, Broadband/ADSL telecommunications and other customer focused systems.

Cost Savings. Benefit from cost savings via rebate schemes, special pricing on Goodyear and other top products and discounts from preferred supplier programs.

Global Branding. Goodyear is a global brand which has been at the forefront of tyres for the past 100 years. Goodyear Autocare will be the public face of this well recognised brand.

Exclusive Products. You’ll have access to exclusive Goodyear products and pricing on proven tyre brands backed by technology and advances in tyre design gathered from research and development teams from around the world.

Exclusive Territories. Excellent opportunities still exist in many key locations throughout Australia.

One Low Fee. Goodyear Autocare charge a low 3% on gross sales – significantly lower than our competitors. (No hidden extras.)

Franchise Council of Australia. Goodyear is a member of the FCA and the Goodyear Autocare franchise will operate strictly in accordance with the FCA rules and guidelines.

Is it for you? To find out more or to request a copy of the new Goodyear Autocare franchise information kit, please call National Franchise Manager Frank Scotta

on 03 8416 7412.

Powerful Marketing. You’ll benefit from powerful national brand advertising plus local activity that’s designed to make your business stand out.

Increased Sales. Capitalise on introductions to Goodyear fleet & government customers, the national ’13’ telephone number, the new website and interior fit outs.

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Give Your Career a Spring Clean Australians have rapidly embraced franchising - from juice smoothies and coffee chains to fitness centres, mobile phone shops and lawn mowing services. The latest IBISWorld Franchising in Australia report estimates that in 2004-05 franchising generated revenue of about $111.5 billion in Australia, a rise of 9.7% on the previous year. More people are pursuing self employment through franchising, which offers small business owners the brand name, business systems and competitive resources to become part of bigger retail or service provider networks. Even large corporates are offering franchise opportunities. With a long and successful history in the cleaning business, Spotless has contracts to clean literally thousands of buildings and facilities around the country. This strength has presented an opportunity to build a wholly-owned commercial cleaning franchise business. 'Berkeleys' was launched by Spotless in March 2006. Increasingly Berkeleys' franchisees work within national contracts, where hundreds

of sites are spread across the country. With existing commercial cleaning contracts to be undertaken by franchisees across Australia, Franchise Manager Garry Durbin is optimistic about Berkeleys. “We aim to build up to approximately 400 franchises by 2010. The beauty of what we are doing is that we can provide work to franchisees to the level they want, in a very short time.” Roger Nutting, a Berkeleys franchisee, is certain he has made the right decision to run his own franchise. “I love the freedom of being my own boss and Berkeleys has provided support every step of the way to get my franchise up and running. After being caught up in the rat race for 20 years, I've go my life back. ” says Roger. “Owning a Berkeleys franchise lets people be in business for themselves but not by themselves as we are there to help them as they grow” explains Garry Durbin. “Many of our franchise owners are after flexibility. People want to spend time with their family or pursue their hobbies or sports. They no longer want to be doing the nine-to-five slog. It's all about a

lifestyle change” he adds. Initial investment in a Berkeleys franchise is between $20,000-$60,000 and commercial cleaning contracts are available Australia-wide, in both regional and metropolitan areas. For more info,, visit ww.berkeleys.com.au or call 1300 50 40 40.

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Clearly A Better Lifestyle Running your own business doesn't have to mean working 60 hours plus per week and never seeing your family. If you have a passion for cars, the outdoors and your family this could be the business for you.

We Repair: Windscreens

Loose Steering Wheel Grips

Taillights

Headlights

Glass Technology Franchisees use patented world leading state of the art equipment designed by GT to gain a clear edge on their competitors in the ever increasing auto glass repair market. They enjoy a profitable, low overhead business offering a 5 day week with flexible working hours. Not only does GT repair windscreen chips, cracks and scratches but it also

repairs headlight and taillight lenses both glass and plastic. Mark Elliott of GT stated “Our clients are continually amazed at the level of quality we achieve with our lens repairs. Some of these lights are up to $1000 to replace which makes our $90 “as new” repair look very good”.

With 29 well established franchises GT is now looking to expand its proven system. GT has both regional and metropolitan areas available throughout Australia.

What makes the business even more attractive is the fact that GT is one of the few franchise systems in Australia that doesn't charge a franchise fee or royalty. The company believes this is one of its keys to success and a reason why it has many franchisees who have been with the system for between 5 and 15 years. Franchisees have a greater motivation to grow their own business because they get to keep the fruits of their efforts.

Ph: (07) 5476-8182 or 0402-755-887 and ask for Mark.

The investment is from $33,000 and interested parties should call now for more information.

The typical client base for a GT Franchisee includes major car dealerships, hire car companies, truck, bus, taxi and corporate fleets. GT does the “cold calling” to give the new Franchisee the kick-start he or she needs to get their business going from day 1.

GT franchisees, using world leading state of the art equipment, gain a clear edge over their competitors. They enjoy a profitable,low overhead business offering a 5 day week with flexible working hours and NO ON-GOING FRANCHISE FEES. GT provides windscreen, headlight, taillight, steering wheel and scratched glass repairs to major car dealerships, car rental, truck, bus, taxi and corporate fleets. With 29 franchises, we are now looking to expand our proven system through-out both city and regional Australia.

Investment from $33,000

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Water: The future business of water, future water for business If water keeps businesses alive, the infrastructure that delivers this lifeline to industry is critical. Professor Stuart White explores the likely changes to our urban water systems.

We are on the verge of a fourth generation of urban water service provision. The first three generations have been: 1. Unmanaged: the period up to and after the industrial revolution; 2. Centralised: the late 1850s through to the late 20th century; and 3. Transition or neocentralised: late 20th century to the present. This third generation involves increasingly advanced centralised wastewater treatment and reuse, typically 'end of pipe' systems recycling back to large scale dual reticulation schemes for new residential subdivisions, or large scale reuse for environmental flow substitution, seawater desalination. The fourth generation (Emerging) has been developing since the beginning of the 21st century. The objectives include integrated service provision and customer service. It is characterised by centrally planned and managed, but physically distributed wastewater treatment and reuse, advanced water efficiency and distributed stormwater capture that is integrated into the water supply system. It has the potential to reduce the financial cost per household

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relative to the third generation due to reduced reticulation costs – 'trading off transport for treatment' – and therefore to reduce the total financial and environmental cost of urban water service provision...

[Ed: This is the lead story in WME magazine's annual 40page Industrial Water Supplement. Download the entire section at www.wme.com.au/magazin]

Resources: The case for carbon abatement The proposed design for a National Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trading Scheme opens a window of opportunity to establish recycling as carbon abatement. A range of measures are being introduced globally to address climate change. In Australia this includes a National Emissions Trading Taskforce established by the states and territories in the absence of federal leadership on targets and mechanisms to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The major business opportunity for the resource recovery sector under NETS is the creation of tradable offset credits. Recycling delivers a net energy saving as there is less embodied energy in recycled material than in comparable virgin products. For instance, approximately six million tonnes of paper and cardboard, glass, aluminium, steel and plastic are disposed of to landfill each year in Australia.


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Indicative embodied energy savings for recycling these materials are as follows: • paper and cardboard saves 13 gigajoules (GJ) per tonne recycled (virgin = 36.4 GJ/t, recycled = 23.4 GJ/t); • glass saves 7.2 GJ per tonne recycled (12.7 GJ to 5.5 GJ); • aluminium saves 152.5 GJ per tonne recycled (170 GJ to 17.5 GJ); • steel saves 21.9 GJ per tonne recycled (32 GJ to 10.1 GJ); and • plastic saves 69.5 GJ per tonne recycled (90 GJ to 20.5 GJ). CSIRO research estimates each GJ of embodied energy represents a greenhouse gas emission of 0.098 tonnes of CO2e. Applying this factor to the embodied energy savings from recycling landfilled materials represents approximately 20 million tonnes of carbon abatement. Under a NETS scheme that recognises recycling as carbon abatement, these avoided emissions present a market opportunity of up to $600 million... Research: Green gadgets grow from wired waste Plantbased plastics and smart materials are taking the electronic goods industry by storm. At the end of their lifecycles, these green gadgets will literally be pushing up daisies. Each year, millions of electronic gadgets are thrown out, creating a fast growing mountain of "techno junk" – and a burgeoning race for scientists and manufacturers to design greener gadgets. The European Union (EU) is set to introduce two laws to reduce this problem. First,

the Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) directive will target electronic gadgets and goods before they go on sale, cutting down six toxic chemicals in favour of safer alternatives. Hazardous items from waste, such as batteries and liquid crystal displays will be taken out, because they cause pollution via leachates. The second law tackles products at the end of their lives. The company that made or imported an electrical item would have to pay to recycle it safely, or arrange for it to be reused. Research scientist Habib Hussein of Active Fasteners, a company based at the UK's Brunel University, is engineering materials to create electronic products that will take themselves apart for easy recycling. Dr Kerry Kirwan from the UK's Warwick Manufacturing Group has invented a mobile phone cover containing a seed that will biodegrade and grow into a sunflower. The covers are made from a mixture of plastics and minerals which, when thrown away, break down into natural materials and therefore do not harm the environment. In Japan, scientists at technology group NEC have developed the world's first mobile for sale with a biodegradable cover. The cover is made out of plant materials from corn and kenaf (a relative of the cotton and hibiscus plants)...

For the full story or a copy of WME Magazine contact: Publisher: Ross May Ph: 0400 868 456 Email: ross@wme.com.au Editor: Richard Collins Ph: (02) 9804 1588 Email: richard@wme.com.au Web: www.wme.com.au/magazine Franchise Connection

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GOOP GUYS WANTED!! water-based peelable coatings are inexpensive clear films that are applied to help protect your scratchable surfaces and your profits during construction. Goop Guys® are the market leaders of Water Based Temporary Protective Coatings in Australia. Due to the outstanding quality and success of our range of Goop® products we are currently expanding on a national scale. Goop® coatings are recognized as the `A` Grade coatings within the Building Industry, with High Quality unmatched by any other coatings of their kind. Goop Guys® revolutionary Paint On - Peel Off coating systems save Builders thousands of dollars on replacement costs not to mention associated stress. No previous experience necessary, just a can do attitude and excellent communication skills. Get in on the ground floor in your area.

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Outdoor BBQs and parties with friends and family are great, but everyone hates being forced inside by wet weather or scorching summer heat! WE have the answer. Easy to operate and a stunning addition to any outdoor area, Aussie Outdoor blinds turn outdoor areas into rooms you can use all year round for all occasions. Locally made from heavy duty materials suitable for Australian conditions, the blinds are available in a variety of materials and colours including clear PVC, tinted PVC and shade blinds. Our mission is to achieve the highest standard in quality, service, attention to detail and customer relationships, operating in a professional and ethical manner at all times.

We are looking for franchisees to share our success! There are so many great reasons to become part of the Aussie Outdoor team. As an Aussie Outdoor franchisee you will benefit from: • Being part of a massive growth industry If you share our excitement about this multimillion dollar growth opportunity and would like • Exclusive territory to be a part of a successful team contact us today! • Exclusive use of registered trade marks and patents • Group branding and marketing campaigns • Turn key operation with effective, practical business systems • Full and ongoing training and support Contact Lloyd Gaunt - ph: 1300 131 289 • Power of group purchasing or 0415 112 122 fax: (08) 9306 5522 • Multiple profit streams email: lloyd@aussieoutdoor.com.au • Great return on investment • Fantastic lifestyle web: www.aussieoutdoor.com.au

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RAGS TO RICHES – The Australian Story by Avinash Lakhan, BFA/LLB. C.A. There are many people in this world who have achieved and accumulated a fortune starting from very humble beginnings. One way to achieve inspiration is to follow the characteristics of these people. It has been said that Australia is a land of opportunities and everyone is entitled to a “fair go”. This has been demonstrated by the many migrants who have arrived in Australia with virtually nothing and now are millionaires or even billionaires. Frank Lowy is one of them. Born in Czechoslovakia in 1930 and surviving the Holocaust, Frank Lowy moved to Australia in 1952. Frank Lowy now is the second richest person in Australia, second only to James Packer. Forbes magazine estimates his current wealth to be in the vicinity of the $US4 billion mark. Frank Lowy started from very humble beginnings by working in a delicatessen.

In 1959 Frank Lowy with his then partner John Saunders who was also a migrant, and is now deceased, opened their first Westfield shopping store in Blacktown. Back then the move of opening shopping centres in the suburbs was a risky concept. But this gamble paid off handsomely. In 1959 the majority of the immensely popular stores in Sydney were located in the CBD. Stores such as Anthony Horderns, Farmers, Snow, Winns, Buckinghams, Bebarfalds, David Jones, Grace Bros, Waltons, John Martin, Buckley and Nunn, Gowings, Mantons, Cox Bros, and Allan and Stark were all based in the Sydney CBD. However, such was the popularity of the Westfields concept that the majority of the abovementioned big stores that failed to embrace the shift in consumer sentiment have subsequently perished. The consumers embraced the

concept of mega shopping centres, and the rest is history. Frank Lowy recognised the needs of mass consumers and his calculated gamble has been rewarded handsomely. Success is not limited to migrants. There are also many Australian born entrepreneurs who have battled hardship and are now very successful. Gerry Harvey the well known Chairman of Harvey Norman comes to mind. Gerry Harvey has a motto of never give up and has famously been quoted as saying: “I went to the brink many times. A couple of times I thought I'm gone; this is it. But then you would just keep working. I think if you're close to the brink and just make sure that you work twice as hard and put twice as much effort into everything and the people around you and everything, you should come through.”

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The persistence and the determination of Gerry Harvey have paid off. Today there are over 200 Harvey Norman stores worldwide. Gerry Harvey commenced business by selling goods door to door in the 1960’s with a friend Ian Norman and by 1982 they had 42 stores. In that year these stores were purchased by a consortium led by Alan Bond. Gerry and Ian started again with a single store in Auburn. Although he is now 67 years of age he recently said that, the last thing he wanted to do was to end up being a "boring bastard in a retirement home". Instead of looking at retirement he has embarked upon a plan to challenge the big retailers in the U.K market, recently stating that "We're that far behind them they mightn't even notice us coming. Now what a challenge in life, when you take on the giants like that, in the UK market, and in 10 or 15 years from now … they'll say 'Harvey Norman, they crept in'." Another Australian success story is Aussie John Symonds. John Symonds grew up working at his parent’s fruit

shop and learnt at an early age that customer satisfaction was the key to success. Hard times came upon John Symonds when a joint venture with a subsidiary of the Bank of South Australia failed. The lesson John Symonds learnt from this experience was to ‘when you are knocked down, learn from the experience and have the guts to get up and keep going'. John Symonds got back from this setback and now has totally revolutionised the home lending market. With all due respect to Frank Lowy, Gerry Harvey and John Symonds, their intellectual capability in the normal literary sense would not entitle them to be the brightest students in their school. However these people have set high goals for themselves. They have created their own opportunities in life. They have not been afraid to go that extra mile and to do the dirty work. Many times in their life they were in a situation where a lesser man with a higher intellectual capacity may have given up. Hard times were overcome through hard work, persistence and a belief in themselves.

They embraced challenges and surrounded themselves with the right people. They have put their heart into achieving their goals and objectives and have achieved what another person would have thought to be impossible. So have the opinion ‘nothing is hard – it is merely hard work’. Never give up. Try hard, work hard and give it your best shot. If you encounter failure try harder. Go again! Learn from your mistakes. Treat failure as merely a detour to success and Go For It. Remember Champions are losers who never give up.

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The worlds #1 sprayed on liner company A Rhino Linings Dealership is the ideal way to either add an additional profit centre to your existing business or to create your own stand alone enterprise. By becoming a Rhino Linings Dealer you will be joining 1500 other Dealers operating in 65 countries around the world. Since 1988 Rhino Linings has been the industry leader in spray applied protective linings for the automotive and light commercial markets and is recognised World Wide as the number 1 brand when it comes to spray applied protective linings.

So why become a Rhino Linings Dealer? • The products and systems you work with have been tried and proven over time in 65 countries around the world. They will work in your market – you are not a guinea pig for a new system. • You will enjoy the immediate benefit of the World’s number 1 Sprayed on Liner brand – Any business expert will tell you that the best market position is always #1. It has taken us since 1988 to establish the Brand but you get the benefit of it as soon as you join us. • You will enjoy free corporate marketing and Advertising– Head office builds

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brand awareness and product accept ance that helps build your business. National print media, TV Adverts, National Trade Shows and Web page marketing all supplied by Head Office at no cost to you. Training and Support – All Rhino Linings Dealers undergo Head Office training and are provided with ongoing training in the field. Our Head Office Technical team are there for you 24/7. Much more than just a Ute liner – Because we are the manufacturer of a range of spray applied protective lining products and application equipment means that Rhino Linings Dealers have so many more application opportunities including commercial, industrial, mining, materials handling, agriculture etc. Unlimited Potential – There are so many proven applications for Rhino Linings that nearly every person you introduce it to will have a potential use. Demand is growing rapidly – Now is the ideal time to join Rhino Linings Australasia as our network of Dealers is large enough to generate increased con sumer demand but it is not yet

extensive enough to keep up with the growth in demand. We NEED more Dealers NOW! Not a Franchise –A Rhino Linings Dealership offers all the benefits of a tried and proven franchise system without the restrictions and costs of a Franchise. Be your own boss YOUR way. National Life Time Warranty – Rhino Linings Australasia is the only Australian company that offers a National life time warranty giving consumers even more reasons to buy from you. Be in business for yourself but not by yourself – A Rhino Linings Dealership is an opportunity for you to be your own boss, to build your own future but with the full time support and assistance of Rhino Linings and our tried and proven systems. The products are manufactured onsite in our own factory – we have direct control of quality, consistency and cus tom formulations. No outdated imported chemicals for our Dealers. You are dealing with one supplier for your chemicals, equipment and technical support. – There will be times when you need help


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and assistance, who better to get it from than the manufacturer of all the critical components. • Supplied Leads – Rhino Linings corporate marketing programs generate job leads that we spin straight back to you. • Turn Key Package – A Rhino Linings Dealership Package is a complete package that includes everything you require to apply our products safely and effi ciently. No surprises, no extras. Even chemical stock is included. • Un-biased advice – Rhino Linings manufactures a full range of Polyurea and Polyurethane chemical sys tems along with BOTH heated high pressure and low pressure application equipment, so we can offer you truly unbiased advice as to which system best suits your business. In fact you have the ability as a Rhino

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Linings Dealer to start small and expand your business into new markets, new applications and new equipment systems when YOU are ready. • You are not restricted to a ‘sales territory’ – Rhino Linings Dealers are free to maximise their network of contacts and business skills by securing work wherever they have the commercial skill to do so. Many of our Dealers develop loyal cus tomer bases that see them travel far and wide to apply Rhino Linings products. • Environmentally safe products – Rhino Linings products contain no envi ronment harming VOC’s or Solvents. A Rhino Linings Dealership is not a lottery ticket, it is not a free ride. It will involve hard work and commitment on your part. For further information call us on 1300 887 780.

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Like to know how to build a $160,000 residual income in less than 6 months part time from home? Message from a bottle

Territory for sale (Master Franchise) Wellness and wellbeing is driving a multi-billion dollar natural health and fitness boom. Make money in weight loss and wellbeing With over 50% of Australian’s considered overweight 1,000’s of people want to lose weight everyday. The Natural Way is now expanding across Australia due to the demand for our unique approach to health and weight loss and the growing demand for weight loss with a holistic approach By becoming the Master Franchisee for Southern New South Wales you can create cashflow by:

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Join the Online Retail Revolution with eBay’s Number One Seller iSold It Offers Australian Franchise Opportunities November, 2006, Australia – iSold It, the world's largest chain of eBay drop-off stores, has announced the launch of its franchise operation in Australia, offering potential franchisees the chance to become part of the brand’s global success in the fast paced online retail industry. By tapping into the tremendous pipeline of unwanted items that virtually every household or business has stored away, iSold It stores offer a new breed of service by providing a storefront where customers can drop off merchandise they want to sell on the Internet – a concept that is set to revolutionise the online retail market in Australia. Internationally, iSold It has reported an annual growth of 200 per cent for the year 2005 – 2006. Moving from the US and expanding into Canada and Europe in late 2005, iSold It already has over 900 franchise stores under contract worldwide with plans to open up to 25 stores in Australia during 2007. Ross Malcomson, iSold It Australian Master Licensee, believes the reason behind the success of the online business is the continued growth of online auction sites such as eBay. “We are the number one seller on eBay – handling over 700,000 auctions on behalf of sellers worldwide to date – so we have the proven global sales power to produce results for our customers. According to eBay, over 90 percent of its 200 million users are buyers, 56

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not sellers, and iSold It caters directly to the massive demand that is driven by these huge numbers. “We are offering Australian franchisees a fantastic opportunity to enter the online retail market. iSold It provides a tried and tested setup and support system and assists all new franchisees by assisting to secure store locations, ordering and installing their turn-key 'store-in-abox' build-out, providing training and ongoing business development support, and coordinating uniformed national and local marketing efforts.” To ensure a fluid transition in the local business environment, iSold It trains new ‘expert sellers’ at the "iSold It University" – a combination of class-based lessons and a simulated store environment, complete with photography and listing stations. Franchisees are also trained in iSold It’s proprietary software system that allows independent stores to easily interface with e-commerce sites, manage their inventory, create management reports and efficiently pay customers through a bulk-rate cheque or electronic payment system. iSold It stores manage the entire auction process from researching similar items sales history, photographing the goods, writing an accurate and enticing description, listing the product and managing the sale, collecting payments and distribution


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of goods – they then deliver payment to the seller at the end of the sale.

ing the sale themselves for the first time – not to mention the time and energy saved”.

Customers only pay for this service if the item sells. Of thesmall number of items that don’t sell, the customer can choose to pick it up or we can donate it to charity.

Stores carry no cash and do not conduct any cash or revenue transactions on site, as all payments from winning bidders are collected electronically.

Franchisees can turn a profit in a number of ways; by selling their own merchandise through international and nationally sourced product, and through profits from handling and postage.

For more information on Australian franchise sales, visit www.i-soldit.com.au.

iSold It franchisees also charge a commission to the seller for each item sold (iSold It recommends around a third). However, Ross Malcomson adds, “Our research has shown that iSold It auctions average a 40 per cent higher sale price on eBay than customers manag-

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New hope for David taking on Goliath The undercover strategist - Fiona Mackenzie reveals a strategy for SME'S With too many products on the market and consumers tuning out of advertising, many small and medium-sized businesses have started to feel the competitive squeeze, especially when a bigger competitor is circling for the same business. According to the latest Sensis Business Quarterly Index August 2006, business confidence amongst SMEs has declined further, with sales flat, declines in employment, capital expenditure and profitability, and the only increases in prices and wages leading to inflationary concerns. “At some point, most small and mediumsized businesses find themselves stuck at a certain exposure level or behind a larger competitor,” says founder of Undercover Strategist, Fiona Mackenzie. Fiona helps clients spot gaps in the market; shows them how to bundle products together for particular customer groups; and how to create and execute guerilla strategies that will grow sales. As Fiona explains, “We work with many

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'Davids' (small businesses) who want to take on 'Goliath' (the big corporate giants) but don't know how. Competitive marketing strategy is just like playing chess - the idea is to move yourself around in such a way that it checkmates your opponent. And, even if you are a small business, if you follow the rules, you can have a half decent shot at it.” The Undercover Strategists eight rules for 'Davids' looking to grow their business are: Rule Number One: Don't attack full-frontal. Goliath is bigger than you. If you attack him full-frontal he's going to squash you like an ant. It will almost certainly be a costly exercise (especially for you) - and potentially a disastrous one as well. He has more money than you; he has more resources than you; and he has more to

lose than you. You need to expect a reaction. Rule Number Two: Don't copy. You cannot win by copying Goliath. You can only exploit Goliath's weaknesses against Goliath. Rule Number Three: Find the holes. The bigger Goliath is; the more holes appear in the business armory. Holes are exactly that - they are small areas of weakness; just waiting for David to target. If you are going to tackle Goliath, find and tackle a hole. Keep your focus narrow and on the hole; and don't let go. Rule Number Four: Don't compete on price. Don't go in on a price lead. Goliath has deeper pockets than you and could wipe you out financially. continued on page 60


Where can you find a place for everything?

Howards Storage World® is a retail store offering all forms of space saving and organisational products, providing storage solutions for the home and office. Franchise opportunities available Originating in Australia, Howards Storage World® is now seeking potential franchisees to own and run their own Howards Storage World®. Opportunities are available throughout Australia. Master franchise opportunities available worldwide.

We are looking for people who: • Want to own and run their own retail store • Have a passion for our products & concept • Are motivated team players • Enjoy people interaction

For more information contact: James Brouillard: (02) 9452 8888 james@hsw.com.au

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Rule Number Five: Service a niche market. Look for uncontested areas. Often larger players cannot service niche markets. Look for areas where the cost of servicing the niche outweighs any financial benefit to the larger player (bearing in mind that the bigger you are, typically the greater your cost base and the greater the need to massproduce to create efficiency). Find a niche market that is small enough to defend. Rule Number Six: Keep Quiet! Don't tell anyone what you are doing. All it does is alert your competitors to the game plan. Shut up and move quickly. Surprise is the name of the game. There will be plenty of time to brag later. Rule Number Seven: Be a leader but don't behave

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like one. Become a leader in your part of the market, but don't get complacent and behave like one. If you do, just as you took from someone; someone else will take from you. Rule Number Eight: Take control at the top. Keep decision making away from the committees. You want one person (preferably at the top) directing the plan of attack. Be the general - direct your troops.

To organize an interview with Fiona Mackenzie or for additional editorial comment, or for more information about the Undercover Strategist including the services it offers, visit www.undercoverstrategist.com.

or please contact Lynne Payne, Profiler, on telephone (03) 9645 4376.

Don't buy equipment, rent it by William de Ora

Renting provides the lowest cost because a trade-in value is already built into the repayments says William de Ora Despite an increasingly competitive business climate where every operating dollar counts, many business owners still buy technology-based equipment outright rather than rent it. This is absurd on several counts. It ties up valuable capital that would be better directed to more efficient, competitive operation of the business. Or if loans are required to fund such acquisitions, they come with their own disadvantages, including the liability they create on the balance sheet, not to mention high levels of interest paid. Either of these options can cause severe budget spikes. At the same time the equipment is becoming outdated day by day, reducing its useful-

ness. The money spent reduces in value as the equipment depreciates, leaving items that, also allowing for fair wear and tear end up being worth a tiny fraction of their purchase price. It makes sound business and economic sense to rent such equipment rather than buy it especially as the equity in the equipment is of minimal value in a commercial context. Instead of drawing on essential operating capital and spending it outright on items that instantly begin to depreciate, renting allows the cost to be spread over the useful life of the equipment. This enables the business operator to keep pace with the latest technology and avoid capital outlay on depreciating equipment while ensuring maximum productivity and efficiency. The risks of ownership are


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removed, including costs of disposal (including sale at a loss) if the equipment becomes obsolete. Renting provides the lowest cost because a trade-in value is already built into the repayments. Moreover, the entire solution can be acquired in a single hit and used immediately, rather than being bought piecemeal as funds allow. Renting enables faster return on investment; with cash purchases it takes much longer before the cost benefits match let alone overtake the expenditure. Flexibility is another key benefit: equipment can be upgraded during the rental agreement or at the end of it. Other options include extending the rent, making an offer to purchase at a low, agreed residual price - or simply returning the equipment. Renting also helps provide several other competitive advantages, the main one being that the equipment earns its keep

while it is being paid for. That's a far sounder strategy than paying upfront before any benefits are gained. At the same time valuable operating capital is freed to meet ever-present, more pressing demands. Cashflow is also streamlined and more easily managed. Business equipment and associated items can be bundled into a single contract with a single, more convenient rental payment. Because the payments are spread over the rental period, this aspect of expenditure planning is completely simplified. There is no down payment, GST is paid per month instead of in advance as a lump sum. Put simply, you pay as you use. The rental payments can be treated as a 100% expense (like salaries, rent, phones) and are tax-deductible and more easily aligned to actual operating costs. continued on page 62

Nationwide new franchise opportunities Immediate opportunities on existing territories with CUSTOMERS WAITING in VIC, NSW and QLD

Flexible franchise options from $40,000 - $100,000 Looking for heroes, who love fixing things, earning good money and would love to build their own business in the hydraulics emergency repair industry… If that sounds appealing then www.mobilehosefixers.com could be the franchise opportunity for you. • Specialists in emergency hydraulic hose repair • Hundreds of businesses depend on their hydraulic equipment • To your customers you are a rescue service • Mobile HoseFixers save their customers time and money You will be a practical, hands-on, self-motivated individual with great people skills and a strong service ethic. You may have industry experience from almost any field. To explore this opportunity please submit your expression of interest.

Alternatively call Tim Mackew on 1800 281 211 or 0414 721 198 or email tim@mobilehosefixers.com www.mobilehosefixers.com

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WELLNESS IS THE DRIVE BEHIND A MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR NATURAL HEALTH AND FITNESS BOOM THE WEIGHT LOSS AND WELLNESS INDUSTRY IS TACKLING TWO OF THE MOST PROFOUND ISSUES IN LIFE - AGEING AND ILLNESS PREVENTION OVER 50% OF AUSTRALIANS ARE CONSIDERED OVERWEIGHT OR OBESE WHICH OFTEN LEADS TO HEALTH ISSUES WHAT A GREAT TIME TO BUY A THE NATURAL WAY HEALTH CARE AND WEIGHT LOSS FRANCHISE THERE IS A GROWING DEMAND FOR OUR SERVICES. WEIGHT LOSS AND LIFESTYLE ARE TWO ISSUES WITH INCREASED MOMENTUM. SEDENTARY LIFESTYLE, INCREASED STRESS AND OBESITY ARE COSTLY EPIDEMICS NO ONE CAN AFFORD TO IGNORE. IT IS A PLEASURE BEING IN A BUSINESS HELPING FRANCHISEES GROW THEIR BUSINESSES IN AN INDUSTRY EXPERIENCING MASSIVE GROWTH. Robyn Woods-Child Master Franchisee NSW JUST SOME OF THE REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER BUYING A NATURAL WAY FRANCHISE: 1. DEMAND FOR WEIGHT LOSS HAS NEVER BEEN BIGGER: Studies show that over 50% of Australian women and 67% of Australian men are now considered overweight. Imagine being in a business with that sort of demand for our services.1,000's of people want to lose weight everyday. 2. YOU WILL GET FULL TRAINING AND LOTS OF SUPPORT: No previous industry experience or specialized knowledge is required. Regardless of your previous work experience, we will train and equip you for success in this business - our training covers all aspects. 3. NO ROYALTIES So you keep all the profits you make. 4. YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR SUCCESS With no royalties, we go that extra mile to make certain you succeed. 5. ENJOY MAKING MONEY Everyday is a pleasure helping people and working with them to achieve their dreams and create a healthier more balanced lifestyle.

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(02) 9969 1070 0410 505 920

Unlike major capital expenditures which may need to be planned months in advance, rental arrangements can be implemented immediately. Items most suited to rental include IT equipment like computers, peripherals and software, as well as photocopiers, printers, telecommunications equipment, security systems, medical equipment and the like. Others include furniture, service fitouts - anything that obsolesces rapidly and has to pay its way from day one. When choosing a rental company for such items it is essential to ensure that they are a technology finance specialist with people who understand the aspects and options

unique to this field. The right organization can help greatly in helping its clients achieve optimum equipment rental solutions that see them effectively manage technological change while controlling and minimising unwarranted capital outlay. For information on rental solutions you can contact W. de Ora on 02 9955 8888 or email william@take3months.com W. de Ora is the co-author of 'How to Grow your Business by Taking 3 Months Off,

Lessees beware exercising your option! In a Supreme Court of NSW case, a lessor, Henry, granted a lease to Lewis for three years with an option for renewal for three years in respect of restaurant premises in Sydney. The following year, McGregor and another person purchased the restaurant business and took an assignment of the lease. The option for renewal contained in the Lease provided that the tenant must serve on the landlord a notice of exercise of option no earlier than 1 August 2004 and no later than 1 November 2004. These dates were incorrect in the Lease as the year should have been noted as 2003. The lessees purported to exercise the option by letter dated 3 November 2003 which was delivered to the lessors on 3 or 4 November 2003. At the time of service of the notice of exercise, the lessees were then in arrears in rent. On 1 September 2003 before the service of the notice of purported exercise of the option, the lessor’s solicitors advised the lessees that the lessors would enter into a fresh lease on certain conditions. The conditions included the payment of arrears of rent, a

security deposit and one months rent in advance. On 15 October 2003, the lessor’s solicitors wrote to the lessees informing them that they were no longer prepareto enter into a new lease and, provided that the rent was paid, the tenancy could continue on a month to month tenancy. In February 2005, the lessees instituted proceedings in the Supreme Court of NSW against the lessors seeking a declaration that they validly exercised the option for renewal of the lease and an order for specific performance and an order that the lessors be restrained from taking possession of the property. The Court held that the option had not been exercised effectively. The case demonstrates that an option for renewal needs to be exercised by lessees strictly within the time specified in the lease, and in the manner specified for exercise in the lease. In other words, late exercise of an option for renewal cannot be relied on to be cured by the Courts. Article from Rankin Nathan Lawyers Ph (02) 9247 1300.


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Motel, Restaurant & Cocktail Bar

Convenience Store + Gold Lotto Agency

Mackay QLD

Ayr, QLD

Pioneer Villa is an 18 unit motel, Licensed Restaurant and Cocktail Bar halfway between Brisbane and Cairns. Located on the busy "Motel Strip" close to the CBD it offers accommodation from standard rooms to self contained family rooms. Facilities include large in-ground pool, mini gym and guest laundry. The Wobbly Boot Bar and Restaurant seats 25 and is located next to reception.Well equipped kitchen with buffet breakfast served. Turnover $410,000 p.a. with good net profit. 111/2 years left on lease. Includes fully air-conditioned 3-bedroom residence.

call Shirley on (07) 4957 7595 • 0408 745 488 shirley@vprealty.com.au

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price: $692,500 leasehold

Hervey Bay Fashion Boutique

Well established in prime location opposite new Ayr Hospital. One of only 4 Gold Lotto agencies in the area as well as a subnewsagency and general grocery lines. Shop totally refurbished in last two years with 11 years left on lease. Ideal for husband / wife Contact team employing two part time Greg Brazel staff. Has shown consistent 12% mobile growth over the last 3 years and a 0428 650 348 net yield of over 20% excluding email owners drawings. Ayr is a rapidly gbrazel.ayr@rhq.com.au expanding town just 50 minutes website from Townsville city and 2 hours www.rhq.com.au/ayr from the Whitsunday Islands and Airlie Beach.

Price: $730,000

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341 Esplanade Scarness Qld 4655 Email: herveybay@ljh.com.au Visit ljhooker.com

fax 07 4128 2537 mbl 0428 399 815 tel 07 4128 2433

Fraser Coast Rod & Reel Esplanade

Up market business, well positioned in the foremost financial services area of Hervey Bay. Offers exclusive labels, regular clientele and high quality fit out. Accountant's figures available showing new owner can be trading profitably from day 1. Very realistic price as the current owner wishes to take up another opportunity.

When you love what you do - Its not work!! Retail fishing, tackle, repairs, rentals, tour bookings and internet sales. Situated in thriving Esplanade position to capture holiday traffic. Steadily growing profits provide excellent returns. Well equipped premises with good lease in the heart of Hervey's bustling tourist area. Accountants figures available for serious buyers.

$38,000 + SAV

$220,000 WIWO Call George Hansen - 0428 399 815

Call George Hansen - 0428 399 815 General Store, Take-Away & Outside Dining

What a find! Trading very profitably & situated in growing area without competition. Only meters to new Retirement Village containing approx 170 units. Multiple income streams from convenience items, fast food and bill paying facilities. Attractive outside dining area (BYO license in place) offers huge potential. Excellent equipment and inclusions. 3 bedroom accommodation above shop and choice of excellent lease or freehold by negotiation.

$265,000 + SAV Call George Hansen - 0428 399 815

Restaurant/CafĂŠ License to Print Money?

Currently trading as 'The Ribshack' and open evenings only. Owners are expanding business and moving south. This is your opportunity to capitalize on the "Hub" of the CBD in Hervey Bay - 50m to the State Government Office and large motel, and next door to new Radiology centre opening in April 2007. Extensive high quality inventory included in price. Good lease options available.

$100,000 neg Call George Hansen - 0428 399 815

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Want a better lifestyle? Enquire about Management Rights The perfect investment available in Queensland from Gold Coast to Cairns & New South Wales.

COME H AN IN IT W E Australia's best kept A HOM Investment Secret

This is how Management Rights works - you purchase an investment property showing up to 30% return on your business which includes Strata Titled Unit for yourself in which to live. Purchase prices vary from $200,000 to $5 million. Management Rights have proved to be a sound and secure investment for 30 years. Bank finance is available up to 65% of purchase price. For more information on our Seminars or an explanatory brochure contact: Venz Management Rights Specialists Remember - we are the largest agency specialising in selling Management Rights Business in Qld & NSW. All our staff are either current or former Manager's with "hands-on" experience. CALL TO RECEIVE YOUR FREE INTRODUCTORY BROCHURE! PRESTIGE PLUS Brisbane Permanent rental complex with 72 rentals & all the right ticks. Great managers stand alone air conditioned 3 bedroom ensuite villa with dlug. Would be ideal for a family with close proximity to good schools & transport. Nett $254,000pa Price $1,800,000 Contact Nan Demeral 0419 677 845

WATERFRONT Sunshine Coast Attractive 16 unit complex, 4 star, quiet waterfront location, 3 bedroom ensuite air conditioned managers unit, office on title & long agreements. Nett $112,000 pa Price $1,000,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 Exclusive Agent

WELL LOCATED Sunshine Coast Letting 13 of 15 units, 3 bedroom ensuite managers unit, long agreements, office on title, close to the beach, bowls club, cafes and shops. Nett $97,000 pa Price $860,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 Exclusive Agent

NO POOL, NO BBQ TO CLEAN Brisbane Top complex can be operated by one person, security gated. 3 bedroom study with separate office & air conditioning. Nett $90,000 pa Price $695,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854 Exclusive Agent

HIGH RISE, TOP VIEWS Brisbane No unit attached, large office, part of the office could be converted to a one bedroom unit. Perfect location. Nett $152,500 Price $1,010,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854

NICE STARTER Gold Coast Modern holiday let complex with long agreements, office on title, easy care grounds. 4 star units with furniture packages, easily run complex, would suit new manager. Nett $110,000 pa Price $840,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178

UNIQUE HOLIDAY OPPORTUNITY Gold Coast Includes 2 x 2 bedroom residence. Great opportunity to acquire a modern complex in very convenient location. This would suit a family or partnership. Nett $246,000 pa Price $1,810,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178

UPMARKET HOLIDAY LETTING Gold Coast Great holiday letting up market complex. Metres to beach, shops & transport. Excellent b/c salary. Delightful 3 bedroom ensuite air conditioned managers unit. This is one of the best complexes available. Nett $339,000 pa Price $2,770,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent

ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT Gold Coast Very attractive holiday letting complex with nice 2 bedroom ensuite managers unit, no set office hours. Sound agreement, easily managed - only asking 3.7 times nett. One of our best buys! Nett $94,000 pa Price $785,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent

Suite 1, First Floor, Victoria Square, Broadbeach Central Mall, Broadbeach, Qld, 4218 PO Box 984, Broadbeach, Qld, 4218 Web site: www.venz.com.au

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CITY LANDMARK Brisbane First time offered for sale! 55 rentals, very up market location surrounded by million $ homes & beautiful river views. Spacious managers 3 bedroom ensuite villa with dlug & large leafy balcony with views. Nett $216,000 pa Price $1,600,000 Contact Nan Demeral 0419 677 845


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AS NEW - PRIME POSITION Sunshine Coast Just over a year old, north facing, close to CBD with great water views. Top office, great storage, plenty of opportunity to grow the business. Managers unit 2 bedroom + study & large balcony on level 3. Nett $155,000 pa Price $1,440,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285

NOOSA TOWNHOUSES Sunshine Coast Best value for money townhouses, close to Hastings Street. New 25yr agreements, office on title, great facilities incl. tennis court, letting 31 air conditioned units. Well presented complex in a sought after location. Nett $210,500 pa Price $1,592,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285 Exclusive Agent

EASY LIFESYLE NORTHERN Gold Coast Very easily run townhouse complex. 2 bedroom managers unit & office (3rd bedroom). Nil office hours & low maintenance. Nett $37,500 pa Price $480,000 Contact Garry McGrath 0418 435 736

LUXURY HOLIDAY HIGHRISE Gold Coast Stop looking, spacious 2 bedroom managers unit, nil set office hours & long agreement. Add this one to your list. Nett $240,000 pa Price $1,935,000 Contact Garry McGrath 0418 435 736 Exclusive Agent

GREAT OPPORTUNITY Sunshine Coast This extremely attractive complex is set in lush tropical gardens in Noosaville & comprises 52 units in the letting pool with both holiday & permanent letting. Spacious air conditioned managers unit with private courtyard. Large office on title. Good repeat/ referral business. Nett profit continuing to increase. Nett $208,000 Price $1,478,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575

SOUGHT AFTER NOOSAVILLE Sunshine Coast Attractive & well maintained complex situated close to Gympie Terrace. 3 bedroom unit with large balcony. Good sized office with recently updated equipment. Facilities include fabulous heated pool, pool area & tennis court. Great value in this sought after area. Nett $129,000 pa Price $1,045,000 Contact Mike Brand 0407 739 575

BAY BREEZES Brisbane Enjoy the cool Bay Breezes at this quiet, neat & tidy complex situated next to parklands within walking distance to Cleveland CBD & train. Most units fully furnished, easily run with many long term lets to Government department. Immaculate 3 bedroom managers unit with paved private courtyard to rear & airy open living area. Nett $88,000 pa Price $720,000 Contact 07 3397 4900

HERVEY BAY BOUTIQUE Hervey Bay 23 luxury units fitted out with LCD TV, pay TV & broadband catering for overnight & weekly tourists. Fantastic facilities. 13 units already sold to investors. Expected completion mid 2007. Great Body Corporate salary, 3 bedroom managers unit with huge courtyard. This is potential plus. Nett $120,000 proj pa Price $1,100,000 + gst on M/R Contact 07 3397 4900

PEACEFUL PERMANENT Gold Coast Spacious, light & airy managers unit, 3 bedrooms plus very private with water views. Office & ample storage areas on title. Very central handy location, Just listed! Nett $100,000 pa Price $990,000 Contact Wesley Venz 0412 768 178 Exclusive Agent BEST BUY UNDER $600,000 Sunshine Coast Great first complex, close to Kings Beach, long agreements, body corporate salary $20,000. Letting 13 units for a nett of $72,000, renovated 2 bedroom managers unit. Nett $72,000 pa Price $590,000 Contact Maria Duke 0409 349 285 CALOUNDRA Sunshine Coast Established high rise with many units with coast or hinterland views. Letting 16 holiday apartments, great facilities including 1/2 tennis, pool, spa, sauna & good storage. Refurbished 2 bedroom managers apartments, office attached, short stroll to patrolled beach. Nett $140,000 pa Price $1,075,000 Contact Gerry Lewis 0411 655 445 MOOROOKA Brisbane Well established & located security gated Phillip Usher complex. Easy to manage & very easy to rent. On main through road. Very comfortable managers villa - all tiled & air conditioned living. Light & airy with good sized backyard with awning. Suit family - couple. Nett $100,000 pa Price $860,000 Contact Nan Demeral 0419 677 845 Suite 1, First Floor, Victoria Square, Broadbeach Central Mall, Broadbeach, Qld, 4218 PO Box 984, Broadbeach, Qld, 4218 Web site: www.venz.com.au

CASH COW Gold Coast Money, money, money!! Plenty of it in this complex. Supervisory salary means you don't have to worry about the grounds and gardens, just concentrate on your repeat guests. Mixture of 1 & 2 bedroom units & walk to surfers Paradise. Nett $330,000 pa Price $2,190,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent ALMOST RETIRED Gold Coast Well presented small permanent letting complex. Office on title, no office hours. 22 year agreements & very easily managed. Excellent letting location. Nett $30,000 pa Price $350,000 Contact Ross Venz 0414 925 802 Exclusive Agent POPULAR SOUGHT AFTER AREA Brisbane Spacious managers residence on 3 levels, 3 bedroom air conditioned ensuite, separate office, no set hours. Long agreement, plenty in letting pool. Nett $167,000 pa Price $1,219,000 Contact Stewart Dawes 0439 670 854 OVER 50'S Gold Coast Situated in the heart of Southport near Gold Coast hospital. All investor owners & independent living style of complex. Large 3 bedroom managers residence with commercial kitchen. Nett $69,000 pa Price $640,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 FIRST TIMER Gold Coast Across the road from lovely Gold Coast beach. Strong repeat business & long term clientele in winter. Ideal for first time managers. Manager would consider trade to $350-$400k. Nett $95,000 pa Price $695,000 Contact 07 5592 5927 Exclusive Agent

Management Rights Specialists

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ABSOLUTE BEACHFRONT Gold Coast Beautifully presented 41/2 star complex located near the Indy track. Spacious 2 bedroom managers unit & fully equipped office on title. Building has been recently renovated & all amenities of high quality & presentation. Nett $270,000 pa Price $1,930,000 Contact Andrea Venz 0438 925 977 Exclusive Agent

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Dubbo, NSW

Freehold Commercial Premises & Business

Adrian Western 0412 905 905 or Greg Wright 0401 252 238

Established since 1978 with regular and loyal clientele. Specializing in general commercial and colour printing. Catering for Dubbo and the Central West's printing requirements. Great growth and expansion potential. Modern commercial premises, and plant and equipment to operate successfully for years to come. Currently operated by a staff of 3. Please contact Rod Crowfoot.

500, 000 + S.A.V.

Price: $260,000 + S.A.V. Ph: (02) 6885 1155 Mob: 0427 275 755 Email: rcrowfoot@raywhite.cc

www.realway.com.au

AB0349_60_1

Well established business specialising in the dealership of high profile European motorcycles and all bike apparel including helmets, riding gear and bike accessories. The 418m2 premises offers amazing corner street location, which includes showroom, workshop and its own onsite residence. Ideally suited for someone looking for a highly successful business in this industry.

AB0368_60_1

Rockhampton Motorcycles & Power Products

Commercial Printing Business

www.raywhitedubbo.com.au

MANAGEMENT RIGHTS - HOME WITH AN INCOME HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO LIVE & WORK HERE? This is just one that we have available. Phone now for more details on how you can become a part of this exciting and secure industry. Purchase a unit to live in and a guaranteed income with long term stability.

Prices start from $300,000 to $8M VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR A LIST OF MANAGEMENT RIGHTS BUSINESSES FOR SALE.

www.mrb.net.au

MANAGEMENT RIGHTS BROKERS PTY LTD Suite 45, Level 2, Oasis Shopping Centre, Broadbeach QLD 4218

Tel: (07) 5538 5955

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An Open Letter From A Once-Flat-Broke Mother Of Two Who Stumbled Across A Little Known 'Secret Business' That Made Her Wealthy, One That You Too Can Start Too For Very Little!

Forget The Silly Business Opportunity Scams… . Here's Some Good Old Fashioned Common Sense. Before I decided to tell my story I answered a lot of 'opportunity ads'. I wanted to investigate what is out there for those who wanted to be their own boss & work from home. Well, I've got to tell you, what I discovered shocked me. You see, most of what I got back was just plain silly. I mean, how gullible do these people think I am?? I got information on making millions on the Internet. Multi-Level Marketing companies told me how easy it was to make a millions! (Does this sound familiar?) Is There Anything 'REAL' You Can Do To Be Your Own Boss & Make Good Money? You know, I was encouraged by all this drivel that I received. Because I realised just how valuable my business really was. But before I tell all about it, I want to make it clear what this business is NOT; It's NOT MultiLevel Marketing, NOT some Internet get-rich-quickscheme .NOT another “how-to course” NOT another Mail Order scam . NOT a “regular business” with BIG overheads & headaches. Here's How I Discovered The 'Secret Business' That Changed My Life!

I Took This Opportunity Even Further I soon discovered this opportunity was even BIGGER than I imagined Billions that are just sitting there waiting to be returned And if it isn't returned, guess what happens? it gets handed over to the government! I had to put a stop to this…. And what I discovered completely amazed me! It's like going on a treasure hunt… but instead of having just one map, you've got dozens! The numbers are simply mind boggling! I thought if I could just find a fraction of this money I could be RICH! My blood was up. Here was my escape route from the dreaded nine-to-five. This was my ticket to freedom! So what did I do? I decided to start my own Recovery Business! I just dove straight in and starting swimming (or floundering as it turned out to be). You see, the more I dug, the better it got and the bigger my grin was getting. I had hit the JACKPOT; the mother load … all I had to do was fill in the gaps. (Little did I realise what was ahead.) The People “In The Know” Don't Want To Share Their Secrets! “Well duh,” you might say. “Of course they're not going to tell you their secrets.” And you're right. But just remember I was a greenhorn back then … trying to figure it all out for myself… I just had this naïve thought that maybe, just maybe they'll want to play fair and share all

the juicy secrets with me. How wrong I was! Look, in Australia, there aren't too many people who specialise in this area. And those that do aren't going to sit you down and spill the beans (but I will!).... I took a few wrong turns, and hit lot of dead-ends along the way, just 'filling in the gaps' took me a full year! But I was making some money and I was determined to succeed. After that, it was child's play. I'd slip on my detective's hat, fire up my computer, and my search begins. Within minutes I was finding the money …AND lots of it! It's the ultimate FREEDOM business This business gave me time to stay at home with my children and work only the hours that suited me. And I didn't need to leave my house to make an income, And when I say work I don't mean slugging it out on the nineto-five bandwagon either !! And The Best Part? It's the FREEDOM. I never work more than twenty hours a week… I have all that extra time with my children. By discovering this 'secret business' I got to share those precious moments with my son, got to be there as he took his first steps … I was there when he said “Mummy” for the first time … I was there when he needed me! And I can't tell you just how good that feels! And the reason I'm writing to you today is that I am going to set up a limited number of sincerely dedicated people in a business… virtually identical to mine! You get the systems, my personal coaching and every single document you need so you can cash-in BIG with this opportunity But hurry, I'm only taking 20 applicants at this time. Call for a FREE Information Pack on my FREE 24 hour recorded. messege line now on:

1800 81 71 10

Option 1 Based in the hub of Central QLD and established since 1997, this business has experienced excellent growth. Accredited as an RACQ Authorised Repairer, Fleet Card Authorised Repairer, AWN Warranty Approved Repairer for Rockhampton, Road Worthy Inspection Station, Air Conditioning Licensed. Ongoing contracts throughout Rockhampton, Yeppoon and the Central Mining Industry. Established clientele such as two major Motor Dealerships and a transport company. Two Mobile Breakdown vehicles operating to their fullest capacity as well as having the latest Snap-On Diagnostic Equipment. A full inventory of all plant and equipment is available. Owner's willing to assist during transition period. Business Selling Price $200,000 + SAV + GST Option 2 Is offering the full Freehold premises situated on 4 titles and totalling 1,012m2 block, large workshop, 2 street access, fully air-conditioned office, plenty of parking. The current business is offering to lease the premises back at a return of 10%. Value of Freehold Premises $499,000 + GST Total value for the Business plus the Freehold Premises $699,000 + SAV + GST

AB0368_60_1

Rockhampton Auto Electrical & Mechanical Repairs

It started when I was on maternity leave. The days were flying by and the thought of returning to work was making me ill. You see, I was desperate to stay at home with my newborn & not go back to work. I was still feeling guilty about my first child & how after a few short months, just when he needed me the most, I had to return to work to

pay the bills. I was determined that wasn't going to happen with my second child. I just had to find a way I could stay at home and still bring in the money. A chance story on T.V started my journey. And then it hit me. Call it fate; call it destiny whatever it was, it didn't matter … all I knew was THIS WAS IT! watching TV one night, up popped this show about how this mob was tracking down superannuation for people. They found the money, ! And the best part is that everybody is happy. The client received money she wasn't aware of and the business was returned it to the owner, and took a cut of the money found! Brilliant!

412551

Hi, my name is Myriam & I'm a mother of two who started this business with No experience and built it to an $85,000 a year windfall, working only hours that suited me and my kids. It happens to be a very simple business that just about anybody, can do easily from the comfort of their home.

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Administration

Antiques

QLD

Brisbane Southside

Home Based Franchise - Urgent Sale! Owner has two territories and is so busy - needs to sell one. Work from home in a management/admin role. 21 years reputation in the expanding education tuition industry. Need not be a teacher, but well organised. Training provided. Must live Brisbane Southside. Includes existing client/tutor base. Very low set up costs. Please contact for further information.

Southern Tablelands

Lifestyle - Tree Change Opportunity Relaxed lifestyle. Owner retiring after 41 years. Business price $65,000 (approx) incl. Goodwill & SAV. Large Showrooms, toilet and ample parking. Fully stocked. Repeat customers from local area, A.C.T. and Highlands. Being sold as a package of business and 25 acre property with 3 bedroom home price $425,000. Permanent Water. Landscaped gardens, mature trees, large tanks. 10km north of Goulburn on Hume Highway. Vendor prepared to assist new owner.

price: $45,000

price: $490,000 freehold bh (02) 4829 8100 fax (02) 4829 8100 antiques@goulburn.net.au www.goulburn.nsw.gov.au

416663

bh (07) 5497 4739 ah (07) 5497 4739 mob 0414 549 821 actionbrisbane@bigpond.com www.actioncoaching.net.au

NSW

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Air conditioning

Goondiwindi

QLD

FREEHOLD - Auto Electrical & Air Conditioning Successful operating for over 30 years, situated in central position in town. Solid client base servicing a large irrigation and dryland farming area in South West Queensland and Northern N.S.W. Sale price includes well maintained freehold premises, fully equipped workshop, 3

x utes in good condition, 2 x mobile and 2 x workshop air conditioning stations, and all plant & equipment. Average T/O $575,000 p.a. with excellent net profit. Financial Statements available to genuine enquirers. Owners selling to retire, contact for further information.

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Auto Mechanical

Sydney

Auto Mechanical

NSW

South Eastern Suburbs

VIC

All set-up & ready to go

Ever Increasing LPG Conversions

price: $120,000 WIWO

Established for 27 years in South Eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Current owner for 6 years. Good client base of regular and new customers. Good reputation. With the petrol prices forever on the increase, LPG conversions will be a growth option to be considered. Current T/O $230,000 with a net profit of over $100,000. Would suit father and son team or a family buyer with mechanical experience / knowledge. Training offered to serious buyer. Good lease in place. Genuine reason for sale. Contact owner for more information. Possible finance available.

bh (02) 9436 4568 fax (02) 9439 8971 mob 0427 317 936 brianmullo@hotmail.com

bh (03) 9764 0565 fax (03) 9764 0561 mob 0418 336 232 www.knox.vic.gov.au

Small mechanical workshop on Sydney’s Lower Northshore at Artarmon. Doing mechanical repairs & servicing, but specialising in LPG conversions and repairs. Established 30 years and doing very well under the new Government Rebate Scheme. Available 22/12/2006. Owners’ retiring due to health reasons. Contact owner for financial and further information.

422224

price: $60,000 negotiable

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Southwest Region

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MIDAS Franchised Store

Lightning Ridge

NSW

Highly recommendable business

Located in huge growth area in Sydney’s Southwest. Brand new equipment and premises with a 8 year lease and 8 year Franchise Agreement. 4 Hoist bay with two full time mechanics. Boasts a large showroom, customer waiting rooms and spacious layout. Opportunity to branch the store into Tyres. Offers all services incl. car servicing, mufflers, brakes & suspension. Site is also an E-Safety check station. Training available during transition if required. Office equipment and documents included. Selling due to other commitments. Will suit an investor or someone hands on as it is fairly autonomous. Will consider partial vendor finance. Please visit www.camden.nsw.gov.au

Well est. over 15 years. Fully equipped air-conditioned auto electrical & mechanical workshop. Located in this country region, reknowed for it's mining population. Specialising in sales and repairs servicing for locals and tourists who visit this famous township. Small accommodation upstairs, low rent and long lease available. Ideal as partnership or family business, room for expansion. Selling due to family reasons. Sale includes stock (spare parts), plant & equipment. Contact owner for full and financial information.

price: P.O.A. bh (02) 6829 0020 ah (02) 6829 0014 vandvic@hotmail.com www.lightningridge.net.au

414754

price: $265,000 mob 0400 922 999 genzac1@yahoo.com.au www.midas.com.au

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Auto Mechanical

Whitsundays/Mackay

Auto Mechanical

QLD

Western Sydney

Profits & Lifestyle Plus

Fully Equipped Workshop in Fast Growing Area Est. 15 years and located in prime corner location with good exposure in busy growing industrial area. 3-year lease with further 3-year option. Automated customer records, large client base, currently servicing surrounding business fleet vehicles. Currently employing 2 mechanics, 1 apprentice and a receptionist - all prepared to stay on. Trading 51/2 days. T/O $500,000 p.a. Owner will consider some vendor finance for serious buyer. Full training. Contact Wayne for further details.

Current owners have run this successful business for over 15 years. Situated in the picturesque Whitsundays/Mackay area, not far from beaches, great boating & fishing. The business provides bulk and retail fuel supplies. Fully equipped 5 bay workshop with 2 hoists. RACQ road service and repairs. Hydraulic, air-conditioning, auto electric repairs and servicing. T/O $630K and increasing yearly. This is a very profitable business. Owners wishing to retire. Would prefer to sell as freehold ($635,000 negotiable). Possible vendor finance and training available.

price: $368,500 WIWO

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. 408682

bh (07) 4958 8227 fax (07) 4958 8124 wolferts@bigpond.com.au www.whitsundays.com.au

Auto Mechanical

Tweed Heads

NSW

bh (02) 9832 7963 fax (02) 9625 3872 mob 0417 651 239

Auto Mechanical

QLD

Central QLD

Great Opportunity in a Great Area

QLD

Booming Mining District

Selling for the value of the plant & stock. Plant and equipment worth over $50K. Stock brake pads, discs etc valued at $70K. Fully computerised business specialises in brake clutch and mechanical repairs on cars, commercial and 4WD’s. Located at Tweed Heads on a main road with excellent exposure and good access. The workshop has an established clientele and owners only selling due to other commitments. Plant includes 2 hoists, compressor, disc and drum machines, flywheel machines and other assorted necessary equipment.

Well established for 20 years. Specialising in general mechanical repairs and diesel fuel injection pump services. Located on main Hwy in growing industrial area, heart of the mining district of Gracemere - 9 km west of Rockhampton. Loyal clients and repeat business. Looking after the region. 3 Years to run on lease. Low rent and staff in place. Only selling due to retirement. Please contact for financial and further information.

price: $120,000 WIWO

bh (07) 4933 4310 ah (07) 4938 2399 fax (07) 4933 4312 milby@milburnmechanical.com.au

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bh (07) 5570 2973 ah (07) 5570 2973 mob 0411 271 859 beroschris@yahoo.com.au

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Auto Mechanical

NSW

Riverina

Service Station / Car Sales & Spares Impressive business established since 1962 with reputation built on reliability and excellent products & services. Clients include local council, Country Energy, Graincorp & A.B.A. and Golden Fields Water. Services range from fuel & lube sales, including LPG, mechanical repairs, LPG conversions & repairs, air conditioning repairs, tyres & service through to NRMA Road Assist & Insurance sales plus the sale

of second-hand cars and all RTA Inspections. With an extremely well trained and dedicated team of 5 permanent staff this business runs smoothly & efficiently. Excellent word of mouth referrals and a combination of successful advertising and marketing methods has allowed this business to grow and enabled the current owners to reap the rewards. Please contact for further information.

price: P.O.A. 422776

bh (02) 6927 3109 fax (02) 6927 3183 mob 0428 273 109 coolamonmotors@dodo.com.au

Auto Mechanical

NSW

South Coast

Heavy Vehicle Repairs & Spare Parts - Once in a lifetime opportunity! Perfectly situated on the South Coast of NSW in one of Australia’s fastest growing areas, this thriving heavy vehicle repair and servicing workshop with spare parts outlet is highly suitable for family, partners or Companies wishing to expand. This fully equipped operation has been successfully operating for sixteen years and during this

time has established an excellent customer base and is highly reputable for mechanical repairs to trucks and trailers in the Heavy Vehicle Transport Industry. Excellent turnover - Room for expansion - Experienced staff - Great returns - Very well respected with a great reputation. Longterm leasehold could be considered as an alternative.

mob 0400 558 256 truckrep@bigpond.net.au

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price: $1,100,000 freehold + S.A.V. (approx $200,000)

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If It's So Good‌ Why Do They Sell?

Automotive Engineers & Repairs Business This business consists of two workshops, one in North Brisbane, and the other on the mid-Sunshine Coast. Between them they run 5 mobile workshop vans. The core of the business has been established over 50 years. Solid, long term leases are available for both of these high quality locations.

on investment. In addition, staff is in situ and the owner is prepared to work out an arrangement to continue on for a period of time in an advisory capacity.

An annual combined turnover above 2 million, returning a true net of 30%, offers great value

All this for less than $800,000 combined or will discuss separate sales as a quick sale is desired.

Finally, the business is completely franchise ready, with all systems and documents prepared.

To find out contact Mike Ryan on 0418 711 285

Auto Mechanical

QLD

Maroochydore

Walk in and Start Earning

QLD

Auto Protection and Window Tint

Excellent location in busy Sunshine Coast CBD. Same owner/operator since 97. Respected independent operation with licenced agencies for several leading products, supplying mostly private customers with Window Tint, Car Security, Rust Prevention, Paint Protection, Interior Protection and more. Plenty of work, easily expanded, highly effective advertising in place, good repeat business, large customer base. Fully equipped modern workshop. No special qualifications needed. Training can be provided. Sale due to health reasons.

price: $90,000 + S.A.V.

price: $85,000 negotiable

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Established business in Oxley operating for 25 years with street frontage on major 4 lane arterial road. 316sqm floor area, air conditioned office and customer lounge, reception area, spare parts section. Fully equipped to handle modern cars, 1 x 2 post hoist, 1 x 4 post hoist. Extensive list of equipment included. Low rent, long standing data base of customers, ensuring good net profit. Computerised workshop and accounting program. Monday - Friday operation. Currently 1 full time office staff and 3 on workshop floor.

bh (07) 5443 7755 ah 0402 024 534 fax (07) 5443 7755 mob 0402 024 534 info@sunshield.biz www.sunshield.biz

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Brisbane

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Auto Parts & Accessories

QLD

South East

Tyre Sales & Service

Successful business located in the rapidly growing region just outside of Toowoomba. Sale includes Izusu 5 ton truck, Holden Rodeo Diesel Ute, Beissbarth Tyre Changer & Wheel Balancer, air lift car lifter, and extensive service equipment. Operating from airconditioned premises with separate work area with amenities. Easy

drive-through access & 2 street frontages. Business is well established with an increasing turnover of $500,000 p.a. with substantial growth to be expected as new industries continue to move into the area. Possible vendor finance. Contact Owner for full & further information.

bh (07) 4691 1378 fax (07) 4691 1328 mob 0428 646 386 www.jondaryan.qld.gov.au Auto Parts & Accessories

Gold Coast

408636

price: $640,000 WIWO - freehold

Auto Repairs

QLD

Wollongong

Good Business - Great Location

NSW

Novus Autoglass Franchise

Very successful franchise in automotive glass repair and replacement. Full training and franchise support. Large client base. Currently operating as a mobile service only with rented warehouse to hold windscreen stock and materials. Comes with fully set up 1997 Toyota Hiace SBV van, windscreen racks, tools, Novus windscreen repair kit and some stock. Selling due to other business commitments. Please contact owner for full and further information.

price: $89,000 WIWO

ah (02) 4423 0979 fax (02) 4423 0979 mob 0413 141 313 wollongong@novusautoglass.com.au www.novusaust.net.au

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bh (07) 5536 3755 catlin@onthenet.com.au www.borderbatteries.com.au/sale

price: $130,000

422269

This long established and successful business situated on the beautiful southern Gold Coast. The large premise is well located to take advantage of both passing trade and holiday-makers. The business also has a large and loyal clientele. There is approx $40K in stock incorporating radiators, radiator tanks, batteries, fishing sinkers, battery jumper leads, battery chargers and more. The shop is well appointed with excellent plant and equipment. Currently showing good profits and huge potential. Would suit an auto electrician, motor mechanic etc. Contact accountant for further details.

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Auto Repairs

Brisbane South

Auto Repairs

QLD

Sydney

Qld Transport Approved Inspection Station Est.18 yrs in centre of Slacks Creek’s thriving commercial area, 20 mins from Brisbane CBD. Medium sized busy workshop specialising in service and repair of cars, 4wd and light commercials up to 22 tonnes. Fully equipped and close to engine re-builders, clutch & brake, gear box, and exhaust shop. Strong customer base. Gross T/O $400,000 + p.a. 1 year lease with further option. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Owner willing to remain throughout the transition stage or remain as the manager in the new owner’s absence. Vendor finance possible.

price: $190,000 WIWO

Exhaust and Muffler Repairs

Well est. business with exposure to a huge passing trade. Located in a busy Five Dock area, the business has a loyal clientele of corporate and contract customers plus a continual stream of casual clients. The workshop is well equipped and staff is in place. Stock currently $20K at valuation. Training and possible finance available. The business has great potential for future growth with T/O and profit increasing yearly. Contact owner for further financial information.

price: $95,000 WIWO 419934

bh (07) 3808 4435 ah (07) 3341 4825 fax (07) 3808 5885 jonnalangridge@hotmail.com www.logan.qld.gov.au

NSW

bh (02) 9281 4599 ah (02) 9743 0443 mob 0410 510 321 soundmaster@veritel.com.au www.parracity.nsw.gov.au

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Backpackers

North Coast

QLD

Two Accommodation Enterprises Priding itself on an extremely high occupancy rate. Currently being run as one unit. Recent renovation of $300,000. One freehold property has a total of 18 rooms on 2 levels on a large block in Innisfail CBD with swimming pool. Also includes the lease of a 20 room motel being

used as a backpacker. T/O $700,000 p.a., netting $450,000. Sale also includes 4 buses, all fixtures and fittings to run this highly successful business. Selling due to health reasons and priced accordingly. Owner will stay on for 4 weeks.

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Backpackers

Bundaberg CBD

Bakery

QLD

Great Cash Flow Business

NT

Darwin

Darwin’s Premier Hot Bread Shop

Fantastic opportunity to purchase freehold of a 1989 purpose-built safe, solid brick 61 bed hostel plus separate 68 bed leasehold converted to a hostel 2002/2003. Both fully compliant with regulations. Combined T/O approx. $600K. One at the transit centre, the other directly across road. Major banks, shopping centre, pubs, nightclubs and takeaway outlets are within 3 blocks. High occupancy due to the availability of farmwork in a near perfect climate. Both buildings have A/C rooms, excellent facilities and are very low maintenance. Full training & may consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

This is priced to sell. Owners will listen to serious offers. Located in the sea-side suburb of Fannie Bay this iconic bakery has been established for 25 years. Currently employing 9 staff and supporting a family of five, with an approximate turnover of $600K+. Rent is only $2,900.00 per month and sale price is W.I.W.O including delivery van. 5-year lease in place. Up to 2 months training possible and Owners will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyers.

price: $1,500,000 WIWO freehold

bh (08) 8981 8849 ah (08) 8945 2332 fax (08) 8945 2394 mob 0407 452 330 vroomy@optusnet.com.au www.darwin.nt.gov.au

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mob 0418 593 718 bundybackpackers@iinet.net.au

price: $230,000 WIWO - negotiable

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Nambour

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Bakery

QLD

Central Coast

Thriving Bakery / Takeaway for Sale

NSW

The Cheesecake Shop Franchise

Winner of the 2006 Business Awards - Best Bakery/Cake shop. Specialising in cheesecakes, cakes, desserts and savouries, all baked on premises. Located on outside of busy shopping centre. Current T/O $600,000+ p.a. Includes coffee option with inside/outside seating for 30. Successful franchise, consistently 2nd highest sales in NSW. Huge growth area with opportunity to expand to other locations. No qualifications required. Contact Marian for further information.

price: $176,000 + S.A.V.

price: $380,000 negotiable

ah (07) 5478 1260 mob 0414 911 621 anthonyandpamela@dodo.com.au or anthony.jeffress@raywhite.com

mob 0417 288 099 cheesecake@jumpnet.com.au www.cctourism.com.au

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Pie shop/sandwich bar located in busy industrial area with an established, expanding customer base. Terrific turnover approx $330K+ p.a. Modern, well maintained equipment throughout. Open Mon - Fri plus Sat mornings. Product lines include pies, sausage rolls, salad rolls/sandwiches, cakes/slices, Bain Marie lines, hamburgers, bread, drinks & more. Ample parking, low rent & favourable lease conditions. Excellent reputation for high quality fresh food at great prices. Family reasons force sale. Please contact Anthony for more information.

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Bakery

VIC

North East Victoria

Award Winning Bakery CafĂŠ

Rare opportunity to purchase a renowned award winning bakery cafĂŠ in sought after tourist location. This modern and high turnover business offers indoor and outdoor seating for 70 with ample parking, internal toilet facilities and remotely controlled CCTV system. Currently run under

management, and fully staffed, it is ideally suited for an entrepreneurial owner baker or business person with bakery expertise. All new equipment includes modern 14 mt shop display. Annual turnover $1,000,000. Long lease. Please contact owner for full and further information.

Bakery

Bakery

QLD

Deloraine

TAS

Highly Successful Retail Outlet

Make Heap$ of Dough - No Experience Needed Highly profitable & recommended bakery located in Mackay. Easily run & currently operates under management. T/O approx $1.1M p.a. Sale consists of a bakehouse and retail outlet plus additional retail shop situated in Nindaroo. Deliver to other retail outlets throughout the Mackay district 7 days per week. No baking experience required as computerised bread-making machine installed. Full training provided. Possible finance available. Strong 5 x 5 year lease. Contact owner for full and further information on how this successful and profitable business is currently run ensuring a smooth transition.

Situated in the picturesque tourist town of Deloraine in Northern Tasmania this multi award winning Golden Grain Bakehouse has been operating for over 20 years, current owners for the last 16. Excellent cash flow business with 100% retail. Six day a week with average weekly turnover in excess of $6,000. Car park with plenty of parking space. Possible finance. Visit website for information on the town. Contact Jamie or Alison for financial and further information.

price: $650,000 WIWO

bh (03) 6362 2157 ah (03) 6393 7757 fax (03) 6362 2157 mob 0418 104 034 jamorice@bigpond.net.au www.walkabout.com.au/locations/TASDeloraine.shtml

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bh (07) 4951 1353 fax (07) 4953 0020 mob 0412 190 505 gch94063@bigpond.net.au www.atn.com.au/qld/east/east-a.htm

price: $230,000 leasehold

418682

Mackay

422319

price: $650,000 + S.A.V. bh (03) 5792 3455 ah (03) 5792 3455 fax (03) 5792 3477 mob 0438 984 401 kmg@bigpond.net.au www.travelmate.com.au/Places/Places.asp?TownName=Yea_%5C_VIC


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Bakery

QLD

Bundaberg

Combined Highly Successful Business Possible finance available. Combined bakeries situated in fast developing Burnett Shire. Established over 8 years. Loyal clientele. 1. Bargara Bakery and Coffee Shop located in Bargara Central Shopping Village, next to the IGA supermarket. Floor area 86 sqm. Also operating as a SubNewsagency and a Dairy Farmers Milk Products outlet. 2. Burnett Heads Bakery & Coffee Shop is located in Burnett

Heads Shopping Centre with prime frontage & close to the Bundaberg Port and fishing resort. 3. Fully equipped Mobile Food Van with established commercial and local customer base. Package includes stock, goodwill, equipment and commercial delivery van for wholesale outlets. Genuine reason for sale. Contact owners for financial and further information.

Bakery

Bakery

NSW

Gympie

Slice of Heaven Bakery

Excellent Award Winning Family Business

Established bakery in Sanctuary Point 21/2 hours drive south from Sydney. Close to medical centre, bank, post office, shops and all amenities. Specialising in selling freshly baked products. No staff required - all profits for yourself. Clean & tidy - nothing to do. Near new equipment in good working order. Low rent and expenses. Good profit margins. Please contact owner for further information.

Great location opposite popular tourist attraction - 45mins from Noosa, 50mins from Fraser Island. Some wholesale business. Awards for pies, cakes, bread and buns over 3 years. Established over 20 years, well known in town, great clientelle. Low lease 3x3 continuous. Turnover 25-30K per month. 3 casual & 1 permanent staff willing to stay. Sale includes all equipment. Purchase of delivery van is optional. Huge potential to build business further.

price: $80,000

price: $140,000 WIWO 422283

bh (02) 4443 8380 fax (02) 4429 4122 mob 0419 242 332

QLD

bh (07) 5483 8197 fax (07) 5483 7565 mob 0438 715 068 rmitage@bigpond.net.au

415045

South Coast

420326

price: P.O.A. bh (07) 3285 2605 fax (07) 3285 4305 mob 0428 884 559 barbus@acenet.net.au www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

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Bar

Melbourne

Barber Shop

VIC

Lotto Agency, Instant Scratch-Its,

Bar and Cafe in City Centre

Barber & Tobacconist

Well established lounge bar situated in prime Melbourne CBD position. Operates Tuesday - Sunday offering a relaxed ambient atmosphere. Catering for large neighbouring corporate clientele, university students, regular backpacker groups, and private functions in the rear bar. Huge downstairs storage area, and fully functional kitchen available to provide cafe style meals. Huge potential for the right person. Possible finance available. Contact owners for financial and further information.

Well established business located in centre of main street of Stanthorpe, just two and a half hours south west of Brisbane. Stanthorpe is a progressive and growing town, offering a wide range of business and investment opportunities. Offering the only barber shop in town. Current owners for 35 years. A good earner operating 51/2 days per week. Potential for expansion. Contact Owner for full & financial information.

price: $420,000 negotiable

price: $120,000 + S.A.V. 421657

mob 0419 550 324 / 0416 007 772 drewtice@hotmail.com

bh (07) 4681 4460 fax (07) 4681 4466

Beauty Salon

Tuncurry / Taree

QLD

Stanthorpe

ah (07) 4681 1344 mob 0412 271 616

Beauty Salon

NSW

Sydney

$75,000+ Cash Generation Business

NSW

Stylish Salon - Possible Finance

Established for 24 years, currently located on Maroubra Rd. Consists of 5 treatment rooms-3 waxing / spray tan room, 2 facial / massage room, toilet, computerised reception area, garage storage & security car space. Excellent staff & loyal clientele with an extensive database. Lease has 3 years & 3 years option. Salon trades 5 days a week and is a good earner. Urgent sale due to owner moving.

price: $350,000

price: P.O.A.

bh (02) 6552 6117 mob 0402 191 443 whatabeauty@ozemail.com.au www.ambiance.net.au

ah (02) 9669 1601 mob 0416 219 112 megan_genius@yahoo.com.au

421525

Ambiance Day Spa has been established for more than 5 years, located in 2 premises Tuncurry and Taree working together with a proven track record. Providing world-class spa services to its regular and casual clientele in the Great Lakes area. Highly Trained Staff with the Latest Technology. Great marketing strategies with brand recognition already in place. Only selling due to other commitments. Vendor finance available. Sold separately if desired. For further information, please visit website or contact owner.

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Beauty Salon

Beauty Salon

NSW

Coffs Harbour

Work Your own Hours, Make the Beach Your Office

Tanning & Beauty Specialsists

Centrally located in the main street of Bentleigh. Fully airconditioned corner shop with plenty of exposure. 7 rooms with 5 tanning beds, 1 fully automated Mystic Spray on Tan Spay Booth, 1 beauty room. Also nail bar in the reception area. Has good turnover & large customer data base. Long lease & also large 2 bedroom residence above the salon which is currently sub-let. Sale price includes stock. Contact Dino for full & financial information.

Sans Soleil Magic Tan opens the door to a seachange combined with a lifestyle business. Cosmetic tanning is seeing a 30% p.a. growth rate internationally, and using the latest internationally proven automated technology, requires minimal staff involvement. T/O $50,000, 3 year lease with further option. Exclusive area. Centrally located with flexible hours, staff and training available, marketing in place and good client base. Just need good people skills and the desire to live by the sea. Vendor finance available.

price: $180,000 WIWO - negotiable 419436

price: $60,000 WIWO bh (02) 6766 1991 mob 0417 233 101 archburg@hotmail.com www.magictan.com.au

Beauty Salon

Sydney

VIC

South East Melbourne

mob 0412 503 333 dinomite1@optusnet.com.au www.visitmelbourne.com

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Beauty Salon

NSW

Eastern Suburbs

Fantastic Location

NSW

Stylish Salon in Fabulous Location

Well frequented business located in high profile shopping centre. Close to the city. Plenty of parking available. Elegant interiors. Specialising in facials, oxygen facials, body massage, various other body treatments, manicure, pedicure, body wraps, waxing, electrolysis, spray tanning. Exclusive product ranges in stock. Trading 6 days. Loyal clientele and extensive database. Large reception and waiting area, 8 treatment rooms, large staff room, 2 cleaning work stations, 2 bathrooms, 1 shower. Strong lease. Giving owners excellent income. Only selling due to retirement. Possible finance.

price: $13,500 + S.A.V.

price: $ P.O.A

ah (02) 9583 2353 mob 0416 089 966 smcgloin@bigpond.com

fax (02) 4328 2027 mob 0418 433 737 elmse@bigpond.com.au

422366

Well established beauty business located within hair salon on the beach at Coogee. Current owner has been operating as a sole trader for the past 5 years. Boasting a regular client base and excellent referral system with local accommodation establishments. Also offering packages in partnership with the hairdresser, such as bridal packs. Close to transport & parking facilities. Rental of $288 p/w includes 14 sqm plus nail area & phone. The salon returns approx $1,500 per week trading 4 days. Please contact Lyn for further information.

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Beauty Salon

NSW

Sydney - Northern Beaches

Award Winning Beauty Spa This award winning beauty spa is beautifully decorated and fully equipped with 8 treatment rooms including a dedicated spray tan room and a Vichy Spa. The spa has an enviable reputation for service, a large client base,

strong cash flow and low running costs. Fully staffed with qualified therapists, the business has operated for over 6 years. Sale, partnership or swap considered. Please contact owner for further information.

bh (02) 9940 0503 mob 0417 555 525 duncan@streetretreat.com.au www.streetretreat.com.au Beauty Salon

Bed and Breakfast

VIC

Gorgeous Beauty Salon

Blue Mountains

NSW

The Perfect Lifestyle Business

Located on Bridge Road, Richmond’s popular shop strip! Offering huge growth potential this beautiful salon is only 2 years young. 6 year lease in place with cheap rent. Loyal established clients, all listed on computerised software and prepaying members on contract valued at $40K p.a. Full systems & procedures implemented, so walk in and start trading! Parking available. Staff in place. Freshly painted premise with 3 beauty rooms, 2 manicure tables, 1 pedicure, reception, kitchen & toilet area. Great website. Contact for further information.

“Edgelinks” a prestigious and tastefully presented spacious Tuscan style home, surrounded by 1.2 acres of beautiful gardens provides a wonderful lifestyle and good income. Located in the dress circle of South Katoomba, overlooking the golf course the property enjoys filtered views of Echo Point and the Escarpment. Also situated on the scenic route through to Leura and in close proximity to walks and major scenic attractions. This superb home features 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms and 3 car/carport. Contact Owner for further details. 1 month’s training. Please visit www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au

price: $69,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 4782 3001 ah (02) 4782 3001 fax (02) 4782 3001 mob 0410 317 886 stay@edgelinks.com.au www.edgelinks.com.au

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ah (03) 9802 4003 mob 0419 366 900

price: $1,255,000 freehold 420058

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Bike and Motorcycle

QLD

Far North

Motorcycle & ATV Sales & Repairs Situated in the naturally air conditioned Atherton Tablelands, Extreme Motorcycles is a specialized one stop shop for motorbike enthusiast, close to CBD, highway shop frontage. Selling new and used bikes, plus parts & accessories. Wrecking division recently added. A large

fully equipped workshop & mobile field unit. A large customer base, employing 5 full time staff. This business has huge potential for growth. Please contact owner for further information.

bh (07) 4091 1740 fax (07) 4091 4514 mob 0427 911 746 extremeatherton@yahoo.com.au Bike and Motorcycle

Book Shop

NSW

Sydney

Spare Parts, Accessories & Workshop Successful business specialising in selling genuine and aftermarket parts (related, follow-on products). Well stocked showroom equipped with parts displays and counter. Fully functional workshop with 5 bike lifts. Established locally based clientele plus growing market outside the area. Long standing agreements with suppliers. Average T/O is $180,000 p.a. Ideal business for someone looking to gain access to this industry. Please contact for further information.

NSW

Great Location in Busy Retail Centre Well established business located in prime position in Penrith. General stock range with emphasis on education and children’s categories. Perfect opportunity for owner operator to build on established customer base - huge potential for growth, particularly in servicing local libraries, schools and training colleges. Store size is 152m2 with 15m2 storage room. Contact for further information.

price: $40,000 + S.A.V. + fixtures & fittings

bh (02) 4577 8090 fax (02) 4577 8601 mob 0433 806 014 windsorharley@people.net.au

bh (02) 8332 6803 fax (02) 8332 6851 mob 0409 038 285 greg.darcy@sorrento-inv.com.au

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price: $395,000 WIWO

422767

Windsor

422758

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Boat

Boat

NSW

South Coast

Port Stephens

Ultimate Seachange Business/Retirement Lifestyle

BLACK PEARL CHARTERS

This established Fishing Charter Boat Business is located in the unspoilt beauty of Port Stephens, a fully operational timber 54ft charter boat offering deep sea, reef or game fishing, sea diving, dolphin and whale watching cruises. For its regular and casual clientele. Giving the owners a lifestyle and income. Visit website. Contact owner for full and financial information.

Established 15 years. FISHING, DIVING, SNORKELING, WHALE WATCHING, ISLAND CRUISES‌ All in and around the pristine waters of Montague Island/Narooma (official Marine Park). Regular clientele. Take over this business confident in knowing all engineering and paper work is sound. $70K refurbishment in the last 12 months (incl. 2 brand new turbo diesel marine engines). Training and experienced crew available. Owners travelling. For more information, visit website (Promotional DVD available for genuine enquiries).

price: $260,000 416154

price: $245,000 bh (02) 4476 1047 mob 0408 428 857 islandcharters@sci.net.au www.islandchartersnarooma.com

mob 0402 757 113 paulmitchell7@bigpond.com www.blackpearlcharters.com.au

Boat

Newcastle

NSW

Boat

NSW

Fraser Island

Hunter Water Experiences

QLD

World Heritage Houseboat Holidays Premier fleet of 4 Coher 45ft Houseboats (1 under management) of the highest standard nationwide. Departure lounge, office, workshop, landscaped gardens. Marina facility, 2 pontoons, berthing for 5 vessels. 13 exclusive moorings. Southwind Fishing Charter vessel, Blue Fin service boat. Landcruiser promotional & airport shuttle vehicle 80 series. High ranking website, colour brouchures, yellow pages, tourism member. Turnover $300,000 p.a. with potential to double or triple fleet with the possibility of charter boats etc. Inspection strictly by appointment only. See website or contact Owner for more information.

price: $210,000 + G.S.T.

price: $1,300,000

mob 0429 999 298 shadow_fax@bigpond.com www.visitnewcastle.com.au

bh (07) 5486 3146 mva08068@bigpond.net.au www.rainbowbeachhouseboats.com.au

422723

An exciting and unique boat charter business available for the right person. We provide cruises around Newcastle’s ocean, harbour, river and lake system. NAIAD rigid inflatable boat with twin 200hp outboard motors, registration February 2008, NSW Survey: 2C-10+2, 2D12+2, toilet, GPS/fish finder, 14 Burke spray jackets, PA system, removable bench style seats and Dunbier trailer. Low overheads with no mooring fees required. Versatile vessel suitable for transport, fishing, diving, charter, etc. Heaps of extras and in excellent condition. Contact Ian for further information.

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Blinds and Shutters

NSW

Sydney

Nationwide Business Opportunity-Colonial Plantation Shutters Seeking enthusiastic individuals who are looking for a low cost, low risk way of running a small, but very productive business. Plantation shutters are considered the ultimate window covering because of their desirability, versatility and increased appreciation of your home, which never goes out of style. By developing exclusive specialty tools, jigs and templates it has created a low cost business start-up that gives the small producer a big advantage over the large

manufacturers. This allows a lower cost of production, and hence a lower sales price. The start up package has been designed for simplicity, accuracy and efficiency appealing to anyone with handyman skills. Package includes equipment, training and work manuals for the production process, plus ongoing support and marketing advice. Work 1 day or 7 days, you will have complete business freedom. Contact Mike for further details.

price: $23,500 422243

bh (02) 9973 1718 mob 0408 251 440 contact@colonialplantationshutters.com.au www.colonialplantationshutters.com.au

Bread Run

QLD

Brisbane

Tip Top Bread Run Located 10km from Brisbane city and 10km from the Tip Top Bakery, this bread run displays growth and profit. Situated in the heart of Carindale, you can earn an annual

turnover of over $122,000. The vehicle is a 2003 ISUZU with hydraulic lifter. For further information contact Greg.

ah (07) 3829 2410 mob 0410 470 557 gregdeb5@bigpond.com www.ourbrisbane.com/living/suburbs/carindale

421991

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Bread Run

Bread Run

Brisbane Northside/Redcliffe QLD

Northside Brisbane

Food Delivery Run - Pies and Bread

QLD

Tip Top Bread Run

price: $75,000 negotiable

price: $140,000

bh (07) 3869 0650 ah (07) 3869 0650

mob 0414 492 864 lynellen@bigpond.net.au

422140

Good earner & solid investment with plenty of potential for growth. Run covers Northside of Brisbane, The Gap, Ashgrove through to Newmarket. Full Tip Top training & support provided. Price includes truck with hydraulic lifter. Please contact owner for further information.

422249

Well established customer base for wholesale delivery of pies, cakes and bread. Includes refrigerated delivery van in good condition. Operating 5 days - no weekends or public holidays - between midnight and 8am. Good net profits for owner/operator. Ideal for someone looking to buy themselves and income and location life style. Please contact Noel for further information.

Building

NSW

South Coast

Huge

Growth Area Highly reputable award winning window business which has been successfully operating on the South Coast of NSW for the past 25 years, servicing from the Victorian border to Batemans Bay. The business operates principally as an agent for Stegbar Windows with a long term contract in place. A well appointed showroom and office is located on the Princess Highway Pambula which is the home base of this business. An ideal business opportunity for a motivated family to achieve a lifestyle change with an excellent income on the beautiful far South

Coast. Owners are retiring but willing to assist in the transition period.

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Building and Construction

SA

Bordertown

Sound Business Opportunity Earthmoving and ready-mixed concrete business. Selling sand, metal and other quarry product. Also perform excavating, earthmoving and contract cartage. Established over 30 years and situated in an economically strong and reliable area in the Limestone Coast region of SA. Strong local client base, ideal family or father son business currently employing 5 staff who will stay on. T/O

$1.3 million All plant and equipment is in good condition. The batching plant and agitators are excluded as owned by Readymix. The premises are available for long-term lease or could be purchased with the business. Current owner retiring but prepared to train purchaser. Contact Owner for full & further information. Will consider partial vendor finance.

price: $1,000,000 + S.A.V. leasehold / $1,400,000 + S.A.V. freehold 421135

bh (08) 8752 0044 fax (08) 8752 0011 mob 0419 800 617 bss@lm.net.au www.tatiara.sa.gov.au

Building and Construction

Sunshine Coast

QLD

Lifestyle & Excellent Income This well-known established business is specialising in placing concrete in inaccessible areas by using concrete pumping equipment. Operating in the housing and commercial field, including footings, ground and suspended slabs, blockfill, driveways, paths etc. Employs reliable welltrained staff operating equipment comprising of two fully

certified boom pumps plus accessories. Training available to new owner. This business has potential to increase as the Sunshine Coast is one of the fastest growing areas. Excellent proceeds with a high profit margin. Only selling due to other business commitments. Please contact owner for further information. Local council Web. - www.maroochy.qld.gov.au

price: $700,000 WIWO bh (07) 5442 7447 fax (07) 5442 7629 mob 0400 002 315

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Building and Construction

QLD

Coastal Far North

Magnificent Magnetic Island

Highly successful business in an island paradise. Two businesses in one. Specialising in steel construction, fabrication, engineering and earthworks. Equipped workshop and all plant. Only business of this kind with building and construction booming on the world heritage listed island. A new harbour has been completed with a Fast-

cat ferry service to Townsville (20 minutes). The lifestyle is brilliant with pristine beaches, excellent boating facilities, fishing, snorkelling and water sports. Great eating out in the many excellent restaurants. Also available for sale is a beautiful home and apartment on 1 acre lot, with own creek. For more info. on the area visit www.townsville.online.com.au.

price: $450,000

Building and Construction

Gold Coast

401197

bh (07) 4778 5559 fax (07) 4778 5782 islandeng@bigpond.com www.magnetic-island.com.au Building and Construction

QLD

Sea Lake

VIC

An opportunity for an energetic and motivated tradesperson with a vision to expand, to take over an established successful business. Established five years, specialising in maintaining commercial and domestic buildings and properties. No lawn mowing or landscape work. Would suit a multi skilled tradesperson and/or entrepreneur with a vision to grow the business and franchise in the future. Includes an established client base, proven systems, car, trailer, computer, software & hardware. Full financials and history available to serious buyers. Contact for full & financial details.

Freehold Readymix & Concreting business established over 40 years. Ideal location for a young family. Town has all amenities. No similar business within 75 kms. Regular clientele, council and private work with plenty of forward bookings. Wide range of equipment, 2 cement trucks, 1 tip truck, backhoe etc. 65 tonne capacity cement silo plus united scales in centre of the plant. T/O $500,000 plus with increasing work each year. Owner only selling due to retirement. Staff in place with owner willing to offer training for an extended period. Possible finance also available.

price: $75,000

price: $200,000 WIWO - negotiable

bh (07) 5574 7233 ah (07) 5574 9600 fax (07) 5574 7388 mob 0407 734 390 fcowell@ozemail.com.au

bh (03) 5070 1310 fax (03) 5070 1310 mob 0417 108 460 / 0428 500 688 www.buloke.vic.gov.au

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Butcher Shop

Snowy Mountains

Butcher Shop

VIC

Central West

Buying youself income

NSW

Ideal Family Business

A great business in a fast growing town. Located in Mudgee, under four hours pleasant driving from central Sydney, a safe & friendly township awaits you. Catering for it’s casual and reguar clientele. Sale price includes all plant & equipment to run this very successful business. Gross turnover 2005/2006 $800,000 with a strong profit margin. Owner selling for health reasons. Please contact for further information.

price: $100,000

price: $149,000 negotiable + S.A.V.

bh (03) 5154 1291 ah (03 ) 5154 1121 fax (03) 5154 1921 lkr1@westnet.com.au www.gippslandtourism.com.au/Orbost

bh (02) 6372 1178 ah (02) 6372 3925 fax (02) 6372 1178 sutties4@bigpond.net.au www.visitmudgeeregion.com.au

422300

Situated in the main street of Orbost, a coastal town 375 km from Melbourne and 670 km from Sydney. Very good holiday trade. Currently supplying the largest supermartket in town as well as retail trade. Latest modern display cabinets and mincer mixer. New upright freezer, all other equipment in good order including cryovac machine, smoke oven, scales etc. 2 large walk in cool rooms. Genuine reason for selling. Contact for further information.

Butcher Shop

South East

Cafe

NSW

Melbourne

Business + Stylish 3-Bedroom Residence

VIC

Inkari - Latin America Theme

One of the finest and most popular cafes in Lygon Street Carlton. Established 2 Years ago. Profitable and ready to be taken to the next level. Excellent premises, equipment all as new. Long lease 20 years. Loyal clientele. Best coffee in the block. Highly recommendable. Visit website and contact for full and financial information.

price: $395,000 freehold

price: $250,000 + stock - negotiable

ah (02) 6458 4181 mob 0419 460 781

www.platypuscountry.org.au/fileadmin/PCSAT/Council/Default.htm

422307

Ideally located in main street of Bombala, allowing for maximum exposure to passing trade. Only butchers shop for 100km. Enjoy best of both worlds being located only 1hr from the coast & 11/2 hrs from the snowfields. The butchery is food safe accredited, with 2 walk-in fridges and meat delivery vehicle. Currently supplying: 2 hospitals, 2 pubs, 1 aged hostel, 2 supermarkets, 1 club & 2 cafes as well as the town and surrounding districts. T/O approx. $750,000. Excellent opportunity suited to an owner/operator or family run business.

bh (02) 6458 3589 fax (02) 6458 3450

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bh (03) 9634 4369 fax (03) 8601 2419 info@inkari.com.au

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Cafe

Southern Highlands

Cafe

NSW

Cafe and Juice Bar in Prime Location

Brewsters Coffee House

Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this highly sought after location and home to Sydney’s most famous beach, Bondi, yet still only 8 kms from the Sydney CBD. This 1km long stretch of sand, can attract more than 40,000 visitors on a typical summer weekend. Est. for more than 14 years, this is the only cafe in Bondi Beach with a room to expand. Easily managed offering dine-in and take-away. Outdoor covered seating with spectacular views for it’s casual & regular clientele. Contact Owner for full and further information.

Located in the middle of the Mittagong CBD, the growth centre of the Southern Highlands. A little over an hour from Sydney heading south, or a little over 1 1/2 hours north from Canberra. Mittagong is the gateway to the Southern Highlands tourist district, close to Bowral and Historic Berrima, both tourist destinations. A cafe that specialises in seriously good coffee, quick and tasty food all served in a welcoming atmosphere. Turnover $250,000 p.a. Good lease 3 x 3. Staff in place. Possible finance available.

price: $105,000 415667

price: $120,000 mob 0401 145 872 brewsterscafe@bigpond.com www.thesouthernhighlands.com.au/towns/mittagong

NSW

Sydney

mob 0402 587 835 squeezebondi@gmail.com www.waverley.nsw.gov.au

Cafe

Cafe

QLD

Winton

Brisbane

Want to Live in a Friendly Town & Earn Money Too?

Very modern licensed Café / Restaurant. Well presented and well organised alfresco dining located in prime position of upmarket Coorparoo. This business has great potential. Easy to run and ideal for a couple who have good people skills. Trading 7 days breakfast, lunch and 2 nights Fri / Sat dinner. Seating for approx 100 people. $80,000 cash flow profit in last 6 months. Please contact owner for further information.

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price: $180,000 415527

bh (07) 4657 1301

QLD

Modern Upmarket Cafe

Our FREEHOLD cafe + shop + house is for sale in the Western Queensland town of Winton. Features:- Busy cafe in main street with bypass access also, attracting vast clientele including locals, truckies, country & tourists alike. • 2 bedroom comfortable cottage on back of block included. Fully air conditioned, landscaped gardens, fenced, garden shed, and much more. • Present owner - 10 years. Please contact for further information. Will consider partial vendor finance.

price: $395,000 + S.A.V.

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ah (07) 3353 8587 fax (07) 3353 8582 mob 0409 150 350 kaydolan@bigpond.com

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Cafe

Parkes

Cafe

NSW

Northside Shopping Centre QLD

Ideal family business

TJ’ s Healthy Habits

price: $65,000 WIWO

price: $120,000 negotiable

mob 0428 484 262 cafeclarinda@hotmail.com www.parkes.nsw.gov.au

bh (07) 3265 3808 fax (07) 3265 1700 mob 0404 244 261

Cafe

Sydney

419781

Ideal family business. Presently run under management but big reduction in wages possible by being run by energetic couple. CafĂŠ located at main entry into one of busiest Woolworths in QLD. Currently open Monday to Saturday. Average T/O $6,200-$6,500 pw. With plenty of potential for expansion. Includes extensive equipment. Trial period available. Please contact owner for full and further information.

422237

Located centrally in Parkes NSW, excellent regular and causal clientele also including catering service. Seats 42 including outside dining. Two bedroom flat upstairs included in rent for shop. Turn over approx $195,000.00 per annum. Baking bakbar turbo fan 35 oven included in fixtures. Specialising in flavoured and plain pies. All assistances given to new owners. Contact for full and further information.

Cafe

NSW

Port Douglas

Highly Recommended

QLD

One Stop Eatery Great business + great lifestyle in top location. Only takeaway / cafe & ice creamery in Marina Mirage. Dine in seating for 70 people. Very good T/O - all equipment owned. Catering for local staff as well as tourists. Good money earner and the best lifestyle in Paradise. Wishing to retire. Full assistance for easy take over / staff available. Contact Owner for full & financial information.

price: $89,000 WIWO

price: $395,000

ah (02) 4659 6235 fax (02) 4659 6235 mob 0417 061 274 rose@secondhand-oz.com

421521

Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well established business located in Camden, catering for its casual and regular customer in this residential area. Close to schools. Outside dining. Ideal for husband and wife team or partnership. Good lease with strong income. Only selling due to other commitments. Contact owner for full and financial information.

bh (07) 4099 5167 ah (07) 4098 5453 fax (07) 4099 5167 www.portdouglaswebs.com.au

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Cafe

Cafe

QLD

Sunshine Coast

Narooma South Coast NSW

Ideal family business

Have a sea change and make a living

price: $90,000 negotiable

Casey’s café is located in the beautiful coastal town of Narooma. Situated between Canberra, Sydney, and Melbourne on the Princess Hwy. Established 18 years and offering great views of the coastline and inlet. Quality Vittoria coffee. Catering for gluten free and vegetarians, plus regular and other clientele. Known for fantastic atmosphere, friendly and professional service. New long lease 8 years. Turnover approx $260,000. Contact for further information.

Busy café located on the main street Tewantin of the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Catering for its regular and causal clientele, with good location just opposite Woolworths. Great potential to growth. Outdoors and undercover dining area. Currently operating Monday to Friday 8am-5pm. Turnover approx $4,500 per week. Solid lease in place. Ideal family business. Contact owner for further information.

bh (07) 5455 5055 ah (07) 5447 1945 mob 0439 887 430 deliciousdlites@hotmail.com 422253

www.queenslandholidays.com.au/destinations/sunshinecoast/places-to-visit/tewantin/

price: $165,000 WIWO bh (02) 4476 1241 www.southcoast.com.au/narooma/index.html

Cafe

Morpeth

Cafe

NSW

Southern Sydney

Unique Cafe/Specialty Teashop

Newly renovated & air conditioned with new equipment and appliances. This well appointed cafe serves mainly coffee, light meals and cakes during the day & converts to a Modern Australian cuisine and B.Y.O. restaurant on Friday nights. Currently trading 5 1/2 days a week, which could be extended if desired. Established and loyal clientele. T/O $5,500 per week. Rent $400 p.w. with long lease available. Ideal for a husband & wife team, partners etc. Genuine sale due to family commitments. Please contact owner for further information. 422449

price: $149,000 + S.A.V.

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Busy Cafe / Restaurant

Well established unique husband and wife business. Situated in Morpeth a popular tourist destination and fast growing heritage town on the banks of the Hunter River. Character building 1850. Operating 6 days per week for breakfast and lunch. Inside and outside dining for 45. Specialising in serving and selling over 80 kinds of different teas from all over the world and good coffee. As well as supplement products. Great business loads of potential. Long Lease. Contact owners for full and financial details.

bh (02) 4934 6616 ah (02) 4938 6266 fax (02) 4938 6296 mob 0428 778 889 tealoversmorpeth@bigpond.com www.getaway.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=67278

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price: $135,000 WIWO mob 0404 253 532

jssconsulting@optusnet.com.au

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Cafe

Pennant Hills

Cafe

NSW

Geraldton

Seachange Beckons

Urgent Sale due to Health Reasons

Situated in heart of Mid West region, lies the picturesque sea side city of Geraldton. Currently experiencing a period of rapid exponential growth from a boom in the resources sector, Centro Northgate is the largest shopping centre in the region. Le Cafe is situated at it’s entrance, overlooking the ocean with indoor and all weather alfresco seating for 55 persons. Recently refurbished to a very high modern standard with new equipment. BYO licence can easily be obtained. Good lease in place. T/O last 3 years $1,618,056.

We have a great reputation for the best coffee in the area, and fresh generous simple meals, as well as the daily specials that we offer which are very popular, all at reasonable prices. Public transport is good -the train station is a two minute walk from the shop. A bright sunny position with outdoor seating. Lots of loyal, friendly customers. A lease that is 3+3. All equipment comes included with the price. Happy to offer our services for the hand over. Will consider all offers. Please contact Dianne for further information.

price: $395,000 420272

price: $99,000 O.N.O. mob 0424 492 201 dianneabihanna@hotmail.com

mob 0400 988 922 le.cafe@bigpond.com.au www.geraldtontourist.com.au

Cafe

Sydney

Cafe

NSW

Redcliffe

Strong Profit Margins / Possible Vendor Finance

QLD

Yummy Ice Creamery and Cafe

Situated in a beautiful sea-side location within the Redcliffe CBD, just short stroll to and from beaches. Inside and al fresco dining area offering fantastic views of Morton Bay. New 3 x 3 year lease. Business is easy to learn and master. All systems are in place and are simple to monitor and maintain. The menu is successful and popular including milkshakes, smoothies, espresso coffee and cakes and a range of cafĂŠ foods. Casual staff in place. Contact owners for full & financial information.

This magnificent Cafe located in a prime position at busy Flemington Markets, Sydney. With a renowned reputation for good service, this business has a captive customer base with huge exposure to shoppers and other businesses at markets. Restricted competition. Cafe seats 55 and has a current turnover of $16,000 - $20,000 per week. Offers great potential to increase sales, and long lease in place. Contact Barry for more information.

price: $190,000 + S.A.V. 417043

price: $650,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 4573 2342 fax (02) 4573 2350 mob 0411 076 430 barry_hill@bigpond.com

WA

422725

2/4/07

bh (07) 3883 1515 ah (07) 3203 7171 fax (07) 3883 1515 mob 0431 835 416 aramoana@bigpond.com yummyicecream.com.au

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Cafe

Bayside Melbourne

Cafe

VIC

Lower Blue Mountains

Cafe & Gift Shop

Cozy Cafe / Restaurant

Well established, and patronised offering the best of both worlds:- a gift shop and café. This highly unique concept allows customers the opportunity to shop or browse, while enjoying coffee and cake. All food is cooked on the premises. Cliental is established with new client’s everyday. Close to all public transport. Lease is 3 x 3. All equipment and gifts are included in selling price. Full assistance offered for transition. Please contact Rob for full & financial information.

Located in the beautiful lower Blue Mountains region, approximately 50 minutes drive from Sydney. This business would be ideal for a husband & wife team. Catering for its regular, casual and tourists clientele. Giving owners a good income plus lifestyle. No experience required. Owners’ willing to assist during transition. Call Mick for further and financial information.

price: $55,000 negotiable fax (02) 9606 8971 mob 0418 160 218 gem0652@bigpond.com www.bluemts.com.au

422742

price: $80,000 mob 0417 381 962 cuppacottage@ozemail.com.au

Cafe

Greater Melbourne

NSW

Cafe

VIC

Wollongong

Ideal Family Business

NSW

A Must See To Believe

Award Winning Café / Restaurant in best position within busy CBD Mall precinct. Fantastic concept with 50+ seats inside and 40+ seats Alfresco under cover. Fully air-conditioned. It’s famous for its over 40kg coffee per week. Good regular trade offering modern European cuisine. Staff in place. Solid 8 year lease. T/O $710,000. Operating daytime only, but the area allows you to operate at night. Excellent new fit-out plus kitchen. A very trendy ‘swish’ little restaurant. Full training and support. Please contact Bill for more information.

price: $120,000

price: P.O.A.

bh (03) 9399 2121 ah (03) 9314 1071 mob 0429 353 524 nicksos@hotmail.com

mob 0431 598 664 bna20055@bigpond.net.au www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au

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Pizza Cafe perfectly located in residential shopping strip in South Kingsville. Regular customers are predominantly from the immediate and surrounding area. Proven streamlined techniques and equipment that help minimise the number of staff required. All plant and equipment have been refurbished. T/O approx. $300,000 p.a. with huge potential. Fully licensed, seats 28, includes delivery of alcohol. Lease is till 2014 in 2-year options with a low rent. Contact vendor for further details.

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Cafe

VIC

Murray River Region

Murray River Walk Cafe Modern air conditioned cafe, located on the foreshore of the Murray River at Tocumwal. Tocumwal is a thriving tourist oriented country town. The cafe is well presented and fully refurbished with excellent new commercial kitchen. This profitable business offers a great range of quality home made hot and cold food, ice creams and the best coffee in town! The cafe has indoor & outdoor seating. 2 x 3 year lease

with low rent in place. The business is showing great results with a regular local custom, travellers and tourists trade with excellent potential for growth. The area boasts large sandy beaches, winery’s, restaurants, 36 hole championship golf courses and state forests teaming with wildlife. Contact Kate for further details.

price: $55,000

Cafe

Cafe

VIC

Central Coast

NSW

Beautiful C.B.D. Cafe

Subway Restaurant - International Icon

No.1 Sandwich Franchise in the world, located in Camberwell. A well recognised successful business. Would suit owner operator or investor. T/O is approximately $550,000 per annum. Situated in a popular shopping centre. Great reputation, loyal and regular clientele. Currently under management. Contact owner for price and further financial information, in full confidence.

Well known cafe established for over 5 years at prime location in Gosford. A total makeover was completed recently with everything new and nothing leased. Loyal support from corporate and shoppers alike. Currently using 10-12 kgs of coffee a week and steadily increasing. Easy setup and clean down, efficiently operated with 2 owners and 1 staff. Ideal ‘almost’ seachange being just 10kms from Terrigal beach. Please contact for further information.

price: $135,000

mob 0401 999 917 stirrini@gmail.com

bh (02) 4323 5039 ah (02) 4384 5760 mob 0411 395 533 stevejury@hotmail.com

414792

price: $360,000 negotiable

417101

Melbourne

422787

bh (03) 5874 2732 mob 0409 722 181 info@donyoung.com.au www.toconthemurray.com.au

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Cafe

Cafe

VIC

Snowy River

Café / Accommodation Freehold

Gallery & Cafe

Orbost Snowy River Cafe has a large shop area with a big lounge room, storage room and 2 other rooms one with a walk in freezer. 1 bedroom residence above shop with all amenities. Neat and tidy paved backyard, laundry & another storage room. Staff in place. Trading 51/2 days with potential to open 7 days. Located in the beautiful Snowy River valley; approx. 4 hours drive from Melbourne and Canberra. Mild climate. Quality schools, hospital, tourist attractions & great community. 2 weeks training. Leasehold price $130,000. Contact for financial and further information.

Gallery & Cafe with highway frontage in Uralla. Business has regular clientele, current lease with an option of a further 3 years, excellent staff and owners are prepared to give training to buyers if required. This is a growing business currently operating 5 days. All the hard establishment work has been done. Business would suit couple of partnership. Visit www.uralla.com for info on Uralla. Please contact owner for further information.

price: $75,000 WIWO

421526

price: $380,000 + S.A.V. - freehold bh (03) 5154 1054 ah (03) 5154 1054 www.egipps.vic.gov.au

NSW

Uralla

bh (02) 6778 3659 ah (02) 6778 3645 fax (02) 6778 3659 mob 0431 488 886 rhonda.brooks@urallagallery.com www.urallagallery.com

Cafe

Cafe

NSW

Taree

Gold Coast

Highly Recommended Café & Deli

Fancy a Tree Change? This busy little shop has the feel of a country store but only 10 mins from beautiful Burliegh beach. Clean and tidy kitchen. Cozy and friendly environment with covered verandah seating. Located at Tallebudgera, a southern eastern suburb of Gold Coast, approx. 25 mins drive from Surfers Paradise or Coolangatta Airport. Turnover has increased each year, to over $270,000. Studio type accommodation means it is perfect for a couple. Contact owner for further information.

price: P.O.A.

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QLD

Cozy Cafe / General Store

Possible finance available. This sensibly priced business is ideal for a husband & wife team. Located in Chatham on Mid-North Coast of NSW, this long established café is situated in large shopping complex with no competition. Operating 51/2 days a week, it offers in-house dining or takeaway meals, a well-stocked deli & patisserie plus outside catering a developing market with potential for growth. Staff in place. T/O approx. $260,000 p.a. Owners have other commitments so must sell. Solid business with steady growth. Healthy profits, full training & support.

price: $120,000 418589

bh (02) 6552 4580 ah (02) 6556 7710 fax (02) 6556 7622 mob 0413 303 857 goldsmith.ind@bigpond.com www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au

422204

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mob 0417 005 987 jball@bigpond.net.au

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Cafe

Catering

Port Stephens

NSW

Gold Coast

Live and Work in Paradise

Café / Life on the Waters Edge

Highly profitable cash flow business one of a kind. This is not the average catering type business. Preparing food for high profile corporate clients working in office buildings for their morning, lunch and afternoon food requirements, plus functions and special events. 5 day operation. Staff in place and leases available on premises. Huge growth potential if taken to the next level. Has out grown current owner. Low rent with little or no overheads. Possible finance available. Contact owner for financial and further information.

Alfresco dining over looking the beach and sand dunes. A popular tourist spot is renowned for watching the dolphins play and the whales breaching. The only whale watching café in the bay makes this café an excellent location all year around. Seating approximately 60+ people. Loyal Staff wanting to stay on. Lifestyle not to be missed. Genuine reason for sale and vendor prepared to stay on for training. Please contact owner for financial and further information.

price: $105,000

price: P.O.A. 422802

ah (02) 4919 0181 mob 0439 380 729 sue.kimh@bigpond.net.au

Car Detailing

Melbourne

mob 0432 299 600 james@noel.com.au www.australia-goldcoast.com.au

Car Detailing

VIC

Brisbane

Mobile Car Cleaning

QLD

Car Wash and Detailing Store

Providing a full range of services, specialising in exterior detailing. Servicing western, northern, south-western and inner city areas. Trading 6 days. Training provided. Includes fully equipped vehicle, wet’n’dry vacuum, 2 shampoo machines, Gerni high pressure-low pressure washer, cut and polish machine, chemicals and polishes. Website and personalised mobile number. Excellent clientele list. Waterless and low use water washing. Selling due to other commitments. Contact for financial information.

Our water efficient businesses are experiencing unprecedented growth and demand from both the retail and corporate markets. With a reputation for quality and proven systems, these businesses are ideal for an investor or owner operator. There are currently 3 stores available for purchase:- Carindale, Springwood, Strathpine. Training provided. Contact Gary for further information.

price: P.O.A. 422278

price: $68,000 fax (03) 8742 2341 mob 0438 338 245 icemans092003@yahoo.com.au www.icemanscarcleaning.com

QLD

421977

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mob 0414 989 849 gary@sparkles.com.au www.sparkles.com.au

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Caravan Park

Tamworth area

NSW

Riverside Caravan Park and Mixed Business

Opportunity abounds in this perfectly positioned freehold, multifaceted, riverside business. Ideally positioned 35 kms North of Tamworth, midway between Brisbane & Sydney, North Coast and Western regions. Scenically located, and sole retailer in one of the most picturesque villages along the New England Highway. Comprising 3 acres freehold caravan park, general store, post office, newsagency, tearoom, takeaway, fuel, gas and separate quality residence. Extensive local & regional educational,

sporting and medical facilities. Full advance bookings for 2008 Tamworth Country Music Festival. Close proximity to the world class Tamworth Equine and Livestock Centre, and adjacent to the best Rodeo ground in the North offers explosive potential to further develop unused portions of land as an associated or separate business venture. Such an extensive opportunity rarely presents itself in one package. Please contact owners for further information.

mob 0419 997 201

422141

price: $695,000 WIWO bh (02) 6769 6604

bendyriversiderest@bigpond.com.au

Caravan Sales

Adelaide Hills

SA

Join the Fast Growing RV Industry

Highly successful Caravan & Motorhome specialist with $2 Million turnover. Located in one of Australia’s fastest growing areas with no competition, servicing a lucrative niche market! Established and wellknown business currently operated by husband/wife team plus 1 full-time staff prepared to stay on. Exclusive statewide dealerships for unique, high quality caravans and motor homes, with great support from suppliers. Also trading in second hand caravans and camper trailers. Huge potential

for further growth by incorporating spare parts, accessories, workshop services etc. Attractive premises in excellent position with landscaped display yard, customer parking, large workshop, well equipped office, long lease with further option. Very active and effective website. Owners selling to retire, but happy to assist new owners as required. Possible finance for stock available to approved purchaser. For community information please visit http://www.dcmtbarker.sa.gov.au/site/page.cfm

bh 0417 862 248 ah (08) 8537 5223 fax (08) 8537 5223 mob 0414 714 868 info@globalcaravans.com.au www.globalcaravans.com.au 96 Australian Business For Sale

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Child Care Centre

Far North

Cleaning

QLD

Live and Work in Paradise

Proven Growth Business

Long day care centre situated metres from beach, a sought after and idyllic location in Far North Queensland. Currently licensed for 25 places but easily increased to 35 places. Purpose built premises with 8 years left of a 10 year lease. On a large block, 1,100 sqm not far from the town centre. Well established lawns and gardens. All equipment, computers, toys etc and new floor coverings included in the sale. Fully equipped new modern kitchen and kitchenette. T/O $240,000 plus. Fully staffed. Generous handover time and possible finance available.

Highly recommended, well established commercial cleaning business. Approx. turnover $227,000, with a strong profit margin. Currently employing 15 staff/subcontractors with Labour Hire handling staff paperwork. Solid repeat client base. Sale includes 2003 Mitsubishi van, extensive equipment, website, documented systems, well branded. Reluctant sale due to owners need to relocate. Please contact for full & further information.

price: $150,000

price: $260,000 WIWO 411189

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

Cleaning

Northern NSW

QLD

Brisbane

bh (07) 3207 3032 ah (07) 3207 3032 fax (07) 3822 5609 mob 0428 150 771 adam@roomormill.com.au

Clothing

NSW

Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning

Sydney

NSW

Buying Direct from the Importer

Looking for people in the clothing industry wishing to take advantage of this company’s extensive knowledge in Men’s formal and casual wear. Currently available fullsleeve, short-sleeve, and double cuff shirts. Supplying to wholesalers, retailers and regular customers. You will be able to buy these products directly from the manufacturer / importer at very competitive prices. Orders by email, mail and telephone. Please contact for further information.

price: $130,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9605 2463 mob 0433 288 127 bexbuyaustralia@iprimus.com.au

421539

Established over 10 years. Servicing Ballina and Byron Shire. Specialising in carpet/upholstery cleaning using State-of-the-art equipment and technology. One month’s training and support will be provided. Great client base with huge potential for further capital growth. Price includes VW van fitted with a Legend SE truck mount and all equipment. Can be operated as a home based business. Contact owner for further information.

bh (02) 6681 6007 fax (02) 6686 8796 salmick1@aapt.net.au www.ballina.nsw.gov.au

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Clothing

Clothing

NSW

Glebe

Port Douglas

QLD

Funky Urban Store Selling at Stock Value Only

Just Kidding Children’s Wear Boutique

price: $ S.A.V.

ah (07) 4098 8446 mob 0419 148 228 portdouglas@bigpond.com www.atn.com.au/qld/north/north-c.htm

Located in ‘prime position’ in Marina Mirage Port Douglas. Captured market, this is the only children’s wear shop of its kind within a 400km radius, and extremely popular with parents. Return customers international, domestic and local plus the occasional Movie Star. A great shop with a excellent reputation for stocking quality boutique brands. All the hard work has been done - just walk in and take over! Beautifully set-up and a pleasure to work in. Regretful sale. Price reduced to sell. Contact owner for full & financial details.

Opportunity to purchase well established men and women’s clothing store. Our funky urban store is a suburb icon in Glebe, Sydney, specialising in everyday wear and unique party wear. We pride ourselves on our individuality. Outstanding Women’s fashion finalist in the 2005 City of Sydney Small Business Awards. Owner will introduce buyer to all suppliers. Healthy T/O, regretful sale due to pregnancy. Approximate stock value $20,000 - $40,000.

Clothing

Metro/Country

Clothing

NSW

Yandina

Total Concept Mobile Clothing Retail Ideal business for either 1 person or husband & wife team. NEC Direct Fashions is a unique and highly successful mobile shopping service catering to the growing needs of the more mature in Residential Care facilities (Retirement Villages, Hostels and Nursing Homes) throughout country and metropolitan NSW. Possible franchising throughout Australia and NZ. Present turnover exceeds $20,000 per month. Sales includes vehicle with lifter, plant and equipment, computer software/hardware, customer lists and long-term forward booking schedules. 2 - 3 weeks training. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Contact owner for more information.

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Tourism & Promotion Products Established for 10 years. A major supplier of souvenir, apparel and promotional clothing to Australian and International businesses. Original Australiana Designs for the tourist and souvenir industry. Broad range of garments to screen print or embroider. Various high profile regular clientele. Low rent, low overhead, strong profit margin. Back up all the time. Contact owner for further information.

price: $250,000 421129

price: $120,000 + S.A.V. fax (02) 6285 3139 mob 0438 282 284 fashionsdirect@hwy.com.au

422277

415845

mob 0407 402 587 indenial@exemail.com.au

price: $75,000 + S.A.V.

mob 0411 287 828 sales@qlduniform.com.au www.ozkoz.com.au

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Clothing

NSW

Sydney

Amazing Fashion Boutique

Newest and most influential fashion boutique to hit the street-wear market with a great reputation in the Fashion Industry. 130sqm premises with antique fit out, situated above Cronulla’s busy café district in an area that is trend driven and fashion cultured and soon to be a major hot spot in Sydney’s shopping destinations. Stocking the best men’s and women’s labels around, the shop is known for

being the only stockist in Sydney for an array of Australian designers and International labels. Only one of its kind in the area and all the hard work has been done for you. If you love people and fashion, this is the perfect opportunity to enter this exciting and rewarding market. Price includes stock & fit out. Immediate sale due to owners moving overseas. Contact Daniel for financial details.

price: $300,000 stock & fitout included

Clothing

Consultancy

NSW

Online Children and Baby Boutique

Quality Systems for Road Transport

This sensibly priced business can be operated from anywhere - even from the comfort of your own home. All the hard work is done. New online children and baby boutique selling high quality clothing, shoes, gifts and accessories. Includes gorgeous website and all programs necessary to operate the business - no computer knowledge required. Current marketing already in place. Regrettable sale due to unexpected family commitments. Contact for further and financial information.

Well established and respected within the road transport industry in NSW and beyond. Specialising in supply, implementation and support of alternative compliance systems in the specific areas of vehicle maintenance and mass management for road transport operators for owner operators to large fleets. Excellent returns $200K plus with good profit margins and low overheads. Great potential for future growth. Unique management systems. Ideal for people who have a road transport industry background. Training and assistance provided.

price: P.O.A.

price: $100,000 422770

bh (02) 9731 2527 ah (02) 9731 2527 joanne@ekidnakids.com.au www.ekidnakids.com.au

NSW

Sydney

mob 0406 619 463 pam.gibbs1@bigpond.com.au

422452

National

422717

bh (02) 9523 3545 fax (02) 9523 6296 mob 0424 274 133 harto_84@hotmail.com

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Computer

Gold Coast

QLD

Electronics Specialist Established 9 years with a good reputation in the local community. A technology based business encompassing computer sales, service and repairs; photocopying, printing and graphic design; and home entertainment systems. Moving into home surveillance systems.

Computer repairs are done in a functional tech room as well as offering onsite services to cater for the growing demand. Well established client base and supplier list. Please contact Agent for further information.

price: $125,000 422226

bh (07) 5573 6600 mob 0408 884 283 enquiries@realestateprincipal.com.au www.lbscomputers.lb.com.au

Commercial Property

Maitland

NSW

Interior Decorating, Giftware Business & Building (Freehold) storage block and 4 car garage or workshop with mezzanine floor. Upstairs is very large residence with 3-4 bedrooms, 2 lounges, modern kitchen and bathroom, large office area and sun verandah all tastefully decorated. On the other side is large factory, workroom. Asking $100,000 for business which includes fixtures and fittings. SAV. Building is $1,000,000. Maitland has the fastest growing commercial property market in NSW with much planned for the future.

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This business was established 25 years ago and has good turnover with strong profits and many regular customers. It is situated in the main street of Maitland amongst many antique shops and heritage buildings. It is around the corner from the Movie Theatres and Food outlets and across the road from Schools. The building can be leased or purchased. It is two storey brick and zoned commercial freehold. Downstairs area is air-conditioned and approx 400 sq. plus large outside


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Commercial Property

South Coast

Convenience Store

NSW

NSW

Northern Sydney

Mini Asian Supermarket Urgent Sale Now Required

Multipurpose Investment Complex

Great investment opportunity, consisting of large premises, which includes a licensed restaurant, takeaway shop, general store and a flat at the back of the premises. Total size of the block is 1900 sqm, being newly built in 2003. Ideal seaside location within easy driving time of Sydney. Expanding area assures future growth and income. Sale prices includes land and buildings, plant and equipment, all licenses and goodwill. Current owners retiring. Contact Brent for full & financial information.

All genuine offers considered!! Located in Pennant Hills in the flourishing residential & commercial area of Hornsby Shire. Well frequented by locals and visitors alike. Specialising in Asian foods and other products. New shop fittings, fully stocked and full security system. Excellent profit margin. Ideal opportunity for a family wishing to buy themselves an income. Selling urgently due to health reasons. Owner will help new purchaser by paying the first 2 months rent to assist in transition. Contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $88,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9525 1177 fax (02) 9531 0492 mob 0412 682 838 brent@ecbiz.com.au www.ecbiz.com.au

bh (02) 9484 4988 mob 0405 102 057 www.travelmate.com.au/Places/Places.asp?TownName =Pennant+Hills_%5C_NSW

422297

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Convenience Store

Finley

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Deli

NSW

North West Sydney

Ideal Family Freehold General Store

NSW

Gourmet Deli, Hills District

Established over 20 years. Prime Melbourne-Brisbane Newell Highway location - opposite Caravan Park, swimming pool and busy residential area. Large shop area, practical kitchen and dining area. Renowned for cheap fuel and terrific takeaway meals. Exceptional summer trade. Independent fuel outlet, sub newsagency, groceries and gas decanter - plenty of room for expansion. Currently operating 6.00am to 6.30pm. Steady highway traffic and regular local clientele. Finley is situated just 15 minutes away from the majestic Murray River. Contact owner for further information.

This is one of the best!! Occupying a prominent sought after corner position with high exposure. Fully computerised, brand new no expense spared state of the art fit-out. Has had major write ups in SMH showing recognition with food critics. Listed in good food guide & foodies guide as one of top ten deli’s in Sydney. Don’t miss out. Turnover $600,000 p.a. Net $3,500 p.w. Call Tony at Amable Management for details and to arrange inspection.

price: $375,000 + S.A.V.

Agent (03) 5883 1777 Owner (03) 5883 1997 Fax (03) 5883 2227

bh (02) 9715 2259 mob 0418 607 945

416799

price: $320,000 for business & freehold +S.A.V.

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Deli

Distribution

NSW

Bronte

National

QLD

The Hidden Fence Company

Good Business / Busy Location

“Deli’s Deli” is located on Bronte Road not far from beaches with a great passing trade. The business also has a loyal clientele who, on a daily basis, enjoy breakfast & lunch in this friendly care/deli. The rental of $5,200 per month includes a 3-bedroom unit above the shop. T/O $5,000 plus per week and growing. The business is priced to sell. Owners selling due to other commitments. Please contact for further information.

Exclusive distributor of DogWatch pet containment systems. As a dealer, you would sell the system, install it on-site for the customer, and train the customer’s pet to understand its boundaries. Giving you license to use and operate under the their Trademarks and branding. It is not a franchise so there are no royalties. Dealers enjoy exclusive protected territories, company training, and a full range of support as well as a Life Time Warranty. Make money while having the flexibility of your own business. Contact for further information.

price: P.O.A.

bh 1800 223 364 mob 0438 617 901 vance@hiddenfence.com.au www.hiddenfence.com.au

price: $16,000 - $30,000 418392

bh (02) 9327 1063 fax (02) 9327 1063 mob 0414 486 038 geomitro@yahoo.com.au

Distribution

Echuca

Distribution

VIC

ACT

Direct marketing book distribution company well known and respected throughout Canberra & surrounds. Est. 9 years servicing a variety of businesses, schools and government departments. Large client base serviced by commission only sales reps. Ideal for husband / wife, with good cash flow. T/O 700K with nett profit 95K after commissions. Owners willing to assist in transition. Business and Warehouse valued at $360K + SAV. For quick sale will sell both for $280K + SAV

Long established contractual business located on the Murray River in the fast expanding area of Echuca Victoria. Same owner for 9 years with a gross turnover of $240,000 and a profit margin of $130,000 plus annually. Guaranteed income. Excellent clientele. Truck lease Isuzu 550 22 foot enclosed vehicle 11.5 tonne capacity (Medium rigid licence required). Freight receivable depot with lock up rear entrance undercover, lease $120 per week. Sales includes van, HiLux ute, forklift and computer systems. Possible finance. Please contact owner for further information.

price: $280,000 + S.A.V. 421189

price: $350,000

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Books and Gifts Sales and Distribution

Highly Recommended Newspaper Run

bh (03) 5480 6345 fax (03) 5480 7461 mob 0427 341 763 hazelman1@bigpond.com

422231

2/4/07

bh (02) 6253 9333 ah (02) 6258 3001 fax (02) 6253 9300 mob 0428 624 770 www.tourism.act.gov.au

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Dry Cleaning

Melbourne

VIC

Village Dry Cleaners Established over 11 years, located in a prominent strip shopping centre in Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Situated opposite public transport terminals, and offering the latest fully computerized Dry Cleaning Machine. Supplementing this part of the business are the additional services of on site key cutting, shoe repairs (agency) and vacuum cleaner

filter bags (agency). 2 ATM’s in front windows attract a further $13,500 + p.a. Gross T/O $190,000 + p.a. Staff prepared to stay on. No experience required, training available. Includes plant, equipment & van. Freehold option of $235,000.

price: $205,000 + S.A.V. 420813

bh (03) 9753 6600 mob 0418 323 747 pcbos@dodo.com.au

Earth Moving

Hervey Bay

QLD

Excavation Specialists

Profitable business, est. for 14 years. Permanent weekly contracts with well established builders and plumbers plus preferred earthmovers for some utility contractors. Volvo tipper and trailer with 1 bobcat, 3 mini excavators and attachments, 2 rollers and equipment for driveways, patrol 4x4 Ute. Complete workshop equipment and accessories. Good family business with room for expansion. Owner will

train if required. Figures and plant and equipment list from accountant available for serious buyers. One man operation with part time operator who will stay on. Owner retiring. Hervey Bay is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia and boasts many attractions centred around sheltered waters and some 14 km of golden beaches safe for children. 2 weeks training available. Contact owner for full & further information.

ah (07) 4124 1331 mob 0417 781 044 norton50@bigpond.net.au www.hervey.com.au

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Earth Moving

VIC

Greater Shepparton

Highly Successful & Profitable Businesses approx $400,000 p.a. Operation 2 has been established for approx. 9 years in Cosgrove 25 kms east of Shepparton. Loading blasted rock into road trucks, break oversize rock with hammer attachment. Equipment include 45 tonne Komatsu excavator, hydraulic hammer attachment and fuel trailer. Gross turnover approx $275,000 to $370,000 p.a. Owner has minimum input in both businesses. Please contact for further information.

price: P.O.A. mob 0418 173 634

ken@baileysearthmoving.com.au

Earthmoving

Grenfell

Electrical

NSW

This earthmoving business has been established for 18 years, located in progressing town of Grenfell NSW. Specialising earthmoving, landscaping, garden and building supplies. Potential to growth. Ongoing contract with council with backhoe. Price includes 1994 580SK Backhoe, 2004 Mitsubishi Canter Tipper and Dexon 2 Ton Forklift. Please contact owner for full and financial information. Genuine enquires only.

Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this investment property. Est. 27 years. Ideally located on the Barrier Highway in Cobar, between a Caravan Park and main shopping centre. Suitable for any diversification because of its location. Currently being run as an electronics retail/sales outlet, but can easily convert into a Chinese restaurant or similar. Comprises of a well maintained home and a swimming pool. Easily run business with no electronics background required. Giving the current owners a good income and a great lifestyle. Only selling due to family commitments. Contact for full and financial information.

price: $105,000 + S.A.V.

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Home & Income Opportunity

Rural business opportunity

price: $435,000 + S.A.V. - freehold 016755

bh (02) 6343 1311 ah (02) 6343 1311 mob 0427 431 311 www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWGrenfell.shtml

West

bh (02) 6836 2962 fax (02) 6836 3306 grahameking@bigpond.com

422228

fax (02) 6056 6592

422782

Two operational businesses specialising in earthmoving, excavation and cartage, both being run under management. Operation 1 has been established for about 7 years. Located in Katunga, 25kms north of Numurkah. Excavating and cartage of sand from the pit, and under water sand to stockpile until sufficiently dry then to the washing plant. Equipment on site include hydraulic excavator, articulated dump truck, tool shed and fuel trailer bowser. Gross turnover


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Electrical

QLD

Maryborough

Excellent Opportunity - Leading Edge Electronics

Leading Edge Electronics have built a reputation for offering quality up to the minute products at competitive prices. Situated in main street. Member of a National buying power with over 50 stores in the Electronic Group alone. Business has been operating for 30 years with current owners for the past 7 years. Ideal operation for husband and wife with 1 full time employee; or manager

with 2 staff. Present staff prepared to stay. 3 x 3 x 3 year lease. T/O in high $900K’s. Local agents for: Jaycar, Westnet, Optima, Vodafone; plus many more. Genuine reason for sale. 2 weeks training & will consider partial vendor finance. For more information, please contact the owners. Please visit www.maryborough.qld.gov.au for community information.

420333

price: $100,000 + S.A.V. bh (07) 4121 4559 fax (07) 4121 4300 mob 0404 600 001 gl@leea.net www.leadingedgeelectronics.com.au

Electrical Brisbane

QLD

Unique Opportunity in the Home

Theatre Industry Established 5 years, longstanding “heads of agreements” in place with the major electronics chains and home theatre retailers in Brisbane. The type of work being experienced is installation of plasma, LCD televisions, projectors, cabling and commissioning of the audio equipment. The business has worked extensively in establishing business relationships in the commercial and corporate fields. It has also secured a working relationship with one of Qld’s largest builders to provide prewiring and home theatre installations for both

their display homes and customers. The business has been approached to diversify into a number of niche areas, namely – home automation, programming of remote controls, digital media, home security. Experience is not necessary as full training and experienced staff is provided. Contact Gary for further information.

mob 0414 989 849

422804

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Electrical

Entertainment /Arts

QLD

Rockhampton

Newcastle

CD Shop

Fully Managed Electronics Retailer

Independent business has established for 15 years. Great location in a busy area. Regular customers and good passing trade. Huge stock over 40,000 new & used CDs. Trading six days per week. 5 x 5 year lease in place. Gross annual T/O $400K+. Good profit margins. Easily operated by owner/manager. Staff available. Owner relocating but will train new operator. A great opportunity to purchase one of a kind store! Will consider vendor finance for serious buyer. Please contact owner for further information.

One of the biggest computer & electronics shops in country QLD. Established over 10 years with an excellent reputation for customer service. Fully managed. Highly lucrative business - turnover $3 Million+, nets $220,000. 15 staff. Computer service/repairs, sales, fully stocked electronics store. Newly renovated. S.A.V. approximately $400,000. Price includes 2 vehicles under new car warranty. Leasehold arrangement with long lease available. Please contact via email to receive a detailed pack by post.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V.

price: $900,000 + S.A.V.

ph (02) 6685 9736 mob 0412 324 915 luisa@bigpond.com.au www.newcastle.nsw.gov.au

422246

mob 0400 546 599 brett@mail.homedc.com.au

NSW

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Fishing

Sunshine coast

QLD

Fishing charter tours Excellent opportunity to take advantage of this well established fishing tours business. Specialising in groups and function excursions. On a 1980 Built Precision Randell Flybridge with Volvo TAMD 70D. Current commercial vessel registration for 20 persons. Enjoy a lifestyle

business on the magnificent Sunshine Coast. Price includes 100 series landcruiser. Visit website for more visual information, and contact owner for further and financial information.

ah (07) 5452 5187 fax (07) 5452 5187 mob 0418 881 103 stephen.earp@bigpond.com www.coastfishingtours.com 106 Australian Business For Sale

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Fitness Centre

NSW

Muswellbrook

The strength of over 4 million women...

Curves is the largest fitness franchise in the world with over 9,000 locations worldwide. Curves Clubs can be found in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, The Caribbean, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and we’re still growing. We are the first fitness and weight loss facility

dedicated to providing affordable, one-exercise and nutritional information for women. This particular franchise is located in Muswellbrook in the Upper Hunter. Genuine reason for sale. Solid financials.

price: $350,000 418276

bh (02) 4950 4759 fax (02) 4950 4759 mob 0418 495 675 jat22228@bigpond.net.au

Fitness Centre

NSW

Southern Highlands

Highlands Health Club

This gym is situated in Mittagong, just 2 minutes from the largest new shopping centre in the Southern Highlands, where the whole area is experiencing a rapidly growing population. Modern new building ultra clean facility. Plenty of parking. High levels of training are offered by our excellent staff on the latest equipment, spread over 2

spacious levels. Specialising in Personal Training, Resistance Training & Rehabilitation, Boxing, Indoor Cycle classes, Belly Dancing and Pilates. Established clientele. Turns over $17,000 per month with good profit margins. Possible finance available. Please contact for further information.

bh (02) 9281 4599 mob 0404 483 680 highlandshealthclub@bigpond.com www.highlandliving.com.au

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Fitness Centre

Financial Services

NSW

Sydney

Brisbane

Curves Bondi North - Fitness for Women Join the largest fitness franchise in the world. This is the fitness and weight loss facility dedicated to providing affordable, one-stop exercise and nutritional information for women. This gym is located in the busy residential and shopping district with strong memberships and ever increasing clientele. Fully staffed. It has 10 machines and a stretch station (very rare to find at curves). Currently being run under management. Owner is selling due to relocation. Contact owner for full and financial information.

Finance / Cash Loans Business

Fast Profitable Expanding Franchise Current Profit $9,500 per month Current Growth 18% per year Urgent Sale due to marriage breakdown Will Sell for $200,000 - Includes Franchise Fee of $100,000 Normal Sale Value $240,000 Full Training and Ongoing Contact Local Management Support Available Licenced for Beaudesert Area

price: $200,000 inc. franchise fee bh (07) 5541 0300 fax (07) 5541 0606 beaudesert@fastaccessfinance.com.au

422780

price: $250,000 mob 0421 488 938 laurainbondi@yahoo.com.au www.curves.com

Florist

Melbourne

QLD

Florist

VIC

No Experience Necessary

Alice Springs

NT

Well Established Florist Studio of 30 Years

Well established over 18 years, located in a busy shopping village in Mt. Waverley-Melbourne’s eastern suburbs. Specialising in gifts for all special occasions. Large corporate and wedding clientele plus casual. Business includes a café, giftware, a great website and a delivery van. Delivering flowers for all suburbs of Melbourne. Great turnover $7,000 per week. Training provided if required. For full and further information, please contact owner.

Located in a busy shopping complex, this organised and efficient business also sells balloons, soft toys, chocolates and gift lines. 5 year lease in place with further option available. Includes: 2 6’x6’ coolrooms, 2 display fridges, 2 delivery vehicles, computer and stock approx. $25,000. Good account customers plus exclusive funeral parlour contract. Excellent reputation for quality and value with loyal clientele. Interflora and Teleflora member. T/O $300,000. Huge potential for growth. 6 months’ training available. Please contact owner for further information.

price: $140,000 O.N.O.

bh (08) 8952 2346 ah (08) 8952 8662 fax (08) 8953 0095 ent4302a@interfloraflorist.com.au www.alicesprings.nt.gov.au

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price: $98,000 WIWO 422322

mob 0413 881 865 garyborham@action-international.com

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Florist

Franchise

VIC

Melbourne

Highly Recommended - Possible Finance Established over15 years. Large well-known florist in freshly renovated shop, located in busy shopping strip in Moonee Ponds. Business includes cool-room, delivery van and stock valued at $30,000. Also includes e-commerce website which provides a great opportunity to increase sales. Loyal customer base generating repeat sales and high turnover - approx. $700 p.a. Systemised business with very well trained staff - no floristry experience required by purchaser. Owner’s willing to train. Strong lease. Contact Owner for further details.

Loganholme

QLD

High Turnover Store

Ideal for husband & wife team. Mr Whippy kiosk in top location in Loganholme. Award-winning business. Gross T/O $342,000. Lease in place til September 2008. Over 8,8 million customers visit Logan Hyperdome every year. Kiosk established 12 years on site. 21/2 years left on lease. This is a proven franchise system with all the security of a turnkey operation. Figures available to serious buyer. 2 weeks training available from franchisor, plus 2 weeks from vendor. Please visit www.logan.qld.gov.au for more information, both on Loganholme & the Logan Hyperdome.

price: $130,000 WIWO

ah (03) 9355 8316 mob 0418 569 508 dazonley@optusnet.com.au

mob 0433 391 499 pvaneck@bigpond.net.au www.logan.qld.gov.au

417402

price: $230,000 WIWO - stock included

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Franchise

Sydney CBD

NSW

CBD-based Business Franchise

Located within Sydney CBD, this business centre is part of the world’s leading non-food franchise MBE Business Service Centre. It meets the printing, courier and mailbox rental needs of businesses. This business is 16-months old and has been ranked as one of the network’s fastest growing. It has unique accreditation from public bodies like

the NSW Supreme Court and has several local and international partnerships. The business is strategically poised for high growth and will provide a financially rewarding future. Current turnover is $400K per annum. The business is fully equipped, has skilled staff and the owner is prepared to assist in training.

bh (02) 92814599 mob 0424 206 333 info@ab4s.com.au

422230

price: $360,000

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Franchise

Franchise

QLD

Brisbane

Selling Due to Retirement Only

Northside

QLD

Franchise Security

Secure brand, reliable income. Sportsco Redcliffe is located at Peninsula Shopping Centre, Kippa-ring. Sportsco is a specialist retailer of sporting footwear, apparel and accessories, with a focus on internationally recognized brands such as Adidas, Nike, etc. Trading 7 days. Full staff in place. 5 years lease in place. Financial reports and full Sportsco training provided to serious buyer. Current stock approx $140K. Price does not include current in-store shop fit ($49,000).

price: $80,000 negotiable

price: $110,000 + S.A.V.

Franchise

Penrith

Franchise

NSW

Hunter Valley

Home Business Opportunity

Unique and successful women’s weight loss & exercise franchise. Located in Pender Place Shopping Centre Maitland in large modern air conditioned premises. Flexible operating hours & friendly experienced staff. Easy to learn procedures with personalised eating plan, one-onone consultations, simple to use exercise circuit and highly popular tranquillity room. A wonderful business for a family team or partnership with assured growth potential. All enquiries on a confidential basis to Mimi Bruurs.

price: $100,000

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NSW

Healthy Inspirations

Formalwear Express is a home based Mobile Suit Hire Franchise, servicing Penrith / Blue Mountains / Windsor and surrounding areas. This unique business takes the shop to the client and offers loads of flexibility, working the hours that suit you. Includes stock, van, database, advertising, training, equipment and more. Please contact Patricia for full & financial information.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. 402095

bh (02) 9834 4039 ah (02) 9834 4039 fax (02) 9834 4039 mob 0400 991 006 formalwearexpress@unwired.com.au

mob 0402 883 492 lougaz@bigpond.com.au

415156

mob 0409 771 548 www.viphomeservices.com.au

422261

This highly successful premium brand franchise has been established 14 years. With its regular customers, the exclusive Clayfield area is now available. Huge potential to expand. The business boasts a high level of customer satisfaction and loyalty. Approx $100,000 per annum with very good net return. Price includes: vacuum back packs, stationery, uniforms, chemical free cleaning system and all cleanings products. 4 weeks training available. Possible finance available.

ah (02) 4934 2293 mob 0418 244 495 mimibruurs@healthyinspirations.com.au

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AREA LICENCES AVAILABLE IN YOUR REGION Selling Giant Poolside Umbrellas All Australian made with 10 year guarantee.

Part-time, Casual, Full time

YOU CHOOSE! High profit returns and easy clean work! Full back up service - 6 days a week Full price of $7,750 + GST includes your FREE 4m or 5m Giant Umbrella The ultimate in modern and colourful design Possible finance to approved persons

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Franchise

ACT

Greater Canberra

2 Profitable & Successful DVD Retail Stores

each store. The operation specialises in ordering titles that are not in stock, or harder to find, with this part of the business providing significant income. Support from Head Office is provided in terms of product catalogue maintenance, pricing and marketing. Training will be provided as part of hand over. Strong leases are in place. These businesses can be sold together or individually. Asking price is $350K per store plus SAV (approximately $100K to $150K per store depending on time of year).

mob 0412 930 635 / 0411 573 983

charly@aest.biz

422346

Fantastic opportunity to take advantage of the sale of these highly successful, well known, brand name businesses. Each store is located in a major retail complex and situated in a high profile traffic area adjacent to the primary food courts. Each store has a regular, loyal clientele and turns over in excess of $1.5 Million per annum. The businesses have relationships with the major retail DVD suppliers and smaller boutique suppliers. There is a regular clientele providing ongoing repeat business in

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Franchise

Franchise

QLD

Brisbane

Brisbane

Food court Eatery Franchise in Chermside

QLD

Big Chief Flame Grill Victoria Point

Successful Franchise - easy to run. Australian Owned. Full training and Franchise support. Shop 18 months old. Servicing the Redlands Shire. New lakeside development comprising library, 9 theatres, restaurants and more. Huge scope for growth with theatres opening in March. Lease 5x5. Contact owner for full and further information.

price: $230,000

price: $420,000 + S.A.V.

bh (07) 3359 5477 ah (07) 3268 2665 fax (07) 3268 2665 mob 0418 498 665 bob-toni@bigpond.net.au www.ourbrisbane.com/living/suburbs/chermside/home

fax (07) 3820 7077 mob 0437 317 855 jonesgm@powerup.com.au www.queenslandholidays.com.au/destinations/brisbane/ places-to-visit/victoria-point/

422290

Located in Brisbane’s busiest and largest shopping centre food court in the rapidly growing northern suburbs. The shopping centre recently opened a new expansion, the business has experienced an 18% increase in revenue. 2005/06 turnover was $560k and 2006/07 turnover on current projections will be in excess of $600k. Business operates with a full franchise system and has reliable and committed staff. Current owner wishes to sell due to overseas move to be near family.

Franchise

Franchise

NSW

Penrith

Brisbane North Side

Rely on Auto Masters

QLD

Nutshack - High Cash Flow Business Highly recommended, easy to run, great location in Westfield shopping centre, 1/2 hour to Sunshine Coast. Can be run by staff. All fixtures included. Sell nuts, chocolates, confectionary and more. Turnover $230K p.a. New 5 years lease. Rent monthly $5,700. Franchise royalty & advertising is about 8% of monthly takings. 2-3 weeks training available and vendors will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Please contact owner for further information & visit www.brisbane.qld.gov.au.

Well established turnkey operation. Auto Masters has been established over 30 years with more than 33 outlets Aussie wide. Specialising in tune-ups, service and mechanical repair. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. 5 x 5 x 5 lease in place. Healthy turnover with figures available to serious buyer. 1 month’s training available. Please contact Owner for full & further information.

price: $135,000 WIWO O.N.O.

bh (02) 4731 5888 mob 0412 255 190 normhardy@bigpond.com www.automasters.com.au

bh (07) 3861 4244 ah (07) 3820 2812 fax (07) 3820 2812 mob 0403 507 448 johnjul@iprimus.com.au www.nutshack.com.au

422314

price: $199,000

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Franchise

QLD

Cannonvale, Proserpine & Ayr

3 Red Rooster Businesses

Located in the heart of the booming North Queensland economy, these 3 businesses can be purchased separately and would be ideal for owner operators. The sale includes Point of Sale system, EFTPOS, equipment, furniture, cold rooms & signage. As these businesses have been run remotely, by one owner, each has its own management team available if required. Cannonvale includes a complete renovation by the current owners &

Proserpine has near new equipment throughout. Each has been priced to show a 30% net return on investment. Cannonvale - $400,000 + SAV, Proserpine - $150,000 + SAV, Ayr - $215,000 + SAV.

422760

bh (07) 4783 7522 fax (07) 4783 3566 mob 0427 877 522 ayr@rhq.com.au www.rhq.com.au/ayr

Franchise

Melbourne

VIC

Rare & Unique Opportunity

Opportunity to acquire a Henny Penny Hatching Franchise in Melbourne. Visiting schools, kindy’s, nursing homes etc. Ill health forces the sale of this established exciting parttime franchise. Ideal for mum at home or retirees with a car. Absolutely NO experience required - very simple to operate. All equipment, training with full 24/7 support to the

successful applicant. Speak to successful existing franchisees operating in New South Wales & Queensland since 2001. We need some-one to take over this business immediately to continue service to our existing customers. For further information, please visit our website or contact Ann on 0413 716 625.

mob 0413 716 625 tri06768@bigpond.net.au www.hennypennyhatching.com.au

422799

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Franchise

Franchise

VIC

Melbourne

Sydney

Fashion Accessories

Perfume King Franchise

Well-established Kleins fashion jewellery franchise in the outer eastern suburbs. Brand new fitout in new corporate livery. The rent is subsidised by Kleins giving you great deal of security, as does Kleins management support. The centre has Target Kmart and 3 supermarkets and little competition. It services Melbourne’s eastern suburbs and country Victoria. The store has heaps of potential. Full training provided. 3 year lease. Vendor will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer & prepared to train new owners for as long as it takes.

Perfume King is a retailer of genuine brand Perfumes. A franchise opportunity now exists with our Westfield Burwood store in Sydney’s inner west. This store has been operating successfully since July 2005, and is in a prime location next to Kmart. This a fantastic and easy to run franchise that does not require hard labour or machinery to operate. Price includes stock. T/O $554,000 p.a. Regular support from Perfume King area managers.

price: $195,000 417549

price: $105,000 + S.A.V. mob 0408 559 547 warwick@asf.com.au

Franchise

mob 0419 409 899 sales@perfumeking.com.au www.perfumeking.com.au

Franchise

NSW

Sydney

NSW

Wetherill Park

ChemDry Norwest

NSW

Bakers Delight

This is an extremely well performing business, specialising in professional carpet and upholstery cleaning & care. T/O $130,000 including GST. 2005 Franchise of the Year Award Winner; Top 15 Australia-wide ChemDry Performer (Top 5 NSW). Located in the Hills district with excellent reputation. NRMA Insurance contracted - water damage restoration enabled. Ideal husband / wife business. Easy to operate with ongoing training & support from the master franchise. 2004 model van included. Genuine sale - owner’s moving interstate. Owner is willing to assist during transition. Please contact for further information.

The Bakers Delight in Wetherill Park has been established 5 years, option to renew lease for further 6. Bakery Plant Equipment under maintenance contract and in top condition. The Genesis machine requires 2 bakers per shift -14 staff in place. Turnover approx $890,000 gross. Net profit, after expenses, $150,000 (excluding vendor’s gross wage). 73sqm plus 33 sqm storage-room at rear of store. Possible Finance.

price: $125,000

ah (02) 9607 3536 fax (02) 9607 3536 mob 0400 590 070 giuseppe.celi@bakersdelight.net

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price: $740,000 420483

bh (02) 9620 6023 mob 0412 323 330 chemnorwest@yahoo.com.au www.chemdry.com.au

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Franchise

Sunshine Coast

Franchise

QLD

Wellington

Highly Successful Sign Service

Gloria Jeans Coffees / Cafe

Be part of the largest sign company in the world with over 80 stores in Australia! This business is located in Kawana Waters which is the fastest growing area on the Sunshine Coast. Prime position with great visibility from busy street (traffic 55,000 per day). Good solid customer base with a $600,000 per year turnover, profit $110,000. Repeat business is responsible for about 60% of the sales. Experienced staff on board. No previous sign experience necessary – full training and support given. Work 8.30am – 5pm and no weekend’s work – time to enjoy the beach and lifestyle.

Gloria Jeans Coffees. Franchise for sale in the prestigious Westfield Queensgate, currently company owned. Premium location next to major anchor tenant, proven systems, specialty coffee. Staff in place and wish to stay on. Located close to the movie theatres. Luxuriously appointed cafe, not kiosk. Good lease term of 6 years. If you consider yourself an entrepreneur and dream of owning your own franchise then we have an opportunity for you. Please contact Rowland for further information.

422763

price: $269,000 mob 0404 941 807 krademey@bigpond.net.au

price: $350,000 AUD or $400,000 NZD rowl@paradise.net.nz

Franchise

Batemans Bay

Furniture

NSW

Orange

Kleins Franchise

NSW

Second-hand Goods

Unique opportunity to purchase a successful second-hand business, that features, furniture (of all types), white goods, electrical, antiques & collectibles and more. Trading 11 years in Orange NSW, this is an excellent cash business, and as the owner wishes to semi-retire, purchase price is only for stock, equipment, truck and trading name. No goodwill is sought. Our lease expires soon, and the new owner will need to relocate (hence no goodwill). Please contact the owner for further information.

Set in beautiful Batemans Bay (visit www.southcoast.com.au) this fashion jewellery business is a great opportunity to get into your own business in one of the best shopping centres on the South Coast. Easy to run 1 to 2 person operationideal for mother/daughter team. Full training provided. Subsidised rent 5% of takings after GST. Estimated net profit $65-70K p.a. Financials available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Kleins is rated as one of the top franchises in Australia.

price: $120,000

price: $95,000 414711

bh (02) 4472 9126 ah (02) 6931 1793 fax (02) 4472 9126 mob 0402 906 793 geoffos@yahoo.com.au www.kleins.com.au

NZ

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bh (02) 6361 1663 ah (02) 6362 6148 fax (02) 6361 1803 mob 0439 025 478 leewood@hotkey.net.au

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Furniture

Sydney

General Store

NSW

1 person can run this! Situated in the Stargate Shopping Centre of Port Kennedy. The only Asian groceries in town - NO competitor. Ideal family business or for a two person operation. Low rent with good weekly turnover of $2,000+. The future is assured because of its growth potential. Port Kennedy is located within the City of Rockingham, a popular recreational/tourist destination and a rapidly expanding commercial area. Genuine reason for sale as owner has other business and family commitments. For more information, please contact the owner. Full training available.

Well established large furniture store located in Dural, complete with 310sqm showroom, provides exquisite Balinese quality furniture and other giftware. Importing solid handcrafted teak & mahogany rustic furniture, exotic home wares and handcrafts completes the package. Exceptional opportunities for the right person. Owner’s selling due to other business commitments. Long lease in place, with staff happy to stay on. 2 weeks’ training available. Contact David for further details.

price: $28,000 WIWO 419469

price: $75,000 WIWO

General Store

Bundaberg Area

Barwon Downs

Great Cash Flow Business

VIC

Home / Income / Lifestyle Opportunity

Ideal husband wife business. Well established family business situated in the well known town of Burnett Heads, only 10 minutes from Bundaberg and Bargara - two of QUEENSLANDS largest growing areas. It is a Supermarket/ Takeaway/Fuel and Trailer Hire. This business has great opportunity for extra growth for the right person or couple. Long lease in place. Contact Ken or Karin for full and further information. Full training and support provided.

Established approx. 50 years and located in the Hinterland of the Great Ocean Road on the edge of the beautiful Otway Ranges, in one of Victoria’s fastest growing tourist corridors. With strong local support and busy tourist season this is the ideal lifestyle opportunity with room to expand. Includes fuel, Elgas distribution, Elgas Swap’N’Go, newsagency, large grocery range, takeaway food, DVD hire, indoor/outdoor dining & ATM. Freehold comprises large 50’s retro style shop, 2-bedroom cottage all set on 1/2 an acre with two titles. Turnover $300K+.

price: $155,000 + S.A.V.

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bh (08) 9228 2989 mob 0430 159 499 tina@iinet.net.au www.rockingham.wa.gov.au

General Store

QLD

price: $280,000 + S.A.V. - freehold 414829

bh (07) 4159 4644 kkken1@bigpond.com www.bundaberg.qld.gov.au

WA

Only Asian Groceries in Town

Highly Recommended - Exotic Furniture Store

mob 0416 027 677 davidharrison@elitefinance.com.au

Port Kennedy

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bh (03) 5236 6264 ah (03) 5236 6264 fax (03) 5236 6264 barwondowns@hotmail.com www.colacotway.vic.gov.au

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Garden Equipment

Tuncurry

Hairdressing Salon

NSW

Melbourne

Advance Motorcycle & Mower repairs

VIC

Highly Recommended Business

price: $150,000 negotiable

Est. 17 years, this hair salon has an excellent reputation for professional hair services. Positioned in one of Melbourne’s prominent up-market bayside suburbs Hampton, it has 6 workstations and 2 basins. 2-year lease with further term possible upon negotiation with landlord, T/O $220 - $230K, experienced staff in place, great net returns, and a loyal customer base, it makes it a must inspect for any owner operator or manager. Vendor moving overseas must sell. 4 - 6 weeks training & will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

bh (02) 6555 8522 fax (02) 6555 2189 ammrkmt@bigpond.com www.greatlakes.nsw.gov.au

bh (03) 9598 9502 fax (03) 9598 9502 mob 0412 081 113 saxbyshair@optusnet.com.au

Sales and Repairs of Outdoor Power Equipment - Ride on & push mowers, brushcutters, hedge trimmers, edgers, chainsaws and small engines. A stocked showroom area and extensive range of spare parts. Motorcycle repairs for most makes and models & stocking a variety of parts and accessories. Servicing Australia Post Bikes and RTA agent for Pink Slips. Employing apprentice - 2nd year. Located Mid North Coast NSW in Twin Towns of Tuncurry Forster. Rented premises. T/O $150 - $200K p.a. Finance available. Offering support for one month - negotiable.

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Hairdressing Salon

NSW

Sydney

Cherrybrook Village Hair Force

Stylish, well known salon has been established in Cherrybrook for 22 years with large client base. A refurbishment 18 months ago has incorporated an exclusive fit-out & furniture, state of the art equipment, 13 cutting stations & large retail displays. It is a high-tech salon that would be the envy of any salon owner, with 2 plasma screens to advertise the salon’s products and

promotions, and display the latest cutting edge hairstyles. Also includes CCTV, office, kitchen, colour lab and fully computerised reception area, with P.O.S., appointments, stock levels and data-basing all controlled electronically. Striving to perform the most exclusive service possible for our clientele. Contact Ray for full & financial information.

fax (02) 9484 2200 info@villagehairforce.com.au

mob 0414 442 997 www.villagehairforce.com.au

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Hairdressing Salon

Hairdressing Salon

NSW

Sydney

NSW

Sydney

Great Stylish Hair Franchise

Pleasure to Own & Run

Located in a prime retail Shopping Centre, with a high traffic flow. Offering great visual appeal and a welcoming atmosphere for it’s regular & casual unisex clientele. Salon consists of 5 stations, wash basin, computerised Cash Register with software, 1 free standing hair dryer, product stands, hair dryers, clippers with attachments & trimmers. Staff in place. T/O $350K. Stockists of Wella, Matrix & Redken products, and sole retail stockist of Redken for Men products in this centre. 2 weeks training. Please contact Owner for full & financial information.

Well established business located in Sans Souci in the St George area, with high traffic exposure. New fit out, beautifully presented shop with 5 cutting chairs and 3 basins. L’oreal stockist. Strong lease in place. Loyal customers with an extensive client base of over 400 clients. T/O over $150,000 with good profit margins. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Selling due to family commitments. Please contact owner for further information.

price: $165,000 WIWO O.N.O.

mob 0413 992 848 nicole.scaglione@optusnet.com.au

mob 0409 073 237 jbhair1@optusnet.com.au

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Hire

Sydney

Hire

NSW

Hobart Region

Display and Exhibition Hire Specialist Exhibition display and showcase hire - great business selling and hiring display materials and showcases. Well established in industry with good clients. Have forward orders plus good range of hire stock. Excellent growth potential for the right person willing to expand the current client base. Price includes stock. Walk in and build your future. Contact Owner for further information.

422772

bh (02) 9686 7914 ah (02) 9639 7347 fax (02) 9686 6348 mob 0417 811 181 projectpac@pacific.net.au

TAS

Multi-Purpose Hire Specialist Well established business specialising in equipment hire to suit both domestic and professional users. Located in beautiful New Norfolk, approximately 30 minutes west of Hobart on the Derwent River. Supplying plant & equipment, trucks and much much more. Machinery operators available if required. Strong renewable lease. Giving owners an excellent return on their investments. Please contact Justin for financial and further information.

price: $580,000

price: $155,000

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bh (03) 6261 3231 fax (03) 6261 3233 mob 0412 843 655 justin-hireco@hotmail.com www.newnorfolk.org

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Hardware

Warwick

Hardware

QLD

Melbourne

Home Improvement Centre

Growing Top Performer

Well established business located in a large country town on a substantial L shaped freehold block close to town centre. Great potential for growth and expansion with increasing turnover. Staff in place. Price includes a 3bedroom home plus adjoining block of land. Ideal business venture for anyone looking for an excellent income and great living environment. Contact owner for full and financial information.

Established over 20 years, this very solid, fast growing retail hardware business is well situated in a busy bayside location. Awarded Business Achiever Finalist of 2006. Recently upgraded to new generation Mitre10 Handy format to benefit from national group with 600 stores. Loyal clientele and no major competition nearby. 90% cash business with high profit margin and long lease. Turnover $500,000 plus per annum. Ideal for husband and wife. Contact owner for full and further information.

price: $1,200,000 + S.A.V. - freehold

price: $225,000 + S.A.V. 422296

mob 0414 447 145 whic@bigpond.com www.warwick.qld.gov.au

Hardware

Riverina

ah (03) 9816 8984 mob 0421 384 178 garth@optusnet.com.au

Health/Medical

NSW

NSW

Sydney

Hydrotherapy Massage

Rare Business Opportunity

Fantastic opportunity to purchase a Powerwave dry hydrotherapy massage bed. Powerwave is a revolutionary system designed to give the client a full body massage. The bed is approx. the same size as a sun bed and is ideal for salon, spa, gym or in house business use for staff benefit. It is self contained and requires no additional plumbing, labour or licensing. Simple to operate and requires little maintenance. Work as little or as often as you want. Easily relocated to anywhere Australia wide. Huge potential for minimal outlay. Contact owner for further information.

Well established over 50 years, located in the centre of Cootamundra just opposite post office and council chambers. Approx 1500m2 retail floor space and 2000m2 bitumen timber yard. Great opportunity for enthusiastic persons to expand and take more of the market share. Price includes computer system, shelving / racking, office furniture, forklift, ute and gyprock trailer. Long lease available and training for new owners if required. Contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $295,000 + S.A.V.

price: $24,999 422706

bh (02) 6942 2311 ah (02) 6942 6970 fax (02) 6942 2542 mob 0412 114 845 mark@cohenscorner.com.au www.cootamundra.local-e.nsw.gov.au

VIC

422333

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bh (02) 4737 9542 fax (02) 4737 9544 mob 0438 003 806 gdmay@bigpond.net.au

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Health/Medical

Health/Medical

QLD

Brisbane North

Upper Hunter

Feel good health products

Dynamic Wholefoods

Successful small sports supplement business catering for the health side of sporting activities. Located in Lawnton on the north side of Brisbane with huge growth potential. Strong customer base with limited competition in this field in the local area. Potential for expansion by using the right advertising, combined with Internet sales. Selling due to other commitments. Can be relocated. Contact owner for full and financial information

Only organic/health food outlet of its kind in the area, with highway frontage in the centre of Murrurundi, 4 hours north-west of Sydney. Loyal customer base of locals and visitors alike. Specialises in certified organic/biodynamic produce as well as gluten free, local and gourmet products. Nestled in a gorgeous valley surrounded by the Liverpool ranges, this is the ideal opportunity to settle into a country community, with affordable real estate. Would compliment someone in the natural therapy field.

price: $50,000 + stock

price: $48,000 WIWO bh (02) 6546 6007 fax (02) 6546 6887 www.upperhunter.local-e.nsw.gov.au

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bh (07) 3205 2449 fax (07) 3205 2449 mob 0419 641 316 nthsidesports@optusnet.com.au

NSW

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Hobby Farm

South Coast

NSW

Multi-purpose facilities offering a modest income

Serene 18 acre property situated in the Bega Valley. Everything in place for a healthy self-sufficient lifestyle. Ideal for a family wishing to relocate to this friendly community. Comprising a 4 bedroom home (including all furniture and effects), double carport, fully equipped office & large laundry/workroom. Large workshop 6m x 12m x 3m, comes complete with tools and work benches. 50 seedless table grape vines, enclosed vegetable garden & 2 enclosed chook runs. Future

expansion plans are council approved. Rabbit shed with 220 rabbits cages. Farm has multi-purpose facilities - could be used to grow bobby calves, quail, limited only by your imagination. Good water supply of dam, bore & tanks. Excellent fencing. Sit back and start reaping the rewards, whilst enjoying the clean air and spectacular views. Full support over transition period & will consider partial vendor finance. Phone owner for more information.

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Home Based

Melbourne

Home Based

VIC

Tweed Heads

NSW

This is a Lifestyle, Not just a Business

Importer and Wholesale Distributor

Live & work on the beautiful far North Coast. This business has the potential to T/O $200K p.a. CITY FINANCE LCS (Tweed Heads) is a well established Franchise Small Cash Advance business covering Tweed Shire area, from Tweed to Murwillumbah and Tweed Coast. Currently being operated by one Owner/Manager working from home, 3 - 4 days weekly. Includes current Loan Book with approx. 70% repeat business. Loan Book value approx. $120K. Full training available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Please contact for more information.

This business can be run from anywhere. Home-based International business, specializing in book reading accessories and personal care products. Sold Australia-wide to independent and franchised bookstores, major chains and gift stores. Products include portable reading lights, bookmarks, pumice stones, shampoo brushes and battery operated lint removers. T/O$75K. Key supplier to wide range of repeat customers. Suitable for owner/operator, partnership or family operation. Current book and/or giftware wholesaler could also benefit from this product range. Owner willing to provide advice and assistance.

price: $175,000 + loan book bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au www.tweed.nsw.gov.au

414761

price: $38,000 + S.A.V. bh (03) 9503 0170 fax (03) 9503 0085 mob 0411 068 559 capomoll@optusnet.com.au

Home Based

Wollongong

Home Based

NSW

Sydney North

Award-winning Formal Wear Express Franchise Opportunity to be part of the Wedding Industry. Established for 41/2 years at Albion Park, a mobile suit hire franchise run from home doing in home fittings, delivery and pickup. Price includes Illawarra and Southern Highlands area, stock and weddings already booked to December 2007. Large territory which could be split into 2. Van negotiated extra. No experience necessary, full training provided. Currently operates with owner and 1 casual staff. Who is prepared to stay on. T/O $10k per month with figures available to serious buyer. Three franchise awards and good potential to develop further. Please visit www.wollongong.nsw.gov.au.

NSW

Kwik Kerb Opportunity Ideal husband / wife business. Providing machine-extruded continuous concrete edging to enhance gardens, driveways and any landscaped areas. The finished product not only looks great, but it is a cost-effective and very functional. The business is based in Hornsby, however there are no area restrictions. Sale includes trailer, 1991 Holden Rodeo ute & equipment. Also promotional merchandise including Kwik Kerb brochures, stationery, signage used for trade shows, etc. No ongoing fees. Training also provided. Selling as relocating due to family commitments. Contact Owner for full and further information.

price: $87,000

price: P.O.A. 421527

fax (02) 4257 4181 mob 0412 774 270 formalwear1@optusnet.com.au www.formalwearexpress.com.au

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bh () 0416 180 536 ah (02) 9987 2573 consgriff@bigpond.com www.kwikkerb.com

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Home Based

Home Based

NSW

South Coast

Far South Coast

High quality Security & Surveillance Service Long established business, specialising in the security industry. Installing Security Alarm Systems in houses, shops, factory’s, schools, major clubs, hospitals, community centres, police stations & banks. Also offering Digital Surveillance Systems & 24 Hr Monitoring Service for both commercial and domestic premises. Includes monitored lines and extensive customer database. Creating a gross T/O of approx. $400,000 p.a. with a strong profit margin. Staff in place. Plant, equipment, vehicle and stock included. Full training provided. Please call for further information.

421028

price: $100,000

Home Based

Nationwide

Gold Coast

Educational Resources Business Imagine Laser Pty Ltd

QLD

Investor or Migration Opportunity Single operator, home based, part time business, leasing tanks to absolute blue chip hotel / commercial kitchens on long term basis. Saving water, chemicals and labour for high production kitchens. Lifestyle business involving maximum of 25 hours hands on per month. Net profit $90,000 with considerable tax advantages. 25% plus Return on Investment. No staff, no set hours, no premises, very little competition. Huge expansion or franchise opportunity nationally or internationally. Currently conducted as 2nd business. Contact for further information.

Be your own boss. Home-based business. State-wide and nationwide operation. Prepare and present educational shows with laser light special effects - ideal for schools, colleges and community service organizations. Prepare and present laser light shows for corporate and community events. Lease laser light equipment to hotels, licensed clubs and night clubs. Extensive market base. Business is fully operative. Price includes all equipment, software, existing laser light shows, existing database for schools, full training, 12 months consultant support and existing school booking. Visit our website imaginelaser.com

039220

price: $70,000

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ah (02) 6495 6710 fax (02) 6495 6286 damsel@westnet.com.au

Home Based

NSW

mob 0418 549 858 imaginelaser@ozemail.com.au www.imaginelaser.com

Relocatable to Anywhere in Australia Unique business established 20 years. Specialising in supply of hand decorated porcelain quality souvenirs and giftware to a customer base of over 250 retail and tourist outlets. Areas covered include regional southern NSW, VIC, and TAS. Annual T/O $100-140K. Huge expansion potential. Currently run by 2 people, with 3 outsource workers. Owners retiring but will assist in teaching required skills for manufacture of the niche market products, on-going information, and travel to purchasers premises if necessary. Includes all stock and equipment. Contact for further information. Possible vendor finance.

price: $180,000 bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au www.naturecoast-tourism.com.au

NSW

422152

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price: $335,000 mob 0416 333 077

tonynsts@bigpond.com

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Home Based

NSW

Port Stephens

Australia’s Child Identification

Relocatable anywhere, this is an ideal opportunity for family or partnership. Child Tag™ represents a once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase all rights to a new and innovative brand with enormous upside potential. With the business well positioned for large sales volumes in Australia and the sale of international franchises, the upside is virtually unlimited. Child Tag™ is a reusable wristband that has been

specially designed to better protect Australian children by helping ensure that they can be reunited with their parents quickly, should they ever become lost. Child Tag™ is uniquely positioned in the Australian market as “Australia’s Child Identification”. Operate from anywhere. First to investigate will purchase. Up to 11/2 weeks training available over 3 weeks. Contact Michael for further information.

price: $480,000

Home Based

Home Based

QLD

NSW

New unique service, ready to take off!

Reluctant Sale due to Ill Health

One person can run this, with present staff prepared to stay on. OZ Bin Cleaning is the leading bin cleaning company in Australia. The Sutherland Shire franchise has been operating for 12 months. Including customer base, mobile cleaning unit, marketing, training and full support from head office. T/O $40 - 45K. Exclusive territory. OZ Bin cleans all size bins, residential and commercial, fully mobile & recycle all water. OZ is approved and exceeds all EPA & Sydney water waste requirements and is a smart approved watermark service. 2 weeks’ training & will consider partial vendor finance. Please visit www.sutherland.nsw.gov.au.

Kwik Kerb is an Internationally recognised product specialising in Residential and Commercial continuous concrete edging. No restriction on areas worked. Equipment only 6 months old in a modern secure trailer fully portable. Including all plant & equipment to give your business the edge. Work full or part time, with no ongoing fees. Price includes training, uniforms, promotional material and the authorised use of the Kwik Kerb name and back up. Contact Jim for full & further information.

price: $71,750 + GST 422752

price: $49,500 including GST bh (07) 3385 6022 mob 0439 707 345 thevivs@bigpond.net.au www.caboolture.qld.gov.au

Sutherland Shire

bh (02) 9531 6176 ah (02) 9531 6176 fax (02) 9531 6176 mob 0403 807 803 deanw@ozbincleaning.com www.ozbincleaning.com

422181

Greater Brisbane

420820

fax (02) 4981 0089 mob 0419 180 019 michael_webb@childtag.com.au www.childtag.com.au

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Home Based

South Coast

Home Based

NSW

Shoalhaven Prestige Wedding Cars

Consistent High Sales Volume

This is a weekend business as most people marry on a weekend. Well established business situated outside of Nowra. 2 x 1984 Jaguar XJ6 white stretched limousines, 2 x 1953 white MK7 Jaguars. Cars are in excellent condition and maintained regularly. Plenty of forward bookings. Currently working between Wollongong and Batemans Bay, however, you can operate wherever you like! Included in the selling price are 4 Jaguar wedding cars and forward bookings. Lifestyle opportunity with an income stream. 2 weeks training provided. For further information, please contact owners and visit website.

This great earner consistently netts PROFITS of over $35,000 per week! Well established company consistently achieving high profits and increasing sales in a competitive market place. Loyal clientele and suppliers. Outsourcing with a logistics company handling warehousing and distribution, that has created a cost effective way of marketing. Staff in place, suitable for family business. Assistances support as required. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer. Contact owner for further information.

price: $150,000

price: $600,000 + stock & equipment 421229

bh (02) 4421 6921 mob 0438 639 518 contact@shoalhavenprestige.com.au www.shoalhavenprestige.com.au

Home Based

Parramatta/Hills District

VIC

Melbourne

mob 0418 325 936 heather2707@hotmail.com

Home Based

NSW

Guaranteed Genuine All-year-round Income 2-Person business. Very successful Industrial / Commercial property grounds maintenance company. Genuine all year round income regardless of weather. Turnover $160,000 plus per year - no rent payable, five days a week only and very profitable. Sale includes all clients, 2005 Holden Rodeo Dual Cab Utility and all equipment. Full financial information available from Accountant. 6 weeks’ training available. **NO AGENTS PLEASE**

Nationwide

NSW

The Sandal Shop

Well established online shopping business. Specialising in the import and retail of the Varca sandals, which originated in Spain. Sales are created via mail order, Internet, fairs and referrals with repeat business from loyal customers. Can be operated from the luxury of your own home. There is much more potential to build the business and to expand into a winter range of shoes. Stock is valued at approx. $25,000. Visit website and contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $28,000 WIWO bh (02) 4988 6561 mob 0408 251 076 varca@hotkey.net.au www.varca.com.au

422149

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Homeware

EXCLUSIVE GIFTLINE WITH IMMEDIATE INCOME!

NSW

Urgent sale required possible finance available Established interior decorating and homewares business located in the beachside suburb of Toowoon Bay. Winner of 3 prestigious business awards. Sale price includes all equipment, fixtures and fittings. Not one cent to be spent. Recently installed Point of Sale terminal and latest stock inventory / accounting software. Current lease in place with further 3-year option available. T/O $150,000 pa. Strong profit margins, excellent income. Prime location. Operating under 30 hours per week. Owner only selling due to other commitments. Training available.

Price:

409556

Central Coast

Ark Art is an importing and wholesale business that has developed an exclusive product range to Australia. This fun product is an ornamental gift line of animals and accessories made from palm fibre. This extremely profitable business is currently located in Canberra but could be relocated anywhere in Australia. Ark Art has an extensive website and exhibits at trade shows. It has a client base of over 350 and growing rapidly. It also shows excellent margins and a hight net profit. Please contact Haley for full financial details.

$575,000 + S.A.V.

mob 0438 733 342 deluca.jen@gmail.com

419931

price: $35,000 + S.A.V.

Import/Wholesale

Brisbane

QLD

Oz Thatch Roofs and Gazebos

This unique business, established since 1999, specialising in Thatch gazebo’s that provide a natural, authentic look and atmosphere. All thatch structures are built by licensed builders and are engineer designed, proven to withstand cyclone strength weather conditions (Cape Reed Thatch). Supplying to wholesale & retail markets, small thatched structures in kit form, up to massive thatched main

buildings, and delivering throughout Queensland, Australia, and internationally. Thatching is cool in summer and warm in winter, with ongoing research to regularly add new products and materials to the exciting range. Client list includes international hotels and resorts in several countries around the world and also many smaller local customers. Contact owner for full & financial information.

bh (07) 3289 6777 fax (07) 3289 6888 info@ozthatch.com.au www.ozthatch.com.au

422286

price: $650,000 + S.A.V.

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Import / Manufacturing

Gold Coast

QLD

Manufacturing / Importing / Distribution

Highly recommended business giving a huge turnover of $1 Million plus. Specialising in manufacturing, importing and distribution of stainless steel products for the health & aged care industry. Well stocked and presented premises. Marketing and selling directly and/or through distributors Australia wide. Experienced staff in place. Profitable niche

business in this ever growing industry. With opportunities to travel and being based on the Gold Coast (can be relocated) this is the perfect lifestyle business. Giving the owners a net income $300,000 + per annum. Owners are willing to train and assist in all aspects of this business.

422801

416093

price: $900,000 fax (07) 5510 8643 mob 0403 180 007 michael_paterson@halqen.com www.halqen.com

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Internet

North west Melboune

Juice Bar

VIC

Western Melbourne

Only one in town- Internet / LAN café Excellent opportunity to takeover BT’s Internet café. Huge growth potential, steadily growing clientele, one of a kind in Sunbury. Expand the business by introducing computer lessons or computer repairs, the possibilities are endless. 5 broadband internet computers, 22 LAN gaming computers, 58 port omni router/switch, 2 servers and a Class “D” food licence. Full assistance given to new owners. Contact for full and financial information.

VIC

Highly Recommended Cashflow Business Maxii Juices and Smoothies is located in the Brimbank Shopping Centre in Deer Park Victoria, just 20 kms from the CBD. This is a well populated area and patronage to the shop is very good. Turnover for the last financial year was in excess of $150,000 with good profit margins. Clean and tidy shop with well maintained, newly updated equipment. Price includes all fixtures and fittings. Please contact for further information.

price: $80,000 WIWO

price: $145,000

www.smh.com.au/news/Victoria/Sunbury/2005/02/17/1108500207429.html

bh (03) 9331 3055 fax (03) 9331 1780 mob 0409 944 154 glankford@iprimus.com.au

400638

bh (03) 9746 3055 mob 0409 524 035 btscafe@bigpond.net.au

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Jewellery Store

Sydney

NSW

Only One of it’s Kind in Sydney Est. 15 years in the heart of Sydney. Specialising in Bridal accessories, such as tiaras and matching jewellery, an extensive range of quality fashion jewellery, as well as veils, garters, gloves and more, with the option to introduce giftware. Good selection of day and evening fashion and

evening handbags. Excellent reputation in the bridal industry, with great word of mouth. Jewellery & accessories used in many fashion photo shoots, providing an excellent free advertising source. Huge growth potential possible by introducing website.

ah (02) 9181 5880 fax (02) 9181 5660 mob 0438 228 997 brian-julie@maxi.net.au

422306

price: $50,000 + S.A.V. - negotiable

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Landscaping

Goolwa

SA

Landscape supplies & equipment hire business

The leasehold business has been eatablished 17 years, located near a Woolworth’s shopping centre & large hardware store, with newly built office/ showroom & workshop. Supplying builders sand & metals, landscape & garden supplies as well as trailer & builder equipment hire. Sale includes, Yanmar articulated loader, Mitsubishi 3.3t tipper, shop fixtures & fittings, hire equipment, stock and

Goolwa’s only registered public weighbridge. Also available but separate to the sale of the business is an adjoining luxury 3 bedroom residence, 13 years old, fully landscaped, rainwater through out, master bedroom with ensuite & spa, large laundry, 9’ceilings, so many features must be seen to be appreciated. PRICE FOR HOUSE ONLY $345,000

price: $340,000 422337

mob 0428 812 306 goolwals@iinet.net.au

Landscaping

Western Sydney

NSW

Landscape Supplies, Equipment Hire, Hardware & Stockfeed and wife combination plus two full time staff and casuals when required. Both businesses use the same staff. No direct competition, therefore having the competitive edge on this market. Equipment includes 1 Hino 6 tonne tipper, 1 Daihatsu 3 tonne tipper, 1 Forklift, 1 Furukawa Loader, and also all equipment hire gear. Yellow and Pink Pages advertising. 3 x 3 lease. Training provided including computer support. Contact for financial and further information.

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walent@acay.com.au

422741

Two trading businesses specialising in landscape supplies, hardware, equipment hire and stockfeed. Well established at the same location. Operating in an up market area that is constantly growing in population. Easy to find location on the main road, giving huge exposure to all traffic. Approximately 60% of business is Cash on Delivery, and 40% of business is from account customers. A fabulous small business with plenty of potential for future growth. Currently run with a husband


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Laundrette

Cairns

Liquor Shop

QLD

Mornington

Laundrette in Northern Suburbs of Cairns

VIC

Cleanskin Wine & Beer Shop

1 person can run this. Rare opportunity to purchase an established wine retail business in major growth area Mornington. Excellent support from Franchisor. The Franchisor purchases wines from premium wineries and acts as a warehouse providing stock deliveries as required. No need to over stock. Modern premises in shopping centre 3 year lease, $220K T/O, regular clientele, large data base of customers. Exciting business with lots more potential for growth. Would suit owner operator. Opportunity to expand existing food range.

price: $205,000 freehold

price: $59,000 + S.A.V.

ah (07) 4038 2388 fax (07) 4038 2388 mob 0408 786 910 m_clotworthy@hotmail.com www.cairns.qld.gov.au

mob 0419 005 961 mornington@prospectwines.com.au www.prospectwines.com.au/mornington

418985

1 person can run this 52 sqm shop with machinery and just minutes from Northern Beaches. Locally owned and operated for the past 11 years. Great location-many new estates & unit complexes in local area, modern shopping centre and highway exposure. 20 minutes from Cairns City centre. Regular and casual clientele. T/O presently $33K gross with plenty of potential to double T/O. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer plus 2 weeks training. Enjoy the wonderful Cairns lifestyle with steady income. For more information, please contact Michael.

Model Agency

Brisbane

422171

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Management Rights

QLD

Cairns

QLD

Beachfront Holiday Business

Modelling, Promotions & Event Specialists

Beach-front location 15mins from Cairns city and airport. Refurbished Managers’ 2-bedroom, 2-bathroom luxury apartment with superb ocean views from every room. Office is on title. Manager owns all linen, telephones, new PABX, and office computers and operating software. Features include large balcony with gorgeous views of the Coral Sea. Body corporate salary of $30,000 is CPI indexed. Complex has large swimming pool, with spa and BBQ facilities. Close for all major tourist attractions. Giving new owner good net income of $78,000 p.a. and lifestyle.

price: $99,000

price: $810,000

mob 0404 094 595 clinton@bartermodels.com www.bartermodels.com

bh (07) 4057 8246 ah (07) 4057 8246

421520

1 person can run this! Model agency servicing Australia wide with over 450 models on the books, creating a good income of $250,000. Can be run from any city, but present premise is ready to walk into and take over the business. 12-month lease with further option available. Operating since 1999. Talented and experienced professional staff. This business has a diversified client base. Owner's willing to assist during transition period. Price reduced from $175,000 for quick sale, as owner is now studying full time.

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Management Rights

Sunshine Coast

QLD

Great Lifestyle business for a couple Rarely available in this very popular rapidly growing tourist destination of Coolum Beach. Modern 41/2 star resort comprising 18 spacious, air conditioned fully self contained 2 & 3 bedroom apartments, just metres from the beach and a short stroll to shops, cafes and bars. Resort

features a heated pool and spa, tennis court, BBQ area and individual lock up garages. Includes 3 bedroom managers residence with a separate reception office on the same title. Nett Profit $145,000 PA.

price: $1,200,000 422252

bh (07) 5471 6759 ah (07) 5471 6759 fax (07) 5471 6222 info@getawayresort.com.au www.getawayresort.com.au

Management Rights

Coolum Beach

QLD

Feel Like a Seachange 3 year old Luxury 4.5 Star Resort comprising 35 1 & 2 Bedroom and Family Apartments on David Low Way. 100 meters to beach - a short stroll to shops & restaurants. Heated spa, beach & lap pools. Price includes (value

$760,000) fully furnished air-conditioned 3 bedroom 2 bathroom luxury apartment, large reception, office, games room, linen room all on title. Net Profit $211,000 and growing. Please contact for further information.

bh (07) 5471 7799 ah (07) 5471 9601 fax (07) 5446 5380 mob 0408 685 253 info@seachangecoolumbeach.com.au www.seachangecoolumbeach.com.au 130 Australian Business For Sale

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Manufacturing

NSW

South Coast

Aluminium Windows & Doors Manufacturer

Located in Batemans Bay, this business has been servicing the rapidly growing area of the South Coast for over 15 years. Specialising in suppling quality Aluminium Windows and Doors and associated products. It has established a large and loyal customer base with all infrastructures in place to support its high turnover. The

staff of 14 are experienced and long serving. There are 5 vehicles and a forklift. The business is located in brand new purpose built premises with high visibility and street frontage. Freehold package also available if required. For full and financial information, please contact owner.

422451

price: $690,000 + S.A.V. fax (02) 4472 4429 mob 0414 624 442 peterbbw@westnet.com.au www.atn.com.au/nsw/south/south-d.htm

Manufacturing

NSW

South Coast

Turnover $1.1 Million p.a. for the last 3 years

This well established highly profitable business has been operating for 10 years. Specialising in the manufacture, supply and installation of all types of signage, as well as structural steel work for light and heavy industry. Signage industry experience not necessary but would suit those with fabrication background. Present staff prepared to stay on. Large well-equipped workshop with new and modern

machinery and 3 x 3 year lease in place. Located close to suppliers. Easy 60 mins along Highway to Sydney CBD. Choice of beautiful beaches just 2 mins drive for a quick lunch-time swim or surf. There is huge scope for this already successful business to expand even further. Price includes 2 trucks. Possible finance available. Owner willing to stay on if needed.

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au www.atn.com.au/nsw/syd/cen-d.htm

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price: $490,000 WIWO

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Manufacturing

Manufacturing

NSW

Cowra

Gold Coast

QLD

Dancewear / Swimwear

Truck Body Building

Located on the banks of the beautiful Lachlan River, this strong business has been established for 11 years with a large customer base. Primarily truck bodies, both gravel & flat top. Truck mounted water tanks, toolboxes, shed frames, grain bins, combine conversions for conservation farming. Good profit margins, up to 6 months training provided. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

Business has been operating for 20 years, with current owner for last 6. Located in Currumbin, business caters to the niche market of Dance Schools; Gymnastics, Physical Culture and Surf clubs; Private Schools etc, all over Australia. Pageant work and uniforms also. Ideal for someone with a passion for dance with a knowledge of sewing and design. Very large range of fabrics and finished stock on hand. Contact owner for further & financial information.

price: $300,000 WIWO - negotiable

bh (07) 5534 7731 ah (07) 5534 7731 fax (07) 5534 7711 mob 0403 347 640 wsshowoff@iprimus.com.au www.showoffaustralia.com.au

415750

bh (02) 6341 3383 ah (02) 6341 3383 fax (02) 6341 3383 david.knoxy@bigpond.com www.cowra.nsw.gov.au

price: $350,000 WIWO

Manufacturing

Burleigh

Manufacturing

QLD

Western Sydney

Metal Fabrication

A foam regeneration factory and a mattress factory, both being sold as a going concern, located in Mt. Druitt. Sale includes new machines for foam crushing, regeneration, foam cutting. The mattress production line can manufacture all size mattresses with very good quality and low cost. Minimal staff required. Good location, large space, low rent and well set up with room for expansion. Supplying to the retail & wholesale markets. Owner selling at bargain price. Contact for further & financial information.

price: $295,000

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NSW

2 Factories for the Price of 1

Servicing the Gold Coast and Brisbane for the past 17 years, this well established business has a turnover of $1 million. Specialising in the manufacturing of balustrades, gates, staircases and fencing in stainless steel, aluminium & mild steel etc, for the commercial and domestic industry. Ideal business for welders or trades person. Valued at $400K owner wants a quick sale and has slashed the price down to $295K. Price incudes plant & equipment. Long lease available or buy the building. Please contact for further details.

price: $250,000 422280

bh (07) 5522 8868 ah (07) 5576 0881 fax (07) 5522 1089 mob 0400 883 188 sales@gctech.info www.gctech.info

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fax (02) 9625 6099 mob 0422 393 515 prestige-bedding@hotmail.com

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Manufacturing

VIC

Mornington Peninsula

Thriving Steel Fabrication Opportunity

Located in Rosebud, on the beautiful Mornington Peninsula. Established for over 11 years. Specialising in structural, stainless and aluminium fabrication and repairs. It has an exceptional reputation, with huge potential for growth, a large customer base and excellent profits. Supported by a loyal

supplier base, with competitive pricing contracts in place. Currently have approx $120,000 of quoted jobs approved. Leasing a 322 sqm factory in busy industrial estate. Price includes machinery and stock worth over $100,000. Turnover approx $350,000. Contact owner for further information.

price: $380,000

Manufacturing

Manufacturing

QLD

Northern Beaches

Lattice and Balustrade Specialists

Balustrade specialists

Well established, since 1987. Specialising in lattice, balustrade, verandah gates (Batwing), decorative brackets, louvre panels and window hoods to the renovation market. Supplying products to both retail market and to builders. Business prides itself on offering Quality without compromise. Low overheads when run as 2-person business. Ideally suited to someone with joinery and woodwork experience. Owner selling to retire.

Well established over 10 years, specialising in stainless steel, aluminium and mild steel fabrication. Ideally looking for someone with a background in the same industry, to take advantage of this well patronised successful business. Providing large range products, such as balustrade fixtures for pools, balconies and commercial fittings. Turnover $1,000,000 plus. Only selling due to other commitments. 3 x 3 year lease possible upon request. 2 weeks training. Contact owner for further information.

price: $35,000 + S.A.V.

price: $400,000 WIWO 422714

bh (07) 3865 3066 ah (07) 3901 1033 fax (07) 3865 3625 mob 0433 215 742 martinlattice@optusnet.com.au www.martinlattice.websyte.com.au

NSW

mob 0414 512 642 www.visitnsw.com.au

422199

Brisbane

422754

bh (03) 5982 1930 fax (03) 5982 1934 mob 0414 520 819 jjor7699@bigpond.net.au

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Manufacturing

Mornington Peninsula

Manufacturing

VIC

NSW

Nowra

Architectural Glass

ClearShield Security Screens

An exciting new opportunity exists in the Security Door industry. Manufacturing licencee to produce the Clear Shield range of Security Screens and Doors for domestic and commercial applications. Australia wide wholesale & retail market. $50k plus stock & take over leases on machinery. All new machinery at $937 per month. Training provided. Good husband & wife Business. Stock value $20k. Rent $300 per month. Australia wide 1300 number. Checkout www.clearshield.com.au and www.shoalhavengaragedoors.com.au. Call David for further information.

price: $95,000 WIWO

price: $50,000 + stock & machinery

bh (03) 5986 2313 fax (03) 5986 3699 mob 0419 193 387 julian@peninsulascreens.com.au www.peninsulascreens.com.au

fax (02) 4422 0034 mob 0412 680 356 davebennett@optusnet.com.au www.shoalhavengaragedoors.com.au

422341

Well Est. Architectural Glass Business. Situated in the heart of the Booming Mornington Peninsula Region of Victoria, this rapidly growing business is offered for sale. Specialising in Glass Balustrades and Pool Fences, Frameless glass Shower Screens, Spalshbacks, Pivot shower screens, Mirrors, Robe doors etc. 3 fully trained full time staff and 1 part time member. All willing to stay on. Including 3 vehicles in sale price. Visit website for visual information.

Manufacturing

Mid North Coast

Manufacturing

NSW

North Coast

Located in Taree, designer and builder of specialised commercial vehicles. Est. 25 years. Virtually every conceivable type of vehicle body has been manufactured over many years, including Pantechs, Curtainsided Bodies, Insulated Bodies, Bread Vans, Canopies, Milk Trucks, Tippers, Tabletops, Specialised Service Vehicles, and Body Changeovers ect. Minimal direct competition. Forward orders. Strong base of loyal customers including councils and government departments. Experienced Staff of 5. Long lease available on 675 sqm factory or buy the building. Owner’s retiring and will train new owners.

Situated in beautiful Nambucca Heads, one of the fastest growing areas in NSW. The owner has run this successful business for the past 20 years. Fully equipped workshop manufacturing blinds and awnings, patio awnings, safety doors and screens plus well presented showroom. Also manufacturing a patented aluminium awning arm. Current T/O $450,000 increasing yearly. New 4 year lease. Sale includes 2 well equipped work vehicles, 2 months training with possible finance available.

price: $370,000 + S.A.V. 422764

price: $320,000 incl. plant and equipment

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NSW

Blinds & Awnings

Motor Body Builders

bh (02) 6552 5856 ah (02) 6553 6014 fax (02) 6551 0823 thompson@tsn.cc www.thommostrucks.com.au

422762

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bh (02) 6568 6852 ah (02) 6568 6431 fax (02) 6568 7459 mob 0409 666 740 hibiscustb@gmail.com

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Milk Run

Forbes

Milk Run

NSW

Southern Highlands

Dairy Farmers franchise - single vendor town With its bushranger history, Victorian architecture and gardens, Forbes provides a great lifestyle. Established 15 years, average net profit approx. $75,000. Loyal customer base built up through friendly, reliable service. Services two independent supermarkets, restaurants, hotels, service stations, schools, clubs, retirement villages, caravan parks, etc - no house deliveries. Monday - Saturday - can choose own hours. One man or family operation. Includes Toyota Dyna 200 truck (only C class licence required), computer & two hand-helds. Potential for growth. Owner retiring. All figures, books available to genuine buyers. Full training.

NSW

Dairy Farmers Franchise

Run is located in Moss Vale, 1 hr from Sydney and Wollongong, and 11/2 hrs from Canberra, with milk depot at Bowral (8km). Consists of strong commercial client base and an optional home delivery run. Also selling juice, water, dairy products, eggs, meats, pies etc. Price includes Isuzu 2002 NPR 300 Turbo 7990 GVM which requires an MR (Medium Rigid) licence. Fully computerised with hand held device to upload/download daily run. Gross profit $3,800 p.w. Contact for further information.

price: $335,000

bh (02) 6851 1433 fax (02) 6851 6616 mob 0419 034 281 barnzy@austarnet.com.au www.forbes.nsw.gov.au

bh (02) 4868 2175 fax (02) 4868 2175 mob 0419 466 658 fnshep@bigpond.com www.thesouthernhighlands.com.au/towns/moss-vale

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price: $170,000 + S.A.V.

Milk Run

Rural

Mixed Business

NSW

Hamilton

Heart of the Country

VIC

Home and business opportunity

This thriving long established business is located opposite a school. Operating by the current owners for over 5 years and catering for local residents, and causal clientele. Milk bar *Grocery lines *Sub newsagent *Prepaid Mobile EFTPOS*. Huge potential for further growth. Turnover in excess of $500k. The business has a walk-in cool room, various fridges, freezers, and computer is also supplied. This price also includes a generous 3 bedroom home.

This successful busy wholesale milk run located between Yass & Young in beautiful historic Boorowa, has a large & growing clientele. Sale includes 2 refrigerated vehicles, large coolroom, office equipment etc. Turning over approx $13,000 per week with a solid profit margin. A substantial 4-bedroom brick veneer home on large block is also available for purchase. Will consider partial vendor finance. 2 to 3 weeks training will be provided. Boorowa, with its Irish heritage and historic buildings is 110km from Canberra and 320km from Sydney.

price: $400,000 + S.A.V. 407138

price: $205,000 negotiable bh (02) 6385 3542 fax (02) 6385 3542 www.boorowa.nsw.gov.au

422755

2/4/07

bh (03) 5571 1220 ah (03) 5571 1220 fax (03) 5571 2511 stevebulford@hotmail.com www.atn.com.au/vic/west/west-b.htm

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Mixed Business

Mixed Business

NSW

Grenfell

Freehold Family Business

ACT

Fyshwick

Caryard with Auto Repair

Well established business located in the middle of the Main Street, in the busy area of town. Take away meals, sandwiches, delicatessen, sub-newsagency, tables inside and outside. Street parking in front of the shop. Air Conditioned. Large coolroom. Canned goods and general items. Two large drink fridges, salad bar. Price includes all plant and equipment. Regular country clientele and good passing tourist trade. Henry Lawson Festival in front of shop. Contact owner for further information.

Imported and 2nd hand caryard with auto mechanical repair business for sale, LMV/D, prime location, well established since 1998, fully equipped workshop, stylish show room, fully computerized office, easy to operate, 6/7 days business, suit experienced buyer, new operator and new migrant. Asking price included all equipments, tools computers and stationaries. Owner decided to retire soon and going overseas, will sell in any reasonable offer, interest party email to man

price: $180,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 6228 1222 fax (02) 6280 9050 mob 0421 991 119 man@manoffice.com

422715

price: $180,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 6343 1722 fax (02) 6343 1722 mob 0411 133 149 jeffgardner708@gmail.com

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Mixed Business

Bridgewater on Loddon

VIC

Great Cash Flow

Situated on the Calder Highway, 30 minutes from Bendigo and just 21/2 hours from Melbourne. Close to the Loddon River, well known for fishing, boating and water skiing. This award winning store has been operating for over 30 years, providing quality hot & cold food, groceries, DVD hire, ice, gas refills, fishing licences, bait plus a huge variety of stock. There is an ATM on site. The shop is air-conditioned

and recently renovated with a new commercial kitchen and lots of storage. There is veranda seating and an outdoor garden area. Included is a well presented residence with a large backyard. Close to both primary and secondary schools and all amenities. T/O $500,000 plus showing excellent profits. Regretful sale due to ill health.

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Mining and Construction

TAS

West Coast

Take Advantage of the Current Mining Boom

Wholly owned Tasmanian company specialising in the supply of qualified, experienced personnel, plant & equipment to the mining industry. The company has steadily grown due to the high demand in the commodity market for gold, copper, and other sought-after minerals. The business will be sold as a going concern with all assistance and training, if required, given to the new owners. Plant and equipment includes 4 x 4 Canter truck, 2 x bobcats, 1.5

tonne excavator, 4 x 4 water truck and all other necessary equipment to run this highly successful and hugely profitable enterprise. The knowledge of its highly skilled tradesmen, including carpenters, boilermakers and fitters, with both underground and surface experience, complements the ease of running this business, with safety as a major part of the company. Interested parties should contact Owner for full & financial information. 422349

bh (03) 6471 1391 fax (03) 6471 1392 mob 0438 584 598 b65900@bigpond.net.au www.discovertasmania.com.au

Mobile Business

Melbourne

VIC

MOBILE JUICE VAN “Joose On The Loose� is the latest concept in mobile juice vans. Easy tow tandem trailer with electric brakes, industrial blenders, peelers and juicer. Hot & cold water, automatic tap, 2 x sinks, 1 x freezer, 2 x fridges, 80L fresh

water and 80L sludge tank, heaps of storage and stock. Health department approved, uniforms, excellent cash flow business. Contact owner for full and financial information.

ah (03) 9874 3515 mob 0401 896 913 adrian.badanjek@boral.com.au

422335

price: $35,000 WIWO

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Mobile Business

Money Lending NSW

Sydney

Easy Cash Flow Business with Huge Growth Potential

QLD

Mobile - Nitro Trucks

- Well established clientele - Low bad debts - Low overheads - Management in place - EBITDA $600,000+

Sales, workshop + portable race track for 10 1/8 scale 4WD nitro methane powered monster trucks, modified for hire application. Fully equipped, new custom built 12volt tandemtrailer, mag wheels, electric brakes. Built- in air compressor and service facilities. Suit school fairs, motor shows, race meetings. Includes tools & spare parts. High cash earning ($1,500 per weekend) and real franchise potential. Relocate anywhere. Training available. Circumstances dictate way below cost sale. Please contact owner for further information.

(current Financial Year)

Selling price $1,8m +Loan book of $1m approx.

414546

price: $25,000 mob 0414 876 268 gvdb45@hotmail.com www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au

Mobile Business

Toowoomba

Valutek (02) 9264 9655 info@valutek.net

Mobile Business

QLD

Adelaide

Stockrider Clothing

SA

Ice Cream - Excellent Cash Flow Business

1 person can run this unique custom built Ice Cream Van. Currently set up for soft serve, milk shakes & scoop ice cream. Easily adaptable to suit your purpose. Easy to tow and set up, small footprint. Work as little or as much as you want. Tour the country or stay in your local area. Currently used for major events in Adelaide. Potential to earn $3k per day. 1 week training available.

price: $60,000 WIWO

price: $50,000

bh (07) 4637 0135 fax (07) 4637 0154 mob 0427 076 932 mhcurtis@bigpond.net.au

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

422288

Would you like to travel around Queensland / north NSW whilst earning yourself an income? Then this mobile business is for you. Specialising in selling Australian authentic apparel, such as oil skin coats, leather hats, outdoor gear and accessories. Via field days shows, events, plus mail orders anywhere. Price includes stock, plant, van and ute. Giving owners a great lifestyle and income with gross turnover $100,000 pa. Contact owners Malcolm or Helen for full and further information.

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Some vendor finance possible.

415044

Gold Coast

This money lending business was established 7 years ago. With growth of 50% p.a., it has exceeded all wildest expectations. Owner wants to retire for health reasons.


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Motel

NSW

Bourke

Major Mitchell Motel

Situated on the Kidman way, this successful motel is well known in western NSW and is the closest motel to CBD. The motel has been owned by the same family for many years. The freehold includes a large 4 bedroom residence, 16 unit motel and a 45 seat licensed restaurant that caters for functions and conferences. Grounds include a alt water

pool, award winning gardens and undercover BBQ area. The motel also has an on site laundry. T/O approaching $350,000 showing a good profit margin. Training available and staff wiling to stay on. Possible finance available. Only selling because owners wish to retire. Contacts as below for further information.

Newsagency

Newsagency

QLD

Adelong

Ideal Family Lifestyle Opportunity in QLD A class ‘A’ newsagency & Golden Casket agency. Located next to the railway station in Keperra, in Brisbane’s northwest. Compact delivery run (approx 8km). 18 months to run on lease with a further 3-year option. Computer link P.O.S. system, Bill Xpress/Dial Time, and 2 sub agents. Current owners since March 2005. Turnover 2006 $641,000, and increasing. S.A.V. approx $25,000. Contact owners for full and further information.

High cashflow business

Adelong Newsagency located at the foot of the Snowy Mountains. Specialising in NSW lotteries, Darrell Lea, magazines, newspapers, stationery, CD’s and DVD’s. As well as mail runs for newspapers, and sub-agent, extensive range of John Sands cards and wrap, cold drinks, confectionery, bill express agency, phone cards/credit, and cigarettes. T/O approx $500,000 per annum. Price includes a three-bedroom house. Ideal for a family.

price: $450,000 WIWO - freehold 408272

price: $160,000 negotiable + S.A.V. bh (07) 3355 2619 fax (07) 3355 2619 grovelynews@dodo.com.au

NSW

bh (02) 6946 2051 fax (02) 6946 2051 adelongnews@activ8.net.au

422260

Northwest Brisbane

412233

price: $1,100,000 freehold bh (02) 6872 2311 fax (02) 6872 2205 mob 0419 271 008 majormitchellmotel@bigpond.com.au www.majormitchellmotel.com.au

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Newsagency

Northern Gold Coast

Newsagency

QLD

Cashflow of $1,600,000 per annum

Price for 2 businesses

Established 2 years with modern fitout and computerised POS system. Great potential for growth, as two new major development right across the road commencing early 2007, currently sales up 50% on last year and still growing. Busy drive in centre 95sqm store. No sub agents or paper run. Long lease 5 x 5 x 5. Selling due to other commitment. Contact owner for further information.

Centrally located in a lovely little country township, 40 mins to Dubbo or 55 mins to Orange. This is an ideal family business. Trading 7 days a week 8am to 7pm. The newsagency has 2 regular paper deliveries in both Yeoval and Cumnock. Takeaway also has good clientele and services both local schools for lunches. Reluctantly selling due to family commitments. Business figures available to interested purchasers. Two homes are available if required.

price: $295,000 + S.A.V.

price: $120,000 O.N.O. - WIWO 422305

ah (07) 5533 7010 fax (07) 5527 9395 mob 0434 145 021 zwm@bigpond.net.au www.queenslandholidays.com.au

Newsagency

Bemboka

NSW

Rare opportunity to purchase well-established, profitable business located in lush Bega Valley, 30 minutes to Sapphire Coast. Ideal family business including impressive 4-bedroom home, double garage, garden and paddock. Currently consists: newsagency, fuel, take-away & small goods. Highway frontage. Potential to expand or specialize. Guaranteed income with relaxed country lifestyle. Contact owner for further details.

West Sydney

NSW

Opportunity NO HOME DELIVERIES! The Farnham Road Shopping Centre is on the larger, faster-growing eastern side of Quakers Hill, nearby Kellyville Ridge, an area which is currently being developed. Adjacent a Foodworks supermarket, large Medical Centre, and 17 specialty shops and restaurants. A LOTTO top shop, with multi services such as Bill Express etc. Modern equipment and back to base alarm. A 5x5 lease is available with this opportunity. Three weeks’ training is offered to the purchaser. Weekly net profit $2,959.

price: $415,000 + S.A.V. 026994

price: $495,000 + fuel WIWO

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bh (02) 6846 4102 fax (02) 6846 4442 jhowarth7@bigpond.com.au

Newsagency

Newsagency / General Store - Freehold

bh (02) 6493 0271 ah (02) 6493 0271 tpwag@bigpond.com www.begavalley.nsw.gov.au

NSW

Yeoval

412729

2/4/07

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 mob 0423 529 041 farnhamroadnews@bigpond.com www.blacktown.nsw.gov.au

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Newsagency

North Coast

Nursery

NSW

Bellingen

Great Area / Great Cash Flow

NSW

A Pleasure to Own & Run

Great opportunity to purchase a Bellingen icon and a lifestyle. Boutique style nursery situated in town centre and part of the renowned “Old Church”. Well known for its huge range of rare and unusual plants, fresh seedlings, gift lines, water features, pots, garden ornaments, fish and aquarium supplies. Perfect for a husband & wife team offering: loyal clientele of locals & tourists alike; only nursery in town; an area of no water restrictions; gross profit $87K; staff in place; 5 year lease; full training & support; and an excellent reputation.

Situated in Grafton on the Clarence River this long established and successful newsagency turns over $1 million plus. The shop is 220 sqm, has EFTPOS, full electronic infrastructure and 8 sub-agents. A long lease is available for this ideal family business in a great location. The newsagency has been owned by the same family for many years. Only selling due to retirement. Freehold including 4 shops also available. Contact owner for further information.

price: $75,000 + S.A.V.

bh (02) 6642 2047 fax (02) 6642 2047

bh (02) 6655 2885 ah (02) 6655 9179 www.bellingen.nsw.gov.au

413228

price: $295,000 + S.A.V.

Party Plan

Nationwide

Pet Shop

NSW

Brisbane

Easily Run From a Home Office

QLD

Ideal Family Business

Morada Jewellery is a Network Marketing business, also known as Party Plan. Specialising in selling high-quality sterling silver jewellery (no costume jewellery or cheap market jewellery), through their consultants, which are based in several states throughout Australia. Included in the package is database of existing consultants and current leads, top ranking professional website, complete system and unlimited free hand-over support for 3 months. This business can be easily run from a home office with flexible working hours. Genuine sale due to family commitments. For further information, please contact Michele.

Pet Shop & Aquariums business established 10 years, and conveniently located in the Northern suburbs of Brisbane. Easy access into the CBD & south to Surfers Paradise. This successful pet shop enjoys a regular clientele & good passing trade. Has turnover of $12,800 plus per week showing a solid net profit. 3 x 3 lease in place and large shop area has plenty of room for expansion. Genuine sale due to Vendor’s moving. Please contact owner for full & further information.

price: $65,000

price: $115,000 + S.A.V. 422792

mob 0414 210 810 michele@morada.com.au bh (02) 4322 4332 fax (02) 4322 4335 www.moradajewellery.com.au

418582

2/4/07

bh (07) 3423 3200 fax (07) 3423 1912 mob 0422 334 124 www.yong.com.au

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Pet Shop

Western Sydney

NSW

Awesome Income

World 4 Pets is one of New South Wales best pet food and accessory retail outlets situated on a main arterial road close to rural and residential properties and nearby motorways, only 40 mins from Sydney. With a computerised point of sale system this store offers everything from fresh meat, dry foods, toys,

pharmaceuticals and accessories and much more to both domestic and breeder clients. This store has so much potential and after 4 years of trading now has a turnover 05/06 of $980,000.00 excluding gst. Renewed lease. This is a great opportunity. For more information please contact Matt.

price: $525,000 + S.A.V. 422728

bh (02) 9838 3199 fax (02) 9838 3090 mob 0438 360 440 matt@world4pets.com.au

Photography

Melbourne

VIC

Good Profits, No Experience Necessary Digital Photo Processing and Camera Sales store est. 3 years, located in shopping centre, with low rent, just 20 mins from Melbourne CBD. Part of a nationwide franchise with over 30 stores in Australia. 3 digital self-serve terminals in store printing both digital media and film.

Stockist of all major brands, such as Canon, Nikon, Samsung etc. Selling everything from cameras & accessories to frames, albums & media devices. There is the option to run the store independently. Ongoing training and support. Contact for full and financial information.

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Photography

Footscray

Photography

VIC

Murwillumbah

Gobles Camera shop

Minilab/Camera Shop

Established since 1938 located in the Inner western suburbs of Victoria. It is one of the longest established camera shops in Australia. This shop made $100,000 net profit and the turnover was about $600,000 per year. Currently the shop holds stock valued at about $70,000 including one photo printer, one film processor, and shop fittings together. Contact owner for full and further information.

Since becoming the only minilab/camera shop in town, this business has boomed. Main street minilab, processing film & digital prints for walk-in customers, both amateur and professional. Located half way between Byron Bay and Surfers Paradise. Great reputation for quality and service in both digital and film. Stocking cameras and accessories, frames and albums. Turnover $250,000 and growing rapidly. Possible finance available. Contact owner for further information.

price: $75,000 WIWO

price: $105,000 WIWO 421666

bh (03) 9846 1717 fax (03) 9687 3406 mob 0403 110 951 goblescamera@optusnet.com.au

Picture Framing

Moree

bh (02) 6672 2748 ah (02) 6677 9209 fax (02) 6672 2748 otsphotos@hotmail.com

Plumbing

NSW

Redcliffe

Enjoyable business to own and run

QLD

Home Based Business in Seaside Location Ideal husband & wife business with est. brand name. Family business est. 1984 and located in beautiful Redcliffe City. Specialising in domestic & commercial plumbing repairs & maintenance. Ideal for a hands-on operator looking to earn themselves a good income and great lifestyle. Offers a client base of regular & casual clientele. Potential projected T/O $160K. Price includes 2004 Triton ute, tools, equipment, parts, excellent local and yellow pages advertising. Owner selling to retire, but prepared to stay on for training & transition. Contact Bruce for further information.

Unique art supplies and framing business has been established for 15 years, located in the CBD area of Moree — the richest agricultural shire in Australia, encompassing an exciting art community. Close to two Art Galleries and Boutique stores in Historical Max Centre building. Potential for growth and diversification. Near new equipment, plant and stock included. 2 weeks training provided. For full and financial information, please contact owner.

price: $100,000

price: $55,000 422327

bh (02) 6752 7216 ah (02) 6752 7073 fax (02) 6752 7216 mob 0400 297 316 redartshed@excite.com www.atn.com.au/nsw/west/west-b.htm

NSW

416150

2/4/07

bh (07) 3284 8698 mob 0418 883 346 www.redcliffe.qld.gov.au

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Printing

Printing

NSW

Sydney

South Coast

Promotional Product/Printing Business System This Business opportunity is a complete system, that will give you the potential to earn up to $1,000 a week part time or up to $100,000 p.a. full time. Print all types of promotional products yourself as well as having the ability to outsource using the extensive range of suppliers and their services. System includes Pad/Screen printing machine, inks, exposure unit, drying rack, software, marketing samples, product suppliers catalogues and training manuals. Full training available. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

Ideal Home + Income Business

Est. over 25 years, this highly respected screen-printing and sign cutting business is famous for its quality and service. Located in a lifestyle community, only 2 minutes from the beautiful Shoalhaven River. Largest screen printer in the area, with large repeat clientele. T/O $200K +. Equipment includes 6-colour manual carousel, electric heater, snap dryer, over 2,000 screens, sign cutter and associated equipment. 2-bedroom residence and work area included. Ideal husband / wife operation. No experience necessary, 4 weeks training available. Owner selling to retire.

price: $480,000 WIWO - freehold 414906

price: $25,000 O.N.O. bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

bh (02) 4421 6441 fax (02) 4421 6441 mob 0414 942 667 fiveo@shoalhaven.net.au www.southcoast.com.au/shoalhaven

Printing

Central Coast

NSW

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Play Centre

NSW

Brisbane

QLD

Potential Plus

Children’s Craft Centre and Party Venue

price: $320,000 WIWO

price: $90,000

bh (02) 4323 3427 fax (02) 4323 3427 mob 0407 368 876 ratapparel1@bigpond.com.au www.gosford.nsw.gov.au

mob 0410 472 643 party@lemonsqueezy.com.au www.lemonsqueezy.com.au

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415740

409131

Craft studio and café located in Kenmore, in Brisbane’s western suburbs. Catering for children up to 12 years old with regular clientele of young parents and pre-schoolers. A busy Birthday Party venue on weekends. Providing supervised age suitable craft activities, and a friendly and welcoming café for parents. Facility is under utilised, and there is scope for expansion, or to franchise for the right operator. Good profile & reputation in community. 98sqm, quality kitchen appliances. Owner will train if required. Financial figures available to serious buyers. Contact for more information.

Situated in a beautiful area close to great surfing beaches & a relaxed lifestyle. This highly successful screen-printing & embroidery business has been established for over 20 years. Equipment included in the price: graphics computer, Tajima 4-head 9-colour computerised embroidery machine, 2 x 6-colour manual carousels, 3-phase electric heater, snap-dry heater, over 600 screens and associated equipment. The business turns over $250,000+ and increasing yearly. Staff in place and willing to stay on. 4 weeks’ training & possible vendor finance. Please contact for further information.


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Play Centre

Long Jetty

NSW

Grommets Kids World A very enjoyable indoor party and play centre and crèche. Low Rent. Located at Diggers@The Entrance, a popular holiday and fishing spot in the Central Coast. Gym is right next door. Maze, soft play area for toddlers, xbox,

nintendo, fusball, air hockey, Kids Disco, Jumping Castle. Full assistance given to new owners. Please contact the owner for further information.

price: $220,000 422751

bh (02) 4384 8832 mob 0419 621 294 sharoncamelot@bigpond.com.au

Resort

Far South Coast

NSW

Holiday Resort Accommodation

Offering an exciting and personal approach to holiday accommodation. Specialising in self catering cabins which are located in a peaceful bush setting right on the beach front. Situated 2 km from a shopping centre; adjacent to a beautiful lake. There are a variety of cabins, a solar heated

pool, BBQs, laundry facilities, extensive lawn and a volleyball/badminton court for the guests. The local area offers a range of adventures and sports, and is also renowned for its music and festivals. Strong profit margins. Please contact for financial and further information.

mob 0413 028 080 info@beachcabins.com.au www.beachcabins.com.au

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Restaurant

Restaurant

VIC

Ringwood

Great Community - Awesome Food

Keen Vendor Looking To Move On

Main highway location 30k from Melbourne. Clientele include police, fire brigade, ambulance, solicitors and numerous community groups. Catering for corporate functions and regular breakfast meetings for politicians, school principals and the like. Sponsors of local football and cricket teams. Outstanding reputation, plenty of repeat business. 5 x 5 year lease in place. T/O $10-13K p.w. Staff in place. Seats 100 with new outdoor dining area. Huge car park. New highway opens in 12months. Lots of New Year functions coming up. Health reasons have prevented vendor from developing business further. 1-2 months training available.

Located in Nowra this 50-60 seat restaurant is attached to a very busy motel. Catering for room service, motel/restaurant guests as well as an established busy local trade. The downstairs function room also has regular ongoing weekly bookings as well as casual bookings. Rent negotiable 3 x 3 lease. Owners are looking to move to a less demanding lifestyle so are wanting a quick sale. This property has huge untapped potential for the right person.

price: $140,000

price: $380,000 negotiable 413596

mob 0419 534 377 www.maroondah.vic.gov.au

Restaurant

Forster

NSW

Western Sydney

NSW

Fabulous Family Dining

Established for 2 years, located in the best position in Forster—312 km north of Sydney. Fully licensed drink/dine authority. Catering for its regular and casual clientele with seating capacity for 70. 15 well trained staff in place. Long lease (11 years). Currently operating 6 days a week. Great potential for growth. Turnover $750,000 + per annum. A very well set up business, with everything in place. Please contact owner for full and further information.

Very well known and patronised establishment in Edsenor Park, now available for new owners. Specialising in Italian and modern Australian cuisine. Trading Tuesday to Sunday 5pm-10pm, with 80 internal seating and 30 for alfresco dining. Fully liquor licensed. Turnover $12,000 per week. Selling only due to other business commitments. Contact owner for full and further information.

price: $520,000

price: P.O.A. 422328

bh (02) 6554 9073 mob 0412 540 910 jan_500@hotmail.com

bh (02) 4421 5444 fax (02) 4421 5444 shorerest@optusnet.com.au www.shorelinerestaurant.com.au

Restaurant

Magnificent Waterfront Position

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NSW

South Coast

422281

2/4/07

mob 0418 202 390 / 0419 985 005 dimensionsbathw@optusnet.com.au

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Restaurant

VIC

Melbourne

The Ballarat Curry House Well established over 6 years in Ballarat, just an hours drive north-west of Melbourne with its good reputation for the best Indian food. The restaurant seats over 60 people specialising in take away and dinning inside. Good profit

margin approx $275,000 annually, centrally located and all equipment fully owned. Willing to train new owners. Regional area only 1hr from Melbourne. Contact for full and further information. Possible finance available.

bh (03) 5341 2550 ah (03) 5341 2550 fax (03) 5341 2550 mob 0417 160 780 palmer@dragnet.com.au www.atn.com.au/vic/west/west-c.htm Restaurant

Restaurant

NSW

Well established nearly 20 years, operated by current owner for 7 years. Located in the busiest area of the town. Specialising in Mexico food, catering for its regular and causal clientele. Good reputation, Award winner of best Mexican restaurant 2004. Selling due to other commitment. A sale includes liquor licence. For full and financial information, please contact owner.

Situated in prime location on Jetty strip, the main restaurant/ leisure area of this major tourist destination (mostly year-round) providing lots of visual exposure. Quality fit out and appealing theme and extensive improvements performed over last 12 months. Bar area, kitchen and office, to complement open plan dining area with seating capacity of 170, plus well designed alfresco area. Close to Jet stream airport, which accomodates Virgin Blue, Qantas and Brindabella airlines. Strong year on end sales growth with loyal, local customer following. Contact for full & financial information. 422708

price: $145,000 WIWO www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWForster-Tuncurry.shtml

NSW

Successful Hog’s Breath CafÊ in Exceptional Location

EL BARRACHO

bh (02) 6554 5573 ah (02) 6555 8699 fax (02) 6555 8699 mickpole1@bigpond.com

Coffs Harbour

price: $445,000 + S.A.V. mob 0412 142 721

jacq_paul@yahoo.com.au

422747

Forster

422251

price: $80,000 WIWO O.N.O.

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Restaurant

Restaurant

NSW

Sydney

Armidale

NSW

Armidale’s Leading Restaurant

Location! Location! Location!

price: $120,000 negotiable

mob 0404 628 306 sabatinis@bigpond.com.au www.sabatinisrestaurant.com.au

bh (02) 6772 2201 mob 0432 178 216 suedar27@optusnet.com.au

Rubbish Removal

Bundaberg

Rubbish Removal

QLD

Melbourne

Aussie Bins & Bags

Well established operation. Includes 1996 Mitsubishi canter with lifting system, recently overhauled. 60 bins, 40 of 3 cubic metres, 20 of 2 cubic metres. Regular and casual clientele through advertising in local papers, Internet and yellow pages. There is massive opportunity for growth. Please contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $680,000

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VIC

Tidy Up Specialists

Established 13 years and now possessing 4 trucks and over 200 bins, this business has grown dramatically servicing a large customer base. Specialising in rubbish removal for industrial, farm & domestic homes, providing a healthy turnover, with profits over $100,000 p.a. Experienced staff in place, and prepared to stay on. Price includes plant & equipment. Possible finance available. Contact owner for full and further information.

price: $250,000 negotiable 412262

bh (07) 4155 2570 fax (07) 4155 1011 mob 0407 155 488 rkra9111@bigpond.net.au bundaberg.qld.gov.au

422786

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. 422213

Established for 8 years, this sensibly priced business is serving quality Italian cuisine with French influences. Fully licensed 120 seat restaurant. Currently operating 6 days a week for a-la-cart and also provide function dining for all occasions. Recently renovated, modern atmosphere and comes with accommodation. Ideally located in the heart of Crows Nest with Free Parking available nearby and public transport right outside. Strong 5 + 5 lease. Loyal regular and casual clientele. Staff in place. Contact for full and financial information.

Armidale’s most popular restaurant, Jean-Pierre’s Restaurant has been established for 17 years, with very loyal clientele. Situated in main street with high exposure. Sits approx 60 people inside and approx. 15 outside. With its modern decor it would suit various themes. Three bathrooms including disabled. Currently open 5 nights only, could increase turnover by opening for lunch and liquor licence. The premise has low rent, with an attractive turnover. 3 x 3 lease. Two secure car parks with back door access. Contact for further information.

bh (03) 9761 9499 fax (03) 9761 9541

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Rural Supplies

Settle in and enjoy this highly recommendable business

Manjimup - WA This well established business located in Manjimup-famous region for its natural wonders. Specialises in stockfeed with silos for bulk grain, equipment to supply a variety of own mix stockfeeds, pet supply and country clothing. Well presented, established and profitable, all the hard work is done. Retail area and large drive through shed, suppling all requirements. Equine supplies, tack, clothing, wide range of Stockfeeds, pet food and accessories. Only aquarium, tropical and cold water fish supplier in town. The premises has potential for garden soil supplies or similar. Business has shown steady growth. Currently operating 51/2 day week. Leasehold or freehold available. Contact owner for full, financial and further information.

bh (08) 9771 1575 fax (08) 9777 1250 mob 0408 313 682 manjistockfeed@westnet.com.au www.manjimup.wa.gov.au

422638

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Rural

Regional

NSW

Rural Investment Opportunity Are you looking for a high growth business with strong income, this is an opportunity to consider. The olive oil processing industry has proven to be most successful worldwide. This business venture has had all the hard work done. Now looking for new owners to reap the benefits and harvesting of this commercial enterprise. Located one hour south east

of Camberra. Comprising 15,000 olive trees, irrigated system in place, plenty of water supply via bores and dames. All plant, equipment and shed facilities in place. Substantial owner’s home. This olive farm has potential income of around $750,000 PA plus when in full production. People with interest should contact for further and full information.

price: P.O.A. 422257

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

Rural

Northwest

TAS

Vineyard - Gallery - Lifestyle - Income

25 acre farm overlooking a stunningly beautiful valley in the extremely fertile and temperate hinterland of Northwest Tasmania and located on the Coast to Canyon touring route. Property consists of 6 electric fenced cropping/grazing paddocks, 2.5 acre vineyard, 3-bedroom house, 2 dams, extremely reliable spring, orchard with 100+ fruit & nut trees, sheds, workshop as well as a gallery/cellar door with cafe facilities, garden setting and office. The vineyard was planted in 1997

and is capable of producing up to 8 tonnes (approx. 7,000 bottles) of premium quality, award-winning Chardonnay & Pinot Noir grapes. The residence is open plan style with recently renovated kitchen & bathroom with all rooms having views of the valley or vineyard. The property is located just 20km from Ulverstone and 40 mins to Devonport. All infrastructure is in place to advance this business to another level, or just enjoy the peace and serenity of the region.

bh (03) 6429 1186 ah (03) 6429 1186 mob 0428 789 252 levenvineyard@optusnet.com.au www.levenvalleyvineyard.com.au 150 Australian Business For Sale

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Rural

Sales and Distribution

NSW

Rural

Brisbane Northside

Turf Farm

QLD

Diesel engine and water pump business

42 acre Turf Farm fronting Pacific Highway, Mid North Coast of NSW. Fast developing area close to beaches, rainforest and camping areas, 25mins from Port Macquarie. Permanent water, underground irrigating, Isuzu truck, two tractors, mowers, turf cutters and essential equipment. Grows Ki Turf, three varieties of Couch Turf and Soft Leaf Buffalo Turf. Good clientelle base. 4-bedroom home, 3 large sheds, swimming pool, and permanent nine metre mobile home. Rare opportunity to satisfy local needs while enjoying a unique lifestyle. Land can be sub-divided in the future.

Specialising in detroit diesel engines and spare parts, allison transmissions and spare parts, jabsco salt water pumps and other brand salt and fresh water pumps. In house pump repairs to all makes of water pumps. Export sales to the pacific islands. Huge potential established 19 years in same location. Leased premises, northside Brisbane. Forklift included. Asking price includes plant and equipment. Complete customer and mailing list. Huge potential for growth.

price: $1,250,000

mob 0400 880 186 pjub0827@bigpond.net.au

Sales and Distribution

Sunshine Coast

Sales and Distribution

QLD

Western Sydney

Catering & Hospitality Supplies

NSW

Technology business

Well established business, specialising in suppling new and used catering equipment and hospitality supplies to the retail and wholesale. Operating 5 days a week. Trained staff in place. Ideal for husband/wife team. Potential to grow business further. Giving owners a good income. Good lease in place. No experience needed, only some administration and sales skills. Selling due to partnership breakdown.

Well established import and distribution special purpose machinery. National distribution network in place. Low overhead. Market leader with unique position in Australian market. Business also has consumable product. Very profitable with great return. Well set up in factory and ready to go. Please contact owner for full and financial information.

price: $3,500,000

price: $105,000 + S.A.V.

mob 0412 229 902 422321

mob 0417 714 585 / 0438 714 585 privatesalebus@yahoo.com.au

413039

408616

bh (02) 6585 7126

price: $188,000 WIWO

john@icetech.net.au

www.travelmate.com.au/Places/Places.asp?TownName=Ingl eburn_%5C_NSW

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Sales and Distribution

NSW

Sydney

Consistent growth over 3 years Want a lifestyle change? Choose the hours you work with time off every Christmas holidays. Confectionery distribution business in Sydney and South Coast, with exclusive license agreement with a world renowned company. Low staff, no debtors and you don’t pay for

stock. Includes vehicle all office equipment and cool room. Turnover of $1.5million dollars. Training supplied plus ongoing support from head office. For more information please contact the owner.

price: $370,000

Sales and Distribution

Seafood

ACT

Strathpine

QLD

Very Popular Seafood Business

Wholesale Foods Distribution

The business specialises in the distribution of flour and associated bakery lines to retail bakeries in the Canberra region. Established in about 1990 by the current owners and has been a steady and successful business over the intervening years with a steadily increasing weekly turnover. It is rather unique and has developed over the years its own niche market in an otherwise competitive environment. The business is offered for sale as current owners are now looking forward to retiring. For more information please contact John Dormer & Associates.

Established 5 years. Situated in busy shopping centre with main road exposure. Very popular with the locals and surrounding suburbs. Fully equipped with a large cool-room and walk-in freezer, display cabinets, cookers etc., lots of room and benches for food preparation. Large outdoor eatery. Plenty of car parking, complimenting businesses incl. supermarket, bank, Blockbuster Video and more. Catering in fresh and cooked seafood and operated by husband & wife team. Staff prepared to stay. T/O $9-10K p.w. & still growing. 5x5 year lease in place. Up to 1 month’s training possible. Any enquiries welcome.

price: $420,000 + S.A.V.

bh (07) 3205 8111 ah (07) 3425 2762 mob 0403 785 708 lynskyf@bigpond.net.au www.brisbane.qld.gov.au

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bh (02) 6280 9870 ah (02) 6280 9870 fax (02) 6280 9871 info@jdaa.com.au

price: $190,000 + S.A.V. - negotiable 419927

Canberra

422273

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Service Station

TAS

King Island

Great Lifestyle - Mild Climate - Beaches & Scenery

Grassy Service Station is a long established (since 1982) and well regarded business on King Island. Situated at the western end of Bass Strait, it is a friendly caring and safe community with daily air services, all essential educational, hospital services and amenities. The business is located on a large corner block zoned commercial. It is one of two service stations in the township of Currie and the only authorized inspection station on King Island. Specialising in a wide range of

vehicle & machinery repairs and services, including fuel, automotive air-conditioning, tyre sales, batteries, lubricants and dairy farming hygiene products. Fully equipped 5-bay workshop with offices and showroom. Dealers for Kubota Tractor, a large range of farm machinery and implements etc. Strong and loyal customer base. Staff in place. T/O $900,000 p.a. Price includes freehold land and buildings, business and plant and equipment. Training provided. Owners’ retiring.

price: $250,000 + S.A.V. freehold 422771

bh (03) 6462 1222 fax (03) 6462 1261 www.kingisland.org.au

Shoe Shop

Greater Sydney

NSW

Ladies & Gents Fashion Shoes

Located in the mall at Windsor, only 57 kilometres northwest of Sydney’s CBD. Operating for 15 months and has a 3 year renewable lease. The premise is 122sqm plus plenty of storage space with rear access. Full security system in place. Supplier lists and contacts available with

next season’s stock on order. Computerized till and inventory system, EFTPOS and credit card facilities included. There is nothing to do but move in and start trading. Please contact owner for further information.

mob 0415 977 760 ltsoz@bigpond.com www.windsor.com.au

422332

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Security

Sign Service

VIC

Melbourne

Canberra

Work from Home - Internet / P.I.’s / Security Was $190,000 Now $95,000 Heavily discounted as now sold with no goodwill or financials. Can be operated from home - very low overheads with plenty of potential to grow and strong profit margins. Specialising in 2 areas:- 1) Service division - Private Investigators, Security Industry and Body Guard Services; 2) wholesale & retail sales of security equipment via website. Includes the website, uniforms, equipment and registered name. Licences required for security or P.I. work. Staff can be hired as needed. Full assistance provided. Will consider partial vendor finance.

ACT

Great Potential for Expansion

Established in 1990. Run by owner and 2 full time staff prepared to stay on. Ongoing contracts plus expanding government and commercial work. 1220mm vinyl cutter, 1370mm solvent digital printer. Falcon BA Ute. 200sqm rented premises - new 3 year lease. T/O $400k - $500k p.a. with 45% ROI. Owner wishes to retire but will stay to train. Business needs younger owner to take advantage of expansion opportunities. For further information, please contact the owner. Please visit www.act.gov.au for community information.

price: $195,000 O.N.O. mob 0408 623 357 jim@signworld.net.au www.signworld.net.au

420360

price: $95,000 bh (03) 9266 2527 fax (03) 9682 8155 mob 0428 100 232

Sign Service

West Gippsland

Sports Goods

VIC

Inverell

Situated in the beautiful regional centre of Inverell on the Macintyre River. The huge country sporting goods store and Best Business Award Winner is 540 sqm in area. The store trades as Sports Power, is long established and very successful with a strong clientele base. T/O $600,000 plus increasing yearly showing 38% GP. The current owners have had the business for over 10 years and only selling due to retirement. Possible finance available. Contact owners for further information.

Located in Warragul, this well est.signwriting business boasts a very strong customer base, including real estate agencies, as well as it’s regular & casual clientele. Also outsourcing business cards, letterheads & magnets. Long lease in place with workshop and equipment setup for the new owner to walk straight in and get started. Equipment includes computers, 1 x Roland sp300 (print cut) digital printer, 1 x1 Roland camm-1 610 vinyl cutter, Vinyl Master Pro signwriting program and Adobe Illustrator 10. Contact for further details.

price: $160,000 + S.A.V. 422733

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Sports Power

Full Training Supplied if Required

mob 0412 908 152 distinctivesigns@dcsi.net.au www.visitvictoria.com

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bh (02) 6722 2798 fax (02) 6721 4575 mob 0438 277 563 mconnery@aapt.net.au www.inverell.nsw.gov.au

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Sports Goods

NSW

North Sydney

Succesful Footwear Franchise

The Athlete’s Foot franchise is a business system that has been developed over 31 years and is ranked up amongst the best franchise systems in both the United States and Australia. This is a successful store situated in St. Ives. Experience is not necessary as full training is provided as

well as on going store support. The store also has a strong relationship with the surrounding community and sporting clubs. The Athlete’s Foot is the only footwear store with FITPRINT technology which gives us an upper edge on our competitors. Please contact for further information.

422342

price: $210,000 + S.A.V. bh (02) 9440 5614 mob 0411 628 588 taf.stives@ozemail.com.au www.theathletesfoot.com.au

Surf and Streetwear Melbourne

VIC

One of Melbourne’s Clothing Icons

Established in 1988, then relocated and refurbished in 1997. This 500sqm funky clothing superstore provides concepts for a ladies and men’s boutique, a street wear concept for youth and a separate surf shop and kids shop - a one-stop shop. Stocking all major brands including Billabong, Quicksilver, Rip Curl, Levis, Jag, Mossimo, Ben Sherman, Cooper St, Seduce, Pepe, Bettina Liarno, Diesel shoes and Pierre Cardin to name just a few. T/O $1.9 million p.a., extremely profitable with exclusive labels. Building has an American Diner appearance and the massive window displays are a feature of Williamstown. Attached warehouse provides great space and ambience on a prime busy corner awesome location. Some 1000 cars a day drive past the

front door. Employing a manager and 3 full timers and 8 part timers. Open 7 days including public holidays. Fit out is stylish and functional with a lot of old memorabilia, and recently installed new P.O.S. equipment. 91/2 years left on lease with further option available upon request. 3 year financial history provided upon request. Williamstown is by the sea and thus provides great tourist trade. Owners to assist with transition.

ah (03) 9399 9154 fax (03) 9399 9154 mob 0439 972 679 stammers@dodo.com.au

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Surf and Ski

Surf and Ski

NSW

Macksville

Sunshine Coast

Surf Shop - Make A Sea Change

Top family business

Surfshop on Mid North Coast, Pacific Highway position, perfect for a husband & wife team. Annual T/O $450-500K with huge potential for further growth. Stocking all the big brands such as Billabong, Quiksilver, Ripcurl, Rusty, Volcom, Element, etc. Staff in place. Have been in the business for 15 years and are now looking to do something different. Cheap rent with long lease available 4x4 or 5x5. Price includes all fixtures and fittings with approx. value of $70K. 1 week training and possible vendor finance. Don’t miss the great opportunity to buy this cheap surfshop. For more info, please contact the owners.

This is a well set up surf shop that is about to take off and will be a gold mine for the right buyer. Genuine sale due to other commitments. Great growth area on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland. Staff and lease in place. 2 weeks training. WIWO under $200,000. Price negotiable depending on stock levels and buyer requirements. Sale includes brand new fittings & fixtures and goodwill. Profitable business, please contact owner for full and further information.

price: $150,000 + S.A.V.

price: P.O.A. 419130

bh (02) 6568 4666 ah (02) 6569 7300 fax (02) 6568 4666 sonicsurf@bigpond.com www.nambucca.nsw.gov.au

Supermarket

North Queensland

Melbourne

Fully Equipped Manufacturing Butcher Shop Major feature of the business would be suitable for a butcher or likewise experience. CBD location in Ayr, on the southbound side of the highway between Townsville and Brisbane. Building approx 1000m2 and 400m2 of retail area. Plenty of parking. Staff in place and prepared to stay on. Great lifestyle - wealthy sugar cane town, fishing, minutes from the Great Barrier Reef and year-round summer climate. 1 month’s training provided. Possible finance available. Please visit website for viewing location and contact for further & financial information.

VIC

Spas and Swim Spas This highly successful spa business, located in the Eastern suburbs is regarded as one of the most successful in this high growth industry. With annual turnover increasing at over 25% per annum this is a great opportunity to take over this established performer and travel into the future in this thriving environment. Please contact for full and financial information.

price: P.O.A.

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bh (07) 5471 1834 mob 0418 748 570 lbc11@ozemail.com.au

Swimming Pool

QLD

price: P.O.A. 416702

bh (07) 4783 5450 mob 0410 564 307 / 0414 238 559 meleah73@yahoo.com.au www.burdekin.qld.gov.au

QLD

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Swimming Pool

Swimming Pool

NSW

Penrith

QLD

Cairns

Icon Business in Tropical QLD

Authorized Dealer of

BioGuard Pool Products

Long established pool and spa shop. Excellent location on main thoroughfare. Great potential to increase sales. Large client base. Highly regarded within the industry. T/O $680 - $700K p.a. Full training available if required. 2  years left on present lease, with further 6 year option available. Fully qualified and experienced staff available. For further information, contact Company Accountant Bevan Phillips (07) 4050 1717.

price: $100,000

bh (07) 4033 1993 fax (07) 4033 2079 mob 0438 771 802 snows@qldnet.com.au www.cairns.qld.gov.au

Genuine sale and priced to sell. Well established business with healthy turnover. Only BioGuard gives you a unique combination of knowledge, thoroughly trained pool care professionals and the most advanced pool care technology. We offer easy step-by-step maintenance programs for all types of pool, and are backed by full company support.

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bh (02) 4731 1077 fax (02) 4731 1488 mob 0412 582 335 jlimsico@gmail.com

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Swimming Pool

NSW

Outer Sydney

Highly Profitable Retail Display Centre

Pool shop & outdoor display centre situated in the busy retail area of Richmond in the Hawkesbury district. Located on large block with drive through facility, fenced outdoor pool display area & onsite parking. Business established for 5 yrs with loyal customers, annual growth of 20%. 5 years lease in place. Recently renovated & up-to-date store (MYOB, Retail Manager). Sales generated through

chemicals, spare parts, pumps, filters, aboveground pools, portable spas, fencing, outdoor furniture, leisure products etc. Great potential for further expansion. Turnover $770K. Poolside has all the benefits of a franchise store without the fees. For more information, please contact the owner. Up to 12 months training offered. Possible finance available.

bh (02) 4588 6814 fax (02) 4588 6815 mob 0428 618 844 rpshop@bigpond.net.au

419109

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Swimming Pool

Takeaway

NSW

Hills District

SA

Adelaide

Highly Recommended Pool Shop

Rare Opportunity

Established 20 years in prime position in the Baulkham Hills attracting business from passing trade and its 5,500+ customer database. Leased premise features 170sqm of retail and display area including a 9m x 4m in-ground pool. A further 50sqm warehouse/workshop area beneath leads to rear loading and large customer parking areas. The retail area is fully carpeted and air conditioned as is the 20sqm well equipped office. Steady turnover is in the order of $600-$650K p.a. and the business still has potential development opportunities. An ideal and easy operated family business worth the look.

Fantastic opportunity to make your entry into the prestigious Westfield Shopping Mall. Well established Indian Takeaway with T.O. of over $400,000. Low rent in a rapidly expanding shopping Mall serving a fast developing surroundings. Well maintained kitchen with 20 trays Rationale Combi Cooker, large walk-in fridge and a modern gas fired Tandoori Oven. Full training and support for one month. For detailed information please contact owner.

price: $260,000 WIWO

mob 0423 007 747 curryzonepl@optusnet.com.au

422798

mob 0423 772 586

price: $240,000

Takeaway

Southern Highlands

Takeaway

NSW

Tweed Heads

Busy Takeaway / Cafe

NSW

1 Person Operation

Established 2 years, this Kebab & Pide shop is a great little earner ready to be taken to the next level. Located in growth area, $160,000 spent on fit-out. 12 year lease in place, rent only $300 per week. T/O $4,000 - $5,000 per week, with only 1 person needed to run it. What more do you need? Please call for full & further information.

price: $275,000 WIWO

price: $130,000

bh (02) 4861 2370 ah (02) 4861 5306 fax (02) 4861 2370 jimjam17@hotmail.com

ah (07) 5598 3678 mob 0410 570 038

420400

Highland Table is situated right in the heart of Bowral’s main street in the “Empire Theatre Complex”. The regular clientele comes mainly from the surrounding shops and offices, as well as the numerous tourists that visit the area. Quality and freshness is the focus with everything made in-house, including a range of 10 different salads made fresh daily. Also supplying fresh fruit & vegetable juices, fresh sandwiches, tea milkshakes & excellent coffee. Excellent 5 x 5 year lease. T/O $11,000 per week. Please contact for further information.

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Takeaway

QLD

Brisbane

Highly Popular Cashflow Franchise - Priority Sale Business is only for sale due to the expected arrival of a new baby. Excellent opportunity to become part of a successful enthusiastic team. Noodle box is a progressive & innovative established nationwide franchise system, specialising in traditional noodle cooking in a healthy way. This newly established 64sqm store is currently operating under management with all staff in place. Located close to city and South Bank in prime

development area, with massive infrastructure changes and bridge being built. With a huge territory base of residential and business sector, insuring strong growth now and into the future. Inside & outside dining. Operating 7 days a week. T/O $540,000. 5 x 3 years lease. All the hard work has been done, brand new all plant and equipments, now looking for new owners. Option to buy 2 other blue chip territories. Possible finance.

price: P.O.A. 422331

ah (07) 3395 6798 fax (07) 3902 0151 mob 0431 706 645 smenere@hotmail.com

Takeaway

Morwell

VIC

Icon Take Away Landmark Est. nearly 20 years 150 kms east of Melbourne. Family business famous for its quality fish and chips, potato cakes, hamburgers and chicken schnitzel burgers. Other lines include cigarettes, milk, bread, daily newspapers and magazines. As new cooking equipment in excellent

condition. Only take away in the Latrobe Valley open after midnight. Potential to expand the current business as the current shop can be divided into two businesses. Has two 3-bedroom dwellings attached to the shop. Contact John for further information.

bh (03) 5134 2474 mob 0409 720 310 johnthehir@bigpond.com www.latrobe.vic.gov.au

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Takeaway

Takeaway

QLD

Gold Coast

North Coast

Good Business / Great Location

NSW

Est. in 1940 - Trading Ever Since

This long established (est. in 1940) takeaway is one of only 2 such businesses in the rapidly growing coastal town of Harrington. Located 40 minutes south of Port Macquarie, close to beaches, motels, caravan parks, the bowling club and hotel. Plant and equipment included in the price. Attached is a 2/3 bedroom residence which is included in the rental of $1,820 per month. Excellent turnover. Currently run by husband and wife team. Contact owners for further information.

price: $150,000 WIWO

price: $120,000 WIWO

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9212 6054 info@ab4s.com.au

bh (02) 6556 1259 www.gtcc.nsw.gov.au

422447

Very modern & well presented snack bar, with majority of business from the many factories surrounding the shop. The area has also been approved for a further 16 factories to be built right across the road. Business consists of an outdoor eating area, and a shop area inside with ATM facility, cooking area, display cabinets, drink fridges etc. Current takings between $800 - $1,000 per day, or $4,500 $5,000 per week, with excellent net profit. Includes upstairs accommodation. Lease 5 x 3 x 3. Contact for further details.

Takeaway

Central Coast

Takeaway

NSW

Sydney

Lifestyle + Income Family Business

Well established in excellent location. Situated in a growing area of Windsor with industrial area nearby. Catering for its regular and casual clientele, this business has proved to be very successful and highly profitable for its current owners. Specialising in flame grilled burgers, seafood, chickens and salads. There is very little competition. Excellent fitout, walk-in coolroom, automatic burger machine. Easy to operate. Rent $585 per week. Turnover $18,000 per week. Only selling due to other commitments.

price: $120,000

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Ideal Cash Flow Business

Located in the Industrial Estate in Morisset. Currently there is no competition in the estate. Shop specialises in homemade food, including pies, sausage rolls, chicken snitzels and sandwiches. The current trading hours are Monday to Friday from 6.00am to 3.00pm. Closed on weekends, public holidays and for three weeks over the Christmas period. Contact Gary for full & financial information.

price: $450,000 422735

bh (02) 4973 2552 fax (02) 4973 2552 mob 0438 100 506 theweavers4@hotmail.com www.walkabout.com.au/locations/NSWMorisset.shtml

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bh (02) 4577 5230 fax (02) 4577 5230 mob 0418 537 277 vbicanic@hotmail.com

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Takeaway

Takeaway

NSW

South Coast

Tamworth

NSW

The Village Fish & Chips

Gourmet Take-Home Meals

Well established and located in a shopping centre in South Tamworth, the largest tourist region in NSW. Specialising in a wide range of takeaway foods such as hamburgers, sandwiches, hot and cold drinks, and ice cream. Loyal regular and casual clientele. Gross T/O in excess of $170,000 p.a. and ever increasing. Lease in place. Ideal family business. Other businesses inside the shopping centre include IGA supermarket, butcher shops, bakery, chemist and many more. Please contact for more information.

Leo’s Kitchen is a well established and well known business supplying restaurant quality take-home meals. Located in the historic township of Milton in the Ulladulla area surrounded by national parks, pristine beaches, excellent fishing and water sport facilities. The business has an extensive local patronage, which is well supplemented by the great number of tourists and holidaymakers. T/O approaching $400K and increasing yearly. New 3 x 3 lease and low rental. Information Disclosure Document available.

price: $90,000 WIWO

price: $195,000 WIWO 412211

ah (02) 4455 1187 fax (02) 4455 1187 possum66@tpg.com.au www.shoalhaven.nsw.gov.au

bh (02) 6765 4800 ah (02) 6761 7461 fax (02) 6765 4800 bberniem74@hotmail.com www.visittamworth.com

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Tourism

QLD

South East Queensland

Live and Work in Paradise - Exciting Eco Business Location - Climate, Growth & Lifestyle Exclusive Permits - Heritage Areas Advanced Eco Accreditation - Lakes, Forests and Beaches Market Leader - Secure Business

Major Booking Network - Repeat business Outdoors - Trucks & Boats Growth Potential - Expanded use of Permits, Wider Marketing Sales - $600k P.A.

Work in an industry of geographical & ecological importance

Call Katrina @ C. A. Douglas & Associates (02) 8543 3900 For Confidentiality Agreement and Information Memorandum

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price: $890,000 WIWO

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Tourism

Magnetic Island

Tourism

QLD

NSW

Sydney

Looking For A Seachange?

Unique sightseeing company

Make enough income chartering the 42 ft. yacht for 6 months in the high season and go cruising the rest! Well established sailing business on 12metre steel yacht. Tours around Magnetic Island, a beautiful rapidly developing tropical island located 8km of Townsville. Can be run while living onboard. Sale includes a permit to operate in Great Marine National Parks whilst carrying 14 passengers. Owner willing to help the next buyer obtain a Skipper’s licence and provide guidance. Current Owner retiring.

Established tour company specialising in day tours from Sydney for international tourists and students. Unique products including dolphin watching, wine tours (Hunter Valley) and guided cycling tours. This is a very good opportunity to buy a well known tourism business. Profit margins are attractive and so is the potential. This is a genuine sale as owners are moving interstate. This business would suit an enthusiastic couple, who are motivated to show international tourists the well known regions surrounding Sydney.

price: $200,000 bh (02) 9328 3016 ah (02) 9328 3016 fax (02) 9328 3016 mob 0410 466 475 nicksk1@hotmail.com www.surfingkangaroo.com

422248

price: $160,000 bh (07) 4778 5530 ah (07) 4778 5530 mob 0404 875 530 adajski@bigpond.net.au www.jazza.com.au/sale.php

Tourism

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Communications

Profitable Business & Home

ACT

Tiny Tim Miniature Train Rides

Ideal husband / wife business, or can be run by 1 person. Award winning lifestyle / tourist attraction situated in picturesque Council Park, with river views, close to Queanbeyan CBD. Two character-style petrol locos, 4 carriages, approx 400m of track, 9x5m shed (tunnel) + awning plus lots of inclusions. Regular customers as well as growing tourist clientele. Group & Party bookings a specialty. Forward bookings included WIWO. Voted “Best New Business” in the Queanbeyan Age Excellence in Business Awards 2005. Full training & support given with partial vendor finance considered. For more infomation, call Glen.

Owners want to sail away. Fire sale $630,000

bh 0423 696 406 ah (02) 6643 4311 mob 0412 626 879 kaylene.dore@bigpond.com www.qcc.nsw.gov.au 162 Australian Business For Sale

420324

price: $85,000 negotiable

Phone Kellie Thompson: mobile 0427 691 355 email kellie@torresstraitrealestate.com.au website www.torresstraitrealestate.com.au

422229

Queanbeyan

Lifelink Communications Pty Ltd is the only company providing reliable electronics & communication services, including all commercial marine navigation equipment. Servicing clients throughout the Torres Strait since 1992. Based on Thursday Island they have a solid client base with mostly government contracts. Very attractive returns. No technical experience necessary with present staff being able to run the business independently for long periods. Business and two bedroom unit being sold WIWO.


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Transport

Northern

Transport

VIC

VIC

St Kilda

Ideal Family Business

Location Van - photo/film/tv industry

Well known and respected freight business specialising in the delivery of small parcels. For its regular and causal clientele. Being sold as a going concern with depot, trucks, plant and equipments in place. Just looking for new owners to take advantage of this highly successful and profitable business. Current turnover approx $245,000 per annum. Staff in place. Contact owner for full and further information.

This business would suite an out going energetic owner/operator who would like to work in the fashion/advertising industry. Unique purpose built Mercedes 912 with custom fit-out, including power, generators, coffee machine, running water, change area, hair and make up room and office area. Well branded and respected with huge potential to grow and expand into other areas. Core business is service and transport of advertising and fashion industry crews to and from shoots as well as offering logistical support. Refer to www.urbanvans.com for more information.

price: $285,000 bh (03) 9974 2769 ah (03) 9974 2769 mob 0412 999 350 info@urbanvans.com www.urbanvans.com

422272

price: $350,000 WIWO - freehold bh (03) 5450 4404 fax (03) 5452 1782 mob 0408 522 277 jastspt@bigpond.net.au www.walkabout.com.au/locations/VICKerang.shtml

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Transport

NSW

Batemans Bay

Various options available to buy this business

A long established water cartage business, the present owner of 15 years now wish to retire. Specializing in domestic and commercial delivery requirements for the local area of their water supply. The service offered is of various types, such as filling water tanks, and swimming pools. New and reconstruction of roading for council is a continual work source. The RTA on a regular basis hire trucks for various

types of work that is required during the year. Also other local bodies on a regular basis hire tankers for different works requirements. Being sold as going concern with fleet of tankers, also staff in place. Generating over $1 million dollars turnover per annum and increasing this year. Owner would assist in transition making a smooth take over. Contact owner for further information. Vendor finance possible.

bh (02) 4472 7687 mob 0411 044 276

fax (02) 4472 6851 www.bayinfo.com.au

420221

price: $1,250,000

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Transport

Brisbane

Training

QLD

Sydney Northside

Ideal Owner Operator Business

Successful Education & Training Centre

Well established over 7 years, weekly turnover is average $1,500 + GST. Regular clientele using the services plus other companies such as a bathroom ware supply company, some second-hand furniture deliveries, small unit removal, art-work deliveries etc. Highly recommended business for someone looking to buy themselves an income and a lifestyle. Possible finance available. Contact Mark for further information.

This business specialises in offering programs to both secondary students and adults. It is part of a highly regarded national franchise. Many years of repeat business from loyal clients. Simple business to run. Work out of home if you wish. Sound revenue growth over five years. Many courses pre-booked for next year. Support available for new owner. Financial year turnover in excess of $120,000. Principles only. Contact owner for further information.

418522

price: $110,000 + vehicle ah (07) 3341 0057 mob 0417 798 325

Vending Machine

Melbourne

bh (02) 9979 3553

Redcliffe Peninsula & Strathpine QLD

The Munch Box = Healthy Vending

Established Vending Run

Fully systemised business. Unlimited potential for an entrepreneur to roll out to further outlets and as a franchise model. Choose your own hours with only 1/2 a day per week required to maintain the machines. Consists of 4 drink/snack machines of the highest quality, positioned in prestigious locations. Dietician approval of all products offered. Potential locations for this concept are endless with all current leads passed on to the successful purchaser. 05/06 gross profit on sales was 72% provided excellent return on investment. Contact for further information.

27 Drink & Kiddies Pinball Machines. 14 Drink Machines, sited on Redcliffe Peninsula, holding 102 cans in 3 shutes ($1 coin slots). 2 of the drink machines are larger; one holding 145 cans and 3 shutes, the other holds 204 cans and 6 shutes. 13 Kiddies Pinball Machines holding eggs with toys, $1 coin slots, sited in various pubs in the Strathpine area. Giving owner a good income and great QLD lifestyle. Owner willing to divide the business and sell separately. Contact owners for further information.

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price: $67,000

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Vending Machine

VIC

ah (03) 9842 5813 fax (03) 8610 1020 mob 0423 778 409 munchbox_vending@yahoo.com.au

NSW

416317

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bh 0403 231 800 ah (07) 3269 8937 fax (07) 3269 8937 mob 0403 231 800 christamblyn@aapt.net.au

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Video Store

Melbourne

VIC

High Cash Flow in Scenic Surrounds

A real opportunity for anyone looking to gain entry into this industry. Located in Bacchus Marsh, a rapidly expanding town approximately 45 minutes west of Melbourne, the business has been established for 18 years and has a huge customer base. Extremely well setup and easy to run. Ideal two-person operation or would suit retired or professional couple. Giving the owner a two stream income from movie rentals and confectionary sales. Convenient parking. Good lease. Possible finance avaialable. For further information, please contact the owners.

Wedding

408922

414484

price: $85,000 WIWO bh (03) 5367 4895 mob 0425 782 668 kimadrian@dodo.com.au www.discoverbacchusmarsh.org

Western Suburbs Photography

NSW

Newcastle

Wedding & Event Hire

Well established business in the Newcastle area. Corporate contracts secured with elite reception venues and forward bookings into 2008. Over $200,000 worth of replacement stock value, sign written vehicles also included. Catering for both weddings and corporate events in Newcastle, Central Coast and Hunter Valley. Contact for financial and further information.

Western Suburbs

Professional Photographic Studio

Established over 9 years, this professional studio is located on a main road close to Penrith’s CBD. The premises are well presented. Turnover exceeds $750,000 p.a. Staff in place & prepared to stay on. Lease in place til March 2008, with further 3-year option. Asking price includes digital photographic and printing equipment, lighting, props, and stock on hand. Full training will be provided to potential purchasers of up to 1 month. Possible finance available.

422749

bh (02) 9281 4599 fax (02) 9920 0565 mob 0413 912 384 / 0418 408 511 info@ab4s.com.au

417181

price: $220,000 O.N.O.

price: $130,000 mob 0417 431 225 jasandben@hotmail.com

NSW

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Wholesale Melbourne

VIC

Fencing Contractor /

Retail / Trade / Installation Established over 10 years. This successful business has solid sales from retail, installation and trade accounts. Online shop and website selling fencing Australia wide. Over 100 visitors a day visit the site. Good reliable and well-known contractor. Installation of fencing in place with a major land developer and consists of 5 housing estates. There will be enough work of between 8 and 10 blocks of land a month for the next 8-10 years. The work would be estimated at nearly 2 million dollars. The developer has also indicated that a new sub division estate will include fencing within the price of the land. Business comes with all fixtures & fittings and a new Ute, along with tools and forklift truck. The factory is leased, so you could either secure a good lease (if you wanted) or you could move to a main road location. The business is located in Hoppers Crossing, which is one of the fastest growing areas in whole of Australia with a 14.4% increase of home owners last year and there is at least a dozen developments in the immediate area. For more details regarding our business visit website www.3029.com.au or contact on (03) 9690 6464 or email audith@blountosbornewalsh.com.au.

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Caveat Emptor (BUYER BEWARE!) An important notice to all vendors

Wholesale

Dear Vendor,

Narrabri

NSW

Exciting New Business

Buyer Beware Some of these organizations might be disguised as Business Brokers that are really only interested in your advertising dollar and not in selling your business, if in doubt ask them to show:

Specialising in wholesaler of frozen, dry and cool catering supplies (including meat), chemicals, fresh market fruit and veg. and food service packaging items. Plus a retail shop. Est. in 2003. Six business’ in one with unlimited growth potential. Employing three staff. Currently servicing the Narrabri Shire only. T/O $950K and continues to grow. Netting $70,000 +. Ideal family business or for business partner. Narrabri is one of the wealthiest shires in the country with coal mines, gas line and railway development plans. No experience necessary. Training available if required & will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

A. That they are licensed to sell businesses

419277

price: $300,000 + S.A.V. ah (02) 6792 1636 mob 0427 922 308 m063511@bigpond.net.au www.narrabri.nsw.gov.au

It has come to our attention that some vendors are being approached by other "so called Business for Sale type" organizations offering various packages with wildly exaggerated claims.

B. That they are a member of the Australian Institute of Business Brokers (AIBB) or the Real Estate institute

C. Names of vendors who they have sold businesses for and are happy with their services. Some of these organizations are so called "Internet, magazines, etc." publishers. In our 18 years of working in this arena, we have seen a lot of these organizations come and go. Australian Business For Sale claims that we give you the best possible marketing/ exposure/ connection that is available in Australia. Please check before you decide to go ahead or call us if you need more info. Australian Business for Sale Tel (02) 9281 4599 Fax (02) 9212 6054 Email info@ab4s.com.au

Vendors / Purchasers Beware Deal with a Licensed Agent

Wholesale

Throughout Australia those parties acting as agents for vendors or purchasers of existing businesses must be Licensed Agents. In fact, in NSW this has been the case since 1935, when the government enacted legislation designed to protect the public from unscrupulous operators.

price: $395,000 O.N.O.

All funds paid to an agent, including any pre-paid advertising expenses, must be deposited in the agent’s trust account, and accounted for to his Principal. If the agent misappropriate funds, he can be prosecuted under the Property, Stock and Business Agents Act, and the aggrieved party can get restitution by claiming upon a compensation fund. However, the fund is ONLY available to you if you have used the services of a Licensed Agent.

mob 0409 957 002 zenk1010@yahoo.com www.bankstown.nsw.gov.au

Most agents are genuine, but bogus agents have been known

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applicable to your state (Code of Ethics);

NSW

Turn your hobby into a lifestyle

419115

Ideal family business. NSW’s largest marine fish wholesaler for sale. Government approved quarantine facility, licences, plus goodwill on offer. Proprietary aquarium products also part of the purchase. Large established customer base. Currently a part-time operation providing generous income, could go full-time if prospective owners require. Location Western Sydney. 4x4 lease in place. Substantial growth, currently running at approx 1/3 full potential, business is going from strength to strength. Full training and support, no experience required. Will consider partial vendor finance for serious buyer.

to defraud customers vendors in particular) of thousands of dollars, which they have claimed for marketing and advertising expenses. Should you be approached by someone representing themselves as an agent, who wants you to list a business for sale, and who asks for pre-paid advertising and marketing expenses, ask for their License Number. Then call the Department of Fair Trading to check if the number is genuine. To be absolutely certain, deal only with a member of the Real Estate Institute Business Agents’ Chapter. All members of the Institute are Licensed Agents, and are bound by a code of ethics. Call the Real Estate Institute of NSW on (02) 9264 2343.

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INDEX OF BUSINESSES A Administration . . . . . . . . . . . . .67-68 Air conditioning . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Antiques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .68 Auto Mechanical . . . . . . . . . . .69-72 Auto Parts & Accessories . . . .72-73 Auto Repairs . . . . . . . . . . . . . .73-74 B Backpackers . . . . . . . . . . . . . .74-75 Bakery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .75-77 Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Barber Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78 Beauty Salon . . . . . . . . . . . . . .78-80 Bed and Breakfast . . . . . . . . . . . .80 Bike and Motorcycle . . . . . . . . . . .81 Blinds and Shutters . . . . . . . . . . .83 Boat . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .82 Book Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .81 Bread Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .83-84 Building and Construction . . . .84-86 Butcher Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87 C Cafe . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .87-95 Car Detailing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 Caravan Park . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Caravan Sales . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .96 Catering . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .95 Child Care Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97 Clothing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .97-99 Commercial Property . . . . .100-101 Computer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .100 Consultancy . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .99 Convenience Store . . . . . . . . . . .101 D Deli . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .101-102 Distribution . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .102 Dry Cleaning . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .103 E Earth Moving . . . . . . . . . . . .103-104 Electrical . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .104-106 Entertainment/Arts . . . . . . . . . . .106 F Financial Services . . . . . . . . . . . .108 Fishing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .106 Fitness Centre . . . . . . . . . . .107-108 170 Australian Business For Sale

Florist . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .108-109 Franchise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .109-115 Furniture . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .115-116 G Garden Equipment . . . . . . . . . . .117 General Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .116 H Hairdressing Salon . . . . . . .117-118 Hardware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .119 Health/Medical . . . . . . . . . .119-120 Hire . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .118 Hobby Farm . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .120 Home Based . . . . . . . . . . . .121-124 Homeware . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .125 I Import/Manufacturing . . . . . . . . .126 Import/Retail . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .126 Import/Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . .125 Internet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 J Jewellery Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 Juice Bar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .127 L Landscaping . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .128 Laundrette . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Liquor Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 M Management Rights . . . . . .129-130 Manufacturing . . . . . . . . . . .131-134 Milk Run . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .135 Mining and Construction . . . . . .137 Mixed Business . . . . . . . . . .135-136 Mobile Business . . . . . . . . .137-138 Model Agency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .129 Money Lending . . . . . . . . . . . . . .138 Motel . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .139 N Newsagency . . . . . . . . . . . .139-141 Nursery . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141 P Party Plan . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141 Pet Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .141-142 Photography . . . . . . . . .142-143,165 Picture Framing . . . . . . . . . . . . .143 Play Centre . . . . . . . . . . . . .144-145 Plumbing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .143

Printing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .144 R Resort . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .145 Restaurant . . . . . . . . . . . . . .146-148 Rubbish Removal . . . . . . . . . . . .148 Rural . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .150-151 Rural Supplies . . . . . . . . . . . . . .149 S Sales and Distribution . . . . .151-152 Seafood . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .152 Security . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154 Service Station . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 Shoe Shop . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .153 Sign Service . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .154 Sports Goods . . . . . . . . . . .154-155 Supermarket . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .156 Surf and Ski . . . . . . . . . . . . .155-156 Swimming Pool . . . . . . . . . .156-158 T Takeaway . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .158-161 Telecommunication . . . . . . . . . . .162 Tourism . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .161-162 Training . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .164 Transport . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .163-164 V Vending Machine . . . . . . . . .164-165 Video Store . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165 W Wedding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .165 Wholesale . . . . . . . . . . . . . .166-167

BUSINESS BROKERS & REAL ESTATE AGENTS Business Connection Int. . . . . . . .23 Ken Guy - Maroochydore . . . . . . .66 LJ Hooker Hervey Bay . . . . . . . . .63 Management Rights Brokers . . . .66 Raine & Horne - Ayr . . . . . . . . . . .63 Ray White-Dubbo . . . . . . . . . . . . .66 RealWay Property Consultants Rockhampton . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .67 Venz Managements Rights . .64, 65 Virgo Patterson Realty Mackay . .63


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Beauty Salon Sydney’s North Shore

NSW

2 Prestigious Market

Leading Opportunities Well branded and respected Beauty salon and spa in 2 great Sydney locations. This is a great opportunity for an investor or owner operator. Guaranteeing the highest degree of professionalism and service, and a great reputation within the industry as being one of the most reputable health and beauty companies in Sydney. This new and dynamic concept offers clients exclusive services, bridal and hens packages, health and wellbeing services online shopping and more. The business continues to pursue and maintain excellence and integrity by putting staff through ongoing training to ensure the highest level of satisfaction and professionalism is attained. The spacious interior provides a chilled and stylish environment that makes clients feel truly welcome. Also offering unique courses in self-development and wellbeing offering practical solutions to help clients to achieve the right balance in their lives. Striving to deliver exceptional personal attention and superior quality services. Complimentary child minding on Mondays gives mothers the opportunity to indulge in pampering as well. This could be expanded to further days due to high demand. The major ingredient making this business unique is the talented, professional staff members that care for the client’s wellbeing.

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