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ISSUE 724 | MARCH 29 - APRIL 4 2018 Phone 08 8724 7111 www.lifestyle1.net
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COVER - BAKER’S DELIGHT HAVE BEEN CREATING EASTER TRADITIONS FOR OVER 35 YEARS Do you know why Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns are the most delightful buns around? It’s because they are baked fresh each day, which makes them delicious either simply fresh, or toasted and slathered in butter. They are soft to touch, full of flavour and are made with real passion. There’s a reason Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns remain a favourite treat for Australian families. This Easter, Bakers Delight have brought back your favourite Apple & Cinnamon Hot Cross Bun! The Apple & Cinnamon Hot Cross Bun is made
with real fresh Pink Lady apples which is what makes all the difference. Whilst the Traditional and Choc Chip Hot Cross Buns are crowd favourites, the high demand to bring back the Apple & Cinnamon Hot Cross Bun shows that this flavour is very popular amongst Hot Cross Bun lovers. Bakers Delight Mt Gambier franchisees, Andrew and Mark, are both active supporters of the local community. Between the two franchisees, they support several primary and secondary schools with product donations for breakfast clubs
and fundraisers. They also provide leftover product to regional Food Bank centres. “We love to support our local community as every little bit helps,” Andrew Toogood, franchisee at Bakers Delight Mt Gambier Commercial Street East, said. “We bake Easter traditions fresh every day!” To make your Easter easy this year, both the Mount Gambier bakeries will be open from 5am over the Easter long weekend. Also, for all those coffee lovers, Mocha Hot Cross Buns will be available on Easter Thursday.
Whatever you are doing this Easter long weekend, be it with family and friends or a relaxing picnic down by the lakes - be assured that Bakers Delight is open every day baking an array of fresh goodies, so hop on in and make this Easter memorable! BAKERS DELIGHT MOUNT GAMBIER 30 James St, Shop 13, Mount Gambier (08) 8723 0886 3/147 Commercial St East Mount (08) 8723 9935
53RD LUCINDALE EASTER TENNIS TOURNAMENT LUCINDALE COUNTRY CLUB LUCINDALE March 30 to April 2
MOUNT GAMBIER SHOWJUMPING CLUB EASTER CARNIVAL BLUE LAKE SPORTS PARK MOUNT GAMBIER March 30 to April 2 (Pictured above - Brianna Devine aboard Le Strange at the 2017 event)
BEACHPORT EASTER MARKET BEACHPORT MAIN STREET March 31
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COMMUNITY GIVES RINGING ENDORSEMENT TO SITTING MEMBER “When you’re the candidate, you’ve got nothing to lose but when you’re the sitting member, you’ve got everything to lose.” That was the reflection of Troy Bell, as he enters his second term as the Member for Mount Gambier. “It’s definitely a different family when it is re-election, rather than when I first got in four years ago,” Mr Bell said. “When I knew I had won my first feeling was joy and relief was the second one.” And newly elected Independent Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell will be just that – for four more years. The former Liberal member, who resigned from the party when hit with fraud charges, has vowed to remain an independent and has already had preliminary discussions with the new premier, Steven Marshall, about how their relationship is set to work. “If it’s good legislation he can count on my vote in parliament,” Mr Bell said. “Steven (Marshall) rang me on Sunday morning (March 18) to congratulate me and we will catch up more formally in the next three weeks to discuss policies that I’ve developed for the South East.” Aside from the issues he has been highlighting and fighting for in the past four years, Mr Bell has some new issues on his hit list, including the bid for the Qantas Pilot Training School and securing the future of Kimberly-Clark in the region. “Within the first 100 days of government I want them in America talking to the board of KCA and talking about what we need to do to secure their future and those jobs for the
future,” Mr Bell said. In the afterglow of victory, the second term MP reflected pensively on the shock fraud allegations that threatened to derail his bid for that second term. “I had no idea the allegations were coming,” he said. “I was probably in a state of shock for this first four or five weeks but it was important I showed my face and kept doing what I’d been doing. I have faith in the justice system and very confident I’ll be proven innocent and I don’t think I’ve done
anything wrong.” While those legal issues remain, Mr Bell is all about continuing to work for his electorate – an electorate that overwhelmingly installed him as the sitting member again. “We put together a very good campaign and all of my policies and projects were locally focussed – the Cross Border Commissioner, a $20million bio-mass plant, the sporting infrastructure fund – all of those focussed on us as an electorate,” Mr Bell said. “I knew we couldn’t have done any
more. That’s how I always do it. If you fail but you gave it your absolute all and there was nothing else you could have done then you’ve got to be happy with yourself.” Mr Bell is grateful for the support from the community and the opportunity to continue to work in the halls of power for the benefit of Mount Gambier. “I fully appreciate that some people do have questions but I thank people for their support and their vote,” he said. All the peripheral issues aside, Mr Bell has a new appreciation for campaigning while a sitting member. “Until you walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, you don’t realise,” he said. “I now appreciate how difficult it is to campaign when you’re the sitting member but you still have lots of people coming through the door needing support and help. When you’re just the candidate you can campaign 100 of the time, all day every day. When you’re the sitting member, it is all out of hours and it is hard work. I now understand what Don (Pegler) went through. I always have and still do have a lot of time for him.” Cooperation is the buzz word for Mr Bell going forward, especially with the independent member looking to secure some big ticket projects for the region. “One of the challenges going forward is making sure that all the bodies in this region are pushing in the right direction and the same direction,” he said, referring to the local councils,
Regional Development Australia (Limestone Coast) and his own work with the State Government. “We have to focus on all pushing in the same direction with the same vision. That’s when we’ll see the greatest rewards for our community. We’ve already proven that with the Wireless Road-Penola Road traffic lights, the MRI, the Glenburnie race track. When we all focus in the same direction we can achieve really good things for our community. I think the next four years will see some exciting developments in this electorate.” In next week’s issue of Lifestyle1 we will have a chat with first term MP Nick McBride (pictured below), who won the seat of MacKillop.
LIONS SUPPORT LOCAL EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION CENTRE The lives of Glenelg Shire’s youngest residents have been improved thanks to the generosity of a local community organisation. The Casterton Lions Club has gifted $500 to integrated early learning facility Kathleen Millikan Centre (KMC) to provide assistance for further resources and play equipment. KMC Senior Educator Toni Jackson said the support from the community group was overwhelming. “As a result of their generous donation the centre was able to purchase a mud kitchen and picnic table for the children, both of which have been extremely well utilised,” Ms Jackson said. “The mud kitchen in particular has been a resounding hit, with many hours of messy play spent making mud pies and mud cakes in our outdoor area. As a centre we are incredibly lucky to have the support from local organisations such as the Casterton Lions Club.” Above - Casterton Lions Club members with KMC Senior Educator Toni Jackson (left) and children Henry, Nicola and Penny. lifestyle1.net | 04
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A NEW DAWN FOR HEALTH IN MOUNT GAMBIER Do you know what the Mount Gambier & Districts Health Advisory Council (HAC) does? Chances are
you don’t. But council member and passionate local health advocate Maureen Klintberg is leading the
charge to change all that. “We really want to bridge the gap between the community and the hospital,” Mrs Klintberg said, as she promotes an April 5 Community Health Forum that is but one of the tools the council is set to use to encourage the local community to become hands on in its relationship with local health services and to have their say on what this region needs. “One of the main roles of the HAC is to engage with the community and to build up the links with the community,” Mrs Klintberg said. The HAC has a very low profile and raising that profile is not about the individuals on the council but because the HAC is essential as the conduit between the community and local health services to ensure everyone is on the same page and the relationship is cooperative. “People don’t know what we do – that’s the problem,” Mrs Klintberg said. “We need to build our profile so we can promote the health service and all the positive services and providers we have at the hospital. And we need the community to know who we are so they can communicate with us just what they want to see from their health service and how they can be involved in improving and developing what goes on in this region.”
Next week’s Community Health Forum is the first step in changing the relationship between the HAC and the community, and in turn the hospital, with a number of keynote speakers set to unveil the region’s health services at Mount Gambier’s City Hall (Cave Gardens entrance) from 6.30pm. The forum will promote the services of the Mount Gambier & Districts Health Service, the role and future plans of the HAC and promoting kidney health awareness. It will also see the launch of the South East Kidney Support Group – an example of the HAC at work –
TEMPT THE TASTEBUDS
Turkey san choy bau 2 teaspoons sesame oil 500g lean turkey mince 2 garlic cloves, crushed 100g fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced 1 small red capsicum, deseeded, thinly sliced
2 1/2 tablespoons Oyster Sauce 1 tablespoon lemongrass paste 227g can sliced water chestnuts, drained 2 green shallots, chopped 1/2 cup roughly chopped fresh coriander leaves, plus extra, to serve Butter lettuce leaves, to serve
Method Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add the turkey mince. Cook, breaking up any lumps with a wooden spoon, for 3-4 minutes, until lightly browned. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the mushroom and capsicum and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until just softened. Add the oyster sauce and lemongrass paste and stir to combine. Add the water chestnuts and shallot and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir through the coriander. Spoon the mixture into lettuce leaves. Sprinkle with extra coriander.
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they have helped set up the group, in conjunction with Professor Toby Coates, the region’s visiting nephrologist. There are around 200 kidney patients in this region. The HAC is also the mouthpiece for this community when it comes to advocating for health services in the halls of power with the State Health Minister. “And that’s why we need to know what the community is thinking and what they want,” Mrs Klintberg said. Fundraising is also a key role of the HAC and that is one area the group is committed to ramping up. “We, as a HAC, and as a community need to fundraise for infrastructure and equipment and we have to be actively fundraising or encouraging donations,” she said. And the HAC’s latest project will be unveiled at the April 5 meeting. The renal unit upgrade will also be in the spotlight at the forum. With the change of government, Mrs Klintberg realises it will take some time to see how the dust settles in health in this State but Liberal Party policy and discussions with now Health Minister Stephen Wade has Mrs Klintberg optimistic that regional health could be in for a much needed boost. The proposed reinstating of regional boards will not impact on the work of the HAC, according to Mrs Klintberg, which is why operation profile boost is being fast tracked. It will also mean the Mount Gambier HAC can get the community message to the newly elected government as quickly as possible. “We don’t have the details on how the boards will be structured and the powers they will have but the HAC will continue to have an important role,” she said. One area where the HAC will be looking to engage the community is in the area of volunteering and that will be a key focus at next Thursday’s forum. “There’s a need for more volunteers in a variety of roles that support the health service and so we can provide an excellent service,” Mrs Klintberg said. “They are highly valued, in particular, by the staff.” The HAC intends community forums to become a regular fixture on the calendar.
TEMPT THE TASTEBUDS
AT A GLANCE SAVE THE DATE The Yakka Park Music Festival turns five this year when the wide array of performers hit the stage from April 13-15 at Lucindale’s Yakka Park. A project of the Lucindale Lions Club, the festival icks off Friday night from 7pm with a talent search emphasis, has a full Saturday program and then takes a gospel music focus on Sunday.
OPEN INSPECTIONS Garlic & green vegie toasted sandwich 1 tablespoon olive oil. 1 bunch broccolini, sliced lengthways. 1 cup kale, tough stalks removed, chopped. Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste.
2 tablespoons unsalted butter. 1 clove garlic, minced. 4 slices sourdough bread. 30 g grated Cheddar cheese. 30 g grated mozzarella cheese.
Method Add oil to a medium skillet pan over a medium-high heat. Add in the broccolini and kale for cook for a further 4 minutes, or until you can pierce the broccolini with a fork. Season with a little salt and pepper and set aside in a bowl. Combine butter and garlic and spread on one side of the bread slices. Place slices butter side down on the same pan used to cook the veggies. Distribute both cheeses between 2 of the slices, reserving half of the cheese. These will be the bottom slices of your toasties. Top with a layer of the veggie mixture, followed by the remaining cheese. Add the top layer of bread and cook the sandwiches on each side until the cheese melts, about 2 minutes on each side. Slice sandwiches in half to serve.
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CHARITY BALL REVIVED Portland’s annual charity ball will be revived in 2018. Portland District Health (PDH) staff and a community committee are planning to bring the popular event back later in the year, with a new organising committee being formed. The last charity ball organised by PDH was held in 2011. PDH recently took to social media to gauge interest in reviving the event and the response was overwhelmingly positive. An organising committee including PDH staff and community volunteers has been set up and will hold its first meeting later this month. “We’re in the early planning stages but we hope it will be big event that brings the community together,” Ms Stoneman said. No date has been set at this stage but it’s likely to be later in the year, possibly October. PDH is happy to accept any further interested committee members or if you would like to be a major sponsor of the event please contact Adele Curran on (03)5521 0351 or Rachel Stoneman on (03) 5521 0313.
JAM PACKED YOUTH WEEK PROGRAM FOR WATTLE RANGE SA Youth Week in Wattle Range aims to showcase the diversity of activities available in our region. Feedback received from young people, both directly and through council’s last youth survey, revealed a broad range of interests, shaping an exciting program of events. This year’s theme ‘Your Future, Your Way’ will highlight young people’s roles in shaping their lives, helping shape the direction for the State. Held during the first week of the school holidays, from Friday, April 13, through to Sunday, April 22, Youth Week will include a wide range of practical, interesting and fun activities across the region, catering to most youth aged 12-25. Fishing, skate demonstrations, cooking classes, design & technology, movies, an escape room and a surf lifesaving event have all been scheduled, along with more practical sessions on how to develop and write an effective CV, learning how to budget and relaxation techniques. Also included in the program will be the presentation of the third annual Youth Recognition Awards in Millicent. “The presentation evening will be one of the highlights for the week and will be held at the Millicent Community Club in conjunction with the Millicent Lions’ Club,” Wattle Range CEO Ben Gower said. “The awards continue to be generously supported by Glen Carron Transport, the Medical Clinic Millicent, Kimberly Clark Australia and Council. We will also be working together with a number of other organisations, including Uniting Communities, Noorla Yo-Long, Career Development Centre, HYPA (Helping Young People Achieve), Beachport Surf Life Saving Club, Lions Club and more, to successfully deliver the range of events and activities over the week. The youth of our region are of great value to our community and 2018’s Youth Week will be about empowering them to become the best version of themselves.” Council was successful in an application to the SA Government’s Office for Youth, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion for funding assistance to conduct its 2018 SA Youth Week activities. The Council was awarded the maximum allowable grant of $3000 but also commits financially and with significant staff time planning the program. Youth interested in participating in any of Council’s SA Youth Week activities are encouraged to check out our program of events at www. wattlerange.sa.gov.au/youthweek or like us on Facebook. Further information is available from any of council’s offices or by phoning Community Development Officer, Sarah Marzec (08)8733 0900.
WORLD CLASS LIFESTYLE WITH PANORAMIC COASTAL VIEWS
57 Foster Street, Beachport
With stunning views over beautiful Rivoli Bay and set in the eagerly sought after beachside town of Beachport on the famous Limestone Coast, this spacious double brick residence equal to some seven main rooms will suit the most discerning buyer. Pride of ownership shows the moment you step into the house and upstairs admire the large living area encompassing a formal living room, separate dining room with adjoining State-of-the-Art kitchen to satisfy the most fastidious Master Chef. There are two balconies accessed from the living area, one large enough for alfresco entertaining while the other is smaller for those more intimate occasions or to simply enjoy a morning coffee or pre dinner drinks while marvelling over the coastal views. The stylish white kitchen boasts a panoramic window to enjoy the glorious ocean views and features extensive preparation and
storage areas, dishwasher, wall oven and hotplates. There are three bedrooms with the Master Suite boasting a walk-in-robe and large ensuite . Another bedroom has a walk-in robe and the main bathroom with separate toilet and guestâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s vanity area is well positioned and easily accessed from these two bedrooms and the living area. There is a separate spa room which provides the perfect space to ease the daily tensions away. The office is ideal for a computer room or a quiet place to read, study or work while the spacious laundry provides ample storage areas. The extensive veranda provides plenty of space to relax and enjoy the views. Complementing the property are double glazed windows, ducted reverse cycle air conditioning, ducted vacuum cleaning, tasteful dĂŠcor and easily maintained gardens. Set on
approximately 772m2, there is a four bay garage and off street parking for several more vehicles. The Marketing Agent states that the residence would suit families or retirees who are looking for a coastal lifestyle with plenty of room to entertain. Ideally situated so close to the beach and easy access to the shopping and cafes of beautiful Beachport and the gateway to the Limestone Coast with all its history, winery and restaurants. Priced at: $890,000 OPEN: Sunday April 1st 5.45-6.30
By The Sea Real Estate 4 Railway Terrace, Beachport Agents: Belinda Simon 0408 788 049 Jane Brookshaw 0418 397 780 Web: www.bythesea.com.au RLA 253269
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Exceptional coastal living. Nothing to do but go fishing! Spacious lounge room, lovely bathroom. Fantastic shedding including high OPEN clearance garage. SAT Enclosed entertaining 10.30 - 11.00 area/family room.
Absolute beachfront – A breathtaking seaside escape. Low maintenance home unrestricted sea views & large outdoor OPEN entertaining. Enjoy SAT swimming, surfing & 11.30 - 12.00 fishing at your doorstep.
176 Airport Road
The ultimate in rural living. Absolute quality inside and out. Tastefully renovated residence to high standard. Huge shedding & outdoor entertaining. Productive 44acres (approx) You wont be disappointed!
45 Anthony Street
This impressive art deco home is full of character & charm and has been tastefully upgraded throughout, whilst retaining the original features. Centrally located on beautifully established grounds and excellent shedding. This home is sure to appeal.
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51 Montebello Drive
49 Elizabeth Street
Very neat and tidy brick home located in an A1 location a short stroll to the city centre. Access to rear yard, on own title - Inspect asap
Superb family home in the fantastic Aramanta subdivision approx 4 ½ years old – If you are considering building you must inspect this property first. It has it all.
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66 Sturt Street
28 Jubilee Highway West
15 Gardiner Terrace
8 Marngo Place
Lower Limestone Coast PWA LKA water licence 6.5meg (6500KL) FREEHOLD ONLY
A dual let property showing a great return. Large commercial allotment of over 1,900m2 – high traffic location. Endless potential, a smart investment
This superb two – storey home will capture your heart! A flexible floor plan with so much to offer including exceptional shedding – only an inspection will reveal the many facets of this glorious home with bonus teenage retreat.
19 Webb Street
9 Kooringa Street
A charming home featuring cathedral ceilings, updated kitchen and light filled open living. Loads of living areas & great shedding- 2 street access and fantastic entertaining area.
5 Hilltop Avenue
First home buyers and investors looking for an affordable home in a blue ribbon cul de sac location close to Reidy Park primary school and Tenison Woods College look no further!
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Seafarers Way, Port MacDonnell
22 Lansell Street
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A solid & central home, close to city centre. Surrounded by quality homes, sports grounds & schools. Well maintained and currently leased. This home presents a smart investment.
A well maintained & renovated home fit for a family. Spacious living areas, outdoor entertaining & great shedding. Currently leased @ $255 p/ week. A smart investment.
RENTALS 2/10 Bell Street Port MacDonnell 2/193 Commercial Street West 3/25 John Street 11 Jeffries Street Port MacDonnell 1/28 Shepherdson Road 1/4 Hartley Street 22 Barcoo Road 14 Hillcrest Avenue 37 Umpherston Street 33 Tweed Crescent 64 Sea Parade Port Mac 7/7 Noojee Street 100 Wehl Street South 45 Sassanowsky Road
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Perfect location – spacious family home in a quality street. Big on living and big on shedding! An ideal family home for those looking for low maintenance living and flat rear yard access.
$649,000 - $689,000
Attaining heights of luxury and sophisticated style, this1930’s Spanish Mission style home has been extensively renovated and will be the absolute dream for the discerning buyer who loves to entertain in 5 star luxury whether it is outdoors around the pool or indoors around the French provincial kitchen. In conjunction with Ray White Keatley
Subdivision Starting from $83,500 Great flat serviced allotments in popular coastal township – swim, surf and fish at your doorstep! New stage now available. Enquire now!
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100 Wehl Street South
14 Hillcrest Avenue
4 1 2 $390 pw • 4 bedrooms, 3 with BIR’s • Kitchen with granite benches & S/S appliances • Formal living with gas log fire • Formal dining • Bathroom with spa/2nd separate toilet • Under floor central heat • Solar heated in-ground pool & spa • Pets Neg
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22 Barcoo Road
Avail Now 3 1 2 $250 pw • 3 bedroom home - 2 with BIR’S • Lounge with gas heater & R/C air con • Kitchen/dining with electric cooking • Bathroom with spa • Single garage & single carport under main roof • Pets Neg
Avail 20/04/18 3 1 1 $245 pw • 3 Bedroom home, built-ins in two • Lounge with Gas Heating • Kitchen/Dining area with gas cooking • Three way bathroom • Single garage under main roof with internal access • Fully enclosed yard • Pets negotiable
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18 Eldridge Drive Worrolong
All the hard work is done! Presented to a high standard this magnificent home boasts space, enviable lifestyle and a private established setting, all on just over an acre. Quality location and priced to sell!
23-25 Kain Street
Excellent unit investment, a very wellmaintained group of 4, fully leased at $610 per week. The units have been Strata titled, located in a quiet leafy street close to all amenities, for further information please contact the office.
1 Buffalo Crescent
A near level allotment surrounded by quality homes, over approximately 930m2 with a wonderful elevated outlook. All services passing, nothing to do but choose your plan and build!
Walk to the city centre or work from home. This light filled & spacious home offers the ultimate family lifestyle all set on over 1600m2 of secure and manicured grounds. Expect to be impressed.
5 Keegan Street
Located in a perfect central location close to boutique cafes, eateries and public transport. Fabulous 1048m2 (approx.) allotment with a duel driveway and good shedding. – Won’t last!
3 Buffalo Crescent
Priced to sell! This builders own masterpiece is the latest in design and complete quality inside and out. Easy modern living and ultimate entertaining are just two reasons why to buy. Inspect to be impressed!
8 Elliot Street Port MacDonnell
11 Underwood Avenue
12 Gwendoline Street
8 Bell Street, Port MacDonnell
This fantastic bayside beauty will tick all of your boxes, spacious & special – Great corner allotment. Fantastic undercover entertaining area. Good shedding.
12 Jasmine Avenue
A solid and spacious family home, freshly presented and big on entertaining areas. Generous allotment over 1,000m2 and great shedding.
Offering 3 good sized bedrooms, large open plan kitchen/living/dining, renovated bathroom. Located within walking distance to Mulga Street Primary School and Collins Court Shopping Centre.
84 Crouch Street South
Full of charm this gorgeous property will impress those who want a great location – ideal for the first home buyer or Investor – fabulous!
25 Sturt Street
Zoned city centre, this wonderful near level allotment is awaiting your low maintenance home office Commercial project (subject to council consent). Close to everything – this is a perfect opportunity.
20 Buffalo Crescent
55 Banksia Street
This fantastic solid brick home is located opposite a reserve and is close to shops and schools. Rainwater tanks galore! -WHAT A MONEY SAVER. Inspect ASAP.
11 West Street
A great start for those wanting to enter the property market, fantastic potential and is located on a very well maintained 758m2 (approx.) allotment, close to all amenities. Don’t miss this one!
26 Navajo Drive
Unpack the family! A fantastic home for the big family, currently leased to a great Tenant – ideal investment or house to call ‘home’. An inspection will impress.
30 Laffer Street Nangwarry
This beautifully maintained home has nothing for you to do but move in and enjoy. It will tick all the boxes and then some! – phone for your inspection ASAP!
23 Lexington Crescent
Three bedroom home just 80 metres (approx) from the beach. Large kitchen/living/dining, second living area, double length garage. The perfect weekender!
A solid and trendy unit, ideal for investment or one to call home. Updated kitchen, generous room sizes & located in a quality group. Close to schools & shops. A smart choice!
2/56 Brownes Road
880m2 (approx). Brand new home awaiting its lucky new owner – A superb property. If you are looking to build, book your inspection Asap. Rear yard access to detached double high clearance garage. Located in the popular Aramanta Subdivision. Will not disappoint.
This stunning home is located at the end of a quiet cul de sac, on approx 1018m2 surrounded by lush landscaped gardens and a reserve next door. A must see!
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11 Jeffries Street Port MacDonnell
2/193 Commercial Street West
23-25 Commercial Street West
30a Commercial Street West
• Harrold St • 30A Commercial Street West • 1/2 James Street • 2/2 James Street • 10 Bay Road
Avail 13/04/18 2 1 1 $215 pw • Two double bedrooms • Main with robes • Eat in Country Kitchen • Large Lounge with Gas Log Fire • Garage Under Main Roof with Remote Door • Short Stroll to Beach & Main Services • Pets Negotiable • 9 Month lease only
• 20 Sturt Street • 2/249 Commercial Street West • 2 & 3/193 Commercial Street West • 23-25 Commercial Street West
• Approx 85m2 • Separated into two areas • Wet area • POA
• Area approx 300 square metres, upstairs area approx 74 square metres • Ideal for retail • Consisting of downstairs 3 consulting rooms, store room, separate office area with work stations, filing room, open floor area with 2 counter areas • Upstairs has an office, large store area, lunch room & toilet • POA
• Location, location, location • In the centre of the retail hub • 2 small offices • Long open area at the front of the building • Ample parking & easy to access • Approx. 131 square metres • Avail Now • POA
• 3A Mitchell Street • 53 Commercial Street East
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SALES Vicki Quinn 0417 804 782 | Phoebe Douglas 0422 943 534 RECEPTION Denise Mitselburg 08 8725 4225 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Jo Gibbs 0437 902 438 Lisa Yeates Emma Beare
10 Commercial Street West, Mount Gambier email@example.com www.vickiquinnrealestate.com.au Follow us on 113 Wehl Street North
16 Gaden Street
$229,000 – $235,000
81 Wehl Street North
19 Wireless Road West
OPEN THURSDAY 5.00 - 5.30PM NEST OR INVEST On offer is this solid character home, which would be ideal as a first home or great investment property. Featuring two good sized bedrooms both with BIR, separate lounge with wood fire, perfect for those winter nights, kitchen with dishwasher & gas cooking, separate dining or optional third bedroom, all with timber floor boards. Garage offering secure parking. Great timber decking entertainment area. Situated on a generous 898sqm allotment.
1 Livingston Street, Mount Gambier
COMPLETELY RENOVATED – PERFECT FOR LIVING OR INVESTING This home is ideal for someone looking for their first base or investment. 3 bedrooms all with new carpet, BIR & fully renovated ensuite. Beautifully renovated kitchen with dishwasher & stainless-steel appliances. Large living area. Main bathroom with separate toilet and completely renovated with floor to ceiling tiles. Ceiling fans throughout and all new light fixtures. Reverse cycle split system.
47 Brolga Street
ROOM FOR THE BOAT, THE VAN AND MUCH MUCH MORE Over 2 allotments approx. 1475m2 in total, situated close to the city centre. Mount Gambier stone home comprised of 3 bedrooms all a great size and with built in robes. Retro features throughout, spacious lounge with woodheating. Large dining room. Kitchen with induction cooktop and stainless steel dishwasher.
2/29 Victoria Terrace
IDEAL FOR THE FIRST HOME BUYER Impressive 3 bedroom home of solid construction. Renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances. Spacious open plan kitchen/lounge and dining. Ideal 2nd living room or games room. Stunning bathroom with sep shower/bath. Unique study nook. Gorgeous polished boards. Sheltered outdoor entertaining. Double garage with remote panel lift door. Immaculately presented and styled. An inspection will certainly impress.
83 Bay Road
MOTIVATED VENDOR / NEW PRICE
A STUNNING MAKE OVER Centrally located and comprised with three bedrooms, two with BIR's. Spacious kitchen/ dining with stainless steel appliances. Wood heading, plus split system reverse cycle heating and cooling for all year comfort. Gorgeous bathroom with separate toilet. Lovely outdoor entertaining area. Single garage and workshop with power. Vehicle access to rear yard. All this situated on a good size allotment. All the hard work is done here, just move in and enjoy.
21 Turnbull Drive
STUNNING FAMILY HOME ON AN ACRE Vicki Quinn has pleasure offering for sale this immaculate family home nestled on an acre of gorgeous gardens with room for the kids to roam free. With a unique floorplan, the home is comprises of 4 bedrooms, a dedicated office, formal lounge and an open plan kitchen, dine and family area. The timber kitchen has loads of bench space, dishwasher, induction cook top and a large walk in pantry. Overlooking gardens, the main bedroom is a great size and offers a Large walk in robe and ensuite,
67 Lake Terrace East
SENSATIONAL RURAL VIEWS With sensational rural views the home is comprised as 4 bedrooms, the main with built in robes and spacious ensuite, with spa finished in heritage colours. Gorgeous Caesar stone benchtops, a walk-in pantry, electric cooktop and Asko dishwasher are all features of the blackwood timber kitchen. The lower level has direct access to the double garage UMR with remote roller doors. Vehicle access to the rear yard is also available. 4 kw solar panels installed.
23 Jardine Street
A TREASURE TROVE OF POTENTIAL IN A DREAM LOCATION Inviting an exciting future with endless opportunities, this original 3-bedroom, 1.5 bathroom & 2 spacious living area home, ticks all the right boxes for a comfortable family home with scope for future renovations. Why we love this home: Walk-in robe in the main bedroom with direct access to the spacious bathroom. BIRs in bedrooms 2 & 3. Second toilet. Solar Panels. 2 rainwater tanks. Amazing views. Large allotment. Located in the prestigious Jardine Street, minutes’ walk to the Oatmil Cinema, restaurants & cafes – this home won’t disappoint! Contact Vicki on 0417 804 782 to book in your inspection today!
PRIVATE, PEACEFUL & PERFECT This appealing unit will ideally suit anyone looking for a low maintenance, exciting lifestyle being only a couple of minutes’ walk to the main street & equally as close to the bustling cafes & restaurants. The why to buy: • 2 spacious bedrooms • Master bedroom has a built-in robe • Fully renovated bathroom with separate toilet • Delightful kitchen with gas cooking & spacious pantry • Open plan kitchen, lounge/ dining • Mitsubishi Reverse cycle split system • LED lighting
1/119 Wehl Street North
REFURBISHED INTERIOR IN A HANDY LOCATION 2 good sized bedrooms- main with built-ins. Near new carpets, paintwork and timber floors throughout. Electric heating in the separate lounge. Spacious kitchen and dining area with electric cooking. Renovated bathroom and toilet. Low maintenance living. Cosy courtyard. Single lock up garage. Currently leased @ $190 p/wk until June 2018.
LOOKING FOR YOUR FIRST HOME? THIS IS IT! This affordable solid 3-bedroom home is great for the first home buyers. Original open kitchen/ dining with slow combustion heating. Large lounge room with reverse cycle air conditioner. Bathroom with separate toilet. 12 month old water softener. Solar hot water. Large back yard with garden shed.
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Avail 01.06.18 $150.00pw
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RESIDENTIAL ALLOTMENT 1 Maple Court, Yahl
3/172 Commercial Street East
Avail 23.04.18 $160.00pw
1 Ewens Ponds Road Eight Mile Creek Avail Now $180.00pw 3
PRICED TO PLEASE – GREAT LOCATION A well located solid brick homette with undercover parking and rear access leads through to the big backyard. This is the perfect first home, or to add to your investment portfolio. This solid unit offers: 3 bedrooms, 2 with BIR, Kitchen & dining area with separate large living area, Bathroom with separate toilet. All on a good size allotment, close to schools, main street, cafes & restaurants. Currently rented out at $200 p/wk – contact Phoebe today on 0422 943 534 to book your private inspection.
SUPERB QUALITY THROUGHOUT Immaculately presented 3/4 bedroom home situated in Max Young Park. Offering spacious formal and informal living areas. Large timber kitchen with gas cooking, dishwasher, WIP & loads of bench space. Every room of this quality home is big. Gorgeous timber windows with disappearing screens overlook manicured gardens both front & rear. Sliding door leads to
WIDE WELCOMING & READY TO ENTERTAIN Located in prestigious Cobblestone Court. This 4 bedroom plus dedicated office executive home offers built in robes in all bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms finished with neutral décor. Offering large open plan living, spacious enough for the biggest of family gatherings. Ideal formal lounge or home theatre. Entertainers kitchen with gas cooking. Garage under main roof with remote roller door for up to 4 vehicles.
0422 943 534 2/48 Lake Terrace East
FOR ALL ENQUIRIES PLEASE CALL PHOEBE ON
LEASED @ $200P/W
2 Max Young Drive
15 Cobblestone Court
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4/10 William Street
TIMELESS ELEGANCE IN AN A1 LOCATION Return verandah villa situated on prestigious Bay Road. With gorgeous character features this home was originally built in 1918 and is situated on a block size of over 2600 square metres. Comprised of 4 bedrooms, formal lounge with gas heating and ornate fireplace. Formal dining, Tasmanian Oak kitchen, and rear family/sun room. The period style bathroom is renovated with a separate toilet.
Lot 2 Galpins Road Eight Mile Creek 3
37 Eglington Terrace 2
Avail 03.04.18 $230.00pw
10 Tweed Crescent 4
Avail Now $220.00pw
Avail Now $285.00pw
Available 03.04.18 @ $230 p/wk
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COUNTRY LIFESTYLE, CITY LIMITS Build your dream home in the quiet township of Yahl 1,882sqm flat, fully fenced corner allotment Services to the allotment include mains water, electricity and telephone.
2 RONALD GR, MT GAMBIER
5 HIGHLAND DR, MT GAMBIER
3 GRIFFITHS ST, MT GAMBIER
BRETT EXELBY 0458 548 756
17 HART ST, MT GAMBIER
24 LANSELL ST, MT GAMBIER
DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771
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DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771
20 SUNSET DR, MT GAMBIER
DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771
10 ARAMANTA DR, MT GAMBIER NE
DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771 2 CREEK ST, MT GAMBIER
DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771 17 COOLABAH ST, MT GAMBIER
84 BERTHA ST, MT GAMBIER
1/30 ASH CT, MT GAMBIER
DAMIAN VENN 0438 904 771 18 PEARCE CRES, MT GAMBIER
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208 PELICAN POINT RD, PELICAN POINT
448 WEPAR RD, WEPAR
BRETT EXELBY 0458 548 756
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LOT 134 MCMORRON ST, MILLICENT
6 LIVINGSTON ST, MT GAMBIER
PRICE ON APPLICATION STAGE
SPRINGVIEW ESTATE Suttontown - Collins Street Priced from $120,000 Contact Brett Exelby On 0458 548 756 to secure your block now!
Services include town water, sewer, power & Telstra as well as hot mix roads & bike baths surrounding the Estate. Block sizes ranging from 1425m2 to 2368m2.
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9 Bay Road, Mo un t Ga mbi e r
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113 STONY FLAT ROAD WANDILO 7-8 BED I 3 BATH I 9 CAR SIMPLY THE BEST IN COUNTRY LIVING
EXPRESSION OF INTEREST
15 MONTGOMERY AVENUE 2 BED I 1 BATH I 5 CAR GARAGE HEAVEN $199,500 A garage like this and a home all for under $200,000, i must be dreaming. 8 metre x 10 metre colour bond garage with 3.5 metre clearance at its peake. 2 bedroom stone home, with polished timber floors, slow combustion heating, split system air-conditioning, decking area.currently leased at $264 per week not including the garage.
7 ST ANDREWS DRIVE, MOUNT GAMBIER 4 BED I 2 BATH I 2 CAR THE AUGUSTA $719,000 Prestigious home in Attamurra Fairway Estates, 4 Bedroom 2 Bathroom three living areas, the perfect entertaining home completed to the highest quality, with fixtures, fittings and finishes you would expect to see in a premier home. Only an inspection will reveal the extras this home has to offer.
17 BALAMBOOL AVENUE MOUT GAMBIER 3 BED | 1 BATH | 4 CAR
HOME OR INVEST $169,000 Perfect unit living in quite Cul De Sac, open plan living upgraded kitchen and wet areas, 2 bedrooms, split system air-conditioning. Private yard with undercover parking. Good condition inside and out. Great first home inspection will impress.
CHARACTER AND LOCATION
Be impressed by this beautifully cared for turn of the century dolomite villa, located on a large allotment in one of mount gambier’s prestigious streets. The property oozes character with its dolomite and stone features, verandars, lead lighting, high ceilings, ornate cornices, picture book windows and timber finishes. The home consists of 4 good size bedrooms, formal lounge, sunroom/familyroom, 2 upgraded bathrooms.
6 TENISON DRIVE 4 BED I 2 BATH I 10 CAR THE BEST ADDRESS $649,000 Make family life a breeze with perfect family home located in the popular tenison drive, having the southeasts premier private school at your back door step. Set on aproximate 2 acres of parklike gardens featuring tennis court, aproximate 85 litres of rain water, orchard and bore water to keep your property green all year round.
1/6 HARTLEY STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER 2 BED I 1 BATH I 1 CAR
29 WALLACE STREET MOUNT GAMBIER 4 BED I 2 BATH I 3 CAR
Every few years a property of this grandeur and size comes on to the mount gambier market. Set on an elevated site on a 10 acre property, only a minutes from mount gambier, and having commanding 360 degree views over the surrounding district. There is premier residence with which has undergone a major refurbishment in recent years, plus a renovated stand alone 3 or 4 bedroom cottage ideal for parents.
QUALITY HOME AT THE RIGHT PRICE $289,000 Walk in and do nothing, as this home ticks all the boxes. Large spacious living areas and bedrooms are a feature of this home. Lovely kitchen with plenty of cupboards, dishwaher and new applainces. 3 large bedrooms main with wir and en-suite.
$299,000- $319,500 Check out this quality built, solid construction family home. Located in a quite cul de sac, 3 living areas, resort style main bathroom recently renovated with floor to ceiling tiles. . Includes games room, family room ,lounge room, 4 large bedrooms plus office.
PRESTIGE EXECUTIVE HOME GAMBIER $599,500 Arguably the best floor plan of a Brand new home to be placed on the Market for some time. Stunning finishes throughout, quality fixture and fittings, designed to northern aspects, perfect living and entertaining areas, state of the art kitchen with butler’s pantry.
2 CROUCH STREET CAVETON 4 BED | 2 BATH | 4 CAR THE GOOD LIFE $319,500 What a stunning looking country home set on a private 2,830 sq/m allotment with all the charm as if you are holidays all year round. A few minutes out of mt gambier on the nelson rd you will find this character home, featuring new kitchen, open meals family area.
4 BUFFALO COURT, MOUNT GAMBIER 4 BED I 2 BATH I 2 CAR
15 DERWENT COURT MOUNT GAMBIER 4 BED I 2 BATH I 3 CAR AFFORDABLE FAMILY HOME
26 YAHL MAIN ROAD, YAHL 4 BED | 2 BATH | 8 CAR COUNTRY FAMILY HOME $580,000 Enjoy the family life in this beautiful family home. Looking for room to move and sheds to make every man happy this home is for you. This quality home sits on a 5,000 s/ qm allotment including solid stone garage measuring approximate 18m x 10m with 2.7 m clearance.
197 COMMERCIAL STREET WEST MT GAMBIER
11 MALLEE STREET MOUNT GAMBIER 4 BED | 1 BATH | 4 CAR
4 YAHL ROAD YAHL 3 BED I 1 BATH I 2 CAR
RARE FIND POA Building allotment with commercial st and jubilee highway frontage. Ideal for a number of developments such as offices, accomodation, cafes, restraurants (sca) zoned commercial and measuring 1959 sq/m plans for apartment development available.
FAMILY HOME WITH SHEDS $289,000 Looking for room, well check out this affordable home with shedding. Inspection will surprise as this home has a stunning new kitchen, which opens up to meals and lounge room, complemented by a centally located slow combustion heater.
A COUNTRY LIFE $375,000 Take a look at this charming home, loved and built by its present owners. Set on a large allotment measuring 3,326 sq/m and featuring, fruit trees, vines, vegeatble garden, chook shed and fully fenced for animals and children to stay safe.
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malseeds real estate Mt Gambier Millicent Port MacDonnell Robe Beachport
08 8724 9999 1 Wehl Street South, Mount Gambier & 98 George Street, Millicent 8733 1989 1 Spehr St, Mt Gambier Auc on 14th April 2018 unless sold prior
OPEN INSPECTION SATURDAY 31st 10.30 - 11.00am
11 Bowering St, Millicent
• Solid stone home renovated to reﬂect modern design • Front screens to create front entertaining area • Polished mber ﬂoors throughout the wide entrance and hallways • Front lounge with Slow combus on and open to dining
Jason Malseed & Emily Rayner
THURSDAY 29th 5.15 - 5.45pm • Renovators dream, solid built 3 bedroom home • Si ng on approx. 1066sqm of ﬂat block • Open plan kitchen and dining • Lounge with gas hea ng • Great shedding main car shed with pit
6 Campbell St, Millicent
21 Williams Rd, Millicent
64 Williams Rd, Millicent
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
30 Acacia Dr, Millicent
SATURDAY 31st 11.15 - 11.45am
SATURDAY 31st 12.00 - 12.30pm
SATURDAY 31st 12.45 - 1.15pm
SATURDAY 31st 1.30 - 2.00pm
• Priced to sell! • Poten al 5 bedroom home without the large yard to maintain • Rendered brick home in excellent loca on • Beau ful mber kitchen with electric cooking • Master bedroom with new modern BIR
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
15 Second St, Millicent
• This solid three bedroom home is the perfect start for your family or as an investment • Polished mber ﬂoors throughout • Lounge room with slow combus on hea ng and curtains • Open kitchen and dining area with blinds • Fresh kitchen with electric cooking
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
30 Eliza St, Southend
• Lovely stone co age with plenty of character • 2 bedrooms with the op on of a 3rd • Living area oﬀ the kitchen with polished mber ﬂoor boards • Plenty of storage space with large 4 bay shed with cement ﬂoor and power
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
37 Plunke Tce, Millicent
• Situated on approximately 6.53 acres nestled amongst a beau ful established garden this brick veneer home • Featuring a mber kitchen with a large pantry, polished ﬂoorboards and a moveable central island bench • Three bedrooms plus a single sized bedroom or oﬃce all with built in robes
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
114 Mount Gambier Rd, Millicent
SATURDAY 31st 2.15 - 2.45pm
SATURDAY 31st 3.30 - 4.00pm
• Neat home in a fantas c loca on close to school, swimming lake and spor ng grounds • Carpeted lounge with gas heater and split system air condi oner • Bedrooms 1 and 2 carpeted with curtains. Bedroom two has a built in robe • Kitchen has an electric cook top and oven, dishwasher and ﬂoa ng ﬂoorboards
• Build up or renovate the exis ng building • Only approximately 120m to the beachfront and situated on 707sqm • Recent council approved plans for a 2nd story extension available to the new purchaser - this opportunity could now be yours!
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
32059 Princes Hwy, Tantanoola
• The property is set on 7259m2 or 1.79 acres and original co age dates back to 1878. • Front Barn - Step inside to yester year with a kitchene e, dining and cozy lounge. One bedroom downstairs with bathroom a ached and one upstairs • The Main Co age - oﬀers stringy bark ﬂoors and thick dolomite walls with high ceilings and large open ﬁres.
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
12 Mullins St, Millicent
• Perfect place to live for the family with kids who love sports or ac ve grandchildren • Located close to football, netball, soccer, cricket, basketball and tennis facili es and only a short walk away from the swimming lake • Very neat stone and brick home with galvanised iron roof, mber frame windows surrounded by manicured lawns
• Solid stone three bedroom home • Kitchen with gas cooking, separate dining area • Lounge with gas heater • Three bedrooms all double size • Bathroom with shower and bath
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
18 Pelican Point Rd, Blackfellows Caves
Jason Malseed 0419 032 795
Kirby Vassallo 0457 004 364
$12,000 + $4380 stock
• Happygrass.com.au is the installa on and sales of ar ﬁcial grass • Easily run part me, very li le compe on • Pioneer of the market with huge growth poten al • Training provided and contacts provided
• Ocean view block approx. 1200m2 • 9 x 9 x 2.7 quality colour bond shed with cement ﬂooring • Rain water tank • Power available • Build your dream home S.T.C.A
EXECUTIVE STYLE HOME ON APPROX 1 ACRE!! • Fantas c living room with feature open ﬁre place, bay windows and built in bar with sink great for entertaining. • Four large bedrooms, master with ensuite and walk in robe. • Formal dining room, gas hea ng and beau ful custom made kitchen. • Huge games/rumpus room with sliding doors. • Four car shed with extra height to ﬁt caravan.
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160 – 168 Wireless Road West, Suttontown
FAMILY HOME ON 40 ACRES
This remarkable family home is situated on 40 acres in a quite loca on and oﬀers plenty of room for the family to enjoy hobby farming or horses. The home features three freshly painted bedrooms with new carpet, an upgraded modern kitchen with electric cooking, a large open dining area and a dedicated oﬃce. You will love the two large living areas, slow combus on wood hea ng, bathroom with bath shower and vanity, a separate toilet and large laundry / wash area. The exterior of the home has been freshly painted and the very well maintained yard oﬀers a large undercover rear deck perfect for entertaining family and friends, a double car garage with a pit and extra shedding. Other features include: 40 acres fenced into 7 paddocks, 3 phase power, Electric boundary fences, Concrete troughs in all paddocks, Fully equipped bore with solar submersible pump and back up pump, 4 x 20,000 Litre rain water tanks, Timber ca le yards, Round horse yard, 3 indoor horse stables, 2 outdoor day stables, Tack room, An opportunity not to be missed, contact our oﬃce today to organise your inspec on.
17 Ramsay Avenue, Mount Gambier
Expressions of Interest by Monday 30th April 2018 by 5pm (unless sold prior)
UNLIMITED POSSIBILITIES & POTENTIAL Green Triangle Real Estate is proud to present for sale in conjunc on with Ray White Keatley 160 – 168 Wireless Road West, Su ontown. This massive allotment of approximately 2.02 hectares (approx. 4.99 acres) zoned residen al oﬀers unlimited poten al. Next door to the UNI SA and TAFE precinct, directly across the road from the popular Montebello Estate and the Montebello IGA and childcare centre. There is currently a basic three bedroom, one bathroom Mount Gambier stone home on the allotment achieving $180 per week and is in a ﬁxed lease un l 31.08.18. There are many op ons with this par cular allotment that could suit a wide range of buyers, developers and/or investors; Sub-division poten al (S.T.C.A) Refurbishing the current dwelling or leave in the current condi on and receive a rental return. Build you dream home (S.T.C.A) and have a large parcel of land on the outskirts of Mount Gambier’s CBD. *A plan of poten al division has been prepared showing subdivision into approx. 28 allotments; copies of the development plans are available on request.
295 Kingsley Road, Allendale
60 Milstead Street, Port MacDonnell
This Sizable family home located on a 792m2 allotment, oﬀers 3 large bedrooms, main with WIR and ensuite, kitchen with electric cooking, dishwasher and walk in pantry and a Breakfast bar overlooking the dining area, gas hea ng and slow combus on wood hea ng. Located just a stone throw from Conroe Heights shopping centre, directly across from a large reserve with a playground, and close to McDonald Park Primary and Akuna Kindergarten. Outside features include a large paved entertainment area, ample shedding, single car garage with remote roller door and even a chook yard, giving you a li le bit of the country feel whilst enjoying the convenience of being in town. Outside the home features a large paved entertainment area with a built in BBQ, ample shedding, brand new colourbond fencing in the front yard, single car garage with remote roller door and even a chook yard, giving you a li le bit of the country feel whilst enjoying the convenience of being in town.
5 Grange Place, Mount Gambier
10 ACRE LIFESTYLE PROPERTY
QUALITY BUILT HOME IN QUIET CULD-DE-SAC LOCATION This remarkable family home is situated on a 701m2 allotment, and oﬀers comfortable living for the whole family. The home oﬀers modern open plan living ﬁlled with natural light, 4 bedrooms, main with walk in wardrobe and en-suite, kitchen with electric cooking, double sink, dishwasher and ample cupboard space, the kitchen overlooks the dining area and second living room. Other features of the home include reverse cycle air condi oning, a double car garage with internal access and a remote roller door, an undercover outdoor area, perfect for entertaining family and friends, water tanks and rear yard access.
Situated on approx 10 acres and located in the township of Allendale 3-4 bedrooms, dine-in kitchen with electric cooking, double sink & dishwasher Lounge with slow combus on wood hea ng and heat shi ers, bathroom with bath, shower, basin and separate toilet Double bay garage plus a large array of shedding Room for a few calves, chooks or even a pony for the kids An opportunity not to be missed, secure this lifestyle property today.
WATER FOR SALE
34 Willow Avenue, Mount Gambier
SPACIOUS FAMILY LIVING
Just one street back from the waterfront 601sqm block located in Port MacDonnell is central to all your needs. Walking distance from shops, cafes, beach and hotel. Featuring a 7m x 4m colour bond shed with a toilet and provision for a shower. Sep c tank and town water connected.
$127,500 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME
1376m2 building allotment located close to schools and shops Surrounded by quality built homes All services available Unequipped bore Room for your dream home and a large shed This block is ready to build on, phone your builder today
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and are in need of new listings!
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Contact our oﬃce on 8723 6866
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08 8725 7770
44a Gray Street, Mount Gambier www.bluelakerealestate.com.au firstname.lastname@example.org
Kathryn Weddell-Lucas SALES
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Stacey Johnston LEASING
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08 8725 7770
08 8725 7770
6 Boucaut Street, Mount Gambier
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Tastefully renovated awaiting a new owner Lounge room with new split system air conditioner Updated bathroom Brand new kitchen with quality appliances including a dishwasher New laundry and linen cupboard to match the kitchen New floor coverings, window furnishings and light fittings throughout Freshly painted interior Single iron garage & easy care gardens Located only a stone’s throw from local shopping
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17 Sinclair Street, Mount Gambier
$232,500 • Single garage with internal access Downstairs: • Games room/second living with built in bar • Office or fourth bedroom • Shared laundry • Self contained flat
1 Finch Street
10 Somerset Close, Mount Gambier
• Brick and Tiled home close to Tenison Woods College and the Lakes Walking Trails • Four bedrooms – main with walk through robe & ensuite • Bedrooms 2 & 3 with BIR’s
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Large living room plus rumpus room with S/C heating Double carport UMR and a large paved pergola Solar power Allotment is approximately 1127m2 and has rear yard access.
36 McMahon Road, Worrolong
• Four bedrooms • Lounge room with polished boards & gas heating • Renovated bathroom
• Double allotment in the township of Allendale East • Three queen size bedrooms, two with built in robes and the main with walk in robe and ensuite • Large formal living room (currently utilized as bedroom four) • Family room with slow combustion heating • Kitchen/dine. Kitchen with timber cabinetry, electric cooking and ample storage • Dining area opens to the fantastic enclosed patio • Double stone shed, single iron garage plus double iron garage with high clearance • A fantastic family home
Upstairs: • Lounge room with gas heating, ceiling fan and French doors • Kitchen/dine with balcony access. Electric appliances & dishwasher • Three bedrooms, two with built in robes • Large bathroom with separate shower and bath
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THE BALL IS IN OUR COURT The ball is in our court. That was the message from last week’s community meeting regarding the development of an indoor aquatic and recreation centre in Mount Gambier. Now it’s up to the community to decide if they want that court, and, of course, a pool, indoors, or if they want to remain with the status quo. Discussions on an indoor facility date back to 1983. That was when council commissioned its first report into the project, with another coming in 1995 and the most recent in 2006/07. Mount Gambier City Council CEO Mark McShane told the 300 attendees to last Wednesday’s meeting that the most recent report had stood the test of time but would need tweaking to be brought up to date with council, also last week, allocating $30,000 for that revamping of the report. There were also 400 apologies for the last week’s meeting, which saw key figures from all three tiers of government have their say, as well as representatives from the current Olympic Park complex. The meeting overwhelmingly voted to pursue the project and set up a community steering committee to work in tandem with an already established council committee to work towards a funding proposal that has to be submitted to the Federal Government by the end of April. It is a short timeline and that initial expression of interest – which is phase one of being in line for a
piece of the newly announced Regional Growth Fund – a $272million dollar pool targeting projects worth in excess of $10million. Member for Barker Tony Pasin was on council in 2004 when considered it back then and it was an eight million dollar project – rough estimates now price the ambitious project at $25million. “It’s a great privilege to be the Member for Barker and I can’t think of a better project than this one,” Mr Pasin said. The key, though, is overwhelming community support – without that, Tony Pasin, Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell and Mount Gambier Mayor Andrew Lee will struggle to sell the case for funding and without dollars from all three tiers of government – and the ratepayers – the project is still nothing but a pipedream. “I have to convince my colleagues in Canberra that this has widespread support and I’m sure Troy is the same and the mayor,” Mr Pasin said. “For the first time in a long time we have a Liberal government at State and Federal level and we need to maximise every opportunity through that,” Mr Bell said. “There is going to be challenges ahead of us, otherwise this would have been done a long, long time ago – we can overcome those challenges but we need to do it together, we need to work together to make it happen.”
Mr Bell identified two funding options at State level – the Regional Development Fund & Royalties for Regions Fund. “We (council) do not have all the answers and figures – this requires input from you (community),” Mr Lee said. “All three levels of government most support this and provide significant funding.” Council has already scouted similar projects in Victoria and South Australia including Portland, Hamilton, Warrnambool. Campbelltown, the Barossa Valley, and a joint council project in the Fleurieu. But now the clock is ticking as the council and community steering groups work together to canvas and generate community support and put together an eye catching expression of interest. If that is successful, the major submission will then need to be put together to successfully negotiate phase two of the application process and securing, what is critical funding. “I will be knocking down every door I know of to get this project up, subject, of course, to this being the wish of the community,” Mr Pasin said. Mount Gambier Aquatic Centre’s Peter Collins urged the community to get behind the proposed project. “This has only failed before because the community has not pressed hard enough,” he said. “If enough people speak up it will happen, we’ll make
these guys (Tony Pasin & Troy Bell) get the money.” While Mount Gambier Netball Association’s Scott Martin drew on the classic movie Field of Dreams to mount his case. “I am going to borrow a line from a 1990s movie – if we build it they will come,” he said. “And they will most definitely come.” Mr McShane ran through the preliminary ideas for the indoor centre, tempering the passionate please from sporting groups with the nuts and bolts (and dollars) of such an undertaking. “It is time for a dose of, what I call, reality therapy,” Mr McShane said. “From stakeholder engagement and design through to gaining grant funding and construction we are looking at three to four years at least – the construction phase alone would be up to two years. But considering the discussion has been going over the past 40 years, four years is not too long to wait. This is not about me or you but what the community can use in the future – your children and grandchildren. This will only be delivered if we have three or four things – comprehensive community backing, successful grants; community and council happy to bear the costs and collaboration is critical.” Anyone wanting to be part of the community steering group should email mgcommunityrecandsportfacility@ gmail.com
WHAT SOME OF THE KEY PLAYERS HAD TO SAY...
• Three or four multi purpose indoor courts • Show court with retractable seats • Indoor aquatic facility – traditionally 25m – 8-10 lanes (heating costs means 50m prohibitive) • Access for people with disabilities • Common purpose area – allied health services/gym • A creche • A kiosk • Offices & administration • Changerooms • 50m outdoor pool remains • Outdoor netball & tennis courts also on site
ANDREW LEE (Mount Gambier Mayor) “…it’s important that stakeholders and all the community have input into this…” “…significant work has already been done over the years but should it progress there is much more work to be done…” TONY PASIN (Member for Barker) “…this is about outcomes that are community driven…” “…we will have more than one shot if we are not lucky enough to get the finding this time – it’s not the only opportunity to source funding…” “...if it’s successful, happy days, and it it’s not successful, we have a shovel ready project and governments are always looking for shovel ready projects…” TROY BELL (Member for Mount Gambier) “…this is great for Mount Gambier, great for our region and great for our community…” “…if we can have a big vision, build each other up and talk positively about this I’m confident we can achieve it…” MARK MCSHANE (Mount Gambier City Council CEO) “…it’s a but like owning your own home. You have to buy it or build it and then you have to run it and it is no different in terms of operating costs for such a facility that we are talking about…”
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IDEAS FROM THE FLOOR Will there be water play? Certainly on the radar How can people get involved and show their support? Contact Tony Pasin, Troy Bell or the Mount Gambier City Council or email mgcommunityrecandsportfacility@ gmail.com if you are looking to be part of the community steering committee. How will the proposed Liberal Party rate capping policy affect plans to raise rates to help fund project? There are exemptions within the proposed rate capping policy and if they are prepared to provide State Government funding, the assumption would be they would allow the Mount Gambier City Council their own means to help fund the project by raising rates. Are we going to look at working with neighbouring councils for funding? We want it be a regional facility but those discussions are still some way off. Are we prepared to scout other locations besides Olympic Park? Never say never - although it is hard to think of a better location.
FINANCIAL IMPLICATIONS • Two aspects – capital (cost of construction) & operational (running costs) • Last costing was $12million and that was 12 years ago – now sits easily at $20million-plus (Campbelltown - $26.5million; Barossa - $16.5million; Fleurieu $21million (shared between two councils)) • Cost per annum to run - $1million – could be as high as $1.6million net loss to run such a facility • Rate increases would be the most likely form of funding, outside of the grant etc which are for construction
COLLECTED STUPIDITY - HOPEFULLY THIS IS THE LAST TIME I WRITE ABOUT IT... By ROBBIE TANSEL I’d hate people to think that I’m a one trick pony, but I am going to talk about Chinese strippers again this week. For those of you that have missed the last few weeks of my articles, I am just a little bit obsessed with a recent Chinese government crackdown on strippers at funerals. Crack down seems like an unfortunate phrase to use in combination with Chinese strippers. Anyway I do have a couple of good friends who are Chinese. They doubted the original premise of my article, but having looked into this, one of them tells me, funeral strippers are common in Taiwan, they are not rare in very rural areas of China, and they are pole dancers and definitely would not strip naked. One of my other Chinese friends told me that girls stripping to their bikinis in China is the equivalent of Australian strippers stripping naked, apparently in the level of excitement it causes. I’m happy to accept their facts but I think they’re missing the point. The point of this whole issue is not the level of undress the strippers are progressing to, BUT THE FACT THAT IT’S HAPPENING AT FUNERALS. I think I’ve made it very clear that I think the Chinese government have made a terrible mistake on this one. I think it will cost them votes at the next election…in thirty years time when the president for life is poisoned by one of his political enemies. I want to make it clear that I’d be prepared to accept strippers at any upcoming funerals I’m invited to that only disrobe to their bikinis. That would be fine with me, if you think it’s poor taste to strip naked. I’d be prepared to respect your outdated 1950s attitude. I don’t want to kick a presumably nice, intelligent nice young lady while she’s down, but I wonder if Mount Gambier Labor “candidate” Isabel Scriven might have been better off running as a “candidate” in the election for China’s president for life. I think there was a similar likelihood of being successful. I think the chances are she would have achieved a similar share of the vote. Presumably there are no debates, because everyone has to agree with the president, so you can have crazy policies like banning exotic dancers at funerals, and still win the election in a landslide. That sounds exactly like the sort of election she needs to be part of. The only problem may be that Isabel wanted to run her election campaign through social media because she’s apparently a happening youngster not a middle aged man doing things the way we always do things. Social media isn’t encouraged in China. As much as I think Ms Scriven’s
probably a lovely young lady, I think she also missed the point a bit. Her attitude to the proposed candidate debates clearly showed this when she decided it would be more useful to devote herself to her Facebook page than speak to members of the electorate at a public debate. That’s missing the point, and anyone with half a brain saw it as nothing but hiding from tough questions. I’ve got to say, apart from the lack of respect and lack of courage to talk about your party’s policies, the thing I objected to most was how rude and inconsiderate it sounded like she was. In the stories I read, it indicated that she hadn’t even replied to the invitation to be part of the debate. Please yourself whether you want to debate I guess,
but at least have the decency to politely RSVP and make up some excuse for your absence. Maybe I’m missing the point. Like I said, I don’t want to bash the young lady. Good on her for getting involved in the democratic process. There should be young people and women in parliament. Pretty weak, pathetic end to my article this week. I’m dying to take a zing at her but it just feels in poor taste. I saw Ms Scriven’s election night afterparty at the Western Tavern on Saturday night. It made me feel sorry for her. It looked like a funeral, for a person who wasn’t well liked. It could definitely have done with a nice stripper. That’s right, I’ve written an article featuring Chinese strippers at funerals
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for the fourth week in a row, and I’m worried about writing something in poor taste.
If you’d like me to give this Chinese strippers thing a rest, email me at email@example.com
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GLENELG SHIRE GETS BEHIND WORLD AUTISM DAY CELEBRATIONS Community members are invited to wear their favourite blue outfit and help show their support for autism awareness this April as part of local celebrations for World Autism Awareness Day. The Glenelg Shire Council will be hosting a number of free events in Portland, encouraging attendees to ‘light it up blue’, the official theme for 2018. Glenelg Shire Mayor Cr Anita Rank said the events aimed to build community awareness and understanding of autism. World Autism Awareness Day celebrations will continue throughout the month, with local businesses encouraged to implement a Quiet Hour once a week during April to raise awareness of autism. For further details or to register your attendance for any of the World Autism Awareness Day events please contact access and inclusion officer Sophie Kearney on skearney@ glenelg.vic.gov.au or phone 1300 GLENELG. Above - Brothers Jett and Lucas Tiley are looking forward to the upcoming Autism Awareness celebrations.
ROTARY CONFERENCE HEADS TO MOUNT GAMBIER London bombing survivor Gill Hicks (right) and Scott de Bruin with food industry icon Chong Liew (both far right). Scott will be speaking at the Rotary Conference and then a week later will be teaming with Chong Liew as part of a Tasting Australia event to showcase Wagyu Beef at Mayura Station. It has been 13 years since Mount Gambier hosted the Rotary District 9780 Conference but it is back in the Blue Lake City, after two busy years of planning to put together a program that is not only enticing for Rotarians but also for those in the local community that want to tap into some amazing opportunities. And with around 400 Rotarians and their partners headed to town, the city’s accommodation, café and restaurant and retail sector also look set to benefit. The theme of the 2018 conference is Rotary: Making a Difference, through peace and conflict resolution. The keynote speaker list reads like a who’s who of peace and conflict resolution – the likes of London bombing survivor Gill Hicks and esteemed counter-terrorism expert Professor Greg Barton. Local talent will also be showcased with business leaders Scott de Bruin and Frank DiGiorgio sharing their stories. The Sir Robert Helpmann Theatre will host the main sessions of the contest
with the Friday night and Saturday and Sunday morning sessions all at the Mount Gambier theatre. There is an opportunity for the general public to take advantage of the presenters by attending those sessions. There will also be a strong youth focus with two youth forums being held in conjunction with the three day conference that runs from April 6-8. The youth forum attendees will be exposed to the world class speakers on offer to the Rotarians with resilience and entrepreneurship the two pillars of the forums. Those forums will be held at Tenison Woods College and will be open to all Year 11 & 12 students from the region’s high schools, with the Main Dress Circle at the Main Corner also hosting a Saturday morning youth event focussing on apprentices, athletes, university students and community service organisations. That session will run from 9.3011.30am. Saturday night will see a gala celebration dinner, taking advantage of the talents of James Morrison with this
dinner, at The Barn, also open to the public. Erupt With Jazz is the theme of the night as James Morrison and Friends entertain the Rotarians as The Barn showcases local produce and wine. Exchange students will also address the conference over the weekend, sharing their experiences – both students who have returned from exchanges and students currently based in this region. Organisers are also determined to make this region and its rich history a centrepiece of the conference with a special presentation seeing the likes of Mark MacKillop brought to life by local actors. The Ballad of the Blue Lake Bunyip, including the story of Sam McGregor’s leap, will also be centre stage, with Rotary also looking to unveil a project which will see a seat around the Blue Lake dedicated to the time honoured story. Head to www. rotary9780.org for more details about how you can get involved.
JOIN THE P0WER REVOLUTION Last month, Shinehub, a solar broking company, with the support of the Smart Energy Council, held community meetings in the Limestone Coast in their bid to demystify solar and to replace big energy with community solar – and perhaps the bottom line, ensure cheaper power bills for customers. “We are looking to provide sustainable power and more affordable power,” Shinehub co-founder Alex Georgiou (pictured above) said. And this community embraced the message and the offers like no other in Australia. “We were planning on around 70 orders,” Alex said. “But it has already surpassed 100 orders and if we can hit 110 then every one of those customers gets $100 back.” It means Shinehub has extended the opportunity to get involved until the end of March. “It has been a massive uptake and we have been blown away,” he said. “People came to the information sessions not understanding how solar and battery power works and they said within 45 minutes they totally got it,” Alex said. “We have helped people bridge the knowledge gap and they can now make an informed decision. The message we keep hearing is people want to move away from grid power lifestyle1.net | 26
and be more self sufficient.” In terms of numbers, it means this region has signed up for 1700 panels and 180 batteries and in terms of uptake it has far outweighed the metropolitan response. Shinehub took 175 orders from metropolitan Adelaide from a population base of one million, while from the 60,000 in this region, they expect to hit 110. “It’s by far the biggest uptake we’ve ever seen,” Alex said. Basically what Shinehub is facilitating is the creation of a virtual solar community – they are a software and service company not a solar company – and from there a range of packages are available, from earning money from the power you generate to having all the infrastructure installed for free and then a flat power rate set up going forward. It sees the management of the power and distribution of the power in the hands of the members
of the community – not a big power company. “Our role is to link everyone together,” Alex said. The fixed rate, free access plan is the most innovative option on the table from Shinehub – it is an Australian first. “You sign up and have solar and battery installed for free and then you buy the power only, from that system,” he said. Current solar communities set up by Shinehub are enjoying a 20-30 percent reduction in power bills from what most of us are paying right now and they are sourcing 90 percent of their power from solar and battery. For more information and to beat the March 31 deadline head to www.shinehub.com.au
AT A GLANCE
POPULAR BREAKFAST SET TO BE HEADLINED BY HARRISON CRAIG Often the person most taken for granted within any workplace is the person doing all the administration, yet they are actually the backbone of any organisation. He or she usually has a finger on the pulse and keeps track of all the minute details that make a business run smoothly. And very often their dedication extends outside their workplace into involvement in some way with the community. To celebrate these unsung heroes, United Way Glenelg in conjunction with South West TAFE is calling for nominations for the Administrative Professional of the Year. People from Portland and surrounds are encouraged to nominate the person they think deserves recognition for going above and beyond in their role as an Administrative Professional. This prestigious award will be presented at the annual Administrative Professionals Breakfast and sponsored by South West TAFE. Last Year’s winner was Andrea Bolte from Glenelg Shire Council who was praised by her colleagues as highly professional, empathic and worked well above what was required. Closing date for nominations is Friday, April 20, at 4pm. Nominations must be received on the official South West Tafe Administration of the Year nomination form. The 2018 breakfast, headlined by Harrison Craig, is sold out.
NEW KERBSIDE COLLECTOR As of last week, Wattle Range Council’s kerbside collection service is being provided by Cleanaway. There will be no change to bins or collection days, but your bin may be picked up later than usual as the new drivers find their way. Please have bins out by 6am and be patient if your bin is not collected by the usual time. For all missed bins, contamination, lost, stolen or damaged bins, please call Cleanaway on 1300 410 896 or email firstname.lastname@example.org SEASIDE AND RIVERSIDE EASTER MARKETS ON OFFER It is an Easter tradition in both Donovans and Beachport - so take your pick or go to both. You can head to the seaside on Easter Saturday for the main street market stalls and entertainment at Beachport, which runs from 9am1pm, or the Donovans Market, which runs from 9am to 2pm on Easter Sunday at the Donovans Reserve, offering homebacked goods, plenty of market stalls and a wide array for food and entertainment.
BAYVIEW COLLEGE EMBRACES NEW PILOT PROGRAM Tilley is not a new student at Portland’s Bayview College but a staghound whippet cross eager to be furry friend to all. As a trained therapy dog, Tilley will be used to calm student’s fears, relieve anxiety, and lifts mood by provoking laughter within the classroom environment. Tilley will come to school with her owner Bayview College’s inclusion officer Judy Jenkins throughout the coming weeks during the pilot program. Bayview College principal Dr Michelle Kearney said numerous research studies have been undertaken that show the benefits of animal assisted activity and in particular the contribution of therapy dogs in educational settings. “Evidence has shown that therapy dogs can enhance young people’s psychological development, improve their social skills, and increase their self-esteem,” Dr Kearney said. “We hope Tilley can also help in the development of responsibility, compassion, and respect for other living things.”
PENOLA AUTHOR SET TO UNVEIL DEBUT NOVEL IN NARACOORTE Naracoorte Public Library presents Penola author Ann Jones as she unveils her debut novel Tempting the Temp on April 11 at 10am. It is a romantic story with an intense storyline and characters and has been described as a modern, erotic yet romantic tale of love and lust. Come along to the Naracoorte Town Hall to meet Ann whose adventurous life includes cooking for shearers in outback Australia, training racehorses with husband Philip and working for two decades in the vineyard industry of the Coonawarra. For seating and catering purposes bookings are esential so call the Naracoorte Public Library on (08)8762 2338
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COMMUNITY REACHES TARGET FOR MEMORIAL BUS PROJECT It was in the early hours of Easter Sunday 2013 that Port MacDonnell premiership captain Steven Noble lost his life in a road accident – he was 27 and the future he had planned with new bride Courtney would never eventuate. Much loved in the Port MacDonnell and Allendale East community, it was not surprising that the community combined forces to come up with a project that would honour the popular larrikin. A community bus has been the target of fundraising ever since – with the Steven Noble Memorial Fund one of the sub funds administered by the Stand Like Stone Foundation, with the annual Swinging With The Stars Fundraiser, providing the community with a chance to raise significant dollars for the bus. Last year, the seaside district’s entrant was Grant Fensom and the community backed fundraising he was able to achieve has seen the community bus dream come to fruition and the bus and the keys were handed over earlier this month. It will service the communities of Port MacDonnell, Allendale and Kongorong, for the charitable purposes of education,
awareness and accessibility for rural and regional communities. “We are humbled to be able to assist both Courtney and those who have been so passionate about recognising Steven in a meaningful way, to achieve this outcome,” Stand Like Stone Foundation chair Bill DeGaris said. “The small regional communities of Allendale East, Kongorong and Port MacDonnell will benefit from the community bus and will remember Steven as the community-minded man that he was.” The community bus will be housed at the Allendale East Area School and will be available for community use for the charitable purposes as identified. “The community bus will provide access for students & community groups that was otherwise not possible and will enable education and awareness around road safety issues,” Courtney said. “Having the funds to purchase the bus in just five short years, is a testament to the hard work and dedication of all those involved.” The project has also been supported by Noel Barr Toyota and Courtney is now encouraging everyone on the roads to make safe choices in the hope that no family will have to endure the sadness and emptiness that she has experienced. Above - Courtney Fox (in driver’s seat) at the handover of the community bus. Grant Fensom & Katherine Miller show the style that saw them win People’s Choice in Swinging With the Stars - that 2017 fundraising effort fast tracked the Steven Noble Memorial Fund bus project.
PLENTY TO DO & SEE THIS EASTER
How much are we all looking forward to Easter? While not everyone gets the value of the four day break, many do and the Limestone Coast and South West Victoria throws up a wide array of things to do over the March 30-April 2 celebrations. From the roar of the sprintcars at the Borderline Speedway to the power and grace of the showjumping at the Blue Lake Sorts Park Velodrome, from array of Easter markets showcasing local produce and craft to a day at Cape Jaffa enjoying food and wine, there is wall to wall entertainment and fun on offer. It is also the 50th anniversary of the Easter Classic at Robe – the time honoured surfing tradition that will be all about nostalgia this Easter. So in between those jobs around the house and work
commitments, try and find some time to explore those region and head to an event you might not have experienced before. GOOD FRIDAY (March 30) • Church services throughout the region • Grape Friday @ Cape Jaffa – Head to capejaffawines.com.au for more details • Mount Gambier Showjumping Club Easter Festival – Blue Lake Sports Park – Head to http://mtgambiersjc.org.au or the club’s facebook page for more details. • Ride the Nostalgia Wave – Celebrating surfing at Robe and 50 years of the Easter Classic – A special evening of shared memories & images at the Robe Institute – Organised by the Local History Group in conjunction
with Steve’s Place – 7.30pm – For more information contact Liz Harfull at email@example.com EASTER SATURDAY (March 31) • Robe Primary School Easter Fete – 10am-4pm – Giant Slide – Bouncy Castle – Old Macdonald’s Farm – Mechanical Bull – Car Boot Sale – Kids Zone – Live Music – Showbags – Food & Drinks – Wine Tasting – Face Painting – Live Music • Balmoral Easter Market – 9am1pm – Annual Lions Club Community Fundraiser with market stalls, food, children’s rides & entertainment – For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org • Mount Gambier Showjumping Club Easter Festival – Blue Lake Sports Park – Head to http://mtgambiersjc.org.au or the club’s facebook page for more details. • Beachport Easter Market – 9am-1pm – Homemade Treats – Fresh Produce – Jewellery & Craft – Live Entertainment – Trash & Treasure • Easter Sprintcar Trail – Borderline Speedway, Mount Gambier – Head to borderlinespeedway.com.au or the Borderline Speedway facebook page for more details. EASTER SUNDAY (April 1) • Donovan’s Easter Market – 9am-2pm (SA Time) – Market Stalls – Homebaked Goods – Local James & Preserves – BBQ – Easter Raflles – Lucky Squares – BricA-Brac – For more information email email@example.com • Mount Gambier Showjumping Club Easter Festival – Blue Lake Sports Park – Head to http://mtgambiersjc.org.au or the club’s facebook page for more details. • Church services throughout the region Don’t forget the region’s art galleries, cellar doors, retail precincts, museums, nature based attractions and hospitality venues to ensure you have a relaxing and fun Easter.
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OUT & ABOUT
MOUNT GAMBIER FRINGE
Holly Beer, Ella Matheson, Zoe Mulraney & Laura Stephens
Sarah, Natalie, Ron, Glenys & Sienna Hughes
Ian Tyler, Max Bruins, Herman Bruins & Heather Bruins
Lee & Selina Green (rear) with children Austen & Addie Green
Dan Kane, Jen Ferguson & Subi Sundaramoorthy
Local drumming group
Chloe Lennon & Sam Johnston
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SPORT WARRIORS GO BACK TO BACK For the second successive season, Warriors have stormed to the Mount Gambier Softball League title with a mercy rule victory. The reigning champions started clinically as a Leyna Bruggemann hit to right field saw Kate Telford cross for the first score of the game, and then they took to the field and started with a three up, three down effort in the field. Demons' first base Bella Morale then pulled off an inspirational play, taking a reflex catch from an Emmerson Hann line drive and then having the composure to play her own base to effect the double play. Not to be outdone, Warriors late season recruit Imogen Walker took a great diving catch, just when Cody Manning would have thought she had found safe territory. But just when it looked like the match was looming as an arm wrestle, Warriors found stunning form with the bat and Demons decision to intentionally walk the heavy hitting Bruggemann – concerned that the league MVP had the capacity to score the two runners on second and third – backfired. Clare Chaplin stepped up to the plate with bases loaded and scoring those two runners with a well placed safe hit and when Maddy Hann, who picked up a game high three safehits for the title decider, also found safe territory at right field to score Bruggemann, Warriors had built a 5-0 advantage and things started to look shaky for Demons. Courtesy of some sloppy fielding errors and Mackenzie Millard getting hit by a Bruggemann pitch, Demons had their first real shot at
scoring but Tayla Wilson-Smith has left stranded at third. Demons task was only made more difficult when Raquel Sneath hit a stunning three bagger at the top of the fourth and added another run to Warriors tally. At the bottom of the fourth, Manning was again victim to an outstanding catch – this time courtesy of Nic Vause at short stop and again Warriors made produced a three up, three down innings. In a bid to stem the Warriors batting barrage, Demons moved Montanna Millard to the mound but it made no difference to the in form Maddy Hann who found safe territory with a classy hit to centrefield and then Emmerson Hann produced the perfect bunt, not only advancing the runners but also using her pace to great effect to find her way safely to first. Sneath again found safe territory and Taylor Pearson also made good contact to centrefield and by the time Demons had a shot back in the batting box at the bottom of the fifth, the score was 8-0. Facing a deficit greater than seven runs, Demons just had to score to avoid a second successive mercy rule defeat in a title decider and Vause stepped in and made it next to impossible with a clinical double play and then a routine out at first clinched the title. Bruggemann, who gave up only two hits for the match, was named grand final MVP, meaning the star clinched every possible accolade in the 2017/18 season, winning all three association trophies – best & lifestyle1.net | 33
fairest, batting average and runs batted in – as well as leading Mount Gambier’s return to the SA Softball Championships and bringing home the State title. Left - The victorious Warriors line-up. Left (bottom) - Grand final MVP Leyna Bruggemann (centre) with umpires Jenny Burston (left) & Em Hart (right).
LSE PENNANT BOWLS GRAND FINALS OPEN Division one Mount Gambier RSL Red 92 d Mount Gambier Red 68 Division two Mount Gambier RSL Red 66 d Robe 57 Division three Millicent Red 67 d Kingston 55 Division four - Red Millicent 8u0 d Beachport 54 Division four - Blue Beachport 46 d Millicent Green 32
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LADIES GRAND FINALS Division one Port MacDonnell 47 d Mount Gambier 41 Division two Millicent Red 43 d Naracoorte RSL 39 Division three Beachport Blue 68 d Penola 37
VETERANS TENNIS HEADS TO THE SEASIDE South East Senior Tennis players travelled to Beachport earlier this month and enjoyed the day despite the windy conditions.South End’s Trish Douglas won the ladies event from runner up Chris Cram, from Glencoe, while the men’s event went the way of Peter Evans, from Naracoorte, from Mount Gambier’s Bob Brown. The next event will be at Heriot Street Mt Gambier on April 15 at 11am. Above - Division one winning team - Port MacDonnell (from left) - Heather Richards, Sharon Perryman, Barbara Milstead, Jan Dowdell, Carol Schmidt, Judith Grosvenor, Robyn Burley & Joy Bilney
DELANEY & BOWERING CLAIM 2-4-2 When 41 bowlers got together earlier this month for the Somerset 2-4-2 Peter Delaney once again took the winners’ prize when he and his skipper, Derek Bowering, won the event with a very impressive score of 35+18. Second place was taken by Peter Varcoe and Garry Millar with 34+12 with Andre Reinders and Sarah Ross storming home to take third place with 33+18. The other winning teams for the day were Ed Fitter and Rob Chambers (32+9), David Botting and Arthur O’Connell (32+3), Neil Whelan and Frank Weber (32+3), Terry Barnes and David Reichelt (31+19), John Drew and Peter Hyland (31+9), Bill Burdon and Sam Schofield (30+2), John Eldridge and Dawn Bellman (2+8). Above - Runners-up Garry Millar & Peter Varcoe with winners Derek Bowering & Peter Delaney
SOUTH HANDS OUT JUNIOR CRICKET AWARDS South Gambier Cricket Club has held its junior award presentation, as well as celebrating the Under 14 Hall Trophy win. Under 14 Maroon trophy winners Mitchell Sims (Batting and Fielding) & Noah Sims (Bowling) Under 14 White trophy winners Jed Sims (Batting), Jared Kuhl (Bowling) & Billy Wiese (Fielding)
Above - Division two winning team - Millicent (from left) - Andrea Ross, Ella Pietersma, Merle Stevens, Judy Cheer, Judy Lowe, Helen Murch, Sarah Ross & Mary Clifford
Mount Gambier High School won the 2018 SESSSA Interschool Athletics Day, hosted by St Martins Lutheran College, at Marist Park, last week.
Back row: Oliver Thomson, Sarah Nulty & Rori Perryman. Front row: Billy Barton, Ben Young & Emily Dawe
Six Mount Gambier Junior Lakers are headed to New Zealand this Easter to represent Australia.
The Millicent Bowls Club received a windfall last week from the ANZ Bank - Millicent branch’s Troy Keyser presented the donation to club president Colin Pye.
Above - Mitchell Sims & Noah Sims. Below - Jed Sims & Jared Kuhl. Billy Wiese (absent).
Above - Division three winning team - Beachport (from left) - Ruth Sims, Sylvia Werchon, Lynette Smith, Di Morgan, Sue Young, Maureen Ruffin, Robert Schultz & Pam Hales.
SOFTBALL RESULTS GRAND FINAL Warrios 8 (M. Hann 3; T. Pearson, K. Telford, R. Sneath 2; N. Vause, L. Bruggemann, C. Chaplin) d Demons 0 (M. Payne, T. Wilson-Smith)
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WINDY CONDITIONS TAKE THEIR TOLL ON SOUTH EAST VETERANS GOLF SCORES Sixty South East veterans golfers made their way to Beachport, earlier this month, on a very windy day, which reflected in the results. The local lad John Howe had the only below handicap round to take out first division, from Tony Steen, 37, and another local, Rod Carter, third, on a countback 36pts. “Howie” was disappointed he couldn’t get his usual NTPs, but was satisfied with the win. Second division was won by Lyndsay Copeman, after a fourway countback, on 36pts. He remarked that he knew he had to chip in on the 18th, and did so earning a 2 for 4pts. Chris Leach and Trevor Williams took 2nd and 3rd. The NTPs went to Tony McGregor and Barry Brook and the Ross Orchard went to Mike McRostie and Graeme Gurry, one of three visitors from the neighbouring Glenelg District. The ball rundown went to 31 or better. The next game is at Millicent on April 9, then a party of 38 will head off to Loxton for the annual Getaway from April 15 to 21, then normal programming resumes at Bordertown on April 30.
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SPORT TIGERS POUNCE ON UNDERMANNED INDIANS After a season in the wilderness, missing the finals for the first time in many years, Tigers have made a triumphant return to the top of the Mount Gambier & District Baseball League with an entertaining 2-0 series win over South Indians. After a lop-sided game one on Friday night – a game where South star Bruce Morale seriously injured his knee and was forced from the game and the series – Saturday’s afternoon contest looked headed the same way when by the bottom of the third Tigers had secured a 5-0 advantage. South might have been battered and bruised but they were in no mood to concede and at the top of the fourth they bridged the gap as Dean Hamilton and Ben Morale found safe territory and Travis Lockwood then produced a near perfect bunt to advance the runners and give South its first look at scoring. Alex Lewis and Tom Castleman then also went to work in the batting box and at the end of the dig, the scoreboard read a more respectable 5-3. The improvement in performance from the batting box – and first ruins of the grand final series for South – seemed to spur the Indians on and when Hamilton struck out Dyllan Lane with no more scoreboard damage conceded, South looked like a new line-up. Hamilton, who ended game two with five safe hits, was again centre stage as his two bagger saw another run added to South’s tally and at 5-4, the Indians’ self belief returned and a clinical fielding effort followed. A routine out at first, a stunning centrefield catch by Steve Isaacson, who had to counter a very high fly ball and the blinding sun, and another routine out at first, South returned to the batting box – this time with Karl Ransom on the mound, replacing Tyler Horrigan. Ransom started with a strike out but then South was again able to turn batters into runners, thanks to a combination of fielding errors and strong batting, and an Isaacson double saw the Indians drew level. In fact, the Indians were able to create a loaded base situation but Tigers stood firm and made the out to stem the bleeding. There was no change in the score until the bottom of the seventh when Tigers was able to conjure loaded bases by again utilising their short game – this time through Jesse Foster – and then a balking call on Hamilton saw Tigers take the lead before a Karl Ransom hit deep to centrefield scored two further runs, despite Isaacson completing the catch and an 8-5 lead had Tigers back in control. South was unable to impact the scoreboard at
the top of the eighth and then South opted for a fresh arm on the mound with Ryan Placucci taking over from Hamilton. Tigers were again able to score and while South was able to get one run back at the top of the ninth, it wasn’t enough and the 9-6 scoreline saw Tigers crowned the 2017/18 champions. Courtesy of some critical plays and power batting, Brodie Foster was named grand final series MVP, taking home the Jeanette Burner Medal, named in honour of the late “baseball mum”, that was tied to the Tigers club. Division 2 The premiership curse continued for Central in Division two when they were soundly beaten by third placed Millicent. Millicent scored one in the first, two in the second, two in the third and four in the sixth while Central only managed a single run in the second inning, Millicent winning nine runs to one. Millicent pitcher, Darcy Pink, held the Magpie batters to just three safehits while the Bandits collected nine of their own. Central made eight errors to Millicent’s four. Division 3 In Division three, Central took charge of the game in the first inning where they scored three runs, one more was added in the third and a booming six more were scored in the fourth all, unearned. South scored their solitary run in the top of the fourth and the mercy rule was applied in the bottom of the fifth when Central added a single run to win eleven runs to one. Central out hit South eight hits to two and made three errors to four. Shane Frankenburg, Central, pitched outstandingly only giving up those two hits and no walks. Under 15 Central set up their win in Under 15 in the bottom of the second when they scored the inning limit of seven runs. They added two more in the third and a further four in the fourth. Tigers/South’s solitary run came in the top of the fourth. The Magpies ran out winners eleven to one. Central had twelve safehits to one and made no errors to six. Pitcher, Thomas Aston was on top of his game containing the combine’s batters. Under 13 Gold The Under 13 Gold division saw a reverse of the qualifying final when Central outhit Millicent seven to three to defeat the Bandits nine runs to three. Highlight was a home run from Millicent’s Ellis Cushion. Central starter, Jed Sims along with a tight
field contained the free swinging Millicent batters. Under 13 Blue The Grand Final in Under 13 Blue saw the two Central teams face off against one another. Second placed Magpies were victorious over it’s sister team in an entertaining nine run to seven win. The win gave Central four Premierships out of five for the weekend. The consolation final between sister teams from the Tigers Club saw a seven to five run win to Tigers Black. RESULTS Division 1 Game one Tigers 8 (Brodie Foster 3; Brayden Morton, Jesse Foster, Karl Ransom, Joe Sims) d South Indians 0 (Travis Lockwood) Game two Tigers 9 (Tyler Horrigan 3; Brodie Foster, Jesse Foster, Alex Harkness 2; Dyllan Lane, Karl Ransom)d South Indians 6 (Dean Hamilton 5; Travis Lockwood 3; Steve Issacson 2; Damian O’Dine, Ben Morale, Alex Lewis, Tom Castleman, Ryan Placucci) Tigers win series 2-0 Division 2 Millicent 9 (Matthew McRostie, Darcy Pink, Robert Hilton 2; Nick Pink, Nigel Tilley, Tom Tilley) d Central 1 (Dylan Gull 2; Aaron Ruwoldt) Division 3 Central 11 (Steve Kuhl, Shane Frankenburg 2; Dean Cutting, Brett Hosking, Scott Page, Michael
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Leyna Bruggemann (Warriors)
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