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ISSUE 755 | NOVEMBER 1 - 7 2018 Phone 08 8724 7111 www.lifestyle1.net

Casterton ‘Family Friendly’ Show Celebrating 150 Years. Island Park, Casterton. Saturday November 10th 2018 See page 3 for details.



COVER • CASTERTON SHOW SET TO CELEBRATE 150TH ANNIVERSARY The Casterton P&A Society is celebrating its 150th annual show and organisers are looking to honour the milestone in style on November 10. The P&A Society has produced a cookbook, featuring around 50 recipes submitted by local cooks to commemorate the 150th show, which will be available for purchase on show day. There sill be the traditional grand parade on the main oval at 3pm which will feature entrants from various events throughout the day but of course Island Park will be a hive of activity all day and night with another jam packed program. The feature entertainment on show day will be the arena spectacular Rooftop Express. It is a one hour performance from 5pm which features world first stunts, true blue Australian comedy and aweinspiring horsemanship. Its loveable bush characters and amusing storyline encourages crowd participation and family fun. Every country show has plenty on offer for the kids and the Casterton Show is no exception, introducting an amusement wristband for the first time this year. Costing $20, the wristband will allow unlimited access to a range of amusements, including a slide, chair ‘o’ plane, bumper balls, jeeps and an inflatable activity and obstacle centre. These rides will be available all day from 10am until 5pm and offer amazing value with single tickets also available for purchase. There will also be a free climbing wall and then there’s

the Bendigo Bank Kids Club, kicking off at 11am with the unique dance and music adventure show Jungle Shimmey. Children are introduced to exotic instruments, age-old rhythms and traditional dances through familiar nursery rhymes, fun props, puppet friends, ancient fairytales and magic. Eljay Freestyle Entertainment will also keep the crowds entertained, with three half hour shows, with their high flying motorcycle and bicycle stunts, and a touch of comedy. Eljay will also be providing a free photo booth service involving the bikes. The Men’s Shed is also on board with some great free activities, including giant chess, a sandpit, mini stilts and tractor rides. The Casterton Angling Club are providing a free fun casting competition for adults and some fishing games for the kids to come and try. There is a massive range of events for equestrian enthusiasts including the traditional hack classes, show jumping, pony club, topsy ring and even the newly introduced side saddle classes. The winner of the 2018 Creek Livestock Stockman’s Challenge will win a $4200 saddle handcrafted by Ian Burnett of Sulky Gully Saddlery. The Tiny Tots and Junior Show Boy and Girl competitions will again be front and centre, with the Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, combined with the Murray to Moyne team, will be hosting the traditional luncheon in the football clubrooms. No show would be complete

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without the Indoor Pavilion and the Casterton Post Office Indoor Pavilion will be filled with amazing art work, cookery, plants, produce, pet rocks, LEGO, photography and craft. To commemorate the 150th anniversary of the show, the indoor pavilion will also house an historical display and organisers are asking people to provide old gloves, evening bags, old cookery utensils or vintage hats with the item deemed most interesting to win a voucher from Glenn Powell Optometrist. A goods auction will kick off at 6pm with the Bayer Quickshear hitting the boards at 6.30pm. The Yard Dog trials will kick off on Friday morning, running all weekend with the Coprice Victorian State Yard Dog championships run on Sunday. This

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is a feature of the show and will attract top quality dogs and their handlers from all over Australia. The Casterton P&A Society is especially appreciative of all their sponsors and supporters, in particular, the Glenelg Shire Council and Coleraine & District Bendigo Bank. CASTERTON P&A SOCIETY 150TH SHOW November 10 www.castertonshow.com Above - The Roof Top Express show Heroes of the Outback will be the headline act at the 2018 Casterton Show.

BORDERTOWN SHOW BORDERTOWN SHOWGROUNDS November 10 & 11

LEGEND OF THE LAKES HILL CLIMB VALLEY LAKE • MOUNT GAMBIER November 10 & 11 (Pictured - Simon Feil)

TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER BLUE LAKE GOLF LINKS • MOUNT GAMBIER November 16

MOUNT GAMBIER HISTORY GROUP AGM REIDY PARK CENTRE • MOUNT GAMBIER November 18

BOANDIK LODGE LONGEST LUNCH (FUNDRAISER) THE BARN PALAIS, OB FLAT November 18


SUPPORT FOR COMMUNITY CENTRE GAINING MOMENTUM The Community Wellbeing Centre, including a long awaitd hydrotherapy pool for Mount Gambier, to be built at Boandik

Lodge’s Lake Terrace East site is on track and moving forward. Council planning approval has been

received, design is complete, plans are locked for tenders, and tenders will be called in November, with construction to commence in January next year. “We are pleased with the way the project is progressing,” Boandik Lodge CEO Gillian McGinty said. “We have worked with a co-design group of staff and clients to develop the concept and detailed design. We are now looking forward to calling for tenders next month.” Boandik wishes to acknowledge and thank all those who have generously put forward financial and in-kind donations to build Mount Gambier’s hydrotherapy pool and Community Wellbeing Centre with that contribution currently sitting at $168,000. Since Boandik’s last announcement of community partners in July, the following businesses and individuals have been welcomed to the list. • Highgate Healthcare $5000 in-kind support • Alexander Symonds Pty Ltd $5000 in-kind support • ASW Lawyers $5000 • Gordon Refrigeration $5000 • Godrik Construction – Friswell Electrical $5000 • Benara Pastoral $1000 • SE Laundry Services $1500 • Andrew McLeods Fire Protection Pty Ltd $1500 • SE Funeral Services $1000 • Barney McCusker $1000 • JK’s Market $1000 • Heather Teakle $750 • Choices Flooring $700 • Wendy Monger and Don Currie $500 • SE Marquees, Wedding and Events $500 in-kind support • Non Mitchell $500 • Ann Johnstone $200 • Police Credit Union $1000 • Miller Whan and John $5000 per year for three years • Grace Gilmore $1000 With the project costing an estimated $4.8 million Boandik hopes to attract more contributions to help build the centre. “As an ageing population, we can all benefit from the facilities which will be on offer,” Ms McGinty said. “Whether it be the therapeutic and remedial benefits of the heated indoor hydrotherapy pool, or a focus on keeping fit in the over 50s gymnasium, or recovering from an ailment with the rehabilitation equipment, there are benefits for everyone.” Throught this fundraising period, Boandik officials have also made sure it is crystal clear that the hydrotherapy pool and associated facilities in the centre will be a community asset - not just for Boandik residents or the ageing. “The pool is open to the entire community and everyone can benefit from hydrotherapy,” Ms McGinty said. “Sports clubs can use hydrotherapy as part of their fitness and recovery programs; those with disabilities can access the pool for mobility benefits as it will have ramp access; and we all know it’s important to remain active so the gymnasium offers over 50s a relaxed and comfortable environment to exercise with like-minded people. This is not an exclusive Boandik project. Boandik has the land and some resources to offer at start-up, but seek others in our community

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to also become involved – it’s a community centre.” Boandik’s community partnership program offers a variety of reciprocal benefits, including marketing and promotional opportunities for business and permanent acknowledgement in the centre of all donors and contributions with full details outlined in a brochure, which is available from Boandik. For those with a taste for the finer things in life, Boandik Lodge is hosting a fundraising event - the Longest Lunch - on Sunday, November 18. The degustation experience, which will include canapes and four courses, showcasing seasonal local produce and matched with wines, will be held at The Barn. Tickets are $150 a head and are limited to 100 tickets so don’t miss out. There will also be a silent auction of local wines and all monies raised will towards the Community Wellbeing Centre project,. To book your place call (08)8725 7377 or email livewell@boandik.org.au

Above (top row) - Sarah Salmon (left) and John Williamson (right) of ASW Lawyers; and Don Currie (centre) and Wendy Monger (right), presenting their contributions to Boandik CEO Gillian McGinty. Above (second row) -Luke Reichelt, of Gordon Refrigeration & Ward Freeman, of South East Laundry, both presenting their contributions to Boandik CEO Gillian McGinty. Above (third row) - Greg Godrik, of Godrik Constructions & Friswell Electrical and Barney McCusker presenting their contributions to Boandik CEO Gillian McGinty. Above (bottom row) -Sanjay & Sunita Purswani, of Choices Flooring, and Barney McArlein (right), of South East Funeral Services presenting their contributions to Boandik CEO Gillian McGinty.


COLLECTED STUPIDITY - RIGHT OF REPLY… By ROBBIE TANSEL You won’t believe it. Some idiot has gone and taught my son Shaquille to read. Obviously he’s been at school for a while now and I know they teach them stuff, but I thought reading was a special feature you had to pay extra for. I’m pretty sure I didn’t tick that box. What has brought about my concern about him reading is that last week I wrote an article about him. I indicated that I didn’t enjoy meal times with him and generally enjoyed any time I could without him around. It’s not that I don’t like him. It’s just that I don’t enjoy his company. Previously I could have gotten away with writing an article like that. In fact I’d done it on approximately eighty previous

occasions without any complaints at all. Let’s just hope that he never reads my book Village Idiot of the Year (still available from the fantastic folks at Collins Booksellers). I remember once describing his presence in my house as like being held as hostage by a terrorist. I stand by that comment by the way. Suddenly I have to be careful about what I write though because he wants to read the articles. Here’s the other thing that’s distressing about this scenario. Most kids think their dad is funny, even with all his Dad jokes, until they hit their teen years. Shaq is an early maturer in this area and has already decided that I’m funny. And contrary to what I was hoping, reading my articles has just confirmed his opinions. He actually told me that William McInnes writes funnier articles, but I think my mum told him to say that. The other concern with him being able to read is that we can’t spell things out anymore.

It’s useful as a parent to be able to keep secrets from your child, simply by spelling the key word of the sentence. You know, “I can’t believe Shaquille’s so S T U P I D.” “What are you saying, Dad?” “I said I can’t believe you’re so cute, Shaq. You moron.” Anyway, after my son read the things I wrote about him, I thought it was only fair that I give him the right of reply. And what I mean by that is he said he wouldn’t go to bed until I let him write something. o here it is. “Dad. You are complaining about eating tea with me. The five food groups aren’t chips, pizza, cake, chocolate, and lollies. If you eat vegies sometimes your clothes might fit you properly fatty. I saw you trying on your tight exercise clothes. They look funny because your legs are skinny but you’ve got a big fat tummy. And you should get some of the hair off your back and put it back on your head. You look weird.” And he thinks I’m not funny?! There’s nothing witty about what he came up with there. Well done school teaching him to read and write. But let’s be honest. There’s no point being literate if you’ve got nothing intelligent to say. He can read but he’s still ignorant. And he picks his nose. And his legs are like pipecleaners. And he’s so shiny that he glows in the dark. And his girlfriend’s name is Macie. How do you like me now, Shaq? I’m sure this reading thing might come in handy at some point. Shaq reading his own bedtime stories at night would be a good starting point. I’m sick of reading the same book over and over. What is it with kids reading the same book repeatedly

SOCCER STARS HOLDING TRIVIA NIGHT FUNDRAISER Eight Mount Gambier female soccer players have earnt the call up to the Regional Girls State Soccer Squad to compete at the upcoming Ultimagte Fiji Cup. The girls are working overtime to fundraise to help finance the trip adn one of their main events is a Trivia Night Fundraiser at the Blue Lake Golf Links on November 16. Tickets are $12 and organisers are looking for tables of eight. It is BYO nibbles with drinks available for purchase from the bar, with bistro meals also on offer from 6pm. The night starts at 7pm for a 7.30pm kick off of all the fun. There will be winning table prizes, auctions with a twist, raffles and lucky door prizes. Organisers are also promising a uniquely different and exciting trivia night, hosted by Trivia With A Twist. Tickets are available from Intersport (Commercial Street West store) or by calling or messaging Tanya on 0427 824 374.

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and still finding some enjoyment out of it? If I want mind numbing repetition that sucks the life out of me, I’ll go to work. If you know some way to untrain kids

to read, email me at robbietansel@gmail. com I preferred him when he couldn’t talk, let alone read.


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As the winner of the coveted Police Credit Union Branch of the Year Award three times in a row, the team at the Mount Gambier Police Credit Union branch are celebrating their recent win and are reflecting on how they have managed to be so successful. “We offer that personal touch – when Members come in, we can review their current finances and insurance in a warm and friendly environment. People are impressed when they realise that they can experience the service we offer AND could save thousands of dollars simply by switching their loans to Police Credit Union,” says Mary Clark, Mount Gambier’s Branch Manager who has been in her role for four years and has helped over 1,000 customers. Mary Clark knows that, “Being a local, greeting our Members by their name and understanding their needs is the real reason people move all their banking and insurance to us. They find switching to us easy as we handle the whole process and make personal visits to get the job done.” With six other branches vying for top place, the decision on which branch had the most outstanding

performance each year lies with the Executive Manager of Member Value and Distribution, Paul Modra. What makes a winning branch? The Mount Gambier branch has consistently proven that they are exceeding expectations on so many levels: • Their involvement with the community is commendable, with the branch supporting Bluelight, SAPOL Volunteer Program, Red Cross, multiple sporting clubs and ad hoc events specifically affecting the Mount Gambier and Limestone areas. • The service that they provide really is second to none. Each year, the results from the biannual Police Credit Union Member Survey prove that Mount Gambier branch Members are consistently satisfied. For the 2017/18 financial year, the branch achieved an outstanding average customer satisfaction rate of 96.4%. That number blows the Big Banks’ satisfaction rates out of the water! The Big Banks customer satisfaction rates have dipped as low as 78.5% in May 2018 in light of the Royal Commission. • They are always doing the best for their Members – helping them achieve

their financial goals is their number one priority and working towards their Members’ goals is the recipe to their success. With three trophies under their belt, can they make it a fourth in 2019 and be the most successful Police Credit Union branch ever? Watch this space… Above - Mount Gambier Police Credit Union staff - Christian Greco, Jade Burling, Michelle Errington, Mary Clark, Gavin Male & Karen Stark. Right - Mount Gambier Police Credit Union Branch Manager Mary Clark

Police Credit Union Formed in 1970, Police Credit Union is proudly South Australian based and headquartered. Today it boasts assets exceeding $950 million and delivers better banking services to over 39000 customers. Supporting better communities represents an intrinsic pillar of the organisation’s corporate strategy. Its strong sense of corporate social responsibility spans initiatives both large and small, including a long-standing partnership with the Police Association of South Australia, a foundation sponsor of SA Police Ride Like Crazy and a 23-year commitment in bringing the Credit Union Christmas Pageant to the streets of Adelaide, representing but a few examples of the organisation’s community investment. Police Credit Union has helped thousands of South Australians achieve their financial goals and dreams with competitive and high value Better Banking products and services. The multi award-winning, values-driven, Member-owned organisation boasts a market leading customer satisfaction rating of 93.15%, 24-7 Online, Mobile and Phone banking and branches across SA and NT. More about Police Credit Union can be found at www.policecu.com.au lifestyle1.net | 06


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SKATE PARK EVENT A HUGE SUCCESS

OPEN INSPECTIONS Complete Real Estate • For open times refer to www.completerealestate.com.au Gebhardts Real Estate • FRI 2nd 5.00-5.30 9 Peake St • SAT 3rd 9.15-9.45 18 Bond St • SAT 3rd 9.30-10.00 33 Stiles St • SAT 3rd 9.30-10.00 27 Gwendoline St • SAT 3rd 10.00-10.30 15 Renfrey Pl • SAT 3rd 10.15-10.45 9 Ibis St • SAT 3rd 10.15-10.45 84 Lake Tce East • SAT 3rd 10.45-11.15 27 Victor St • SAT 3rd 11.00-11.30 19 Noojee Set • SAT 3rd 11.15-11.45 37 Barrows Rd, Millel @realty Barry Ritter • SAT 3rd 9.30-9.50 4 Anthony St • SAT 3rd 10.00-10.30 20 Patricia Crt • SAT 3rd 10.45-11.15 16 Degaris St • SAT 3rd 11.30-12.00 5 Naylor Plc • SAT 3rd 12.15-12.45 15 Kalimna Cres

The Millicent Skate Park was recently jam packed with the successful running of the YMCA/Skate Australia Skate Park Leagues competition in the region. The event was held over two days incorporating a volunteer training day, followed by a full day of competition for all ages on the Saturday. Supported by Wattle Range Council, more than 500 spectators and competitors witnessed a combination of skate, scooter and BMX events across several categories. Catering was provided by local service clubs. Wattle Range Council CEO Ben Gower said it was great to see the Millicent Skate Park full of people, young and old, taking in the days’ events in almost perfect weather. “As a result of the overall success of the event for all those involved, we’re certainly keen to follow it up with other similar events in the future,” Mr Gower said.

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The event co-ordinators from YMCA/ Skate Australia were also impressed with the success of the two days, which was reflected in the distance that many of the competitors and spectators had travelled to attend the event, with a number coming from as far afield as Adelaide, Murray Bridge and Portland. RESULTS SCOOTER 14 & Under 1st Blake Werchon 2nd James Grant 3rd Thomas Currie 15 & Over 1st Zeth Bennett 2nd Ryan Smaling 3rd Josh Currie BMX 14 & Under 1st Danny Golding 2nd James Grant 3rd Noah Cockrum 15 & Over 1st Travis Reddington 2nd Shea Reddington 3rd Jordan Matthews SKATE 12 & Under 1st Bohdi Smith 2nd Calvin Raddon 3rd Louis Kain, Frank Kain & Tarkyn Gambell Open 1st Brad ‘Bulldozer’ Dempster 2nd Zachary Jackson 3rd Daniel Flavel PHOTOS COURTESY OF STEVE CHAPPLE

PENOLA PROJECT WINS STATE AWARD There were celebrations in Penola earlier this month with the Town Square project receiving a State award at a presentation held in Adelaide. The project was recognised by not-for-profit organisation Mainstreet SA, for the partnership between the Council and the community which brought to fruition the long-term vision for a central public space for Penola. The Local Government Association Outstanding Partnership Award was presented to project advocate and community member Anne Johnson AM, along with Council’s Manager Operations, Graham Knaggs who were proud to receive the accolade on behalf of the Town Square Working Group and the wider community. lifestyle1.net | 08

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A MOUNT GAMBIER ICON “Three Oaks” - 68 Bay Road

A two-storey modernist style residence is on the market for the first time in almost 70 years. A property with ageless ambience, it is in outstanding condition, suitable for immediate occupancy, or could suit a buyer looking to renovate and modernise aspects of the interior. The heritage listing that applies to this and neighbouring properties in Bay Road ensures that they will not be impacted by inappropriate building developments in the future. This is an opportunity to own a slice of Mount Gambier’s heritage. Serious buyers are invited to register their interest for a private inspection and consider how they might transform this splendid property into an even more magnificent Mount Gambier landmark. Go to page 22 for a feature story on the history of this iconic Mount Gambier home and the family that called it home.

5 BED 3 BATH 2 CAR Book your appointment to inspect this delightful home today with the Key2Sale or Gebhardts Real Estate teams. Highest & Best Offers By 30th November 2018 at 12 Noon (if not sold prior)

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PERFECT $269,000 Inspection will certainly impress of this beautiful home nestled on the side of a hill with paramount views over the popular oranivale area. Open plan living with full windows that bring the outside in. Large kitchen meals family area, adjoining a full size decking.

1 SAVANNAH COURT MT GAMBIER 4 BED | 2 BATH | 4 CAR ALL YOU COULD WISH FOR $585,000 Be impressed with this one of a kind designed luxury home overlooking parks and gardens. Designed for family and entertaining in mind. Impressive on the outside and perfect on the inside. High ceilings, ducted reverse cycle airconditioning, and quality fixture fittings throughout. 4 living areas including theater room, games room, open kitchen meals living and a fully enclosed alfresco, great for entertaining all year round. Double garage umr with rear access to 6 x 7.5 garage ideal for boats and caravans. Inspection will rveals all of this properties hidden treasures. Open: Saturday - 12:15pm - 12:45pm

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8/158 COMMERCIAL STREET WEST MT GAMBIER 2 BED | 1 BATH | 1 CAR PERFECT HOME OR INVESTMENT $189,950 Looking for easy living right in the city centre. Located in a very popular complex well maintained and safe and secure. 2 good size bedrooms with open kitchen meals area, flowing through to large lounge room. Well appointed bathroom and kitchen areas. Gas heating.

26 YAHL MAIN RD YAHL 4 BED | 2 BATH | 8 CAR 9 WATTLE ST MT GAMBIER MULTI PURPOSE COMMERCIAL PROPERTY EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Luxurious 4 bedroom home ideal for people with a busy lifestyle. Offering superb quality and modern open living. Abundance of natural light. Turn key finish with new owner need walk in and enjoy. Ducted reverse cycle air conditioning. Kitchen includes stone benchtops.

COUNTRY FAMILY HOME $569,500 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 including bathroom and potbelly heating, Stunning home with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas, office, outdoor decking, stunning kitchen with walk in pantry, corian bench tops, plus slow combustion heating , split system air conditioning, well appointed wet areas. Open: Saturday - 10:00pm - 10:30am

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158 TELFORD RD MOORAK 4 BED | 2 BATH | 2 CAR STUNNING COUNTRY HOME $695,000 Best of country living, set on just over 2 ½ acres. Minutes from mount gambier and even closer to schools the kitchen is every cook’s dream. Beautiful solid timber, large walk in pantry island bench breakfast bar.

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0417 414 127

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0407 213 023

RLA 280309

NE W

Lot 1 Skene & Collins Road, Moorak

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Lot 1 Cafpirco Road, Compton

Auction to be held Friday 30th November at the Mount Gambier RSL, 11am

PRICE ON APPLICATION

104 Bertha Street, Mount Gambier

9 Brolga Street, Mount Gambier NEW PRICE

R NE EN W TA L

2 Parkway Avenue, Mount Gambier

OPEN

OPEN

SATURDAY 9.00-9.15AM

$280 PER WEEK

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$289,000

SATURDAY 9.30-9.45AM

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$212,000

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LOW MAINTENANCE INVESTMENT Ideal for the investor, first home buyer or down sizer, this neat & dy 3-4 bedroom brick home offers fantas c street appeal and side access to a large rear yard. Bay windows at the front of the home provide plenty of natural light to the main bedroom and open living area, with kitchen including electric cooking & new dishwasher. Freshly painted throughout with new carpet, this low maintenance home won’t last long.

7 John Fallas Drive, Compton

4 Higgs Street, Mount Gambier

OPEN

OPEN

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SATURDAY 10.00-10.15AM

$228,500

NE W

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5 West Street, Mount Gambier

SATURDAY 11.15-11.45AM

SATURDAY 10.30-10.45AM

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$239,000

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COMFORTABLE & CONVENIENTLY LOCATED

$525,000

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SPACIOUS FAMILY LIVING ON THE OUTSKIRTS OF TOWN

This conveniently located, well presented brick and le home, situated on a 703m2 allotment is located within walking distance to the North Gambier Primary School and the CBD. The home comprises of 3 bedrooms, all with BIR’s, a brand new kitchen with gas cooking, ample cupboard space with room for a dishwasher if you desire, bathroom with bath, shower and vanity and a separate toilet.

21473 Riddoch Highway, Moorak

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14 Glynn Drive, Nene Valley

This warm, welcoming family home occupies an elevated 4.17 acre allotment and is located just minutes from Mount Gambier. If space, privacy and magnificent views are what you dream of, this spacious and func onal home will not disappoint. Features of the home include three large bedrooms, the main with ensuite & WIR, and BIRs in the remaining two bedrooms. A large open plan kitchen and meals area with electric cooking, dishwasher and walk in pantry overlooks the paved undercover alfesco area, perfect for entertaining family and friends with spectacular views. The sizable rumpus/family room offers more space to entertain or a fantas c games room for teenage kids. Other a ributes of the home include a separate toilet, a generous laundry, a centrally located slow combus on wood heater & reverse cycle air condi oning, Outside offers 3 x 9000gallon rain water tanks, a fully equipped bore, 15m x 7.5m shed with 2 remote roller doors, 5kw solar system, hay shed/horse float shed, 3 horse shelters, a chook run and a round yard.

OPEN

SATURDAY 12.30-1.00PM

To be Auctioned Saturday, November 10th on site at 11am (if not sold prior) 3

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If you are in the market for a costal residence or a beach holiday home, then take the me to peruse this quaint double story home located in the idyllic, coastal community of Nene Valley. This spacious 2 story stone home features a kitchen with electric cooking and breakfast bar crea ng a separate lounge area, a large combined bathroom / Laundry area with a shower and a separate toilet. The dining room could be converted to more bedrooms, or a second living area. The upper level of the home offers yet more space to entertain, watch tv, sleep or simply to relax and enjoy the picturesque sea views. The exterior of the home offers a low maintenance front and rear yard, a 10,000 gallon rainwater tank plumbed to the home, a fully equipped bore, rear road access making it simple to back the boat into the garage. The garage also offers extra room for your fishing rod, kyak or sur oard. Just 20mins from Mount Gambier and 15 mins from Pt McDonnell this property offers endless possibili es and has plenty of poten al. Relax and enjoy summer with the whole family in your very own coastal beach house.

Auction to be held on site Thursday 8th November at 11am (if not sold prior)

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The home boasts elegance and style with cedar wood throughout, brick work, floa ng floors and quality fixtures and fi ngs. You will appreciate the recently upgraded kitchen featuring electric cooking, double sink, dishwasher & ample cupboard space, dining and formal dining, a spectacular sunken lounge with a large slow combus on wood heater and built in wall unit. Four good sized bedrooms three with quality built in cedar wardrobes, the bathroom offers a separate vanity area, bath and shower and separate toilet. The exterior of the home offers 32 acres, a 9 x 9 shed situated at the end of the driveway, with a carport at the front and a workshop inside, established gardens, fruit trees, vegetable gardens, chicken yard and an 18 month old, 4 bay hay/machinery shed.The func onal and comfortable outdoor entertaining area features paved flooring, and a calming water feature and fishpond. Perfect for the large gatherings, family entertaining or an in mate dinner for two. Other Features of the home include mains water connec on, 2.3KW solar system, 2 x 22,000 litre rain water tanks, 2 x 1,000 gallon rainwater tanks, newly established shelter belts, 4 paddocks watered, good fencing, hot wires on all fences and conveniently located steel ca le yards.


Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier SA 5290

www.gebhardts.com.au Ph 08 8725 5766 NEW

9 Peake Street

NEW

18 Bond Street

33 Stiles Street

27 Gwendoline Street

15 Renfrey Place

NEW PRICE 2

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$219,000

Excellent property to suit First home buyers, Investors and Retirees – nothing to do but move in – nestled on a lovely OPEN landscaped allotment FRI in a fantastic central 5.00 - 5.30 position – inspect ASAP!

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$289,000

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An exceptional home and location. Stunning views over the city and close proximity to quality school. Large block over 960m2 with OPEN great shedding. A quality home boasting original SAT features – you won’t be 9.15 - 9.45 disappointed!

9 Ibis Street

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84 Lake Terrace East

$284,000

Sought after location loaded with features, tastefully renovated kitchen/living/dining equipped with chef quality appliances. The rear yard boasts a 10m X 10m (approx) industrial OPEN quality workman’s shed fully powered and designed SAT with sliding doors for easy 10.15 - 10.45 access for the larger toys!

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Lovely north facing Mount Gambier stone home full of warmth and charm – a gorgeous family home. Beautiful timber kitchen, OPEN generous room sizes, SAT outdoor entertaining & 10.15 - 10.45 car cover.

NEW

37 Barrows Road, Millel

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$379,000

5 bedrooms all with built in robes, main with ensuite and walk in robe. Spacious kitchen/ living/dining + large OPEN formal living. SAT 9.30 - 10.00

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27 Victor Street

$254,500

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$299,500

It’s all about location. Tastefully updated and lovingly maintained, this solid stone home is perfect for those starting up or winding OPEN down. Easy care living and only a short stroll to SAT shops, lakes area and city 10.45 - 11.15 centre.

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$469,000

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This impressive Return Verandah Villa is situated on a coveted 1398m2 (approx.) corner allotment an easy walking distance to the Blue Lake and the city’s cafes, Restaurants and great OPEN shopping. Held in the same Family for nearly 100 years SAT – Act now to secure your 9.30 - 10.00 dream home!

19 Noojee Street

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$259,000

You will love the location and the views over the city. Big living area & fantastic shedding. Updated kitchen with OPEN stone bench tops. This SAT one ticks all the boxes! 10.00 - 10.30

Mini Bus Hire

$339,500

3

$250,000 WIWO

Ideally positioned in a quiet cul de sac a short distance from the city centre, great flexible floor plan and fantastic OPEN shedding. SAT 11.00 - 11.30

Mini bus and van hiring service offered w.i.w.o. Vehicle fleet includes two buses, five vans and three luggage trailers. Consistent clientele plus contracted school runs – showing excellent returns.

Springview Estate Stage 2 New Release, Mount Gambier From $120,000 NEW

28 Jubilee Hwy East

2

AUCTION TO BE AUCTIONED ON THE PROPERTY 30TH NOVEMBER 2018 AT 1:00PM. TO BE OFFERED IN 2 NON-CONTINGENT LOTS Section 631: 39.65ha (95 acres) approx. Substantial brick & tile home including 3 bedrooms + study & an array of shedding OPEN Section 632: 30.3ha (75 acres) SAT 11.15 - 11.45 approx

10 Mayflower Court

1 Melleray Court

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$315,000

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 Wyatt Street

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$449,500

Meticulously maintained family home that offers outstanding features, exceptional shedding and is located in a quiet cul-de-sac. A home that stands apart from the rest.

a approx 5,000m2 each $159,500 each

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Exciting new acreage subdivision located south of the city, both allotments measuring 5,000m2 approx. Electricity and water connected, rural style post and wire fencing.

Ideally positioned a short stroll to the City Centre is this gorgeous north facing residence which flawlessly combines character and contemporary themes throughout, if shedding is high on your wish list this property will certainly impress – inspect ASAP!

UNITS\HOUSES

RENTALS

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FROM $120,000

Lot 220 - 1,245m2 approx, Lot 221 - 1,244m2 approx $120,000 PER ALLOTMENT Lot 251 - 1,195m2 approx, Lot 252 – 1,195m2 approx $125,000 PER ALLOTMENT Exciting new release in one of Mount Gambier’s most popular Estates. Limited number of allotments released starting from 1,195m2. Services include power, water, sewer, Telstra as well as colorbond fencing.

Bengalee Crescent – Stage 4

SOLD 4

LAND

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1 Springs Road Port MacDonnell

$115,000 to $135,000 EXCITING RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION Premium allotments within Aramanta Estate Sweeping views of Mount Gambier. Allotment sizes ranging from 731m2 to 1,069m2 Fully fenced and retained. Quiet sought after location. Call the Gebhardts office to discuss Lot 50 $120,000 Lot 57 $115,000 Lot 51 SOLD Lot 58 $115,000 Lot 52 $130,000 Lot 85 $135,000 Lot 53 $135,000 Lot 86 $128,000 Lot 54 $120,000 Lot 87 $128,000 Lot 55 $115,000 Lot 88 $128,000 Lot 56 HOLD Lot 89 $130,000

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$499,000

Picture perfect beachside living boasting breathtaking sea views. Three bedrooms, two stunning bathrooms, multiple living spaces, indoor and outdoor dining areas boast magical sea views. 8m x 6, colourbond shed primed for the boat – stunning and feature packed!

1 Form apply online Gebhardts Property Management Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier www.gebhardts.com.au rentals@gebhardts.com.au Ph 8724 8088

7/5 Shepherd Street

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Avail now $135 per week

5/55 Bertha Street

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Avail now $165 per week

10 Morgan Street

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Avail now $195 per week

29 John Street

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Avail 30/11/18 $230 per week

8 Franklin Terrace

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Avail 23/11/18 $235 per week

46 Commercial Street West

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Avail now $240 per week

4003/3 Lake Terrace West

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Avail now $280 per week

33 Stiles Street

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Avail now $350 per week

78A Sea Parade, Port MacDonnell 3

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Avail now $450 per week

78B Sea Parade, Port MacDonnell

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Avail now $475 per week

45 Sassanowsky Road, Suttontown 3

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Avail Now POA

7/5 Shepherd Street

46 Commercial Street West

Avail Now 2 1 1 $135 pw • 2 bedroom unit • Built in robe in main bedroom • Lounge/kitchen with gas heating & electric cooking • Bathroom/wc with bath • Off street parking • Quiet and central location • No pets **INSPECTIONS SUBJECT TO APPLICATION APPROVAL**

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10 Morgan Street

Avail Now 3 1 1 $240 pw • Position perfect for city living • Three bedroom apartment, main with access to balcony • Kitchen with electric cooking • Spacious lounge with gas heating • Private parking spaces at rear of building • Main Street precinct at your doorstep • No Pets **INSPECTIONS SUBJECT TO APPLICATION APPROVAL**

Avail Now 3 1 $195 pw • Three bedrooms • Kitchen/dining area with gas cooking • Lounge with gas heating • Outdoor entertaining area • Large yard • Garden shed • Pets negotiable **INSPECTION SUBJECT TO APPLICATION APPROVAL**


Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier SA 5290 Paul Chuck SALES 0409 541 113

Ben Jeffrey SALES 0417 810 246

Jo Campbell SALES 0409 240 223

Sharyn Ferguson PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 8725 5766

Malcolm Lewis SALES 0411 899 693

Sue Mac Donald PROPERTY MANAGEMENT 8725 5766

www.gebhardts.com.au RLA 1903 Ph 08 8725 5766

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68 Bay Road

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Highest and best offers by 30/11/2018 at 12 noon. Positioned in the heart of Mount Gambier’s Bay Road precinct, constructed in the 1950’s and situated on a rare 2,234m2 allotment. Carefully planned and designed the property offers 4 bedrooms, three bathrooms, beautiful kitchen, living, dining areas, formal lounge, additional sitting room upstairs and boasting breathtaking views of the city, extensive grounds and gardens – simply stunning!

NEW

8 Winfield Court

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$239,500

The perfect homette, solid construction, torrens title and immaculate presentation. Cul-de-sac location and only minutes to the city centre. Absolute quality, this won’t last long! 1-3/3 Crouch Street North

49 Riddoch Hwy, Tarpeena

3

NEW

$149,500

1

You won’t lift a finger, a lovingly maintained home nestled in a popular country township. Over 2,300m2 of land, good fencing & loaded with appeal. Ideal for those wanting to escape the hustle & bustle. Priced to sell. 23 Dalkeith Drive

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A rare investment opportunity. Quality group of x3 – 2 bedroom flats on 1 title held by original family. Strong rental history, close proximity to all amenities. Loads of potential!

11 Graney Court

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$279,500

Excellent home for the Family, close to MacDonald Park Primary school and Saint Martins Lutheran College – brand new floor coverings throughout – nothing to do but move in!

RENTALS 4003/3 Lake Terrace West

a approx 3,199m2

$249,000

1

This charming home is located in a sought after inner city street, nestled on a low maintenance allotment, gleaming timber floors, high character ceilings and lovely eat in country kitchen.

15 Gardiner Terrace

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NEW

$179,000

Attention investors, a solid & spacious community title unit in group of 2. Roomy living areas, garage UMR and wonderful enclosed rear yard. Leased until Oct 2019 @ $245 p/w.

4 Peake Street

$365,000

3

1/25 Suttontown Road

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.

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2/25 Suttontown Road

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NEW

$159,000

An affordable community title unit in small group of 2. Private rear unit with low maintenance living, generous living area, enclosed rear yard. Leased @ $215 p/w until June 2019. An ideal investment.

141 Pelican Point Road, Pelican Point

$239,000

Located a short walk to Mount Gambier CBD. Features include: 3 bedrooms all with BIR, renovated kitchen, near new bathroom & laundry, freshly painted and new carpets. This one has the lot!

9 Kooringa Street

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2

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$285,000

180 degree endless sea views. The property is split into two sections offering a total of 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens & 4 living areas + 3 Bay garage with power. Endless possibilities!

5 Hilltop Avenue

REDUCED $269,500

60 Harrald Street

Attractive home in quiet location offering good sized rooms and close to the Tafe precinct, hospital and short drive to the market place. Deceivingly spacious – a fantastic family home.

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6 Lui Avenue

NEW PRICE $325,000

NEW

52 Elizabeth Street

3+

2

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$329,000

Beautifully positioned overlooking parklands. 3 spacious bedrooms, large open plan kitchen/living/dining. Spacious ensuite and walk in robe. Handy 5mX3m utility shed perfect for the boat.

Lot 102 Hillview Lane – McKay Road Compton

$225,000

Attention developers! A rare opportunity to purchase a large allotment approx 3,199m2 on 2 titles. Elevated northern aspect & 2 street access. Water & sewer connected. A short stroll to parklands, shops, schools & restaurants.

a 5,400m2 (approx)

$169,000

Fantastic country setting, quality location and only minutes to Tenison Woods College and city centre. Build your dream home and live that country dream. Power, water and telephone to allotment.

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$199,500

A well maintained & renovated home fit for a family. Spacious living areas, outdoor entertaining & great shedding. Currently leased @ $255 p/ week. A smart investment.

4 Rose Street

a 826m2 approx

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$409,000

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.

7 St Andrews Drive

$85,000

A rare find vacant block in established area. Cul-de-sac location & generous size of over 820m2 with 22m wide frontage. Double galvanised garage included. Call your builder!

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$650,000

“THE AUGUSTA”. Outstanding home. Master suite on top level with lounge area and balcony. Lower level with three bedrooms, kitchen/dining/living area, bi-fold doors to alfresco area. Hardwood stairs. Double garage.

1 Form apply online Gebhardts Property Management Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier www.gebhardts.com.au rentals@gebhardts.com.au Ph 8724 8088 78B Sea Parade, Port MacDonnell

COMMERCIAL

3A Mitchell Street

53 Commercial Street East

• 1/2 James Street • 2/2 James Street • 2 & 3/193 Commercial Street West • 23-25 Commercial Street West Avail Now 2

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$280 pw

• Two bedrooms, main with ens & WIR • Kitchen with ss appliances & dishwasher • Open plan living with views • Bathroom with bath • RC air con • Study nook • Secure double garage, plus storage • Walking distance to Blue Lake & shopping precinct • No pets • 6 month lease available • Property on the sales market **INSPECTION SUBJECT TO APPLICATION APPROVAL**

Avail Now 4 2 2 $475 pw • Upstairs living, four bedroom, two bathrooms • Open dining, living and kitchen with granite benchtops & hardwood floors • R/C air conditioning • Lift • Front and rear balconies overlooking harbour • Double Garage with high clearance • *No Pets

• 3A Mitchell Street • 53 Commercial Street East • 3B Mitchell Street • 78B Sea Parade, Port MacDonnell • 96 Commercial St East

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Avail Now

Commercial

Commercial

• Approx. 54 metres square • Large open flexible floor plan • Front and rear access to building • Separate kitchenette with gas hot water service • Rear parking area • Store Room • POA

• Approximately 86.4 metres square • Large open flexible floor plan • Separate kitchen/storage • Rear parking area • Separate store area


SALES Vicki Quinn 0417 804 782 RECEPTION Phoebe Douglas 8725 4225 PROPERTY MANAGEMENT Jo Gibbs 0437 902 438 Lisa Yeates Emma Beare

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14 LANGE STREET

$225,000

NEW

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28 ACACIA STREET

$175,500

NEW

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OPEN

VALUE FOR MONEY

19 MAYFLOWER COURT

$485,000 4

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SIMPLY STUNNING

Modern contemporary style home. Opulent in style and design. Solid jarrah timber flooring. Resembling high end living, the master bedroom includes a luxurious ensuite with separate toilet and double shower. Built-in-robes in all other bedrooms and are serviced by the lovely 3-way bathroom. High ceilings. There is electric cathedral style windows in the living area. Entertaining both inside and out has been made easy, gather around the stunning kitchen featuring a large island bench, 2 pak finish, gorgeous stone benchtops and highly functional walk in pantry. Stacker doors bring the outside in, which offers a built in barbecue on mains gas, built in fridge and stainless steel basin. Ceiling heaters allow for year round outside entertaining. Vehicle access is available to the rear yard that’s low maintenance with pop up sprinklers front and rear.

6 EAGLE COURT

$465,000 4

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7A LANSELL STREET

$449,500

OFFERS CONSIDERED

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OPEN

SATURDAY 10.45-11.15AM

This appealing neat and tidy brick veneer home great for the first home buyers or investors. It offers: Open plan kitchen and dining. Kitchen with dishwasher and electric cooking. Large open lounge room with slow combustion heating. Three bedrooms, large main bedroom and bedrooms 2 & 3 with great built-in wardrobes. The bathroom has a shower, bath & vanity, the toilet is separate. Good sized laundry. Gas hot water. Situated on a 699m2 approx. block, securely fenced, with rear yard access to shedding. Picture-perfect external shutters and outdoor blinds on all windows out the back. Excellent shedding with power and workshop and behind the shed is an enclosed wood shed.

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RLA 204710

SATURDAY 10.00-10.30AM

A GREAT START

Welcome to 28 Acacia Street, where this lovely 4-bedroom family home is situated on a large level 828sqm block. This property is perfect for that family looking to break the rental cycle and turn a house into their home. Built of solid Mount Gambier stone it has great potential. The lounge is located at the front of the home with a split system and slow combustion heating.

BOASTING AN IDEAL LOCATION & INDIVIDUALITY Looking for something just that little bit different but don’t want to compromise on location? Oozing the ambience of a chalet rarely seen in this area. This quirky four bedroom home offers delightful outlooks to lush green foliage from just about every room. Multi level living areas provide plenty of space to be on your own while the lounge and dining rooms are lovely spaces for family entertaining. All reasonable offers considered.

6 FIMMELL COURT, MOUNT GAMBIER

$359,000

NEW

4

2

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STYLISH, COMFORTABLE, SECURE & CONVENIENT

Do you want to live in a new home without having to deal with the hassle of building? Well, the hard work has been done for you. This 7-year-old home is situated in the quiet street of Fimmell Court, this is a rare opportunity to move into a well-designed home. Walk through the front door to find a light filled second living area on your right. The master bedroom is spacious and features a roomy ensuite. Built in cupboards. The rest of the bedrooms all have built in robes and a large main bathroom with separate toilet. The open plan kitchen/living/ dining area is the social hub of the house. The kitchen features gas cooktop & gas oven, dishwasher & plenty of cupboard space. With a reverse cycle split system and sense of spaciousness compliment the area. The area extents to a large outdoor alfresco area overlooking the irrigated lawns. The yard is perfect for children and or pets with secure fencing and offers rear yard access with plenty of room for the caravan and trailer. The property also offers a small rain water tank, garden shed and a cleared space for a larger shed. With stylish interiors, a striking façade and practical layout, this property would be perfect for a family or couple looking for a long-term home.

24 OLD KENT COURT, MOUNT GAMBIER

$329,000

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UNDER CONTRACT

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UNDER CONTRACT

ONE OF A KIND WITH ROOM TO MOVE

Stunning views with an emphasis on natural light compliment this home. Offering 4 deluxe bedrooms. Opulent master bedroom with luxurious ensuite and walk in robe. Open plan kitchen, dining, living area with split/reverse cycle airconditioning and slow combustion fire. Gourmet kitchen with quality stainless steel appliances, stone bench tops, picture window splash back and ample storage. Gorgeous three way bathroom with separate vanity. Double remote garage and rainwater.

21 TURNBULL DRIVE

$529,000 4

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PERFECTLY PRESENTED FAMILY HOME

This modern federation style home was built in 1996 and is located at the end of quiet cul de sac, surrounded by other quality homes. Walk into the wide entrance hall and adjacent is beautiful arch ways into the formal dining and lounge. The combined kitchen/ living and dining area is generous in size. The kitchen has an electric wall oven and gas cooktop, dishwasher and a large pantry. Sliding doors give access to the outdoor entertaining - which is fully covered and offers a lovely spot for a BBQ, or just to sit and relax. The garage has been turned into a rumpus room with sliding doors & carpet. Perfect for those kids’ parties. Although it could easily be turned back into a double garage. The main bedroom features a walk-in robe and ensuite. The hall way leads to 3 bedrooms all with built-in robes & a three-way bathroom. The home is heated with gas ducted heating. 9ft ceilings, giving the home a feeling of space. Pittosporums surround the rear yard, giving a sense of privacy. A double sized garden shed, and a side gate allow for convenient path to Saint Martins and Mac Park Primary School.

6 STONE AVENUE

$165,000 3

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24/184 JUBILEE HIGHWAY WEST LEASED AT $275 P/W

$215,000 3

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SOLD 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, complete with a 2 person spa bath. Sliding doors spill from the family room to the superb outdoor entertaining, sheltered by zip track blinds. Ducted Reverse cycle heating/cooling throughout the home is powered by 3 Phase, ensuring cost effective comfort all year round. Vehicle access is available to the double colorbond shed (approx. 6M X 9M). With power in the rear yard.

INVESTMENT OF THE WEEK

3/7 ARBOR STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER $134,000

NEW

QUALITY LOCATION

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Situated in a superb street, is this 2-bedroom unit, which is a perfect started for a young professional or investor. The open plan living/ dining and kitchen provides an ideal living space and comforted with a reverse cycle split system. With an updated kitchen, new vinyl flooring and carpet through. The bathroom is modern and offers a shower, vanity and toilet. Coming off the bathroom is the separate laundry which has access to the courtyard area. Ideally located close to parks, schools, shopping and walking distance to the rail lands.

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Situated in a quiet location this three-bedroom home offers a lounge room with wood heating, bathroom with bath & shower with a separate toilet, an enclosed pergola, colour bond shed with power and with up to 3 to 4 vehicle parking. Inside this home will require TLC but roll your sleeves and reap the rewards! Contact Vicki on 0417 804 782 to book your inspection.

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Located in the Finchley Grove development within a short walk to a shopping centre and eateries. This 3 bedroom courtyard home is styled with neutral colourings throughout. Open plan kitchen/ dining area with gas cooktop and dishwasher. 3 large bedrooms, all with BIR. Three-way bathroom with separate bath and shower. Large laundry with loads of storage space. Gas ducted heating throughout + split system in the lounge room. Single remote garage with internal access.

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HISTORIC HOME ON THE MARKET After almost seven decades of creating untold family memories an iconic Mount Gambier home is on the market for this first time. The couple that built it in the early 1950s, Ric and Evelyn Arthur, have decided to downsize now that they are in their mid 90s. At 95 years of age Ric is undoubtedly one of Mount Gambier’s revered elders, having been awarded an OAM in 2016 for his volunteer work in and around the community in numerous capacities for more than 50 years. Sitting on a block of almost 2300 square metres, the property has just under 40 metres of frontage to Bay Road and a depth of almost 60 metres and is located in Mount Gambier’s most prestigious residential area. An iconic home, it is located half way up the Bay Road hill, only a five minute walk from the Blue Lake and crater lakes precinct and a 10 minute walk from the centre of town. Ric’s father, Garnet Arthur, bought the block and the adjacent one, in the early 1920s and constructed his family home “Colwyn” at No. 70 in 1925. Older brother Colin was to inherit the family photographic business, called Arthur and Son Photographers, from their father, and build his house on the block at No. 68 but after joining the RAAF he was killed while training in Canada in the early 1940s. Following Col’s death, Ric also volunteered to join the RAAF, much to the dismay of his parents, and was shipped off from Melbourne to the UK in May 1944. On the way the troop ship docked at Boston and Ric and his mates had two weeks of R&R in New York and New Jersey before heading to Europe. With good results at school, Ric had dreamed of being an architect, and was amazed by the

architectural styles he saw in Manhattan and neighbouring New Jersey, where they were billeted by local families. Ric joined Bomber Command as a Mosquito navigator and flew 44 missions over enemy territory in 627 Squadron before war’s end in May 1945. On return to Australia he took on the responsibility for the family business and shelved any idea for university studies. He’d also met and fallen in love with Ev while in England and was keen to entice her to join him in Mount Gambier, which she did, at the start of 1949. She recorded her initial impressions of the town in her diary. “I shall always remember my arrival in Mount Gambier in February 1949. It was a hot Saturday afternoon that we drove in from Melbourne along Commercial Street. I stared at the deserted street (not a soul in sight) and the strange verandahs and posts. I wondered if we had driven into a Hollywood Wild West movie set and expected the sheriff to ride up and tie his horse to one of the many verandah posts. Wild West? No. Mount Gambier – my future home!” Ev agreed to Ric’s marriage proposal and they commenced construction of their family home on the block adjacent to the house where Ric had grown up. They planted three oak trees next to the driveway and called their new home “Three Oaks”. Not having much money, like most people at that time, the couple built most of the house themselves, pouring concrete lintels and waterproofing the roof with molten bitumen. Ric had learned a bit of carpentry so that was put to good use. They had to use imported cement as the local product was off limits due to restrictions related to government building programs.

They employed a local stonemason to cut the locally quarried coralline limestone and use it to construct a double skinned cavity structure. The floor and roof joists were imported timber as the local timber had also been earmarked for government housing. The design concept was influenced by some of the modernist architecture styles Ric had observed during that stopover in the USA in 1944. The “Open U” design was Ric and Ev’s own idea however. They set the walls to suit the established trees that Ric’s father had planted on the block in the 1920s. The house wrapped around an enormous American timber walnut tree. A private patio area of “crazy concrete”

was laid within the “U” and itself wraps around the tree that now towers overhead, providing plentiful shade in summer while allowing the winter sun to penetrate. The outdoor patio was planned as the family’s entertainment hub for enjoying summer days and evenings. Hundreds of barbecues, parties and other celebrations including a family wedding reception, have been held on the patio and in the surrounding gardens over the decades. The front façade of the house was enhanced with curved walls on the north east and south east corners and matching curved plate glass windows. The windows were custom made in Melbourne by a specialty glazier. The layout ran counter to the trend of the time, with most homes having small windows and internal corridors, minimising the amount of light that could penetrate. Being mostly only one room wide, Three Oaks’ numerous large picture windows allow light to stream into the house while providing outstanding

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views from the interior into the front and rear gardens. The ground floor features three metre ceilings and imported hardwood polished floors. The front door welcomes guests into a timber clad entrance hall with imposing timber stairway. A large L-shaped lounge and dining room leads to the spacious family kitchen with gas space heater. The custom designed open fireplace in the lounge features a sunken hearth, designed to allow air to flow under the floor boards and improve the combustion characteristics of the fire while removing drafts from the room. The chimney was set inwards as opposed to the norm of setting chimneys outwards so as to not spoil the clean lines of the front façade of the building. A corridor leads from the entrance hall to a large guest bedroom, guest bathroom with bath, shower and toilet and family/ music room. A double garage with slate floor is connected to the house, a common enough design feature in this day and age but somewhat novel in the 1950s, when most garages were located remotely from the house. Ric had noticed the trend to build connected garages in the USA, along with his first sighting of a remotely controlled garage door, something that would take a few decades to become commonplace in Australia and eventually be incorporated into his own house. The design allows direct access from the dining room and kitchen to the double garage. A rear porch, laundry and toilet adjoin the kitchen and garage. At the top of the staircase a corridor leads to the master bedroom that has sweeping views over the centre of town. A private ensuite with shower, wash basin and powder/dressing room, another novelty in the 1950s, and just one more feature that Ric noticed in the USA, is located adjacent to the master bedroom. Two additional bedrooms and a third bathroom with shower and toilet plus a sunroom complete the first floor. All upstairs rooms have panoramic views into the surrounding gardens. The extensive grounds and gardens include a large workshop, further paved entertainment areas, established trees and flower beds and a north facing limestonebased tennis court. The tennis court was added in the late 1960s and was used for numerous tennis matches over the years as well as for cricket practice, kicking the footy, learning to ride bikes, pushing go carts and numerous other childhood activities. Harking back to times past, there is a woodshed that once housed the family’s chicken coop, providing fresh eggs on a daily basis. Constructed during the challenging period following the second world war, this iconic home has been Ric and Ev’s residence since November 1952. Rejecting the convention of the time they built a home that was simply out of the ordinary. Despite post war restrictions on building materials that prohibited the use of local timber and cement, and a local judiciary that fined them 400 pounds and demanded they stop work for six months because “they hadn’t applied for a permit” Ric and Ev persevered with building their dream. The result speaks for itself. It still is out of the ordinary today! After almost 70 years the structure is as sound as it was on the first day of occupancy.


AT A GLANCE

CUP FEVER HITS PORTLAND Hundreds of race fans enjoyed spring racing fever in Portland earlier this month as part of the Lexus Melbourne Cup tour. Former Victorian chief steward Des Gleeson and Melbourne Cup ambassador Georgia Connolly entertained locals with the story of the iconic cup, which has weaved its way through a global itinerary stopping at 37 destinations en route to Flemington for the Spring Racing carnival. Mr Gleeson said the Lexus Melbourne Cup was something everyone can relate to sometime in their life. “It is the people of Australia’s race and it very pleasing to bring it to the community … you can see the pleasure it brings to people when they first receive it,” he said. Among the hundreds of revellers was Glenelg Shire Mayor Cr Anita Rank said shire’s connection to the Melbourne Cup dated back to 1880 when Portlandborn jockey Tom Hales won on Grand Flaneur. “Our shire’s history with racing runs deep, as we are the home of Australia’s oldest remaining live hedge steeple race in Casterton,” Cr Rank said. She said council was grateful of the support of former Victorian Premier the Hon Denis Napthine and former Country Racing Victoria chairman and Victorian Racing Club committee member Robert Hunter who advocated on behalf of council to lure the cup visit. “This has been a magical day for racing fans in our community, and for many who travelled from afar, who were extremely excited to see and hold this iconic cup,” Cr Rank said. “The joy and excitement on the faces of residents at Portland Bupa and patients at Portland District Health was a delight to see. Des and Georgia were mobbed by eager fans at the boat ramp whilst the library was inundated with fans of all ages. The vision of the cup arriving by boat at our marina is attracting national media attention, further highlighting Portland, and indeed the broader Glenelg Shire, as a tourist destination.” To see more of the Lexus Melbourne Cup visit see council’s Facebook page. Above - Lexus Melbourne Cup ambassadors Des Gleeson and Georgia Connolly arrive at the Portland marina with the iconic cup.

CAMPERS TACKLE THE GREAT OUTDOORS Learning life skills has never been more fun at Cara’s Camps for Kids. Nine campers with disabilities stayed at the Karnkendi Campsite in Nelson for three nights in October. Campers enjoyed activities across the two night camp including bushwalks, kayaking, cooking, building tee-pees, an obstacle course and a jumping castle. Under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), Camps for Kids offers children and teens with disabilities the chance to learn, grow in their independence and, most importantly, have fun while they’re doing it. The camp was the second in the region after the inaugural South East Camps for Kids in April. Cara’s Camps for Kids are available for children with disabilities aged up to 18 and trained Cara staff are on hand to work with

SANDFORD ARTIST OPENS NEW EXHIBITION AT GALLERY 54 Julie Kent is an award-winning artist, known for her colourful, lively, soul lifting depictions of the world around her. She gains inspiration from her travels and her home in the leafy green village of Sandford in Victoria, where she now lives in a country cottage of character and charm of days gone by. Her exhibition of recent works was opened earlier this month at Gallery 54, in Penola. Visitors and friends enjoyed meeting with Julie (pictured) and talking with her about her work. Everyone refers to Julie as a bit of a gypsy and someone who loves her garden, quaint cottages and life in the bush so not surprisingly her latest exhibition is entitled Gypsies have their Secrets. It will be on show at Gallery 54 until Monday, November 26. Julie’s art reflects her love of the outdoors and plein air painting, which she sometimes enjoys

the campers. For more information on Camps for Kids, contact (08)8347 4588, visit www.cara.org.au or email contact@ cara.org.au Above (main photo) - Connor McLean, Lauchlan Ferguson, Cara’s McCartney Sweet, BillieJo Mitchell, Cara’s Oliver Thornley and Aramis Warden on a bushwalk. Above (inset) - Cara’s Bianca Howley supporting camper Laura Jaensch on the kayak.

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Sonya MEZINEC for Mount Gambier City Council > Committing to continued service to my community > Advancing city strategies for tourism, city growth, youth, culture and heritage > Ensuring our city’s digital strategies enable us to greet the future with confidence > Exploring creative and innovative solutions to issues facing our regional city > Working collaboratively with integrity for our diverse community > Investigating and debating the merits of each issue

"listening to the people of Mount Gambier" www.facebook.com/SonyaMezinecforMountGambierCityCouncil Written and authorised by Sonya Mezinec, 2 Bailey Street Mount Gambier SA 5290.

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in the quiet solitude of her own garden, or away with friends on a whim. Gallery 54 is open 10am4pm, Thursday to Monday and open seven days a week during the summer school holidays.


A travel consultant, a hospitality guru, an iconic motor company, a foodie haven, a natural phenomenon, a timber giant, an artisan producer, an exercise revolution, an innovative signwriting business, a bustling café and a family owned and operated supermarket – that was the eclectic group of award winners from the 2018 NAB Mount Gambier Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Business Awards. Add to that, the three Hall of Fame inductees – three long standing businesses that have helped shape the landscape of this city for decades. The inductees included Baxter Hire, a giant in equipment hire and at the cutting edge of the industry since opening its doors; Ferrers Medical Clinic, taking care of generations of families in Mount Gambier; and Galpins Accountants, securing the financial future of families and businesses across the district. The gala presentation evening honoured the three Hall of Fame inductees with special presentations outlining the history of the three iconic businesses and was also headlined by AFL great Kevin Sheedy, who wowed the crowd with his take on building success, principles that applied to not only football. The pre-dinner entertainment only added to the atmosphere of The Barn hosted event, with Lizzie Coke offering her usual vocal stylings as guests arrived. The two individual awards of the evening went to Sarah Bannon (Employee of the Year)

and Tom Kosch (Your Business Person of the Year). Sarah, a travel consultant with 20 years of experience, at Helloworld Travel has built a reputation as someone who always over delivers and her long list of loyal clients can all attest to her high standard of work, whether it be a flight for a business meeting or a round the world adventure. Tom, a second generation hospitality manager at the Commodore on the Park, has not only

looked to continually innovate and build on the business established by his parents in 1989, but is also a vibrant member of the community through the Pioneers Basketball Club and Mount Gambier Breast Cancer Awareness Group. The Barry Maney Group are no strangers to the awards stage but this is the first time they have secured an accolade in the environment and sustainability stratosphere. Their commitment to sustainable initiative and best practice, especially with energy efficiency and value adding. Less than two years after she opened the doors of the Limestone Coast Pantry and breathed new life into the old woollen mills, Lynette McLachlan took home the Outstanding New Business Award. Focussing on local produce, home cooking and giving the region another venue for coffee and cake, take home meals and functions, the Limestone Coast Pantry has established itself as the perfect showcase for local producers. NF McDonnell & Sons is another 2018 award recipient that is no stranger to accolades with the Hall of Fame member taking out the Outstanding Manufacturing/Building Award, honoured not just for its more than seven decades in the local timber industry but also its strong commitment to the community, including sponsorship of the annual Mount Gambier Christmas Parade. Above - Outstanding Retail Business Award - Carter’s Foodland - Emma Carter (right) with NAB representative Chanuka Mallawaarchchi. Story continued page 28 More photos on pages 26-28

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Outstanding Innovation Award Hyland Fox Signs David and Lauren Fox with Member for Barker Tony Pasin (left) representing the sponsor AusIndustry

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Young Business Person of the Year Award Tom Kosch Commodore on the Park (Sponsored by Troy Bell)

Employee of the Year Award Sarah Bannon Hellowworld Travel Mount Gambier (Sponsored by Job Prospects)

The Yahl based Pine Ridge Honey took home the 2018 Outstanding Agribusiness Award with the family run apiary not only seeing the family produce some delicious artisan honey but also provide critical pollination for the region’s crops. The Outstanding Service Award also went to a regular award recipient, not just at these local awards but on the State and national stage – Metro Bakery & Café. Set to celebrate a decade in business next November, Toni & Theo Vorenas and their team have become industry leaders in hospitality. Boutique fitness studio F45 Training has burst into the scene in Mount Gambier with Lisa Fyfe and her team exploding in the past 12 months since opening their doors, offering 32 sessions a week and growing from two to eight employees. The cutting edge technology being employed by long standing Mount Gambier signwriting business Hyland Fox Signs saw the industry leader honoured with the Outstanding Innovation Award, highlighted by a newly developed program that is the first of its kind in the industry. The major gong – Outstanding Retail Award – went to a relative newcomer to the Mount Gambier commercial landscape – Carter’s Foodland Mount Gambier. Opening its doors in June last year, the family run supermarket employs almost 40 staff that are there to ensure the shopping experience remains personal. Taking home the top award was a huge coup for the fledgling business that has already become a huge part of the local community.

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A wine honouring the spirit and legacy of Australian shiraz pioneer George Wyndham was the big winner at this year’s Limestone Coast Wine Show. The 2016 George Wyndham ‘I Am George’ Shiraz Cabernet won the Bill Redman Trophy for Best Wine of Show at last night’s sell-out presentation feast in Naracoorte, after earlier winning Best Blended Red and the David Wynn Trophy for Best Red Wine of Show. Viticulturist Tim McCarthy (pictured far right being presented by Chris Jovanich) was awarded the highly coveted Arthur Hoffmann Trophy for ‘Viticulturist of Best Wine of Show’. Chief judge, Samantha Connew, proclaimed ‘I Am George’ “a seductive wine”. “There was just another level of complexity in this blend which earned it the top gong – lots of juicy, primary, bright berry fruit but with some structure and tannin to give it complexity and length,” she said. It was a triple trophy treat for DiGiorgio Family Wines after dominating the white classes. The 2017 DiGiorgio Family Wines Coonawarra Chardonnay won the Trophy for Best Chardonnay, and collected the Colin Kidd Trophy for Best White of Show. Judge Julian Langworthy praised the wine’s poise and complexity: “There’s great white wines in the Limestone Coast and this is a really complex and exciting wine to come from Coonawarra,” he said. Meanwhile, the 2018 DiGiorgio Family Wines Kongorong Riesling won the Karl Seppelt Trophy for Best White (excluding Chardonnay). Leconfield Wines took home two trophies for the second year in a row; the NV Leconfield Syn Rouge won Best Sparkling Wine and the 2018 Leconfield Coonawarra Rose claimed Best Rose. St Hugo also had a double haul, with the 2015 St Hugo Vetus Purum Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon named Best Individual Vineyard Wine, and the 2010 vintage of the same wine winning the Ewen Fergusson McBain Trophy for Best Museum Wine. The highly anticipated Provenance Trophies, which provide a platform for exhibitors to enter three vintages of the same wine, went to Raidis Estate’s ‘The Kid’ Riesling (2018, 2010, 2008) and a trio of Wynns Coonawarra Estate Black Label Cabernet Sauvignon (2015, 2010, 2005). The 2015 Jacaranda Ridge Coonawarra Cabernet Sauvignon won the H.R. (Ron) Haselgrove Trophy for Best Cabernet Sauvignon, with cabernet also capturing the attention of New Zealand judge, Sam Kim, who gave the International Judges’ Award to the 2016 Black Wattle Vineyards Mt Benson Cabernet Sauvignon. “It had that amazing fruit purity and intensity without being overblown,” he said. “Beautifully composed, seamless with terrific length – the complete package for me.” The Chief of Judges Wine to Watch was the 2017 Norfolk Rise Estate Shiraz, with Samantha Connew dubbing it “a really modern interpretation of Australian Shiraz with beautiful slurpy fruit.” Rounding out the trophy winners, the 2016 Petaluma Merlot won the Peter Wehl Trophy for Best Merlot, the 2016 Berrigan Shiraz won the Eric Brand Trophy for Best Shiraz, the 2018 Bellwether Ant Series Wrattonbully Barbera won the Small Batch and Experimental Wines Award, and the 2018 Penley Estate Spring Release Cab Franc was the Best Alternative Red Variety. A record-high 338 medals were awarded at the 18th annual show, including 43 Gold, 110 Silver and 185 Bronze. Orlando Wines was named most successful exhibitor.

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The South Eastern National Dancing Association conducted its annual Mount Gambier Show Competition on Saturday, with Gwendoline and Heather Bell from Melbourne adjudicating. RESULTS Primary 4-5 years Pas de Basques: Willow Sard 1. Violet Davis 2. Willow Widdison 3. Zander Sim 4. Pas de Basques & Highcuts: Violet Davis 1. Zander Sim 2. Willow Sard 3. Willow Widdison 4. Primary 6 years Pas de Basques: Anna Le Cornu 1. Olive Cotton 2. Austin Hill 3. Izabella Neilson 4. Pas de Basques & Highcuts: Anna Le Cornu 1. Izabella Neilson 2. Olive Cotton 3. Austin Hill 4. Primary 4-6 years Highland Fling: Anna Le Cornu 1. Izabella Neilson 2. Olive Cotton 3. Sword Dance: Anna Le Cornu 1. Austin Hill 2. Beginners Any Age Highland Fling: Elisabeth Benny 1. Angus Hill 2. Joshuah Glidden 3. Sword Dance: Agnes Sim 1. Angus Hill 2. Elisabeth Benny 3. Seann Truibhas, Flora: Agnes Sim 1. Scottish Lilt: Elisabeth Benny 1. Aggregate: Agnes Sim

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Novice Any Age Highland Fling, Sword Dance, Seann Triubhas, Flora: Laura Le Cornu 1. Scottish Lilt: Matilda Wilson 1. Aggregate: Laura Le Cornu Intermediate Any Age Highland Fling: Zena-Lily Jackson 1. Georgia Seidel 2. Seann Triubhas, Scottish Lilt: Georgia Seidel 1. Barracks Johnnie: Georgia Seidel 1. Zena-Lily Jackson 2. Sailors Hornpipe: Georgia Seidel 1. Joshua Kain 2. Aggregate: Georgia Seidel Premier 8-11 years Highland Fling, Seann Triubhas, Barracks Johnnie, Village Maid: Lucy Edwards 1. Evie Edwards 2. Isabelle Bidese 3.

Sailors Hornpipe: Lucy Edwards 1. Isabelle Bidese 2. Aggregate: Lucy Edwards Premier 14-15 years Highland Fling, Seann Truibhas, Barracks Johnnie, Village Maid, Sailors Hornpipe: Ebony McDonald 1. Abbey Freebairn 2. Aggregate: Ebony McDonald Premier 20yrs & over Highland Fling, Seann Truibhas, Barracks Johnnie, Village Maid, Sailors Hornpipe: Chloe Miller 1. Aggregate: Chloe Miller Above - Gwendoline Bell (adjudicator), Chloe Miller, Ebony McDonald, Lucy Edwards, Georgia Seidel, Laura Le Cornu, Agnes Sim, Heather Bell (adjudicator)


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ANDEN DEFIES SEASONAL CHALLENGES Just two years ago the Victorian Mallee region was wet and lush, but it is a stark contrast this year. Despite that dramatic change of seasonal conditions, the Donnan family, Anden sheep studs, Woomelang, achieved a very good result at their three breed, 23rd annual sale arlier this month. They sold 185 head of rams and ewes in an 87% clearance, to a top of $9500 and averaged an extremely solid $1414. With the big dry meaning crops north of Warracknabeal are now virtually nonexistent, and many below now being cut for hay, there is a sombre but resilient mood in the region, with finances very tight. However, the saving grace for the Donnans was that the prospects of good income from a lamb drop is considerably higher than from a grain crop this year. It is quite probably for this reason, combined with the long-earnt reputation of the Anden elite performance genetics, in being able to produce lambs with rapid growth and exceptional muscling, that brought so many of their regular client base back to this sale again this year. There were 54 registered bidders from four States in attendance, plus others connected through the Auctions Plus network. Forty-one of them were successful in their buying endeavours, on either the stud White Suffolk and Suffolk

rams and ewes, the White Suffolk flock rams, or the relatively new Ultra White rams. The top price was a somewhat modest, but still significant $9500 for Anden 170045, the first of the 22 specially selected White Suffolk rams. Sired by Langley Heights 090160, this very impressive and stylish late May drop was supported by exceptional Lambplan EBV figures, including 18.19 for post weaning weight, -0.67 for fat, 1.06 for eye muscle depth, culminating in a carcase plus index of 205.83. The successful bidders were Nick Cheetham, Cheetara stud, Narembeen, WA and Brenton Fairclough, Stockdale stud, York, WA in partnership. . Anden’s first son of their recordbreaking sire, ‘Cruiser’ 150277 that sold two years ago for $68,000, was next to grace the sale ring. A170046 was used over many ewes in the stud as a ram lamb with his progeny showing exceptional promise. A post weaning weight EBV of 16.22, an eye muscle EBV of 1.90 and carcase plus index of 204.91 only added to its appeal. Consequently, Paul and Peter Routley, Almondvale stud, Lockhart, NSW and accompanied by Paul’s children Lachlan and Grace, couldn’t believe their luck in being able to purchase this much-admired ram for lifestyle1.net | 32

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just $9000. The draft of 22, with Lambplan C+ indices up to 232.12 and averaging 210.71, sold for an extremely good value average of $3145, with 18 going to stud buyers. The wide choice of top-quality rams enabled most to pick up new sires against limited bidding competition, hence that value. “In a tough season, things always tighten up a bit, but it was a good result,” senior principal Andrew Donnan said. “Most went to studs which is good, but we are happy those buyers who have kept coming back have got very good rams, and at that value will hopefully keep coming back.” The highlight of the sale was undoubtedly the 81 strong White Suffolk flock ram draft, which demonstrated the resilience of the local region’s lamb producers. The stud principals and the Elders sale agents put in a lot of effort to assist these producers in their buying needs, and 23 bidders were successful in purchasing from one to 11 rams each,

these topping at $2000 and averaging $1280. Against a downward trend, this was actually up $45 on last year. In explaining the strength of that competition, Elders Birchip’s Shane McLoughlan said there were a lot of repeat buyers as it is very seldom that they miss out on a decent price with their stock, and in years like this there is very little expense compared with a cropping program. “There is no doubt this Anden set up is a centrepiece in the local lamb industry,” he said. “You can see the fruits of it in the lambs being produced. Even in this year we have had good suckers get away under very trying conditions.” In summing up the whole sale, Anden’s Joel Donnan said it was a very good day right through in these conditions. “It was good to have clients asking our recommendations on the most suitable rams for what they are trying to do in their breeding programs,” he said. “When they are wanting to do better, we like to set them up with the right rams for the right job.” Above - Pictured with Anden 170045, the $9500 top priced ram at the Donnan family’s annual sale are Jono Sutherland, Elders Bendigo; Joel Donnan, and joint WA purchasers, Nick Cheetham, Cheetara stud, Narembeen, and Brenton Fairclough, Stockdale stud, York.


LOCAL SPORT BATTERS ENJOY A DAY OUT In the first of two Division 1 baseball games at Blue Lake Sports Park Federal were victorious over Central seven runs to six. Central scored first in the bottom of the first after Nathan Meinck singled to leftfield and scored on Kobey Chant’s single, also to leftfield. Federal replied in the top of the third when lead off batter, Kane McMilllan, doubled to rightfield and scored on Wade Chant’s double which also went to rightfield. Central replied with two more in the bottom of the third. Kyall McClean hit safely to leftfield and scored on a fielder’s choice to third base whose throw went wild to first base giving Nathan Meinck passage to second. He scored on Kobbe Chant’s hit to shortstop for the out. Federal blew the game apart in the top of the fourth scoring six runs with only one being earned. Sam Shepherd doubled to centrefield, Alex Pearson singled and Yuki Akita singled which scored Shepherd. Kane McMillan found himself at first after his hit was errored by shortstop Lachie Tilley. Pearson scored on Clay Carpenters unassisted out at second base. Alex Reppin then doubled to rightfied which scored both Akita and McMillan. Wade Chant drew a walk followed by Matt DeNys’ single to leftfield. Reppin scored on Travis Younghusband’s out at first base and Chant scored on Sam Shepherd’s second consecutive hit giving Federal a seven run to three lead. The Magpies added two more to their score in the bottom of the sixth when Kobbe Chant singled successfully for the second time and Brad Lynagh singled to centrefield. Both of these batters scored on Colby Muller’s hit deep to leftfield. One more was scored in the seventh after Kyall McClean doubled to centrefield and scored on Kobbe Chant’s hit into an error by shortstop Kane McMillan. Alex Reppin pitching for the winners gave up ten hits and one hit batter and picked up ten strikeouts. Federal made three errors. For Central, the pitching was shared by Kobbe Chant and Dylan Chuck. Between them they gave up ten hits, three base on ball and one hit batter and picked up six strikeouts. Central made five fielding errors. Thirty two safehits were recorded between Tigers and South Indians in the second game of round three. South starting the scoring in the bottom of the second when Alex Lewis walked and scored on Ryan Placucci’s hit back to the pitcher. Tigers replied in the top of the third after Alex Harkness hit safely to second base and crossed the plate on Tyler Horrigan’s hit to rightfield. The Indians returned the compliment in the bottom of that inning. Ben Morale singled into leftfield and scored on brother Bruce’s safehit also into leftfield. Tigers took the lead in the top of the fifth scroring three runs. Alex Harkness was hit by pitcher Dean Hamilton and Tyler Horrigan singled. Harkness scored on Brodie Foster’s sacrifice fly to centrefield and Horrigan scored on Karl Ransom’s single to centrefield. Dyllan Lane also singled to centrefield which scored Ransom. Tigers lead was short lived as the Indians bats got going in the even fifth. Lead-off batter Ben Morale hit safely to leftfield followed by Dean Hamilton’s two bagger to rightfield. Ben Morale scored on Bruce Morale’s error hit to shortstop and Hamilton crossed homeplate on

Alex Lewis’ safehit to leftfield. Travis Lockwood hit safely into rightfield scoring Bruce Morale. Lewis scored the fourth run of the dig when Jesse Balshaw laid down a sacrifice bunt to the pitcher giving South a six run to four advantage. Brayden Morton scored Tigers fifth run in the next inning after singling to right field and eventually scored on a wild throw to the plate from shortstop Alex Lewis. The score remained that way until the top of the ninth when Tigers bats exploded with seven safehits and six runs. Lead-off batter Brodie Foster got on board after another wild throw from Alex Lewis and Karl Ransom picked a walk. They both scored from Jesse Foster’s cracking hit to centrefield. He scored on Dyllan Lane’s single to centrefield. Matt Thompson singled as did Brayden Morton. Lane crossed the plate on Tyler Horrigan’s safehit to second base and then Thompson and Morton scored on Brodie Foster’s hit to centrefield. The Indians did not have an answer in their turn at bat giving Tigers the win eleven runs to six. Tigers had eighteen safehits, two base on ball, one hit batter, eight strikeouts and made just one error. South had sixteen safehits, two base on ball, one hit batter, seven strikeouts and made four errors. RESULTS Division 1 • Federal 7 (Kane McMillan, Sam Shepherd 2; Alex Reppin, Wade Chant, Matt DeNys, Travis Younghusband, Alex Reppin, Yuki Akita ) def Central 6 (Kyall McClean, Kobbe Chant 2, Nathan Meinck, Dylan Chuck, Lauchie Tilley, Brad Lynagh, Lachlan Ridding, Colby Muller) Tigers 11 (Tyler Horrigan 4; Brayden Morton, Dyllan Lane 3; Karl Ransom, Jesse Foster, Matt Thompson 2, Alex Harkness, Brodie Foster) def South Indians 6 (Ben Morale 4; Alex Lewis, Travis Lockwood 3, Dean Hamilton 2; Steve Isaccson, Bruce Morale, Ryan Placucci, Jesse Balshaw) Division 2 • Central 11 (Jayme Whitehead, Dylan Gull 2; Rick Jordan, Aaron Ruwoldt) def Federal 4 (Alex Pearson 2; Steven Patzel, Roy Hutchesson, Kane McMillan, Girard Williams, Andy DeNys); Millicent 14 (Nick Pink, Darcy Pink, Robert Hilton 2; Tom Tilley, Jack Hateley, Leroy Kent, Jesse Altschwager) def Tigers 3 (Stephen Frost 2; Mitch Crosbie, Tom Wing, Tyrone May, Jacob English) Division 3 • Central 18 (Dean Cutting, David Chant, Steve Kuhl, Laurie Cozzi 2; Tim Vonstanke) def Tigers 3 (Phil Clark, Marcus Thomson, Chanse Parkes, Dylan Walker); Federal forfeited to Millicent Under 15 • Central 15 (Nick Greenham, Henry Muller, Josh Chuck, Kris Keeping 2; Patrick O’Herir, Kody Shaw, Justin Tzioutziouklaris, Freddie Muller) def Federal 8 (Brayden Oppelaar, Zeb Chant) Under 13 Gold • Central Magpies 8 def South Indians 7; Tigers 10 (Alex Merrett, Kaleb Kermond) def Central 7 (Jye Ferrari 2; Clyde Innes, Brock Dempsey, Daniel Ferguson)

SOFTBALL SEASON KICKS OFF Warriors White 12 d Concordes United 0 First game of the season kicked off with a bang with Erin Chaplin hitting safely as did Daena Wombwell for Warriors, with Imogen Walker scoring the first run of the game. Julie Beck led off with a hit from Concordes United. Dana Jones and Melissa Brodie got the other hits for United having been well held by Erin Chaplin on the mound. Warriors were excited to see the return of Leanne Mullan and Wombwell not to mention new gun recruit Jessica Hillman and Kel Anderson. Emmerson Hann also got a hit to join Walker and Chaplin with two, as well as Wombwell with one Warriors Blue 13 d Concordes White 0 Warriors Blue started with a bang scoring four in the first dig then going on to score in each innings bar one. Concordes White seasoned campaigners Sam Brown Jo Hopgood and Sarah Pilven rallied hard with hits each. Newcomers Tyler Kennett, Barb Metzger and Nadia Metzger swung the bat with conviction and will all be ones to watch as the season continues. Warriors welcomed back Justine Koop, who got three safe hits, as did dependable Raquel Sneath and pitcher Leyna Bruggemann. New to the game but playing like a veteran Simone McDonald, who got two safe hits, as well as making several key plays at third. Kelly Doyle and first gamer Emma Hartune-Gleeson both got the crowd cheering with terrific safehits each. Demons 13 d Wanderers 5 This started off a very close game with only one run scored in first couple of innings. Demons got on top in the third innings by one, before winning the game by eight runs. Great pitching from Montanna Millard of Demons and a great home run by Wanderers player Em Hart were the match highlights.

RESULTS Demons 13 (C Manning 4; A Livingston, M. Millard 2, McKenzie Millard, I Morale, K Cawthorne) d Wanderers 5 (C Whiting 2; E Hart 1HR, J Hart, S Hart); Warriors White 12 (E Chaplin, I Waker 2, D Wombwell, E Hann) d Concordes United 0 (J Beck, D Jones, M Brodie); Warriors Blue 13 (J Koop, R Sneath, L Bruggemann 3; N Vause, S McDonald 2; K Doyle, E Hartune-Gleeson) d Concordes White 0 (J Hopgood, S Brown, S Pilven)

SOUTH EAST VETERANS GOLF TACKLE PENOLA COURSE There were 65 players at Penola on a warm day, and they all found the greens tricky at the most reent South East Golf Veterans event. After the top half dozen cards the scores fell away very quickly to the high twenties. First Division was won by David Seymour on a countback from Ken Dancey, both having 40 points, then third was Brian Duldig with 38. Second division was won by the 400 gamer, Roy Mitchell with 41 points from the ever reliable Lyndsay Copeman on 35 and Adrian Thiele with 34. Roy attributed his form to good advice he received on the way around from his playing partner. Rob Ellis and Don Sims got the Ross Orchard Trophy, and balls were given out to 29 points or better. The next outing is at Kingston on November 12.

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SPORT SOUTH GAMBIER SENIOR NETBALL & FOOTBALL TROPHY WINNERS

A Grade football - Coach Heath Mitchell; Runner Up Brett O’Neil; Best & Fairest & Leading Goal Kicker Brayden Kain; Most Improved Todd Reid; Coach’s Trophy Brodie Glynn & Best Team Man Nick Jenkin

Reserves football - Most Courageous Jacob Wright; Runner Up Bryce Whicker; Best & Fairest Tyler Jones; Most Promosing Luke Gray; Most Consistent Matthew Pratt & coach Luke Foran. Absent: James Patzel (Coach’s MVP)

17 & Under football - Coach David Kuhl;Most Improved Koby Chant; Best & Fairest Kyle Jones; Coach’s Trophy Hugh Winterfield; Runner Up Kaleb Bowd; , Rookie of the Year Donald Pochec-Gordon; Best Team Man Deegan Holland & coach Brett O’Neil. Absent: Tom Rundle (Most Courageous)

Football Club Perons of the Year - Chris Habets (right) with Steve McGinty

Newly inducted life members - Brent Howard & Chris Williams

SOUTH GAMBIER SENIOR FOOTBALL & NETBALL AWARDS (ABSENTEES) A RESERVE NETBALL AWARDS Best & Fairest - Caitlyn Grubb Runner Up - Brandi Bouchier Coach’s Trophy - Talyssa Watts

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BLUE LAKE FUN RUN UPDATE The Blue Lake Fun Run will not be issuing singlets in 2018, choosing to retain the medals, instead which proved to be a much more popular option last year. The timing bibs, which provide each individual with a unique number for the race and have an inbuilt chip to record runners’ times will be enhanced this year to include the runner’s name and also, if relevant, a team name. For these unique bibs, entry has to be received before November 10, otherwise they will be printed without personalisation. Organisers will also include medical information on the back of the bib for use in emergency situations. There will be a continued expectation these are pinned to the front of your shirt for the race. lifestyle1.net | 34


SPORT SOUTH GAMBIER TROPHY WINNERS

A Grade netball - Coach’s Trophy Zoe Duncan; coach Lauren Duncan; Best & Fairest Georgia Hood & Runner Up Imogen Walker

C Grade netball - Coach’s Trophy Misty Dalton; Best & Fairest Emmerine Botha & Runner Up Bek Tilley

MOUNT GAMBIER & DISTRICT CRICKET ASSOCIATION BARBER SHIELD - ONE DAY FIXTURE East Gambier v North Gambier North Gambier 1st innings 3/219 (J. Schutz 96; M. McInerney 87no.; M. Lewis 19; S. Golebiowski 2/28) East Gambier 1st innings 7/159 (A. Dumigan 59; A. Hentschke 52; D. Whitehorn 21; D. Kenny 4/26) North Gambier won by 60 runs. Mil Lel v South Gambier Mil Lel 1st innings 8/188 (T. Carpenter 44;, C. Megaw 42no., C. Lock 34; J. Jantosh 27; D. Vine 6/27) South Gambier 1st innings 6/198 (L. Zadow 48; A. Kuhl 34; R. Drenthen 30; J. Thompson 16no.; C. Lock 2/234; B. Thiel 2/39) North Gambier won by 60 runs. West Gambier v Penola Penola 1st innings 159 (no batting details available; R. Crute 4/23; N. Easterbrook 2/43; B. Hentschke 2/33) West Gambier 1st innings 108 (D. Walsh 41; J. Geddes 37; no bowling figures available) North Gambier won by 60 runs. CROUCH SHIELD - ONE DAY FIXTURE East Gambier v North Gambier North Gambier 1st innings 94 (L. Hocking 30; B. Hosking 20; L. Turley 4/11; A. Roberts 2/13) East Gambier 1st innings 3/97 in the 19th over 32; A. Creasey 21; A. Roberts 20no.) East Gambier won by seven wickets. O’DONOGHUE SHIELD - TWO DAY FIXTURE Mt Burr v East Gambier Mt Burr 1st innings 8/160 (C. Baker 41no.; R. Van Eeden 27ret.; J. Rancis 23; T. Allen 16; M. Varcoe 12; L. Turley 4/16; T. Graney 2/13) HALL TROPHY - ONE DAY FIXTURE Kongorong v East Gambier Kongorong 1st innings 1/79 (T. Bellinger 41ret.; W. Von Stanke 11) East Gambier 1st innings 4/119 (A. Clarke 33ret.; J. Lawrence 23ret.) East Gambier won by 40 runs SIMS SHIELD - TWO DAY FIXTURE East Gambier v North Gambier North Gambeir 1st innings 5/138 (H. Hosking 42ret.; R. Pandey 18ret.; B. Vause 15; K. Allen 12; L. Creasey 3/19)

B Grade netball - Best & Fairest Jaymee O’Neil; Coach’s Trophy Sam Raedel & Runner Up Maddy Burley

17 & Under netball - Joint Runner Up Riley Buckingham; Best & Fairest Claudia Edmonds & Joint Runner Up Imogen Walker

MOUNT GAMBIER & DISTRICT TENNIS ASSOCIATION Division One - Men Centrals/Uniting 3/31 d Glencoe Maroon 3/27 Singles: M. Heemskerk d D. Boyce 6-1; R. Burn d C. Childs 6-3; Doubles: M. Heemskerk/R. Burn lost to D. Boyce/C. Childs 4-6. Uniting Church 6-36 d Reidy Park 0-9 Singles: I. Hopes d J. Tucker 6-0; B. McInnes d Z. Young 6-3; M. Stark d S. Tucker 6-0; Doubles: I. Hopes/B. McInnes d J. Tucker/Z. Young 6-4; I. Hopes/M. Stark d J. Tucker/S. Tucker 6-2; B. McInnes/M. Stark d Z. Young/S. Tucker 6-0. West Gambier 3-32 d Glencoe Gold 3-29 Singles: E. Schultz lost to D. Childs 3-6; N. Lang d A. Hughes 7-5. Doubles: E. Schultz/N/ Lang lost to D. Childs/A. Hughes 4-6. Division One - Women Glencoe 4-29 d West Gambier 2-19 Singles: L. Edwards lost to J. Sealey 1-6; C. McKinnon d C. Bruhn 6-0; A. Edwards d L. McIntyre 6-3. Doubles: L. Edwards/C. McKinnon d J. Sealey/C. Bruhn 6-3; L. Edwards/A. Edwards lsot to J. Sealey/L. McIntyre 4-6; C. McKinnon/A. Edwards d C. Bruhn/L. McIntyre 6-1 Reidy Park 3-30 d Uniting Church 3-22 Singles: B. Young lost to A. Dunn 2-6; E. Edwards d J. Delaney 6-1; S. Edwards d V. Maxwell 6-1. Doubles: B. Young/E. Edwards lost to A. Dunn/J Delaney 4-6; B. Young/S. Edwards lost to A. Dunn/V. Maxwell 6-7; E. Edwards/S. Edwards d J. Delaney/V. Maxwell 6-1. Division Two • Reidy Park 6-53 d Centrals 6-49; West Gambier Blue 9-70 d Glencoe Gold 3-56; Mount Schank 9=63 d Suttontown Tigers 3-39; West Gambier Red 9-66 d Glencoe Maroon 3-44. Division Three • Mil Lel 7-69 d UNiting Church 5-51; Moorak Gold 11-67 d Centrals 1-36; Moorak Green 7-46 d Suttontown Crows 5-44; Suttontown Hawks 11-70 d West Gambier 1-38 Mixed Doubles • Reidy Park 4-28 d Mount Gambier Blue 2-25; Glencoe 6-37 d Mount Gambier White 0-13; Mount Gambier Green 4-30 d Mil Lel 2-23; Centrals 5-35 s Mount Schank 1-15. Ladies Doubles • Uniting Church 6-36 d West Gambier 0-9; Mil Lel 6-36 d Moorak 0-14; Saints United 4-34 d Allendale East 2-23; Reidy Park 5-36 d Glencoe 1-15.

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LSE PENNANT BOWLS MID WEEK OPEN PENNANT • Naracoorte RSL 51/14 d Naracoorte 41/0; Port MacDonnell Red 53/12 d Mount Gambier RSL 38/2; Penola 56/14 d Port MacDonnell Blue 43/0; Mount Gambier Red 50?7 drew with Mount Gambier Blue 50/7 LADIES Division one • Millicent 52/12 d Naracoorte 35/2; Mount Gambier RSL Blue 50/14 d Mount Gambier 33/0; Port MacDonnell 48/12 d Penola 40/2; Millicent Red 45/12 d Mount Gambier RSL Red 41/2 Division two • Millicent 45/12 d Penola 43/2; Mount Gambier RSL Blue 48/14 d Beachport 46/0; Kingston 52/14 d Naracoorte 34/0; Port MacDonnell 74/14 d Naracoorte RSL 34/0 Division three • Lucindale 49/12 d Millicent 45/2; Robe Red 48/12 d Penola 38/2; Robe Blue 53/14 d Mount Gambier 27/0; Beachport 49/14 d Port MacDonnell 29/0 OPEN Division one • Port MacDonnell 58/8 drew with Mount Gambier 58/8; Millicent 81/16 d Kalangadoo 65/0; Mount Gambier RSL Red 87/16 d Naracoorte RSL 55/0; Mount Gambier RSL Blue 69/12 d Naracoorte 61/4 Division two • Robe 87/16 d Lucindale 53/0; Mount Gambier 71.13 d Kingston 62/3; Millicent 80/14 d Naracoorte 70/2; Port MacDonnell 72/14 d Mount Gambier RSL 67/2 Division three • Mount Gambier 77/14 d Penola 53/2; Millicent Red 73/14 d Mount Gambier RSL Blue 52/2; Mount Gambier RSL Red 87/14 d Frances 59/2; Millicent Blue 67/12 d Kingston 62/4 Division four - Red • Penola 70/14 d Mount Gambier RSL 63/2; Port MacDonnell 71/14 d Millicent 65/2; Naracoorte 80/13 d Beachport 69/3; MOunt Gambier 93/16 d Lucindale 38/0 Division four - Blue • Millicent 76/15 d Beachport 56/1; Kalangadoo 94/14 d Naracoorte 50/2; Robe d Penola (forfeit); Naracoorte 79/14 d Mount Gambier 75/2; Port MacDonnell BYE

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