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Do you know why Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns are the most delightful buns around? It’s because they are baked fresh each day, which makes them delicious either simply fresh, or toasted and slathered in butter. They are soft to touch, full of flavour and are made with real passion. There’s a reason Bakers Delight Hot Cross Buns remain a favourite treat for Australian families.
This Easter, Bakers Delight have continue to offer all three of your favourite varieties - Traditional, filled with juicy fruit and NO peel, Apple & Cinnamon, made with real fresh Pink Lady apples which is what makes all the difference, and the Choc Chip Hot Cross Buns, with more than 100 choc chips in every bun. Bakers Delight Mt Gambier franchisees, Andrew and Mark,
are both active supporters of the local community. Between the two franchisees, they support several primary and secondary schools with product donations for breakfast clubs and fundraisers. They also provide leftover product to regional Food Bank centres. “We love to support our local community as every little bit helps,” Andrew Toogood, franchisee
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at Bakers Delight Mt Gambier Commercial Street East said. “We bake Easter traditions fresh every day!” To make your Easter easy this year, both the Mount Gambier bakeries will be open from 5am over the Easter long weekend. Whatever you are doing this Easter long weekend, be it with family and friends or a relaxing picnic down by
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Technology to the rescue
April 7 1906 – Mount Vesuvius erupts and devastates Naples. 1964 - Oscar winner Russell Crowe was born on this day. Australia has always claimed the New Zealand born entertainment heavyweight, whose career took off in the 1992 Aussie flick Romper Stomper. 1984 - The Kenny Loggins hit song Footloose, from the movie (pictured) of the same name, was number one in the charts.
WINDING DOWN THE OLD FASHIONED WAY There are few things more relaxing than dipping into a hot bath after a long day and it does signal to your brain that it’s time to shut down. Incorporating aromatherapy oils, bath salts and your favourite chill music certainly helps.
MICROWAVE CLEANING HACK Place large microwave-safe bowl with 1 cup of water and a chopped-up lemon, lime, or orange or several tablespoons of vinegar inside. Turn the appliance on high for several minutes or until the solution boils and the window is steamy, then let it sit to cool for 15 minutes before opening the door. Remove and wipe out the inside and outside with a sponge.
It is the new normal as sporting groups, dance classes and music lessons have all swapped face to face class time with online learning opportunities with both live stream and video options to keep the community engaged. The challenges have been many but the ability to stay in touch with students and members has been invaluable as the community uses technology to stay in touch. Sam Dwyer, from Mount Gambier’s Dwyer’s Boxing Club, said the transition to remote training had been made easier because of technology the club was already using.
“…we can really only focus on the fitness side of the sport online…” Sam Dwyer (Dwyer’s Boxing Club) “We already had a very robust app available,” Sam said. “A local app developer created a very versatile app called AxipApp which we were already utilising, and we were able to offer the online classes directly through our existing app.” With boxing being such a technical sport, there has been a focus on fitness from Sam (pictured inset) and the team. “We can really only focus on the fitness side of the sport online,” Sam said. “We have been providing technical lessons for the competitive boxers and we are able to monitor their form via webcam. For our members who were coming for fitness in the first place it has been a much easier transition.” And Dwyer’s Boxing Club’s online work has actually attracted new members for the club. “We have seen amazing support from our existing members and many of them have continued to support us if they have the means to do so,” Sam said. “We have also picked up some additional members for our club, from as far away as Adelaide and Melbourne. It is immensely important for us to be able to provide value to our members who are supporting us, and to keep our staff employed in this difficult time.”
“…. It is important for their mental health as much as anything else….” Maria Slape (MJ Dance Studio) The region’s dance studios were also quick on the uptake, with Maryke Dance Academy sharing Ballet Australia online workshops through their social media and local calisthenics clubs doing something similar with their disciplines. MJ Dance Studio director Maria Slape (pictured above) said even before the studio was closed, her staff had moved to online classes. “My staff have been brilliant,” she said. “They are younger and have been able to really work well with the technology to provide the best experience for our students. We spent a whole day together learning how best to deliver our classes online. We are just so lucky we have this technology.” The studio’s parents have loved the smooth transition to online classes although Maria admits it has been a challenge for her to modify her teaching methods. “After 32 years of teaching one way that has been challenging,” she said. “It is definitely harder work but we just wanted to keep the kids engaged. It is important for their mental health as much as anything else. This is what they love and they are still able to see their teachers, see their friends from class and keep dancing.” Moving online has also enabled Maria to tap into using guest teachers more regularly as the expense of bringing them to Mount Gambier has been eradicated. “The network of dance teachers is really supportive of each other,” Maria said. “Being able to use guest lifestyle1.net | 04
“…our number one priority was to keep people active and to give people something that will keep their minds busy…” Kim Cella (Hype Dance Studio) teachers more often will definitely be one of the positives to come out of this.” And while the online learning was initially about keeping the student engaged, Maria admits it has also been a godsend for her and her staff. “For me, being able to see the kids faces has been important mentally,” Maria said. “That’s why I have always loved teaching – it’s the kids.” Kim Cella, from Hype Dance Studio, agreed moving classes online had been both challenging and rewarding and like MJ Dance Studio, they pre-empted the closures and got on the front foot with developing online learning. “Our number one priority was to keep people active and to give people something that will keep their minds busy throughout the tough times ahead,” Kim said. “We basically had 24 hours to implement our online class plan and while there were some teething issues but we have overcome those now and are still running our 42 class schedule at the moment. Both students and their parents have been very grateful that they can continue to enjoy dancing even though we can’t physically dance together in the same space.” Hype Dance is also streaming their adult hip hop class for free and open to everyone every Tuesday night at 6.30pm.
“…the kids are taking any challenges in their stride and continuing to practice their love for music and most importantly still having fun…” Faith Monger (Phoenix Music Studio) Phoenix Music Studio has also taken up the challenge of continuing instrumental and vocal lessons with the help of technology, with director Jodi Swiggs working overtime to ensure lessons can still be delivered. Piano teacher faith Monger said it had certainly been a different experience for teachers and students alike. “But is has also been a rewarding one nonetheless as it’s still allowing the students to learn,” Faith said. “The most challenging thing I am finding at the moment is teaching
rhythmical elements in songs because of the slight delay using video streaming services. In a face to face lesson, I would clap out rhythms and the students would join in getting to practice new note values and accents, however clapping is not an easy way to communicate on zoom.” The main thing, is, though, the lessons are continuing and the students are still thriving. “My students are enjoying the online lessons and it is giving each of them a sense of routine and normality at the moment,” Faith said. “Our lessons are scheduled for the exact same time as our face to face lessons were and for some of them, their night plays out exactly the same with dancing, piano and singing lessons all going ahead, but from their own home. Most of the students are also using online platforms to do schoolwork from home so this is just another level of their learning. It’s still a different environment to be learning in but all the kids are taking any challenges in their stride and continuing to practice their love for music and most importantly still having fun.”
“…I thought I was going to lose my mind with no basketball so this has been great…” Matt Sutton (Basketball Mount Gambier) Basketball Mount Gambier’s Matt Sutton has also embraced the use of technology to keep the hundreds of kids in the region who love basketball connected to the sport. “I had been setting up videos and challenges and now I am working through Interact Limestone Coast facebook page,” Matt said. “I just want to keep coming up with different things to keep the kids involved.” There are two sessions a week, with Matt taking the Tuesday 4.15pm session and guest presenters, including Kyle Tipene, running the Thursday 4.15pm session. Matt sets up the sessions to work for kids with a home court area and realises once winter hits and the weather turns, there will be no more shooting drills but other skills to focus on. “We are just making sure what we are offering are things people can do effectively at home,” Matt said. And he agrees it has been as much about keeping him engaged as the kids. “I thought I was going to lose my mind with no basketball so this has been great,” he said.
THERE ARE STILL STORIES TO TELL Libraries across the region are embracing ways of still delivering services remotely with their communities, with click and collect services in place as well as a raft of online programs, including story telling. Libraries are also reminding customers to access the raft of e-resources available. The Mount Gambier Library continues to offer modified services to the community electronically and via a ‘click and collect’ arrangement. Mount Gambier Library manager Georgina Davison said customers can reserve their items including DVDs, CDs, books, magazines, jigsaws and other items online or over the phone with library staff available Monday to Friday. “We do appreciate that books can be a welcome respite from the current state of affairs and can provide comfort for those in social isolation as well as educational resources for home schooling,” Mrs Davison said. With strict hygiene procedures in place, items are being quarantined prior to becoming available for customers. Library staff have also been busy creating innovative programs online. “The team have really embraced the online delivery of services and our most recent ‘Storytime’ recording on our Facebook page had an impressive 9000 views,” Mrs Davison said. “We will continue to deliver our under five program every Tuesday and Thursday at 10.30am via our Facebook page and we hope this will go a little way to keeping children entertained and smiling during this difficult time.”
Facebook page, visit the website www. mountgambier.com.au/library or phone and speak to one of the staff. Millicent Library has also instigated a Call, Click and Collect service so that community members still have access to the physical collections from the Millicent Library. At the front door of the Millicent Library is an intercom system: call us on it and we will select some books, magazines or DVDs for you or you can collect your hold. Alternatively email them at email@example.com. au, message on facebook, phone on (08)87330903 or SMS 0417 842 875. The Naracoorte Library has stopped all borrowing of in-library items but staff are able to help you access the online resources on offer through South Australian Libraries and register you as a member over the phone on (08)8762 2338 or via an email at LibraryMail@nlc. sa.gov.au
“…we want to make sure that while the library doors are closed, we can still offer lifelong learning opportunities for families…” Yvette Parker (Glenelg Libraries) The Glenelg Libraries are also transforming their community programming in the wake of current
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“…we do appreciate that books can be a welcome respite…as well as educational resources for home schooling…” Georgina Davison (Mount Gambier Library) A number of other library resources can also be accessed online including eBooks, eAudio books and e-magazines, Storybox for children, Cultural Atlas and Lynda.com that contains thousands of video training courses for design, IT, photography, web, music, animation and more. The Library has also welcomed an initiative from history research program Ancestry Library Edition enabling remote access to this resource. “Until now access to Ancestry Library Edition for USA, UK and Australian history research was only available from library computers however with libraries closed to the public the vendor has provided remote access via our website for people to use from their home computers,” Mrs Davison said. To keep up-to-date on how the Library can continue to assist you during the closure follow Mount Gambier Library’s
health and safety measures, offering digital solutions for families. Library branches across the shire have closed their doors to the public as per State Government advice, however the service is adapting to the restrictions. The popular weekly children’s Storytime program, previously offered within the Library every Friday morning, will now be rolled out in a new virtual format. Library and information services manager Yvette Parker said the concept was simple, Storytime will remain at the same day and time, however families would now be able to tune in to watch the session from the comfort of their home. “We want to make sure that while the library doors are closed, we can still offer lifelong learning opportunities for families,” she said. “Regular reading is critical to children’s’ development, and with so much going on right now, it’s vital they keep up their learning skills and regular routines. The familiar Storytime concept will remain the same. Rather than families coming into our Library space, they can instead tune in to watch the session from 11am via the Glenelg Libraries Facebook page.” For further information on the virtual storytime sessions, please visit the Glenelg Libraries Facebook page.
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The 2020 Natural Resources South East Photographic Competition is now open. This year’s theme is Life in our Landscape, celebrating the connectivity of each element of our local landscape, and why our region is an amazing place to work, live and explore. Although diverse, the
South East landscape is intrinsically connected - from the soil that forms a base for produce and habitat, and our precious water resources that nourish ecosystems and the food we eat - to the native plants and wildlife that call our region home, and our local communities that rely on healthy landscapes for thriving production. Your entry should showcase something about what it’s like to live where you are, and do what you do. Seeing the South East landscape from your perspective is what the competition is all about. For entry forms, rules, terms and conditions go to the Natural Resources South East Facebook page or follow the links on the NRM website.
Creek makeover Time to accept the challenge The deadline has been extended for projects to be part of the SA Healthy Towns Challenge, a grants program for regional and rural towns to develop preventive health programs within their community, which will have measurable benefits (over 12 months) to the community’s health and wellbeing. Successful projects aim to increase access or opportunity for the community to make healthier choices or participate in activities with a prevention focus. Grants of up to $50,000 each will be provided to a minimum of five towns
(or groups of towns) each year for four years (until 2021), across the six regional SA Local Health Networks, including the Limestone Coast Local Health Network. The SA Healthy Towns Challenge is part of the SA government’s Healthy Communities Program, which supports communitywide health and prevention action to help reduce preventable disease and injury and improve health and wellbeing. At the end of each funding round the SA Healthy Towns Challenge Award will be presented to the town that achieves the most improvements towards healthier living, Round 3 applications have been extended and now close 5pm on June 12.
With the assistance of specialist contractors, Naracoorte Lucindale Council has been clearing weeds along Naracoorte Creek and in Gares Swamp as part of restoration works of the two areas. About 2500 plants will be planted along the Creek in winter. Naracoorte Creek image courtesy of Janet Haebich
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New wheels for local Red Cross Red Cross Limestone Coast has just taken delivery of two new vehicles, replacing the ageing vehicles in Naracoorte and Mount Gambier. The new vehicles offer greater comfort and safety and given their height from the ground, will make it easier for elderly clients to get in and out.
Young local artists and designers in Wattle Range have been given more time to put together their entry for the Coastal Sign Design Competition, one of the 2020 Youth Week activities still able to proceed. Anyone under the age of 25 is being asked to put their creative skills to work to share the message about taking care of our coastline.
Right - Red Cross Limestone Coast’s long term booking officer Gavin Sparrow.
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“...this is a unique chance to spread the word and have your design on a sign for all to see...” The winning design will be displayed on signage along the region’s coastline and there is a $150 prize on the line. Wattle Range Council manager assets & environment Lauren Oxlade said the competition was part of a concerted effort to reinforce the message of looking after our sensitive coastal areas. “Wattle Range Council has beautiful beaches and unique coastal environments that are sadly being damaged by visitors and residents,” she said. “We need the help of our young people to encourage the public to protect and care for our beaches and coastal dunes. This is a unique chance to spread the word and have your design on a sign for all to see.” The winning sign will be printed by council and installed at one or more locations along the Wattle Range coast. More details and competition entry forms available online at www.wattlerange. sa.gov.au/youthweek
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Green Triangle Real Estate Where do you never tire of visiting in this region? So many places but the Blue lake is always mesmerising and our wine region is definitely worth visiting. Three first choice dinner party guests There is no way I could only pick three people!! What people would be surprised to find out about you? I am that much of an over sharer that they probably already know my answers. Your greatest weakness? Thinking that I can save everyone from bad things, especially children and definitely over sharing. Your greatest strength? I think I have a kind heart & I am honest and hard working. What would you choose for your last meal? A huge bowl of pasta. What item in your wardrobe would you never part with? Blue jeans & my slippers.
Environmental warriors Student leaders from across the region met for the first instalment of the Young Environmental Leaders Program (YELP) in Naracoorte earlier this term. The program, facilitated by the South East NRM Board, has seen a significant increase in school participation with 90 students from 23 schools participating this year, compared with 62 students and 15 schools last year. Environmental education coordinator Vanessa Freebairn said students were keen to learn and build on their knowledge of environmental issues. “The big increase in numbers this year is really encouraging,” Vanessa said. “We’re excited about
“...I thought it would be cool & interesting…” Taylor (Naracoorte South Primary School) the enthusiasm of this year’s student group, and the support of their schools, to learn about our local landscape and the challenges we face in the region.” The iconic Blanche Cave hosted the students for their first forum of 2020 as they listened to presentations on pest plants and animals, protecting the coast, water in our landscape, and local biodiversity. It was then the students’ turn to put their brains well and truly into gear, workshopping ideas for projects they will work on with their schools during the year.
“…this year we’re focussing on local landscape topics - pests, biodiversity, water, and soils…” Vanessa Freebarin (NRM environmental education coordinator)
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Taylor, from Naracoorte South Primary School, was excited to be involved and learn more about local environmental issues. “I nominated to be in YELP because I thought it would be cool and interesting,” Taylor said. “I want to help the environment as much as I can. I also hope to learn more about the Red-tail Black-Cockatoo and how my school can help them.”
The next meeting of the YELP group will be at the Earthkeepers Camp, scheduled for later in the year. “This year we’re focussing on local landscape topics - pests, biodiversity, water, and soils,” Vanessa said. “We’re really looking forward to seeing the creative projects the YELP students will lead.”
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If you were a car, what would you be? Any car that smells new. Who/what most inspires you? I am inspired by people who help others in times of need & humble people who do not need recognition for everything they do. Who/what most frustrates/annoys you? Haha a lot of things… but mostly people that eat loudly or make tapping sounds.
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What book/CD would you want with you if you were on a deserted island? Any true story. Which movie/television role would you love to play? Julia Roberts in Erin Brockovich. What’s the best advice you ever heard? Be kind to others & don’t say anything behind someones back that you wouldn’t say to their face. What’s the best advice you ever gave? Hmmm I do give a lot of advice, but I am not certain anyone listens.
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Are you up for the challenge? Classic board games
Everything old is new again at the moment, with board games being dragged out from the back of the cupboard, as families find new ways to stay entertained and that could see books coming back in style as well. Books and reading have been at the centre of the Premier’s Reading Challenge, a literacy engagement program, initiated in 2004, and 2020 is a great time to get involved. The challenge focuses on encouraging students to read more books and to improve literacy levels, with students set the task of reading 12 books from the beginning of the school year through to the beginning of September. And it is certainly not too late to get involved. Just ask your teacher who your school’s Premier’s Reading Challenge coordinator is and hit them up for a student reading record or you can go direct to the Premier’s Reading Challenge website. The idea of the challenge is to read a selection of books from the recommended reading list provided for your age group or Year level by the Premier’s Reading Challenge and also a selection of books of your own choosing – the breakdown for each Year level is on the Premier’s Reading Challenge website. eBooks and audio books can be included in the challenge, as well as books you read with your family at home and books you might have been asked to read for school. Simply record your reading on your student reading record as you go, and get an adult, including a parent/carer, librarian or teacher, to sign off and verify that you read the book. Your school will have set a due date for completing the challenge and handing in your form. Lifestyle1 is going to showcase some of the listed books in the coming weeks.
Cluedo Cluedo is a murder mystery game for three to six players that was devised in 1943 by Anthony E. Pratt from Birmingham, England. Mr Pratt said he was inspired to come up with the concept by a murder mystery parlour game he used to play with his friends when he was younger. Mr Pratt and his wife Elva, who had helped in designing the game, presented it to Waddingtons’ executive Norman Watson, who immediately purchased it and provided its trademark name of Cluedo. The game was first manufactured by Waddingtons in the UK in 1949. Although the patent was granted in 1947, due to postwar shortages in the UK the game was not officially launched for two years. Since then, it has been relaunched and updated several times, and it is currently owned and published by the American game and toy company Hasbro. The object of the game is to determine who murdered the game’s victim, where the crime took place, and which weapon was used. Each player assumes the role of one of the six suspects and attempts to deduce the correct answer by strategically moving around a game board representing the rooms of a mansion and collecting clues about the circumstances of the murder from the other players. Traditionally the characters/suspects are Miss Scarlett, Reverend Green, Colonel Mustard, Mrs White, Professor Plum and Mrs Peacock, while the murder weapons are candelstick, dagger, lead pipe, revolver, robe and wrench.
Lydia Williams & Lucinda Gifford Little Lydia learns to be the best that she can be as she competes in a variety of sports against very unusual competitors. An inspiring celebration of self-belief, the joy to be had in sport, and the importance of persistence. Little Lydia loves sport. She lives in the outback and is friends with all the animals. When she asks Emu, Kangaroo and Koala to play sport with her, she soon discovers that each of them has a special talent. But does Lydia have a gift for sport too? And if she does, how will she discover it? A funny and triumphant picture book by Lydia Williams, goalkeeper for the Matildas. Lydia Williams is an Indigenous Australian soccer player. She grew up on the red dirt of Western Australia. During her childhood she travelled with her family to many Aboriginal communities where she learnt how to play sport with bare feet. Her family taught her how to live off the land and the values of Indigenous culture; they even had two pet kangaroos. When her family moved to Canberra, Lydia started playing soccer competitively as a way to make friends. Having played soccer for nearly twenty years, she currently plays for Melbourne City in the W-League. Lydia is the first-choice goalkeeper for the Australian Matildas and is also signed to the Seattle Reign FC in the United States. Lucinda Gifford is the author and illustrator of many well-loved books for kids. Many years ago, Lucinda studied architecture in Scotland, where she learned to draw fancy buildings and moody scenery. She also likes to draw dragons, cats and magical frogs - despite never having studied witchcraft. Now based in Melbourne, Lucinda works from a small home studio full of books, plants, dragons’ blood and newts’ tongues.
LEMONADE JONES AND THE GREAT SCHOOL FETE Davina Blair Lemonade Jones - a feisty girl with a lot of fizz! A warm, funny story for the beginning reader about the girl who likes to ask lots of questions and does NOT like rules. A haunted house. A giant rainbow slide. And delicious donuts from Clark Dark’s dad’s donut van. Lemonade Jones’s school fete is going to be as sparkly and fun as a shook-up bottle of fizzy drink. Most exciting of all is the Year One Mum Band. Lemonade Jones has talked her mum into being the lead singer, and everyone knows that the lead singer is the star. This is going to be the greatest school fete ever! Davina Bell is a writer for young people of many ages. Her award-winning and CBCA Notable picture books include All the Ways To Be Smart, Under the Love Umbrella, The Underwater Fancy-dress Parade, Oh Albert! and Hattie Helps Out. As well as the Lemonade Jones stories, she has written two middle grade series and a young adult novel. Originally from Perth, Davina now lives in Melbourne, where she works as a children’s book editor. Karen Blair is an award-winning illustrator of twelve picture books. She has collaborated with some of Australia’s leading children’s authors. Karen is also a primary art teacher and her characters are often inspired by her students and her own two children. She loves to help tell stories that explore the joy of discovery and play in the outdoors and the special relationships in children’s lives.
STUCK IN THE MUD
R.A. Spratt Things are about to get messy for the Peski Kids as mud-run madness descends on Currawong! Chaos parachutes into Currawong when the annual Mud Run hits town. The Peski kids are soon swept up in the festivities. Or in April’s case, strapped to a vision-impaired competitor in the race. Can Joe beat the fierce opposition? Can Fin hit Joe with a giant mud ball? Can April make it through a school day without getting expelled? Who knows? But when the prize money goes missing someone has to figure out what really happened under all that mud! R.A. Spratt is the author of The Peski Kids, Friday Barnes and The Adventures of Nanny Piggins. In her previous life she was a television writer. Unlike the Peski kids, R.A. Spratt never fights with her brother, but only because he moved to Hong Kong to get away from her. R.A. lives in Bowral, NSW, where she has three chickens, two goldfish and a dog. She also has a husband and two daughters.
Sean Williams When the song is over, what remains? A novel about rediscovering yourself when everything you once took for granted is gone. Music is Simon’s life - which is why he is devastated when a ministroke obliterates his hearing. He resists attempts to help him adjust to his new state, refusing to be counselled, refusing to learn sign language, refusing to have anything to do with Deaf culture. Refusing, that is, until he meets G, a tough-as-nails girl dealing with her own newly experienced hearing loss. In an emotionally compelling tale crackling with originality, Simon’s quest to create an entirely new form of music forces him into a deeper understanding of his relationship to the hearing world, of himself, and of the girl he meets along the way. Sean Williams was born in the dry, flat lands of South Australia, where he still lives with his wife and family. He is the author of more than 40 novels and 120 published short stories.
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Get an early start on your spring cleaning Nothing feels quite as satisfying as coming home to a clean house. Since cleaning your house from top to bottom can be overwhelming — not to mention, time-consuming — take it room by room or appliance by appliance with these tried-and-tested spring cleaning tips. No matter if you have five minutes to freshen up or an entire weekend to spare, give all your home’s trouble spots a refresh with these cleaning howtos And while you might not think about cleaning your reusable shopping bags or vacuum on a regular basis, spring cleaning season is the perfect time to spruce up your daily go-tos, especially since they collect dirt and grime just like everything else.
Choc peppermint slice 1 3/4 cups plain flour 1/3 cup Cocoa 2 3/4 cups icing sugar mixture 200g butter, melted, cooled 2 tablespoons milk Doormats Trap more dirt by using two mats, one outside the door and one inside. To refresh, hose off and air-dry mats. Vacuum indoor ones on both sides — going over the back will push trapped dirt out onto the floor where it will be easier to pick up. Grocery Bags Reusable grocery bags cut down on wasteful plastic, but they can get grimy with time. Run your reusable bags through the washer regularly to remove any lingering food bacteria, turning them inside out before you toss them in. Pay attention to the bag’s fabric when selecting a dryer setting. Cutting Boards If you think that nasty mark is permanent, you’re wrong. Run the cut side of a lemon over the board to remove food stains and smells. Want an extra cleaning oomph? Sprinkle it with salt or baking soda first. Fridge You probably wipe down your fridge’s interior shelving on the regular already, but don’t forget about the rest. Pop out the door shelves and bins, and wash in warm, soapy water to get rid of food bacteria and spillage. Stainless Steel To make this surface sparkle again, mix a solution of 1 teaspoon dish detergent and 1 litre hot tap water. Using a microfiber cloth, rub the detergent solution onto the marks in small sections, going with the grain. Rinse with clean hot water only, and dry immediately with a clean cloth. Junk Drawer Start small and pick your stash spot. Empty it out and suck up dust with your vacuum’s nozzle. Toss or relocate any items you no longer need or that don’t belong there. Everything else goes back, but this time in an organised manner. Repurpose plates and bowls to
store cords, stamps, and other odds and ends. A nonslip liner will keep them in place. Shower Drain To freshen drains and help keep them free-flowing, mix 1/2 cup baking soda with 1/4 cup table salt. Pour the mixture down the drain, followed by 1 cup heated vinegar. It will foam and bubble. Let it stand for 15 minutes — longer does not work any better. Follow by running hot tap water for at least 15 to 30 seconds.
Ceilings Spring cleaning season is all about focusing on the spots you forget about the rest of the year. Grab an extendable duster and attack ceiling fans, hanging and recessed lights, moldings and more. Outdoor Furniture Get your outdoor furniture ready for lounging. To do this, add a squirt of dish detergent to a bowl of warm water, then wipe down tables and chairs. Finish it all off with a spray of water from the garden hose.
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Method Preheat oven to 180C/160C fan-forced. Grease a 20cm x 30cm lamington pan. Line base and sides with baking paper, extending paper 2cm above edges of pan. Sift flour, cocoa and 1/2 cup icing sugar into a large bowl. Add butter. Stir to combine. Press into prepared pan. Bake for 15 minutes. Cool completely in pan. Place milk, 1/2 the copha and remaining icing sugar in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 4 minutes or until melted and smooth. Stir in peppermint essence and tint green with colouring. Working quickly, pour over base in pan and spread evenly. Refrigerate for 1 hour or until set. Place chocolate and remaining copha in a small saucepan over low heat. Cook, stirring, for 2 to 3 minutes or until smooth. Cool for 10 minutes. Pour evenly over mint layer. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set. Stand at room temperature for 5 minutes before cutting. Serve.
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167 Bay Road (Riddoch Highway) Mount Gambier Ph 08 8723 1325 (1.3 Kms South of Blue Lake)
Luxury country home 406 Cafpirco Road, Compton Located minutes from Mount Gambier you will find this feature packed home, nestled and private on 5 acres of productive compton land. This four bedroom plus study home has large living areas, bedrooms are all spacious making a great family home and creating a lifestyle for all the family to enjoy. A stunning kitchen is a feature of the home with stone benchtops, soft close doors, heaps of cupboard space and pantry. Kitchen meals lounge room has huge north facing windows with panoramic views over the countryside with sliding doors to a large covered deck a great space for entertaining family and friends. A family room is great space for kids. Slow combustion heating and split system airconditioning keeps the home the right temperature all year round. The main bedroom is resort luxury with room to move, huge walk in robe and en-suite featuring spa and floor to ceiling tiling. Double garage with inside access plus plus 3rd garage workshop, storage area and 3rd toilet and vanity. What a great 5 acres for a horse a motor bike or run a few head of cattle, fruit orchard, lovely grounds and gardens, rainwater that supplies the house, plus a new bore and pump to keep the property green all year round. Only an inspection of this wonderful country home, will unveil all of its hidden treasures. Inspection by appointment.
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AGENT: Peter Dempsey Real Estate Peter Dempsey | M: 0418 854 393 firstname.lastname@example.org www.atrealty.com.au RLA: 269823 PRICE: $585,000
Blue ribbon character 93 Bay Road, Mount Gambier Kim Cawthorne at Complete Real Estate has for sale a unique opportunity to purchase in one of Mount Gambier’s Blue Ribbon addresses. Located opposite the parklands leading to the Blue Lake, its location is shared only by a few homes that enjoy this outlook and if you love walking you are only a few steps away from the Blue Lake and Valley Lake walking trails. This character property has been a cherished home for its family for many years and has been lovingly maintained and cared for by its owners but now it’s available for another owner to become its new caretaker. Beyond the fence that provides privacy and security is a solid stone character home that has the charm of yesteryear and surrounded by beautiful sweeping lawns and gardens. Upon entering the gorgeous timber and glass feature front door you are greeted by the brightness provided by a large north facing window with leadlight features, shining into the large living space, this room opens into the renovated kitchen/dining area that has a gas cook top and electric oven, extensive bench space and ample storage. Three large bedrooms, the main and 2nd with built-in robes are located away from the living space. Located under the home is a large rumpus room/4th bedroom or teenage retreat providing addition living space for the family. Outside is an area to sit and enjoy the privacy of the large yard, sweeping lawns surrounded by established trees provides a relaxing environment to garden or just chill. A carport and a singe shed are also located on the large allotment. Don’t wait to view this unique property, call Complete Real Estate now to arrange a time for a one on one inspection.
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AGENT: Complete Real Estate Kim Cawthorne | M: 0499 165 271 7 Helen Street, Mount Gambier email@example.com www.completerealestate.net.au RLA: 226179 PRICE: $429,000 - $439,000
property Rent or reside 1/33 Shelton Street, Mount Gambier Ideal for the first home buyer or if you are an investor looking to start or expand your property portfolio, this completely refurbished home unit could be for you.Located a short walk from the Collins Court shopping complex, which offers a chemist, butcher and deli and in walking distance of a bus stop, this Shelton Street property is more than meets the eye and packed with features. Boasting solid construction, 10 foot ceilings, with polished cypress pine floors, cedar door frames and skirting boards. The prioerty merges plenty of space with a sense of comfort amd cosiness. Offering two double bedrooms, the master bedroom has plenty of cupboard space and direct access to the bathroom, which has been fitted out with a bath, new shower screen and new toilet cistern and pan. There is also a separate vanity room. This home unit also has a spacious kitchen with ample storage space, stainless steel appliances and wood heating with a heat shfter. The plush formal lounge has gas heating and carpeted for cosy living. There is a study nook, while the garage offers remote control access and direct internal entry to the home unit. And the outdoors is just as impressive with an established garden and a large private courtyard with is half paved and half lawn, ideal for entertaining, barbecues or as a play area for young children. There is also a garden shed ideal for storing wood and all garden implements. All building insurance and garden maintenance is all looked after for you. At a current market rent of $200 per week it is an ideal rental investment returning 5% nett, so call John for more details on this property.
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AGENT: First Choice Property Sales John Stott | M: 0418 849 999 firstname.lastname@example.org www.firstchoicepropertysales.com.au RLA: 115689 PRICE: $169,500
Wanted • 10 – 20 acres of bare land • 1st home buyer residences to $180,000 • Fully leased block of ﬂats • Central older style homes • Country living properties to $500,000 • 50-200 acre Grazing blocks within a 25km radius of the Mount
26 ALEXANDER STREET
Investment Potential • Prime development allotment • 456m2 zoned city centre • Suitable for a variety of pursuits • Office complex, retail, consulting rooms, warehouse • S.T.C.A.
• Coastal holiday homes from Nene Valley to Port MacDonnell • Low Maintenance Brick and Tile homes around $250,000
If you have a property that suits phone John on 0418 849 999 Buyers Ready to Inspect
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18 MARLOW COURT
Investment Potential • 815m2 Elevated Building Block • Last block left in the street • Panoramic views over the city to Centenary Tower • Build your dream home
Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier SA 5290
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3 Jenkins Street
2/17 Canavan Road
This lovely home is situated in a great central location close to all the popular Cafés, Restaurants and Shops the City has to offer, or start your day with a walk along the Rail trail + rear yard access.
3 Huntingdale Court
Care free living in an enviable location, two spacious bedrooms, large kitchen/meals/family, private rear yard/pergola area, single garage umr with remote access- currently leased at $240 per week until 6/05/2020.
3 Heaver Drive
27 Derwent Court
This light filled contemporary home has everything for the family who love to entertain, boasting a very functional floor plan. Within easy walking distance to St Martins Lutheran College.
1 Chauvel Street
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Offering an affordable family home in a popular location. Updated kitchen with stainless appliances and trendy bathroom. Close proximity to schools, parklands and shops. Be quick for this one!
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30 Dulkara Avenue
11 Tarandi Road
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The ultimate entertainer – A quality home & BIG on space. Boasting three generous living areas, gourmet kitchen, huge outdoor entertaining & low maintenance self cleaning pool. Perfectly located for elevated sweeping views.
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
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Bengalee Crescent - STAGE 4
This home requires some TLC but offers a fantastic opportunity to enter the market and reap the rewards. Three bedrooms, kitchen/meals area, large living/dining space. large rear yard.
Located amongst quality homes in a well established area. Offering 4 large bedrooms, master with direct access to spacious 2way bathroom, functional kitchen overlooking beautiful private gardens.
46 Commercial Street West 1/17 Canavan Road 157 Bay Road 2/210 Commercial Street East 6 Kalimna Crescent 178 Commercial Street West 1/31 Yeates Street 39 Starline Place 5 William Street 51 Ferrers Street 23 Stiles Street 5 Cheyenne Court 11 Redwood Avenue
Priced to sell – ultra spacious family home loaded with extras. Granite kitchen benches, ducted heating & cooling, high ceilings and rear yard access. One of the best streets in popular Conroe Heights!
9 Tanglewood Crescent
21 Hilltop Avenue
A low maintenance home in a great location. Two living areas and close proximity to schools, sports grounds and popular restaurant. Fantastic investment opportunity – rental estimate $220 per week
A good offering for 1st home buyer/ investor offering large living area, upgraded bathroom, covered entertaining and fantastic car accommodation. Ready to inspect! and impress!
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12 Callahan Place
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Deceptively spacious home ready for the largest family. Lovingly maintained in fantastic, quiet, elevated location. Loaded with ‘WOW’ – this home is a must see!
Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier www.gebhardts.com.au
6 Kalimna Crescent
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1/31 Yeates Street
3 1 1 $260 pw •Three bedroom home •Lounge with R/C air conditioner •Kitchen/dining area with gas cooking •Carport UMR •Detached shed for storage or work shed •Patio area •No Pets
$115,000 to $135,000 Lot 50 Lot 51 Lot 52 Lot 53 Lot 54 Lot 55 Lot 56
157 Bay Road
Avail 19/5/20 3 1 1 $270 pw •3 bedrooms, all with built in robes •Lounge with bay window and gas log fire •Large kitchen/ meals area with access to entertaining area •Single garage under main roof with internal access •Secure rear yard •No pets
Avail Now 3 1 2 $250 pw •3 bedrooms, main with R/C air con •BIRs in bedrooms 2 and 3 •Kitchen with electric cooking •Separate dining with R/C air con •Lounge with S/C heating •Updated bathroom •Detached single garage •Large yard, lots of shedding •No Pets •Property on the sales market
Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier SA 5290 Paul Chuck SALES 0409 541 113
Ben Jeffrey SALES 0417 810 246
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124 North Terrace
18 Eldridge Drive, Worrolong
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The complete family package awaits. A beautifully maintained home set on an acre of established grounds, spacious living areas and covered outdoor entertaining. Be quick to inspect this quality home.
This beautifully maintained homette will only impress and offers large rooms, high ceilings, gas heating plus reverse cycle split air conditioner – all on low maintenance easy care grounds. A great home unit alternative in a quiet cul-desac.
20A Boandik Terrace
Conroe Heights Gem Beautifully presented 3 bedroom homette located at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac. Large open plan kitchen/ meals/family, immaculate bathroom, large pergola overlooking private rear yard, single garage under main roof.
The team at Gebhardts would like to wish everyone a very happy and safe Easter! $252,000
9 Mosswood Close
Be prepared to fall in love with this superb home positioned on 5 acres (approx) only five minutes from the City centre. Immaculate inside and out – a true haven for those who wish to escape the hustle and bustle. You will fall in love from the minute you turn into the driveway!
8 Ivy Place
400 Wireless Road West, Suttontown
This gracious residence of elegant proportions stands proudly in its magnificent surrounds. Immaculately presented inside and out, it’s striking street appeal & elegant interiors combine the classic appeal of yesterday with the contemporary style of today.
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Lot 201 Smiths Road Port MacDonnell
16 Magnolia Court
Springview Estate STAGE 2
Central location equipped with shedding. Offering a versatile floor plan, 3 bedrooms, main with ensuite & WIR, spacious kitchen/meals/family. Secondary formal lounge/dining room, large 7mX7m (approx) stone garage & workshop area.
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A wonderful lifestyle awaits – only minutes to the ocean and centre of Port MacDonnell. Beautiful country feel and views – contact your builder – Also available LOT 202 1.51ha approx also @ $200,000
2 Palamountain Street
22 Allison Street
Nestled in a quiet cul de sac in the always popular Conroe Heights is this immaculate family home which you will want to call your own, only a short walk to the local playground and reserve, shops and schools.
47 Anthony Street
COLLINS DRIVE MOUNT GAMBIER’S PREMIER RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION
Exciting new subdivision located just minutes from the city centre Allotment sizes ranging from 1,195m2 to 2,263m2 Services include power, water & sewer Construction underway connecting the Estate to the popular rail lands walking trail Side & rear colorbond fencing included Limited allotment released – Be quick Prices starting at $120,000
106 Sea Parade, Port MacDonnell
9 Coorara Avenue
This property presents an extraordinary opportunity to renovate or undertake a re-development (STCC). Approx 7,745m2 of prime real estate located in the Hospital precinct.
RENTALS 46 Commercial Street West
The absolute dream for the family who love to entertain, the all weather entertaining area and inground swimming pool will impress, highly sought after location.
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5 William Street
Located in a great central position a short stroll from the City centre, this fantastic 1295m2 (approx.) allotment will appeal to those who want to be close to everything that the city has to offer. Allotments of this size and location are becoming increasingly hard to find. Be quick!
Suite 2/14 Helen Street, Mount Gambier www.gebhardts.com.au
32 Commercial Street West
This superb seafront property will appeal to the fussiest of buyers, new floor coverings window furnishings
This lovely three bedroom home will charm all who walk through the door! Step inside to discover an immaculate and very appealing property that will delight the first home buyer or investor, nothing to do but move in and enjoy!
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3/19 Gray Street
23-25 Commercial Street West 32 Commercial Street West 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 space at rear of building •Main Street precinct at your doorstep •No Pets
Avail 8/5/20 3 2 1 $295 pw •3 bedrooms, main with ensuite & BIR •Open plan kitchen/meals area •Main bathroom w/ corner spa & sep toilet •Ducted gas heat & r/c aircon •2 outdoor entertaining areas •Single garage UMR with internal access •No Pets
•Approx. 178m2 showroom area •Excellent retail opportunity •Large open area with reverse cycle air conditioner •Suit a variety of uses •Separate office/store room and kitchen area •Rear carpark area •Large public carparking available •POA
•Main reception area •Two separate offices •Galley kitchen •Recently updated throughout •Approximately 82.12m2 •Public car parking close by •Ducted electric heating and cooling
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– This neat, well presented home unit is situated within walking distance to all ameni es and oﬀers Wehl Street frontage and its own Community Title. – Features of the home include – Large open plan kitchen / dining and living area – Kitchen with electric cooking, a large breakfast bar and ample cupboard space
– 3 bedrooms with built in wardrobes – Two- way bathroom with bath, shower and vanity, accessible via the main bedroom – Ducted hea ng – Single car garage with remote roller door, internal access and a dedicated laundry area. – Low maintenance front & rear yard
$485 PER WEEK
33 ANNETTE STREET. MOUNT GAMBIER
bedrooms main with WIR and ensuite ,2nd bedroom with BIR and 3rd bedroom with a BIR robes and a built in desk, main bathroom with Bath, shower, vanity and a separate toilet. Extra features include a built in func onal out door kitchen, double garage under the main roof with internal access and remote roller door, solar panels, r/c a/c, ducted hea ng and cooling, solar hot water, vacuum and security system.
CHARMING HOME FILLED WITH CHARACTER – Set on approximately 2.5 acres just 20 mins to Penola and 40mins to Robe. - Country style kitchen, oﬀering electric cooking, a double sink, a generous butlers panty and slow combus on wood hea ng, large lounge with slow combus on wood hea ng. Other features include two large bedrooms and a smaller sleepout
BUY YOUR FIRST HOME TODAY – 21 Tallara Avenue, Mount Gambier is your opportunity to move out of the rental market and move into your very own home. – This property has everything you need. The Dine in mber kitchen oﬀers electric cooking, lounge with slow combus on wood hea ng and gas heater, 3 bedrooms, bathroom with bath, shower and vanity and a separate toilet oﬀ the Laundry area.
5177 CLAYWELLS RD, WATTLE RANGE
– Large bedrooms, three with BIR – Detached co age for guests or teen retreat – Double car garage, 4-bay machinery shed, established gardens & fruit trees – Bond $2910.00 – 12 month lease – Pets nego able
21 TALLARA AVENUE, MOUNT GAMBIER
IMPRESSIVE SOLID FAMILY HOME Welcome to 33 Anne e Street, Mount Gambier, a solid well built, stone home awai ng a family to simply move in and enjoy all the home has to oﬀer. Features of the home include open plan kitchen / dining and living area with granite benchtops & breakfast bar, 2 draw dishwasher, gas cook top, electric oven and a walk-in pantry, 3
ELEGANT COUNTRY LIVING MINUTES FROM TOWN Available 24th April 2020 – Solid family home close to schools, hospital and shopping centre – 12-foot ceilings, open plan kitchen/dining/living areas – Wood hea ng & reverse cycle air condi oning
– If shedding is a must then you will deﬁnitely be happy here, with a double car garage, two single car garages and a work shop / wood shed with bonus rear yard access for your convenience. – Other features include an undercover pergola area & aluminium roller blinds on the front and side windows perfect for comfort and security.
15 WEHL STREET SOUTH, MOUNT GAMBIER
room, bathroom with shower, bath and vanity and a separate toilet oﬀ the laundry in the rear porch/ sunroom area, detached single car garage, a woodshed, rainwater plumbed to the home and plenty of room for ﬂower & vegetable gardens.
PRIME LOCATION ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES - This charming home is situated on the corner of Wehl St Sth & Eleanor Street on a 1201m2 allotment across two Titles. - The home maintains old world charm with high ceilings, ornate cornice, ceiling roses and stained mber skir ngs and architraves. 3 bedrooms with the op on of a 4th bedroom or second living area, formal dining, expansive lounge with gas
hea ng and a R/C A/C, kitchen with electric cooking, bathroom with shower and vanity and a separate toilet oﬀ the laundry area. - Possibili es for the purchaser of this unique property include conver ng the home to oﬃces with the poten al of carparks at the rear, purchasing both Titles and build on the Eleanor Street Allotment, purchasing individual Titles or even opera ng a B&B
5 7 KENNEDY AVENUE, MOUNT GAMBIER
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$670,000 GRAND FAMILY LIVING – Generous sized kitchen with butler’s pantry – Open plan living areas with wood ﬁre and R/C A/C – Ground ﬂoor includes two oﬃces, foyer, two bedrooms (one with ensuite and study), laundry and alfresco dining
– Second ﬂoor is home to three bedrooms, all with ensuites and robes, bedroom two oﬀering a separate living area – Bitumen roundabout driveaway, ample garage space, pergola and swimming pool
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4 Renfrey Place, Mount Gambier
10 Degaris Street, Mount Gambier
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Come home to this beautifully renovated home positioned at the foot of the Lakes precinct. Inside oﬀers 3 carpeted bedrooms all containing built-in robes and ceiling fans. The lounge room provides the perfect space to watch your favourite tv shows and is kept beautifully warmed and cooled throughout the year with both split system air conditioning and ceiling fans. The superbly renovated kitchen contains all the modern ﬁnishes, including Miele dishwasher, pantry, Induction cooktop and electric oven and is ﬁnished with 2 pak cabinetry. The stunning centrally positioned bathroom contains large shower recess, a luxuriously deep bath and a stylish timber topped ﬂoating vanity whilst the toilet is separate. Side yard access is also available to the 9m x 6m Colorbond shed and private paved pergola area for all your outdoor entertaining. Walking distance to Reidy Park Primary School, Mount Gambier High School and Tenison Woods College.
Situated in a superb location in the city of Mount Gambier is this much loved two owner home which is cosy inside and spacious outside. This well cared for home contains two generous sized bedrooms (one with ceiling fan). When you enter the home the ﬁrst thing you will be delighted by are the gorgeous polished ﬂoorboards that ﬂow throughout the home. The separate lounge room has gas heating as well as ceiling fan. You can cook up a feast in the retro style kitchen which has near new gas cooking. The light and bright sun room is currently utilised as a dining space and this is a lovely spot to enjoy a drink and a meal with your nearest and dearest. This leads out to the spacious deck which oﬀers an abundance of space for outdoor entertaining and overlooks the fantastic allotment which is dotted with fruit trees, as well as a single car garage and garden/implement shed.
$299,000-$315,000 Contact Sara O'Connor 0438 708 281 NEW 6 BOND ST, MT GAMBIER
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$545,000-$595,000 NEW PRICE
- Oﬀering 8 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms the home’s ﬂexible ﬂoor plan is perfect for extra-large families with HUGE 80m2 enclosed entertainment area with stone bench tops with built in wine fridge, teppanyaki plate, dishwasher, built in BBQ and pizza oven - Spacious kitchen/dining/family area with gas log ﬁre, kitchen with s/s appliances including dual ovens plus rear yard with three bay colourbond shed Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
NEW 10-12 BURNEY ST, ALLENDALE EAST
$219,000 Contact Sara O'Connor 0438 708 281
- Solid brick and tile home oﬀering an elevated allotment at the end of a quiet cul-de-sac - Inside oﬀers large lounge/dining area with r/c s/s air con, s/c wood ﬁre & gas ducted heating, timber kitchen/meals area with loads of storage, dishwasher & electric cooking - 4 bedrooms all with BIRs & the master with an ensuite - Huge family room oﬀering the ultimate games area or kids playroom
Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
Contact Al Lamond 0418 849 266
Contact Al Lamond 0418 849 266
11 GEMSTONE CRT, MT GAMBIER
- Situated on a beautiful leafy 1,215m2 allotment with loads of space - Master bedroom with walk in robe plus ensuite with his & hers vanities - Three living areas comprising of a formal lounge, open plan family zone plus rumpus or theatre room - Sophisticated kitchen with stone benchtops, s/s appliances and WI pantry 4 2 2 Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
2 HARLEY ST, ALLENDALE EAST
$310,000-$340,000 NEW PRICE
Contact Al Lamond 0418 849 266
Contact Al Lamond 0418 849 266
NEW 27 DERWENT CRT, MT GAMBIER
- Designer family home with a modern & spacious ﬂoor plan - Huge open plan kitchen/dining/living area which oﬀers beautiful elevated views over the Conroe Heights landscape - Master bedroom suite includes his and hers WIR’s plus a sparkling large ensuite & plenty of natural light - Extra features include s/c wood ﬁre, large solar system, dedicated study, 3 separate living areas, double glazed windows & r/c ducted air-con
- Quaint 3 bedroom home with loads of country charm set on a 845m2 allotment - Inside oﬀers separate lounge with new r/c split air con, lovely open plan kitchen/meals/living area with electric cooking and master bedroom with WIR & ensuite - Outside the property oﬀers the best in low maintenance living, with a large storage shed, separate man cave & a securely fenced yard
- Beautifully renovated inside, kitchen with electric cooking, light ﬁlled lounge with s/c wood heating & r/c split system air-con - 4 bedrooms, 3 of which have BIR’s plus adjoining play room/study - The backyard includes: wood shed, veggie garden, fruit trees, chicken coop and underhouse storage - Rear yard access, undercover carport & 11x5m Colorbond garage - Great family home in the sought after Lakes area
- Timber framed home on a 1618m2 allotment & 2 titles - Featuring polished timber ﬂooring, open plan living with s/c wood heating, modern kitchen with electric cooking, dishwasher & pantry, large lounge area ﬂooded with natural light and r/c s/s air-con - Enclosed raised pergola, large private yard, huge 13x6m shed with power & concrete, large rainwater tank connected to the home & bore supplying the garden 3
NEW 37 BLUEBELL DR, MT GAMBIER
18 TENISON DR, MT GAMBIER
- Solid brick home on a 1960m2 allotment in the heart of Glencoe - Two spacious living areas include s/c wood heating and built in bar along with a separate games room/fourth bedroom - Large country kitchen with dishwasher, breakfast bar & electric cooking - 18x5m outdoor alfresco area evoking a country rustic vibe - A double carport, a 18mx6m shed with power and lights and a low maintenance allotment all within walking distance to Glencoe Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
6521 PORTLAND-NELSON RD, NELSON $259,000-$275,000 NEW PRICE
- Beautiful river views right across the Southern front of the property - This solid brick home provides enough space for a family or a large group, offering four bedrooms, one with built-ins - Large lounge room that can be separated from the living/dining area - Open plan kitchen with electric cooking & plenty of storage - Within 500 metres of the local Pub, Deli, Fuel Station & the river itself! Contact Gail 0409 268 199 or Jess 0419 360 001 4 1
49 KIRIP RD, GLENCOE
- Large 5795m2 allotment walking distance to Tenison Woods College - Built to the highest of standards oﬀering multiple living area - 3 bedrooms UMR plus a large 1 bedroom self-contained unit - Private and beautifully established gardens with veg. garden & fruit trees - Inspect this impressive family home today! Contact Al 0418 849 266 or Gail 0409 268 199 4 3 3
19 MEREDITH ST, NELSON
$215,000-$225,000 NEW PRICE
2 Bedrooms home in the popular river township of Nelson Kitchen/meals with electric cooking and new vynal ﬂooring Bathroom with shower, vanity and toilet Single garage UMR with internal access Large lounge with r/c air conditioning Enclosed veranda with views over the Estuary out to the river mouth and the sea Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199 2 1 1
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5 Yahl Hall Road, Yahl
Tegan Pink ADMINISTRATION P: 08 8723 3416
SANCTUARY IN THE CITY!
Impressive 4-bedroom, 2 bathroom family home, immaculately presented with the added bonus of a huge colorbond shed completely decked out for all the toys. Framed by manicured, easy care gardens with a hot mix driveway, this attractive family home, built in 2013 has been built and designed for simplicity and an easy maintenance lifestyle. Oﬀering open plan living area incorporating striking kitchen/ dining/living, light ﬁlled lounge, master bedroom with ensuite and WIR and beautiful alfresco area with patio blinds. Huge 15m x 12m Colorbond shed with 3.5m clearance roller doors – the ultimate shed for tradie, car or boat enthusiasts or caravaners. Loads of extras including double car garage UMR, r/c split system air conditioning, solar hot water and rainwater plumbed to the home. Securely fenced yard – the perfect playground for children and pets.
Nestled in one of Mount Gambier’s most beautiful areas and hidden from the street is this stunning family home, gracefully positioned on a large 4,145m2 allotment, oozing character and class with timeless architecture and quality reﬁnements. Classic features including stunning leadlight double doors, polished ﬂoorboards and high ceilings evoke a classic homely feel which ﬂows eﬀortlessly throughout. Two beautiful living areas including formal lounge with stunning ﬁreplace, expansive kitchen / living boasting an abundance of storage, light ﬁlled separate study and formal dining room. Three spacious bedrooms, two oﬀering BIRs plus master suite with ensuite bathroom. Outside an outstanding & tranquil outdoor entertaining area, double carport, plus stone single garage and workshop complete the home. Dual driveways allow excellent vehicle access with the leafy trees and gardens providing complete privacy.
$750,000-$775,000 Contact Gail 0409 268 199 or Al 0418 849 266
35 Eldridge Drive, Worrolong
"TAYOC PARK" ON THE EDGE OF THE CITY
Neighbouring Attamurra Golf Club in the popular Oranivale estate is this stunning family home – the perfect fusion of Hamptons meets luxe federation, providing a practical ﬂoor plan with an emphasis on space, entertaining and breathtaking views. Built in 2012, it has all the features of a character home, including hardwood ﬂoors, mantles & feature lead light mixed with the modern necessities of beautiful bathrooms, ducted r/c air conditioning, home automation and plenty of storage. Four bedrooms, main with WIR and ensuite, stunning provincial kitchen, expansive dining and family zones with windows positioned to focus on the breathtaking views. Formal lounge with gas log ﬁre and study/theatre room. Sun-drenched alfresco area with outdoor kitchen along with paved private courtyard. Rain, bore and town water supply, double car garage UMR with remote entry and direct internal access.
Welcome to 9 Stableford Court, Worrolong oﬀering a magniﬁcent Federation Style family home, set on a generous 4075m2 allotment with private mature gardens and all only minutes from the centre of Mount Gambier. Built to the highest of standards in 2001, this architectural designed masterpiece oﬀers formal lounge and dining, designer kitchen with 900mm freestanding gas oven and large walk in pantry. This superb ﬂoor plan oﬀers four large bedrooms, 2 with BIR's and 1 with WIR plus a sumptuous Master Suite with WIR and ensuite. A dedicated study has the option to be used as a 5th bedroom if required. The informal area of the home boasts a spectacular games room with ﬂoor to ceiling windows which overlooks the superbly presented grounds. For your year round comfort, the house has reverse cycle ducted air conditioning and the ambiance of a slow combustion wood ﬁre.
1 SPRINGS RD, PT MACDONNELL
$469,000-$499,000 NEW PRICE
Beautifully presented 2 storey beach house with amazing views Fabulous master bedroom with WIR & ensuite R/c ducted air conditioning and 3 balconies for private entertaining Double car garage oﬀering remote & internal access Colorbond shed oﬀering storage for the boat & ﬁshing gear Exceptional opportunity for a purchaser looking for the right beachfront home Contact Al Lamond 0418 849 266 3 2 4
9 Stableford Court, Worrolong
$750,000-$775,000 Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
Leonie Carrison PERSONAL ASSISTANT P: 08 8723 3416
93 Shepherdson Road, Mount Gambier
COUNTRY LIFESTYLE - CITY CONVENIENCE
$595,000-$610,000 Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
Carolyn Gazzard CLIENT SERVICES P: 0418 813 233
NEW 9 BELL ST, PORT MACDONNELL
$789,000 Contact Sara 0438 708 281 or Al 0418 849 266
NEW 117 LAKE EDWARD RD, GLENCOE $240,000-$249,000 2.69 ACRES
NEW 1 MIL-LEL DR, MIL-LEL 2.5 ACRES
- This neat & tidy stone home could be what you are waiting for! - Oﬀering a 6m x 12m shed, perfect for the boat with lined workshop, shower & toilet - Inside the home oﬀers three bedrooms, all with BIR’s, a cosy lounge with r/c split system air con, renovated kitchen/meals with electric cooking & dishwasher and revamped bathroom - All this just a hop, skip and a jump to the boat ramp & skate park!
- Enjoy a relaxed country lifestyle in this lovely home - Spacious interior includes four bedrooms, master with walk though robe and ensuite - Kitchen/meals/family with gas cooking and gas heating and ﬂoating ﬂoorboards - Outside oﬀers an abundance of space, a double garage and carport - Currently tenanted at $235 per week
- Renovated family home situated on a large 2.5 acre allotment - Master bedroom with WIR & ensuite, centrally located kitchen oﬀering electric cooking & WI pantry - Other features include r/c split air conditioner & s/c wood ﬁre - Outside features include large 9m x 6m Colorbond shed, wood shed, large dog yard, chook pen, 2 paddocks, plus bore & a large rain water tank plumbed to the home
Contact Gail Richards 0409 268 199
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(08) 8725 8037 | www.limestonere.com.au | 178 Commercial Street East, Mount Gambier 2/3 GORDON STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER
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2509m2 block with Large 4 Bay 9 Spacious colourbond shed 9 Double carport plus workshop 9 Rain water and solar hot water
and shower for the campers & ﬁshing 9 Toilet enthusiasts 9 Ideal grounds for weekend camping 9 Only a stroll away from the river
Graeme Cleves | 0419 806 410
NEW 53 ACACIA STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER
$149,000 - $159,000
8 CARTHEW STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER
FEELS LIKE A HOUSE NOT A UNIT! You will not realise you are part of a unit complex! This extremely low maintenance, brick and tile unit is located only a short walk away to the CBD of Mount Gambier. Located within a complex of only 3 other units, this unit provides its own private rear yard, own driveway and single garage UMR plus street frontage. As you enter, you will step into the spacious & carpeted formal living room with comfort of reverse cycle unit and a large front window providing plenty of natural light. Move through to the hallway which stems both bedrooms and bathroom plus separate toilet. Bedroom 2 is of very generous size but the Master bedroom is what you’ll appreciate most! it is extremely spacious and offers a ﬂoor to ceiling built in robe, and again, a large front window oozing natural sunlight! Central bathroom for convenience provides basin, bath and shower which is also accompanied by a large linen press in the hallway. Open plan dining & kitchen area with breakfast bench, updated electric oven, built in pantry, plenty of under bench storage, double sink and windows to look out to the rear yard area. The laundry which leads from the kitchen and directly out to the rear yard is neat, of good size and has more storage by way of a large ﬂoor to ceiling cupboard. Moving outside, you’ll be able to do way with any maintenance as it’s purely just concrete and fake turf! This is a great property for a ﬁrst home owner, someone who needs to downsize or the investor who wants to take advantage of low interest rates and a great rental return. More information on request. Contact Bianca Taylor to discuss how you will beneﬁt from purchasing this property! Bianca Taylor | 0407 613 346
14 LAIRD STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER
SOLID HOME WITH LARGE ROOMS
9 Large living space + bedrooms with BIRS’s 9 Great shedding, storeroom & rear yard access 9 Spacious block & home with great potential 9 Currently leased at $275.00 per week Bianca Taylor | 0407 613 346
TIMELESS CHARM, ELEGANCE & HISTORY
Limestone & Dolomite villa on 1456m 9 allotment 9 Impressive 7ft bay windows & 11ft ceiling 9 Formal sitting room with panoramic views 2
Graeme Cleves | 0419 806 410
43 BANKSIA STREET, MOUNT GAMBIER
The team at Limestone Real Estate would like to wish their families, friends and clients a happy and safe Easter. $149,000
NEST OR INVEST
kitchen with gas cooking & 9 Eat-in dishwasher 9 Roller shutters on all windows 9 Vendors prepared to lease back
We would like to extend our appreciation to our clients for their ongoing business and who have continued to support us!
9 Solid Brick & Tile Home leased at $260.00pw 9 Large lounge with s/c wood heating 9 Updated Kitchen opening up to the dining 9 Single garage plus double carport
Graeme Cleves | 0419 806 410
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25 O’LOUGHLIN STREET, NANGWARRY
21-23 NEWTON ROAD, PELICAN POINT
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3 BEDROOM HOME ON 850M2 ALLOTMENT
9 Timber framed home with plenty to offer 9 R/C wood heater & R/C air con 9 Great sheds, Rainwater tank, 16 solark panels - 4kw
DON’T IMAGINE IT - JUST EXPERIENCE IT!
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Graeme Cleves | 0419 806 410
9 Current Holiday rental with stunning ocean views on 2 titles approx. 1,400m with great 9 Set shedding including detached garage/workshop 9 Spacious indoor and outdoor entertaining 2
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31 STILE STREET MT GAMBIER 4 BED I 2 BATH I 2 CAR
7 STILES STREET MT GAMBIER 3 BED I 2 BATH I 2 CAR
PERFECT FAMILY HOME $355,000 Inspection is a must for the family looking for more room at an affordable price. Located close to schools and parks this home consists of 4 bedrooms with the main having walk in robe and en-suite. A large formal lounge is a great place to get away and relax. A modern kitchen with heaps of cupboard space over looks the meals and family area, ideal for family life. Sliding doors from this area lead to a huge covered patio area ideal for entertaining family and friends.
QUALITY AND AFFORDABLE $317,500 Check out this quality solid brick and tile home located in the popular montebello area. Stunning new kitchen with all the modern appliances, 2 large open living areas formal lounge dining and family area with built in office. Beautifully renovated bathroom plus walk in robe and en-suite to main bedroom. Good condition throughout with gas heating. Double garage, covered patio area. Easy care gardens.
8 BRUNING PLACE MT GAMBIER 3 BED I 1 BATH I 2 CAR
29483 PRINCES HIGHWAY GLENBURNIE 2/3 BED I 1 BATH I 5 CAR
AFFORDABLE BRICK HOME $207,000 Looking for a first home or investment property. Well this could be perfect. Brick home on a level allotment with rear yard access. Kitchen meals, with modern appliances and walk in pantry. Formal lounge with split system air-conditioning and access to large covered patio pergola area. Timber flooring and good carpets throughout. 3 bedrooms 2 with built in robes. Double length carport with under cover access to the house. Rental opinion $260.00 per week.
AFFORDABLE ON 2 ACRES $289,000 Like sheds and room for more. Well this lifestyle small acreage property could be perfect for you. Ideal for the single man, young couple or family. This home gives you the opportunity to create a country lifestyle only minutes from mount gambier. Ideal for off road truck parking with great access. Modern kitchen with plenty of cupboards, formal lounge, office area, open kitchen meals, 2 large bedrooms with built in robes. Large front and rear patios ideal for entertaining.
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20 O’LEARY ROAD MT GAMBIER 3 BED I 1 BATH I 1 CAR
CRAFTER ROAD COMPTON
FIRST HOME BUYER’S FROM $269,500 Homes ready for your inspection. Attention first homeowners $15,000 new home grant available (sta) these home and land packages are ideal for you. With stage 1 sold prior to marketing. We can now offer stage 2. Only 6 left. Plans available or your own design. Two of mt gambier’s leading building companies are offering turnkey finishes at prices everyone can afford. 4 plans to choose from and select your own colours and finishes. Save thousands on stamp duty.
VENDOR SAYS SELL. $139,000 Why not leave the dream by building your dream home on one of these perfect lifestyle allotments? Titles just through. Purchaser choice of 180 day settlement giving you the opportunity to organise finance or sell a property. 6 lifestyle allotments for you to choose from. Measuring in size from 3,734 sq/m to 4,954 sq/m, ideally located only a few hundred metres from mount gambier basketball stadium, giving the new owner the best of country and city lifestyles.
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9 Neilson Street, Penola
• Beautifully presented town house in a central position. Close to the rail walking trail and CBD. • Two bedrooms, office space and bathroom upstairs • Main bedroom ample storage and ensuite at the front of the home
• Open plan kitchen/dine/living overlooks the courtyard and pergola • Gas cooktop, electric oven, large walk in pantry • Ducted gas heating plus split system • Storage in the ceiling cavity as well as under the stairs
31 Acacia Street, Mount Gambier
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$239,000 • • • •
Wool carpets throughout the home Bathroom with separate shower and bath Single block garage with remote roller door Paved outdoor entertaining area with fire place perfect for a pizza oven
17 Blesing Street, Nangwarry
• Timber framed home with external cladding • Large living room with split system air conditioner & slow combustion heater • Kitchen with electric cooking, adjoining dining area • Four bedrooms, main with ensuite & walk in robe
$145,000 • Main bathroom has shower over bath & third toilet • Paved outdoor entertaining area • Double carport, double iron garage, single iron garage plus extra shed • Fully fenced rear yard
Are you a qualified hairdresser or a second year apprentice looking to purchase your own business? This well established business could be the perfect opportunity for you. Tanya’s Hairworks has been in business for 30 years and has regular clientele. The business is for sale on a walk in walk out basis. Currently trading 6 days per
• Fully fenced rear yard with established gardens and rear yard access • Two small rainwater tanks plus two garden sheds • Located a short distance from the IGA, Post Office and hospital • Fantastic investment, first home or downsizer
Affordable home with great shedding • Semi open plan living/dine/kitchen with split system air conditioner and gas log fire • Renovated kitchen with gas cooktop, under bench oven and ample storage • Main bedroom with split system air conditioner
• 6m x 8m shed with two roller doors, loft and work bench • Enclosed carport with high clearance door with room for three vehicles • Second 6m x 8m shed, timber lined. Previously utilised as a games room
Quality apartment with two of everything! • Set over two levels • Two living areas • Two bedrooms, each with walk in robe • Two bathrooms • Two lock up garages
• Currently tenanted at $320 per week
50-52 Bay Road, Allendale East
$320,000 • Wall oven, built in microwave, gas cooktop + dishwasher • Ducted gas heating throughout plus a split system air conditioner • Bedroom one with walk in robe & ensuite
42 Gray Street, Mount Gambier
3003/7 Lake Terrace West, Mount Gambier
6 Radley Court, Mount Gambier
• 2.7m ceiling height • Quality fixtures throughout including porcelain tiling • Large formal living room • This kitchen is fantastic with storage, storage & more storage!
13 Illawong Drive, Mount Gambier
Well maintained home, one owner since 1958! Formal living room with gas log fire Kitchen/dine updated 2 years ago Four bedrooms Large family room with split system air conditioning
• L shaped living/dining room with split system air conditioner • Three bedrooms • Functional kitchen with electric cooking • Bathroom with separate shower and bath • Lovely paved pergola
FREEHOLD ONLY $280,000
Allendale East General Store What an opportunity! A thriving store in the township of Allendale East. Twenty minutes to Mount Gambier and ten minutes to the beach. Two business in one with the shop front providing a
post office outlet, fuel, tobacco, take away food, general grocery and hardware items, bait and tackle. The second business is a fantastic dive shop offering divers air plus wet suit hire or purchase. Open 7 days a week The current vendor will become the lessee of the business
Shop 4, 252 Commercial Street West, Mount Gambier
$20,000 WIWO week. Conveniently located on Gray Street, between the main street and Central Shopping Centre, with good foot traffic passing. There is street parking at the front of the salon and two carparks near by. Spacious salon with 7 workstations, 2 basins and a beauty room. Computerised data base with almost 400 registered clients.
Rosaville Laundromat The perfect opportunity to own your own business. Located on Commercial Street West in a predominantly residential area offering laundry facilities to the public seven days a week. Consisting of seven washing machines and six commercial dryers. The current owner has recently installed a new
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$20,000 WIWO coin machine, enabling clientele to have access to change whenever it is needed as well as a washing powder dispenser. The business does not currently offer a wash, fold and iron service, however this would be a great way to increase your business.
7 Helen Street, Mount Gambier (08) 8725 5290 www.completerealestate.net.com
6 Lansell Street, Mount Gambier
2 Staï¬&#x20AC;ord Street, Mount Gambier
PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
$339,000-$349,000 FAST FACTS
17 Dove Place, Mount Gambier
PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
$199,000-$209,000 FAST FACTS
59 Wehl Street North, Mount Gambier PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
$189,000-$199,000 FAST FACTS
- Blue ribbon location
- Low maintenance property
- Updated kitchen
- Walking distance of new Aldi/Coles complex
- Multiple entertain areas
- Great storage throughout the home
- Low maintenance property
- Great storage with numerous storage sheds
- Massive shed 6m by 12m approx.
- Current rental market analysis estimated at $350 p/w
- Current rental market analysis estimated at $245 p/w
- Current rental market analysis estimated at $260 p/w
65 Jubilee Highway West, Mount Gambier PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
$179,000-$185,000 FAST FACTS
30 Racketts Road, Pelican Point
$145,000-$155,000 FAST FACTS
- Massive shed 18.5m by 7.5m approx.
- Walking distance to the beach
- Low maintenance yard
- Great rear yard access
- Walking distance to local parks
- Covered outdoor entertaining
- Current rental market analysis estimated at $260 p/w
- Current rental market analysis estimated at $200 p/w
$98,000 FAST FACTS
- Secure yard with side access to shed
- Walking distance to township - Power at boundary fence
- Beautiful block with established trees
- Currently tenanted at $250 p/w
PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
- Slow combustion heating
5 Banksia Street, Nelson
PRIVATE INSPECTION or VIDEO TOUR
$179,000-$189,000 FAST FACTS
3/21 Acacia Street $185pw Available Now
13 Ingleby Street $220pw Available Now
30 Meylin Street, Port MacDonnell $230pw 2 Available Now
37 Canavan Road $245pw Available April
28 Victoria Terrace $260pw Available April
3/35 Elizabeth Street $285pw Available April
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Naracoorte Horse Trials
Naracoorte Lucindale Council has handed out its second round of Community Chest Program funding for the 2019/20 year, with 11 projects enjoying a windfall. Community Chest funding is allocated to groups who require a helping hand to work in conjunction with council to deliver projects, events and activities that help keep the community engaged.
ROUND TWO RECIPIENTS • Lucindale Historical Society $1800 to re-roof the south side of the main museum building (former railway station) and guttering. • Naracoorte Horse Trials - $2000 for the Naracoorte Horse Trials 46th year event. This is the second longest running event of its kind in Australia and has become a launching pad for international eventing competitors. • Naracoorte Kids-at-Gym Association - $1000 for the replacement of ageing equipment and introduction of sensory safe equipment for children with sensory processing issues.
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• Taste the Limestone Coast Festival in Naracoorte - $1000 for flags for the Council’s FlagTrax System to assist with promoting the event. • Naracoorte District Men’s Shed - $3000 to install wiring and light fittings to an extension of the Men’s Shed. • Naracoorte Branch of the National Trust - $2000 to undertake repairs to a shed to display donated equipment, storyboards and labels celebrating the role played by the local district, in particular Kybybolite, towards the impact of superphosphate on subterranean clover. • Frances Recreation Ground - $2000
for external painting of the football clubrooms. • Naracoorte Singers - $1000 to replace choral folders required to hold music when singers perform. • Naracoorte and Districts Little Athletics - $2000 to replace aged equipment. • Yakka Park Music Festival at Lucindale - $1000 to hire an additional marquee to allow for an extension of the dance floor and seating space. • Naracoorte Scout Group - $3000 to install roller shutters on the front windows at the Scout Hall.
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The future of Penola in the spotlight Wattle Range Council, together with Wax Design, is committed to moving forward with the Penola Main Street Masterplan and Placemaking Strategy. As a result of the cancellation of the drop-in design sessions due to social distancing requirements, an online survey has been developed to continue with the community consultation phase of this project. The survey will support future community consultation on the Penola town centre once the current social distancing restrictions have been lifted. Wax Design was engaged by council after a selective tender process and have an extensive award-winning body of work. In 2017, Wax Design was awarded the Mainstreet SA Public Space and Streetscape Award for the Victor Harbor Mainstreet Precinct project and received the Architecture SA Urban Design Award for the Willunga Main Street project in 2019. The Penola Main Street Masterplan and Placemaking Strategy project aims to enhance and protect the unique character of the town’s main street, encouraging increased activation, storytelling and cultural representation and providing a
“...now more than ever we need to focus on positive building projects for the future...” Des Noll (Wattle Range Mayor) welcoming space for residents, businesses and visitors. The survey will assist the project team to gain a better understanding of what makes Penola a great place and what opportunities exist to enhance the town centre in the future. The results of the survey will be used to prepare a draft design framework and concept plan to reflect the community’s vision for the town centre. The design framework will be made available for public comment. Wattle Range Council Mayor Des Noll encourages all members of the community to complete the survey. “Now more than ever we need to focus on positive building projects for the future, which includes designing
a main street that will ensure Penola remains a must-stop town for visitors and a great place to live and work,” Mayor Noll said. The survey will be available online on council’s Facebook page and website at www.wattlerange.sa.gov. au/haveyoursay from this week. Submissions will close on Wednesday, May 6 at 5pm. Hard copies are also available from the Millicent Council Office and in the Penola Visitor Information Centre after-hours box. These can be returned to Council via mail to Wattle Range Council, PO Box 27, Millicent SA 5280. Any enquiries should be made to council’s director development services Steve Chapple on 0427 946 783 or by email to council@ wattlerange.sa.gov.au Your Independent voice in State Parliament
CALL GOES OUT FOR COMMUNITY REPRESENTATIVES Nominations are invited for the Naracoorte Cemetery Masterplan Working Group. Naracoorte Lucindale Council is seeking three representatives from the community to join Cr Ken Schultz and Cr Craig McGuire on the working group The aim of the working group is to provide a draft Naracoorte Cemetery Masterplan to guide future development and management in the medium to long term taking into consideration: • landscape proposals for the lawn cemetery area; • landscape proposals for the “old Cemetery” area; • Interpretive & historical information • the numbering system and signage of the “old Cemetery”; • engagement with identified stakeholders; • other actions identified to improve the amenity of the Cemetery. More information and a nomination form is available on council’s website. Nominations close at 9am on Monday, April 20.
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A simple, neighbourly gesture of kindness is about to make its debut in Mount Gambier. The Kindness neighbour card has been introduced by the Mount Gambier & Districts Health Advisory Council (MG&DHAC) with the message “let’s make kindness go viral”. The card initiative, which was developed by a Queensland council, allows people to safely offer services to neighbours in isolation. Mount Gambier and Districts Health Advisory Council presiding member Maureen Klintberg (pictured above left) said she hoped the use of the cards would become widespread.
“…the cards may be a lifeline for someone in need, who may just need a friendly chat….” Maureen Klintberg “The Kindness card is a nice way to show your neighbours you care,” she said. “The cards may be a lifeline for someone in need, who may just need a friendly chat. “You can offer to walk the dog, take the bins out or help out with shopping if someone is in isolation. It is times like this it is essential we support one another and show compassion to those who need it, neighbour to neighbour, street to street. “All you have to do is print the card out, add in your details and then pop the card into the mailbox or slide it under the door of those around you.” “If someone requires help, they can reach out to you on the number provided.”
The card includes safety information, including hand-washing reminders and ways to avoid direct contact. The easily downloadable card is available via a dedicated page named ‘COVID Kindness’ on Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell’s website, under the community tab. There will also be printed copies available at local venues that are open for business, displaying the Kindness posters. Mrs Klintberg said she was grateful to the Sunshine Coast Council for sharing their resources. “It’s so simple yet priceless to someone in need,” she said. “Self-isolation, loneliness and community disconnection are going to prove a major challenge for many people and we need to move to protect our mental health and wellbeing. “Let’s join together and support each other, showing how our proud Mount Gambier community can connect and build on community spirit and optimism.” “I’d love to see these cards take off across the Limestone Coast and I encourage any interested councils to contact me. Let’s spread this far and wide.” Mr Bell (pictured above right) said he believed the initiative would have major benefits for the local community. “Never has our mental health been more important than at this time,” he said. “Regional communities are famous for their resilience and we need to look out for each other during these unprecedented times. “If this simple gesture can share the load just a little, we’re doing a wonderful service to our community.”
“…if this simple gesture can share the load just a little, we’re doing a wonderful service to our community…” Member for Mount Gambvier Troy Bell
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“...the boys kept me sane during a tough period of my life...”
Against the odds Back to back Junior Lakers Coach of the Year Awards, the successful defence of the Under 18 Men’s South Australian Country title and winning the CBL South West Men conference title for the second successive year has capped off a tumultuous few months for Matthew Berkefeld. A quiet achiever who has flown under the radar for most of his sporting career, the gun basketballer and footballer has never faced such adversity as he has in recent months. Matt suffered a serious concussion during the 2019 football season and not only did his condition not improve, it deteriorated, seeing Matt lose the ability to read, write and drive a car and he is very clear that getting through has been a team effort. “I was lucky to have plenty of assistance from family, other coaches, parents and the players themselves who ensured things went smoothly,” Matt said. “Robbie (Young) was on call to take trainings when I was too dizzy to attend and Sonya (Knight) and Bryan (Green) were very helpful in Bendigo.” Despite the challenges, Matt’s love of the game, passion for coaching and desire to continue to work with his talented group of Under 18 players saw him soldier on when possible. “Coaching the boys was a great escape from my own problems,” Matt said. “Luckily, I am close to recovered with my doctor thinking I will be completely normal within a few months.”
“...coaching the boys was a great escape from my own problems...” His support staff, which included assistant coach Mitch Hunter, team manager Brad Norman and long time Lakers coach Robbie Young, all stepped up, from getting Matt to training, to taking the sessions when Matt’s health would not allow him to head out to the basketball stadium. And whether it was Matt or one of his support staff running training, the sessions had the same focus – fun and competitiveness. “From a weekly point of view Mitch and I made an effort to make trainings as fun as possible,” Matt said. “We never want the
“...we wanted to give all players the opportunity to grow and gain direct feedback...” season to feel like a grind. To do this we tried to make everything competitive and to also mix in various fun games to work on finishing, shooting and decision making.” Small group sessions and the chance to work one on one with the players was also a critical part of the team’s preparation for each tournament. “We wanted to give all players the opportunity to grow and gain direct feedback,” Matt said. The support for Matt, during what was such a difficult time, not only came from his coaching and team management staff but also his players and the wider basketball community. “I was grateful to the boys who were understanding of my situation and also to the many other Lakers coaches and former players who reached out to me during this time,” Matt said. “The boys kept me sane during a tough period of my life as trainings and games were the only times I left the house for three months.”
Going back to back at the State championships was the clear highlight of the representative season for the dual Junior Coach of the Year.
“...we never want the season to feel like a grind...”
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“It sounds obvious but winning the State title was a fitting way for the senior guys to finish their junior Lakers careers,” Matt said. “Over the weekend we were able to play some golf together, catch up with the families and finish the season on a positive note on and off the court.” Matt was also the architect of the Lakers Men’s successful title defence in the Country Basketball League in Victoria, in the South West conference. “Both the Under 18 guys and the men’s team really got along which I feel is very important,” Matt said. “We spent a lot of time together off the court and enjoyed our work on the court. There was plenty of laughter and banter during trainings but the guys were also good in knowing when to knuckle down and get to work too. Having an understanding and positive group of parents was also very helpful to our teams.” Above - The 2020 Under 18 Lakers Men (Matt Berkefeld pictured front row far left) Below - Lakers 2018/19 CBL winning men’s team with Matt Berkefeld front right.
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Chloe Peacock rips this forehand
Maggie Collins follows through on this forehand
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Above (top) - Lower South East SAPSAPSA squad â&#x20AC;&#x201C; (back row from left) - Duncan Savage (coach), Chloe Peacock, Jessica Douglas, Ella Jolley, Will Norman, Bella Laube & Tia Lawrie and (front row from left) - Maggie Collins, Pattrick Robinson, Seth Fraser, Jace Maxwell, Fergus Kentish, Toby Stutley & Kobe Cole.
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Above (bottom) - Limestone Coast Regional Sporting Academy squad who represented the Lower South East at the recent SAPSASA tennis event â&#x20AC;&#x201C; (back row from left) Maggie Collins, Chloe Peacock, Tia Lawrie & Jessica Douglas and (front row from left) - Jace Maxwell, Toby Stutley & Kobe Cole
It was a tough week for Lower South East SAPSASA tennis last month when they were graded into Division One for their Statewide tournament, taking on some of South Australia's best rising talent. Despite not recording a win, the mixed tennis competition provided a highlight for the players, winning the vast majority of the matches, which unfortauntely did not count towards the final standings. The team was coached by Duncan Savage and he was proud of the efforts of the group. Another positive was the new friendships forged across the net, in what was the last tennis played for players from iths region for the season, with junior finals cancelled.
RESULTS Lost to City South 7 sets to 11 Lost to North Adelaide 2 sets to 16 (tournament runners up) Lost to Southern Heights 4 sets to 14 Lost to East Adelaide 5 sets to 13 Lost to Adelaide South East 4 sets to 14 Lost to Torrens River 9 sets each (lost on a countback of games which was 76 to 81) Lost to South West 4 sets to 14 (they were the eventual winners)
VETERANS GOLF TO TAKE A BREAK
GOLFERS STILL ABLE TO HIT THE FAIRWAYS
The SE Veterans Golf Association has suspended all visits to other clubs meaning the April 6 event at Millicent and the Bordertown competition on April 27 have both been cancelled. Stay tuned for further updates.
South Australian golfers are still able to hit their local golf course to enjoy a round of golf, taking care of their physical and mental health, with clarification of the South Australian riles coming from both Member for Mount Gambier Troy Bell and Mnister for Sport, Recreation and Racing Corey Wingard. Check with you local golf club for rules on using the driving range, golf carts and numbers in playing groups.
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