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Tara the toy tester • It’s a tough gig, but someone has to do it! Mattel’s new trainee ‘Toyologist,’ Mildura’s Tara Muscatello, 7, ponders which pre-Christmas toys she would like to ‘test’ during a visit to Gotta Bee Toys in Lime Avenue this week. See story Page 2.

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WHEN the giant toy-making company Mattel put out a nation-wide search for two ‘trainee toyologists,’ seven-year-old Tara Muscatello of Mildura put on her thinking cap, and dad and mum, Sam and Andrea, got out the video camera. Wearing some pretend glasses, wielding a whiteboard marker and acting like a professor, she turned to what she had written on the side of the fridge, and read it out for the camera… “…Toys + Mattel = fun. Mattel + Tara = brilliant!” Tara then got down on her knees to end her home video with the plea “please, please hire me.” According to Andrea, who did the filming, the family had a brainstorming session for something to catch the judge’s attention, before finally coming up with the professor and his special formula. And it worked, with the Mildura Sacred Heart School pupil last week being chosen as one of just two ‘trainee toyologists’ out of thousands of hopefuls from around the country to ‘test’ Mattel’s latest products. Tara and Nathan deNiese, 8, are now the envy of youngsters the length and breadth of Australia, and will now join Mattel’s official toy-testing team for a con-

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tracted 12-month position. And they also became instant television stars, newsmakers and junior celebrities, after an appearance on the Today Show on Wednesday, and electronic and print media over a wide area beating a path to their door. Mattel says Tara’s first ‘assignment’ has already taken place at the company’s secret lab at its Melbourne headquarters, where she and Nathan were responsible for testing, reviewing and reporting to ‘The Boss’ on Mattel’s top 12 toys for Christmas, which incorporated an all-day filming session for television. As a follow-up, Tara was sent five boxes of toys containing eight of the company’s best pre-Christmas ideas, plus a wide range of other products… including Elmo ‘tickle gloves.’ Not to mention a Barbie doll camper van, and fully equipped Barbie house, with lights, giant TV, a shower, a toilet that flushes, and a lift! After the festive season, she and Nathan will provide monthly reports on the latest range of

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Mattel products… and their payment will be what every kid their age is always looking for – toys! They get to keep all the toys they are sent. Mattel’s chief toyologist, Adam Hyman, said Tara’s originality, enthusiasm and excitement was just what Mattel was looking for, and the company also couldn’t resist Nathan’s film clip, bouncing along on his pogo stick with the words; “If I win I would jump to the highest heights on my pogo stick.” Adam said; “Having kids on the Mattel team to test and review our toys will help us to understand what makes children tick, and ensure we select only the finest merchandise to hit the shelves,” he said. Both youngsters were understandably ‘over the moon’ to get selected, and admitted there were plenty of screams of delight in both households when the news was announced. Then the media calls started, with one of her first photo shoots being for the Mildura Weekly, firstly at the popular

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Australia’s regional cities and towns could be the key to the nation’s future sustainability, but the claim is that they are being overlooked and neglected...

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Regions ignored as an answer to urban sprawl By BEN PISCIONERI AUSTRALIA’S regional cities and towns could be the key to the nation’s future sustainability, but are being overlooked and neglected despite the rapid rate of urban sprawl. This is the view of Mildura Councillor Vernon Knight, who recently aired his views in the national media through the The Age newspaper. “The problem of urban sprawl is abundantly clear to everyone who daily needs to commute in capital cities, whether by car or public transport,” he wrote. Cr Knight pointed to predictions Melbourne’s population would reach seven million in the next 40 years and an almost five-fold growth in B-double truck traffic in the next 20 years. He says regional cities offer a solution, yet are seemingly being ignored by governments. “While there can be no argument about the need for more efficient freight and public transport, we would appear to have lost sight of the obvious solution - regional centres,” Cr Knight said. “As we rightly give attention to the needs of our capitals in light of their spiralling growth, we ignore the fact that many of our regions stagnate or decline. It makes little sense. “Surely the interests of Melbourne and the other capitals would be better served by focusing on measures that make regional Australia more viable and more attractive

•  PLENTY ON OFFER: Mildura Councillor Vernon Knight says regional centres such as Mildura have much to offer in the wake of urban sprawl in metropolitan centres. as destinations to live and work. “Those of us living in the regions are all too familiar with their attractions. We choose to live here because we love the lifestyle, their liveability, their sense of community, room to move and clean air.” Cr Knight said government attitudes need to change if the problem of urban sprawl is to be addressed and Australians are encouraged to look to regional centres. “We clearly need governments that can get to understand what it would take to encourage their own rural living,” he said. Cr Knight said current government policies “only threaten access to affordable health in the regions” and hit out at plans to change the Youth Allowance scheme which he

says would “result in even more country kids failing to realise their potential”. His role as a long-time and passionate campaigner for a better rail freight network, and increased reliance on that network into the future also came to the fore in his piece. “The rail network is of third world standard which, in the case of Victoria, still languishes with a gauge network that our founding fathers sought to remedy through Federation,” he said. “Beyond that lack of vision, governments still seem to prefer to do their own business in capital cities.” He highlighted statements made by senior government representatives, which illustrate some of the thinking behind closed government doors.

“...we get statements like that of a Victorian senior bureaucrat, Campbell Fitzpatrick, from the Department of Sustainability and Environment, who prefers to publicly describe our regional residents as “climate change refugees”, presumably believing that the back-bone of our economy (farming) has no future,” Cr Knight said. “Ironically that blinkered view of the world leaves most states dependent on freight transport that is fuel inefficient and polluting, resulting in the growth of truck transport in the capitals.” Cr Knight argues the government is essentially ignoring the vastness of Australia and its potential, particularly the potential of regional centres. “How come they just don’t get it? Despite our

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Motorsport â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Meccaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; a step closer

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â&#x20AC;˘ Mildura Mayor Glenn Milne says a well-planned motorsport facility in north west Victoria would help local competitors achieve their full potential and contribute millions to the district.

By BEN PISCIONERI THE two councils at the heart of a master plan for motorsport in north west Victoria have given the green light to the next stage of the project. Both the Mildura Rural City Council and Swan Hill Rural City Council have just endorsed a project briefing paper, paving the way to find a consultant to investigate the feasibility of the project. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s believed a consultant could be appointed as early as February next year to begin the feasibility study. The initiative, contrary to some reports of one central all-inone motorsport complex, is based around a push to ensure the various motorsport disciplines and clubs in the north west Victorian region can reach their potential and develop further. The concept came to light earlier this year and could serve as a major driver for tourism in Sun-

raysia, not only due to its strong motorsport background but the districtâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s position between Adelaide, Melbourne and Sydney. The initiative, which is still very much in its formative stages, has led to discussions about the possible construction of a closedcourse bitumen race track which could host both bike and car racing, possibly based at Koorlong. Itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s claimed such a circuit could be utilised by visiting race teams and privateer drivers and riders, who would hire the track. In other areas, such as Winton Raceway, near Benalla, teams and competitors pay up to $8000 and $10,000 per day to hire the track. Track days are usually accompanied by an overnight stay in the district, which would mean a cash injection for Sunraysiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hotels, motels, caravan parks and restaurants. However, unlike race tracks such as Phillip Island and Winton Motor Raceway, and most other

tracks in Australia, Sunraysia has the luxury of accommodation relatively close to where a track could potentially be built. In terms of the dollar potential of such a development, Winton Motor Raceway generates about $30 million each year for the area around Benalla. Mildura Mayor Glenn Milne said Sunraysia could realistically expect returns of up to $20 million a year from a similar facility. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If you look at car clubs holding an event here for example. Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d bring 300 or 400 people with them and to have to have somewhere to stay,â&#x20AC;? Cr Milne said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re not afraid to spend money, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d stay at our hotels, eat in our restaurants, theyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;d be up here to have a good time. â&#x20AC;&#x153;When you do the figures it would create turnover in the millions and thatâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s what Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m looking at.â&#x20AC;? Cr Milne said the majority of privately owned race tracks in

Australia are booked out most weekends, such is the popularity of these types of venues and the demand from car and bike clubs. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This would be a real commercial venture, one that would have be financially beneficial to the whole community, particularly the tourism industry,â&#x20AC;? he said. Cr Milne said if such a complex was built it could become a true multi-use facility, hosting events outside the motorsport sector. â&#x20AC;&#x153;But the first thing we need to do is establish whether its viable and then youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re in a better position to go and speak to groups and individuals about their views,â&#x20AC;? he said. A working group has already been set up to drive the wider master plan concept, chaired by a CAMS (Confederation of Australian Motor Sport) representative - senior manager for sport and club developments, Michael Smith.

SURE CAN! Clients from Mildura Christie Centreâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Life Skills on Pine are the latest group to donate to the Mildura Weekly â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Can Doâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; food for the needy Christmas campaign. Donna Carrazza and centre volunteer Christine Roberts called, BELOW, in to the Weekly office on Monday with three boxes of foodâ&#x20AC;Ś collected from family or friends, brought from home or bought by the clients themselves. â&#x20AC;&#x2DC;Can Doâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; coordinator Anne-Maree Bunney said it was one of the most generous acts she had seen in the lead-up to Christmas, and assured the group their contribution would be warmly welcomed by the Salvosâ&#x20AC;Ś not to mention the disadvantaged people it would assist. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The stack of cans is growing slowly but steadily,â&#x20AC;? she said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If this keeps up the Mildura Weekly will be able to make a substantial contribution to the Salvos before their distribution of food hampers just before Christmas.â&#x20AC;? Ann-Maree said further donations of non-perishable goods would be welcome, and these could be left at the Mildura Weekly office any time during normal office hours Monday to Friday.

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THAT painting could be yours!

IT is arguably one of the most poignant paintings to come out of the Mildura region – a CFA firefighter surveying the blackened remains of a fire-ravaged Mallee. Along with the famous photo of Sam, the koala accepting a drink from the water bottle of a firefighter, it typifies the frustrations, difficulties and heartbreak faced by firefighters during major disasters. Painted by the gifted local artist Sue Short, the two-metre by one-metre original and a framed print are now being raffled to raise funds for much-needed equipment to support the CFA’s Sunraysia Group Communications Vehicle. The painting itself is valued at $2000. The winner gets his or her choice of the painting or the print, with the ‘second choice’ being retained by the CFA as a permanent reminder of the hazardous work of its full-time personnel and the thousands of volunteers throughout the State. The painting is a back view, and Sue says there is a good reason

for this. It doesn’t depict any one individual firefighter, but it could be anyone… someone’s dad, brother, son, relative or friend who go into the front line year by year in the hope of preventing bushfires, or saving life or property in emergency situations. The raffle, supported by CFA Region 18 and the Sunraysia Fire Brigade Group, will be drawn just before Christmas, and organisers Sharon Burgess and Bernard Denner, a CFA volunteer, are hoping for a sell-out of the 2000 tickets available. Richard Morfaw from Mildura’s City Heart showed the commitment of city traders by buying $100 worth of tickets during a special promotion in the Langtree Mall last Friday, and several passers-by, attracted by the big red fire truck and colourful CFA volunteers, snapped up a few more. Tickets in the painting, entitled ‘Water On,’ are available from Sharon on 0458805980 or Bernard on 0419566750, or by email to dennerbj@bigpond.com.

Santa’s waiting for your letter THE Lions Club of Merbein has been appointed official liaison between Santa Claus and Sunraysia’s youngsters, all part of a community project that will not only put a smile on the faces of local children, but also help the region’s less fortunate during the Christmas period. Children are being encouraged to write a letter directly to Father Christmas before Wednesday, December 16, with the topic entirely up to them, and the Lions Club guaranteeing a non-commital return letter will be sent prior to Christmas Day. All letter-writers are asked to include $3 with their message, with all proceeds going towards assisting the communities less fortunate. Letters can be sent to PO Box 115, Merbein, Victoria, 3505, and must be addressed to Santa. More information is available by contacting Ian Kneebone on 5025 2470 or ming69@hotkey.net.au.

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• SELLING POINT: Mildura artist Sue Short spent hours on the well-known painting, later offering it to the CFA for a major raffle… and she was also one of those to snap up a ticket when during the mall promotion last week. Writing it out is CFA volunteer Bernard Denner.

THE Sunraysia Canary Club will host its annual major fund raiser today, with the group set to host a market in Red Cliffs. The market will start from the Red Cliffs Newsagency, stretching down Indi Avenue, with a variety of items, including fresh fruit and vegetables, crafts, home made items including cushions, cooking utensils, and much more available. A raffle will also be held, with the major prize a Christmas hamper, and second prize a home made Christmas cake, with all raffle items donated by the club’s sponsors and members. All money raised will go toward the club’s annual show, which is due to be held early next year. More information is available by contacting Lorna Tieman on 5024 1944, or Jimmy on 5024 1434.

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Fire destroys much more than a house By GRANT MAYNARD FOUR weeks ago Merbein South’s Hopcroft family lost everything they had but the clothes on their back in a house fire. That’s how they are reported – as a house fire, but what the Hopcrofts lost was much more... it was their home – a lovingly renovated construction from the turn of last century. One of the first substantial homes in the Merbein township, it was moved to Merbein South about 1956 with the Hopcrofts moving in about 14 years ago. It was the only home Natalie and Alan’s two children – Morgan, 12, and Harry, 10, have ever known, and it was filled with the treasures of a family that appreciated the workmanship and craft of a bygone age. These treasures were an eclectic mix of garage sale and ‘op shop’ finds, sourced from many places. “They were old things, handmade with love,” Natalie’s mother, Dawn McQuinn, says.

• FORLORN: The pergola stands, but the house beyond is gone. The Hopcrofts lost everything they held dear in the fire except each other. Now they intend to rebuild with the help of a supportive community. INSET: The sign that announced their home – ‘Cottonwood Cottage’. There were vintage laces and materials, favourites of Natalie’s, and Alan’s collection of old Tonka toys that once lined a wall in Harry’s bedroom, and the furniture the couple had lovingly restored. It was a cruel blow

when they lost it all as their home burned to the ground on October 30, the cause believed to be an electrical fault. In money terms insurance will cover a goodly portion of what the family has lost, but not in terms of its sentimental

and antique value. Much of what they had was irreplaceable, good friend Sharon Rodgers, said. “It was a beautiful house,” she said. “Like something out of a magazine.” “Natalie and Alan

and the children loved their home and it showed everywhere you looked. “There were display cases, the majority restored by Alan, everywhere, and they were full of vintage stuff.. like old jars full of even older buttons, cotton reels from years ago and lots of lace items. “Natalie had a collection of 1950s dresses, for example, that hung in the hallway, and in every room you could find treasures and curios large and small.” Now Sharon, along with another good friend, Renea Mensforth, and the wider Merbein community have started an appeal to assist the Hopcrofts get back on their feet and begin to rebuild... and that includes replacing some of their lost treasures. “We have been really fortunate with the amount of help we have been getting,” Sharon said. And support has been coming from all quarters. Fisher’s IGA stores have been helping out and now the Bendigo Bank

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has come on board. “People wanting to help Natalie and Alan and the children can now make a donation at any branch of the Bendigo – at Mildura, Merbein or Wentworth,” Sharon said. At the same time, Renea has started collecting donations of antique and vintage goods at Sweet Lily, in Pine Avenue, Mildura. “Just the other day someone brought in a lovely old, and wellstocked sewing basket for Natalie. She was thrilled,” Sharon said. The Hopcrofts are presently living in a Mildura motel, but want to get back out to Merbein South as soon as possible. Sharon explained the Hopcrofts are also keen gardeners, and are determined that their garden will not suffer the same fate as their home. “They’ve said they will survive in caravans for a while if they have too,” Sharon said. The family intends to rebuild on the site, another reason they want

their garden to survive. “That rebuild might take a while,” Sharon said, “But they are determined.” In a letter to the Weekly, Dawn wrote: “It would be particularly wonderful if someone had a 1950s after five dress in their wardrobe that they no longer want or need... Renea at Sweet Lily would love to talk to you.” She continued: “We are also creating a ‘memory book’ of their home and would like to invite everyone who had visited the home to write their memory down and we will create a ‘Happy Days Memories Book’ ... fire destroys so many mementos of happy days that we need to create a new one.” And for readers who might recognise the name, Natalie is a dynamic teacher at Wentworth Public School... the school her children also attend. Anyone who would like to help the Hopcrofts can contact Sharon on 0427 965 595 or Renea on 0400 617 904.

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‘Underbelly’ cop comes to Mildura By ALAN ERSKINE

for just on four years. Snr Sgt Bateson is coming to Mildura on behalf of the Victoria Police Blue Ribbon Foundation and in support of the John Glen Resuscitation Unit at Mildura Base Hospital. It’s the first time such a presentation has been organised for Mildura, and police have invited interested people to meet Snr Sgt Bateson at the Mildura Club, from 2pm this Sunday, with his presentation starting at 2.45pm Tickets at $25 each, in support of the police charity, are available from Lauren or Ellen at the Mildura police complex in Deakin Avenue. Although I’ve never met

THIS is a story as you’ve never heard it before. Straight from the horse’s mouth, so to speak. It’s the story of Melbourne’s notorious underworld murders. One of the men who led the investigation, Senior Sergeant Stuart Bateson of the Homicide Squad and famous Purana Taskforce, will be in Mildura this weekend to tell the inside story, and show real footage of the underworld crime scene and some of its major players. This is not glamorous stuff. It’s cold, hard and factual, told by the man who was right in the thick of the action

Bateson, I have followed the story of the underworld murders closely, through a long professional association with The Age investigative journalist John Silvester, a multiple award-winning senior crime reporter, and also after having met some of the other key police figures of underworld investigations in years gone by. Met a few of the crooks too. It was Silvester who worked with myself and other Mildura media in the late 70’s and 80’s to publicise the huge marijuana crops of Mildura and Griffith, the Robert Trimbole story, the Dominic Marifioti murder and much more.

He is a best-selling author, a veteran crime reporter of over 30 years standing, feared by the underworld because of his detailed reporting of the seedier and frightening side of Melbourne’s criminal world, and held in high regard in law enforcement circles because of his detailed and accurate reports. I was in touch again with John earlier this week in relation to Snr Sgt Bateson’s visit. “Stuart’s one of the good guys,” John said. “He was the real life version of the police character Steve Owen, played by Rodger Corser in the ‘Underbelly series.’ “Stuart had a couple of

• IN REAL LIFE: Stuart Bateson– in Mildura on Sunday to talk about Melbourne’s underworld murders. Photo courtesy The Age newspaper. cameos in the series, and was standing next to Corser in one of the scenes.” John described Bateson

as a hard working homicide detective, a real life police hero who won a valour award some years ago.

It was clinical, it was deadly - and it was personal. So says veteran investigative reporter John Silvester, who has agreed to take Mildura Weekly readers down the incredible path of the 10-year gangland feud that shocked Melbourne. In Chapter One he tells of the…

Start of a bloody underworld war Special report, by JOHN SILVESTER of The Age MELBOURNE’S bloodiest underworld war began with a bang and whimper in a tiny park in the outer-western suburb of Gladstone Park near Melbourne Airport. Gunman, drug dealer and hothead Jason Moran made two decisions – one premeditated and the other off the cuff – that started the war that would wipe out his crime family. Moran and his half-brother Mark had arranged to meet amphetamine manufacturer Carl Williams to discuss mutual business inter-

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ests. Williams talked in parks and public places to avoid police listening devices, and the Morans were happy to meet in an open space where they believed they could not be ambushed. The Williams and Moran families had trafficked drugs for years, and while they were sometimes associates, they were never friends. While they often did deals and begrudgingly cooperated when it suited, they were also competitors for a slice of the incredibly lucrative illegal pill market. While there were many reasons for their hostility, none were big enough to go to war – business was booming. Demand had increased

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10-fold as amphetamines became a mainstream leisure activity. All dealers had to do was keep a low profile, source their pills and count the cash. But the niggles remained and the Morans, always quick to take offence, began to stew. At first it was a simple domestic matter: Carl Williams’ wife Roberta had previously been married to Dean Stephens, a friend of the Morans. The next was competition. Williams was undercutting his rivals, selling his pills for $8 compared with the Morans’ $15. The third was business. Williams had supplied the Morans with a load of pills. But he hadn’t used enough binding material and they were

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crumbling before they could be sold. The fourth niggle was greed. The Morans claimed ownership of a pill press, and said Williams owed them $400,000. Carl disagreed. The problems could have been settled but the Morans, notorious for their short tempers and long memories, often relied on unreasonable violence to achieve what they wanted. The meeting at the Barrington Crescent park, no bigger than two suburban blocks and surrounded by brick veneer homes on three sides, provided the Moran brothers with the perfect opportunity to remind Williams where he stood – before they shot him off his feet.

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It was October 13, 1999 – Carl Williams’ birthday. He had just turned 29. Williams would likely have felt in danger – the mid-week meeting was to be held in the afternoon in the open. Soon after they arrived, Jason Moran pulled a gun – a .22 Derringer. A woman nearby heard a man cry out, “No Jason,” and then a single shot. The gunman showed uncustomary restraint. Mark Moran urged his half-brother to finish the job, but Jason replied that they needed the big man alive if they were ever to get their money. • Continued Page 26

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He’s a blockie’s son, selling his dad’s Sunraysia-grown organic dried fruit all over Australia. She is Indianborn, daughter of a proud couple of the Hindu faith. They met in a packing shed on an Irymple fruit block, and have been inseparable ever since. The Mildura Weekly’s ALAN ERSKINE spoke to two families about…

Two weddings… and a love story WHEN Indian-born Jinal Raval travelled from Sydney to Mildura for a few days work on the fruit property where her parents were employed, little did she realise she would end up falling in love with the blockie’s son! The whirlwind romance had its sequel last weekend when Jinal married Jesse Jones, firstly in an Aussie-style wedding at Mildura Law Courts, and later with a traditional Hindu ceremony at Gol Gol. Although not uncommon in metropolitan Australia, the ‘twin’ celebration is believed to be the first cross-culture wedding of its type in Sunraysia. Jinal, 22, was born in the town of Ahmedabad, in the State of Gujarat near the capital Mumbai. In 2006, her father Darshan, who was in the export business, decided to pack up and move to Australia with his wife Arti, and Jinal’s younger sister Nirva, 13. After almost a year living in Sydney, Darshan and Arti were encouraged by friends in the Indian community to travel to Sunraysia to do some block work. Jinal, a receptionist with a real estate company, stayed in Sydney as guardian to Nirva. Just before Christmas last year, Jinal decided to making a flying trip to visit her parents, who were working at the Irymple organic dried fruit property and packing plant of Andrew Jones, where his son Jesse, 21, was farm manager. Jesse admitted he was smitten by the bright and outgoing young Indian beauty, and was delighted to find the feeling was mutual. He was a little lost when she returned to Sydney, and after many long distance interstate phone calls and emails, was ecstatic when Jinal and Nirva made the decision to join their parents in Mildura. That was four months ago, and the pair have been virtually inseparable, with Jesse finally making the move to ask Darshan for his daughter’s hand in marriage. Darshan admitted he needed time to ponder the proposed union. Marriage is a serious business...crossculture weddings even more so, and

WEDDING BELLS: Wedding Number 1 saw Jinal dressed in the traditional – and beautiful – white bridal dress for a service at Mildura Law Courts, while wedding Number 2 saw her ‘swap’ the dress for a traditional wedding sari and accompanying jewellery and adornments, designed and made in India, as was Jesse’s smart new suit. The couple spent a relaxing few days on a houseboat on the Murray River after the reception, and are planning to make their home in Mildura.

Darshan and Arti spoke at length between themselves before seeking

guidance, advice and approval with immediate family and relatives.

It was a nervous wait for Jinal and Jesse, but after a few long talks,

dinner meetings and outings, Darshan and Arti gave their blessing, as did Jesse’s dad Andrew of Ben Burn Organic Packers, and mum Krystyna Schweizer, known widely as ‘The Hat Lady’ for her extensive collection of weird and wonderful hats. The youngsters were overjoyed, and started making preparations for the big day. There was lots to do. Jinal and Jesse firstly had to organise a traditional Australian wedding, complete with beautiful white wedding gown, for the registry office service, and then help her parents organise a colourful, elaborate and exquisite wedding gown (sari) and other traditional clothing and ornaments for the Hindu ceremony. Darshan and Arti also used their contacts in India to have a customdesigned wedding suit made for Jesse, with a tie for the Australian service, and traditional Hindu scarf for the second ceremony. Marriage celebrant for the first part of the celebration was Mildura Law Courts Registrar Selina Pasut, while a friend of the Raval family, Gautam, led the bride and groom and their families through the rituals of the Hindu ceremony at Gol Gol’s Midway Centre. • Continued Page 26

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Christmas is a time of giving... so give blood By GRANT MAYNARD CHRISTMAS is a traditional time of giving, and that is what Mildura’s Blood Donor Centre is banking on. What it would like is an ‘army’ of people like Mildura’s Barry Walker to swell the flagging stocks of this most precious of fluids. Barry made his 150th blood donation this week, a milestone the staff at Mildura’s Donor Centre in 8th Street between Pine and Lime Avenues have not seen before, but would like to see a lot more of. “We’ve got a few people with 100 on the board,” they say, “but 150 is very special.” Barry was only keen to tell us his story if it could be used to encourage more people to give blood on a regular basis. “I’ve been doing it for the past 40 years,” the 71-year-old said. “It started when I used to give blood in a mobile donor centre – it was a caravan on the side of the road – at Wyuna just outside Kyabram. “And I’ve just continued to do it ever since.” Barry has given blood all over the country... at Horsham, the Central Blood Bank in Melbourne, Adelaide, Bundaberg and Cairns in Queensland, and as far north as Darwin. “It was good in Darwin,” he recalls. “They used to give you a stubby after you had donated. “They used to do it in Mildura too, but times have changed and now it is a cup of tea, or coffee, or

• GIVING GENEROUSLY: Barry Walker made his 150th blood donation this week.

maybe a fruit juice with a biscuit or a piece of cake. “Not that I am complaining... it is nice to sit down afterwards for a few minutes and think about where my blood might end up and who it might help.” The blood given in Mildura can be used around the country.

Barry was awarded a medal marking his 100th donation and for his 125th donation was invited to the Queensland Governor’s tea party. “But I was back in Mildura at the time, and it seemed a long way to go for a cup of tea,” he joked. Since he retired, Barry has been

doing a fair bit of travelling, but no matter where he is, he always makes time to give blood. “It doesn’t take that all that long.. and I try to give every three months – the standard time between visits.” While we were talking to Barry and taking photographs, another familiar face popped in to donate

– Robert Rigby, former Wentworth Shire Council Roads Engineer, now retired, and a regular blood donor. “I started donating when I was a member of the Dareton Bush Fire Brigade years ago, and have kept doing it ever since,” he said. Robert has been recognised as a 50-time donor, although the actual number of donations is probably higher because records have not always been kept the way they are today. But, he is now working his way towards 100 and catching up to Barry if he can. Unlikely though as Barry intends to keep donating as long as he can. “It is a very worthwhile cause,” he says. 2009 is the ‘Year of the Blood Donor’ and Blood Donor Centre staff in Mildura would love to see more people walking through the door. The centre is open for donation between 12.30pm and 7.30pm Mondays and Wednesdays, and 9am to 3.50pm on Tuesdays and appointments are preferred. More information on donating blood is available by telephoning 5021 1757. Blood supplies nation-wide have dwindled in recent months, and there is a desperate need for some types. Now, say the staff at Mildura’s Donor Centre, would be a good time to start the Christmas giving tradition early.

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December 5 is the 339th day of the year. Mozart died on this day in 1791, and guitarist, singer and songwriter J.J. Cale turns 70, but in Mildura it will be the day of the motorcycle...

One day when two wheels will reign By BRENDON GLEDHILL IT will, without doubt, be the region’s most comprehensive showcase on two wheels. Dubbed the ‘Spirit of the Motorcycle’ show, it will bring together an unrivalled collection of motorcycles. The display is the realisation of one man’s vision for a two-wheeled exhibition without precedent and he couldn’t be happier. It is not hard to tell Jeff Becker is passionate about motorcycles... and their place in the history of Mildura and the wider Sunraysia area. Now he has joined forces with three other local motorcycle enthusiasts – Mark Haynes, Merv Peters and yours truly – to put together the most comprehensive of displays detailing the history of motorcycling in Sunraysia. While the organising foursome come from distinctly different backgrounds, they are united by their passion for motorcycles. The aim, according to Jeff, is to bring together a wide range of rare, significant or interesting bikes with an emphasis on the owners making themselves available to talk to the public about their pride and joy. “Many of the machines to be on display are unique, or have served a specific purpose... that makes them particularly interesting to the organisers and, we are sure, to those attending on the day,” Jeff said. “People will be able to walk freely around the machines and discuss them with their owners.” The show will feature six separate categories of motorcycles – competition, Italian, British, American, Japa-

•  ONE MAN’S VISION: Jeff Becker, ABOVE, has enlisted the help of friends like Mark Haynes (Haynes design), Dave Burford (Burco Plumbing) Paul Timmis (TransPacific Cleanaway) and Zoom Printing as well the wider Sunraysia motorcycling fraternity to stage next weekend’s show where one of the special interest bikes on show will be Phil Sedgmen’s BSA, TOP, while several of the coveted Vincent marque will also make an appearance. nese and veteran/vintage, imncludinmg many rare, significant or unique motorcycles in each category. The organisers said the “fine weather in this region has always ensured motorcycles have been a

regular mode of transport for many... and collectable and competition machines have always been high on the list of ‘must-haves’ for many enthusiasts here”. Mildura is famous around the world as the home of many fine, competitive motorcyclists, so it is no surprise that the display will feature many machines of significance to Australian and World motorcycling. Competition machines will include John Hederics’ Australian Safari Honda, which took him to victory in six Safari events. Hederics is one of a rare breed, taking a dominant hold for many years on the Safari – acknowledged as one of the toughest, and most gruelling, events in the world. The unique 500 BSA speedway machine that took Merbein’s Phil Sedgmen to many victories at Olympic Park and kick-started Phil Crump’s international speedway career will also be a highlight. This bike is part of the speedway legend. Mildura is known all around the World due to the exploits of riders from Olympic Park. During the course of the latest British speedway season, nine members of Mildura Motor Cycle Club were riding professionally over there. Many other examples of race machines will be exhibited, including the latest factory road racing Australian Superbikes, based on many of the available road going models. Other centrepiece displays include the record-breaking HarleyDavidson 1200cc ‘jump bike’, built in Mildura and piloted by Jack Walker, as well as classic competition

machines of yesteryear including a TriBSA, Cheney BSA, Velocette and Norton Wasp Sidecar scramble machines and senior, junior and sidecar speedway machines of today and yesteryear. Of the country of origin group, a fine collection of Italian machines will be shown and include marques like Moto Guzzi, Laverda and Ducati. The Ducati collection will be included a Mike Hailwood Replica – MHR Millenium, 750 Imola, 450 Desmo, 750 Sports, 900 Super Sports, 916, 250 and the exclusive Troy Bayliss Replica. “Many of these machines are

strong list of collectables although the Triumph badge is still prominent amongst modern bikes. The Japanese contingent will include the ground-breaking Suzuki’s Katana, the rare RG Yamagamma 350, a Suzuki GSX1000, the popular Honda 750/4, the massive Gold Wing and speedy Bold’or, as well as Yamaha’s 50th Anniversary R1 and YL1, and the venerable Kawasaki 900 and 1000. The American collection will include the classic Indian motorcycle, and will also feature a strong contingent of Harley-Davidson machines including the Shovelhead, Panhead, Knucklehead, 100th Anniversary V

rare, and not often seen publicly,” Jeff said. British bikes to feature include a Triumph Thruxton and Bonneville, Douglas, BSA A65T and Bantam, Norton Commando and an Interstate variant, Vincent / HRD, Ariel, Royal Enfield and Matchless. Once huge in number, most of these machines are now in the

Rod, coveted Screamin Eagle machines and various personalised, custom machines. “Harley Davidson is the most individualised motorcycle on the planet, with many unique machines in existence, and owned locally,” Jeff said. •  Continued Page 27

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David’s a man on a mission By VINNIE RODI BRITISH adventurer, travel writer, environmentalist and good Samaritan, David Cornthwaite, was one tired individual when he arrived in Mildura on Tuesday morning, and with good reason. David is halfway through an adventure of a lifetime, travelling more than 2500 kilometres from source to sea investigating whether Australia’s greatest river, the Murray, is dying. His journey started six weeks ago in Biggara (near Corryong, Victoria), and should all go according to plan will end at the Mouth of the Murray in Goolwa, South Australia on Saturday, December 19. He has endured both physical and mental challenges, not to mention Australia’s harsh November weather, whilst exploring the Murray River by kayak, using a waterproof video camera to film a documentary for his website www.thegreatbigpaddle.com, uploading content and observations as frequently as possible. Upon pulling into Mildura’s growing Marina, David was greeted by Mildura Mayor Glenn Milne and Councillor Nick Cavallo, with the trio spending the better part of an hour discussing Mildura’s bid to become the solar capital of Australia. David, who is an avid environmentalist and firm believer in solar energy, was more than willing to share ideas, with the welcoming party providing gifts for the weary traveller. In addition to his investigation David is also on a mission to raise money for the AV Foundation, a charity close to his heart, and which for the past 15 years has distributed more than $430,000 to worthwhile projects on behalf of its volunteers.

The adventurer hopes that enough money can be raised through his journey to install solar powered drinking facilities in East African schools and communities, helping to improve the quality of life. David is no stranger to a life of adventure, with his last charity event, a 5823km skateboard journey from Perth to Brisbane, providing the idea for his latest journey. “I’d heard a lot about the Murray River, namely that it was facing a good deal of peril,” David said. “I then conducted my own studies and had my own preconceptions about what I was going to find.

“I’m yet to reach South Australia, and I’ll be reserving my final opinion until the expedition is over, but from what I’ve seen so far, I don’t believe the Murray is dying.” – David Cornthwaite “I knew that the only way I could discover what was truly happening was to travel the entire length of the river myself. “I’m yet to reach South Australia, and I’ll be reserving my final opinion until the expedition is over, but from what I’ve seen so far, I don’t believe the Murray is dying. “The recent drought has certainly made an impact in areas, and in some places, about 50 metres away from the bank, you can see that the surrounding Red Gums and other plant life is struggling.

“Despite this I strongly believe the river is always going to be sustainable.” David’s switch to a life of travel wasn’t one easily earned, with the London local a former graphic designer. “I got to a point in my life where I became a depressed 25-year-old,” he said. “I was sick of working nine to five, and was just never cut out for it. David said that his love of creating, which had led to his career as a graphic designer, had been the main drive towards his current profession as a travel writer and adventurer. “I love travelling and sport, and I was never one who could go the gym three or four times a week,” he said. “What I’m doing now is perfect, I’m out there seeing not only my own country but others like Australia, and the people I’ve met have been incredible.” David will now turn his attention to the rest of his journey, which resumes today, before setting his sights on two more paddle expeditions, one a 5600 kilometre journey between the UK and Africa on a stand up paddle board next year, and a 6500 kilometre canoe trip along the Amazon. His five-metre kayak will also be auctioned off for charity at the expedition’s conclusion, with donations also being received at www.justgiving.com/greatbigpaddle More information is available by visiting www.thegreatbigpaddle.com or www.davecornthwaite.co.uk. • WELCOME: British adventurer David Cornthwaite is welcomed to Mildura by Mayor Glenn Milne and fellow councillor Nick Cavallo, who presented him with a hat and other gifts… and then Dave headed off to the Mildura Brewery pub to sample a cold Mallee Bull.

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Surgery Hours: Mon to Wed 8am to 8pm (by appointment) Thu to Fri 8am - 6pm (by appointment), Sat 9am - 1pm (by appointment) A/H emergencies phone 0419 381 125

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It’s 60 years since they started selling sheep The Yelta Saleyards are a local landmark

Six decades By GRANT MAYNARD

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IT was a day of heat, sheep, flies, and meat and chutney sandwiches when Elders hosted its second sale of the year at Yelta last week. They’ve been selling sheep at Yelta for six decades, and there is probably no-one working at the yards who is more familiar with the complex than Elders’ Ian Masters. He’s been with the company for 43 years, and attending sales at Yelta since the early 1970s. As well as being a familiar face around the yards – he clerks Elders’ sales and keeps meticulous records – Ian is a keen amateur historian, and very interested in the bygone days of the complex, and the people who have been a part of the operations there since the late 1940s. The saleyards, he explains, date back to 1948 when about five hectares (12 acres) of land was purchased on the site by the two stock and station giants of the time – Elders Smith & Co Limited and Goldsbrough Mort & Co Limited. The date was November 11, 1948 with the saleyards’ intended position giving unfettered access to the railhead at Yelta – the then Victorian Railways having plenty of input into the plan. The original saleyards were constructed of timber by Len Reynolds and completed in 1949. Much of that original timber has been replaced with more durable steel in the years since, mainly during the 1970s and 1980s. The yards were officially opened by Mr A. W. Barnfield, then president of the Graziers Association and Wentworth Pastures Protection Board, in October of 1949. There is some conjecture about exactly when the first sale was held at Yelta, but according to Ian’s records the date was October 18, 1949, under the auspices of Goldsbrough Mort & Co Limited.

His records show that 9256 sheep were yarded for auction, and sold by a R. M. McKenzie. “Elders Smith & Co Limited staged their first sale (and the saleyards second auction) on November 22, 1949,” Ian said.

“Elders yarded 18,682 sheep and the auctioneer was Eric B. Reid. “Some people say the first sale wasn’t staged until 1950,” Ian says, “But according to our sale records the year was 1949.” That sale record is a trea-

•  SELLING POINT: Ian Masters on the job, TOP, clerking last week’s sale as he has done since the early 1970s at Yelta. There was strong interest in the yarding, ABOVE, and this is how the saleyards look from the roadway, with the wheat silos in the background.


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there, and in that time more than eight million head have gone under the auctioneer’s hammer. that remain very much in use today....

on and still selling strong! sured dog-eared book that contains the details of Elders’ very first at Yelta to the present day. And there are some familiar names amongst those selling sheep in those initial two yardings. The first was Jim Grace, from Milpara Station, via Wentworth for one. The Graces still farm Milpara with Jim’s son, Bill, his wife, Elaine, and their son, Jacko, now running the property. Another was Jock Wheeldon, selling sheep under the Wyndham/Willow Point Props banner. Jock was the father of Wentworth Shire Councillor, Bill Wheeldon. Willow Point is now owned by Bill’s cousin, Malcolm Whyte, while Malcolm’s son, Angus, now has Wyndham. One of the earliest innovations of a number that have been included in the yards over the years was an irrigation spray system, installed by Bob Sandy in 1950. It was used to water the saleyards from a pump on the Murray River to grow some grass to keep the dust down. Although much modified, it is still in use today. The bit about the dust sounds familiar doesn’t it? Must have been as dry then as it is now! Other additions over

•  THEY WERE GOOD DAYS: There will be some familiar faces for some readers amongst this group, in a photograph taken, it is believed in the early 1960s at Yelta. From left to right, these men are Arthur Smith, Len Wright, Jock Wheeldon, Bert Withers, Don Hill, Bill Hill and Godfrey McLeod. Our thanks to Roger Smith for the photograph. the years include the toilet block built in 1967, and the new canteen in 1976 that according to saleyards stalwart Marilyn Barnfield replaced a

tent she remembers from the early days. Marilyn is another familiar face at Yelta... she’s been serving sandwiches and re-

freshments in the tent, and later the canteen, for decades. “I did have some time off when I had the children,” she

says. “But yes, I have been here a lot!” The saleyards were built predominantly to service the vast grazing areas of New

South Wales’ Western Division, with most of the stock sold there over the years coming from that area. However, there have been times when sheep have come from further afield including New South Wales properties all the way up to the Queensland border, South Australia, Balranald, Euston and the Millewa. Perhaps a little surprisingly, Ian explained that very little stock sold at Yelta has ever come from Victoria, despite the yards being in that State. Most Victorian sheep are, and have been for decades, sold at places like Ouyen, Swan Hill, Wycheproof and Bendigo. The yards at Yelta actually replaced an earlier complex at Gol Gol, with the railhead at Yelta being the major influence on their position interstate. “I am not sure how long there was a sales complex at Gol Gol,” Ian said. “It is one of the many things that I would like to find out.” Although it has now been many years since sheep have been transported by rail from Yelta – the last recorded movement was in 1976 – there have been some impressive numbers in the past. •  Continued Page 25


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Toad hitches an interstate ride WHEN Adelaide couple Juleene and Russell Lockett came all the way from Byron Bay to Mildura earlier this week, they didn’t realise they had inadvertently picked up an unwelcome ‘passenger.’ When Juleene opened up her passenger-side door of the couple’s fourwheel drive, out jumped a deadly Queensland cane toad! The couple had called in to Mildura to visit relatives on their way home to break up the trip. They were turning into the 19th street driveway of retired Red Cliffs used car dealer Bruce Montgomery when Juleene noticed the frog under her feet. Bruce, 68, said he was outside as the car pulled up, and wondered why Juleene exited the vehicle in such a hurry. Then he saw the frog make a bid for freedom, jumping out and hiding under the vehicle. “ T h e y thought it was a bullfrog and wanted to kill it, but my daughter Sue had just pulled up also, and I thought her boys might be interested in having a look at this unusual frog,” Bruce said. “It wasn’t until I took a closer look that I realised it

Cane toads on the move

• LEAP FROG: Bruce Montgomery’s grandsons, Josh, 12, and Daniel Thompson, 10, with the Queensland cane toad. BELOW: They can get really big! might have been a cane toad, and this was confirmed when we took it to the Department of Agriculture at Irymple. “They have asked that after we have taken some pictures and had a close look, that we pass it on to them. They said they would euthanase it by

freezing, and keep it for scientific purposes.” Bruce said Russell and Juleene couldn’t explain how the cane toad came to be in their vehicle, as they had been at their son’s new house, about 30 kilometres from Byron Bay, and nowhere near what could be considered recognised cane toad territory.

But he said the pest was obviously more widespread than he thought, and the toad – thought to be a juvenile – had obviously attached itself to one of the boxes or a piece of luggage that the Locketts had packed into their vehicle before the trip home. “It took them two days to get to Mildura, so the

cane toad was with them all that time,” he said. “It makes you wonder just how many times this has happened, and where some of these pests have ended up.” The Locketts left for Adelaide the next day… after a careful search of their vehicle just in case there were more cane toads on the loose!

Mallee Family Care Annual General Meeting Incorporation No: A1982

Celebrating 30 Years

A NATIVE of Central and South America, cane toads were introduced to Australia in 1935, when 3000 were released into sugar cane plantations in Queensland. This was done in an effort to control two other introduced species – French’s Cane Beetle and the Greyback Cane Beetle, which were causing significant damage to sugar cane crops. The experiment didn’t work. The beetles survived, and the cane toad went on to become one of Australia’s most highly invasive species, currently occupying over 500,000 square kilometers of Australian mainland, with densities reaching up to 2000 toads per hectare. Cane Toads have now spread rapidly throughout northern Australia, and are now found throughout Queensland, NSW, and the Northern Territory, and parts of WA. Cane toads reached the NT in 1984, and by 2001 had reached Kakadu National Park. Three years later they were in Darwin. Many people and groups are acting to stem the cane toad tide. Areas in the Top End have been targeted during the early wet and early dry seasons, and between 2005 and 2008, around 343,000 adult cane toads have been destroyed. But more have found their way off-shore, probably washed out to sea on flood waters and onto the shores of nearby islands. Cane toads can tolerate a wide range of environmental conditions, are prolific breeders, and can live a long time. They are found both in urban areas as well as bush, grassland and forest country. They are prolific breeders, with the female producing between 8000 and 35,000 eggs at a time. Breeding occurs at least twice a year, normally between June and January. Toads grow particularly quickly in the tropics, and can reach sexual maturity within a year. In captivity toads have been able to survive for up to 15 years. They are opportunistic, omnivorous feeders, with a diet comprising living and dead plants, carrion, dog food, excreta of other animals, household refuse, small vertebrates, and a range of invertebrates. • Continued Page 26

10.30am Friday 11th December 2009 LaTrobe University Theatrette Benetook Avenue, Mildura Guest Speaker: Saul Eslake Grattan Institute “The Survival of Not-for-profits in the GFC” Launch of Harder the Ground Softer the People All Welcome Enquiries 03 5023 5966

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DSE helping Aboriginal youth find new careers By VINNIE RODI A TRAINEESHIP launched by Mildura’s Department of Sustainability and the Environment is aiding members of Sunraysia’s indigenous community expand their career options. Entitled the North West Indigenous Trainee Program (NWITP), the initiative aims to create employment opportunities for trainees, whilst imparting as much practical and educational knowledge as possible. Trainees essentially become DSE employees for the program’s duration, earning a wage whilst learning and undertaking jobs for the organisation. This year is the first time the traineeship has been conducted, with project coordinator Ted Kelly saying

the onus was on providing participants with employable skills. “At the moment we have eight participants undertaking the traineeship,” he said. “Ideally we’d like to see each of them find employment. “This traineeship is all about creating opportunities, and providing trainees with a chance to learn new skills that could help them secure full-time work.” Mr Kelly said that the aim of the program was to provide participants with as many employable skills as possible. “The aim is to ensure trainees can apply for a number of jobs in a number of different areas relating to conservation and land management once they complete the program,” he said. “So far the program has

included training with both DSE and TAFE, including participants completing their Certificate III in Land Conservation and Management.” Mr Kelly said that in addition to the theoretical side of the industry, participants had also enjoyed hands-on practical experience in a number of areas including helping the DSE conduct burn-offs, undertaking quad biuke lessons and obtaining truck, car and motorcycle licenses, and learning about the proper procedures associated with recognising, collecting and preparing plant specimens, trees and shrubs . Mr Kelly said that there were a number of job opportunities within Sunraysia that utilised the skills being passed on. • Continued Page 29

Sunday 29 Nov DURING ELIO’S MAGIC SHOWS 11am and 1pm

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• ALL IN A DAY’S WORK: DSE’s North West Indigenous Trainees have been exposed to a number of different conservation and land management ‘jobs’ during the past year. ABOVE the group undertake general firefighting training, while, TOP, Michael Harradine, 20, checks the Murray River’s Ph levels. ‘When you deal with Marty,

you deal with the owner of the business. One who has energy, commitment & the drive to achieve results.’

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JOY GIVES CREDIT WHERE IS DUE. JOY ISCREDIT A SUCCESSFUL PARTNERSHIP

Joy gives you credit for doing the right thing. Like driving a more efficient and dynamic BMW. The BMW EfficientDynamics Credit is a BMW initiative that rewards drivers with a minimum $4,000* retail value credit when they purchase a new BMW. The credit amount will be used to reduce the Manufacturer’s List Price* when you invest in a BMW from Europe’s most efficient premium fleet**.

Similar to many government initiatives overseas, BMW is leading the way by providing access to vehicles that will ensure a more efficient and dynamic future on our roads. Small business owners may also be eligible for a one-off 50% Tax Break^. These outstanding incentives are only available while stocks last on new BMW vehicles ordered and delivered between October 10 and November 30 2009†. Visit Sunraysia Prestige today to receive the credit you deserve.

BMW FINANCIAL SERVICES IS PROUD TO CONGRATULATE OUR EXCLUSIVE PARTNER SUNRAYSIA PRESTIGE ON THETHEIR BMW5TH EFFICIENT DYNAMICS CREDIT, STARTING FROM $4,000*. ANNIVERSARY. Sunraysia Prestige - the only dealership in Mildura offering BMW Financial Services products.

Sunraysia Prestige Cnr Seventh St & Etiwanda Ave, Mildura VIC 3500 Ph: 03 5021 2999 LMCT10074 *Incorporates applicable GST & LCT. **Source: Association of European Automotive Manufacturers. ^Consult your tax advisor for eligibility criteria and timing for potential tax savings. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer. †

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Sunraysia Auto Group turns 5!!! MARKWELL’S Sunraysia Auto Group is celebrating its fifth birthday this year, with the region’s number one car dealership enjoying steady growth, and substantial success, in that time. Since taking ownership of Sunraysia’s Toyota dealership in August 2004, Dealer Principal Rod Markwell, along with his dedicated staff, has turned the businesses into not only Mildura’s number one dealdeal ership, but on several occasions the country’s best dealership. In 2007 and 2008 the group’s Sunraysia Prestige dealership rereceived the BMW Dealer Trophy, while the Toyota section won the Dealership of the Year, and National Training Award, also in 2008. Since then the group has continued to provide the best service for ‘all things wheels’, with the launch of its Hino Truck Centre, which is currently being constructed at 38 Seventh Street east and is set to be opened midway through 2010, another example of the group’s long-term development. And while Rod said that the business had enjoyed numerous successes during his time, with the development of the Mazda, BMW and Hino truck elements amongst the many highlights and achievements, he said none of it would have been possible without

the support of staff, and the Sunraysia community. “One of the key highlights for me over the past five years has been our growth,” he said. “We’ve gone from having 19 staff members in 2004, to 43 staff in 2009. “Reaching such a significant milestone wouldn’t be possible without a dedicated staff, and it’s thanks largely to them, our suppliers, and the community that we can celebrate this achievement. “We’re all very proud to have reached this milestone, and are looking forward to celebrating our fifth birthday with the community. “We are all very proud of the service we have been able to provide over the last five years, and each of us is looking forward to what we hope will be continued success and excellence in the future.” As part of birthday celebrations Markwell’s Sunraysia Auto Group will offer a special deal for all Mazda and Toyota vehicles in need of a service, with the cost to be only $119.* “It’s a way for us to say thanks to the community that has supsup ported us, while continuing to supply the best service in Sunraysia,” he said. * Conditions Apply

Sunraysia Hino FINANCIAL SERVICES

Sunraysia Auto Group commenced as a Hino truck

service facility located at the Sunraysia Toyota site,

dealer in December 2007 with the introduction of

so you can be assure we can keep your truck mov-

Sunraysia Hino, located at 38 Seventh Street East, ing. Mildura. The long term commitment to Sunraysia

To find out more about the Hino range of trucks,

Hino is assured, with Stage 1 redevelopments at this

contact our Sales Manager – Paul Marshall on

site to start early next year.

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Hino, part of the Toyota Motor Corporation Group has a full range of trucks from small dump trucks to 72

CONGRATULATIONS TO ROD, DONNA AND THE TEAM AT SUNRAYSIA AUTO GROUP ON YOUR ACHIEVEMENTS FROM ALL OF US HERE AT TOYOTA FINANCE Sam Vitale Senior Manager SA/NT P: (08) 8291 3950 || M: 0422 008 296 F: (08) 8291 3940 E: sam.vitale@toyota.com.au

tonne GVM Prime Movers. Sturdy, reliable and cost effective, no matter what your trucking needs are, Sunraysia Hino has the right option for you. All Hino trucks are sold with the same after sales service you have come to expect from Sunraysia Auto Group. We have a fully operational dedicated


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Sunraysia Prestige and momentum behind the company’s plan for solid, sustainable growth. Awarded two coveted BMW Trophies for our high standard of performance, professionalism, customer service and excellence across all areas of our business, nobody knows your BMW better than us. With our world class, high tech diagnostic equipment, we can provide the very best ongoing care these luxury vehicles deserve. For further information, contact our Sales Manager – Frank Rodi on 0412 519 869.

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Sunraysia Prestige opened in June 2005, our purpose built showroom has on display some of the most prestigious and technologically advanced vehicles in the world today. The Bavarian brand has been at the pinnacle of luxury sales for five years in a row and has posted eighteen years of unbroken year-on-year growth. With a total of 17,263 sales in 2008, BMW remains Australia’s biggest supplier of luxury passenger cars and luxury all-wheeled drive vehicles. BMW continues to grow, despite the increasing competition in the premium market, underlining the strength

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Mildura Mazda Mildura Mazda opened in November 2006 and

charged or diesel engines.

with our $1.5 million purpose built state of the

We have the latest high tech diagnostic equip-

art showroom it has assisted our continued sales

ment that allows our highly trained technicians to

growth that defies recent economic down turns.

provide exceptional after sales servicing. As part

Since August 2004 Mildura Mazda vehicle sales

of our 5th birthday celebrations we are currently

have increased by over 300%.

offering $119 service on any make or model until

Our showroom is stocked with a full range of pas-

end of December*

senger cars from the class leading Mazda 3, zoom

For further information or to book a test drive,

zoomy Mazda 2, award winning Mazda 6 to the

contact our Sales Manager - Jason Harding on

tough BT 50 workhorse range. Also we have vehi-

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Sunraysia Toyota Toyota has been Sunraysiaâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Number 1 selling

Generation Prado. It is the most technologically

brand since 2005, our dedicated and reliable

advanced 4WD on the market today and we have

team is consistently recognised for the profes-

one available for an immediate test drive.

sional service we provide. We have been ranked in

Our dedicated factory trained technicians are

the top 10 Toyota dealers nationally for customer

using the most advanced diagnostic equipment

service and satisfaction and awarded the 2008

on the market to keep vehicle operating perform-

Toyota Dealer of the Year.

ance optimal. As part of our 5th birthday celebra-

We have a Toyota to suit everybodyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s needs from

tions we are currently offering $119 service on

passenger cars, to family wagons and people

any make or model until end of December*

cited about the recently launched all new 3rd

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CouncilMatters PUBLIC NOTICE Annual Council Meeting – December 2009

Road Naming – Hume Walk

The following date and venue has been chosen for the Annual Council Meeting in December 2009. Residents and ratepayers are welcome to attend all meetings.

DATE

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Thursday 3 December 2009 Annual Council Meeting (including Mayoral Election)

3:00pm

Committee Room, Upstairs Deakin Ave Service Centre, 76–84 Deakin Ave, Mildura

Notice is hereby given that Council proposes to name the Walkway between Batey Crescent and Matthew Flinders Drive as Hume Walk, as displayed below.

Road Works Update – November / December 2009 Mildura Rural City Council will be undertaking the following road works subject to weather conditions. Traffic control and detour signage will be provided to indicate the changed traffic conditions. No parking will be permitted within the work zones. LOCATION

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Benetook Avenue & Twentieth Street Intersection, Koorlong Road Reconstruction

Tuesday 1 December 7am

Friday 18 December 5pm

Partial Road

Fifteenth Street, Mildura (between Domino’s Pizza & Vast Interior) New Concrete Footpath

Monday 23 November 7am

Friday 11 December 5pm

Footpath Closed

Etherington Drive & Eighth Street Intersection, Mildura Road Resurfacing

Saturday 28 November 7am

Saturday 28 November 5pm

Full Road

Midgley Lane, Mildura (between Deakin Avenue & Madden Avenue) Road Resurfacing

Monday 30 November 7am

Wednesday 2 December 5pm

Full Lane

Tuesday 1 Walnut Avenue, Mildura South (between 16th Street & 17th Street) December 7am Channel Crossing Removal

Friday 4 December 5pm

Full Road

Twentieth Street & Ropers Road Intersection, Cardross Road Reconstruction

Tuesday 1 December 7am

Friday 11 December 5pm

Partial Road

Midgley Lane, Mildura (between Madden Avenue & Orange Ave) Road Resurfacing

Monday 7 December 7am

Wednesday 9 December 5pm

Full Lane

Etiwanda Avenue & Twelfth Street Intersection, Mildura Road Resurfacing

Friday 11 December 7am

Friday 11 December 5pm

Partial Road

Persons wishing to comment on the proposal may lodge a written submission within 14 days of the publication of this notice to the Chief Executive Officer, Mildura Rural City Council, PO Box 105 Mildura 3502. Enquiries should be directed to Rhonda Monaghan on 5018 8600.

EMPLOYMENT Early Years Support Officer Community Care Services Branch Part Time Limited Tenure Job Share Position – 2 days per week for up to 12 months Job Number: R836 Salary: Band 4 – Commencing at $22.30 per hour Closes: 4pm Thursday 3 December 2009

Administration Officer Health & Local Laws Branch – Full Time Position

If you have any further enquiries please contact Infrastructure Services Works Supervisor, Allan Eastmond at the Red Cliffs Depot on (03) 5018 8483 or mobile 0417 584 145. LOCATION

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Fifteenth Street and Ontario Avenue, Mildura South Construction of new roundabout

Friday 11 September 7am

Monday 30 November 4pm

Full Road

If you have any further enquiries please contact Engineering Technical Officer, Matt Bunney (03) 5018 8429 or 0438 086 436 or Team Leader Project Delivery,

Job Number: R837 Salary: Band 4 – Commencing at $44,067.40 per annum Closes: 4pm Thursday 3 December 2009 Further Information: A position description for any of the previously mentioned positions can be downloaded from Council’s website or alternatively, please contact Human Resources on (03) 5018 8197.

Stage 1 of the Mildura Planning Scheme review was completed earlier this year and included the review of the performance of the Municipal Strategic Statement and local policies through consultation with key stakeholders, in addition to anomalies identified within the Mildura Planning Scheme. Stage 2 of the Mildura Planning Scheme review has commenced and includes the review of zones, overlays and schedules contained within the Mildura Planning Scheme. Mildura Rural City Council is receiving public submissions regarding the review until Monday 7 December 2009. Please address all submissions to Garry Healy, General Manager Assets & Development, Mildura Rural City Council, PO Box 105, Mildura Victoria 3502.

The land affected by the application is located at: Alan Matthews Drive (Lot 1 PS 529827V) The applicant is for a permit to: Use and development of the land for a Telecommunications Facility and associated equipment shelter. The applicant for the permit is: Daly International The application reference number is: 005.2009.00000419.001

Notice of an Application for Planning Permit The land affected by the application is located at: Mulcra Island Old Mail Road (CA 17A1 Parish of Mullroo) The applicant is for a permit to: Water Management Works The applicant for the permit is: SA Water The application reference number is: 005.2009.00000437.001 You may look at the application and any documents that support the application at the office of the responsible authority. Mildura Rural City Council, 108–116 Madden Avenue, Mildura. This can be done during office hours and is free of charge. Any person who may be affected by the granting of the permit may object or make other submissions to the responsible authority. An objection must be sent to the responsible authority in writing, include the reasons for the objection and state how the objector would be affected. The responsible authority will not decide on the application before 15 December 2009. If you object, the responsible authority will tell you its decision.

Residential Development Plan 514 Deakin Avenue Mildura

Applications, addressing the selection criteria, should be sent to the Chief Executive Officer, PO Box 105, Mildura 3502, or emailed to humanresources@mildura.vic.gov.au. All emailed applications will be acknowledged.

TENDERS Green Waste Mulching Contract Contract No: 0910/21C Closing date: 2pm on Tuesday 15 December 2009

Mildura Planning Scheme Review – Stage 2

Notice of an Application for Planning Permit

Contact Information: Tender documents may be obtained by telephoning (03) 5018 8100 or by downloading from the website www.mildura.vic.gov.au.

Community Satisfaction Survey Residents are advised that Council has commissioned market research company Auspoll Pty Ltd to undertake its annual Community Satisfaction Survey. Copies of this survey are being sent to 1200 randomly selected households across the municipality on Monday 30 November. Council seeks your assistance by completing and returning this survey by the nominated closing date. Your feedback is valued and the results of this survey will be used to monitor Council’s performance in delivering services to our community.

The Residential Development Plan for the land situated at 514 Deakin Avenue Mildura is on exhibition until Wednesday 6 January 2010 The purpose of a Development Plan is to co-ordinate the proper and orderly development of land by the guidance and facilitation of residential development. The Development Plan for the subject land is proposed in conjunction with a development proposed for an aged care facility and residential subdivision which is being considered currently. Following consideration of comments relating to the Development Plan a report will be prepared for Council’s consideration. Consultation is an essential element of the study process, and it is vital that all key stakeholders are involved in the process. All members of the community are encouraged to explore the proposal. The proposal is available for inspection at the offices of Council’s Strategic Planning Unit from Monday to Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm at 108–116 Madden Avenue Mildura Any person who may be affected by the final draft report may provide comments to the planning authority. The closing date for comments is Wednesday 6 January 2010 A comment must be in writing and be sent to: Peter Douglas Strategic Planning Manager Mildura Rural City Council PO Box 105 MILDURA 3502

MARK HENDERSON, CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

For more information about Council phone: (03) 5018 8100

www.mildura.vic.gov.au


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$89,000 Offers Over $90,000 3/60 Box Street, Merbein Lot 1 Myall Lane, Merbein $109,500 includes of fruit trees, this residence is destined to 12 Sanders Street, Merbeinnumerous varieties

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Nestled deep in a quiet court in the sought after Green Vines Estate, this 3 bedroom brick veneer and tile home represents a very attractive package. Features include great street appeal, double L.U.G, landscaped gardens (auto water system), terrific outdoor entertainment area, big secure back yard, wood shed and BBQ shelter.

Elevated Acre Lots

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3 Merebin Court, Merbein 21 River Avenue, Merbein

3 Merebin Court, Merbein

Birdwoodton Home on 15 Acres

$199,000 $150,000-$165,000

2/5 Cameron Street, Merbein $110,000-$120,000 Freestanding rendered brick townhouse with two good sized bedrooms in quiet Merbein location. Features include B.I.R’s and airco ducts in both bedrooms, spacious living area, electric kitchen and carport. Currently tenanted with solid rental returns.

Partly renovated 2 bedroom home on big corner block with subdivision potential (STCA). Features For Lease include B.I.R’s, high wunderlich ceilings, reverse cycle air-conditioning plus wood fire, big rumpus room, spa bath and brick BBQ.

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2 Litchfield Street, Merbein

$135,000- $145,000

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Lots 2, 4 & 5 Swamp Road, Karadoc

Title Lot 2 - 23.5 acres (9.4ha) of Chardonnay on Ramsay, 22.3 acres (8.9ha) of Cabernet Sauvignon on Schwatzman. Overhead sprays still exists also under drip irrigation, 60hp pump and shed. All growing and with 6 megs of water. Title Lot 4 - 30 acres ( 12ha) Chardonnay on Ramsay, 19 acres dead vines, 30 acres under drip, 49 overhead sprays, 60hp pump, shed, workers quarters and equipment shed, with 6 megs of water. Title Lot 5 - 48.7 acres (19.7ha) overhead sprays, 60hp pump, shed, all dead vines, small equipment shed and with 6 megs water.

Terms: 10% deposit, balance 30/60/90 days. Auction: 15th January 2010 at 12.30pm on site. Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566 or Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

Terms: 10% deposit, balance 30/60 days

Auction: Friday 11th December at 1pm on site

Contact: Judy Aitken 0418 502 302 or judy@collieandtierney.com.au 21 Marsden Drive, Mildura

Open Saturday 11.15 - 11.45

FAMILY LIVING ON A GRAND SCALE

Set on lagre 2052m2 allotment with delightful garden surrounds is this four bedroom executive residence. Boasting large kitchen with loads of light, master bedroom with large ensuite, ducted vac system, spacious family room with built in bar. Outdoors hosts a large entertainment area overlooking, in ground salt water/solar heated pool, an extra large double garage for the cars. Positioned in enviable location amid other quality homes this property will impress. Terms: 10% deposit, balance 30/60 days

Auction: Saturday 12th December at 12noon on site

Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566 or robert@collieandtierney.com.au Tim Leng 0408 133 326 or tleng@collieandtierney.com.au

76 Sturt Highway, Buronga

Cnr Ontario Avenue & Sixteenth Street, Mildura

RIVER FRONT PROPERTIES AS THIS ONE VERY RARELY COME UP FOR SALE

OUTSTANDING RESIDENTIAL DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY

Expressions of Interest

Expressions of Interest by 5pm Friday 11th December 2009 - 10% deposit.

Rarely does such an incredible opportunity present itself. Beautifully elevated 29 acres of prime residential land. Consisting of two titles and situated well within Mildura’s residential growth corridor. With all services available, opposite Mildura’s most One of a kind, a true Murray River frontage allotment only minutes from Mildura centre. successful recent residential subdivision and walking distance to Mildura South Primary School & Mildura’s approved & soon With approx 70 metres of river frontage and with permission from relevant authorities for 4 commercial to be built Mildura South Sporting Complex. Currrently planted, leased & managed, the opportunity is available to the astute mooring berths. A very comfortable elevated home, 4 bedrooms plus study, master with ensuite, a central living developer to secure neighbouring land and capture Midlura’s finest selection of servicable residential land. Land Bank for the area with panoramic views of the Murray River and surrounding beautiful gardens. A 20m x 9m colourbond work future & receive a steady income stream today or negotiate terms & begin developing within your own timeframe (STCA). The shop ideal for a tradesperson with air conditioning and 3 phase power. Inpections by appointment only. choice is yours - don’t miss this truly rare opportunity!

Contact: Mike Chaplin 0429 336 755 or mike@collieandtierney.com.au

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917 or tim@collieandtierney.com.au

Merbein South General Store

104-106 Sturt Highway, Buronga

ALL ABOUT LIFESTYLE

LUCRATIVE BUSINESS/FREEHOLD

Once in a lifetime opportunity to purchase the lifestyle you’ve dreamed of is this four bedroom, three bathroom residence. Nestled in idyllic setting with established gardens and stunning river views for miles this two storey home is a must see. Downstairs hosts fully self contained guest house, workshop, double garage and double carport. Just five minutes drive to Mildura CBD don’t miss the opportunity to purchase your own private haven.

Outstanding business including extensively renovated 4 bedroom character weatherboard residence with in-ground pool. Business showing excellent turnover includes: general store and takeaway food, bottle shop, driveway fuel and gas refill, post office, fruit testing depot. Supporting financials confirm the strength of this business.

$790,000-$850,000

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377 or trevor@collieandtierney.com.au Matt Mason 0438 274 258 or mmason@collieandtierney.com.au

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917 or tim@collieandtierney.com.au

67 Lime Avenue, Mildura Ph: (03) 5021 2200

www.collieandtierney.com.au

$490,000 + S.A.V.

First Natioanl believes this information is correct but itt does not warrant or guarantee the accurancy of the information. You should make your own enquiries and check the information. Certain Certan information has been obtained from external sources and has not been independently verified. MW9-11-2007 MW6/3/2009


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10 Plantation Street, Mildura

12 Elms Street, Irymple

HOME THAT GROWS WITH THE FAMILY

A HIDDEN TREASURE

Positioned in popular westside location is this three bedroom, two storey home set on large 923m2 allotment Seeing is believing with this immaculately presented three bedroom, two bathroom home situated in a sought and only minutes to schools, shops and Centro Plaza. features include large family and combined dining, timber after Irymple location. Wander through this picturesque gardens and be delighted with the spacious layout kitchen with meals area, separate powder room and additional toilet downstairs, paved/covered outdoor area, of this renovated family home offering a new mirrortone kitchen with meals area, loads of storage, combined double garage, and an ideal 20x30 shed. Just what the family needs. lounge/dining. Complete with 3 x rain water tanks, double garage and shed this property is a garden lovers delight.

$263,000-$275,000

$250,000

Contact: Cheryl Reberger 0408 214 360 or cheryl@collieandtierney.com.au

Contact: Cheryl Reberger 0408 214 360 or cheryl@collieandtierney.com.au

125 Lemon Avenue, Mildura W NE TING I LS

169 Ontario Avenue, Mildura W NE TING LIS

Open Saturday 12.45 - 1.15

Open Saturday 12.00 - 12.30

2 TITLES - INNER CITY

Investors and developers (STCA) you wont get any better than this prime inner city property on two titles offering rear lane access, three bedroom brick veneer home with three living areas on large 950m2 allotment. With positioned and potential - invest now and reap the rewards.

COMPLETE PACKAGE

The total package is here on offer. Boasting all investment needs including 3 bedrooms, spacious living and dining areas, new kitchen with all of todays mod cons, great alfresco dining area, low maintenance yard and location absolutely second to none, close to schools, shops, transport, medical clinics and hospitals.

$215,000-$245,000

$214,950

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917 or tim@collieandtierney.com.au Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902 or clem@collieandtierney.com.au

Contact: Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902 or clem@collieandtierney.com.au Tim Leng 0408 133 326 or tleng@collieandtierney.com.au

258 Dewry Avenue, Irymple South W NE TING I LS

1/172 Olive Grove, Mildura W NE TING I LS

Open Saturday 11.00 - 11.30

Open Saturday 1.30 - 2.00

AFFORDABLE RURAL LIVING

Rare opportunity to purchase a rare lifestyle in one of Sunraysia’s most tightly held locations. Boasting 2 bedrooms, large living areas, ample yard and shedding all close to Primary School, transport and with further potential to improve, this is truly a rare opportunity.

WHEN LOCATION COUNTS

3 bedroom inner city unit, solid brick with timber kitchen, separate spacious lounge room, good sized bedroom, ample rear and side yard with single lock up garage. Next to schools and CBD would make for excellent own home or investment with approx $200 per week rental!

$190,000

$163,000-$178,000

Contact: Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902 or clem@collieandtierney.com.au Tim Leng 0408 133 326 or tleng@collieandtierney.com.au

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377 or trevor@collieandtierney.com.au Matt Mason 0438 274 258 or mmason@collieandtierney.com.au

2 Noyce Court, Mildura

3/182 Walnut Avenue, Mildura

16h, 6g & 6a Wentworth Road, Yelta

W NE TING I LS

Open Saturday 9.30 - 10.00

LARGE BRICK VENEER TOWNHOUSE

A must see on your list, if you are a first home buyer or investor, then this may be for you! With 3 bedrooms, open living, updated bathroom, 20x10 shed, double carport, estimated rental return of $190 per week. Terms: 10% deposit, balance 30 days

Auction: Saturday 12th December at 11am on site Contact: Tim Davey 0409 234 271

67 Lime Avenue, Mildura Ph: (03) 5021 2200

Open Saturday 12.45 - 1.15

A GREAT LOCATION - LOW MAINTENANCE

Great location close to public transport and shops. 1 of 4, 2 bedroom solid brick units with lock up garage. Freshly painted, new stove and dishwasher. With good otudoor living area.

$173,500

Contact: Mike Chaplin 0429 336 755 or mike@collieandtierney.com.au

www.collieandtierney.com.au

HORTICULTURAL & WATER FRONTAGE Unique opportunity to secure approx 43 acres with 3 titles & stunning water frontage. Planted mainly to Colombard, Chardonnay, Shiraz & Cab Sav with winery contracts until 2011 & is also planted to established oranges & mardarins. This property comes with excellent infrastructure including shedding, 3 pumps and 10 year old OHS & 1 year old LLS. With 100 megs of high security water.

Expressions of Interest

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917

Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

First Natioanl believes this information is correct but t does not warrant or guarantee the accurancy of the information. You should make your own enquiries and check the information. Certan information has been obtained from external sources and has not been independently verified. MW9-11-2007 MW6/3/2009


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2 Mayan Court, Mildura

21 Bakogiannis Court, Mildura

Lot 404 Pitman Avenue, Buronga

551 Koorlong Avenue, Irymple

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Open Tuesday 6.00 - 7.00

EXCLUSIVE RIVER FRONTAGE! Set on approx 5 acres right on the edge of the Murray River is this truly unique property. Boasting 32sqs of home, all 4 bedrooms overlooking the river, 2 bathrooms, large timber kitchen & huge open living area. The decked entertaining area entices you to watch boats all day long. This has to be one of the best river frontages in the district! Make your dreams come true.

$1,399,000 Contact: Matt Mason 0438 274 258 Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377 4 Edmund Barton Court, Mildura

Open Saturday 12.00 - 12.30

DISCOVER TRUE FAMILY LIVING

JUST SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL

ALL ABOUT STYLE Designer built new and completely finished four bedroom home is all about style and space. With just under 25sqs of spacious living, huge mirrortone kitchen, two separate living areas and a dream outdoor entertainment area. Located in one of Mildura most sought after areas.

$355,000-$385,000 Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917

$343,000-$367,000

Surrounded by trees and delightful lawn areas on a 3/4 acre allotment comes this brick veneer home featuring 4 bedrooms + office, formal lounge room, timber kitchen, open plan meals area, central bathroom & ensuite to master bedroom. Outside you will appreciate the tradesmans 30x20 shed, entertaining area, in-ground pool, double garage & dual water system. Set in Irymple location this home is a must see.

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

Contact: Tim Davey 0409 234 271

Absolute pristine presentation of this 3 bedroom + study brick veneer home only 7 years young, formel entry and lounge room, leads to timber kitchen with walk in pantry overlooking family area, separate dining, dbl garage UMR with auto door and home access. Enjoy outdoor living with shade curtains, landscaped gardens, 6m x 6m shed within Ularara Estate in very quiet court.

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

$329,000 - $349,000

2 Harvest Court, Mildura

4-6 Willow Grove, Mildura

2 Fleetwood Court, Mildura

Open Saturday 11.00 - 11.30

Open Saturday 1.30 - 2.00

NO EXPENSE SPARED Custom designed family home set in neat quiet court location within sought after Federation Estate. Offering separate formal lounge, four bedrooms plus study, spacious family room and great kitchen with quality appliances. External features include alfresco courtyard off meals, undercover outdoor area and shed. Designer living at its best.

$315,000-$335,000

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917

Tim Davey 0409 234 271

Ontario Heights, Mildura

FANTASTIC SPACES, FANTASTIC LOCATION

PURE VALUE

WILLOW GROVE Set on two titles and over 1300m2 of land in secluded Willow Grove. The astute developer or renovator looking for a project won’t find a property of this size in a better location, with a short stroll to shops, CBD, schools and parklands.

$330,000

Contact: Tim Leng 0408 133 326

Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

Property buyers of all ages will appreciate and enjoy this warm and inviting brick veneer home with many standout features including 4 bedrooms, separate lounge room with home study area, 2 bathrooms + powder room, smart timber kitchen with adjoining meals/family area, ducted neatural gas heating, ducted vacuuming, ducted cooling. Once outside enjoy smart undercover alfresco entertaining complete with quality paving, low maintenance gardening and a 18x20 shed with direct access from the double carport complete with auto door.

Situated in family friendly court location is this stunning 3 bedroom Dunning home with all of todays features. Boasting private lounge, spacious timber kitchen, family room, huge outdoor living area, 20x20 shed and spectacular gardens.

$295,000-$325,000

Contact: Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

$312,000

Tim Leng 0408 133 326

Contact: Tim Davey 0409 234 271

96 Riverside Avenue, Mildura

6 Dr Abramowski Court, Mildura

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Open Saturday 10.30 - 11.00

Open Saturday 12.45 - 1.15

TIME TO ACT NOW

QUIET TREE LINED COURT

Onorato Homes are now offering quality house & land packages in this highly sought after westside location. Choose from a range of floor plans and take advantage of the $29,500 government grant. All homes include 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, double garage with auto door, all paving, al fresco entertaining area, colourbond fencing and much more.

Set on large 1083m2 allotment is this 2 storey, 5 bedroom family home offering renovated kitchen, 2 separate living areas, high ceilings, 2 bathrooms, polished floor boards. Step outside to large entertainment area, in-ground pool and 12x8 shed. Within walking distance to parklands and shops this ideal family home has a lot to offer.

From $260,000 Contact: Tim Davey 0409 234 271

Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566

$279,950

Tim Davey 0409 234 271

6 Rosedale Court, Buronga

DESIRABLE LOCATION

FIRST HOME BUYERS DELIGHT!

Conveniently located 3 bedroom home in a quiet court location. Positioned close to bakery and aero ovals is this three bedroom home Boasting BIR’s to all bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, large open plan living nestled in tropical setting backing onto Sunraysia Resort, offering light and neat kitchen overlooking the backyard. Step outside into the airy kitchen and spacious living. Including 1 weeks time share and pitched eprgola, low maintenance gardens. First home buyers will find use of all resort facilities you can enjoy the best of both worlds. it hard to resist!

$279,000

Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566

Tim Leng 0409 133 326

3 Homestead Court, Mildura

ICE D PR UCE D RE

Open Saturday 12.45 - 1.15

81a & 81b Eighth Street, Mildura

$240,000-$259,000

Contact: Matt Mason 0438 274 258

Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

367 Walnut Avenue, Mildura

ICE D PR UCE D RE

Open Saturday 12.00 - 12.30

AS NEW AND READY FOR YOU! Nestled in a quiet court location is this fantastic 3 bedroom townhouse. Features include WIR & ensuite to main, open plan living and dining, mirrortone kitchen & classy fit out throughout. The entertaining area is paved and undercover & the gardens are low maintenance. This would suit the first home buyer or even a retired couple!

$195,000-$219,000

Contact: Matt Mason 0438 274 258

Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

67 Mildura 67Lime LimeAvenue, Avenue, Mildura Ph: Ph:(03) (03) 5021 5021 2200 2200

Open Saturday 10.15 - 10.45

A HAPPY LITTLE HOME

On show we have a brick veneer home with three good sized bedrooms, kitchen/meals area, open plan lounge/dining and a two way bathroom running off the master bedroom. All it needs is your TLC to complete this package.

$195,000

Contact: Tim Davey 0409 234 271

SENSATIONAL CITY HEART LIVING 2X3 bedroom brick veneer townhouses with open plan living, ktichen/dining/lounge, central bathroom, evaporative ducted cooling, electric cooking, lock up single garage, paved pergola area, 3m x 3m concrete shed with low maintenance lawns & gardens within walking distance to CBD & Marina. Don’t miss your opportunity! Enquire today! Rental of $210 per week.

$195,000

Contact: Lyle Massey 0418 505 507

www.collieandtierney.com.au www.collieandtierney.com.au

REFURBISHED THROUGHOUT Totally refurbished is this three bedroom home positioned in great westside location offering neat kitchen, feature walls, semi ensuite, open plan living & low maintenance yard. Expected rental return of $210 per week this property would make for an ideal inevstment.

$189,950

Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917

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Chardonnay Court, Mildura

House & Land Packages, Mildura Absolutely last opportunity to purchase these quality packages at this sensational price!

QUALITY & AFFORDABLE HOUSE & LAND PACKAGES - Limited house & land packages available NOW! - Luxury standard inclusions - All plans have ensuites & lock up garage - Natural gas ducted heating & solar hot water

From $205,680.00 -$29,500.00 (for first home buyers) $176,180.00 Contact: Lyle Massey 0418 505 507

2/9 Maloney Drive, Mildura

2 Barry Avenue, Mildura W NE ING T S I L

TIMES RUNNING OUT! Save thousands & secure your brand new 3br home today. Features BIR’s, central bathroom, open plan designed livng to kitchen/meals/ lounge area, double carport & minutes from sporting grounds, shopping & schools.

$2,000 discount is purchased before the end of November 2009 $205,000 les FHOG $29,500 = $175,500 Contact: Lyle Massey 0418 505 507

648 Koorlong Avenue, Irymple

58 Hazeldene Street, Mildura

INVEST NOW

A GREAT PLACE TO START

Easy living townhouse features three bedrooms, ensuite to main, spacious open living, separate courtyard. With an expected rental return of $200 per week this low maintenance townhouse would make for an ideal investment. Only a short stroll to Centro Plaza.

$165,000-$175,000 Contact: Tim Aldridge 0407 239 917 30 Commercial Street, Merbein

With wonderful street appeal this 3 bedroom conite home will make an ideal first home or investment. Featuring separate lounge room, open kitchen/meals area, updated central bathroom. internal laundry. Outside shows shady verandah to both front and back, low maintenance lawns and garden area, plus a teriffic 20x10 shed complete with concrete floor.

$160,000-$170,000

Contact: Tim Davey 0408 234 271

2392 Kulkyne Way, Nangiloc

Open Saturday 12.00 - 12.30

GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY - MUST BE SOLD

COMPARE ME

Neat & tody 2 bedroom unit with plans at rear to build and develop land STCA. This really is an opportunity worth looking at. Located in the heart of Irymple.

$169,000

Contact: Tim Leng 0408 133 326

Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

205 Commercial Street, Merbein

LITTLE CHARMER

Sensational value for your first home or investment. 3 bedrooms + study, separate lounge with kitchen and meals area and added rumpus room at rear + great backyard. If you’re after value then look no further.

$149,000-$159,000

Contact: Tim Leng 0408 133 326

Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

$138,000-$153,000

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

Bozzi Heights, Mildura

Modest 3 bedroom family home, separate lounge, meals and kitchen, includes gas heating and evap cooling> Potential to improve with some elbow grease, rear verandah, huge back yard with garden shed and double carport, walk to shops.

$135,000-$155,000

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

9 Roberts Court, Gol Gol

GOL GOL SPECIAL

3 bedroom character weatherboard cottage, recently renovated kitchen, split system air con, spacious lounge and meals area, front and rear verandahs, set on 839m2 lot, 6m x 6m shed opposite schools, walk to shops, potential rental of $190-$200 per week.

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AFFORDABLE PURCHASE - MERBEIN

1226m2 residential allotment in Gol Gol. Fenced to 2 sides within the bowl of the court. Elevated home site, services available, including dual water. Close to schools, shops and river.

$90,000-$105,000

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

Lot 2 Golden Ash Drive, Mildura

3 bedroom haven in Nangiloc close to river set on approx 1052m2 land, boasts modern kitchen including dishwasher, reverse cycle air con, spacious lounge & master bedroom with WIR, 2 way bathroom, beautifullly presented home, outdoor entertaining plus fernery, low maintenance landscaped gardens including 6m x 4m shed and double carport.

$140,000-$155,000

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

56 Fitzroy Avenue, Red Cliffs

5 Hugo Court, Mildura

PRIME LOCATION COURT Beautifully positioned allotment in prime court location boasting 837m2 with fences to all sides of the property situated in the sought after Ularara location. You need to be quick as land here is now scarce.

$95,000

Contact: Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

Tim Leng 0408 133 326

AFFORDABLE THREE BEDDER Occupy and renovate this affordable three bedroom home set on large 944m2 allotment featuring open fire place, evap cooling, original kitchen and 28x10 shed with power. Positioned across from school and walking distance to town centre.

$84,000-$99,000

Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566

Clarendon Heights, Fifteenth Street, Mildura

Ella’s Ridge Estate, Red Cliffs

- Regular shaped and affordable allotments - Fully services, ready to build - Elevated sites - Conveniently located near schools and shopping centre.

From $69,500

Contact: Trevor Rogers 0409 506 377

Matt Mason 0438 274 258

67 Lime Avenue, Mildura Ph: (03) 5021 2200

Ideal starting block to take advantage of the first home buyers grant of $29,500. 680m2 of land with all services available. Make an offer today.

$69,000

Contact: Tim Leng 0408 133 326

Clem De Rosa 0408 239 902

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Free!!! with every block of land sold during November and December. If you are thinking of buying a block of land then dont miss this amazing opportunity to purchase land in Ella’s Ridge and you will receive a FREE boat, motor and trailer. Great house and land packages also available.

Contact: Lyle Massey 0418 505 507

Contact: Robert J Stephens 0458 658 566

www.collieandtierney.com.au

From $60,000

Priced from $55,000

First Natioanl believes this information is correct but t does not warrant or guarantee the accurancy of the information. You should make your own enquiries and check the information. Certan information has been obtained from external sources and has not been independently verified. MW9-11-2007 MW7/12/07


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Irymple Units 1-4, 2 Elouera Dve Mildura 24 Brian Crescent

Outstanding opportunity to purchase with potential return of 13.5%. 16 studio rooms with potential rent of $130 per bed, 2-3 occupants per room. Ideal for individual leasing or backpackers (STCA).

Outstanding opportunity to purchase a group of three units rarely available to the market. Solid tenancies & combined rental income of $20,280 pa. Located close to Centro Plaza, bus routes, high schools. Buy now while money is cheap.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to purchase this great 4 unit site. All 4 units currently leased with approx income of $2,000 per month. Fantastic Irymple location, walking distance to shops, post office & bus stop.

Attention first home buyers! 3 bedroom, 1 bathroom home with undercover car parking, large backyard & shed. Close to bus stop & schools. Potential for renovation as a live-in or investment.

Auction Fri 27 Nov 1:00pm Mercure Hotel Mildura 120 Eighth Street View Phone to inspect Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Fri 27 Nov 1:00pm Mercure Hotel Mildura 120 Eighth Street View Phone to inspect Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Fri 27 Nov 1:00pm Mercure Hotel Mildura 120 Eighth Street View Phone to inspect Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Fri 27 Nov 1:00pm Mercure Hotel Mildura 120 Eighth Street View Phone to inspect Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Fri 27 Nov 1:00pm Mercure Hotel Mildura 120 Eighth Street View Phone to inspect Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Sat 12 Dec 12:30pm on site View Sat 3:00 - 3:30pm Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

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One of Red Cliffs finest brick homes set on a huge allotment with sealed rear access ideal for subdivision (STCA). Modern kitchen, large family room & huge 50x25 foot shed. Bidding to start at mid $100,000’s. Vendor relocating.

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Mildura 8 Willow Grove

Wentworth 58 Wentworth Street

Mildura 15 Barraclough Way

Mildura 9 Woodville Park Estate

1209m² allotment located between Fourteenth & Fifteenth Street. Potential to subdivide for investment (STCA). Established residential area close to all amenities including Centro Plaza and schools.

Residential land of this calibre is rare to the market. Potential to build your dream home or subdivide to 2 townhouse sites (STCA). Coveted for many years, this property will be sold! For sale now or by auction.

Looking to invest on the river? Fabulous group of 5 units plus reception area. All units feature 1 bedroom, 1 bathroom, kitchen, lounge, dining & single carport. Common BBQ area, ideal for holiday accommodation or backpackers. Close to town with river access.

Under construction. Save on stamp duty with this 4 bedroom + study, 2 bathroom home on 642m2 of land. State of the art, 5.5 star energy rating, approx. 22sq of living & ducted reverse cycle.

Auction Sat 28 Nov 1:00pm on site View Sat 12:30 - 1:00pm Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Sat 28 Nov 11:00am on site View Sat 10:30 - 11:00am Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Auction Friday 11 Dec 11:30am on site View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale $295,000 - $320,000 View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

ONLY ONE VILLA LEFT! The perfect opportunity to build with one of Mildura’s finest and well known builders - Dunning Classic Homes. Save thousands before the first home buyers grant ends. This stylish 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home could be yours. Call us today to view this sensational property in Woodville Park Estate. Sale $255,000 View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Nichols Point 255 Koorlong Ave

Mildura 287 Walnut Avenue

Irymple 2810 Fourteenth Street

Mildura 712 Walnut Avenue

Mildura 1/230 Eighth Street

Mildura 11 Stanford Rise

Bring your paintbrush & nailbag! Set on a spacious 758m² allotment in popular Nichols Point, this 3 bedroom weatherboard is the ideal first home or investment. Features 30x20 shed with concrete floor. Must be sold!

3 bedroom 2 bathroom property in prime location. Walking distance to schools & shops. Close to public transport. Features also include in-ground pool, recarpeted, repainted & new stainless appliances.

Sensational opportunity to purchase in a desired location between Mildura & Irymple. Immaculate 3 bedroom BV, pine flooring, iron roof, large rooms. Set on a huge 2/3 acre (approx) with shedding & garage. Be quick!

Immaculately presented home with light filled interior & spacious BR’s. Features modern kitchen, town water and roomy yard. Approx 800m² lot, 50x40 workshop shedding & 4x4m bungalow. Located over 16th Street.

Opposite Mansell Reserve, this fabulous 2 BR strata unit in small block of 4 close to milk bar & bus stop. Large bedrooms both with BIR’s. Offers U/C carport & private courtyard. Estimated rental return $150 - $160 per week.

Need room to move? Then this goes to the top of the list! Features include 5 living areas - lounge, dining, family, utility & outdoor living, 4 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, stunning outdoor living and gardens with in ground pool.

Sale $135,000 View Sat 9:30 - 10:00am Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

Sale $190,000 - $220,000 View Sat 9:30 - 10:00am & Wed 5:15 - 5:45pm Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale $210,000 View Sat 10:15 - 10:45am Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

Sale $200,000 - $235,000 View Sat 11:30 - 12:00pm & Wed 5:45 - 6:15pm Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

Sale $115,000 - $120,000 View Sat 12:15 - 12:45pm & Wed 5:00 - 5:30pm Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

Sale $370,000 - $410,000 View Sat 2:00 - 2:30pm Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

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Mildura 11 Taminga Court

Mildura Lot 1 Sheoak Avenue

Irymple 638 Sandilong Avenue

Red Cliffs 1,2,3/81 Jacaranda St

Paringi NSW Sturt Highway

Birdwoodton 165 Mena Road

All I want for christmas is 3 bedrooms plus study, 2 bathrooms... 2 living areas... I want to entertain... a big backyard... a quiet court location... I want value for money...I want to see this one!

- Approx 16.6 acres - Ready to build on (STCA) - Overhead sprays - 2 megs of water - Power available - Close to the airport

3 bedroom, 2 bathroom brick home i deally located between 14th & 15th street. Features include BIR’s/WIR, double carport & 3x3 shed. This is a perfect investment opportunity, currently leased at $220 per week.

3 superb strata title townhouses in a great Red Cliffs location. Currently leased at $190 per week. 2 bedrooms, spacious living area, lock up garage, close to CBD and bus routes. Invest in this go ahead township!

Ex table grape property ideal for replanting if desired with irrigation infrastructure still in place, or why not use the massive shedding and cool rooms for trucking operations and any type of mechanical engineering etc.

Fabulous property on ½ an acre. Native setting surrounds this neat and comfortable 3 bedroom home. Includes 30 x 20 shed with floor and power, ducted reverse cycle, rear pergola, lounge & meals area.

Sale $235,000 - $265,000 View Sat 1:30 - 2:00pm Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Natalie Weaver 0427 554 540

Sale $110,000 View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale $200,000 - $225,000 View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale $170,000 - $180,000 each View Tues 5:30 - 6:00pm Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale POA View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Craig Kerr 0427 700 450

Sale $180,000 - $195,000 View Phone to inspect Ray White Mildura 69 Deakin Avenue Nicky Mayne 0400 825 429

Ray White Mildura believes this information is correct but it does not warrant or guarantee its accuracy. Certain information has been obtained from external sources & has not been independently verified.

Tel: 03 5021 9500 Fax: 03 5021 5400 E: mildura.vic@raywhite.com www.raywhitemildura.com.au


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Home Buyers Guide

PROPERTY OF THE WEEK

NEW LISTING

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7 Yanina Close For Sale Phone to Inspect Ticks Every Box Superbly located in a picture perfect court location opposite park land this quality 4 bed-

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14 Sharland Street Phone to Inspect It’ Has The Three L’s

walk in robe and ensuite, large kitchen including dishwasher, L shaped living room, ducted cooling, huge covered outdoor entertaining area overlooking the inground pool perfect for separate lounge, tiled bathroom, tool shed and single garage and carport. Inspect now. summer and a quality shed with power. Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035 Web Id 398532 $185,000 $299,000 Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035 Web Id 398535

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12 River View Rise For Sale 196 Bromley Road Open Saturaday Business for Sale The Ultimate Riverfront Estate Autopro & Husqvarna Now is the time to secure one of the districts most prestigious and appealing family friendly

For Sale

annual turn over that continues to grow year after year and as new plant and equipment. tops. Ample shedding, outside play area and a versatile rumpus room will excite the children. Training to be provided, walk in and start trading today. Live the ultimate waterfront lifestyle. P.O.A. Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035 Web Id 398405 Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035

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4 221 Barndeet Avenue Open Saturday 10:30am - 11:00am Superb Homestead on 16 Acres

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3 King Avenue BUSINESS NOT FOR SALE Phone to Inspect by appointment only High Yielding Healthy Investment Currently occupied by Lifestyle Plus Indoor Sports Centre and having traded as a sports centre metal ceilings. The home comprises four large bedrooms, main with ensuite, formal lounge & claw for almost 20 years, this really is a healthy investment. Returning almost $70,000 P/A plus GST and outgoings with 3% annual increases and a 5 x 5 year lease, in an area set to enjoy serious growth, foot bath in main bathroom. Situated on approx 6.47 Ha or 16 acres with shedding, this property investments just don’t get any better. Nathan Cue 0419 583 988 Web Id 394836 $280,000 - $305,000 Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035 Jason Zambelli 0438 761 052 Web Id 398419

For Sale

Elders have recently sold a 2 bedroom unit in Ninth St in under one week. We have a genuine purchaser who missed out. Our qualified buyer Karen, has up to $160,000 to spend and desperately wants to buy in the West side where she can walk to town. Can we introduce Karen to your property? Total confidentiality assured and without obligation.

Nathan Cue 0419 583 988

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robes, master with ensuite, formal dining and open kitchen/meals area. Large tradesman style shed, outdoor spa room and excellent undercover entertaining ideal for summer, linked to a six car carport area completes the package. Jason Zambelli 0438 761 052 Web Id 393966 ??? $245,000 - $265,000


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Home Buyers Guide Could this be your new Home Loan! Performance Variable Home Loan rate of the week is only 5.55% per annum. With repayments of $322p/w on a $225,000 loan. No ongoing monthly or annual fees. The Comparison Rate based on a loan of $150,000 for 25 years is 5.61% per annum. Fees & charges may be payable. A Comparison Rate Schedule is available at the Elders office at 97-99 Lime Avenue, Mildura. WARNING: This comparison rate is true only for the examples given and may not include all fees and charges. Different terms, fees or other loan amounts might result in a different comparison rate. ELDERS HOME LOANS & FINANCE Call Donna Lovell on 0488 422 366 It makes Simply Better Home Loan sense

The combination of inspirational design, superb quality and simply good taste has created the perfect lifestyle. Barely 2 years old, this stunning home of 51sqs boasts

One To Senses... One ToInspire InspireThe The Senses……

reverse cycle air con, magnificent gourmet kitchen with stone bench tops, 3 living areas including a first class cinema and separate rumpus/billiard room overlooking a huge covered outdoor entertaining area with ceiling fans. All 4 bedrooms are large with the main bedroom boasting an ensuite with double shower and spa overlooking a sundrenched private courtyard. The overwhelming feeling of space is further enhanced by 9ft ceilings, a large separate fitted study, and a 65 x 24ft shed with 3 phase power and provision for a bathroom. Inspire your senses…… particularly those of quality and space.

Open for Inspection 11:00am - 12:00pm Inspect: Saturday 12:15 – 1:15pm

7 Modikerr Way, Gol Gol

OPEN INSPECTION

Contact:

$680,000 - $730,000

Richard Wyatt 0414 600 035

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Units 1 & 2, 61 Murray Street For Sale Phone to Inspect Add This To Your Investment Portfolio Unit1 offers 2 bedrooms and returns $160 per week and unit 2 offers 3 bedrooms and returns $185 per week. Both offer open plan living, ducted cooling and have secure rear yards with garden sheds. These homes are low maintenance, a stroll to amenities and have happy and reliable tenants in place. Nathan Cue 0419 583 988 Web Id 396889???l

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337 San Mateo Avenue Phone to Inspect Why Rent When You Can Buy If you’re looking for a property to add to your investment portfolio or your first home this one ticks all the boxes. It offers 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, spacious living areas and low maintenance yard. A home offering this quality and level of features would expect a higher price range.

Nathan Cue 0419 583 988 Web Id 307218

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329 San Mateo Avenue Phone to Inspect Great Investment For Your Portfolio These four units currently return a total of $505 per week and is a perfect opportunity for the astute investor. Each unit offers 2 bedrooms, open kitchen/meals area, electric cooking with reverse cycle heating and air-conditioning and under cover carport. All 4 units are well presented, and are only a short distance to the CBD and Centro Shopping Complex. Nathan Cue 0419 583 988

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15 Explorer Drive Phone to Inspect Top House Fantastic Location This super attractive 3 bedroom town house, located close to Centro and public transport boasts a modern electric kitchen large family room, spacious lounge and 3 generous bedrooms. It also features a private paved yard, garden shed, carport and a very reliable tenant paying $200 per week

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Lot 1 Benetook Avenue Phone to Inspect 10 Acres Zoned Industrial 3 A brilliant opportunity exists for many forms of development . This site would be ideal for a service station, truck stop or similar pursuits with its 132m frontage to Benetook Ave, 2 megs water and 304m depth. Located on the truck route and offering easy access to Mildura and the Calder Hwy. The property also offers subdivisional potential (STCA). $2.2m Nathan Cue 0419 583 988 Web Id 357828

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Lot 49 Burdekin Court For Sale Phone to Inspect Vendor Wants Sold Now Jump on this little beauty. Situated amongst quality new homes in a quiet court in Red Cliffs. The block is a generous 707m2. Services available include power, water, sewerage, phone & gas. Build your new home right here (STCA) and reap the rewards. Vendor has instructed me that they want this block sold now.

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3006 Deakin Avenue Phone to Inspect Relaxed Living On A Massive Block Boasting a list of features not unlike a home twice it’s price, this quality brick home is a must to inspect. Features include a huge landscaped garden of 1145m2 with rear access and quality shedding, stunning gourmet kitchen, as new bathroom with claw foot bath, spacious living room and 2 large bedrooms. Nathan Cue 0419 583 988 Web Id 385341 $200,000 - $215,000

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For more rentals see page 39 3362 Benetook Avenue Phone to Inspect $250/PW Rental Of The Week Motorbikes, Horses and Lifestyle Phone to Inspect 8 Panorama Avenue This large family home offers 4 bedrooms, 2 spaBoasting 3 bedrooms with built in robes. Kitchen cious living areas and is updated and well presented throughout. There are 22 acres, substantial and meals area with ample cupboards, dishwasher and gas cooking. Fully enclosed yard with shedding, overhead sprays and 5 megs. The ideal opportunity to create a fantastic lifestyle property, shed and double undercover carport. Short walk or simply space to enjoy and only a short distance to Centro Plaza and close to school. to Mildura shopping and amenities Jason Zambelli 0438 761 052 Wendy Hobbs 0400 688 044 Web Id 388396 For Rent

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Res Com Property & Finance Centre ResCom Property & Finance Centre 79 Pine Avenue, Mildura 510 Plenty Road, Mill Park www.rescommildura.com.au

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Stunning, four double bedrooms plus rumpus exquisite home. Enter an open tiled foyer, large lounge with extensive windows and cathedral ceilings. An imposing kitchen with quality appliances, including dishwasher, large meals and adjoining family room, overlooking a lavish undercover entertainment area. Complimented by fully landscaped, manicured gardens,extensive paving, built in BBQ, close to schools and transport, double remote drive through garage, ducted heating, cooling, alarm and irresistible homely feel.

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Location, quality & style enhance the significant appeal of this inviting four bedroom family home. Comprises elegant BUYER GUIDE In excess of $435,000 formal lounge room, ensuite and fully appointed timber kitchen adjoining a stunning open plan living area which flows stylishly to relaxing outdoor areas and in-ground pool. Includes Space, Quality & Features double garage with direct internal access reverse cycle air This quality built home is sure to please con., ducted vacuum system, security alarm and 20’ x 30’ with the numerous features on offer, shed with air conditioning. such as the sunken lounge with timber floors and28th cathedral ceilings, AUCTION Saturday November at 11.00huge am ontiled site family room, timber kitchen to please INSPECT Saturday 10.30 to 11.00am3 bedrooms with any cooking enthusiast, Tense Vennerirobes 0409and 430 full 183ensuite and walk in robe

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Kings Billabong Views & Access Prestigious two storey residence set on a 5000m2 of land, this exclusive home is planned to four spacious bedrooms, Prominent Location two ensuites, a large study, 3 living areas & a gym room.

Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport. This exceptionally clean

3 bedroom home offers generous sized • Solid timber kitchen with walk-infamily pantry bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large • 2nd storey decks overkitchen looking Billabong & stove wet lands reserve with a new U/R and adjoining family and meals area. This is definitely one • In-ground pool that should be on your inspection list. Located • Separate two storey garage gym upwalking stairsdistance to within awith few minutes schools, shops. This is definitely one that • Reverse cycle air conditioning ducted throughout should be on your inspection list. Located • Slow combustion, gas heater open fire place in formal lounge withinplus a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. withintown a few water minutes • Pump on Kings Billabong, 5 megs ofLocated water plus walking distance to schools, shops.

to master, ducted heating, and cooling, alarm, outdoor covered deck area with built in spa, double garage with internal access & rear drive through. Set on an excellent size allotment. A total package awaits your inspection.

BURONGA

408 Pitman Avenue

This is a rare opportunity to purchase an exclusive home with water views. BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

AUCTION Sat 5th April at 12.30 pm BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000

AUCTION INSPECT

Saturday 12th December @ 12.00 noon- 1.00 pm INSPECT Saturday 12.30 Saturday 11.00 to 11.45am

MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue

Brian Erskine 0419 127 993

The Perfect Choice

Angela Walter 0401 282 976

This quality built home is sure to please with the numerous features on offer, such as the sunken lounge with timber Unique Waterfront Property floors and cathedral ceilings, huge tiled With outstanding river room, views, opposite Mildura Homestead family timber kitchen to please& any cooking enthusiast, 3 bedrooms with Lock 11, with absolute river frontage, this property enjoys one robes and full ensuite and walk in robe of the best riverfront locations in the heating, district. and cooling, to master, ducted outdoor decksecurity area with • Set on approxalarm, 1 1/2 acres with covered 15 megs high water built in spa, double garage with internal • Stunning refurbished 4 bedroom brick veneer with ensuite access & rear drive through. Set on an • Various shedding, orchard & established excellent size allotment.gardens A total package awaits your with inspection. Designed to open plan living sensational river views from

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living area & master bedroom. BUYER GUIDE $1,500,000 to $1,700,000 INSPECT Saturday 11.30 to 12.30pm Gavin Ridley BUYER 0417 867GUIDE 513 In excess of $300,000 INSPECT

MILDURA MILL PARK 26 Golf Links Drive

Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Rusticana Court SOUTH MORANG 83/808 Plenty Road

Sleek & Affordable A quality design along with excellent features at an affordable price, not much more that you could ask for. • Three bedrooms with built-in robes (master with ensuite) • Open plan kitchen, meals & living area • Double remote control tilt-a-door carport • Low maintenance property on 446m2 (approx) • Quiet location close to Centro shops, public transport & schools

Popular Location, With Potential!

First Home Or Investment!

This home is close to all amenities in a great location. It features 3 bedrooms with WIR and ensuite, ducted heating, evap cooling, alarm, slate tiling, double garage with drive thru and it is elevated on pine flooring ready to be polished! All this on a great sized block of land with room for that pool or alfresco area!

Great opportunity here to buy your 1st home or investment at an affordable entry to the market. Positioned amongst South Morang’s major development area, this unit has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, family, 9 foot ceilings, lock up Blue Chip Location garage, private garden, bull nose verandah and currently let for $823pcm. Vacant possession available. Fantastic four bedroom home, set amongst a delightful

BUYER GUIDE $290,000 - $320,000 INSPECT Thursday 7.30 - 8.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excessFeatures of $220,000 Centro Plaza & restaurants. include; INSPECT Saturday 11.30 - 12.00 pm

spacious backyard, in a safe family friendly court. Walk to • Built-in robes to all bedrooms (main with ensuite) •SOUTH Large L-shaped lounge Lot 9092 Paringa MORANG • Open plan kitchen / dining / living • Outdoor undercover entertaining area (perfect for parties & BBQ on those warm summer nights) • Powered 20 x 25 shed, fully irrigated gardens • 853m2 Block, close to schools & public transport BUYER GUIDE $290,000 to $310,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.00 to 12.30pm Steven Menegazzo 0421 802 203

MILL PARK 7 Silverbirch Rise

MILDURA Federation Townhouse

In a price range that you will only find on land

Situated in a private and quiet, well established location, this townhouse features, formal lounge, timber kitchen, family area opening out to the courtyard, 3 bedrooms with robes. Excellent presentation th’out, WW carpets, gas ducted heating & double garage. An ideal investment or 1st home, inspection will impress.

Brand new 4 bedroom home, master with full ensuite with&ainformal little TLC living this unit represents and walk in these robe,days, formal areas, stunning kitchen, 900good SS buying appliances, tiling and décor, for the beautiful investor, first home buyer or carpets to bedrooms, ducted heating, downlights walking to garage, Centro Plaza. throughout,retiree. doubleWithin remote drivedistance through huge stamp duty •savings. 2 Bedroom brick unit

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $270,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $315,000 carport1.30 & low- 2.00 maintenance yardRef: 183 E9 INSPECT • Single Saturday pm Mel

• Open plan kitchen / lounge area

• Expected rental approx $125 per wk BUYER GUIDE $85,000 to $105,000 INSPECT Saturday 11.30 to 12.00pm Michael Richardson 0418 367 227

four services in one real estate mortgages

Tense Venneri 0409 430 183

Martin Scott 0417 016 288

Brian Erskine 0419 127 993

Gavin Ridley 0417 867 513

Saturday 11.00 to 11.30am

Top Location, Perfect Presentation

MILDURA

7 Duneden Close

Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport. This exceptionally clean 3 bedroom family home offers generous sized bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining Sat 5th April at 12.30 pm family and meals area. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection AUCTION BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

SOUTH MORANG

SOUTH MORANG

Brand New - Turn Key!

This fabulously constructed family home shows a unique Elevated Home!

Big - Bold & Beautiful Superior quality home in College Release of The Lakes. These homes are fully complete, all you need to do is move in. It features 4 bedrooms, ensuite plus walk in robe, 2.5 living areas, vinyl wrapped kitchen, high ceilings, downlights, front and rear landscaping, dishwasher, antenna, letterbox, ducted heating and evaporative cooling, double garage and more...

hard to this this price4range. Wequality are proud to come offer by forinsale year old 3 bedroom, open home.master Featuring formal lounge air • 3plan Largeliving bedrooms, with ensuite, WIR & a with sep. study conditioning and polished floor boards, huge kitchen and family built in robes to allideal bedrooms & ensuite to • 2 room, Large separate living areas for families main bedroom. Other features include ducted heating, quality fittings, double garage and more... • Open plan kitchen / meals, mirror-tone cupboards & walk-in pantry

BUYER GUIDE $329,000

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $280,000 • 6 x 5m Shed with power & concrete floor, double lock-up garage

Michael Richardson 0418 367 227

• Paved undercover entertainment area & manicured gardens BUYER GUIDE

$369,000 to $381,000

INSPECT

Saturday 12.30 to 1.00pm

Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

conveyancing

David Hensgen 0417 863 469

$200,000 to $225,000

INSPECT

Steven Menegazzo 0421 802 203

4/2 Eileen Street

Cheap Living Investment 4 Bedrooms/2 Areas

BUYER GUIDE

Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

insurance

Martin Williams 0429 695 280

Steven Menegazzo 0421 802 203

Angela Walter Chris Katis Robinvale 0401 282 976 0428 827 675


27/11/09 - Mildura Weekly

Home Buyers Guide

03 5021 6888 4600 9436 Res Com Property & Finance Centre Centre ResCom Property & Finance 79 PinePlenty Avenue,Road, Mildura Mill Park 510 www.rescommildura.com.au www.rescom.com.au/millpark BLOSSOM PARK MILDURA

6 Oxley Court

MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue MILDURA

6 Bene Vista Boulevard

Stylish & Elegant Living

NEW LISTING

Stunning, four double bedrooms plus rumpus exquisite home. Enter an open tiled foyer, large lounge with extensive windows and cathedral ceilings. An imposing kitchen with quality appliances, including dishwasher, large meals and adjoining family room, overlooking a lavish undercover entertainment area. Complimented by fully landscaped, manicured gardens,extensive paving, built in BBQ, close to schools and transport, double remote drive through garage, ducted heating, cooling, alarm and irresistible homely feel.

Stylish 4 BR / 3 Bathroom Home

Neat As A Pin

Located in a quiet court location this fabulous as new brick veneer home will appeal to many. Feature include; • Four bedrooms, 2 living areas &Instudy BUYER GUIDE excess of $435,000 • Three bathrooms (2 ensuite & 1 bathroom) • Fully appointed kitchen overlooking family meals area • Ducted reverse cycle air con. (zoned) Space, Quality & Features • Double remote garage with internal access • 6 x 6 Shed (plumbed), 6 x 6 carport This quality built home is sure to please • Wide side access ample room for boat, trailer caravan withgate the- numerous features on or offer, Inspection is asuch must as to appreciate what’s on offer.with timber the sunken lounge BUYER GUIDE floors $335,000 $365,000 ceilings, huge tiled and to cathedral INSPECT Saturday 1.00timber to 1.30pm family room, kitchen to please Angela Walterany 0401 282 976 cooking enthusiast, 3 bedrooms with Tense Vennerirobes 0409 and 430 full 183ensuite and walk in robe

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

to master, ducted heating, and cooling, alarm, outdoor covered deck area with built in spa, double garage with internal access & rear drive through. Set on an excellent size allotment. A total package awaits your inspection.

MILDURA

Lots 1 to 12 Wisteria Way

Only 3 years young is this absolutely immaculate brick home. It is ideal for families, investors & first home buyers alike. • 3 Bedrooms, master with ensuite • Two separate living areas

Location • Rear shed,Prominent R/C air conditioning & double L/U garage Located walking distancestreet to schools, • Comfortable 654m2within allotment in a prestige

shops and transport. This exceptionally clean

• Currently 3leased until January 2010 offers @ $260 per wk sized bedroom family home generous bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large BUYER GUIDE $249,000 to $269,000

kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining family and meals This is definitely one Saturday 1.30area. to 2.00pm that should be on your inspection list. Located Ben Ridleywithin 0407 a830 few970 minutes walking distance to schools, shops. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops.

INSPECT

MILDURA

2/78 Chaffey Avenue

AUCTION Sat 5th April at 12.30 pm BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue The Perfect Choice This quality built home is sure to please with the numerous features on offer, such as Townhouses the sunken lounge with timber Modern Stylish floors and cathedral ceilings, huge tiled Plenty of options here for first home buyers ($29,500 FHBG), family room, timber kitchen to please cooking 3 bedrooms with astute investorsany or retirees for enthusiast, low maintenance living. robes and full ensuite and walk in robe to master, ducted • 3 Bedrooms (main with WIR & largeheating, ensuite) and cooling, alarm, outdoor covered deck area with • Separate formal lounge built in spa, double garage with internal access & rear drive through. Set on an • Mirror-tone kitchen with S/S appliances excellent size allotment. A total package • Well designedawaits ‘study nook’ adjoining family room your inspection.

Inner City Townhouse This spacious inner city townhouse is easy walking distance to the CBD, Murray river & sporting facilities. • 3 Spacious BR’s, master with ensuite & WIR • Fully appointed modern kitchen with adjoining dining • Huge lounge, great outdoor entertaining area • Double lock-up garage UMR & rear lane access

• Double garage with storage & internal access

• Immaculate low maintenance gardens

BUYER GUIDE

$240,000

BUYER GUIDE

$265,000 to $295,000

INSPECT

Saturday 10.30 to 11.00am

INSPECT

Saturday 1.00 to 1.30pm

BUYER0418 GUIDE excess of $300,000 Michael Richardson 367 In 227 INSPECT

MILDURA MILL PARK 26 Golf Links Drive

Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

403/808 Leicester SOUTH MORANG Plenty Street Road Stylish Townhouse

Gavin Ridley 0417 867 513

MILDURA

9 Kovac Court

A Focus On Family Excellence

• 3 bedroom modern townhouse

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• Low maintenance easy to care for yard • Outstanding West-side location

BUYEROr GUIDE $290,000 to 4310,000 First Home Investment!

This home is close to all amenities in a great location. It features 3 bedrooms with WIR and ensuite, ducted heating, evap cooling, alarm, slate tiling, double garage with drive thru and it is elevated on pine flooring ready to be polished! All this on a great sized block of land with room for that pool or alfresco area!

Great opportunity here to buy your 1st367 home Michael Richardson 0418 227or investment at an affordable entry to the market. Positioned amongst South Morang’s major development area, this unit has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, family, 9 foot ceilings, lock up garage, private garden, bull nose verandah and currently let for $823pcm. Vacant possession available. Exceptional Modern Elegance

BUYER GUIDE $290,000 - $320,000 INSPECT Thursday 7.30 - 8.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $220,000 outstanding as new modern home. Incorporating INSPECT the finest Saturday - 12.00 pm fittings11.30 and finishes throughout, offering

MILDURA

MILL PARK 7 Silverbirch Rise

MILDURA

22 Bakogiannis Court

Design, liveability and style best describes this

a great sense of light and space. Features include;

SOUTH •MORANG Lot with 9092 4 Bedrooms (main WIRParinga & ensuite)

• Lounge/ rumpus room • Stunning fully appointed chefs kitchen adjoining casual dining & living room • Fabulous decked outdoor living area • Floorboards, R/C air con., natural gas & side vehicle access BUYER GUIDE $340,000 to $380,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Tense Venneri 0409 430 183

12 Bakogiannis Court

Tradesman Shed 4 Bedrooms/2 Living Areas

Federation Townhouse

Absolutely stunning tradesman’s shed in an equally

Situated in a private and quiet, well established location, this townhouse features, formal lounge, timber kitchen, family area opening out to the courtyard, 3 bedrooms with robes. Excellent presentation th’out, WW carpets, gas ducted heating & double garage. An ideal investment or 1st home, inspection will impress.

Brand new 4 bedroom home, master with full ensuite location. your living dream areas, home here. and walk instunning robe, formal & Build informal stunning kitchen, 900• SS beautiful& air tiling and décor, 15mappliances, x 7.5 x 3.6(H) insulated conditioned shed carpets to bedrooms, ducted heating, downlights 3.1m Auto roller drive door through garage, huge throughout,•double remote stamp duty •savings. 3 Phase power, water & sewer connected

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $270,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In 883sqr excess of $315,000 plansMel for your INSPECT • All on Saturday mtr 1.30- -includes 2.00 pm Ref: 183 E9

• Plumbed with toilet, sink, basins & 25,000lt tank dream home BUYER GUIDE $150,000 to $180,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Martin Scott 0417 016 288

four services in one real estate mortgages

Top Location, Perfect Presentation

MILDURA

Immaculately presented & impressive interior proportions distinguish this exceptional 4 bedroom home in a quiet West side court location on a spacious 1039m2 allotment. Complemented by generous modern living / dining areas & a contemporary kitchen of genuine family size overlooking the private outdoor entertainment area & solar heated in-ground pool. Includes formal lounge, separate rumpus room, study, ensuite, double garage with store room, reverse cycle air conditioning & feature gas fire. BUYER GUIDE $495,000 to $545,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Tense Venneri 0409 430 183

44 Walnut Avenue

Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport. This exceptionally clean 3 bedroom family home offers generous sized bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining Calling All Investors AUCTION Sat 5th April at 12.30 pm family and meals area. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection Centrally & with an assured tenancy in BUYERlocated GUIDE In excess of $300,000 list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. place, this property isSaturday a fantastic acquisition INSPECT 12.30 - 1.00topm

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your property portfolio. Currently tenanted @ $190

SOUTH MORANG

per week until Feb 2010 & with a rental guarantee SOUTH MORANG

of $200 per wk for the remainder of 2010 calender year. • Two good sized bedrooms plus two studies • Kitchen, lounge & sep. dining room with O/F place • Evap. cooling, shedding & low maintenance garden BUYER GUIDE $150,000 to $180,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Steven Menegazzo 0421 802 203 G-14

MILDURA

8 Richardson Grove

More Than Meets The Eye! Elevated Home!

Brand New - Turn Key! Superior quality home in College Release of The Lakes. These homes are fully complete, all you need to do is move in. It features 4 bedrooms, ensuite plus walk in robe, 2.5 living areas, vinyl wrapped kitchen, high ceilings, downlights, front and rear landscaping, dishwasher, antenna, letterbox, ducted heating and evaporative cooling, double garage and more... BUYER GUIDE $329,000

conveyancing

This stunning family home appears small from

We are proud to this a4 punch year old 3 your bedroom, theoffer front,for butsale it packs once inside! open plan living home. Featuring formal lounge with air It’s polished ideal for the growing family looking for aand quiet conditioning and floor boards, huge kitchen location. family room, built in robes to all bedrooms & ensuite to 4 Generous bedrooms, with ensuite main bedroom.•Other features includemaster ducted heating, 2 Largegarage & separate areas with floorboards quality fittings, •double andliving more...

• Neat kitchen with gas cooking & D/W adjoining meals • Large backyard perfect for kids with U/C BUYER GUIDEentertainment In excess ofarea $280,000 • Located on approx 822m2 lot close to schools and parks BUYER GUIDE $235,000 to $265,000 INSPECT Saturday 3.30 to 4.00pm Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

insurance “A new level of property management” “Mortgage Specialist”

Diana Kalagurgevic Sharon Williams

Brooke Dunstan

Linda Young

Nicole Sayers

Donna Brown

Ivana Palatinus

Tania Venneri

Damian Portaro Finance Consultant 0418 991 026

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Home Buyers Guide

03 50216888 4600 9436 Res Com Property & Finance Centre Centre ResCom Property & Finance 79 Pine Avenue,Road, MilduraMill Park 510 Plenty www.rescommildura.com.au www.rescom.com.au/millpark BLOSSOM PARK MILDURA

16 Elizabeth Avenue

MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue MILDURA

5 Zhoe Court

Neat West Side Family Home

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NEW LISTING

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16 Sirius Court

This immaculate brick veneer family home is ideal for first home buyers, investors & families alike. • 3 BR’s all with BIR’s & semi-ensuite to main • Two separate living areas ideal for a growing family • Outdoor undercover entertainment area • 20 x 10 shed & cubby house • Located in a quiet court location perfect for the kids • Close to Mildura West primary school & aerodrome ovals BUYER GUIDE $220,000 to $250,000 INSPECT Saturday 10.30 to 11.00am Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

MILDURA

52 Teal Drive

Home Sweet Home

Immaculate 4 Bedder

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

to master, ducted heating, and cooling, alarm, outdoor covered deck area with built in spa, double garage with internal access & rear drive through. Set on an Investors - Rental Guarantee excellent size allotment. A total package Located on the West side of Mildura is this three awaits your inspection.

MILDURA

235 Eighth Street

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Wanted to sell... one brick veneer home in excellent condition on the West side. Nestled in a peaceful court away from the busy traffic. • 3 Bedrooms 2 with BIR’s Prominent Location • L shaped lounge with dining adjoining the kitchen Located withinairwalking distance to schools, • Evaporative conditioning / electric heating shops and transport. This exceptionally clean • Access to backyard through carport 3 bedroom family home offers generous sized • Spacious formal backyard / garden shedarea, large bedrooms, lounge, dining kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining BUYER GUIDE $175,000 to $205,000 family and mealsSaturday area. This is definitely one INSPECT 11.00 to 11.30am that should be on your inspection list. Located Martin Williams 0429 695 280 within a few minutes walking distance to

If the phrase “don’t judge a book by it’s cover” has GUIDE excess $435,000 anyBUYER meaning, this is it!InBehind thisof small facade is a big family home. • 4 Generous bedrooms, master with ensuite & WIR • Two separateQuality living areas & to keep the kids at bay Space, Features • Fully appointed kitchen O/L picturesque backyards This quality built home is sure to please • Large ent. area with built-in-bar with undercover the numerous features on offer, • Quiet location close tolounge schools,with parkstimber & shops suchcourt as the sunken floors and cathedral ceilings, huge tiled BUYER GUIDE $249,000 to $275,000 family room, timber kitchen to please INSPECT Saturday 2.30 to 3.00pm any cooking enthusiast, 3 bedrooms with Ben Ridley 0407 970 and walk in robe robes and full 830 ensuite

bedroom appealing home on a generous allotment. Currently tenanted @ $180 per wk until January 2010 & with a rental guarantee of $200 per wk for the remainder of 2010 calender year. • Combined & kitchenofwith central BUYER lounge, GUIDEdining In excess $300,000 bathroom & separateSaturday laundry 12.30 - 1.00 pm INSPECT • Good location close to shops, parks & public transport • Potential dual occupancy (STCA) 750m2 BUYER GUIDE $135,000 to $165,000 The Perfect Choice INSPECT Saturday 10.00 to 10.30am Steven Menegazzo 203 to please This quality built0421 home802 is sure

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

with the numerous features on offer, such as the sunken lounge with timber floors and cathedral ceilings, huge tiled family room, timber kitchen to please Upstairs, Downstairs any acooking bedrooms with Here’s chance toenthusiast, invest, rest or3retire. A very neat robes and full ensuite and walk in robe two 2 bedroom in the secure private tostorey master, ductedunit heating, and &cooling, Kalimna only minutes from Centro Plaza. alarm,Village outdoor covered deck area with builtbedrooms in spa, double garage with internal • Two access & rear drive through. Set on an • Separate lounge, renovated kitchen excellent size allotment. A total package • Evaporative airinspection. conditioning, electric heating awaits your

MILDURA

Unit 52 Kalimna Village

schools, shops. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to Greatshops. ValueLocated Family Home schools, within a few minutes walking distance to schools, This spacious 4 bedroom brickshops. veneer is set in a

MILDURA

27 Bene Vista Boulevard

er t d n u trac onesCom c MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue y R

sought after & quality location close to 15th street retail precinct. • 4 Spacious BR’s, master with ensuite & WIR AUCTION 5thappointed April atmodern 12.30 pm • Sep. living areas Sat & fully kitchen BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 • Outdoor entertainment area low maintenance gardens INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm • Double L/U garage UMR with auto door & rear yard access • 20 x 20 Shed with power & 10 x 10 garden shed BUYER GUIDE $310,000 to $345,000 Gavin Ridley 0417 867 513

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IRYMPLE

Don’t miss this opportunity to purchase a very private & secure parcel of land situated in a court location off 15th St Irymple. • Power & town water available • Allotment size 716m2

• Single lock-up garage • Paved private courtyard BUYER GUIDE $160,000 to $170,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect BUYER GUIDE0429 In excess of $300,000 Martin Williams 695 280 INSPECT

WENTWORTH MILL PARK 26 Golf Links Drive

Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Lot 1 3/808 Wentworth Street SOUTH MORANG Plenty Road

MERBEIN

A very affordable home with a great rural outlook boasting a huge backyard with bush land at the rear, & vineyards at the front. Only a few minutes from the Merbein township. • 3 Bedrooms • Evaporative cooling / gas heating • 20’ x 15’ Shed, concrete floor & power • Double carport • Approx 1200m2 block with 1.5 meg garden right BUYER GUIDE $130,000 to $155,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 to 1.00pm Martin Williams 0429 695 280

Providing approximately 970m2 of levelish land ideal for building your new home and close to the city centre & Darling river. Your decision will be when to start building. $49,500

First Home Or Investment! INSPECT Ring To Inspect Great opportunity buy your 1st home or investment Martinhere Scottto0417 016 288 at an affordable entry to the market. Positioned amongst South Morang’s major development area, this unit has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, family, 9 foot ceilings, lock up garage, private garden, bull nose verandah and currently let for $823pcm. Vacant Ready To possession Occupy available.

BUYER GUIDE $290,000 - $320,000 INSPECT Thursday 7.30 - 8.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $220,000 primary11.30 & secondary INSPECT opposite Saturday - 12.00schools pm with very

ROBINVALE

46 Ronald Street

Many features with this family home. Directly

quiet neighbours & only a short stroll to the river

MILL PARK 7 Silverbirch Rise

shops. Extra large SOUTH &MORANG Lot allotment. 9092 Paringa • 3 Bedrooms with BIR’s • Fully equipped new kitchen • New floor coverings • New bathroom - reverse cycle air con. • Rear lane access BUYER GUIDE $185,000 to $210,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Chris Katis 0428 827 675

ROBINVALE

Top Location, Perfect Presentation

ROBINVALE

2 Maston Court

Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport. This exceptionally clean 3 bedroom family home offers generous sized bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining Quiet Court Location AUCTION Satveneer 5th April 12.30 to schools, brick and at titled roof.pm family and meals area. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection Close BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. Double under main roof carport12.30 with direct access INSPECT Saturday - 1.00 pm

to large tiled family room. 858m2 allotment securely

SOUTH MORANG

SOUTH MORANG fenced.

• 3 Bedrooms, ensuite & WIR to main • BIR in two bedrooms • Reverse cycle cooling / heating • Garden shed & rain water tank BUYER GUIDE $185,000 to $195,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Chris Katis 0428 827 675

112 George Street

Affordable Bricks & Tiles 4 Bedrooms/2 Living Areas

Federation Townhouse

Brick veneer & tiled roof home has a lot to offer

Situated in a private and quiet, well established location, this townhouse features, formal lounge, timber kitchen, family area opening out to the courtyard, 3 bedrooms with robes. Excellent presentation th’out, WW carpets, gas ducted heating & double garage. An ideal investment or 1st home, inspection will impress.

Brand new 4 bedroom home, master with full ensuite an astute owner or investor. Hasareas, just hadstunning a and walk in to robe, formal & informal living new kitchen & well located withdécor, a lot kitchen, 900complete SS appliances, beautiful tiling and carpets to bedrooms, of potential. ducted heating, downlights throughout, double remote drive through garage, huge 3 Bedrooms - BIR in 2 stamp duty •savings.

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $270,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

• Separate largeof lounge BUYER GUIDE In excess $315,000 INSPECT • Single Saturday 2.00 pm lock-up1.30 brick- garage

• Open plan kitchen - dining area

Mel Ref: 183 E9

ROBINVALE

2 Nulty Drive

Nice House - Quiet Street Elevated Home!

Brand New - Turn Key!

Large brick family home located in a very quiet

Superior quality home in College Release of The Lakes. These homes are fully complete, all you need to do is move in. It features 4 bedrooms, ensuite plus walk in robe, 2.5 living areas, vinyl wrapped kitchen, high ceilings, downlights, front and rear landscaping, dishwasher, antenna, letterbox, ducted heating and evaporative cooling, double garage and more...

We are proud to offer for sale this 4 year old 3 bedroom, with Featuring lots of roomformal for thelounge kids. 854m2 open plan livingarea home. with air conditioning and polished boards,gardens huge kitchen and allotment withfloor established & well fenced. family room, built in robes to all bedrooms & ensuite to 4 Bedrooms WIRinclude & ensuite to mainheating, main bedroom.•Other features ducted quality fittings, •double garagedining and more... Large kitchen & separate lounge

BUYER GUIDE $329,000

air-con,of combustion BUYER GUIDE• R/C In excess $280,000heater & solar hot water

• 2 Living areas - down lights • Double lock-up garage plus single carport BUYER GUIDE $245,000 to $270,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Chris Katis 0428 827 675

• Side entry to secure back yard BUYER GUIDE $185,000 to $210,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect Chris Katis 0428 827 675

four services in one real estate mortgages

Tense Venneri 0409 430 183

Martin Scott 0417 016 288

Brian Erskine 0419 127 993

Gavin Ridley 0417 867 513

conveyancing

David Hensgen 0417 863 469

Ring To Inspect

17 Walters Drive

this size and at such an affordable price.

This home is close to all amenities in a great location. It features 3 bedrooms with WIR and ensuite, ducted heating, evap cooling, alarm, slate tiling, double garage with drive thru and it is elevated on pine flooring ready to be polished! All this on a great sized block of land with room for that pool or alfresco area!

$75,000 to $85,000

INSPECT

Peace & Quiet

Often sought and rarely found is a block of land

BUYER GUIDE

BUYER GUIDE

Martin Williams 0429 695 280

Priced To Sell

Popular Location, With Potential!

6 John Court

Tucked Away

Michael Richardson 0418 367 227

Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

insurance

Martin Williams 0429 695 280

Steven Menegazzo 0421 802 203

Angela Walter Chris Katis Robinvale 0401 282 976 0428 827 675


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Home Buyers Guide

03 50216888 4600 9436 Res Com Property & Finance Centre Centre ResCom Property & Finance 79 Pine Avenue,Road, MilduraMill Park 510 Plenty www.rescommildura.com.au www.rescom.com.au/millpark BLOSSOM RED CLIFFSPARK

5 Melia Avenue

Stylish & Elegant Living

NEW LISTING

MILL 8 Prince of Wales Avenue REDPARK CLIFFS

Stunning, four double bedrooms plus rumpus exquisite home. Enter an open tiled foyer, large lounge with extensive windows and cathedral ceilings. An imposing kitchen with quality appliances, including dishwasher, large meals and adjoining family room, overlooking a lavish undercover entertainment area. Complimented by fully landscaped, manicured gardens,extensive paving, built in BBQ, close to schools and transport, double remote drive through garage, ducted heating, cooling, alarm and irresistible homely feel.

Summer Is Coming!

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

Summer is fast approaching, why not spoil the kids & yourself with this complete family package. BUYER GUIDE In excess of $435,000 • 3 Bedroom brick veneer (6yrs old) • 2 Living areas / 2 bathrooms • Large 30’ x 20’ shed with 3 phase power Space, Quality & Features • Solar heated / self cleaning in-ground pool quality built home is sure to please • Large pitchedThis entertainment area with the numerous features on offer, • Spacious 929m2 allotment such as the sunken lounge with timber and tocathedral BUYER GUIDE floors $275,000 $315,000 ceilings, huge tiled family room, timber kitchen to please INSPECT Sunday 10.00 to 10.30am 3 bedrooms with any cooking enthusiast, robes David Hensgen 0417and 863full 469ensuite and walk in robe to master, ducted heating, and cooling, alarm, outdoor covered deck area with built in spa, double garage with internal access & rear drive through. Set on an excellent size allotment. A total package awaits your inspection.

IRYMPLE

2819 Eleventh Street

Sandridge Estate

1 Acre Lots - Owner Says Sell...

Ideally located five minutes away from the Red Cliffs township, are 7 one acre dream home sites. • Each lot includes town water & underground power • Restrictive covenants protect each lot

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• Estate set on an elevated ridge with sweeping views • 9 Lots already SOLD only 7 left BUYER GUIDE

Prominent Location CHRIS TMA Ring within To Inspect Located walking distance to schools, S HAS shops and transport. This exceptionally COM clean 3 bedroom family home offers generousE sized EARarea, formal lounge, dining large Ben Ridleybedrooms, 0407 830 970 Ladjoining ! kitchen with a new U/R stove and Y INSPECT

family and meals area. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection list. Located

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schools, shops. This is definitely one that should be on your inspection list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops.

NANGILOC

2374 Kulkyne Way

AUCTION Sat 5th April at 12.30 pm BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

MILL PARK 12 Manning Clarke Road

$70,000 TO $95,000

MILL PARK 8 Prince of Wales Avenue The Perfect Choice This quality built home is sure to please with the numerous features on offer, as the sunken lounge with timber A Tropicalsuch Paradise floors and cathedral ceilings, huge tiled family room, kitchen to please This beautiful home is ideal fortimber the family who need a big yard any cooking enthusiast, 3 bedrooms with & still want to be closeand to town. robes full ensuite and walk in robe ducted heating, and cooling, • 3 Bedrooms &toa master, master with ensuite alarm, outdoor covered deck area with • Updated kitchen with plenty of storage & cupboard built in spa, double garage with space internal access & rear drive through. Set on an • Updated bathroom excellent size allotment. A total package • Located on approx 1018m2 with fully secured yard awaits your inspection.

Have a Look at This A unique colonial style home within walking distance of the Murray river. Realistically priced to sell quickly. • 3 Bedrooms • Red Gum timber kitchen with modern appliances • Polished floorboards throughout • Large shed with concrete & power

• Large U/C Alfresco area & 15 x 30 shed with power & concrete

• Fully fenced 1/2 acre allotment

BUYER GUIDE

$220,000 to $240,000

BUYER GUIDE

$150,000 to $180,000

INSPECT

Saturday 11.30 to 12.00pm

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Ring To Inspect

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 Ben Ridley 0407 830 970

RED MILLCLIFFS PARK 26 Golf Links Drive

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Popular Location, With Potential! This home is close to all amenities in a great location. It features 3 bedrooms with WIR and ensuite, ducted heating, evap cooling, alarm, slate tiling, double garage with drive thru and it is elevated on pine flooring ready to be polished! All this on a great sized block of land with room for that pool or alfresco area!

INSPECT

Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

Tecoma SOUTH MORANG 22 3/808 Plenty Street Road Affordability & Location

Hard to find homes in this price range, that are well located. • 2 BR conite home •Good size lounge area • Evap cooling/ oil heating • Natual gas conncected • 726m2 allotment BUYER GUIDE $100,000 to $130,000 First Home Or Investment! INSPECT Sunday 2.00 to 2.30pm Great opportunity here to buy your home or investment David Hensgen 0417 8631st 469

RED CLIFFS

at an affordable entry to the market. Positioned amongst South Morang’s major development area, this unit has 2 bedrooms, lounge, kitchen, family, 9 foot ceilings, lock up garage, private garden, bull nose verandah and currently let for $823pcm. Vacant possession Compare With The available. Rest

BUYER GUIDE $290,000 - $320,000 INSPECT Thursday 7.30 - 8.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $220,000 in this11.30 price -range. INSPECT with others Saturday 12.00 pm

MILL PARK 7 Silverbirch Rise

125 Jacaranda Street

This property will compare more than favourable A MUST INSPECTION...

SOUTH •MORANG Lotkitchen 9092/ new Paringa 3 BR’s, renovated appliances

David Hensgen 0417 863 469

RED CLIFFS

1 Avocat Avenue North

Plenty To work With

Top Location, Perfect Presentation

RED CLIFFS

45 Guava Street

Located within walking distance to schools, shops and transport. This exceptionally clean 3 bedroom family home offers generous sized bedrooms, formal lounge, dining area, large kitchen with a new U/R stove and adjoining Potential & Potential & Potential Sat 5th at 12.30 pm stately character home in anApril unsurpassed family and meals area. This is definitely one that should be on your inspectionA AUCTION BUYER GUIDE In excess of $300,000 list. Located within a few minutes walking distance to schools, shops. location, close to main street & 12.30 recreation INSPECT Saturday - 1.00 pm

facilities.

SOUTH MORANG

SOUTH MORANG • 4 Bedrooms with separate lounge • Polished floorboards throughout • Large rear verandah • In-ground swimming pool • Rental return expected $230 per week BUYER GUIDE $155,000 to $185,000 INSPECT Sunday 1.00 to 1.30pm David Hensgen 0417 863 469

• New evaporative cooling / gas heating • Superb entertainment / courtyard area • Shed / workshop plus new 20’ x 20’ Shed • Approx rental return - $200 to $210 per week BUYER GUIDE $145,000 to $175,000 INSPECT Sunday 12.00 to 12.30pm David Hensgen 0417 863 469

RED CLIFFS

444 Woomera Avenue

Rural Living River Nearby 4 Bedrooms/2 Livingwith Areas

Federation Townhouse

Set on a rural parcel of land with river nearby, this

Situated in a private and quiet, well established location, this townhouse features, formal lounge, timber kitchen, family area opening out to the courtyard, 3 bedrooms with robes. Excellent presentation th’out, WW carpets, gas ducted heating & double garage. An ideal investment or 1st home, inspection will impress.

Brand new 4 bedroom home, master with full ensuite conite home attractliving plentyareas, of attention. and walk insolid robe, formal & will informal stunning kitchen, 900 appliances, beautiful tiling and décor, BeSS quick... carpets to bedrooms, ducted heating, downlights 3 Bedrooms (BIR drive in all) through garage, huge throughout,•double remote stamp duty•savings. Large sunroom

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $270,000 INSPECT Saturday 12.30 - 1.00 pm

BUYER GUIDE In excess of $315,000 12m x 1.30 7m open baypm shed Mel with Ref: power183 E9 INSPECT • Approx Saturday - 2.00

• Evaporative cooling / electric heating

• Approx 1 acre / 1.5 megs water BUYER GUIDE $160,000 to $190,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect David Hensgen 0417 863 469

four services in one real estate mortgages

Small home on a huge allotment represents plenty of value & potential. • 2 Bedroom weatherboard • Renovated kitchen • Split system heating & cooling • 40’ x 20’ shed • Huge 1478m2 allotment BUYER GUIDE $110,000 to $140,000 INSPECT Sunday 11.00 to 11.30am David Hensgen 0417 863 469

COLIGNAN

46 Briggs Lane

18 Acre River Retreat Elevated Home!

Brand New - Turn Key! Superior quality home in College Release of The Lakes. These homes are fully complete, all you need to do is move in. It features 4 bedrooms, ensuite plus walk in robe, 2.5 living areas, vinyl wrapped kitchen, high ceilings, downlights, front and rear landscaping, dishwasher, antenna, letterbox, ducted heating and evaporative cooling, double garage and more...

parcel land4on the old Murray rivers edge We are proud Fantastic to offer for saleofthis year 3 bedroom, with brick Featuring veneer home and alounge bonus 2nd open plan living home. formal witholder air conditioning and polished floor boards, huge kitchen residence. Opportunities like this don’t comeand along family room, built in robes to all bedrooms & ensuite to often. features include ducted heating, main bedroom.toOther Approx garage 18 acresand (7.416ha) quality fittings,•double more...

BUYER GUIDE $329,000

BUYER GUIDE excess of $280,000 • 5InMegs of water

• Own pump on river • All over head sprays

• 2 Homes close to river BUYER GUIDE $240,000 to $270,000 INSPECT Ring To Inspect David Hensgen 0417 863 469

conveyancing

insurance “A new level of property management” “Mortgage Specialist”

Diana Kalagurgevic Sharon Williams

Brooke Dunstan

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Donna Brown

Ivana Palatinus

Tania Venneri

Damian Portaro Finance Consultant 0418 991 026

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Blue Chip Location

•3 bedroom plus study nook • Natural gas heating/ducted air-con •1 bathroom, 3 toilets • Shed 25 x 20 (approx) • Floorboards throughout • Sub-divide and redevelop(STCA) • Large inner city allotment • Location, Location, Location For Sale Now or by Auction Saturday 5th December 2009 at 11.00am on site Contact: David 0417 007 556 Address: 19 Olive Avenue Open: Saturday 10.15-10.45am Internet PID: 356076

N TIO C U A EXT N K E WE MILDURA

A Home & A Lifestyle

• Feature timber kitchen, polished boards and decorative ceilings period character & charm throughout • Gas and wood heating •3 bedrooms,large open family/dining • Priced to sell and excellent value For Sale Now or by Auction Saturday 5th December 2009 at 12 noon on site Contact: Graeme 0429 824 008 Address: 219 Eleventh Street, Mildura Internet PID: 341501 Open: Saturday 10.45-11.15am • Walk almost everywhere

•This home is a real showpiece, original

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N O I CT IS U A TH K E E W ROBINVALE

Blue Chip Investment

A rare opportunity to acquire a secure investment with a national tenant. Showing excellent return on investment. Executive Summary - Current Rental - $85,729.32 - Term of lease - 5 years - Commencing date -21st August 2009 - Options - Three (3) further terms of five (5) years - Rent review - CPI after 2nd year - Land size - 8,215 sqm

We highly recommend this investment property as one of the best buys available on the Investment Market in our area. Can be self funding. Security through investment. For a detailed property report please call Tony Roccisano, leaders in Commercial Real Estate.

For Sale Now or by Auction Friday 27th November 2009 at 2.00pm at the Tony 0418 502 101 Mildura Club, corner of Deakin Avenue and 9th Street, Mildura

Contact: Address: 19 - 21 Moore Street Internet PID: 358845

UTE L O N ABS RGAI A B MILDURA

Affordable Westside Home

• 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms • Brick Veneer with Tile Roof • 2 large living areas • Popular Westside location • 20 x 30 shed • Large 820sqm allotment • Gas heating • Great Family Home For Sale Now or by Auction Saturday 12th December 2009 at 12 noon on site Contact: Peter 0407 212 850 Address: 18 Helen Court, Mildura Open: Saturday 10.00-10.30am Internet PID: 360526

Bargain Inner City Allotment • Rare Opportunity • All services

MILDURA • Ideal allotment for dual occupancy (STCA)

• 680sqm (approx) building allotment • Fully fenced For Sale Now or by Auction Saturday 12th December 2009 at 12.00 noon on site Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 Address: 125 Thirteenth Street, Mildura Internet PID: 360869

MILDURA

Superb Building Allotment ESR $70,000-$75,000 • Fantastic Investment for the future • Situated close to schools • Surrounded by new homes • Short distance to Plaza • Approx 21 metre frontage and Major shopping Precinct • Immediate Sale Wanted • Riverside Park Estate Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: Lot 20 Renshinkan Court, 15th Street over Ontario Avenue Internet PID: 360551

NEW LISTING

NEW LISTING

Superb Stone Front Villa

• 2 bedroom home • Reverse cycle heating/cooling • Paved pergola area

GOL GOL

MILDURA

$199,000 Exculsive Murray River Access ESR$395,000-$425,000 19.3acre Affordable VIneyard

• Westside location • Close to schools/kindergarten • Close to sporting facilitates

Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: 29/313 Eighth Street Open: Saturday 11.00-11.30am Internet PID: 362413

•4 bedrooms plus study •Established gardens • 2 bathrooms, 2 living areas •Huge outdoor entertainment • 5000sqm allotment •50x20 shed concrete, power • Computerised irrigation system •Murray River access Contact: David 0417 007 556 Address: 19 Cobb & Co Way Internet PID: 361108 Open: Saturday 12.00-12.30pm

MERBEIN WEST

$210,000

• Well maintained Vineyard •New drip irrigation system • Enjoys excellent soil types •63.7 megalitres of water •7.5 acres Shiraz, 11 acres Chardonay •3 bedroom weatherboard home with 3year contract •Best value Vineyard with 2 titles Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 or David 0417 007 556 Address: 158 & 159 Honour Avenue Internet PID: 361794

NEW LISTING

Build Your Dream Home

• Approx 15 acres • Walk to Murray River • Boat ramp just a short drive • Great rural setting Contact: David 0417 007 556 Address: Lot 2 Pumps Road Internet PID: 362551

RED CLIFFS

•Permit for a dwelling •Land has been cleared so you can plant what you like or use it for horse paddocks

5021 1900

83 Deakin Avenue, Mildura

500sqm (approx) premises. 950sqm allotment. 16 Allocated covered parking spaces. Modern attractive reception area. Large kitchen facilities. Board room with refreshment area. Courtyards. Sale inclusive of chattels. Expect 8 - 10% gross returns (approx). Multi tenanted and fully serviced. Internal photos available at www.deakinbusinesscentre.com.au Expressions of Interest by 22nd January 2010

Contact: Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 46 Lemon Avenue, Internet PID: 361469

Tony Roccisano

Rico D’Amico 0418 516 773

Mandy D’Amico 0417 017 635

Peter White 0407 212 850

Gary Castleman

Loretta Paiano 0418 596 789

Graeme Roper 0429 824008

David Martin 0417 007 556

MW27112009

Real People in Real Estate

www.roccisano.com.au *ESR - Estimated Selling Range

MILDURA

$150,000 Premier Investment Opportunity


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Vendor Says Sell

MILDURA

• 4 bedrooms plus study/3rd living area • 2 bathrooms plus powder room • 2 living areas • 39 squares (approx)

Contact: David 0417 007 556 Address: 603 Walnut Avenue Internet PID: 353868

$420,000-$440,000

• Wooden bi-fold doors • Great natural lighting throughout • Stone kitchen bench tops • Landscaping to front and back

Open: Saturday 9.30-10.00am

MASSIVE PRICE REDUCTION

Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: Chaffey Park Drive Internet PID: 319226

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$245,000 Blue Chip Building Allotment

• Superbly presented • Excellent location • 3 bedrooms plus attic study • Large treed allotment • 2 bay shed • Extensive polished boards • A rare find • Character with Quality Contact: Peter 0407 212 850 Address: 6 Lockside Avenue, Mildura Internet PID: 360629 Open: Saturday 11.30-12.00pm

• Location, Location, Location

• Approx 1800sqm Allotment • Power and water connected • Rain Water tank

$199,000

• Fabulous 40x 40 shed with ensuite, vanity, shower and separate toilet • Situated in the much sought after Irymple location

Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: 618-622 Koorlong Avenue Internet PID: 351332

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• In as new condition • 4 bedrooms w/ensuite • Large separate lounge • Great entertaining area Contact: Peter 0407 212 850 Address: 4Villiva Drive Internet PID: 350574

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MILDURA Make A Splash This Summer ESR $230,000-$255,000 •Lounge to front •8 x 5m steel shed •Clarke in-ground pool

Open: Saturday 11.00-11.30am

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New House and Land Package

• 3 bedrooms plus study nook • Ensuite, WIR to main bedroom • Galley Style kitchen, meals area • Separate formal lounge

IRYMPLE

MILDURA

MILDURA

MILDURA

$330,000 Stunning New Villas

• Vast kitchen/meals area • Keenly sort West side location • 20 x 16 Shed • Superb, as new, family home

Open: Saturday 9.15-9.45am

• Quality built 3 br plus study nook • Ensuite and WIR to master • 2 Separate living, private entree • Reverse cycle ducted a/cond

$240,000

• Galley Style kitchen, pantry • Lge Showers, quality vanity & basin • Natural gas hot water system • Double garage with storage

Contact: Rico 0418 516773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: Lot 32 Wisteria Way Internet PID: 336750 Open: Saturday

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$249,000

50s Retro in Arts Centre Locale

$279,000 Outstanding Executive Home

•Zoned R1- perfect for subdivision •THIS PROPERTY MUST BE SOLD!! (STCA) •This is a rare opportunity to cash in •1.857 HA (4.5 Acre approx) •Elevated site - proposed 23 Lot plan •4 bedroom Western Red Cedar Home available. Don’t Miss It!

•3 bedrooms all with built-in-robes •Massive 1000sqm (approx) block •Open plan kitchen/meals •Wood & gas heating/evap air Contact: Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 942 Fifteenth Street Internet PID: 357844

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MERBEIN

Buy Of A Lifetime

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MILDURA

• Approx 469sqm allotment • Fabulous convenient location • Double car accommodation • Alfresco outdoor area

Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: Lot 1 Barraclough Way Internet PID: 346701

17t hS tre et • Approx 4000sqm allotment • Powered site, town water • City light scape • Elevated site Contact: Loretta 0418 596 789 Address: Lot 8 Seventeenth Street Internet PID: 355514

ESR $200,000-$245,000 Are Your Looking For? • The best affordable address to build your dream home • Landscaping & wrought iron fencing to the Estate

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Vineyard 16.9 Acres • Permits to build available • Comprising 6 acres Merlot 9 acres Cab Sav, 1 acre Petit Verdot

SUNNY CLIFFS

$110,000-$140,000

• Well located Vineyard • All overhead sprays • Excellent soil types • Rich loamy soil

GOL GOL

Magnificent, Grand, IMPRESSIVE

Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 Address: Block 431 Mellis Street Internet PID: 310816

MILDURA

$470,000 Vineyard 17.5 Acres

• 33 Square home • Theatre room/open office • 4 bedrooms plus study • Separate lounge • 2 bathrooms plus powder room • Reverse cycle heating/cooling • Large L-shape family/kitchen • Lap pool, garden shed, display home Contact: Loretta Paiano 0418 596 789 Address: 526 Walnut Avenue Internet PID: 357363

5021 1900

83 Deakin Avenue, Mildura

• Permits to build available • Planted to 10 acres of Shiraz and 7 acres of Gordos • All overhead sprays Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 Address: Block 440 Mellis Street Internet PID: 351258

SUNNY CLIFFS

$120,000-$150,000

• Own pump • Excellent soil type • Rich red loamy soil

Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 Address: 4 Allen Court Internet PID: 350389

•Architecturally designed 4 bed room home plus Study •State of the art kitchen with butlers pantry •Magnificent open plan living incor porating family, dining and kitchen •Visitors/children’s wing with two large bedrooms with bathroom and theatre room •Separate lounge,office and impres sive entry •All doors leading to a magnificent lit up self cleaning pool with change room and toilet facilities •Quality plus in roof lines, lighting, flooring and fixtures •Three car lock up garage plus 25 x 50 powered shed •Situated on 2 acres in a quiet court with Gol Gol creek as your backyard •To capture the magnificence of this home it is a must see.

Phone for an Inspection

Tony Roccisano 0418 502 101

Rico D’Amico 0418 516 773

Mandy D’Amico 0417 017 635

Peter White 0407 212 850

Gary Castleman 0419 548 922

Loretta Paiano 0418 596 789

Graeme Roper 0429 824008

David Martin 0417 007 556

MW27112009

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www.roccisano.com.au *ESR - Estimated Selling Range

$239,500

•Low maintenance 3 bedrooms •Huge paved, covered BBQ area • Open living area •Heating/Cooling for comfort • Dishwasher & huge pantry •Quiet court location • Storage shed & double carport •Inspect now Contact: Graeme 0429 824 008 Address: 8 Macquarie Court Internet PID: 361566 Open: Saturday 11.30-12.00pm

NT GE R U E SAL

Ex Display

MILDURA

LAKE HAWTHORN

Lake Frontage/Sell


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Ex Display Family Home

•3 bedooms

MILDURA

$315,000-$325,000

•Prime position/walk to Centro •Landscaped/artificial turf •Pebblecrete paving/fully fenced •Fully appointed kitchen

•2 bathrooms •Separate lounge/theatre • Open family/meals Contact: Loretta 0418 596 789 Address: 3 John Monash Boulevard Internet PID: 357367

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MILDURA

Inner City Charmer

ESR$330,000-$350,000

• 3 bedrooms, full ensuite • Formal lounge & dining • Family/rumpus to rear • Extensively renovated

Contact: Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 51 Magnolia Avenue Internet PID: 354454

• 10m x 7m Garage, lane access • Pergola area with decking •11” ceilings, wonderlich & murray pine • New kitchen with dishwasher

Open: Saturday 12.00-12.30pm

MILDURA

Exemplary Family Home

ESR $345,000-$365,000

• Superb 4 br Ashlar brick home • Large 867sqm allotment • Separate lounge, dining & family • Paved, roofed entertaining area • Rev cycle heating & cooling • 8m x 2.5m shed with power • Infloor heating & ducted vaccum • Quiet Westside Court location Contact: Peter 0407 212 850 Address: 5 Star Court Internet PID: 351577 Open: Saturday 10.45-11.15am

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GOL GOL

GOL GOL

ESR$385,000-$405,000 Best Value On River/Priced to Sell

•4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms •Rev cycle aircon/heating • 2 living areas •Established lawns & gardens • Large allotment, side access •Computerised irrigation system • 40 x 25 shed •Walk to schools Contact: David 0417 007 556 Address: 10 Fiona Drive Internet PID: 358274 Open: Saturday 11.15-11.45am

MILDURA

P.O.A Family 4 Bedder

• River frontage

• Walking distance to Gol Gol • Large allotment 2.5 acres • High elevation • Own your own island • Bird life sanctuary • Fully fenced • Exclusive location Contact: Tony 0418 502101 Address: 6 Murray Street, Gol Gol Internet PID: 311027 Phone for an Inspection

• 4 bedroom, full ensuite, WIR

ESR $350,000-$369,000 • Double garage with auto door • 20 x 20 steel shed • 900sqm lanscaped allotment • Vendors will lease back

• Massive lounge to front • Open plan kitchen/meals • 9” ceilings and reverse cycle Contact: Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 44 Tulane Drive Internet PID: 358463

Open: Saturday 10.15-10.45am

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MILDURA

$290,000 Walk Me By The River

•This quality home has all the “I wants •Ducted gas heating & Evap Cooling and needs” •Attractive low maintenance gardens •4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms •Good sized workshop •Beautiful new mirror-tone Kitchen •Excellent westside court position Contact: Graeme 0429 824 008 Address: 4 Iredale Court Internet PID: 343092

WENTWORTH

$330,000

• Increasing demand for river front• Prime Darling River frontage age assures future appreciation • Comfortable 2 bedroom home • Potential for further subdivision(SCTA) • Live in Wentworth and enjoy a • Build your new home with views “fair dinkum” rural town Contact: Graeme 0429 824 008 Address: 175 Darling Street Internet PID: 342982

Income Guaranteed 200 Tonne Crop

MERBEIN $155,000

• 71 megs of water • Approx 20 acres total •Tonnage last year-110 Merlot-76 Shiraz • All vertical trellis system • 10 acres merlot / Ramsay • Limestone soil with good drainage • 9 1/4 arces shiraz / on root stock •10 minutes from CBD Contact: Loretta 0418 596 789 Address: Lot 6, Sheoak Avenue Internet PID: 304847

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• Overhead sprays, Automatice 8/shift • Fully sealed 7 bay machinery shed • 4 acres avocado, 3 acres navels • Water available to purchaser • 3 acres imperial mandarins • Priced to sell with wine contract • 40 acres wine grapes on hillside Contact: Loretta 0418 596 789 Address: Lot 2 Paschendale Avenue Internet PID: 337565 Phone for an inspection

FIRST OPEN Why Pay Rent 2 bedroom conite home • Large block • Llarge lounge to front •

Contact:Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 66 Hazeldene Street Internet PID: 357834

RED CLIFFS

$265,000 Under Executor’s Instructions $225,000-$235,000

Best Value Property

• 3 bedrooms, full ensuite • Open plan kitchen/living • 3000sqm block (approx) • Evap cooling, wood & gas heating Contact: Gary 0419 548 922 Address: 104 Kulkyne Way Internet PID: 343661

• 20 x 30 powered shed • Spa to family bathroom • Carport/pergola area • 4kms to Red Cliffs CBD

Open: Saturday 1.00-1.30pm

10 Acre Irymple Vineyard

IRYMPLE

$350,00-$395,000

Positioned in the popular Irymple area, this vineyard has very good future potential and comprises of a comfortable three bedroom home with huge living areas, implement shed and planted to Chardonnay, Red Emperor and Black America, all irrigated by low level sprinklers with a 36 megalitre water right. Inspection highly recommended as property in these inner city location are very rare.

Contact: Tony 0418 502 101 Address: 441 Koorlong Avenue, Irymple Internet PID: 325440

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$125,000-$145,000 Sunraysia’s Cheapest Home? • Handy to shops • Spacious kitchen • Single carport

Open: Saturday 9.30-10.00am

5021 1900

83 Deakin Avenue, Mildura

$69,500

• Freehold self contained 1BR unit • Even less with FHOG (must be eligble) • Adjacent to parkland, school, shops • Will sell quickly, inspect now!!!! • Excellent condition, ready for you • Price $69,500 (less $10,500 FHOG • Superb first home/investment + $59,000) Contact: Graeme 0429 824 008 Address: 2/6 Chapman Street Internet PID: 355509 Open: Saturday 10.00-10.30am

MILDURA

Brilliant Investment Opportunity ONLY $155,000

• Beautifully maintained 2 bedroom • Kitchen, dining, separate lounge • Floating floorboards throughout • Lovely courtyard & lawn area • Kitchen, pantry, fridge/freezer space • Lock up car accommodation • Combustion heating, evap cooling • Private & secure, garden shed Contact: Rico 0418 516 773 or Mandy 0417 017 635 Address: 6 Cavallo Drive Internet PID: 334864 Open: Saturday 12.30-1.00pm

Real People in Real Estate Tony Roccisano 0418 502 101

Rico D’Amico 0418 516 773

Mandy D’Amico 0417 017 635

Peter White 0407 212 850

Gary Castleman 0419 548 922

Loretta Paiano 0418 596 789

Graeme Roper 0429 824008

David Martin 0417 007 556

MW27112009

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BURONGA


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www.realestate.com.au www.stockdaleleggo.com.au/mildura

We’re the only agents open 7 days Gol Gol

3 Riverview Rise

Merbein South

AU

Party Pool Side

This family friendly property is a home for all seasons but it really comes into it’s own in summer. There’s an inviting inground pool surrounded & complimented by a massive undercover entertaining area that will be perfect for entertainer.The home features 3 bedrooms, master with huge built in robe, ensuite & parents retreat or large study. There are separate living areas & a rumpus room. All this is set on a fully landscaped 5000m2 allotment & includes 20 x 80 tradesman shed with access to the mighty Murray River. Auction Saturday 19th December 2009 at 11.00am On Site Terms 10% Deposit, Balance 30 Days Inspect Sat 10.45-11.15am Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

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This huge dwelling is a gem of a find for those looking for a diverse lifestyle. With multiple living spaces, this home is perfect for the large family. Key features include 6 bedrooms, sun room/rumpus, main with WIR & ensuite, large lounge, spacious kitchen with generous storage. Externally you find double car accommodation, approx. 30x30 shed with concrete floor & all on approx. 6000m2. Auction Terms Inspect Contact

Saturday 28th November 2009 at 12.00pm On Site 10% Deposit, Balance 30 Days Sat from 11.30am Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

596 Cowra Avenue Mildura

23 Wood Street Mildura

Bidding to start at $100,000

121B Eighth Street

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House With Workshop

2 bedroom delightful low maintenance home in good condition, features large lounge & kitchen meals area, outside includes Your Family’s Retreat entertaining area & front workshop for the home business STCA. Escape the hurly burly of everyday living. Come home to this charming, friendly 4 bedroom home. Set on 1/2 acre this 4 bedroom, 2 The home is set on a fully fenced 1/4 acre allotment in the heart bathroom home is a real surprise, boasting a large formal lounge complemented by a gas log heater, spacious kitchen with stacks of of Gol Gol. cupboard space & separate meals area. Outside will keep you occupied with an abundance of shedding, self contained bungalow, chook yard & massive vegie patch. Auction Saturday 5th December 2009 at 11.00am On Site Auction Saturday 12th December at 11.00am On Site Terms 10% Deposit, Balance 60 Days Terms 10% Deposit, Balance 30 Days Inspect By Appointment Inspect Sat 10.00-10.30am Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002 Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

Irymple

28 Belleview Drive Mildura

536 Ontario Avenue Mildura

Stop Paying Rent

Available now, is this freehold shop/office which is situated within a small walk to the heart of the Mildura mall. Key features: * Open floor space * Fully self-contained washing and toilet facilities also with living quarters * Rear access with lock up car accommodation This premises is well positioned with solid profile. If you’re tired of paying rent, arrange an immediate inspection today. Auction Saturday 28th November 2009 at 10.30am On Site Terms 10% Deposit, Balance 30 Days Inspect Sat from 10.00am Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

1 Belle Gardens Drive Mildura

2/139 Pasadena Grove

So Quiet, So Convenient!

Lost in Space

The Size Will Surprise

Great Investment Or Live In

Price $239,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

Price Offers Over $330,000 Inspect Sun 11.30-12.00pm Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860

Price $235,000 Inspect Sat 12.30-1.00pm Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860

Price $155,000-$170,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

This residence features ensuite, WIR, bathroom with bath & shower, You too will be lost once you see how much space this home has plus spacious laundry & excellent storage throughout. Sliding doors to offer. Comprising 4 bedrooms plus study, 3 large separate living opening to paved outdoor entertaining areas, remote controlled areas - lounge, family room plus massive theatre/rumpus room, 2 garage with internal access, natural gas, modern kitchen appliances bathrooms, (ensuite), ducted gas heating, evaporative cooling & including a dishwasher & large windows capturing natural light. In all ceiling fans. Other features include built in robes, TV outlets in most bedrooms and the double garage offers security & internal access. you will be totally pleased with this quality home.

Irymple

369 Cowra Avenue Mortgagee In Possession Low Density Residential Zoning

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Exceptionally spacious & stylish this 3 bedroom home features a wide tiled entrance hall, 2 separate living areas, ensuite, well appointed kitchen with DW, reverse cycle a/c and built in robes. Internal access from the double lock up garage provides convenience & security. All within a few minutes from Centro Plaza Shopping complex.

Immaculate 2 bedroom stand alone unit in group of only 4. Offers modern kitchen with electric wall oven & hot plates, rangehood, pantry etc. adjoining dining room, separate lounge, 2 bedrooms (both with built in robes), ensuite effect, evaporative cooling, electric heating covered & paved outdoor living area, fernery, garden shed & carport.

Mildura

506 Walnut Avenue

FIRST RELEASE

Can you believe it! Enjoying a favorable location on the City fringe is this 6.353ha (approx.) parcel of land Zoned Low Density Residential. Ideally suited to a 12 lot subdivision (STCA) with preliminary plans drafted, this opportunity should not be overlook and is “tailor made” for the developer looking for the next project & who is ready to take advantage of current planning regulations & demand for out of town living. Price includes any G.S.T.

Pure Class

Superb executive style home simply oozing with class – offers 3 large bedrooms plus study,fabulous living rooms inc. sep dining, lounge/ theatre room complete with full projection unit etc, spacious family room & casual meals, magnificent fully fitted kitchen, 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets, paved o/door living & double garage & extras inc. floating floorboards, security alarm system, gas ducted heating, ducted evap. cooling, WIR & BIR solar boosted gas/elec hot water plus lots more.YOU WILL LOVE IT. Price $639,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294

Mildura

Superb Townhouse

Price $335,000-$355,000 Inspect Sat 11.15-11.45pm Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

259 Wade Avenue Mildura

23 Taylor Drive Mildura

Spotless & Spacious

Pure & Simple

2 Macquarie Court Mildura

5 Sebastian Court

ER D N ACT U Searching For Value TR N CO

Superb family home boasting a host of features inc, 2 separate living This is great value for money just a small walk from the Gateway This neat 3 bedroom plus study home is sure to impress with ensuite rooms, updated kit with new cooker , dishwasher etc, 4 generous Tavern & Fifteenth precinct. With 3 great sized bedrooms, main with & WIR to master, 2 living areas, nice kitchen with dishwasher, gas bedrooms (BIR in all), ensuite & sep family bathroom with corner spa ensuite, separate large lounge & open plan kitchen, meals & family hot plates, electric oven & pantry. Offers ducted evaporative air bath, gas heating, ceiling fans throughout, evap cooling, polished floors, room. This space leads to a fantastic outdoor entertaining area & conditioning & ducted gas heating. Situated on a 606m2 allotment in paved outdoor living with gas BBQ, good sized shed plus double large rear yard with access. Value adding extras include gas heating, a Westside court with double lockup garage with auto door plus a carport, private yard established trees, shrubs IT’ S A BEAUTY !!! evaporative a/c & double car accommodation, all on approx. 627m2. rear roller door giving access into the neat backyard. Price $180,000-$195,000 Price $220,000-$240,000 Price $212,000 Price $225,000-$245,000 Inspect By Appointment Inspect Sat 10.30-11.00am Inspect By Appointment Inspect Sun 1.00-1.30pm Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860 Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205 Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860 Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747 Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205 Stockdale & Leggo believes this information is correct but it does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information.You should make your own enquiries & check the information. Please note: open inspections are subject to change. This quality townhouse comprises 3 bedrooms with BIR’s, semi ensuite, reverse cycle a/c, elegant living room, appealing kitchen with dishwasher, spacious family/meals area, low maintenance garden & small private yard with undercover alfresco dining area, garden shed & double lockup car accommodation with auto door. Immaculately presented inside & out, conveniently located close to Centro.

5023 5000 107 Eighth Street

5022 4700 Shop 65 Centro Plaza

MW201109

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We’re the only agents open 7 days 101 Eleventh Street Buronga

Mildura

26 Melaleuca Street Mildura

89 Eleventh Street

FIRST RELEASE

Spacious and Solid

This home features 3 double bedrooms all with built in robes (master with ensuite), office/store room, 2 separate living areas, formal & casual dining. Extras include evaporative air con & split system air con & ceiling fans. The backyard includes an in ground pool & spa, undercover patio, established gardens, a huge air conditioned tradesman’s shed plus a lockup garage under the main roof. Price $265,000-$290,000 Inspect Sat 10.30-11.00am Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860 Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

Mildura

FIRST RELEASE

Great Opportunity

This tidy home offers good sized living/kitchen area, separate large lounge room all with polished flooring, 3 bedrooms (main being great This 2 year old home enjoys an elevated position only a few minutes drive from Mildura. Includes 4 large bedrooms (walk in robe & ensuite size) plus study. Eternally there is a great backyard with established to master) 2 spacious living areas, chefs kitchen with glass splash back, Caesar stone bench tops, dishwasher & walk in pantry .The home is garden, extra external toilet & shedding. If you’re looking for a secure further enhanced by quality tiles in the living areas, modern décor throughout, ducted reverse cycle a/c, walk in linen press, alfresco dining rear yard with access, then this is the one for you! area under the main roofline & double lockup garage. Situated on a large allotment including pebble Crete footpaths, raised brick garden beds and easy side access to a 20’ x 30’ color bond shed with 3 phase power. Price $150,000-$165,000 Price $330,000-$350,000 Inspect Sun 1.45-2.15pm Inspect By Appointment Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747 Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

Designed For Today

33 Keam Street Mildura

29 Keam Street Mildura

904 Fifteenth Street Mildura

8 Pegler Avenue

FIRST RELEASE

Attractive From The Street

Neat & tidy 3 bedroom brick & tile home with L-shaped lounge dining, light & bright kitchen, large bedrooms & a good old fashioned sized yard. Single car accommodation, attractive street appeal & a popular central location complete the picture. Recently returning $220 per week makes this a great investment. Can be sold with vacant possession. Price $179,000 Inspect Sat 10.00-10.30am Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294 Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

Mildura

NEW PRICE

Spacious and Solid

There are several factors that will satisfy you about this opportunity. The first & most important is that all the hard work has been completed in this delightful 3 bedroom home. The second is you’ll enjoy separate living areas & extras such as the kitchen with ample storage. Outside boasts secure yard, spacious allotment of approx. 644m2, garden shed & more. Price $159,000 Inspect Sat 10.00-10.30am Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747 Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

Convenience Plus

A Polished and Sparkling Full Package

Price $235,000-$240,000 Inspect Sat 11.30-12.00pm Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860

Price $230,000-$260,000 Inspect Sat 11.00-11.30am Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

This neat 3 bedroom home is conveniently located close to the Lutheran School & Centro Plaza. Features include, spacious open plan living, renovated bathroom with spa bath, D/W, polished timber floorboards, paved pergola area & front & rear patios, approx. 8m x 6m shed, 2 carports & dual driveways at the front of the property providing easy parking for caravans etc. All on a 990m2 allotment.

10 Dawn Avenue Mildura

4 bedroom home with new kitchen, bathroom, floor coverings and freshly plastered and painted throughout. All located in a great established location close to the river on a quite low traffic street. With an extra large allotment and shed with 3 phase power and council approval for workshop. Wont Last Long!

1 Yanina Close Mildura

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At This Price You Can Afford It!

31 Johns Street

What’s Your Dream?

An ideal first home! 2 bedrooms plus study, conite home close to schools, shops & sporting facilities. Has plenty to offer with a great updated kitchen, open dining & a good sized lounge. Outside offers an entertaining area under cover as well as a great tradesman’s shed complete with power & concrete floor. Why not take advantage of the First Home Buyers grant & own your own home today.

This well positioned 4 bedroom family home is surrounded by established gardens & boasts built in robes, formal lounge & dining, In an absolute blue chip location is this attractive, spacious, master built home circa late 1980’s with features such as cathedral ceilings, bright modern kitchen, meals & family room, ample storage, huge formal lounge, large formal dining, quality kitchen with adjoining meals, huge ensuite to the master with double vanity & an oversized living areas, double car accommodation with rear access & great laundry. A compact, fully established back yard, double garage with remote access, workshop area & attractive street appeal complete the sized shed. All on approx. 1500m2 allotment. Don’t blink or you will miss this quality property! picture.

Price $149,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202

Price $285,000-$315,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294

Mildura

For Those Who Appreciate Quality

872 Fourteenth Street Mildura

Smart Investment Or Great First Home

Spacious 3 bedroom conite home in a central location on Fourteenth Street. Enjoys L-shaped lounge dining, light & bright kitchen & all bedrooms are of a good size. The back yard is large enough for the kids and the pets & the property offers a single carport. Great first home or smart investment (Returning $175 per week)....choice is yours! Price $165,000 - $175,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294 Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

Mildura

Price $200,000-$230,000 Inspect Sun 12.15-12.45pm Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

490 Eleventh Street Mildura

Family Affordability

16 Tatra Avenue Mildura

Centrally Located, Ideal First Home

Stunning Townhouse

Price $155,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

Price $215,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

Situated on 1180m2 is this sprawling value packed family home. This original & immaculately presented conite home would be Features include 3 large bedrooms, 3 living areas, natural gas heating, ideal for the first home owner or astute investor. Centrally located ducted evaporative cooling & massive separate fully lined rumpus & surrounded by neat & tidy homes the property boasts 2 large room & lock up garage. Located opposite the Aero Ovals & a short bedrooms, BIR, natural gas heating & cooking, huge lounge room & distance to the river this home is going to impress. large fully secure yard.With excellent frontage it would be ideal for a 2 lot subdivision subject to council approval. Price $210,000 Inspect Sat 10.30-11.00am Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

164 Walnut Avenue Mildura

27 Taylor Drive

11 Karinya Drive Irymple

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Affordable Inner City

In Leafy Surronds In A Blue Chip Location Loved and Cared For

Welcome

5023 5000 107 Eighth Street

This superbly presented 3 bedroom townhouse is in first class condition. Features include large open living area, two way bathroom and double lock up garage. Includes gas heating, evaporative cooling and large entertaining area. Currently leased at $210 per week. This townhouse is immaculate with excellent attention to detail.

890 Irymple Avenue Mildura

3/288 Twelfth Street

Opposite Mildura Golf Club

This 3 bedroom home features polished timber floorboards This extremely neat 2 bedroom unit is opposite the Mildura Golf throughout, renovated kitchen with pantry, lounge/dining, bathroom, Club. Freshly painted throughout it boasts a large lounge kitchen evaporative cooling, ceiling fans, gas heating & BIR’s. Your wicker meals area with a leafy outlook. In very good condition it also furniture will feel right at home on the front timber deck & an includes evaporative cooling, gas heating & lockup garage with a neat undercover entertainment area at the rear offers complete privacy. outdoor entertaining area. Leased at $170 per week. Extras include carport, an 18’ x 12’ shed, (approx) & rear lane access. Price $295,000-$325,000 Price $205,000 - $215,000 Price $169,900 Price $155,000 Inspect By Appointment Inspect Sat 1.30-2.00pm Inspect By Appointment Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294 Contact Faye Scherger 0407 212 860 Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732 Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732 Stockdale & Leggo believes this information is correct but it does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information.You should make your own enquiries & check the information. Please note: open inspections are subject to change. Tastefully decorated is this charming 3 bedroom weatherboard home Quality built 4 bedroom home in a blue chip location offering slate located in the heart of Mildura. This home features 11ft ceilings, tiled roof, attractive timber windows and a spacious floor plan. Enjoys separate lounge with open fireplace & large bedrooms with built in formal lounge, formal dining plus kitchen meals overlooking a leafy robes.With off street parking & neat tidy verandahs, this home would backyard.Two bathrooms, refreshingly high ceilings, upgraded kitchen and double garage under main roof complete the picture be ideal for the first home owner or investor.

MW201109

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31 Fern Avenue Gol Gol

192 Wilga Road

FIRST RELEASE

FIRST RELEASE

Walnut Orchard

Tucked Away On A Large Block

Price $330,000-$350,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002 or Chris Hill 0431 378 202

Price $195,000-$215,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

For those seeking a rural lifestyle with income then this might be the one for you. This 9 & 3/4 acre walnut orchard has been well loved & This delightful 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom cottage is the perfect first home or those wanting to have some seclusion. The home has undergone is just coming in to full production. There is a 35 Megalitre water share & the property is well irrigated & includes plant & equipment. The renovations over the years & presents in very good order & includes reverse cycle air-conditioning. Outside includes pergola, shedding & home is a real surprise featuring 3 large bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & 2 large living areas. Other improvements include 2 double carports, large cool room and all this is set on a massive 5000m2 allotment with over 100 native and some fruit trees. caravan port & heaps of shedding.

856 River Road Mildura South

2/30-34 Olive Avenue Coomealla

Mildura

502 Sturt Highway

Shedding, House & Land

Solid Investment

Offering the total package & set on a 3000m2 (approx.), this large 3 Centrally located is this large 2 bedroom unit in the heart of Mildura bedroom plus study home has endless opportunities. Boasting a great City. A genuine stone’s throw to the CBD, it boasts a large open Easy Walk To River living area. In a group of 4 & having street frontage to Olive Avenue, This home located between Mildura & Coomealla boasts 3 large bedrooms, (main with ensuite & WIR), plus study/office, generous open sized separate lounge room, main with ensuite & family bathroom the property enjoys a neat courtyard & access to a swimming pool. plan kitchen with DW, living areas overlooking the river, fabulous shedding & 3rd external toilet, & boat ramp. Relax in the shade of the with spa, kitchen with gas cooking, open plan dining area, huge backyard. Also features approx. 20x70 huge shed with annex, second fantastic covered & paved outdoor living area or sit poolside at the huge magnificent indoor heated in-ground pool plus spa. Currently leased at $145 per week for 12 months. shed, plus teenagers room. Be quick to secure this property! Price $830,000 Inspect Sat 2.15-2.45pm Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

Price $119,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

Mildura

Price $250,000-$270,000 Inspect Sun 11.30-12.00pm Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

877-879 Fourteenth Street Mildura

134 Burrows Street Mildura

Affordable For Young Families

This spacious 3 bedroom conite home is a real surprise inside & you will be impressed with it’s brand new kitchen, bathroom, natural gas House & Land Packages From $179,500 - $29,500 FHOG = $150,000 heating, floor coverings & paint job. The home has large bedrooms, By far the cheapest quality built house & land packages in Mildura. Invest in your future today & take advantage of this opportunity to spacious lounge, kitchen meals & family room. Outside boasts a fully build your brand new home. All homes come with a 7 year structural guarantee. Includes solar gas hot water, insulation, r/c heating & fenced allotment with some shedding & is ideally located. cooling, connections to all services, termite protection & fencing. Choose your colour scheme throughout, including carpet, tiles, kitchen & appliances, the options are endless... Price $170,000-$179,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

1/430 Etiwanda Avenue

Excellent Location, Secure Tenancy

This conveniently placed 2 bedroom unit is the ideal addition to your portfolio. It is also desirable for first home buyers & downsizers. Featuring 2 bedrooms with BIR, reverse cycle heating/cooling, as new kitchen with dishwasher, spacious lounge, adjoining dining, separate bathroom, laundry & single lock-up garage. All approx 2 ½ years old & current tenant paying $185 per week. Inspect today! Price $179,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

Price From $180,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

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601 Etiwanda Ave, Mildura 1/18 Etherington Dve, Mildura $275 per week $160 per week

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31 Olympic Way, Mildura $250 per week

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5 Brando Crt, Mildura $245 per week

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7 Opray Crt, Mildura $210 per week

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123A Twelfth St, Mildura 44/330 Deakin Ave, Mildura 919 Fourteenth St, Mildura $170 per week $250 per week $200 per week

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5/2088 Irymple Ave, Irymple $125 per week

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ADDRESS

JUST LEASED IN SPRING 2009

59 Hector St, Mildura $185 per week

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1/1 Amy Crt, Mildura $180 per week

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16 Mitchell St, Ouyen $110 per week

SPECIAL OFFER EXCLUSIVE TO STOCKDALE & LEGGO For the successful introduction of a new property to be managed by our office we are offering: $300.00 reimbursement or

12 month Landlords Preferred Insurance policy (Value $275.00)

To take advantage of this special offer please contact Stockdale & Leggo Mildura. Don’t miss out as this offer is for a limited time. *Conditions apply

5023 5000

5022 4700

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107 Eighth Street, Mildura

Shop 65 Centro Plaza, Mildura

*Disclaimer – Promotion available until 31 December 2009. The property must be managed for a minimum of 12 months (at the full fee schedule) . The $ incentive will be paid out in four consecutive quarters. (i.e. $75.00 would be reimbursed in the first quarter and so on). The Terri Scheer Landlord Preferred Policy is specifically designed for landlords and is issued by Vero Insurance Limited. Stockdale & Leggo Mildura reserve the right to cancel the Insurance Policy if Management is transferred within the initial 12 month period. Further details can be obtained from our office. If your property is exclusively managed by another agent, please disregard this communication.

DETAILS

83 Panorama Drive, Mildura 7 Melia Avenue, Red Cliffs 5 Stuart Ave, Mildura 2 Barwon Court, Mildura 5 McEdward Street, Merbein 10 Tasman Court, Mildura 61a Eleventh Street, Mildura 26 Leonard Street, Mildura 426 West Road, Buronga 1 Oke Street, Ouyen 5 Sebastian Court, Mildura 414 Ontario Avenue, Mildura 4/803 Irymple Ave, Irymple 12 Euneva Drive, Mildura 2/59 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 18 Ontario Avenue, Mildura 407 San Mateo Avenue, Mildura 6 Sapphire Court Mildura 12 Mahogany Drive, Mildura 2/450 Walnut Avenue, Mildura 217 Eleventh Street, Mildura 11 Hunt Street, Ouyen 164 Orange Avenue, Mildura 14 Cureton Avenue, Mildura 63 Hornsey Park, Mildura 6 Mitchell Street, Ouyen 20 Walnut Avenue Mildura, 31 Tecoma Street, Red Cliffs 18 Lawler Street, Ouyen 3/732 Fourteenth St, Mildura 1/70 Indi Avenue, Red Cliffs 1/236 Woodham Ave, Mildura 10/1 Silver City Highway, Buronga 23 Emmet Street, Ouyen 2/1 DeGaris Drive, Mildura 2/53 Thirteenth Street, Mildura

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Ensuite, d/w evap a/c & ducted heating, lock up garage Lovely home with great outdoor area, large yard, big shed Large kitchen, big backyard, dishwasher & sheds Family home in lovely court location, 2 living areas 2 storey, low maintenance, large living areas, Spa bath, reverse cycle a/c, dishwasher As new, low maintenance yard, located off street Quiet street, evap cooling, gas heating, small w/shop Spacious family home, large yard, entertaining area Built in robes, evap cooling, gas heating, great location Quiet court, 2 living areas, RC heating/cooling BIR’s, evap cooling, paved entertaining area, dbl garage Great compact kitchen, s/s oven & dishwasher Large yard, elec stove, evap air con, gas heating Immaculate townhouse overlooking Marina precinct Renovated kitchen, close to river & sporting ovals Townhouse, close to Centro, evaporative air con Lovely townhouse, auto garage, quiet court Townhouse, paved courtyard, evap cooling, dble carport Neat unit, close to Centro Evaporative cooling, built in robes, carport & garage Paved ent area, gas heating, evap cooling, close to schools 3 br home, great location, gas heating, evap cooling RC heating/cooling, bright kitchen, single carport & shed New bathroom, garden shed & evap air conditioning Partially furnished, evaporative cooling, rear decking area Bath, large yard, within walking distance to Mda CBD Older style family home Lovely home in quiet spot, evap cool, gas heating Rev cycle a/c, carpet to bedrooms/lounge, elec cooking Built in robes, electric heating, evaporative cooling 2 BR unit, evap cool, BIR’s, large lounge, single carport 5 mins from Mildura CBD, rev cycle air con Large home, bright roomy lounge, evap air con Walk to Centro, open plan kitchen/living, low maint yard Combined kitchen/lounge, air con & gas heating

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Stockdale & Leggo believes this information is correct but it does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information.You should make your own enquiries & check the information. Please note: open inspections are subject to change.

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5022 4700 Shop 65 Centro Plaza

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Lot 1 Seventeenth Street Mildura

757 Fifteenth Street Red Cliffs

Sure To Appeal, On Approx. 2000m2

Appealing 3 bedroom plus study conite home on approx ½ acre offering gas heating, ducted evaporative cooling spacious lounge, Murrayland Apartments kitchen with electric stove & dishwasher, extras include ceiling fan, Situated on approx. 4854m2 at the gateway to Mildura, these holiday apartments offer an excellent opportunity. Included is the freehold & built in robes, 2 toilets, separate external timber lined rumpus/games business, includes 2x3 bedroom units (one of which is used as office & managers residence) 8x2 bedroom units, inground pool & spa, garden room, air conditioned bungalow, loads of shedding (3). It’s a beauty! sheds, built in BBQ’s half size tennis court, mowers & sign written vehicle. All fully furnished & includes spacious living area, well appointed kitchen, bathroom & separate toilet. Each unit has its own carport & additional parking. Permit in place to build another 2 units. Price Offers Over $215,000 Inspect By Appoinment Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

Gol Gol Dream Home Site

Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732 Conjunctional with Wes Davidson Real Estate Contact Ian Davidson 0417 538 240

Lot 6 Murray Street Merbein

2 Westcliffs Avenue

Clean & Crisp On 1/4 Acre

This 3 bedroom home boasts polished floorboards from the lounge right through to the brand new kitchen. Plus new floor coverings in the bedrooms & fresh paint throughout. Reverse cycle a/c & natural light. Large secure yard with concrete floored garden shed & a variety of fruit trees & side lane access allowing plenty of room to move. Town living with rural views to suit retirees or young families. Price $146,000-$155,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

Williamsville Road Irymple

2/126 Commercial Street Curlwaa

Lot 3 Sandilong Avenue Irymple Location

If you have been looking for the perfect site for your new upmarket home then this is it. Located in Murray street Gol Gol this 5000m2 allotment is great company set amongst million dollar homes with million dollar views.

Vacant allotment of some 911m2 in Dunning’s new Irymple subdivision. Offers rare elevation, is regular in shape & is partially fenced.

Price $140,000-$150,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

Price $129,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294

Dareton

1075 Silver City Highway Low Maintenance, Mint Condition Located near the Coomella Club, Golf course & Mighty Murray River is this fully fenced 5046m2 building allotment, that boasts an abundance established native & fruit trees. Price $70,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Jason Lawler 0417 248 002

Merbein

Featuring 2 bedrooms both with BIR’s & quality bathroom, good sized formal & informal living areas offering space for entertaining, while low-maintenance appeal is enhanced by an easy care front garden & paved rear. Also roller door car accommodation, secure yard with shedding, reverse cycle, spacious kitchen, with easy walking access to full shopping precinct. Price $160,000-$170,000 Inspect Sat 9.15-9.45am Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

“Yipperoo”

Offering some 34 acres of freehold land with absolute Murray River frontage, native bushland along with towering River Red Gums. Includes an old dwelling, 72 megs general security water & a building envelope. Your chance to own your own waterfront property only minutes from Abbotsford Bridge & the townships of Wentworth & Merbein.

2 Herbert Court Land With Location

718 m2 in a quality court. Fenced to the rear & one side with fresh new designer homes built & being built either side. Price $95,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Sam Boake 0400 658 461

Price $370,000-$410,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294

Lot 2&3 River Road Merbein South

17 Foster Street Pomona

Mildura

Lot 2 & 15 Sheoak Ave Mildura

62 Madden Avenue

FIRST RELEASE

NEW PRICE

An Easy Price To Live With

Heaven Is Living On The River

3 Year Contract – Approx. 29.25 Acres

Commercial Opportunity

Price $150,000-$165,000 Inspect Sat 1.00-1.30pm Contact Adriano Aiello 0438 075 747

Price $815,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

Price $260,000 - $290,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

Price $460,000-$500,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Ashley Burns 0408 618 294

This well maintained family home is in a surprisingly affordable price Executive residence overlooking the picturesque Darling River. range. Surrounded by established gardens that add to the overall Comprising 2 titles, the home enjoys an aspect of the river from sense of privacy, this home provides 3 bedrooms all with BIR’s, a every room & includes 4 bedrooms, ensuite, 2 massive living rooms, good sized lounge room, renovated kitchen with dining room plus games room & excellent shedding on approx. 6.3ha the home is also more. With great sized yard & shedding you’ll sure to be impressed. being offered with a 10 year x 10 year contract on approx. 4 hectares All this just a short walk from the main township. of organic sultanas fully managed & maintained by Clyne Foods.

Ouyen

94 Rowe Street Ouyen

Fabulous opportunity to purchase (with crop) 2 Titles offering approx.24 acres planted to sultanas (contracted) with flood Irrigation (70 megs), plus 5 acres planted to pumpkins. TOO GOOD TO MISS.

Enjoying solid tenancy (new 3 year lease from March 2009), a central location & complete renovation & extension is this spacious, thoughtfully designed commerical freehold. Boasting a great floorplan & returning approx $38,500p.a & GST + outgoings this property weill provide valuable income with ample options going forward. Won’t disappoint!

33 Matong Street Robinvale

27 Johnson Street Dareton

96 Latje Road

Maxi Home For Mini Price

Ripe For Renovation

Cheep Cheep

Super Value Family Home

Price $129,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202

Price Offers Over $65,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202

Price $60,000 ONO Inspect By Appointment Contact Ian Miers 0428 586 205

Price $215,000 Inspect By Appointment Contact Daniel Cawood 0408 388 732

Check out this sprawling family home! Consisting of 3 bedrooms plus a study on over 1/2 an acre. Plenty of space for the shed & the kids to hone their skills. Spend a bit of time dressing me up & enjoy. The space & size will impress!

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In The Heart Of Town

In the before & after photo’s this character home is the ‘before’. It is in need of painting, a few minor repairs & landscaping, but after a few weeks work you can proudly take the ‘after’ photo. Rejuvenate this home back to its former glory & enjoy the rewards.

15 Martin Street Ouyen

Be an early bird & inspect this competitively priced 3 bedroom home with good sized living rooms. Sure it needs some work but at this low price you just can’t go wrong, also includes a single garage. Ideal first home opportunity or investment.

37 Farrell Street Ouyen

Steeped In History

Well presented 3 bedroom home in the centre of town. Offering Circa 1930 this lovingly restored home features pressed metal ceilings a solid construction with mighty high ceilings, freshly painted throughout, renovated kitchen & bathroom, cosy formal lounge with throughout, new vinyl floor in kitchen & a lovely formal living room, wood heating & separate dining room. Other features include ducted new evaporative air conditioner. All on a good sized block with evaporative cooling, large verandahs & rear lane access.All located on sewerage connected & valuable side lane access. Great family home approximately 1/2 acre in the heart of town. or smart investment in a “go ahead” town.

This home is a successful combination of period style & modern comfort. One of the original homes of Robinvale this 4 bedroom plus study family home has been extensively renovated. Features include 2 bathrooms, large open family living, new kitchen, renovated bathroom & reverse cycle a/c. It would be ideal for the growing family & is opposite sporting facilities & the Robinvale Aquatic Centre.

5 Henderson Street Ouyen

Definitely Within Reach

Is your very first home, set on a large block with rear lane access? Granted it needs a bit of work, but one day all the scrimping & saving will be worthwhile. The term ‘handyman special’ springs to mind in describing this well used residence, desperately in need of paint, plus a few repairs. Complete this project & sit back & enjoy the rewards.

18 Lawler Street

Easy Family Living

Young families will love the quiet street where bikes can be ridden safely. The backyard is roomy & fully fenced where school is only just down the road. The home features 3 bedrooms, open living with ducted evaporative air conditioning & gas heating. Step outside & find a fully lined rumpus room/4th bedroom or just somewhere to entertain family & friends.

Price $119,000 Price $140,000 Price $155,000 Price $59,000 Inspect By Appointment Inspect By Appointment Inspect By Appointment Inspect By Appointment Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202 Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202 Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202 Contact Chris Hill 0431 378 202 Stockdale & Leggo believes this information is correct but it does not warrant or guarantee the accuracy of the information.You should make your own enquiries & check the information. Please note: open inspections are subject to change.

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Ski/boat/fish from your backyard Magnificent River Views A solid brick great sound proofed home with direct access to the river The home boasts 4 bedrooms with a study ,sunroom and library.A new gourmet kitchen and wine cellar are the heart of the home and has proven to be a hit when entertaining with friends. Character plus home with original fittings with modern amenities New insulation, ducting throughout. New wiring and hot water system. Open Saturday 11.00 - 12.00 For Sale now or by Auction 12th December 11.00am on site Wentworth 109 Darling St Contact Steve Cooper 0447 273 203

What a property! Its about lifestyle, it’s all about the river. Elevated 3 bedroom home on the banks of the iconic Darling River .Immaculately presented this home offers magnificent Darling River views from the living area, kitchen, verandah and the master bedroom! All living areas are contained upstairs, leaving plenty of room for the laundry, utility room and garage downstairs The property also includes a private Houseboat mooring site STCA. Open Saturday 12.15- 1.00pm For Sale Now or by Auction on Sunday 17th Jan 11.am on site Wentworth 127 Darling St Contact Rob Pallot 0428 273 411

What? Capital Growth & Returns Brilliant Family Home We are currently offering a 5 unit complex with individual titles. 4 x 2 bedroom 1 x 1 bedroom with weekly returns of approx $640.00. Strong long term tenancy , well maintained complex internally and externally. Walking distance to Merbein CDB and only minutes to Mildura. Out goings of approx $800 per unit per annum A must inspect investment . Phone to inpsect For Sale ESR $400,000 - $420,000 Contact Marty Deacon 0428 953 365

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Renovated Homestead on Darling Situated in Darling Street Wentworth is this well renovated Victorian homestead. New kitchen, bathroom , 3 bedrooms with bir’s, polished floor boards and much, much more. Positioned on 462m2 with lovely street appeal. The vendor has almost finished and by settlement will be ready to hand over the keys. If it is more land you require then we can help as well. as a separate 1245m2 river allotment can be negotiated . Open Saturday 11.45 -12.30 For Sale $220,000 - $240,000 Wentworth 135 Darling St Contact Marty Deacon 0428 953 365

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Situated only meters from the rivers edge and only a short boat ride to Murray Junction is Number 6 /223 Adams Street Wentworth. The town house has spectacular views from the open plan kitchen, dining and lounge room, two bedrooms with birs, separate bathroom and separate laundry. Car and boat storage is catered for behind an auto roller door . The front balcony is ideal for entertaining and enjoying incredible views , boating or simply relaxing. The town house is available fully furnished and makes a great weekender or investment Open Saturday 11.00- 11.30 am For Sale $239,950 neg Wentworth 6/223 Adams St Contact Marty Deacon 0429 953 365

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An extremely low maintenance 2 bedroom standalone unit with spacious kitchen and living areas.Would be a great addition to an investor’s portfolio or simply scaling down. Your own carport and access to a shared private boat ramp makes this unit very unique. Situated at the top end of the town and approx 100m to the Darling Rivers edge . Also within a short stroll arcross the road to Theogoa Lagoon . Phone to inpsect For Sale $122,500 Wentworth 2/223 Adams St Contact Steve Cooper 0447 276 203

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A must see fantastic ,great quality 3 bedroom brick veneer family home. Separate lounge, meals and kitchen area. Master bedroom has semi ensuite and birs. Set on a large 802m2 corner block with side lane access. Fully ducted evaporative throughout and two reverse cycle split system. Impressive low maintenance yard and drought proof gardens Great ornate paved covered entertaining area for family and friends. Ample rain water storage and an automated watering system. Your inspections are invited . Phone to inpsect For Sale $189,000 Wentworth 20 Shannon St Contact Steve Cooper 0447 276 203

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Located on the very sought after Cadell Street and straight across from the beautiful Murray and Darling River Junction. This home, is looking for a potential investor, developer ,having 2x 500m2 lots with elevated river views for the smart buyer. Opportunities like this are rare, so act fast. The home features 2 bedrooms large lounge, galley kitchen, enclosed verandah /sleep out.

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A fantastic opportunity exists to purchase a thriving, main street business on a walk in walk out basis at a very realistic price. The business is well known and well run and offers a variety of take away foods, drinks ice creams and local catering. The business boasts strong returns and a large clientele. If you have ever dreamt of being your own Boss, now is the perfect time to act. Phone to inspect For Sale $69,000 wiwo Dareton Takeway Contact Steve Cooper 0447 276 203

Bricks and Mortar investment

Well presented and located 2 bedroom brick veneer unit set amongst other well maintained units with river access and shared boat ramp. Featuring an open plan living , dining/kitchen area with electric cooking facilities, well laid out kitchen, built in robes to bedrooms, new hot water service, new ceiling insulation and new security door. The unit also has a small and secure rear yard that is very easy to maintain & an attached carport Open Saturday 11.30 - 12.00 For Sale Offers over $120,000 Wentworth 9/223 Adams St Contact Rob Pallot 0428 273 411

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All the hard work has been done ! This property offers a A very well presented 3 bedroom conite home with truly unique opportunity to purchase a very well secluded a modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances. The 5 bedroom plus study home situated on a 3/4 acre bathroom has a separate bath and shower , toilet. . allotment. The home has been renovated throughout There is an office come fourth bedroom if needed. including new stumps, re-wiring, new kitchen, large open Gardens are established neat and tidy. Access can be plan living, pressed metal ceiling to living area , polished obtained via rear lane. The house in situated on a floorboards, sunroom, family room and formal plus 1012m2 block with a garage and BBQ area. informal dining areas. Outside the gardens are very well Phone today to inspect you wont be dissapointed. established with fully grown shade trees . Phone to inspect Open Saturday 1.30 - 2.00pm For Sale $ 219,000 Wentworth 101 Adams St For Sale Offers over $380,000 Contact Steve Cooper 0447 273 203 Suunycliffs 372 Boobook Avenue Contact Rob Pallot 0428 273 411

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Recently renovated 3 bedroom home situated only minutes from the Dareton Township. Relax in your own home with rural views of local vineyards that is far enough from town to offer you privacy and peace. The home has polished floor boards to the lounge and kitchen area, combustion heating and a large shed (approx 35 x 20) with concrete floor and power. Open Saturday 10.30 - 11.00 For Sale Offers over $115,000 Coomealla 42 Fletchers Lake Road Contact Rob Pallot 0428 273 411

If you are a first time buyer or looking for an investment then look no further. Beaut rural setting on 1 acre. 3 bedrooms, open plan kitchen, dining & lounge room . Split system cooling. Large under cover area, lock up shed with power. Well established lawns gardens and native trees . Good water supply Open Saturday 1.00pm - 1.30pm For Sale $148,000 Pomona Mitchell Road Contact Marty Deacon 0428 953 365

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;Australianâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s love their barbecues in summer and canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t go past a good functioning back yard,â&#x20AC;? Robert J Stephens said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Make sure the barbecue is in clean and looks to be in good condition, ensure the lawn is always mowed and presentable, and the landscaping is tidy with beautiful healthy plants that have been well-watered in the days leading up to any inspections. â&#x20AC;&#x153;On the day of the inspection, give plants a light spray of water for a clean crisp look if water restrictions are not in force in your area.â&#x20AC;? Home owners should consider hiring or borrowing some plants, especially leading up to the front door. For those with a pool or spa, be sure to keep them sparkling clean and leaffree from crystal clear water to clean tiles at the top and bottom of the pool. Make sure any pool equipment is neatly stored away. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t forget the fence, gate, paths and decks. These should be thoroughly cleaned of dirt and any cobwebs and free of peeling paint,â&#x20AC;? Robert J Stephens said. Other tips for selling a property in the summer are: -Schedule inspections for a time during the day when rooms are bright and have maximum sunlight shining in, but preferably not the hottest part of the day. -When having an open house, limit the number of people in the property at any one time. Too many people may make it appear smaller than it really is and reduce the viewerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s potential to see the possibilities of the property. -Keep pets out of the property during inspections and music at a minimum. - Get rid of unsightly garden rubbish which detracts from the appeal of your garden. This goes for the garage, old sheds and any outbuildings.

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Paul

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Boom e ran g

The Crescent

Bish o p

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Cowra

Fourteenth St

$200,000 to $300,000

Etiwanda Ave

Benetook Ave

$300,000 to $400,000 Over $400,000

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6:00-7:00

$343,000-$367,000

First National

3 B2 287 Walnut Ave 43 A2 1/230 Eighth St 33 D3 712 Walnut Ave

5:15-5:45 5:45-6:15 5:45-6:15

$190,000 - $220,000 $125,000 $200,000 - $235,000

Ray White Ray White Ray White

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Madison

D ay t

66 B2 2 Mayan Crt

Sandilong Ave

Ave

Sandow

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Rydal Perry St

Cleary

Barry

Linton

Chard on

Linden Cl

Brian

Keam Pl Keam Cres

Neville

Merlot

a n e Tree

Map Grid No Ref Address

Stockmans

Irymple Ave

Perrier

Koorlong

Hassell Ct

Tele ki

Ma r tin

Mcgowen

Unnamed Flett Sunbeam

Henshilwood d me Reserve Aurora Industrial

na

4

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69

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Wilkie Myrtle

John

m

Wilk ie Johnson Jessie Tune Elms St

Un

Irymple Secondary College

Unn a

Hassell

Ma iella

Armagh

Pal

Orana

April

Fifteenth St

Bollinger

Caf frey

Belleview

Robyn

Etiwanda Ave Sixteenth St

Angel Gr

Carrington

a Ch Francesca Be l

Karinga l

Toorak Dr

68

se

Jennys

1

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Unnamed Stockmans

Tisler

La in ie

55 57

Lochhead Holney

Ba rraclough

Irymple Karadoc Ave Benetook Ave

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Waltham

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Edward Arie

Langdon

Bene V

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45

Ny or Calmeria a

Dennis

Byrne

Corbou ld

Andriske Baylee

Etiwanda Ave

Brentwood

Sargent

Beech

Hazel

R ansom

Dampier

San Mateo Ave

Kepeto

King Kingston

Almond

Sunnyside

Dawn

Oswald

Gambetta

Rid ge

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Lever

Vidovic

Buronga Mildura Rd

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Dockside

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San Mateo Ave Ruby Douglas Mabel Victor Sauer

Bundarra

Caloola

Kunjara

Williams Willandra Merinda Acacia No ble

Amelia

Vincent

Elizabeth

Sky View Akron d

Pearl

Dr ng

Valencia

Logan Blair Leask Mary

Deakin Ave

Rusticana

n Matotek

Marsden

Luke

Magnolia Ave

Orange Ave

Mimosa Floral West Floral Le Amon Oak Floral East Elizabeth Sarnia Trevatt Kelvin James Waltham Gugger

Woodham

Rosemont

Ha vila h

Emerald

Lemon Ave

Madden Ave

Cedar Henderson

Langtree

Olive

Walnut Ave

Magnolia

Langtree

Langtree Ave

Kookaburra

Mckendrick

r

Adrian on Opal d

tro

Mo n

T u lane Reuben Lock

Du nl

op

Bakogiannis

Park

Wade Ave

Pine Ave

Lime Ave

Olive Ave

Tamarisk

Kurrajong

Poplar

Wattle Ave

Chaffey Ave

Walnut Ave Smith Mayf Downie i el d

Helen

Le Pedeleure

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Lizlee

Under $200,000

a Unn

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Pietro

42

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Bothroyd

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Ontario Ave

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Garden

Amb

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Louisiana

Walnut Ave

Chaffey

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Ashw o

Aylmer

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Ca

Melrose

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B r am

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Cherry

Cameron Toorak

No Curran nd a

Beasy

Flamin go

Tait

Amy

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Ontario Ave

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Adams St

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Offers Over $330,000 $200,000 - $230,000 $225,000 - $245,000 $150,000 - $165,000

$185,000 - $215,000

Eleventh St

Bathurst

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11:30-12:00 12:15-12:45 1:00-1:30 1:45-2:15

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536 Ontario Ave 31 Johns St 2 Macquarie Crt 89 Eleventh St

69 D4 Cancelled

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11:30-12:00 $220,000 - $240,000 12:00-12:30 $329,000-$349,000 1:30-2:00 $205,000-$215,000

Sunraysia Institute

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62 63 64 65

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67 B4 2819 Eleventh St 68 D4 551 Koorlong Ave 890 Irymple Ave

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52

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Ta ylo r nd Leichhardt isa e r Oxley Eyre St

12:00-12:30 $214,950 12:00-12:30 $290,000 - $310,000 12:00-12:30 $330,000 - $350,000 Auction 12:15-12:45 $125,000 12:30-1:00 $155,000 12:30-1:00 $235,000 12:30-1:00 $369,000 - $381,000 12:45-1:15 $173,500 12:45-1:15 $215,000-$245,000 12:45-1:15 $240,000-$259,000 12:45-1:15 $279,950 1:00-1:30 $265,000 - $295,000 1:00-1:30 $335,000 - $365,000 1:30-2:00 $163,000-$178,000 1:30-2:00 $235,000 - $265,000 1:30-2:00 $250,000 - $275,000 1:30-2:00 $315,000-$335,000 $310,000 - $345,000 2:00-2:30 $370,000 - $410,000 2:30-3:00 $250,000 - $285,000 3:30-4:00 $235,000 - $265,000

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Matthew Flinder

Ma lbec

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B2 C3 A3 C4 A2 C2 C3 D2 B2 B3 D3 B3 A2 D3 B2 D3 D3 D2 D3 D2 C2 C3

Tuesday 1 December

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Maloney Drv

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Fe li

Cur e t o n

Av

Black Buxton

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39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60

Sunday 29 November

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Fifteenth St

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$340,000 $125,000 - $145,000 $190,000 - $220,000 $420,000 - $440,000 AUCTION $135,000 - $165,000 $159,000 $179,000 Auction Auction $195,000 $210,000 $350,000 - $369,000 Auction $210,000 $220,000 - $240,000 $220,000 - $250,000 $240,000 $265,000 - $290,000 $279,000 Auction $159,000 $345,000 - $365,000 Auction $175,000 - $205,000 $199,000 $200,000 - $225,000 $230,000 - $255,000 $230,000 - $260,000 $312,000 $335,000 - $355,000 AUCTION $85,000 - $105,000 $200,000 - $235,000 $235,000 - $240,000 $239,500 $240,000 $245,000 $240,000 $149,000-$159,000

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Mildura

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9:15-9:45 10:00-10:30 12:30-1:00 1:00-1:30

$160,000 - $170,000 $115,000 $130,000 - $155,000 $150,000 - $165,000

Stockdale Walder ResCom Stockdale

Merbein

Saturday 28 November

70 C1 2/126 Commercial St 71 C1 2/5 Cameron St 17 Walters Dr 72 C1 17 Foster St

Red Cliffs

Saturday 28 November 221 Barndeet Ave 104 Kulkyne Rd

10:30-11:30 $280,000 - $305,000 1:00-1:30 $225,000 - $235,000

Elders Professionals

5 Melia Ave 1 Avocat Ave North 125 Jacaranda St 45 Guava St 22 Tecoma St

10:00-10:30 11:00-11:30 12:00-12:30 1:00-1:30 2:00-2:30

$275,000 - $315,000 $110,000 - $140,000 $145,000 - $175,000 $155,000 - $185,000 $100,000 - $130,000

ResCom ResCom ResCom ResCom ResCom

10:00-10:30 11:30-12:30 12:00-12:30 10:30-11:00

$69,500 $1,500,000 - $1,700,000 $195,000-$219,000 Offers over $115,000

Professionals ResCom First National Deacon

2:15-2:45 10:00-10:30 10:45-11:15 11:00-12:00 11:15-11:45 12:00-12:30

$830,000 Auction Auction $690,000 - $730,000 $385,000 - $405,000 $395,000 - $425,000

Stockdale Stockdale Stockdale Elders Professionals Professionals

Sunday 29 November

Other

Saturday 28 November

ResCom First National Stockdale

79 A3 2/6 Chapman St, Buronga 80 A2 408 Pitman Ave, Buronga 81 A3 6 Rosedale Crt, Buronga 42 Fletchers Lake Rd, Dareton 82 A3 856 River Rd, Dareton 86 A3 23 Wood St, Gol Gol 87 A3 3 Riverview Rise, Gol Gol 83 A3 7 Modikerr Way, Gol Gol 84 A3 10 Fiona Dr, Gol Gol 85 A3 19 The Cobb And Co Way, Gol Gol 88 D4 258 Dewry Ave, Irymple Sth 89 B4 679 Cureton Ave, Kings Billabong 90 D3 225 Ash Ave, Merbein South 91 B4 255 Koorlong Ave, Nichols Point 1 Mitchell Rd, Pomana 372 Boobook Av, Sunnycliffs 6/221 Adams St, Wentworth 109 Darling St, Wentworth 9/221 Adams St, Wentworth 135 Darling St, Wentworth 127 Darling St, Wentworth

ResCom

92 D3 502 Sturt Hway, Mildura South

Sunday 29 November

11:00-11:30 $190,000 11:00-11:45 Auction

First National ResCom

11:30-12:00 Auction 9:30-10:00 $135,000

Stockdale Ray White

1:00-1:30 1:30-2:00 11:00-11:30 11:00-12:00 11:30-12:00 11:45-12:30 12:15-1:00

Deacon Deacon Deacon Deacon Deacon Deacon Deacon

$148,000 Offers over $380,000 $239,950 Auction Offers over $120,000 $220,000 - $240,000 Auction

11:30-12:00 $250,000 - $270,000

Stockdale


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Six decades on and still selling strong • From Page 15

hectares (400 acres) on July 1, 1970. The lease was relinquished on September 17, 2001 after not being used for many years, its demise the result of modern transport efficiencies and changing husbandry practices. “I can also remember when sheep were also kept over at Wakefield’s on Tucker’s Creek at Curlwaa prior to a sale,” Ian said. “Drovers would then walk

them across the Abbotsford Bridge in time for the sale... we weren’t popular with the travelling public when that was happening,” he recalls. “Especially when it usually coincided with morning ‘peak hour’.” He describes it as a regular occurrence in the 1970s. The saleyards are still uti-

lised regularly today by both Elders Rural Services Australia and Landmark for their sheep sales. However, Ian acknowledges that the frequency, and in many cases the size of the yardings at Yelta has decreased over the years. However, it remains an important selling centre, he

says, but de-stocking forced on graziers by the ongoing drought was one reason numbers have been down in the past decade or so. “The national flock numbers are well down on the past,” he said. Another reason is the increasing amount of grazing land now being protected as

national park, Ian says. “This has reduced the carrying capacity of the Western Division and therefore number of sheep for sale,” he said. Last week, for example, Elders staged just its second sale for the year, a yarding of 13,000 Merino sheep and lambs. There was wide interest in the sale from three States, and the prices were good. And, an optimistic Ian says, a few good seasons would see the frequency of sales, and the numbers of sheep offered for sale, increase. A livestock auction is a frantic affair, with the bidding almost impossible to follow if you have never seen it before, and are not ready for the speed at which the auction proceeds. And amongst all that was going on that day, there was Ian, as he has been so many times before, spotting bids and keeping the paperwork in order, a Yelta record the historian in him is keen to see retained for posterity. • FOOTNOTE: Ian would appreciate any historical information about the Yelta Saleyards, or relevant photographs. You can contact him at Elders Mildura on 5021 8888 or by mail at P.O. Box 5025 Mildura 3502.

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Records from the 1950s show that one sale resulted in 168 vans (stock carriages) of sheep leaving the siding following a particularly large sale. There are some other impressive numbers too. The record yarding for a single sale at Yelta is 37,359 sheep on December 13, 1977 while the record for a (financial) year was 1977/1978 when 348,930 head of sheep were sold. The largest number sold in one lot was 3341 wethers, from Lake Victoria Station, on September 15, 1953. According to the available records about eight million sheep have been sold through Yelta since 1949, although Ian admits it could be many more. “Unfortunately, we’re missing records for a number of sales, particularly between 1980 and 1985,” he said. All sales for Elders were controlled through its Wentworth office until the livestock operations were consolidated at Mildura in 1990. Another interesting fact from a now bygone age is that there was once grazing licence held for the area around the yards. This allowed sheep to be brought in some time before a sale and kept in good condition until sale day. In 1951 the licensed area was 900 hectares (2226 acres). That was reduced to 886 hectares (2191 acres) in July 1952, to 284 hectares (700 acres) on October 1, 1968 and 162

• FOR THE RECORD: Part of the crowd at last week’s sale, LEFT, entries in Ian’s treasured sales record book, BELOW LEFT, and the book itself, BOTTOM, while another piece of treasured history is a ‘best of sale’ record at Yelta created for the Andrew’s family of ‘Toora’ Station via Wentworth in 1950 and featuring photographs of the sheep, buyers, the buyers’ gallery and the auctioneer. Our thanks to Rex Andrews.


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Cane toads on the move • From Page 16

When cane toads are threatened, they release a toxin from the glands behind the eyes and across their back. All stages of the cane toad’s life-cycle are poisonous, including the tadpole stage. This means they negatively impact a wide diversity of wildlife, including Quolls, goannas, frogs, snakes, fish, freshwater crocodiles and egrets. Pet dogs and cats are known to have died after tackling cane toads. In parts of Queensland, some populations of native animals were dramatically reduced when the toads first arrived. Other threats to native wildlife

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Two weddings… and a love story • HERE COMES THE BRIDE: Jinal’s mum Arti makes some last-minute adjustments to Jinal’s hair. BELOW – only those able to understand the Hindu language knew what Indian friends of the Raval family were singing about… but it was certainly cause for much amusement among the female members of the group.

(from Cinderella Blue, Mil- Indian bride. dura) for the traditional DEVELOPMENT PROPOSAL Indian purpose-made An application haswedbeen received for approval of this Council ding sari, had her hands to the in following painted henna development:accord“D.A.08/157” Proposed ing to Indian custom, andMooring Site, Murray River Adjacent to Lot 6 DP 285896 Murray Way, Buronga was adorned with bangles, necklaces and other jewellery, while a special The application and gift plans relating to this development may from Jesse was at thethe tradibe inspected Shire Offices 26-28 Adelaide Street, tional Mangal between Sutra neckWentworth the hours of 8.30am and 5.00pm lace of black beads, sigMonday to Friday and until January 12, 2009. Any person, nifying that she was now whowife. feels that their land will be affected or who would like to Jesse’s make submission regarding the above development, may Whilea the Mildura Law lodgewedding, a written held submission with the Wentworth Shire Council Courts in one of the was 2648) before the above date. (PO Boxcourtrooms, 81 Wentworth a brief and somewhat solemn affair, the Indian version was lengthy, colourful COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT and vibrant, with chantOFFICER ings, singing, exchanging Job Number: PR3/8 Closing Date: 4.00pm Thursday 22 January 2009

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An exciting and challenging opportunity awaits a motivated and versatile person with a community/ economic development background. If the Morans thought that shoot• From Page 8 This important role will be responsible liaising would with frighten him, ing for Williams community, business and government and The wound were horribly wrong. That decision would destroy the theyorganisations soonparticipation healed and the groups, promoting involvement, anddrug dealer beMoran clan, and many who were active gan planning his revenge, close to them. If efforts they had collaborative tokilled drive Wilsuccessful implementation of setting off a very public underworld war that liams, the case would almost certain- programs, various community and economic projects and ly activities. have remained unsolved. Instead, would leave police, the legal system Williams became an underworld se- and politicians struggling to cope. with various business units and externalwith agencies Williams, his plump, pleasrialWorking killer determined to exterminate you will identify needs and develop appropriate strategies every real or imagined rival he could ant face, in shorts and T-shirts, didn’t and policies to achieve desired outcomes. look like an influential crime boss find. The successful applicant will have plan, a death with a whoability couldto order Williams, who prided himself on the call. Perhaps being an old-school refusedcommunity to phoneactivities develop, supportcrook, and deliver or that is one of the whybetween he flew just under the cooperate with after am- a reasons programs andpolice be able to the provide strong link until he became the bush. When interviewed Council anddetectives the community. A high police level ofradar oral –and written him in hospital, Williams said he most dangerous gangster in Australia. communication skills, including report writing is required. had felt a pain in his stomach as he Police knew he was part of his famFor further and details Situations contact Sharna ily’s drug business but they assumed was walking, onlyonthen realisedVacant ☎ (03) for a he Position Description was a worker, not the foreman. heHowden had beenonshot. His5027 wife 5028 Roberta andmore Information Applicants Sheet prior Like to theapplying Morans,orpolice undergave away in for a later conversaWilliamswebsite and his power tion with The Age, the estimated alternatively, one but can denied be downloaded from Council’s shooting was drug related. “Mark was base. He was ruthless, cashed-up, at www.wentworth.nsw.gov.au. yelling ‘Shoot him in the head’, and Jason then shot him in the stomach,” shePETER said. KOZLOWSKI GENERAL MANAGER

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One day when two wheels will reign • From Page 12 The veteran and vintage section will include famous marques like BSA, Triumph, Pasco, Panther, Norton, HRDVincent, Matchless, Ariel and Velocette. Amongst the most interesting is the Australian-built Pasco, manufactured in Melbourne towards the end of the First World War and based around a 770cc JAP engine. This machine is equipped with carbide lights, a claxon horn and is belt driven, a rare collectable piece and locally owned sine the 1960s. Some wonderful Vincents are owned locally and a selection of solos and sidecars will be on display. Not only will the bikes be on display, but the event organisers are delighted that so many owners are willing to be around to discuss the

history and significance of their bikes. “It should be a pleasant Saturday afternoon with something of interest for anyone interested in two-wheeled transport,” Jeff said. The venue will be Nichols Point’s Wooden Eye Winery, and the show is set to open to the public at noon. The easiest way to get to Wooden Eye Estate Winery is by travelling straight out 11th Street East and turning right into Dewry Avenue. The winery is easy to spot on the right. Proceeds from the modest entry fee will be donated to Mildura’s Mallee Accommodation and Support Program, a well-regarded local charity supporting homeless youth. For more information contact Brendon Gledhill on 03 5027 4225, mobile 0419 174 225 or email gledhill@hotkey.net.au.

• TWO WHEELED HISTORY: Other bikes destined for display next weekend include a Ducati single, ABOVE LEFT, the Norton Commando, ABOVE RIGHT, The iconic Kawasaki z900, RIGHT, and bikes like Ron Brown’s rare Australianbuilt Pasco, LEFT.

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Aboriginal youth finding new careers • From Page 18 “There are definitely opportunities within the DSE and other conservation and land management organisations around town that this training would be ideal for,” he said. “Some of the trainees have already expressed an interest in continuing their firefighting training, eventually earning a place with the DSE or one of Mildura’s brigades, while others want to continue to study land management. “The great thing is that this traineeship provides training in a number of different fields, allowing participants to decide where their personal interests lie.” The traineeship originally started a year ago, with more than 60 people applying. After sifting through a long list of candidates and conducting interviews, eight participants were chosen. “It was a very tough process,” Mr Kelly said. “A number of people that we were forced to knock back would have been perfect. “Thankfully we made the right choices in terms of who we selected, with each of the original eight trainees still with us, which is extremely positive.”

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ment, because I think it’s a really interesting profession. “I’ve learnt a lot about what I want to do thanks to this program, and it’s been something that I’m glad I’ve done.” Mr Kelly said that while the program has so far been a complete success, the next challenge would be finding trainees employment once the traineeship ends in four months. “Most of these guys are ready for employment right now, and we’re actually in the process of helping a couple of them write resumes and prepare for interviews,” he said. “Our main goal is to see all of the trainees working, either with the DSE or other organisations and local businesses, and if we can secure jobs for each of them then we’ve done our job.” Mr Kelly said that the DSE would also look to continue the traineeship next year. “We’ve been very happy with how the traineeship has progressed this year, and it’s something we’re definitely looking to offer again in the future,” he said. “To be able to help kids like Thomas find something they enjoy, whilst teaching skills that could help secure fulltime work is something we’re happy to be a part of.” More information about the NWITP is available by contacting Ted Kelly on 0437 124 317.

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Patchwork market THE annual ‘Patchwork Mums, Bubs and Kids’ market will be held at the St Joseph Secondary College’s Sacred Hall from 9am to 1pm tomorrow, with maternity, baby and children’s clothing (up to age 6), nursery equipment, manchester, prams, toys, books, accessories and much more to be on offer. Designer labels including Pumpkin Patch, Osh Kosh, Sprout, Ouch, Espirit and Peter Rabbit will be included, at a fraction of retail price, with more information available by contacting 0406 869 663 or by visiting www.patchworkmarkets.com.au.

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Breaking rocks, building By daughter JOSIE and son-in-law JACK KELLOGG as told to GRANT MAYNARD BREAKING rocks in a Sunraysia quarry certainly wasn’t what Italian immigrant Francesco had in mind when he left his hometown – San Nicola Di Caulonia – for Australia in 1950. But it was work... and he knew he wouldn’t be doing it forever because he had big plans for his growing family... and dreams too! Francesco Deluca grew up in the same small village of San Nicola Di Caulonia in the Calabrese region of southern Italy as did his future wife, Maria Vellone, who was raised by her grandmother after the death of her mother when she was five. Francesco was the youngest of three children in the Deluca family and Maria the eldest of the two Vellone children. When Maria’s grandmother died in 1939 the couple decided it was an opportune time to get married. They were both 19 years old at the time and the date chosen was November 26. The couple was married in a small Catholic church in San Nicola. But war was brewing in

Europe, and Francesco had been conscripted into the Italian Army, and was lucky to be able to marry before being shipped off. He spent the next three years – from 1940 to 1943 – in Albania. However, during what were to be the final months of his service, Francesco contracted malaria and was sent to a military hospital to recover. He never saw active service again, returning to his family in San Nicola after Italy formally withdrew from hostilities on September 8, 1943. For the next seven years he struggled to make a decent living for his family and decided to migrate. He had friends who were considering Canada, and others planning to come to Australia. He wisely chose Australia. Francesco Deluca immigrated to Australia in April 1950, arriving in Melbourne aboard the ship Sebastiano Gabotto and leaving behind his wife Maria and son, Domenico, and his two daughters, Carmellina and Giuseppina (known as Josie today), to earn enough money to af-

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dreams in a new land ders whether today’s generation could, or would, endure what he, and his fellow migrants went through in the early days just to survive. Finally, after three years of hard work and saving every penny, Francesco was able to put a deposit on his own fruit block on 7th Street, near Etiwanda Avenue, in 1953. In June that same year, Francesco, without any government assistance, was able to afford to bring his family to Australia. His family arrived in Melbourne from Italy aboard the migrant ship ‘Surriento’. Life did not get a lot easier at first. The family lived in an old tin shed, with hessian bags for interior doors, and wheat bags for blankets. And all the family members assisted to work the vineyard. During fruit picking the children would either pick grapes (or drive the tractor that was to come later) while Maria would work around the drying racks spreading grapes. There were no modern conveniences or luxuries in those days. The family lived with outside pan toilet and another tin shed as the shower room. Showers were taken with the assistance of overhead hessian bags. Hessian bags were also used for water cooling and

•  HARD YAKKA: Everyone worked the block. Maria is pictured spreading grapes, LEFT, and ABOVE, with Francesco in the early days on the block. RIGHT: Francesco marches proudly in an ANZAC Day parade. to cool the ice chests used for storing perishable food. Daughter Teresa was the first Australian born child, coming along in 1954, followed by Tony in 1959 and Angelina (known as Dolly) in 1961. Six children in all. Francesco continued to work his block, acquiring his first tractor – a David Brown – in 1954. The tractor made his draught horse redundant, and he continued to prosper through hard work and thrift. The tractor doubled as the

family ‘car’. With a block trailer attached, and sweat boxes for the kids to sit on, the family was able to visit friends and relatives around the district. Francesco instilled in his children the value of hard work if you wanted to get ahead in life and they grew up often working on the block before, and after, school. Their jobs included general block work as well as picking vegetables, and also working contract for other growers to progress the family fortunes.

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In 1958, after years of hard toil and repaying the mortgage on the fruit block, he approached the bank for a loan to purchase the family home where they live today. In 1959 Francesco proudly bought the family’s first car – a brand new FC Holden Special sedan, that cost him the princely sum of 12 hundred pounds. It remained the family car for 12 years and was kept immaculate at all times, such was the pride he had in it. Francesco and his family became naturalised Australian citizens on July 7, 1966 and he proudly declares he made the right decision in 1950 to move to Australia instead of Canada.

agree that the secret to a long and happy marriage is patience with each other, being family orientated, and above all being each other’s best friend... just like when they started out on life’s journey together. Today, aged 89, the couple are still happy together. While Francesco is in reasonably good health, Maria now requires the use of a walking frame to move around the house. But they are sure to regain some of their sparkle of youth at a special family celebration to mark their 70th wedding anniversary. The family has booked Mildura’s Club Da Vinci for a party to celebrate this momentous occasion. It will be attended by 160 family and friends from places as far away as Albury, Melbourne and Adelaide. The celebration has special significance for Francesco and Maria because it will be one of the rare occasions that all the family is able to get together. The couple has received congratulatory messages from The Queen, The Vatican, Australia’s Governor-General Quentin Bryce, the Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd, the Victorian Premier, John Brumby, and various State and Federal MPs.

Maria and Francesco went home to their village for the first time on holiday 1982, but declared on their return that Australia was their home, and they have never returned. Francesco was a founding member 20 years ago of the Mildura branch of ANCRI – the Italian Returned Serviceman’s organisation in the capacity of treasurer, and he has, together with other members of ANCRI, for many years taken part in Mildura’s annual ANZAC Day Parade. Today Francesco and Maria are the proud nonna and nonno (grand parents) to 12 grandchildren and eight great grandchildren with another due in a few months. Francesco and Maria

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Friday 27th

Noon Midday Report 12.30 Wild At Heart 1.30 Spicks And Specks 2.00 Monarch Of The Glen 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.00 Message Stick 6.30 Can We Help? 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Stateline 8.00 Collectors 8.30 Wire In The Blood 9.55 beached az 10.00 Little Miss Jocelyn 10.25 Lateline 11.05 The Urban Monkey 11.10 triple j tv With The Doctor 11.35 Good Game

Noon Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Two (Cont): The Gabba 1.00 The Cricket Show 1.30 Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Two: The Gabba 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Two And A Half Men 8.30 Movie: The Pursuit Of Happyness: Will Smith, Jaden Smith, Thandie Newton and Brian Howe 10.55 ET 11.25 Win News

Noon Movie: M*A*S*H* 2.30 The Golden Girls 3.00 New Idea TV 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.00 M*A*S*H 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 Home And Away 7.30 Better Homes And Gardens Christmas Special 8.30 Movie: Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End: Johnny Depp, Keira Knightley and Geoffrey Rush 11.50 Family Guy

Noon Dr Phil 1.00 Oprah 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Dharma & Greg 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold & The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 The Simpsons 8.30 Movie: Die Hard 4.0: Bruce Willis, Timothy Olyphant and Justin Long 11.05 Ten News 11.35 Sports Tonight

Noon World Watch 1.00 Food Lovers' Guide To Australia 1.30 The Super Comet 2.30 The Gold Rush 3.30 Living Black 4.00 Classical Destinations 4.30 World Watch 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village 6.30 World News 7.30 Trawlermen 8.00 The Biggest Chinese Restaurant In The World 8.35 Top Gear Best Of 9.30 World News 10.00 My Boyfriend The Sex Tourist 10.55 Movie: Phileine Says Sorry

Saturday 28th

SBS

Noon Stateline 12.30 Best Of: Australian Story 1.00 Basketball: WNBL 2009/10: Adelaide v Logan 3.00 Football: W-League: Melbourne Victory v Canberra United 5.00 Bowls: NSW Open 2009 6.00 Nigella Express 6.30 Gardening Australia 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Hope Springs 8.30 ABC News 8.35 The Bill 9.20 ABC News 9.25 Taggart 10.15 A Good Murder 11.25 rage

Noon Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Three (Cont): The Gabba 1.00 The Cricket Show 1.30 Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Three: The Gabba 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Australia's Funniest Home Videos 7.30 Movie: Deck The Halls: Matthew Broderick, Danny DeVito and Kristen Davis 9.30 Movie: Hitch: Will Smith, Eva Mendes, Kevin James and Amber Valletta 11.55 Movie: The Witches Of Eastwick

12.30 Eclipse 1.00 V8 Xtra 1.30 Mini Challenge: Perth: Highlights 2.00 The Most Extreme 3.00 According To Jim 3.30 Movie: Wizards Of Waverly Place: Selena Gomez 5.30 Mercurio’s Menu 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Merry Madagascar 7.00 Movie: Ratatouille: Patton Oswalt and Brian Dennehy 9.15 Movie: The Santa Clause 3: Tim Allen and Elizabeth Mitchell 11.15 Movie: The Hot Chick: Rob Schneider and Adam Sandler

Noon Out Of The Blue 1.00 Escape With ET 1.30 How To Look Good Naked 2.00 Life Is Wild 3.00 One Tree Hill 4.00 The Doctors 5.00 Ten News 5.30 Sports Tonight 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Movie: Mr. Deeds: Adam Sandler, Winona Ryder, Peter Gallagher and John Turturro 8.30 Movie: Mission Impossible II: Tom Cruise and Thandie Newton 11.00 Movie: Land Of The Dead: Simon Baker, Dennis Hopper and John Leguizamo

Noon World Watch 1.00 Manon 3.55 Marcel Duchamp 4.30 Newshour: Presented by Jim Lehrer 5.30 Who Do You Think You Are? Athletics champion Colin Jackson starts his search by taking a DNA test. 6.30 World News 7.30 Mythbusters 8.30 Iron Chef 9.20 Rockwiz: 100th Episode! Presented by Julia Zemiro 10.10 Movie: I Do: Alain Chabat and Charlotte Gainsbourg 11.45 SOS

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Digital

Noon Best Of Landline 1.00 Gardening Australia 1.30 Message Stick 2.00 The Mystery Of The Mary Celeste 3.00 What A Difference A Day Made 4.00 Hollywood Chinese 5.00 Scene By Scene 6.00 At The Movies 6.30 Wild Provence 7.00 ABC News 7.30 Joanna Lumley In The Land Of The Northern Lights 8.33 ABC News 8.35 Movie: Stage Beauty 10.25 Compass 10.55 Iconoclasts 11.40 Order In The House

Noon Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Four (Cont): The Gabba 1.00 The Cricket Show 1.30 Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Four: The Gabba 6.00 Nine News 6.30 20 To 1 7.30 David Attenborough's: Life In Cold Blood 8.30 Movie: Firewall: Harrison Ford, Virginia Madsen and Paul Bettany 10.40 Movie: Suspect Zero: Aaron Eckhart, Ben Kingsley and Carrie-Anne Moss

12.30 Movie: Lawrence Of Arabia: Peter O'Toole, Alec Guinness and Anthony Quinn 5.00 Destination New Zealand 5.30 Coxy's Big Break 6.00 Seven News 6.30 A Today Tonight Special: 24 Hours In 60 Minutes 7.30 Border Patrol 8.00 Outback Wildlife Rescue 8.30 Bones 9.30 Castle 10.30 Band Of Brothers: Follows the true story of a group of young strangers who became brothers in combat. 11.45 The First 48

Noon I Fish 1.00 Sports Performer Awards 2.00 Sydney Eisteddfod: Dance Of The Champions 3.00 Glam 4.00 The Doctors 5.00 Ten News 5.30 Sports Tonight 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader? 7.30 Glee 8.30 Melbourne International Comedy Festival All Star Supershow 10.30 Dave Hughes Is Handy 11.30 Movie: The Guru: Heather Graham and Marisa Tomei

Noon Futbol Mundial 12.30 Perth International Track Cycling Grand Prix 2009: Highlights 1.00 Speedweek 2.00 Beach Soccer World Cup: Final 3.00 FIFA World Cup Magazine 3.30 Champions League Magazine 4.00 Les Murray’s Football Feature 5.00 The World Game 6.00 Thalassa 6.30 World News 7.30 Who Do You Think You Are? 8.35 Can We Make A Star On Earth? 9.30 Science And Islam 10.40 Movie: Inspector Montalbano: Turning Point: Luca Zingaretti

Monday 30th

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Noon Midday Report 12.30 Movie: British Intelligence 1.30 The Occasional Cook 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.00 An Island Parish 6.30 Once A Soldier: Always A Soldier 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Elders With Andrew Denton 8.30 Lilies: May embarks on a tempestuous affair. 9.35 Make 'Em Laugh: The Funny Business Of America 10.35 Lateline 11.10 Lateline Business 11.35 Hairtales

Noon Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Five (Cont): The Gabba 1.00 The Cricket Show: Presented by Simon O’Donnell 1.30 Cricket: First Test: Australia v West Indies: Day Five: The Gabba 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Two And A Half Men 8.00 The Big Bang Theory 8.30 The Mentalist 9.30 Flashpoint 10.30 Burying Brian 11.30 ET

Noon Movie: Nora Roberts' Montana Sky: Ashley Williams 2.00 Murder, She Wrote 3.00 New Idea TV 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.00 Come Dine With Me 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 How I Met Your Mother 7.30 The Force: Behind The Line 8.00 Destroyed In Seconds 8.30 FlashForward 9.30 Movie: Signs: Mel Gibson 11.35 It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

Noon Dr Phil 1.00 Oprah 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Dharma & Greg 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold & The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 The 7pm Project 8.00 Futurama 8.30 Supernatural: Sam, Dean and Bobby must deal with the aftermath of the Devil's escape. 10.30 Ten News 11.15 The 7pm Project

Noon World Watch 1.00 Food Lovers’ Guide To Australia 1.30 The Dark Years 2.30 1929: The Wall Street Crash 3.30 Total Isolation 4.30 World Watch 5.00 The Crew 5.30 Futbol Mundial 6.00 Living Black 6.30 World News 7.30 Top Gear Polar Special 8.35 Man Vs Wild 9.30 World News 10.00 Dead Set 10.30 Movie: Dead & Breakfast: Vincent Ventresca and Ever Carradine

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Noon Midday Report 12.30 Star Portraits With Rolf Harris 1.00 The New Inventors 1.30 Dynasties 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.05 Picture Perfect Homes 6.15 Gavin Stamp's Orient Express 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 Jail Birds 8.30 Prince Charles' Other Mistress 9.20 Family Brat Camp 10.10 Lateline 10.45 Lateline Business 11.10 Six Days In August

Noon The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 5.30 Hot Seat 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Survivor: Samoa 8.30 Movie: Ocean's Thirteen: George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Matt Damon, Andy Garcia, Don Cheadle, Bernie Mac and Al Pacino 11.00 Australian Poker Hero

Noon Movie: Pieces Of April 2.00 Murder, She Wrote 3.00 New Idea TV 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.00 Come Dine With Me 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 How I Met Your Mother 7.30 Gary Unmarried 8.30 Private Practice 9.30 The Amazing Race 10.30 30 Rock 11.00 Parks And Recreation 11.30 It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia

Noon Dr Phil 1.00 Oprah 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Dharma & Greg 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold & The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 Accidentally On Purpose 8.00 The Office 8.30 White Collar 9.30 Numb3rs 10.30 Ten News 11.15 The 7pm Project

Noon World Watch 1.00 Movie: Bondi Tsunami: Taki Abe, Keita Abe and Miki Sasaki 2.35 Space Files 3.00 Corner Gas 3.30 Living Black 4.00 Wine Lovers' Guide To Australia 4.30 World Watch 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village 6.30 World News 7.30 Honeybee Blues 8.30 The Circuit 9.30 World News 10.00 Hot Docs: Sex Positive 11.25 Movie: 20.30.40: Sylvia Chang, Rene Liu and Angelica Lee

Wednesday 2nd

WIN

Noon Midday Report 12.30 National Press Club Address 1.30 Bushfire Summer 2.00 The Bill 3.00 Children’s Programs 6.10 The Best In Australia 7.00 ABC News 7.30 The 7.30 Report 8.00 My Family 8.35 Beautiful People 9.05 Hungry Beast 9.35 John Safran's Race Relations 10.05 The Omid Djalili Show 10.35 Lateline 11.10 Lateline Business 11.40 The Trial Of Tony Blair

Noon The Ellen DeGeneres Show 1.00 The View 2.00 Days Of Our Lives 3.00 Alive And Cooking 3.30 Children's Programs 4.30 Nine News 5.00 Antiques Roadshow 5.30 Hot Seat: Presented by Eddie McGuire 6.00 Nine News 6.30 Win News 7.00 A Current Affair 7.30 Two And A Half Men 8.00 What’s Good For You 8.30 Cold Case 10.30 True CSI 11.30 ET

Noon Movie: Crimes Of Passion: Sleepwalker: Hilary Swank and Charles Esten 2.00 Murder, She Wrote 3.00 New Idea TV 3.30 Children’s Programs 4.30 Seven News 5.00 Come Dine With Me 5.30 Deal Or No Deal 6.00 Seven News 6.30 Today Tonight 7.00 How I Met Your Mother 7.30 Air Crash Investigations 8.30 City Homicide 9.30 The Take 10.30 Band Of Brothers 11.40 The First 48

Noon Dr Phil 1.00 Oprah 2.00 Ready Steady Cook 3.00 Judge Judy 3.30 Dharma & Greg 4.00 Huey 4.30 The Bold & The Beautiful 5.00 Ten News 6.00 The Simpsons 6.30 Neighbours 7.00 The 7pm Project 7.30 The Simpsons 8.00 Futurama 8.30 The Cleveland Show 9.00 The Simpsons 9.30 Little Britain 10.40 Ten News

Noon World Watch 1.00 Movie: Italian For Beginners: Anders W. Berthelsen and Sara Indrio Jensen 2.40 Space Files 3.00 Corner Gas 3.30 A Fork In The Mediterranean 4.00 Is Your House Killing You? 4.30 World Watch 5.00 Newshour 6.00 Global Village 6.30 World News 7.35 Rex In Rome 8.30 Law And Disorder 9.30 World News 10.00 The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey 11.05 Movie: C(r)ook: Henry Hübchen

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New kids on the blocks… COLD and blustery conditions that followed last week’s Sunraysia pre-summer heatwave did little to deter members of Merbein Swimming Club from attending a mentoring session with members of Mildura Murray Masters Swim Club last Sunday. Around 20 members of the newly-formed Merbein club took the opportunity to get some expert tips from Master coach Bob Jones, and six Masters swimmers. The morning session included a hotly-contested relay, with the six teams all finishing within a few body lengths of each other in Merbein’s new eight-lane 25-metre outdoor pool. Coach Jones later praised the club for its tutoring of the local youngsters, and he and the Masters swimmers were impressed

at the skills, technique and attitude shown by the juniors. Merbein will begin its competitive Sunraysia swimming carnival campaign next year. Merbein showed its appreciation by turning on a barbecue ‘sausage sizzle’ for both groups, parents and officials. The Merbein club and the Masters hope to make the day a bi-annual swim training and relay challenge. • IN FORM: Youngsters from Merbein Swimming Club join in the chorus to thank Masters coach Bob Jones, their president Bruce Gill and club stalwart Mark Slade for helping organise the big day, while (right) salads donated by Aaron and Tanya Evans of Merbein’s ‘Bistro Ate’.

Poor weather threatens Sunraysia cricket SUNRAYSIA’S cricketers will be hoping to avoid the wrath of Mildura’s recent temperamental weather, after Round 5 saw all Sunraysia Cricket Association divisions affected firstly by heat, and then rain over the course of two weeks. None of the scheduled Round 5 matches reached a result, with Saturday and Sunday’s 38mm downpour forcing draws. Conditions for this week could again prove troublesome, with 8mm of rain recorded up to 9am yesterday morning, and the Bureau of Meteorology predicting more to come today and tomorrow. Should the rain stay away Mildura Settlers will look to continue its recent run of good form when it takes on Mildura East, after amassing a respectable total against Mildura West in week one of Round 5. Ben Rowles (45), Richie Wyld (30) and Brendan Rodgers (58) guided their side to a competitive score of 186, with Setts’ bowlers to have fancied themselves defending the modest total.

Dan Wood’s 11 wickets, the second best tally of the competition so far this year, has been a shining light, with the rest of the team seeming to settle in recent weeks after their shock win against Commealla-Wentworth. Mildura East similarly looked ominous with the bat in their weather affected match against Coomie-Wentworth, with captain Tom Vadlja scoring 92, and Andrew Willison also adding a well made 63 to help East reach 298, its highest score for the season. East, while not struggling with the ball have been hampered by poor totals, with young bowlers Matt Brooks and Andrew Ross, and experienced campaigner Fabian Farley leading the charge. If East’s top order can fire it will give young quicks Brooks and Ross a chance to bowl their attacking styles with confidence. This game is certainly up for grabs, with everything riding on the scoring prowess of both side’s batting line-ups. Irymple will take on Mildura West, with the Swallows look-

ing every bit the side that almost clinched a premiership last season, while West have similarly looked in good nick. Swallow’s captain and opener Jason Bruhn has looked solid all year, leading from the front with 181 runs (at an average of 90.5) for

the season, while the introduction of English import Matt Wilkinson has also added a spark, with the all-rounder amassing 171 runs and five wickets for his adopted team. Young quick Jake Reed looked like a man on a mission against

Merbein South, taking 3/10 in what was an unbelievable spell of fast bowing, with fellow youngsters Keegan MacDonald and Mitch Smith also enjoying their first taste of First Division cricket. For West, captain Chris Williams has led with the bat and bowl, while young gun Ben Christodoulou has also looked impressive. Where West need to improve is at the top of the order, with their batsmen struggling all year, despite the side currently sitting second on the ladder. From a bowling standpoint West’s attack has looked solid, mainly due to the side’s constant need to defend poor totals. This will arguably be the match of the round, weather permitting, with the slight edge going to Irymple whose all-round attack is littered with talented youngsters. Workers Gol Gol will take on Merbein South in the final match of the round, with both sides struggling to find their groove this season. Reigning premiers Merbein

were immediately on the back foot against Irymple last round, with Jake Reed’s inspiring spell demolishing the top order, before a late fight back from Shane and Tony Trinick saw the visitors reach a modest 217. Apart from Mark White, who is leading Merbein’s batting aggregate with 127 runs, the attack has looked less than ominous, with experienced bowlers Matt Walder and Tony Trinick consistently taking wickets despite poor totals to defend. For Workers Dale Ingram (131) and Simon Groves (144) have been the pick of the batsmen, while David Hogarth and Thanura Rajapaske (four wickets each) have led with the ball. The entire side has struggled this season, with improvement needed from the top order, who have been disappointing all year, and from their all-round bowling attack. Merbein will likely go in as favourites, however improved batting performances for both teams will be the key.

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High octane racing at World Jetsprint titles By BEN PISCIONERI SUNRAYSIA-built V8 jetsprint boat Hooters was driven to third position in the opening round of the World Jetsprint titles in New South Wales last weekend. Kiwi driver Daryl Hutton drove the boat into podium position despite an engine problem in the final which sent him up on to the water bank at about 130kp/h. Fortunately Hutton and his navigator Yvonne Maxwell escaped unharmed, but the boat hull and motor needed repairs this week as a result of the crash. Boat owner Peter Freckleton

appointing weekend in terms of results, by his standards. Finch finished the opening round in seventh place, narrowly missing out on making the finals. “We went okay, but in my eyes it was a bit average,” he said. “We were probably fourth fastest qualifier but we were having steering issues all day with the boat. “Because it’s fairly new (last weekend was the third time it had been in the water), we’ve still got a bit of sorting to do. “It’s definitely fast enough in a straight line, it’s just a bit heavy to turn, and the track on the week-

Boat owner Peter Freckleton this week said the problem was traced to the fact that the supercharged powerplant was burning through a staggering 20 litres of fuel per minute as it raced out the Temora circuit. this week said the problem was traced to the fact that the supercharged powerplant was burning through a staggering 20 litres of fuel per minute as it raced out the Temora circuit. “It’s only got a 28-litre fuel tank and it (fuel) must have splashed around a bit towards the end and we ended up with air in the fuel line which cut the motor out,” Freckleton said. The affable Sunraysia driver said while he was happy for his boat to finish third for the weekend, he was still thinking about what could have been. “Looking at the split times, we were in the hunt for first or second before the motor cut out,” Freckleton said. Meanwhile, fellow Sunraysia driver and former Australian champion Dean Finch had a dis-

end had a lot of turns.” Finch says he’s confident a few tweaks to his boat during the week will have solved his steering problems, and remains confident of giving the championship leaders a real push when the two-round world championship concludes at Melton this weekend. Other Sunraysia drivers competing in the championships include Andrew Page, who ended last weekend in a respectable ninth in the Unlimited Superboat class and Freckleton, who finished 11th in the same class. Rob Coleman meanwhile is flying the flag for Sunraysia in the highly competitive International Group A class. He finished the weekend 13th in a field of 30 of the quickest Group A boats and drivers in the world.

• SUNRAYSIA SPRAY: Rob Coleman (top) has been making his mark in the International Group A class of the World Jetsprint titles in a competitive 13th position. Andrew Page meanwhile is mixing it with the Unlimited Superboats, where vessels can boast powerplants pumping out more than 1500 horsepower. Both are doing Sunraysia proud on the international stage.

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Sunraysia’s rising chess superstars By VINNIE RODI SUNRAYSIA’S budding and experienced chess players will get the chance to showcase their skills next week, with the Sunraysia Chess Club to hosts its RJ Shield Tournament at the Mildura Senior College on Sunday, December 6. The event will be open to players of all age groups and skill levels, with competitors as young as seven set to take part. Other age divisions will include Under 8s through to 18s, with an open division to also be included for the region’s older players. Club president Robyn Adlington said the group were looking forward to seeing a number of old and young chess lovers, both novice and masters, compete at the event, with the main goal to increase interest in the sport. “At one time the Sunraysia Chess Club was a big hit amongst the area’s adult players,” she said. “Unfortunately that interest has fallen off slightly in recent times, and it’s our hope that through these tournaments we can get more people interested in playing chess. “I’m sure there are plenty of players, old and young, who don’t

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• IN CONTROL: Young Sunraysia soccer star Carlo Cirillo shows some of the form that won him selection in the Under 18 Australia team to take on some of the best junior teams in the Asia region for the International Challenge Cup. Carlo is hoping to put in some good performances, as the eyes of the soccer world – including talent scouts from major leagues – will be watching.

By VINNIE RODI YOUNG soccer star Carlo Cirillo, 15, has achieved his highest accolade in the sport, named vicecaptain of the Under 16 Australian soccer side. The excited, and rather nervous, youngster will spend the next two weeks competing against the best talent from around Asia, with Australia’s top 18 junior players to travel to Singapore to contest the International Challenge Cup. The trip will mark the first time the youngster will play overseas, with Carlo joining the rest of his team mates in Melbourne yesterday. He said he was looking forward to the challenge, and the opportunity to take on a leadership

role for his country. “I was very surprised to be named vice-captain,” Carlo said. “But at the same time I’m also very honoured and proud. “It’s certainly going to put more pressure on me to lead from the front, and to set a good example. “At the same time it also gives me a lot of confidence going in, because the coaches feel that I’m not only good enough to play, but to also be one of the leaders on the field.” Carlo said that he believed his side had a good chance of performing well at the Challenge, with the side made up of talented individuals. “Our coach, Ian Williamson, has said that he believes our side is the best his ever taken across,”

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bourne once a week for training, which was made all of the more difficult due to Mildura’s distance. However that slight disadvantage didn’t stop Carlo from making it to every session, with his prior commitments with Victoria helping him make the adjustment. “I was already travelling to Melbourne every weekend to train with Victoria, even when I was injured at the start of the year,” he said. “So getting to training with the Australian squad wasn’t that much different.” Carlo’s dedication and commitment impressed the Australian coaches, who rewarded the youngster with the vice-captaincy. “They (coaches) get excited when they see a player from the country make an effort,” he said. “I’ve spent a lot of time in cars and planes during the last few years, and it’s finally all paid off.

“It’s taken a lot of self-discipline and dedication to get where I am, and hopefully I can go over there and perform well, and at the same time kick start what I hope will be a good career.” Carlo said that a number of scouts from various leagues would be in attendance throughout the event, with a high possibility that any one of his team mates, including himself, could get noticed. “Scouts from the English Premier League and Spanish Leagues are going to be there, and who knows one of them might notice me,” he said. “To play in the A-League, Premier League, or really any major league would be a dream come true, and I just have to keep working hard to make that dream a reality. “It’s always been my goal to be a successful soccer player, and this is another step in the right direction.”

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Waters racing towards first Superbike crown By BEN PISCIONERI SUNRAYSIA’S Josh Waters is on the cusp of the biggest achievement of his racing career - his first Australian Superbike title. Waters is just two points behind championship leader Glenn Allerton going into this weekend’s series-decider at Phillip island. He needs to win one race and finish ahead of the Honda rider in the other to clinch the 2009 crown. If he’s successful, the Suzuki-

him than himself. “Phil (Phil Tainton - Joe Rocket Suzuki team boss) said, ‘don’t put too much pressure on yourself, we’re more than happy with how this season’s gone’,” Waters said. “But I’d be lying if I said I don’t want to win this weekend, as I’ve come too far this season, put in too much work, and tried my hardest.” Waters has enjoyed a stellar season and is the only rider in either the Australian Superbike or second-tier Supersport champion-

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• CARVING IT UP: Josh Waters and his Suzuki GSX-R1000 have been a force to be reckoned with during this year’s Australian Superbike championship.

“Yeah, the nerves are kicking in a bit now, but all I can do is go there and try my hardest and see what happens.” - Josh Waters. ships to have finished on the podium at every round this year. He’s taken two round wins, two pole positions and broken three Superbike lap records along the way. This weekend’s racing is expected to be every bit as close as the previous rounds, as the Honda and Suzuki machines are very closely matched. “My main competition, the Honda team, dominated last year on the bike they’re riding now, so they’ve got a lot of data from previous years,” Waters said. “Last year they were able to make a big jump forward and it looks like our team (Suzuki) is the only one to step up and go with them. “They’re very similar, although my bike is a bit easier on tyres which will come into play this weekend, hopefully, but we just need to try as hard as we can.” The comparison of machinery highlights Waters’ form this year. While the aforementioned Honda team be• SPOILS OF VICTORY: Josh Waters enjoys his win gan this year’s after debuting the brand new Suzuki GSX-R1000 championship earlier this year. with a plethora

backed Sunraysia rider will have won the biggest motorcycle road racing championship in Australia. The talented 22-year-old admitted to a few nerves earlier this week. “Yeah, the nerves are kicking in a bit now, but all I can do is go there and try my hardest and see what happens,” Waters said before leaving for ‘the Island’. And like many elite sportsmen, no-one can put more pressure on

of data and a well developed bike, Waters started his 2009 campaign on the previous season’s bike before switching to the brand new GSX-R1000 mid-way through the season. Despite the lack of technical data compared to the opposition, Waters adjusted quickly and promptly put the brand new bike on the top step of the podium on its debut - breaking a lap record in the process. This year’s Australian Superbike Championship has attracted a great deal of interest overseas. It’s seen as one of the most competitive domestic Superbike championships in the world. It’s the only domestic Superbike championship in which riders are matching and beating the fastest World Superbike riders in terms of lap times. And this was accomplished on production-based machinery - not the exotic factory machinery available to World Superbike riders. One example is the suspension used by the ‘world’ competitors. Their suspension alone is worth more than Josh Waters’ entire bike, illustrating the gaping divide in performance between the World and Australian Superbike machinery. Yet the Australian riders are matching them.

It’s the ability of this year’s Australian Superbike riders, particularly at this year’s MotoGP, at which they were a support class, that has focussed much international attention on the series, which bodes well for Waters’ future international prospects. Snippets of his spectacular ride at the MotoGP weekend, in which

he won the final race of the weekend by a mere 0.024 of a second after making a last-corner pass, were even shown overseas, including the United Kingdom. There were also plenty of team managers and top-tier riders from around the world who would have been watching Waters’ Phillip Island performance first-hand.

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A bird in the hand was worth $12,000 for not going bush for Mildura’s Adolph family in the wake of Mildura Pigeon Club’s recent Breeder’s Plate. That’s the total they picked up for a record-equalling number of birds first to cross the line in a case of…

Pigeon perfect! MILDURA pigeon breeder and racer Paul Adolph has capped an outstanding year by having the first seven birds home in the annual Lloyd’s Trading Breeders Plate, picking up around $12,000 in the process. But his was one of the few success stories, with around 450 pigeons owned and raced by Mildura Pigeon Club members ‘missing in action’ after a disastrous 2009 racing series in the lead-up to the prestigious event. “It certainly wasn’t the year to have our racing birds flying in from the east,” club stalwart Ken Carr said yesterday. This year was the 20th ‘running’ of the Breeder’s Plate, and at the start of the year, following the traditional auctions, more than 500 birds were eligible to be trained up for the Plate, one of the richest events on the Australian pigeon racing calendar. But after training flights, trials and qualifiying events throughout the season, about 450 of the pigeons, including some top breeding birds that were highly fancied, had fallen foul of high winds, directional problems, birds of prey and other circumstances beyond the control of their owners. It is thought that some were even caught up in flocks of birds taking part in a Melbourne-based event of significance, and had returned to the wrong lofts. Mr Carr said some owners, like himself, were lucky to have as many as three birds left among the remaining 47 qualifiers for the breeders plate, but in an outstanding effort, Paul Adolph had a total of 20, representing almost half the field, and posted the results accordingly. Mr Carr said that in his memory, and to his knowledge, the feat of getting the first seven birds across the line had only ever been achieved once before…and that was done by a Dutch migrant and expert pigeon racer from Red Cliffs many years ago. The 47 birds left to contest the Plate were released at 7.30am at West Wyalong by Gary Evans and John Warburton…to face a flying distance of 500km back to their lofts. The race proved to be one of the fastest for the season, and not only provided the Adolph family with the first seven birds home and $12,000 in the bank, but it was also Paul’s first win in the major event. Paul and his wife Cheryl’s winning pigeon, called simply ‘Number 154,’ was bred

• BIRDS IN THE HAND: John Adolph shows off two of the first seven birds to cross the line in the Breeder’s Plate, giving him a $12,000 windfall.

by Keith Brumfield of Murray Bridge, and bought at the preseason sales by Bill and Sue Patterson of Hay for $40. The win gave the breeder, purchaser and flyer $4200 each! As breeder, purchaser and flyer of the second pigeon, Paul and Cheryl pocketed another $6000, and with the other placings took their grand total to just over $12,000.

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Following the Breeder’s Plate, the club’s focus shifted towards two more prestigious and time honoured events. The first was the Don Martin Me-

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