Issue No. 193 â€“ Thursday, September 1, 2011
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With the Barmera United Soccer Club possibly moving to the former greyhoud track it is.....
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â– NEW HOME: Barmera United Soccer Club president Jim Wallace kicks the soccer ball outside the clubâ€™s potential new home, the former Riverland Greyhound Racing Club. Photo: JANE WILSON
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A DATE WITH IRAQ â– TRIAL: Gurra Downs date grower Dave Reilly welcomes overseas investment in the industry.
THE State Government is in talks with oil-rich Iraq about potentially investing â€œmillions of dollarsâ€? into the Riverland date industry. The $20 million Riverland Sustainable Futures Fund may be used to help leverage investment in the region from the Middle East. Gurra Downs date grower Dave Reilly has welcomed interest from Iraq to possibly expand
BRAD PERRY the small Riverland date industry following a meeting this week between State Agriculture Minister Michael Oâ€™Brien and Iraqi ambassador Mouayed Saleh. â€œWeâ€™re definitely interested in listening,â€? Mr Reilly said.
â€œIf there is an opportunity for investment into our industry, it would assist our program.â€? Currently the date farm has received funding from the Rural Industry Research and Development Corporation (RIRDC) to extend trial plantings for new varieties over a three year period. Mr Reilly said dates are suited to the Riverland climate and have the potential to grow in larger allotments and supply year-round
fruit overseas. State Agriculture Minister Michael Oâ€™Brien said Mr Reilly will be used as a â€œgo to pointâ€? in further discussions about the possible investment. â€œIâ€™d like discussions to start within the next couple of months if there is an opportunity,â€? Minister Oâ€™Brien said. â– Continued Page 3
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Date investment welcomed THE NEWS of a potential investment in the Riverland date industry totalling millions of dollars is fantastic for the region. The Riverland name was raised during a conversation at lunch between State Agriculture Minister Michael O’Brien and Iraqi ambassador Mouayed Saleh. Gurra Downs date growers Dave and Anita Reilly became a topic of conversation because Minister O’Brien believed, “what Dave and Anita Reilly are doing with the date palms struck me as an obvious area Iraq would be interested in”. The Iraqi ambassador was straight away interested at the thought of dates, a staple food in his country. Not only is it a popular Middle Eastern food but there is huge potential in the Riverland for such an investment. Many local growers are reliant on citrus crops and with minimal prices this season, there is much reason to suggest growers would be interested in trying something different such as dates. One thing we must remember though is not to get our hopes up. At this stage, the interest appears to be nothing more than discussions over lunch. I wonder whether Minister O’Brien was eating sticky date pudding?
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COUPLES who announce their engagement through the classified section of the Riverland Weekly will now receive a copy of the region’s latest wedding guide, Riverland Bride. The magazine was launched at the Riverland Bridal Expo on Sunday and is available by simply placing an engagement notice. Photography by Visage owner Tracey Powell said it is great to be able to provide newly engaged couples with the high quality publication. “Even in this day and age of social media, having an official annoucement in the newspaper is still a lovely way of sharing the exciting news,” she said.
Disability facility a welcome relief RENMARK is home to a new supported accommodation facility for people living with disabilities. Minister for Disability Jennifer Rankine was on hand at the weekend to officially open the house, which will provide accommodation for four people. The fit out of the home was funded by $30,000 from the Department for Families and Communities and $335,000 was allocated for Community Living and Support Service (CLASS) to provide ongoing care for the
residents. Minister Rankine said the home is a fantastic service for people with disabilities in the Riverland. “It is great to see regional communities coming together and working collaboratively to provide such a great support service for these people,” Ms Rankine said. “The four people who will live in this home are part of a much broader program to deliver care and support to even more people with a disability across our state.”
Citrus judge rewarded ONE of two to be recognised for lengthy contributions to the Royal Adelaide Show is Peter Gallasch of Loxton. After 20 years of judging citrus entries at the show, Peter received long service awards on August 19 at the showgrounds. Peter said he would like more growers to help out with the judging at the show. “Exhibitors are becoming more skilful in their presentation,” he said. “I think the competition is good for promoting better standards in the
industry.” Royal Agriculture and Horticulture Society president and Citrus Board member Richard Fewster praised Peter’s efforts. He said his efforts have reflected the many hundreds of volunteers who have helped make the Royal Adelaide Show the second largest of its kind in Australia. “The dedication and expertise of Peter has provided SA’s citrus growers with a platform to measure their skills and improve the quality of the product,” Mr Fewster said.
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■ LEARNING: Department of Education head of schools Gary Costello observes Glossop year 6/7 student Robert Westley embrace technology as fellow students (left to right) Nerissa Wigg, Stella Trantalis, Morgan Dayman, Emily Williams and Alanah Pope watch on. Photo: BRAD PERRY
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Small school future By BRAD PERRY A SENIOR education official believes the parents of the students remaining at Lyrup Primary School must be asking themselves whether their child is getting the best education with less than a handful of students attending the school. During a visit to the region on Tuesday, newly appointed Department of Education head of schools Gary Costello said questions must continue to be asked as to whether the school needs to remain open. Under current State Government laws, the final decision for the future of the school remains with the establishment itself. “I would have to question the wisdom of having a school with four students in it because I think there are so many things that students benefit from by having a mix of genders and a wide range of other people that they mix with,” Mr
Costello said. “Government policy is the final decision rests with that community and I think the vital question to keep asking is, is a school with four students in it really going to offer the best education for my child? “I think that’s the question I hope that people are focusing on.”
of the state. “In the other school, they are starting to say ‘maybe it would be better for my children to have a wider range of curriculum, a wider range of people they interact with’ and so they are heading down a track of probably suggesting that they close and their children are looked after somewhere else.”
I would have to question the wisdom of having a school with four students. Mr Costello said other schools across the state with minimal students have been forced to consider closing. “Interestingly enough, there are other parts of the state who have more than that but still not large, eight to 10 students, and they are now starting to seriously question whether they would be better working with another school in another part
Discussions are also continuing into the amalgamation of Renmark Junior Primary and Renmark Primary, two schools Mr Costello visited during his time in the region. “Their community is still working through it and they haven’t made a final decision,” Mr Costello said. “There are not a lot of places left now where you have a junior
primary and a primary on the one site and there probably are significant benefits that could flow from it in terms of one less transition point for students. “In the end, they’ve got to make the decision they think is in the best interests of their students.” During Mr Costello’s two day visit he went to schools in Renmark, Glossop, Loxton and Waikerie. He said he was very impressed with the facilities and students, teachers and principals he met. “There are some outstanding public schools in the Riverland, the public education system (in the Riverland) is in very, very good hands and part of what my agenda is, is to try and get that improvement to continue so no parent ever has to worry about the quality of what’s available in public education or feel they’ve got to pay a lot of money to get their kids a good education.”
Iraq considers Riverland date investment ■ From Page 1 A significant investment in date crops in the Riverland could provide the support the region needs to move forward, according to Minister O’Brien. “It’s a very popular fruit through large areas of the world and we’ve got an ideal climate here in South Australia and we want to get a little bit of economic return on water,” Minister O’Brien said. “With Iraq’s expertise, partic-
ularly large scale plantation management, their knowledge of the Middle Eastern tastes and their knowledge of the market place, it could well be that we could set up quite a significant industry in the Riverland. “ It could ultimately constitute a very, very significant industry for the Riverland in sitting alongside citrus in terms of importance.” Minister O’Brien said the more alternative crops for the Riverland, the better. “The smart thing to do is to
spread your risk over as many crops as you can and this is a good way to spread that risk and it makes a lot of sense,” he said. “What we will do at a State Government level is we will continue to facilitate discussions and ultimately try to get some Iraqi investment.” Dates are a popular food in Iraq but the crop is seasonal, so investment in the Riverland would provide a strong market. Mr Reilly grows a well eaten Iraq date called barhi, which he
said suits the Riverland conditions perfectly, surviving through hot, cold and drought. “It happens to be that one of the two best varieties is this Iraqi variety, the barhi have been very robust and vigorous,” he said. Minister O’Brien said joint ventures with Iraq have potential. “It was a preliminary discussion but the ambassador was quite interested because it is a slightly different investment perspective,” he said.
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■ HOPEFUL: Barmera United Soccer Club president Jim Wallace is hopeful the club can move to the former Riverland greyhound track. Photo: JANE WILSON
Barmera soccer on track to coming home By BRAD PERRY BARMERA United Soccer Club is deep in discussions with the Berri Barmera Council about using the recently defunct greyhound track as a home ground. After funding was cut to continue racing greyhounds at the Barmera track, the club has moved quickly to show interest in using the facility. Currently the club, which has a large number of teams and a growing player list,
uses Berri's grounds for home games and president Jim Wallace said the club needs its own facilities. “We are the biggest club in the Riverland and we are the only club that doesn't have a home ground,” he said. While work will need to be carried out on the greyhound facilities to bring them up to standard for the club, Mr Wallace said by usingthe former track, it will not become an “eyesore”.
“There is going to be a fair bit of work to be done to get pitches up to scratch and then we are going to take away the dog track and reseal it all (and) there will be extensions onto irrigation that's got to be done,” he said. “If we don't move in there...it will just be left and after six months, it will be a total eyesore.” Mr Wallace said soccer was played on the middle of the greyhound track in the past and remaining irrigation infrastructure is a bonus. “All the sprinklers are still there, so we might just have to extend
them a bit further,” he said. If the club can find a home at the former greyhound track, Mr Wallace said the club will continue to grow. “II reckon reck you will see the
Talks between the Berri Barmera Council and the club appear to be moving forward with another meeting scheduled for September 13.
As soon as the council say ‘yes, we can go ahead’ we will be in there. club just go from strength to strength,” he said. “We'd be very hopeful of (starting there) next season and at the very least, we'd be having all our trainings and pre-games there. “As soon as the council say 'yes, we can go ahead', we will be in there.”
Berri Barmera Mayor Peter Hunt said there are some loose ends to tie up with the greyhound track closure before the soccer club can push forward with its ideas. “At the present time, we are having various meetings to determine what the
greyhounds can sell and the responsibility council has,” he said. “If all goes to plan, that would be an ideal situation for the soccer club to takeover. “If that does happen, we could probably see a lot of beautification around that area. “Parents (of junior soccer members) would like to get out there and do a lot of the work themselves.” Mr Hunt said council has not ruled out other sports such as baseball sharing the facilities. “We are certainly looking at it at the moment but no decisions have been made,” he said.
Tourism report to be released, four months on ■ REPORT: With the final Advance Tourism report expected to be released next week, director Norm White said one of the main points will be to bring an experienced person from interstate to boost the Riverland’s tourist economy.
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By BRAD PERRY THE final Advance Tourism report is expected to be released to Riverland councils next week, four months after its original deadline. One of the main points expected to be made in the final report is the need to bring an experienced person from interstate to help the local tourism industry push forward. Advance Tourism director Norm White said there are several points in his final report which can be implemented in the short term. “If it goes to the new board, my expectation is that a lot of the recommendations are very much designed to achieve, in the short term, a quick boost to cash flows,” he said. “In the long term to ensure that the industry never gets back into this crisis again there is a plan, which is built around bringing people into the region from outside of
South Australia. (They will have) knowledge to work with the industry, to put in place the campaigns and the initiatives that are designed to strengthen the capabilities of the tourism businesses as well as the destination marketing organisation.” Mr White said an ideal solution will be for an interstate “livewire leader” to be employed to help Riverland tourism in the future. Interim Riverland Tourism Board member and Renmark Paringa Council Mayor Neil Martinson said waiting for the final report before pushing ahead with future plans was not an option. Mr Martinson said the community has been proactive and has pushed forward with plans for the industry as it seeks to fill positions on a new board. “We’ve already been proactive and started making moves to try and sort out
tourism for the Riverland and depending on what’s in the actual report, I think we’ve already started on that way and we will continue on the way we have started ourselves,” Mr Martinson said. “(As) we don’t know what exactly is in the report, it is hard to say whether we will pick up on some of those things or not.” Mr Martinson said hiring the tourism consultant has made the Riverland community think about its future direction. “It has kick started tourism in the Riverland anyway,” he said. “So in a sense, you could say he has done his work by making us think about what we are going to do in relation to our branding and where Riverland tourism is going to go. “The industry needs to make sure they get (value) for their dollar and they need to drive it more than anybody.”
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This is heaven for famous author By BRAD PERRY THE way the Riverland Punjabi community live their lives will be documented across more than 30 countries following a visit from a prestigious writer last week. Joginder Kundi, who has worked in many forms of media, published 35 books and currently writes regular columns for 34 newspapers across the world, visited the local Punjabi community to share some of his wisdom and observe the local way of life. After being invited to the region, Mr Kundi was honoured by the local Punjabi community for his literature achievements. Mr Kundi's story is a remarkable one, where he was stuck in a court job in India before reporting on corruption and eventually making a name for himself through several forms of literature. The visit to the Riverland will also be
documented in a book about his visit to Australia, according to Mr Kundi. “This is heaven,” he told the Riverland Weekly in Renmark. He said he is proud of the local people and how they conduct themselves. “They work hard and achieve a lot of things and I am proud of that,” Mr Kundi said. Local Sikh community member Harvinder Singh said it was an honour to have Mr Kundi in the Riverland. “Myself and the Punjabi community feel proud to have the privilege for him to come and visit us,” Mr Singh said. The exposure the region will receive is also a bonus of Mr Kundi's visit. “It gives the exposure of the Riverland community and how people live over here and what they do and to show we are proud of it,” Mr Singh said. “Some people have never heard about the Riverland.”
■ VISITING: Well known author Joginder Kundi (left) will document the Riverland Punjabi community’s lives. He is pictured with local Sikh community member Harvinder Singh. Photo: BRAD PERRY
Loxton perfect location to host vanilla slice comp By BRAD PERRY
■ READY: Renmark Paringa Tourism Association chairman Allan Carthew is optimistic a busy period for tourism operators is on its way. Photo: JANE WILSON
Tourism operators brace for huge summer By BRAD PERRY RIVERLAND tourism operators are receiving large amounts of bookings and interest for the coming summer with some houseboat companies already fully booked for the warmer period. Tourism operators along the river are suggesting this summer could be one of the busiest in recent years. Above Renmark Houseboats owner Tom Freeman said houseboats
have been booked well in advance with the positive word about the summer period spreading outside the region. “It’s terrific there is water in the river now and the word will spread and hopefully there is some good times for the Riverland ahead,” he said. “The future optimism is good...but looking forward into summer, I think everyone is pretty excited about seeing all the boats move and lots of people around.
“It’s going to be a huge summer and a huge Easter.” For many local accommodation outlets, the winter period was boosted by pickers in the region and Mr Freeman said that was an added bonus. Renmark Paringa Tourism Association chairman Allan Carthew said he is optimistic a big summer is on the way. “I expect it to be quite good this summer,” he said. “There is a lot of talk
about water in the river. “The tourism operators rely on the summer time really to make ends meet. “I think for everybody’s sake, we hope there will be a really good number of people here at the end of the year around Christmas time.” Early predictions are that it is going to be a hot summer in the Riverland but Mr Carthew said we should still be prepared in case the river does rise again with rains interstate.
THE Riverland would be the perfect place to host the Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph, according to a former entrant and judge. With Ouyen to host its final vanilla slice meet tomorrow, Loxton baker Tim Vivian, who judged the competition for a decade, said there was the idea to bring the popular event to the region. “They’re thinking about taking it further into Victoria, it’s starting to get too far away to enter,” he said. “I wanted to keep it in the Mildura region or even bring it
across to Loxton. “I toyed with the idea but I don’t think a decision has been made and we’ll have to wait and see where they’re going to hold it.” Mr Vivian said the competition could bring a lot of benefits to Loxton and the region. “It’s good to be amongst fellow bakers who are producing a quality product,” he said. “I think competitions are really good for the baking industry because it keeps you on top of your game.” ■ Grab a vanilla slice in the Riverland’s very own Vanilla Slice Day tomorrow. See page 12.
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■ TOWN MEMORIES: Barmera resident Max Scholz has lived in Barmera since 1962 and can remember the past fondly as the town celebrates its 90th birthday today. Photo: FILE
Barmera has 90 reasons to celebrate By CALLUM TRIFONOFF TODAY marks the 90th anniversary of the town of Barmera, which has a more fascinating history than some people would think. One man who has seen the town grow and change is Max Scholz. Mr Scholz has lived in Barmera since 1962, after having moved from Loveday, where he had lived since 1935. He remembers all of the old attractions in the town, some of which are now defunct. “The railway line has been taken away and there’s houses built there (now),” he said. “Out by the golf course, that was the old rubbish dump. “One of the sad points of the town is that the Barmera (Co-operative) packing sheds has closed.” Mr Scholz also remembers the main street, which was slightly different
compared to today. “The reason the main street was made so wide is because, right down the middle where the lawn is, that was a creek,” he said. “They wanted it overlooking the lake and so the horses and carts could go either side of the creek.” Mr Scholz has been a community minded person since he first set foot in the town, joining various community organisations. “I’ve been a member of the Rotary Club here in Barmera, I was responsible for the Neighbourhood Watch starting,” he said. “I’ve also been involved in the men’s Probus Club.” Barmera is the perfect town for Mr Scholz, who said he would never leave. “I’ve no intentions of ever shifting, I’d like to stay in the town for as long as possible,” he said.
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THE illegal dumping of contaminated grain may become widespread unless more disposal options are made available. With mice and weather impacting the last harvest, there has been reports of increasing damaged grain filling landfills. However, with the Environment Protection Authority reviewing landfill regulations, there is concern landfills will no longer accept contaminated grain. In a report to the Murray Mallee Local Government Association, the Southern Mallee District Council said it has been told by Viterra to accept grain that is claimed to be contaminated into its waste management facility. “While the requests by Viterra are manageable to date, council believes the issue of contaminated grain has the potential to increase if the mouse plague returns and better than average har-
vest is managed via bunker systems next season,” the report said. “Some councils have policies which don’t allow commercial or industrial waste into their waste receival facilities. “If there is no agreed process, there is the risk of unregulated or unauthorised disposal of contaminated grain to unauthorised disposal sites if no formal receiving facility is available.” Murray Mallee Local Government Association president Leon Stasinowsky said the group is working with local councils to see how much contaminated grain farmers are accruing. “The point being is that when there has only been a small amount of wastage... dumps have taken that and it hasn’t been a problem,” Mr Stasinowsky said. “With the mouse problems and all the bunkers and stuff around, there could be quite a few semi-trailer loads of wasted (grain).
“With all the rain and damaged stuff there, they think it is probably going to fill dumps up a lot quicker.” Where the damaged grain can be taken also depends on its contamination, according to Mr Stasinowsky. “That (badly contaminated grain) certainly is a problem and it would have to be taken somewhere and buried,” he said. “It is something we are going to have to work through and work through fairly quickly because those bunkers (where damaged grain is being stored) should be getting emptied out now for next harvest.” Mr Stasinowsky said he is unsure whether the proposed Riverland Regional Waste Management Facility at Monash will accept contaminated grain. The Southern Mallee Council believes an option is for Viterra to review its waste or contaminated grain disposal to enable better recycling of waste.
Sad end for croquet club By CALLUM TRIFONOFF WAIKERIE Croquet Club secretary Norma Modistach said the closure of the club is “like a death in the family”. For 83 years, the club has held croquet seasons but in recent years, has struggled for membership and player numbers. Mrs Modistach said croquet is a highly skilled game which needs younger players to be able to learn how to play. “The (Waikerie) High School children used to come over every year (to play), they quite enjoyed it,” she said. “We just played a single form of croquet but nobody ever took it up. “I think it is a shame that it’s closed but we just couldn’t attract players. “When we did, some of them were a little bit too old to learn.” Mrs Modistach said previous family fun days,
■ GONE: Waikerie Croquet Club secretary Norma Modistach and club member Jan Francis are sad to see the end of croquet in the town. Photo: CALLUM TRIFONOFF
held to attract new players, did not make any difference. “We have tried and tried and tried,” she said. “It didn’t matter what you did, they just weren’t interested.” According to Mrs Modistach, it is highly unlikely that the closure of the club is only temporary. “If they (were to bring it back), they’d have to start from scratch again,” she said. “They’ve got rid of all the equipment, it’s unlikely.” Despite the sad closure, the club has many good memories. “We had a very good fellowship with the players, whoever came here,” Mrs
Modistach said. “We used to have a Miss Waikerie competition held at the club, as well and going away to the different tournaments, you met new people.” Mrs Modistach is confident the end of the Waikerie club will not spell the end for others around South Australia. “There was a club in Adelaide, they got down to three players and considered closing,” she said. “Then a daughter of one of the players got some friends and had an afternoon and night of play and I think the membership went from three to 27 in just a couple of weeks.”
How often should I service my car? IT can be confusing for some people as vehicle manufacturers’ recommended service schedules have changed quite a lot over the years, from every 1000 miles to 5000 kilometres and 10,000kms now to 15,000 kms plus intervals. This has been brought about because of advances in lubricant and filtration technology and precise combustion control through electronic fuel injection, reducing the amount of oil contamination etc. For example, you now can’t drive the car to the shopping centre and forget to push the choke in anymore. Manufacturers are also extending service intervals to make the vehicle more attractive to fleet companies that purchase a large percentage of new cars but sell them before the high cost of servicing and maintaining the vehicles is required. These extended intervals work under ideal conditions in a perfect world.
This is why it is important to carefully read the owner’s handbook as it will recommend more frequent, intermediate, safe guard services at 6 monthly or 7,500kms intervals, when driven under service conditions. Severe conditions are when cars are driven for short distances, have frequent stop/start trips, are only driven to church on Sundays, are used for towing or driven in dusty conditions etc. This is why most automotive workshops often mark a recommended intermediate service on the service reminder sticker on the top corner of your windscreen. Many cars also have some kind of service reminder system on the odometer to alert the driver of the main scheduled service. The main message is to be aware of these things and keep the car regularly serviced so it doesn’t fall into a state of costly repair.
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Inspiring chefs to impress THE Riverland Field Days are fast approaching and this year the culinary talents of Riverland high school students will be on the menu. A competition between the high schools will see the students design a healthy menu which they will present at live cooking demonstrations over four time-slots at the Field Days. Hosting the cooking sessions will be Themis Chryssidis from Sprout, a new Adelaide based business that provides interactive cooking classes to help people learn about cooking with healthy foods.
The demonstrations are about education on healthy cooking, eating and lifestyle.
Both Themis and his business partner 2010 MasterChef runnerup Callum Hann have been in the Riverland this week to inspire students at all four high schools to get into the kitchen and make healthy food choices. Callum said Sprout’s cooking classes gave students the “heads up” from a nutritional point of view and suggested by cooking themselves, they were more likely to try new foods. “We are making a couple of well balanced meals to show students how easy it is,” Mr Hann said. “Fussy eaters are less likely to
■ FOODIES: Sprout’s Themis Chryssadis (left) and 2010 MasterChef runner-up Callum Hann performed cooking demonstrations for Riverland school students (inset) this week in the lead up to the Riverland Field Days.
try new foods but if they make it themselves, they are more likely to try it.” He said treats are acceptable in moderation. “When you make something yourself, you make better decisions about what ingredients to use. “Moderation is the key. “You can make better informed decisions about what you eat if you are better educated. Riverland Field Days secretary Tim Grieger is excited about the new direction being taken with the cooking demonstrations. “The demonstrations are about education on healthy cooking, eating and lifestyle,” Mr Grieger said. “It’s a fun and educational and by starting at school level, it gives the kids an important start to life. “But it’s relevant to the whole community not just the schools. “The awareness of healthy eating is something we can all pick up. “Healthy, balanced cooking is for everybody and it can be easy.” Apart from Sprout’s cooking demonstrations, new features to this year’s Riverland Field Days will be the Tech Hub with all things new in information technology and The Grain Line which will focus on exhibits for dryland farmers. With forecasters predicting bumper seasons for grape growers and dryland farmers alike, the Field Days, being held on September 14 and 15, should not be missed.
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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Dream realised FOR MANY years the committee and myself, as president of the SA Drug Free Powerlifting Association Inc, have had a wish to host a national competition in South Australia and especially in the Riverland. This wish came to fruition on August 6 at the Renmark Club with great success, thanks to our generous sponsors. After refusal for government grants over four years, we all but gave up. Then our private sponsors came to our rescue. Powerlifting SA would like to thank all of our sponsors: Vitality Health Club, Riverland Houseboat Construction - Brian and Fran Marlor, Jonathan Ellis Podiatry, Accu Weigh, Pam Graham, Mullers Meat Store, Renmark Club, Renmark Hotel, Tri State Graphics, Premier Sports, Berri Crash Repairs and Riverland Radiators for their financial support and the Riverland press and media for their coverage
of the event. Our interstate guests were most impressed with the Riverland and the river itself. All those in attendance indicated they would love to come back at some stage in the future, which is what our area needs. We, the committee, still have a smile on our faces for a dream realised. Thank you everyone for your support. Don Juers, president, SA Drug Free Powerlifting Association
No consequence? MINISTER Albanese ridiculed them in Parliament dismissing them as a ‘convoy of no consequence’ and members of the government laughed. City-centric politicians, ignorant of where their food comes from, laughed at truck drivers and growers who were participating in the convoy to travel to Canberra to air their grievances.
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Senator Brown smirked to the media. There’s a world food crisis and Australia’s food security is at risk due to government policies. Government’s actions are sending Australian growers and transport operators broke. Protesters travelled thousands of kilometres in big rigs and small, and some family cars and caravans, and along the route people gathered to wave and cheer them on. Minister Albanese dared to sneer at the ‘pensioners’ in the convoy; age pensioner grandparents are valued, unpaid workers in many farming families, legitimate protesters. Two hundred protesters were dismissed by the minister as of ‘no consequence’. Others calculated the cost and decided they could not afford to join the convoy. So the ‘convoy of no confidence’ protest wasn’t as big as it might have been but the crisis of confidence it expressed is evident in rural and regional communities where producers are battling
low returns, escalating government taxes and regional businesses are closing. The actions are appalling arrogance of a city-centric government that doesn’t understand about seasons. That does not understand a whole year’s work has been for nothing once the one and only seasonal sales opportunity for live cattle exports has passed and a whole year’s income lost. Self-employed people of modest means, whose livelihoods are at risk, travelled thousands of kilometres to Canberra to protest the carbon tax and a lost season of live exports and their government laughed at them. Jeanette Staehr, Barmera
Voucher help for Mallee school
redeemed by schools for sporting equipment. Our school is located 150 kilometres from the nearest Coles supermarket, making it difficult to receive a practical amount of these vouchers. It would be greatly appreciated if readers who shop at Coles but do not have a particular school to support, could send their ‘Sports for Schools’ vouchers to our school, if they feel willing to do so. The vouchers can be sent to ‘Lameroo Regional Community School, 1 Bews Terrace, Lameroo SA 5302. Thanking you in antcipation. Emma Miegel, Student Representative Council president, Lameroo Regional Community School
THE supermarket company Coles is currently running a ‘Sports for Schools’ program, where customers receive vouchers that can be
WHEN I was young and very small, I saw my dad as ten foot tall. Hadn’t he been a soldier brave and fought the whole
wide world to save? If I had bad dreams in the night, he’d come right in and hold me tight and when I had splinters or hurt my knee, he’d fix things up and comfort me. When to my teens at length I grew, I was surprised how little dad knew. He didn’t understand at all, about life’s problems, large or small. He was such a muddler and always late, all of his opinions were out of date. On religion and politics arguments ranged and although I was righ,t he just wouldn’t change. Then later I married and grandchildren three, soon happily clustered around his knee and I smiled to myself as I heard him tell, the tales of old that I knew so well. I knew that his wisdom far surpassed, anything I had believed in the past. He was grey-haired by then and slowed from a fall but to me once again, Dad stood ten foot tall. Peg Mortimer, Berri
Very important prom tips for girls Less is always more. n When in doubt, go for the simpler style choice. Whether it is your hair, jewelry, dress, make-up, or shoes, go simple. That way your overall look will be the focus of attention, not on a single item that overpowers your outfit. n Monochromatic color choices are the way to go. Choose dresses that are all one colour. If it does not look too busy, you will look your best.
n Hairstyles today are much more casual than before. The days of hairspray and loads of bobby pins are thankfully over. A loose coil of hair worn at the base of the head with small strands allowed to waft free is both flattering and practical for a country prom on a hot night. n Keep jewellery to a minimum. If you want to wear a single knockout piece of jewellery, earrings that dangle are the choice of most of the stars at the award shows currently.
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Prom is the word for Micaela ONE of the biggest occasions in the life of a student is prom night. The chance to get formally dressed up and gather with school-mates is a rare opportunity. For Glossop High School student Micaela Affleck, prom preparation is an exciting time. “I love it,” she said. “It’s a great way to get everyone together with friends.” Many of the girls have already started to book hair and make-up appointments. “I plan to book in early and maybe have my hair and makeup done a bit further apart,” Micaela said.
Inspired by her sister Carly’s prom dress, Micaela will soon search for her perfect gown. “I am going to look for a long one,” she said. “Maybe in pink or purple.” There are a number of other little things that girls do to prepare for prom including buying shoes to match the dress and a number of days before, applying a fake tan. Micaela said booking in early for prom preparation makes good sense. “I’d say as soon as you can,” she said. “It is never too early to book, even if it is at the beginning of the year.”
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This Father’s Day, Renmark’s Max Burr will...
Father’s Day quotes “I am indebted to my father for living but to my teacher for living well.” - Alexander the Great
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“A new father quickly learns that his child invariably comes to the bathroom at precisely the times when he’s in there, as if he needed company. The only way for this father to be certain of bathroom privacy is to shave at the gas station.” - Bill Cosby “I cannot think of any need in childhood as strong as the need for a father’s protection.” - Sigmund Freud
■ COMMITTED: Ex-Riverlander Major General Rick Burr, pictured in Afghanistan, where he has been fighting the war on terror. His father Max (picturd below), will be thinking of him this Father’s Day.
Spare a thought for our servicemen “Being a local boy, it’s something to look back on his achievements through school and the positions he’s been given in his military life,” Max said. “It makes one feel very proud, of course.” Major General Burr is a Riverland boy at heart and when he returns home to visit the family, Max said he likes to spend some time on the river. “He likes to catch up with some of his mates and do some of the things he used to do before he went away,” Max said. There is still a long way to go on the war on terror, according to Max. “I think the job is only half done,” he said. “I believe what they are doing over there is training the Afghanis up and apparently that’s going very well. “We can’t get out of there. “There is no point walking away yet.” So wherever you are celebrating Father’s Day on Sunday, spare a thought for Major General Burr and the other men and women fighting the war on terror.
By BRAD PERRY THIS Father’s Day Renmark’s Max Burr knows he will not see his son but he understands. There is every possibility Major General Rick Burr will be in the Middle East helping to fight the war on terrorism. It is a reality which Max and his family have learnt to deal with after Major General Burr’s decision to move from the Riverland and join the military some years ago. Currently Major General Burr is in charge of the First Division, based in Brisbane, and is on call to re-engage in the war on terror after returning from the Middle East last week. Max said the family is very proud of his achievements but at the same time there is always concern about his wellbeing, especially considering a rising number of Australians have been killed in action in recent months. “Of course we are worried but a lot of the time we never know where he is going until he has got back,” Max said. “There is always a concern, it’s
one of those things. “It is the life he has chosen and we know a fair bit of what he has been through as far as his training goes and they are always very careful and wary of what goes on.” Despite the danger, Max said he is very proud to have a son serving his country.
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Proud father of tennis star By JANE WILSON MOST fathers are proud of their children but there are not too many Riverland dads that can lay claim to having an international tennis superstar for a son. Mick Saville is not a man of many words but there is no denying the pride he as for his son Luke, the reigning Junior Boys Wimbledon Champion. “The best Father’s Day present he could give me is to win this comp he’s in in Canada,” Mick said. “He’s primed to do it, he’s hitting a good ball. “The Canadian Junior Open is a big deal because just about every kid that competes in the US Open goes to this comp beforehand.” Mick said Luke is confident he can continue with his winning streak. “It’s a big ask to win six or seven games on the trot but he believes he can do it and it’ll be good for him to continue. Mick is in awe of the confidence Luke demonstrated in front of the media after winning Wimbledon. “I don’t know where he gets his confidence in front of the media from,” he said. “He can mix it up with the adults and do it with such ease, it all comes so natural to him. “But then he will spend time
with kids when he visits the Riverland and he is great with them too and they think a lot of him.” Mick said that Luke’s recent success was embarrassing in the initial moments. “I was embarrassed at first but then I thought, with all of the doom and gloom, it was great to have some good news.” After many years living separate lives, father and son still manage to maintain a strong bond. “He’s been away for 10 years now so I haven’t lived with him for a long time,” Mick said. “I speak to him every night to see how he’s going and what he’s been doing. “He’s only 17 and although he’s independent, I still like to keep in touch and let him know I’m here for him. “I think he knows that though because of all the money I send him,” Mick added with a laugh. When asked about Father’s Day, Mick said it was never anything they had made an effort to celebrate. “I’m pretty sure Luke won’t ring me for Father’s Day because we’ve never made a real big deal about it. “Although that’s not fair,” Mick added. “He probably will because his mother will tell him to.”
■ WINNER: The best present Mick Saville could receive this Father’s Day is the news his tennis star son Luke has won the Canadian Junior Open. Photos: JANE WILSON
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â– FAMILY: Richard and Natalie Coote are looking forward to their first Fatherâ€™s Day with smiley Sebastian. Photo: JANE WILSON
Kidsâ€™ view With Fatherâ€™s Day coming up this Sunday, the Riverland Weekly asked kids at Barmera Primary School some questions about their dad. Max Jericho, 6. Q: Who is your dadâ€™s favourite football team? A: The Crows. Jaymi Rogers, 6. Q: What is the one thing you love about your dad? A: My dad always plants seeds with me.
Ethan Sampson, 6. Q: What does your dad enjoy most? A: Flying toy planes and helicopters. Mercedes Knight, 6. Q: How would you describe your dad in one word? A: Heâ€™s funny.
First smiles for new dad By CALLUM TRIFONOFF CELEBRATING his first Fatherâ€™s Day, Loxtonâ€™s Richard Coote is thrilled to have the opportunity to be called a dad. With wife Natalie giving birth to Sebastian eight weeks ago, Richard said the birth has given him a new lease on life and is looking forward to sharing his first Fatherâ€™s Day on Sunday with his son. â€œAs a first time dad, Iâ€™m probably a bit later than
normal, not in my mid 20s like some,â€? he laughed. â€œI think everything about being a father will be great. â€œEverything over the past 12 months has been amazing.â€? Having moved from Queensland last year, Richard and Natalie have been fortunate enough to both acquire jobs as teachers at local schools. Richard said when he comes home after a tough day with students at school, Sebastian brightens up his day.
â€œHeâ€™s just started smiling and when I walk through the door and see him smiling, it just feels great,â€? he said. Despite the duties of a parent being hard work, especially with newborns, Richard said it is more than worth it. â€œI just love everything about being a dad, itâ€™s a brand new experienceâ€? he said. â€œI love helping out Natalie too with the feeding and changing of the nappies, itâ€™s a real joy.â€?
Caitlin Drake, 6. Q: What does your dad do for a job? A: He does a cubby house sometimes. Brock Nolan 6. Q: What is the most fun youâ€™ve had with your dad? A: When he builds something for me.
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Riverland’s mental health boost THE State Government has announced Renmark’s Chaffey Community Centre will be the beneficiary of funding for Mental Health Week in October. With more than $20,000 on offer, the, funding was distributed amongst 18 regional organisations. The centre will receive $1400 to create a treasure hunt with puzzle pieces delivering the message of the importance of mental health. Meanwhile, the Shadow Minister for Ageing and Mental Health Senator Concetta FierravantiWells and Member for Baker Patrick Secker held a mental health forum in Loxton yesterday. The pair visited aged care facilities and held a forum as part of an aged care and mental health tour of Barker.
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■ RETRO: Celebrating Our Lady of the River Primary School’s 75th birthday, with a 1970s theme, were Deni Eleftheriadis (left), Josh Ridley, Gemma Kruger and teacher Shaun Kelly.
OLOR’s 75th birthday OUR Lady of the River Primary School students and staff celebrated the school’s 75th birthday in an unforgettable way on Friday - by turning back the clock. Each class wore different outfits to represent past eras. History teacher Jenny Segui
said the celebrations were fitting. “Everyone dressed up in their eras,” she said. “It was a good, old fashioned open day.” Mrs Segui said dressing up gave the students a sense of what it was like in some of the periods the school has gone through.
■ SMILES: Our Lady of the River students Braden Page and Brodie McCreanor enjoying the company at the fundraiser.
■ WELCOME: Robin Blight at the white elephant stall.
Building revolution SOUTH Australian Senator Anne McEwen visited the Riverland yesterday to open Building Education Revolution facilities at Renmark West Primary School and Glossop Primary School.
■ DRESSED UP: OLOR teacher Jenni Segui with a 1980s jukebox and (left) Evan Gregoric with teacher Jordan Armes.
■ BAKING: (From left) Pat Jury, Dorothy Vlemmix and Bernice Rieniets selling their homemade goods at the annual Petticoat Lane fundraiser in Berri last week. Photos: CALLUM TRIFONOFF
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■ YUMMY: Loxton’s Country Bakehouse owner Tim Vivian bites into his version of the vanilla slice, which will be available as part of the Riverland Weekly’s Vanilla Slice Day tomorrow and (right) Paringa Bakery owner Mel Finlayson with a tray of tasty vanilla slices. Photo: JANE WILSON
O celebrate Ouyen’s final Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph tomorrow, the Riverland Weekly is holding its very own day to pay tribute to the popular sweet. Four participating bakeries, the Country Bakehouse in Loxton, Renmark Patisserie, Pieman’s Kitchen, Renmark, and the Paringa Bakery, will be offering vanilla slice deals too good to resist for tomorrow only. Country Bakehouse owner Tim Vivian was formerly involved with the vanilla slice competition across the border as a judge and entrant and he knows what it takes to produce a great vanilla slice. Mr Vivian said the quintessential pastry
should be enjoyed by all. “A good vanilla slice should have nice, crisp pastry, even though we’re accustomed to a more chewier pastry in South Australia,” he said. “It should have a vanilla creamy texture, with custard on the inside.” With Mr Vivian’s experience making and judging vanilla slices from across Australia, the Country Bakehouse is a must stop during the Riverland Weekly’s Vanilla Slice Day. Paringa Bakery is another outlet which has experimented with its entries into the Great Australian Vanilla Slice Triumph in previous years and is excited to be participating in the Riverland’s very own Vanilla Slice Day tomorrow. Last year the bakery
entered an unusual but absolutely tasty white wine vanilla slice and the latest version of the slice on the menu involves wattleseed. “It’s made from extracts of the wattleseed tree, it’s really bizarre,” Paringa Bakery owner Mel Finlayson said. “It’s sort of hard to describe, you have to try it. “It’s got a flavour of its own. “We use it in Anzac biscuits and it just gives that hint of flavour. “Most days, it outsells our traditional (vanilla slice).” Renmark Patisserie and Pieman’s Kitchen, Renmark, will have scrumptious vanilla slices available for a great deal during tomorrow’s Vanilla Slice Day.
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3 bedroom brick home 2 bathrooms (one with spa) 2 living area Beautiful kitchen Double garage UMR Shed as well Good sized back yard for the family
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boat ramp Flexible lounge can double as bedrooms
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milk and paper Close to river
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BRICKS AND MORTAR Great investment 3 bedrooms Well presented Fully fenced large backyard Carport under main roof Deﬁnitely worth a look
FAMILY WANTED s Walking distance to bread
SPACIOUS 320M² ALLOTMENT s Open Plan living areas s 2 bedroom s Outdoor entertaining area s Undercover parking s Walking distance to river and
property or home base for the serious traveller
Large lounge with slow combustion heater
GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY 3 bedroom home Open plan living Large fully fenced corner allotment Close to all facilities Large shed with 2.85m clearance
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area Suit First Home Owner, Retiree or Investor Great all rounder
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Independent living on each level Expansive outdoor entertaining areas 4 bedrooms over the 2 levels 2 bathrooms 2 kitchens Lockable garage 180˚ panoramic views over ﬂats and cliff
SOLID FUTURE INVESTMENT Large 9427m² corner allotment Large solid construction home 4 bedrooms Open plan kitchen dining Formal lounge Paved return verandah on 2 sides Securely tenanted showing good rental returns
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SPACIOUS LAND AND COSY COTTAGE 1.012Ha or 2.4 acres freehold land Country cottage – open plan living 2 large bedrooms Formal lounge 10.8m x 9.2m steel framed shed 6.6m x 5m stone garage 80m frontage onto Sturt Hwy
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FABULOUS FAMILY HOME Large 1011m² allotment Security fencing and lockable shedding 3 bedrooms Spacious open plan livng 2 way bathroom 5mins to boat ramp above lock 1 Walk around the corner to the super market. Brand new brick veneer home
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4 Bedrooms and study Spacious living area Full length rear verandah Combustion heating Split system reverse cycle air conditioning Fenced swimming pool Lockable garage Convenient peaceful location
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PROMINENT SHEDDING IN GREAT LOCATION 680m2 of ofﬁce space Storage & workshop area Customer lounge Large showroom Awaiting your new venture in life Lots of customer parking
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BUILD OR DEVELOP 1.45 Ha or 3.5 acres Dual access onto old Blanchetown Road Zoned Residential Ideally suited to redevelopment or subdivision Prime Location with High visibility
CONSERVATIONIST PARADISE s 10 allotments s Land size from 900HA to s s s s s s
964.2HA Private Water scheme available 1HA or 2.5 acres build site per allotment 102 native plant species 81 native bird species 10 native reptile species 8 native mammal species
HOME AND LAND
3 Bedrooms, Solid home Olive trees to play with or pull out – the choice is yours. Refurbished kitchen Get off the rental roundabout today
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RECREATIONAL USERS PARADISE 413.7 ha or 1020 Acres Undulating bushland 30kms from Waikerie Water accessible Potential for further subdivision – STCA No Close Neighbours
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BUILDING OPPORTUNITY Can’t afford a Riverfront property but want to live in a river town. 1011m2 Block of Vacant Land available to Newer Homes are your nearby neighbours Power & Water also nearby Build a holiday home or permanent residence
Serving the district from, 2 Coombe Terrace, Waikerie
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RURAL LIVING – 5 MINUTES FROM TOWN 1.151ha (2.84 acres) 5kms from Town Centre 3 bedrooms with built-in robes Study Fully fenced vegie garden Shaded carport American Oak kitchen Nectre Slow Combustion heater
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OUTSTANDING LOCATION 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 3 Living Areas Double garage Massive yard Spectacular view
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GREAT STARTER Make your mark on your new home Three bedrooms Huge yard Walk to the river First Home, investment or down size Close to schools and Kindy, childcare
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TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE 3 bedroom Granny ﬂat Spacious living areas Great shedding Massive yard
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RIVER RIVER RIVER Potential home site with river views Build your dream home 15mins from Waikerie Peaceful area
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RIVERVIEWS AND ACCESS 18.9Ha – 46.7 acres Set on two levels Unique position Outstanding views River access Rare ﬁnd
FREEHOLD RIVERFRONT SHACK s Elevated holiday home s 2 bedrooms s Well-appointed kitchen s Lockable shed s Ability to ski away
PH. (08) 8541 2777 Available 7 Days a week at a time convenient to buyers and sellers www.marschallfirstnational.com.au
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If you’re serious about selling... SELL WITH US Waikerie
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Close to the township Room to move No building time constraints Service available All offers considered
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Recently completed Two storey 4 bedrooms 2 bathrooms Large upper level entertaining deck 2 car garage (boat storage) Paved BBQ area Great sized block Commute to the hotel in your boat
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3 or 4 bedrooms Country kitchen Formal dining Formal lounge – family room Walking distance to Medical and Sporting facilities Rear lane access 3 carports - 2 lockable garages
LAND HOUSE AND UNIT
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4 bedrooms Galley kitchen with wood stove Several living areas Big piece of Land New roof Peaceful surrounds 2 bedroom granny ﬂat
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983m2 block 3 bedrooms Family / Kids play room with 2nd toilet Single car garage with internal access to home 12m x 6m shed with 3 sliding doors 9m x 3.5m Outdoor Entertaining Area
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NO EXCESS WATER HERE Brick home Fantastic Location Low maintenance yard Private undercover parking Great Investment/ Retiree home
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Price $198,500 Inspect By Appointment
already approved for a new home Several attractive home sites
3 BEDROOM STONE HOME Centrally located Short walk to Shops and Hotels Private rear yard 7m x 6m shed with concrete ﬂoor 1 minute to the River Ready and waiting for a transformation
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OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS s Heating and cooling s Large garage s Approx. 5 mins drive to the boat ramp
and formal dining area, open plan kitchen and meals area. All of this is complimented by a large, low maintenance allotment with shedding for two cars and a separate carport.
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CITRUS AND HOME SITE s Building Decision Application
1.66ha (4.1 acres) Planted to Navels and Valencias Two sealed road frontages
REAT Family home located very close to the Waikerie Primary School and only a short distance to the other schools, shops and medical facilities. Consisting of four bedrooms, lounge
shed 6.7 ha or 16.5 acres of land for redevelopment Water Delivery rights
More than meets the eye…
(08) 8541 2777 s Available 7 Days a week
Contact Marschall First National 8541 2777
1 Harden Street
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Convenient location Walk to shops Walk to school Quiet street 3 large bedrooms Formal lounge Open kitchen meals Formal dining room Low maintenance yards
983m parcel of land Solid construction home 3 bedrooms Modern kitchen 6m x 5m shed with concrete ﬂoor Slow combustion heater in lounge Detached room complete with shower
AFFORDABLE OUT OF TOWN LIVING
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Selling and Buying in Spring t
Saturday September 3rd 10.00 - 10.30am
Saturday September 3rd 11.00 - 11.30am
RENMARK NORTH, Lot 18 Tareena St HOBBY FARM & HOME Want to live on the land and get a small income? Situated on 5.8 acres comprising organically grown grapes planted to gordo, Mataro and shiraz with 22.4 megs of water. This property also has a good size three bedroom home with open plan kitchen, dining, lounge, newly renovated kitchen, ducted air-conditioning and wood combustion heating. Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538
Saturday September 3rd 11.45 - 12.15pm
OUT OF TOWN AT ITS BEST
On approximately 15 acres, situated just outside of Berri is this well positioned three bedroom home. The property comes with a large amount of rainwater tanks, great out door entertaining area, swimming pool, loads of room to move and features a fully air-conditioned large detached rumpus room.
BERRI/MONASH, 71 Crossing Rd Price: $210,000 to $220,000
This home would suit the ﬁrst home buyer or retiree. Situated out of town, this three bedroom home has a large open plan kitchen / dine with slate ﬂoor. The master bedroom comes with built - in robe and the bathroom with a separate bath/shower and vanity. Enjoy the views, relax and entertain outside under the good size pergola entertaining area. Comes complete with a large shed, rainwater tanks and so much more..... Price: $210,000
Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744
Saturday September 3rd 11.00 - 12noon
Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744
STUNNING TOWNHOUSE Quality and location in this villa, 2 good sized bedrooms both with built in robes, tiled passageway continuing through to kitchen, meals area, laundry and bathroom, split system and elegant lounge room. Garage UMR, elevated with superb patio and established gardens. Compact block.
BERRI, 5/11 Coneybeer Street GREAT INVESTMENT
GLOSSOP, 218 West Rd
Upstairs one bedroom community titled unit featuring built-in robes in bedroom, open plan living kitchen/ dining, partly furnished including fridge, 2 lounge chairs and double ensemble. Bathroom, undercover parking, split system. Tenanted at $135 p.w. Why wait, buy now!
LIVE ON THE LAND Situated just outside of Glossop on approximately 24 acres of land. Three bedroom home with loads of shedding and two rainwater tanks. Property completely fenced, perfect spot to rebuild, renovate or just a great spot for the horse lover.
BERRI, 1/23 Aitken Street Price: $240,000
BERRI, 262 Nitschke Rd TOP LOCATION
Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538
Price: $89,000 Internet: 3BJFD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
Growing family – need the extra room? Five bedroom two-story brick home, overlooking the Murray River. Formal lounge and dining, well-appointed kitchen offering all modern appliances and large walk-in pantry. Five bedrooms, two bathrooms, built-in-robes with the master located on the ﬁrst ﬂoor, serviced by a walk-in-robe and en’suite, with balcony views of the beautiful Murray River. Separate rumpus sized family room upstairs. Kids’ bedrooms lead off the rumpus room area. Ducted r/c heat/cooling and wood combustion ﬁre.
BERRI, Lot 23, Nitschke Road HOMESTEAD ON THE RIVER MURRAY – BREATHTAKING VIEWS This exceptional 4 bedroom family residence has character and position, being historically 100 years old - not a lot of properties such as this come onto the market. Views over the River and Lock 4, with access to the river’s edge and boat ramp Price: $435,000 Internet: 3DAFD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
LOXTON, Section 174 Briers Rd Price $450,000
PRICE REDUCTION $85,000 LOXTON, Lot 40 Wheatley Rd ELEVATED BUILDING SITE WITH RIVER VIEWS Ready to build your dream home on! Approx. 1 acre of cleared residential land on an elevated position with river views. Situated in new subdivision, all underground services plus pad. Excellent value. Price: $85,000
Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744
BRICK STRATA UNIT Add this to your investment portfolio! Two bedroom community titled unit in a small group. Built-in robes, open plan living areas, modern kitchen, r/c air conditioning, carport, fenced yard, garden shed. Currently tenanted.
REDUCED to SELL at $150,000
BERRI, 23 Raeder Court LIFESTYLE ON LAND
BERRI, 15 Gilbert Street
This excellent four bedroom home is situated just outside of Berri on approximately 2 1/2 acres. The master bedroom has a walk-in robe and ensuite for perfect privacy. All bedrooms are fully carpeted with blinds and ceiling fans. There is plenty of room with the open plan kitchen, dining and family room and the separate formal lounge has both wood and gas heating with ducted air-conditioning in the main living areas. The home has a great outside entertaining area with a fully enclosed saltwater pool. The large shed comes with concrete ﬂoor and power. Price: $299,500
Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744
GREAT POSITION Centrally located home. 4 bedrooms, separate lounge & family room. Carpeted throughout. Good sized kitchen, dining area. Ducted air. Good sized carport and garage. Rear lane access.
BERRI, 2/52 Old Sturt Highway Price: $125,000 Internet: 394FD7
Price: $150,000 Internet: 396FD7 Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
LAND & VINES FOR SALE BY TENDER
Tenders close 8th September, 2011 at 12 noon Tender documents available at the ofﬁce, LJ Hooker, Berri. Approx. 7.14 HA planted to vines, drip irrigation, Chardonnay, Shiraz & table grapes, CCW contracts. Suit redevelopment, no house or plant.
COBDOGLA, Hombusch Road COMPLETE PACKAGE, 28 ACRE VINE PROPERTY Approx. 28 acres planted to 19 acres including Shiraz, Chardonnay and Cab Sav, the remainder vegie land. Excellent property selling with three bedroom home, implement shed, tractor and plant. 65 meg of water & CCW contracts. Price: $380,000
Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
BERRI, Section 29 Chilton Rd Details: Iris Williams Ph: 85 822 744 Mobile: 0437 497 304
COBDOGLA, 5 Shueard Rd COUNTRY TOWN COMFORTS This home has three good size three bedrooms with a large family and open plan lounge/dining area, ducted air and gas heating in lounge. It has a great entertaining area with your own private spa room and includes a double carport and garden shed. This is a move in straight away home, with nothing to do. Price: $199,500 Details: Sue Wurth Phone:85 822 744 Mobile: 0431 488 538
Thursday September 1, 2011 – Riverland Weekly • 17
Selling in Spring?
Appoint LJ Hooker & sell your property during Spring 2011 to be in the draw to win a Nissan Micra*
Stunning townhouse BERRI
If you’re selling in Spring, phone LJ Hooker Berri today on 8582 2744 or register on hookedonproperty.com.au RLA 1935
1/23 Aitken Street
Contact LJ Hooker Berri Iris Williams 0437 497 304
Price $220,000 Inspect Saturday Sept 3rd 11.00 - 12noon RLA 1935
*Terms and conditions apply. Licence No: T11/1668
uality and location in this villa with two good sized bedrooms both with built-in-robes, tiled passageway continuing through to kitchen, meals area, laundry and bathroom, split system and elegant lounge room. Garage UMR, elevated with superb patio and established gardens. Compact block.
PROTECT YOUR RENTAL PROPERTY/PORTFOLIO Landlords Is your investment managed to retain its value? Are you receiving maximum returns? Are you receiving the best management?
Our Property Managers are specialists and experienced top performers who have had extensive training to keep up to date with changes in laws and legislation.
LJ Hooker Berri, offers top management at reasonable rates that are cost effective and value for service.
To find out what rent you should be receiving, come see us for a free rental appraisal and advise on presentation to maximise rental on your property.
Our point of difference is we manage, not just collect rent. The Choice is yours.
As a landlord it is important to choose the best in Property Management - don’t discount for less service and care.
Please call LJ Hooker, Berri on 8582 2744
RENTAL PROPERTIES BERRI PROPERTIES
OPEN Sat Sept 3, 12.00 - 12.15pm 21 WORMAN ST
OPEN Sat Sept 3, 12.15 - 12.30pm Price: $170
13 GUY STREET
4 bedroom brick home, 2 living areas, r/c heat/cooling, entertainment area, est. gardens, carport, d/ shedding.
Spacious 2 bedrm house near school and walk to towncentre, outside decking and patio, split system, encl. rear yard.
Contact: Patty Phone: 0419 602 756
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
Price: $270 PW MILLS RD Executive 3 bedroom home on land, huge outdoor entertaining area, wood heating, overlooking vineyards, double carport. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
27 WORMAN Price: 185 PW Large 3 bedrm home, spacious living areas, modern bathroom, gas heating, shedding, carport, encl. yard. Contact: Traci Phone: 8582 2744
8 O’MALLEY ST
3 Bedrm, BIR in good location, split system, carport, shedding, open spacious living and encl. yard.
3 bedroom home close to town, kitchen /dine separate lounge, carport & large enclosed yard.
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
Price: $240 PW 6 JARVIS ST 3 Bedroom, WIR to main, open living, 2 way bathroom, carport and enclosed yard. Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
10 KAY AVE Price: $195 PW 3 Bedroom spacious home close to town centre, evap cooling & gas heating, large yard & shedding with rear lane access. Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
3 bedroom home , close to plaza, town and sport, kitchen/ dine ,enclosed back yard. Contact: Michelle
1294 TRENAMEN RD
2 Bedroom on land, open living, R/C aircon, carport, no pets. Contact: Patty Phone: 0419 602 756
BARMERA, UNITS - NO PETS
Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
Price: $200 PW 1/23 AITKEN ST Executive 2 bedroom villa, elevated position, split system, courtyard, remote carport. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429 Price: $180 PW 11A O’MALLEY ST 3 bedrm villa, BIRs, large open living, split system heat/cool in good location, carport, encl. yard. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429 Price: $160 PW 3/3 MCLEAN ST Strata title unit In a small of group of 3 located in cul-de-sac, consisting of 2 bedrooms, modern living, airconditioning and carport. Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756 Price:
2/9 FARMER STREET Price: $145 PW 2 bedrm p/furnished unit in good area of Barmera, bir, open living, r/c, carport. Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
10/11 & 13/11 CONEYBEER ST
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
BARMERA PROPERTIES PW
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
10 RAILWAY TCE Price: $300 PW Executive 4 bdr home plus study, formal lounge and dining. Garage and carports ,enclosed yard and low maintenance gardens. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
Price: $150 PW 6/97 15TH ST Large 2 bedroom unit, BIRs, R/C, spacious open living, enclosed rear yard, carport (avail mid Sept).
1 Bedrm modern unit, built in robe, R/C Heating/Cooling, carport, small encl. yard, walking dist to town.
2 Bedroom unit near plaza, BIR, spacious open living, r/c aircon, small courtyard and carport.
RENMARK, UNITS - NO PETS
2/97 15TH STREET
Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
17 QUEEN ELIZABETH DR
Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
Partly furnished spacious one bedroom unit, centrally located, split system heating, carport. Price: $145 PW Price: $145
Executive 3 bedroom home, 2 living areas, split system heating/ cooling, garaging, courtyard. Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
4/3 WORMAN STREET Price: $145 PW 1 Bedrm unit close to town & restaurant, modern p/furnished RC air conditioning & small encl. yard. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
2/59 POWELL ST
RENMARK PROPERTIES 97 PYAP ST
2 bedroom modern unit, located close to shops and schools, r/c, small enclosed yard, carport.
3/5 SULTANA ST
1/5 GRENACHE AVE
3 bedroom home close to school, RC air conditioning, built in robes modern & large enclosed yard.
BERRI, UNITS - NO PETS
11 TRENAMAN CRES
BERRI, UNITS - NO PETS
11 RL GAMBLING ROAD Price: $155 PW
4 HALE STREET
9/86 JAMES AVENUE Price: $130 PW 2 bedroom brick unit across from River, great position, close to shopping, r/c air conditioning. Contact: Michelle Phone:0400 299 429
LOXTON, UNITS - NO PETS
2 bedrm unit with large bedrms, open plan kitchen, dining and lounge, shower and toilet includes small bath, split system r/c air-con, small rear yard including a carport.
2 Bedroom modern home overlooking lake bedrooms with BIR, open living RC AC, outdoor enclosed entertaining area and carport.
Executive 3 bedrm home, spacious living, huge stylish kitchen, refrig. R/C aircon double garage and storage, garden and fenced yard.
2 bedrm stylist unit in small group, BIR’s , open living area, cooling, small garden, off street parking.
Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
Contact: Patty Phone:0419 602 756
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
Contact: Michelle Phone: 0400 299 429
2/40 FIRST ST
All rentals can be viewed on the ljhooker.com or realestate.com.au websites.
18 â€˘ Riverland Weekly â€“ Thursday September 1, 2011
129 Renmark Ave, Renmark Phone: 8586 6831
STARTING OUT OR SLOWING DOWN
NEED EXTRA LIVING SPACE?
- Currently moored at Ral Ral Creek - 64Hp Diesel Ford Industrial engine - 16.3m long x 6.38m wide, steel pontoons - 8 berth, BIR to main, Rinnai BBQ, gas stove Price: $125,000 - $135,000 View: Saturday 9.30 - 10.00am Contact: Emma Treloar 0430 150 136 OPEN
- Quality brick veneer unit with single garage - Two bedrooms, BIRâ€™s, 2 bathrooms, open plan living - Set back from the road & amongst other quality units - Ideal for couples, retirees or rental investment Price: $184,500 View: Saturday 10.15 - 10.45am Contact: Emma Treloar 0430 150 136 OPEN
- Three bedroom family home - Two carports, garage & storage sheds - Superb, easycare gardens - Lounge and separate family room NEW Price: $168,000 View: Saturday 9.30 - 10.00am Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
RAL RAL CREEK (JANE ELIZA)
26E CEDAR AVENUE
RURAL BRICK VENEER
SPACIOUS LOG CABIN CHARM
- Modern three bedroom, brick veneer - Short walk to Renmark North School - Two living areas - Easy to manage 1500mÂ˛ allotment NEW Price: $185,000 View: Saturday 10.30 - 11.00am Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Four bedrooms, spacious living - Blackwood kitchen, as new bathroom - Combustion heating, reverse cycle airconditioning - Sheltered outdoor living with heating Price: Offers View: Saturday 11.15 - 12.00noon Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892 OPEN
RAL RAL AVENUE
THE BEST ON THE BLOCK!
21 KURRAJONG AVENUE
51 SIMS PARADE
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- 3 bedroom brick veneer set on 715m2 allotment - Close to Schools & Shopping Plaza - Carport, rear verandah, large backyard - Ideal ďŹ rst home, investment or renovators project Price: $135,000 View: By appointment Contact: Emma Treloar 0430 150 136
18 KURRAJONG AVENUE
Owners relocated - MUST SELL LOVE, DREAM, IMAGINE
QUALITY & LOCATION
A LOVELY LYRUP HOME
- Water front living that reďŹ‚ects contemporary life - Architectural design and cathedral ceilings - Spotted gum timber ďŹ‚ooring ďŹ‚ow throughout living - Four large bedrooms & master suite with ensuite Price: $950,000 View: By appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
- Solid construction home in town centre area - Three bedrooms, polished ďŹ‚oors - Very nice modern kitchen and bathroom - Large shed with rear lane access NEW Price: $215,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Set on a large 2837mÂ˛ allotment - 3 bedrooms, modern timber kitchen - Huge shed with 3 roller doors - Beautifully landscaped gardens New Price: $225,000 View: By appointment Contact: Emma Treloar 0430 150 136
LOT 12 TOWNSEND STREET
168 SEVENTEENTH STREET
- Beautifully presented home on an easy to care block - Perfect for the ďŹ rst home buyer, investor or retiree - Plush carpet throughout living zones of the home - Inspect today to take in the quality Price: $149,000 View: Saturday 10.00 - 10.45am OPEN Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
PIKE CREEK ROAD, LYRUP
- Solid 3 bedroom & study home on double allotment - In the heart of town - close to shops, sporting, etc - Timber kitchen, chef appliances, modern bathroom - Huge shed with concrete ďŹ‚oor, colorbond verandah Price: $239,000 View: By appointment Contact: Emma Treloar 0430 150 136
171 FIFTEENTH STREET
BUY ONE OR BUY BOTH - Located at Berriâ€™s preferred address - Option to purchase one or both, the choice is yours - 3 excellent sized bedrooms - Solid brick veneer construction - Full fenced yard with landscaped gardens Price: $415,000 View: By appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
74 DERRICK STREET, BERRI
THIS MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 FIRST HOME BUYERS & INVESTORS INFORMATION NIGHT 2ENMARK #LUB s s PM n PM ALL THE ESSENTIALS FOR THE GROWING FAMILY - Large four bedroom brick veneer home - Walking distance to Renmark Plaza & CBD - Spacious living areas with easy ďŹ‚owing ďŹ‚oor plan - Double garage with drive through facility NEW Price: $330,000 View: By appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
The ďŹ rst home buyers grant is still available and current prices offer the best opportunity to purchase that we have seen in years. Investors â€“ take advantage of todayâ€™s market to start or add to your investment portfolio. Up to date information on ďŹ nance, Conveyancing, properties and general Real Estate matters will be available.
Phone: 8586 6831 to register your attendance.
20 RAILWAY TERRACE
INSPECT TO APPRECIATE THE EXTRAS - 1147m2 corner allotment - Four bedrooms, ensuite, spacious living - Modern kitchen & bathroom - Large shed, pit & good outdoor areas NEW Price: $208,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
Âˇ Three bedrooms, ducted evap aircon Âˇ Large rear verandah & garage Âˇ Spacious corner allotment Âˇ Excellent residential area New Price: $147,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Central location near schools and shopping - Tenanted for $100 per week - Open living areas - One bedroom with built in robe Price: $95,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
2 GREVILLEA STREET
120 PYAP STREET
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3/165 EIGHTEENTH STREET
- Solid home with 4 bedrooms plus games room - Walking distance to the famous Lake Bonney - Gas heating and Reverse cycle air conditioning - Established on a huge 867m2 allotment Price: $170,000 View: By Appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
11 BONNAR STREET, BARMERA
RENMARK QUALITY UNIT - New kitchen, new bathroom - Two bedrooms, new laundry - Split system A/C - Large allotment with room for garage New Price: $129,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
7/165 EIGHTEENTH STREET
WELL PRICED 4 BEDROOM HOME
A SURE BOX TICKER!
- Quiet no-through street - Reverse cycle A/C, wood & gas heating - Nice bathroom & kitchen areas - Two living areas New Price: $136,500 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Established in a quiet street.700m2 corner allotment - Three generous sized bdrms, built in robes & carpet. - Versatile kitchen with gas cooktop & prep space - 10m x 5m undercover, paved entertaining area Price: $177,000 View: By appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
- Modern three bedroom brick veneer home - Two living areas, ensuite - Spacious outdoor living - Good shed, garage UMR, rear access Price: $285,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
14 TWENTYFIRST STREET
12 TAYLOR STREET
199 SEVENTEENTH STREET
IMMACULATE PRESENTATION - 4 bedrooms or 3 + study - Two living areas, evaporative aircon - Nice gardens, shady verandahs - Great shed plus double carport New Price: $190,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
43 RAILWAY TERRACE, PARINGA
Thursday September 1, 2011 â€“ Riverland Weekly â€˘ 19
129 Renmark Ave, Renmark Phone: 8586 6831 RENTALS
Lovely home, river access 4 b/r brick home, ducted air cond, gas heating, formal lounge, ensuite and WIR to main, BIRâ€™s, double carport, fenced rear yard, creek views and boat access to main river.
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RURAL LIVING AT ITâ€™S BEST
ITSâ€™ ALL DONE
- Home rented for $160 per week - Three bedroom home - Planted to cab sav & chardonnay - Drip irrigation Price: $160,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Spacious 4 bedroom brick veneer home - As new kitchen, new tiles to bathroom & laundry - Huge gable roof pergola & outdoor kitchen - Garage UMR plus large shed .%7 0RICE View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- 3 Bedroom home set amongst 30 acres - Polished timber ďŹ‚oors in living areas - 125 mega litre water allocation - Enviroscan plus soil monitoring linked to home comp Price: $505,000 View: By appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
RAL RAL AVENUE
RETIRE NEAR THE RIVER
- Quiet cul-de-sac address with great potential - 474m2 parcel of land surrounded by quality homes - Great for retirees to build an easy care villa - All services on site Price: $55,000 View: By Appointment Contact: Chet Al 0413 104 002
- Only a few metres from the river - 489mÂ˛ with 24.31 metre frontage - Side lane & front street access - Easy walk to shops, Hotel, Club etc Price: $89,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
MC EWAN DRIVE, LOXTON -/$%2. (/-% /. !#2%3 - Three bedrooms all with built in robes - 2 separate living areas - Ducted airconditioning - 2 large sheds New Price: $285,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
RENMARK NORTH RESIDENTIAL SUBDIVISION OPPORTUNITY (STCC) - 1.214Ha Zoned Residential - Potential to subdivide (STCC) - 175 metre Sturt Highway frontage Price: $190,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
COOLTONG AVENUE - 19.2 acres Renmark North - CCW vines & trees & market fruit - Large range of quality implements - Large shed & drip irrigation Price: $260,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
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19 ACRES RENMARK NORTH
Âˇ Huge 1,077 square metres Âˇ Room for caravan, boat, trailers, etc Âˇ Can be developed for two homes Âˇ Quality modern housing area Price: $89,000 View: By Appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- CCW contract vines - High quality implements - Drip irrigation - Two separate titles Price: $287,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
HUGE $50,000 OFF
RENMARK AVENUE BLUE SKIES ALLOTMENTS - Take a look at this quality housing estate - Impressive modern homes - Generous sized allotments Prices: $69,000 - $93,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Planted to apricots & vacant land - 2 tractors, coolroom, spray plant etc - Large open side shed - Full RIT water entitlement Price: $150,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
RENMARK AVENUE BUILDING SITE - Spacious 1.66Ha site - Build in a rural setting - Planted to plums, peaches, apricots & vines - Council consent required to build Price: $98,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
- Includes tractor, hydraplats etc - Planted to citrus - Ideal rural living site Price: $100,000 View: By appointment Contact: Mark Cresp 0417 883 892
Renovated Delight Renovated 3 b/r home plus sunroom, just a short walk to town centre, r/c air cond, ducted evap air cond, modern kitchen, ceiling fans, carport, rear verandah, fenced yard.
Rural Lifestyle Rural 2 b/r brick home, close to Renmark North Primary School, split system air cond, carport.
0AULINE 3TREET 0ARINGA
Presentable Home 3 b/r brick family home, well cared for, r/c air cond, spacious b/ rs, carport, verandah and shedding.