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INSIDE Week 36 2012 Volume 15


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PROPERTY OF THE WEEK recently caught a documentary, Dreams of A Life, that’s showing at ACMI until the end of the month. It’s a reconstruction of the life of Joyce Vincent, a seemingly ordinary London woman who died alone in her flat in 2003 and wasn’t discovered until three years later. As police finally caught on to the fact that her bills had been unpaid for many years, they beat down her door and found the 38-yearold skeletonised in front of her still-blaring television. What might have been a depressing watch ends up being a strangely uplifting film, thanks to the sensitive reenactments and interviews, by director Carol Morley, that make sense of the tragedy. The people who knew Vincent tell her story, and slowly the audience builds a picture of a person just like you or me who somehow managed to fall through the cracks. It’s one of those films that creeps up on you in the days and weeks after you see it. Like a worm through an apple, Vincent’s story got me thinking about who would come looking for me if I slipped in the shower. How long would it take before my friends and family noticed the missing Facebook updates or the silent phone? I’d like to hope it wouldn’t take more than a day. It also made me wonder what the people who’ve touched my life might say about me if they were ever tracked down for an obscure documentary film in years to come. I would be one lucky unit if anyone spoke as highly as the friends, family and colleagues of Adrian Cherubin speak about him. A legend behind the scenes at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, Cherubin was recently put in hospital after a major stroke. As Kathryn Kernohan reveals in this week’s cover story, this ordinary bloke has inspired the biggest names in local comedy to band together for a fund-raising gig to help with his continued recovery. If only Joyce Vincent had been so lucky.


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Don’t miss the NewQuay Ice-travaganza! Ice Sculpting on the Promenade – Sunday 9, 16 & 23 September. For three Sundays in September, NewQuay transforms into a magical ice wonderland as a series of incredible ice carvings are brought to life before your very eyes! From 11am enjoy the spectacle, and a delicious range of dining options, all located along NewQuay’s sensational waterfront boardwalk. Sid from Ice Age 4 LIVE at NewQuay, Sun 16 Sept! Meet Sid the sloth from 11am – 2pm, and see a mystery Ice Age character carved in ice!

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Head to Hobart Ditch the tropical holiday destination and soak up some culture with a weekend in Hobart. Make sure though, that you have this little guide book along for the ride. With all the food, art, markets, craft and fashion you can handle neatly wrapped up, there’s nothing else to do but book a ticket. Visit:

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EVOLUTION ome of the year’s best television has blasted into my living room over the past two weeks. After watching often cringeworthy coverage of the London Olympics on Channel Nine, the London Paralympics coverage on ABC that followed was joyful. I laughed, maybe wept a little (OK, a lot), and was truly inspired by the professional coverage of athletes with sportsmanship (whether winning or not) and spirit worthy of national applause. Matt Cowdrey was a highlight, becoming Australia’s most successful Paralympian after his world-record 50-metre freestyle swim. He went on to claim two more gold medals and later acknowledged the entire Australian team for its collective efforts, which put Australia into fifth place on the medal count. Bravo! Not wanting to burst my happiness bubble after the curtain was drawn on another Paralympics, I headed to Queen Victoria Market for a dose of another sort of Australian legend. Padre coffee has set up shop as part of the new String Bean Alley, made up of multicoloured shipping containers filled with wares at the end of M Shed. Padre occupies the farthest south-west corner, with a wooden crated vegetable garden separating it from the car park. But the two turquoise Slayer machines perched on the bench inside this converted grey shipping container are beacons enough. Once inside, coffee lovers’ thirsts are satiated with single origins, blends, and various takehome coffee contraptions. But the piece de resistance is the Clover brewing machine that Gito, the coffee whiz, so lovingly presides over. It’s filter coffee unlike you’ve ever had. The $11,000 machine is worth a little pat considering Starbucks has bought the Clover Company and has now halted public sales. Thankfully, Padre was all over that. With dials for temperature, extraction and time, each bean is given the royal treatment. Our Paralympians deserve the same.


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Where do you ... Get some culture Melbourne has fantastic laneways that are full of culture. I’d probably head down Degraves Street.


Indulge yourself I don’t get to do it very often so I’d go to a spa and have some sort of massage. If I was feeling very spoilt I’d go the full kit and caboodle.


Spend your last $10 It would have to be a crisp, icy cold beer, maybe something on tap at San Telmo (14 Meyers Place, city, call 9650 5525).


Stay up late Visit either Siglo (upstairs 161 Spring Street, call 9654 6631) or the Carlton Club (Carlton Hotel, 193 Bourke Street, city, call 9663 3246). I always seem to lose hours in these places.


Unleash your inner child Federation Square always has fun things that can take you back to your childhood. ACMI (call 8663 2200) has exhibitions and interactive galleries that I love to go to. I use the kids as an excuse, of course.


Go on your own If I did just need some chill-out time I might go to a bookstore like Hill of Content (86 Bourke Street, city, call 9662 9472).


Buy something new Collins Street or the Bourke Street Mall. I like to be outside when shopping. There are great arcades as well that have some good little shops.


Want to keep a secret Melbourne has so many bars and eateries it’s hard to keep track. To keep a secret I would tuck myself away in a hard-to-find bar like Murmur (17 Warburton Lane, city, call 9640 0395) or grab a coffee at Captains of Industry (Level 1, Somerset Place, city, call 9670 4405). Hopefully no one would find me there.



Go to relax City Square has a relaxing atmosphere. Even when it’s busy, on a warm day I love to go there to relax.


Take someone you want to impress Definitely Rooftop Bar (252 Swanston Street, city, call 9654 5394). Our city is so beautiful, nothing is more impressive than the city skyline lit up at night while having a drink.


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what: The Key of Sea 2 when: today

what: Posthumous portrait when: opens today

One of the finest Australian compilations in recent years was The Key of Sea. The 2010 album paired established musicians with migrant or refugee artists, resulting in an album of beautiful, original tracks. The follow-up, The Key of Sea 2, will be released soon while The Toff in Town hosts a preview fundraiser tonight. Comedian Corinne Grant will MC a line-up that features The Tiger & Me, Onur and DJ Alessia. The ticket price includes a drink and Thai canapes from Cookie. At level 2, 252 Swanston Street, city. Tickets are $60 plus booking fee. Details: visit

How does somebody disappear without anybody noticing? Acclaimed documentary Dreams of a Life explores that very question. In 2006, the body of 38-year-old Joyce Vincent was found in her London flat. Vincent had died three years earlier, her body undiscovered the whole time. The ‘‘modern day detective story’’ combines images and interviews to create a striking portrait of Vincent. Until October 7 at ACMI, Federation Square. Adult tickets $15. Details: visit


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Want to score some vintage threads at a fraction of the price you’d pay elsewhere? Get down to the Mercat Cross (456 Queen Street, city) this weekend for the first Retro Market. The pop-up market will be a regular across the city and music festivals

what: Super Friends exhibition when: until October 6

Melbourne crafty types Ghostpatrol and Cat Rabbit have been collaborating for almost a decade. So it’s no surprise that the creative duo have joined forces for an exhibition, Super Friends, at Craft Victoria until October 6. Ghostpatrol’s work explores ideas of space exploration, while Cat Rabbit’s textile works focus on animals and their world. At 31 Flinders Lane, city. Details: visit

Zawe Ashton as Joyce Vincent in Dreams of a Life

what: Retro clothing market when: Saturday and Sunday

this summer, and this weekend is your first opportunity to snap up pre-loved clothes, jackets and accessories from $5. Live DJ sets and food and drink sellers will also be on hand. Entry is free. Details: visit facebook. com/retromarketaustralia.

DIAMONDS AND FERNS what: Netball championship when: Sunday

Some of the world’s best netballers will be on show as the Australian Diamonds kick off a nine-Test schedule on Sunday. The Australian team, reigning world champion, features stars such as Melbourne Vixens Bianca Chatfield and Julie Corletto. A three-match Constellation Cup championship kicks off this weekend as the Diamonds host the New Zealand Silver Ferns at Hisense Arena (Batman Avenue, city) from 1.30pm. Adult tickets from $50. Details: visit

Midweek BEYOND THE SPAGHETTI WESTERN what: Italian Film Festival when: opens Wednesday


Marco Tullio Giordano, Pupi Avati and Paolo Genovese are among the famed directors with films screening at the 13th annual Italian Film Festival, which starts next week. The festival has more than 30 features, many of which are fresh from the international festival circuit. Highlights include Woody Allen’s latest, To Rome With Love, drama Terraferma and satire Reality, which picked up the Grand Prix at Cannes this year. At Palace and Kino cinemas, single session tickets $19.50. Details: visit [ 6 ] CITY WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE

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SIGNIFICANT OTHERS what: Films tackle disabilty when: opens Wednesday

Known as the world’s leading disability film festival, The Other Film Festival returns bigger and better in its fifth year. The five-day festival showcases contemporary cinema by, with and about people with disabilities, and also comprises a series of workshops, forums and Q&A sessions. Highlights include documentary Aphasia, about actor Carl McIntyre who suffered a stroke in 2005, and Melbournemade short film 3.15 to Brunswick. At North Melbourne Town Hall, 521 Queensberry Street, North Melbourne. Single session tickets are $12. Details: visit Compiled by Kathryn Kernohan


Like Dad, like Bloke Terri Psiakis crunches the numbers on the men in her life make a lot of jokes about my dad. I adore him but the fact remains that he is an accountant. He’s a very good one, mind you, but the thing about accountants is that, generally speaking, they all think they’re hilarious. Take my dad’s favourite joke (please – I’m still trying to offload it): “What did the constipated accountant do? He worked it out with a pencil.” Throughout our lives, my two younger sisters and I have heard this joke and others like it more times than I can count, which disappoints my accountant father because I know he always hoped his skill with numbers would rub off on me. Sadly, I turned out to be a word-nerd instead of a number-nerd, although I’m pretty sure dad was rapt when I married a numbernerd (The Bloke works in finance). They say women marry their fathers and the similarities between The Bloke and my dad – while not profound – are definitely there. Both are number-nerds. Both go spare for any type of processed meat. If you dish them up a vegetarian meal, both will ask: “That was a nice entree. What are we having for main?”


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junior resident smartarses would pipe up with “dad’s home”. Dad took our jokes well and got his own back on me years later when I called to tell him and mum that The Bloke had proposed, and instead of congratulating me immediately, dad pretended to leave my phone call hanging with the phrase “I’ll get the calculator”. Father’s Day has come and gone* but it’s my dad’s birthday this week. His birthday is two days after mine, actually, and it falls the same way every year (that’s a dad joke). I may not take after dad in the number-nerd stakes but this year, for his birthday, I’m making a concerted effort to be more like him. Dear dad: I’m finally being careful with my cash, so for your birthday this year I’m giving you this column . . . and a bulk-buy packet of laxatives. *You can tell because of the high number of men now wearing new socks and undies. ■ You can follow Terri on Twitter @terripsiakis

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Neither will let me near their lawnmower. Once, while hugging The Bloke upon his return home from work, I said, “You smell like dad” – it was then I realised that my dad and my husband wear the same deodorant. Furthermore, they both enclose that deodorant with a business shirt and a windowless office, resulting in them both sporting the exact same not-unpleasant scent at the end of the day. However, if I told dad that he and The Bloke smelled alike he would undoubtedly find a way to make another joke about digestively challenged accountants. My dad is incredibly generous. He would give you the shirt off his back (and now you know what you’d smell like if you took it). However, being an accountant, he’s also careful with money. When my sisters and I were younger, we mistook his care for stinginess and ribbed dad mercilessly: “Dad, you’re so tight you squeak when you walk.” The door to our kitchen pantry had a magnificent creak and whenever anyone opened it, you could guarantee that one of the three

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A funny thing happened when one of comedy’s greatest supporters took ill. By Kathryn Kernohan

he 2012 Melbourne International Comedy Festival was the biggest yet. More than 600,000 people attended shows during the three-week event in March and April, and the box office took more than $12 million. But as audience members packed out venues and enjoyed the big name acts, a real-life drama was unfolding behind the scenes. Unbeknown to most outside the festival’s inner sanctum, veteran technical producer Adrian Cherubin, who has worked with the festival for more than 20 years, suffered a stroke and was rushed to the Alfred Hospital. As word spread among the staff and performers, the sense of shock grew. Almost immediately, plans began to take shape for a fund-raising event. Many of the biggest names in Australian comedy put their hands up to help in any way possible. Yo, Adrian!, which will take place at the Regent Theatre on Wednesday, will feature Dave Hughes, Charlie Pickering, Wil Anderson, Denise Scott and Judith Lucy, among others. Money raised will go towards Cherubin’s ongoing care and rehabilitation – he has since moved from the Alfred to Caulfield Hospital, where his family is encouraged by his progress – and the event will also raise awareness of the Alfred Hospital’s annual Father’s Day Appeal. “You wouldn’t have heard of Adrian, but he’s one of those superstars of production that makes our theatres look so good during the festival,” says Comedy Festival general manager Virginia Lovett. “The comedy community and the sense of benevolence and humanity is quite overwhelming,” she says. “I’ve worked in the arts world for 20 years and I’ve never seen a benefit show come together as quickly as this.” Speak to anybody involved with the festival and it becomes clear just how popular Cherubin, 52, is. The Project regular and festival veteran Kitty Flanagan regards him as an instrumental part of her touring success, and says he is “the reason the festival looks and feels like a world-class event.” Among many roles at the festival, he has worked on the staging and set design for televised events like The Gala,



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The Great Debate and the RAW Comedy National Grand Final. Outside the festival, Cherubin has served as tour manager and set designer for Flanagan and Carl Barron. “The man is a genius,’’ says Flanagan. ‘‘Lots of people can create a nice set but Adrian can create a brilliant set that also fits in a suitcase. “He always has good advice and clever ideas, and he’s always up for a nice glass of red at the end of a show.” Cherubin’s sister, Lisa, has spent countless hours by her brother’s bedside in the past five months, and says the family is only now realising how loved he is in the comedy world. “We knew Adrian toured with some well-known comedians but he was never one to name drop or big note,” she says. “So to be receiving cards and emails from so many people in the comedy world has been extraordinary. Some have written and spoken of their gratitude to Adrian for the great work he’s done and others of how he has nurtured them in their careers.” As Lovett points out, Cherubin’s long stint with the festival means he has seen comedians such as Hughes and Anderson progress from playing tiny rooms to headlining in 2000seat theatres. “For these comedians, he’s been that helping hand there for their entire careers,’’ says Lovett. ‘‘He’s got a great reputation

for being generous with his knowledge when emerging artists are setting out and that’s why so many comedians want to help out now.” Stand-up comic Justin Hamilton echoes the sentiment, saying Cherubin (“or Pops, as he is affectionately known”) has shown him nothing but kindness, “whether I was just starting out or an established part of the comedy community, like I am now. Seeing Pops and having a yarn between shows was one of the little things you looked forward to each festival.” Hamilton says Cherubin is important to the comedy scene because “you have a lot of egos vying for attention”. “If it wasn’t for people like Adrian, there would be no platform for all of us to show our talent, to get further in the industry or to make something exciting happen in our lives.” The Australian comedy community has always rallied around its own. In 2009, big names came together to raise money for Melbourne comedian Dave Grant, who had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. After Grant’s death the following year, a second event featuring the likes of Rove McManus and Jimeoin financially supported his family. Years earlier, Lynda Gibson was the focus of a benefit show before the comedian lost her battle with breast cancer in 2004. In her honour, the

Adrian Cherubin, an integral character on Melbourne’s comedy scene

Cause célèbre Yo, Adrian! is not the only fund-raising event to have attracted high-profile names from the arts world. Here are five other recent events that have raised money for good causes. 1. Melbourne identities including Angie Hart, Dan Kelly and Alan Brough joined forces in February for GenFest, a ‘‘fun-raiser’’ for 3RRR presenter and musician Genevieve Blackmore, who lost her battle against breast cancer last week. It raised more than $10,000. 2. The music community rallied around legendary Sydney musician Peter Black, best known as the Hard-Ons’ guitarist Blackie, after he was bashed in May while working his day job as a taxi driver. Several benefit shows were held in Melbourne, including a gig at the Tote in June headlined by Regurgitator. 3. Thornbury cafe Miss Succulent was gutted by a fire in June, which also put its owners Ramona and Jez in hospital. Veteran punk-pop band Bodyjar, friends of the couple, headlined a benefit show at the Northcote Social Club last month, which raised more than $6000 to help the cafe reopen. 4. Earlier this month, a line-up of funny folk, including Jeff Green and Dave Callan, helped support the Black Dog Institute, which raises awareness of mood disorders. Money raised will help comedian Bev Killick’s son Abel complete the Peru Challenge on behalf of the institute next month. 5. Dave Hughes, Fiona O’Loughlin and Trevor Marmadale were among the big-name performers to donate their time and lend their support to St Kilda Park Primary School at an event at the National Theatre last month.

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festival continues to award an annual cash prize, known as the Golden Gibbo, to an emerging act. Dave Thornton, who is on the Yo, Adrian! bill, says comedians invariably come out of the woodwork to help when somebody is in trouble. “Comedians are, on a whole, quite giving people who just demand the attention and laughter of others,” he says. There is no financial target for the event, but Lovett has been “blown away” by how quickly tickets have sold and says “we’ve raised beyond our wildest dreams already”. Several members of Cherubin’s family will attend, but Adrian will remain in the rehabilitation centre, where he has begun the long road to recovery. “When I first saw him after it happened, it was pretty confronting,” says Lovett. “But I saw him recently and the improvement was amazing.” Cherubin is unable to speak and is paralysed down the right-hand side of his body. His sister says that in the first few weeks after his stroke, just staying awake for any length of time was a good sign. “Over the past five months, he has progressed to being able to shave, brush his teeth and feed himself,” she says. “We celebrate each small advance towards meeting the goals set for him.” Lisa says the love and support the entire comedy community has shown will be a factor in his recovery. “We are unsure of the destination of the journey ahead, but Adrian knows he will be supported every step of the way.” ■

Yo, Adrian! will be at the Regent Theatre on Wednesday, September 26. Tickets available through Ticketmaster from $50. Donations can also be made towards Adrian’s rehabilitation. Details: visit

Charlie Pickering, Dave Thornton and Dave Hughes




Australian-based artists and creative teams are invited to submit ideas for innovative, contemporary projects for the 2013 round of Public Art Commissions. Expressions of interest close on Friday 2 November 2012 at 5.30pm. We also want to hear from building owners and occupiers, within the City of Melbourne, who would like to host a public art commission.

Analog Dayz by Chris Knowles, screening at Signal, Flinders Walk, Northbank, from 8pm to 11pm, 1 to 11 November 2012.

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Docklands Community Forum You’re invited to attend the inaugural Docklands Community Forum to have a role in the future of Docklands. Meet the members of the representative group and get involved in future projects, facilities and services in Docklands. The meeting will be held on Wednesday 26 September from 6pm to 8pm at Places Victoria, 710 Collins Street, Docklands.

Organ and cello concert Free city visitor bus Did you know that City of Melbourne runs a free shuttle bus service? With a new name and a fresh new look, the Melbourne Visitor Shuttle runs daily every 30 minutes from 9.30am to 4.30pm and is a great way to see Melbourne’s attractions, especially if you have friends or family visiting. For more information, visit

The 2012 Organ &... series commences at the Melbourne Town Hall this September. Acclaimed organist David Macfarlane teams up with cellist Josephine Vains for a free concert of romantic music arranged for organ and cello, on Wednesday 26 September at 1pm.

Retail Report Card released Find out what’s been happening in the retail industry in Melbourne over the last year. The Retail Report Card is the sixth report of the Melbourne Retail Strategy 2006:2012, a joint initiative by the City of Melbourne and the Victorian Government. From laneway outlets, to pop-up shops and QR codes, it’s a definitive look at retail in the city.

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Kooky’s Place The lowdown: A river view is one of the chief attractions of Kooky’s Place, a Malaysian/Chinese cafe in the orange strip of shops in Rebecca Walk, between the aquarium and the World Trade Centre. While most of the outlets in the strip are unfortunately shut, Kooky’s six indoor tables and five more outside are full of city professionals at lunch hour. The highpoint: Kooky, the mother of the young woman at the till, is from Macau but knows her way around Malaysian favourites like curry laksa, nasi lemak, mee goreng and roti canai – all around $10 – as well as Chinese staples such as wonton soup amid a surprisingly extensive menu. The X factor: Tucked away and not easy to spy is what make Kooky’s special. You can also order takeaway, go for a stroll along the river bank and return just in time to pick up your spicy interlude for the day.


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Let there be light It’s rooms with a view at this stunning apartment


ne of the newer highlights of Melbourne’s city skyline, Kavanagh Street’s Triptych building is a vision in tinted rainbow glass. In the heart of Southbank, tucked behind the Arts Centre and only a short stroll from the Yarra River and Flinders Street Station, it couldn’t be more central, yet it retains a sense of calm. Renowned artist Robert Owen drew


inspiration from the cells of a leaf, as viewed under a microscope, when crafting the great steel gateway to the foyer. This striking design is mirrored in the glass walls of the elevator and the dark steel entrance to each apartment, with every doorway unique. Before you even get to number 1803, you’ll be blown away by the atrium or “vertical villages” that connect three floors at a time, picking up the triptych theme, so every apartment opens on to a light-filled communal space rather than a long, dark corridor. Step inside the residence and you’ll be bowled over by the stunning panorama through the walls of sheer glass beyond. Sustainable polished bamboo floorboards feature throughout. A small bedroom or study is on the left, with views of the Eureka gleaming ahead and a bank of built-in wardrobes to one side.

On the right, a short hall is flanked by a pale grey-coloured powder room and a spacious laundry opposite. The good-sized main bedroom with a sheer wall of glass at the far end looks over the roof of the National Gallery of Victoria, the sprawling green of the Royal Botanical Gardens and out to the Dandenong Ranges in the distance. There’s also Federation Square and the snaking bend of the Yarra through the geometric twist of the Arts Centre spire. Turn right for a view of Port Phillip Bay over the Melbourne Recital Centre. A third bedroom features the bed resting in a set-back alcove, with a tall, frosted glass window allowing dappled light to filter in. This room also has a wall of built-in wardrobes. However, it’s the vast, open-plan living space that really impresses, with two glass walls

coming to a point with a striking winter garden at its apex. There is a ridiculous amount of space on offer here, and head-spinning views wherever you look, with the entire city laid out before you. A great wall to the inner side of this living space is perfect for a mammoth flat screen tv, with a breakfast bar to the right. Follow it round to reveal the vast, pale stone workbench of the beautiful kitchen. There are plenty of soft-close cabinets, a huge Miele oven and sunken five-burner stovetop. A butler’s pantry leading off this space is bigger than most apartments’ kitchens. On level six, a Jamie Durie-designed communal terrace garden is a serene retreat, allowing access to a fully-equipped gym and cantilevered pool with a unique glass floor at one end which provides a thrilling tumble-turn over the streetscape far below. ■


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MELBOURNE 16/410 Queen Street

MELBOURNE TERRACE A masterpiece of architectural flair designed by renowned architect Nonda Katsilidis. Spacious 2 bdrm residence is filled with abundant natural light. Open plan living-dining & entertaining area, large bdrms with BIR’s, master bdrm with ensuite, elegant central bthrm. A large terrace with views to Flagstaff Gardens & Queen Vic Market, a beautifully appointed kitchen, sep laundry room, hydronic heating, refrigerated cooling & a secure undercover car park.

MELBOURNE 6/10 Bank Place

Auction: Inspect:

22nd Sept at 3pm Thur 5.30-6pm & Sat 2.30-3pm Contact: Don Gallicchio 0418 148 580 Jeffrey Leong 0433 220 088 2


MELBOURNE 606/318 Little Lonsdale


STEP BACK IN TIME WITH STYLE Character filled 2 bdrm apt in historic Charter House. Feats an inviting living & dining area with brilliant natural light & timber floors, elegant marble bench top kitchen complete with abundance of cupboard space, timber deck terrace, bdrms with large BIR’s, European laundry, & r/c air-con, impressive grand foyer, low density development of only 12 apt. A rare opportunity to secure a much sought after & priced piece of real estate.

22nd Sept at 1.30pm $440,000-$480,000 Thurs & Sat 1-1.30pm Jeffrey Leong 0433 220 088 Michael Torcasio 0434 351 468 2

MELBOURNE 805/505 St Kilda Road



Cosmopolitan 1 bdrm apt with privileged crn position in an unbeatable central location. Feats include light filled living area & bdrm with mirrored BIR, large windows, sparkling bthrm with laundry facilities, magnificent Melb Skyline & kitchen with gas cook top. Conveniently located close to the city’s major retail precinct & within a short stroll to vibrant cafés & restaurants along Hardware Ln. Ideally positioned close to transport providing easy connection in all directions inc Melb Uni & The Docklands. Currently leased at $350 per week. Ideal for astute investors or owner occupiers.

Forming part of the architecturally appealing ‘Toorak ’residential tower, this superbly appointed apt portrays a magnificent landscaped vista across Fawkner Park from its entire living & entertaining areas. Feats spacious open plan entertaining area which provides sweeping views to lush parklands from floor to ceiling glass doors, 3 spacious bdrs both with lavish marbled ensuite & ample BIR’s, elegant bthrm, concealed laundry facilities, gourmet marble kitchen with Gaggenau appliances & double side by side security car park + storage cage.

Private Sale $317,000 Inspect: By Appointment Contact: Michael Torcasio 0434 351 468

Private Sale $ 1.45M Inspect: By Appointment Contact: Jeffrey Leong 0433 220 088

WEST MELBOURNE 500/58 Jeffcott Street

DOCKLANDS 814/60 Siddeley Street



This chic 2 bed, 2 bath apt boasts modern living with an exceptional location. Just a short walk to Flagstaff Gardens, close to the CBD and Queen Vic Market. A generous floor plan incorporates large open plan living area with adjoining kitchen, double bdrms (with BIR’s) central bthrm with laundry facilities & ensuite. Other property feats include; balcony, aircon, study alcove, building security entry & car space.

State of Art riverfront living in top-notch ‘Flinders Wharf’, this beautifully appointed 2 bdrm apt offers breathtaking uninterrupted Yarra views. This quality 2 bdrm apt presents every luxury - ducted r/cycle air-con, pristine Caesar Stone kitchen with Smeg appliances, light filled living & dining area adjacent to balcony, stunning central bthrm, BIR’s in both bdrms, main bdrm with a second private balcony & a secured car space. Unwind & relax in the pool/gym/sauna/spa with excellent security & concierge. Prime central location within easy reach of the CBD, Southbank and Docklands.

Also available 1 bdrm & 1 bdrm + study from $389,000. Private Sale $575,000 Inspect: By Appointment Contact: Michael Torcasio 0434 351 468

Private Sale $575,000 Inspect: Sat 11-11.30am Contact: Jeffrey Leong 0433 220 088

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Grand central Renovation guru Kevin McCloud is coming to Australia, writes Stephen A Russell


Southbank 1609/283 City Road

ďŹ rm before launching the tv series in 1999. “There is no greater obsessive about the series than me,â€? he says, laughing. “It takes up half my working life.â€? He’s looking forward to shedding some light on the making of the show, and some of his favourite projects across the years. He’s even formed a few close friendships thanks to Grand Designs though for the most part, he keeps his personal life separate. “I see my role a little bit like that of a counsellor. Through rather intimate questioning you do become rather acquainted with them, but ultimately they’re building a house and I’m making a program; the next day I’m off somewhere else. I can’t take too much baggage with me.â€? Maddison, a personal friend and practising architect, will take McCloud on a guided tour of Melbourne’s highlights while he’s here. “Australia has an open attitude towards construction and architecture,â€? says McCloud. People are willing and ready to take the plunge



and the economy is better. There’s a can-do attitude.â€? I ask if his own house is as stunning as the ones we see on the show, joking that he might be like a ďŹ ne dining food reviewer who goes home to eat cheese on toast. “I went out for lunch once with Gordon Ramsay and we went to a cafe and had beans on toast,â€? he laughs, revealing he lives in a 400-year old farmhouse. “In my deepest soul I am a building conservationist. I enormously enjoy modern buildings, which is why I love [Dutch architect] Rem Koolhaas, but in the end I’m drawn back to crumbling old ruins.â€? â– Grand Designs Live is at the Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, September 21-23. Details: visit To win one of 10 double passes, email 25 words or less on what you’re most looking forward to at Grand Designs Live to Entries close 5pm on Friday, September 14.


rchitecture and interior design dorks will be foaming at the mouth when the high priest of renovations, Kevin McCloud, arrives in Melbourne for Grand Designs Live. The three-day event, inspired by the muchloved television series that screens in 145 countries, offers Melbourne design fanatics the chance to meet the man in person, his Australian counterpart Peter Maddison, and pick their brains about designing a dream home. The one thing the duo won’t be doing is erecting a building in the middle of the exhibition, a crazy feat they pulled off in the UK. “It was madness,â€? McCloud says. He’d much rather spend his time doling out ďŹ rst-hand advice to exhibition attendees. “I like walking around, meeting people and acting as a cheerleader and regimental mascot, really.â€? With almost 15 years of Grand Designs under his belt, McCloud started off as a theatre designer, hence his air for dramatic projects over the years. He went on to set up his own lighting design


Private Sale Inspect Sat & Sun 11-11.30am Office 312-314 Hawthorn Road 9533 0999 Contact Jodie Orlando 0408 882 880 Alex Flamm 0417 988 668


A Spectacular Point Of View Modern apartment with spectacular city & bay views. Open living/dining/kitchen, an angled balcony maximising the panoramic aspects, the Euro laundry, r/c air conditioner, secure parking, storage cage & amenities like the gym, indoor pool, concierge & business centre.

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Melbourne 901/422 Collins Street



Port Melbourne 386 Ross St


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Charming Centrally located 2 Bedroom Apartment 2 Bedrooms (with Built In Robes). Open Plan Living & Dining. Galley style Kitchen, gas cooking and dishwasher. Spacious tiled Bathroom with bath tub, and Euro style laundry. Big Art Deco windows overlooking Collins Street, features ample storage room. Delightful Art Deco style building in the heart of the CBD.

Auction 15th Sep 11am View Sat 10:30-11:00am Contact Colin Coy 0408 050 658 LJ Hooker City Residential 9600 2166 Lv.10. 224-236 Queen Street, Melbourne

Modern 2 storey Townhouse comprising 3 bedrooms (BIRS) and study, open plan Living/Dining, central Bathroom and Euro Laundry facility, quality family Kitchen, Gas cooking ample cupboard and bench space. North facing Balcony from Master Bedroom and rear paved courtyard. Easy access CBD via light Rail, Bay Street shopping and the Beach. City edge living at its best!

Auction Sat 22nd Sep 11am View Sat 12:00-12:30pm Contact Colin Coy 0408 050 658

LJ Hooker City Residential 9600 2166 Lv.10. 224-236 Queen Street, Melbourne




St Kilda 101/182 Barkly Street Position perfect • Modern as new 2 Bedrooms Apartment • Ppen plan Living/Dining • Galley style Kitchen with stone bench tops • Bathroom with Euro style laundry

For Sale $455,000 View Sat 1:00-1:30pm Contact Nay Baek 0433 444 205 LJ Hooker City Residential 9600 2166 Lv.10. 224-236 Queen Street, Melbourne

Southbank 42/28 Southgate Ave


2B 1C


Melbourne 107/441 Lonsdale Street

THE DRESS CIRCLE Penthouse style Apartment with North Eastern CBD vistas from 2 Balconies. Comprising spacious Living/Dining. Gourmet style Kitchen with Stone Bench tops, Gas cooking & Dishwasher. 2 bedrooms both with Ensuite bathrooms. Fitted Study or 3rd Bedroom. Heating & Air conditioning throughout. Car park and Storage room on title.


Private Sale $1.1 Million View By Appointment

So Convenient! • Bright Parisian style one bedroom apartment • Galley style kitchen with Open Living/Dining • Bathroom with laundry facilities • Polished boards throughout and private balcony

Contact Colin Coy 0408 080 658 Private Sale $350,000 View Sat 2:00 - 2:30pm Contact Colin Coy 0408 050 658

LJ Hooker City Residential 9600 2166

LJ Hooker City Residential 9600 2166

Lv.10. 224-236 Queen Street, Melbourne

Lv.10. 224-236 Queen Street, Melbourne All information contained herein is gathered from sources we consider to be reliable. However we cannot guarantee or give any warranty about the information provided and interested parties must solely rely on their own enquiries.


September 13, 2012

Residential | Commercial | Rural | Finance


105/30 NEW QUAY PROMENADE, DOCKLANDS BEDROOMS Two BATHROOMS Two LIVING Combined living and dining THE REST Waterfront apartment, kitchen with European appliances, zoned heating and cooling, built-in wardrobes, study nook, large terrace with views, two secure car spaces, communal pool and gym PRICE $768,000 PRIVATE SALE AGENT Lucas Real Estate, call 9645 1199

6/10 BANK PLACE, MELBOURNE BEDROOMS Two BATHROOMS One LIVING Combined living and dining THE REST Modern apartment in a historic building, galley-style kitchen with marble benchtops, European laundry, built-in wardrobes, timber floors, video intercom, decked balcony, one of only 12 apartments PRICE ON APPLICATION AUCTION September 22 at 1.30pm AGENT Galldon Real Estate, call 9670 3330

42/28 SOUTHGATE AVENUE, SOUTHBANK BEDROOMS Three BATHROOMS Two LIVING Combined living and dining THE REST Penthouse apartment, kitchen with stone benchtops, study or third bedroom, full-length windows, balcony, secure car space, storage room, communal gym PRICE $1.1 million PRIVATE SALE AGENT LJ Hooker City Residential, call 9600 2166

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expert knowledge more buyers better results

87/416 St Kilda Road, Melbourne




THE PERFECT CHOICE Superbly Maintained 3-bed apt in a premier location within a short walk to the city, Botanic Gardens & an array of arts & fine dining options. Featuring a tasteful colour scheme, new carpets, quality wide slat Venetian blinds throughout, generous open-plan lounge/ dining w reverse-cycle heating/cooling, undercover balcony, kitchen w SS apps, 3 double bedrooms w mirrored BIRs, master w private ensuite & view over St Kilda Rd to the regal grounds of Melbourne Grammar, laundry facilities & new fittings in main bathroom, secure car space, advanced security throughout building, keyless entry to foyer, complex facilities inc indoor pool, tennis court, gym & BBQ terrace.



9697 8888

668 Bourke St Melbourne 3000

9604 8888


September 13, 2012



Price Exquisite & luxurious 3-bed apt close to fabulous restaurants, shops, bars & cafes while being only a short stroll to Paris end of Inspect Collins Street. Features hardwood floor entry, ducted heating/ cooling, spacious living/dining area, undercover balcony, kitchen Contact w long breakfast bar & Technika apps, mirrored BIRs, master w WIR, 2 ensuites w modern fittings, separate laundry, 2 secure car spaces in tandem, lock-up storage room, secure intercom entry.

85 Queensbridge St Southbank 3006

2 $950,000 Plus Saturday 1.00 - 1.30pm Sunday 1.00 - 1.30pm Steven Ly 0407 620 261

299 Spring St Melbourne 3000

8256 7300

PRIVATE SALE Price Inspect Contact

Suits $600,000 Plus Buyers Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am Wednesday 6.00 - 6.30pm Andrew Kwong 0419 509 637 Peter Marangos 0409 961 292

1811/163 City Road, Southbank




Price Superb 3br 18th flr apt in the heart of Southbank close to Southbank Promenade, Crown Casino & Clarendon Street shops Inspect Contact & cafes. Features huge living/dining w heat/cool, balcony, modern kitchen w SS apps & b/fast bar, mirrored BIRs, master with ensuite, central bthrm w Hansa fittings, Euro laundry w washer/dryer, double glazed windows t/out, secure CP, video intercom entry, 24/7 security, heated indoor pool & gym.

414 St Kilda Road Melbourne 3004

9866 5988

65 Whiteman St Southbank 3006

8687 9577



$600,000 - $640,000 Contact Agent Steven Ly 0407 620 261 Lilian Law 0408 816 682


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