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Sunday, 23rd June 10.00am to 12.00pm Altona Coastal Park planting day and barbecue Meet and register at the Ford, Altona Road, Altona Details: Conservation Ranger 9932 1000. Saturday, 23rd June 1.00pm to 3.00pm Friends of Skeleton Creek planting day Meet and register at the playground Carinza Avenue, Altona Meadows Details: Conservation Ranger 9932 1000. Sunday, 30th June 10.00am to 12.00pm Friends of Williamstown Wetlands planting day Paisley Challis Wetlands, Anglers Club, Corner Maddox and Grey Reserve roads, Williamstown Details: Conservation Ranger 9932 1000.
Jill Bilston and Heather van Heerwarden convert the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre into a Maltese celebration for the Merħba exibition.
Altona and Seaholme Foreshore Vision
Tuesday, 25th June Tuesday, 9th July (South Kingsville Community Centre) Tuesday, 23rd July Unless otherwise noted, Ordinary Council Meetings are held in the Council Chamber, 115 Civic Parade, Altona, commencing at 7.00pm. All interested members of the public are welcome to attend.
The Altona and Seaholme Foreshore is a unique section of coastline stretching approximately six kilometres between Laverton Creek to the west and Kororoit Creek to the east. The Council has ﬁnalised a series of conversations with the community over recent years about how the values of the Altona and Seaholme Foreshore can be honoured and protected, and ultimately how the area can be enhanced. The Altona and Seaholme Foreshore Community Vision sets the direction for the foreshore for at least the next 25 years. View the vision and obtain a feedback form at the Hobsons Bay Civic Centre, Altona Library and www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au The community can have its say by Wednesday, 17th July. For more information, call the Council’s Recreation unit on 9932 1000 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Find out about the progress of construction at the Newport Gardens Early Years Centre and the programs and services on oﬀer in 2014. Come along to the Newport Gardens Primary School gym, Maddox Road, Newport on Thursday, 4th July anytime between 5.00pm and 6.30pm to ﬁnd out more. Meet the Chief Executive Oﬃcer of Early Childhood Management Services, the new centre management provider, who will provide a brief presentation at 5.30pm. For details, contact Jenny Denouden on 9932 1000.
Early Days Workshop Program
The Council is teaming with Amaze to oﬀer families who have a child aged zero to six with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) a series of free workshops. The sessions are: • Thursday, 25th July – Introduction to Autism Spectrum Disorders; • Thursday, 26th September - Play and Social Learning; and • Thursday, 7th November - Preparation for School and Tips for Everyday. All sessions are from 10.00am to 2.30pm, with lunch provided, at the Hobsons Bay Civic Centre, 115 Civic Parade, Altona. Registrations are essential. Please call 1300 307 909 to book your place.
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• Application PA1326362 Meraq Building Designers has lodged an application for the construction of four double storey dwellings at 44 Hansen Street Altona North. The application may be inspected at the Hobsons Bay Civic Centre 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday, or via Greenlight, the Council’s online permit management system, at www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au Any person who may be aﬀected by the granting of the permit may make a submission to the Council in writing by 3rd July 2013. For details, please contact Kylie Sullivan on 9932 1000.
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Did you know that nearly 4.4 per cent of all Hobsons Bay residents have a Maltese ancestry, including just over 1,300 of Hobsons Bay’s residents who were born in Malta? The Council is partnering with the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre to present Merħba: Maltese Exhibition – a special exhibition to recognise and celebrate the strong heritage of the Maltese community in Hobsons Bay through stories and photos. Curated by Heather van Heerwaarden, the exhibition opens on Friday, 14th June from 6.30pm and runs until Friday, 28th June at the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre. The gallery is open Monday to Thursday from 10.00am to 4.00pm and Friday to Sunday from 11.00am to 4.00pm. There will also be a Maltese storytelling session on Sunday, 23rd June from 2.00pm to 3.00pm. Merħba means welcome and is the second in a series of biannual cultural exhibitions presented by the Council in partnership with the Louis Joel Arts and Community Centre, following on from Anamnisis, stories of the Greek community, in 2011.
President of the Williamstown Chamber of Commerce Samantha Martin tests out the WiFi with Mayor Cr Angela Altair at Commonwealth Reserve.
Free WiFi at Commonwealth Reserve
Williamstown’s Commonwealth Reserve now oﬀers free WiFi. Hobsons Bay City Council has switched on the new technology to enable the many visitors to the popular Nelson Place precinct access to the internet. Funded by Councillor Angela Altair’s 2013 Mayoral Program, the introduction of WiFi is a useful tool for the community and tourists alike. WiFi will also beneﬁt the cafes and retail businesses in the area by further encouraging people to visit and spend time in Williamstown. WiFi will be available to mobile devices that are set up to join public networks. Users will share bandwidth and be subject to a legal disclaimer. A ﬁrewall will enforce security policies and restricted websites. WiFi is also available in Logan Reserve in Altona.
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Learn all aspects of caring for fruit trees from choosing trees to suit your needs, feeding, pruning and training trees to grow on a trellis or wall at this free My Smart Garden workshop. On the day we’ll show you how to prune using the fruit trees in the school garden. Bring your questions for our fruit tree expert too. The event is on Saturday, 22nd June at Altona Meadows Primary School. Due to popular demand, a morning and afternoon workshop has been provided, the morning workshop will run from 10.00am to 12.30pm and the repeat workshop will run from 1.00pm to 3.30pm. Hobsons Bay and Moonee Valley City Councils’ My Smart Garden program helps residents use their backyards or balconies to grow their own food, shade their homes, use water wisely and recycle wastes. For more free events, gardening advice, prizes and discounts from local nurseries join My Smart Garden at www.mysmartgarden.org.au
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A SHARP rise in graffiti and vandalism in and around Footscray has spurred one of the biggest crackdowns on the problem. Maribyrnong Council, Footscray police and the Department of Justice have joined forces to tackle the spread of illegal graffiti in public spaces and on private property. Under a new program, offenders will clean up illegal graffiti as part of their court-imposed community work orders. Footscray police’s Inspector Tony Long said reports of graffiti had been dropping year to year, indicating people felt there was no point reporting it.
“Graffiti has become a really big problem in Maribyrnong. You only have to walk around Maribyrnong, and Footscray in particular, to see how much graffiti is around,” he said. “In the past 12 months we’ve had 57 reports of graffiti and you would probably find that in one street. “We know there are all kinds of graffiti gangs working in the area. The difficulty is they’re very transient.” Inspector Long said the stereotype that only young offenders were responsible was only part of the picture. Prosecutions showed offenders were aged up to their 40s. “We are catching offenders for it and the CCTV system has been quite successful in doing that.”
The council is considering increasing its $130,500 graffiti removal budget this year by $100,000 in a three-month blitz to remove all obvious illegal graffiti from public and private property. Mayor Catherine Cumming said the amount of graffiti across the municipality had skyrocketed. “We want to work with people who have been victims of graffiti. ‘‘We want people to know that by keeping properties clean you deter graffitists,” she said. “Cr Michael Clarke makes the point that you don’t see this in Toorak, you don’t see this in South Yarra. We’ve just become so used to it, people don’t bother reporting it as a crime.”
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Cr Cumming said graffiti attracted more graffiti and getting the area back to a clean slate offered the best chance to keep it that way. Department of Justice graffiti removal program manager Jason MacLeod told last week’s council community and services committee meeting that in Maribyrnong 25,000 square metres of graffiti had been removed under the program. The community is being urged to report illegal graffiti to council or police as soon as it appears. Victims may be entitled to a free graffiti removal kit or have it removed by the program.
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‘People person’ Hawkins touts Palmer, PM By Benjamin Millar
I’m a people person and there is an opportunity here to get involved.” Mr Hawkins’ key concerns are rising unemployment and utility prices, healthcare cuts and homelessness. “The climate tax would be changed and things with refugees need to be done better.” Hawkins remains circumspect on the performance of Prime Minister Julia Gillard, the number one ticket holder at the Bulldogs since 2010. “She’s trying her best for the country. I’m not going to say she is doing a good job or a bad job,
but I think she’s having a crack. If people are happy now, then they can continue to support Julia Gillard or Tony Abbott. All we are doing is giving people another option, so if they are not happy they can come over to the Palmer United Party.” Mr Palmer intends to field candidates in every House of Representative seat and a Senate team in each state and territory. He said Hawkins and Michael were not only great Australian sporting heroes, “they are great Australians’’. ‘‘Both are proven leaders.’’
BULLDOGS legend Doug Hawkins wants voters to look beyond his football career when considering his suitability as a candidate in the September federal election. Hawkins, 53, has joined former world champion boxer Barry Michael as part of the Victorian Senate team of Clive Palmer’s Palmer United Party. He told the Weekly he was inspired by the billionaire miner’s passion for the country’s future and would be
happy to see him as Australia’s next prime minister. “He’s very passionate about Australia, passionate about the people of Australia and I’m happy to be involved,” Mr Hawkins said. “He doesn’t have to be doing this; it’s about helping the country.” The Braybrook-raised former Footscray Bulldogs captain, who played more than 300 games for the AFL club, says feedback on his foray into politics has been mixed. “I don’t make out I know everything about politics, but I know my strengths.
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airline, then present their case when they get here. If they’re not legitimate refugees, we send them back.’’
FORMER world boxing champion Barry Michael is a contender for a parliamentary seat as lead Senate candidate for the Clive Palmer United Party. He spoke to the Weekly last week in a candid interview at his Williamstown home.
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“[Clive] said at the moment it cuts out at 65, doesn’t it? Well, he said that’s wrong because you know the majority of people with disabilities are over 65, like with strokes etcetera, heart attacks or, you know, accidents. And he said he’s going to totally change that so it’s going to cover you right the way through. One of my policies is to tip, I think it’s about $80 billion into health care Australia-wide. I think about $18 billion will be injected into hospitals and the medical system in Victoria.’’
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‘‘I’m not sure of Doug [Hawkins’] education, but I was in education at university-entrance level and I wanted to do economics, actually, and I was offered psychology. When I turned professional, instead, as a boxer, that became my career. But Doug and I have lived life really to the full.’’ You didn’t know Clive before you applied [for the candidacy] online. Is it a strange process how all this has come about?
I didn’t know he was a Williamstown boy, to be honest, which I think is sort of fate.’’ For the full interview, go to hobsonsbayweekly.com.au
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Intersection talk is cheap: council wants cash MARIBYRNONG Council is calling on VicRoads to help fix the municipality’s most dangerous intersection for cyclists. Council has written to raise safety issues on Footscray’s Parker and Whitehall streets, the site of five serious crashes in the past five years. “Despite much discussion with VicRoads on appropriate safety treatment options over the past three years no funding has been provided,” the letter stated. The intersection is part of the main route for western suburbs cyclists travelling into the city. Bike counts show about 300
cyclists use the intersection every morning peak period, an average of one cyclist every 24 seconds. More than 4200 trucks use Whitehall Street each weekday. The council argues better safety would encourage more cyclists and cut down on road congestion. VicRoads, which has responsibility for Whitehall Street, has previously submitted a funding proposal for bicycle/pedestrian-operated signals and line marking. Regional director Patricia Liew said VicRoads had investigated cyclist demand and safety at the intersection, considering the number
including construction of a bridge over the Tottenham rail line and industrial land west of the rail reserve. Western suburbs Greens MP Colleen Hartland said she had been calling on the government for more than a year to fix the Parker and Whitehall streets intersection. “A major bike route and the trucking route intersecting with no traffic signals – it’s the most dangerous intersection in the western suburbs, which shows up in the crash statistics with many cyclists being hit,” Ms Hartland said
of cyclists, traffic volumes, traffic and cycle interactions and a crash analysis. “As a result, VicRoads is finalising designs for a project to address demand and safety at this intersection for consideration for funding in a future program, including the 201314 program.” VicRoads’ cycling and pedestrian budget for the north west metropolitan region, which includes Maribyrnong, was $150,000 in 2012-13. $5.3 million has been allocated for the continuation of the Federation Trail to Fogarty Avenue in Yarraville,
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Caltex has applied to install eight fuel tanks at its Newport terminal at 411 Douglas Parade. Applications have been lodged with the Environment Protection Authority and Hobsons Bay Council. A community information session will be held next Wednesday from 4-7pm at Newport’s Substation. Details: epa.vic.gov.au
Teaching lessons in film Victoria University lecturer Sarah Tartakover launches her film, Classroom conversations around culture, at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre at 4pm tomorrow. The film explores the experiences of pre-service teachers as they undertake placement at schools including Yarraville West and Newport Lakes primary schools.
Rethink on Newport park It will cost $1 million to reopen Jack Madigan Reserve at Newport, Hobsons Bay Council said last week. During World War II the navy stored oil at the site, which later became a waste tip. Transition Hobsons Bay has organised a community meeting on Saturday at 11am to discuss possible future uses for the site. Details: facebook.com/jcmadiganreserve
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CYCLISTS and pedestrians are calling on Hobsons Bay Council to protect them from trucks and fund infrastructure improvements in the 2013-14 budget. Brendan Dowling, who addressed last week’s council meeting, requested the extension of the Market Street bike path to provide a safe link from Newport railway station to the Hobsons Bay coastal trail. He said trucks were parking over the bike lane in Maddox Road, leaving nowhere for bikes to go. “The most dangerous part of this route is along Maddox Road,” Mr Dowling said. “The heavy traffic and parking of heavy vehicles along the lefthand side of Maddox Road, as you head to Kororoit Creek Road, make it unsafe for younger or less experienced riders. “I would not allow my 10-year-
Residents have lost a battle to stop a proposed four-storey, 80-dwelling apartment complex in Altona Meadows. The Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has approved plans by the Noordenne Family Group to build a “landmark” building with residential dwellings, a gymnasium and underground car park at the corner of Queen and Merton streets. More than 50 residents objected to the proposal, saying it would be “the end of Altona Meadows as we know it.” The plan was refused by Hobsons Bay Council. The building will be the largest in Altona Meadows.
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Weapons seized in store raid By Benjamin Millar
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POLICE seized 85 prohibited weapons during a raid on a Highpoint shopping centre store last week. Footscray police were joined by members of the Victoria Police licensing services division in Wednesday’s raid. The haul included imitation AK47s and other machine guns, pistols, revolvers and a throwing axe. A 33-year-old Melbourne East man was interviewed at the scene and will be charged on summons with offences including unlawfully bringing prohibited weapons into Victoria, unlawfully displaying prohibited weapons for sale, possessing imitation firearms, possessing a prohibited weapon other than an imitation firearm, and offences relating to the recording
and sale of prohibited weapons. Footscray’s Inspector Tony Long said the raid was sparked by a recent confrontation between police and a youth who was carrying an imitation gun. “Attending armed police obviously took the matter very seriously. Luckily, the incident ended peacefully,” he said. “I am very concerned about the number of these imitation weapons in our community. There are legitimate collectors; however, they need to be licensed, as does anyone selling these types of items.” Inspector Long warned that imitation weapons in the wrong hands could be used to commit crime. “Imitation weapons of this type are a real problem. They are made of metal and wood, the actions work and they look and feel like a real firearm,” he said.
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’Dog scores for equality WESTERN Bulldogs star Ryan Griffen joined people with a disability from annecto Yarraville last week to create the match day banner for Sunday’s clash with Collingwood. The banners of both clubs featured a “Footy fans support equality and inclusion for people of all abilities” message to mark the inaugural Robert Rose Cup. Supported by law firm Slater & Gordon, the annual fixture
highlights the contribution of people with a disability to the game and community. Griffen said: “Nothing symbolises the coming together of footy and community more than the tradition of making the match day banner. The boys and I are really looking forward to running out on the day and are proud to be associated with the match that recognises the achievements of people with a disability.”
A man has exposed himself to a number of people, including children, in and around Footscray. Police believe a woman walking her dog through Hansen Reserve on April 22 was the first victim. They said the man also approached a 12-year-old boy on Ormond Road, Footscray, on May 25, and made lewd comments. On May 31, he allegedly exposed himself to two girls, aged seven and nine, on Wattle Street about 3.30pm. Police said that on June 4, he followed a woman on Roberts Street and grabbed her. He has been described as in his early 20s, Caucasian, and about 180cm tall. Details to Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Woman finds skinned cat A resident has reported finding what appeared to be a skinned cat at Shaw Reserve in Altona Meadows. The woman, who asked not to be named, photographed and reported the find to Altona North police. “I’m a chef by trade so I know about cut lines,” she said. “Everything was intact on the bone but the fur was removed. There were cut lines around the feet.’’
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Dig deep and protect Skeleton Creek A COMMUNITY planting day will be held along the banks of Skeleton Creek at Altona Meadows on Sunday. Friends of Skeleton Creek and Altona Bay Wetlands will meet from 1-3pm in Carinza Avenue. Friends secretary Denice Perryman is asking people to meet at the rotunda and barbecue area that was built with help from the Rotary Club. “We formed about 20 years ago to try to protect the creek and its catchments and we have working bees once a month.” The creek starts around Deer Park and winds through Hoppers Crossing and Point Cook before entering Port Phillip Bay. Next to it are the Cheetham Wetlands, a wetland of international importance that attracts birds from as far as Siberia. People are advised to dress for cold, wet weather, and to wear a hat, sunscreen, sturdy shoes and gloves, if possible. Work may include spreading mulch, weeding and watering.
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Join in: Denice Perryman is calling on volunteers to help with planting.
MARIBYRNONG council has vowed to maintain pressure on the state government to fix the truck traffic plaguing residential roads. The council invited Maribyrnong Truck Action Group (MTAG) representatives to address last week’s community and services committee meeting as part of its preparation of a long-term strategy to tackle a projected doubling of freight traffic in the next two decades. MTAG president Samantha McArthur said the health impacts of heavy truck traffic near homes and schools was unacceptable. “One of the ideas we had was calling on the ministers and Premier to come and meet with residents and explain how they can solve our problems,” Ms McArthur said. MTAG secretary Martin Wurt told the meeting the truck action plan, to
build ramps to directly link trucks to the West Gate Freeway, remained the No.1 step in taking up to one million trucks off residential streets each year. The plan was scuttled in last month’s state budget, with the government arguing the proposed east-west road link would negate the need for the project. “That is the best solution. If you think a tunnel coming out under Footscray is a solution, it’s not,” Mr Wurt said. “We have the biggest truck problem in all of Australia and we’re being left behind.” The council is seeking an expansion of the truck curfew program, including a night ban on Moore Street in Footscray and moves to stop the almost 2000 trucks using Yarraville’s Somerville Road daily from doing so during school crossing hours. Council wrote to the government and VicRoads about the curfew, but it has received no formal response.
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Celebrations bring Refugee Week to life
By Benjamin Millar
MARIBYRNONG’S reputation for welcoming refugees is on display this week as part of Refugee Week celebrations. Maribyrnong Council set events rolling on Tuesday by launching new ‘welcome booklets’ at an event featuring live performances from Phoenix’s hip-hop group Raw Elements, Ee’da, an inspirational spoken word performer from South East Asia, and Bitsat Seyoum, a local Ethiopian performer. Mayor Catherine Cumming said: “Refugee Week [which ends on Saturday] aims to acknowledge the culturally rich contributions that refugees make to our community and raise awareness about the plight of refugees worldwide.” Other events and activities include a film screening at Footscray library, women’s swim night at Maribyrnong Aquatic Centre and the Refugee Week art competition. The Western Bulldogs are getting into the spirit of Refugee Week, holding the sixth annual CALDplay Cup at Whitten Oval today.
On song: African Australian Community Centre manager Abraham Mamer and jazz musician Tom J Brian live it up.
Fifty newly arrived migrants and refugees from Melbourne’s west are testing their football skills in an Australian rules carnival, with women’s and men’s teams playing. The Bulldogs will also hold the seventh annual citizenship ceremony, with 60 refugees from across the west set to become Australian citizens at Whitten Oval from 2pm on Saturday.
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The African Australian Community Centre in Footscray is holding a free community barbecue from 1-3pm on Saturday featuring multicultural food and entertainment from soul and jazz musicians. — Benjamin Millar Details: maribyrnong.vic.gov.au/ refugeeweek or 9688 0200
AMBULANCE response times are being kept from the public by a state government hiding a growing crisis, Labor MPs say. But Health Minister David Davis has turned the spotlight on federal health funding cuts and flow-on cuts to patient services. Williamstown MP Wade Noonan told Parliament last week Ambulance Victoria board minutes, released under freedom of information, showed it was ready last year to launch a website revealing ambulance response times for each Victorian local government area. Mr Noonan asked Premier Denis Napthine when the data would be released online, but the Premier sidestepped the question. Footscray MP Marsha Thomson said the government had gagged Ambulance Victoria from publishing
ambulance response times to avoid acknowledging the ambulance crisis. “If Mr Napthine was so proud of how his government was administering Victoria’s ambulance service, he would simply press the button and get this information online,” Ms Thomson said. She said the latest data available under FOI showed response times had worsened for every ambulance station across metropolitan Melbourne. The debate comes as Footscray’s only specialist Mobile Intensive Care Ambulance unit faces eviction from its Eleanor Street site after Ambulance Victoria’s lease expired. The Weekly reported in December that Footscray could lose the unit, which is deployed to serious emergencies so paramedics can reach the scene as soon as possible. The unit has now been granted a two-week extension while new premises are readied in Brooklyn.
Buses will replace trains from ﬁrst service Saturday 29 June to last service Sunday 14 July 2013 on the following lines: • Ballarat line: between Ballarat and Southern Cross Station • Bendigo line: between Bendigo and Southern Cross Station • Sunbury line: between Albion and Footscray railway stations. During this time essential Regional Rail Link construction works will take place. These include major road works on Anderson Road in Sunshine to facilitate the removal of two level crossings, signiﬁcant works at Footscray, West Footscray and Sunshine railway stations, extensive bridge works and substantial track and signalling works.
Further information about planning your journey during this time is available from Public Transport Victoria at ptv.vic.gov.au or by calling 1800 800 007 6am – midnight daily. Thank you for your patience as we work to improve Victoria’s public transport system.
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n a rare moment of downtime, principal artist Adam Bull kindly obliges to a request for a brief tour of the Australian Ballet’s Southbank headquarters. Cheerful and polite, Bull plays the role of gracious host perfectly, zigzagging his way through hallways as though he is proudly showing someone around his family home. At 194 centimetres and with curly blonde locks, he commands attention even when not performing. Today he’s dressed down in grey tracksuit pants and a white singlet, barefoot but for black socks so his precious feet can take a well earned breather. It’s not long before Bull is momentarily stopped in his tracks. ‘‘Good to see you back,’’ whispers a woman passing by, her face flushed with admiration. Bull later unmasks his admirer as Ann Jenner, now a teacher with the ballet company but once a principal ballerina with London’s Royal Ballet and a star of yesteryear. He goes on to explain how he has just returned home after performing the Sydney leg of the company’s latest ballet, Vanguard. The passing pleasantries continue and it quickly becomes evident that Bull is somewhat of a big deal around here. The excursion resumes, passing several identical studio spaces before we stop, peering through a rectangular window at the door numbered six.
Inside is a cluster of teenage boys wearing blue leotards, their taut bodies twisting in unison to the delicate sounds of a piano which is heard but not seen. For Bull, the picture is like looking through a crystal ball transporting him back to his childhood. ‘‘It doesn’t feel that long ago that I was down there as a student,’’ he beams. ‘‘It’s surreal sometimes to take a look back at where you’ve come from. It’s a big journey.’’ He’s often dubbed Australia’s version of Billy Elliot due to his working-class roots. Bull’s story begins in the late 1980s when he was a little tacker at Laverton Primary School. His grade 1 teacher, Janine Kip, the woman he counts as his inspiration, pushed him into ballet. Back then neither Bull, nor his family, knew anything of ballet and he jokes that Kip presumably must have seen him jumping around the staff room. ‘‘She saw something in me and encouraged my family to take me to dance lessons. I don’t know what it was that she saw.’’ Kip remembers Bull as a happy-go-lucky kid who would dance on the playground asphalt and turn heads. ‘‘He was out there in the elements with an extension cord and the school’s PA system and he did Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mirror with his little chair and sparkly top.’’ Bull would soon take to ballet like a duck to water at Brian Nolan Academy of Dance, studying under the former Australian Ballet member at his Werribee studio. He remembers his old stomping ground being wedged between a mechanic’s workshop and a karate school.
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Nolan he recalls as strict but fair, a teacher from the school of hard knocks. ‘‘He was hard. He was a really tough teacher for a little suburban ballet school. But he taught me a lot and got me to a level where I thought, wow, I can do this’.’’ Nolan makes no apologies for his methods and reckons a bit of tough love gets the best out of his pupils. When Bull, a skinny, gawky kid, walked in the door Nolan immediately knew he had something special to work with. Bull took to it ‘‘possessed’’, he says, and had a unique demeanour, carrying himself with elegance and pride. ‘‘I knew from his very first class at seven years old that he was going to be good. By the following year I remember boasting to teachers at ballet competitions that he was potentially that good that he would be a principal with the Australian Ballet one day. The teachers laughed at me, but I knew what I was talking about.’’ Still, even the naturals need prodding. Nolan spent 11 years with Bull, honing his craft for a distant tomorrow, right up until he waved goodbye and set off for the Australian Ballet at age 17. Nolan counts himself lucky to have taught Bull then Valerie Tereshchenko, also with the Australian Ballet, and now Milei Lee, an eightyear-old prodigy he believes will outshine them all. ‘‘It is said that we only get one extraordinary student in our lifetime and I thought after Adam there would not be any more but I was fortunate,’’ Nolan says. ‘‘They all have that special thing about them that one can’t describe and put into words that
Left, Amber Scott and Adam Bull as Odette and the Prince in Swan Lake; top and above, Australian Ballet members Cristiano Martino, Christopher Rodgers-Wilson, Adam Bull and Cameron Hunter; top right, Amber Scott as the white swan and Adam Bull as the prince in Swan Lake; right, Adam Bull in full flight.
is envied by all around them.’’ Bull leapt across to the Australian Ballet in his teens and has remained a staple of the company, which is held in high regard worldwide. The tight-knit group of 70-odd dancers performs about 180 shows a year. In 2008, Bull was promoted to the highest ballet rank in the country, becoming a principal artist with the Australian Ballet. Even now, five years on, he’s still both chuffed and humbled by the title. ‘‘You never rest and go ‘yeah I’ve made it!’. Where I am now, people go, ‘Oh, my God, you’re a principal of the Australian ballet’. But I don’t sit back and say I’ve done all the hard work. Every day it gets harder and harder.’’ True to his word, Bull’s schedule seems like the very definition of hard work. It is mid-morning and he’s already taking a break from pilates and stretching in the upstairs gym. There’s a ballet class from 10.30am to noon, rehearsals from noon to 2.30pm, then lunch and more rehearsals until well into the evening. This routine takes place six days a week and intensifies even further during a performance’s season – not that dancers always have the luxury of concentrating on one performance at a time. Right now Bull is rolling out Vanguard while also preparing for Swan Lake just around the corner. Is it worth it? ‘‘It’s too much work for it not to be,’’ Bull retorts. ‘‘If you didn’t love it you couldn’t put your body through what we do.’’
With the company, he has travelled overseas regularly, performing in Paris, London, Tokyo, and a week in New York last year when the company performed Swan Lake. Bull is reluctant to pluck out a highlight from life on the road but says the New York show stands out. ‘’My mum had never seen me dance overseas before. She came over and saw me. It was really emotional. The audience response, as soon as the curtains went down, they all went crazy.’’ Asked about the feeling on stage, Bull says each performance produces a different vibe. ‘‘I still get nervous. Twenty years later, before every show, I still get butterflies. There’s always doubts in your head. But once you hit the stage you just lose yourself. ‘‘Sometimes you’re on a high and loving it. Sometimes you’re sore and injured, but you still have to go out and deliver to 3000 people.’’ Bull concedes ballet is a cut-throat world but says for the most part dancers are supportive of each other, even though there is always someone who can step into your shoes. ‘‘The pressure comes more from within yourself. You’re always so hard on yourself. You come off stage and you can always do better. You’re never happy. ‘‘Even though they’re all beautiful people [fellow dancers], there is a silent competitiveness. We’re all pushing for the same roles. So there’s all these things behind your shoulder but not in an evil, scary way.’’ For Bull, it is time, not other dancers, with whom he must compete. At 31 he is nearer to the end of his performing career than the beginning, the wear and tear on his body making its presence felt.
‘‘We’re so reliant on our body and being able to be in peak form. And, just like that, anything can go,” he says. ‘‘It’s always in the back of my head. If I have another five years – great. If I have 10, that would be ridiculously good. I take every day as it is and hope it’s not my last.’’ Pressed about the future, Bull reckons coaching at the Australian Ballet wouldn’t be such a bad gig. ‘‘I push it out of my head sometimes, but I do have to think about it. You have made such a commitment at such a young age. It’s all I know. It’s quite scary. ‘‘Just to pass on what I’ve been taught would be a great gift.’’ Outside of ballet, Bull is a travel and adventure junkie. He’s already visited the Antarctic, and the Galapagos Islands are next on the horizon. Who knows where life will take him next. What is certain is that the boy from workingclass Laverton grew up to be a star, as many had predicted. But at home he’s just the same old Adam. ‘‘I’m going to mum and dad’s tonight,’’ he smiles. ‘‘I haven’t seen them since I’ve been back. Mum and dad always put on a spread. She asked last night, ‘What do you want for tea?’ I said, ‘I don’t care, mum. Whatever you’re making is fine’.’’ The Australian Ballet’s new show, Graeme Murphy’s Swan Lake, runs from June 21 to July 1 at the State Theatre, Arts Centre, Melbourne, 100 St Kilda Road. Tickets: $39$196. Bookings: australianballet.com.au. June 19, 2013 \ WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE 11
1200 call for bus policy change BY NICK TOSCANO
replace the 413 and 416 Hoppers Crossing-Laverton buses, which ran at 40-minute intervals. Representatives from the state’s public transport authority will attend a public forum at Sanctuary Lakes Golf Club on Monday, where bus users and traders will voice their concerns about the cancellations. Public Transport Victoria spokeswoman Helen Witton said the bus network had been redrawn to “boost coverage, provide better and more frequent connections with trains, streamline routes and provide services later into the night.” Ms Witton said while some residents had been forced to alter their travel routes, most commuters had been given better bus services. Altona Labor MP Jill Hennessy said she had been “inundated” with complaints. Passion rewarded: Maureen McKnight (left) and Irene Portelli get their medals from horticultural society’s Don Rickerby.
Monday’s forum is at 7pm. Details: 9395 0221
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PETITIONS bearing almost 1200 signatures have been tabled in State Parliament as residents of Laverton, Point Cook and Hoppers Crossing continue pressing the government to reverse controversial changes to the suburban bus network. Some Point Cook residents have reported that travel times have doubled since the opening of Williams Landing train station, while Laverton residents are having to take buses and trains to get to supermarkets and a medical centre. Public Transport Minister Terry Mulder announced bus links to the new station in April, including three routes through Point Cook, one from Hoppers Crossing via Wyndham Vale and Truganina and another from Hoppers Crossing via Point Cook. The new routes are running on a 22-minute timetable and
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Sing-A-Long-A Sound of Music Due to popular demand, Sing-ALong-A Sound of Music returns to the Arts Centre’s State Theatre for three performances during August 16-17. A surprise celebrity host will guide the audience through a great interactive experience and tribute to the Oscar-winning film The Sound of Music. So round up your favourite friends and become stars of the world’s favourite musical! Book through artscentremelbourne.com.au
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Newport swings The popular folk festival brasses off again, writes Eleani Purcell
he sixth annual Newport Folk Festival will bring the sounds of brass, bluegrass, jazz and swing to venues in and around Newport. The three-day event, starting July 5, will feature a big gig at Newport’s Substation on the Saturday night featuring The Ska Vendors with Pat Powell, supported by Americana band TheReChords. During the day, there will be music and entertainment at Paine Reserve. The festival culminates with Peter Baylor’s gypsy swing band Ultrafox and Julie O’Hara on vocals. This year’s festival is the first to feature the Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed, whose members have been making musical instruments. Member Kerry Duke, who plays mandolin in the Newport Bush Orchestra, says the festival will feature workshops on different instruments. “I’ve only just taken up the mandolin since I retired,” he says. “I’ve only been playing it a couple of years.”
Musical feast: Kerry Duke, with a classic 1922 Lorraine Dietrich and mandolin, prepares for the festival.
It will be the first festival performance for the 15-piece Newport Ska youth band, while a new event, dubbed The Brass Experience, will give novices a chance to play brass instruments. Other inaugural events are theatre shows and a youth film festival. For the full festival program, visit nffc.org. au or phone 0403 244 688.
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Carer support: Grow Better Together Carers Group is for friends and family of those with mental health issues. Free meetings are twice monthly in Laverton. Details: call 1800 558 268. Act local: Contaminated and fenced off, Jack Madigan Reserve Newport needs some love. Residents are meeting from 11am-noon on Saturday to share ideas for the reserve and beautify it with flowers and ribbons. Details: facebook.com/JCMadiganReserve. Forum: The refugee and settlement program of CatholicCare presents a Newly Emerging Families and Young People Forum. Discuss the challenges community workers experience addressing the issues facing newly arrived refugee families and young
people in Melbourne’s west. The forum also explores the challenges refugees face in accessing social support services. It’s a chance for community workers and leaders, employment service providers, young people and parents to share ideas. The forum, which includes lunch, is from 10am-1pm on Tuesday at 3 Wingfield Street, Footscray. Book on 9689 3888 or email footscray@ ccam.org.au. Indigenous screenwriters: The Black Writers Lab is a scriptwriting program facilitated by industry professionals and designed for new and emerging indigenous writers to develop skills to industry standard. It’s from 7pm tomorrow at The Performance Space, 45 Moreland Street, Footscray. Details: footscrayarts.com.
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Out of Africa, a fine feast By Rebecca Miller
he pockets of Melbourne lucky enough to have many residents from different countries in Africa are discovering the joys of that continent’s cuisine in all its diversity. Many African restaurants are now getting rave reviews from food critics and diners are embracing the often pared-back dining settings with their distinctive warmth and charm. But with such a large variety of food eaten throughout Africa’s diverse nations, it’s worth knowing what you’re in for before visiting a restaurant. If you’re eating at a North African restaurant — think Morocco, Algeria and Egypt — you may have couscous as part of your meal as this is the main diet staple. Spices such as saffron, nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger and cloves may also be incorporated into the dishes. When visiting a Central African restaurant, with food from Rwanda, Chad and the Democratic Republic of Congo, dishes may contain plantain (member of the banana family) and cassava
(starchy vegetable, resembles potato), the main ingredients for these areas. An East African restaurant, incorporating recipes from Sudan, Ethiopia and Kenya, will major on grains and vegetables. Dishes such as ugali — a starchy, corn-based paste, similar to polenta — is often served with soups and stews. In West African restaurants, representing countries like Ghana, Mauritania and Mali, hot spices are popular. They may be used to flavour yams and cassava. Seafood is eaten often and a common drink is palm wine, made from fermented palm sap which can be sweet or sour. In South Africa, places like Nambia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe, fruits such as papaya, mango and banana are common, and game meat and seafood are also popular. If you’re yet to embrace the foodie heartbeat of Africa, do yourself a favour, spice up your life and get the whole family together to experience something special.
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or more than 22 years, Marks Quality Cakes has set a high standard for products that are these days distributed in four Australian states. Ten years ago, the forward-thinking business began operations in Williamstown North, employing many locals. And now, says manager Rick Badenhope, a new arm of the business has been launched right next door – Marks Fine Foods, a cafe showcasing the company’s fine product range. “We’re now offering an even wider selection of our large cakes and patisserie products for customers to savour with a cup of coffee or tea,” he says. “And we are serving light meals.” The cafe takes its tea and coffee seriously, delivering coffee made with the Amanti label and a range of Tear Drop teas. Also popular are the ‘‘grab-and-go’’ range of family pies and quiches. Perfect for busy people to pick up for dinner when cooking seems too big a chore, the pies
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Work of Art Deco in Yarraville This historic house in Williamstown Road is packed with class and potential, writes Ross McGravie
et yourself a fine slice of comfort, style and potential with this lovingly maintained Art Deco residence in Yarraville. Behind neat gardens that include a silver birch, James Stirling hedge and Lorraine Lee roses, the cream clinker-brick dwelling (circa 1947) on a 736-square-metre block is being offered for sale for the first time in 51 years. Built by then-prominent local MP John Marley, the prestigious house of about 24 squares hosted many Labor Party meetings at the time of the DLP split. A patio leads into the grand foyer with stuccoed walls and plate racks. At one end,
behind colonial-style glass doors, is the lounge room, while the sleeping wing is at the other. The lounge includes an LG reverse-cycle airconditioner, chandelier and Vulcan gas heater in the brick fireplace. To the left of the foyer through double doors are three bedrooms (main with box bay window), separate toilet and tiled bathroom with terrazzo floor, bath, shower and freestanding vanity. Doors off the foyer lead to the cosy sitting room, study or fourth bedroom with brick fireplace, dining room also with brick fireplace and – further afield – into the 1960s eat-in kitchen with St George double oven in the
hearth, laminex top and LG reverse-cycle airconditioner. A security door opens to the laundry, covered entertainment area and backyard, which includes a raised vegetable patch, Hills Hoist, 14 camellia trees, three lemon trees, and plum and apple trees. There’s car access from Grace Street via a remote-control door to a garage, carport and original outside toilet. Pelmeted drapes, timber architraves and deep window ledges, insect screens and Foxtel connection are other features. Nearby are Yarraville Square shopping centre and Yarraville Oval, restaurants, schools, childcare centres, bus routes, and Seddon and Yarraville railway stations.
147 Williamstown Road, Yarraville Bedrooms: 3 or 4 Bathrooms: 1.5 Living areas: Lounge, dining, sitting room/study, covered entertainment area The rest: Period detailing, gas heating, reverse-cycle airconditioner, OFPs, high ceilings, timber venetians, sunblinds, vegie patch, fruit trees, carport, garage Price: $880,000-$960,000 Auction: July 13 at 1pm Agent: Sweeney Yarraville, 9687 8388; Wayne Rogers, 0411 854 094 June 19, 2013 \ WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE 19
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12 Bird Court, Williamstown Price: $820,000-$900,000 Auction: June 29 at 1.30pm Agent: Williams Real Estate, 9397 2000
56A Churchill Ave
basin. The garage has been converted to include a bedroom or gym, bathroom with laundry facilities and storeroom. Extras include a fireplace with hardwood surround, security system, double-glazed windows, ducted heating, evaporative cooling, reversecycle airconditioners and polished bamboo floorboards.
TWO FOR THE PRICE OF ONE
Block fronted Victoria style home complemented by brick veneer home at the rear. Ideally suited to live in one and rent out the other representing a great investment for the astute investor.
5 Geelong Road
GREAT INVESTMENT OPPORTUNITY
Great location, Great Potential. This three bedroom home offers great convenience located in a prime position, close to all amenities. Suitable for the astute investor or first home buyer. Once you inspect this property, the choice will be clear.
• double fronted Victorian home • Comprising 3 (three) bedrooms • Lounge, kitchen, utility room • Features bay window, fireplaces • Return verandah, high ceilings & side driveway
Three good sized bedrooms; kitchen/meals area with separate lounge, gas heating and cooking. Close proximity to public transport, shops, schools walk to the park and off street parking.
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2A Leonard Street
• Brick veneer home • Comprising 2 (two) bedrooms both with BIR • Kitchen with breakfast bar • dining room, lounge • Bathroom with shower recess etc
478 Barkly Street Saturday 11.00-11.30am
IN THE HEART OF SUNSHINE
This three bedroom classic weatherboard home offering great lifestyle is nestled in a prime location, close to all amenities Sunshine has to offer. Once you inspect this property, the choice will be clear. Three good sized bedrooms with robes and study, spacious kitchen/meals area with separate lounge, gas heating and gas cooking. Close proximity to public transport, shops, primary and secondary schools. Single garage and off street parking.
225 Barkly Street Footscray 9689 1755 20 WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE \ June 19, 2013
IN THE HEART OF FOOTSCRAY
Family contentment can by yours with this unique opportunity. This five bedroom two story brick home, has been built with love for family entertainment, offering great life style, is located in a prime position and close to all amenities Footscray has to offer. Once you inspect this property the choice will be clear. Five double bedrooms, four with BIR, master bedroom with BIR and balcony, spacious kitchen/meals area with separate lounge, formal dining room, city views. Gas ducted heating, close proximity to public transport, shops, schools, low maintenance garden and off street parking.
Carmelo Caputa Mob: 0414 293 389 Tony Borello Mob: 0403 235 679 John Librizzi AH: 9689 3713
Touches of pure class in Altona North
enovated with style, this weatherboard wonder in Altona North will have no shortage of admirers. On a 654-square-metre block with a north-facing backyard, it also has off-street parking for two vehicles. Behind a front patio from which to watch the world go by, the double-fronted dwelling has an entry hall, two bedrooms (one with built-in robe), updated bathroom with bath, shower and long vanity, living room that opens to the garden, French provincial kitchen with stainless-steel appliances (underbench oven, gas cooktop
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and pull-out rangehood) and dishwasher, and sunroom that opens on both sides to a deck. Reverse-cycle airconditioning, polished floorboards, lush lawn and five productive citrus trees are other features.
14 Clematis Avenue, Altona North Price: $540,000-$570,000 Auction: July 13 at 11am Agent: Jas Stephens Yarraville, 9316 9000
344 Melbourne Road, Newport
Barlow McEwan Tribe
BREATHTAKING LUXURY HOME. 39 Laurie Street, NEWPORT
This stunning custom built contemporary home approximately 25 Squares in area, offers endless features including gas log fire brush box timber flooring and staircase, ducted heating, refrigerated cooling and wiring for a home theatre system. Comprising downstairs * Spacious Living and Dining area with adjacent state of art kitchen with its glazed porcelain floor tiles enjoys stone bench tops Blanco appliances, Built in coffee machine and microwave oven. *Bedroom which could be a private office with its own bathroom double shower and fully fitted wardrobe. Upstairs offers 3 bedrooms with a central bathroom and a handy living area zone.Additional benefit includes the double car garage/workshop with remote, downstairs outdoor alfresco merbue timbered decked area with its own BBQ entertainment area. Enjoying a highly sought after location close to prestigious Newport Lakes Reserve, Primary and Secondary schools, Newport station and shops.This one ticks all the boxes- see for yourself
4 Auction Inspect Contact
20th July 2013 12:30pm Saturday 22nd June 2013 12:30-1:00pm Sunday 23rd June 2013 12:30-1:00pm Angus Scott-Walker 0418 336 021 Mick Abdou 0419 007 085 Michael Dalton 0412 957 080
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Barlow McEwan Tribe AltonA
1 2 & 3/123 Blyth Street Itâ€™s time to spoil yourself!
1 Purnell Street When Convenience Counts
Built to a standard & not a budget, this impressive architecturally designed property is finished off with the utmost quality.Comprises 2 oversized bedrooms with ample cupboard space, luxurious bathroom with huge shower & frameless shower screen, powder room, beautifully appointed two pack kitchen complete with glass splash back & Caesarstone bench tops. Inspection is a must! For Sale: Inspect: Contact:
Contact Agent Anthony Molinia Peter Weaver Scott Murdoch
Ideally located is this three bedroom family home. Offering popular open plan living which adjoins the dinning and modern kitchen with quality appliances including insinkerator. With many comfort features your inspection is highly recommended. Externally the property features neat established gardens with gazebo and ample vehicle accommodation. Auction: Inspect: Contact:
0418 304 894 0430 808 240 0419 380 100
20 Galvin Street Immaculate Throughout!
The first level comprises three bedrooms and main bathroom together with two separate balconies. Externally the property boasts extensive timber decking around the outdoor entertaining area and a choice of either sun filled courtyards. Situated in this highly sought after Seaholme location the shortest of strolls takes you to schools, shopping, train station and main swimming beach. For Sale: Inspect: Contact:
Saturday 13 July @ 2:00 PM Contact Agent Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100 Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240
237 Queen Street A UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY
Step inside to be pleasantly surprised. Recently renovated this charming villa is more than meets the eye. Offering popular open plan living and two spacious bedrooms. The modern kitchen and bathroom are well appointed and tastefully finished. Externally a beautifully landscaped courtyard with BBQ area. From this lifestyle location a short stroll along the beach takes you to Pier St. Auction: Inspect: Contact:
24-26 Pier Street Altona 22 WEEKLY â€“ YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE \ June 19, 2013
Well presented throughout with renovated bathroom & new kitchen. Ducted heating throughout & split system air-conditioning ensure your comfort level. Externally the property boasts magnificent outdoor entertaining on timber decking together with garage/workshop. With an allotment of approx 700m consider further redevelopment possibilities. For Sale: Inspect: Contact:
Saturday, 13 July @ 1:00 PM Vacant Land Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240 Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100
4/239 Esplanade Lifestyle & Location!
Saturday 29th June @ 2pm Saturday 11-11.30am Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240 Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894
Saturday 11.45-12.15pm Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100 Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240
49 Maidstone Street So Much to Offer!
Build your dream home or if you choose, the property comes with town planning permits to build two 30 square luxury homes. Just a short stroll from the cafs and restaurants in Pier Street, Kooringal golf course and public transport. Land measures 596m2 approx. Sale In Conjunction with Greg Hocking Elly Partners Williamstown Auction: Inspect: Contact:
Saturday 6 July @ 1.00pm Saturday 11.45-12.15pm Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240 Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894
38 Civic Parade When Quality Counts!
Well maintained over the years is this 3 bedroom home. Neat & extremely clean throughout your inspection recommended. The appeal of this property is further enhanced by the sun filled lounge and renovated kitchen/meals area. Comfort features include gas ducted heating & ducted cooling. With an allotment of approximately 685m2 further development possibilities exist. Auction: Inspect: Contact:
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Saturday 1.15-1.45pm Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100 Anthony Molinia 0418 304 894 Peter Weaver 0430 808 240
Private SaleS AltonA
65 Civic Parade 16 Karingal Street 1 Martin Court 2B Garden Grove 3/215 Queen Street 51 Linnet Street 1/58 David Street 28a Upton Street 2/24 Noordenne Avenue 2/233 Esplanade 99 Blyth Street 255 Queen Street 8 Cowra Street
$540-$575,000 Saturday 11-11.30am $490-$530,000 Saturday 12.15-12.45pm $630-$670,000 Saturday 11.30-12noon $750-$820,000 Under Contract $600-$650,000 Contact Agent $580-$640,000 Contact Agent POA Contact Agent $465-$510,000 Saturday 10.15-10.45am $350-$370,000 Saturday 9.30-10am $420-$450,000 Contact Agent $720-$750,000 Contact Agent $800-$850,000 Contact Agent $540-$565,000 Saturday 10.15-10.45am
AltonA MeAdows 386 Queen Street 1/44 Central Avenue
Saturday 9.30-10am Contact Agent
AltonA north 2/10 Cleghorn Avenue
10 William McPherson Cres $360-$380,000
26 Donald Street
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18 Perry Street $1,250,000-$1,350,000
11am Saturday 22nd June on location
12pm Saturday 22nd June on location
6.15-6.45pm Thursday & 10.30-11am Saturday
Rob Wilkinson 0401 160 760 & Matthew O’Brien 0422 107 733
Dee Gibson 0416 091 369 & Tino Parisi 0425 755 655
Yarraville 9314 1188
8 Grindlay Street
Williamstown 9397 1600
Bed 2 / Bath 1 / Car 1
15 Mackay Street
Bed 2 / Bath 1 / Car 2
12pm Saturday 6th July on location
6.15-6.45pm Thursday & 3.15-3.45pm Saturday
Matthew O’Brien 0422 107 733 & Adrian Butera 0409 099 791
Traci Charles 0425 717 489 & Adrian Butera 0409 099 791
Yarraville 9314 1188
Williamstown 9397 1600
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century 21 aGentS. SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER. Gunn & co.
MYKI Friendly neWPort 102 hall street This property certainly is. Located in Hall st near the Newport Railway station, and then only 17 minutes to the city. This property has very private living with a great outdoor area and a rear double carport with Roller door to the rear lane. The home features two bedrooms with robes, a large bathroom and a super kitchen opening on to a large living and dining area.
2A Price Auction VieW Agent
$530,000 - $560,000 Saturday 22nd June at 1.30pm Saturday 1.00 - 1.30pm Kevin Gunn 0418 997 914 49 Ferguson street, WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
Fashionably Functional. WilliAmstoWn 4 railway Place Railway Place, is close to the train station, the beach, Nelson Place and all of Williamstowns great schools. This private street caters for an abundance of safe street parking. The home, as new, features two large bedrooms, two bathrooms and has modern open living as well as a study nook.
neWPort 248 Douglas Parade Herein lies a great opportunity to purchase a beautifully renovated and restored Family home featuring a stunning open plan family room opening onto a large undercover Alfresco area which overlooks a beautiful landscaped rear garden. Brilliantly located, only a few minutes walk to Williamstown shops. 24 WEEKLY â€“ YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE \ June 18, 2013
West FootscrAy 5/26 Beaumont Parade This beautifully renovated 2 BR villa unit will have you at first sight with its tasteful finish. Situated at the rear of the block. Features: 2 very generous bedrooms, new kitchen, open plan dining/living area, sparkling bathroom & laundry, separate toilet, heating/cooling & new carport. Close to all amenities including shops, transport, Stony Creek reserve & less than 10kms away from the CBD.
$389,000 Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pm
Ricky Peacock 0407 770 451 49 Ferguson street, WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
2A Price Auction
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2 B SOLD BEFORE AUCTION Saturday 6th July at 3.30pm
Kevin Gunn 0418 997 914 49 Ferguson street, WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
Renovated & Extended Family Home
Smart Start or Ideal Investment!
sPotsWood 20 stephenson street Stunning single level 4br family home close to the city with two living areas and a large rear yard with LUG. Comprising: Entrance hall, 4 bedrooms, main bathroom plus additional bathroom/laundry area, great open plan kitchen/living/dining, ducted heating, quality timber kitchen, wood burning heater, spa bath & extensively tiled floors.
4A Price Auction VieW Agent
$600,000 - $650,000 Saturday 6th July at 1.30pm Saturday 11.15 - 11.45am Sunday 10.30 - 11.00am Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449 49 Ferguson street, WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
3A Price VieW Agent
$660,000 - $690,000 Saturday 2.15 - 2.45pm Sunday 12.00 - 12.30pm Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449 49 Ferguson street, WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
Brand new Lavish 32 square Town Houses
south KingsVille 79 saltley street
One of the biggest family properties on the market in this area, over 32 squares of designer luxury. Be quick to secure one of these fantastic properties, big stamp duty savings available and the opportunity to pick some finishes if bought prior to completion. With 4 huge BRs, 3 bathrooms, separate lounge & much more!
Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pm Sunday 11.15 - 11.45am Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449 century21.com.Au/WilliAmstoWn 9397 5555
104 Somerville Road Yarraville Ph 9316 9000 1/66 Douglas Parade Williamstown Ph 9393 1600 www.jasstephens.com.au
FORTHCOMING AUCTIONS SATURDAY 22ND JUNE 2013
A SELECTION OF OUR PRIVATE SALES SATURDAY 27TH JULY 2013
2/14 Omar Street
68 Lynch Street
12 Burns Street
7 Powell Street
8 Beame Street
4/67 Francis Street
51 Pitt Street
213 Francis Street
SATURDAY 29TH JUNE 2013 Footscray
9/38 Geelong Rd
1/67 Melbourne Rd
SATURDAY 6TH JULY 2013 West Footscray
187 Essex Street
4 Emery Court
48 Craig Street
SATURDAY 13TH JULY 2013 Altona North
14 Clematis Avenue
9A Pellew Street
4/589 Barkly Street
76 Bayview Street
64 Hawkhurst Street
SATURDAY 20TH JULY 2013 Maidstone
3/10 Greenham Street
17 Mckay Street
68 Severn Street
13 Ovens Street
SATURDAY 3RD AUGUST 2013 Maidstone 12 Winston Street Spotswood 34 Mary Street Yarraville 305 Somerville Road SATURDAY 10TH AUGUST 2013 Spotswood 22 Birmingham Street Yarraville 66 Wilson Street SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST 2013 Maidstone 36A Madden Street RECENT SALES RESULTS Altona North 10 Mitchell Street Spotswood 18 Strong Street Kingsville 22 Coronation Street Maidstone 29 Madden Street 24 Greig Street Seddon Seddon 22 Hamilton Street Spotswood 7 Derham Street Spotswood 715 Strong Street West Footscray 23 Milton Street West Footscray 18 Pitt Street West Footscray 36 Elphinstone Street West Footscray 28 Richelieu Street Yarraville 13 Drew Street Yarraville 48 Newcastle Street
4 EMERY COURT ALTONA Designed For Family Enjoyment Cul-de-sac exclusivity enhances the exceptional indooroutdoor focus of the inviting four bedroom, two bathroom
Altona North $500-$540,000 Braybrook Brooklyn Contact Agent Footscray Footscray $420-$450,000 Footscray $900-$950,000 Kingsville $480-$520,000 Kingsville Maidstone $690-$740,000 Maidstone $1,600,000 plus Maidstone Maidstone $420-$460,000 Newport Seddon SOLD $447,500 South Kingsville SOLD $501,000 South Kingsville SOLD $720,000 Spotswood SOLD $540,000 West Footscray SOLD $700,000 Footscray SOLD undisclosed West Footscray West Footscray SOLD $533,000 West Footscray SOLD $596,500 Williamstown SOLD $490,000 Williamstown SOLD $685,000 Yarraville SOLD $461,000 Yarraville SOLD $470,500 Yarraville SOLD $696,000 Yarraville SOLD $508,000 Yarraville
SOLD $375,000 47 Ross Road 11 Marnoo Street $380,000 34 Millers Road $490-$540,000 8 Batman Street SOLD $600-$660,000 38 Essex Street SOLD POA 8/20 Hewitt AvenueSOLD $589,000 34 Williamstown Road $535,000 336 Somerville Road SOLD $485,000 SOLD $359,000 34/12 Crefden Street 1/12 Clarendon Street SOLD $409,000 15 Dunedin Street SOLD $480-$520,000 4 Omar Street $559,000 11/508 Melbourne Road $299,000 44 Windsor Street $669,000 1/30 Vernon Street $619,000 UNDER OFFER$499,000 7/6-8 Brunel Street 1 & 2/68 Hudsons Road $455-$475,000 SOLD $645,000 6 Hope Street 8/75 Droop Street $350,000 1 Withers Lane $500-550,000 5/705 Barkly Street $339,000 3/707 Barkly Street $265,000 1, 2 & 3/18 Princes St From $650,000 1/164 Aitken Street $589,000 9 Castle Street UNDER OFFER$570,000 2/20 Angliss Street SOLD $385,000 1 & 2 /8 Charlotte Street $750-$800,000 $750,000 plus 137 Williamstown Road 14/283 Williamstown Road $339-$350,000
76 BAYVIEW STREET WILLIAMSTOWN Tailored For The Perfect Lifestyle 4 2 4 ____________________________________ This custom built contemporary home´s beautifully bright Auction
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spaces are matched by equally alluring outdoor zones over
Saturday 13th July at 1.00pm
two luxurious levels
Formal lounge with full wet bar facilities
State-of-the-art kitchen with walk in pantry
Bright formal dining, central kitchen/meals
$640,000 - $680,000
Alternative upstairs and downstairs main bedrooms with
$1,325,000 - $1,400,000
Sensational north facing sun-room/living
Saturday 2:45 - 3:15pm
Saturday 11:00 - 11:30am
Terry Fitzpatrick 0422 971 667
Large upstairs living zone
Terry Fitzpatrick 0422 971 667
home close to schools and Cherry Lake
Spa and solar heated pool in sunny garden
Main bedroom with ensuite in its own zone
Third double bedroom, central bathroom and study
Double garage plus ample extra parking
Low maintenance living in South Williamstown moments from beach and schools
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SOUTH KINGSVILLE 2/116 BLACKSHAWS ROAD
MAIDSTONE 12 CATHCART STREET
INSTANTLY INVITING, THE IDEAL VILLA This spacious residence enjoys an idyllic position and low maintenance, single level living ideal for downsizers, first home buyers and savvy investors. Close to Newport Lakes and popular eateries, this well proportioned two bedroom unit has ample storage plus a large lock up garage. To the rear of a small complex, the villa takes advantage of natural beaming light and a private lush courtyard. Generous open plan living/dining and a renovated kitchen. Floorboards throughout, large separate laundry, central bathroom, separate toilet. Close to transport, quality shops, schools and more.
FOOTSCRAY 11 STEET STREET
AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT OFFICE
Saturday 6th July at 11:00am $330,000 - $360,000 Sat 12-12:30 Tristan Tomasino 0417 315 740 Corey Topakas 0433 066 760 39 Anderson Street, Yarraville 9687 8899
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Saturday 6th July at 1:00pm $580,000 - $630,000 As advertised or by appointment Paul Boicos 0499 994 321 Amanda Basilone 0431 693 377 93 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong 9317 5577
TIMELESS APPEAL IN MOST CONVENIENT LOCATION AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT OFFICE
Saturday 13th July at 1:00pm $540,000 - $580,000 As advertised or by appointment Amanda Basilone 0431 693 377 Mark Basilone 0411 244 801 93 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong 9317 5577
YARRAVILLE 9687 8899
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An extremely rare opportunity being offered for the first time since 1950, this imposing weatherboard home occupies an enormous parcel of land in one of Maidstone´s exclusive streetscape. • Kitchen and meals areas • Front lounge area • Formal dining or third bedroom • Three bedrooms, two with built in robes • Enormous parcel of land with two titles
YARRAVILLE 65 TONGUE STREET
EDWARDIAN EXCELLENCE IN THE HEART OF FOOTSCRAY
MARIBYRNONG 9317 5577
PREMIUM OPTIONS IN A SOUGHT AFTER POCKET
A perfect mix of impeccable presentation and absolute comfort, the gorgeous freestanding double fronted Edwardian home is set in quiet street and on the city fringe. • Three comfortable sized bedrooms, master with ensuite • Inviting entrance with shelving • Warm and cosy living room with heating • Updated Kitchen overlooking dining room • Good sized backyard with decking
Moments walk from Yarraville and Seddon Villages, train stations, cafes and restaurants, in one of the districts finest streets, this Victorian home defines inner-city living. From the picture perfect period facade, through to two large bedrooms with robes, generous open plan lounge/ dining adjacent to the kitchen all with outlook to a central decked courtyard ideal for alfresco dining. Separate bathroom, toilet and laundry amenities.
ID and contact details are required at all open for inspections
FOR SALE ESR VIEW CONTACT OFFICE
$619,000 Sat 1:30-2 Tristan Tomasino 0417 315 740 Renzo Tomasino 0417 030 122 39 Anderson Street, Yarraville 9687 8899
AlTONA NORTh, 20 Chambers Road
Newport villa packed with features
udget buyers will enjoy the size of this villa unit inside and out. The unit is at the rear of the block and close to shops, train station and Newport Lakes. It has two double bedrooms with built-in robes, bathroom with laundry facilities, separate toilet, lounge room that opens to the side garden, kitchen with meals area, paved entertainment area and lawn. There’s also a shed and carport, airconditioning, heater and vertical blinds.
5/55 Challis Street, Newport Price: $360,000-$390,000 Auction: June 29 at noon Agent: Sweeney Estate Agents, 9399 9111
Fully Renovated home. Tastefully revamped 3 Bedrooms Home, quality Kitchen open to spacious entertaining area (meals/living) and back yard.
• Features contemporary bathroom, reverse cycle split system, timber floor boards, CCTV security camera, single garage/carport and automatic front fence gate.
• Located conveniently with easy access on main roads and is within walking distance to Altona Gate Shopping Centre, Bayside Secondary College and parks.
Thursday 20th June 6.00 - 6.30pm Saturday 22th June 10.00 - 10.30am
Saturday 29th June 1pm $400,000 to $440,000
• Terms: 30/60 days, currently on a fixed tenancy agreement.
Shop 11/158 Barkly St Footscray
CONTACT: Thuong Luan Nguyen (Kevin) 0431 240 616
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ALTONA MEADOWS 2A ISON COURT
BROOKLYN 12 CORRIGAN AVENUE
FIRST HOME BUYERS, INVESTORS AND RETIREES!
POTENTIAL IN ITS PUREST FORM
Located in a central pocket of Altona Meadows, close to public transport, Central Square Shopping Centre, local schools, freeway access and parklands. • Large open plan kitchen, meals and living area • 2 well proportioned bedrooms with BIR´s, Main with walk in robe • Central bathroom / Semi ensuite 2 AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT
ALTONA 9398 8400
Saturday 22nd June at 1:00pm $270,000 - $300,000 Thurs 5:30-6 & Sat 12:30-1 Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
Significant land size, northerly rear aspects and a position that makes city access so easy are just some of the attributes that complement this exceptional opportunity. • Deep and wide allotment measuring 15.24 x 46 Approx 700 sqm • Light-filled family room and separate kitchen/dining • 3 bedrooms plus study, original bathroom and separate laundry reflect options to update 3 1 1 AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT
Saturday 20th July at 2:30pm $450,000 - $490,000 Sat 11:30-12 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925 Dean Caramia 0431 601 399
SEAHOLME 30 SUSSEX STREET
YARRAVILLE 6 CANTERBURY STREET
MAKE THE MOST OF A PREMIUM POCKET!
OUTSTANDING & RARE OPPORTUNITY
Boasting a rare and highly sort after 18m frontage and a depth of 36.6m, approx 660sqm in total, this generous parcel of land, along with a comfortable three bedroom home, is moments from shops, parks, schools and Altona beach. • Provides a premium opportunity to renovate or redevelop, Subject To Council Approval. • Living/dining room filled with northern light leading to separate kitchen. 3 1 2
Located close to the Yarraville Village Shopping Centre, cafes, restaurants, bars, Sun Theatre, Beaton Reserve, Yarraville West Primary School, train station and bus stop. • Boasting two street frontages from Canterbury street, through to Murray street • 4 Bedroom brick veneer home, over two levels offers a large open plan kitchen/meals area, separate formal dining, plus a separate living area at the rear.
AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT
FOR SALE ESR VIEW CONTACT
Saturday 13th July at 1:30pm $550,000 - $600,000 Sat 10:30-11 Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
ID and contact details are required at all open for inspections
$1,200,000 - $1,300,000 As advertised or by appointment Vince Caramia 0405 122 925 Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911
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The ‘can do’ agents..... NEW LISTING
A3 B1 C1 35 Conifer Avenue
Perfect for entertaining • Light filled kitchen, dining, living area & sunroom • Hostess kitchen with lots of bench space • French doors open to deck and alfresco • 3 double bedrooms & central bathroom • Polished timber floors, heating & cooling For Sale Inspect Office Contact
Altona 151 Blyth Street From the front door this house completely changes
A4 B1 C3 Altona North
• Go from older style facade to a modernised home with generous bedrooms • Spacious hostess kitchen, dining & family opens to large deck • Landscaped garden and yard for entertaining family & friends • Scope to have another living room, ensuite and BIR • Single garage and extra parking for 3-4 cars • Features: slate flooring, evaporative cooling & ducted heating • Close to parks, schools, shops, bus stop, train station & Altona Beach Auction Price Inspect Office Contact
$420,000 $460,000 Sat 2-2:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Brent Johnson 0418 336 024
A3 B3 C2 177 Millers Road
Spacious, neat & great location • Room for a family or a few house mates. • With 3 bathrooms, two of which are ensuites. • Three double bedrooms, one downstairs. • A spacious & sunny open plan living area. • In a great position for a home or investment. For Sale Inspect Office
Saturday, 6 July 2013 1:00 PM $695,000-$750,000 Sat 11-11:30am 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025
$490,000-$515,000 Sat 2-2:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Brent Johnson 0418 336 024
A3 B2 C2 22 Nest Place
2 year townhouse overlooking park & water • Idyllic floor-plan offering 2 living spaces • Masterchef kitchen with stainless appliances • 2 excellent sized bedrooms, both with mirrored BIR • Master with WIR, ensuite and a balcony • Double remote garage with access via rear laneway For Sale Inspect Office Contact
Altona North 19 Cooper Avenue Your Search is Over! With this Superb Family Home • Super impressive with space for the whole family • Four bedrooms, master with modern ensuite • Formal lounge, study / formal dining • Spacious family room leading to rear yard • Gourmet kitchen with Bosch appliances • Ducted heating, split system cooling, polished floor boards • Walking distance to shops, schools, transport For Sale Inspect Office Contact
$545,000-$595,000 Sat 3-3:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Barry Seignior 0425 850 607 Julie Burt 0410 553 517
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$390,000 Sat 1-1:30pm 73 Point Cook Road, Seabrook. 9360 9399 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Anthony Kent 0425 850 610
A4 B2 C1 D NEW LISTING
A4 B2 C2 21 Kingsley Avenue
Heart and soul
• Walking distance to the Point Cook Town Centre • Easy and fast freeway access • Large 648sqm block approx • Newly renovated, floorboards throughout • Huge backyard, sandpit & large garden shed For Sale Inspect Office Contact
$430,000-$460,000 Sat 11-11:30am 73 Point Cook Road, Point Cook. 9360 9355 Anthony Kent 0425 850 610
The ‘can do’ agents..... Altona
A3 B1 C1 4/15-17 Railway St Nth
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
Executive residence with quality fixtures and fittings. • Situated in a prestigious location • Bright north facing open plan living • Entertainers’ kitchen. S/S appliances. • Large timber deck positioned for all year round use • Ducted cooling, heating and vacuum. For Sale Inspect Office Contact
ENTERTAIN BY THE POOL AND ALFRESCO • In-ground pool & large island style alfresco area. • Spacious living/dining area, separate formal lounge. • Near new hostess kitchen with granite bench tops. • Spacious master bedroom with modern ensuite. • Plus two dble bedrooms & modern central bathroom. Auction Price Inspect Office
$495,000-$550,000 Sat 12-12:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Julie Burt 0410 553 517 Brent Johnson 0418 336 024
A2 B1 C0 5/18 Webb Street
AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
INVEST IN A BAYSIDE APARTMENT • Situated in a great location, close to the beach. • Open kitchen/meals/living area & balcony. • Polished floorboards throughout. Gas heating. • Walk to Pier St shops, cafes & train station. • Great investment opportunity in a seaside suburb. Auction Price Inspect Office Contact
Saturday, 6 July 2013 11:00 AM $295,000-$325,00 Sat 11-11:30am 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025
OPEN FOR INSPECTION SATURDAY 22/6/2013 10:30-11:00AM 14 TRYTHALL COURT ALTONA MEADOWS $550-$595,000 11AM AUCTION 14 TRYTHALL COURT 11:00-11:30AM 151 BLYTH STREET 5/18 WEBB STREET 21 KINGSLEY AVENUE
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ALTONA MEADOWS $550-$595,000 ALTONA ALTONA POINT COOK
$695-$750,000 $295-$325,000 $430-$470,000
A3 B2 C1 41 Hoddle Way
GENEROUS SIZED FAMILY HOME • Spacious formal lounge & dining area. • Large timber kitchen, meals and living area. • Three generous sized bedrooms. Central bathroom. • Master bedroom with ensuite & WIR. • Alfresco, large backyard, shed and single garage. For Sale Inspect Office
54 Pier St, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemannn 0418 336 025 Maureen Price 0425 850 608
SEAHOLME $650-$665,000 ALTONA MEADOWS $540-$570,000 ALTONA MEADOWS $550-$595,000
A4 B2 C2 D 14 Trythall Court
Saturday 22nd June at 11:00AM $550,000-$595,000 Sat 10:30-11:00AM 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Barry Seignior 0425 850 607
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A2 B1 C1 41A Maidstone Street
OPEN FOR INSPECTION
OPEN FOR INSPECTION 6:00-6:30PM 2 STIRLING AVENUE 56 SOMMERS DRIVE 14 TRYTHALL COURT
Saturday 22nd June at 12 noon $540,00-$570,000 Thurs 6-6:30pm Sat 11:30-12:00pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025
A GRACIOUS ENTERTAINER • Set on landscaped gardens on 718m2 (approx) • Gourmet Oak kitchen with granite bench tops • Four bedrooms plus study and large meals area • Formal lounge & rumpus /home theatre room • Oversized double garage with rear roller door
GREAT LAYOUT FOR EASY LIVING • Two bedroom spacious unit with semi ensuite • Open plan living with natural light throughout • Low maintenance outdoors with sunny courtyard • Close to shops, transport, schools & beach • Excellent investment opportunity or fantastic living For Sale Inspect Office
A3 B2 C2 D 56 Sommers Drive
11:30-12:00PM 56 SOMMERS DRIVE
ALTONA MEADOWS $540-$570,000
12PM AUCTION 56 SOMMERS DRIVE
ALTONA MEADOWS $540-$570,000
12:00-12:30PM 4/15-17 RAILWAY ST NTH 2 STIRLING AVENUE 41 HODDLE WAY 12 PALMER AVENUE
ALTONA $495-$550,000 SEAHOLME $650-$665,000 ALTONA MEADOWS $410-$440,000 POINT COOK $420-$440,000
1:00-1:30PM 74A SIMMONS DRIVE 1/152 BLYTH STREET 3/152 BLYTH STREET 4/50 SARGOOD STREET 22 NEST PLACE
SEAHOLME ALTONA ALTONA ALTONA POINT COOK
$795-$850,000 $695,000 $490,000 $335-$355,000 $390,000
$410,000-$440,000 Sat 12-12:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Maureen Price 0425 850 608
37 SOMMERS DRIVE 7/35 GRIEVE PARADE
ALTONA MEADOWS $585,000 ALTONA $370-$390,000
2:00-2:30PM 17 CONTESSA COURT 35 CONIFER AVENUE 36 MAY AVENUE 177 MILLERS ROAD 6 SHIELD ROAD 25 LINDSAY GARDENS
POINT COOK BROOKLYN ALTONA MEADOWS ALTONA NORTH POINT COOK POINT COOK
$550,000 $420-$460,000 $395-$415,000 $490-$515,000 POA $385-$415,000
3:00-3:30PM 19 COOPER STREET
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The ‘can do’ agents..... A3 B2 C2
Williamstown 2/59 Electra Street When location says it all!
• Boasting over 22 squares approx. • Downstairs open plan living / dining area • Quality entertainer style kitchen (Miele Appliances) • 2nd living area upstairs with 2 bedrooms • Main bedroom downstairs with full ensuite • Enjoy the plunge pool & landscaped entertaining areas • Massive double garage features ample storage cupboards Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Saturday, 6 July 2:00 PM (unless sold prior) $1,100,000 - $1,200,000 Sat 1.45pm-2.15pm Sun 2.45pm-3.15pm 1 Douglas Pde, Williamstown. 9399 9111 Wayne Sweeney 0410 697 398 Peter Fox 0418 119 911
A2 B2 C2
Williamstown 2A Mariner Street
Free standing luxury home boasting breathtaking views of the city & Hobsons Bay • Architect designed & offering a stunning interior • The roof top entertaining area will impress • Wonderful open plan living features massive terrace • Designer style kitchen & adjacent dining area • 2 Double bedrooms both with full bedrooms • Study / home office area in front foyer • Single lock up garage & second car space Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Saturday, 13 July 2:00 PM (unless sold prior) $1,100,000 - $1,200,000 Sat 1.00pm-1.30pm Sun 2.00pm-2.30pm 1 Douglas Pde, Williamstown. 9399 9111 Peter Fox 0418 119 911 Wayne Sweeney 0410 697 398
A3 B1 C1
Spotswood 50 Reed Street
A blank canvas to create something special. • Land 15.85 x 39.62 (628m2) approx. • Californian Bungalow with plenty of style & character • Generous front lounge room with open fire place • 3 extra large bedrooms • Kitchen with meals area and gas cooking • Side drive to carport and spacious north facing garden
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Saturday, 13 July 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) Contact Agent Sat 1.45pm-2.15pm Sun 1.15pm-1.45pm 461 Melbourne Rd, Newport. 9391 9511 Ben Watson 0414 397 167
The ‘can do’ agents..... A4 B2 C2
Newport 6 Oxford Street
A stunning Californian Bungalow home ideal for growing families. • Land Size 680sqm approx. with rear lane access • Three/Four Bedrooms with BIR’s (main with ensuite) • Open plan dining & lounge open to large rear gardens • Main bathroom with shower over bath • Spacious kitchen with stone benches • Generous front & rear gardens with solar heated pool & entertaining patio Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Newport 3 Holland Court
A4 B2 C2
Williamstown 173 Melbourne Rd
Enjoy city & bay views at an affordable price
An immaculate home at an affordable price level
Newport 5/55 Challis Street
Newport 7 Kingham Street
• Land size: 12/16 x 41/32 (458m2) approx. • 4 Double bedrooms (main with ensuite & WIR) • 2 Living areas, and separate formal dining room • Family size Blackwood kitchen • Large upstairs deck with breathtaking views Auction Saturday, 29 June 1:00 PM (unless sold prior) Price Guide $850,000-$900,000 Inspect Sat 3.15pm-3.45pm Sun 1.15pm-1.45pm Office 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Contact Dean Stanley 0403 372 922
Generous in size both inside and outside
A2 B1 C1
• Enjoy the privacy at the rear of the block • Good size lounge opens to generous garden area • 2 Double bedrooms both with BIR’s • Kitchen opens to dining area • Walk to local shops, train station & Newport lakes Auction Saturday, 29 June 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) Price Guide $360,000 - $390,000 Inspect Sat 1.45pm-2.15pm Sun 12.30pm-1.00pm Office 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Contact Ben Watson 0414 397 167
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• Land 7.1 x 37.3m (265m) approx. • Fully refurbished throughout to a high standard • 2 Double bedrooms both with BIR’s • Open plan kitchen & living area at rear • Private rear garden for entertaining For Sale Price Guide $630,000 - $660,000 Inspect Sat 2.30pm-3.00pm Sun 2.45pm-3.15pm Office 1 Douglas Pde, Williamstown. 9399 9111 Contact Ben Watson 0414 397 167
Affordable live-in or Investment opportunity!
A3 B2 C1
• Spacious open plan living at rear • Modern kitchen features S/S oven & cook top • 3 Double bedrooms (main with ensuite) • Central main bathroom & downstairs powder room • Landscaped courtyard for entertaining Auction Saturday, 29 June 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) Price Guide $490,000-$530,000 Inspect Sat 1.00pm-1.30pm Sun 11.45am-12.15pm Office 461 Melbourne Rd, Newport. 9391 9511 Contact Dean Stanley 0403 372 922
Saturday, 6 July 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) $870,000 - $930,000 Sat 1.00pm-1.30pm Sun 2.00pm-2.30pm 461 Melbourne Rd, Newport. 9391 9511 Ben Watson 0414 397 167
Newport 87 Agg Street
A3 B1 C1
EXECUTORS ESTATE AUCTION Entry level opportunity in Newport • Land size: 11.4m x 34.1m (388m²) approx. • The choice is yours! • First home buyer or investor • New home site (STCA) • Comfortable with scope to improve Auction Saturday, 13 July 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) Price Guide $530,000 - $570,000 Inspect Sat 2.30pm-3.00pm Sun 12.30pm-1.00pm Office 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Contact Dean Stanley 0403 372 922
Williamstown 7/125 Ferguson Street
A1 B1 C1
Fully renovated and located in the heart of Williamstown • Renovated throughout with stylish fixtures & fittings • 1 Double bedroom with WIR • New kitchen with stainless steel appliances • Renovated bathroom with shower over bath • Great block with security entry For Sale Price Guide $299,000 Inspect Sat 3.15pm-3.45pm Office 1 Douglas Pde, Williamstown. 9399 9111 Contact Ben Watson 0414 397 167
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Yarraville 147 Williamstown Road Elegant And Well Proportioned (Circa 1947) Solid Brick Residence
• Striking wide hallway with chunky picture rails • 3 bedrooms master with magnificent bay window • Cosy separate sitting room or 4th bedroom • Dining room with OFP, overlooking real garden • Sumptuous formal lounge room • Kitchen with ample work bench & storage
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Footscray 2/30 McPherson Street A Surprise Package awaits inside a Superb Lifestyle Residence here For The Taking
Auction Price Guide Inspect Office
• 10 Years young, set in a tremendous locale • Quaint garden entry to feature front door • Board hallway leads to 3 bdrs with BIR • Family room, dining o/looking deep rear yard • Kitchen, large breakfast bar, cabinets & appliances Contact • Bthrm, laundry & WC, ducted heating & aircon
Footscray 806/250 Barkly Street Allegro Apartments In Footscray’s CBD
• On the top (8th) floor • 2 bedroom strata titled with undercover car park • Northerly & westerly orientation • Readily Accessible balconies from lounge • Living and both bedrooms, central bathroom • Kitchen from entrance hall containing study nook • Complex has its own gymnasium, pool, security
A4 B1 C4 Saturday 13th July 1.00pm Sat 12.45-1.15 Sun 12.45-1.15 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094 Dean Johnson 0414397 163
A3 B1 C1 Saturday 6th July 1.00pm $460,000-$490,000 Saturday 12.45-1.15pm 329 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Darren Dean 0438 550 055 Taylor Jones 0423 502 923
A2 B1 C1 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
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Saturday 6th July 1.00pm $305,000-$330,000 Saturday 10.00-10.30 329 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Terry Cooper 0411 852 508 Simon Eighteen 0411 472 608
Kingsville 1/30 Bishop Street Affordable Ground Floor One Bedroom Apartment Ideally Suit First Time Investor
• Large bedroom overlooking front yard • Spacious lounge adjoining kitchen • Fully equipped bathroom with laundry facilities • Car space on title • Potential rental return of $7,800 pa • Located within minutes of shops, schools &
A1 B1 C1 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Footscray West 4/147 Essex Street Enhanced Villa Unit Set In The Paris End Of Essex Street • Set at the rear of the development and offering • 2 dble bdrm accommodation, equipped with BIR • Large kitchen and generous living/meals areas • Drive in carport at entry and grassed area • Tiled bathroom, with separate WC & storage • Priced for imminent sale, this one won’t last
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Maidstone 2/9 Gilda Street Your Own Private Piece of Paradise Secreted Away on 360m2 (approx)
Saturday 29th June 2.00pm $185,000-$200,000 Sat 2.15-2.45 Sun 10.30-11.00 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
A2 B1 C1 Saturday 6th July 12.00pm $320,000 - $340,000 Saturday 10.30-11.00 329 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Darren Dean 0438 550 055
A3 B1 C3
Auction Price Guide • Nicely presented, beautifully maintained, secluded Inspect • Brick home, own everything, no owners corporation • 3 bedrooms all with BIR’s, semi ensuite inc full bath Office • Kitchen & adjoining separate dining overlooking Contact • Lounge room, garden space, a tandem garage • Storage, shedding, appealing & affordable!!
Saturday 6th July 2.00pm $390,000-$425,000 Saturday 12.15-12.45 329 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Terry Cooper 0411 852 508 Simon Eighteen 0411 472 608
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Footscray 9/7 Empire Street
• Bright & Spacious semi-renovated • Close to Highpoint • Excellent Investment • Walk to Victoria University
Auction This Saturday at 1:30pm ESR $250,000 PLUS Inspect This Saturday 1:00pm to 1:30pm Catherine McLeod 0412 352 338 Footscray 9689 6011 169 Barkly Street
Maribyrnong 29 Allara Avenue
• Close to Highpoint Shopping Centre • Close to childcare & Primary Schools • Near new and modern in design • Quality fittings throughout • Invest or Occupy Private Sale ESR $695,000.00 Inspect By Appointment Catherine McLeod 0412 352 338 John Verduci 0411 660 844 Footscray 9689 6011 169 Barkly Street
Braybrook 15-19 Mullenger Road
• Enjoy living close to the banks of Maribyrnong River • A Choice of Townhouses or Apartments • Direct pathway to the river • Easy access to shops, schools and transport • Your chance to escape the hustle and bustle!! Private Sale Inspect Plans available in office
Yarraville 88-94 Stephen Street • Windman at Yarraville. Short stroll to the village • Unique development houses and apartments • Close to completion. Only a few left • Private open spaces plus secure car space • Check out www.windman.com.au Private Sale Inspect as advertised or by appointment
ESR From $299,000 John Verduci 0411 660 844 Footscray 9689 6011 169 Barkly Street
Maribyrnong 125 Raleigh Road Only minutes from the Maribyrnong River and Highpoint Shopping Centre, this modern and contemporary apartment, complex offers a choice of 1 & 2 BR apartments, spacious in design and sophisticated in décor. Private Sale Inspect by appointment
ESR $POA John Verduci 0411 660 844 Footscray 9689 6011 169 Barkly Street
ESR from $460,000 John Verduci 0411 660 844 Footscray 9689 6011 169 Barkly Street
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Trust Your First Impressions...
For Auction or Sale Now Auctions - Saturday 13 July
For Auction or Sale Now
Auctions - This Saturday 22 June
32 Thomas Street
$960 - $1,050,000 Sat 22 June - 1.15 - 1.45
Sun 23 June - 11.45 - 12.15
175 Blackshaws Road
$520 - $560,000 Sat 22 June - 3.30 - 4.00
Sun 23 June - 1.45 - 2.15
13 River Street
$620 - $680,000
Wed 19 June - 6.00 - 6.30
Sat 22 June - 11.00 for 11.30
56 Peel Street
$780 - $830,000 Sat 22 June - 11.15 - 11.45
Sun 23 June - 10.45 - 11.15
130 Douglas Parade
$1.5m - $1.65m
Wed 19 June - 5.15 - 5.45
Sat 22 June - 12.00 for 12.30
28 Effingham Road
$640 - $690,000 Sat 22 June - 9.45 - 10.15
Sun 23 June - 1.00 - 1.30
13 Federation Court
$440 - $470,000
ADORABLE - AFFORDABLE
Sat 22 June - 1.00 for 1.30
2/11 Jubilee Street
$700 - $750,000
DAZZLING WOW FACTOR
Sat 22 June - 2.00 for 2.30
122 Osborne Street
$1.3m - $1.4m
Sat 22 June - 3.30 - 4.00
Sun 23 June - 12.15 - 12.45
14 Paine Street
$640 - $690,000
Wed 19 June - 5.00 - 5.30
Sat 22 June - 2.00 for 2.30
2/3 Huxtable Avenue
$500 - $550,000 Sat 22 June - 1.15 - 1.45
Sun 23 June - 10.45 - 11.15
47 Pasco Street
SOLD BEFORE AUCTION
Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434 37A Walter Street
$600 - $640,000 Sat 22 June - 10.15 - 10.45
Sun 23 June - 12.30 - 1.00
14/99 Verdon Street
SOLD BEFORE AUCTION
Sam Wilson 0404 865 018
104/54 Nott Street
PORT MELBOURNE $475,000
Wed 19 June - 6.15 - 6.45
Sat 22 June - 10.45 - 11.15
13 Proctor Street
Sat 22 June - 10.45 - 11.15
Michael Harvey 0425 737 672
Sun 23 June - 11.45 - 12.15
7/99 Verdon Street
Sat 22 June - 2.15 - 2.45
Sun 23 June - 11.00 - 11.30
151 Nelson Place
Katie Smith 0425 737 673
Sun 23 June - 11.30 - 12.00
56A Tennyson Street
Michael Harvey 0425 737 672
3/28 Maddox Road
SINGLE LEVEL LIVING
Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509
11 Elizabeth Street
Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434
42A The Broadway
Sat 22 June - 9.30 - 10.00
Sun 23 June - 11.30 - 12.00
1 Hearn Street
Sat 22 June - 10.00 - 10.30
Sun 23 June - 12.15 - 12.45
2 & 3/64 May Street
ONLY TWO REMAINING!
Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509
Auctions - Saturday 29 June 99A Dover Road
$780 - $850,000
Sat 22 June - 10.00 - 10.30
Sun 23 June - 1.00 - 1.30
68 Morris Street
$1.1m - $1.2m
Sat 22 June - 1.30 - 2.00
12 Bird Court
$820 - $900,000
Sat 22 June - 3.15 - 3.45
Auctions - Saturday 6 July 8 Irving Street
$580 - $620,000
Sat 22 June - 10.30 - 11.00
Sun 23 June - 11.30 - 12.00
45 McIntosh Road
$640 - $670,000
Sat 22 June - 10.45 - 11.15
Sun 23 June - 1.45 - 2.15
32 Bayview Street
$970 - $1,070,000
Sat 22 June - 10.30 - 11.00
Sun 23 June - 11.00 - 11.30
Williamstown 32 Thomas Street FOOTSTEPS TO THE STRAND Rediscover the pleasures of family life in this sought after Williamstown location. Featuring 4 bedrooms, master located upstairs with an ensuite & walk-in robe, offering parents privacy. Other features include: timber floors, stainless steel appliances, split system & ducted heating. Open plan kitchen area with spacious dining area & separate living room complete the picture. Add being close to schools, public transport, parklands, Douglas Parade shopping precinct & The Strand waterfront. Generous north facing rear yard with lock-up garage at the front. Bring your family along, take it all in, but don’t take your time as this won’t last long!
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Saturday 13 July at 11.30 56 B6 Saturday 22 June - 1.15 - 1.45 Sunday 23 June - 11.45 - 12.15
$960 - $1,050,000 Michael Harvey 0425 737 672 email@example.com
Williamstown 32 Bayview Street LIFESTYLE - LOCATION Enjoy the sea breeze off the bay, and spoil yourself with a short stroll to the beach. Take up the many potential choices offered with this most sought after property. The existing home lends itself to renovation, while still being of a liveable standard. Build your dream home or redevelop as required (STCA). Boasting a 15 metre frontage with side drive, as well as excellent rear car access. Potential water views exist with this blue-chip piece of Real Estate.
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Saturday 6 July at 2.30 55 K10 Saturday 22 June - 10.30 - 11.00 Sunday 23 June - 11.00 - 11.30
$970 - $1,070,000 Michael Harvey 0425 737 672 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Newport 28 Effingham Road SINGLE LEVEL LUXURY There’s no need whatsoever to sacrifice luxury & amenity, or compromise on space when considering this handsome, well-appointed single storey home. Those seeking a carefree, low maintenance lifestyle needn’t imagine a life where they need to miss out on the 3rd bedroom, an ensuite or a double garage with handy internal house connection. In sparkling condition, you’ll be engaged by the generous spaces & warm ambience of timber floors in the living areas, cosy carpeted bedrooms & the solid timber kitchen. Features include: French doors to a north facing paved courtyard, central gas heating, large water storage tank, separate toilet & immaculate presentation. Here’s to the perfect retirement, investment or first home.
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Saturday 13 July at 2.30 56 A4 Saturday 22 June - 9.45 - 10.15 Sunday 23 June - 1.00 - 1.30
$640 - $690,000 Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434 email@example.com
Newport 56 Peel Street WHEN THOUGHTS TURN TO FAMILY Distinction & modern family practically, harmonise beautifully in this two storey Victorian home that exudes a warm sense of belonging. Enjoying the prestige of this highly sought after Newport address, you & your loved ones will benefit from the peaceful tranquillity of a friendly, tree-lined, streetscape with The Strand waterfront recreation & neighbourhood parks nearby. Space abounds with no less than 3 living rooms & a spacious, grassy rear garden complete with cubby, fit for the kids & pets. Features include: open fireplaces, original Baltic pine floors, gas heating, split system cooling & a north facing garden. Simply a great, well packaged all-rounder for the family.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 13 July at 1.30 56 A5 Saturday 22 June - 11.15 - 11.45 Sunday 23 June - 10.45 - 11.15
$780 - $830,000 Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434 firstname.lastname@example.org
Newport 2/11 Jubilee Street DAZZLING WOW FACTOR! Excellence in construction, design, detail & special harmony is offered in this light-filled, well flowing, brand new contemporary townhouse. Move straight in & enjoy a lifestyle of absolute convenience. Designed for the effortless living, it is moments away from the beach, public transport, schools & popular wining & dining precincts. Comprises master bedroom with private balcony, full ensuite & WIR, 2 bedrooms with BIRs, main central bathroom plus a third living space or parents’ retreat. An extra bathroom downstairs, vast gorgeous open plan living/kitchen area with the bonus of a generous study & another 2 living areas. Built for convenience, the garage has direct internal access, with additional off-street parking, plus ducted heating & cooling.
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Saturday 22 June at 2.30 55 G5 Saturday 22 June - 2.00 for 2.30 $700 - $750,000 Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434 email@example.com
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Footscray 9687 1344 Seddon 9689 9000 www.burnham.com.au Footscray
33 BunBury St
26 Coral avenue
25 Byron Street
Perfect POsitiOn + rear access
uniQue OPPOrtunity tO redeVeLOP
Out Of rePair dWeLLing – right Of Way at rear
Outstanding opportunity to secure substantial home in need of repair. Well situated with ideal access to City- Docklands, Footscray cafes and transport hub. Land: 9.5m x 25m + ROW at rear. Dwelling includes 3 Bedrooms (2 Double, 2 Single), Lounge with Tapestry Fireplace, Dining plus Kitchen with gas facilities.
Magnificent opportunity to purchase comfortable family home with adjacent area of land to suit redevelopment (STCA) or large family. Dwelling contains 3 bedrooms, Lounge with Gas Heating, Separate Dining Room with OFP, Kitchen, attractive Ceiling Patterns plus Large Garage and Carport.
Dwelling contains four main rooms plus access from right of way at the rear. Land Size: 5.03 x 27.43 Zoning: Business 1 Opportunity to renovate or redevelop the site, subject to Council’s approval.
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Saturday 22nd June 11.00am Sat, 10.30-11.00am $530,000-$550,000 42 D5
Saturday 22nd June 12.00pm Sat, 11.30-12.00pm $600,000-$640,000 42 K2
165 SunShine rd
30-32 ChurChill Avenue
Saturday 22nd June 1.00pm Sat, 12.30-1.00pm $340,000-$360,000 42 D4
298 EssEx strEEt
L – A – R – G – E - NEw ApARtmENts
Luxury, architecturaL design and LifestyLe
sensatiOnaL OPPOrtunity With instant aPPeaL!
10 Brand new 1 & 2 bedroom apartments are now available off the plan in one of Melbourne’s biggest up and coming property locations only 9 km from the CBD. All the latest design trends have been combined with the finest finishes, fixtures and appliances to provide a dynamic that is second to none.Each apartment is impeccably designed.Buy now and save $$$$$ on stamp duty.
These townhouses locate in a highly desirable address for investors and owner occupiers alike. They offer a collection of high quality and contemporary residences include well utilise space lay-outs, European steel appliances, Carpet to all bedrooms, tiles to all wet area, timber floor to all livings. 2 bedrooms or 3 bedrooms available with generously sized garage and remote control.
Immediately comfortable, this well loved family home includes 2 bedrooms, 3rd bedroom/study, spacious lounge with fireplace leading into a formal dining room, central bathroom, a comfortable kitchen/meals area, separate laundry and toilet, plus a generous backyard including a garden shed. Highlighted with floorboard and stunning ornate ceiling features in the main living spaces.
Private Sale Price: From $210,000 Mel Ref: 41 E4
Private Sale Price: From $390,000 Mel Ref: 27 F12
For Sale Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Sat, 2.30-3.00pm $540,000-$570,000 41 K2
V I S I t w w w. B u r n h a m . C o m . a u to V I e w o u r e x t e n S I V e r a n g e o F h o m e S F o r S a l e Warwick Burnham Commercial Director 0412 318 998
Tony Gerace Sales Director 0411 121 701
Khuong Vein Property Consultant 0425 810 110
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Sandra Cirillo Property Consultant 0405 164 399
Bob Duda Property Consultant 0468 929 922
Barkly Street, Footscray 49273 Irving Street, Footscray firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 9687 1344
Marina Dos Santos Assistant Rental Manager 0412 919 871
Lauren Jacobi Property Manager Assistant 9687 1344
94 Charles Seddon 94 Charles Street,Street, Seddon firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 9689 9000
Jacqui McMaster Property Manager Assistant 9687 1344
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Footscray 9687 1344 Seddon 9689 9000 www.burnham.com.au West Footscray
SOUND CHOICE BEGINS HERE For whatever your purpose, securing this brick veneer should be high in your priorty. In a convenient and quite location, schools, shops and transport are only a short stroll away. The home comprises of two good size bedrooms, lounge plus kitchen/dinning. A side drive with access to the back and storage shed complements this home.
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
43 Devonshire street
Saturday 22nd June 2.00pm Sat, 1.30.2.00pm $480,000-$500,000 41 F2
739 Barkly Street
MAGNIFICENT FAMILY HOME SEPARATE 1 BEDROOM UNIT
82 Mitchell Street
PLENTY OF LIVING ON LAND 738m2
Outstanding opportunity to purchase in popular residential location. Includes 4 Bedrooms, Master with Ensuite, Large L shaped Lounge/ Dining, Kitchen with adjacent Family room or additional Dining, plus attatched 1 Bedroom Unit, including Ensuite, Lounge and Kitchen.
Outstanding opportunity to secure large family home in popular residential location with plenty of room for outdoor entertaining. Dwelling includes 4 Bedrooms with BIR’s, Master with Ensuite, Lounge with Gas Heating and Air Conditioning Unit, Dining Room overlooking secluded Alfresco area, Kitchen with additional Dining area, plus 2 Car Garage with adjoining Workshop/Games room.
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Auction Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Saturday 6th July 1.00pm Sat, 3.15-3.45pm $600,000-$640,000 41 E3
249 Barkly Street
28/240 Barkly Street
Saturday 29th June 1.00pm Sat, 3.15-3.45pm $630,000-$660,000 27 J11
6/8 ElEanor StrEEt
Outstanding Occupy Or investment OppOrtunity
3 LeveL ApArtment
Invest or occupy
Excellent opportunity to buy a prime location property situated within the hub of central Footscray business. Comprising of: • Reception area and 3 office rooms • Lounge and 2 bedrooms upstairs • Kitchen and gas cooking • Bathroom and 2 toilets • Store room • Car port & Rear access Current rent: approx $ 31200 per year including GST
In the heart of Footscray yet secluded from the ‘hustle and bustle’ is this three level apartment. Comprises of ground floor garage, kitchen leading to a dining/living room that opens to a private balcony plus 2 upstairs bedrooms (BIR’s) A fabulous inner city lifestyle for you, the owner to reside or an investment. A stroll to shops, restaurants and transport.
This spacious 2 bedroom unit is ideally positioned close to Footscray Hospital, public transport and Highpoint Shopping Centre. With built in robes, gas heating and cooking, instantaneous gas hot water, air conditioning in the Master Bedroom and an undercover car space, this appealing unit has all the goodies that tenants are looking for, or even for you to enjoy as owner occupier.
For Sale Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
Private Sale Inspect: Sat, 11.45-12.15pm Price: $430,000 Mel Ref: 42 C4
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www.stockdaleleggo.com.au/sunshine 14 Learmonth Cres Sunshine West
7 Bennett Street Sunshine West
• 3 comfortable bedrooms (2 with MBIR’S) • Spacious lounge room • Updated kitchen adjoining meals area • Bright central bathroom • Bungalow/sleepout • Large 612m2 allotment • Close to shops, schools & public transport
• 4 spacious bedrooms • Study area • Comfortable lounge room • Functional kitchen adjoining meals area • Rumpus/family room • Bright central bathroom • Large allotment, approx 609m2 • Close to shops, schools & public transport Features: polished floorboards & patio area with timber decking
For Sale Inspect Agent Map Ref
Auction Inspect Agent Map Ref
Saturday 12.30 -1.00pm David Falcone 0413 116 717 40 H5
Saturday 20th July at 12.00pm Saturday 11.45 - 12.15 David Falcone 0413 116 717 40 D5
13/15 Ridley Street Sunshine/Albion
2/10 Taunton Street Sunshine
21 Union Street Sunshine
91 Chapman Street Sunshine
8 Anderson Road Sunshine
5 Baynton Avenue Sunshine North
The Question Is Live In Or Invest • One large bedroom with BIR • Open plan lounge room • Upgraded kitchen • Central bathroom, laundry & toilet • Currently tenanted at $992.00 p.c.m • Car space For Sale Inspect Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 F12
Calling All Unit Buyers! • 3 large bedrooms with BIR’s • Comfortable lounge room • Spacious kitchen with meals area • Two way bathroom • Single lock-up garage • Low maintenance living For Sale Inspect Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 K11
First Home Buyers Or Investors • 3 comfortable bedrooms • Sun filled lounge room • Neat kitchen with meals area • Central bathroom • Carport and garage • Development opportunity (STCA) For Sale Inspect Saturday 10.15 - 10.45am Agent Sang Do 0419 935 955 Map Ref 41 A1
Presentation Plus/Great Investment! • 3 bedrooms, all with BIR’s • Lounge room with gas heater • Neat kitchen adjoining meals area • Bright updated bathroom • Single garage • Low maintenance living For Sale Inspect Saturday 10.15 - 10.45am Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 40 H3
Something Very Special! • 3 bedrooms • Main bedroom with full ensuite • Study area/4th bedroom • Lounge room • Appealing kitchen • Meals area • Family room • Bright quality bathroom • Garage For Sale Inspect By Appointment Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 40 G3
Your Perfect “Kick Start” Fully Renovated • 3 Generous sized bedrooms with B.I.R’s • Light filled Lounge room • Upgraded kitchen with large meals • Brilliant central bathroom • Single garage For Sale Inspect Saturday 2.45 - 3.15pm Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 G7
4 Mansfield Avenue Sunshine North
Development Site Opportunity • 3 bedrooms • Comfortable lounge room • Kitchen with meals area • Huge sized studio • Large pergola & 2 garden sheds • Large steel garage • Development opportunity (S.T.C.A.) For Sale Inspect Saturday 3.30 - 4.00pm Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 G7
60 Sandford Avenue Sunshine North
88 Maida Avenue Sunshine North
1/20 Kosky Street Sunshine West
13 McCoubrie Avenue Sunshine West
14 Bell Street Sunshine West
Huge Vacant Land With Plan Permit • Large allotment • Amazing opportunity to purchase • This rarely found vacant land with plan permit • This is a great investment project • Brilliant location close to all facilities For Sale Inspect By Appointment Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 J4
A Warm Welcome Inside And Out • 3 Spacious bedrooms with BIRs • Comfortable lounge room • Upgraded kitchen and very large meals area • Central bathroom • Single garage and garden shed For Sale Inspect Saturday 5.00 - 5.30pm Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 40 F1
An Exciting Opportunity! • 3 generous sized bedrooms (1 with BIR’s) • Sun–filled lounge room • Neat kitchen adjoining meals area • Bright updated bathroom • Large 620m2 allotment For Sale Inspect Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 40 F5
Comfortable Home • 3 bedrooms plus study • Spacious lounge room • Neat kitchen with meals area • Central bathroom • 1 bedroom bungalow • Single garage • Development opportunity (STCA) For Sale Inspect Saturday 5.00 - 5.30pm Agent Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 Map Ref 26 G7
Position & Potential! • 3 bedrooms • Lounge room • Kitchen adjoining meals area • Separate dining room • Central bathroom • Carport & garage • 648m2 allotment • Development opportunity (STCA) For Sale Inspect Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 40 D1
273 Hampshire Road Sunshine
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94 Devonshire Road Sunshine
26 Hollington Cres Point Cook
Original Character ~ Appealing Position This freshly refurbished family home is only minutes to central Sunshine’s services including Sunshine shopping centre, cinema complex, train station, schools and professional amenities. Set on a substantial parcel of land (541sqm including laneway) it offers great potential for future unit development (STCA). Comprising of 3 generous bedrooms, formal lounge and dining room, updated kitchen with everyday meals area, central bathroom, sunroom and separate laundry facilities. Features include polished floor boards, freshly painted throughout, gas appliances and much more.
Point Cook’s Finest Location Perfectly located in the popular Boardwalk Estate this family home is within walking distance to the shopping centre, schools, transport & easy access to the CBD via Princes freeway.This fantastic home comprises of separate formal lounge, functional kitchen with adjoining open family & meals area, 3 generous bedrooms all with Bir’s, main with full ensuite & WIR, & a sunlit central bathroom. Features: double remote garage with drive through access, ducted heating & evaporative cooling, gas appliances, low maintenance landscaped front yard, massive rear courtyard, quality appointments throughout & all set on 610sqm of land.
Auction Saturday 13th July at 1.00pm Selling Range $330,000 - $360,000 Melway Ref 26 J 12 Tan Truong 0403 214 933 Martin Artigas 0407 808 932 Inspect Saturday 12.45 - 1.15pm
51 Norwood Street Sunshine (Albion)
Auction Saturday 20th July at 1.30pm Selling Range $380,000 - $420,000 Melway Ref 207 H2 Tan Truong 0403 214 933 Inspect Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am
16 McCoubrie Avenue Sunshine West
2/20 Belmore Road Sunshine North
Comfortable Home on an Excellent Allotment Providing a perfect start for the first home buyer or astute investor, this Brick Veneer home boasts bright and spacious accommodation in a family friendly neighborhood. Set within peaceful surroundings, yet less than 500m to schools, shops and public transport. Comprising: 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 with BIRs, large lounge, kitchen with adjoining dining area, renovated bathroom, separate laundry, gas ducted heating, split system air conditioner, security shutters, alarm, double enclosed carport, covered entertainment area and all set on an excellent allotment.
More Than Meets The Eye Ideal for the first time property buyer or astute investor, this renovated single level unit is set on a corner allotment in a boutique block of four. Situated in a superb location, close to shopping and transport facilities. A2 C1 D1 This delightful home offers 2 spacious bedrooms, sunlit lounge room, kitchen with everyday meals area and central bathroom. Features: large rear courtyard, carport, ducted heating, polished floor boards, ornate ceilings and gas For Sale appliances. Selling Range $280,000 - $295,000 Melway Ref 26 J7 Dean Larti 0403 675 922 Inspect Saturday 1.45 - 2.15pm
For Sale Selling Range $270,000 - $290,000 Melway Ref 40 F5 Dean Larti 0403 675 922 Inspect Saturday 12.15 - 12.45pm
14 Devonshire Road Sunshine bellsrealestate.com.au 40 WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE \ June 19, 2013
Exceptional Value When location is paramount, this home is unbeatable, ideally situated close to Selwyn Park in this most serene and highly regarded residential location. Within walking distance to the Sunshine shopping centre, train station and schools. Comprising: 3 generous bedrooms, study, combined lounge and dining room, kitchen with everyday meals area, central bathroom and separate laundry facilities. With the option to further redevelop this substantial 15.85 x 38m (601sqm) parcel of land (STCA). Features: Established gardens, polished floor boards, air conditioner, gas heating and lock up garage.
For Sale Selling Range $340,000 - $360,000 Melway Ref 26 D10 Tan Truong 0403 214 933 Inspect Saturday 12.00 - 12.30pm
58 Cary Street Sunshine North Elegant Home on 604sqm of Land This impressive residence has been extensively renovated & transformed into a sophisticated home with beautifully appointed living areas in line with the character of this delightful home. Comprising: 3 generous bedrooms main with BIR, large formal lounge, stylish kitchen with abundant cupboard space & s/ steel appliances, adjoining meals area, renovated central bathroom & laundry facilities. Features: gas ducted heating, 3 air conditioners, alarm, huge 4 car garage with WC, shower & sink plus a massive storage shed & a wide drive way providing the option to add an additional dwelling to the rear while retaining the exciting home STCA.
For Sale Selling Range $370,000 - $390,000 Melway Ref 26 F8 Martin Artigas 0407 808 932 Inspect Saturday 2.00 - 2.30pm
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MARK 0423 511 896
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For a no obligation free quote
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• All types of Plastering and Painting work • Installing flat screen TV’s to walls • General garden maintenance Fully insured and all work guaranteed
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lic no 43059
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Weekly Classifieds Roofing Services
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& AIR CONDITIONING - DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL
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Weekly Classifieds Markets
Yarraville Gardens Farmers Market
Williamstown Nelson Place BLUESTONE CHURCH MARKET
Hyde and Somerville Rds Saturday 22nd June 9.00am -1.30pm
Local Fresh produce
Free Tai Chi lesson at 10am by Yolong-Wushu-Tai chi www.farmersmarket.com.au
Contact: 0412 910 496 Trading World
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WERRIBEE 21 Brentwood Drive, Sunday 23rd June, 8am-3pm. Assorted household items, small furniture, books, clothes, toys, CD’s, jewelry, make-up and more.
WYNDHAM VALE 134 Cambridge Crescent, Saturday 22nd June, 9am-3pm and Sunday 23rd June, 10am-3pm. Country style oval table, buffet hutch, extendable table, dressing table + 2 side tables, clothes and bric-a-brac.
BUYING PAINTINGS Buying paintings and old prints. Top price paid. Please call Petrit now on 0401 032 111.
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Rear of Shop 8/269 Old Geelong Road (enter via Costa Drive), Saturday 22nd June, 9am-4pm. Dining chairs from $10, dining tables, sofas, office furniture, bar stools, coffee and side tables & outdoor furniture. CASH ONLY. G6101711
Shared Accomodation HOPPERS CROSSING F/M over 25yo to share room in 3BR house. Very new, 2 bath, 2 toilet. Central heating and cooling. $140pw including bills. No Pets. Ph Mohammed 0421 976 702. MELTON Room to rent to a mature working person. Must be tidy. Close to transport. $120 per week, no bond, no bills to pay. Contact Joanne 0417 316 300. POINT COOK Fully furnished BR for rent in double storey home, close to all amenities. $155pw incl ultities. Phone 0433 181 741. POINT COOK Brand new house in Saltwater estate. Large single room $150pw, sharing bathroom and toilet. Lights and gas inclusive only. Please phone 0469 662 113. POINT COOK Single room in furnished house, BBQ area with pergola. Employed person only. $115pw+shared bills+$400 bond. Beside Point Cook Shopping Town. Phone 0408 063 849.
SPOTSWOOD Fully furn room for Employed person. $130pw, share gas bill, bond. ☎ 0403 481 545.
WERRIBEE Room w/ensuite to rent. Suit student/mature working gentleman. Carport & more. Please call 0468 593 136 WYNDHAM VALE Room to rent, includes separate large bathroom. $140per week includes bills. Please call Michael 0400 023 185. WYNDHAM VALE Room for rent, mature age person who is employed. Close to shops. $130 per week including bills. Phone Amber 0434 217 395.
To Let FOOTSCRAY 2 bedroom house, with rooms for rent in Barkly Street. Close to Melbourne City. Phone 0422 640 906. HOPPERS CROSSING Renovated 3BR BV freshly painted new floorboards/appliances BIR’s kit/ meals overlooking yard separate lounge close to plaza/buses/ schools $260pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000 SUNSHINE 3/4BR house, 2 toilets, 200m from station, all gas app, AC and gardening included. $345pw. Phone 9568 1289.
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HOPPERS CROSSING 30 Eleanor Dr, Sat 22nd & Sun 23rd June, 8.30am-5pm. Tool, shoes, bedroom furn, clothes and more!
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WERRIBEE 2BR apartment BIR’s kitchen/meals adjacent lounge garage gas/water paid by owner $220pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000 WERRIBEE 2BR villa unit BIR’s kit/meals seperate lounge yard carport $230pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000.
To Let WERRIBEE 3BR BV BIR’s kit/ meals dishwasher ducted heating aircon floorboards kid’s cubbyhouse carport large double garage $270pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000.
WERRIBEE 3BR BV home BIR’s semi ensuite large kit/meals overlooking yard lounge adj dinning room shed double carport $270 Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000 - 0417 206 207
WERRIBEE Central 2BR villa unit BIR’s kit/meals adj lounge ducted heating yard carport $230pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000
WEST FOOTSCRAY & Newport, 1BR unit, close to all facilities, all gas, air conditioning. Bond required. Phone 0412 691 168.
Newport Newcastle St $350pw Bright 3 bed W/B home with garage, Large kitchen Situated in the heart of Newport.
Newport Shellard St $350pw Secluded 2 bed home, large kitchen & dining area. Central heating, fully tiled bathroom with spa, Off street parking, situated walking distance to the Broadway.
Newport Melbourne Road $330pw + o/g Compact 2 room office. Small kitchen and toilet facilities, Security, gas heater,W/w carpet. Floor area 61 sqm approx.
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This impeccably maintained & updated 1 bedroom unit in a wonderful location with only a short stroll to the Vernon St shopping strip provides all the comforts you need for a low maintenance lifestyle. The kitchen provides gas cooking, ample bench & storage space, meals area & access to the landscaped & low maintenance court yard. The living area has a gas space heater with the bedroom providing BIR’s & access to the modern renovated bathroom with laundry facilities.
In a contemporary conversion that acknowledges the period beauty of the Olympic Tyre & Rubber Co. buildings, this light-filled first floor apartment offers Spacious living/dining area that is complemented by a kitchen featuring stone benches, Blanco appliances & dishwasher. The 2 bedrooms offer a BIR’s, ceiling fans & panel heating & have stylishly fitted central bathroom, balcony & close proximity to West Footscray station.
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If you are looking for a new & modern apartment then this is the one. Located minutes walk from both Yarraville & Seddon Village this ground floor apartment provides security entry & intercom, large open plan living area, kitchen with stone bench tops, stainless steel appliances, dishwasher & polished floors throughout the living areas. The 2 bedrooms include BIR’s & easy access to the central & modern bathroom. Features include Reverse cycle a/c & north facing balcony.
This meticulously maintained & renovated 2 bedroom apartment in a small & secure block provides a serene & carefree way of life. The open plan & modern design provides a functional kitchen with stainless steel appliances & dishwasher, reverse cycle a/c, spacious lounge which leads onto one of the 2 balconies perfect for a weekend BBQ. The 2 bedrooms contain BIR’s & space for a desk with the master bedroom also offering its own private balcony.
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Located in the wonderfully established Banbury Village Estate this near new 3 BR home has all the trimmings that you will need. Comprising of large open plan living with a chef’s kitchen comprising of stone b/tops, stainless steel Blanco appliances & dishwasher. The large living area has a northerly aspect with large sliding doors out onto the low maintenance backyard. The master BR has a full ensuite with BR 2 & 3 having large BIR. Features ducted heating & remote double garage.
Meticulously renovated 3 bedroom Victorian home offers comfortable living, both inside & out. Featuring 3 large carpeted bedrooms with BIR & ceiling fans with double glazed windows on 2 of the bedrooms. Enjoy the flexibility of dual living & dining zones with the modern kitchen overlooking the large family room flooded with abundant northerly light. Outside you will find low maintenance landscaped gardens with artificial turf storage shed & a large undercover alfresco area fitted with heating panels.
Architecturally designed & environmentally friendly this family home provides ample space & luxury. The floor plan allows for a large formal lounge which leads through to the light filled kitchen & family room. In the kitchen you will find stone bench tops, stainless steel Blanco appliances inc dishwasher, ample cupboard space all with a modern touch. The property provides 4 double bedrooms all with BIR’s with the master having WIR & ensuite. Ceiling fans throughout.
A design that catches loads of natural light, complemented by a setting close to Seddon station, defines this beautifully renovated home. Living/dining areas opening at 3 points to private outdoor surroundings lead to a kitchen where stone benches & brand new appliances reflect the quality of the total contemporary re-modelling. Versatile study space, downstairs bedroom & bathroom, matched upstairs by 2 further bedrooms sharing a fresh 2nd bathroom. Off street parking for 1 car.
104 Somerville Road Yarraville Ph 9316 9000
BROOKLYN FOOTSCRAY FOOTSCRAY FOOTSCRAY MAIDSTONE MAIDSTONE SEDDON SEDDON SEDDON SPOTSWOOD WEST FOOTSCRAY WEST FOOTSCRAY YARRAVILLE YARRAVILLE YARRAVILLE
34 Millers Road 98 Eleanor Street 95 Gordon Street 19 Southampton Street 2 Burns Street 17 Churchill Avenue 32 Alexander Street 1 Bellairs Street 13 Gamon Street 19 Ferguson Street 58 Blandford Street 118 Cross Street 49 Bellairs Avenue 9 Gladstone Street 194 Roberts Street
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What is it? A small car at a small price. What’s in it? A 57-kilowatt 1.2-litre three-cylinder engine with a continuously variable auto. Is it thirsty? I used 7.5 litres per 100 kilometres in the city, 5.5 in the country. The official combined figure is 4.6. Drive away $18,527. (Five-speed manual $16,205).
esearch indicates that the number of car buyers taking test drives is steadily declining. With so many cars now being pretty generic, a bit like fridges and microwaves, that’s entirely understandable. But driving can still make a big difference. Let me present the Mitsubishi Mirage. It’s a terrific showroom car. It looks good. The interior is well finished with pleasant surfaces and no bare metal. The front seats are OK, roominess is good for a car of this size and the cargo space is usable with a 60/40 folding rear seat. The controls are clear, the instruments are fine. It has everything you need including Bluetooth and USB, and the LS ($21,099) gets automatic headlights and wipers, a proximity key and climate control. Sitting in the showroom, you’d happily consider it a proposition. Now drive it. The first thing you discover is how noisy it is. The little 1.2-litre sounds like a diesel, partly because it has three cylinders
overtake smartly. In traffic your foot is not infrequently on the floor. The body integrity is less reassuring than, say, a Mazda 2 or a Hyundai i20, and the Mirage lacks their refinement. You’ll note that the rear brakes are drums while the Mazda and Hyundai get discs. The Mirage leans in tight corners and doesn’t like being hurried, and the ride is firmish, about what you’d expect from something of this size and weight. But the economy is sensational. I also tried a five-speed manual – a bit quicker, and noisier – and its economy is similar to the auto. The Mirage is a bargain. Don’t go by the official prices here. Ask for a deal. At time of writing, they started at $12,990 with $1000 cash back.
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Seagulls fly in Jolley good return By Daniel Paproth
SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL AFL - Round 12
COLLINGWOOD 4.2 11.4 13.6 15.9 (99) W BULLDOGS 0.2 2.5 4.9 9.11 (65) Goals: Collingwood: T Cloke 5 J Elliott 2 B Kennedy D Jolly J Blair J Thomas K Martin P Seedsman S Dwyer S Pendlebury. Western Bulldogs: D Giansiracusa 2 J Stringer 2 K Stevens M Boyd R Griffen R Murphy T Liberatore. Best: Collingwood: H Shaw D Swan S Pendlebury T Cloke H O’Brien M Williams N Brown J Elliott. Western Bulldogs: R Murphy R Griffen W Minson J Stringer B Goodes. Injuries: Collingwood: L Ball (calf) replaced in selected side by A Oxley. Western Bulldogs: K Stevens (shoulder). Crowd: 32,253 at Etihad Stadium
VFL - Round 10
WILLIAMSTOWN 3.3 6.4 11.7 15.11 (101) ESSENDON 4.2 5.5 5.8 6.9 (45) Goals: Williamstown: Hunter 3 Conway 2 Wheeler 2 Grant 2 Charleston Campbell Cross Prismall Wallis Wood. Essendon: Hille 2 Hardingham Lovett-Murray Dell’Olio Gumbleton. Best: Williamstown: Lockwood Prismall Cross Austin Hunter Masters. Essendon: O’Brien Fahey Firman Duscher Bellchambers Van Unen. At Burbank Oval.
DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE - Round 10
WILLIAMSTOWN 3.6 8.11 13.17 19.25 (139) COBURG TIGERS 1.2 1.7 3.9 3.12 (30) Goals: Williamstown: Deery 3 Casley 3 Symes 3 Nastasi 2 Polizzi 2 McConnon 2 Wyatt Johnstone Bench Mead. Coburg: Thomas Uysal Dean Spagnolo. Best: Williamstown: Symes Johnstone Critchley Pearce Woods Hetherington. Coburg: Hogan Brandt Egglestone Abdallah Bean Thomas. At Burband Oval.
TAC CUP - Round 9
WESTERN 6.3 8.8 11.10 12.17 (89) NORTHERN 1.3 5.5 9.7 11.8 (74) Goals: Western: Hickey 4 King 2 Duggan Sullivan Bray Elkasovic Greiser O’Leary. Northern: Bowkett 3 McKeown 2 Hunt McDonald Waugh McDonagh Short Smith. Best: Western: Greiser Duggan Iaccarino Sullivan Hickey O’Leary. Northern: Switkowski McCabe Iacobaccio Short Grimes Turner.
VAFA - Round 9 Division 1 W’TOWN CYMS 3.4 8.7 10.11 14.19 (103) MHSOB 0.0 2.4 7.5 8.6 (54) Goals: Williamstown CYMS: S Davis 4 B Gray 3 C Cini 3 M Carland A Heaver N Walsh J Gray. MHSOB: D Hamilton-Ho 2 B Smith 2 N Hawking L Campbell N Orchard M White. Best: Williamstown CYMS: S Puhar N Walsh S Davis J Gray N Holdsworth D Calman-Orr. MHSOB: D Hamilton-Ho T Harper M HamiltonHo S Whittington N Orchard S Villani.
WESTERN REGION FL
Division 1 ALTONA 4.1 8.7 10.11 18.16 (124) SUNSHINE 3.0 4.1 6.2 8.2 (50) Goals: Altona: J Post 5 M Turnbull 3 M El Houli 3 J Rafferty 2 R Knight 2 R Miles S Kennedy T Healy. Sunshine: M Hahn 2 P Wiggins C Taylor T Millar M Goring M Ellis C Tripodi. Best: Altona: A Chiu J Magnabosco L Spiteri M El Houli R Miles D Barnaby. Sunshine: M Ellis M Goring A Shellie M Hahn J Trevaskis B McInneny. ALBION 7.0 11.2 15.2 20.7 (127) YS EAGLES 1.2 6.2 10.4 13.6 (84) Goals: Albion: J O’Brien 3 T Finco 3 M Dibb 3 J Green 2 B Mesto 2 B Davis T O’Brien D Grantham C Hall P Savage R Cini J Grima. Yarraville Seddon Eagles: J Harmes 4 C Topalidis 3 M West 2 S D’Orazio C Foreman M Hussey S Barry.
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A SPIRITED second half carried Williamstown to a 56-point win over Essendon in the VFL on Sunday. It was a crucial win for the Seagulls, moving them into fifth on the ladder with a 6-3 record before a tough month. The Seagulls were strengthened by the return of captain Ben Jolley, playing his first game since late April. But it was the Bombers who got the hot start. Essendon’s talls stretched the Seagulls early, with AFL imports David Hille, Tom Bellchambers and Scott Gumbleton all playing. The Bombers led by five points at quarter-time but managed only one goal in the second quarter to fall behind by five points at half-time. Williamstown won the game in the third quarter, booting six goals as it held Essendon to just three behinds. Seagulls coach Peter German attributed the turnaround to winning the contested ball and a more committed defensive effort. Leading by 32 at the final break, the Seagulls kicked another four in the last to further extend their lead. Lachlan Hunter kicked three
goals, while Cam Lockwood was sensational, as was Brent Prismall. Mark Austin had another impressive game in defence. German said he was impressed by his players’ response. “The first half was a real arm wrestle and, if you look at the stats, both teams were good at putting their opposition under pressure,” German said. “In the second half we were probably able to maintain that better than they were and it was pleasing we were able to manufacture goals from our talls and smalls. “We started winning the contested footy and were able to run harder on the outside and get numbers free.” With Jolley back in the team and the likes of Jamie McNamara and Daniel Pearce playing with the development team, the Seagulls have some impressive depth to guide them through a tough second half of the season. “Ben is the leader of the club and he was great, given he has been out injured. He didn’t miss a beat,” German said. “We know we’ve got some tough games coming up that will define our season in many ways.”
Footscray rises to the occasion
Hard at it: Mitch Wallis is an important cog in the Williamstown midfield.
Best: Albion: P Savage J O’Brien T Finco K Taylor T Deutschbein C Halliwell. Yarraville Seddon Eagles: G Newtown J Harmes S Barry D Dorazio L Knight J Collins. ST ALBANS 4.512.1015.14 21.17 (143) N FOOTSCRAY 1.0 1.2 4.7 4.8 (32) Goals: St Albans: Details unavailable. North Footscray: E O’Donnell A Nicholls L Lewis S Kater. Best: St Albans: Details unavailable. North Footscray: E O’Donnell T Wills A Peters P Jackson C Peters A Nicholls. DEER PARK 3.3 6.8 7.10 13.16 (94) H CROSSONG 0.4 0.5 4.9 4.13 (37) Goals: Deer Park: K McHarg 3 C Trewin 2 C Stewart 2 G Catterall S White C Brown S Broadbent G Cadman J Jones. Hoppers Crossing: B Moles 2 J Mulligan A Poland. Best: Deer Park: L Summers C Brown J Barling K McHarg C Stewart J Jones. Hoppers Crossing: A Poland R Wittmer M El Hawli C Latella B Moles M Watt. SPOTSWOOD 5.3 9.7 11.11 16.16 (112) PT MELBOURNE 0.3 2.3 5.5 9.8 (62) Goals: Spotswood: J Orchard 2 B Perry 2 M Fogarty 2 M Fogarty 2 J Dorward L Ryan C Elliott C O’Keefe L McGhie S Myors J Cloke M Boyd. Port Melbourne Colts: C D’Altera 4 R Newton 2 D McGregor J Perkins B Perkins. Best: Spotswood: M Fogarty S Jones C Elliott B Perry S Ross J Salmond. Port Melbourne Colts: R Newton C D’Altera R Ford S McAnulty S Mitchell. Ladder P W L D B FF F A Pts % Deer Pk S’wood Altona Sunshine St Albans H Cross PM Colts Albion YS Eagles N Footscray
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Division 2 MANOR LAKES 3.3 6.8 8.11 12.12 (84) SUNSHINE H 2.2 5.5 7.9 10.11 (71) Goals: Manor Lakes: T Priest 4 B Turner 2 N Montague 2 M Kozole 2 F Pavez J Callanan. Sunshine Heights: J Stevens 3 D Hinge 2 K Privitera 2 A Kyriakou J Vella J Ciarlo. Best: Manor Lakes: R Taylor F Pavez C Baker J Walters J Callanan B Turner. Sunshine Heights: L Todevski S Walters-Kepada A Kyriakou B Henderson J Zahra J Vella. ALBANVALE 4.3 7.4 10.7 13.9 (87) LAVERTON 3.3 8.9 9.11 11.14 (80) Goals: Albanvale: J Sirianni 3 D Redfern 2 V Micallef 2 D Azzopardi J Micallef D Borg J Caterino M Plummer D Bartolo. Laverton Magpies: S Paone 3 S Young 2 M Lindsey 2 M Ristevski 2 R Mulroy S Mizzi. Best: Albanvale: D Azzopardi S Blake J Micallef J Caterino D Smith J Henderson. Laverton Magpies: S Young M Zurek S Mizzi J Dunne S Paone M Lindsey. PARKSIDE 10.5 21.10 26.20 41.21(267) N SUNSHINE 1.2 1.3 1.5 3.5 (23) Goals: Parkside: A Gervasi 7 M Pearce 7 M Khartabil 7 J Snow 4 N Towns 3 A Lochart 3.J Fowler 2 D Thomas 2 N Juegan I Bera P Harris P Clemente D Mcmahon B Ashman North Sunshine: B Mikus 2 C Howitt. Best: Parkside: M Pearce D Vincent N Towns A Gervasi P Harris J Snow. North Sunshine: M Tiffen R Sultana B Mikus M Mizzi J Moody T Charles. W FOOTSCRAY 4.2 5.5 9.10 13.12 (90) BRAYBROOK 3.3 3.7 7.9 10.13 (73) Goals: West Footscray: Details unavailable. Braybrook: S Pearce 4 L Browney 3 K Tuchell L White M Bellingham. Best: West Footscray: Details unavailable. Braybrook: M Bellingham T Sinclair L Johnson L Wallace T Luong S Pearce.
■ RUGBY UNION
VRU: Dewar Shield: Premier 1: Footscray 12 bt Melbourne Uni. Premier 2: Footscray 27 bt Melbourne Uni 13. Premier 3: Melb Uni 31 bt Footscray 17.
FOOTSCRAY Cycling Club took its revenge on Geelong in the hills to dominate stage one of the seventh annual Challenge Cup. Geelong will need to pull a rabbit out of a hat in the series’ second race for it to claim the cup at the She Oaks in a month’s time. The clubs have each won the cup three times. A chilly southerly, a demanding series of climbs and a wild and fast descent made for challenging racing at the weekend.. Footscray’s road champion Dom Dudkiewicz dominated A grade. With a killer climb and a stomachchurning descent, it was not long before the peloton was broken up. Dudkiewicz and teammate Adam Trewing were in it for the long haul, but Dudkiewicz prevailed in a long and drawn-out sprint. Geelong’s George Vallins was third. In B grade, a strong bunch of riders set out on the first lap, only to see numbers drop lap after lap. Aaron Murray won ahead of Footscray’s Geoff Robertson and Scott McDonald. C grade winner Jake Belsar flew the Geelong flag, beating Footscray riders Igor Tesic and Michael Dam. Adrian Janiszewski won D grade, beating David Lane and Peter Bloink.
■ SOCCER FFV
State League 1: North Geelong Warriors SC 0 Fawkner Blues FC 1, Sunshine George Cross SC 2 Altona Magic SC 0. State League 2 North-West: Westgate FC 0 Sydenham Park SC 3, Ballarat Red Devils SC 2 Avondale Heights SC 7, Whittlesea Ranges FC 1 Fitzroy City SC 3, Altona East Phoenix SC 1 Brunswick City SC 2, Moreland City SC 8 La Trobe University SC 0, Preston Lions FC 0 Keilor Park SC 3. State League 3 North-West: Westvale SC 1 Moreland United SC 1, Melbourne University SC 2 Geelong SC 3, Banyule City SC 1 Sunbury United FC 1, Hume United FC 0 Sporting Whittlesea FC 1, Cairnlea FC 2 Altona City SC 1. State League 4 West: Brunswick Zebras FC 2 Surf Coast FC 1, Essendon United FC 3 Bell Park SC 0, Hoppers Crossing SC 3 FC Strathmore 2, Williamstown SC 3 Western Eagles SC 2, Geelong Rangers SC 4 Essendon Royals SC 1, Corio SC 3 Maribyrnong Greens SC 0. State League 5 West: Sebastopol Vikings SC 3 Laverton Park SC 3, Altona North SC 1 Greenvale United SC 0, Truganina Hornets 0 Sunshine Heights Western Tigers FC 0, Brimbank Stallions FC 0 Melton Phoenix FC 6, Point Cook FC 4 Spring Hills FC 2.
STATE LEAGUE: MEN: Williamstown 25 bt Chadstone 3 Division 1: Williamstown 27 bt Melbourne Uni 4 Division 2: Footscray 23 bt Caulfield 8, Williamstown 28 bt MCC 3 Division 3: Footscray 11 bt Bendigo 4, Williamstown 20 bt Camberwell 4, Altona 13 bt Malvern 10 Division 4: Malvern/Caulfield/Camberwell 14 bt Footscray 1, Williamstown 17 bt MES 8. Division 5: Footscray 18 bt Caulfield/MCC 4, Camberwell 16 bt Williamstown 15, Malvern 24 bt Altona 5.
CYs stave off Old Boys’ threat
Members play name game
By Lance Jenkinson
THE Western Bulldogs have asked members to provide feedback on the name of their own Victorian Football League team, which inaugurates in 2014. The club has asked supporters through its website to simply vote on whether the team should be called ‘Western’ or ‘Footscray’. The Bulldogs changed their AFL name to Western in 1996 to better represent the greater western suburbs. For the VFL team, which ends its alignment with Williamstown at the end of this season and plays the majority of its games at the Whitten Oval in Footscray, reverting back to the traditional name makes sense for some members. “We want to hear from our members what they think is the best name for our VFL team in 2014 – a team that will see the development of our emerging stars well into the future,” Bulldogs president Peter Gordon said on the club’s website. “I know that to many members Footscray is a name that is close to your hearts, while there is a whole generation that has only known, and will embrace, the Western Bulldogs.”
WILLIAMSTOWN CYMS was wary of the threat posed by the erratic Melbourne High School Old Boys in the Victorian Amateur Football Association division 1. MHSOB showed their unpredictability in Saturday’s game with sample sizes of their best and their worst on the one day. CYs ended up with a 49-point win but experienced a gamut of emotions in doing so. They went from cruise control calmness in the first half to ripyour-hair-out frustration in the third term. An old fashioned, three-quartertime spray from Mathew Montebello
acted as a timely wake-up call for the CYs players, who steadied in the last to run out big winners. “Although they’re sitting second last, they’ve thrown up some interesting results,” Montebello told the Weekly. “They got within 10 points of [ladder leader] Hampton, but they only beat [bottom side] Glen Eira by 10 points. “We sort of identified them as just waiting for an upset, so we were very conscious of them. “The first half I was really happy with our boys, who did everything that was asked, but in the third quarter we fell asleep. We thought they were going to roll over and they came and had a crack and got
to within 16 points of us. Threequarter-time I gave them a firm talking to about what was expected and to the boys’ credit, like a good team should, they responded and pretty quickly made it unattainable for MHSOB to get near us.” Steven Puhar had the enormous task of being the lone ruckman for CYs and thrived on the extra responsibility. The playing assistant coach capped a fine week with best-onground only days after being named in Spotswood’s team of the decade and added to the VAFA’s interleague squad. “His leadership and ability to be able to direct traffic is sensational,” Montebello said. “He’s like another
coach out there on the ground. He just took a lot of marks coming across packs and made sure the ball wasn’t going to go any further than we wanted it to go.” With centre half-forward Ben Gray double and triple teamed at times, the CYs had to find more avenues to goal. Spencer Davis, who a week earlier had been dropped to the reserves for poor form, bobbed up with four goals. “He was really proactive, not just kicking goals but helping set a few up and defensively it was the best he’s been all year,” Montebello said. Gray still managed to kick three goals, as did Chris Cini. For sports results, turn to page 60.
Bulldogs break Uni resistance By Lance Jenkinson
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Woodsmen name team of the decade Michael Copp
FOOTSCRAY had to run a finetooth comb over Melbourne University’s water-tight defence to find a way to the try-line in a 12-10 win in the Victorian Rugby Union premier division on Saturday. The Bulldogs eventually discovered the finest of cracks in the defence and got a late try from Joe Masalu for a precious victory that consolidates their place among the top three. Bulldogs coach Junior Naufahu told the Weekly a combination of tough Uni defence and impatient ball security made for a frustrating day on the sidelines. “Melbourne Uni came out to play and came at us pretty strong,” he said. “We just couldn’t get any go forward. Their defence really held us up and it was tough conditions. The try came late in the game, but we’ll take the win.”
Strike a blow: Martin Naufahu landed a crucial conversion for Footscray.
The message from Naufahu to his players at half-time was to treasure time spent in possession. Melbourne Lesa and first half try-scorer Siosiua Ngauamo heeded
the call to be the most damaging in attack. “The whole aim was to hold on to the ball for as long as we can and let them defend to try and wear them
down,” Naufahu said. It was the Bulldogs’ fifth win in a row. The Doggies host fourth placed Moorabbin in a blockbuster at Henry Turner Reserve on Saturday.
Lightning crashes top spot, two snapping at its heels VU-Western Lightning has its nose ahead in the sprint to the Victorian Netball League finish line. The Lightning has a tentative hold on top spot with a month to go in the regular season, but it will have all to play for with local rivals City West Falcons and the persistent Peninsula Waves snapping at is
heels in the race for the minor premiership. Tonight’s blockbuster between the Lightning and the Waves at the State Netball and Hockey Centre could go some way to determining which of these two quality teams will have the luxury of a finals double chance. Lightning coach Matt Hills told
the Weekly that after an inconsistent past month on the court, it’s time for his team to re-capture the steady form that saw them go on an eight game winning run from rounds three to 10. “Looking at it right now, four weeks out, we should make finals, but we’re aiming to make the top
two and it starts against Peninsula,” Hills said. “The next four weeks we’ve got some really challenging games and we’re looking forward to that.” The Lightning returned to the top with a 50-31 win over Geelong Cougars on Wednesday night. — Lance Jenkinson
MATHEW Montebello regards captaincy in Spotswood’s team of the decade as his most cherished individual honour. Montebello was named centre halfback in a team that recognises the Woodsmen’s rise back to supremacy in the Western Region Football League from years 2003-12. “Being named captain of that team of the decade is the biggest individual honour I’ve every received,’’ he said. The Woodsmen 2003-12 team of the decade is: Backs: D Sablich, D Mangan, B Waldron. Half backs: E Wood, M Montebello (captain), C Morgan. Centre: D Isbister, B Kelly (coach), L Theodore. Half forwards: B Harris, L Molan, W Patak. Forwards: W Langlands, J Cloke, M Keenan Followers: L McGhie, T Langlands, C O’Keefe. Interchange: R Jensen, D Galea, T Baker, D Ayton, J Audley, R Noye, S Puhar
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Altona City proves that Borg possesses a plan for success ALTONA City has undergone major changes to its playing style in the three weeks since Sam Borg was promoted to senior coach of the struggling Football Federation Victoria men’s state league 3 club. City has a new possession-based game that promotes an attacking brand of football. Borg has already noticed a positive shift in attitude from his players and the results have followed with a win in his first game as coach. City was unlucky not to double up against promotion chasers Cairnlea on Saturday, losing 2-1 on the back of a penalty and a counter-attack goal.
“We’re playing more possession football, which the players are enjoying,” Borg told the Weekly. “We’re dominating games now with possession and creating a lot of chances. “We’re still trying to work on it, but there’s some pretty good signs so far of a turnaround.” City has been bolder in its approach, with the left and right backs implored to join the attack. “That’s the difference with my approach to the game,” Borg said. “Before, the full backs were really just defenders and not involved going forward, where I’ve implored them to
drift up the park – my form of defence is attack. “Let’s have possession and maintain the intensity going forward rather than just sitting back and allowing pressure.” The central midfield duo of Matthew McKay and Matthew Italiano are the playmakers that ensure this game style comes together. Spot-on distribution is the key because if they miss targets in the midfield, they will not have as much cover as they had in team structure under former coach Adrian Denys. “We’ve freed them up to be good ball players,” Borg said.
“They have been pivotal.” City got the go-ahead goal against Cairnlea inside 15 minutes. Martin Mintoff weaved around defenders in the box and launched the ball into the top corner. Unfortunately for Mintoff, it would be his last piece of action, hobbling to the bench with a hamstring injury. City had the lion’s share of possession, but hit the post twice and
Flying start saves Jets
A TWO-faced Altona Gators was on the receiving end of a disappointing 80-66 loss to Warrandyte Venom in the Big V Basketball men’s division 1. The Gators started like a house on fire, racing to a commanding 15-point lead by half-time. They had it all their own way in the first half, shooting above 55% in the half. John Wilkinson (16 points and seven rebounds), Shaun Phelan (16 points and five rebounds), Matthew Jon (14 points) and Joey Mausar (10 points and five assists) led the Venom a merry dance in the first half. But it all unravelled for the Gators after half-time. Where they had previously been shutting out the Venom offence, they began leaking points at an alarming rate. The healthy shooting percentages they enjoyed spiralled out of control and the Gators could not buy a basket in the last two periods. It wound up a heavy loss for the Gators and one that will put their Terril group top-four berth at risk. The Gators need to re-group quickly with a tough double header against Southern Peninsula away on Saturday night and Geelong Supercats at home on Sunday. Meanwhile, the two steps forward, one step back season of the Altona Gators continues in the Big V women’s division 1. The Gators suffered a severe blow to their confidence with a 90-60 loss to Latrobe City Energy on their home court at Altona Sports Centre on Sunday. Too much was left to too few for the Gators with Katrina Vogelezang (20 points), Ashley Patterson (15) and Jayne-Maree Sant (12) the stand outs.
By Lance Jenkinson
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— Lance Jenkinson
Magic slips to ninth
Second-half lull bites Gators
THERE were times on Saturday when the Western Jets were vulnerable. They might have started with a scintillating six-goals-to-one opening term against the Northern Knights in the TAC Cup at Visy Park, but their stranglehold over the game loosened considerably as the game wore on. The Jets managed to hold on for a 15-point win, but coach Torin Baker conceded his side had terms dictated to them by the Knights for lengthy periods. “One of the things that was good is we were able to get off to a great start,” he told the Weekly. “Credit to Northern. They really changed the way the game was being played and ... worked their way back into the contest. “They ensured our defenders were not able to drop off their opponents at any stage. “At the same time, they really crowded our forward line in the second quarter and our guys really struggled finding a target inside 50.” But the Jets isolated key forwards Harrison King and Caleb Sullivan in dangerous one-on-one contests to good effect. They found run and carry from Liam Duggan off half-back and through the middle. Jake Greiser got his hands dirty in the clinches, while David Iaccarino wore down his opponent with tireless run. The pendulum swung back into the favour of the Jets in the third and kept the Knights at arm’s length on the scoreboard. “We were able to right the wrongs from the second quarter,” Baker said.
had a strong penalty shout waved away. The difference between the sides would be Cairnlea star Mustafa Mustafa, who is on the radar of higher-level clubs. Mustafa scored on the counter attack with 20 minutes to go, giving City goalkeeper Pece Talevski no chance to save. City will face North Sunshine Eagles, a team some are predicting could win the premiership this season, at Kim Reserve on Saturday. It will be the biggest test of Borg’s playing style so far.
‘We’re dominating games now with possession and creating a lot of chances.’
Point to prove: Jake Greiser put his hand up for an immediate recall to the Vic Metro side with a stellar performance for the Western Jets.
There were few more important players on the field than 17-year-old Lachlan Hickey. “He’s such a versatile player,” Baker said. “We’ve played him at different stages on a wing, down back and up forward, and he meets every challenge.” Hickey had one of his best games as a half-forward.
The Knights’ defence had no answer, allowing Hickey too much latitude, and he kicked four goals. The Jets handed debuts to Hayden Bray and Joey Blake. They were delighted to see Ajdin Elkasovic make a successful return from a broken wrist. The Jets host Geelong Falcons at Burbank Oval on Saturday.
ALTONA Magic failed to find a resolution to its recent woes on a week’s break from the Football Federation Victoria men’s state league 1. The Magic returned to the pitch on Sunday and suffered a similar fate to its three games before the Queen’s Birthday break. They were soundly beaten 2-0 on the road at Sunshine George Cross and tumbled to ninth on the ladder. Only five weeks ago, the Magic was sitting pretty in third spot on the ladder. The Magic will be hoping to recapture its spark when it hosts St Albans Saints at Paisley Park on Sunday. In state league 2, Altona East Phoenix is lurking dangerously close to the relegation positions with just six points from nine games. The Phoenix lost 2-1 to Brunswick City and has gone without a win since April. In state league 4, Williamstown moved into the top five with a 3-2 win over Western Eagles at Gray Reserve. Maribyrnong Greens fell into the bottom two after copping a 3-0 belting from Corio. There were goals aplenty in the state league 5 match between Laverton Park and Sebastopol Vikings, but points were shared in a 3-3 draw. Declan Martin scored a double for Laverton on its trip to St Georges Reserve. One goal was all Altona North needed to beat Greenvale United at Duane Reserve. — Lance Jenkinson
Vikings starve Roos of chances By Lance Jenkinson
‘It was just a good tussle and we just kept chipping away, extending our lead.’ forward Patrick Wiggins to one goal. Magnabosco was one of the Vikings’ best, damaging on the rebound. “He’s one of our leaders. He’s directional and uses the ball well,” Russo said. “He really set up well and delivered, as good half-backs do.” When the dam wall broke, the goals began to flood in for the Vikings. Russo said the delivery into the forward 50 was as good as his side had shown all season. That was reflective on the scoreboard with prime targets Jayden Post (five goals), Mitch Turnbull (three) and Richard Knight (two) feasting on the silver service. Munir El Houli (three), a promising teenager, and Josh Rafferty (two) chimed in with multiples. “It’s probably one of the few times this year that we’ve really rewarded their leads,” Russo said. “‘Posty’, Mitch Turnbull and Richard Knight, they all got their hands on the footy.” The Vikings will square off with Spotswood at McLean Reserve on Saturday in what promises to be a fascinating grand final re-match. The Woodsmen are in good form, after a 50-point win over Port Melbourne Colts. Their past two meetings have resulted in one- and three-point wins for the Vikings. Expect another close encounter on Saturday.
ALTONA was merciless defensively in a 74-point win over Sunshine Kangaroos in the Western Region Football League division 1. The Vikings slammed the door shut on the visitors, allowing just 10 scoring shots in the game. In a hard-fought contest, the Kangaroos won their fair share of the ball but their frustrations mounted with every forward-50 entry that failed to penetrate the defensive wall of Joey Halloran, Joel Magnabosco, Johnathon Hevern and David Barnaby. Vikings captain Josh Russo was full of praise for his teammates. “They’re just blokes you love having on your team,” Russo said. “They probably don’t get pumped up as much as the midfield boys, but they work harder than anyone in the team.” This was billed as one of the matches of the day. The opening three quarters lived up to the hype with the final score not being a true reflection of the hard work the Vikings had to do to set up the win. “It was definitely a tough challenge. They hit us pretty hard,” Russo said. “It was just a good tussle and we just kept chipping away, extending our lead. “In all honesty, it was more so the last quarter where we blew the game open.” The Vikings restricted the Kangaroos’ key players to manageable numbers. Aaron Freeland shared the honours with former AFL star Mitch Hahn, and Halloran kept key Kangaroos
Slick A’s stick it to Waverley
Decision time: Anthony Chiu made all the right moves in a best-on-ground showing for the Altona Vikings.
ALTONA came out breathing fire after the Hockey Victoria men’s premier league mid-season break. The A’s routed Waverley 4-1 in an upset result on the road at the Hedley Hull Field on Saturday. Suddenly, the A’s are just five points outside the top five. The most impressive aspect for coach Ben Guy was not the result but the manner in which it was achieved. “We love winning, but the way we did it was most pleasing,” Guy said. “We played exactly to the game plan. The experienced guys led from the front, and the defensive side from everyone was nearly perfect. “We need to build on this and take a few more scalps in the second half of the season.” The A’s man of the match was goalkeeper Ben Oborne, who repelled the host’s attacks. The A’s scored first on a penalty corner through Chris Coleman. Coleman made it a double from the same situation 10 minutes into the second half. Waverley would not go away, halving the deficit through a screamer of a goal from Luke Young. But this would be the A’s day as Matthew Huf and Tyson Priddle scored to put the icing on the cake. Footscray, meanwhile, made it a western suburbs double with a 3-1 triumph over Toorak-East Malvern. Justin Ellis scored a double for the Bulldogs, while Andrew Monte also bagged a goal in the win. In the women’s premier league, Altona lost 1-0 to Waverley, leaving it second-last on the table. Footscray drew 2-2 with TEM and lost ground on the top four. — Lance Jenkinson
Emotional victory as Roosters rally for their lost mate By Lance Jenkinson SOME days, the outcome of a football match does not matter when placed against a backdrop of a greater cause. At a football club, there can be no greater cause than to salute a fallen mate. Saturday will be fondly remembered in the hearts of every West Footscray official, player and supporter, irrespective of the result, as they paid their respects to former player and vice-president Patrick Joyce. Joyce, who lived and breathed the West Footscray Football Club, was
killed in a car accident during the off season. Some days, you are up against it as a football side, but other days you just know you are going to win it. The Roosters did just that for Joyce, who was their 22nd man on Saturday. They claimed the Patrick Joyce memorial trophy in the reserves, then followed up with a 17-point win over Braybrook in the seniors at Shorten Reserve. “It was an emotional day and the players really responded to that,” Roosters coach Rohan Mackenzie told the Weekly. “It was a good win for the club on
a big day on and off the field.” Joyce’s memory will live on forever more at West Footscray after the Roosters named their change rooms in his honour. The Joyce family ties are strong at the club, with Joyce’s mum Pam volunteering in the canteen. On Saturday, Pam was presented with Joyce’s football jumper and a photo of her son by a teary Roosters president Peter Speakman in a pregame ceremony. West Footscray and Braybrook, held a minute’s silence before the seniors game. Joyce’s death was felt at Braybrook too. Many at the club knew Joyce
through his grandfather, who has been a trainer there. “It’s [the Joyces] a good family around the club to have, so it was tragic what happened,” Mackenzie said. “[Saturday] was a celebration [of Joyce], but it was an emotional one.” In the seniors, the Roosters kept Braybrook at arm’s length all game, leading at every change. The home side was ferocious around the packs, the “most intense” they have been at the contest all season, according to Mackenzie. “The boys really responded. They worked hard and were buggered by the end of the game,” he said.
“They really played for Pam and the Joyce family.” Roosters onballer Mark Speakman was best on ground for his tireless performance in the midfield. Speakman broke through the magical 50 possessions for the game. “He works twice as hard as anyone else on the field and just gets to as many contests as he can,” Mackenzie said. Josh Webster offered plenty of dash out of defence, Ben Douglas returned from an ankle injury and played a negating role on the backline, and Jadyn Trowsdale excited with his run on the wing and half forward. It was the Roosters fourth win of the season.
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