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ROCKER PAUL STEWART ON LIFE AFTER THE DOCKERS

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Ghost trams on board Has anyone noticed the increased prevalence of ghost trams in our public transport system? I regularly catch the number 1 tram around the city. While waiting I keep an eye on the electronic board as it counts down: five minutes to arrival, three minutes, one, etc. When the tram arrives the board is meant to note that the tram is due "NOW". But several times recently the boards have said the tram has arrived – when it clearly hasn’t – and has reset to advise that the tram is five minutes, nine minutes and (on one occasion) even 17 minutes away. I believe there is a parallel, invisible public transport system accessible only to the phantom population of Melbourne, miserable spectres

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Don’t feed the possums Please enlighten me. Isn’t it against council regulations to hand feed possums in Curtain Square? (‘‘Possum man rejects animal cruelty claims’’, MTW, April 3, 2013). Animal Active should be ashamed of themselves for artificially sustaining the possums by hand feeding. Are they also aware they are providing sustenance by leaving food at the bottom of our trees for the overpopulated mynas who are decimating our native bird population? Why isn’t the City of Yarra following up on the many complaints from North Carlton ratepayers and beyond and enforcing the law? If this feeding continues, the trees, which have just survived drought and the over population of possums, are surely doomed.

doomed to ride unreliable buses, trains and trams for eternity. I wonder whether they, too, have to use myki. That would be Hell, indeed. Doug / via email

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Parliament is a chamber where the competing ideologies of Australian politics meet. No more apt demonstration of this can be found than on the sturdy wooden shelves of the State Parliament magazine rack. In an utterly objective way, it hosts the right-winger’s champion, The Spectator, and the left-wing Social Alternatives together. They nuzzle like old buddies, respectful of each other’s perspectives. We expect prospective readers would know exactly which one to choose.

Almost 6000 people from across the state registered and braved the shave for the Leukaemia Foundation World’s Greatest Shave this year. The support and generosity we have received from Victorians has been exceptional; every contribution to the campaign is invaluable and greatly appreciated. On behalf of everyone at the Leukaemia Foundation, including patients, their families, volunteers and staff, we say a very special thank you for their outstanding efforts. Almost $3 million has been raised across Victoria and over $15 million nationally. We are on the fast track to reaching our goal of $3.5 million in Victoria – and there is still time to donate, just call 1800 500 088 or visit worldsgreatestshave.com.

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DISADVANTAGED households are missing out on money and energysaving technology because they are being priced out of a state program. According to a Brotherhood of St Laurence report, drastic changes need to be made to the Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Scheme to make it more equitable to people who could

benefit most from paying less for electricity, water and gas. Senior manager of equity and climate change, Damian Sullivan, said the system favoured wealthy households because they could better afford to pay hundreds or even thousands of dollars in co-contributions for energy and money-saving technology such as insulation and space heaters. Poorer households were more likely to take advantage of low-cost or free

the Brotherhood of St Laurence’s report, which provides additional perspective on the current performance of the scheme, and suggestions for the potential development of the scheme.’’ Mr Moate said a review of the program next year would determine whether changes should be made. The Victorian Energy Efficiency Target Scheme helps residents reduce greenhouse gas emissions with free or low-cost energy-saving offers.

spend a higher proportion of disposable income on energy than do those on higher incomes,’’ the report says. ‘‘If the benefits of [a scheme] that are most likely to have the largest impacts on household energy costs flow to more advantaged households, this compounds pre-existing inequities.’’. Anthony Moate, spokesman for Minister for Energy and Resources Nicholas Kotsiras, said: ‘‘The Victorian government notes with interest

offers, such as water-saving shower heads and energy-saving lightbulbs. The report says it is crucial that disadvantaged households receive fair access to the scheme, especially at a time when energy costs are soaring. According to the Essential Services Commission, electricity prices have increased an average 33 per cent in the past five years and gas has gone up 22 per cent in Victoria. ‘‘Households on lower incomes

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Youth at risk of spine injury BY BEAU DONELLY A THIRD of people who suffered quadriplegic and paraplegic injuries in Melbourne in the past six years live in the inner north-east. Transport Accident Commission data released last month showed there were 117 spinal cord injuries in Victoria between 2006 and 2012 resulting from car crashes. Of the 73 people who lived in metropolitan Melbourne, 22 were in the inner north-east. TAC data revealed young people aged 15 to 24 were most at risk of acquiring a spinal-cord injury. The figures come as the annual SpinChat awareness program is being rolled out across the state. Under the initiative, run in partnership with not-for-profit disability services provider Independence Australia, young people with spinalcord injuries visit schools and share their stories with students. Independence Australia CEO Peter Turner said data shows most spinalcord injuries resulted from car crashes, water-related incidents and falls.

Calling all sexperts Want to help roll out next year’s Condom Day? Non-profit organisation YEAH (Youth Empowerment Against HIV/AIDS) is calling on 15-to-29-yearolds to join its ranks. YEAH volunteer and peer educator Gwyneth LovelaceTozer (pictured), 22, visits schools and hosts youth workshops. ‘‘I’m a big believer in peer education. People don’t want to be lectured to,’’ she said. From April 11 YEAH is promoting sexual health awareness to young people through workshops, music festivals and online. It needs people for its National Youth Sexual Health Council to coordinate programs during University Orientation Week, National Youth Week, schoolies, World AIDS Day and International Condom Day — also known as Valentine’s Day. Details: redaware.org.au/nysc.

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A MAN who claimed he was forcibly injected with heroin by two ‘‘radical feminists’’ in Collingwood more than 30 years ago has lost his bid for victims of crime compensation. The man, who is referred to as BT, claimed he contracted hepatitis C after a woman named Jenny sexually

BT stated Jenny told him to visit ‘‘the house that Jack built’’ assaulted him and, with another woman, injected him with the drug in 1978. BT stated in his application that following the incident Jenny told him to visit ‘‘the house that Jack built’’, slang for a sexual health clinic. It wasn’t until 1993, BT said, that he started to feel unwell and three years

later was diagnosed with the illness. He claimed it took so long to be diagnosed because between 1978 and 1996 no one knew what hepatitis C was. The man also claimed his DNA changed after a course of Interferon alpha-2 medication. A police report of the alleged 1978 incident was not made until 2007 because BT said that Jenny told him she had an inoperable brain tumour and had moved interstate. BT took his case to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal after his original application to the Victims of Crime Assistance Tribunal in September 2011 was rejected. Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal member Ian Proctor rejected the application, saying alleged victims must make a claim within two years of the incident. There was insufficient evidence to make a finding, he said.

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Walk this way for a raucous night out Comedian Lawrence Mooney and musician Rebecca Barnard check out the Hi-Fi Bar with Jane Rowe (left), founder of the Mirabel Foundation that supports children orphaned or abandoned because of parental drug use, ahead of the annual Music, Mirth and Mayhem gig. What began as a benefit concert 15 years ago has become a highlight of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, with a fabulous line-up for Monday, April 15, that includes Dave Hughes, Tim Rogers, Claire Hooper, Mark Seymour, Ella Hooper and Greg Fleet. Mooney and Barnard are long-time supporters of Mirabel, which supports more than 1200 children. Information: mirabelfoundation.org.au.

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Yarra City Council (Council), acting under clause 3 of schedule 10 to the Local Government Act 1989 (Act), proposes to discontinue part of Stanton Street, Abbotsford (shown hatched on the plan below), being part of the road contained in certificate of title volume 1648 folio 448, abutting 140 Hoddle Street (Road). The proposal is that Council discontinue the Road and transfer the Road to itself.

hand delivered to Richmond Town Hall (333 Bridge Road). All submissions will be considered in accordance with section 223 of the Act. Any person requesting to be heard in support of his or her submission is entitled to be heard before Council or be represented by a person acting on his or her behalf, and will be notified of the time and date of the hearing.

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Abortion clinic calls for safety zone REBECCA HALLAS

BY ALANA SCHETZER and BEAU DONELLY PROTESTERS outside an East Melbourne abortion clinic have been accused of harassing staff and clients despite a ‘‘gentlemen’s agreement’’ to adhere to a buffer zone. The Fertility Control Clinic’s renewed push for a protest exclusion zone comes as the Tasmanian parliament prepares to debate a private member’s bill, to be introduced by Health Minister Michelle O’Byrne, that would decriminalise abortion and establish safety zones around fertility clinics, granting a minimum distance between protesters and the building. Abortion was decriminalised in Victoria in 2008. The City of Melbourne painted a white line on the footpath, approximately 2.2 metres from the boundary of the clinic, several years ago as a guide for protesters, although it admits the distance cannot be enforced. Members of pro-life groups, including 40 Days for Life and Helpers of

Pro-life group members protesting outside the Fertility Control Clinic in 2008 God’s Precious Infants, hold prayer vigils outside the clinic up to six days a week. They also hold a monthly procession from the city to the clinic that attracts up to 100 people. Ten complaints against protesters have been made to the council in the

past 12 months. The clinic’s psychologist, Dr Susie Allanson, said while some protesters quietly prayed or held up a sign, others were ‘‘fanatic’’ and caused considerable distress for women. ‘‘You have people who are real stal-

kers. They watch for women and their partners and their children coming into the clinic and they walk up to [them] saying ‘Don’t kill your baby’, ‘Don’t go into the slaughter house’. They try to hand out brochures that have misinformation both about abortion and contraception,’’ she said. ‘‘All we’re asking is that [the protesters] stand across the other side of the road to protect staff and clients.’’ Forty Days for Life was contacted several times for comment, without success. The group’s website states that all protesters must do so peacefully and must not obstruct driveways or sidewalks or ‘‘threaten, physically contact, or verbally abuse Fertility Control Clinic employees, volunteers, or customers’’. Lord mayor Robert Doyle supports the creation of a safety zone, saying that current laws were ‘‘impotent’’ when it came to protecting staff and clients. He wrote to Attorney-General Robert Clark in 2011 requesting an exclusion zone around the clinic be

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legislated. That request was rejected. ‘‘People have a right to protest. [But] you don’t have a right to harass or threaten or assault in the course of your protest,’’ he said. Members of activist group Campaign for Women’s Reproductive Rights conduct a weekly ‘‘defence of the clinic’’, creating a barrier between protesters and the building’s entrance so staff and clients can enter and exit safely. Group spokeswoman Debbie Brennan said the authorities did nothing to protect the women. ‘‘The [protesters] have done this for 40 years and the government have never done anything about it. The only people that have ever protected women and the clinic is us,’’ she said. A City of Melbourne spokesman said the council continues to ‘‘monitor the situation and [we] are in regular contact with people with competing interests in the clinic’’. Do you think an exclusion zone should be created around the clinic? Email newsroom@mmpgroup.com.au

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Planning documents to be released online BY BEAU DONELLY THE City of Melbourne will publicly release its submissions to the state government over controversial developments in a move it maintains is ‘‘not going to war’’ with Planning Minister Matthew Guy. The council passed a motion late last month to publish on its website its position on planning applications for developments exceeding 25,000 sqm, which automatically fall under the responsibility of Mr Guy. The database will link to all documents related to decisions made in the past five years and describe the difference between the council’s recommendations and the state government’s actions. It comes after Mr Guy last month approved the Australia 108 building, which would be the tallest apartment tower in the southern hemisphere. Cr Stephen Mayne, who introduced the motion, said it would disclose

information that would ‘‘empower’’ council officers. ‘‘I think it’s fair to say that things are moving very fast in the City of Melbourne when it comes to development approvals. We’re all feeling a bit weak here. We’re all feeling like we don’t matter, that the minister’s doing what the minister does,’’ Cr Mayne said. But lord mayor Robert Doyle acknowledged the move could fuel conflict between the council and Mr Guy. ‘‘The tension is between the city trying to have a coherent, consistent view ... versus the nature of ministerial intervention, which is always going to be case-by-case and therefore ad hoc,’’ he said. Since 2010 Mr Guy has approved $8 billion worth of development and 41 towers, flagging the CBD as ‘‘ripe for more high-rise development’’. The database will go live with 2012-13 planning decisions from July. A spokeswoman for Matthew Guy said the motion was a ‘‘matter for council’’.

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New home for Assange team WikiLeaks Party National Council members Kaz Cochrane (left) and Samantha Castro settle in to their new digs in Fitzroy ahead of the September 14 federal election, keen to tackle the task ahead. Cochrane and Castro, who co-founded the support group WikiLeaks Australian Citizens Alliance in 2010, will work on Julian Assange’s bid for a Senate seat from the party’s headquarters in Kindness House on Brunswick Street. Castro says Kindness House has enough space for the party’s core team and about 100 volunteers. ‘‘And there are lots of other NGOs [non-government organisations] in the building working to help the planet. I feel excited and privileged to be breaking new ground,’’ she says. Former Liberal Party staffer Greg Barns, who is national campaign director for the WikiLeaks Party, will move into the building as the campaign ramps up.


Student with stolen passports can stay BY BEAU DONELLY A FOREIGN student who was in possession of two stolen passports when police raided his St Kilda Road apartment has escaped conviction and been allowed to remain in Australia. Indonesian Denny Cayhadi, 23, pleaded guilty in Melbourne Magistrates Court to four charges, including obtaining property by deception, obtaining financial advantage by deception and two counts of theft. Cayhadi stole a wallet from the Melbourne Sports and Aquatic Centre on January 12 and used his victim’s credit card to buy $330 worth of designer clothing online. Police executed a search warrant on his home on January 24 after he collected the parcel of clothing from the post office using an Indonesian person’s driver’s licence as identification. During the search police seized an Australian and a Thai passport, a driver’s licence and a credit card, none of which belonged to Cayhadi.

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He was sentenced without conviction to be on good behaviour for 12 months. In sentencing magistrate Rose Falla acknowledged that Cayhadi did not have a criminal record and had entered a guilty plea. ‘‘I balance that with the fact that this is serious offending,’’ Ms Falla said. ‘‘You have stolen from someone and then used their personal details to your gain.’’ Cayhadi is due to face court again on July 10 over an earlier alleged theft at MSAC. He is accused of stealing a wallet from the Albert Park sports complex on November 6, 2012, and using the victim’s credit card to book appointments at a South Melbourne brothel. Police arrested him in the brothel foyer last year after auditing the victim’s bank statement and discovering two appointments had been made on the same day. Cayhadi is facing three charges in relation to that matter, including theft and obtaining financial advantage by deception. Cayhadi has been living in Australia on a student visa since 2008 and is studying accounting.

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Step Off dance competition Be dazzled by the city’s youth as over 30 dance crews battle it out at the annual Step Off dance competition at the Dallas Brooks Centre, Saturday 13 April, at 6pm. Presented by Moonee Valley Youth Services and sponsored by the City of Melbourne, tickets are on sale now.

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School of rock

Veteran punk rocker, music journalist and social welfare worker Paul Stewart has always lived life to the fullest. By Robert Fedele t was supposed to be their only gig. A hits and giggles ‘benefit’ to pay off a friend’s parking fine. They had called themselves Painters and Dockers, in honour of the notorious union which called the Port Melbourne pub they were playing at home. Paul Stewart was meant to play trumpet on one song but was roped into being lead singer. The ear-splitting music filled the room to the brim. And then it all went pear-shaped. ‘‘The neighbour hated us so much he jumped the fence’’ – Stewart stops mid-sentence to assure me of the veracity of his anecdote – “with an axe and chopped up the mixing desk. Someone rang the cops. The police arrived at the pub. They tried to get in. The real Painters and Dockers said no. An all-in brawl broke out between the police and Dockers. ‘‘The kids who were there to see us were screaming and going berserk. Things were flying. People were getting smashed. People were laughing hysterically. And I looked around and thought, ‘I want to do this for the rest of my life’.’’ For the Dockers, the musical kind, it was the beginning of a notable career. ‘‘That led to about 1500 gigs, seven albums, and tours of New York, Canada and New Zealand a couple of times,’’ Stewart says. ‘‘We got to support people like Midnight Oil and The Monkees and Iggy Pop and Billy Idol. It was awesome.’’ Today, Stewart, of Newport, is sitting at a table at the Brosnan Centre in Brunswick, run by Jesuit Social Services, where he works as a project officer. The long dark hair of his youth is sprinkled with salt and pepper, but the cheeky grin and optimism remains. Social welfare is a far cry from his heady days as a punk rocker, but it’s a role which he seems to enjoy as much, if not more. It’s hard to know where to begin when chatting to Stewart about his decorated life, which has also included working as a journalist at the Herald Sun for 30 years and ongoing community work in East Timor. The 52-year-old grew up in St Kilda and wasn’t particularly into music until he went to RMIT university. His first girlfriend was an alternative lass with blue hair and he followed her along to see bands. It was at gigs that he met the quintet of lads who would become Painters and Dockers, an irreverent punk rock band formed in the early ’80s and known for such hits as Nude School and Die Yuppie Die. Stewart describes the band, which was inducted into the EG Hall of Fame in 2009, as ‘‘unique’’ and ‘‘individual’’, neither champions of the underground nor the mainstream. They were signed to Mushroom Records and Nude School was perhaps their biggest hit. The video clip was shot at a pig farm with band members naked and their bits covered

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up by pigs’ feet. Stewart says the band ‘‘lucked in’’ with MTV launching in Australia around the same time on a Friday night. ‘‘For the first three weeks the first song they played was Nude School ... because the clip was so wacky.’’ Journalism and Stewart’s eternal link with East Timor and helping its people will always be intertwined. He started off as a copy boy at the Sun News-Pictorial in 1979. For the first few years he wrote about the price of apples and was then on the horse racing round. At one stage he sat between fellow cadets Mark Trevorrow, now a comedian best known for his alter ego Bob Down, and (now comedian) Wendy Harmer. It took him almost a decade to be promoted to the role of music journalist. Looking back, Stewart is under no illusions about his foot in the door. He says he never would have landed the job if it hadn’t been for ‘‘Balibo’’. ‘‘I can remember I went into the job interview and the guy wasn’t even listening to me. And he’s like, ‘Why do you want to be a journo?’. And I was like, ‘Because my brother was one’. And he said, ‘Who was your brother?’ and I said, ‘Oh, well, he was Tony Stewart, one of the guys killed up in East Timor’. And he went, ‘Shit’!’’ Stewart was a teenager when his brother rother was one of five journalists who were killed while reporting on activities just prior to the Indonesian invasion of East Timor in 1975. Stewart was close to his older brother and the tragedy has never left him, partly due to his own grief and more so because of people’s ceaseless interest. The Dockers gave him a chance to rebel. ‘‘That’s why punk rock was such a great outlet because I got to scream and go berserk and people paid me.’’ Stewart ‘‘lucked in’’ at the Sun when en a former editor decided to revamp the he newspaper by including a music section ion and chose Stewart, who was sporting pink hair at the time and was well and truly entrenched in the Dockers, as its writer and columnist. Stewart continued his double life as a journo/ punk rocker with much success. He took three years off in the mid-’80s to perform with the Dockers full-time. By 1997, he says, the Dockers had run their course. He went on to form the Dili Allstars, a reggae and soul outfit which included some blokes from the Dockers and some musicians from East Timor. Stewart believes being a Docker worked better when he was young and had a healthy liver. Which brings us around to his story of survival and his own brush with death. In

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Left: Painters and Dockers had a major hit in 1987 with Nude School (photo courtesy Paul Stewart)

2007, he underwent a liver transplant, no doubt triggered by a life of excess and years of heavy drinking, but not before he thought his time was up. Stewart was on a waiting list for a liver transplant for 18 months and had almost given up hope. He tells a story about a nun who came to visit him on his death bed at the Austin Hospital. He discovered she was from East Timor, a coincidence that made him laugh at the time. The pair continued chatting and the nun promised to find Stewart a liver through prayer, but only if he agreed to help out the kids in Timor in return. Two days later a donor arrived out of the blue. ‘‘People know me and they go, ‘Paulie, you’re full of shit, mate. That is just a coincidence’. And I say to them,

‘You weren’t there dying in that bed and you ‘Y don’t know what it was like’. For me it was a d miracle.’’ Stewart still sees it as a life-changing moment. He kept his end of the bargain, forming an ongoing link to help out disadvantaged children in East Timor. In 2009, he organised an appeal to buy the nuns a van to get around. Late last year he visited the country for the 13th time, his present project is to build a school for the children. ‘‘Every time I go up there it’s like this is the last time and then some little Timorese person will give you a smile and it gets you back in. The other day it hit me and I thought, hang on. In the ’80s it was sex, drugs and rock ‘n’roll. Now I’m hanging out with nuns. What has happened?’’ I


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PROFILE JULIAN KINGMA

A food philosophy You are what you eat, says Stephanie Alexander. By Peter Wilmoth

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f I told Stephanie Alexander everything about about diabetes – it is quite scary and I believe that one needs to intervene. And we know there the food journey of me and my kids – a true are some strong vested interests out there to confessional – I think we’d be talking a good make them think that junk food is cool, good pass, but could use some work. for them, delicious … There are responsibilities Yes, it’s never McDonald’s (well, once). Yes, there to put up a better fight.” it’s never KFC. Yes, we set the table and talk Changing the culture of how we approach over dinner. Yes, at the impassioned request of food has been Alexander’s main quest for an 11-year-old we sometimes eat at the coffee the past nine years. The Stephanie Alexander table in front of Modern Family. Yes, we eat Kitchen Garden Program is aimed at children fresh produce nicely cooked. in grades 3-6. After intense involvement in the But all we eat from my garden is sprigs from past few years her role now is one of figurehead a rosemary bush. I tried to grow basil and parsley; disaster. My two lemon trees are on life to talk about the vision. The operational work is now done by a team of 20. “Our aim is that support. The hydrangeas are rocking, but you at the end of 2015 we will have a program can’t eat those. I’m no green thumb. represented in 10 per cent of all Australian I try, but I’ve got a lot of work to do. That’s schools with a primary enrolment.” why a tour by Stephanie Alexander of her There is too much at stake not to intervene. famous garden and its superb produce leaves “Our intervention is based on doing it me with mixed feelings: first, slight shame yourself, on children’s curiosity, their energy,” about my own pathetic efforts; and second, she says. “We do find admiration that much that within a remarkably of what ends up on ‘Our short time children are Alexander’s dinner plate interested in new things, comes from here. is based on doing willing to try food they’ve I visited Alexander’s it on never seen before, much Hawthorn home to less tasted, and there’s talk about garden children’s , a tremendous sense of philosophies, and what their ’ rising of self-esteem and better place to do that pride and achievement than here? Alexander once they’ve made something they’ve never shows me the lemon-scented verbena, green experienced before. beans, the last leeks of the season, zucchini, “The messages seems to be that if you can cucumber, tomato, carrots, red and green do it yourself, if you can have that experience capsicums, snow peas, peaches, nectarines of stirring or chopping or slicing or digging or netted off against possums, and crab apple. It’s wheeling a wheelbarrow or putting the peas on a privilege to see Alexander’s food philosophy a support, you feel very differently about the made real. whole world.” In this age of obesity, heart disease and a Alexander believes food knowledge should disconnect from what’s in the earth, I asked be part of the education syllabus, although she Alexander where we are with children coming is aware of the objections that would be raised to some understanding of growing and eating by many people, particularly teachers who say good food, and an idea about a sustainable they already have enough to teach. future, the food chain of experience. She says children suffer with food “In many families things have been allowed knowledge because of disengaged parents, to slide. Plus you have a phenomenon where lack of education, unemployment and being many people who are 40 and 50 – many didn’t surrounded by messages from all the fasthave a good culinary education themselves so food advertisers without any antidote. “And they grew up eating whatever was put in front possibly their parents think it’s a fantastic idea of them without thinking about it too much. to get a big bucket of something for $7. And if they haven’t had a situation where “It’s all very well saying take advertisements everybody eats together at home regularly, for junk food off TV between 3 and 5[pm]… in they’re missing out on something really major. reality not many children of an impressionable “And by the time they get to primary school, age are watching TV at that time.” But children have an extremely restricted palate, sponsorships of children’s sport by junk-food don’t have any understanding of how food is outlets remains a problem. grown or the sorts of things you have to do to Alexander stresses the importance of families keep things alive in the garden, they probably getting together over a meal, a ritual that have very little understanding, if any, of seems to have faded in recent times. “Lots of seasons. They don’t understand that you can’t families don’t eat together,” she says, “and get apples 12 months of the year because they not just disadvantaged families. There are know you can in the supermarket. many children from middle-class families “So there’s a big gap for a lot of children. where everybody eats convenience food and As we face figures about obesity and the they don’t get together around a table, they implications – I’ve just been to a two-day eat at different times of the night, so as far obesity summit, so my head is full of figures

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as social behaviour or interacting or having conversations around a table, it’s not the norm. “We hear frequently from children in our schools they get so excited about setting the table and putting flowers and herbs in the middle of the table … because they don’t sit at a table with anyone.” Alexander is hopeful that the next generation will learn about food and then teach their children. This, she says, is the best way for cultural change. But it can’t happen by itself. “I believe passionately that the intervention we have designed works. I believe if it were universally available to schools I believe that would change a generation of children. However, I also know how much it would cost … so I don’t want to appear naive.

“But I do know that the costs of diabetes and all those other things are astronomical.” Alexander is keen to spend more time writing. The author of this country’s bestknown cook book, The Cook’s Companion, writes a monthly column in Gourmet Traveller about her garden. She also wants to beef up a newsletter on her website. I got the feeling Alexander wasn’t too cross with me for occasionally serving dinner in front of Modern Family. She says it’s important to set a dinner table regularly, not always. I can hold my head high in front of Australia’s legendary fresh-food guru. But she’s never seeing my garden, unless she volunteers to personally oversee an extreme makeover. I Details: visit stephaniealexander.com.au.

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LAUGH: Indulge your inner nerd with a killer ’80s soundtrack and ’80s pop culture references from The Smurfs to My Little Pony in Windmill Theatre’s new production, School Dance. A part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, the comedy follows three teenage boys and their quest for social acceptance at high school. Runs until Saturday, April 20, at 6.30pm nightly. Playhouse theatre, Arts Centre, city. Tickets $26.50-$29. Details: visit artscentremelbourne.com.au

MEET: If you love science fiction, fantasy or pop culture, head to Supanova, where you can meet your favourite TV and movie actors, including Barbara Eden (I Dream of Jeannie), David Hasselhoff (Knight Rider), Dean O’Gorman (The Hobbit), Rose McGowan (Charmed) and Eliza Dushku (Buffy, Dollhouse). On Saturday, April 13, and Sunday, April 14, 10am-6pm. At Melbourne Showgrounds, Epsom Road, Flemington. Tickets $27.50 (one-day pass) to $780 (VIP pass). Details: visit supanova.com.au. GIGGLE: Your kids will be laughing all the way home with MC Platypus and Queen Koala’s Hip Hop Jamboree and The Listies 6D (Twice as good as 3D), which are part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and Darebin Arts Loud Mouth program. Until April 14, 11am and 12.30pm daily. Northcote Town Hall, 189 High Street, Northcote. Tickets $15-$22. Details: call 9481 9500 or visit darebinarts.com.au/loudmouth. HEAL: Cancer Council Victoria is hosting its second creative therapy workshop this year in conjunction with the council’s annual arts awards program. This year’s theme is “balance”. The workshops are run by art therapist David Champion. On Saturday, April 13, from 10am for four hours. Cancer Council Victoria, corner of Drummond and Victoria streets, Carlton. Cost $15. Details: visit artsawards.com.au or call 1300 65 65 85. –Angela Allan Email details three weeks in advance to centraleditorial@mmpgroup.com.au [ 14 ] MELBOURNE TIMES WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE

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s anyone still watching this show? While the first season of this David Duchovny vehicle was enjoyable enough, it’s been driving in ever-diminishing circles ever since. Now halfway through its fifth series, any potential edginess has rubbed off, leaving a grubby, salacious and not terribly funny sex comedy. In this week’s episode, Hank (Duchovny) meets a penis-obsessed lesbian, while his buddy Charlie is sleeping with his son’s nanny in his ex-wife’s bed. As you do. Essentially, it’s part soap opera, part Carry On film and part soft porn. The unlikely scenarios might provide an uncomfortable glimpse into middle-aged male fantasies, but their execution is thoroughly juvenile. You can almost hear the sniggers every time someone says “dick”. If there’s one reason to tune in, it’s Rob Lowe. Lowe has recently proved himself the comic highlight of Parks and Recreation and he’s on excellent form here as a faded rock star whose “tiny dancer” is kaput. But, really, you’d be better off watching his segments on YouTube.

Who: Super Wild Horses (dot dash) Details: visit myspace.com/superwildhorses

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he second album from Melbourne duo Amy Franz and Hayley McKee is the best sort of throwback. Simple, fuzzy and fun, Crosswords is a reminder of the power of rock and roll. Swampy dirge Memphis is sinister and claustrophobic, Dragging the Fog is sparse and heartbroken, and opener Alligator is thrilling and raucous. Throughout, the duo offer a joyous mix of garage rock and 60s girl pop. Their decision to cover Smokey Robinson’s You’ve Really Got a Hold on Me seems intended as a statement – a deliberately rough and ready one. This isn’t fakePolaroid hipster retro. If it’s retro at all, it’s in the sense that it recaptures the thrill of hearing an old song for the first time. Rock music isn’t supposed to be sweet, but raw, energising and gloriously messy. Crosswords is all of those things.

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t’s unusual to find a romance that begins with the hero eating his lover’s ex-boyfriend. But there is little that is usual about Warm Bodies – the world’s first zombie romantic comedy (or zomromcom). Set in a post-apocalyptic future,

this very funny and oddly sweet film sees the undead R (Nicholas Hoult) fall in love with the very alive Julie (Teresa Palmer). Falling in love isn’t the kind of thing zombies tend to do, so this simple act sends ripples through the undead community, who prefer to shuffle and groan about an abandoned airport. Jonathan Levine’s film has great fun playing with genre expectations, so much so that it occasionally feels like a spoof. But any daftness

is redeemed by its potent black humour and Hoult’s wry, self-aware narration. His R is a curious beast, learning what it means to be human again via old records (“Vinyl sounds better”), while gnawing on stockpiled brains. The film’s greatest success, however, is making its impossible premise work. The absurd romance between dead boy and living girl feels convincing. In short, it’s a movie with heart and (lots and lots of) brains.

travelling circus is the backdrop for a dark, funny and musical guide to nine of America’s most notorious figures. Written by Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman, this black comedy stars men and women who have taken a shot at US presidents. This new Australian production features an impressive array of local talent led by Nadine Garner, but the real draw is Sondheim’s score. Taking in folk, ragtime, hoedowns, Broadway ballads and barbershop quartets, this is an unusual, varied and very stylish musical from the acclaimed composer.

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because this was an established brand with excellent “street presence’’. Later I worked for an emerging brand when it first hit Australia and we offered lease cars to every employee. We wanted as many out there as possible. But in all my years in and around the industry, I’ve never heard of a deal as generous as that being offered to employees of Volkswagen in the United States. The Washington Post reported that the company offers lease cars (at a monthly payment of 1.5 per cent of the purchase price) to all employees, their spouses, children, parents and spouse’s parents. That means employees with a couple of driving-age kids could have up to eight company cars out and about, all of them being changed at least annually. It says much about the dismal state of the American car market. So what happens to all these cars when the company takes them back? I can’t speak for the USA but locally they’re usually auctioned to the brand’s dealers. They’re then sold either as company demonstrators or used cars. It’s an expensive exercise but as a marketing tool it’s a proven winner. It’s also why jobs in car companies are hard to get. So when you notice lots of new models running around don’t assume the drivers are smiling because they love the car. They may just love the deal they’re getting. I


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Fast facts \ Award-winning apartment building; luxury fittings; two bedrooms; gourmet kitchen; secure underground parking for two cars; views to Royal Exhibition Building and Carlton Gardens; central to the Queen Victoria Market, the city and Carlton. Carlton \ 2 kms from the city

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FAIRFIELD \ 48 GORDON STREET

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he appeal of an apartment in an award-winning building, opposite the Royal Exhibition Building and gardens, is as much in its luxuriously appointed interior as it is its incredibly central – and scenic – location. Though Carlton is a suburb known for historic houses, this apartment offers the very best of low-maintenance but high-spec living for those looking to move away from the white picket fence ideal. The Garden House apartment building is set over four levels, tucked behind foliage that allows views through to the gardens beyond while keeping out the eyes of passers-by. It has won national and state awards from the Urban Development Institute of Australia for its design and function. The building houses just 46 apartments, offering secure access off the street. This apartment takes up part of the second floor – a stellar spot to enjoy some of the best of the building’s outlook. Inside, Hecker Guthrie is responsible for creating a sophisticated interior dominated by the kind of cool, neutral tones that engender creation of a very adult space. Open via key-less entry to an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area flowing through to a balcony offering an ideal space to step out and enjoy the location. But back to a kitchen that is no mere afterthought. Case in point is the stainless-steel Gaggenau stovetop, wok burner and side-by-side convection and steam ovens supported by a dual rangehood to ensure extraction of cooking aromas from the apartment space. A pantry hides breakfast paraphernalia while a built-in bar in the dining room brings to mind Mad Men-style cocktail hour as day segues to evening. Adjoining the bar is a similarly built-in study. This clever use of space repeats throughout the interior design, be it the European laundry tucked to the left of the entry or the slim, side courtyard-cum-light well that ensures the second bedroom to the apartment’s rear still has light and a view. Expansive windows provide a picture-perfect frame for the living room, a feature repeated in the main bedroom. Here, the en suite is almost as impressive as the outlook: the Turkish limestone benchtops and walls that feature throughout brings elegance to the large bathroom, replete with free-standing bath, double sink and roomy shower. The second bedroom is serviced by a smaller – though no less stylish – second bathroom just off the main living area. But if the design is simple, sophisticated and easy to love, it is the extras that really make this apartment something special. Consider the advantages of ducted heating and cooling, a secure storage space separate to that aforementioned basement parking for two cars, a residents-only downstairs lounge-cum-reception area, video surveillance and video intercom to the garage and the main apartment entry. This is a dream for outer suburban downsizers, city-based professionals or a young couple looking to access all the advantages of central Carlton-living without the renovation headache of the historic terraces the suburb is known for. Of course, it is close to public transport, the city, Lygon and Rathdowne street villages, the Queen Victoria Market, theatres, parks and restaurants and bars. \ SARINA LEWIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au

Collins Simms \ 9488 0688

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Don’t be fooled by the single-fronted façade of this period residence. Made possible by the large allotment, the house has been extended in width and depth to include a large main bedroom and an open-plan kitchen, dining and living area. All spaces enjoy lots of natural light and original features are complemented by contemporary additions. The main bedroom features Baltic pine floors and a wall of built-in wardrobes; the second child’s bedroom has a pretty wall frieze and the smaller third bedroom is also well presented. In the kitchen, stainless-steel appliances are fitted among white benchtops. The dining area, off the kitchen, is also close to the large living area, where double doors open to the back garden. With timber-panelled walls, terracotta floor tiles, a clawfoot bath and a walk-in shower, the bathroom is a treat. The back garden includes a covered terrace. A studio with storeroom attached to the house has a separate entrance. Schools, shops, transport and riverside parklands are nearby and there is a driveway for off-street parking. \ KAY KEIGHERY

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BRUNSWICK EAST \ 232 BLYTH STREET

Nicholson Real Estate \ 9387 0966

Price \ $850,000 +

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An elaborate double frontage is a precursor to what this 1920s-built house has in store. It is a house of two halves: the type of renovation that leaves the period features of the front rooms untouched while opening the rear to accommodate an open plan. A living room and front bedroom with built-in wardrobes retain elegant moulded ceilings. Further up the arched corridor is a second bedroom with built-in wardrobes, a shared bathroom, and the main bedroom with walk-in wardrobe and en suite. The back of the house is dominated by a kitchen constructed to the standards of a vendor who was once a professional chef. Home cooks will love the timber island bench, the marble benchtop and the walk-in-pantry, but the Rosières Paul Bocuse double oven steals the show. Eye-catching design elements include high ceilings (with timber frame feature in living room), a wood-burning heater, and reclaimed jarrah floorboards. Outside is a covered deck and paved backyard. Extras include off-street parking, air-conditioning and proximity to Nicholson Street. \ SARINA LEWIS

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These vendors are so fond of holidaying in tropical destinations that, when they built this house 11 years ago, they wanted every day to feel like a holiday. With a terrace, a plumbed Bali hut, a pool and a pool house with kitchenette

and powder room, they got their wish. This property feels like a resort, even though the city is visible from the main bedroom. The two-storey rendered façade includes a double garage. The entry hall opens to a sitting room on one side and a study on the other. The kitchen adjoins the family/meals area, which

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in turn flows through to a large lounge with a gas log fireplace. The kitchen beckons with stainless-steel appliances, two-toned cabinetry and a mosaic-tiled splashback. Concertina glass doors open the family/meals hub to the backyard where the pool takes centre stage. The tropical theme continues with

Price \ $700,000 – $770,000

CARLTON NORTH \ 360 PIGDON STREET

Auction \ April 20 at 2pm

AGENTS’ CHO I CE POSTCODE

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Woodards \ 9347 1755

Price \ $800,000 – $880,000

the thatched roof hut, and lush vegetation along the boundary fences. Back inside, the staircase arrives at a carpeted retreat. The main bathroom has a spa bath and the main bedroom has a walk-in wardrobe, en suite and balcony with panoramic views of the city. Melbourne skyline. \ KAY KEIGHERY

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52 Gillies Street, Fairfield ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Saturday April 13 at 12.30pm ................................................................. OFI Thurs 6.30-7pm & Sat from noon .................................................................

17 Shakespeare Street, Carlton North ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Saturday April 27 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Wed 5.15-5.45pm, Sat 11.45-12.15pm .................................................................

In a prestigious location, a stroll to shops/ cafés, this renovated Victorian on approx 498m2 presents a wonderful lifestyle now, with extension potential later (STCA).

A friendly park on an evocative, intimate street is the perfect neighbour to this charming, renovated two-bedroom cottage moments from Rathdowne Street village.

Let's eat lunch @ Café Bedda, 242 High St Let's eat dinner @ Estelle Bar and Kitchen, 243 High St Let's drink coffee @ Penny Farthing Expresso, 206 High St

Let's eat lunch @ Sweet Source, 288 Rathdowne Street Let's eat dinner @ Kent Hotel, 370 Rathdowne Street Let's drink coffee @ North Cafeteria, 717 Rathdowne Street

Auction \ April 20 at 2pm

Park View is a beautiful example of an 1880s boom-style Victorian house and, unlike many in the area, it still boasts immaculate period features. The tuck-pointed Hawthorn brick façade with a commanding ornamented parapet is a triumph of Victorian architecture. Combined with a location that is hard to beat in inner-city Melbourne, on the fringe of Princes Park, this is an opportunity that will appeal to small families, young professionals and downsizers. Inside, features such as Baltic pine floors, ceilings roses, deep-moulded cornices and original fireplaces are instantly impressive and well showcased by all-white interiors. The floor plan typically finds the three bedrooms off a hall that opens up to a living space. Rather than have the third bedroom transformed into a bathroom, here, the rear lean-to houses a new bathroom. The kitchen is compact but granite benchtops, a stainless-steel Emilia stove and lots of cupboard space ensures functionality. The rear concrete courtyard has a right-of-way adding off-street parking convenience. \ EMMA HOUGHTON

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THORNBURY \ 14 FRANCIS GROVE Known to the locals as “the old rehab centre”, this four-bedroom solid-brick Californian bungalow shows no sign of being anything but an immaculately renovated family home in beautifully landscaped surrounds. However, unusually for a floor plan of a bungalow, this house has a basement level that houses a rumpus room, gym and wine/storage area. A large swimming pool, previously used for hydrotherapy purposes, has been filled in, making space for these new therapies. Double doors and bay windows with stained glass adorn the front of the house. The two carpeted front bedrooms, the main with walk-in wardrobe and en suite and the second with built-in wardrobes and a front study alcove, have a modern feel with neutral colours and downlights that is enhanced by period details such as the stained-glass bay windows. Bedrooms three and four and the main bathroom are further down the wide hall that then opens to a large, open-plan space highlighted by expansive windows. These tinted windows showcase the leafy rear garden and have electric blinds to provide privacy. The kitchen is well integrated into the space and features CaesarStone benchtops, stainless-steel Blanco appliances and a hidden pantry that keeps all the clutter out of sight. Sliding doors reveal two timber decks and a compact, superbly planned rear garden. \ EMMA HOUGHTON

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Price \ $1.1 million +

Auction \ April 20 at 11am

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144A Flinders Street, Thornbury ................................................................. Price: $580,000-$620,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday April 27 at 1pm ................................................................. OFI Thurs 6.15-6.45pm & Sat 10-10.30am .................................................................

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2/541 Murray Road, Preston West ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Saturday April 20 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Thur 5.30-6pm & Sat 2.15-2.45pm .................................................................

Nelson Alexander \ 9347 4322 Price \ $1.75 million – $1.925 million Auction \ April 20 at 1pm

A historic house built in 1869, which has lived many lives – at one point as a Baptist church and, later, as the home to Victorian governor Dr Davis McCaughey – is up for grabs in a quiet corner of North Melbourne. The single-level house is beautiful in its simplicity, set as it is deep in to a 655-square metre block coloured by a deliberately overgrown cottage garden. Its layout is uncomplicated: the front four rooms are given over to three bedrooms (one a main with walk-in-wardrobe and en suite) and an expansive lounge. The rear houses a second bathroom, open kitchen and casual meals area, separate dining room with open fire, a study and a large fourth bedroom that has a wall of built-in-wardrobes and direct access to the paved rear courtyard shaded by a mature smoke tree. There is right-of-way access from a laneway to the backyard (which has space for off-street parking for a single car) and a single car garage directly off Chapman Street. Close to the city, there is scope to improve but no immediate necessity. \ SARINA LEWIS

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A stylish renovation brings contemporary brilliance to the beautiful interior spaces of this secluded modern home in a popular inner-city position.

Attractive, contemporary, spacious and complete with a northerly courtyard, this three-bedroom residence set back from the street in a convenient locale has it all.

Let's eat lunch @ The Kitschen Pantry, 128 Mansfield St Let's eat dinner @ The Moor's Head, 2/774 High St Let's drink coffee @ Miss Succulent, 144 Dundas St

Let's eat lunch @ Jackson Dodds, 611 Gilbert Rd Let's eat dinner @ Acqua e Farina, 544 Murray Rd Let's drink coffee @ Che Vita Bella, 523 High St

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HEIDELBERG HEIGHTS 27 Haig Street HARK BACK TO THE HEIGHTS OF HAPPINESS ´Helena´ c1927 is a historic haven of quality living and consummate entertaining on a deep garden block. This elegant 3BR, 2 bathroom home emphasizes complete comfort and alfresco enjoyment offering lounge, family/meals, Smith+Smith kitchen (AGA Falcon cooker), covered entertainment area with fitted bar and BBQ, child-friendly garden, pool and remote-control garage near schools, shopping, parks and transport.

Auction

Saturday 13th April at 1.00pm

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Thu 6-6:30pm, Sat 12:30-1pm

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796 m2 approx.

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Peter Scott 0459 223 994 Damien Carter 0438 850 166

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ALPHINGTON 2 Rowe Street 11,540 M2 APPROX. OF MONUMENTAL SCOPE ON DAREBIN CREEK A true landmark offering a massive 11,540m2 (1.154 hectares) approx. with direct Darebin Creek frontage and views; ´Avalon´ c1922 represents an incomparable opportunity with untold inner-city potential including subdivision and development (STCA). Originally the estate of a successful entrepreneur; this 11-room residence is regarded as possibly the largest Californian bungalow in the municipality highlighting perfectly preserved interior, gum trees and bellbirds.

Auction

Saturday 13th April at 2.00pm

Inspection

Thu 2:30-3pm, Sat 1:30-2pm

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11,540 m2 approx.

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Damien Carter 0438 850 166 James Davis 0405 687 817

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FAIRFIELD 27 McGregor Street

ROSANNA 2/35 Invermay Grove

ENERGIZING ENTRY INTO LIFESTYLE LOCATION Race in to reduce your carbon footprint, boost your lifestyle enjoyment and get the head start you desire with this 2BR clinker brick home. Solar power, evap. cool, gas heating on a 562 m2 approx. allot. offering scope to further improve and extend when ready.

STYLISH, SECLUDED & SUSTAINABLE DESIGNER SANCTUARY Designed to inspire merging superior quality, energy-efficiency and ranges views; awardwinning architect Marcus O´Reilly sets a stunning new standard with this sublime 3BR, 2 bathroom residence in spacious, landscaped environs (1 of 2).

Auction Inspect Contact

Saturday 13th April at 12.00pm Wed 5:15-5:45pm, Sat 11:30-12pm Stewart Oldmeadow 0412 119 277

ESR $700,000-$770,000 Office 9497 3222 | 9459 5666 Peter Scott 0459 223 994

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Saturday 27th April at 1.00pm Wed 2:30-3, Thu 6-6:30, 2-2:30 Wed 2:30-3:00, Thur 6-6:30Sat & Sat 2-2:30pm Office 9497 3222 | 9459 5666 Sue Lacey 0412 898 202 Brad Pearce 0409 679 414

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19/123 Victoria Street Brunswick East

80 Munster Terrace North Melbourne

COSY 1 BEDROOM APARTMENT

A Quirky Character Filled Terrace!

This fully renovated apartment on the first floor is in a thriving pocket of Brunswick East around the corner from trendy Lygon St, famous eateries, local nightlife, boutique shopping, cafes, parklands & walking distance to public transport. Drenched with natural light throughout & providing comfortable low maintenance living with sep lounge, kitchen with ample cupboard space, fully tiled bathroom, laundry facilities & bedroom with BIR & car space. With perfect use of space & neutral decor this is an ideal first home, city pad or investment.

9388 2888

Auction Sat 27th April @ 11am Price

In Excess of $220,000

Inspect Thu 6.00pm - 6.30pm Sat 2.00pm - 2.30pm Agent

Peter Varellas 0411 262 095 Anna Stylianou 0431 411 025

783 Nicholson Street Carlton North

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Packed with potential this double storey inner city marvel is charming & located minutes from Errol St shops, transport, Queen Vic Market, hospitals, schools & parklands. Set back with an established front garden, you then enter into the home which comprises sep lounge & sep dining, kitchen, bathroom/ laundry & upstairs 2 spacious bedrooms plus a study nook area or additional storage space. Out the back offers a lovely rear garden setting perfect to sit & relax or entertain. Currently tenanted until Jan 2014 returning $20,800pa approx.

Auction Sat 11th May @ 12pm Price

In Excess of $550,000

Inspect Thu 5.00pm - 5.30pm Sat 10.30am - 11.00am Agent

Peter Varellas 0411 262 095 Anna Stylianou 0431 411 025

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Location, Large Garden & Period Proportions Desirable inside and outdoors dimensions complement the authentic appeal of this captivating solid brick Edwardian with 2-level studio and driveway to OSP. Well-proportioned with deep native-inspired garden in a central inner-city position near shops, cafés, schools and trains. Offers 2 large bedrooms, living (or 3rd), family/meals and delightful kitchen.

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Saturday 27th April at 11am Thursday 4.30-5pm & Saturday 2.15-2.45pm Estimate $950,000 - $1,050,000 Land 9.45m x 50.34m approx.

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Imagine the Lifestyle Possibilities in Prime Corner Position A wonderful opportunity is in store with this unique 2 bedroom home on a corner allotment. Includes garden, garage, ROW and ´shop front´ façade revealing light-filled living (possible café, office, gallery) metres to Station Street.

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Office

Saturday 13th April at 11am Thurs 5.30-6pm & Sat from 10.30am $650,000 - $700,000 Bev Adam 0422 396 477 Craig Shearn 0418 596 388 Hamish Adam 0422 798 230 Clifton Hill 9481 6800 jelliscraig.com.au

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Bev Adam 0422 396 477 Hamish Adam 0422 798 230 Lee Muddle 0449 130 331

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Clifton Hill 9481 6800 jelliscraig.com.au

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Luxurious Lifestyle, Perfect Position More of everything you desire in modern family living is delivered in luxury and style with this outstanding 3 bedroom and study residence moments to shops, parks, schools and train. Includes pool, gym/poolhouse and city views.

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Saturday 20th April at 2pm Wed 7-7.30pm & Sat 11-11.30am $750,000 - $825,000 Mario Lionetti 0418 319 359 Rod Watson 0407 848 599 Northcote 9481 0633 jelliscraig.com.au

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Announcing the arrival of hockingstuart to Preston With our local expertise and the support of the entire hockingstuart network, you now have all the resources you need to get the biggest return on your property investment. The Preston office will be headed up by Andrew Montalto and Joe Ledda, who together bring more than 20 years of industry experience to their office. For all of your Real Estate needs please call the team at hockingstuart Preston on 9471 1100.

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Thurs 5.00 - 5.30pm & Sat 10.45 - 11.15am Sat 27th April - 1.00pm > MEL REF 30 / H8 > EPR $750,000 - $825,000 > OFFICE Northcote 64 High Street 3070 > TEL 8481 1900 > CONTACT Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 Eric Brown 0404 012 483 > AUCTION

This solid brick semi-detached residence in a quiet street close to transport, schools and shopping offers comfortable living now, with wonderful potential for an extension (STCA) on the large block. With stained timber work, plaster detail, and polished hardwood floors, it comprises formal living and dining rooms linked by double doors, a large functional kitchen/meals area, three bedrooms (one with separate entry), a neat bathroom and laundry. The deep rear garden includes a bungalow and a garage, with multiple parking from the driveway. Here is a wonderful opportunity to create a stylish family residence in this ever-popular neighbourhood. Land: 540sqm approx.

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Preston 61 David Street

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Thurs 6.30 - 7.00pm & Sat 11.30 - 12.00pm Sat 20th April - 11.30am > MEL REF 30 / H1 > OFFICE Preston 555 High Street 3072 > TEL 9471 1100 > CONTACT Andrew Montalto 0419 358 775 Andrew Luzza 0401 319 622 > AUCTION

From Salvation Army Barracks to Palais De Dance to Gospel Hall and finally to a spectacular five bedroom, three bathroom residence, this exceptional c1891 building has always enjoyed landmark status. Soaring ceilings and polished floors frame unforgettable spaces for entertaining and separate light filled living/dining areas accompanied by a gleaming granite kitchen. A separate study further reflects the flair with which this unique address has been adapted to meet every modern family need.

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North Melbourne 8 Warwick Street A Genuine Warehouse Conversion. When it comes to superb warehouse conversions you will be impressed by what architects ‘Six Degrees’ have accomplished. Seldom do we find such a clever conversion encompassing the finest effects of design and natural light. The design and functionality of this brilliant home certainly has the WOW factor. The true essence of warehouse living is retained incorporating 2 bedrooms both with access to a private balcony, central bathroom and living area with private terrace. The kitchen and dining area has rear access to a private bluestone laneway, there is a separate powder room and a 2nd secret staircase. A double side by side car garage provides dual functionality as an extension of the ground floor living area if desired. 2

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Northcote 69 Hawthorn Road An Edwardian beauty with a love for lifestyle. On the edge of the fabulous High St cafe culture on sought after Ruckers Hill, this enchanting 3 bedroom Edwardian retains its period charm while creating a warm contemporary feel for today. Fresh and sparkling inside, this immaculate home features 3 bedrooms (1 with BIRs, 1 with OFP), heritage style bathroom, north facing living room, sun filled dining area, a tidy kitchen, laundry and 2nd toilet. Graced with original high ceilings, Baltic pine polished boards and open fireplace, this heartwarming gem enjoys gas heating, R/C air conditioning, external awnings and a tranquil north facing rear garden with rear access for parking. Opposite the school, metres to train, tram, shops and bike paths. 3

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Thurs 5.45 - 6.15pm & Sat 12.45 - 1.15pm Sat 27th April - 11.00am > MEL REF 30 / E8 > EPR $780,000 - $850,000 > OFFICE Northcote 64 High Street 3070 > TEL 8481 1900 > CONTACT Sam Rigopoulos 0425 834 583 George Theocharis 0415 578 809 > VIEW

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Parkville 90 Gatehouse Street The “Saunders” House - your gateway to Parkville... A prestigious postcode, a generous allotment of almost 375 square metres and a wonderful parkland position is only the beginning of what’s on offer at 90 Gatehouse Street. Contemporary edged this iconic David Saunders designed residence (1962) is filled with an abundance of light, space and height. Comfortable as is, the home also offers additional scope to update and further enhance. Comprises 3 bedrooms, (master with balcony overlooking Royal Park), 2 bathrooms, kitchen/meals area, huge lounge and living opening up to a generous rear yard with access for 2 car parking. Close to hospitals, Uni High & Melbourne Uni. 3

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Sat from 12.30pm Sat 13th April - 1.00pm 2A / K6 $1,200,000 - $1,300,000 Carlton 158 Rathdowne Street 3053 9340 1900 Charlie Atkins 0405 287 112 Michael Amarant 0411 144 569

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North Melbourne 26-28 Curzon Street

A select number of corporate stores available for sale. > VIEW

Sat from 10.00am Sat 13th April - 10.30am > MEL REF 2A / H10 > EPR $880,000 - $950,000 > OFFICE North Melbourne 79 Errol Street 3051 > TEL 9328 8388 > CONTACT Scott McElroy 0411 889 972 Trevor Gange 0418 533 522 > AUCTION

This solid brick warehouse offers three street frontages and an area of 173sqm. Planning permit in place for 3 modern contemporary townhouses by acclaimed architects, Hassell, ideal for an owner-occupier, builder or buyer seeking a live/work combination.

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• Mornington • Vermont

• Doncaster East • Brunswick

Do you have access to $60k as a deposit*. If so you could be part of this flagship pizza franchise. This offer is open for a limited time only.

Contact: Gautam Jain 0404 077 079


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FITZROY NORTH 13 Delbridge Street CLASSICALLY VICTORIAN – TOP RENOVATION, TOP ADDRESS! This handsome freestanding residence close to the Edinburgh Gardens and Queens Pde offers 3 double BRs (ensuite and WIR to main), 2nd luxury bathroom/laundry, ultra-stylish kitchen open to expansive living/dining, with private garden, period detail and quality fittings. More info: www.13delbridgest.com AUCTION INSPECTION GUIDE OFFICE CONTACT

Sat 27 April at 12 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 13 April 10.45-11.15 $1.35m - $1.55m 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985

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GRAND-SCALE VICTORIAN OPPOSITE ROYAL PARK This fine residence offers an exciting opportunity to add value in an exclusive precinct close to University High, Melbourne University and major hospitals. It offers 2 grand sitting rooms, formal dining room, 4 large bedrooms, functional kitchen and bathroom, period detail and potential courtyard car access. More info: www.205parkdr.com

FITZROY 4/50 Spring Street A STRIKING CONVERSION: AUTHENTIC FACTORY STYLE This light-filled conversion by award-winning NOW architecture features spacious living/ dining, garden room entry, stylish kitchen, 2 bedrooms and bathroom, euro laundry, plus garage and access to communal roof garden.

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This Sat at 11 am Thurs 6-6.30 $630,000-$700,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887

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Sat 20 April at 11 am Thurs 6.15-6.45 & Sat 13 April 12.30-1 $950,000-$1.05m 404 Rathdowne St, Carlton North | 9347 4322 Arch Staver 0417 515 802 Rick Daniel 0409 737 985

COLLINGWOOD 13 Bedford Street A GREAT START This wide brick Edwardian home offers easy living in a vibrant pocket of Collingwood. Comps 2 generous bedrooms with BIR, 2 living zones, modern bathroom, contemporary kitchen, roof storage, and the benefit of ROW with potential for OS parking for up to 2 cars.

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CARLTON 71 Drummond Street ‘LOUISA TERRACE’: BOOM PERIOD SPLENDOUR Grand balcony residence on 2 titles impressively renovated, includes 8 principal rooms (3/4 bedrooms or multiple offices and meeting spaces), 2 kitchens and dual garaging, on a prominent corner site minutes from the CBD.

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Sat 20 April at 2 pm Thurs 6-6.30& Sat 13 April 11-11.30 $1.5m-$1.65m 404 Rathdowne St, Carlton North | 9347 4322 Tom Roberts 0418 553 680 Janine Ballantyne 0400 182 710

BRUNSWICK WEST 200 Hope Street EXCEED YOUR HOPES AND DREAMS Inspiring renovation creates stylish three/four bedroom Victorian. Dream kitchen with butlers pantry, huge north facing lounge and dining, spa deck, two designer bathrooms, double/garage.

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Sat 20 April at 11.30 am Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 13 April 1.15-1.45 $950,000-$1.05m 528 Sydney Rd, Brunswick | 9388 0088 Carl Sacco 0404 468 258

Michael Cementon 0433 107 410

PRESTON 4 Gertrude Street STYLISH EDWARDIAN WITH LUSH GARDEN SURROUNDS In a quiet location south of Bell Street, this renovated 3 bedroom home includes modern bathroom, kitchen, open living/dining, deck, deep north-facing backyard with studio, workshop and garage via ROW.

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Sat 20 April at 2.30 pm Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 13 April 11.30-12 $540,000-$595,000 140 Regent St, Preston | 9478 5000 Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Mark Butera 0422 042 262

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NORTH MELBOURNE 86 Erskine Street IMPRESSIVELY SPACIOUS INNERCITY EXECUTIVE LIVING FLOODED WITH NATURAL LIGHT Contemporary styling & quality workmanship complete this designer residence in prime Hotham Hill. 3 lrge BRs, two bathrms, vast o/ plan liv/din zones, large terrace, dble car garage.

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Sat 20 April at 12 pm Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 13 April 11.30-12 $900,000-$980,000 404 Rathdowne St, Carlton North | 9347 4322 Nicholas West 0418 559 494 Andrew De Angelis 0402 039 342

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CLIFTON HILL 46 Myrtle Street NYORA Enviably positioned in a much sought-after location, this attractive Victorian terrace comprises 2 or 3 bedrooms, living room, kitchen, separate laundry, and paved courtyard with ROW access. Extremely comfortable as is with outstanding refurbishment potential.

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Sat 20 April at 10.30 am Thurs 12.30-1 & Sat 13 April 11.15-11.45 $720,000-$790,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997

WEST MELBOURNE 208 Roden Street VAST WAREHOUSE, ZONED MIXED USE This brick warehouse (241 sq.m approx) close to Docklands, transport and North Melbourne cafes has planning approval for a 4-level development. With garaging and ROW access, there are exciting possibilities for mixed residential/commercial use.

FITZROY NORTH 34 Rae Street BEST-PRACTICE RENOVATION STYLE! This stylish light-filled terrace, close to the Edinburgh Gardens and Brunswick St offers 2 double BRs, stunning living/dining flowing to sunny courtyard, Smeg-equipped kitchen, tiled bathroom/laundry and premium fittings.

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CLIFTON HILL 1A Brockenshire Street

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Sat 20 April at 11.30 am Thurs 12.30-1 & 6-6.30, Sat 13 April 11.45-12.15 $1m-$1.1m 404 Rathdowne St, Carlton North | 9347 4322 Luke Sacco 0407 528 040

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BIG, BOLD AND PERFECTLY POSITIONED! A rare find in Clifton Hill, this sensational 4BR/2-bathroom home offers a modern familysized lifestyle of space and luxury in quiet culde-sac close to everything inner-Melbourne has to offer.

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NORTH MELBOURNE 36 Chapman Street CIRCA 1869 Early Victorian DF home sits proudly elevated from the street amidst a lovely rambling garden. 8 principal rooms, 3 or 4 BRs, lounge, dining, study, 2 bathrooms, garage and ROW access there is enough room for a growing family with delightful gardens both front and back.

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NORTHCOTE 22 Beavers Road SPACIOUS CALIFORNIAN IN THE HEART OF NORTHCOTE! Moments from High Street, this 3BR period home includes updated bathroom, powder room, spacious lounge and contemporary kitchen/meals, deep north-facing backyard with ROW and plenty of room to expand (STCA).

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This Sat at 12 pm Thurs 5.30-6 $750,000-$820,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 Grant Leonard 0407 323 181 Monique Verga 0424 584 759

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RICHMOND 41 White Street STAN HALL Unique Victorian corner property (circa 1880s), offers potential for residence or home office. High ceilings and timber flooring throughout, 2 storeys, 6 rooms (potentially 3 BRs) with kitchenette and bathroom on each floor, OFPs and private paved courtyard and balcony.

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CARLTON NORTH 127 Amess Street LOCATION, POTENTIAL, LANDHOLDING Classic ingredients for long term blue chip investing and capital appreciation. Elevated SF terrace, classic Vic features and polished timber flooring with a classic 2 BR layout affording huge potential for renovations and extension (STCA). Exceptionally deep garden, OSP via ROW.

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Sat 27 April at 10.30am Thurs 5-5.30 & Sat 13 April 10.15-10.45 $680,000-$740,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997

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Sat 20 April at 3 pm Thurs 6.15-6.45 & Sat 13 April 12.45-1.15 $750,000-$825,000 404 Rathdowne St, Carlton North | 9347 4322 Bill Batcheler 0410 417 195 Marek Olech 0413 830 954

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FITZROY NORTH 222 Rae Street A GREAT START! An affordable entry into the inner city market in this appealing brick period home brimming with charm and warmth. Around the corner from Edinburgh Gardens and the Fitzroy North Village. Generous bedroom, lounge, open plan kit/meals, large brick paved courtyard (ROW).

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THORNBURY 113 Harold Street A FABULOUS MIX OF PERIOD CHARM AND CONTEMPORARY STYLE! Surrounded by lush native gardens, this extended 3BR Californian Bungalow offers a ready-to-enjoy lifestyle in a delightfully quiet family-friendly neighbourhood close to schools, parks and public transport.

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Sat 27 April at 11 am Thurs 1.15-1.45 & Sat 13 April 12-12.30 $580,000-$620,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Luke Chisholm 0439 392 887

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This Sat at 11 am Thurs 6.15-6.45 $760,000 - $830,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 Grant Leonard 0407 323 181 Tom Alexiadis 0417 030 452

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THORNBURY 177 Rossmoyne Street DELIGHTFUL PERIOD HOME WITH LUSCIOUS NORTH-FACING GARDEN! Tastefully enhanced period home, 3 BRs and modern central bathroom, spacious lounge/ dining, contemporary kit, heat/cooling, polished floorboards, plus a sizeable nth facing backyard with deck and established trees/gardens.

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NORTH MELBOURNE 279 Flemington Road LANDMARK RESIDENCE WITH INCREDIBLE FUTURE POTENTIAL! On a large corner block (approx 480sqm) opposite Royal Park, this enormous one-of-akind 5BR period home presents an amazing inner-city opportunity for home-buyers and developers alike (STCA).

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Sat 27 April at 11 am Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 13 April 2-2.30 640,000-$700,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 Spiros Karagiannidis 0413 348 793 Tom Alexiadis 0417 030 452

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NORTHCOTE 51 Hawthorn Road POTENTIAL-PACKED VICTORIAN IN CENTRAL NORTHCOTE! In a quiet street yet moments from High Street cafes and Northcote Station, this attractive period home on a generous block presents an incredibly exciting opportunity to renovate and extend (STCA).

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WEST PRESTON 6 Gilbert Road ONE-OF-A-KIND HOME/OFFICE COMBINATION! An exceptional commercial/residential opportunity, this surprisingly spacious property boasts a high-profile shopfront/office plus a separate fully-renovated 2BR/2-bathroom home at the rear.

Sat 20 April at 1 pm Wed 5-5.30 & Sat 13 April 11-11.30 $750,000-$825,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 John Karr 0419 522 328 Lorey Whelan 0407 541 923

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THORNBURY 132 Gooch Street

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Sat 27 April at 11 am Wed 1-1.30 & Sat 13 April 1.15-1.45 $600,000-$660,000 140 Regent St, Preston | 9478 5000 Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509

PERFECT! With its extended floorplan, stand-out features and idyllic garden surrounds, this alluring 2 bedroom period home offers a ready-to-enjoy lifestyle opportunity in one of Thornbury’s favourite pockets.

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WEST PRESTON 43 McNamara Street FANTASTIC FAMILY LIVING INSIDE AND OUT! Close to schools, parks and public transport this extended 4BR + study period home on a deep block is certain to impress with its versatile floorplan, quality features and spacious landscaped garden surrounds.

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Sat 27 April at 12 pm Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 13 April 11.45-12.15 $730,000-$800,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 John Karr 0419 522 328 Lorey Whelan 0407 541 923

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FITZROY NORTH 12/3 Miller Street BIGGEST IN THE BLOCK Modern townhouse boasting a multi-level floorplan of 3 bedrooms (BIRs), 2 living zones, 2 bathrooms, separate laundry, study, 2 balconies, covered courtyard and 2 generous car spaces with storage cage.

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ALPHINGTON 44 Naroon Road ONE WORTH WAITING FOR... Moments from Pitcher Park in one of Alphington's premier tree-lined streets, this well-presented 3BR Californian provides an exceptional opportunity to rejuvenate/extend or possibly rebuild (STCA).

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Sat 27 April at 1 pm Thurs 1.15-1.45 & Sat 13 April 12-12.30 $680,000-$750,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Roland Paterson 0417 367 997

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Sat 27 April at 2 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 13 April 10.30-11 $800,000-$880,000 119 High St, Northcote | 9486 1800 Peter Egan 0411 844 230 Jacqui Knapsey 0418 592 509

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WEST PRESTON 2 Mount Pleasant Road HUGE CORNER BLOCK, FANTASTIC LOCATION, INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY! Perfectly positioned in one of West Preston’s most exclusive pockets, this 3BR Art Deco brick classic on an expansive corner block offers potential to enjoy now, renovate/extend or start anew (STCA).

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CARLTON NORTH 116 Paterson Street TIMELESS VICTORIAN CLASSIC MOMENTS FROM PRINCES PARK! Retaining all its period character and style, this attractive 2BR Hawthorn-brick terrace presents an immediately functional city-edge lifestyle with exciting future potential to renovate and extend (STCA).

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Sat 27 April at 12 pm Thurs 6.45-7.15 & Sat 13 April 1.45-2.15 $670,000-$720,000 140 Regent St, Preston | 9478 5000 Michelle Portelli 0414 758 541 Tom Alexiadis 0417 030 452

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REGENT 102 Spring Street A SOPHISTICATED MIX OF STYLE AND SUBSTANCE Designed to deliver an uncompromised modern living experience, this fully-optioned 3BR/2bathroom home is sure to astound with its innovative floorplan, luxury features and soughtafter Regent location.

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Sat 27 April at 12 pm Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 13 April 11.45-12.15 $500,000-$550,000 140 Regent St, Preston | 9478 5000 Peter Stratakos 0419 396 481 Colin Abbas 0414 659 635

COLLINGWOOD 305 Wellington Street A BRILLIANT BEGINNING If you are hunting your first home or starting an investment portfolio you couldn’t go past this delightful terrace. Presented in perfect, comfortable order with nothing to do but enjoy the 2 generous BRs, lounge, separate dining and kitchen leading onto a delightful courtyard.

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Sat 27 April at 12 pm Thurs 1-1.30& Sat 13 April 11.45-12.15 $650,000-$700,000 205 Brunswick St, Fitzroy | 9417 1956 Sonya Laferla 0419 230 985 Peter Stephens 0418 104 214

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Preston 194 Miller Street

Ray White Northcote

• Main bedroom with full ensuite & BIRs • Magnificent Jacuzzi & BBQ area • Evaporative cooling/ducted heating • Kitchen with SS appliances & stone benchtop • Gorgeous stone feature wall • Walking distance to Miller Street tram/shops/cafés

Saturday 27th April at 1:00pm View Thurs 6:15-6:45pm & Sat 12:00-12:30pm Angelo Bafunno 0414 585 777 angelo.bafunno@raywhite.com Chris Vrantsis 0418 883 118 chris.vrantsis@raywhite.com raywhite.com | 9489 5777

Coburg 103 Moore Street

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An Engaging, Enticing, Environmentally Aware Edwardian

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In addition to the appeal of its updated spaces and sunny north facing backdrop, this three bedroom Edwardian home reveals an intelligent, environmental consciousness throughout a welcoming floor plan including a bright living room and separate kitchen/dining domain. Shared drive and traditional garage complete a captivating picture, close to Campbell Reserve, Merri Creek, trams, trains and Sydney Road.

Ray White Northcote

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This Stunning Modern Residence Is The Perfect Entertaining Home! This beautifully designed home consists of 4 BRs, downstairs the main with FES & BIRs, powder room, open plan kitchen/meals & living area featuring a stone feature wall plus timber floor boards t/out & a remote LUG. Upstairs, further 3 BRs, central bathroom & magnificent city views from the balcony. The real X-factor of the home is the magnificent Jacuzzi & BBQ entertaining area finished off with a bluestone retaining wall. Extras inc evap cooling & GDH, SS appliances, security alarm & more. Walk to Gilbert Rd tram, Bell Primary, shops & cafés.

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Updated Edwardian, northerly backdrop • Environmentally responsible renovation • Bright living, separate kitchen/dining • Pergola entertaining. Traditional garage • Recycled materials, 3500L water tanks, solar hot water • Close to Campbell Reserve, Merri Creek

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Saturday 20th April at 11:00am View Thurs 5:30-6:00pm & Sat 10:30-11:00am Angelo Bafunno 0414 585 777 angelo.bafunno@raywhite.com Chris Vrantsis 0418 883 118 chris.vrantsis@raywhite.com raywhite.com | 9489 5777


The New Ray White Northcote! RESPECT • TRANSPARENCY • FAMILY VALUES… Experience the Difference We look forward to assisting you with selling or leasing your property. Call now for a no obligation chat about how we can make a difference. Ray White Northcote 9489 5777

Angelo Bafunno 0414 585 777

Northcote 301/8 Breavington Way Looking For A Wonderful Lifestyle!

Chris Vrantsis 0418 883 118

Thornbury 78 Hutton Street 2

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If location is important to you, it doesn’t get any better than where this first class apartment is situated, with Northcote Plaza & a variety of shops & cafés literally at your doorstep. Offering 2 double BRs with BIRs, open plan kitchen, dining & living area, 2 bathrooms, spacious balcony with views overlooking All Nations Park & towards the Dandenongs. Complemented with RC heating & cooling, secure off-street parking, storage cage & video intercom entry.

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Ray White Northcote

raywhite.com | 9489 5777

Saturday, 4th May at 11:00am View Sat 1:00-1:30pm Angelo Bafunno 0414 585 777 angelo.bafunno@raywhite.com Chris Vrantsis 0418 883 118 chris.vrantsis@raywhite.com

A Fresh Approach To One Of Thornbury’s Best Addresses! Bright, brand new and beautifully designed to deliver an abundance of space, this stylish residence also reveals ample accommodation comprising four bedrooms, and three bathrooms, behind its attractive contemporary façade. City views from the upstairs main bedroom further distinguish impressive proportions in one of Thornbury’s very best addresses close to trams, trains and High Street.

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Ray White Northcote

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W.B. Simpson & Son

9304 1444 757 Pascoe Vale Road Glenroy

Thornbury 2A Hill Street

2/24 MIDDLE STREET, ASCOT VALE SUPERBLY LOCATED AND REFURBISHED APARTMENT First home buyers, downsizers and investors will all be attracted to this light filled two bedroom, ground floor apartment. Positioned in a quiet leafy street, with easy access to the city tram, major universities, and hospitals. Only minutes to Puckle Street shops and cafes. Features a balcony, excellent security and carport. Auction:

Saturday 27th April at 11.00 AM

Inspect:

Thursday 12.00 - 12.30 Saturday 12.00 - 12.45

Contact:

Syd Sherrin 0418 530 452 Tim Maher 0414 212 290

BUILDER'S, DEVELOPER'S, INVESTOR'S, STAKE YOUR CLAIM. LAND 835M2 approx Don't miss this opportunity to secure this magnificent allotment with two existing dwellings and located in one of Thornbury's sought after locations, with walking distance to Parklands, shops and transport. Total street frontage of 25 meter approx. this delightful property offers an exciting potential to develop 4 luxury units (STCA). Inspect now and register your interest as opportunities like this are becoming harder to find.

www.wbsimpson.com.au www.wbsimpson.mobi 30 Errol Street, North Melbourne Phone: 9328 1213

PRESTON WEST 16 Bruce Street

Land 835m² Approx

www.jasonrealestate.com.au

Joseph Sassine Jason Sassine 0419 332 839 0419 332 536 OPEN Saturday 12:30-1:00pm PHOTO ID Required AUCTION Sat 27th April @12:00pm

THE VALUE OF EXPERIENCE

NEW LISTING

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Brilliance On Bruce

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Central to train, tram, shops, market, schools and parks shops, schools, parks, this fully renovated three bedroom Californian Bungalow delivers serene family surroundings in perfectly presented spaces. Period detail adds to the instant allure of open plan living with gourmet kitchen flowing out to a huge alfresco zone in the north facing garden and providing the best in convenient indoor outdoor living.

AUCTION INSPECT CONTACT OFFICE

Love remains strong despite the change of season. Love real estate is a family business spanning three generations.

Saturday 27th April at 12:00pm Thursday 6:15-6.45pm & Saturday 12:00-12.30pm Noel Crouch 0412 207 117 or Joe Horton 0421 128 008 Love Preston 9471 0233

loverealestate.com.au LOVE Reservoir

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307 Spring Street

274 High Street

770 High Street

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NORTHCOTE 33 Union Street & 23 South Park Street New Sensation In Westgarth Built with impressive attention to detail, top quality materials & outstanding inclusions, these freshly completed two bedroom plus study & three bedroom townhouses in fashionable Westgarth have so much to offer yet are so easy to care for. Step inside to discover a reverse living design featuring an open living, dining & quality kitchen accessing an entertainer’s terrace. Finishing touches include Caesarstone surfaces, Italian polished porcelain tiles, gorgeous gleaming floorboards, bedrooms with BIRs, plus a courtyard, laundry facilities, heating/cooling & a ducted vacuum system. Furthermore, an alarm, video intercom & electronic garage heighten appeal. Stroll to trains, trams, Merri Creek, schools, Westgarth Cinema & local shops.

NORTHCOTE BRUNSWICK ESSENDON

9489 9422 9387 0611 9373 0000

PRESTON COBURG IVANHOE

9478 6344 9350 1155 9499 7992

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Saturday 27 April at 11am PRICE

$670,000 - $730,000 & $600,000 - $650,000

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Sandra Brizzi 0404 078 567 Mitchell Boys 0412 800 200 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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BRUNSWICK 1-15/37 Staley Street A Developers/Investors Dream RARE, large solid brick Brunswick Apartment block (over 55 meters North facing) to be sold as one! Comprising 15 strata titled units with their own car parks. In a most desired location close to Blyth St unique Investment opportunity / developers dream. Boasting an impressive allotment of 59.4m X 18.6m, totalling approximately 1105 square metres, it provides outstanding potential and design freedom for enhancement or further development (S.T.C.A). In a well maintained condition and offered as a whole, it comprises 9 X 2 bedroom apartments plus 6 X 1 bedroom apartments, featuring sizeable kitchen/meals areas, spacious lounges, north facing alfresco balconies and off street parking.

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Greg Cusack 0417 128 125 Michele Peska 0411 775 318

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PRESTON 41 Gordon Grove Make Only The Best Impressions Masterfully renovated and beautifully presented, this three bedroom Californian Bungalow boasts outstanding entertaining credentials highlighted by an exceptional covered deck. Elegant spaces include a dining area, well-appointed kitchen, bright living area and landscaped gardens. Two bedrooms feature built-in robes, truly luxurious central bathroom, plus a European laundry, security alarm, ducted heating and evaporative cooling. Traditional features include lofty ceilings, leadlight and a decorative fireplace, and parking is provided in a side driveway and oversized garage. Stroll to parks, transport, shops and schools.

This Saturday at 11am INSPECT

Thur 5:45-6:15pm & Sat 10:30 -11am Photo ID required

CONTACT

Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177 George Metax 0407 661 615

PRESTON WEST 12-14 Sheffield Street

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Simply In A Class Of Its Own set on 1672sqm of Prized Land! Surrounded by one of Preston’s largest allotments, this substantial, impeccably maintained home has served the same family with distinction since c1967. Land measuring some 1672sqm(approx), including a north-south en-tout-cas tennis court complements the bright, beautiful originality of large living/dining areas, central kitchen/meals, sunny family room, five bedrooms, separate study and three bathrooms. A great location enhances a landmark opportunity from family perspectives and/or from a development point of view(STCA). [ 46 ] MELBOURNE TIMES WEEKLY – YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE

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Wed 5:45-6:15pm & Sat 2:15-2:45pm Photo ID required

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George Metax 0407 661 615 Jim Dimitropoulos 0411 831 177

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THORNBURY 14 Francis Grove Outstanding Renovation on Northcote Fringe Stunning presentation highlights this totally renovated, four bedroom, solid brick Californian Bungalow home setting a new standard of executive family living. A stroll to popular Wales Street Primary School, it displays beautiful leadlight bay windows, a tiered alfresco entertaining deck and a designer interior. Quality Caesarstone kitchen and butler’s pantry overlooks a massive meals/family area, and unparalleled outdoor entertaining. Master bedroom with WIR/ensuite, second with study alcove/floorto-ceiling storage. Lavish bathroom, pwd/room, laundry, gym/rumpus, wine cellar and OSP. Close to all transport, High Street shops/cafes, Northcote Plaza.

Saturday 20 April at 11am

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Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

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PRESTON WEST 2/541 Murray Road The Living Is Easy Attractive, contemporary, spacious and complete with a northerly courtyard – this three bedroom residence set back from the street in a convenient locale has it all! Lounge and dining accessing courtyard and well-equipped kitchen. Two bathrooms including ensuite, powder room, duct/ heating, alarm, rem/gge and extra parking.

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Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat 2:15-2:45pm Photo ID required

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John Petsinis 0402 611 939 George Metax 0407 661 615

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PRESTON WEST 115 Oakover Road Spacious Californian In Winning Position In one of Preston West’s most desirable pockets, near Gilbert Road, this admirable three bedroom Californian Bungalow has been in one family for decades and boasts generous open living areas. Dining/living/kitchen, rear verandah, gardens and shed. Bathroom, heating/cooling, front OSP and garage accessing rear ROW.

ALPHINGTON 104 Fulham Road Inimitable Design, Inspiring Location With a private entry to Pitcher Park, this commanding new architect-designed home boasts splendid living/dining/kitchen, dual bathrooms, pwd/room, duct/ heating/cooling, alarm, deck, garden, driveway and remote garage.

Saturday 4 May at 12pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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$1,000,000 - $1,100,000 Thur 5:45-6:15pm & Sat 2:30-3pm Photo ID required Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062 Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 5019

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Thur 6:15-6:45pm & Sat 1:30 -2pm Photo ID required

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John Petsinis 0402 611 939 Adriano Persichetti 0402 055 437

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NORTHCOTE 170 Gladstone Avenue Family Lifestyle With All The Trimmings Fusing a classical Californian Bungalow with a modern renovation creates a fantastic family home. Granite kitchen, enormous meals, family & study area. With duct/ heating, rear ROW into carport plus OSP. Stroll to all transport, schools & parks.

For PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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$980,000 - $1,040,000 Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat 11-11:30am Photo ID required Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062 Michael Divito 0403 739 393

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NORTHCOTE 41 Christmas Street I Could Be Your Christmas Highlight Superbly sunlit unlike most of its era, this wonderful Hawthorn brick Victorian features an optimal northerly rear aspect and side ROW. The elevated home presents a central lounge and kitchen/dining overlooking a covered pergola, great for relaxed outdoor gatherings. Two bathrooms, duct/heating and OSP.

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FAIRFIELD 52 Gillies Street A Flair For Design Prestigiously located, outstanding Victorian on substantial allotment of approx 498m2 presents a wonderful lifestyle now, with extension potential later (S.T.C.A.). Tastefully renovated and character infused, it’s a stroll to Station St shops/cafes, train, schools, Yarra Bend Park and Fairfield Boathouse for an exceptional lifestyle.

Thur 5:30-6pm & Sat from 10:30am Photo ID required Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 Gino De Iesi 0418 328 062

NORTHCOTE 172 Westgarth Street Generous Edwardian Right Where You Want To Be Exceptionally spacious and beautifully positioned near local attractions, this delightful, three bedroom Edwardian is your ticket to Westgarth living. Kitchen/meals, living, deck, gardens, duct/heating, ROW, OSP.

Saturday 20 April at 12pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

$700,000 - $750,000 Wed 6:15-6:45pm & Sat 10-10:30am Photo ID required Luke Brizzi 0417 324 339 & Anthony De Iesi 0407 803 501

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THORNBURY 18 Rennie Street Californian Dreaming Of The Future Neat, sweet and ready for an exciting future, this wonderfully positioned, two bedroom Californian Bungalow, boasting a northerly rear aspect, is your ticket into Thornbury.

This Saturday at 2pm

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THORNBURY 219 Collins Street Ignite Your Imagination Presenting abundant possibilities, this three bedroom plus bungalow home on approximately 580m2 features a desirable northerly rear aspect. Renovate/rebuild/develop (S.T.C.A.), close to everything you need.

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ALPHINGTON 8 Old Heidelberg Road River Precinct Delivers Exciting Potential A stroll to the Yarra River, this two bedroom home on a substantial corner allotment presents exciting enhancement, extension and further development options (S.T.C.A.).

This Saturday at 1:30pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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NORTHCOTE 34 Lawry Street “Dunoon” In Northcote’s vibrant centre, in a relatively peaceful position, this comfortable, original, double front solid brick two/three bedroom Victorian, with rear/side ROW brims with potential.

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THORNBURY 2 & 5/9 Jones Street

This Saturday at 12pm PRICE INSPECT CONTACT

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Sleek, Stylish & Sophisticated New t/house & villa, open living, gourmet kitchen, stone surfaces, Blanco s/s appl. adjoining the terrace & courtyard, BIRs, laundry, split/sys, alarm & remote garage. Close to shops, cafes & transport.

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COLLINS SIMMS CLIFTON HILL 3 Ramsden Street A family seeking space and convenience metres to Darling Gardens will be drawn to the size and flexibility of this attractive solid brick post Edwardian. This superbly renovated three bedroom retreat with attic study (or huge fourth bedroom), light filled extension and double glazing enjoys secluded alfresco areas and ROW. Combining period splendour and contemporary style; walk to schools, shops, cafés, recreation centre, trams and train station.

Auction

Saturday 27th April at 10.30am

Inspect

Thursday 1-1.30pm Saturday 11-11.45am

Contact

Andrew Simondson 0412 999 128 Gary Fitzpatrick 0437 920 972

Office

286 Queens Parade Clifton Hill 9488 0688

Web

www.3ramsdenstreetcliftonhill.com Part of the Marshall White Group

COLLINS SIMMS FAIRFIELD 101 Gillies Street Discover a remarkably spacious accommodation providing: downstairs, vast living areas flooded with natural light, well appointed kitchen, separate laundry and lock up garage: upstairs three big double bedrooms (built-in-robes) and two bathrooms. The master bedroom boasts both ensuite and private balcony. Features include warm polished hardwood floors, reverse cycle air conditioning and lush private rear garden The location is perfect. The vibrant Fairfield shopping precinct is just around the corner and Fairfield Station minutes away.

Auction

Saturday 20th April at 2pm

Inspect

Thursday 6-6.30pm Saturday 1.30-2pm

Contact

Peter Bennett 0419 502 466 Leonard Siragusa 0407 875 048

Office

286 Queens Parade Clifton Hill 9488 0688

Web

www.101gilliestreetfairfield.com Part of the Marshall White Group

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BRUNSWICK WEST 1/7 Egginton Street

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Winning ways

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CARLTON NORTH 360 Pigdon Street

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'PARK VIEW' is pure pleasure

A quiet street adjacent to Shiels Reserve

Auction Sat 27 Apr, 11.00

This charming Hawthorn brick Victorian's central

Auction Sat 20 Apr, 2.00

complements the dual level, 2 bedroom dimensions

Quoting $330K - $360K

living/dining and separate granite kitchen lead to a

Quoting $800K - $880K

of this modern townhouse. Attractive environs that

View Thu 6:00 - 6:30, Sat 9:45 - 10:15

northerly rear courtyard/off street parking that

View Thu 5:30 - 6:00, Sat 11:30 - 12:00

enhance the lifestyle appeal & promote investment

Quentin Hinrichs 0419 387 703

promotes scope for adding a contemporary

Lisa Roberts 0413 265 362

performance include downstairs living, separate

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

extension, STCA, close to Princes Park, zoned to

Carlton 9347 1755

kitchen/meals, private courtyard. Off street parking.

Carlton 9347 1755

Princes Hill Primary School and Secondary College.

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CARLTON NORTH 17 Shakespeare Street Instant, and enduring, allure

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FITZROY NORTH 230 Barkly Street Edwardian with extra large garden

A friendly park is the perfect neighbour to this

Auction Sat 27 Apr, 11.00

In addition to its generous, extended spaces, this

Sale

charming renovated two bedroom cottage in one of

View Wed 5:15 - 5:45; Sat 11:45 - 12:15

three double bedroom Edwardian reveals a rear

Quoting $795K

Carlton North's most evocative, intimate locations.

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

garden with ROW access suggesting an ideal context

View Wed 5:00 - 5:30; Sat 1:00 - 1:30

Generous living/dining areas are complemented by a

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

for taking this tempting inner city home to the next

Sam Abboud 0401 434 329

granite kitchen overlooking a romantic courtyard

Carlton 9347 1755

level! Barkly Street's leafiest setting, moments from

Glenn Bartlett 0418 337 710

Merri Creek & St Georges Road.

Carlton 9347 1755

retreat. Walk to Rathdowne Street village. Love it!

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ABBOTSFORD 138 Park Street

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Adopt an icon - and enjoy Origins as the local grocery store, starring performances in TV productions and a successful conversion to a stylish two

Auction Sat 27 Apr, 2.00

bedroom townhouse each contribute to the compelling story told by this evocative inner city home. Inviting living/dining

View Wed 6:00 - 6:30, Sat 12:30 - 1:00

areas, spacious bedrooms, European laundry, loads of roof storage and a courtyard retreat appreciates a location literally

Jason Sharpe 0438 847 700

moments´ walk from Collingwood station, Victoria Street Vietnamese restaurants, Gahan Reserve, the Yarra and Abbotsford

Luke Piccolo 0412 951 273

convent´s bakery, markets and the Collingwood Children's Farm. Enjoyment is inevitable!

Carlton 9347 1755

Carlton 393 Rathdowne Street 9347 1755

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Affordable Contemporary Living

Contemporary townhouses from just $495,000*, 9km from the CBD. Discover affordable contemporary living at Coburg Hill. Located just 9km from the city, these architecturally-inspired Metricon townhouses are amazingly priced. Complemented by planned shops, parklands, bike trails and cafes, live life in the heart of the inner North. Visit the sales office to secure your piece of the current Coburg Hill release before it sells out. For more information visit coburghill.com.au or call 1300 COBURG

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*Price correct at time of printing. Subject to availability. “From” price based on Townliving by Metricon Alpha on lots 36 & 37. Price and terms can change without notice. SCN0234

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45 Mcgregor Street, Fairfield

auction

Saturday 13th April @ 11.00am Superbly located family home with development upside under executor’s instructions

CARLTON 163A ELGIN STREET Fantastically positioned moments from station street shopping strip, transport and parklands. Comprising 3 excellent sized bedrooms, 2 living zones, separate dining, laundry, free flowing floorplan, double lock up garage. Huge land size 725sqm approx providing wonderful space for budding and established families alike whilst offering an array of obvious development potential stca.

www.mpcmoss.com.au Inspect Wed 5.30pm - 6.00pm and Sat 11.00 - 11.30am

Level 1/429 Bridge Rd, Richmond Vic 3121

SUPERBLY POSITIONED IN HISTORIC ELGIN BUILDINGS Light filled & spacious two level townhouse steeped in original period features offers an ideal Inner City lifestyle choice or investment opportunity. Formal living facing windows Large modern kitchen meals area. 2 double bedrooms, master with City views, Study or 3 bedroom & bathroom Only moments to vibrant Lygon Street, Carlton Gardens, Melbourne Uni & CBD

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AUCTION VIEW CONTACT OFFICE

Saturday 27th April at 12:30pm Wed 10th April 5 - 5.30pm. Sat 13th April 12 - 12.30pm Michael Rabottini 0408 516 222 130 Elgin Street, Carlton 9347 3700

George Kypriotis 0412 560 810

ph. 9429 4800

James Moss 0418 311 626

ID and contact details are required at all open for inspections

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10/13 Peacock Street Brunswick Ideal investment or first home

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First floor apartment located within close proximity to cafes, tram stops, schools, only minutes to from the City plus much more. Comprising of two bedrooms, large lounge/kitchen meals area, central bathroom and off street car parking. Ideal investment or first home

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Auction Saturday 11th May 11:00am Inspect By Appointment Contact Doug Kay 0417 356 035

280 Hampshire Road, SUNSHINE

All the irresistible charm and character of a bygone era, this double fronted home with 3BR, main with ensuit, BIRs, full of natural light, kitchen with stone and timber finishes adjoins huge living and dining, entertainment deck, overlooking a paved rear garden, polished solid jarrah floors and separate laundry. An ideal home in one of the areas most popular locations only minutes from parks, gardens, cafes and an easy tram ride to the city. Auction: Inspect: Contact:

9312 6944

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Brunswick East 232 BLYTH STREET SOPHISTICATED PERIOD SPLENDOUR.....CLASSIC

Saturday 13th April 2013 2:00pm Thursday 6:00-6:30pm, Saturday 1:30-2:00pm Alex Djorgonoski 0411 701 122

Brunswick 9387 0966 Reservoir 9460 2541 April 10, 2013

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AUCTION D Saturday 13th April - 2:30pm

Make your mark on this rare offering of a 3 level warehouse residence on the city fringe. Consisting of enormous living & entertaining areas & tandem garage & workshop. Extend the roofline to reveal city views across Queens Park (S.T.C.A), or perhaps capitalise on the workspace on the ground level with the goods lift & 3 phase electricity, or get creative with the studio on the mid level. Enjoy in comfort with working kitchen, ducted heating & remote garage. Close to trains, trams, schools, cafés & parklands this place offers exciting possibilities.

MEL REF D 44 E1 PRICE RANGE D $750,000 - $800,000 OFFICE D 488 Macaulay Rd. Kensington TEL D 9376 3322 CONTACT D Scott Belsey 0422 085 673

Edward Thomas 0418 353 357

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Demons dominate the play

Blues kick off with a bang

Team’s rising star and captain-coach wrap up a winning season, writes Daniel Paproth

The Northern Blues kicked off their Victorian Football League season with a bang on Saturday night, beating premiership fancies Werribee by 15 points. In fact,the final margin flattered the Tigers, as the Blues were dominant for most of the night. Most expected Werribee to win after the ominous 72-point victory over Port Melbourne the week before but the Blues got the jump early and were never headed. The Blues kicked five goals to four in a tight first term and generally looked better. Their pressure around the football was immense and would remain so for the rest of the game. The win was set up in the second and third quarters, when the Blues kicked 11 goals to Werribee’s seven. By three-quarter time the Blues had established a 26-point lead. Werribee started the final quarter with two quick goals to cut the lead and were all of a sudden within 10 points. But the Blues steadied, replied and eventually got out to an unassailable 33-point lead. The Tigers kicked three late goals but it was too little too late and the Blues notched their first win for the season. Tyson Thomas was outstanding, booting five goals, while Carlton-listed players Ed Curnow, Aaron Joseph and Robbie Warnock were all very good. Warnock was influential in the ruck and had a big impact on the game.

elbourne capped off one of the most dominant seasons in Victorian Premier Cricket history with its 20th premiership at Junction Oval on Easter Monday. The Demons beat Ringwood by seven wickets in the three-day grand final played over the Easter weekend, the club’s second First XI flag in four seasons. They were set 173 for victory in its second innings and fittingly it was young star Alex Keath (50 not out) and captain-coach Andrew Kent (25 not out) who saw Melbourne over the line. The Rams were in hot form heading into the match, with its top order scoring runs with ease. Opener David King had scored four centuries in six weeks prior and got to a halfcentury in the grand final after Kent sent Ringwood into bat. The Rams were batting comfortably at 1/102 before Brenton McDonald did as he had done all season and changed the game. He took 5/68, including the wicket of King, and Ringwood were all out for 234. In Melbourne’s first innings 19-year-old Matt Begbie starred. He was called into the line-up after Andrew McDonald’s IPL commitments prevented him from playing and made 93 in a composed, chanceless innings. Melbourne made 255 and took the lead on

SCOREBOARD ■ FOOTBALL VFL - Round 1 ESSENDON 6.2 11.4 21.7 23.9 (147) BENDIGO 0.1 3.5 4.6 8.9 (57) Goals: Essendon: Winderlich 8 Daniher 5 Gumbleton 3 O’Brien 2 Duscher Hunter Kavanagh Dell’Olio Gleeson. Bendigo: Beck 2 Kelm Putt Magin Huntley Brooker Toman. Best: Essendon: Winderlich Jetta Colyer Pears Lovett-Murray Daniher. Bendigo: Farrelly Toman McLinden Beck Hams Stroobants. COLLINGWOOD 2.4 7.6 11.9 16.11 (107) NTH BALLARAT 1.3 2.9 5.12 6.19 (55) Goals: Collingwood: Paine 4 Martin 3 Witts 3 Richmond Ferguson D Thomas Fasolo J Thomas Mooney. North Ballarat: Nicholls 2 Curran Richardson Driscoll Garner. Best: Collingwood: Martin D Thomas Mooney Frost Hudson Oxley. North Ballarat: Black McKenzie Richardson Austin Garner Warren. NORTH BLUES 5.3 10.6 16.7 20.10 (130) WERRIBEE 4.4 7.7 11.11 17.13 (115) Goals: Northern: Thomas 5 Marcon 2 Buckley 2 Totevski 2 Temay Bransgrove Meese Watson Wilson Warnock Visser Lambert Menzel. Werribee: Clouston 4 Wood 2 Daw 2 Warren 2 Meredith McDonald Mather Maric Martiniello Brown McGenniss. Best: Northern: Cachia Thomas Curnow Lambert Joseph Warnock. Werribee: Graham Moore Ross Wilson McDonald Clouston.

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LOOK WHAT WE WON: Demons vice-captain Michael Hill (left) and skipper Andrew Kent first innings. Ringwood reached 7/194 in reply before declaring, but the Demons made light work of the total, with Bushrangers regular Michael Hill scoring 79. When the winning runs were finally scored Kent breathed a sigh of relief, knowing his side had secured the flag they had been preparing for since March last year. ‘‘It was a huge relief,’’ he said. ‘‘You put so

Best: Williamstown: Charleston Casley Stockdale Anastasio Critchley Bugeja. North Ballarat: Kiel Peel Darmody Morris Edwards Horbury.

much emotion, effort and time into the season and it all comes down to one weekend.’’ Kent praised his side for standing up when it counted against Ringwood. ‘‘There’s no doubt about that, they were the form side,’’ he said. ‘‘We probably had a bit more talent but it was about whether our match-winners could do the business.’’

Best: Frankston: Newman Boland Sutton Calvert Beech Maynard. Casey: Nicholls Pollard Hill Waters Troutman Rutherford.

TAC CUP - Round 3 NORTH BLUES 5.2 9.4 15.9 17.14 (116) WERRIBEE 3.1 4.5 6.9 10.11 (71) Goals: Northern Blues: Dorman 5 Burgess 3 Bolger 2 Soncin Dufficy House Yelland Coulson Black Currie. Werribee Tigers: Tudor 2 Sullivan Barbuto Fort Bolton Zumbo Wales Sodomaco Higgins. Best: Northern Blues: Taglieri Dirago Dorman Burgess Yelland House. Werribee Tigers: Sodomaco Davis Jones Laracy Bolton Iles.

OAKLEIGH 2.0 6.3 9.6 14.12 (96) GIPPSLAND 5.1 7.2 11.5 14.7 (91) Goals: Oakleigh: Hogan 5 Urban 3 Franetic 2 Toohey McKenzie Polidoros Prowse. Gippsland: Scott 5 Saunders 2 Dennison Pattison Carr Morris Muir Channing Hildebrand. Best: Oakleigh: Franetic Hogan Beasley Urban Donoghue McKenzie. Gippsland: Scott Paredes Hildebrand Buykx-Smith Pattison Channing.

BOX HILL 2.4 5.8 11.13 16.20 (116) PORT MELB. 3.2 4.5 5.9 8.10 (58) Goals: Box Hill: Monkhorst 5 Cassidy 2 Collins 2 Johnson 2 Graham 2 Gordon Lawlor Miles. Port Melbourne: O’Sullivan 2 Smith Hammond McTaggart Dillon Macmillan Prowse. Best: Box Hill: Exon Northe Cassidy Wilsen O’Donnell Scott. Port Melbourne: Dillon Thornton Purcell O’Sullivan O’Sullivan Whelan.

MURRAY 3.6 6.7 7.12 8.15 (63) BENDIGO 0.3 1.3 3.4 3.5 (23) Goals: Murray: Neagle 3 Gibbons 2 Wales King Norris. Bendigo: Poyser McGrath Ryan. Best: Murray: Gibbons Sharp Squire Cary Marchbank Neagle. Bendigo: Maher Barrett Chisari Ryan Payne O’Meara.

DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE - Round 1

SANDRINGHAM 5.4 7.6 13.10 17.14 (116) COBURG 1.1 6.4 8.5 14.7 (91) Goals: Sandringham: Kreymborg 6 Widdowson 3 Barnhoorn 2 Fallon 2 Dowler 2 Cameron Maley. Coburg: Anderson 2 Uysal 2 Ratcliffe 2 Linton Loraine Fancellu Yelland Sortino D Spagnolo Abdallah Keogh. Best: Sandringham: Kreymborg Ong Maley Persson Zijai Fallon. Coburg: Egglestone Robertella Anderson Abdallah Keogh D Spagnolo.

WILL’STOWN 2.7 7.12 13.19 22.22 (154) NTH BALLARAT 2.0 5.2 5.3 5.6 (36) Goals: Williamstown: Conway 5 Deery 3 Grant 3 Hetherington 2 Casley 2 Witkowski Prudden Anastasio Woods Bench Roberts Masters. North Ballarat: Clyne Bennett Murphy Semmens Peel.

FRANKSTON 2.2 6.8 7.10 12.14 (86) CASEY 4.2 5.2 8.2 9.3 (57) Goals: Frankston: Calvert 4 Miller 2 Maynard 2 Sykes Tuddenham Matheson Johnson. Casey: Hughes 3 Matthews 2 Lang Nicholls Taggert Meadows.

DANDENONG 5.3 10.6 17.7 20.14 (134) EAST RANGES 5.3 7.8 9.9 12.14 (86) Goals: Dandenong Stingrays: McCartney 4 Soroczynski 3 Gardiner 2 Harmes 2 Pickess 2 Pearson 2 Marks-Logan Harnett Scott Lamb Tohiariki. Eastern Ranges: Apeness 5 Roth 3 Staples 2 Burt Petracca. Best: Dandenong Stingrays: Gawley McCartney Scott Bastinac Jones Pearson. Eastern Ranges: Gibson Miles Apeness Walker Cavarra O’Sullivan. NORTHERN 4.1 6.2 9.5 10.11 (71) SANDRINGHAM 2.8 3.12 8.16 9.17 (71) Goals: Northern: Turner 2 Bowkett Crouch Perry McCabe Haynes Tardio Bromley Lowe. Sandringham: Cathcart 2 Hayes 2 Marchetti Freeman Wilkinson Smith Langdon. Best: Northern: Tardio Short Langford Perry Switkowski Boundy. Sandringham: Merrett Howes Hayes Munro Langdon Wilkinson.

GEELONG 2.5 5.7 7.9 14.14 (98) NTH BALLARAT 1.0 3.1 4.6 5.6 (36) Goals: Geelong: Goddard 3 Lang 2 Fort 2 McCartin 2 Batarilo 2 Couch Sharp Dixon. North Ballarat: Herbert Whitehead Coleman Vearing Bennett. Best: Geelong: Lang Boag Hickey Maishman Moloney Cordy. North Ballarat: Herbert Blake Webster Cassidy Bowman Hendy.

■ GOLF

GV WOMEN’S METRO MATCH PLAY: Round 2: Div 1 at Royal Melbourne: ROYAL MELBOURNE 4-1/2 d METROPOLITAN 2-1/2 (S Ellery d K Hastie 6-5 T Siebert d K Sanderson 5-4 C Ennels lost to S Wright 4-3 J Warnock d C Simon 3-1 M Drew sq L Kinsey K Hutton lost to A Bannenberg 1 down A Burne d K Fletcher 3-2), HUNTINGDALE 6 d COMMONWEALTH 1 (Y S Eddington lost to E Pollock 3-2 R Farrell d D Fotheringham 2-1 T Carter d M Moore 3-2 T Kudelka d R Parker 3-2 A Seccull d A Alston 8-6 K Do d J Salter 5-4 J Searle d W Swift 4-3), YARRA YARRA 5-1/2 d KINGSTON HEATH 1-1/2 (A Kaiser d R Dudfield 5-3 A Trinca d J Corke 4-3 A Leigh lost to C Sayer 3-2 L Vassallo d A Pullman 1 up J Dance d C Stevens 4-3 A Canty sq K Pritchard L Johnston d R Hanson 5-4), VICTORIA 5-1/2 d KEW 1-1/2 (J Bowler lost to J Jacobsen 1 down L Saddington d S Leitl 1 up A Gavardinas d M Rush 5-3 K Vandertop sq L Ooi J Layton d S Macinnes 3-2 J Clark d S Mockridge 4-3 A McGorrery d J Wormald 1 up). Div 2 at Spring Valley: Southern 5 d Spring Valley 2, Eastwood 4-1/2 d Cranbourne 2-1/2, Woodlands 4 d Heidelberg 3, Peninsula 4-1/2 d Rosanna 2-1/2. Div 3 at The Heritage: The Heritage 5 d Long Island 2, Green Acres 5 d Latrobe 2, Riversdale 4 d Sandhurst 3. Round 1 Div 4 at Rossdale: Rossdale 7 d Northern 0, Kingswood 4 d Centenary Park 3, Eastern 4-1/2 d Croydon 2-1/2.

■ CLUB GOLF

SATURDAY BOX HILL: Stroke A/Medal: H Brookes (4) 64. B: M Whitfield (13) 68. C: N Cupido (20) 66. D: K De Lacy (28) 67. Scr: H Brookes 68. COMMONWEALTH: Stroke A/Medal: M Salter (9) 67. B: S Millard (14) 68. C: R Walker (24) 70. W: S Laird (2) 75 cb. EAST MALVERN: Medal: R Corelli (24) 63 cb. W: M Postma (25) 62. EASTERN: A/Medal: A Disney (13) 68. B: M Eduard (22) 69. Hole-in-one: R Smith Venue: 13th. GLEN WAVERLEY: Stroke A: C Paul (12) 70. B: M Rogan (19) 67. C: G Costa (25) 65. Cup: M Williamson (20) 133. W: K Vinze (22) 76. GREEN ACRES: Stroke A: T Theodore (7) 69. B: H Cutting (17) 69. C/medal: M Davies (22) 68. Scr: R Lewis (3) 73. HEIDELBERG: Stroke A: B McRae (10) 66 cb. B/Medal: N Pearson (15) 62. C: S Wilkinson (19) 64. Scr: T Jacques 69. HUNTINGDALE: AMCR 74 Stroke A: C Vagg (10) 72 cb. B/Medal: F Lin (22) 70. Scr/ Spoon: D Threlfall 75. March: G Jackson 76. Stableford: S Poole (21) 30. AWCR 75 Stroke: G Denier (24) 73. IVANHOE: Stroke A: G Brooker (12) 64 cb. B: S Marston (18) 61. C/Medal: R Davies (21) 59. KEW: A/Medal: A Cronwright (6) 65. B: S Connellan (18) 66. C: M Eldridge (27) 67. Scr: A Cronwright 71. Stableford: C Barry (21) 37. W: K Perryman (15) 32. METROPOLITAN: Stableford: L Callander (11) 43 cb. RIVERSDALE: Stroke A: E Wright (12) 68. B/ Medal: P Sharpe (14) 67. C: M Wilton (25) 70. Scr: K Sims 75. March: D Downes (11) 74. Stableford: A Broad (17) 40. ROYAL MELBOURNE: Par A: S Cooper (15) 4 up cb. B: T Brosnahan (24) 3 up. Veteran c’ship: B Hedrick d A Evans 1 up. YARRA PARK: Stroke: B Pepyat (27) 69. W: S Ryder (21) 66.

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