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HANDS OFF The state government is slammed over cuts to funding for programs tackling bullying in schools ■ PAGE 7 SPORT Bulldogs break 34-year first XI premiership drought with a 360-run demolition of arch-rivals Essendon ■ PAGE 55
LEAVE US ALONE Hobsons Bay residents reject calls for their council to merge with Maribrynong, but they’re happy to annex Yarraville ■ PAGE 3
Williamstown residents are taking a last stand to save the historic Oriental Hotel from demolition. Save Williamstown’s Godfrey Moase is holding a sign that hundreds of people will carry during a rally on April 13. It is a last-ditch effort to save Williamstown’s second-oldest building and possibly the state’s first three-storey brick hotel. ■ STORY, PAGE 5
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Around the Bay Hobsons Bay ward news Cherry Lake Ward Apex Park foreshore wall We have now completed the design for the foreshore wall redevelopment. Stage One involves ramp access to the beach for beach cleaning and maintenance vehicles, drainage works, and a link from the Esplanade, Altona to Apex Park and the foreshore. Stage Two involves the realignment of the coastal trail and provides a turning circle at the end of the Esplanade. Doug Grant Reserve We would like to track down a photo
Strand Ward Vernon Street The draft concept plan on improvement works for the South Kingsville shopping strip went to community consultation in March and 12 submissions were received with most of the suggestions being accommodated in the revised plan. $165,000 has been referred in the 2014-2015 draft Capital Works Program to complete the works.
Fearon Reserve The Lacrosse ground at the southwestern area of Fearon Reserve has deteriorated to the point that the Council has determined the area to be of priority concern. Over the next
Wetlands Ward Laverton Parking The trial for the 54 space parking zone at Laverton Railway Station began last week and we’ll be monitoring its success over the coming months. There are permits available and Hobsons Bay residents can apply for one by going to the Fees and Forms section on the Council’s website or by contacting the Council’s Local Laws department. Pipeline Reserve $30,000 has been committed in
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Altona • Altona Meadows • Altona North • Brooklyn • Seaholme of a missing plaque which has gone missing from a rock in Doug Grant Reserve adjacent to the Foreshore trail and near the mouth of Laverton Creek. The plaque commemorated the 1988 bicentenary. If you have a photo, please send it through to email@example.com Junior Council This year marks the 50th Anniversary of the Junior Council program. The program began back in 1964 and has run every year since. All 22 primary schools are participating in this
year’s program. To mark the special anniversary, former Mayor Mr Dick Murdoch attended the March meeting and our 2014 Young Citizen of the Year Ms Gabrielle Duke did a great job as guest speaker. Pier Street, Altona Stage Three of the Pier Street upgrade is drawing closer with work on the design brief having commenced. More on this will follow shortly.
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ten weeks we will be performing significant works to the area, returfing, installing new floodlighting, and repairing and upgrading the underground irrigation system. The area will be fenced off so we are speaking to the ground’s users about alternative venues. Rabbits have contributed to the deterioration of the turf and parkland so rabbit control works are underway and will finish on Friday, 11th April. Williamstown Library Williamstown Library was nominated this month as one of Australia’s Favourite Libraries and in April
2014, the first of a number of visits is planned from state-wide organisations to tour the facility. If you would like to vote for your favourite library go to the Australian Library and Information Association’s website (www.alia.org.au). Tree planting The Council will shortly begin its street tree planting program for 2014. Between May and September the Council will plant 1,400 new street trees throughout Hobsons Bay. The great majority of the trees planted will be natives that thrive in the municipality.
Altona Meadows • Laverton • Seabrook the 2014-2015 draft Capital Works Program for the construction of a footpath across Pipeline Reserve. The east-west pathway will provide a more agreeable connection for pedestrians between Point Cook Road and Shane Avenue. McCormack Park Stage Two of the McCormack park upgrade will be commencing in June. This is an exciting prospect, building on the playground renovation already completed in Stage One. The park
will be fitted out with new equipment including a climbing net, spinner, sand pit and digger, landscaped areas and seating. National Youth Week This year, National Youth Week begins on Wednesday, 2nd April with the Inspirational Youth Awards presentation and the launch of the Kool Skools CD. A number of other events will follow and full details are available at the Council’s website.
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A new-look police force is on the beat following the first major uniform change in decades. Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham police switch from the traditional light blue uniform this week to dark ‘salute’ blue. Other changes include shirt pockets for females and long-sleeved shirts. Geoff Kedge, Westgate Acting Superintendent, which takes in the three municipalities, said the new uniforms had been well received. “This uniform is fresh and modern and will be easily recognisable on the streets of Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong and Wyndham,” he said. “There were about 80 different ways to wear the uniform, so this change will ensure a more streamlined look for Victoria Police.” The new-look attire marks the first significant change in uniform for more than 30 years. \ BM
Stepping out in style: First Constable Dominic Musolino, Senior Sergeant Jason Templar and Constable Sarah Inglese in new uniforms. (MICHAEL COPP)
residents’ group rejects mayor’s ‘super council’ plan A Hobsons Bay residents group has rejected calls for its council to merge with Maribyrnong, suggesting instead the annexation of Yarraville. The Weekly recently reported Maribyrnong mayor Grant Miles’s personal view that Hobsons Bay and Maribyrnong should merge to create one ‘super council’ as a way of cutting costs and reducing rates. But Cameron McCurley, co-convener of the Hobsons Bay Residents Association, said the suggestion had been made in the past and would be unacceptable. “Maribyrnong’s issues of ageing infrastructure and difficulty in generating a viable income, combined with an overall reduction in council funding by state and
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A ship’s captain has denied union claims that a Greek vessel polluted Hobsons Bay beaches by washing its hatches out into Port Phillip Bay. Captain George Mylonas has denied claims by the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) that the crew of MV Blue Eternity caused pollution by performing illegal hatch-cleaning just off the Williamstown foreshore.
Asked by the Weekly if the ship had cleaned out its hatch into the bay, Captain Mylonas responded via email: “Kindly be advised that our fleet trade and operate under all relevant international and local regulations, and there was no pollution.” The Weekly understands from reliable sources that the ship’s owner is struggling to pay its crew. ITF Australian representative Matt Purcell expressed fears that Melbourne’s port environment and beaches could be
polluted because of ship owners failing to pay Australian dockworkers to clean their vessels and properly dispose of waste. “The owners [of Blue Eternity] say that they’re complying with the regulations, but our understanding is, from my witnesses, that there could well have been some spillage of coal dust particles,” Mr Purcell said. A spokesman for Ports Minister David Hodgett said the union should provide evidence of wrongdoing or “cease making false accusations”. \ GD
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Rail commuters who drive to Laverton station say there is chaos as a makeshift car park at a former school site has closed at the same time as new council parking restrictions come into force. About 500 commuters had parked in the grounds of the former Laverton Primary School before the Education Department barred access at the request of Hobsons Bay council. On Monday last week, the council started putting warnings on illegally parked cars around Laverton station, and motorists will soon be fined for violations. Sanctuary Lakes resident Nick Michaelides, who drives to the zone 1 station to catch a train to the city to work, said the parking situation was “a total shemozzle” with about “500 to 600 illegally parked cars” on the grass along the train tracks. The council has erected bollards to stop people parking on the grassland and created permit-only zones for residents. Hobsons Bay deputy mayor Colleen Gate said the council had argued strongly for the state government to address the parking issue. “A permit trial for 45 spaces began on Monday to ensure our residents are not disadvantaged by commuters who come from outside the municipality. “This will provide some relief for our
teens grafitti 18 cars Two teenagers graffitied at least 18 cars and tagged several shops, causing more than $50,000 damage, in a vandalism spree in Newport on Monday. A car owner told police he saw two teenage boys trying to break into a car outside his Challis Street house about 3.45am. When he confronted them, they ran off along Railway Avenue. People with information, including owners of the damaged cars, are asked to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. \ fun at the library Hobsons Bay libraries will host school holiday activities from April 7-17. The holiday program includes a meet-theANZACs event, planetarium show and ‘write your own adventure’ workshop. For information and bookings, 1300 462 542. \ boost for cancer research Relay for Life teams in Hobsons Bay raised more than $27,000 towards cancer research at the weekend. Sixteen local teams took part in the Cancer Council’s fund-raising event. \ local scores soccer gig Seddon resident Gary Lee has been appointed a community ambassador for the 2015 Asian Cup. The event, the biggest football tournament Australia has hosted, will have teams from Australia, Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Uzbekistan, Qatar, Iran, Kuwait, Jordan, Iraq, China and one more team yet to be decided. \
House full: Nick Michaelides in front of the packed Laverton station car park. (MICHAEL COPP)
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a week for youth Maribyrnong council is celebrating National Youth Week with a showcase event centred on the NYW art, writing and music competition theme of ‘What is a good life?’ The event will showcase musical performances and an exhibition featuring visual art and writing at Phoenix Youth Centre, 72 Buckley Street, Footscray, 4.30-6.30pm on April 9. Details: www. phoenixyouth.vic.gov.au \
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save us from the trucks, residents plead Inner-west residents have delivered an impassioned plea for a solution to the truck traffic they say is plaguing their streets. A document with feedback from the recent ‘Trucks and the Inner West Open House’ at Maribyrnong council outlines major concerns over air quality, noise and safety. About 90 people attended the ‘open house’, with experts from Maribyrnong council, VicRoads, EPA Victoria and Department of Health discussing issues of air quality, enforcement, land use, noise and the VicRoads truck movement survey. The survey recorded more than 56,000 truck number plates, 6289 hours of video and
1.5 million vehicle movements. The survey from three primary schools. results, which will show where trucks are A number of comments related specifically travelling from and to, will be released in to Moore Street, Footscray, the site of a major May. protest planned for this morning. Residents at the ‘open house’ The Maribyrnong Truck Action called for better safety, truck curfew Group protest is expected to feature 90 attend enforcement and air quality and hundreds of residents lying in the open-house noise monitoring. middle of the road in doonas and meetng “I love my child and her school sleeping bags, joined by comedian [Kingsville Primary School] and I Rod Quantock. don’t want to see any more trucks go Additional comments are open through red lights at crossings in school until April 28 and further community peak times,” one parent wrote. sessions are planned for May and August. \ BENJAMIN MILLAR Suggestions for improvements included encouraging greater use of rail, subsidising » Feedback or comments to trucks using CityLink and re-routing trucks email@example.com off Somerville Road in Yarraville and away
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An Altona-based service for at-risk young people says that AFL backing for a grassroots football team will help prevent homelessness. Latitude: Directions for Young People today celebrates the official launch of a venture with Western Bulldogs, and the official launch of WynBay Bulldogs, formerly WynBay Power. WynBay Bulldogs, which plays in the Reclink Australia league, unveiled the team’s new colours “it’s not a and guernseys at Whitten Oval in funded a move that is expected to create program” stronger pathways to employment and sport. The Reclink AFL competition supports people with mental health issues, a disability, and those experiencing homelessness, financial hardship or substance abuse or who have come through the corrections system. It also promotes a struggle for us because it’s not a funded multicultural harmony through sport. program,” Ms Collins said. “It also provides Latitude manager Rhonda Collins those opportunities to access things like the applauded the Western Bulldogs for backing responsible serving of alcohol [certificate], WynBay – a team initiative in partnership access to [football] training that is at a much with Victoria Police and Hobsons Bay and higher level than what we would normally Wyndham youth services. be able to offer ... so it provides an amazing “Having the Bulldogs’ backing ... it’s opportunity for people who have experienced provided uniforms which have always been disadvantage. V
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The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre (ASRC) had crowdfunded $96,842 as of Tuesday towards its $100,000 target for a “food justice truck”. The truck will deliver discounted food to asylum seekers in Melbourne’s west who are living on as little as $3 a day and prohibited from seeking work. To receive the pledged money, the ASRC must reach a $100,000 “tipping point” in 11 more days, but its ultimate goal is $150,000. ASRC director of aid Patrick Lawrence said the truck would deliver food to people living on up to 89 per cent of Australia’s lowest dole payment and even some “getting nothing”. “We’re a local charity, the ASRC … for us to get to $100,000 is an extremely positive sign that a lot of people have simply had enough of the way we’re treating asylum seekers. “People are putting their money where their mouth is and saying we want to actively support them.” \ GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK
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Positive steps Dinjerra Primary School students are spreading a positive message through performance. Grade 6, 5 and 2 pupils, including Cheryl, Tito and Hibak (pictured), joined forces on Monday night in Step Up, a public performance celebrating safety, learning and thoughtfulness. The project involved pupils undertaking weekly dance and drama workshops with 3D Arts’ Cale and Colette MacLaren, who co-devised the performance with the pupils. The grade 5 and 6 pupils helped run activities with grade 2 pupils to help encourage a positive conversation around issues of bullying and playground safety. \ BM
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new string to long bow Thomson, Wade Noonan and [Greens MP] Colleen Hartland, have been very A petition containing hundreds of supportive of SKY High. We’ve also had a signatures in support of a new high great commitment by the state Opposition school for the inner-west will go to State to kick-start the process to finding a Parliament this month. solution to this problem.” Community group SKY High has SKY High accepts that surrounding stepped up its decade-long campaign ahead schools, including Footscray City, Gilmore of November’s state election and presented Girls and Bayside colleges, still have its petition to Footscray MP Marsha enough space for new students, but it Thomson and Williamstown MP argues the long lead time and high 600 Wade Noonan. cost of a new school mean it’s vital Labor has vowed to investigate the government begin planning residents the feasibility of a high school in and considering potential sites. signed in the Seddon, Kingsville, Yarraville The group says a rapid rise in one day (SKY) area, but the current the number of students at local government argues there is no need primary schools and the expected for the school, citing Department redevelopment of the former Bradmill of Education studies showing sufficient site in Yarraville with more than 1500 new capacity at other inner-west schools. homes will further strengthen its push for a SKY High president Melissa Horne said new high school in the area. more than 600 signatures collected during Ms Horne said SKY High intended to the recent Yarraville Festival demonstrated make more of an impact this year in the an enormous level of support for the lead-up to the state election. campaign. The petition is expected to be formally “More than 600 local residents signed tabled in Parliament in coming weeks. \ BENJAMIN MILLAR this petition on just one day, which should be enough to get the Victorian government HAVE YOUR SAY to sit up and take notice,” she said. www.maribyrnongweekly.com.au “We know that our local MPs, Marsha YARRAVILLE
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University of Canberra staff member Katie Wilson spoke of a loss of morale at the university following outsourcing there. VU deputy vice-chancellor Professor Duncan Bentley confirmed further job losses were expected this year and said changes were necessary for the university to be a “well-run and efficient organisation that offers students the best possible experience”. “The university is looking at as many ways as possible to improve its efficiency, not simply job losses,” he said. He said the university would consider outsourcing where it could improve services to students and staff and allow focus on the “core business of teaching and learning, research and knowledge exchange”. \ BENJAMIN MILLAR
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Families came together in Maribyrnong last Wednesday to celebrate National Playgroup Week with a council-hosted Picnic in the Park. Coulson Gardens was the scene for free activities including African drumming, face-painting, a storytime and music, a visit by a dental van, giveaways and massages for parents. Among those who made the most of the day was Tia, 3. National Playgroup Week celebrated the 25,000 families and 40,000 children in Victoria who use playgroups each year. \
story of senseless world shines at sun theatre Film festival
A glimpse into a future where technology has made us forget how to use our basic senses has scooped three awards at the inaugural Setting Sun Short Film Festival. Senseless, directed by filmmaker Roman Meyer, received awards for best director, best screenwriter and best western suburbs film. Anna Bourozikas (pictured), director of the festival held at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre over the weekend, said it had attracted many quality entries despite being only in its first year. “All the finalists were of a high standard, but three in particular presented films of a high story-telling and production standard.” Bourozikas praised Meyer’s film for being beautifully directed, shot and edited. “Roman’s film showed great restraint in telling his unique and timely story.” Other winners included Second Chance (best animation, best non-west film) and Tofu Man (best documentary, best cultural diversity and people’s choice), directed by Sunshine’s Andrew Robb. \ BENJAMIN MILLAR
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wally curran, union icon Williamstown North Primary School.” Daughter Cindy Curran said her father Hundreds of Wally Curran’s comrades gave was known for “being a bit eccentric” and the late union leader a send-off at a memorial his hatred of bosses began at age 14 when held at Williamstown Football Club (WFC) he worked at the former woollen mills in last Thursday. Nelson Place. “He quite enjoyed telling of the Mr Curran, aged 82, died on March 24. mayhem that was caused by him grabbing a He joined the meat workers union’s handful of clock cards and clocking them all Victorian branch in 1954 and was state on. His next job as a painter and docker saw secretary for 24 years, during which time him taken under the wing of Bill Gerring, he created a superannuation fund for the then-president of the Painters and members. Dockers.” “i never WFC president and barrister Victorian ALP Senator Kim Carr sought Trevor Monti said that a measure of said he once asked the unionist, any great Mr Curran’s success was evidenced who helped Paul Keating oust Bob riches” by the hatred directed towards him Hawke from the Labor leadership, by employers. “I recall in 1990 being how a hot-headed militant who had in Wally’s office when the union was left school early and never learnt a trade under fierce attack from the forces of evil.” was able to exert such influence. “Wally had received a letter of demand He went on to quote Mr Curran’s answer: in respect of a strike and picket line from “I never sought any great riches or a seat solicitors to the effect that he, the union, and in parliament … so I never wanted anything all of its members and worldly assets would be from anybody else, and I was never beholden lost ... Wally’s reply was: ‘Dear Sir, Thank you to any other bastard.” for your letter. Haha. Yours faithfully’.” Mr Curran is survived by his partner Kay In their eulogy, Mr Curran’s Morrissey, daughters Lisa and Cindy, and granddaughters, Lucy and Tia, said that “Pop granddaughters Lucy and Tia. \ GOYA DMYTRYSHCHAK loved Williamstown and we are probably one of the very few people who can proudly » Visit gallery: maribyrnongweekly.com.au say that they are at least fourth generation at eulogy
We remember you: Mourners at the memorial service for the late Wally Curran (right). (WAYNE HAWKINS)
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Eye in the sky Vanessa O’Hanlon shines in any weather, writes SARAH HARRIS
he slim blonde is delivering a piece to camera when from behind her lurches a snarling clutch of lost souls, blood streaming down their faces, arms outstretched. You won’t find it on Vanessa O’Hanlon’s official bio, but this is her secret zombie flick. Blink and you will miss her appearance in Dead Country – a movie far more horrible than horrifying which sank pretty much without trace upon release in 2008. Confronted with evidence from her undead past, the national weather presenter for ABC News Breakfast is remarkably gracious. “I don’t think I ever even saw it,” she laughs. “It’s just a tiny reporter part that someone asked me to do and I agreed to before I realised there would be zombies surrounding me.” While it’s highly unlikely that she’ll ever so easily fall into their clutches again, the zombie encounter underscores O’Hanlon’s willingness to step out of her comfort zone. Whether it’s climbing Mt Kilimanjaro, trekking the Kokoda Track, encountering gorillas in Uganda, travelling solo to Sarajevo, at the gym, or the hands-on renovation of a four-bedroom home in North Melbourne, O’Hanlon likes to push herself. She describes her steady ascent from Melton schoolgirl community radio volunteer to one of the national broadcaster’s more popular faces as one of “sheer determination”. This, after all, is a woman who for years spent much of her working day as a traffic reporter doing live crosses from a helicopter, feeling ever-so-slightly nauseated. “I don’t know if you have ever looked down in a chopper, but I used to get a little bit sick,” O’Hanlon admits now. For seven years, on and off, she reported on and filmed real-time road conditions, traffic congestion and accidents for all major radio and television stations including regular spots on Sunrise and the Channel 10 news. During that time she also worked as a host of Melbourne After Dark on Mix 101.1 and
managed to complete a bachelor of arts majoring in psychology Seeing weather patterns develop genuinely interests her, and and public relations. O’Hanlon points to a low in the Coral Sea that she seems to The legacy of that period is an excellent aerial understanding have been talking about for weeks. of Melbourne and the remarkable ability to hear herself think “It can be a long time from the time we get the information with a dozen people talking in her ear and chopper blades to the time it actually happens and we can get ahead of whirring overhead. ourselves out of excitement, but if that goes in as a cyclone into “In the air, I’m like a Melway, but if I’m in a car I’m inland areas, it could be good news for farmers. Sometimes geographically challenged. I have to look for landmarks,” she people do seem to think you can make it happen. They want confides. you to say it will rain and then they blame you when it floods. It was no surprise to colleagues when the composed girl in “Most of it’s in jest, but it is funny. the chopper was head-hunted by the ABC. “Make it rain: sure, I can do that! For more than five years now she has been getting up “Then you get the people who want to make sure it won’t, at 3.45am to join Virginia Trioli, Michael Rowland (who and contact you on social media six months out and say, can succeeded original co-host Barry Cassidy in 2010) and you tell me what it is going to be like on such and such a sports presenter Paul Kennedy at the ABC’s Southbank weekend because I’m getting married.” “I Centre, and the program’s ratings are building nicely. It’s not just her weather forecasting that provokes spent a “Your body clock gets used to it, though it can be interest. lot of time hard on a Monday morning because you change “I will meet people sometimes who say they just looking at your routine on the weekend,” O’Hanlon says. tune in to see what I am wearing. Everybody has to synoptic Her knowledge of her subject is exhaustive. say whether they like the cut, the colour.” “When the ABC first put the concept to me I went But as the eldest of five children, O’Hanlon is charts” out and learned every single thing I could about the accustomed to robust opinions. weather. I spent a lot of time looking at synoptic charts. Among the first students to graduate from the newly built “I prep everything myself, I research myself, I write, I Kurunjang Secondary College in the then semi-rural satellite often don’t read the autocue because the information is town of Melton, she recalls it as a very different place from already in my head and I read off the maps as well. When the sprawling outer suburb it is today. It was here working in people talk about that old-school weather girl stereotype, it’s a local record shop and the community radio station upstairs disheartening.” that led her to enrol in the Swinburne radio course and her first No climate change sceptic, she also finds it “disappointing” commercial presenting gig on Sun FM in Alice Springs. that people like Prime Minister Tony Abbott – who as “I always thought I would work more in music. It’s weird opposition leader dismissed climate change as absolute crap – finding yourself in a news environment when it all started as a make comments that are “so blatant”. music-driven thing.” “Everybody is going to live on the edge of having an opinion, O’Hanlon’s personal fave is still Bon Jovi – perhaps not but I also think you should take the available information suited to all tastes – but her weather? and at least examine it. Just in the time I have been doing That’s music to the ears. \ email@example.com the weather, I’ve noticed how extreme things have become.” APRIL 2, 2014 \ MARIBYRNONG & HOBSONS BAY WEEKLY 15
family identity, heritage woven into life’s rich tapestry articles on through the generations. “The wealth of cultural history contained in Six local women have stitched their stories often seemingly simple textiles cannot be into a new exhibition at the Footscray underestimated and collectively can carry Community Arts Centre. significant meaning in a community,” she Working with Sydney artist Nelia Justo, said. “These stories of textile articles holding the women are sharing their stories of personal significance for the women may in identity and heritage in an exhibition as part addition hold wider cultural and historical of the centre’s 40th birthday celebrations. significance. They’re at risk of disappearing if Linkages, Knots and Graftings features they remain undocumented.” three connected exhibitions: Keloid Items shared with the artists by Melbourne artist Megan Evans, include a smocked cotton top, a treasured Trade winds from elsewhere by hand-woven bag and a poncho. Justo, and Textile Tales Woven Veliz said she brought the heirlooms Journeys, which is the outcome of a poncho with her when she on show community arts project developed migrated from Chile. “I have it by Justo in Sydney’s western suburbs. at home hanging on the sofa and Curated by Carmen Grostal, the every time I see it I remember my exhibition was born from a desire to develop sisters and brother, my father and the whole community connection and celebrate country.” women’s creativity. Writer Melinda Austen has recorded Photographs and text share treasured participants’ stories as part of the project. heirlooms of personal and cultural Justo will be holding an artist talk from significance from 22 women in Sydney’s 2pm-4pm this Saturday during which the west as well as six local women: Helen Kassa, local women will share their objects and Vicki Couzens, Yunuen Pérez, Emeretta stories as well as encouraging stories from Cross, Violetta Veliz and Lily Wong. the audience. Justo explains that women are customarily Linkages, Knots and Graftings opens at the producers and bearers of textile articles 6pm-8pm tomorrow and runs until May 18. \ BENJAMIN MILLAR within families, often passing cherished Footscray
Making the link: Megan Evans unveils her artwork to curator Carmen Grostal. (MICHAEL COPP)
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This photograph by Altona’s Allan Williams has been selected for the cover of the South Western Yellow Pages® book. Mr Williams won the Capture the Cover competition with a photo of a pink sunrise over a jetty at Seaholme’s Cresser Reserve. “I renewed my interest in photography about two years ago after retiring ... I’m also a member of the Hobsons Bay Men’s Shed Photography Group. Photography has been kind to me, I met [wife] Jen in a camera club.” CALLING SNAPPERS People aged 12-18 who live, work or study in Hobsons Bay have until April 30 to enter the Pixel8
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WILLIAMSTOWN \ 11 ESPLANADE Built around the turn of the 20th century, this block-fronted Victorian shall be admired not just for its grandeur and preservation, but also for its land size (more than 1000 square metres) and waterfront position. Set back behind dense plantings and a large front yard with a decorative brick pathway, the
façade is part of a heritage overlay and directly faces the bay. A leadlight entry opens to a hallway with skylight, picture rails and high ceilings. Extra wide cornices and rosettes are other architectural staples. Originally, four huge bedrooms flanked a central hallway, but the house was reconfigured with archways in and between the rooms. One
is now a lounge with Gothic windows flanking a gas log fire beneath a period mantelpiece. Another room has a gas log fire, fitted wardrobe and access to an updated bathroom with clawfoot bath and pedestal basin. The large and light-filled timber kitchen at the back has cork floors, double-hung windows, a Dishlex dishwasher and a Chef oven cooktop with four gas burners.
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A brick-paved side driveway provides off-street parking for up to four cars and links to a large backyard with an open gravel courtyard and outdoor bathroom. One of the best located properties in the area, it’s just a stone’s throw from Williamstown Beach, LA Parker Reserve and the Botanic Gardens. \ MARK BUNKER
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WILLIAMSTOWN \ 94a Morris Street Home buyers looking for a new residence with plenty of luxury will find this Williamstown property meets those needs. The modern townhouse has bedrooms downstairs and living space up top. There are three bedrooms with built-in wardrobes and split systems and the main bedroom also has an en suite. A bathroom, a European-style laundry and ample storage are also at ground level. Both bathrooms have Gessi tapware and marble tiles. Upstairs is a large open-plan lounge-dining room and kitchen with marble benchtops and splashbacks, Miele stainless-steel appliances and soft-closing cabinetry. Features include refrigerated cooling and heating, polished brushbox floorboards, double-glazed windows and 3.3-metre ceilings. And outdoor havens, including a balcony, enclosed entertainment area and lowmaintenance courtyard, provide even more space to entertain. Off-street parking for two cars behind a remote-controlled door â€“ accessed via Thompson Street â€“ adds further appeal. Not only does the property have plenty of perks, its location does too. Cyril Curtain Reserve and the bay are across the road, Williamstown train station is within strolling distance and shops and restaurants are nearby. \
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Bed 3 / Bath 1 / Car 1
Colin Rich 0414 397 164 & Steele Sexton 0403 557 711 Williamstown 9397 1600
WILLIAMSTOWN \ 1 Stewart Street A house with a view of the ocean is something most can only dream of, but this property will make it a reality for the new owners. Williamstown beach is within walking distance, as are parks, restaurants, Williamstown High School and Williamstown Beach train station. Primary schools and childcare are a short drive away. The house is on a corner block and has three bedrooms. Two are downstairs and have built-in wardrobes, while the main bedroom is up top and has a walk-through wardrobe and an en suite. There’s ample space for parents and kids to have their own havens with a carpeted lounge room with built-in shelving, tiled meals zone and upstairs retreat. The kitchen has oodles of storage and bench space and stainless-steel appliances. Features are timber-lined cathedral ceilings, bay windows, a gas-log fire, split-systems and ceiling fans. There’s also one bathroom inside and another out back, which doubles as a laundry. Also in the backyard is a plunge pool and decked entertainment area. A double garage is accessible via a right-of-way lane. \
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Williams Real Estate Williamstown \ 9397 2000
P. Di Natale
Price \ $1.6 million – $1.7 million
Auction \ April 12 at 1.30pm
FOOTSCRAY 100/21 Moreland
DEER PARK 25 Runcorn Cres
InSpeCT this Saturday 11.30 to 12.00 HEART AND SOUL
LIVE THE DREAM
Built from warehouse origins this street facing ground floor conversion reaps benefits within this most desirable locale. Whether it’s enjoying walks along the banks of the Maribyrnong River, or refreshing from the sought after cafes and eateries closeby, working out at the pool, gym, and sauna provided for residents this impressive accommodation boasts 2 bedrooms, open plan kitchen/living/dining areas, study nook, impressive bathroom, plus secure basement car park stacker on title.
A 2 B 1 C 2
Fabulous opportunity to secure unique and large 840m2 (approx) allotment of land. Just a short stroll to local shops, minutes to Brimbank Shopping Centre and easy access to Western Freeway and Ring Road. Great opportunity to build a family home or multi unit site (STCA) in an established and upcoming area.
ALTONA MEADOWS 47 Hosie St
SUNSHINE WEST 4a Marti Court
INSpEcT this Saturday 1.15 to 1.45pm
INSpECT by appointment
A 3+ B 3 C 2
PEACEFUL EASY LIVING
Feel instantly at ease in this tranquil and nurturing family home boasting absolute ‘cheetham Wetlands’ frontage with sparkling ocean and city views. Immaculate as is, with further potential to capitalise on the astounding panorama, it’s the one you’ve been waiting for Three double bedrooms, master with ensuite, separate study, Elegantly appointed formal lounge and dining with lavish drapes, cosy cottage style kitchen/meals area, outdoor entertaining and much more.
A 3 B 2 C 2
225 Barkly Street Footscray 9689 1755
A REAL WINNER
Stunning and well-designed residence allows you to enjoy an open floor plan with an emphasis on sun filled living. Well maintained and located in a great pocket of Sunshine West, close to all you could possibly need including schools, shops, transport and recreational reserves. Comprising: 3 good size bedrooms with BIRs, main with full ensuite, & WIR, large formal lounge room, lovely hostess kitchen with ample cupboard space and modern appliances, generous family/meals area and much more.
Philip Mazzella 0418 360 789 Carmelo Caputa 0414 293 389 Tony Borello 0403 235 679 APRIL 2, 2014 \ MARIBYRNONG & HOBSONS BAY WEEKLY 21
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At the helm are two respected and experienced industry professionals, Vince Caramia and Luc Tomasino. Previously they have been a part of some of Victoria’s largest franchise groups and have established multiple successful offices across the Western suburbs. With a combined wealth of experience exceeding 36 years, extensive personal networks, and proven industry performance excellence, they have now created an inspirational agency, by hand selecting their favourite industry elements.
66-70 Railway Street South, Altona VIC 3018 9398 8400 22 MARIBYRNONG & HOBSONS BAY WEEKLY \ APRIL 2, 2014
“We are a dynamic forward thinking agency that has embraced change and creativity, while retaining values that are timeless such as honesty, integrity, passion and professionalism, that’s why we have clients for life”
Seaholme 8 Acacia Street
Dimensions that inspire ideas
Loaded with development potential STCA, moments from Coastal Reserve & station. • Reverse cycle heating/cooling keeps the bright living room constantly comfortable • Classical separate kitchen/meals offers an great view of the well tended garden’s impressive depth • Side drive & garage enhance the appeal and prospects of a rewarding allotment
INSPECT By Appointment CONTACT Vince Caramia 0405 122 925 Dean Caramia 0431 601 399
Altona North 1/9-11 Kyle Road
Seaholme 6 Acacia Avenue
‘Huge’ is the only word that works
Well preserved home on a massive allotment moments from amenities, parks & the bay. • Generous central living room and separate kitchen/ meals areas remain entirely functional • Three bedrooms and a modern bathroom complemented by a bungalow with its own bathroom • Large outdoor entertaining area, lock up garage
INSPECT Sat 10:00-10:30am CONTACT Vince Caramia 0405 122 925 Dean Caramia 0431 601 399
Altona North 48A Marion Street
LD SO ted er Wan
This stylish town residents offering great comfort inside and out. • 3 spacious bedrooms with built in robes • Impressively spacious living and dining area • Quality kitchen with stone bench tops, stainless steel appliances • 2 separate bathrooms • Single lock up garage with remote access
ESR $475,000 -$520,000
INSPECT Sat 12:45-1:15pm CONTACT Jerry Kizer 0467 888 918 Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911
66-70 Railway Street South, Altona VIC 3018 9398 8400
Scintillating Contemporary Style
Fresh ideas beautifully expressed throughout close to Langshaw Reserve parkland & shops. • Light filled living and dining areas link effortlessly to a north facing courtyard with decked entertaining • Gleaming stone surfaces and stainless steel appliances • Reverse cycle heating/cooling, intercom/security system, garage
CONTACT Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
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Altona North 1/70 Cyclamen Ave
Altona North 2/70 Cyclamen Avenue
LD SO ted er Wan
Fresh New Excellence In Evidence
Superlative contemporary style this townhouse is close to Altona Gate & the Freeway. • North facing living/dining with Technika kitchen featuring ample pantry and stone bench-tops • Downstairs main bedroom with ensuite, two upstairs bedrooms sharing a fabulous bathroom • Ducted heating/cooling and reverse cycle systems, huge storage, sunny courtyard secure garage
eSr $550,000 - $580,000
Altona North 2/6 Prentice Street
iNSPect Sat 12:15-1:00pm coNtAct Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
AuctioN Saturday 12th April at 11:30am
The Best Brands New Ideas
Enhanced by its own street frontage & close to The Circle shops, schools & parks. • Generous living/dining opens to elegant low maintenance outdoor entertaining areas • Caesar stone open plan kitchen includes stainless steel appliances and soft closing cabinetry • Polished floorboards, separate laundry, powder room
eSr $530,000 - $570,000
iNSPect Sat 11:30-12:00pm coNtAct Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
66-70 Railway Street South, Altona VIC 3018 9398 8400 24 MARIBYRNONG & HOBSONS BAY WEEKLY \ APRIL 2, 2014
Beautiful, Brilliant, Brand New
An indoor-outdoor design & emphasis on excellence defines this townhouse! • Bright, inviting living/dining areas flows to a lowmaintenance landscaped courtyard • Huge walk in pantry, Technika appliances and stone bench-tops complement the kitchen zone • Ducted heating/cooling and reverse cycle systems, great storage, sophisticated security, single garage
eSr $450,000 - $495,000
Spotswood 1/9 Strong Street
iNSPect Sat 12:15-12:45pm coNtAct Dean Caramia 0431 601 399 Vince Caramia 0405 122 925
Auction Saturday 5th April at 11.30am
Spacious, Modern & low maintenance
A smart contemporary design within walking distance to transport, schools & parks. • 2 bedrooms (master with WIR & second with BIR) • Bathroom plus powder room • Quality kitchen/bathroom • Stone bench tops in kitchen, bathroom & laundry • Carport accommodation or enclosed entertainment area
ESR $440,000 - $480,000
inSPEct Sat 11:00-11:30am contAct Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911 Jerry Kizer 0467 888 918
Yarraville 5 Hawthorn Street
AUCTION Saturday 3rd May at 11:30am
Village Life – Live It, Love It
This updated Edwardian is a moments walk to Yarraville’s village hub. • Central lounge featuring polished floorboards leads to a separate kitchen/meals area • Three bedrooms, each with built in robes, share a well maintained bathroom and separate laundry • Under-cover decking, landscaped outdoor entertaining, off street parking & secure storage
ESR $640,000 - $690,000
INSPECT Sat 10:30-11:00am CONTACT Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911 Jerry Kizer 0467 888 918
Maidstone 1/48 Eucalyptus Drive
The Perfect Starter
Perfect positioned apartment nestled in the heart of this exciting Maidstone estate. • Two large bedrooms with built in robes • Fully appointed modern kitchen with SS appliances • Light filled living, dining areas leading onto very large private courtyard • Reverse cycle heat/cool, security ent, car park • Walk to transport, easy access to the CBD
esr $320,000 - $350,000
insPect Sat 3:30-4:00pm contact Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911 Jerry Kizer 0467 888 918
66-70 Railway Street South, Altona VIC 3018 9398 8400
Maidstone 1 Spurling Street
auction Saturday 3rd May at 1:30pm
Pure Pleasure By The Park
Immediate proximity to Scovell Reserve’s green expanses and playground facilities. • Generous downstairs living and dining areas and an open plan kit • Three upstairs bedrooms share • Lock up garage, additional off street parking, landscaped garden area and courtyard zone • Dynamic dual level modern residence
esr $440,000 - $480,000
Maidstone 2/6 Yardley Street
insPect Sat 2:45-3:15pm contact Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911 Jerry Kizer 0467 888 917
auction Saturday 10th May at 1pm
Raising The Bar-Brilliantly Beautifully
In addition to its exceptional size and evident quality. • Huge north facing living/dining and designer kitchen flow to under-cover alfresco entertaining • 3 Bedrooms, study, ducted heating, refrigerated air-conditioning, polished floorboards. • Elegant landscaping, established citrus trees, garage, additional parking and automatic gates
insPect Sat 1:45-2:15pm contact Luc Tomasino 0419 919 911 Jerry Kizer 0467 888 918
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The ‘can do’ agents..... AUCTION This Saturday
AUCTION This Saturday
Footscray 2 Batman Street
All the Boxes are Ticked in Batman St! Land – Location & Lifestyle • Block front Edwardian with 6 principal rooms • Major improvements over past 10 years • Bullnose verandah entry to feature door • 4 bedroom accomodation of exceptional size • Living area, separate dining overlooking kitchen • Tiled bathroom & laundry
A4 B1 C1 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
West Footscray 3/24 Beaumont Parade Enormous as New 4Br Townhouse Ideally Situated at the Rear of This Small Three Unit Complex
Auction Price Guide Inspect • 3 bedrooms (BIRs) plus smaller bedroom or study • Spacious lounge with northerly aspect to back yard Office • Host kitchen with adjacent dining area Contact • Full laundry, two bathrooms (up & downstairs) • Master bedroom with ensuite and WIR
Maidstone 3/18 Janson Street An Alluring Well-appointed Town house Offering Two Levels of Absolute Pleasure
• A generous dining & living zone • 4 bedrooms and or separate study • Master with ensuite and BIR, central 2nd bathroom • Modern kitchen meals area with ss appliances • Generous contemporary yard with alfresco dining • Lock up garage adjacent full laundry & WC
Saturday 5th April 11.00am $600,000-$625,000 Saturday 10.30-11.00am 320 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Simon Eighteen 0411 472 608 Terry Cooper 0411 852 508
A3 B3 C2 D Saturday 12th April 10.00am $490,000-$530,000 Saturday 1.30-2.00 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
A4 B2 C2 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
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Saturday 12th April 1.00pm $472,000-$520,000 Saturday 1.00-1.30pm 320 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Lee Marks 0400 997 755 Darren Dean 0438 550 055
Maribyrnong 1 Merlyn Street
Californian Bungalow with a Myriad of DecoStyle Features This Home is a Show Stopper
• Comprise 2 large bedrooms with BIR’s • Formal lounge with OFP (possible 3rd b/r) • Central dining and adjoining family room • Recently updated hostess kitchen • Central bathroom and separate laundry • Set on a generous allotment of land, off st parking
A3 B1 C2 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Yarraville 4/150 Hyde Street
Comfortable and Well Maintained Townhouse Ideally Situated In Quiet Lennox St, and within a Auction Price Guide short stroll of The Village
• Two good sized bedrooms, master with WIR • Smaller 3rd bedroom or ideal study • Living room opening onto large private courtyard • Galley style kitchen overlooking 2nd courtyard • Full bathroom, separate WC and large laundry
Yarraville 59 Eirene Street
Affordable Family Home in Original Condition, Ideal Opportunity to Extend and or Further Improve • Set on a good sized allotment of 461m2 (approx) • Two bedrooms with BIR’s and smaller 3rd b/room • Front living room flowing into formal dining room • Separate kitchen with meals and access to dining • Central bathroom, large laundry and WC
Saturday 5th April 12.00pm $630,000-$670,000 Saturday 11.30-12.00 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094 Rob Sarosi 0438 373 562
A2 B1 C1 Saturday 12th April 11.00am $480,000-$520,000 Saturday 12.00-12.30 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
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Saturday 12th April 2.00pm $530,000-$570,000 Saturday 11.15-11.45 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
The ‘can do’ agents.....
Footscray 3/8 Govan Street
Superb Contemporary Two Bedroom Townhouse In Desirable and Tranquil Tree Lined Auction Price Guide Street and Location • Ideally positioned at the rear affording privacy • Open plan living/dining/kitchen on ground floor • Two bedrooms, both with BIRs & air-con • Bathroom with separate bath, shower & vanity • Stylish kitchen, stone benchtops, ss appliances
Maidstone 3/98 Ashley Street Stunning 3 Bedroom/3 Bathroom Townhouse Featuring a most Flexible Floor plan Whilst Capturing Ample Natural Light Throughoutl
• Situated at the rear of this compact unit complex • Three bedrooms with central bathroom & WC • Master with full ensuite, WIR & study nook • Spacious living room with adjacent dining • Host style kitchen boasting many extras
• Located on the fringe of the Footscray CBD • Comprises two good sized bedrooms • Comfortable lounge with adjacent kitchen • Large central bathroom and laundry facilities • Private courtyard area with dual access
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Saturday 12th April 2.00pm $400,000-$425,000 Saturday 11.00-11.30 320 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Rob Sarosi 0438 373 562 Darren Dean 0438 550 055
A3 B3 C1 D Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Footscray 10/232 Nicholson Street Mortgagee Auction Modern Two Bedroom Apartment/Villa Situated on the Ground Floor of this Most Attractive Unit Complex
A2 B1 C1
Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Saturday 12th April 3.00pm $430,000-$470,000 Saturday 12.45-1.15pm 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
A2 B1 C0 Saturday 3rd May 11.00am Contact Agent Saturday 10.30-11.00 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
Footscray 12 Hugh Street
A3 B1 C0
Oh So - Convenient - Is this 5 Room Family Home in Central, Central, Footscray
Auction Price Guide Office
• Offering a plethora of opportunities - Limited • Only by ones own imagination and pocket!! • As it exists - comprises 3 bedrooms large lounge • Country style kitchen plus utilities aplenty! • Rear access leads itself to further development STCA
Maidstone 1/17A Ballarat Road Brand New Architectuarally Design 3 Bedroom Town Residence Offering Superb Quality & Sophistication
A3 B1 C1 Auction Price Guide Inspect Office
• Living room with feature windows & dining • open plan kitchen & family room • Kitchen, ss Miele appliances, stone bench tops, breakfast bar • Front & rear bedrooms with 3rd bedroom/study
Footscray 232 A & B Nicholson Street High Exposure Shop & Situated on the Fring of the Ever Expanding Footscray CBD
• Of approximately 70m2 floor space • Set over two individual titles • Zoned - Mixed business • Formerly a convenient store • Superbly located opposite VUT Buckley St, Campus • Opportunity for owner occupier or long term inv
Saturday 12th April 12.00pm $495,000-$540,000 320 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Terry Cooper 0411 852 508 Simon Eighteen 0411 472 608
Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
Saturday 3rd May 11.00am $490,000-$530,000 Saturday 12.00-12.30 320 Barkly Street, Footscray. 9689 8388 Rob Sarosi 0438 373 562 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
A0 B1 C0 Saturday 3rd May 11.30 Contact Agent Saturday 10.30-11.00 33 Anderson Street, Yarraville. 9687 8388 Dean Johnson 0414 397 163 Wayne Rogers 0411 854 094
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ALTONA NORTH \ 1/70 Cyclamen Ave
arbee real estate Classic Style, Town Central.
Auction Saturday 5th April
Bacchus Marsh This classic tuck pointed Victorian red brick home built in the early 1900’s is located in one of the most sought after streets in Bacchus Marsh. The home consists of 3 bedrooms all with OFP’s, lounge room, study, family room & kitchen with French doors to the decked outdoor entertaining area overlooking the backyard. Ducted heating & cooling & gas heaters in the lounge & family rooms for individual heating. Externally there is a carport & small workshop & numerous fruit trees throughout the private and secluded back yard garden.
Open: By Appointment Address: 7 McFarland Street
140 Main Street, Bacchus Marsh www.arbeerealestate.com.au
Daryl Gould 0409 233 157 I Bryan Marsden 0414 661 206 I Ian McDonald 0418 522 549 I Bob Gunnell 0417 566 951
Biggin & Scott Real Estate Altona \ 9398 8400
Price \ $550,000 – $580,000
If buying a new place is what you’re after but waiting a year or so for it to be built doesn’t suit, then this Altona North property could be the answer. The contemporary townhouse has two bedrooms upstairs – one with walk-in wardrobe the other with built-in wardrobe – a bathroom and powder room. Downstairs has the main bedroom with en suite and walk-in wardrobe; an open-plan lounge-dining room; kitchen with red glass splashbacks, stone benchtops and stainless-steel appliances, including a dishwasher; and a laundry with toilet and outdoor access. Split-systems on both levels provide year-round comfort while other features include polished floorboards, downlights and roller blinds. Out back is a low-maintenance courtyard with deck and lawn. A single garage and Colorbond fences are included. This property has its own street frontage and is close to Altona Gate Shopping Centre, Bond Reserve and the West Gate Freeway. \
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Barlow McEwan Tribe SeAbrOOk
The ‘can do’ agents.....
6 rachael Court
Altona North 5 Second Avenue Captivating, fully renovated and extended
Wonderful opportunity to secure this affordable property. Located in this quiet court, this home has enormous potential for further improvement and offers possibilities for the keen renovator. Alternatively consider the development possibilities (STCA) on the allotment of approximately 540 sq m. The existing home offers three bedrooms with two separate living areas. AUCTION: THIS SATURDAY APRIL 5th AT 2pm Inspect: Saturday 1.30 - 2.00pm Contact: Scott Murdoch 0419 380 100
24-26 Pier Street Altona
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A3 B2 C2
• Open plan kitchen with 900mm cooker, dining & living with fireplace. • Large family room with built in bookcase opens to decked pergola. • Spacious master bedroom with ensuite & WIR. • Spacious central bathroom with dual shower & double vanity. • Lockup storage/home office with a roller door. • Tasmanian Oak floorboards. Heating & cooling. Water Tanks. • Close to Leisure Centre, shops and schools. Auction Price Inspect Office Contact
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Saturday, 12th April at 12pm $595,000-$650,000 Thurs 6-6:00pm, Sat 11-11:30am 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Julie Burt 0410 553 517
The ‘can do’ agents..... NEW LISTING
Altona 1/9 Seves Street
A2 B1 C1
A4 B2 C1 D
Altona North 74 Fifth Avenue
A bayside lifestyle with a village atmosphere.
Fit for a King
• A few steps to the beach & the esplanade. • Front generous sized unit with a separate lounge • Two bedrooms with BIR’S & a central bathroom • Spacious kitchen, meals area. Plenty of cupboards. • Single garage plus extra parking. • Walk to train station, shops & school.
• This beauty is all about space, size and quality • Two large living areas, study & a retreat • Bright kitchen with plenty of cupboard space • Open plan casual dining and spacious living area • Formal dining & multiple pergolas for entertaining • Ducted heating, evaporative cooling, landscaped
Auction Price Inspect Office
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Saturday 3rd May at 11am $395,000-$420,000 Thurs 6-6:60pm Sat 1-1:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025
A3 B1 C1
A3 B2 C1
Seabrook 19 Catherine Road
Altona North 32A Macdonald Avenue
• In the Seabrook School zone-ideal family home. • 3 bed with BIR’s, master with WIR & semi ensuite. • Spacious lounge with gas heating & split cooling. • Bright, spacious kitchen with adjoining meals area. • Secure yard with established gardens & fruit trees. • Over sized 1.5 car garage with rear roller door.
• Spacious open plan area opens to decked alfresco. • Hostess kitchen with a large walk-in pantry. • Downstairs master bedroom with WIR & ensuite. • Two double bedrooms upstairs with BIRS. • Heating, cooling, alarm & blackbutt flooring. • One of two side by side - no common ground.
Private Sale Inspect Office
Private Sale Inspect Office
Immaculate owner built home the first time for sale
Stunning design & layout - ideal for entertaining
$365,000-$385,000 Thurs 6-6:60pm: Sat 1-1:30pm Shop 5, 73 Point Cook Rd, Seabrook. 9360 9355 Jodie Lindemann 0425 850 606 Fiona Ruth 0425 850 608
A4 B2 C2 D
Point Cook 6 Ronaldsay Place
$670,000 Sat 1-1:30pm 54 Pier Street, Altona. 9398 3799 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Julie Burt 0410 553 517
A4 B2 C2 D
Point Cook 17 Villiers Drive
Great home for a large family
Modern home with flexible floorplan
• Large formal & informal living + rumpus room. • Four bedrooms, 2 bathrooms & family room. • Master bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe. • DLUG with rear access for boats, caravans. • Located close to schools and shops.
• Spacious open plan family, meals, kitchen area. • Rumpus/home theatre, retreat or office/living • Undercover alfresco area ideal for entertaining. • Oversized garage. Side access ideal for boat/trailer • An ideal investment or ready for you to move in. • Impressive home in great location.
Private Sale Inspect Office
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$520,000-$560,000 Sat 2-2:30pm 5, 73 Point Cook Rd Seabrook. 9360 9355 Julie Burt 0410 553 517 Fiona Ruth 0425 850 608
A4 B2 C2 D
Sanctuary Lakes 8 South Shore Avenue An elegant and family entertainer
• Formal lounge/dining room, 2 living areas & study. • Large open hostess kitchen/meals/family room. • Master with spa, dual vanity ensuite & 2 WIRS. • Enclosed alfresco. Garden with water feature. • Evap cooling, ducted heating, alarm & water tanks. • Close to golf course, gym, pool & shopping centre. Private Sale Inspect Office Contact
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Saturday 3rd May at 12 noon $680,000-$720,000 Sat 1-1:30pm Shop 5, 73 Point Cook Rd, Point Cook. 9360 9355 Sarah Elhawli 0438 336 024
Contact Agent Thurs 6-6:30pm, Sat 1-1:30pm Shop 5, 73 Point Cook Rd, Seabrook. 9360 9355 Paul Lindemann 0418 336 025 Anthony Kent 0425 850 610
$500,000-$550,000 Sat 11-11:30am Shop 5, 73 Point Cook Rd, Point Cook. 9360 9355 Jodie Lindemann 0425 850 606 Fiona Ruth 0425 850 607
RECORD SALES FOR THE MONTHS OF JANUARY – FEBRUARY & MARCH 2014
WITH BUYERS WAITING!
If you want a
ALTONA 9398 3799
sticker on your property call
POINT COOK 9360 9399
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The ‘can do’ agents..... AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
Newport 8A Berty Street Brand new quality Townhouse in a leafy tree lined Street.
A3 B2 C1 2 Newport 52 Oxford Street
A4 B2 C2
Situated in a beautiful tree lined street this period style home is located in one of Newport’s blue chip locations
• Huge open plan living area at rear • Superb hostess style kitchen with stone tops • The bonus of a second living area upstairs • 3 double bedrooms (main ensuite & others with semi-ensuite) • 3 Bedrooms have WIR’s & 4th bed / study • Large single lock up garage with additional car space • Stroll to station, shops, schools & parklands
• Land 12.19 x 50.29m (613m2) approx. • Lovely open plan living area at rear • 4 Bedrooms and hydronic heating throughout • Fantastic studio/separate accommodation/contained unit • Huge north/west facing backyard ideal for kids • Double garage & sliding gate access at rear
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Saturday, 3 May 2014 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) $690,000 - $720,000 Sat 1.45pm-2.15pm Sun 11.45am-12.15pm 11.00am-11.30am 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Dean Stanley 0403 372 922 Ben Carlo Watson Marra 0414 0409 397 016 167 848
South Kingsville 3/46 Saltley Street A Single Level Architectural Masterpeice!
Saturday, 5 April 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) $790,000-$840,000 Sat 11.30am-12noon 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Dean Stanley 0403 372 922 Carlo Marra 0409016848
A 3 B 2 C 2 South Kingsville 2/46 Saltley Street The Very Best Style & Quality!
A3 B2 C2
• Generous open plan living & dining with Japan Black timber floors opens to large decking • 2 double bedrooms with BIR’s (master - ensuite) plus study/3rd bedroom • Designer 2pac kitchen with stone benches, mirror s/back & Bosch s/steel app’s • Garage plus drive way and additional lock up storage room • Ducted refrigerated air-conditioning & heating, alarm, video intercom, • Close to shops, parkland, transport & only 10KM’s from CBD
• Generous open plan living & dining open to large decking • 3 double bedrooms with BIR’s (master with ensuite) • Designer kitchen with stone benches, glass s/backs & Bosch s/steel app’s • Garage plus drive way and additional lock up storage room • Ducted refrigerated air-conditioning & heating, window furnishings, alarm, video intercom, • Close to shops, parks, transport & only 10KM’s from CBD
Auction Price Guide Inspect Office Contact
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Saturday, 12 April 11:00 AM (unless sold prior) $550,000 - $590,000 Sat 10.45am-11.15am Sun 11.00am-11.30am 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Ben Watson 0414 397 167 Dean Stanley 0403 372 922
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Saturday, 12 April 12:00 PM (unless sold prior) $650,000 -$690,000 Sat 10.45am-11.15am Sun 11.00am-11.30am 461 Melbourne Road, Newport. 9391 9511 Ben Watson 0414 397 167 Dean Stanley 0403 372 922
Daylight Savings ends this Sunday 6 April - Remember to put your clocks back 1 hour at 3am
For Auction or Sale Now Auction - This Saturday 5 April 325 Melbourne Road
$1.3m - $1.4m
Wed 2 Apr - 5.30 - 6.00
Sat 5 Apr - 1.00 for 1.30
Auctions - Saturday 12 April 251 Douglas Parade
$950 - $1.03m
Sat 5 Apr - 10.45 - 11.15
Sun 6 Apr - 1.15 - 1.45
78 Albert Street
SOLD BEFORE AUCTION
Nathan Smith 0400 843 331
1A Douglas Street
TOWNHOUSE WITH A LARGE BACKYARD
22 West Court
$700 - $750,000
Sat 5 Apr - 12.15 - 12.45
Sun 6 Apr - 10.45 - 11.15
8 Michael Court
LARGER THAN YOUR AVERAGE TOWNHOUSE Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509
1 Stewart Street
$1.6m - $1.7m
Sat 5 Apr - 12.15 - 12.45
Sun 6 Apr - 11.00 - 11.30
3 & 4/77 Hansen Street
Sat 5 Apr - 3.15 - 3.45
Sun 6 Apr - 12.45 - 1.15
4 Beevers Street
Sat 5 Apr - 2.30 - 3.00
Sun 6 Apr - 12.00 - 12.30
102 Market Street
$780 - $840,000
Sat 5 Apr - 1.45 - 2.15
Sun 6 Apr - 11.15 - 11.45
31A Rosshire Road
SPACIOUS & AFFORDABLE
Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509
31 Crawford Street
BEAUTIFULLY RENOVATED HOME
Nathan Smith 0400 843 331
11 Jack Street
Sat 5 Apr - 10.45 - 11.15
Nathan Smith 0400 843 331 Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434
273 Melbourne Road
$1.15m - $1.25m
Sat 5 Apr - 11.30 - 12.00
Sun 6 Apr - 11.30 - 12.00
57 Thompson Street
$950 - $1.05m
Sat 5 Apr - 11.30 - 12.00
Sun 6 Apr - 11.30 - 12.00
Auctions - Saturday 26 April 38 Perry Street
$840 - $880,000
14 Paine Street
$600 - $650,000
Sat 5 Apr - 11.30 - 12.00 Sat 5 Apr - 10.00 - 10.30
Sun 6 Apr - 11.45 - 12.15 Sun 6 Apr - 12.30 - 1.00
For Auction or Sale Now Forthcoming Auctions
Nathan Smith 0400 843 331
30 Blenheim Road
LAND, LAND, LAND
27A Ann Street
Sat 5 Apr - 1.00 - 1.30
Sun 6 Apr - 10.30 - 11.00
2 Inglis Street
Sat 5 Apr - 12.15 - 12.45
Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434
24 Albert Street
$550 - $590,000
Sat 5 Apr - 12.15 - 12.45
Sun 6 Apr - 11.00 - 11.30
151 Nelson Place
Katie Smith 0425 737 673
52 Parker Street
$1.1m - $1.18m
Sat 5 Apr - 10.00 - 10.30
Sun 6 Apr - 12.15 - 12.45
13 Douch Street
VACANT LAND - PRIME POSITION
Nathan Smith 0400 843 331
77 Bayview Street
$1.3m - $1.35m
ARCHITECTICALLY DESIGNED HOME
Michael Harvey 0425 737 672
8 Park Crescent
SOLD, SOLD, SOLD!
Rosemary Jamonts 0405 535 434
Newport 325 Melbourne Road A BREATHTAKING RESIDENCE Attention to detail & cutting edge design has created a spectacular residence. Calming theme encompasses the home, incorporating internal water features, matched with design techniques. Glass wall on northern boundary spans all 3 levels & ensures natural light. Ground floor living spaces flow to the outdoor entertaining with built-in dining area & water feature. Privacy is assured thanks to the Bamboo garden & built-in garden beds. 2nd floor incorporates 3 bedrooms, master with ensuite & WIR + main bathroom. Top floor offers living space that opens to a terrace balcony, 180 degree views of the bay & CBD. Best inclusions; high ceilings, high gloss African Walnut flooring, Granite benchtops, Miele appliances, glass balcony, double garage + upstairs loft.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 5 April at 1.30 55 K5 Wednesday 2 April - 5.30 - 6.00 Saturday 5 April - 1.00 for 1.30
$1,300,000 - $1,400,000 Michael Harvey 0425 737 672 firstname.lastname@example.org
Newport 14 Paine Street EDWARDIAN CHARM Behind the private fence an Edwardian home awaits. Renovated to a high standard, it combines period charm with modern style. Kitchen with plenty of functional storage space, s/steel appliances & glass splashback. Baltic pine timber floorboards, high ceilings, open fireplace & leadlight windows add to the appeal while plantation shutters, BIR's, massive roof storage & heating/cooling ensure living in comfort. Bathroom with spa bath services 2 bedrooms while 2 separate living areas are a bonus. Enjoy lovely gardens to the front & entertain on the north facing, low maintenance decking at the rear. Fantastic location, with train, cafes, schools & The Strand all within strolling distance. Driveway & side gates provide potential for off-street parking.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 26 April at 2.30 56 A5 Saturday 5 April - 10.00 - 10.30 Sunday 6 April - 12.30 - 1.00
$600 - $650,000 Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509 email@example.com
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Williamstown 38 Perry Street PERFECTLY POSITIONED Sitting within strolling distance of schools, shops, the train station and Williamstown swimming beach, not only a great location but a great lifestyle is on offer. Neat and tidy double storey brick home comprising three bedrooms, three bathrooms and two separate living zones. More than comfortable to live in as is, there is terrific scope for renovation or possibly even re-development (STCA). Polished floorboards, exposed timber staircase, built-in robes and gas heating are features of this solid home. Lovely sunny north facing backyard has paved entertaining area, storage shed, water tanks and still space for a garden.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 26 April at 12.30 56 B9 Saturday 5 April - 11.30 - 12.00 Sunday 6 April - 11.45 - 12.15
$840 - $880,000 Lauren Montebello 0411 648 509 firstname.lastname@example.org
Williamstown 1 Stewart Street A VIEW TO THRILL! Perfectly positioned on a corner block facing the bay, this home offers magnificent views from both levels. Watch the waves as you wake up in the morning or as you relax by the fire in the formal living room. Light-filled open plan design shows off a huge kitchen & dining area that steps out to an outdoor entertainment deck & pool. 3 generous bedrooms, all with BIRs, a separate study, plus 2 living areas make this a spacious home for families. ROW laneway access to a huge garage provides the much sought-after offstreet parking. More than comfortable to live in as is, there is still scope to improve on the home if desired. Located only metres from Williamstown sand & swimming beach, offering a lifestyle that is second to none.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 12 April at 1.30 56 A10 Saturday 5 April - 12.15 - 12.45 Sunday 6 April - 11.00 - 11.30
$1,600,000 - $1,700,000 Michael Harvey 0425 737 672 email@example.com
Williamstown 24 Albert Street COTTAGE CUTENESS Your entry into the Williamstown market is here with this freestanding weatherboard home. Offering comfortable accommodation as is, with potential to improve if desired. A perfect first home for singles & couples, also a fantastic investment property. 2 bedrooms, plus spacious lounge & dining room with heating/ cooling. Neat & tidy kitchen overlooks the north facing rear yard. Quiet, yet convenient location, within minutes of schools, shops, transport & The Strand waterfront. Currently leased until April 3, 2015 & returning $1,825 per calendar month.
Auction MELWAYS inSpEct
Saturday 3 May at 11.30 56 B7 Saturday 5 April - 12.15 - 12.45 Sunday 6 April - 11.00 - 11.30
$550 - $590,000 Katie Smith 0425 737 673 firstname.lastname@example.org
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Williamstown 57 Thompson Street WHEN LOCATION COUNTS This pretty Victorian has already been beautifully maintained & extended so you can simply put your feet up, relax & enjoy the many lifestyle choices on offer, such as the beach, restaurants, Nelson Place precinct & the parklands all close by. Charm is apparent on entry with original polished Baltic floorboards throughout, open fireplaces, gorgeous pressed metal ceilings & stained glass windows. Two generous sized bedrooms followed with formal living, open plan dining & kitchen, plus third bedroom. Double glass sliding doors open to a backyard of generous proportions. Side car access for two cars. A sought-after Williamstown South location & truly elegant home which ticks all the boxes, close to schools, shops & transport.
Auction Saturday 12 April at 2.30
MELWAYS 56 D10
inSpEct Saturday 5 April - 11.30 - 12.00 Sunday 6 April - 11.30 - 12.00
EnQuiRY $950 - $1,050,000
contAct Katie Smith 0425 737 673 email@example.com Daniella Cidoni 0403 380 262 firstname.lastname@example.org
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ELLY PARTNERS AUCTION SUNDAY
Williamstown 94A Morris Street
Fresh Flair, Consummate Quality
Price $1,600,000+ --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sun 6th Apr at 12.30pm --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 2.15-2.45pm Sun 12.00-12.30pm --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------0414 239 986 Leigh Melbourne Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 --------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 94amorrisstreetwilliamstown.com.au
The best and brightest ideas have been beautifully expressed throughout this just completed residence, desirably situated to capture bay views. Beautiful solid Brushbox floors enhance three downstairs bedrooms matched by two sublime marble bathrooms, one an ensuite, both featuring Gessi tapwear. Equally alluring upstairs living and dining areas beneath 3.3m ceilings are framed front and rear by alfresco terraces. Great sights of the bay and an open plan kitchen offering marble benches, Blum storage and Miele appliances complement the spaces and confirm the quality. Double glazing, refrigerated cooling and heating throughout and parking for two cars behind remote door, accessed from second frontage to Thompson Street.
Williamstown 8387 0000 Yarraville 8387 0011
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ELLY PARTNERS Altona 9 Fisher Court Designed With Families In Mind The single level floor-plan of this impressive three bedroom home offers style, space and substance that reflects an ideal relevance to modern day family requirements. Instantly attractive living and dining areas are accompanied by a light filled lounge, beautifully flexible rumpus room and contemporary open plan kitchen equipped with island bench and stainless steel appliances. Equally appealing outdoor dimensions lend themselves to entertaining and are enhanced by a barbeque pergola, work-shop, store room and convenient carport.
BER $580,000 - $640,000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 12th Apr at 2.30pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 11.15-11.45am -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Mark de Brabander 0406 536 447 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 9fishercourtaltona.com.au
Newport 2/31 Clyde Street Convenience, Luxury & Lifestyle Superbly architecturally designed with remarkable attention to detail, this striking residence offers space, light and is distinguished by high quality finishes throughout. Comprising open plan formal living/dinning areas flowing to a private deck, kitchen with large stone bench tops, SS appliances and dishwasher. Upstairs two main bedrooms with ensuite plus third bedroom with BIR and lavish central bathroom. Single LUG plus second OSP, ducted heating and cooling, ducted vacuum and security system.
BER $570,000 - $630,000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sun 6th Apr at 11.30am -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 1.15-1.45pm Sun 11.00-11.30am -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Mark de Brabander 0406 536 447 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 2/31clydestreetnewport.com.au
Williamstown 8387 0000 Yarraville 8387 0011
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ELLY PARTNERS Seddon 159 Buckley Street Central, Classical, Certain To Succeed The traditional character of this double fronted three bedroom Victorian makes an immediate impression, matched by welcoming updated spaces and attractive outdoor surroundings. Central living and dining areas of impressive size and appealing ambience are accompanied by an open plan kitchen in which slate splash-backs, stainless steel appliances and solid timber benches form a stylish combination. Modern bathroom. Option to introduce OSP, STCA. Brick paved backdrop. An ideal first family home scenario close to Victoria Street´s village.
BER $530,000 - $570,000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 12th Apr at 11.30am -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 12.30-1.00pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Leigh Melbourne 0414 239 986 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305
Williamstown 40 Illawarra Street A Marvellously Modern Victorian This family-focused Victorian´s balance of classical and contemporary elements works beautifully. Great spaces for bringing people together are matched by rooms that give everyone their own retreat when so desired. A refined library or fifth bedroom leads to living and dining areas that overlook a landscaped north-facing backdrop and are served by a Bosch-equipped, open-plan kitchen. Four principal bedrooms include two upstairs that surround a generous central lounge while a bathroom on each level confirms this home´s exceptional comfort.
Price $1,300,000+ -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 5th April at 1.30pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 1.00-1.30pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Leigh Melbourne 0414 239 986 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 40illawarrastreetwilliamstown.com.au
Williamstown 8387 0000 Yarraville 8387 0011
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ELLY PARTNERS Williamstown 9 Lakeside Place
Enjoy The Exclusivity Of An Elite Address Absolute frontage to Jawbone Reserve & glorious views of Port Phillip bay create a great context for this sophisticated, luxuriously appointed contemporary residence. Comprising 3 king size bedrooms plus a parents retreat, central lounge, landscaped outdoor areas with direct access to The Bay Trail, sun drenched terrace with views over the bay, North facing living & dining areas, open plan kitchen & large study/home office. Heating/cooling throughout, cellar, storage & DLUG.
4 Actual View
BER $1,180,000 - $1,250,000 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 5th Apr at 3.30pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 3.00-3.30pm -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Leigh Melbourne 0414 239 986 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 9lakesideplacewilliamstown.com.au
Altona North 14 Delphin Avenue 2
Newport 27 Woods Street
Class And Design Excellence
This state-of-the-art residence delivers an unrivalled lifestyle of quality, space & privacy. 4 large bedrooms, formal lounge/dining space, entertaining terrace, gourmet kitchen with Smeg appliances, refrigerated ducted heating/cooling, alarm, remote garage with OSP.
BER $670,000 - $730,000 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 5th Apr at 12.30pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 12.00-12.30pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Mark de Brabander 0406 536 447 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 14delphinavenuealtonanorth.com.au
Williamstown 8387 0000 Yarraville 8387 0011
Explore the opportunities
Enjoy the position and pursue the possibilities offered by this well presented family home in a great location of Newport. 3 bedrooms, generous living room with gas heating, spacious central kitchen/ dinning area, landscaped gardens, storage shed & OSP to carport.
BER $530,000 - $570,000 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 5th Apr at 2.30pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 2.00-2.30pm ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Mark de Brabander 0406 536 447 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 27woodsstreetnewport.com.au
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193 Heaths Road
POSITION! POSITION! POSITION!
This unique opportunity has many paths. Ideal investment ongoing! First home located close to all amenities! Opportunity for professional rooms subject to appropriate statutory approval.
Yarraville 39 Tongue Street Classical Character
Behind the evocative, engaging spaces of this 2 bedroom Edwardian, lies a north easterly rear garden offering dimensions for a contemporary extension, STCA. Comprising classical hall, central living/dining area, separate kitchen, rear porch & expansive rear garden.
BER $680,000 - $730,000 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Auction Sat 5th Apr at 10.30am ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Inspect Sat 10.00-10.30am ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Leigh Melbourne 0414 239 986 Wayne Elly 0410 305 305 ---------------------------------------------------------------------------Web 39tonguestreetyarraville.com.au
Williamstown 8387 0000 Yarraville 8387 0011
104 Somerville Road Yarraville Ph 9316 9000 1/66 Douglas Parade Williamstown Ph 9393 1600 www.jasstephens.com.au
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Craigieburn (Donnybrook) 700 Donnybrook Road O F ffe o rs r C S on a sid le er ed
Fo rS al e
Features include: 1. Spacious land comprising approx. 583 squ. Metres with a 16.5m frontage. 2. This three bedroom BV residence includes built in robes two bedrooms, roller shutters, window furnishings and light ﬁttings. Electric hot plates and wall oven, gas wall furnace and HWS.
Also includes: • Carport • Gas Hot Water • Gas wall heater • Electric Hot Plates & Oven • Air-conditioning • Cement tiled roof • Window furnishings • Light ﬁttings
As a first home buyer’s opportunity this is too good to miss! So call us now for an inspection!
INVEST - LIVE - WORK FROM HOME! A unique opportunity to purchase now, live on site and enjoy capital growth. This property is situated in the heart of all things happening and West from Donnybrook Rail Station with major developments happening to the west north and south of this site. Comprising: • Approximately 1km West of Donnybrook Rail Station • Approximately 900m East of Hume Freeway • Within 35 minutes of Melbourne Airport • Within 50 minutes of Melbourne CBD The future is bountiful with prospects of growth Featuring: • Approx 7Acres • 4 br BV home
• Machinery shed • Water Bore
Inspection by appointment
DON’T MISS OUT! CALL US TODAY 8353 9177 DOMENIC CICHELLO B.BUS [PROPERTY] LICENSED ESTATE AGENT CEA, REIV, API MEMBER C5 LEVEL 1/2 MAIN STREET, POINT COOK TOWN CENTRE, POINT COOK PH: 8353 9177 | www.brimbankrealestate.com.au | email@example.com
Servicing Melbourne Metro West - from North to South
N A IO R D CT TU A U SA S
FOOTSCRAY 145 GORDON STREET
MARIBYRNONG 10/6 HORIZON DRIVE
A SANCTUARY OF STYLE, A WORLD OF ITS OWN From the moment you step inside you know there is something very special about this grand home. A stunning hallway introduces three double bedrooms, formal living room. Open plan dimensions add modern family functionality with an entertainers kitchen and large dining area that opens to a huge undercover alfresco deck. Stunning bathroom with stone bench tops, dual vanity, spa bath is complimented by a laundry with custom built storage.
YARRAVILLE 33 NEWCASTLE STREET
CITY EDGE LIVING WITH SWEEPING PANORAMIC VIEWS AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT OFFICE
Saturday 5th April at 10:30am $650,000 - $690,000 Thu 6-6:30 & Sat 10-10:30 Rita Galati 0438 398 881 Tristan Tomasino 0417 315 740 39 Anderson Street, Yarraville 9687 8899
What an opportunity! Whether you are a home buyer or investor this wonderful, bright and large apartment offers uninterrupted views of Maribyrnong River, the City and beyond. • Three bedrooms (B.I.R´s) • Ensuite to Master • Second bathroom • Large open plan kitchen/meals and living zones • Great balcony ideal for entertaining and offering the perfect back drop
MAIDSTONE 40 EUCALYPTUS DRIVE
DISTINGUISHED PERIOD ALLURE
NEST OR INVEST
Enduring period charm merges with contemporary spaces in only doors from the highly popular Yarraville Village. Undoubtedly one of Yarraville’s premier pockets, this Californian Bungalow home offers relaxed family living inside and out, and a lifestyle to be envied. Comprises a warm entry hall with three bedrooms or two with a study, two with built in robes, kitchen/meals area overlooking a gorgeous rear yard, formal dining or formal living which has all the attributes to entertain.
A marvellous opportunity to purchase this great townhouse which is superbly positioned close to Highpoint Shopping Centre, schools, transport, Maribyrnong River and great access to Melbourne´s CBD. Comprising of: • Three bedrooms (B.I.R´s) • Ensuite in master bedroom • Open plan living zones • Great kitchen/meals area • Second bathroom • Remote tandem garage
MARIBYRNONG 9317 5577
AUCTION ESR VIEW CONTACT OFFICE
Saturday 12th April at 12:00pm $540,000 - $580,000 Sat 3:15-3:45 & Sun 1-1:30 Tristan Tomasino 0417 315 740 Rita Galati 0438 398 881 39 Anderson Street, Yarraville 9687 8899
YARRAVILLE 9687 8899
ID and contact details are required at all open for inspections
FOR SALE ESR CONTACT OFFICE
$517,000 Paul Boicos 0499 994 321 Nick Meddis 0422 776 981 93 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong 9317 5577
FORTHCOMING AUCTION ESR $520,000 - $560,000 VIEW As advertised or by appointment CONTACT Paul Boicos 0499 994 321 Nick Meddis 0422 776 981 OFFICE 93 Rosamond Road, Maribyrnong 9317 5577
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CENTURY 21 GUNN & CO. PH: 9397 5555 49 Fergusson Street, Williamstown century21.com.au/williamstown
Gunn & co. Private Sale
SpotSwood 3/7 Kernot Street Looking for a great investment opportunity, or a stylish yet affordable unit with a fantastic low maintenance lifestyle? This property certainly offers these attributes and is only a hop, step and a jump to the C.B.D. Property comprises: Large open plan lounge/dining and modern kitchen, (Euro Laundry included) Bathroom with W.C. 2 generous BRs (master with B.I.Rs). pRICE VIEw AgEnt
Smell the Sea Air.
2A 1 B 2 C
AltonA 3/152 Blyth Street
PRICE $480,000 - $500,000 AuCtIon Saturday 10th May at 11.30am VIEW Saturday 12.15 - 12.45pm AgEnt Kevin Gunn 0418 997 914
This one year old quality unit is privately located to the rear of this development, within walking distance to Pier Street shops, the beach, train Station & schools. A truly convenient position for your day to day needs. The property comprises 2 huge bedrooms with large robes, a super bathroom and the kitchen has Blanco appliances, inc DW & stone bench tops.
$375,000 Saturday 11.15 - 11.45am Ricky Peacock 0407 770 451 49 Ferguson Street, Williamstown
WilliamstoWn 12 Victoria street, Offering two street frontages & approx 977M2 of land this original 1950â€™s home offers amazing development potential. This huge allotment is sure to generate substantial interest from those looking to build their dream home, or multi unit/ townhouse development. S.T.C.A. Only a stones throw to the stunning Williamstown beach. You will enjoy years to come in this most convenient location. PRiCE ViEW agEnt
$2,200,000 - $2,400,000 Saturday 3.15 - 3.45pm Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449
SMARTER. BOLDER. FASTER.
yaRRaVILLe | 12/88 - 94 Stephen Street 2 bed | 1 bath | 2 parking
....................................................... private Sale $580,000 to $610,000
....................................................... Viewing this Sat 11:30 - 12:00pm Catherine Cumming 0411 344 336 John Verduci 0411 660 844
Footscray | 25/20 French Street 2 bed | 1 bath | 1 parking
We have now opened a branch office located at: Shop 3, 473 Ballarat Road, Sunshine ph: 9311 8188 ..................................................................
private Sale $399,000
....................................................... Viewing this Sat. 10:30am - 11:00am Catherine Cumming 0411 344 336 John Verduci 0411 660 844
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2A 1B 1C
Footscray office ph: 9689 6011 .................................................................. tre.com.au
4A 2B 5C
CENTURY 21 GUNN & CO. PH: 9397 5555 49 Fergusson Street, Williamstown century21.com.au/williamstown
Gunn & co.
Enchanting Period home
4A 1 B 1 C
WilliamstoWn 39 Railway Place
PRiCE $925,000 - $975,000 auCtion This Saturday 5th April at 1.30pm ViEW Wednesday 6.45 - 7.15pm Saturday 1.00 - 1.30pm agEnt Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449 Century21 Gunn & Co. 9397
Set on a beautiful deep north facing allotment, with a stunning cottage garden and within a leisurely stroll to Williamstown Beach, train station, Botanical Gardens, schools, restaurants & shops and featuring all the grace and charm of a bygone era. Comprising: 3 BRs, lounge with gas fireplace & split system air-conditioned, huge rear out door entertaining area, kitchen & informal dining Bathroom/Laundry & adjacent W.C. 1-room bungalow with store room. (4th bedroom), 2 sheds & a chicken coop.
Stylish Townhouse Overlooking Parkland Newport 1/71 oxford Street Century 21 presents another luxurious modern townhouse with a classic faCade and just a short walk to Newport Lakes Primary School, Newport Lakes Park, Sacred Heart Catholic School, the Mason Street shopping strip and Newport train station. This superb home comprises of 3 double bedrooms, large main bedroom on the top floor with WIR and ensuite, open air balcony overlooking Ducrow Reserve.
3A 2 B 3 C prICe $650,000 - $715,000 AuCtIoN Saturday 26th April at 11.30am VIew Saturday 3.00 - 3.30pm AgeNt Warren Hulstaert 0404 854 462
3A 2 B 1 C
Exceptional low maintenance living.
3A 2 B 1 C
Newport 2/11 Maddox road
prICe $580,000 - $625,000 AuCtIoN Saturday 26th April at 1.30pm VIew Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm AgeNt Kevin Gunn 0418 997 914
Newport 72 Challis Street
prICe $710,000 - $760,000 AuCtIoN Saturday 10th May at 1.30pm VIew Saturday 11.00 - 11.30am AgeNt Anthony Gunn 0409 377 449
Kiss goodbye the never ending chores associated with older homes and move in to this fantastic 3 bedroom town-house. With a spacious floor plan and quality fixtures & fittings throughout, comprising: Open plan Kitchen & dining, separate formal lounge room, 2 separate W.C’s, 3 BRs (all with B.I.R’s) & 2 Bathroom’s. A convenient location central to the Newport train station, shopping, schools & Newport Lakes reserve.
This single level free standing home finished with clean crisp lines & neutral tones throughout. Comprising: Formal lounge room, master bedroom with WIR & en-suite featuring a double shower, 2 large bedrooms with BIRs, main bathroom & separate toilet, huge open plan kitchen/living/dining, spacious separate laundry, oversized garage with adjacent work space plus additional off street parking space. This property is well positioned within walking distance to the Challis Street shops, schools & minutes to the train station.
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www.stockdaleleggo.com.au/sunshine 11 Coleman Court Maidstone
20 Rosewall Street Sunshine North
Investors Or Developers!
Affordable Dream/Much More Than Expected!
• Three comfortable bedrooms plus study • Spacious lounge room • Kitchen with meals area • Central bathroom, toilet • Future development site (STCA) • Land size approx 670m2 • Single garage and garden shed • Close to schools, shops & transport
Auction Inspect Agent Map Ref
Saturday 5th April at 12 noon Saturday 11.30 - 12.00pm Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 41 G1
2 Nottingham Street Sunshine North Brand New/Simply Stunning!
• 3 bedrooms (3rd bedroom with ensuite) • Study room or 4th bedroom • Comfortable lounge room • Neat kitchen and meals area • Sunroom • Bright bathroom • Carport & garden shed • Land size 650sqm (approx) • Walking distance to shops, schools, public transport facilities
• 4 comfortable bedrooms, all with BIR’s • Main bedroom with full ensuite • Spacious sun-filled lounge room • Appealing 2 Pak kitchen with caesar stone benchtops, stainless cooking appliances & dishwasher • Meals area • Open plan living • Bright quality bathroom, 3 toilets • Garage with remote door • Low maintenance living • Brilliant location, close to shops, schools & public transport
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Saturday 26th April at 12 noon Saturday 1.45 - 2.15pm Sang Do 0419 935 955 27 B11
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6 Harley Street Sunshine North
Something Really Special! • 4 bedrooms • Main bedroom with full ensuite • Sun-filled lounge room • Appealing kitchen (updated) • Meals area • Bright quality bathroom with spa bath, 2 toilets • Steel garage For Sale Inspect Saturday 10.45 - 11.15am Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 26 J8
Position & Potential/Huge 1131m2 Allotment • 3 bedrooms • Lounge room • Neat kitchen • Separate dining room • Sunroom • Bright central bathroom • Large brick garage Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm David Falcone 0413 116 717 40 F1
32 Alpini Parade Sunshine West
6 Mernda Street Sunshine
Saturday 26th April at 2.00pm Saturday 1.00 - 1.30pm David Falcone 0413 116 717 27 A10
14 Harley Street Sunshine North
Renovated Beauty On Huge 940m2 Allotment • 3 bedrooms • L-shaped lounge room • Recently renovated 2 pak kitchen • Meals area • Sunroom overlooking backyard • Updated bathroom, 2 toilets • Carport & brick garage For Sale Inspect By Appointment Agent David Falcone 0413 116 717 Map Ref 40 F1
Brick Veneer Beauty/Large Allotment! • 3 bedrooms • Lounge room • Neat kitchen adjoining meals area • Bright bathroom • Double in-length garage with remote door
1 Sheldon Place Sunshine West
51 Gresham Way Sunshine West
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By Appointment David Falcone 0413 116 717 26 J8
Enhance Your Lifestyle • One of the most desirable street’s in Callaway Park • North facing to reserve parkland • Extra wide frontage & corner block
For A Growing Or Large Family! • Four bedrooms • L-shaped lounge room • Kitchen with large meals area • Sunroom • Central bathroom • Workshop
An Opportunity Not To Be Missed! • Four bedrooms plus study • Main bedroom with ensuite • Spacious lounge room • Modern kitchen with meals area • Central bathroom
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By Appoinment Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 39 K3
273 Hampshire Road Sunshine
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Saturday 12th April at 1pm Saturday 1.45 - 2.15pm David Falcone 0413 116 717 26 H7
Much More Than Expected!
34 Mernda Street Sunshine
By Appointment David Falcone 0413 116 717 40 J1
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37 Burnett Avenue Braybrook
19 Station Place Sunshine
Huge Potential/Brilliant Location! • 3 bedrooms, all with BIR’s • Lounge room • Kitchen & meals area • Central bathroom • Land size approx 585m2
• 4 comfortable bedrooms, 3 with BIR’s • Spacious L-shaped lounge room with reverse cycle split system air conditioner & gas heater • Neat kitchen adjoining meals area • 2 bathrooms, 2 toilets • Corner block, land size approx 403m2 • Close to shops, schools & public transport
Saturday 2.30 - 3.00pm Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 40 B3
Saturday 3.15 - 3.45pm Fred (Fatih) Fanoscu 0419 384 097 40 A4
Footscray 9687 1344 Seddon 9689 9000 www.burnham.com.au Kingsville
"your success is our future"
45 Chirnside street
108 Devonshire roaD
GREAT LOCATION + REAR ACCESS
Splendid opportunity to renovate out of repair dwelling in order to cater for your every need. The layout currently consists of Lounge with adjacent Dining Room, 3 Bedrooms (or 2 Bedrooms with Study), Kitchen plus Rear Access available from R.O.W. Well situated close to the amenities of both Yarraville and Seddon Villages with bus, train and direct access onto Westgate.
Opportunity to purchase comfortable family home well situated in close proximity to Sunshine Central. Includes 2 Bedrooms, Lounge with Gas Heating and Air Conditioning Unit, Kitchen with Meals area, Gas Stove Plus Picture Rails, Ceiling Pattern and Rear Access from Right of Way. Land: 12.19 x 38.1m Close to Sunshine Shopping Centre, Train, Bus and Schools.
AUCTION Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
AUCTION Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
36 AdelAide Street
Stylishly designed, off the plan townhouses that are conveniently located. Close to all amenities and services, only 6 km from Melbourne CBD, minutes from Vic Uni and Highpoint S/C with public transport via bus or tram close by. Enjoy tax benefits and $’000’s in Stamp Duty Savings.On offer are 2 x 2 br with LU garage or 1 x 3 br with double garage and all enjoy open plan living.
PRIVATE SALE Price: From $430,000 Mel Ref: 41 K3
Saturday 5th April at 11am Saturday 10.30-11.00am $340,000 - $360,000 27 A12
12 eleanor st
OFF THE PLAN BEAUTIES – SAVE, SAVE, SAVE!
Saturday 5th April at 2pm Saturday 1.30-2.00pm $440,000 - $460,000 41 K6
165 SunShine Road
1/98 NicholsoN st
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EVERYTHING AT YOUR DOORSTEP
This charming, freestanding single front home in the heart of Footscray has been beautifully renovated. Comprising of two well sized, light filled bedrooms, open plan living and dining, central kitchen area, modern bathroom and separate laundry. The timber decked outdoor entertaining area, stainless steel appliances, ducted heating, brick fireplaces, ceiling roses and RC air conditioner compliment the modern finishes of this home.
10 Brand new I & 2 bedroom apartments are now available off the plan in one of Melbourne’s biggest up and coming property locations only 9 km from the CBD.All the latest design trends have been combined with the finest finishes, fixtures and appliances to provide a dynamic that is second to none. Buy now and save $$$$$ on stamp duty, PLUS eligible buyers will enjoy all the benefits of the first home buyers grant.
This modern 1 bedroom apartment is located in the heart of Footscray and within easy access to all your essentials for a relaxed, low maintenance lifestyle. It features a spacious open plan kitchen, dining and living area with a combined bathroom/laundry and enclosed balcony. Also included is a split system for heating/cooling and BIR in the bedroom. Within walking distance to Footscray Station and trams, 10 min to the CBD.
AUCTION Inspect: Price: Mel Ref:
PRIVATE SALE Inspect: Plan at Office Price: From $350,000 Mel Ref: 41 E4
Private Sale Inspect: Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Price: $285,000 Mel Ref: 42 C4
Saturday 12th April at 1.30pm Saturday 12:00-12:30pm $540,000 to $590,000 41 K4
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To all the emergency services, Laverton MFB and Werribee CFA and as well as the Werribee Police that attended to the scene of an accident on the 24th March, Duncans Road. Special mention to the CFA Officer for his quick thinking and action, going on and above the call of duty. Our family are very appreciative and deeply grateful to you. On behalf of the The Corp Family.
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75 Paisley Street, Footscray. Phone: 9689 6632. Open 7 days, 9:30am to 9pm.
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Preschool readiness program for 3-5 year olds. Free Assessment. Enroll now for 2014. Phone Vitina: 9749 0104. ITALIAN LANGUAGE Classes every Saturday from 1.30pm4.00pm. Lumeen Christi Primary School. 270 Point Cook Road, Point Cook. Enter rear gate, Students from prep to year 12 welcome. $45 fee per term. Call: 9898 4707 or www.lauroraschool.com.au
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Garage Sales A LT O N A M E A D O W S 2 4 Cameron Avenue (entrance off Kiora Street), Sat 5th April, 9am3pm. Books, collectibles, household goods, comics, tins and much more! Depending on weather.
10 Berberis Place, Saturday 5th April, 8am-3pm. Clothes, books, tools & knick knacks. Everything must go. Come make an offer.
HOPPERS CROSSING 5 The Glades, Sat 5th April, 8am-12pm. Moving house sale, everything must go, antiques, clothes & more
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MARIBYRNONG 21 Chifley Drive, Saturday 5th April, 8am1pm. Clothes, shoes, household items and much more.
Shared Accomodation ALTONA Large house, close to shopping centre/station. Fully furn room with air cond and internet. Must be employed. $150pw incl expenses. ☎ 0435 696 014. POINT COOK 2 rooms available, fully furnished, Close to all amenities. $165pw includes utility bills. Phone 0433 181 741.
TARNEIT 1BR with own bathroom, male or female, must be employed. $150pw + bond. Refs preferred. Ph 0409 316 592. WERRIBEE furnished BR. $110 per week including bills and internet, 1 week's bond required. Phone 0411 174 837 after 6pm weekdays, anytime weekends.
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HOPPERS CROSSING 7 Rosslare Court, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, 8am-4pm. Household items, bric-a-brac, something for everyone, dont miss out.
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High quality service and low price. 47 Dickson Street, Sunshine. Call 9311 9994. 259 Ballarat Road, Footscray. Call 8307 0114.
Garage Sales POINT COOK 13 Wattle Grove, Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th April, 7am-3pm. 2 households. Camping gear, antiques, embroidery, craft, wall unit, boys clothes size 14, toys, books and lots more.
WERRIBEE 2/54 Edgar Street, Sat 5th & Sun 6th April, 8am-3pm. Tools, kitchen table, appliances, camping gear, old fridge & more.
WERRIBEE 25B Parklands Grove, Saturday 5th April, 8am - 2pm. Household furniture, designer clothing, toys and bric-a-brac.
To Let BROOKLYN 2 Cypress Avenue, 3BR home. Close to shops, transport and schools. $350 per week. Phone 9367 6724. ALTONA 1 BR, self contained flat. No pets, must be employed with emp references, last tenancy and personal references req, smokers need not apply. ☎ 9398 3180. ALTONA MEADOWS 2BR unit BIR’s kit/meals adj lounge yard carport $270pw Pellegrino R/E 3/19 Synnot St W/bee 9741 1000.
CARAVAN HIRE All sizes from $52 a week. Phone: 0408 369 770. HOPPERS CROSSING 3BR house, A/C and d/htg. Close to transport. No pets. $280pw. Ph 0412 555 227 or 0402 883 308.
WERRIBEE 15 Parker Street, Saturday 5th April, 8am-3pm. Home furnishings, baby goods, general goods and bric-a-bric.
WILLIAMSTOWN 6 Uren Court, Saturday 5th April, 9am-3pm. Huge clearout, something for everyone. No early birds please.
WYNDHAM VALE 1 Frankland Court, Saturday 5th April, 8.30am1pm. General household items, toys and lots more.
WYNDHAM VALE 21 Lentara Crescent, Saturday 5th April, 9am2pm. Whitegoods, storage units, kitchenware, books, tools & more.
Pets and Pet Care YAPPERS Mobile dog grooming. Clipping, hydrobath and flea rinse. Experienced groomer. Please call Sue on 0430 414 182.
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(Min 2 months) in a fully furnished 2BR apartment incl gas, electricity & water in beautiful and peaceful Sanctuary Lakes Golf resort. Inclusive of free use of indoor heated pool, sauna, spa, gym, tennis courts and golf driving range. Phone 9394 2100 SEABROOK 4BR BV ensuite WIR BIR’s family/rumpus large kit/ meals study sep lounge opp conservatory room ducted heating double garage close to schools/ shops/buses $380 Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000. TARNEIT Ultra modern large 4BR BV ensuite WIR BIR’s kit/meals adj family/lounge ducted heating evap cooling remote double garage $350pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000. TARNEIT Mod 3BR ensuite WIR BIR’s kit/meals family/lounge duct heat/air cond double garage $300pw Pellegrino R/E, 3/19 Synnot St, W/bee 9741 1000.
To Let WERRIBEE Central 3BR BV seperate lounge sun room ducted heating walk to trains/shops/ buses $280pw Pellegrino R/E 3/19 Synnot St W/bee 9741 1000.
WERRIBEE 3BR BV BIR’s kit/ dining dishwasher ducted heating air con floorboards kids cubbyhouse carport large double garage $270pw Pellegrino R/E 3/19 Synnot St W/bee 9741 1000.
WERRIBEE Brand new 3BR townhouse WIR ensuite BIR’s sep lounge bathroom + powder room large kit/meals dishwasher ducted heating alarm double garage $420pw Pellegrino R/E 3/19 Synnot St W/bee 9741 1000.
YARRAVILLE & Spotswood, 1BR unit, close to all facilities, all gas appliances, new carpet, freshly painted. Phone 0412 691 168.
Newport Percy Street
Compact 1 bed flat, B.I.R.’s all gas appliance, carport.
Spotswood Truman Street $220pw Neat 2 bed flat, B.I.R. lounge, kitchen, off street parking.
Altona North Blackshaws Rd $385pw Well presented 3 bed brick home, lounge, kitchen & dining area, central heating, air-conditioner, dishwasher, B.I.Robes. Double garage.
Altona North Chambers Road $865pw+GST & outgoings Modern & spacious (9 separate rooms) & reception. Also large warehouse, toilet amenities, security, lots of parking.
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Weekly Classifieds To Let
WILLIAMSTOWN, 5/88 Victoria Street
NEWPORT, 10/205 Mason Street
SEDDON, 4/199 Geelong Road
FOOTSCRAY, 17 Souter Crescent
ONE BEDROOM FLAT/UNIT/APARTMENTS FOOTSCRAY,
2/5 Govan Court
20/41 Moreland Street
5/88 Victoria Street
4/78 Anderson Street
TWO BEDROOM FLAT/UNIT/APARTMENTS
CONTEMPORARY APARTMENT WITH SPACE, LIGHT AND SECURITY Located in popular Williamstown, this fully renovated ground floor spacious apartment boasts master bedroom with BIR’s, as new gourmet kitchen inc. stainless steel appliances, dishwasher & granite bench tops, flowing through to the bright open plan living area. Features stunning modern bathroom, polished boards throughout, off street car parking & located within walking distance to train station, local parks & Ferguson St shops.
SEDDON, 186 Charles Street
MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE!
This immaculate 2 bedroom first floor apartment only minutes from the local Shopping precinct, fitness facilities, public transport & nature reserves provides ease of living through out. The spacious living area has carpeted flooring flowing through to the kitchen providing ample cupboard space & preparation areas along with a meals area. Both bedrooms are extremely spacious & carpeted with large BIR’s in the master sharing a central bathroom with laundry facilities.
SPOTSWOOD, 15a Andrews Street
ENJOY THE EXCLUSIVITY
Polished concrete floors, northern light and a Miele equipped kitchen complement the inviting living & dining areas of this dynamic dual level townhouse walking distance from Seddon Village & the new West Footscray railway station. A fitted study nook adds to the appeal of double brick downstairs spaces while two upstairs bedrooms, one with sunny balcony, share a central bathroom. Ample storage, downstairs laundry & second w/c, rear courtyard & allocated car parking.
YARRAVILLE, 1/126 Blackwood Street
LOCATED IN BANBURY VILLAGE ESTATE
Located in the ever developing Banbury Village Estate this designer two story 2 bedroom townhouse provides a low maintenance lifestyle with everything at your finger tips. Both bedrooms are located on the ground floor with BIR’s in each, direct entry from the remote garage, separate laundry & modern bathroom. Upstairs you will find an expansive open plan living with a north facing balcony, kitchen with European stainless steel appliances, separate study zone area & powder room.
SEDDON, 6 Hamilton Street
10/205 Mason Street
4/199 Geelong Road
5/705 Barkly Street
6/148 Rupert Street
2/13 Dover Road
3/119 Gamon Street
TWO BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES FOOTSCRAY,
17 Souter Crescent
186 Charles Street
THREE BEDROOM TOWNHOUSES MARIBYRNONG,
47 Ibis Place
15a Andrews Street
1/6 Bruce Street
1/126 Blackwood Street
3/126 Blackwood Street
TWO BEDROOM HOUSES FOOTSCRAY,
32 Southampton Street
6 Hamilton Street
51 Pilgrim Street
25 Wattle Street
18 Deakin Street
34 Goulburn Street
27 Stooke Street
THREE BEDROOM HOUSES
CLOSE TO SHOPS & CAFES
Loads of style, lots of light and a great location - all the essential elements for enjoying Seddon’s village advantages are combined throughout this just completed townhouse. North facing living/dining areas featuring polished timber floors are accompanied by a low-maintenance courtyard & an open-plan kitchen. Two upstairs bedrooms, each with BIR’s & reverse cycle heating/cooling, one featuring an inviting balcony, share a bright semi ensuite bathroom. Ducted heating & off street parking.
BRILLIANT CONCEPTS & BEAUTIFULLY EXPRESSED
STYLISH AND SPACIOUS
This newly completed, large family sized townhouse brings brilliant ideas & bright spaces together in an instantly appealing package complemented by a family orientated setting. Lightfilled formal lounge leads to large separate living/dining which incorporates a designer kitchen featuring large entertainers stone island bench with feature lighting & stainless steel free-standing 900mm oven. To the rear through the double sliding doors decking & inviting outdoor dimensions beckon. Upstairs bedrooms x 3 with ensuite & central bathroom.
This brand new 3 bedroom townhouse offers all you could imagine. Comprising of 2 living areas, light filled open plan kitchen/living with the kitchen featuring gas cooking & stainless steel appliances euro laundry with front loader washing machine built in. Upstairs you will find 2 large bedrooms with a large second living area, the downstairs master provides walk through robe to the ensuite, central modern bathroom features a separate bath. Features include split system heating/cooling & double garage.
This updated single front offering an abundance of natural light & spacious living with split system heating & cooling will allow for a low maintenance lifestyle in one of the most prestigious streets in Seddon. Two double bedrooms with new carpets throughout flow through to the lounge with split system & feature fireplace. The kitchen houses new cooking facilities & island bench / breakfast bar with the bathroom providing laundry facilities & shower over the bath. Further features include sunroom & studio to the rear of the property.
104 Somerville Road Yarraville Ph 9316 9000
114 Wales Street
286 Melbourne Road
28 Perry Street
47 Alma Street
37 Park Ave
1 Eirene Street
2B Norfolk Street
90 Severn Street
FOUR BEDROOM HOUSES FOOTSCRAY,
44 Mcdougall Drive
155 Hudsons Road
20 Maryston Street
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5/103 Stanhope Street, West Footscray Rooming house $150pw
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11/27 Marnoo Street, Braybrook
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1 Dedrick Grove, Braybrook
12 Leeds Street, Footscray
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Nissan Juke ST-S What is it? Hard to say, really. What’s in it? A 140-kilowatt turbocharged 1.6-litre four-cylinder with a six-speed manual. Is it thirsty? I used 10.5 litres per 100 kilometres in the city, 7.5 in the country. The official combined figure is 6.9. Nissan juke ST-S Drive away (Supplied)
eird cars pop up from time to time; it’s a cyclical thing. In 1983 there was Suzuki’s Mighty Boy, the most ludicrous ute in history. The company followed it with history’s most ludicrous convertible, the Cappuccino, although Daihatsu’s Copen gave it a nudge. Nissan has had some odd ones too, with limited-edition Figaros and S-Cargos, a few of which found their way here as private imports. Individuality to the exclusion of everything else is happening with SUVs, creating vehicles so niche you could hold a meeting of all potential owners in your living room. Pontiac’s Aztek for example, Kia’s Soul and Toyota’s Rukus. And now Nissan’s Juke. Get past its looks (that takes some doing) and the Juke is actually heaps of fun. It’s powerful and peppy, it has a light and fast manual gearbox and, hey, when you’re inside you don’t have to look at the outside of the car. Apart from the weird eyebrows atop the headlights anyway. Hang on. Are those things headlights? If so what are the big round numbers beneath them? Turns out the headlight assembly is split into separate top and bottom elements. Designers have ideas such as this after a long lunch and usually get put right by the boss. But here, well, maybe the boss was taking a sickie. Or maybe it was the boss’s idea. So it’s an SUV and, while only the top model ($35,787) gets four-wheel-drive, the underbody is clean enough to traverse
partially overgrown bush tracks. Stay away from sand and mud. What am I saying? This is a car for metro trendoids who go all shaky if they’re more than 10 minutes from the nearest cappuccino machine. The same ones who would have bought Volkswagen Ups if they were more powerful and didn’t look so much like Volkswagens. No such problem here. But here’s the surprise; although I’m about as trendy as warm beer, I became fond of this
strange little thing. It goes, stops and handles surprisingly well (the cost being the firm ride), it’s not expensive to run, it’s easy to park and well-equipped. The bonus is that it’s made well and comes with a strong warranty and good ownership package. One thing, though; people keep pointing and giggling. If you’re part of the Juke’s target demographic, you’ll like this; if you’re my age, you no longer care. \ email@example.com
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altona thrashed goals. “It was good to get the early goal, but it was undone when we conceded a Altona North copped a confronting reality few soft goals,” Naumovski said. “They check of its Football Federation Victoria put you under a lot of pressure and force men’s state league 4 status that will see it you into errors, and we had some lapses of play against much tougher opposition. concentration.” North received a rude welcoming to With North’s No.1 goalkeeper, Chris the new division by a seasoned Hoppers Thring, unavailable, the club turned to Crossing outfit. makeshift custodian Carmelo Cassar to fill North was mauled 5-2 at Grange Reserve the void. on Saturday, signifying the gulf between Cassar pulled off a number of quality the top sides and the rest in the saves, preventing what might have newly restructured division. been a double-figure Hoppers tally, “we North coach Jimmy but he was never going to hold conceded Naumovski had nothing but back the waves of attacks on his a few soft compliments for the Hoppers goal. side he believes could go all the “Even though he conceded goals” way. five goals, I thought he was “They’re a good side, very brilliant with the effort he put in,” well-drilled, with some good individual Naumovski said. players,” he said. Jerobeam Damons was the best player for “They work well as a team but they’ve got North, putting in a trademark up-tempo some individuals who can cut you apart. performance. “They’re going to be a good chance to “All energy, never gives up, always puts win the league, so that’s the level that we’re an effort in,” Naumovski said of Damons. going to have to strive to reach.” “(He’s) the type of guy who, when he North took a surprise lead after five loses a challenge, just re-sets and gets going minutes when Josh Davies found some again.” space and tucked away a goal. New recruit Martin Smithson added a It would be Altona’s only joy until a touch of class to the midfield. bizarre Hoppers Crossing own goal before North will play its first home game of the full-time. season against Bell Park at Duane Reserve In between, it was a Hoppers rout, with on Saturday. \ LANCE JENKINSON the home side piling on five consecutive State league soccer
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Q FOOTBALL AFL - Round 2 NORTH MELBOURNE 2.2 W BULLDOGS 0.3
Goals: North Melbourne: B Harvey 3 D Petrie 2 A Black B McKenzie D Currie D Wells J Ziebell L Adams L Greenwood. Western Bulldogs: A Cooney J Macrae J Stringer K Stevens L Dahlhaus L Jones R Griffen S Crameri. Best: North Melbourne: B Harvey N Dal Santo S Thompson S Gibson B McKenzie L Hansen. Western Bulldogs: L Dahlhaus R Murphy A Cooney L Picken W Minson K Stevens. Umpires: Mathew Nicholls, Dean Margetts, Brendan Hosking. Official Crowd: 28,512 at Etihad Stadium.
AFL VICTORIA METRO C’SHIPS
WESTERN REGION 2.5 SOUTHERN 1.3
Goals: Western Region: Lee Spiteri 2 Jenkins 2 Turnbull 2 McHarg 2 Elliott McAnulty Robbins. Southern: Dean Williamson 2 Rayson 2 Graham Allan. Best: Western Region: Lee Spiteri Cloke Sutcliffe McHarg Dean Hill. Southern: Damien Rayson Gilbert Jeffery Stinear Reid Dahl. NORTHERN ESSENDON DIST.
Goals: Northern: Cameron Cloke 3 Donaldson 3 Barden 2 Moorcroft 2 Lynch Fitzgerald Rogers. Essendon District: Patrick Rose 2 Gazzo Kuret Caruso Lee Galea. Best: Northern: Ryan Jackson Dennis Donaldson Barbero Connelly Cloke. Essendon District: Fortunato Caruso Morris Cubillo Campisano Caruso Smith. VIC AMATEUR EASTERN
Goals: Victorian Amateur: Brendan Goss 5 Ambrose 3 Handley 2 Paule 2. Eastern: Luke Barker 2 Tregear Williams King. Best: Victorian Amateur: Murphy Ambrose Paule Goss Mahon Roach Tardif. Eastern: Simon Taylor Gilchrist Tregear Kemperman Chirgwin Barker.
GOALS: Box Hill: Lawlor 3 Anderson 2 Sicily 2 Webster Ceglar O’Donnell Spangher Hallahan Woodward. Williamstown: Clouston 2 Ferguson 2 Gibbons 2 Owen 2 Davies Carr Banner. Best: Box Hill: Ross Ceglar Hallahan Kennedy Mirra Lawlor. Williamstown: Marcon Masters Wheeler Clouston Ferguson Owen. At Burbank Oval.
AFL VICTORIA DEVELOPMENT LEAGUE
WILLIAMSTOWN BOX HILL
16.14 (110) 16.13 (109)
Goals: Williamstown: Anastasio 3 Casley 3 Hetherington 2 Bugeja 2 Deery Gallucci Nastasi McConnon Miller Adams. Box Hill: McEvoy 4 Willsmore 3 Cust 2 Collins 2 Kalanj Papadopoulos Northe Summers Exon. Best: Williamstown: Sing Miller Casley Critchley Mead Dorgan. Box Hill: Collins Crocker Exon Soccio McEvoy Miles.
15.12 (102) 8.8 (56)
Goals: Sandringham: Brayshaw 2 Wilkinson 2 Grace 2 Peterson 2 Fordham Barker Clayton McLaren Whitehead Manteit Roos. Western: Laverde 2 Payne 2 Bray Myers Duggan Coletta. Best: Sandringham: Wilkinson Grace Manteit Gogis Roos Vickers-Willis. Western: Menadue Armstrong-Weston Viojo Ellis Myers Payne. At Highgate Recreation Reserve.
Q CRICKET PREMIER FIRST GRADE
GRAND FINAL FOOTSCRAY EDGEWATER V ESSENDON At Junction Oval FOOTSCRAY EDGEWATER 1st Innings 8 (dec)-526 ESSENDON 1st Innings A SHELLIE c Dissanayaka b Haberfield . . . . . 4 B MacRAE lbw b Hastings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 A AYRE b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28 S MIRE b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1 S McNAMARA b Hastings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3
Mission accomplished: WRFL coach Brett Jacobs and captain Jason Cloke collect their interleague prize. (WAYNE HAWKINS)
victory gives rep side rankings lift Interleague football
The Western Region Football League climbed one place up the metro league rankings with a six-goal win against the Southern Football League in the AFL Victoria Metropolitan Championships at Visy Park on Saturday. The Brett Jacobs-coached WRFL goes from fifth to fourth and will feature in next year’s third-place playoff against the powerful Eastern Football League, which dropped a position after losing to the VAFA. The WRFL led at all changes against the
B McMINN lbw b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . 22 C McKAY c Kight b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . 35 F STEWART not out. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 N PERERA c Kight b Winter-Irving . . . . . . . . 5 L CAMERON c Kight b Kelly. . . . . . . . . . . . 21 M DORIC b Haberfield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 6 Extras (1b 10lb 1w 10nb) . . . . . . . . . . . . . 22 Total . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 167 Fall: 4, 14, 21, 51, 55, 99, 120, 125, 158, 167 Bowling: J Haberfield 15.1-1-58-6, J Hastings 19-2-62-2, M Kelly 3-0-18-1, H Winter-Irving 4-2-11-1, L Dredge 2-0-7-0 Overs: 43.1. Result: Footscray Edgewater won. John Scholes Medallist: S Dissanayaka (Foot Edge) Umpires: G Joshua & A Ward VSDCA: Grand f: Day 2: East West: 1st XI: Noble Park 7-152 (Vorster 51no) bt Oakleigh 117 (Mawzoon 5-30). 2nd XI: Oakleigh 8-252 (Splatt 64 Norton 53 Veitch 6-58) bt Werribee 223 (Frenkel 82). North South: 1st XI: Malvern 118 and 6-97 bt Caulfield 96. 2nd XI: Kew 6-144 bt Plenty Valley 143 (Morley-Barnes 56 Akrigg 5-16). South East: 3rd XI: Oakleigh 1-91 bt Bayswater 72 (Iverson 6-26). 4th XI: Malvern 180 bt Oakleigh 105. North West: 3rd XI: Preston 5-97 bt Ivanhoe 96. 4th XI: Williamstown 9-169 bt Preston 121.
Q RUGBY UNION VICTORIAN: Dewar Shield: Harlequin 20 bt Power house 18, Moorabbin 26 bt Endeavour Hills 20, Box Hill 24 bt Footscray 22, Melbourne 25 bt Sth Districts 22. Premier 2: Harlequin 53 bt Power House 24, Endeavour Hills 43 bt Moorabbin 11, Foots 51 bt Box Hill 10, Sth Districts 22 bt Melbourne 13. Premier 3: Harlequin 36 bt Power House 13, Endeavour Hills 12 drew Moorabbin 12, Foots 45 bt Box Hill 10, Melbourne 38 bt Sth Districts 5. Colts: Harlequin Mar 26 bt Melbourne Uni 13, Melbourne 50 bt Harlequin Blue 7, Moorabbin 69 bt Endeavour Hills 7. Women: West Dist 17 bt End Hill 0, Power House 127 bt Souths 0. Third Div: Melton 33 bt Warrnambool 21, Melbourne 56 bt Cerberus 0.
SFL to win 11.16 (82) to 6.10 (46). Lee Spiteri, from Altona, claimed best-afield honours for the WRFL. Captain Jason Cloke, Brad Sutcliffe, Kwame McHarg, Matthew Dean and Lucas Hill were standouts. The WRFL launched its new season at the Yarraville Club on Wednesday night, with expansion club Tarneit Titans being officially welcomed. It was announced that Sherrin balls will be used this season. Members of the interleague squad were presented with their jumpers ahead of the match against the SFL. \ LJ
Q SOCCER FFV: NPL: Rd 2: Oakleigh Cannons 2 Heidelberg United 1, Pascoe Vale 0 Melbourne Knights 2, Port Melbourne Sharks 2 South Melbourne 3, Goulburn Valley Suns 2 Ballarat Red Devils 3, Dandenong Thunder 1 Green Gully 0, Northcote City 2 Bentleigh Greens 3, Werribee City 2 Hume City 1. NPL1: RD 2: Richmond 1 Springvale White Eagles 0, Sunshine George Cross 1 Avondale Heights 0, Brunswick City 3 Dandenong City 4, North Geelong Warriors 0 Box Hill United 1, Whittlesea Ranges 2 Bendigo 1, Moreland Zebras 4 Kingston City 0, St Albans Saints 1 Bulleen Lions 2. NPL 20s: Rd 2: Dandenong Thunder 0 Green Gully 3, Northcote City 0 Bentleigh Greens 0, Werribee City 1 Hume City 2. NPL1 20s: Brunswick City 2 Dandenong City 1, North Geelong Warriors 1 Box Hill United 2, Whittlesea Ranges 2 Bendigo 5, Moreland Zebras 5 Kingston City 1, St Albans Saints 2 Bulleen Lions 0. WOMEN: Premier League: Rd 1: Box Hill United 5 Ashburton Womens 2, Monbulk Rangers 0 Heidelberg United 3. Res: Rd 1: Box Hill United 0 Ashburton Womens 4, Monbulk Rangers 3 Heidelberg United 1. METROPOLITAN STATE LEAGUE 1: North-West: Rd 1: Westgate 0 Fawkner Blues 4, Keilor Park 1 Moreland City 3, Sunbury United 2 Cairnlea 2, Altona Magic 1 Fitzroy City 0, Preston Lions-Men’s Seniors 1 Sydenham Park 1, Western Suburbs 0 Altona East Phoenix 1. Res: Rd 1: Westgate 4 Fawkner Blues 2, Keilor Park 0 Moreland City 2, Sunbury United 2 Cairnlea 1, Altona Magic 0 Fitzroy City 0, Western Suburbs 1 Altona East Phoenix 3, Preston LionsMen’s Reserves 2 Sydenham Park 0. STATE LEAGUE 2: North-West: Rd 1: Geelong 2 Corio 1, La Trobe Uni 2 Melbourne Uni 1, Westvale 1 Heidelberg Stars 1, Yarraville Seniors 1 Sporting Whittlesea 1, Moreland United 2 North Sunshine Eagles 1, Banyule City 6 Hume United 0. Res: Rd 1: Geelong 0 Corio 0, La Trobe Uni 0 Melbourne Uni 2, Westvale 5 Heidelberg Stars 0, Yarraville Reserves 3 Sporting Whittlesea 0, Moreland United 1 North Sunshine Eagles 2, Banyule City 0 Hume United 0.
STATE LEAGUE 3: North-West: Rd 1: Altona City 2 Lalor United 1, Essendon United 2 Essendon Royals 3 Northern Roosters 4 Williamstown 1, Geelong Rangers 3 Western Eagles 2, Whittlesea United 4 Old Carey 1, Brunswick Zebras 1 North City Wolves 1. Res: Rd 1: Altona City 3 Lalor United 5, Essendon United 4 Essendon Royals 2, Northern Roosters 5 Williamstown 1, Geelong Rangers 1 Western Eagles 3, Whittlesea United 1 Old Carey 2, Brunswick Zebras 3 North City Wolves 3. STATE LEAGUE 4: North: Rd 1: Fawkner 1 Epping City 0, Bundoora United 1 Darebin United 3, Meadow Park Eagles 1 West Preston 1, Plenty Valley Lions 3 Upfield 4, Northern Falcons 1 Watsonia Heights 1, Heidelberg Eagles 1 Parkville Panthers 0. Res: Rd 1: Fawkner 1 Epping City 2, Bundoora United 2 Darebin United 3, Meadow Park Eagles 2 West Preston 3, Plenty Valley Lions 1 Upfield 1, Northern Falcons 3 Watsonia Heights 0, Heidelberg Eagles 5 Parkville Panthers 1. West: Rd 1: Hoppers Crossing 5 Altona North 2, Bell Park 4 Surf Coast 5, Maribyrnong Greens 0 Melbourne City 0, Laverton Park 1 Point Cook 0, Brimbank Stallions 3 Strathmore 6, Melton Phoenix 1 Sebastopol Vikings 0. Res: Rd 1: Hoppers Crossing 2 Altona North 2, Bell Park 4 Surf Coast 1, Maribyrnong Greens 3 Melbourne City 0, Laverton Park 2 Point Cook 2, Brimbank Stallions 0 Strathmore 0, Melton Phoenix 1 Sebastopol Vikings 3. STATE LEAGUE 5: North: Rd 1: Light United 0 Mill Park 5, Greenvale United 4 Sporting Carlton 1, Northern United 2 Keon Park 2, Mitchell Rangers 3 Reservoir Yeti 2. West: Rd 1: Kyneton District 8 Lara 2, Oak Park 1 Balmoral 0, Spring Hills 2 Melbourne Lions 1, Truganina Hornets 4 Keilor Wolves 1. Res: Rd 1: Kyneton District 1 Lara 4, Oak Park 1 Balmoral 3, Spring Hills 2 Melbourne Lions 1, Truganina Hornets 0 Keilor Wolves 2.
Q SCHOOL SPORTS
AGSV/APS GIRLS: BADMINTON: PEGS: 7-15-263 bt Caulfield 2-4-152, Geelong Gram 5-10-234 bt Haileybury 4-11-241, Wesley 9-18-284 bt Carey 0-1-137. TENNIS: Wesley 16-128 bt ACK 0-16, Geelong Gram 10-160 bt Yarra Valley 6-75, Geelong Coll 6-117 bt PEGS 2-74, Caulfield 13118 bt Ivanhoe 3-68.
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Bulldog for life: Lukas Markovic is thrilled to continue his association with the club he grew up supporting. (ROBERT PREZIOSO/GETTY IMAGES)
footscray’s back at whitten oval He saw it as a way to stay involved in the inner sanctum and repay the club for giving Footscray will make its long-awaited return to him an AFL lifeline five years ago. competitive football at the Whitten Oval on When the Bulldogs moved to Princes Saturday morning against fellow stand-alone Park and then Docklands, the Whitten Oval club Richmond in the Victorian Football seemed destined to remain exclusively a League. training venue. The game is scheduled for an earlier time of But with the split between Williamstown 10.30am, so Bulldogs and Tigers supporters and the Western Bulldogs at the end of last can make a full day of it, taking in VFL season, the grand old ground got its second football at the traditional ground in the chance, just as Markovic did with the morning, followed by the clash between the Bulldogs not so long ago. two clubs in the AFL at Etihad Stadium from “I remember going out and watching a 1.45pm. few games at the Whitten Oval when “it’s “I hope we can pack out the I was a kid,” Markovic said. “I never quite Whitten Oval before the AFL thought I’d ever be leading the team match,” Footscray co-captain Lukas out on the Whitten Oval playing for amazing Markovic said. Footscray. It’s quite amazing how how it’s “I think it’s fantastic the way the it’s turned out.” turned club has organised this first game. Markovic will continue in the out” “Supporters can come along to swingman role he played last season at the Whitten Oval, get along to the old both levels. His position will change on a ground, then jump on the train and it’s 10 needs basis, depending on which players filter minutes to Etihad Stadium to watch the AFL down from the AFL side. game.” “We’ve got a bit of depth at the Bulldogs Markovic has supported the Bulldogs his AFL and a bit of tall timber, so there could be whole life and has had the opportunity to weeks where the backline is full of talls and wear the red, white and blue on the biggest there’s no room for me down there, or the stage in the AFL. forward line full of talls and I go down back,” After a stint on Hawthorn’s list was cut he said. “I’m happy to play either end of the short by injury, Markovic was offered a ground.” second chance when he was drafted by the Meanwhile, Williamstown began its 150th Bulldogs in 2009. He played 29 games and season with a 13-point loss to premiers Box kick five goals but was delisted at the end of Hill Hawks at Burbank Oval on Saturday. last season. The Seagulls charged home in the second Markovic did not want his time with half only to be undone by inaccurate kicking the Bulldogs to end then and there, so he for goal. They will be out to make amends jumped at the chance to become an inaugural when they face the Northern Blues at Visy co-captain of the VFL side alongside Nick Park on Sunday. \ LANCE JENKINSON Lower. VFL football
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BRIEFS Big V basketball Altona Gators began a seven-week period on the road in the Big V basketball men’s division 1 with a 90-79 loss to the Warrnambool Seahawks at The Arc Sports Stadium on Saturday night. The Gators started promisingly to lead by three at the end of the first period, but it all went pear shaped in a second quarter, in which they could manage only three baskets. Joey Mausar scored 17 points in an efficient manner, including five from downtown. Mausar’s ball handling was another story, though, as he committed seven turnovers. As a team, the Gators coughed up the rock on 26 occasions – not the kind of number sustainable in this division. The Gators slipped to 1-2 and are in desperate need of a win against the Melton Thoroughbreds at the Melton Basketball Stadium on Sunday. \ WRFL football The Western Region Football League begins with a full slate of games this weekend. The division 1 season opens on Friday night with a clash under lights between St Albans and reigning premier Deer Park at Kings Park Reserve. The round will continue on Saturday with Altona hosting Albion at Grant Reserve, Port Melbourne Colts and Spotswood renewing an old rivalry at Murphy Reserve, Sunshine and Yarraville-Seddon squaring off at Kinder Smith Reserve, and a Wyndham derby between newcomers Werribee Districts and Hoppers Crossing. The division 2 opening round also has a night fixture, with Wyndhamvale testing out its new lights at Wyndhamvale Reserve against Sanctuary Lakes. The remainder of the round will see Braybrook entertain a new-look West Footscray at Pennell Reserve, Caroline Springs at home at the Town Centre Oval against Laverton, defending champion Glenorden at Heathdale Oval against North Footscray, Sunshine Heights and Albanvale at Ainsworth Reserve, and expansion club Tarneit Titans against North Sunshine at Wootten Road Reserve. \ Athletics nationals Williamstown athletes produced outstanding performances to win three gold medals, three silver and four bronze at the Australian junior athletics championships at Sydney Olympic Park. Daniela Roman was at her brilliant best, winning the under-20 100-metre hurdles in 13.66 seconds. Roman came third in the 100 metre (11.72) and the 200 metres (24.36). Celeste Mucci had an outstanding championships, with a gold-medal performance in the under-16 90-metre hurdles in the time of 12.71. The same day, Mucci claimed silver in the high jump, on a countback, with a leap of 1.72 metres. In long jump, Mucci won gold with 5.49 metres, while on the final day of competition, she won bronze in the 100 metres with 12.40. Under-14 athlete Grace Goldsworthy had the fastest qualifying times going into the finals of the 200 metres and the 400 metres. In both finals, Goldsworthy ran close seconds to take home two silver medals at her first Australian
Road warriors: Des Radoslovic and the Altona Gators will not see their home court again until May 18. (SHAWN SMITS) championships. Ryhan Thomas claimed a bronze medal in the under-16 2000-metre steeplechase in six minutes 22.07 seconds. Cosimo Mucci joined his Victorian teammates to win the gold medal in the under-18 4x100-metre relay in 41.81. \ FFV soccer Altona Magic got its motor started in the Football Federation Victoria men’s state league 1 with a 1-0 win over Fitzroy City in the season opener at Paisley Park Soccer Complex on Saturday night. A second-half strike from David Straniero was enough to see the Magic clinch all three points in a closely fought match. Altona East Phoenix made a flying start to the season, returning from an intimidating Western Suburbs with all three points. The Phoenix got the game’s only goal midway through the first half through Amos Masonga and held on for the win. Yarraville Glory played out a 1-1 draw in the state league 2 opener against Sporting Whittlesea at McIvor Reserve. Both goals were scored in a frantic first half, with the Glory’s coming through Keith Dunne. Altona City was the first local club to usher in the new league season with its regular Friday night game at Kim Reserve in state league 3. City made it a night to remember with a 2-1 victory over Lalor United. \ VNL netball VU-Western Lightning is breathing a sigh of relief after snapping a worrying two-game losing skid with a comfortable 61-42 win over cellar-dweller Ballarat Pride in the Victorian Netball League championship at the State Netball and Hockey Centre on Wednesday night. The Lightning reclaimed its place in the top four and proved it can get the job done in the absence of star goalkeeper Fiona Themann. Themann has relocated to Scotland on her dual-citizen passport in a bid to be part of that nation’s Commonwealth Games team. “I’m really rapt for her and proud of her,” Lightning coach Matt Hills said. “She’s taken 12 months off from her school teaching and is living the dream.” Meanwhile, the Falcons made it seven-fromseven with a 53-34 win over Southern Saints at the SNHC. The Falcons again used three goaler options, with Kath Knott (23-from-27), Alice Teague-Neeld (20-from-21) and Julia Woolley (10-from-13) all earning their court time. \ LJ
NEW HEROES RISE FOR THE BULLDOGS Premier Cricket
Local leader: Homegrown captain Dean Russ leads Footscray Edgewater to its first premiership in 34 years. (MICHAEL COPP)
Western wonders: Footscray Edgewater is the pride of the west after bringing the Premier Cricket flag back across the West Gate Bridge. (ARJ GIESE/CRICKET VICTORIA)
Sons of the Scray has not been sung with as much gusto since the summer of 1979-80. On Sunday, Footscray Edgewater players, officials and fans belted out a rousing rendition of the famous song after clinching a long-awaited second Premier Cricket first XI title. The Bulldogs broke a 34-year premiership drought in style with a 360-run demolition of arch-rivals Essendon in the three-day grand final at Junction Oval. For so long, the 1979-80 premiership players have stood revered as the only Bulldogs to reach the summit, but now they will share the limelight with 11 new premiership heroes. First-year Bulldogs coach Steve Chapman was being hailed the mastermind of the operation in the post-game celebrations. It was Chapman’s second premiership in the competition as coach, the last being with Dandenong in 2010-11. He insisted that his 12 months of toil and guidance were only a small part of a bigger picture. “The strength of the club is only the people in it,” Chapman said. “It’s not about me, it’s about the club. It’s about the committee that does everything that needs to be done and sometimes doesn’t even get the thanks. “It’s pretty special for them ... it’s been the end of a 30-odd year wait for some people at the club.” True to his nature, Chapman was more observer than participant in the immediate aftermath of the victory. When Jake Haberfield took the match-winning wicket and raised both arms in the air in triumph, Chapman chose to take in the moment and look at what it meant for the club legends who had waited such a long time. “I stood next to Merv [Hughes], so I got
embraced,” Chapman said. “I just wanted to see the reaction of other people ... it was as much about looking at them and enjoying their enjoyment of it, rather than thinking, ‘Yes, I’ve achieved’.” Footscray Edgewater had a firm grip on the grand final from the outset. The Bulldogs posted a massive 8-526 declared to be in the box seat late on day two. Club professional Shanuka Dissanayake sewed up man-of-the-match honours with 175 not out, while Travis Dean put the exclamation mark on a sizzling summer with 138. Their big knocks would not have been possible without the upper order negotiating a way through the new ball on opening day. The Bulldogs’ declaration was about tactics, bravado and naivety. Tactical because the Dogs wanted to make inroads on the 10 Bomber wickets before stumps on day two; bravado because they could have batted on for as long as they wanted; and naive because Chapman was not totally aware at the time of the fourth day extension option if a first innings result is not achieved. “The bowlers were getting a bit tetchy and wanted to be out there,” he said. The decision to declare and bowl late on day two would reap massive dividends, with the Bulldogs having the Bombers reeling at 5-94 at stumps. Haberfield completed the rout on the third day to finish with 6-58 off 15.1 as the Bombers perished for 166. He was the leading wicket-taker in the competition with 59 at 14.8, forming a lethal new-ball combination in the final with John Hastings, who took 2-61 off 19. “They’re as good an opening pair as there is in the competition,” Chapman said. “If somebody is bowling with pace and you’ve got that fear factor – it can be the difference.” \ LANCE JENKINSON
the pro leaves best till last as he ‘BATs, BATs AND BATs’ WINNING KNOCK
Back in October, Footscray Edgewater coach Steve Chapman was understandably a little irritable. Not only did star opening batsman Wes Robinson return home to Western Australia after two games, but the arrival of replacement Shanuka Dissanayake was frustratingly delayed by red tape. Dissanayake eventually got his visa approved and took to the field for the first time against Greenvale Kangaroos in round eight, making a solid 33 on debut. But scores of six, nine and five followed, along with two ‘did not bats’, so it was not the ideal start for a club professional.
After the mid-season break, Dissanayake indication of what was to come in the grand notched his first half-century as a Bulldog final. against Melbourne University, but it Dissanayake finally rewarded Chapman’s was followed by a string of hot and cold patience and the support of his teammates performances. by hitting an explosive 175 not out Dissanayake is a proven performer in a man-of-the-match grand final at higher levels than Premier performance against Essendon at the “I WANTED Cricket, with 120 first-class Junction Oval. TO DO IT matches to his name. But was Dissanayake was relieved, not FOR THEM” Chapman too heavily influenced by because of his own statistics or even the veteran 36-year-old’s glorious a yearning for another premiership, past? but because of his fondness for the Dissanayake maintained his spot in coach, captain Dean Russ, who he says is the Bulldogs’ line-up for the finals. “born a leader”, and teammates who stuck up He made seven in the quarter-final against for him through thick and thin. Carlton then a crucial 45 in the semi against “These lads, they’ve made me feel welcome Geelong. That was an encouraging sign but no from the first game,” he said.
“When I had tough times on the field and off the field, they backed me all the time – maybe that’s why I hit that knock, because I wanted to do it for them.” As the team’s elder statesman, Dissanayake knew it was time to step up and he did so with a great innings. “I have the experience, so I knew I had to play a big role,” he said . “That’s why I didn’t throw my wicket away, even when I made 100. “I got out playing silly shots this year and the coach wasn’t happy. “But I said, ‘I’m not giving the wicket away’ ... just bat, bat and bat until I got the message from the change room. I’m proud of myself – it’s a good feeling.” \ LJ
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