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Valley Life Your weekly update from Mayor, Cr Narelle Sharpe
News, events and consultation Have a conversation with the Mayor Mayor Cr Narelle Sharpe is getting out and about in the local community to chat with residents. If you have a question, idea or issue that you would like to discuss with her, come along to one of her sessions. Two sessions will take place on Thursday, 27 June: • 11am-1pm at Niddrie Library, 483 Keilor Road, Niddrie • 5.30pm-7pm at Sam Merrifield Library, 762 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds For a list of future dates and locations, call Council on 9243 8888 or visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/conversations
Spirit of Moonee Valley Awards Nominations are open for Council’s annual Spirit of Moonee Valley Community Awards. This is our opportunity to celebrate the selfless contributions and achievements of community members. Nominate someone you believe has had a positive impact on any aspect of Moonee Valley life, whether it be for contributions to the arts, environment, health, education, sport, leisure or charity. Individuals, community organisations, businesses and professional bodies are all eligible for the awards. Nominations close Friday, 9 August. Complete a form online at mvcc.vic.gov.au/spiritofmv or fill one out at the Civic Centre or Council’s libraries.
Crown Street Stables information session Council has organised a community information session to commence talking to residents about the future plans for Crown Street Stables. The session is on Sunday, 7 July, from 10am to 11am at the Stables in Coronet Reserve, Flemington. To keep you informed throughout the process, we will distribute an email newsletter. Send your email address to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will add you to our mailing list. Residents can also nominate to be on the reference group to provide community views and feedback on how the space should be activated. Nominations close Monday, 8 July, 5pm. For more information visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/crownstreet
A plan for pets Council has endorsed the Domestic Animal Management Plan 2013-2017. This plan outlines actions and strategies relating to the welfare of domestic animals in Moonee Valley, namely cats and dogs. To take a look, visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/damplan
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How environmental do you want your place to be? We’ve set out some new ideas and policies to help keep up with new technologies, lifestyle and climate. Intrigued? Check out our draft City Sustainability Policy we’d love to know what you think. View the draft policy at Council’s Civic Centre and libraries or online at mvcc.vic.gov.au/csp Send your feedback to the Environment unit, Moonee Valley City Council, PO Box 126, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039, email@example.com or call the Environment team on 9243 8888. The deadline for feedback is Monday, 1 July.
Did you know that users of mobility scooters and electric wheelchairs are covered by the same road rules that apply to pedestrians? Council’s new scooter safety brochure includes a number of safety tips and outlines the road rules for scooters and wheelchairs. It also provides information on Recharge points in the local area. For more information or a copy of the brochure visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/scootersafety or contact our Metro Access Project Officer on 9243 8888.
Seeking RoadSTART volunteers The RoadSTART program aims to assist recently arrived migrants and refugees to obtain their driver’s licence. We are seeking fully licensed and experienced drivers to supervise one hour driving experience sessions. All volunteers will receive RACV driver instructor training, access to safe vehicles and reimbursement for their time ($10 per lesson). To register your interest, or for more information, please call Flemington Neighbourhood Renewal on 8325 1800 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
2013 Gala Business Event Join us as the charming Neville Norman entertains with his overview of current economic trends at our new look Gala Business Event. When: Friday, 2 August, 6pm–8.30pm Where: The Boathouse Restaurant, Moonee Ponds Cost: $55 per person Visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/businessevents for bookings or further information.
Leake Street draft concept plan Council is seeking community feedback on a draft landscape concept plan to upgrade Leake Street in North Essendon. The draft plan proposes to create a civic plaza in the street and improve traffic safety and pedestrian facilities, including new furniture, lighting, an upgraded footpath and landscaping. Visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/leakestreet to view the draft plan. A trader ‘walkshop’ is also planned as part of the consultation. Send feedback to Urban Design, Moonee Valley City Council, PO Box 126, Moonee Ponds, VIC 3039 or email@example.com The deadline for feedback is Monday, 22 July.
Council meetings Tuesday, 25 June 7pm, Ordinary Meeting • 2013 Heritage Study • New Commercial & Industrial Zones • Heritage Strategy – Update on Action Plan • Moonee Valley Planning Scheme Amendment C117 – Implementation of Keilor Road and North Essendon Structure Plans • 55 Dinah Parade, East Keilor • 2012/13 Urgent and Emergency Works Status Report • Union Road Activity Centre Parking Study • Event Area Parking Study • Trader Permit Parking • Moonee Valley Racecourse Redevelopment • Moonee Valley Leisure Strategy 2013-23 • Draft Fairbairn Park Master Plan • Playspace Plan • Regional Food Kitchen • Adoption of Council Plan 2013-2017 Submissions • 2013/14 Community Grants Program Funding Round • Adoption of Budget 2013/2014 • Report on Mayor & Councillors • Report on Assembly of Councillors • Report on Strategy Groups • Report on Tenders & Contracts Awarded • Review of Councillor and Mayoral Allowances • Signing & Sealing of Section 173 Agreement – Former Milleara Primary School, Avondale Heights • Procurement Policy Annual Review Items are subject to change.
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Reforms steer cabbies ‘to pension’ BY MELISSA CUNNINGHAM
EAST Keilor taxi licence holders say their life’s work and savings will be destroyed if new taxi industry reforms are passed by the state government this week. Carmelo Di Benedelto and Vassilios Spanos are angry about the reforms and say they will dilute the value of their life investments by allowing open entry into the taxi industry. Until now, licences have been heavily restricted and sold for up to $525,000 . Under the new reforms, from July 1 next year, they will be available to anyone to rent for $22,000 a year, indexed to the consumer price index. The state government commissioned an inquiry into the industry last year after a Transport Department survey found fewer than 60 per cent of customers felt safe or were satisfied with taxis. The inquiry, headed by former Australian Competition and Consumer Commission chairman Professor Allan Fels, made 145
Stressed: Carmelo Di Benedelto, Chris Makdessi and Vassilios Spanos.
recommendations, including that the cost of licences be slashed and restricted to five years. Opposition amendments to proposed reforms, including offering compensation for current licence holders will be voted on this week and if passed, would require the government to consult further with taxi licence owners.
Mr Di Benedelto, 55, spent almost $400,000 on two taxi licences between 1991 and 1995. He owes the bank almost $500,000. “They have hung us out to dry,” he said. “My life savings were my taxi licences and if these reforms are passed they will be worth nothing. ‘‘They have attacked everybody in the industry from top to bottom
and now we don’t know what the future holds. ” Mr Di Benedelto fears he will lose his home and everything he has worked for over 30 years. Mr Spanos also borrowed more than $125,000 to purchase a licence in 1993. He said the most distressing aspect of the reforms is that the licence owners had not been properly consulted by the government. “Many of these licence holders are older men who have been in the industry for a long time and consider their licence their superannuation,” he said. “They are vulnerable migrants who aren’t educated and have worked hard their whole lives to get where they are only to have their life savings taken by the state government.” Mr Spanos’s wife Sandy broke down as she spoke of the emotional distress the reforms have put on her family. “We have both worked hard and done everything the right way, but if this reform is passed we will end up on the pension.”
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he badge on the barista’s lapel featured a hand reaching out of water, and it begged the question. Are you waving or drowning, I asked. Giving the milk jug a knock on the bench, he paused to consider for a few seconds. “I think, most days, it’s a little of both. Isn’t it the same for everyone?” he mused. The philosopher’s foam, I thought glibly, but found what he said stuck with me through the day. I took the call, as I left the coffee shop, from a friend who excitedly revealed he was about to have his first short story published. Owen’s definitely waving, I thought. Then, in the next breath, he admitted he’d never in his life been more anxious. He couldn’t believe it would be well received, much less read, by anyone. It wasn’t the publication of his work he cared about as much as others’ reaction. Without approbation, would he sink? Would his writerly ambitions be scuppered? Often it comes down to the individual. Whether you’re a coffee cup half full or half empty kind of person will determine if you are lapping up the crema or out of your depth. Sometimes, though, it’s not a question of choice. Really, why pretend to embrace a situation as “a character-building challenge” when it’s patently an awful ordeal? Modern society’s obsession with the positive leaves little room for genuine feeling or emotion. But our failures, our sorrows, our regrets, our hardships are part of the sum of the human experience. And even if that outstretched hand is clutching a coffee, it’s probably best never to assume anyone can tread water for too long.
TWO Mount Alexander Secondary College students are thrilled to have embarked on the trip of a lifetime. Year 11 students Phuong-Nhan Le-Pham and Callum Aristotle left for the Kokoda Track on Friday morning after months of gruelling weekly training for the 96-kilometre trek at the site of one of the most significant battles fought by Australians in the Second World War. The duo are joined by police from Moonee Valley and the city operations response unit, 18 year 11 students from St Bernard’s College and Mount Alexander Secondary College, more than a dozen Moonee Valley sponsors and business owners, two teachers and two paramedics. Phuong-Nhan, 17, told the Weekly he couldn’t wait to start the trek and had applied to take part in the program at the beginning of the year. “After all the training we have done, I can’t wait to get started,” he says. “The biggest thing I am worried about is finishing the track in one piece. I think there will be ups and downs for all of us along the way, but I can’t wait for that sense of accomplishment at the end of the trek.” Phuong-Nhan says the students have been training every Tuesday night for two hours, their backs strapped with 20-kilogram backpacks. They have also spent every second Saturday in the Dandenong Ranges and Macedon Ranges, carrying up to 15 kilograms for six hours while they trekked. Phuong-Nhan says he is also looking forward to creating friendships with the St Bernard’s students and experiencing firsthand the courage of Australian soldiers who used the track in the war. Callum, 17, says he was drawn to overseas travel and learning about the culture of Papua New Guinea. “The training was really tough at first, but I think we are all really prepared for it now,” he says. “I can’t wait to visit all the villages along the way and get to know the locals who live
Intrepid travellers: (from left) Matthew O’Brien, Arok Deng, Simone Liew, Najma Saalim-Abdulah, Finn Sebastian, teacher Bernard Street, Callum Aristotle and Clare Simons are part of the Mt Alexander Secondary College contingent on the Kokoda trek.
alongside the track and see the way they live.” Callum, says he heard about the program through a friend who completed the trail last year. “I don’t think any of the students have ever done anything like this before so it will be interesting to see how we go,” he says. “But I think we will just support and look out for each other because ultimately it is about all working towards the same goal, and to get to the finish line we need to work together.” Mount Alexander College teacher Bernard Street, who also left for the trek last week, says
he hopes the adventure teaches the students the poignant history of the Second World War and the importance of mateship and courage. The trek is expected to take eight days in 35-degree heat, with students trekking up to 14 hours a day. The group will return to Australia next Monday. The Weekly will follow the 2013 Moonee Valley Kokoda trip through online diary updates via satellite phone. Visit mooneevalleyweekly.com.au for updates.
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Social space: Leake Street traders are happy with the present vibe of the shopping strip, and believe the revamp could destroy business.
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THE Essendon and Riddell district football leagues are cracking down on players and officials commenting on social media sites. Officials from the leagues say they have been made aware of Facebook pages that use their official logos and include offensive comments, including racist and homophobic remarks, about other players and teams. The Weekly has been made aware of four pages the leagues want shut. Two of the pages, ‘Shit RDFL players don’t say’ and ‘Shit Romsey players don’t say’ have been shut after complaints to Facebook while EDFL officials are still trying to have ‘Shit EDFL players never say’ and ‘EDFL memes’ shut. Many of the comments have been written by junior footballers with no attempt to hide their identities. A quick glance at sites revealed plenty of expletive-filled exchanges, including one between a player and umpire. EDFL general manager Marc Turri said clubs would be contacted about posting on the sites. “If players or officials are found to bring the game into disrepute [they] can be sanctioned, which includes suspension,” he said. Last week the RDFL wrote to all clubs about posting on these pages: “Any player posting, commenting on or creating [such] pages . . . will receive an automatic minimum twoweek suspension with no appeal,” league operations manager Toby Boyle stated in the letter. “The comments and contents of this page and pages similar to it have a damaging effect on the RDFL,” he wrote.
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Ms Boyle said she would sell and relocate if council approved the plan. She also raised concerns about drivers not being able to do U-turns if the proposal was approved. “We quite often have ambulances coming to Leake Street to pick up patients from the medical centre across the road and with only one loading zone where will these ambulances go if they can’t find a park? “Instead of doing a U-turn, they will be forced to do another lap around.” Olive Tree shoe store owner Tina, who did not want her last name published, also opposed the plans. She said traders submitted a proposal with hundreds of signatures objecting to the plan late last year. Moonee Valley mayor Narelle Sharpe said there was limited open space in the Essendon North retail area. She said the aim of the plan was to create a safe and accessible space for shoppers and traders to retreat from the hustle and bustle of Mount Alexander Road. “Leake Street is an ideal location for the council to explore the opportunity to increase open space and create a vibrant social gathering space that attracts more shoppers,” she said. She also said it was essential that the ‘‘dangerous’’ intersections on either end of Leake Street were improved. “This draft plan aims to calm the traffic, allow exit-only traffic onto Mount Alexander Road and prioritise the needs of walkers and cyclists.” The draft concept plan is open for public comment. The closing date for feedback is July 22.
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he future of Leake Street Essendon North has certainly brought the shopping centre traders and Moonee Valley council into serious conflict. The council wants to create a civic plaza which it says will be inviting, safer and more accessible for residents, shoppers and workers. And to get away from the hustle and bustle of Mount Alexander Road. But most of us like North Essendon village the way it is. One of the joys of the village is to see residents keeping the many coffee shops busy throughout the day â€“ especially at weekends when thereâ€™s no shortage of friends having a tĂŞte-Ă -tĂŞte on the wider footpath. The council began the hard sell last Saturday with a â€˜walkshopâ€™ to sell its controversial plan. But the tradersâ€™ response has been to invite customers to sign petitions opposing the planned changes. The Council heard the tradersâ€™ views at a meeting on Friday morning. It initially thought it had trader support, but strong opposition emerged last year when it was realised the planned plaza would lead to a significant reduction in parking spaces.
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Plans may run off course Moonee Valley Racing Club must be disappointed with the lukewarm community response to its revised plans to develop the racecourse. Few if any local leaders are publicly
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A GRADE 6 pupil at St Christopher’s Primary School in Airport West has collected hundreds of picture books that will be donated to needy children in Bali. Olivia, 12, said she was inspired to start a picture book drive as part of the school’s Spirit in Action community service program. The program requires grade 6 children to involve themselves in community service in preparation for their confirmation. Olivia has collected more than 300 books from the community and will send them to orphanages in Bali through the Marsh Foundation, a charity that works to improve the everyday lives of Balinese people. “Lots of people were going to nursing homes and visiting kindergartens, but I wanted to do something different,” she said. “I know that education can be really bad in Bali especially for children who are really poor and who don’t have families to take care of them. So I wanted to do something that would improve their education and help them with their English.” Curriculum and Religious Education coordinator Renae Gentile said the community service program encouraged the
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FORMER school principal Jeff Bell has graduated from the Victoria Police Academy to become possibly Victoria’s oldest probationary police constable at 56. The Airport West resident will become a full constable in December. After six years at Altona Meadows Primary School, Mr Bell led the merger of three Laverton schools over four years. Then he decided to follow his burning ambition. “I always wanted to be a cop but back in ’74 when I did VCE – or HSC as we called it then – there was a height restriction,” he said. “I think you had to be 5 foot 8 [inches] or 5 foot 10. I was never going to make that.” In the old measurement, he is about 5 foot 7 or 170 centimetres. “I think they got to the stage where they wanted to recruit big, tough, strong males. But with the changing nature of society you need people who have got not only the physical attributes but other attributes of
understanding. People might relate [better] to an older person, they might relate to a younger person. They might relate to a male better or a female better.’’ For the martial arts practitioner and cricketer who always maintained his fitness, keeping up with younger colleagues or chasing crooks is not an issue. But he’s more likely to be talking than scaling fences. He says the hardest job he has attended during his training with Keilor Downs and Brunswick police was an attempted suicide. “That’s always challenging,” Constable Bell said. “Or a code 12 car accident where a person’s been seriously injured. Or dealing with people with an intellectual disability or a mental disorder and trying to communicate with them.” So, which is more stressful – teaching or policing? “They’re both challenging jobs, both very interesting, both at times unpredictable. “I recommend to anyone to join the police force or follow their dream.”
Making the cut: Jeff Bell has taken up a new beat, realising his dream of becoming a police officer.
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A FUND-RAISER at a Niddrie cafe raised more than $14,000 for multiple sclerosis research and support of sufferers. Almost 100 people attended Lets do Lunch for MS, hosted by Essendon resident Jacquie Brown at Mamma Lina’s restaurant in Keilor Road last Wednesday. Ms Brown, who was diagnosed with MS in 2005, has hosted an annual fund-raiser for MS for the past four years. Ms Brown said Mamma Lina’s owners, Sam and Jim Agostino and Jake Ludwig, jumped at the chance to host the lunch last year and signed up to do it again. Ms Brown said she was overwhelmed at the generosity of the community. “It is just so heart-warming and I cannot believe the love, support and generosity of people,” she said. “I think when you are diagnosed with a condition like MS it’s so important to not let the condition define who you are. “I look in the mirror and I know I’m still me and I don’t have time to
Generous: Jacquie Brown with Mamma Lina’s co-owner Sam Agostino.
feel sorry for myself because I am surrounded by so many beautiful people.” Ms Brown, a regular customer at the cafe, said the generosity of the owners was heart-warming. “They put the whole day on free,
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DISMISSED committee members of an Ascot Vale preschool have denied wrongdoing after allegations of bullying and harassment between staff and parents at the centre. The parent-run Wingate Avenue Children’s Co-operative’s former chairwoman, Angela Kenneally, told the Weekly tensions arose when personal conflicts between manager Lorraine Stellini and other staff erupted late last year. Ms Kenneally said the friction prompted the committee to seek professional advice from the Victorian Employers Chamber of Commerce and Industry. She said the committee decided, after a meeting with the VECCI, to remove Ms Stellini’s authority to act. She claims that after she contacted the VECCI, Ms Stellini refused to cooperate with the committee.
“The committee proposed mediation to get the relationship back on track and this was refused by Ms Stellini,” Ms Kenneally said. She said allegations by Ms Stellini that staff were ‘‘bullied by committee members or acted without transparency are not true’’. “The committee has always acted with integrity, professionalism and in the interests of the children and staff at Wingate and in accordance with its governance and legal obligations.’’ Ms Kenneally denied claims the committee spent more than $10,000 investigating the resignation of two staff members. She said the committee spent $1300 investigating the dismissal of two staff and another $3000 on an independent human resources audit by VECCI. Ms Stellini has maintained her stance that the committee developed a personal “vendetta” against her after her father’s death last year.
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Art beneath the froth A St Albans coffee-maker has represented Australia with distinction at the barista Olympics, writes Melissa Cunningham
or Lachlan Ward, making coffee isn’t just a job; it’s a perfectly poured work of scientific art. What began as a part-time job working as a barista three years ago has become a way of life. The St Albans resident, 24, lives, breathes and excels in his artform as head barista of the acclaimed Sensory Lab in Melbourne CBD, a cafe owned by Melbourne coffee institution St Ali Coffee Roasters. According to Ward, the secret formula to making the perfect coffee begins with a careful blend of freshly harvested seasonal coffee beans. “There is a science to making a perfect coffee,” he insists. “You need to understand what’s going on in your espresso machine, you need to be in tune with what you are doing. ‘‘A lot of the time it’s by eye, by careful observation. But there is also a quantitative science behind what we do, a chemical equation.” The budding barista had modest beginnings in coffee-making, starting out at a Humble Pie Cafe in New South Wales when he was 17. It was there he discovered his love of making coffee. But Ward has come a long way since then. Earlier this year, he finished third in the Victorian Brewers Cup competition and went on to win the national Brewers Cup. Last month, he represented Australia at the World Barista Championship – in the Brewers Cup category – held for the first time in Melbourne. Ward spent six months training for the gruelling championship in which he competed against 52 international baristas. Each competitor performed a meticulously
detailed routine in front of a live audience at a jam-packed indoor area at the Melbourne Showgrounds. The competitors were examined by seven judges and had just 15 minutes to make four espressos, four cappuccinos and four of their own signature drinks. Points were awarded for taste, technique, look, professionalism, accuracy and consistency. “It was an electric buzz of really inspiring people who were pushing the boundaries on how we make and think about coffee,” Ward says. “The beauty of it was the competition room was full of people who were just as inspired and interested in coffee as I am. ‘‘We were making coffee for the most receptive customers we will ever have, competing against the best baristas the world has to offer.” Ward finished eighth in the world. He now has his sights set on travelling next year to Kenya and Ethiopia, home of the original coffee trees. “I want to learn more about the farming aspect of the coffee process, learn more about the origin of where the product comes from and the process it goes through before it lands in the glass. “I’m really lucky in that I spend my days doing something I’m passionate about, and I’m surrounded by good people at the lab, people who inspire me and who seek to be the best at what they do.” Fellow St Ali barista Matt Perger also competed in the championship, finishing second in the world behind American newcomer Pete Licata. Perger was crowned NSW barista champion in 2010, Australian champion in 2011, and finished third at the world barista
championship in 2011. He’s worked for Melbourne coffee institutions Market Lane Coffee and Axil Coffee Roasters. St Ali sponsored professional coffee taster Ben Kaminsky from San Francisco to be Perger’s coach in the lead-up to the competition. Ward and Perger were joined by Canadian barista Josh Tarlo, 25, who travelled from Toronto to represent his country and finished third in the world. Tarlo has been a barista for six years for Pig and Iron Coffee Roasters and works at the Lit Espresso Bar in Toronto. He qualified for the championship after winning the Canadian Brewers Cup championship in April. Tarlo says the key to excelling in the coffee-making trade is falling in love with all aspects of the process. “You need to fall in love with the biology of the coffee, the customer service aspect, the experience of making,” he says. “You need to be passionate about what you do because coffee is a very subjective thing. What’s a good coffee to one person may not be a good coffee to somebody else. You need to know what the consumer wants, whether they want a rich strong coffee or something sweet and chocolatey. “I see myself as the last step in a very long process, so if I mess up I feel like I’m letting down all the hands that have touched those beans along the way.” Owner of St Ali Coffee Roasters, Sal Malatesta says Melbourne was selected to host the championship because it is leading the global ‘‘coffee renaissance’’. Malatesta says acclaimed baristas like Perger, Ward and Tarlo are pioneering a new brewing method which is sending
Second cup: Matt Perger, Australian champion competing at the World Barista Championship held at Melbourne Showgrounds in May.
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shockwaves through the global coffee scene. St Ali was selected to represent Australia in the championship for the fourth time this year and finished second behind America and ahead of Ireland, which came third. St Ali are veterans in the international coffee scene, winning the world championship last year and finishing in the top three in the world in 2011 and 2010. Malatesta says the vibe at this yea’s expo was ‘‘electric, emotional and patriotic’’. He predicts specialty coffee circles will continue to progress in a move away from commercial coffee roasters. St Ali recently purchased a coffee farm in Columbia, and Malatesta says he’s working in partnership with local farmers in South America to revolutionise coffee in Melbourne. He says he wants to go to the regions of origin for coffee beans and invest in
understanding farming and harvesting techniques to seek out the best-quality product. “We are seeing a trend in the deconstruction of brewing equipment and revisiting old brewing methods in Melbourne,” he says. “Commercial-grade roasters are already seeing that this specialty movement is not a fad; it’s a coffee movement. “There is a huge passion for specialty coffee in Melbourne, driven by eight to 10 individuals who are paving the way and are committed to linking the soil to the cup.” For Malatesta, coffee isn’t just business; it’s a way of life. “Coffee is a drug and with every drug there’s a ritual,” he says. “That ritual has been part of my life for as long as I can remember. ‘‘It isn’t a part-time business, it’s a lifestyle choice.”
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Re: Mum staggered by $566 lawn bill (Weekly, June 11)
Mr. Smith, considering the circumstances this lady is experiencing, I urge you to reconsider the decision. Obviously, the payment plan you’ve offered will only add stress to Ms Duong’s ongoing medical issues. As a ratepayer in Moonee Valley for more than 40 years, I know how difficult it is to meet living costs without the pressures this lady is feeling. niddrie1 (via web) All power to these works of art
A MAJOR shake-up of health services in Melbourne’s west and north is under way as Doutta Galla Community Health considers merging with two other services. The service is seeking to merge with Western Region Health Centre and North Yarra Community Health in one of the biggest changes in the organisation’s history. CEOs Lyn Morgain, Caz Healy and Vera Boston announced the proposal to the 620 staff last week. They argue a larger organisation would attract more funding and have a stronger voice fighting for fair and accessible health services. Doutta Galla Community Health CEO Caz Healy said maintaining high quality local health services would remain the highest priority. “If this proposal continues, we feel our core values of caring, collaboration, respect, professionalism, accountability and innovation will be carried through into a larger, stronger organisation well positioned to provide and
advocate for excellence in local, accessible health care,” she said. Western Region CEO Ms Morgain said there should be no disruption to services as the proposal was considered and implemented. “Western Region Health Centre has a long and proud tradition of looking after the people of the west, particularly those who are most disadvantaged,” she said. “If this proposal goes ahead, we will be in an even better position to develop our services and be an influential advocate for local, accessible and equitable health services.” While the merger would result in job losses at corporate and management levels, Ms Morgain said frontline service delivery jobs would not be affected. “This process will proceed at a pace which aims to remove uncertainty for staff as soon as possible,” she said. “But, equally, there won’t be any hasty decisions because we’re determined to get this right, for our people and our communities.” A decision is expected in three months.
Pooling resources: Caz Healy says merging health services would attract more funding.
I have noticed on my afternoon walks around Avondale Heights that some houses feature landscape paintings on their electricity boxes. Where did the tradition originate ? Is there a local artist/artists? It’s a great example of local heritage. I wonder how many works of art are hidden underneath layers of renovation paint? Recent Resident
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When is the council, or whoever has some say, going to find the Farmers Market a permanent venue? This is a great market and one I look forward to every month, yet they cannot obtain a permanent home. Traders in North Essendon who didn’t want them because they were a threat to their business need a reality check. If you provide good service, you won’t lose your customers. Visitors to the market wander through your shops and may spend money ( I did). And it’s only one Saturday a month! Find them a home so the market can grow. Terry White Re: Students to pitch for organ donor switch (Weekly, June 15)
Great to see today’s youth making a difference!!! It’s refreshing to see some level-headed kids. Don’t see it much these days! Leni888 (via web)
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A FLEMINGTON African migrant who penned a memoir on her experiences in her motherland celebrated refugee week in Moonee Valley last week. Eritrean migrant Shadia Mohamed Ily, 32, took part in a celebration of refugee week (June 16 to 22) in Flemington after fleeing from the Horn of Africa almost 20 years ago. Ms Mohamed Ily was one of 26 African women who wrote A is for Aunty and Z is for Zigni, a collection of the women’s stories and personal experiences from their homelands. At the event last week she shared her experiences of life in Africa and the challenges and advantages of living in Australia. “I am a mother now with three children and I want them to know about where I came from and their cultural heritage,” she said. “All the women who wrote the book live in and around the Flemington flats and for us it is a
Horn of Africa refugees and co-writers of A is for Aunty and Z if for Zigni, Shadia Mohamed Ily, Salma Ibrahim, Nora Izaz and Nifssa Osman.
therapeutic way of dealing with our experiences, sometimes painful, sometimes beautiful. And it is a way for us to hold on to our cultural legacy.”
Ms Mohamed Ily left Africa when she was 13 after being sponsored by her brother who was already living in Melbourne. “Life was hard in Africa, my
father was very sick and we didn’t have much money,” she says. “In Australia the children don’t stop; they have some type of sporting activity or something to amuse them every night of the week after school. In Africa we lived simply. Education was expensive and you were lucky if you got to go to school at all.” Since moving to Flemington, Ms Mohamed Ily has completed a degree in computer science at Victoria University and is now completing a diploma in community services so she can work with recently arrived migrants to help them settle in. She says Australia has been the land of opportunity for the thousands of African migrants who have settled in Moonee Valley. “In Australia you have freedom, choice and education,” she says. “I feel like there is no limit on what you can do. You can dream and there is nothing that can stop you.” To order a copy of A is for Aunty and Z is for Zigni, visit jss.org.au
inbrief Stables up for discussion Moonee Valley Council will host a community information session to discuss the future of Crown Street Stables. The council had planned to rent out the space for a cafe run by a commercial business, but it changed its mind following negative feedback from nearby residents. Residents can forward ideas for the development or the join a community reference group at the session at the Stables in Coronet Reserve, Flemington, from 10-11am on July 7. For more information, visit mvcc.vic.gov.au/ crownstreet or email csstables@ mvcc.vic.gov.au
Settled in, and driving Three migrant residents of Moonee Valley have been awarded their driver’s licence after completing a RoadSTART program, which teaches newly arrived migrants and refugees to drive. Launched last November, the project has received support from the state government, community groups and volunteers. For more information, call the Flemington Neighbourhood Renewal on 8325 1800 or email email@example.com
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efore moving to Essendon and while he was school captain at Leongatha Secondary College, Jamin Heppell – older brother of Bombers star Dyson – joined a leadership program run by the YMCA. “It was the first time I had been taken out of the bubble of Leongatha,” he says. “It was the first time I met someone who was gay and proud of it, the first time I met a Muslim, the first time I met someone openly suffering from depression. “It blew my mind that all this stuff was going on and I was so oblivious to it, so sheltered living in Leongatha. These are things everyone should be exposed to.” The experience gave Heppell the inspiration for his burgeoning project Captains Camp. To be launched next month, the sports leadership development program aims to empower young leaders at local sports clubs to create a respective culture within their club and community. Heppell, who played footy for Leongatha before succumbing to injury, was frustrated by
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Cannons fire up to keep streets safe BY TARA MURRAY and MELISSA CUNNINGHAM
THE Calder Cannons Football Club had more reasons than most to be involved with the Lace Up campaign this month. Non-profit group Step Back Think organised the campaign to raise awareness of street violence. Over June 15 and 16, players of more than 400 Victorian football clubs wore orange shoelaces as part of the campaign. Calder Cannons region manager Ian Kyte said the club was involved because of a brush with street violence. “David Mitchell, who is a brother of former Cannons player [current Carlton player] Luke Mitchell and a close friend of our conditioning co-ordinator Steve Forcone, came and spoke to our TAC Cup squad.” In 2008, David, then 19, was king- hit outside a Moonee Ponds bar. His attacker was sentenced in 2009 to six years’ jail over the attack. “David was involved in an incident
that nearly cost him his life and placed him in rehab for nearly two years. He continues to work to regain as close to full health as he can,’’ Mr Kyte said. “Our conditioning co-ordinator was present when David was attacked and helped with first aid. It was a very emotional hour listening to Dave’s account of the assault, particularly given the close family and friendship ties to the Calder Cannons.” David Mitchell, an Essendon resident, said he was overwhelmed by the response to the campaign. “Education on this type of violence has to happen at such a young age to ensure it is in the mind of the team that when they do go out, to make sure they don’t resort to violence,” he said. “It’s about putting the safety of yourself and your friends first and always looking out for others.” His brother Luke said there was an important message in the campaign. ‘‘While having to re-learn basic tasks such as tying your own shoelaces might not sound like a lucky break, other victims of street violence never get that chance.”
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A PIZZA festival showcasing the best 12 pizzerias in Melbourne and Sydney was held at Ascot Vale’s Scoozi last week. More than 60 people flocked to the family-owned restaurant last Tuesday night as part of SBS food journalist Matteo Rubbettino’s pizza festival. Owner Amelia Bruno said the festival involved a circuit of pizza parties at invited pizzerias, where the public could learn more about elite pizza-making techniques and dine on the end product. The eatery has made a name in the Melbourne food industry since becoming one of very few Australian outlets to acquire certification from the Associazione Verace Pizza Napoletana in Naples. Only after completing rigorous theoretical and practical assessments with the association can pizza-makers across the world be accredited as a ‘true Neapolitan
pizza-maker’. Only three such pizza-makers exist in Australia. Ms Bruno said the secret to a good pizza was importing quality produce from Italy. She said there were special pizza and wine deals at the festival event, and the most popular pizza on the night was the traditional margherita. To continue festivities, one of the restaurant’s chefs, Andy Percival, will host a woodfire oven-building class to teach people how to build their own oven. The cost of the class is $20, with all proceeds going directly to the Royal Children’s Hospital. The workshop will be on July 1 at Scoozi, 136 Union Road, Ascot Vale, from 6pm-8pm. Scoozi will also be part of a cookoff with all other pizzerias in the festival, at the Rose Street Artists Market in Fitzroy on July 30 from noon-4pm.
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To market: North Essendon Craft Market is on from 9am-1pm this Saturday at 1059 Mount Alexander Road, Essendon. Details: 9370 6254.
Fairy tale: The Fairies’ I Want To Be A Princess combines kids’ favourite things into a one-hour show of singing, dancing, magic, friendship and, of course, princesses. It’s 11am, July 5, at the Clocktower Centre, 750 Mount Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds. Cost: $23.90. Visit: clocktowercentre.com.au. Under way: Canopi Valley Lake on Valley Lake Boulevard will be alive and kicking from 11am-1pm this Sunday with Essendon AFL stars David Zaharakis and Dustin Fletcher joining mayor Narelle Sharpe to celebrate the start of construction of the new community. A challenge has been set for the players to kick a footy across the lake. Cr Sharpe will dig in the spade alongside Cameron Alderson, co-director of project developer, red.c. Visit: canopivalleylake.com.au On ice: Medibank Icehouse’s Winter Skate Festival is part of a jam-packed school holiday program, until August 3. There will be a ‘family happy hour’ each Saturday and Sunday from noon to 1pm, themed evenings, and under-8s’ Ice Fun. Visit: icehouse.com.au Term 3 courses: Wingate Avenue Community Centre has computer courses starting in
House of fun: Kensington Neighbourhood House has a certificate III in children’s services course, starting this Wednesday, and a 10-day heavy vehicle license test course starting July 1. The ‘house’ needs volunteers to help newly arrived migrants and refugees learn English, and for its study-support program for students in years 7-9. At 89 McCracken Street, Kensington. Details: 9376 6366.
Email details b y on the W noon ednesda y before p ublic whatson ation west@ mmpgro up. com.au Magical show: The Fairies are coming to the Clocktower next month. term 3 for beginners (daytime and evening); intermediate-level internet & email, Excel & Word; and advanced-level Microsoft Office, MYOB and iPad classes. Also offers art and craft courses, sewing and dressmaking, a ‘learn to sew and design a pattern course’, mosaic, and patchwork. At 13a Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale. Visit: wingateave.com.au or call 9376 5244. View club: Next Strathmore View Club meeting is 1.30pm, this Wednesday, at Ascot House, 50 Fenton Street, Ascot Vale. Guest speaker is the CWA national president. Details: 9337 4723.
Card night: New players welcome to attend and play euchre from 7.30pm, Tuesdays, at Windy Hill, Napier Street, Essendon. Details: 9337 8952. Kindermusik: Free music sessions this month for babies aged 6-18 months: Wednesday and Friday mornings at Moonee Ponds Bowling Club, Queens Park. Details: 9383 2559. Dance club: Get fit and healthy at Essendon Square Dance Club. Beginners’ group meets Thursday nights. Details: 9390 8308.
School holiday fun Many holiday activities for pre- and primary school-aged children are taking place in the city of Moonee Valley this July. Here are a few of them: Bop till you drop dancing and singing, and African drumming at selected Moonee Valley libraries. More details: 8325 1900 or visit libraries.mvcc.vic.gov.au Flemington Community Centre at 25 Mount Alexander Road has activities including Fizzics, a science workshop; sports day; shadow puppet workshop; cooking sausage rolls and using a pizza pinwheel; an adventure playground excursion; NAIDOC Week with Uncle Phil; and art using recycled materials. Details, phone 8325 1800. Bowes Avenue Community Centre at 27-31 Bowes Avenue, Airport West, has a ‘miniMaster Chef class, craft activities and fun gymnastics. Bookings essential. Details: 8325 1890. The Clocktower Centre at 750 Mt Alexander Road, Moonee Ponds, has Possum Magic, Wednesday, July 10, 11am and 1pm. Cost: $25. Visit: clocktowercentre.com.au
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may be stating the obvious here, but the cold has officially kicked in and as we leave our homes clad in scarves and beanies, it heralds our instinct to seek out comforting food and drink to warm us. Hot chocolate, slowcooked meats, pies, pastries; it’s all part of a Melbourne winter, and Fraus cafe in Victoria Street on the border of West Melbourne evokes thoughts of comfort as soon as you enter the large room. Bare brick walls and dark wooden tables set the scene and the sweet smell of pastries and chocolate hint at what’s to come. Fraus puts itself out there as a creperie and hot chocolate cafe, but there is a lot more on offer such as sandwiches, pies, salads and pastries. While the service is welcoming, it could use more experience on the floor or just ensure the staff know answers to questions regarding dishes. Thankfully, this doesn’t take
away from the friendliness of the place. Crepes, both sweet and savoury, feature heavily on the menu, with the galette – a gluten-free buckwheat crepe – highlighted in main courses. Galettes have various fillings, such as chicken or grilled vegetables ($16), although we opted for smoked salmon ($16.50) served with a salad of green leaves, carrots, cucumber and sprouts and finished with a dollop of herbed creme fraiche. The cold day meant a meat pie was in order and the Aussie version ($6) we tried was a feast of chunky beef, seasoned thoughtfully, while the pastry held its own against the weight of the meat. A housemade tomato chutney served as a feisty foil to the earthy mix. Sweet crepes include poached apple or a caramel and banana crepe ($11) or a simple lemon and vanilla sugar ($6), and then there’s the hot chocolate which is its own dessert. A bowl of thick, glossy chocolate liquid, it’s wickedly delicious and like everything else at Fraus, comforting for cold days ... and warm weather, too.
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When rot becomes noble ... the result is incredibly sweet and just as rich, writes Ben Thomas
alking through a vineyard recently, well after this year’s grapes had been picked and fermented, I noticed a few rows of vines with bunches of shrivelled grapes still clinging to the vines. I picked a couple of berries and gave them a squeeze. The juice from these brown-grey grapes was rich and incredibly sweet – this was for the winery’s dessert wine. The grapes were infected with botrytis, or noble rot, a fungus that draws moisture out of the grapes and leaves the remaining juice rich and concentrated and with distinct marmalade and honeysuckle notes. The best botrytised sweet wines show the characters of the grape they were made from, such as semillon or riesling, plus the added dimension that botrytis brings to the bottle. Botrytis on grapes isn’t always a good thing. In fact, it’s a real danger in the vineyard while the grapes are growing. Just as it can affect the grapes to produce noble rot, it can get hold of grapes as they’re growing, when it’s known as grey rot. Grey rot can decimate
reds and wipe out whites in a short time. It affects strawberries, too, making them inedible. Botrytis needs humidity to grow, and during the grape-growing season most winemakers spray their vines to ward off the disease after heavy rains. But when the conditions are right and noble rot sets in, the resulting wines are simply a joy to drink. You don’t need to wait until the dessert course to serve them either: match them with pate or foie gras at the beginning of a meal, or a salty cheese. Some sweet wines can feel like a dessert in themselves, often weighing in with more
than 200 grams of residual sugar per litre – the average white wine has about four grams per litre. Not all dessert wines are affected by noble rot. There’s a style known as cane-cut, where the canes that sprout the bunches are severed from the vine, cutting off the flow of nutrients and causing the grapes to shrivel and intensify. There’s also moscato. Moscato from Italy’s Asti region, plus the local renditions, works well with delicate, light desserts. It’s also a nice alternative to tea and coffee with a slice of mid-afternoon cake.
Love a bargain? HHHH Innocent Bystander moscato 2013 (Swan Hill) $12.50 (375ml); 5.5 per cent This is the 10th vintage of the wine that launched a thousand moscato ships. Since first released in 2004, it has been bottled, kegged, canned and, most recently, frozen and poured as a slushie. Its vibrant pink comes from the skins of black muscat grapes. This year’s release has a star anise character to the rosewater, watermelon, cherry and strawberry flavours. A zesty tang adds freshness. Bubbles put a smile on your face. Easy drinking, with a serious side. Food Match Soft goat’s cheese
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final word “It’s refreshing to see what someone in the building industry built for themselves. this property, in its look and design and detail, exudes an obvious quality that spec homes do not.” simon Cookson – agent
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Paul McDonald Real Estate \ 9375 9380
Price \ $1.8 million – $2 million
Fast facts \ An immaculate, family-friendly house with a symmetrical, Georgian-inspired façade; solid-brick construction; rear garden with lap pool, gas-heated spa; pool house and covered terraces; ground-floor main bedroom with dressing room and marble en suite; three double bedrooms upstairs; Sydney bluegum floors; surround sound; ducted heating, refrigerated cooling and Jetmaster fireplaces; walk to bus, train and Aberfeldie Park. Aberfeldie \ 9kms from the city
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er husband Paul is in the building industry so, having acquired almost 800 square metres on Aberfeldie Hill, Danielle Spence could ask for whatever she wanted in a family home of her own – and hang the expense. What did she choose? “Three-metre ceilings. Oversized windows. Parquetry floors,” she reminisces. Added to that list was a long lap pool and a spa. And quality finishes such as plantation shutters, traditional blinds in the formal areas and marble in the bathrooms. Later, she asks: “Did you see the dressing room?” That would be the large, well-fitted hideaway off the main bedroom wherein a queen might prepare for her coronation. “I love shoes,” she confesses. “Those are custom-made shelves, and all the shoes fit neatly. There are a lot of storage spaces, because what we have found when building other people’s houses is that they never have enough storage. All our bedrooms have walk-in wardrobes. It’s easy to keep our house tidy because there is a place for everything.” That would account for the striking absence of clutter, despite this being home to three children. Built in 2005, the Spence family pile is a sleek, contemporary affair in rendered brick and milky glass, with dual garages, one fitted as a workshop. Yet it rises above its small forest of Japanese maples with a Georgian symmetry that endears it to its street of Edwardians and Victorians. Light and space are the hallmarks of the interior, which opens with a wide, airy hall and offers its rooms in a sensible progression from private and formal to sunny and casual. Walls are a delicate off-white, allowing the Sydney bluegum parquetry to flaunt its rich auburn hue. In addition, every communal room is radiantly lit from enormous windows that reach almost to the floor. Commanding an enormous L-shaped space facing north into a sandstone courtyard are the living and dining rooms, their windows smart in swagged beige brocade. The living room has a gas log-fireplace nestled in a white stackstone pillar, a feature echoed in the family room at the house’s rear. So pristine is the kitchen it looks almost unused, though Danielle swears the Smeg gas cooktop and 900mm oven have done heavy duty. White, vinyl-wrapped cabinetry rises almost to the ceiling, the CaesarStone island bench is replete with neat drawers, and a walk-in pantry keeps mess out of sight. The adjoining laundry could double as a butler’s kitchen. From an intermediary space between the family and meals areas, timber bifold doors lead to a covered deck and thence to the garden, where the fully tiled lap pool casts a slinky blue streak along the western front. Completing the ground floor are a fitted study off the entry and the main bedroom, whose dressing room is matched in proportions by the marble en suite where bath and shower are separated by the frosty expanse of porcelain floor. The Spence kids have had the run of the top storey, where three double bedrooms – all with walk-in wardrobes and tall casements – share a retreat four metres long and brimming with nooks, benches and cupboards for all purposes. Off to one side is the main bathroom, dazzling in Calacatta marble with a bath and shower. The retreat’s glass doors open westward to a covered balcony, with views of jumbled rooftops, a lavish muddle of leafiness, and sky. “It’s a beautiful view, and it will always be there,” Danielle says. “There’s a heritage overlay on the houses in the next street. They can never build up.” \ ALISON BARCLAY email@example.com
Barry Plant \ 9373 0000
Price \ $635,000 – $695,000
Auction \ June 29 at noon
Attention to detail is immediately apparent in this smart year-old townhouse. Natural timber encloses double-glazed doors and windows throughout the property, where bathrooms outnumber bedrooms. Set over three floors, the house has two entrances – stairs lead to the main entry on the middle floor with access to the ground floor from the double garage and driveway. The lower level has a bathroom and rumpus that would make an impressive home theatre or large office/ studio space. Upstairs, a bathroom and bedroom run either side of the entrance. The kitchen’s chocolate-and-cream colour scheme, Blanco appliances and CaesarStone benches will appeal to keen cooks, and a spacious, decked courtyard is linked to the open-plan living, meals and kitchen area via bifold doors. On the top floor, two bedrooms have en suites and built-in wardrobes. The house is on the bus route to Essendon train station and a short stroll away from the Maribyrnong River walking and cycling track. \ SARAH MOORE
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Brad Teal \ 9374 2199
Price \ $490,000 – $540,000
Auction \ June 29 at 11am
Less than a minute from Napier Street shops and cafés and opposite a school, this two-bedroom brick unit in a block of three would suit singles, young families or downsizers. With its own street frontage, private driveway and front yard, it presents as an independent property. The unit aspect comes through in its low-key, low-maintenance style. There are two bedrooms with built-in wardrobes that share a central bathroom. The shared living spaces are open and easy. Straight off the entry is a comfortable lounge that segues to an open-plan meals and dining space. Décor is neutral, allowing new owners to seal it with their own style stamp, though this simplicity doesn’t negate the inclusion of a host of comfortable conveniences: the house has ducted gas heating, a split-system air-conditioner in the kitchen and meals area, ducted vacuum, a private courtyard and a single lock-up garage with remote-controlled door. The driveway provides room for an additional car and the unit is close to transport, parks and the freeway. \ SARINA LEwIS
ESSEndOn \ 11 Cliff STReeT A tall cyprus in the front yard has strategically shortened branches that can be used as rungs for easy climbing. It’s the first suggestion of a happy family home. This magnificent solid-brick house, c1923, has beautifully preserved period features with enviable proportions, as well as an extension that caters for modern family living and growing children. Our vendors have been in residence for 32 years, and are only its second owners. Formal front rooms are versatile spaces that could be configured to suit. They are all equally stunning with lofty strapped ceilings, ceiling roses, picture rails, original light fittings and polished floorboards. The front main bedroom has retained its period character as well as having the convenience of built-in wardrobes. Timber doors add warmth to the cream interiors. A bathroom sits between the main bedroom and the second bedroom. A small study has built-in cupboards. A meals and kitchen area has opened up the rear of the house where two walls of multipaned windows overlook the backyard. A laundry includes another shower and toilet. The upstairs extension makes good use of the roof cavity, housing a rumpus and two bedrooms. A large terrace has an external staircase for outdoor entertaining. \ EMMA HOUGHTON
Brad Teal \ 9374 2199
Price \ $1.2 million – $1.3 million
ASCOT VALE \ 30 Bloomfield Road
Auction \ June 29 at 2pm
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Raine & Horne \ 9370 3333
Price \ $590,000 +
Nelson Alexander Carlton North 9347 4322 3
Woodards Carlton 9347 1755 3
5/150 Station Street, Carlton ................................................................. Price: $700,000 - $770,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday June 29 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Thur 5.30-6pm; Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................
1/5 Turnbull Court, Brunswick West ................................................................. Price: POA ................................................................. Auction Saturday July 13 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Wed 5.30-6pm, Sat 11.30am-noon .................................................................
Combining modern living with warehouse style, this fully renovated three-bedroom townhouse has secure entry and undercover parking.
The townhouse experience attains fresh levels of enjoyment throughout this bright modern residence. One of four, it has its own street frontage in a cul-de-sac setting.
Let's eat lunch @ DOC, 295 Drummond Street Let's eat dinner @ Carlton Wine Room, 172-174 Faraday Street Let's drink coffee @ Brunetti's, 380 Lygon Street
Let's eat lunch @ John Gorilla, 49 Pearson Street Let's eat dinner @ Roy's on Melville, 57 Melville Road Let's drink coffee @ The Village Bakery, 38 Grantham Street
Auction \ June 29 at 3pm
Ascot Vale was a well-kept local secret until recently. Lately that’s changing, as developers and home buyers wise up to its charms. This two-bedroom Edwardian is positioned to reap the benefits. Elevation gives the pocket an unrestricted feel and Ascot Vale station, Union Street shops and trams are within minutes. The semi-detached, block-fronted façade has a wraparound entrance verandah. Addressing the verandah, the first bedroom has olive-green carpet, picture rails, and an open fireplace. Beyond the carpeted second bedroom, there’s a door to a wide lounge with Baltic pine floors and a fireplace under a deco mantel. The other side of this fireplace warms the roomy kitchen and dining area. Things are consistently simple out the back, where a small verandah opens to lawn and a rear right of way. Paintwork is fresh and most period detail intact, but if you were eager to enrich, the kitchen and bathroom would respond well to makeovers. Extension is a possibility (STCA) and any added value would be clever investment. \ KAY KEIGHERY
MOOnEE POndS \ 99 aTHol STReeT There are a few things that Melbourne does well: trams, coffee, nifty cafés and gorgeous little weatherboard cottages such as this one. Set on a street of similar-styled properties, this house has all the charm you would expect from a Victorian, with modern updates where it counts, including kitchen, bathroom, polished floorboards, air-conditioning and heating. The front gate opens to a garden and porch typical of the period. A hallway runs the length of the property, finishing in the renovated kitchen with stainless-steel appliances and concertina windows on two sides. Both downstairs bedrooms have built-in wardrobes and the spacious upstairs main bedroom has a spectacular half-circle window with rooftop views, walk-in wardrobe and study. The study could be used as a nursery, or as it sits above the downstairs bathroom and thus existing plumbing, could be relatively easily converted to a bathroom. Outside should bring out the inner barbecue fiend in us all, with a built-in barbecue, large covered deck with enough room for a dining setting as well as lounge chairs, and access to the kitchen through those fold-back windows. The house is close to Moonee Ponds West Primary School, Maribynong Park, public transport, Union Road’s shops and is just around the corner from the world’s most gorgeous tutu shop. \ JAN FISHER
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Nelson Alexander \ 9370 7766
Price \ $700,000 – $760,000
Auction \ June 29, 11am
KEILOR EAST \ 13 HaSSeTT CReSCeNT POSTCODE
Jellis Craig 8378 0500 3
4 Ayr Street, Ascot Vale ................................................................. Price: $580,000 - $640,000 ................................................................. Auction Saturday June 29 at 11am ................................................................. OFI Thurs 5-5.30pm & Sat 10.30-11am .................................................................
Nelson Alexander Essendon 9379 1313 4
4 Ophir Street, Moonee Ponds ................................................................. Price: $1.1 million - $1.2 million ................................................................. Auction Saturday July 20 at 2pm ................................................................. OFI Sat 1.30-2pm .................................................................
Nelson Alexander \ 9331 6200
This renovated and extended period house presents a sensational modern lifestyle wrapped in Californian charm. Set on a 640sqm (approx) block.
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Let's eat lunch @ Brass Tavern, 144 Pascoe Vale Road Let's eat dinner @ Jack's Satay Bar, 571 Mt Alexander Road Let's drink coffee @ Stonz, 202 Buckley Street
Auction \ June 29 at 1.30pm
Ten people made this four-bedroom house their base last year. The multiple living spaces made life easy to accommodate the vendors’ grown-up children and their families while they built their own homes. With a generous kitchen-meals and family zone, separate dining room, lounge and an undercover outdoor area at the rear, there is ample room for multiple generations to find somewhere to retreat. Now their brood has flown the coup once more, the vendors have decided to downsize. On the fringe of the coveted Pavilions Estate, a horseshoe driveway leads past a double garage to the porch of the teal accented exterior. The main bedroom has large walk-in wardrobes, an en suite with twin vanity, polished floorboards and a rich terracotta feature wall. A laundry and powder room complete the lower level. Carpeted stairs lead up to a rumpus/study area, central bathroom with twin vanities, a separate toilet and three bedrooms, all with built-in wardrobes. The property has ducted heating and cooling, ducted vacuum and a backyard shed. \ SARAH MOORE
With three bedrooms, central north-facing living/dining, separate kitchen/meals space and off-street parking from rear lane if desired, there is scope to extend, STCA.
Price \ $700,000 – $770,000
27 Hotham Street, Moonee Ponds Amazing opportunity in a tightly-held location! 2A 1B
Presenting a fantastic opportunity to renovate and/or extend (STCA), this attractive home is offered for sale for the first time since 1950. Set in one of Moonee Ponds most sought after locales, this charming freestanding home featuring a pretty cottage entrance and portico. Comprising two bedrooms, formal lounge room, kitchen/meals and a central bathroom. Features include the large rear garden, triple gable & bay window frontage and original terracotta roof tiles. Walk to tram, Union Road and Puckle Street shopping.
Saturday 20th July at 2:00pm Saturday 10:30am - 11:00am
Agent Pat Latorre 0408 882 223 George Errichiello 0425 853 145
30 Bloomfield Road, Ascot Vale Edwardian classic in a blue ribbon location! 2A 1B
Immediately enjoyable with scope to rejuvenate & extend (STCA), this well presented semi detached block-fronted Edwardian home is set in a picturesque streetscape. Comprising of two large brms, master with open fire place, formal lounge with open fire place, neat kitchen/dining with open fire place, bathroom & a delightful north facing back garden with right of way. Features include: PFBâ€™s, gas heating, wrap around verandah & mature gardens. Walk to Ascot Vale train station & Union Road cafes & trams.
This Saturday at 3:00pm Wed 5:30pm - 6:00pm & Sat from 2:30pm
Agent Pat Latorre 0408 882 223 George Errichiello 0425 853 145
Raine&Horne Ascot Vale
9370 3333 I rh.com.au/ascotvale
225 Stockmans Way, Kensington Auction
Modern Sophistication At Its Finest 3A 2B 2C
Saturday 20th July at 12:00pm
This modern residence will inspire you with a new sense of living offering brilliant park land & river views. Close to Flemington race course, Maribyrnong River, shops, cafes & transport. Comprising formal entry, lounge, updated kitchen, granite bench tops, family meals, hideaway laundry, rumpus/family room, master brm with en-suite & WIR, bathroom with spa, polished roof top decking, GDH, s/sys A/C, PFBâ€™s, low maintenance gardens & double garage. Ideal for the person looking for a low maintenance lifestyle.
Thur 5:30pm - 6:00pm & Sat 10:30am - 11:00am
Agent George Errichiello 0425 853 145 Pat Latorre 0408 882 223
Raine&Horne Ascot Vale
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2/22 Joffre Rd
strAthMore 1/9 Lloyd St
ASCOT VALE 4 Ayr Street
Potential has a charming personality Period traditions, including pressed metal ceilings above every room complement the significant update/extension scope, STCA, which is this Victorian´s defining attribute. Introduce off street parking if desired.
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Designed with today in mind A courtyard of leafy privacy accompanies this inviting town residence´s north facing Living/ dining areas. 2 upstairs Bedrooms include a main Bedroom with huge balcony. Spa bathroom. Double garage. In conjunction with Clifford Real Estate
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The definition of desirability
Saturday 29th June at 11am Thur 5-5.30pm & Sat from 10.30am $580,000 - $640,000 245sqm approx Anita Taylor 0432 805 596 Kensington 8378 0500 jelliscraig.com.au
BRUNSWICK WEST 1/464 Victoria Street
ASCOT VALE 36 Epsom Road
This unique 4 Bed, 3 bath residence´s upstairs Living & Dining areas are accompanied by a contemporary Kitchen & terrace that sees the city. Downstairs entertaining/home cinema space leads to designer outdoor dimensions. 230sqm approx.
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Saturday 13th July at 10am Saturday 9.30-10am $730,000 - $800,000 Anita Taylor 0432 805 596 John Morello 0412 088 757 Kensington 8378 0500 jelliscraig.com.au
KENSINGTON 43 Eastwood Street
Today´s version of terrace traditions Saturday 13th July at 11am Thur 5-5.30pm & Sat 2-2.30pm $460,000 - $500,000 Kieran Moloney 0400 634 565 John Morello 0412 088 757 Elisha Di Paola 0430 133 096 Kensington 8378 0500 jelliscraig.com.au
A stylish, successful modern interpretation of terrace design, this outstanding residence´s bright Living area enjoys leafy aspects and leads to separate Kitchen/Dining, outdoor entertaining and a private backdrop with ROW.
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Saturday 29th June at 12.30pm Wed 5-5.30pm & Sat from 12pm $550,000 - $600,000 Kieran Moloney 0400 634 565 John Morello 0412 088 757 Elisha Di Paola 0430 133 096 Kensington 8378 0500 jelliscraig.com.au
I N V I T A T I O N THE TRANSFORMATION IS COMPLETE AND YOU ARE INVITED TO THE GRAND FINALE OF
SATURDAY 6TH & SUNDAY 7TH JULY11AM-3PM 1018 Mt Alexander Road Essendon Complimentary food & beverages RSVP name and number of people attending by Monday 1st July to firstname.lastname@example.org or call Weda Property on 9370 7400.
This is a great opportunity to take a tour of this prime residential project and view the last remaining 1, 2 & 3 bedroom luxury apartments!
Strathmore 407 Pascoe Vale Road Opportunities Galore in the College Zone
On 647m2 approx this vintage gem is an excellent renovator or new home (STCA) waiting to happen. Comprising of secure entrance, large master bedroom/ lounge, kitchen with adjoining meals area, second living, ducted heating, art deco finishes. Close to Strathmore Secondary College, Strathmore Train Station, Woodland St Shops, Access to City link via freeway, parks, sporting clubs. Inspect today. Priced to Sell!
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A5 B2 C2 D1 Forthcoming Auction View Sat 2.00-2.30pm Contact Chauntel Considine 0407 741 456 Patrick Considine 0418 534 408
Saturday 20th July at 12:30pm Sat 12.00-12.30pm Chauntel Considine 0407 741 456 Patrick Considine 0418 534 408
Just a short drive to Daylesford cafes, shops and Lake. Currently on the holiday let market but would equally be a fabulous permanent home or investment property. Consisting of timber kitchen, large open lounge/ dining, family bathroom with spa. The separate studio unit is set up as a spacious double bedroom with wood fire. An inspection will reveal the full beauty of this property. In conjunction with Hocking Stuart Daylesford. Inspection by appointment only.
First class finishes & quality fittings are perfectly blended into this spacious and stylish abode. Comprising of sublime gourmet kitchen with stone bench-tops & s/s appl., family room with bi-fold doors leading to entertainerâ€™s balcony teaming with natural light. Downstairs, bdrm with powder room, oversized laundry, heating, cooling, dble garage with off-street parking for 2 more cars. Inspection will impress!
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muSK Vale 2610 Ballan Road STONELEIGH - on approx 3.5 acres
1 Woodland Street / Strathmore
EssEndon 3B Hesleden Street Spectacular Contemporary Family Living
tullamarine 2/8 Birch Avenue Nothing Else Comes Close!
This brand new 3 bdr townhouse offers quality living throughout. Comprises luxurious porcelain tiles, superb open plan formal lounge, kitchen meals & dining areas, stone benches with s/s gas appl. sliding glass doors leading to alfresco courtyard, perfect for entertaining. Upstairs offer 3 spacious bdrs, 2 with BIRâ€™s, semiensuite with separate bath & shower. Inc. heating, cooling, lock up remote garage with additional carspace. Moments from Westfield, schools & buses.
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Private Sale $650,000 Contact Chauntel Conisidine 0407 741 456 Patrick Considine 0418 534 408
Private Sale View Sat 11.00-11.30am Contact Chauntel Considine 0407 741 456 Patrick Considine 0418 534 408
Confidence in Considine
SpaciouS, StyliSh and brand-new! Walking distance to Keilor Road cafes and trams, this fully-optioned front villa highlights three double bedrooms, ensuite and main bathroom, open living/dining area and stone-bench kitchen with butlerâ€™s pantry, plus ducted heating/ cooling/vacuum, alarm, internallyaccessed double garage and private decked courtyard.
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eSSendon north 19 Dudley Street
Sat 13 July at 3 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 2.30-3 $700,000 - $770,000 Essendon I 9379 1313 David Vaughan 0418 231 290 Richard Lowe 0425 742 777
SenSational modern lifeStyle wrapped in Californian Charm (Land approx 640sqm) Renovated and extended period home showcases three large bedrooms and study/4 bedroom, ensuite and main bathroom, open living/dining/gourmet kitchen. Features include heating/cooling, stone benches/vanities, pressedmetal ceilings, bi-folds to entertaining deck, north-facing backyard, double carport via ROW.
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moonee pondS 4 Ophir Street
Sat 20 July at 2 pm Sat 1.30-2 $1.1m - $1.2m Essendon I 9379 1313 Matthew Clarken 0400 122 629
WentWorth house â€“ circa 1840's landmark property offering a unique acreage lifestyle A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to enjoy city-edge living on over an acre of land, this captivating 1840s home includes four bedrooms and stylish bathroom, formal lounge, kitchen/dining, living room, adjoining servantâ€™s quarters (three further bedrooms and office/living/studio spaces), plus open fireplaces, towering ceilings, horse-shoe driveway, bluestone outbuildings, vast garden surrounds and elevated views. For further information please visit www.22lecateaust.com
pascoe vale south 22 Le Cateau Street
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Sun 28 July at 1 pm Open times provided upon registration Contact Agent Pascoe Vale I 9354 6144 Jillian Brooke 0413 125 348 John Matthews 0433 325 238
Spectacular lowmaintenance luxury living! Set over three levels, this fullyoptioned home highlights four bedrooms and three bathrooms, formal lounge, open living/dining out to entertainersâ€™ balcony, Smeg kitchen, upstairs rumpus/study, lower level studio/lounge/guest room, cellar, plus double garage, heating/ cooling, alarm, integrated audio and much more!
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paScoe vale 43 Pleasant Street
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Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 12.30-1 $870,000 - $950,000 Pascoe Vale I 9354 6144 Robert Enes 0432 088 874 Stefan Stella 0422 093 149
YOU'RE READY TO GO WITH APPROVED PLANS & PERMITS In a terrific locale close to Esselmont Reserve, excellent train transport at Pascoe Vale Station, quick Citylink access to CBD in minutes, plus local shops and cafes, this stunning development is all set to go. With council approved plans and permits for, 3 x 2 Bedroom apartments, 3 x 1 Bedroom apartments, and 1 ground floor commercial shop itâ€™s just a matter of getting started. Showcasing innovative floor plans the apartments provide light filled living spaces with NORTH facing balconies, fully equipped quality kitchens, sizeable bedrooms with built in robes, pristine bathrooms, secure intercom entry, lift facilities and parking. With a great location, solid community infrastructure and easy transport access into the city, these apartments on completion will have instant appeal to discerning buyers.
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PASCOE VALE 437 Gaffney Street
Thurs 11 July at 1 pm By appointment $700,000 - $770,000 Pascoe Vale I 9354 6144 Mark Giardina: 0402 553 548 John Cataldo: 0409 091 355
Captivating home, brilliant loCation! An immediately enjoyable lifestyle walking distance to Puckle Street cafes and shops, this freestanding Victorian comprises two large bedrooms (BIRs), updated bathroom and kitchen, lounge/ dining, ducted heating, polished timber floors, high ceilings, plus a substantial backyard garden complete with ROW access.
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moonee ponDS 35 Winchester Street
Sat 13 July at 11.30 am Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 11.45-12.15 $590,000 - $630,000 Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 Matthew Febey 0438 833 239 Tarryn Reed 0438 352 806
elevateD, renovateD anD iDeally loCateD! (Land approx 15.4m x 38.4m â€“ 587sqm) This pristine home includes two double bedrooms and formal lounge/3BR, modern bathroom, light-filled family/ meals area and stone-bench kitchen, heating/cooling, alarm, new laundry, bi-folds to undercover patio and expansive backyard, garage via side drive. Close to public transport, schools and Napier Street village.
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Strathmore 31 Wendora Street
Sat 20 July at 11.30 am Sat 2.15-2.45 $620,000 - $680,000 Essendon I 9379 1313 Matthew Febey 0438 833 239 Tarryn Reed 0438 352 806
pole position (Land 244m2 approx) On the corner of Edinburgh Street, this â€˜neat as a pinâ€™ art deco brick time capsule, superbly presented, ideally located and complete with side access to the lock up garage. Offering two bedrooms, full width lounge, separate bathroom, good size kitchen, laundry and private rear yard. With original high ceilings and Kauri pine floorboards. In the heart of all the action with easy access to Racecourse Road tram into town, parks and shopping just around the corner.
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fleminGton 42 Ascot Vale Road
KeiloR paRK 55 Erebus Street in a WoRd speCial!! Sure to bowl you over this exciting home is sure to excite your senses.With 3 bedrooms ensuite, study sparkling bathroom, incredible kitchen with all the extras, family/ dining, spacious living room, garage and surrounded by a generous allotment in a terrific location!
auction This Sat at 12 pm inSPEct Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 11.30-12 oFFicE Keilor East I 9331 620 contact Anthony Baliviera 0419 376 991
Sat 13 July at 2 pm Wed 5-5.30 & Sat 10-10.30 $460,000 - $495,000 Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 David Mogford 0409 362 822
maRiByRnonG 25 Clyde Street Blue Chip loCation - RiveRside enjoyment!! Right on the doorstep of the picturesque Maribyrnong River offering a lifestyle like no other is this fantastic family home set on a generous allotment of 620sqm (approx). Offering a spacious flowing interior with 3 double BRs, two separate living areas flowing to its balcony enjoying un-interrupted views and the bonus of two kitchens making this the perfect set-up for the largest of all family celebrations.
auction This Sat at 2.30 pm inSPEct Sat 2-2.30 guidE $700,000 - $750,000 oFFicE Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 contact Mark Giardina 0402 553 548 Adrian Papazzo 0414 340 871
RaRe oppoRtunity high on Coonans hill In a prestigious location within the Strathmore Secondary College zone, this attractive period home includes three large bedrooms, modern bathroom and powder room, formal lounge and dining, kitchen/meals and spacious living area, ducted heating, a/c, plus a west-facing backyard with studio and garage/workshop.
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pasCoe Vale south 7 Graham Street
pasCoe Vale 144-146 Cumberland Road huge Residential BloCk just waiting to Be deVeloped! (Land approx 23.1m x 44.5m - 1025sqm). With Residential 1 Zoning, this enormous property presents a rewarding multidwelling development opportunity. Currently includes a separate warehouse and 4BR dwelling providing short-term dual-income potential, close to Gaffney Street shops and cafes, Raeburn Reserve, local schools and public transport.
Sat 6 July at 11 am Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 2.45-3.15 $650,000 - $710,000 Pascoe Vale I 9354 6144 David Vaughan 0418 231 290 Milo Rasinac 0418 379 374
essendon 8A Raleigh Street auction Thurs 11 July at 11 am inSPEct By private appointment only guidE $775,000 - $850,000 oFFicE Pascoe Vale I 9354 6144 contact John Matthews 0433 325 238 Jillian Brooke 0413 125 348
Be suRpRised By the stylish tRansfoRmation This BV Home has been amazingly transformed. Offering 3 good size bedrooms large open plan living adjoined by new kitchen, modern bathroom that is central to bedrooms, as well as double garage. The location is quiet yet conveniently located close to all of Essendonâ€™s amenities, shops, schools and restaurants.
auction Sat 6 July at 11 am inSPEct Thurs 5.15-5.45 & Sat 9.45-10.15 guidE $690,000 - $760,000 oFFicE Essendon I 9379 1313 contact Nuno Raimundo 0415 232 059 Alex Raimundo 0448 115 886
an amazing tranSformation With a huge street frontage and State of the Art extension, this spectacular home is sure to impress. With a versatile layout offering three bedrooms, plus study, ensuite and main bathroom, separate laundry, and enormous kitchen family area. Cleverly designed to capture the North sunlight and provide inside/outside entertaining. Top it off with off street parking front and rear, all the luxury inclusions you would expect.
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aScot Vale 71 Munro Street
aScot Vale 101 The Parade a brilliant mix of period charm and modern Style! Sure to impress with its expanded floorplan and luxury inclusions, this Federation beauty includes three large bedrooms and formal lounge/4 bedroom, ensuite and main bathroom, huge open living/dining and granite-bench kitchen, ducted heating/cooling, plantation shutters, plus generous backyard and front off-street parking.
auction Sat 13 July at 2.30 pm inSPEct Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 1.15-1.45 guidE $1.1m - 1.2m oFFicE Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 contact Jon McKenna 0418 591 800
Sat 13 July at 1 pm Wed 6.30-7 & Sat 12.30-1 $870,000 - $950,000 Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 David Mogford 0409 362 822
eSSendon 18/18 Raleigh Street SpaciouS ground floor apartment in a blue-ribbon location! This unique ground-floor apartment comprises three impressively large bedrooms (BIRs) and central bathroom, lounge/dining area and big kitchen, gas heating, laundry facilities, plus rear courtyard and undercover parking space. Close to Windy Hill fitness centre, Napier Street shops/cafes, trains and trams to the CBD.
auction Sat 13 July at 12 pm inSPEct Thurs 5-5.30 & Sat 11-11.30 guidE $360,000 - $390,000 oFFicE Essendon I 9379 1313 contact Nikki Gervasi 0438 166 116 Milo Rasinac 0418 379 374
presentatiOn plus â€“ pOsitiOn perFeCt A low maintenance lifestyle in this quiet street just metres to Queens Park and tram into town. Offering two bedrooms, large sunlit lounge room, well equipped kitchen and good size meals/family area. Separate bathroom and laundry, two courtyards, lock up garage and extra car space located from the front street. An ideal foot in the door of the local property market.
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MOOnee pOnds 1/8 Primrose Street
MOOnee pOnds 99 Athol Street Freestanding edwardian with extended appeal! In a prized location, this expanded period home highlights three bedrooms (including upstairs master and study), contemporary bathroom, lounge and dining, quality kitchen, ducted heating and split-system a/c, plus a large undercover entertaining deck with built-in BBQ and kitchen servery, deep back garden.
auction This Sat at 11 am inSPEct Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 10.30-11 guidE $700,000 - $760,00 oFFicE Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 contact Andrew Johnston 0407 875 367
asCOt Vale 42 Bank Street Bank On a Brighter Future Desirably positioned, this two bedroom Victorian is eagerly anticipating a total transformation. Stroll to trams, trains, Ascot Vale Primary and restaurants; vibrant Puckle Street nearby.
Sat 13 July at 2.30 pm Thurs 5.30-6 & Sat 2-2.30 $460,000 - $495,000 Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 David Mogford 0409 362 822
auction This Sat at 12.30 pm inSPEct Thurs 12.30-1 & Sat 12-12.30 guidE $460,000 - $480,000 oFFicE Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 contact Joseph Russo 0419 324 924
ImPEccAbLY-PREsENTEd vILLA IN A bLuE-RIbbON LOcATION! Complete with its own garage and private driveway, this enormous front villa comprises two generous bedrooms (BIRs), bathroom and separate toilet, spacious lounge, dining area and updated kitchen. Other features include gas heating, alarm, full-sized laundry and private rear courtyard.
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EssENdON 10/42 Richardson Street
mOONEE PONds 22 Davies Street QuALITY, sTYLE ANd A bRILLIANT LOcATION! Extended 3 bedroom Edwardian includes a contemporary bathroom with spa, spacious lounge, kitchen/dining with Caesarstone benches and quality appliances, heating/cooling, private courtyard with off-street parking via ROW.
auction Sat 13 July at 2 pm inSPEct Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 11-11.30 guidE $690,000 - $740,000 oFFicE Essendon I 9379 1313 contact Matthew Clarken 0400 122 629
Sat 13 July at 1 pm Sat 2.30-3 $510,000 - $550,000 Essendon I 9379 1313 Matthew Clarken 0400 122 629 Milo Rasinac 0418 379 374
mOONEE PONds 28 Normanby Street GOT AN EYE FOR POTENTIAL Land 8.5m x 50m (425m2 approx) This much loved freestanding Victorian home on a deep parcel of land is ready to be returned to its former glory. Highlighting a flexible floorplan, period features, wider that normal Hallway, 3 bedrooms and two living areas. There is ample room to renovate and extend S.T.C.A to make this the home of your dreams, the possibilities are endless.
auction Sat 13 July at 1 pm inSPEct Thurs 5.15-5.45 & Sat 3-3.30 guidE $640,000 - $690,000 oFFicE Ascot Vale I 9370 7766 contact Andrew Johnston 0407 875 367
SpacioUS and veRSatile family livinG! (Land approx 702sqm) In the popular Pavilions Estate, this expansive home includes 4 BRs, ensuite and main bathroom, formal lounge, open living/dining and quality kitchen, second living/ entertaining area and study-rumpus.
50S claSSic with a modeRn twiSt!
keiloR eaSt 13 Hassett Crescent
This Sat at 1.30 pm Thurs 6.15-6.45 & Sat 1-1.30 $700,000 - $770,000 Andrew Johnston 0407 875 367 4
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aiRpoRt weSt 86 McIntosh Street
This Sat at 2 pm Thurs 6-6.30 & Sat 1.30-2 $500,000 - $550,000 Julie Adams 0400 277 477 4
bRand-new lUxURy home in a fantaStic location! This stylish new home features 3 BRs and study, ensuite and main bathroom, separate lounge and open living/dining, gourmet kitchen, as well as marble benchtops/ vanities, polished hardwood floors, heating/cooling, alarm.
StyliSh home, wide block, fantaStic location!
PRIVATE SALE INSPECT Sat 1.30-2 GUIDE $940,000 CONTACT Silvana Pannia 0411 458 785
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eSSendon 54 Ogilvie Street
Walking distance to schools, transport and riverside parks, this 4 BR period home delivers a spacious and versatile family lifestyle in the area’s premier neighbourhoods. 10% Deposit & 30 day Settlement required.
abeRfeldie 39 Arthur Street
This Sat at 11 am Thurs 5-5.30 & Sat 10.30-11 John Matthews 0433 325 238 Jillian Brooke 0413 125 348 4
if yoU aRe biG on ideaS, yoU need to take a cloSeR look!! This immaculate home is set on a massive allotment approximately 882sqm With a warm welcoming ambience, features 3 generous sized bedrooms, spacious lounge, large family/ dining, kitchen, bathroom, garage, plus a outdoor rumpus room. manicured gardens.
a biG block with biG poSSibilitieS! (Land approx 836sqm) Set on one of Airport West’s largest blocks of land, this tidy 4-bedroom/2-bathroom home offers an immediately comfortable family lifestyle with boundless options to extend, rebuild or develop (STCA).
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avondale heiGhtS 4 Mountainview Ave
eSSendon 1/238 Buckley Street
(Land approx 585sqm) This stylish 4BR family home includes modern bathroom, spacious lounge through to the light-filled kitchen/dining area, plus ducted heating and cooling, north-facing backyard and wide side driveway.
This Sat at 1.30 pm Sat 1-1.30 $600,000 - $660,000 Patrick Phu 0418 377 043 3
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aiRpoRt weSt 166 Halsey Road
Sat 6 July at 12 pm Wed 5.30-6 & Sat 12.30-1 $450,000 - $490,000 Julie Adams 0400 277 477 4
Space and Style in the heaRt of eSSendon! Filled with natural light, this contemporary townhouse comprises three large bedrooms, ensuite and main bathroom, lounge and dining, quality kitchen, ducted heating and cooling, alarm, ducted vacuum, laundry/third toilet, plus balcony, big courtyard garden and single garage.
open to yoUR imaGination! This original double fronted Edwardian home is eagerly anticipating a total transformation with options to renovate, extend or rebuild subject to relevant approvals... comprises central hallway, lounge room, 3BRs, kitchen meals overlooks the back yard.
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Sat 6 July at 2.30 pm Sat 10-10.30 $500,000 - $550,000 Mark Giardina 0402 553 548 3
fleminGton 5 Sturt Street
Sat 20 July at 11.30 am Wed 5-5.30 & Sat 5-5.30 $450,000 - $495,000 Patrick Phu 0418 377 043 3
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34 Bank Street, aScot Vale
Virtually irresistible, this spacious double-fronted Hawthorn brick Victorian with a coveted northerly rear boasts attractive original features and a wonderful locale. Sunlit spaces of the three bedroom home include flowing living/family zones, a dining domain and kitchen, complemented by a sheltered outdoor entertaining area. auction Saturday 6th July 2.00pm inSPect Thursday 6.15 - 6.45pm Saturday 11.30 - 12.00pm Julia Murphy 0420 391 551 Paul McDonald 0419 300 603 Simon cookson 0407 581 958 Joe Zucco 0414 557 895
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13 Black Street, eSSendon
This beautifully maintained brick residence’s comfortable spaces create a great opportunity in one of Essendon’s most attractive positions, walking distance from St Therese’s Primary School. Offered for the first time since its completion some 70 years ago, a north facing lounge, traditional kitchen/meals, 2-3 BR’s & bathroom are complemented by a garden & side drive to single gge. Private Sale $540,000 - $580,000 inSPect Thursday 5.30 - 6.00pm Saturday 10.45 - 11.15am Julia Murphy 0420 391 551 Paul McDonald 0419 300 603 Simon cookson 0407 581 958 Joe Zucco 0414 557 895 1112 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon
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10 Beaver Street, aBerfeldie
Landmark luxury meets benchmark beauty throughout this substantial contemporary home of some 46 squares in an elite location, offering 3 separate living spaces & a separate study in addition to the outstanding accommodation of 4 Bedrooms & 3 bathrooms. This exceptional family home leaves nothing more to spend. Private Sale P.O.A. iNSPeCt By Appointment Only Julia Murphy 0420 391 551 Paul McDonald 0419 300 603 Simon Cookson 0407 581 958 Joe Zucco 0414 557 895 1112 Mt Alexander Road, Essendon
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Ascot VAle 27 Regent street Great expectations In Winning locale With wide street frontage and a handy rear ROW, this double-fronted Victorian home on a generous block of 48ft X 103 ft (approx) offers abundant allure to everyone from enhancers to serious renovators and those ready to build their new dream home (Subject to relevant approvals.). Beautifully placed, you can stroll to great transport, Ascot Vale Primary in adjoining Bank Street, restaurants, cafes and popular Puckle Street.
EssEndon WEst 49A Hampton Road Contemporary Class Encourages Family Harmony Overlooking a peaceful valley, this excellent residence has been intelligently designed to embody inspired living for discerning families. Showcasing a generous open living, dining and quality kitchen leading to a courtyard garden with entertainersâ€™ deck, plus two balconies.
Saturday 13th July 11:00am PRICE GUIDE INSPECT CONTACT
877 Mt Alexander Road
$730,000 - $800,000
Sat 11:30 - 12:00pm Photo ID required
Natalie Drazic 0411 431 633 Bill Karp 0418 310 863
EssEndon WEst 2/410 Buckley street Expect to Be Impressed... Packed with many extraâ€™s including double glazed doors and windows, alarm, 2 full ensuites, open plan living area plus a 7m x 3.6m rumpus room with bathroom facilities, heating/cooling and timber floorboards. Walking distance to bus route 465 & 943 and Maribyrnong River.
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Saturday 29th June at 12:00pm
$670,000 - $720,000 Sat 2:30 - 3:00pm Photo ID required Bill Karp 0418 310 863, Natalie Drazic 0411 431 633
EssEndon 9373 0000
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Saturday 13th July at 2:00pm
PRICE GUIDE INSPECT CONTACT
$635,000 - $695,000 Thurs 6-6:30pm & Sat 11:30-12pm Photo ID required Walter Mahch 0402 989 300
nIddRIE 9379 5739 399 Keilor Road
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Niddrie 54 Hamilton Street Fantastic Family Lifestyle For family space and convenience this four bedroom home a stroll to Keilor Road shops and cafes, bus and tram transport and renowned schools is a winner! Elegant formal lounge and dining with alfresco deck access, quality kitchen with dishwasher and stainless steel appliances, open meals and family zone, plus two luxury bathrooms provide instant appeal. Land 618m2 (approx).
Airport West 86 parer road picture-perfect + 4-car garage for Homebuyers & Developers As picture perfect as they come, amidst pretty landscaped gardens behind a cute picket fence, stands this triumph of family living with excellent scope for builders/developers to capitalize on its corner position, by building a second dwelling (STCA).
Saturday 6th July 3:00pm PRICE GUIDE INSPECT CONTACT
877 Mt Alexander Road
$700,000 - $770,000
Thurs 5:30-6pm & Sat 1-1:30pm Photo ID required
Tony Catena 0418 687 716 Bill Karp 0418 310 863
Airport West 8 thomas street the essence of stylish Lifestyle Living Fast forward to today and you are treated to a home such as this that encapsulates contemporary style & sophistication with free-flowing spaces, extending to private alfresco entertaining. A fantastic lifestyle choice for young families and young at heart down-sizers.
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Saturday 6th July 1:00pm
$600,000 - $660,000 Sat 11:00-11:30am Photo ID required Robert Mohovich 0408 88 77 67
eSSeNdON 9373 0000
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Saturday 13th July at 3:00pm
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$580,000 - $630,000 Sat 12:00 - 12:30pm Photo ID required Robert Mohovich 0408 88 77 67
Niddrie 9379 5739 399 Keilor Road
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Airport West 56 elstone Avenue endless options- prized Location (702m2 approx.) This neat original brick veneer home is ready for its next chapter. Set on a large allotment all renovators, investors and builders should seriously consider this fantastic opportunity. Comprising 3 good size bedrooms, kitchen with meals area, lounge and study area.
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Saturday 6th July 2:00pm PRICE GUIDE INSPECT CONTACT
Oak Park 29 Vincent Street Deceased Estate Location, location, location with city views. Perfectly located in Oak Park’s most sought after pocket, minutes from shops, schools and Oak Park train station. Original well kept weather board home on approximately 700m2 of land. Ideal first home or investment boasting with potential.
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Saturday 20th July at 1:00pm
$550,000 - $600,000 Sat 10:00-10:30am Photo ID required Robert Mohovich 0408 88 77 67
PRICE GUIDE INSPECT CONTACT
$450,000 - $500,000 Thurs 5:30-6pm & Sat 11-11:30am Photo ID required Roy Khoder 0425 922 290, Fadi Khoder 0409 776 966
AvondAle HeigHts 2/53 Riverside Avenue
Keilor ParK 1 Flinders Street
Offering all the features you need to live in contemporary comfort and no demanding maintenance requirements, this modern two bedroom unit is your ticket to easy living.
Land 585sqm approx. This potentialladen home offers an outstanding opportunity for first homebuyers and investors. Close proximity to shops, bus stop & freeway and Keilor Road.
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Saturday 6th July 11:00am
Saturday 13th July 10:00am
PRICE GUIDE $390,000 - $430,000 INSPECT Thurs 5-5:30pm & Sat 10:45-11:15am
PRICE GUIDE $340,000 - $375,000 INSPECT Sat 10:30-11:00am Photo ID required CONTACT Walter Mahch 0402 989 300
Photo ID required CONTACT Luke O’Callaghan 0413 105 630
Daniel Petkovski 0433 104 432
Aberfeldie 1A Vida Street
EssEndon 35 Ardoch street
This striking residence will surpass your desires with open plan family/dining & living areas, kitchen with a high calibre fit out. Extra’s include: ensuite, ducted heating/cooling, alarm & remote garage.
Brand new townhouse, showcasing the quality of open living areas, designer kitchen, polished floors and private street frontage. Enjoy the low maintenance living in this great location.
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PRICE GUIDE $880,000 - $915,000 INSPECT Sat 10:30-11:00am Photo ID required CONTACT Bill Karp 0418 310 863
Saturday 13th July at 12:00pm
Natalie Drazic 0411 431 633
PRICE GUIDE $620,000 - $680,000 INSPECT Wed 6-6:30pm & Sat 9:30-10am
Photo ID required CONTACT Walter Mahch 0402 989 300
eSSeNDoN 9373 0000 877 Mt Alexander Road
NiDDrie 9379 5739 399 Keilor Road
1300 REAL ESTATE
NORTHERN SUBURBAN FRINGE
BULLA - 25 BLACKWELLS LANE - MELWAY: 177 E7 - “MONTEIGNE”
OPEN FOR INSPECTION: SATURDAY 1st, 8th and 22nd JUNE - 12.00 - 1.00 - OR BY APPOINTMENT
Auction This Sat PERHAPS THE PINNACLE OF HOME OWNERSHIP - PRESENTING A RESIDENCE OF EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY AND STYLE ON 10 MAGNIFICENT ACRES (4 ha) - 30 MINUTES MELBOURNE CBD. ●
A 4 B.R. brick residence incorporating French Provincial style
appointments with an outside Tuscan look - within stunning Paul Bangay designed gardens Outside entertaining area includes swimming pool in its own private Tuscan courtyard and lake pavillion - overlooking ornamental dam. Suited to luxurious family living. Multiple shedding, horse paddocks.
Auction Sat 29th June
at 11.00am - on site Melbourne (03) 9866 5588 0408 576 582 0418 317 440
50 Wunnamurra Drive Keilor East Position Perfect Set in a quiet and tranquil court location and only a short stroll to Centreway Shopping Mall, medical facilities, transport , freeways and schools. An exceptionally designed townhouse maximising the use of position, location and natural sunlight. Boasting 3 wellappointed bedrooms, all with BIR, 2 stylish bathrooms over 2 levels, study alcove, gourmet kitchen enjoying the picturesque view of the newly renovated courtyard, making entertaining an absolute pleasure. The property also includes 2 separate living areas, single lock up garage, heating, cooling, alarm and lock up shed. Quality low maintenance living at its best.
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12 Centreway Keilor East VIC 3033
Saturday 29th June at 2.00pm $440,000 - $480,000 Wednesday 5.30 - 6.00pm Melissa Torcia 0425 244 409 15 D11
93 700 300 www.avionproperties.com.au
mariByrnong 309/84 La Scala Avenue
MARIbYRNONG 4/55 Jacks Way
top Floor 2 Bedroom apartment with park Views
DEVELOPERS DISPLAY SUITE WITH GUARANTEED LEASE OF $600PW
Set high on the hill just above the heritage site of Jacks Magazine, Tropez residences offers the perfect opportunity to become part of this much sought after waterside community. Set upon premium land with just 27 exclusive apartments, they incorporate elegant architecture, stylish interior design, luxurious finishes and ecologically sustainable designs. Apartment 309 features 2 bedrooms with BIR’s, central bathroom, kitchen with stone bench tops and S/S appliances, open plan living opening out to your private terrace, euro laundry, 1 secure car park and enclosed storage. Total living area 92m2. Highly convenient location only 7kms from the heart of Melbourne’s CBD, public transport on your doorstep, close to schools, shops and restaurants. Reduced to sell by June 30.
Currently being used as the developers display suite, this stunning townhouse offers space, elegance and with stunning views, both city and Maribyrnong River valley. This two storey 130m2 split level apartment offering huge open plan living downstairs with floor to ceiling windows in nearly every direction. Upstairs is 2 very spacious bedrooms with excellent views, 2 bathrooms and plenty of storage. Walk to the Maribyrnong River, Public transport, Marina and local parklands. Perfect security for the investor with a locked 12 month lease at $600 per week to the perfect tenant who won’t even use your stove!
private sale View Wednesday 2:30-3:00pm, Saturday & Sunday 11:00-11:30am
Private Sale View Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00-1:00pm
mariByrnong G12/44 Skyline Drive
MARIBYRNONg 408/44 Skyline Drive
luxury open plan residence with enormous Backyard
CUTEST LITTLE PAD IN TOWN! BRAND NEW - READY TO MOVE IN!
Designed by Mills Gorman Architects this luxury apartment comprises open plan living, two double bedroom’s, study alcove, master with walk in robe and ensuite, massive entertainer’s courtyard, split system heating and cooling, kitchen with mirrored splash back, European stainless steel appliances and reconstituted stone bench tops. Featuring storage cage and under cover remote entry car park for 1 car. Located on 7km from Melbourne’s CBD and just a few minutes’ walk from Edgewater Lake and the Maribyrnong River, Surrounded by parks, cycling and walking tracks, Flemington racecourse and shopping at Highpoint.
The Edge Apartments at 44 Skyline Drive, Maribyrnong boasts contemporary living at one of Edgewater’s prime pockets. Featuring one bedroom with mirrored built in robes, central bathroom, European laundry, open plan living opening out to your private balcony and remote entry for one car. The stylish interiors are accented by reconstituted stone bench tops, glass mirror splashback, stainless steel appliances and 2 Pac joinery. The Edge Apartments provide an urban feel in a vibrant location within walking distance to parklands, marina, Maribyrnong River, public transport, Victoria University, Highpoint Shopping Centre, famous Flemington racecourse and only minute’s drive into the CBD. Brand New and ready to move in today! Potential rent $330pw.
private sale View Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00-1:00pm
Private Sale View Wednesday, Saturday & Sunday 12:00-1:00pm
Nick Cartledge 0418 580 060
Phillip Osmond 0418 307 846
David Toms 0409 252 000
Morgan Jolly 0403 332 580
Anthony Dunn 0409 060 963
Carla Alexander 0409 525 760
Roy Lange 0416 428 508
Cathy Moffatt 0407 387 981
93 700 300 www.avionproperties.com.au
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CONSTRUCTION HAS COMMENCED
COMPLETION MAY 2014
HUGE STAMP DUTY SAVINGS STILL AVAILABLE
Boulevard Apartments is the latest release in the prestigious Edgewater Estate and will set a new benchmark in apartment living in the west. Boasting spectacular views over the Maribyrnong River and city skyline, Boulevard Apartments offer a fabulous lifestyle opportunity by providing the convenience of urban living whilst being surrounded by extensive parklands and wetlands, and all within 7km of the city. With completion in May 2014, limited opportunities remain for owner-occupiers and investors to secure significant stamp duty savings.
DISPLAY SUITE OPEN EVERY WED, SAT & SUN 11-12pm 41 Edgewater Boulevard, Edgewater Estate Maribyrnong Melway: Map 28 Ref B12 For further information: P: 93 700 300 Nick Cartledge M: 0418 580 060
Phil Osmond M: 0418 307 846
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Essendon’s most exciting development Unrivalled panoramic views Located on exclusive Windy Hill Choice of 1, 2 or 3 bedroom residences Flexible floor plans Huge Balconies Full security entrance and parking Great stamp duty savings Walk to trains, trams and buses
For further information call: David Toms 0409 252 000 Anthony Dunn 0409 060 963
2 bed From $495,000
Nick Cartledge 0418 580 060
Phillip Osmond 0418 307 846
Open for Inspection: Wed 11.30am - 12.30pm Sat/Sun 12:30pm-1:30pm David Toms 0409 252 000
Morgan Jolly 0403 332 580
Anthony Dunn 0409 060 963
Carla Alexander 0409 525 760
Website: www.20napier.com.au Display centre: 20 Napier Street, Essendon, Vic
Roy Lange 0416 428 508
Cathy Moffatt 0407 387 981
76 Kent Street, Ascot Vale
When Only The Best Will Do
Beautifully blended period influences combine with modern flair to make this 40 square Victorian inspired home the very definition of refined living. First floor comprises formal dining, study, play room, family room, informal meals, kitchen, separate laundry, bathroom and considerable storage zones. Second level consists of four bedrooms, each with BIR and master with ensuite, two bathrooms and additional living zone. Features include double garage, north facing backyard, stainless steel appliances, landscaped gardens and more. Proximity to the CBD and the areaâ€™s prestigious private schools makes this the perfect location to set the foundations for your familyâ€™s future.
Auction Open Contact Office
Saturday 13th July at 12.30pm Wed 6.30-7.00pm & Sat 3.30-4.00pm Aaron Leask 0438 655 573 Tim Clinnick 0414 915 097 Ascot Vale 9370 1111 More images at bradteal.com.au
2/49 Aberdeen Street, Aberfeldie
More Like A House Than A Unit
Favoured by a coveted location and its own street frontage, this single level unit comprises 3 good size bedrooms with BIRâ€™s (ensuite to master), open plan lounge/dining, kitchen, central bathroom, laundry and toilet, generous private courtyard garden, single car garage plus second car space. Positioned within easy walking distance to the Maribyrnong River and all its recreational facilities, Aberfleldie Park, and all the best schools the area has to offer. Everything is at your fingertips. With no Body Corp. this unit would suit the first home buyer, retiree and the astute investor alike.
Auction Open Contact Office
Saturday 13th July at 11.00am Wed 5.00-5.30pm & Sat 11.30-12.00pm Lydia Wild 0419 374 186 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
Auction Open EPR Contact
Saturday 29th June at 3.30pm Thur 5.00-5.30 & Sat 3.00-3.30pm $1,250,000 - $1,350,000 Noel Kenny 0419 381 655 Lara Harris 0433 211 268 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
40 Hedderwick Street, Essendon
The Secret To Family Success
Unlock a unique opportunity in securing this attractive, Californian Bungalow style home which is proudly positioned on a generous 866sqm Mar Lodge allotment. Comprising a wide entrance hall, formal lounge and dining rooms, 4 double bedrooms, two bathrooms and an open plan kitchen and meals area filtering through to a light filled living room. Featuring polished floorboards, a wood heater, split system heating and cooling and a side drive that leads to an established garden with double garage, underground water tanks and work shop with ensuite. A great family option surrounded by an abundance of schools, transport, parkland and Citylink access.
15B Carnarvon Road, Essendon
Position Perfect Opposite Parkland
Positioned in one of Essendon’s premier locations opposite Woodland’s Park, this single level home is a terrific low maintenance option for young families, savvy investors or those looking to downsize. Comprising a light-filled, open-plan kitchen, meals and living area, three bedrooms (BIR’s and master with WIR and ensuite), family bathroom, second toilet and laundry. Featuring gas ducted heating, fireplace, offstreet parking and a fabulous paved courtyard ideal for entertaining. A superb lifestyle choice within easy reach of Essendon North shopping village, Mt Alexander Road tram and access to the CBD or Melbourne airport via easy Citylink access at Bulla Road.
Auction Open EPR Contact Office
11 Cliff Street, Essendon
Classic Beauty And A Prestige Address
“Moira” - A magnificent, solid brick, Californian Bungalow style family home boasts large original rooms and combines modern family improvements. Comprising a stunning formal lounge and dining room, four bedrooms, teenagers retreat that opens out to a huge balcony, study, two bathrooms, laundry and a timber kitchen overlooking meals area. Featuring a tessellated tiled verandah, polished floorboards, leadlight windows, OFP’s, gas ducted heating, split system cooling, OSP via drive and ROW to carport and established gardens. An impressive, long term option for families set amongst numerous sought after schools and close to Rose Street shops, Essendon train station and CityLink.
Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 29th June at 2.00pm Thur 6.00-6.30pm & Sat 1.30-2.00pm $660,000 - $720,000 Lara Harris 0433 211 268 Aaron Leask 0438 655 573 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
Saturday 29th June at 2.00pm Thur 6.00-6.30pm & Sat 1.30-2.00pm $1,200,000 - $1,300,000 Laura Crawley 0404 028 725 Noel Kenny 0419 381 655 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
73 Buckley Street, Moonee Ponds
Brimming With Surprises
Located in this outstanding and central position, this fully modernised, brick veneer home is a real surprise package. The front, light-filled section features large, open living and dining areas and a designer kitchen, while the rear incorporates three bedrooms (master with WIR and ensuite), study / 4th bedroom, family bathroom with double vanity, laundry and separate toilet. Other items include ducted reverse cycle heating/cooling, polished floorboards, picket fence with automatic gate, carport and workshop plus a leafy backyard with undercover areas. Positioned close to train and tram, Queens Park, schools and CityLink, this property boasts exceptional location and living.
Auction Open EPR Contact Office
21 Palagia Court, Strathmore Heights
Expect The Unexpected
This impressive single level home is full of surprises and is sure to suit families looking for a value packed option close to schools, parkland, transport and CityLink. Comprising three bedrooms (master with ensuite), family bathroom, separate laundry, a modern kitchen with breakfast bar overlooking a good sized dining area and a full width lounge room. A separate family room with OFP opens out to an in-ground, heated pool and spa area with water feature as well as a leafy, landscaped garden. Set on a large allotment with excellent car access to garage plus gas heating and reverse cycle cooling.
Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 29th June at 12.30pm Thur 6.00-6.30pm & Sat 12.00-12.30pm $800,000 - $850,000 Laura Crawley 0404 028 725 Noel Kenny 0419 381 655 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
Saturday 20th July at 11.00am Thur 5.00-5.30pm & Sat 2.00-2.30pm $540,000 - $590,000 Laura Crawley 0404 028 725 Andrew Butler 0417 535 891 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
57 McCracken Street, Essendon
1/9 Lloyd Street, Strathmore
Huge Corner Block 879sqm
The One Youâ€™ve Waited For
Private Sale Open Contact
Auction Open EPR Contact
Superbly located in the coveted Mar Lodge Estate and positioned on the corner of Monica Street, this generous allotment of land with potential sweeping city views, provides the lucky buyer with a rare opportunity to build a truly amazing family home. Consists of 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and multiple living areas.
Inspect By Appointment Noel Kenny 0419 381 655 Brad Teal 0411 753 230 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
Positioned around the corner from popular Napier Street shops and cafes, this front, single level unit is sure to suit a local person looking to down-size or is a terrific first home or investment. Comprising 2 bedrooms (BIRâ€™s), a central bathroom, separate laundry and a kitchen overlooking a dining area and front lounge room. Featuring ducted heating, split system cooling, ducted vacuum, private courtyard and a side drive leading to a single lock up garage with automatic door.
14 Trinafour Street, Moonee Ponds
An Art Deco Beauty
Built to last and beautifully maintained with strong art deco influences such as original stained timberwork, refined lead lighting, hardwood floors and high decorative ceilings and cornices. Set on a low maintenance allotment of approximately 487sqm , it features entry, formal lounge and dining room, 2 bedrooms, 3rd bedroom/study with separate entry through the side of the home, updated kitchen and central bathroom. Extras include heating, dishwasher and lock up garage. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 6th July at 11.00am Thur 5.00-5.30pm & Sat 10.00-10.30am $680,000 - $750,000 Vanessa Albioli 0403 185 362 Brad Teal 0411 753 230 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
Saturday 29th June at 11.00am Wed 1.00-1.30pm & Sat 10.30-11.00am $490,000 - $540,000 Laura Crawley 0404 028 725 Noel Kenny 0419 381 655 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
2/3 Fanny Street, Moonee Ponds
Stylish Lifestyle Location
Showcasing light filled living spaces and a stylish kitchen with Smeg appliances, this property provides everything you could hope for. 2 bedrooms plus study area, cooling and central heating, gleaming polished timber floors and a host of quality appointments. Bathroom with floor to ceiling tiles, rainfall shower, north facing balcony and courtyard. With a large lockup garage and room for extra storage. Close to Puckle St, Queens Park, Moonee Ponds Creek, #59 Tram, train station & Citylink.
Auction Open Contact Office
Saturday 13th July at 12.30pm Thur 6.00-6.30pm & Sat 2.00-2.30pm Stuart Mitchell 0410 456 963 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
1/24 Carrington Road, Niddrie
15 Fisher Parade, Ascot Vale
Large Villa In Premier Location
Rare Waterfront Opportunity
Auction Open Contact
Private Sale Open Contact
An immaculately presented villa home located in a most sought after location, close to the Keilor Road shopping and offering street frontage plus a sizeable floor plan. Comprising: Entry hall, 3 bedrooms with BIR’s, bathroom, large formal lounge room, spacious open plan kitchen and dining room, separate laundry, and sunny rear garden. Further features include ducted heating, evaporative cooling, vacuum maid, exclusive side drive to single lock up garage with remote entry.
Saturday 13th July at 12.30pm Wed 1.00-1.30pm & Sat 10.30-11.00am Stuart Mitchell 0410 456 963 Lydia Wild 0419 374 186 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
89 The Parade, Ascot Vale
This one of a kind offer is sure to entice buyers looking to build their dream waterfront home, or land buyers looking ahead to the future with development in mind. With a allotment of 987sqm on offer, it also features plans and permits for two luxury waterfront residences (both over 40 squares in size). Boasting magnificent views of the Maribyrnong River this site offers a supreme location within a short walk to Flemington Racecourse, Ascot Vale showgrounds and CBD access.
Inspect By Appointment Aaron Leask 0438 655 573 Brad Teal 0411 753 230 Ascot Vale 9370 1111 More images at bradteal.com.au
4/1A Gilbertson Street, Essendon Not Just A Flat
This unique 1 bedroom unit sets itself apart from all other comparable with a massive back yard (84sqm) on title. This spacious unit includes kitchen with meals area, large living room, an inviting bedroom that features BIR’s, combined bathroom and laundry. Just seconds away from Keilor Road shopping, restaurants, public transport and Citylink. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 29th June at 12.30pm Wed 5.30-6.00pm & Sat 12.00-12.30pm $270,000 - $300,000 Stuart Mitchell 0410 456 963 Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
33 Emerald Street, Essendon West
Plans, Permits & Ready to Go!
Outstanding Class And Quality
A prominent location and a quality renovation combine to showcase this outstanding 3 bedroom double fronted period weatherboard home, exuding class and consistency. Featuring dual living zones, with updated central bathroom and kitchen, the property also includes rear decking with bi-fold doors looking out onto an expansive rear garden. Solid wood flooring, split system air conditioning and established front and rear garden complete the home. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 29th June at 11.00am Wed 5.30-6.00pm & Sat 10.30-11.00am $780,000 - $850,000 Aaron Leask 0438 655 573 Tim Clinnick 0414 915 097 Ascot Vale 9370 1111 More images at bradteal.com.au
The wait is over, with plans and permits available, NOW is the time to seize this great opportunity to develop the 809sqm (66ft frontage) parcel of land in the shadows of St. Bernard’s College. Centrally located the property is only minutes from Buckley st, public transport and close to Essendon’s best schools, parklands and sporting facilities.
Private Sale Open Wed 1.00-1.30pm & Sat 10.00-10.30am Contact Patrick Mackey 0426 221 312 Brad Teal 0411 753 230 Office Essendon 9374 2199 More images at bradteal.com.au
52 Wingate Avenue, Ascot Vale Action Packed
This charming maisonette on a large allotment of approx 405sqm , provides the perfect entry to the city fringe property market. Comprising of a flexible floor plan split over two levels; lounge, kitchen and meals area, 3 bedrooms (BIR’s), central bathroom, laundry and large back yard. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 29th June at 11.00am Wed 5.00-5.30pm & Sat 10.30-11.00am $470,000 - $520,000 Craig Henderson 0401 189 477 Brent Glassford 0430 484 322 Ascot Vale 9370 1111 More images at bradteal.com.au
35 Ridley Avenue, Avondale Heights Your Next Move
This 3 bedroom weatherboard is located in ever-popular Avondale Heights. On offer in this updated home is a neat kitchen with adjoining meals area, lounge room, bathroom and study nook. Featuring ducted heating, a garden, workshop/studio and off-street-parking. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 13th July at 12.30pm Thur 5.00-5.30pm & Sat 11.30-12.00pm $420,000 - $460,000 Aaron Hill 0403 460 776 Peter Seitanidis 0402 146 387 Avondale Heights 9318 4800 More images at bradteal.com.au
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4 Walter Street, Ascot Vale This Is The One
Boasting period features with a modern touch of class, this 3 bedroom house ticks all the boxes. Featuring floorboards, open plan family room, updated kitchen, and home office/4th bedroom with ensuite. Cooling, alarms system, ducted heating, single garage, and a entertaining area. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 15th June at 12.30pm Sat 12.30-1.00pm $850,000 Aaron Leask 0438 655 573 Brent Glassford 0430 484 322 Ascot Vale 9370 1111 More images at bradteal.com.au
22 Intervale Drive, Avondale Heights Packed with Potential.
Set on a generous 563sqm allotment (approx.), offering exciting potential to get creative (STCA). Only minutes to Centre way shopping, schools and transport. Offering 3 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen, meals with separate lounge, car access and north facing yard. Auction Open EPR Contact Office
Saturday 13th July at 11.00am Thur 5.45-6.15pm & Sat 10.45-11.15am $430,000 - $470,000 Aaron Hill 0403 460 776 Peter Seitanidis 0402 146 387 Avondale Heights 9318 4800 More images at bradteal.com.au
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1/124 Dean Street, Moonee Ponds Trendy Transformation! 2A 1B 1C 1D
Tastefully renovated town home with all the modern necessities and the benefit of being within strolling distance of Puckle Street shopping complex. Privately situated in small complex and the added bonus of street frontage make this the ideal home or strong returning investment. Clean crisp colour scheme makes this a relaxing place to live so close to the CBD.
Sat 6th July 11.00am Thur 5.30-6.00pm Sat 12.00-12.30pm
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44A Epsom Road, Ascot Vale Endless Options! Auction Saturday 6th July at 3:30pm Inspect Thurs 27th June 3:00-3:30pm Sat 29th June 10:00-10:30am
Behind this unique shop front facade offers a rare opportunity for the potential owner occupier or savvy investor to purchase this exciting space with endless opportunities. Previous use as ofﬁce space over the past 15 years offering a versatile open plan area or alternatively reconﬁgure as desired (STCA). • Ideal street frontage • Total Area of 50m2 (approx.) • Toilet & kitchenette facilities • Outstanding roof line storage Within walking distance to local shops & cafes, public transport, open parklands, Maribyrnong River, Flemington Racecourse, Melbourne show grounds & easy access to the CBD. Has to be seen to be appreciated!
Simon Mason 0432 617 833 Jerome Feery 0424 163 803 www.masonmeredith.com.au
242 Union Road, Ascot Vale
Keilor East 34A Quinn Grove
Enjoy Comfort And Style
Appealingly positioned in a family-friendly locale, this wellpresented three bedroom residence has just what growing families, downsizers, investors and savvy market entrants seek. Just a stroll to transport, Milleara Shopping Centre, Keilor East Leisure Centre, schools and Rosehill Park. • Three bedrooms with BIRs including big master with WIR and ensuite
• Spacious kitchen/dining/living to covered entertaining in rear courtyard • Sparkling main bathroom, powder room, laundry & excellent storage • Ducted heating/cooling, video intercom, alarm, rem/gge & extra OSP
116 Errol Street, North Melbourne VIC 3051
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YOUR COMMUNITY VOICE
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WEEKLY Classifieds TM
Garages Garage Doors and Carports .. 70 Garden Services.............................. 70
Roofing Services ............................. 72 Rubbish Removal ............................ 72
Education and Tuition....................... 73 Health and Wellbeing ....................... 73
Glazing and Glaziers ........................ 70
Security ......................................... 72
TRADING WORLD 73
HandyPerson Services ..................... 71
Shower Screens .............................. 72 Tilers ............................................. 72
Garage Sales .................................. 73
Heating .......................................... 71 Kitchens ........................................ 71
Trade Assist.................................... 69
Landscaping ................................... 71
Tree Services .................................. 73
Locksmiths .................................... 71
TV & Home Entertainment Services ... 73
Painters and Decorators................... 71
Washing Machine and Dryer Repairs .. 73
To Let............................................. 74
Pest Control.................................... 71
Adult Phone Talk .............................. 73
Franchises ..................................... 73
Plasterers ...................................... 71
Adult Services................................. 73
GENERAL NOTICES 73
Professional ................................... 74
Reblocking and Underpinning............ 72
Public Notices................................. 73
Resume Services ............................ 74
GENERAL SERVICES 68,73
Situations Vacant ....................... 74-75
Roller Shutters................................ 72
Counselling .................................... 73
Training and Career Services............. 75
Builders and Building Services
Lic.No. 24572 30 YEARS EXPERIENCE QUALITY WORKMANSHIP GUARANTEED PROFESSIONAL DESIGN & CUSTOMER SERVICE
CALL GLENN FOR FREE QUOTE ON
Guaranteed Lowest Prices
For a Free Quote PH: 9379 0123
Designer Quality at Factory Prices
Total Bathroom Renovations Total quality bathrooms at an affordable cost. st.
• Agreed price before work commences • Professional removal & install
Chris Beveridge 0430 572 829 - 9310 9505
ARTIST IN BURNT CLAY
Specialising in Fences, Letterboxes, Garden Walls, Paving, Extensions, Garages Carpentry & Repairs ~ All types of small jobs
Ring David 0409 185 549
BUILDING DESIGN CONSULTANTS
Qualified Carpenter Over 30 yrs exp Specialising in: Carports Verandahs Pergolas & Decking Timber Flooring Framing Lock up and Fixing
0438 423 689
• Decks • Fences • Pergolas • Extensions • Alterations No job too small - Free quotes Phone Dave 0449 650 577
G.POWELL BUILDING AND MAINTENANCE • All types of carpentry work • Decking and pergolas • Renovation work • Residential and commercial property maintenance • Weatherboard repairs/replacement • Doors and door locks • Over 25 years experience
Call George on 0417 114 145
D & D CONSTRUCTIONS
Specialising in indoor/outdoor living Pergolas, Decks, Kitchen/Bathroom renovations All carpentry work quality guaranteed. Free Quotes
For All Your Cabinetry Needs ✔ Kitchens ✔ Wardrobes ✔ Av Units ✔ Vanities ✔ Laundries ✔ Furniture
Call Darren 0433 621 180
Carpet Layers and Services
DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE FOR HOME BUILDERS
For a Free quote Call George 0403 376 380
03 9382 0979 www.nicolewild.com.au
residential town planning extensions energy ratings unit developments commercial
BATHROOM / LAUNDRY RENOVATIONS • Efﬁcient and reliable service
Ph Mark 0411 860 973
Builders and Building Services • Specialise in bathroom and laundry makeovers • Nothing too small or too big
or 9331 2520
Distinctive Bathrooms • Completed in 7-8 days • Your selection of items & tiles
HEDJES DRAFTING ✔ House Plans ✔ Dual Occupancies ✔ Unit Development email@example.com
Call Tom 9317 7324 or 0425 759 594
Carpentry, plastering, tiling, electrical, painting and plumbing. • Unblock drains
A T & P CARPENTERS
☎ 0499 240 702
Carpenters Renovations and fllooring. Weatherboard facias, Windows, Verandahs and Pergolas. Decking renewed or repaired. Free Quote
Building Plans Drafting
Awnings Blinds Curtains
Quality Bathroom Renovations By Evans Trade Services
0418 365 509
ALEXANDROU & Associates Pty. Ltd. Suite 4 / 707 Mt. Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds m 0419 327 014 t 9372 7188 f 9372 7199 www.alexandrou.net.au
Mel Ref. 15 D9
Mark 0419 329 745 or 9330 4244
Crommelins 13-19 Beckett Avenue, East Keilor Compacter 9336 7959
for a free quote call 0412 519 052 or visit www.matrixbathrooms.com.au
RENOVATIONS EXTENSIONS NEW HOMES PERGOLAS VERANDAHS GARAGES
Kitchens, vanities, wall units, wardrobes and storage units.
• 7 year guarantee • Guaranteed start and ﬁnish dates
SYNTHETIC GRASS & ACCESSORIES � WORKBOOTS STONE DUST GAL. & PVC GRATES � RED GUM & MULCH ALL TYPES OF SANDS � TOOLS � SCORIA & PEBBLES SCREENINGS GARDEN MIX & TOP SOIL � CONCRETE SEALER MUSHROOM COMPOST � COLOUR HARDENERS LAWN SEED& FERTILISER � WHEELBARROWS GROUT
� � � � � � � � �
Call Steve 0418
COMPLETE Bathroom Renovations
MOTORING 75 Auto Services ................................. 75 Cars New and Used.......................... 75 Driving Schools ............................... 75
30 YEARS EXPERIENCE No job too big or too small, can assist with plans, permits & designs
Sand, Building, Hardware & Gardening Supplies
SUPPLIERS OF REINFORCED STEEL
CELEBRATIONS 75 Accessories.................................... 75 Dressmaking .................................. 75 Hairdressing................................... 75 Marriage Celebrants ........................ 75
Carpet (Steam/Dry) Cleaning
Custom Made To Your Specification
*conditions apply 4 ROOMS ONLY $50 FLETCHERS
View our amazing work at: www.finecabinetry.com.au ☎ 9357 5005
FLOODED CARPETS CARPET CLEANING UPHOLSTERY CLEANING ABN 92 465 717 255 18 Years Experience FREE DEODORISING G6102010
June 25, 2013
YOUR IDEAS, OUR CREATION
Massage Therapy ............................ 73
0417 345 464
• Specialise in Bathroom, Kitchen, Laundry Makeovers • Reliable, Hassle free with start/ﬁnish dates • Pre-auction preparation/maintenance
Wanted to Buy ................................. 73
Trades & Services Trade Assist
Bathroom Renovations B.K BATHROOM RENOVATIONS G6069671AA-dc4Jun
TRADES & SERVICES 69-73 Awnings Blinds Curtains ................... 69 Bathroom Renovations..................... 69 Bricklayers ..................................... 69 Builders and Building Services .......... 69 Building Plans and Drafting ............... 69 Cabinetmakers ............................... 69 Carpenters ..................................... 69 Carpet Layers and Services .............. 69 Cleaning Services ........................... 70 Computer Service and Repairs .......... 70 Concrete Products and Services ........ 70 Demolitions.................................... 70 Electrical Services........................... 70 Fencing and Gates ........................... 70 Floor Services ................................. 70 Furniture Removals.......................... 70
Call Paul 0412 816 479
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Weekly Classifieds All work guaranteed - Reasonable rates - Free quotes. Rewires, new Installations, Safety switches, Smoke Detectors, Sensor lights. Ceiling & Exhaust fans.
All general cleaning. Specialising in: ● Steam clean carpets ● Window cleaning
● Vacant premises
● Moving in, moving out cleaning
Phone Geoff Roach REC.10991 0412 434 529 or 9370 8130
Kris Floors - Timber Flooring Sanding, Polishing & Laying All work guaranteed
Ph: 9307 8883 or 0414 562 261
Garden and Landscaping
● Houses, flats, shops etc
Concrete Products and Services
Affordable Paving MJ Paving (Vic) Pty Ltd PAVING PROFESSIONALS
� Timber Paling & Colorbond Fencing � Steel Pickets � Electric Gates � FREE Measure and Quotes � 8307 5234 or 0411 227 945
★ No fix, No fee ★ We come to you!
✧ Treated Pine Paling ✧ Colorbond ✧ Fence Repairs ✧ Retaining Walls ✧ 28 years experience
Call Joe on 0408 993 912 or 9331 6391
Georges Fencing • Timber Paling • Colorbond • Picket Fencing
Traditional Steel Pickets
Miffy Excavations & Demolitions
• Houses • Garages • Sheds • Bungalows Asbestos Removal Bob Cat, Back Hoe and 10m Tippers Phil 0425 764 814 Tony 0407 684 139 9370 3513
A 1 Absolute
Rec 1944 A Grade Electrician Any type of Electrical Work Ceiling Fans TV & Ph points, lights, power points, safety switches etc. No job too small. FREE SMOKE ALARM. 10% Pensioner discount.
John at Kerrie Electrics on 9337 4732/ 9744 2478 / 0418 582 656
ALZANI FLOORING Specialising in Parquetry Supply, Laying & Design Sanding & Polishing all timber floors
9318 9318 3001 3001 or or 0410 0410 330 330 026 026
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Great value for money, covering all areas. Ask about this months special. Open 7 days. Experienced staff. 1300 367 059
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Call Helen 0447 564 252
Ph: 9971 1444
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For MORE than just mowing!
x Police Checked x Insured x OH&S Compliant www.jimsmowing.net
Gardening, Mulching Rubbish Removal Landscaping Expert Pruning, Hedge Trimming Ride-on Mowing Gutters Cleared Insurance / Workcover jobs Body Corporate work
Glazing and Glaziers
AMAZING GARDEN SERVICES Specialist in • Lawn mowing • Edging Pruning / Hedge Trimming • Regular Maintenance • Rubbish Removals • Tree Lopping • Gutter Cleaning
24 HOUR EMERGEN EMERGENCY SERVICE Specialising In � Shop fronts � Table Tops � Doors � Shower Screens � Windows � Mirrors � Splashbacks � Insurance Claims
Call Joe 0498 375 094 - 7 days
BOB’S YOUR UNCLE Old fashioned gardening, rubbish & trees PENSIONER DISCOUNTS FREE ESTIMATES
Call 9379 5381 0411 136 259
Floor Services G6055901AA-dc4Jun
Reliable & Experienced Removalists 2 men - from $75 per hour. Competitive prices - time starts at your door. Will beat any reasonable quote. Ph: 8390 9465 - 0413 693 216
Measu te & Quo
FUSSY FURNITURE REMOVALS
F R E Ere
9364 0493 or 0417 163 129
FOR A FREE QUOTE
GARAGE DOORS DIRECT FROM MANUFACTURER
33 years experience. Timber and Colorbond. No job too big or too small
Contact Charlie. Free Quote!
Experts in all types concrete Plain – Colour – Slate – Stencil – Exposed call JOE 9390 2097 or 0419 303 150 www.taylorslakesconcrete.com
0470 096 000
Garages Garage Doors and Carports
Keilor Park Fencing
TAYLORS LAKES CONCRETE
Call Paul on 0419 799 999
Mob: 0415 457 379 Ph: 9324 5844
J.M. REMOVALS ✓ Pianos ✓ Pool Tables ✓ Storage ✓ Interstate 2-3 Men ~ 8 tonne truck ~ Insurance ~ Pensioner Rates
Ph: 9318 9771 or 0414 379 566
For an obligation free quote call George on...
S & L CONCRETING
RAPID REMOVALS & STORAGE
Ring Chris now 0417 584 285
• Concrete Paving • Brick Paving • Competitive Prices • Free Quote and Advice
WROUGHT IRON AUTOMATIC & MANUAL TUBULAR STEEL ACCESS CONTROLS BRICK IN-FILLS KEYPAD ENTRY SYSTEMS POOL FENCINGG6050472AA-dc28May SERVICE TO ALL BRANDS
DIRECT TRUE FENCING
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✔ Driveways ✔ Garages ✔ Paths ✔ Sheds ✔ Paving Call Sebastian 0412 434 915 or Sandra 9370 6322
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FOR A QUOTE CALL: 0412 990 429 or 9382 0547
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www.dashelad.com Call Dale on: 0419 266 999
0433 111 744 - 0433 111 728
Phone 0412 488 732
Call PresƟge Universal Cleaning on 9337 1010 or 0431 265 864
TRIPLE ACTION CLEANING
• Free Quotes • Guaranteed Work • References available
Specialising in: ❏ Sanding, Polishing and repairs of all timber floors. Fast free quotes, Top quality workmanship at Mates Rates
Domes�c cleaning and Builders clean Prompt service Excellent a�en�on to detail Police Check available
A SABA FENCING Specialising In Timber Fence And Colorbond Fencing
Gardening: Expert hedging and pruning, tree lopping, garden clean ups, poisoning, rubbish removal. Landscaping: Garden Makeovers, Landscaping, natural turfs/lawns, retaining walls, tree/shrub planting, soil, mulch, stones, pebbles, lilydale/tuscan topping, weed matting, lawn repair
Top Rate Floors
Fencing and Gates
QUALITY TIMBER & BLUESCOPE STEEL
Phone: 9390 5244.
For Free Quotes ✆ Craig 0414 757 137
PA Cleaning Services
• Commercial • Ofﬁce Cleaning • Carpet Cleaning • Window Cleaning • Vacate Cleaning 16 years experience • Mainly contract work.
Rec Mark: 0411 092 696 17874
20% discount off rst service
● Sanding & Polishing ● Old & New Floors ● Prompt Reliable Service
D.A’s Gardening & Maintenance Services • Mowing • Rubbish Removal • Hedging • Painting • Gutter Cleaning • General Maintenance FREE QUOTES Pensioner Discounts Call Dave 0432 762 983
Obligation free quote 1800 21 24 28 9569 4737 www.kanklean.com.au
Commercial Domestic All types of electrical work Your local sparky Fully insured
Regular Cleaning One off cleans Carpet cleaning Security checked Trained Insured Equipped
Mark Duggan Electrical
Phone James 0412 807 929G5832568
● Vinyl floor polish and buff
BARENA TEAM CLEANING
Electrical Services “A” GRADE ELECTRICIAN
Free Call: 1300 666 701
TED'S GLASS & LEADLIGHTING
9306 9908 Ted 0418 177 125 Kerry 0412 067 543
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✫ RELIABLE HANDYMAN ✫ Please ✆ Tony on 0425 705 970 G6066776
• Laminated Benchtops • Home Maintenance • Flat Pack Assembly Call Phil 0412 816 861
All aspects of landscaping • Pergolas • Decks • Synthetic Turf • Paving • Water features • Irrigation • Retaining walls
Contact Mark on 0438 326 982
1300 767 940
Call Kerri Mewett
HEATING AND COOLING INSTALLATIONS, SERVICE AND REPAIRS FAST, RELIABLE AND PROFESSIONAL SERVICE Domestic & Commercial Carbon monoxide testing Fully Licensed & Registered Over 20 yrs Experience Free Quotation & Assessment Ph. 0410 419 750
• Locks opened • Locks repaired • Combinations changed • Locks supplied and ﬁtted Pensioner discounts
SENTINAL LOCKSMITHS 24 hours/7 days all suburbs Lockouts Rekeys Lock servicing G5280328AA-dc24Jul
0403 121 260 or 9390 2313
WE COME TO YOU FOR ALL YOUR HEATING NEEDS
For free quotes call now: 1300 550 901
Painters and Decorators
ALEX’S .M. PAINTING
- No Job Too Small - ADD VALUE TO YOUR HOME • All Aspects Of Interior & Exterior Painting • To New & Existing Holmes • Renovations • Rental Properties For Quality & Professional Service G5684181AA-dc22Jan
Call Alex for a free quote on 0418 385 513
Call John 0419 541 931 • OFFICES
“We are different because we don’t take shortcuts.’’
Professional + Guaranteed Service
PETER PLASTERING SUPPLIES
Specialises in patchwork, wall & ceiling repairs. Will install ceiling roses, cornices and archways. Free quotes. Call Peter: 9375 4931 or 0414 412 840 G6041748
Call Paul 0417 507 477
R.N Painting & Decorating Service in business for 18 years
Extensions ● New homes ● Renovations ● Commercial and domestic plastering 25 years experience ~ Fully insured Quality plastering at great rates
Phone 0419 336 047
P & O Painting
Please call 0433 601 909 • 1800 lock it (562 548)
Paul’s Plastering Service Pty Ltd
Punctual, Reliable, Professional & Courteous 28 Years experience Deal only with the owner of the company Your property will always be kept clean & tidy
MASTER PAINTERS We specialise in interior & exterior, home, office & factories. Summer Special “We price ourselves in our personal service & guarantee 30% off! quality finish to clients “satisfaction” (5 years). Right price. 9386 6464 For a free quote call Ronnie 0402 230 443
A DEPENDABLE LOCKSMITH
email email@example.com www.mooneevalleyplastering.com.au
30 Years Experience Bathroom Renos Hotwater Systems � Sanitary Plumbing
Blocked Drains Gasfitting � Qualified Green Plumber
Ph. 0418 365 509 Lic.No. 24572 firstname.lastname@example.org www.evansplumbing.com.au
Evans Plumbing Pty. Ltd.Master Plumbers
M A S T E R PA I N T E R S We specialise in interior - exterior, homes, offices and factories We pride ourselves in our personal services and guarantee our work to the clients satisfaction
Contact Mark 0419 992 210
JOHN BALL PAINTING
PROFESSIONAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN
• Gas Ducted Heating • Gas Log Fires • Reverse Cycle Wall Hung Split System • Reverse Cycle Split Ducted System
0414 19 83 12
• Paving • Retaining Walls • Decking & Pergolas - Synthetic & Instant LANDSCAPE DESIGN & • Turf Excavation CONSTRUCTION •• Mini-digger Landscaping Victoria 1300 767 940 Member • Landscaping Building www.xscape.net.au Licence • Design Consultation • Concept Drawings • Scale Landscape Plans • Plant Selection
• Your local Plasterer for over 30 years • Domestic & Commercial • Board & Solid • Contemporary & Heritage Work
GRIFA GROUP PAINTING PTY LTD
OPEN SPACE LANDSCAPING G5991781AA-dc7May
MOONEE VALLEY PLASTERING
Specialising in domestic & commercial painting ✓ Pensioner discounts ✓ Dulux accredited Phone Vincent: 0418 874 056 or 9354 1942 Email: email@example.com www.grifapainting.com.au
FOR FREE QUOTES CALL DANNY
0417 543 854 or 9009 0774
Member of MPA
Pevic Paving Pty Ltd Free Quotes No job to small ❖ Paving ❖ Bluestone Work ❖ Concreting
Phone 0412 241 625
Pest Control SilvaKleen Pest & Weed Management
New Homes - Termite Protection Ants, Bees, Mice, Spiders etc. Ph: Tony on 9367 7092 or 0418 530 573
DURA - PLUMB
Retaining Walls ❖ Pergolas & Decking Sprinkler Systems ❖ Brick Edging Structure Landscaping ❖ Free Quotes
Need A Hand
Repairs, Remodel, Carpentry, Plastering, Painting Tiling, Window & Door Replacement, Decking. High Pressure Cleaning, of Driveways & Gutters Landscaping, Paving, Concrete, & Demolition All Handyman Work Fixed Price Quotes & Credit Card Facilities firstname.lastname@example.org
PH: Ed 0412 127 482
✬ Domestic ✬ Commerical ✬ Interior ✬ Exterior Reasonable Price - For a free quote call
Call Your BIG Brother 1300 445 057
Prompt & Professional Service 30 Years Experience Free Quotes & Advice
William 0416 576 716 - 9266 0570
Renovating, Updating Your Home!
We beat any written quotes Free Quotes - Pensioner Discounts All work guaranteed. Ph Carl: 0402 015 000 or Ph/Fax 9687 5171
Landscaping AW LANDSCAPING & PAVING
✧ Painting ✧ Plastering ✧ Tiling ✧ Odd Jobs ✧ Carpentry ✧ Windows ✧ Fencing
No job too small
Specialising in Period homes, New homes, Old homes & Renovations, Plastering, Tiling & Carpentry
• Bathroom Renos • Kitchen Renos •P Painting & Plastering • Landscaping • Tiling • Deckings • Carpentry Ph 0402 119 961
RC Home Maintenance
Westsub Heating & Cooling
Service, maintenance & repairs of all types of evaporative, refrigerated & heating systems. Professional on Brivis, Stadt, Bonaire, Breezair & Cool Breeze Phone Lance 0425 734 271 G5879013
Call Joe 0418 348 260 AH 9390 1129 G5598702AA-dc11Dec
Call Steve on 0439 500 113
Phone 0438 886 378
Angelo & Joe Plastering
Specialising in: � New Homes � Solid Plastering & Plasterboards � � � Extensions � � Renovations �
All Renovations ❖ Home repairs ❖ Tiling ❖ All gardening needs. ❖ Removal of trees, shrubs & rubbish ❖ Plastering ❖ Decking & more
Call 0430 332 368
� Domestic repaints interior/exterior � 34 years experience in master painting � Local father and daughter business � Quality painting doesnt have to be expensive
Rams One Stop Handyman
No job too small
All-Go Painting Service
Services • Repairs • Maintenance Over 30 years experience, All types of Air Con, Evap Cooler & Gas Heating System
Maintenance & Repairs Need “JOBS DONE” Anything at all? I’ll fix them for you, just call Paul. Pensioners 10% discount
KS Heating & Cooling
“JOBS DONE” 0425 763 492
Painters and Decorators
Handy Person Services
• Drain & Sewer Blockages ockages • Gas Fitting • Hot & Cold Water Systems g • Rooﬁng & Spouting era • Colour Drain Camera & Locator • Sewer Renewals • Free Quotes
Lic No 30552
24 H EMER OUR G SERVI ENCY CE
0418 532 268 or 9357 2095
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Weekly Classifieds Roller Shutters
Damian 0429 457 147
Restumping & Underpinning Specialist In Cracks Of Brick Veneer Walls
Full Insurance Cover Registered Builder DBL 17 Years Guarantee Council Permit Supplied - Engineer Plan
Call Manoel T: 9300 2888 M: 0488 673 082
25 years experience Gas tting Excavator & bobcat hire General plumbing Roong & spouting Same day H.W.S changeovers and sewer blockages
� Full Insurance � All work Council approved � 15 years guarantee � All Council permits supplied � 100% computer levelling � Concrete pump used � 15 years experience � For a free quote and advice
Angelo Catoggio 0412 387 491 Simon Mills 0413 312 040
9309 0700 - 0411 174 000
• Full Insurance • Free quotes & advice • Registered Builders DB-L 1613 • Thousands of References • 15 Year Guarantee • Computer Levelling G5574081AA-dc8Jan
24/7 - All Plumbing Maintenance - Low Prices
Daniel Vella: 0402 417 328
MEMBER OF MASTER BUILDERS ASSOCIATION
Reg No 8659
� Spouting/Downpipes / Stormwater � Burst Pipes � Sewer Blockages � High Pressure Drain Cleaning � Domestic � Renovations � Property Management � Hot Water Services
All general plumbing & maintenance Mark Wright 9336 2663 / 0419 106 768 Free quotations • All work guaranteed
NICK’S RE-BLOCKING SERVICE ALL SUBURBS � LEVELLING � UNDERPINNING
� RAISING � RESTUMPING WITH CONCRETE OR REDGUM STUMPS � COUNCIL PERMIT � ALL WORK GUARANTEED FREE SMOKE ALARM
PH: 9360 5357 Mobile: 0412 378 193 Registered Building Practitioner
Lic. No. 36186
Lic 44999 G6069700AA-dc4Jun
Water Services, Hot Water Units, Guttering/Roof Plumbing All General Plumbing, Filtered Watered Units, Domestic/Industrial, Gas Fitting, Block Drains Call Jeff 0405 663 836
Repairs to Fridges, Freezers & Washing Machines. L46248 Installation of Split System AC 7 DAY S “NO CALL OUT FEES” *Conditions apply 25YRS EXPERIENCE FOR BEST PRICE AND SERVICE
Cornelious 0418 567 862 / 9331 0185
Cnr. Keilor Park Dve & Tullamarine Park Rd
D “n” A Security Doors Free measure & quotes 9337 2403 or Dave 0411 205 313
Specialising in: ✔Metal Roofing ✔Re-roofs ✔Extensions and gutters ✔New Roofs
Quality Security Doors and Fly Screens www.dnasecuritydoors.com
Phone Peter on: 0419 581 436
fast@ BEST VALUE HIGH QUALITY
Master Builders 130437.
• Shower Screens, Frameless & Semi Framed • Glass Splashbacks, Exciting Colours • Mirrors, Polished & Bevelled • Robe Doors Showroom 1/388 Keilor Road, Niddrie
NORTH SUBURBAN ROOF TILES INC
9374 4001 / 0418 177 140
� Extensions � Re-roofs � Restorations � Repairs Re-roofs from $3800 (Second hand tiles only) Won’t be beaten on price 20 years experience All Work Fully Guaranteed We Buy & Sell All Roof Tiles
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VELAQUA PLUMBING lic 49535
QUALITY SERVICE LOW PRICES
General plumbing, roof & guttering Gas tting Hot water unit replacement Renovations
Call Mark 0418 325 661
“Still the Best”
SUN ROOFING PTY LTD
All Types Of Plumbing
ANCHOR SECURITY DOORS
• Repairs/Restoration • Cement & Terracotta Tiles • High Pressure Cleaning • Rebedding & Pointing • 3 Acrylic Coat System • Clean Gutters & Downpipes • Free quote • 10 year guarantee • 10% Discount Call George 0435 925 798 or Seb: 0422 577 276
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The Cheapest but the best in Victoria. All jobs big and small welcome. Any type of level. All Suburbs. 100% guarantee. Call Alex for a free quote.
Phone: 0404 626 011 or 9363 7224.
� Cement & Terracotta Roof Restorations � Pressure Cleaning & Roof Painting � Guttering & Iron Roof Replacement
“The name you can trust’’
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Mills Catoggio Plumbing
Sevices WORK GUARANTEED
0419 898 181
WE DELIVER - YOU FILL - WE REMOVE
• General Plumbing • All Gas Fitting • Spouting and Rooﬁng • Blocked Drains
Lic No: 44262
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Ph- 9334 5683 or 0418 390 584 G5506921
For all types of Gutter replacement – Colorbond or aluminium. Ask about Tanks
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0422 897 991
Mobile 0409 00 30 70
2, 4 or 6m3. Competitive rates & recycling rebates. Pensioner Discounts. Will load if required.
Ph 0418 350 030
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• Blocked Drains • Plumbing Maintenance
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0403 215 624 or 9364 2149
JAMES & SONS
Showroom at 18 Quinn Drive, Keilor Park
2, 3 & 4 Cubic M3 Small Skips from $120 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 25 Cubic M3 Walking Bins � Bobcat Hire � Mixed & Heavy Loads Accepted Friendly & Reliable Service, Satisfaction Guaranteed
Over 30 Years Experience Specialising In: • Floor & Wall Tiles • Old & New Homes • Kitchen & Bathroom Renovation Free Measure & Quote.
0432 774 645
0432 501 802
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Community Children in both Essendon and Moonee Ponds are looking to fill several full time and casual positions. Applicants will need to possess relevant early childhood qualifications, have a good working knowledge of the EYLF and be driven to provide better outcomes for children. Please forward a CV with cover letter to Margo, the Operations Manager via email: email@example.com. Alternatively you can ring the service for more details; Mel at Essendon on 93376634 or Emma at Moonee Ponds on 93727020.
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Soya what Think you know soya? Think again, writes Carole Levy
and margarines. This is because soya is a cheap protein source and lets companies claim higher protein content on labels. Each year 200 million tonnes of the stuff feeds animals, so it’s likely whatever meat you eat includes soya. Listed on labels as lecithin, it’s also in cakes, biscuits and chocolate bars. But it’s not just our bodies that are potentially being adversely affected. Our planet is taking a severe battering through intensive crop planting, particularly in South America. It’s estimated that 10,000 hectares of forest are being lost each year – the equivalent of 20 football fields an hour. By 2020, forest and savannah areas the size of Great Britain will have vanished, with crops triggering soil erosion, siltation of waterways and widespread use of toxic chemicals in some of the world’s most delicate habitats. Soya is now traded as an international commodity, just like gold or oil. It’s all about money, and anyone opposing soya’s onward march is sadly likely to have their voice stifled by powerful corporations.
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ow would you feel about giving your baby five birth control pills each day? I pose this confronting question for a reason: it surely compels us to find out how this could ever happen. Research has shown that infants who are exclusively fed soya formula ingest the oestrogen equivalent of five birth control pills a day. This is because plant-oestrogens or isoflavones that mimic the female hormone are found in large concentration in the soya bean. In fact, so powerful are these critters that the more soya a man eats, the more likely he is to have difficulty in fertilising an egg, says Belfast reproduction medicine specialist Dr Lorraine Anderson. Professor Neil McClure, a leading British fertility expert, advises minimising soya in a man’s diet should he and his partner have trouble conceiving. But this is not easy. It’s estimated that more than 70 per cent of supermarket and fast-food chain products contain soya – from chicken nuggets and breakfast cereals to mayonnaise
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Demons put foot down then hit the brakes By Teo Pellizzeri Tullamarine held off a Taylors Lakes comeback to win by 12 points and retain top spot in Essendon District Football League division one on Saturday. The Demons kicked five goals to one in the opening quarter and extended the margin to an even 30 points at half time. But booting just two goals after the long break left the door ajar for Taylors Lakes, the Lions falling short 8.5 (53) to 10.5 (65). Tullamarine (8-1-1) is half a game clear of Northern Saints (8-2) and a game ahead of third-placed Glenroy (7-1-2), while Taylors Lakes fell to fourth with the defeat (7-3). Dale Foote and Jonathan Hardman were Tullamarine’s best players, while Adrian Longo kicked four goals for Taylors Lakes. At Hadfield, the home team dared to challenge Northern Saints in the first half but couldn’t match the Saints’ scoring power after the long break. Fidaa Ahmed was the Saints’ best in the 17.17 (119) to 10.12 (72) result, while Josh Polizzi kicked four goals for Hadfield. Hadfield’s loss leaves a gulf between the finals teams and the chasing pack, with Taylors Lakes now four wins ahead of fifth-placed West Coburg and sixth-placed Hadfield (both 3-7).
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BEAUMARIS 2.4 7.8 11.9 11.13 (79) ST BERNARDS 0.6 4.11 6.14 8.20 (68) Goals: Beaumaris: J Di Natale 3 L Boyd T Buckley A Carroll S Gower J Ward W Murton M Petering T Mcmanamny. St Bernards: N Burgin 3 N Cooke R Houlihan P MacDonough A Grosso A Singleton. Best: Beaumaris: M Petering T Dean W Murton M Atkins J Di Natale L Casey-Leigh. St Bernards: N Burgin T Sullivan N Cooke T Caven M Sullivan A Grosso. Premier Reserve: St Bernards 11.14 d Beaumaris 7.5, Collegians 15.12 d Old Carey 8.7, Old Xaverians 14.4 d De La Salle 10.3, Old Scotch 17.5 d St Bedes/Mentone Tigers 10.5, University Blacks 12.9 d University Blues 3.7. Premier Thirds: University Blacks 16.10 d De La Salle 12.8, Old Carey 11.9 d Old Scotch 10.9, Old Xaverians 10.11 d Collegians 10.7, University Blues 20.14 d St Bernards 6.4. Ladder PW L D F A % Pts Uni Blacks 10 8 2 0 777 610 127.38 32 Old Xaverians 10 7 3 0 998 693 144.01 28 Old Scotch 10 6 4 0 978 927 105.50 24 De La Salle 10 6 4 0 777 776 100.13 24 St Bedes/MT 10 6 4 0 880 881 99.89 24 Collegians 10 5 5 0 866 754 114.85 20 Beaumaris 10 5 5 0 837 869 96.32 20 St Bernards 10 3 7 0 837 940 89.04 12 Uni Blues 10 3 7 0 758 1016 74.61 12 Old Carey 10 1 9 0 706 948 74.47 4 Premier C PEGS 5.2 9.6 16.8 21.12 (138) PENINSULA 2.3 3.4 3.4 5.7 (37) Goals: Pegs: D Forrest 10 R Edwards 3 N Bartram 2 S Tibbits D Flaherty T Skurrie R Baddeley J Pound A Bell. Peninsula: T Welsby 2 J Pomeroy S Payze R Bambery.
Clean hands: East Keilor’s Vince Madaffari gets his handball away. For more action shots from Michael Copp’s gallery of Hillside v East Keilor, go to mooneevalleyweekly.com.au
West Coburg is now best-of-therest after beating Craigieburn 16.22 (118) to 13.12 (90). The result leaves Craigieburn (1-9) stuck last on the ladder behind Weastmeadows (2-8), which lost 6.6
(42) to 26.13 (169) against Glenroy. In division two, Roxburgh Park was the big winner as the Magpies claimed outright third at the expense of Keilor Park. A 14.13 (97) to 12.6 (78) win combined with Hillside’s
Best: Pegs: D Forrest C Caminiti D Flaherty R Baddeley J Williams S McCann. Peninsula: S Glenn C Macaulay B Southam T Welsby H Whitty S Buchanan. Ladder PW L D F A % Pts Mazenod 10 9 1 0 899 567 158.55 36 Monash Blues 10 9 1 0 899 651 138.10 36 Marcellin 10 7 3 0 1128 629 179.33 28 Old Ivanhoe 10 6 4 0 958 704 136.08 24 PEGS 10 6 4 0 861 724 118.92 24 Old Camb. 10 4 6 0 802 814 98.53 16 Peninsula 10 4 6 0 756 1139 66.37 16 Banyule 10 3 7 0 874 956 91.42 12 Oakleigh 10 1 9 0 636 1067 59.61 4 NOBS/St Pats 10 1 9 0 626 1188 52.69 4 Premier C Reserve: Old Camberwell 10.16 d Banyule 5.8, Monash Blues 18.10 d Nobs/ St Pats 7.11, Marcellin 24.20 d Oakleigh 3.1, Mazenod 11.12 d Old Ivanhoe 5.10, Pegs 20.18 d Peninsula 5.9. Premier C Thirds: Nobs/St Pats d Old Mentonians fft, St Kevins 13.9 d Old Ivanhoe 5.11, Marcellin d Peninsula fft, Mazenod 21.9 d Old Camberwell 5.9.
Best: Greenvale: D Smith E Kuret A Mcphee C Wight B Clifton S Brewer. Oak Park: B Keast J Kennedy T German J Pascu J Mandahl R Hall. ABERFELDIE 3.5 5.7 8.12 9.17 (71) ESSENDON DS 1.0 4.3 6.4 8.10 (58) Goals: Aberfeldie: J Hislop 2 J Cubillo 2 C Sharp K Ryder J Craven D Mangan L Langwell. Essendon Doutta Stars: P Lobb 2 B Langtry M Monteith N Kovac C Hallam M Calvaresi L Hutchesson. Best: Aberfeldie: Z O’Brien J Toy Z Hislop W Patak R Moylan C Sharp. Essendon Doutta Stars: M Monteith J Morris D Rayson M Hutchesson S Ehmer T Lucin. AVONDALE H 3.3 11.7 19.10 23.11 (149) KEILOR 8.0 8.1 14.4 20.6 (126) Goals: Avondale Heights: P Rose 7 N Dimartino 5 C Johnson 3 J Grabowski 3 M Cravino 2 J Morris J Young A Aparo. Keilor: J Garth 6 M James 3 R Marcy 2 J Williams 2 L Cartelli 2 J Messis J Butty D Joyce J Manning M Wallace. Best: Avondale Heights: C Johnson N Dimartino N Byrne P Smith J Free J Young. Keilor: A Browne R Marcy L Cartelli M Newman J Manning J Williams. AIRPORT WEST 4.3 10.5 15.8 18.12 (120) PASCOE VALE 2.5 6.7 7.7 11.9 (75) Goals: Airport West: M Kenny 6 R McVeigh 3 C Rogers 3 G Urquhart 2 D Saliba A Aloi J McVeigh A Walsh. Pascoe Vale: S Leech 3 M Perri 2 L Featherstone 2 D Tydell M Ergunen S Berak B Fitzgerald. Best: Airport West: T Skorsis J Watts M Kenny S Boyd D Harris A Walsh. Pascoe Vale: S Boyall D McMeekin S Leech B Fitzgerald S Berak S Pretty. MARIBYRNONG 4.1 8.4 12.8 16.11 (107) STRATHMORE 4.1 9.5 10.10 12.11 (83) Goals: Maribyrnong Park: Details unavailable. Strathmore: A Winter 4 M Little 4 A Horne D Sinnott A Arrowsmith. Best: Maribyrnong Park: Details unavailable. Strathmore: J Wilton A Horne A Iacobucci M Little D Bramley M Knight.
TAC CUP - Round 10
GIPPSLAND 2.5 7.7 11.12 16.18 (114) CALDER 2.3 5.4 7.7 11.11 (77) Goals: Gippsland: Scott 7 Carr 2 Saunders 2 Paredes Rees Cunico Pattison Russell. Calder: Wright 3 Prestia 2 Christensen 2 James Cauchi Cooke Bonello. Best: Gippsland: Carr Scott Mustoe Nash Muir Morris. Calder: Goodyear James Wright Christensen Kovacevic Prestia.
ESSENDON FOOTBALL LEAGUE
Premier GREENVALE 3.2 10.4 17.10 21.15 (141) OAK PARK 1.2 5.5 7.7 12.9 (81) Goals: Greenvale: A Mcphee 5 D Sardo 3 B Clifton 3 J Gazzo 3 S Potter 2 J Hemala 2 J Thompson 2 E Kuret. Oak Park: J Kennedy 4 J Pascu J Mandahl T Schimmelbusch L Howard J Valentino W Cantone T German R Hall.
thrashing of East Keilor means Roxburgh Park (6-4) is now a win clear of Keilor Park and fifth-placed Coburg Districts (all 5-5). At Hillside, visiting East Keilor
Aberfeldie Greenvale Avondale H Airport West Maribyrnong Strathmore Keilor Essendon DS Pascoe Vale Oak Park
Ladder PW L D F A % Pts 10 9 1 0 1107 668 165.72 36 10 9 1 0 1086 663 163.80 36 10 6 4 0 1142 906 126.05 24 10 6 4 0 1053 916 114.96 24 10 6 4 0 888 911 97.48 24 10 6 4 0 912 936 97.44 24 10 3 7 0 955 937 101.92 12 10 3 7 0 785 996 78.82 12 10 2 8 0 768 1016 75.59 8 10 010 0 672 1419 47.36 0
Division 1 WEST COBURG 5.6 8.6 11.18 16.22 (118) CRAIGIEBURN 4.2 6.6 8.9 13.12 (90) Goals: West Coburg: D Troy 4 J Ikupu 3 P Schwalger 3 J Vear 2 A Sidhom 2 J Martini 2. Craigieburn: S Kenna 5 S Kirby 2 J Layley 2 W Boyd S Bennett C Viani S Eldridge. Best: West Coburg: T Campbell D Lucas A Kelly P Schwalger D Troy J Gloury. Craigieburn: S Jacobs D King S Kenna C McErlain B Fynch S Terzievski. NORTH SAINTS 3.6 6.11 11.14 17.17 (119) HADFIELD 2.3 4.7 6.7 10.12 (72) Goals: Northern Saints: A Abou-Eid 3 L Oppedisano 2 T Abdallah 2 M Ozdemir 2 B Allouch M Cassinides Z Saad E Kako D Abdul-Wahed R Dagher F Caruso F Ahmad. Hadfield: J Polizzi 4 H McKerchar 2 M Patane 2 R Rachrache A Sicura. Best: Northern Saints: F Ahmad F Caruso B Allouch M Cassinides T Abdallah N Caruso. Hadfield: . GLENROY 6.5 15.6 19.9 26.13 (169) WESTMEADOWS 3.0 4.1 5.4 6.6 (42) Goals: Glenroy: A Kite 10 D Ramsay 3 H Woodhouse 3 S Parsons 2 A Collins 2 D Campbell G Hillsdon G Wight R Carruthers N Sciberras B Cronin. Westmeadows: R Aldridge 2 T Gleisner J Calder T Okines A Penaluna. Best: Glenroy: K Shrimpton B Cronin L Cox J Piggott J Sayers A Kite. Westmeadows: D Willcocks T Okines J Petersen J Fenton T Gleisner A McChristie.
was no match for the Sharks as a six-goal-to-one first quarter set up a comfortable margin for the day. A low-scoring slog followed in the middle two quarters before six Hillside goals to one in the last term blew out the final score to 15.8 (98) to 4.8 (32). Mark Micallef kicked three goals for Hillside, while Drew Mitchell was best afield. Luke McCormack and Hayden Phillips were East Keilor’s best. Coburg Districts moved back into the top four mix as its six-goal-totwo second quarter set it on course for a 14.10 (94) to 9.14 (68) win against Jacana. In the weekend’s other match, Moonee Valley raced to an 81-point half-time lead against East Sunbury before cruising to a 24.15 (159) to 3.5 (23) result. EDFL Round 11, Saturday, 2.15pm Premier: Aberfeldie v Airport West, Oak Park v Maribyrnong Park, Keilor v Greenvale, Strathmore v Essendon Doutta Stars, Pascoe Vale v Avondale Heights Division 1: returned Northern Saints v Westmeadows, Craigieburn v Hadfield, Tullamarine v West Coburg, Glenroy v Taylors Lakes Division 2: Coburg Districts v Roxburgh Park, East Sunbury v Jacana, Keilor Park v Hillside, East Keilor v Moonee Valley
TULLAMARINE 5.2 8.2 9.2 10.5 (65) TAYLORS LAKES 1.1 3.2 5.4 8.5 (53) Goals: Tullamarine: J Marcy 2 R Laurie 2 S Vernon 2 L Smith N Biggs D Simmons A Scott. Taylors Lakes: A Longo 4 A Asani 2 M Morelli M DiPietro. Best: Tullamarine: D Foote J Hardman W Becker J Tate B Daly C Laurie. Taylors Lakes: S Briz A Gallina D Jackson J Wright M Morelli J Greenwood. Ladder PW L D F A % Pts Tullamarine 10 8 1 1 1027 737 139.35 34 North Saints 10 8 2 0 1345 957 140.54 32 Glenroy 10 7 2 1 1270 801 158.55 30 Taylors Lakes 10 7 3 0 1082 658 164.44 28 West Coburg 10 3 7 0 923 1074 85.94 12 Hadfield 10 3 7 0 770 1010 76.24 12 W’meadows 10 2 8 0 729 1336 54.57 8 Craigieburn 10 1 9 0 689 1262 54.60 4 Div 2: Hillside 15.8 d East Keilor 4.8, Moonee Valley 24.15 d East Sunbury 3.5, Coburg Districts 14.10 d Jacana 9.14, Roxburgh Park 14.13 d Keilor Park 12.6.
■ SCHOOL SPORT
AGSV: Boys: Football: PEGS 12.22 d Trinity 7.8, Ivanhoe 20.17 d Yarra Valley 9.7, Assumption 27.22 d Mentone 1.2, Peninsula 13.18 d Camberwell 12.12. Hockey: Yarra Valley 12 d Marcellin 1, Camberwell 1 d PEGS 0, Trinity 2 drew Ivanhoe 2. Soccer: PEGS 11 d Yarra Valley 1, Marcellin 4 d Ivanhoe 0, Mentone 4 d Peninsula 2, Camberwell 4 d Trinity 3.
■ RUGBY UNION
DEWAR SHIELD: Prem 1: Moorabbin 38 d Footscray 17, P House 22 d Melb Uni 17, Harlequins 45 d Endeavour 10. Women: Northern 46 d Endeavour Hills 19, P House 55 d Western Dist 7, Melb 89 d Sth Dist 0.
Solomon rules in Park return By Teo Pellizzeri Jack Solomon’s return to Maribyrnong Park was an immediate success as the 19-year-old spearheaded a 24-point win against Strathmore on Saturday. Solomon returned from the VAFA to the Essendon District Football League with five goals in the Lions’ 16.11 (107) to 12.11 (83) win. The result sets up a four-way race for two finals spots in premier division with teams third to sixth all sporting six-win, four-loss records. Avondale Heights (126 per-cent) leads the pack after a comeback win against Keilor, followed by Airport West (115), Maribyrnong Park (97.48) and Strathmore (97.44). There’s a three-game gap between top pair Aberfeldie and Greenvale (9-1) above the finals-chasing
quartet and a three-game gap down to Keilor and Essendon Doutta Stars (both 3-7). Solomon’s goals were vital in the momentum swings of the first three quarters, with the Lions escaping to a 10-point lead at the last change. When Daniel Sinnott goaled for Strathmore early in the last quarter it looked like a game that might be decided by the odd goal. But Maribyrnong Park broke away, with ruckman James Philpot decisive in giving an advantage to on-ballers Trent and Cameron Lee. Aaron Winter and Matt Little kicked four each for Strathmore. Avondale Heights 23.11 (149) d Keilor 20.6 (126) Keilor started fast with eight straight goals to lead by 27 points at the first change only for Avondale Heights to respond with back-to-
back eight-goal quarters. The Blues scored just one behind in the second term as the Heights stormed to a 24-point lead at the long break. Patrick Rose booted seven goals and Nick Dimartino five, while three-goal Chris Johnson was best afield. Keilor’s Jarrod Garth kicked six. Essendon Doutta Stars 8.10 (58) lt Aberfeldie 9.17 (71) Aberfeldie built an early lead to hold the Stars at arm’s length at each change in its inaccurate victory. The Two Blues remain top on percentage, but Greenvale has closed the gap, with Aberfeldie top on 165.72 from the Jets on 163.80. Josh Toy and Zach O’Brien were Aberfeldie’s best, while Josh Cubillo kicked two goals. Phil Lobb was Doutta’s only multiple goalkicker, while Michael
inbrief VAFA PEGS roared back into Premier C finals contention on Saturday, while St Bernards’ finals hopes suffered a major blow in Premier. PEGS remains fifth on the table but got a much-needed percentage boost by thrashing Peninsula 21.12 (138) to 5.7 (37). The win gives PEGS a five-andfive record with 122 per cent, one win behind third-placed Old Ivanhoe (6-4, 154) and fourth-placed Old Camberwell (6-4, 133). David Forrest led the rout with 10 goals, while Chris Caminiti, Daniel Flaherty and Robert Baddeley were other better players. PEGS will travel to play runaway ladder leader Marcellin (10-0) this weekend. In Premier, St Bernards was left to rue inaccurate kicking in losing 8.20 (68) to 11.13 (79) against Beaumaris. The loss leaves threeand-seven St Bernards three wins adrift of fourth place (De La Salle, 6-4) and only out of the relegation zone on percentage above Uni Blues. Nicholas Burgin was the Snowdogs’ best on Saturday with three goals, while other better players were Tom Sullivan, Nick Cooke and Tom Caven. St Bernards hosts Collegians (sixth, 5-5) at the Snake Pit on Saturday.
Monteith and Jono Morris were best. Greenvale 21.15 (141) d Oak Park 12.9 (81) Consecutive seven-goal quarters put Greenvale out of Oak Park’s reach on a day when the Jets enjoyed seven multiple goal-kickers. Greenvale led by 12 points at quarter time before seven goals to four in the second term and seven to one in the third put the Jets in a winning position. Adam McPhee booted five majors for Greenvale and Jack Kennedy four for Oak Park. Airport West 18.12 (120) d Pascoe Vale 11.9 (75) The Eagles protected their topfour position by shaking Pascoe Vale with five goals to one in the third term. Marcus Kenny kicked six goals for Airport West. EDFL Division 1 and 2 wrap, P77
SOCCER Avondale Heights’ promotion challenge was stalled for a week by the referee after Doyle St Reserve was determined too soft for play on Saturday. The Heights will need to reschedule the match against Whittlesea Ranges. In state 4 west, FC Strathmore netted an important point to stay above the relegation zone with a 1-1 draw against Williamstown. Strathmore’s nine points keeps it above relegation-zone teams Maribyrnong Greens (seven) and Bell Park (five). Essendon Royals lost 2-1 against Corio. In state 5 west, Melbourne Tornado lost 4-3 to Altona North, with Daniel Tonc scoring two goals and Baze Boskovski one.
On the board: Jordan Madden celebrates a major, but goals were few and far between for East Keilor on Saturday. See page 77 for a wrap of EDFL division two.
Great grab: East Keilor’s Hayden Phillips out-reaches Hillside’s Drew Mitchell to take a finger-tip grab.
Victoria led at every change to comfortably win the women’s national championship on Saturday with a 37-point win against WA in Cairns. WA failed to kick a goal until the final quarter as Victoria won 7.8 (50) to 1.7 (13). NSW’s Courtney Gum won the Debbie Lee medal as the tournament’s best and fairest, while Moonee Valley resident Emma Kearney was named in the All-Australian team. Other Victorians in the All-Australian side are Megan Hutchins, Karen Paxman, Daisy Pearce, Stephanie Chiocci, Katie Brennan, Aasta O’Connor, Ellie Blackburn, Louise Wotton and Jasmine Garner.
Cannons succumb to the power of Power By Teo PellizzerI Calder was found wanting for skills and physicality as a 37-point loss to Gippsland Power dumped the Cannons out of the TAC Cup top eight on Saturday. The Cannons pushed Gippsland at times but lacked quality in execution to stay any closer than an 11.11 (77) to 16.18 (114) loss at Highgate Reserve. The four-and-six Cannons now sit ninth on the table, just behind the Western Jets, Sandringham Dragons and Northern Knights (all 4-1-5). Stopping league-leading goalscorer Josh Scott proved too tough a task for Calder’s backline as the Lakes Entrance forward led the Power to
victory with seven goals. Calder had a forward ace of its own in Moonee Valley’s Peter Wright, who booted three goals but was still limited in his second game back from a long-term back injury. Gippsland dominated long spells of the first quarter but failed to capitalise, with Jason Cooke’s late goal keeping Calder within two points at quarter-time. Wright looked as if he might change the game in the second quarter, the 202cm forward kicking successive set-shot goals after imposing grabs on the lead. But Calder’s inability to pressure Gippsland at defensive stoppages proved costly, with the Power
capitalising on half-chances to tumble through a string of goals from opportunistic snaps and hurried kicks. A potential team-lifting moment came late in the half when Aaron Christensen snapped a goal in the same passage that saw teammate Jarryd Bonello cleaned up after disposing of the ball. But it was Gippsland that responded better to some push and shove, with Scott goaling to establish a 15-point Power lead at half-time. Scott, who played head-to-head on a number of Calder defenders including Daniel Thompson and Nathan Blair, was then the dominant force of the second half. His early goal had the Power up
by 23 in the third term before Wright and Josh Cauchi kicked quick backto-back goals. Wright missed a set shot which would have drawn Calder within four points, enough of a warning to spark Scott’s next response. Diving to take the mark of the day, Scott goaled and then kicked another soon after before a hopeful 70m kick from Alex Carr bounced through an unguarded goalsquare to take Gippsland’s lead to 29. Calder got no closer in the final term as Gippsland kicked five goals to four. The Cannons play Oakleigh Chargers (10th, 3-1-6) at Highgate Reserve from 2.30pm on Sunday. Vic Metro under-16s were named
last week, with Calder Cannons dominating coach Mark Fisher’s final squad of 25. Nick O’Kearney (Keilor), Tom Wallis (Essendon Doutta Stars), Matthew Stillman (Greenvale), Joel Flanigan (Rupertswood), Joseph Tobin (Strathmore), Kane Murfett (Pascoe Vale) and Alec Binns (Aberfeldie) were the Cannons’ contingent. Essendon District Football League also has Western Jets/Keilor player Tylar Vujanic in the squad. The under-16 national championships will be played at Skoda Stadium and Blacktown International Sports Park in Sydney between July 6 and July 13.
Calder slips from the eight, but coach sticks to his mantra By Teo Pellizzeri Calder Cannons coach Andrew Jago is staying on message about player development even though his team fell out of the TAC Cup top eight at the weekend. The Cannons sit ninth on the table but still within one win of fifth and sporting a percentage considerably better than some teams above them. But consecutive losses by armslength margins to the Bendigo Pioneers and Gippsland Power have left Calder in a situation where it will have to bank wins sooner rather than later to see finals action. The Cannons now face a five-game stretch against teams around them on the ladder before finishing the homeand-away campaign against top pair Geelong Falcons and Eastern Ranges. Jago stressed the importance of protecting the ball-carrier in his quarter-time address on Saturday, telling his players to run into open space because a teammate would be there to shepherd and clear a path. But the Cannons were still apprehensive when the opportunities presented, often resulting in an overuse of handball. “When we had the ball in our hands we made poor choices,” Jago said. “I think we underestimated Gippsland . . . they’re good at chopping out for each other and linking up.” Peter Wright’s three goals earned him a first mention among the ‘best’ in just his second TAC Cup game. “Wright becomes a focal point; (Josh) Cauchi at his feet provided a bit and Aaron Christensen probably had his best game for the year across half forward,” Jago said. “Wright’s got to take care of his body and get up to 100 per cent game
time. That was his first run in the ruck and we gave him two and a half to three minutes there to give him a taste. “You can just imagine that size, mobility and kicking ability being used around the ground . . . it’s exciting, but he has work to do.” Calder’s depth has been a strength in recent seasons but testing the depth this season is proving tougher. Season stand-outs James Ferry (knee, out for the year), Matt Merlo (foot, being assessed) and Mitchell Jensen (shoulder, minimum two weeks) were all missing at the weekend. “We’re in the same situation as other clubs,” Jago said. “We had seven or eight who would be automatic inclusions if available but that was the same for Gippsland.” Jago wouldn’t be drawn on whether or not he was feeling pressure to get the team into the finals. “I still genuinely believe it’s about development,” he said. “I think the last two weeks have been the only two where I couldn’t say we’ve improved. “It’s about getting back to improving again, because we certainly didn’t show any improvement against Bendigo last week and today we didn’t. “Last week we didn’t get our hands on the football and today we got the football but made poor decisions. “Now it’s a matter of starting the trend upward again, and where it gets us is where it gets us.” Calder’s only player retained in the Vic Metro under-18 squad this season is bottom-ager Jake Lever. The Romsey defender cannot be drafted this season but did enough to impress coach Martin Allison to be retained for the team’s final two games, against South Australia in Geelong on Friday and Vic Country at Etihad Stadium on Wednesday, July 3.
Defensive duty: Calder’s Daniel Thompson and Nathan Blair, pictured in an earlier game this season, had their work cut out against Gippsland’s Josh Scott on Saturday.
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