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driving a little runabout so nondescript I have trouble recognising it in a car park, roaring around in a growling, gleaming red muscle car was quite a change of pace. But it wasn’t just my wheels that changed. Every time I got into that look-at-me car, it was as if I became a different person. I felt bolder, more self-assured – and a good 10 years younger. It got me thinking about how our personalities tend to shape-shift depending on what we’re doing, who we’re with and, it seems, what we’re driving. It’s a phenomenon our cover star, Mick Malthouse, says has given us all the wrong impression about him. After decades of being known as the unsmiling, hard man of the AFL, he insists it was all just a mask he had to put on to do his job. Underneath, he says, he’s really a softie. Learn more about the man behind the mask in our interview inside. ●

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he misconceptions about Michael Malthouse are many. He’s abrupt … abrasive … demanding … But the neatly dressed man who arrives at The Weekly Review studio for our photo shoot and interview is anything but. Michael (as he prefers to be called) has just walked from his home near the MCG to Southbank – walking is his preferred mode of transport – and he apologises for being a few minutes late. Friendly and relaxed, his face breaks into a warm smile when he chats about his family – especially the six grandchildren who obviously have “Pa” wrapped around their tiny fingers. “I guess most people saw me at the office and my office was a coach’s box or a press conference. It was an intense job because most of the time a football environment is very intense,” he says. “In that environment I always go to another level. I cross that line and become someone else – I know that. Players call it white line fever. People see you like that and judge you like that. I am very focused when I’m on the job. I wasn’t a great player, but I played 12 years of football because I had that intensity. I coached for 30 years because people trusted me with their teams and players and because I still had that intensity. “But when I am home I’m just dad or pa and I’m scared stiff of my daughter, Dani, and her daughter, Holly – and she’s only six! She’s telling me what to do right now and has been since she was four!” he says, laughing. Last school holidays, he arranged a series of get-togethers for his four children and his grandchildren – aged from one to seven. There’s no doubt family comes first for the coaching stalwart and his wife of 40-plus years, Nanette. “We took the oldest two granddaughters for brunch and to the matinee of The Sound of Music recently. They knew all the songs and they were singing along in the theatre. They were right into it – oh God,” he laughs, shaking his head. “I am loving this stage of my life. I am not here to work eight days a week now. I want to travel more and enjoy my time with my kids and their kids. Nanette and I are going to Europe on a river cruise later in the year because it was one thing she always wanted to do when I retired. We’re both looking forward to that.” Michael’s coaching career spanned three decades, during which he coached more VFL and AFL games than anyone else. But retirement came under controversial circumstances in May last year when he was called into the office of Carlton chief executive Steven Triggs and told his contract was being terminated. His severance came after weeks of speculation that left his wife in tears and his children feeling hurt and frustrated. “My family feels a little cheated in some respects because my career finished the way it did,” he says frankly. “They know how much time and effort you put in – your heart and soul – and to have it finish like that, to be told you’re a failure in the media, of course that affected them. “But I’ve tried to look at the entirety of my

career rather than just May last year. And you get reminders of that from time to time. I went to the football a few weeks ago and a Collingwood fan came up to me and said, ‘Thanks for 2010 – it was one of the most magical moments of my life’. And to think you were part of that, well, that’s fantastic. “And recently, when someone commented that I must be disappointed with the way things ended, a young girl in her 20s who overheard the conversation said, ‘You can’t take the legend away from what you’ve done’. “I did the best job I possibly could but, to be honest, I have failed dismally to arrive at any point in time that has satisfied me. I never got to the top of the mountain. I was satisfied the journey had finished for me as a player, but as a coach I never sat and looked over the meadow and thought, now I can smell the roses. But I don’t think I would have ever felt I’d achieved what I wanted to achieve, even if I’d won a premiership every year.”

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e has strong views on Australia’s ageist attitudes. A fit and energetic figure in his early 60s, he believes as a youth-obsessed society we fail to appreciate life experience and skills accrued over decades. “I’ve never felt old but we have a shocking habit of thinking people are old and, as a consequence, they are dismissed,” he says. “I see it now first-hand. You run in to a younger person somewhere and talk and they’re looking over your shoulder. You walk off – I’ve done that – and they don’t even notice you are missing. We have the mindset that if you are old, you are past it. That’s just crazy.”

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for a couple of days. “For me the up-side was dealing with young blokes who are not in any of the major football systems at all and there was an opportunity to do something for those on the cusp.” As filming took him across the country, testing the mettle of the footballing hopefuls, he relished time on the road – particularly the episodes that took him to more remote parts of the country. “I loved Tasmania. I love the isolation and its bare nature – I should be a tourism ambassador for Tassie because I’ve pumped it up to everyone for the past 20 years.”

“At home I’m just Dad or Pa. I’m scared stiff of my granddaughter – & she’s only six!” But he remains pragmatic, always looking forward. His experience and professionalism ensured that, post-Carlton, the opportunities soon came knocking. He has dabbled in media presenting with Channel Seven and 3AW, set up a fledgling leadership business, Keen Edge, with Collingwood’s former sports science director David Buttifant, and he is a key figure in the second series of FOX8’s The Recruit, which goes to air later this month. The reality football show follows 15 as-yet-undiscovered players from around the country as they live and play together to win the life-changing prize of a guaranteed place on an AFL list. Michael is the head coach who motivates and mentors the young contestants. Each week he also has to decide who will pack their bags and go home. It’s not always easy. “It’s brutal,” he says. “For any coach, the end of the year when you have to cut players from the list is the worst time and it never gets any easier. You’re the dream maker and the dream breaker. But I reminded myself that these young blokes were being given a chance and they all know there can only be one winner.” He says when the call came “out of the blue” to be part of the show he mulled it over

It was easy for him to empathise with the contestants who live and breathe football and are eager for their lucky break. He grew up in the working class Ballarat suburb of Wendouree in a family that had plenty of love but not many material comforts.

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t eight he discovered footy and joined Wendouree West and then North Ballarat clubs. In 1972 he joined St Kilda, playing 53 games before signing with Richmond mid-way through the 1976 season. He played six finals for the Tigers before hanging up his boots in 1983. The following year he was appointed senior coach of Footscray – the beginning of an impressive coaching career that took him to Perth with the West Coast Eagles in 1990, to Collingwood in 2000 and to Carlton in 2013. Along the way he took the Eagles to the finals every season, winning Premierships in 1992 and 1994, and in 2010 he led Collingwood to win the flag. When asked what it takes to be a top performer in footy, he doesn’t hesitate. “I believe strongly in three things. Firstly, ambition or want – are players ambitious enough to succeed? Secondly I look at

determination; it’s OK to have a goal but are you determined enough to pursue it? And then there’s resilience because you will get knocked on your backside more often than not. Are you ready to fail and to get up again?” He says he has always been brutally honest to players and their families about the high price of playing football. “I always promised parents that their boys would leave better than when they walked in to a club because we rob those kids of their lives,” he says bluntly. “We demand excellence – dietary and physical excellence and mental excellence and their time. I’ve seen players come in at 18 and they don’t know much about life or the game. By 20 or 21 they are dead-set smart arses! They know everything. At 26 or 27 they marry and at 28 or 29 they have children. They’ve got their house, their life is in order and by 30 they retire and wonder what they are going to do because not everyone will end up working for Channel Seven or coaching. “That is the fearful time for me because I’ve seen so many people with their lifestyle, and suddenly the private school fees can’t be paid, there are pressures on the marriage, they’re not part of a football club anymore and I see players who can’t come to grips with normal, standard life – not all of them, but far too many.” It’s family that has helped keep Michael’s feet firmly on the ground. He credits Nanette with many of his achievements and says his children were also extremely supportive of his football career and the demands it placed on their lives. “They were always very patient and it helped that they also loved the game.” He recalls the shock of learning, on reading his daughter Christi’s book, Malthouse: A Football Life, that she had been bullied because of her father’s job and high public profile. “She hid that from me. They absorbed a lot of stress and kept it to themselves so I could continue to do what I do,” he says quietly. This year, he has in turn supported Nanette as she has undergone treatment for breast cancer. “Nanette was diagnosed in February and waited to start radiation until our youngest son, Troy, married in April this year. She’s finished now and she’s very positive and making good progress. We’re looking forward to that cruise in Europe together,” he says. There are many more family times planned as he takes a break after filming on The Recruit. There’s a family holiday this summer – with 16 of the Malthouse clan – and he’s looking forward to catching up on some reading. He’s a history buff, currently ensconced in the Roman Empire, but he also loves books on Egyptology, the first and second World Wars and the Middle Ages. So, finally, after so many years in the spotlight, is there anything we don’t know about Michael Malthouse? He laughs loudly: “Oh God. Is there really anything people don’t know? Probably not. I’ve been pretty open … I learnt that if you can’t say anything good about someone then don’t say anything at all. I don’t like bagging people … and I don’t play golf …” ● smarinos@theweeklyreview.com.au » The Recruit begins on July 20 on FOX8 JULY 20, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 9


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Logan Ridge of Tears Shiraz 2014 (Orange) $45; 14% My wife loved this. This is cool-climate shiraz filled with dark fruit flavours: blackberry, blueberry and blood. There’s oak, too, which in time will be absorbed into the wine. Rich and balanced, its furry tannins and bright acid are wonderfully structural and seamlessly integrated with its flavour. But it’s the drinkability that’s key – it’s effortless. ● Enjoy with \ Rare roast beef

Lightfoot & Sons Myrtle Point Chardonnay 2015 (Gippsland) $26; 13.2%

Mount Langi Ghiran Billi Billi Shiraz 2013 (Victoria) $18; 14.4%

From the Gippsland lakes district, this wine blew me away. Firstly, it smells great. Peaches, green melon, white flower petals and struck match minerality are layered, complex and seamless. Smooth and tasty, there’s a mineral-laced line of acid that adds elegance and focus to the weight and intensity of the flavours. ●

Billi Billi’s a perennial bargain. It smells of oak, spice, cherries and plums, plus a little of a wet stone character known as petrichor. It’s composed and energetic, with a nice blend between juicy cherries and blackberries and rich, ripe plum flavours. Bright and fresh, there’s just the right amount of tannic grip to go with the wine’s easy flow. ●

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BARGAIN BUY Rymill The Local Squire Cabernet Sauvignon 2013 (Coonawarra) $14; 13.5% Grapes for this were grown on Coonawarra’s famed Terra Rossa soils. It smells a little meaty, with cassis, blackberry, eucalypt and vanilla aromas – and tastes the same. It’s a juicy, fruity wine that’s made to be drunk now. There’s a nice grip of tannins on the finish. ● Enjoy with \ Pizza

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LET’S DO DINNER The Windsor Alehouse ● 42 Punt Road, Windsor ● 9510 3310 THE VIBE \ The old Pint on Punt has had a revamp – think London watering-hole meets modern Melbourne dining hall. THE DECOR \ A central bar with dark pillars, solid timber and a fireplace are a nod to tradition, while naked-bulb pendant lighting and a dash of red make it edgy. THE CROWD D \ Residents of nearby side streets are stoked to have a haunt to grab a drink and a bite. THE FOOD \ A hearty pub menu includes old favourites, but these guys aren’t afraid to get a little bit fancy either. Though they may sound scary, the black pudding and brie bon bons are a must-try, while the slowbraised beef brisket with sweet potato fondant is as beautiful as it sounds.

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Chef’s Secrets F R A N K BRUNCH / Any FARMERS MARKET that has Dr Marty’s Crumpets. Warm crumpets with butter and jam are a great mid-morning eat! A DATE / MELBOURNE SUPPER CLUB is a perfect place to get to know someone a little better over some nice cheese and a bottle of wine. QUIET DINNER / EMBLA is a great

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CA MORR A LOVES … restaurant/bar crossover that has exceptional wine and fantastic food to match. TO SEE & BE SEEN / OTER. The new restaurant from Flo (Florent Gerardin) has been getting great reviews for food, service, experience and fit-out.  FANCY DINNER / GROSSI FLORENTINO (upstairs). I have

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EATING \ I got sent a side of Ora King Manuka wood-smoked salmon in the post (welcome to my life) and we’re slowly working our way through it – on top of blini, through fritters and straight in the mouth. ● COOKING \ with summer’s passata, which is paying dividends as a quick and easy way to jazz up midweek pasta, steamed mussels or a simple cacciatore.   WATCHING \ Orange is the New Black Black (Netflix). The bit where Judy King (basically an incarcerated, ginger Martha Stewart) teaches the inmates how to make cornbread by adding “sh**loads of butter” is pure gold. ●

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HOSTING \ Oz Harvest’s Think.Eat.Save lunch at the State Library on Monday, July 25, to raise awareness about food waste, alongside top chefs who’ll feed thousands of members of the public from quality food that would otherwise have ended up as landfill. ozharvest.org ●

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known Guy (Grossi) for many years and have always enjoyed the theatre of the upstairs dining room. With food to match, it’s a restaurant I can’t go past. A BIG GROUP / LINCOLN HOTEL. This is a great space for staff parties or birthdays. Large groups form around the double-sided bar, eating and drinking quality food and wine. 

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Proclaimed by MasterChef as Australia’s “queen of chocolate”, Kirsten Tibballs, pastry chef and director of Melbourne’s Savour Chocolate and Patisserie School, has launched a book, aptly titled Chocolate. Kirsten has represented Australia – and won – at the World Pastry Championships and the Pastry Olympics. She has run her chocolate school in Brunswick for more than a decade. Chocolate features recipes for all skill levels – just like Kirsten’s classes, which vary from intricate chocolate artistry to macarons, pastry and tarts. ●

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making it up as I go along, because I’m talking to you, the audience, as if you’re my best friend and you’ve all come to hear the story of what happened when I joined the book club. Sometime I ask the audience for advice – and I get it.” This intimacy is reflected in the short distance between the characters and their audience. “There are so many book clubs out there and I guarantee they will all identify with someone in this

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“Sometime I ask the audience for advice – and I get it” play,” Amanda says, adding that theatre is a place where older women can still see their stories told. “Women get to a certain age and disappear. On television, the work definitely dries up. This country’s TV has been having this love affair with the youth, but the youth have turned their back on it. We’re an ageing population. You can only watch so many episodes of Neighbours and see these beautiful young people getting pregnant at the age of 12.” ● mbartlett@theweeklyreview.com.au (SUPPLIED)

he book club: a civilised gathering of literary folk in which the various artistic merits of a text are debated with intellectual rigour. Or not. For some book fans, the monthly gathering is more about gossip, good company and booze. Enter veteran performer Amanda Muggleton with her one-woman comedy called, you guessed it, The Book Club. “This is not an intellectual romp,” Amanda insists. “You know what I’d like to call it? Read Between the Wines.” First staged in 1999, the play was written for Amanda by New Zealand playwright Roger Hall, inspired by her legendary performance in Shirley Valentine. This new production, directed by Amanda’s longtime buddy Nadia Tass, has an updated booklist and has shed an hour from the running time. But Amanda’s intimate approach means each performance has always been unique. “People don’t believe I’ve got a script. They think I’m

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MAKING THE AUSTRALIAN TRALIAN QUILT 1800-1950 The quilt has always been something of a historical document; an embroidered snapshot of a life, or a family. Borrowing from private and public collections across Australia, this new exhibition features more than 80 quilts, coverlets and other examples of patchwork from our nation’s first 150 years. One highlight is the Rajah Quilt of 1841, the only surviving quilt made by female convicts en route to Van Diemen’s Land. Also included EXHIBIT

STAR TREK BEYOND Starship Enterprise and crew are celebrating five decades of service to sci-fi. A new TV series is planned for next year, but in the meantime Kirk (now played by Chris Evans) is back on the big screen. Having masterminded the franchise’s cinematic reboot, director J.J. Abrams has decamped to another big space series, leaving The Fast and the Furious’ Justin Lin in the hot seat. Written by Simon Pegg, this new instalment promises big, colourful and slightly dumb fun. ■ Opens July 21, 120 minutes, startrekmovie.com.au FILM

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range, tackling dance, hip hop and, on Love, Hope and Misery Misery, the Walker Brothers by way of Alvin and the Chipmunks. For the most part, this is classic rock with a modern twist, likely to appeal equally to fans of Bob Dylan, Oasis and Burt Bacharach. ■ Palais Theatre, July 27. Tickets: $72.90. palaistheatre.net.au

are works by a prisoner of war, sailors and legendary Australian seamstresses. ■ Ian Potter Centre, July 22 – November 6. Tickets: $7-$15 + booking fee. ngv.vic.gov.au JAKE BUGG British singer Jake Bugg is just 22, but his soul-flecked urban folk is delivered with the gravitas of a veteran troubadour. His recent, third album displayed an impressive

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FUNNY GIRL MUSICAL Caroline O’Connor stars as the legendary Fanny Brice in this revival of the classic Broadway musical. Caroline herself is freshly returned from Broadway, where she’s had rave reviews for her turn in new musical Anastasia. She’ll be joined here by David Hobson, a tenor better known for performing in opera. Funny Girl is the first of three shows in the Production Company’s 2016 season, to be followed by whodunnit comedy Curtains and a brand new work about Dusty Springfield. ■ Arts Centre Melbourne, July 23-31. Tickets: $42-$130. theproductioncompany.com.au

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near opera. As such, it cuts operas back to a tight 90 minutes, brings in other musical styles and performs in places where no opera has been performed before. Its La Traviata is, somewhat controversially, being staged (outside of regular opening hours) at the Men’s Gallery, described as the “perfect location” for a cabaret-tinged production about a sex worker. The cast includes singers from Opera Australia alongside jazz and blues performers. ■ Men’s Gallery, July 23-24 and 30-31 at 4pm. Tickets: $30, under 25s free (no under-18s permitted), contains no nudity. emotionworks.com.au ●

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TOUCH THE WALL MH2O Swimming Club is holding a screening of this inspiring movie for the first time in Australia. Touch the Wall follows teenage swimmer Missy Franklin as she grows into international athletic stardom, culminating in her four gold medals at the 2012 London Olympics. Hindered by expectations of being the next Michael Phelps, Missy and her family try to maintain her life as a normal teenager. ■ July 25, 7pm. Palace Como Centre, corner of Chapel Street and Toorak Road. Cost: $21 per person or $16 each for groups of four or more. Inquiries: melbourneh2oswimmingclub.com MARKET KEW NIGHT MARKET The second Kew Night Market of the year is all about winter. Local artisans and sellers will offer you some of the best arts, crafts, apparel and more, all within a friendly community market that gives small businesses an opportunity to shine. The first 50 punters will

receive a gift bag of goodies from Kew traders. So rug up and come down to see what the locals have to offer. ■ July 29, 5.30-9pm. Kew Scout Hall, corner of Willsmere Road and Kellett Grove, Kew. Cost: free. Inquiries: facebook.com/kewnightmarket FITNESS AFROBICS OZ STYLE WITH FLARE Come along for free ’80s-style aerobics classes set to a live 10-piece Afrobeat band. Featuring the music of Nigeria’s Fela Kuti and New York’s Antibalas, Papa Chango provide the tunes while Donna Flex of dance troupe 80s Fit provides the professional instruction you need to lunge your way to a fitter, healthier body and mind! Local dance company Flare Dance will be in the house to help you get your jazzercising just right. Not to mention you get to wear all the spandex you like. Ditch the VCR, don your leg warmers and hit our studio for the best winter workout in town! ■ July 20 and 27, 6.30pm. Kew Court House, 188 High Street, Kew. Cost: free. Inquiries: 9278 4770

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Every month The Windsor Workshop hosts Colour for a Cause – a fun night of food, wine and colouring with a guest artist who chooses a great cause to donate the proceeds to. July's colouring-in session features typographer Kyashi Writes. This is your chance to get personalised quotes, lyrics, love poems and more penned on the night for a special price. These great pieces are perfect as a gift to a loved one (or perhaps a gift to yourself!). ■ July 28, 7-8.30pm. The Windsor Workshop, 1/115 Chapel Street, Windsor. Cost: $30. Inquiries: the-windsor-workshop.com or hello@thewindsorworkshop.com

CONCERT VIENNESE CHRISTMAS IN JULY Join some of Melbourne’s finest singers and musicians for a Christmas in July celebration. Malvern Town Hall will be transformed into a glittering concert hall for a night of Christmas

celebrations – Viennese-style. A glittering quartet of voices will be supported by the Australian Children’s Choir and a full orchestra. ■ July 30, 7.30pm. Malvern Town Hall, 1251 High Street, Malvern. Cost: $45. Inquiries: 8290 7000 ● COMPILED BY JEMIMAH CLEGG

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While most love stories end with the couple getting hitched, philosopher Alain de Botton’s novel focuses on what comes after. Kirsten and Rabih’s courtship is dispatched in three brief chapters, with the rest dedicated to the decades following “I do”. Alain’s point is that most art fails to prepare us for long-term reality. ● WIN \ A copy of The Course of Love, thanks to Andrew’s Bookshop, Ivanhoe

Having traded in the ballot box for the boom box, Peter Garrett is back to wielding his power where it really counts. A Version of Now is Peter’s debut solo album and his first new music in 15 years. Midnight Oil fans won’t be disappointed. There’s the same jagged guitars, restless energy and crusading tone to the lyrics. What’s new is a more personal approach, with songs tackling his brush with politics. ● WATCH \ Great White Shark single

d e s t i n y The extraordinary Saville display home is poised to embark on the next chapter of its destiny. For one special family, this will mark a wonderful new beginning. For those who would like to come and experience the home before it becomes a private residence, it means time is running out. In October, the Saville must close its doors to the public and fulfil its destiny as a luxury family home.

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This delightful, complex, very funny romcom from Mindy Kaling has never been predictable. Now in its fourth season, the first since it shifted networks to the looser environment of internet service Hulu, the show remains as messy as its protagonist and just as unsure about committing to a happy ending. Mindy and her will-they-won’t-they partner Danny have shacked up with a newborn, but new drama awaits. ● THE MINDY PROJECT \ MINDY KALING

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STEPH CLAIRE SMITH Steph Claire Smith is a model whose popularity on Instagram has boosted her career, leading to her work for brands including Tiger Mist and Australian lingerie company Intimo. She has also recently launched Keep it Clean, an online cookbook focusing on healthy eating. She lives in Balwyn which she loves for its great parks and proximity to Kew, Hawthorn and the city.

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Where do you go for a special night out? Ocha in Hawthorn is delicious Japanese for a date night close to home. The eggplant dengaku with miso sauce is my favourite dish. For the perfect gift? I believe the best gift is something homemade. I like making cards and collages and love baking, so I do love bringing some healthy baked goods with me as gifts sometimes. For a fantastic meal? I eat in a lot more than I eat out. I have an e-book cookbook and some of my favourite dishes I constantly cook are in there. So I head

to Leo’s in Kew for some produce – I love it for the fresh and organic selection of meat and veg, the awesome cheese selections, and they always have beautiful fresh flowers available as well. For a great cup of coffee? In summer, Mr Hendricks – it’s got a beautiful outdoor area. In winter I’d probably head to Arthur Radley, which is smaller and super cosy. For some ‘me time’? I tend to go for long power-walks when I need time to myself. I take my dog Ari – even when I need ‘me time’ I like him around! For some exercise? KX Pilates recently opened up in Balwyn, which I am so happy about! I go three times a week. For a sneaky take-away? Birichino Cucina and Pizzeria is my local for a cheat night – the pizza is amazing! ● JEMIMAH CLEGG » Steph Claire Smith’s e-cookbook can be bought at stephclairesmith.com.au

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TELL ME ABOUT YOUR GUITAR? Well I play this and my friend plays a real guitar. Today we’re gonna re-write some songs specific to Chapel Street – some about Mr Miyagi restaurant! We do a great version of David Bowie’s Space Oddity Oddity. ●

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Watching people transform. There’s all sorts of stories about what yoga does. After a while practising you realise it’s affecting more than just your physical life. ●

I’m French. I’ve just come back from travelling in America a week ago. I love the mood of Melbourne, which is why I’ve come back here to find a job. ●

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Hakata Gensuke 4/860 Glenferrie Road, Hawthorn 9819 2558 These ramen masters know a thing or two about spicing it up. Their ‘god fire’ ramen comes with secret ‘spicy fire’ sauce topped with homemade noodles.

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Milan @ Kew 44 Cotham Road, Kew 9853 5379 Locals know this is the place to go for delectable, traditional Indian cuisine. The vindaloo is sure to impress and put even the strongest of palates to the test.

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The promise Teeth whitening can be a painful process. Most treatments use peroxides to chip away at stains which can be harsh on your enamel and gums. The team at Perla use an exclusive peroxide-free formula and LED light to get your pearly whites even more so, without the pain.

Who should do it? Anyone who wants a brighter smile without the pain. The bill Thirty-minute sessions are $130, two for $210, or three for $280. Products range from $6-$45.

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Get a whiter smile without the pain? In a heartbeat. ●

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The reality The salon is a calming, modern space with a greenery wall and timber accents. It feels more like a day spa than the dreaded dentist. I’m greeted by Maddie, who shows me to the sink and gives me a bamboo toothbrush and a weird powder which, she assures me, works the same way as toothpaste. “Wet your toothbrush and dip it in the powder. It ‘exfoliates’ your teeth,” she tells me. Next I’m given a mouth guard with a white, somewhat sparkly-looking gel inside. I put it in my mouth and lie back on the super-comfy couch. Maddie gives me some protective glasses and then

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The pay off After two sessions my teeth have become about four shades whiter, and Maddie says most people will have a third session to really get that shine happening. The most important thing is maintenance, so no red wine or beetroot for a while and up-keep at home, with Perla’s products, includes using the whitening pen and strips, and replacing your nightly brush paste with that weird and wonderful powder.

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Amanda’s is a women’s clothing store that has been around for 40 years. It specialises in providing a great fit for more mature women, while offering them current fashion and style.

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Who’s behind the counter? Store manager Mary Zahlane has been working at Amanda’s for 10 years and is also the store’s buyer, so she has a fantastic working knowledge of the stock she helps her customers try, buy and love. “I love our customers and our product,” Mary says. “In general the quality is fantastic; the product isn’t seen on everybody in the street, and the variety is great too.”

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What’s in store? The store is one of only four Victorian stockists of UK brand Gerry Weber, which focuses on modern, high-quality clothing. Other brands include Frank Lyman, Brax and Matisse. “This is the most ideal place to come because we really cater for the more mature ladies, so they have no issue putting on anything in the store,” Mary says.

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Who’s buying? Mary says customers are women from 40 to 90 years of age. “Most of our customers say they’ve gone to other places and found nothing and come here and found five or six pieces and have had to choose.” ● JEMIMAH CLEGG

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The very Chanel-esque Gerry Weber blazer will add a touch of luxe to any wardrobe. $529

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elicity Albrecht is a Latin teacher who loves to pass on her knowledge of the ancient classics. She also loves to play the ukulele and learn hula dances – some of which she performs for her devoted students while chanting Latin verbs. Felicity mentors students at Sacré Cœur including Emma Walling in year 10, who shares a passion for ancient languages and hopes one day to use her knowledge of Latin to help her become a human rights lawyer. ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

chose to study Latin for a few reasons. In years 7 and 8 you study Japanese and French and they’re both compulsory, and then in year 9 you have the option of picking up Latin. I really enjoyed studying Japanese but French wasn’t for me. I’m not really an art or drama kind of girl so, in a way, this is a very utilitarian way of looking at it, but I’d rather do a language than an arts subject. In year 8 I studied Latin Alive, which was once a fortnight and was part of our enrichment program at Sacré Cœur. We learned the Greek alphabet and you could see very clearly it was a history class as well as being a language. I love the way when you’re translating Latin it’s not something that’s really immediate like other languages. It requires a lot of hard work and you can put your own personal flair on it. It’s amazing that something that was written thousands of years ago can be so relevant today. I’m class captain for my year 10 home room and our focus is sustainability as well as general home-room activities like running a birthday roster. We also work on the recycling program, which is a student-run initiative.

We’ve all got a box in our home room for recycling and once every two weeks we rotate through every year level to put the bins out and bring them in again. I think one of the things that I really love about Ms Albrecht is the way she approaches our subject because it is a very academic subject but sometimes she’ll come in hula dancing and decide we’re going to do a 15-minute meditation and she’ll take us to a log cabin [through meditation]. It’s probably one of my most difficult subjects but it’s the one I enjoy the most as well because I think Ms Albrecht ensures we’re still enjoying the challenge of it. She’s really clever because she works very hard at teaching us to motivate ourselves. She lets us work in groups a lot so the temptation is always there for us to sit back and talk – which occasionally we might do – but we know if we do that we’ll fall behind, so we just have to keep motivating ourselves. When I finish school I’d like to be a human rights lawyer and then I’d like to move into politics a bit later on. There’s a course in Canberra that I’d like to do when I finish school called Law PPE – Politics, Philosophy and Economics. ●

“sometimes she’ll come in hula dancing & decide we’re doing a 15-minute meditation”

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started here in 2008 teaching Latin and Creative Art Therapy as well as being on the well-being team for four years as a counsellor. It’s a very special place at Sacré Cœur. There is just something special about going to a staff briefing where it isn’t all about pressure and striving – it’s about cherishing individual students. Latin is a magic kind of subject because it’s intellectual and academic and it allows you to time travel. It’s got three parts to it. It’s got the language side, the vocab and the grammar and then you’ve got the history

side – the historical context – and then it’s the literature side with the analysis and interpretation of texts. Latin in the school curriculum focuses on the classical texts so Latin from the classical period of Rome – you’re translating text from Caesar, Cicero, Horace, Livy, Ovid, Virgil – so there’s all these texts; you could spend a lifetime and never have time to read them all. They’re so rich and so fascinating and it’s wonderful to connect to something written more than 2000 years ago. We have a lot in common with the past. I met Emma in year 8 through Latin

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Alive. It’s an extension subject offered to those who are interested. It’s offered to a select group of girls. In year 9 she was enrolled in the year 11 Latin class because of scheduling clashes. Thus it was a more intense beginning to learning the language than through class, so we did a little bit of extra work together. She was learning verbs while the other students were doing assessments for the VCE. I’ve learned so much from Emma. First of all there’s what I admire about her, which is her steely resolve. That combined with her unwavering confidence in herself, which

is not a fashionable characteristic that we usually celebrate in young women. Having seen girls who excel academically and achieve their personal goals – I know that they’re women that are self-actualised. I really admire this in Emma and I want to foster and nurture this in her. She has lovely attributes as well, like kindness and warmth and generosity – they’re all there too and they’re important but this confidence is important because if students like Emma believe they can, then they can. If they think they can’t then they just don’t. I love watching her push herself in class to learn. ● JULY 20, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 23


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t was while he was a student at a Catholic school in NSW that the principal of Xavier College, Chris Hayes, decided to become a teacher. He says it was their care of individual students, their focus on excellence and the importance of making a difference in the wider community that was his inspiration. “I was inspired because of the wonderful teachers I had at school; it was from their example that I wanted to be a teacher … because they really cared about me succeeding,” Chris says. “I [also] just wanted to help young people, to make a difference in their lives, and that hasn’t changed in all these years.” The decision has led to a career that has so far spanned 36 years, 29 of them teaching and leading in Jesuit schools. He has also been head of an Edmund Rice Education Australia school, St Edmund’s College in Canberra. Chris has spent many years in Jesuit Catholic schools where the philosophy and works of St Ignatius of Loyola, who founded the order nearly 500 years ago, continues to inspire students and teachers in their learning and in their lives. It is St Ignatius’ last words, reportedly to St Francis Xavier (for whom Xavier College is named), that have inspired Chris in his role. St Ignatius told his friend to “go forth and set hearts on fire”, to encourage people to learn at depth and give back to the community where needs are apparent. Serving as an inspiration, this phrase has led to “setting hearts on fire” becoming a vision statement for Xavier College and a new tenet for the school, officially launched this month. It also led Chris to undertake a project with academics from Harvard University’s graduate school of education and Independent Schools Victoria. Chris is one of nine principals from Victorian schools invited to work on a project that falls under the umbrella of “leading learning that matters”. As his part of the project, Chris is focused on how Xavier is setting hearts on fire, and on improving how staff inspire their students to learn. “Whether it’s a government, independent or a Catholic school, we’re all trying to inspire our students to have a thirst for learning,” he says.

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Chris, who has been principal of Xavier since 2009, says that like his own teachers he hopes to focus on individual students and to inspire them and give them a holistic education involving academia, faith and community service. “We’re focused on each individual at the school, so that they may become all that they can be and pursue lifelong learning. We’re really sowing these seeds so that they are helpful to others,” he says. “We aim to produce leaders who are grounded in Christian faith, compassion, hope and love and who aspire to set hearts on fire.” ● melissa.heagney@theweeklyreview.com.au

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Whether you’re a sports lover, a foodie or a fan of the performing arts, everything is nearby the Eastbourne in East Melbourne. Some of Melbourne’s best schools, including Melbourne Grammar and Melbourne Girls Grammar, are within five kilometres. There’s also the University of Melbourne, Australian Catholic University and RMIT. Football fans will love how close the MCG is – just 1.1 kilometres away – so parking for the game will never be a worry again. Stroll through the gardens to Melbourne’s historic theatres and live venues and enjoy gourmet cuisine from around the globe with some of our trendiest cafes and bars nearby in Fitzroy or the Paris end of Collins Street. ●

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There are some favourite photos of me with my dad John, who is 91, and my beautiful late mum Dorothy. People ask “who is your role model?” It has always been mum and dad – the people I go to for advice – who are my mentors.

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1PM perhaps something on the healthy By 1pm, thoughts turn to lunch,

side to continue the morning’s efforts and to counteract the Saturday-night cocktails that are inevitably coming. For something a bit different but oh-so-Melbourne, there’s the raw high tea at Yardmill Kitchen & Grocery on Toorak Road. This has been super popular since it was introduced last year and it’s something I’ve been dying to try. The sweet and savoury delicacies are typical of a traditional high tea but are made entirely from raw foods and contain no refined sugars, dairy or gluten. Make sure you book a day in advance. As it’s a Saturday, I’d treat myself PM to a blow-wave. There are so many reputable salons nearby, I’d be spoilt for choice. Should I get a movie-star blow-wave at Joey Scandizzo’s salon or a raw cut and colour at Shibui?

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On the way home, I might pop into PM Gum Tree Good Food to collect a few bits and pieces. I’m a self-titled expert when it comes to cheese platters and this gorgeous specialty store always has what I’m after. It displays its wares like a market; there’s a deli, fresh bread, gourmet chocolates, an extensive selection of wine and even flowers. Countless artisan products will make your grocery shop that extra bit special. Of course, South Yarra has the supermarket giants for your everyday essentials, too.

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my friends would all want to meet near home. I’d greet them at South Yarra station, then we could head back to my apartment for a quiet wine and a cheese board in front of the gas log fireplace, or venture out for cocktails and dinner on Chapel Street. After that, who knows where the local nightlife could take us? Forget ordering Uber – Prahran and Windsor are also within easy walking distance, giving us even more options to choose from. Ultra-hip restaurant and

6.30PM cocktail bar Two Wrongs

has been on my bucket list for a while. I won’t have to twist my friends’ arms too hard to convince them to join me for a pre-dinner drink or two here. I’d ask my building concierge

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at South Yarra institution Caffe e Cucina. The food, the wine, the atmosphere – everything in this intimate Italian restaurant is amazing. That said, it’s hard to imagine being disappointed by any restaurant in South Yarra because the calibre is so high. Chapel Street and Toorak Road are a treasure trove of quality eateries, from casual dude food at Brother Burger to fine dining at A La Bouffe. For something in between, a hidden gem is Thirty Eight Chairs and the squid ink and matcha pizza bases at A25 are a real treat. ● bziegeler@theweeklyreview.com.au JULY 20, 2016 \ THE WEEKLY REVIEW 31


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TOP OF THE TOWN 3401/368 ST KILDA ROAD, MELBOURNE, 3004

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t Kilda Road has long been Melbourne’s premium parade. Planned as a wide European-style boulevard, it was a fashionable address until the mid-1950s. Then the old buildings came tumbling down and it morphed into a place of hotels and corporate headquarters. Now the road has gone full circle and a new form of development has created a premium residential precinct once more. The Royal Domain Tower is easily one of the stars of the boulevard. From apartment one on the 34th floor, it is easy to see why this building claims the title of one of the top addresses in postcode 3004. Floor-to-ceiling glass provides coveted world-class, uninterrupted views across St Kilda Road to the Shrine, Royal Botanic Gardens and Government House, to Melbourne’s sporting precinct, and all the way to the Dandenong Ranges. Look along the boulevard and you will see the silhouette of the city skyline. Interesting by day, dazzling at night. To the south, there’s Albert Park Lake and Port Phillip Bay and many of the newer buildings that line Albert Road. Views like these command a premium and there is no chance of them being built out. That’s one of the advantages of living opposite a landmark such as the Shrine of Remembrance. The entry to Royal Domain Tower is still one of the best in town: a long carpeted foyer with a concierge desk that leads to the lifts, past a lounge/library with open fireplace and a boardroom complete with high-end technology. A garden beside the foyer is another feature. Wrapped in balconies, this three-bedroom apartment in the 10-year-old building is all class. The wide entry hall gives a sense of arrival as you focus on the gob-smacking views that greet you. High-end finishes range from marble and stone to herringbone parquetry floors, a gas fireplace, and an open-plan kitchen with a full complement of Gaggenau appliances.

This apartment is large enough and has enough built-in storage to accommodate books, artworks and treasures collected on travels. It feels house-like. The traditional interiors have stood the test of time. They are classic in style and guaranteed to appeal to the demographic, which is likely to be couples downsizing from large family homes, who want to be close to the CBD, entertainment, sports venues and the arts precinct. The open-plan living room is front and centre. The kitchen, with its stone and marble benches, includes excellent storage and generous work space. Sliding glass doors open to the balcony but, even with the doors closed, the cook is always able to appreciate the view. The kitchen overlooks the dining area and the sitting room, which is made cosy by the gas open fireplace. The views of Albert Park Lake and the bay are best appreciated from here. This apartment also has something that many newer builds lack – a full-sized laundry, rather than one concealed behind folding doors. A hall from the dining/living room leads to two bedrooms, although one is used as a study. Both bedrooms are served by a marble bathroom with a double shower. The main bedroom is tucked away in its own wing. Reached by a long gallery that provides a terrific space for displaying artwork, it is a private sanctuary. The large carpeted room has views to the north and the east from windows framed with heavy silk curtains. A decadent marble en suite includes a bath with a view through a full-height window, a marble vanity with two above-bench basins and a frameless glass shower. Secure parking for two cars and a large private storage room are more features in a long list that includes a 25-metre heated pool, sauna, steam room, gym and golf practice nets.● MARIA HARRIS property@theweeklyreview.com.au

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“ S SOON AS YOU ENTER THE PROPERT “A R Y, YOU ARE OVERWHE RT R RWHE LMED BY THE UNINTERRUPTED VIEWS, NOT ONLY OVER THE BOTANIC GARDENS & SHRINE, BUT also the SPECTACULAR vistas OVER ALBERT R PARK LAKE & PORT RT R PHILLIP BAY.” RT A SARAH CASE – AGENT AY.”

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Kay & Burton \ 9820 1111 Price \ $3 million +

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Fast facts \ Luxurious Royal Domain Tower apartment with expansive views over the Shrine of Remembrance and Albert Park Lake; marble en suite; full-sized laundry; parquetry floors; marble and stone kitchen with Gaggenau appliances; gas open fireplace; abundant storage; secure parking for two cars; storage room; resort-style facilities of 24-hour concierge, library, conference room, 25-metre heated pool, sauna, steam room, gym and golf nets; walking distance to Melbourne sporting, theatre and business districts

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MALVERN \ 31A WINTER STREET Renovated with thoughtful attention to detail and preserving original elements, this Edwardian house is infused with a contemporary elegance. It presents a classic facade with red brickwork offset by freshly painted gable ends and tuck-pointing. This quiet Malvern street, a stroll from Glenferrie Road, is named for the darkest season of the year. But the house at No. 31a couldn’t be more of a contrast to a dull July day. It is bright and breezy, with a white colour scheme, generous spaces and subtle light effects that create a welcoming atmosphere. At the front are two bedrooms with white shutters, ceiling roses and diamond-patterned leadlight glass. The main bedroom has an en suite with a floating vanity and subtle integrated lighting, revealing the clever hand of a designer. Further down the L-shaped hallway are the third bedroom, a family-sized bathroom, the laundry and a study nook. The kitchen has stone benchtops, soft-closing drawers and an integrated fridge and freezer. From the living area, bifold doors open to a deck fitted with an awning with a wind sensor. In the rear corner of the property is a pretty studio with its own deck and a powder room. This detached building might make for an inspiring home office. ● FRANCESCA CARTER

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Jellis Craig \ 9810 5000

PROPERTY ID » 2012897599

Price \ About $1.2 million

Auction \ July 23 at 1pm

If you’re looking for proximity to some of Melbourne’s best private and public schools, it doesn’t get much better than this. Situated in a quiet spot at the back of the block and a stone’s throw from Xavier College and Trinity Grammar, this two-level brick townhouse presents a great opportunity to refresh, renovate or lease out as is. Inside, the entry hall passes a powder room on the way to a carpeted living room at the rear. Opposite are a separately zoned meals area and kitchen, with the laundry tucked in behind. Outside, there’s a big courtyard. All three bedrooms are upstairs. The first has a walk-in wardrobe and access to significant roof storage – space that could be used to make the room even bigger. The second bedroom is near the main bathroom and has a built-in wardrobe and city views. The main bedroom is at the front of this level. It shares the views (from a private balcony) and has a walk-in wardrobe and en suite. The house also has underfloor heating, and ducted heating and cooling. ● JULIAN HEALEY

This contemporary two-level family house is right on trend. Elegant finishes set off a bright, modern interior that features touches of stone and matte timber. Behind the brick facade, the house starts with a bright open-plan living, dining and kitchen area. A pebble gas fireplace is a stylish touch here. The white stone kitchen is large and illuminated by two big windows overlooking the front garden. It has a breakfast bar overhung with three striking, copper-finished pendant lights. At the back, sliding doors open this area to a rear deck, lawn and garden. There’s also a laundry, powder room and internal access to the single garage on this level. The carpeted bedrooms with built-in wardrobes are upstairs. There’s a central bathroom and the main bedroom has an en suite. In a quiet cul-de-sac, this house is a quick walk to trams on Whitehorse Road and trains at Mont Albert station, and a short drive to the Eastern Freeway. ● JULIAN HEALEY

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CANTERBURY \ 12a VIEW STREET Standing proudly in a handsome Edwardian street, this gabled two-storey house looks as good a vintage as its neighbours. However, its secret weapon is youth. Built about 1995 to a design by Rob McGauran, it has lots of what modern families want – light, breeze, beautiful garden views without massive maintenance, and plenty of space even though the footprint is small. There are two living rooms, each opening to its own landscaped courtyard. Three first-floor bedrooms make this an excellent choice for school-aged families, and the study offers an elegant base for a home business. Freshly painted and with new carpet, engineered-oak flooring and linen curtains, the interior looks enticingly chic. At the front is the carpeted study, followed by the first living room, whose full-length windows look on to “the arbour” – a sunny courtyard of topiaries. A connecting corridor opens to this courtyard. In the house’s rear half is the granite kitchen and, next to it, the oak-floored dining area. The second living room has french doors to the shady rear courtyard and its sunken terrace. Upstairs, the attic-style main bedroom has an en suite. Two more bedrooms share the main bathroom. There’s a garage, and Maling Road and Canterbury station are nearby. “I love that we can walk anywhere in five or 10 minutes,” the vendor says. ● ALISON BARCLAY

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ARMADALE 11 EGERTON ROAD Tranquil garden living, central to everything! A gorgeous garden setting with a self-contained studio complements this pretty 2 bedroom period residence in a quiet location flanked by dynamic cafés, quality shopping & transport. Bathed in light, the interior blends period detail with elements of modern design alongside lovely garden views & seamless outdoor access from the open plan living & dining zone. Relax in the northwest courtyard framed with Japanese Maples. From the tranquil dining deck you’ll see the versatile studio at the rear of the garden. With reverse cycle air conditioning, this delightful home is a short stroll to trams, Malvern Central & Glenferrie Road’s shops. Possible small car parking.

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HAWTHORN EAST 90 HARCOURT STREET Parkside prestige with a premium future. Beside beautiful Rathmines Road Reserve, this charming 4 bedroom home is just steps to Auburn Primary, Carey Grammar and Camberwell Girls’ Grammar schools, while Xavier, MLC, Trinity and Ruyton are just a little further along. Features a lounge room, kitchen/meals, large rumpus and a master bedroom with modern ensuite. At your leisure, decide whether to renovate and extend, or take this 588sqm approx allotment and construct a lavish new residence (subject to council approval). Stroll to the tram, Camberwell’s ever-growing shopping precinct, exciting dining experiences and the Rivoli Cinema.

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MALVERN 36 HUNTER STREET Fabulous family living minutes from Malvern Primary Skilfully renovated, this magnificent 4-bedroom, 2-bathroom residence seamlessly transitions from its weatherboard Federation facade to a stunning contemporary rear extension, celebrating space, light and designer style. Elegantly detailed spaces cater to every occasion from the glassed dining room to the spacious living room and sophisticated stone kitchen. A stunning garden wrapped in Lilly Pillies provide a beautiful entertaining space; while attention to detail is a high priority from a marbled fireplace to integrated Bose speakers, polished floorboards and R/C A/C. This fabulous home, with carport, resides in a prized heritage streetscape close to Malvern Primary, Malvern Station and Glenferrie Road’s shops.

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MALVERN EAST 114 TOORONGA ROAD A superb family sanctuary with designer style. Northern light filters throughout a series of living areas to create a stunning light-filled environment of utter exclusivity in this exceptionally quiet, classically elegant and beautifully detailed six-year-old single-level 4 bedroom, two-bathroom, powder room residence. Add to that a stunning entertainer’s zoned stone kitchen, butler’s pantry, deep north-facing deck and garden with sauna designed in a series of entertaining zones, ROW access to a secure remote control double carport, secured front gate access, intercom system and a location close to all of Malvern’s best attractions. This five star rated home is comprehensively appointed close to Malvern Primary, Penpraze and Central Parks, Monash Uni (Caulfield), trams/trains and shops.

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Glen Iris 9818 1888

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MELBOURNE, 901/469 ST KILDA ROAD ‘PARK CENTRAL’

YOUR ULTIMATE FAWKNER PARK APARTMENT WITH GORGEOUS CAPTIVATING VIEWS

9th fl sun filled corner apartment – stunning views, lounge/dining and private terrace, master bedroom with ensuite and balcony, 2nd bedroom with balcony, granite kitchen, atrium style meals, basement parking x 2, lifts, resident building manager, pool/gym/spa. Minutes to Botanic Gardens, the Arts Precinct, South Yarra cafes and boutiques, CBD, Toorak Road and St Kilda Road trams. AUCTION: SAT 30TH JULY AT 12 INSPECT: WED, SAT & SUN 12-12:45 Susan Wolper 0418 505 518

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3 + 4 BEDROOM GARDEN HOMES FROM $1,200,000

72 – 76 Serrell Street, Malvern East Generous and lush landscaped outdoor spaces provide a private and peaceful escape from the hustle and bustle beyond. A modern blend of contemporary form and architectural flair in the heart of Melbourne’s leafy eastern suburbs. While trams, trains, schools and cafés epitomise Malvern East’s connectivity, the concentration of abundant parklands, manicured gardens and open green spaces epitomise its ultimate liveability. — To register your interest call Rod 0499 886 399

— Autun’s garden homes represent an unprecedented feat of residential design in the heart of Malvern.

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50 Hopetoun Road TOORAK EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST Monday 8th August at 3.00pm Substantial elevated 1930’s family home set on a generous allotment of 1870m2 approx. offering magnificent street appeal, abundant formal and informal living spaces, up to 7 bedrooms, North South tennis court and in ground pool. Superbly located in one of Toorak’s finest boulevards, this sizeable and extended family home provides comfortable accommodation ready to move in today with scope for cosmetic enhancement in an area where capital investment is rewarded. Comprising: Wide entrance hall, 3 formal rooms each with OFP, updated kitchen, family room, 3 bathrooms, powder room, double garage and carport for 4 cars. www.50hopetounroad-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday 12.00-12.30pm & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Michael Ebeling 0418 338 811 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 80 The weekly review \ JULY 20, 2016


1A Cloverdale Avenue TOORAK AUCTION Saturday 30th July at 12.00pm Superbly positioned only a short stroll to Toorak Village shops and restaurants and Como Park is this spacious light filled single level town residence. Comprising entrance hall, study/3rd bedroom with built in bookshelves, 2 further bedrooms, main with WIR's and double vanity skylit ensuite, central bathroom, guest w/c, separate laundry, huge open plan living/dining room spaces opening to low maintenance North facing paved courtyard, black granite kitchen with both Miele and Smeg appliances and 2nd West facing courtyard. Other features include hydronic heating, cooling, alarm and internal access from double lock up garage. www.1acloverdaleavenue-toorak.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 12.00-12.30pm Anthony Grimwade 0418 382 226 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | James Paull 0430 338 348 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au JULY 20, 2016 \ The weekly review 81


Penthouse, 324 Glenferrie Road MALVERN AUCTION Saturday 30th July at 11.00am Sensational whole floor Penthouse with 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms in a boutique complex of only 5, capturing contemporary style and breathtaking views to the Dandenong and Yarra Ranges, in a highly sought after locale. Showcasing exceptional scale, northern light, direct lift access to private entry foyer, open plan living/dining, 2 entertaining terraces, kitchen with adjoining meals, master with en suite/dressing room, 4th bedroom/library, 2nd en suite, 2 WIR's, powder room, fitted laundry. Including open fire place, zoned ducted heating/cooling, video intercom and secure basement garaging for 3 cars, plus 3 storage rooms. www.penthouse324glenferrieroad-malvern.com VIEW Wednesday 11.00-11.30am & Saturday 1.00-1.30pm Justine Harris 0407 332 618 | Mark Wridgway 0419 510 777 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au 82 The weekly review \ JULY 20, 2016


404/469 St Kilda Road MELBOURNE AUCTION Saturday 6th August at 11.00am Stunning elevated light filled north east facing apartment located on the 4th level in the highly regarded 'Park Central' building overlooking Fawkner Park ideally located only a short walk to fashionable shops, cafes, restaurants, and transport. Comprising formal lounge, formal dining, kitchen/meals area, large outdoor balcony, master bedroom with ensuite and walk in robe, 2 family sized bedrooms, family bathroom, laundry, double off street car parking, storage cage, heating and cooling, security system. Other features include outdoor swimming pool, full time building manager and very reasonable owner's corporation fees. www.404-469stkildaroad-melbourne.com VIEW Wednesday & Saturday 2.00-2.30pm Oliver Booth 0413 975 723 | Tim Wilson 0419 726 769 | Toorak Office 03 9826 1000 | rtedgar.com.au JULY 20, 2016 \ The weekly review 83


2015 BEST LARGE RESIDENTIAL AGENCY IN AUSTRALIA

HAWTHORN 7 Brook Street Classic 1930s, Renovated To Perfection This spacious residence on a deep garden block (469m2 approx) has been tastefully extended to combine exceptional period detail with light-filled modern style. In a secluded precinct close to transport, shopping centres & leading schools, this immaculate home offers 2 double BRs (elegant ensuite to main) plus study/3rd BR; formal sitting room; gracefully proportioned living/dining room with French doors opening to north-facing deck & garden oasis; stylish kitchen with bespoke timber cabinetry; family bathroom & powder room/laundry. Including a garage & carport, this gracious residence features extensive ´30s joinery, polished hardwood floors, hydronic heating & split-system a/c 84 The weekly review \ JULY 20, 2016

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Melbourne Design Awards 2011 Winner and 2012 Melbourne Design Awards Shortlisted. Let us transform your tired/ outdated bathroom into a modern and innovative design. With over 20 years experience, we specialise in all aspects of bathroom renovations. HIA 984704. Email: pbd@live.com.au

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Roman blinds. Slim line venetians. Timber plantation shutters. Retractable insect screens.Customer satisfaction guarantee. 390 Burke Road Camberwell. Call now on 9809 1766.

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DRAFTING SERVICES

MK Design and Construction Specialising in all aspects of residential design and drafting. From sketch concepts, all council and Town Planning applications, to complete working drawings and construction plans. Contact us for your next new home or renovation design. Contact: Tim 0407 454 957

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Specialist Garden Services Our friendly crew of qualified horticulturists offer professional, yet personal service. Garden renovations/restorations can include soil conditioning/mulching, plantings, turf, irrigation installation, tree/stump removal. Satisfaction is Guaranteed. Contact: 9560 1110 www.specialistgardenservices.com.au

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Need a tradesman? Deal direct with a group of tradies that have worked together for almost twenty years. A complete Home Renovation / Maintenance group that can help with all trades & services, small to large jobs. Contact: 1800 4 TRADES (1800 487 233). Address: 737 Burwood Rd Hawthorn

Visit our large showroom & discover 1000’s of metres of beautiful fabrics. Purchase by the metre or order in any brand. DIY, custom made window furnishings / cushions, upholstery service. Free measure and quote. 1346 Toorak Road Camberwell Contact: 9889 2213.

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Websters Fencing Registered Building Practitioner. Building quality timber fences in Stonnington and Boroondara since 1982. Websters Fencing provides a tailored and reliable service, with the experience to ensure quality and longevity of fences. Specialising in boundary fencing, including fences over two metres. Contact: Les Webster between 7.00am and 7.00pm for a quote. Mob: 0417 356 608 Town and Country Gardens Personalised service including solving existing garden problems, plant health checks & revamping or establishing a new garden. Practical, professional advice & garden designs ensuring your gardening needs are fulfilled. Contact: 9822 3305.

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J.L Hutt Electrical Specialising in all electrical installations: Extensions/ Refurbishments, Stove/Oven/Hot Water Repair, Switchboard upgrades, House Rewires, TV/Phone/Data, Safety switches. Free quotes. 24 hour service. Lic 17824. Contact: Jason 0411 300 772.

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Almara Cabinets Winners of the Australian Achievers’ Award. Customerdesigned wardrobes, wall units, bookshelves, guaranteed quality. Showroom: 145-147 Williams Rd,

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