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Pick up your new
New timetables will be introduced
across the V/Line network from
Sunday 29 January 2017.
Some services will have altered departure times and may
have different stopping patterns.
Pick up a copy of the timetable at your nearest ticket agent,
staffed V/Line station or download one at vline.com.au
DOWN a Country Lane is an outstand-
ing and gorgeous secluded property.
Tucked down a private country driveway, you will
love this delightful five bedroom family home on al-
most an acre (2710m2) and boasting beautifully land-
scaped gardens and natural ponds.
Set amongst well established gardens, this beautiful
property has plentiful trees with shady areas and quiet
places for rest and relaxation. There are also some
amazing outdoor areas with bespoke pergolas at the
front and back of the home, perfect for entertaining and
The northern orientation and layout of the home is
perfect with large bay windows making the most of the
garden and rural views.
Light and bright the modern kitchen comes with
all new stainless steel appliances including gas cook
top, electric oven, range hood, dishwasher and walk
There are two separate living areas, one with com-
bustion (wood) heater, split system air conditioner in
the living area plus separate fully ducted air conditioner
with heating/cooling (refrigerated) throughout the
home. Leadlight windows feature in both living areas.
The master bedroom is huge with double BIRs, a
large north facing bay window, feature leadlight win-
dows and separate ensuite. Fall asleep in peace and qui-
et and wake up to the striking morning country views.
There are four additional bedrooms, all with built in
robes and large windows, adding to the lovely feeling
of light and space in this home.
The large main bathroom has plenty of cupboard
storage, a rectangular spa bath with shower and toilet.
Hot water is provided to the home by a Solahart
solar HWS with gas backup. Additional solar panels
(2kw) have been installed on the roof to further reduce
The home is also connected to the National Broad-
band Network (NBN) and enjoys the benefit of super fast
internet speed that comes with connection to the NBN.
The spacious backyard has a newly built chicken
house with a unique and original design to accommo-
date the gum tree growing through the roof. A huge
THE opportunity to attend one of the
region’s leading independent school’s
could become a reality with scholarships
on offer at Gippsland Grammar.
Gippsland Grammar has campuses in Sale and
Bairnsdale and is an Anglican co-educational day
and boarding school for students from Pre-Prep to
The school boasts a broad academic education, a
wide co-curricular program and outstanding success
in the VCE years.
Gippsland Grammar’s Dux of 2016 was Anna
Morscheck, of Sale, who received an Australian
Tertiary Admission Ranking of 98.95, with a perfect
score of 50 for English Language.
Last year ’s results were another strong perfor-
mance for the school. The School’s median ATAR
score was 73.2 and eight percent of Gippsland
Grammar students achieved a score above 95, plac-
ing them in the top five percent of the state. A total
of 19 percent of students obtained an ATAR score of
more than 90 putting them in the top 10 percent of
the state, while 39% obtained an ATAR score in ex-
cess of 80 placing them in the top 20 percent. Nine-
ty-two percent of Gippsland Grammar VCE students
placed in the top 50 percent.
This is your chance to give your child the best
possible education at a fraction of the normal cost.
Scholarships for 2018 are now being offered.
Academic and Music Scholarships will be of-
fered to students entering Years 5 to 11 in 2018
General Excellence Scholarships will be offered
to students entering Years 7 to 11.
Applications close Monday, February 6 2017.
All candidates are required to sit an age and level
appropriate test on Saturday, February 25 at 9am.
Download an application form from www.
gippslandgs.vic.edu or call Registrar Marji Craven
on 5143 6318 for more information.
SUMMER holidays is one of the busiest
times of year for road traffic so it is fit-
ting to remind everyone to stay safe on
Minister for Infrastructure and Transport
Gippsland MP Darren Chester has joined local po-
lice to encourage drivers to be safe on our roads dur-
ing the summer holidays.
Mr Chester and Inspector Dean Thomas have
impressed upon drivers the importance of avoiding
distractions, obeying the speed limit and not taking
“We’ve had a terrible year on Gippsland roads,
with 11 more fatalities than the same time last year.
We’re just appealing to drivers to take care on the
roads this summer,” Mr Chester said.
“It’s important to slow down, drive to the con-
ditions and take a break when travelling long dis-
Mr Chester said roads across Gippsland were
being made safer through upgrades and other safety
“We’ve had a lot of road work across Gippsland
over the past 12 months so the driving conditions
have changed, so we should all try to obey the
speed limits and take the appropriate breaks,” he
“And if you are going to drink these holidays,
then plan not to drive. These are all sensible things
we know we’ve just got to do it.”
Across the year, Gippsland has experienced one of
its worse 12 months for fatalities and serious injuries.
The Victorian road toll currently stands at 281,
up 15 per cent on 2015. A total of 144 deaths have
occurred in regional Victoria.
THE Nationals Member for Gippsland
South, Danny O’Brien, took his office
on the road recently to meet with local
residents in Gormandale, Rosedale and
It was Mr O’Brien’s monthly “mobile electorate
office” visit, conducted throughout the electorate.
“I often get feedback that people wouldn’t have
thought to ask for my help if they hadn’t received a
letter from my office letting them know I was visit-
ing their town.
“These visits give constituents a chance to raise
state government issues face-to-face with me with-
out the hassle of travelling to my offices in Sale or
“Monday’s meetings covered topics ranging
from bushfire preparedness, to public transport, ir-
rigation and local health services.
“It’s important people know they can call my
office anytime they need assistance with a State
“I am always willing to arrange appointments at
locations that best suit constituents, but these mobile
offices give me a chance to directly engage in a lo-
Mr O’Brien thanked the Gormandale Community
House, Rosedale Bakery and the Nambrok Hall and
Recreation Reserve Committee for their hospitality
and allowing him to set up his office in their venues.
Private and secluded
Stay safe on roads
Grammar scholarships on offer
O’Brien on the road
and here to help
elevated tree cubby house completes the perfect chil-
dren’s dream backyard.
Enjoy breakfast on the marvellous north facing
deck or alternatively enjoy a barbecue in the backyard
under the pergola with friends and family whilst play-
ing backyard cricket on the lawn.
An outdoor multipurpose room in the backyard is
convenient for entertaining in all weather, or can be
used as a gym, children’s play area or separate studio.
An undercover carport is attached so you don’t get wet
bringing the groceries in from the car.
There is also a separate large builder’s shed on the
property. With a concrete floor, power connected, sep-
arate toilet and hand basin, it can conveniently house
two cars, boat, caravan or any other big toys you may
This outstanding property is well laid out and enjoys
fabulous rural and garden views thanks to its ideal loca-
tion on the edge of town. A sealed footpath takes you
right to the village shops less than 800 metres away.
A fabulous lifestyle is on offer here. There are too
many wonderful additions to mention. If you are look-
ing for something special, this property is for you.
Act now to arrange an inspection so this stunning
home can be yours.
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