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The real estate market is such an interesting and diverse market place and can differ so much, even in such a small area and our regions is no different. Take the Melbourne market for instance, only two hours from Lorne, which according to most real estate commentary has been “coming off the boil” over the last 12 months after such an extended high activity period. With … Continue Reading »

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2018 – The year of the Dolphin. Yes, the Lorne senior football team secured the Colac and District Football League 2018 Premiership in delivering Birregurra only its second loss for the entire season. Going into the big game, Birregurra were the raging favorites having handed the local boys three comprehensive defeats through the season, but the “underdogs” tag sat well with the Dolphins as they played … Continue Reading »

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This weekend in excess of 5000 cyclists will descend onto the coast for the staging of 2018 Amy’s Gran Fondo, touted as one of Australia’s most picturesque cycling weekends for the entire family. Now in its eighth year the event offers an impressive endorphin weekend of cycling to watch in awe or participate with vigor all on fully closed roads with a spectacular backdrop of the … Continue Reading »

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Ah spring, what a great time of the year it is, the days are getting longer, the airs getting warmer and the MCG plays host to the majority of finals football as the leading AFL clubs fight out the right to contest the 2018 Grand Final. On the local scene the interests around football is just as strong and this year the Lorne Dolphins have achieved … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Get set for a huge weekend in Lorne coming up as Festival of Performing Arts Gala event gets underway tonight highlighting shows across the festival in one extravaganza of music, cabaret and comedy providing a unique tasting plate of the weekend entertainment that lies ahead. There is a ticket office set up at Lorne central for all those “late comers” that don’t want to miss out.

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

Without doubt the buzz around Lorne at the moment is focused on two very exciting events, both of which are so diversely different to each other. The Lorne Festival of Performing Arts weekend is fast approaching and with the Friday gala event now sold out its promising to be a huge weekend for the town and a milestone weekend as Lorne “comes out of hibernation” following … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

As we continue to dissect our sales figures for Lorne over the financial year ended June 30 just gone, the most interesting indicator to me was the “narrowing” in the gap between Lorne’s average and median house price. The average is self-explanatory to all and for those unsure, the median is the “middle ground”. For example, if there were 100 sales, sale number 50 would be … Continue Reading »

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Hard to believe that we are almost half way through the last month of winter and knocking on the door to spring. But then again, the 35 ml of rain over the past week is a good reminder that its not over year. It’s the time of the year that the local winter sport begins to approach their last home games for the season. If you’re … Continue Reading »

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August! Never a month of much at all really, school holidays are well behind us, no upcoming long weekends but we can still extract one large positive – it is the last month of winter and spring is all but knocking on the door!

It’s a time of the year when our team schedule leave and embark on new and refreshed learning experiences. Yesterday we had a … Continue Reading »

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LORNE – HERE AND THERE

I’ve spend my entire life growing up and loving Lorne and its probably fair to say that I hold within a fair bit of bias and passion toward the town I have been lucky enough to enjoy since birth. Just as the four generations of Stewarts before myself in Lorne, have also lived and breathed the beauty of our region, as one has been lucky enough … Continue Reading »