BFC SPONSORS : WE WOULD LIKE TO THANK OUR MAGNIFICENT SPONSORS BELOW WHO WITHOUT THEM WE WOULD NOT BE ABLE TO FUNCTION THIS AMAZING CLUB OF OURS.
One of Melbourne’s leading estate agents, Jellis Craig prides itself on being a successful company based on ethics, customised personal service, and a superior knowledge of the local property markets.
With access to a database with more than 30,000 potential buyers, our strength lies in the quality and professionalism of our people and their insights into their local property market history and trends. So contact Daniel if you are thinking of selling or renting your home, or you are looking to buy or rent a residential property in the local area.
Lexus of Blackburn
Walk through the doors of Lexus of Blackburn, and you’ll discover our unique café style showroom to learn everything you need to know about the award winning Lexus range.
Our team are all handpicked with an emphasis on having a genuine desire to please our customers and to exceed their expectations in terms of delivering not just a service but an exceptional experience.
Our business has been built on the philosophy of “under promise, over deliver”, and our people share a common goal – that Nunawading Toyota should be the best in every aspect of the motor industry. The design theme of the dealership is transparency, and this will be followed through the whole customer experience.
Contact Shayne McBride direct to get that extra special attention, be it buying a new or used vehicle, or booking in a service.
Our philosophy at Tobin Brothers is very simple …. if it’s legal, it’s possible, and we will help you make it happen – so contact James to obtain a personalised fee proposal, or for 24 hour service and enquiries ring the Tobin Brothers funeral advice line (9373 7000) and speak to a consultant.
Address: 189 Boundary Rd, Nth Melbourne
Phone: 9328 3999 (head office), 9373 7000 (24/7 funeral advice line)
Contact: James MacLeod, Managing Director
BMB Prestige Collision Repairs
At BMB we take quality and customer service seriously. We follow a strict Code of Ethics so our customers know upfront what to expect when they entrust their vehicles to us – and all our repairs are covered by our exclusive guarantee. Recently had an accident and would like to get a repair quote? – go online, fill in our contact form and we will get back to you as soon as possible to arrange an appointment. Or go online and request a free accident repair guide – be prepared – it covers all aspects of dealing with an accident, and will help you tick off all the boxes from the time of the accident through to dealing with your insurance company.
Rob Dolan Wines
After 25 years finessing his (wine-making) craft for some of Australia’s most respected wine labels, Rob launched his own label in 2010. In 2011 Rob purchased the Hardys Yarra Burn winery in South Warrandyte, and in 2012 released the first Rob Dolan wines from vintage 2010 crafted from fruit grown by friends and grape growers in the Yarra Valley. In 2012, Rob also started his winery and has since gone on to produce his own award winning range of wines, as well as wines for other Yarra Valley wine growers. Jump on the website to see Rob’s full range of wines, and place an order online – and check out the “Huddle Club” (see Store tab) – join up and get some fantastic deals.
BLACKBURN INSURANCE BROKERS
An insurance broker can save you time, money and worry by providing professional advice based on years of training and experience in the insurance industry. Using an insurance broker doesn’t necessarily cost more – and often it costs less because brokers have in depth knowledge of the insurance market and the ability to negotiate on your behalf. So remove the risk in your life and call Graeme to discuss your insurance needs, and to get a free quote.
COMFORT HEATING & COOLING
A family run company, we specialise in the design and installation of heating and cooling systems for residential premises. Our attention to detail will ensure we provide you with a functional, cost effective system that takes into account the type of building, insulation, and number/position of windows. Ring or email Brett if you are thinking your home’s heating and cooling system needs upgrading and/or replacing.
SQUIRES LOFT NUNAWADING
The cornerstone of our success is our proprietary sauces and baste, and our custom built grills that allow for a unique cooking process that creates an incredible taste profile. We also source our top quality beef from the Western District of Victoria and the lush pastures of Gippsland, renowned for producing premium grass fed beef excelling in taste and tenderness.
The company’s four directors have a collective experience of more than 100 years (including two who worked for Big 5 accounting firms), who oversee a team of 25 accountants and support staff. Specifically qualified to provide practical business advice, as well as tax and audit services, they are focussed on ensuring the client’s financial well being. Our clients encompass one person businesses to large corporations. Our strength is our people – with a commitment to their professional development and maintaining the highest standards, we not only recruit the best, but they stay with us.
Paris would like to offer all BFC players, members and supporters a personalised service in obtaining the most suitable and competitive loan package – be it to purchase a home, a commercial property, or to finance a business acquisition. Linda Hamilton, a licensed mortgage broker with more than 17 years experience working in the Banking and Finance sector, will guide you through the loan processes and choices which will best fit your needs. Linda has access to a large number of lenders, and will provide you with the most competitive loans available on the market and the options within these loans that meet your specific requirements. Let Linda do all the work – from start to finish.
By not being tied to any one particular industry, VicSuper is open to the public, and so anyone can join and become a member – and once you join, you can stay with us throughout your working life, and enjoy the many features and benefits that come with a VicSuper membership. With over 240,000 members and 21,000 participating employers, we are big enough, but not too big that we lose sight of how important it is to give a personalised service. Call their Blackburn office now to discuss memberships and their range of services.
At IGA, we’ve never taken a “one size fits all” approach to the way we do business – rather, we tailor our ranges and brands to give our local customer more of what they like. We also actively participate in our local communities, and pride ourselves on doing what we can to help local schools, community groups, sporting groups and other not-for-profit organisations.
All we ask is that you check out our range, our brands, our prices – and keep an eye out for our specials (see the IGA website) – we think you will be pleasantly surprised.
HOSKINS CARPET GALLERY
Over 30 years ago, Bob Hoskins made the decision to join the Woolset Group, a group formed solely to promote wool carpet – a passion of ours. Ranges exclusive to Woolset that you won’t find elsewhere is just one of the reasons to visit our store. Wool is natural, renewable and sustainable. It’s easy to keep clean, helps with insulation, keeps you warmer in winter and cooler in summer. Come to our showroom and view our extensive range of wool carpets – as well as other flooring options including timber, vinyl, rugs and tiles.
C2C focuses on providing quality residential design, including renovations, new homes and multi dwelling/town house developments. We also undertake commissions to design apartment buildings, cafes/bars and public buildings. Our mission is to deliver high quality architectural design that encompasses the philosophies of sustainability, functionality and contextual suitability. Our flexible approach to design allows us to deliver building solutions to challenging sites, challenging briefs and challenging budgets. We achieve this by developing a close, open and honest working relationship with our clients.
Financial risk management is one of the most important skillsets of management, and it is vital to understand the risk which is associated with all business enterprises, particularly your own. Financial risk management covers all aspects of business, not just debt collection, unpaid invoices or fraud. Credit Matters is a dedicated financial risk management information resource, and our objective is to support business people and professionals achieve maximum cash-flow, minimise risks and create profits.
JB AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS
If you’re looking to repair and/or replace your brakes, auto transmission or manual gearbox, then JB Auto Transmissions is the place you need to go. Offering a varied range of products and services, there is little that we can’t repair and/or replace on just about all vehicles. So give Justin a call to arrange a quote.
Address: 31 Gunyah Road, Blackburn North
Phone: 0417 387162
Contact: Justin Breen
VITAL CHI WELLNESS VITAL CHI WELLNESS
Established 12 years ago, Vital Chi Wellness is a leading Natural Medicine Clinic in the heart of Blackburn.
Our team of vibrant and experienced practitioners work together to achieve effective long-term physical and mental wellbeing for our patients. Practitioner’s work collaboratively with kids and adults to isolate symptoms and investigate the cause of illness before designing an achievable treatment plan that ensures physical and mental health is optimized. Our mission is to educate, inspire and empower people to live a happier and healthier life. It is our pleasure to support patients with the following services:
NATUROPATHY • OSTEOPATHY
CHIROPRACTIC • COUNSELLING
CHINESE MEDICINE • MASSAGE
MYOTHERAPY • KINESIOLOGY
NOVUS AUTO GLASS RED CUP CAFE RED CUP
For all your auto windscreen repairs or replacements, Novus guarantee to get it right the first time – and all works carry a nationwide warranty for as long as you remain the owner of the vehicle repaired.
BUCATINI RESTAURANT & BAR RESTAURANT & BAR
Bucatini is a charming and sophisticated Italian restaurant located in Mitcham (opposite the Mitcham Footy ground). It is ideal for a special celebration or a romantic evening meal, with the top quality Italian menu including a large selection of pastas, pizzas, traditional meat cuts, seafood specialties, and the not-to-be-missed delicious desserts. The wine and drinks menu perfectly complements the meals, or you can BYO if you prefer your own personal drop. The atmosphere is roomy without feeling too big, with a function room at the back for group bookings or family event.
Address: 454 Whitehorse Road, Mitcham
Phone: 9873 0268
Contact: Ivan Millich
SMASH HIT PRINTING SMASH HIT PRINTING
As a long term club sponsor, BFC Life Member, an ex-player, father of 2 ex-players and a former coach of the U18 and various other junior teams, you can be assured of getting a quality, personalised service from Dave for all your printing needs. He specialises in printing all types of business stationery (letterheads, business cards, booklets, invoices, envelopes) and marketing/promotional material (brochures, catalogues, flyers, vouchers, raffle tickets. Phone or email Dave to discuss your printing needs.
Address: 2/175 Blackburn Road, Blackburn South
Phone: 0419 017 114
Contact: Dave Johns
CLIMATERITE CLIMATERITE CLIMATERITE
A preventative maintenance program is a cost effective way of ensuring you get the best out of your air-conditioning system all year round – so as a minimum it is vital that filters are kept clean, and regular checks are made of refrigerant pressure, electrical wiring, airflows and all moving parts. Breakdowns can be a costly exercise – so contact Grant to organise a site visit to discuss implementing a cost effective maintenance program that will be overseen by qualified, experienced and reliable technicians. Need a quote to repair and/or replace a unit or some major parts? Or need that compliance certificate to keep your insurers happy? Grant’s your man.
GANESH INDIAN RESTAURANT INDIAN RESTAURANT
A local family run restaurant for over 15 years, Raj and Hema pride themselves on cooking a delicious range of indian food that includes a wide range of both meat and vegetarian dishes, with all curries being gluten free. Eat in and enjoy the sub-continental atmosphere and friendly personal service – fully licensed & BYO wine only, it is a totally unique and enjoyable dining experience. Or want something to eat at home that is full of flavours and spices (you call the shots on how hot!), then grab their take away menu and place an order over the phone ready to be picked up in 15-20 minutes.
Address: 76 South Parade, Blackburn
Phone: 9894 1931
Contact: Raj & Hema Rawat
THE GBAR SPORTS BAR THE GBAR SPORTS BAR
The no.1 sports bar in Melbourne that brings all the world’s top sporting events live on their big screens. Just drop in for a drink, or book in for one of their sports lovers meals – steaks, burgers, chicken wings, parmas, schnitzels and much more – lunches served midday – 4pm Thursday to Sunday, and dinners 4pm – 1am Wednesdays to Sundays. Go online and reserve a table. Special occasions also catered for.
FORCE10 VICTORIA FORCE10 VICTORIA
Force10 exclusively uses the innovative Force10 engineered building system – a system that can resist cyclones, earthquakes, fire, flood and even termites. The Force10 building system is steel framed and comprises modular floor, wall and roof trusses that are manufactured in the controlled conditions of our factory and transported flat to site and assembled quickly with a minimum of skilled labour. The Force 10 covers all types of residential, commercial and industrial building types, and is clean and green – it is simply a better way to build.
SUBWAY BLACKBURN SUBWAY BLACKBURN
Our low fat menu containing a range of subs with 6 grams of fat or less, is popular with customers all around the world. The Subway brand is the world’s largest submarine sandwich chain with over 44,000 stores in over 100 countries around the world – 1,400 in Australia alone. Go to the Subway website and join the “Subway eat fresh club” ….. or order a Subway platter online …. or check the nutritional value of your favourite subs on our interactive menu.
Special offer– “Buy a sub, support your Club” – for every sub purchased by a BFC card carrying member, Subway will donate $1 to the Club.
AVIS BLACKBURN AVIS BLACKBURN
Avis Blackburn offers a wide variety of trucks, vans, utes, buses and 4 x 4 dual cabs – or if you just need a late model car, they do those to. So, whatever your travel plans are we have the right rental car for you. Alternatively, you can hire an Avis rental car from Bayswater located near Blackburn in Melbourne’s East.
GALA PIZZA GALA PIZZA
Gala Pizza offers a lot more than delicious pizzas (standard & gourmet) and homemade pasta dishes – they also offer a range of entrees (nachos, calamari and chicken nuggets amongst plenty more), main meals (grilled steaks and BBQ spare ribs a specialty), salads and desserts. Eddy also offers a range of special offers – so go online and order a meal now – delivery available.
MICHAEL SUKKAR MP
It is my great privilege to be representing the electorate of Deakin in the 45th Parliament of Australia. Our local area is a great place to live, work and raise a family.
I look forward to continuing to working for you and your family. I am dedicated to improving our local community and being a strong voice standing up for our values and addressing the new challenges we face.
BRUCE ATKINSON MLC
The Honourable Bruce Atkinson is the President of the Legislative Council and a Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region which includes many of the eastern suburbs and north eastern suburbs of Melbourne.
A member of the Liberal Party since 1969, Bruce was first elected to the Victorian Parliament in 1992 as the Member for the former Koonung Province and was elected as a Member for Eastern Metropolitan Region in 2006 and again in 2010.
ROBERT CLARK MP
Robert was first elected to Parliament as the Member for Balwyn. When the seat was abolished, Robert contested and won the seat of Box Hill in 1992. He has since been re-elected six times – in 1996, 1999, 2002, 2006, 2010 and 2014.
Over more two decades as the local member, Robert has built a strong relationship with the community and with many community organisations. He is an honorary member of the Balwyn Rotary Club and the Mont Albert & Surrey Hills Rotary Club, and is a patron of the Box Hill Rugby Union Football Club and the Surrey Park Football Club.