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Lexus of Blackburn
Sale and Servicing of an extensive range of new, approved pre-owned, demonstrator and executive driven Lexus vehicles.
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.
Residential Property Sales & Property Management.
As long term major sponsors and supporters of Blackburn Football Club, Jellis Craig Whitehorse specialises in Sales and Property Management of homes across the City of Whitehorse and surrounding Eastern suburbs. The expert team, led by Directors Stephen Le Get and Daniel Bullen, are renowned for their dedication, exceptional customer service and track record of successful results.
Committed to always finding new ways to connect more buyers with sellers, the team provide unique, sophisticated and innovative property marketing campaigns, sales strategies and management. Jellis Craig Whitehorse delivers a localised, boutique style service powered by the strength and extended reach of the Jellis Craig network.
One of our core strengths is our ability to identify and engage relevant buyers for your property. As a multi-office real estate agency, we offer unrivalled access to a database of more than 30,000 home buyers and investors across the Jellis Craig network. By attracting many more well-credentialed buyers from a large local pool as well as from further afield, we create greater competition. This can only lead to one outcome – a sensational result!
With a genuine enthusiasm for Whitehorse’s array of thriving cafés, boutique stores, along with local parks and lakes our team knows how to market the benefits of this lifestyle rich area. An appealing proposition to professionals, young people and families, the area’s broad cultural diversity is matched with a superb selection of schools.
Servicing the City of Whitehorse encompassing suburbs Blackburn, Blackburn North, Blackburn South, Forest Hill, Nunawading, Vermont, Mitcham, Box Hill, Box Hill North, Box Hill South and surrounds, our team has the expertise to innovatively market and manage your property.
Jellis Craig Blackburn is committed to forging strong bonds with our local community. We provide support via sponsorship and fundraising assistance to local schools, sporting groups and associated community groups.
Our team live and breathe Melbourne’s eastern property market & lifestyle.
Specialising throughout the eastern suburbs growth corridors, our ability to innovatively position your property is only matched by our ability to market the benefits of this culturally diverse and lifestyle rich district of eastern Melbourne.
So contact Stephen Le Get if you are thinking of selling or renting your home, or you are looking to buy or rent a residential property in the Eastern suburbs.
Address: 130 South Parade, Blackburn
Phone: Office 9908 5700 / Mobile 0438 558 870
Contact: Stephen Le Get Director/Auctioneer
Funeral Services and After Care Support Services and Even.
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
Motor Vehicle Panel Repairs, specialising in the repair of prestige vehicles – ie BMB are certified repairers for Audi, Mercedes Benz, Lexus, Nissan GTR, Infiniti and Subaru (but also repair most other makes).
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.
Small Business Tax & Advisory Services.
Paris Financial not only have a team of small business tax professionals, but also have a team who specialise in a broad range of services that complement their client’s needs. With a focus on small to medium businesses, they will provide specialist tax advice for start-up businesses, businesses that are restructuring, businesses in a growth phase and businesses that have reached maturity. In addition, they provide a full circle business and advisory service, accounting and financial solutions for allied health professionals, estate planning, property tax advice, private wealth creation strategies and protection advice, and they are licensed to set up and manage SMSFs.
Bendigo Bank Blackburn South
We’re Blackburn South Community Bank® and we’re your community’s bank.
Since opening our doors 12 years ago, the people of Blackburn have benefited through our community contributions and it’s all thanks to locals choosing to bank with us – without them we wouldn’t have been able to reinvest more than $47,000 in grants and sponsorships this past year.
Recently we supported the delivery of a health workshop for refugees to the tune of $5,385. Many of our community’s new Australian’s took part, learning about a range of health issues and where to go for help and advice – not to mention, it was a great networking event too. The fact is we’re all for supporting the community that supports us. After all, we’re Blackburn South Community Bank® and we’re your community’s bank.
Address: 134 Canterbury Road, Blackburn South 3130
Phone: 03 9894 8467
Contact: Branch Manager
Blackburn Insurance Brokers
Insurance brokers covering business insurance, property insurance, office insurance, shop insurance, farm insurance, public liability insurance and professional indemnity insurance.
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.
Car and Truck Rental.
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.
COMFORT HEATING & COOLING
Residential Heating and Cooling Systems – Design & Installation.
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
Steak Restaurant – The Steak Specialists.
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.
ROB DOLAN WINES
Yarra Valley Wine Maker and Retailer (True Colour range).
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.
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.
SMASH HIT PRINTING
For all your printing needs.
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
Airconditioning Maintenance, Service and Installation – Commercial & Domestic (specialising in HVAC equipment condition reports and provision of Essential Service Compliance certificates).
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 & Takeaway.
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.
DOME SECURITY & TRAFFIC
Security and Traffic Control.
DOME is a Melbourne based company that specialises in shopping centre security, event security and event traffic management. With over 30 years’ experience, DOME prides itself on providing a cost effective, customer focused, quality service that fully meets the client’s needs. All enquiries should be directed to DOME’s Business Development Manager, Mike McCoy.
Engineered Building Solutions – Specialising in Granny Flats.
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.
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.
Financial Risk Management.
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 AUTO TRANSMISSIONS
Auto Repairs – Brakes & 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
BUCATINI RESTAURANT BAR
Italian Restaurant & Wine 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
Auto Service & Repairs.
Owned and operated by Carl Bennett, K&C Automotive have been servicing, maintaining and repairing vehicles of all makes and models for the past 20 years in the greater Blackburn area. Now operating out of their new workshop in Alfred St, K&C offer a complete car care solution, from general mechanical services to electrical repairs and air conditioning maintenance and repair. They also service and repair the fleets of both large and small companies (accredited with Fleet Partners, Custom Fleet and Motorpass), and are licensed Vic Roads vehicle testers and licensed to do roadworthy checks. Carl prides himself on delivering quality workmanship, good communication skills and professional reporting history and invoicing – to book your car in, either ring Carl on 9877 7019 or book online, and make sure you tell him you are a Burners supporter to get that extra special attention.
Land Rover and Range Rover Specialists.
Australia’s largest independent Land Rover and Range Rover specialists, Ritter Australia deliver a special kind of service – the kind that understands all the unique characteristics of your vehicle, whether it’s a 1948 or current model. The combined knowledge and experience of their team is unmatched anywhere in Australia, and it is the single greatest reason for the strong loyalty they enjo. For all sales, servicing, repairs and parts, contact Craig, tell him you’re a Burner’s supporter, and you’ll get that extra special service. Land Rover – that’s what they do.
Pizza & Pasta.
Owned and operated by Jimmy Kamarotlis, T17 pride themselves on delivering great taste, size, freshness, value and service. They do both eat-in and takeaway, and offer a variety of products including starters, salads, Italian meals, gourmet pizzas and desserts. Low fat and/or healthy options are available (ie gluten free, vegetarian and vegan), and they also cater specifically for children. So jump on their website, take a look at their sumptuous menu, and then either order over the phone or order online. ** SPECIAL OFFER – all BFC 2018 card carrying members will get 20% off on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays (applies to all eat-in meals and takeaway – pick up only).
THE HOUSE OF GOLF
Golf products & services.
The House of Golf (Ringwood, Mentone & Melbourne). For all your golf needs (equipment sales/repairs, accessories, lessons, custom fitting and more) go no further than one of the above 3 House of Golf stores, owned and operated by Daniel Richards, a proud & passionate Burners supporter and sponsor.
RINGWOOD Address: – 184 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood (9879 4444)
MENTONE Address: – Unit 13 Kingston Central Plaza, 288 Centre Dandenong Road, Mentone (9583 2295)
MELBOURNE Address: – 340 Flinders Street, Melbourne (9620 5900)
Contact: Daniel Richards
Golf simulation & entertainment.
X-GOLF (Ringwood & Mentone). X-Golf exists to set a market leading standard in golf simulation, and they are committed to supporting and exceeding their customers’ expectations by delivering and maintaining the most accurate, reliable and realistic virtual golf experience in the world. So if you want the ultimate combination of golf, hospitality and entertainment, X-Golf is the go – it is the perfect venue for social, corporate and sports events. Play the world’s best golf courses in 90 minutes, enjoy a range of food and beverages (licensed), or have a golf lesson with a golf pro. The relaxed, welcoming atmosphere makes it perfect for players of all ages, males or females. Fun for golfers of all levels, X-Golf is ideal for work events, birthday parties, corporate functions and bucks nights.
RINGWOOD Address: – 184 Maroondah Highway, Ringwood (9879 4444)
MENTONE Address: – Unit 13 Kingston Central Plaza, 288 Centre Dandenong Road, Mentone (9583 2295)
Contact (HO): 9822 0355
VISION PERSONAL TRAINING
Health, Fitness & Weight Loss Specialists.
Vision Personal Training, Blackburn is unique in the health, fitness and weight loss industry, being one of the rare few that offers your money back if you follow your program completely but don’t achieve the agreed result. Instead of providing “regular” facilities that offers equipment, we focus on each client’s individual needs and goals – put simply, VPT is about achieving your results and transforming your life.
Introducing the Vision BIOSCAN – at Vision, we believe information is power. Your Vision Bioscan uses the latest full body scanning technology from EVOLT 360, which tracks and monitors body composition changes with unparalleled accuracy. Considered the fastest, non-evasive method of understanding body composition (it only takes 60 seconds to complete the scan), our experts will measure you before taking you through your individual results and setting up a tailored program to improve your scores, your health and your fitness.
BRUCE ATKINSON MLC
President of the Legislative Council, State Member of Parliament (for the Eastern Metropolitan Region).
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.