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Need a change of (s)pace?

Need a change of (s)pace? Why downsizing your home could be just what you’re looking for! The small house movement (also known as the tiny house movement) is rapidly gaining popularity and major traction in Australia following in the footsteps of American small house trends. A ‘small house’ is a house that is built and looks

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Why buying Ex-Council stock is the way to go!

This major auction comes around only once every two years. Explore why buying Ex-Council stock is the smart way to go… For the past 10 years Lloyds Auctions has had the privilege of auctioning Gold Coast City Council’s tools, equipment, vehicles and machinery in a major, traditional onsite auction. Throughout the year we also receive

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Heavy Equipment
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Is your business sitting on a gold mine?

Is your business sitting on a gold mine? Massive demand for all heavy equipment due to work in the civil and mining industries thriving. As civil and mining work piles up across the country, companies are now having to find new ways to purchase heavy equipment due to high demand and limited supply.  Construction and

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Campers, Campervans and Motorhomes
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Are you ready for an Outback Adventure?

Are you ready for an Outback Adventure? The difference between a caravan, campervan and camper trailer and why you need one of them in your life.  Australia must be one of the best countries in the world to road trip around (and across)! But with so many travel options out there, it can get overwhelming

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Black Opal
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Opal, Australia’s very own lucky charm!

Opal, Australia’s very own lucky charm! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NbwZoBWivGk Throughout much of history, Opals were considered good luck and magical gemstones because of their play of colours. There are two basic classes of Opal, precious and common. ‘Precious’ gem Opal displays the famous play-of-colour and the ‘common’ Opal does not. The Opal is a birthstone for the

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Why invest in Pinball machines?

Why invest in Pinball machines? https://youtu.be/xnIVy8vmV1U It is believed that pinball is the friendliest sport on the planet, and a hobby you are likely not to lose money on. Pinball machines everlasting popularity and in a lot of cases, rarity, tends to mean they are not depreciating to zero like most modern technology. The classic

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Brock’s Unique Greats

Brock’s Unique Greats Neil Brock, Peter’s brother, used his Box Brownie camera to record the iconic images of his younger brother, sliding around the family’s farm in an Austin 7 paddock bomb. These images were the first that captured the driving skill of the young boy who would grow into Australia’s greatest racing driver. The

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Brock’s Time of Targas

Brock’s Time of Targas Having retired from full-time racing at the end of 1997, Brock now had time for other, different Motorsports activities. Targa Tasmania is Australia’s premier tarmac rally, a week-long event held on winding country roads around Tasmania. The course covers 2200 kilometres including 500 kilometres of competitive racing. Peter Brook’s Targa years

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The Later Years of Brock and Mobil

The Later Years of Brock and Mobil Peter Brock’s return to driving a factory-backed Holden Commodore in 1994 for the Holden Racing Team was celebrated far and wide by Holden fans. His four-year period with the team saw him have regular race wins and proved he wasn’t done yet. Although when it came to the

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Group A – Brock’s Introduction of Mobil

Group A – Brock’s Introduction of Mobil 1985 was the first year of the new international Group A rules and the local Holdens were up against the proven Jaguars and BMWs from Europe. Brock welcomed oil giant Mobil as the new naming rights sponsor for HDT, a relationship that would last for the rest of

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Group C – Brock’s Commodore Years

Group C – Brock’s Commodore Years During the early 80s, Brock’s battles with Queensland Ford hero, Dick Johnson, unfolded on a nearly weekly basis. Johnson won the Australian Touring Car Championship in both 1981 and 1982, encouraging Brock and the HDT to wheel out a new weapon, the SS Commodore. While the new car offered

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