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With its overhead-valve engine, easy-to-use automatic transmission, and 42-in. (107-cm) cutting width, this is great value. The powerful, single-cylinder engine has reliability features that include electronic ignition, cast-iron cylinder sleeve, full-pressure lubrication, replaceable oil filter, and large fuel filter. The automatic, continuously variable transmission (CVT) uses a reliable and efficient design concept refined on John Deere combines and lawn and garden tractors; the V-belt sheave diameter is varied to obtain the desired ground speed. The 42-in. (107-cm) mower is ready to side discharge, bag, or mulch. A wide range of equipment is available doing a variety of lawn care chores.
* Bunnings $50 Gift Card (thanks to Bunnings Rockhampton)
* MacDonnell Ranges painting by Coral Morris (coralmorrisart.com)
This stunning painting is of the MacDonnell Ranges in the Northern Territory – the colours in it are just spectacular. The picture is framed and valued at $1000. Do not miss your bidding opportunity on this!
* Shirts from RB Sellars
1x Men’s Burton workshirt – size L – 100% cotton twill, royal colour, half button, light weight, long sleeve. RRP$35.00
1x Women’s Sandy workshirt – size 14 – 100% cotton twill, cornflower colour, half buton, light weight, long sleeve. RRP$35.00
* Mitsubishi DXK09 split system (thanks to Stuart Ingold Electrical & Air Conditioning)
This is a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries hyper inverter reverse cycle split system. The DXK09 is equipped with an easy to use controller, boasting an assortment of convenient functions, filters to clean the air of allergens and odours, a compact stylish design and quiet operation. It’s capacity is 2.5kW cooling and 3.2kW heating.This model cannot be purchased in the shops and is normally only available commercially. However, its RRP is around $1000.
IMPORTANT NOTE: This donation is for the split system only; Installation is not included and will be at your own cost.
* $150 Gift Card (thanks to R.M.Williams)
This gift card can be exchanged for merchandise in any R.M.Williams owned retail store.
* 2x ArmorAll Complete Clean Gift Packs (thanks to Autobarn Rockhampton)
Each pack includes: Protectant 250mL, Microfibre Glass Cloth, Car Wash 1L, Wheel Cleaner 500mL, Large Sponge
* 7 piece Car Detailing kit (anonymous donor)
This kit includes: Car Wash 1.25L, Interior clean and protect 375mL, Wet look tyre shine 375mL, Glass cleaner 375mL, heavy duty bucket, 2x sponges.
* One Direction Double Quilt Cover Set (thanks to Robert at Sleepy’s Rockhampton)
Quilt set includes: 1x double quilt cover, 2x pillowcases.
* 2x SleepZone essential pillows (anonymous donor)
These pillows have a pure cotton cover and are HealthGuard treated to make them asthma and allergy friendly.
* Lucci décor Orleans light floor lamp (thanks to Geoff at Beacon Lighting Rockhampton)
This stunning floor lamp has a RRP of $129. It has a chrome finish and a silver shade (H: 1550mm D: 390mm)
* Westpac promotional products (thanks to Christine at the Westpac North Rocky branch)
There are 4 cute piggy banks with ‘feed me’ on one side and Westpac’s “W” symbol on the other. In addition, Chris gave 4 Westpac caps and 1 red cooler bag.
* 4x Tour & Taste Vouchers (thanks to Carly at Sirromet Winery)
Go behind the scenes of a working winery and gain an insight in to the wine making process. Conclude with a tasting session of 8 Sirromet wines. This fun and informative tour, is a feast for the senses. Valued at $20 each.
* Uberkate Original piece of jewellery (thanks to Kate Sutton of Uberkate)
A piece of Uberkate Original jewellery will be available to one lucky person. Worn by the likes of Monique Wright and Melissa Doyle, you will feel like you are rubbing shoulders with the celebs when you wear it! Uberkate, a world where art and personalised jewellery combine to keep families and loved ones connected. Each Uberkate piece is made from precious metals that have been hand-crafted into a distinctive design and are can then be personalised for the individual wearer.
<em>* 45cm round BBQ & accessories (thanks to Masters Home Improvements in Rockhampton)
This portable RedCentre 45cm round BBQ has a large flat cast iron plate, a trivet for boiling, gas hose and windshield. It would be great to take camping or for a small barby in the backyard. In the package there is also a 20 pack of Selleys BBQ tough wipes, a 10 pack of Smash large foil trays, a Ben ODonoghue with Wiltshire precision BBQ spatula & tongs.
* Voucher for an Akubra hat (thanks to Akubra)
Akubra hats are an Australian icon, of that there is no doubt. This voucher will allow the lucky winner to choose a hat from the following styles and colours (please look at the website for an idea of the colours listed):
WESTERNS: Bobby (sand); Boss (tanbark brown); Sombrero (fawn); Stony Creek (light sand); Golden Spur (sand)
COUNTRY: Cattleman (fawn, sand, graphite grey); Pastoralist (tawny fawn); Plainsman (santone fawn); Snowy River (santone fawn, black); Stockman (santone fawn); Tablelands (brown olive, sorrel tan); Territory (khaki, santone fawn, black)
FASHION: Bogart (black, carbon grey); Leisure Time (regency fawn); Stylemaster (acorn fawn, carbon grey, loden)
LIFESTYLE: Traveller (regency fawn, bran)
* Custom map of Taroom (thanks to Terrence Alick Mapping Services)
Terrence Alick Mapping Service specialise in the development of maps, wall maps and atlases for pastoral stations throughout Australia. They will be making a custom map of the Taroom area, which would be north to Theodore, south to Wandoan, east to Deearne, and west to Yebna. As an AO portrait map , it will be 840mm wide by 1m high at a scale of 1:150,000 showing as many property names that can be fitted in there comfortably. This would usually retail for $75.00 , but please note that it will be the first of it’s kind showing this area!
* 2 nights in an ensuite cabin for 2 adults (thanks to Big4 Cania Gorge Holiday Park)
If you fancy a spot of skiing, kayaking, fishing, bushwalking, or simply require a couple of quiet days doing nothing, this is your answer. Win two nights accommodation for two adults in an ensuite cabin at the Big4 Cania Gorge Holiday Park and you are set.
* 10 signed books (thanks to Tony Park)
Tony Park has donated a copy of each of his books which are set in Africa: Far Horizon, Zambezi, African Sky, Safari, Silent Predator, Ivory, The Delta, African Dawn, Dark Heart & The Prey. All are signed on the title page.
* Your name as a character name (thanks to Tony Park)
In Tony’s book which is set for publication in 2015, you can bid to have your own name as a character name. It is to be a thriller set in Namibia, and although it cannot be promised that it will be a major character, this is definitely something you can tell the grandkids about!
* 3 signed books (thanks to Peter Watt)
The third book in his Papua series, Pete has kindly donated 3 title page signed copies of “The Pacific”. Head into your nearest book store for the first two so that you are caught up!
Winner of the 2013 Triple J’s Hottest 100 for his hit single “Riptide”, has signed his debut EP God Loves You When You’re Dancing. And there is a tee to go with it! For all you Vance fans out there!!
* T-shirt and beanie (thanks to Ski Surf and Snow Rockhampton)
* RaboDirect Melbourne Rebels jersey’s and cap + 2x Rabobank caps (thanks to Michael Webber of the Dalby Rabobank branch)
Both of these replica home jersey’s are official licensed products. On the KooGa website, the women’s jersey has a RRP of $149.99 and the men’s jersey has a RRP of $160.00 And don’t forget there is also a Rebel’s cap and two Rabobank caps that will also be available.
* Shirts and cap (thanks to Yamaha Motor Australia)
As well as the shirt above, there is also a black Yamaha heritage polo [size XL], a blue magic t-shirt that comes in a very small pack but when submerged in water will expand to full size. Also up for grabs will be a black/yellow Yamaha R6 cap. VVROOOM!!
* Cling wrap and aluminium foil (thanks to Dawson River Produce, Taroom)
Hospitality essentials premium quality cling wrap, 600m x 45cm; Hospitality essentials premium quality aluminium foil, 150m x 45cm. These will keep your lunches wrapped for months!
* Cattle drafting sticks & auto pet waterer (thanks to Pumps N Solar, Roma)
There will be 6x 1.2m pink cattle drafting sticks up for grabs on the night. Also, a Rapid Plas automatic pet waterer which can be used inside (screw a plastic water bottle in) or outside (using a hose). It has a 2 litre bowl capacity with an automatic pressure shut off.
With three independent burners that can be used by themselves or together, this BBQ allows you to cook a wide range of food. The high dome hood ensures you can fit roasts in, with the actual cooking surface being three cast iron grills that have been fireglazed with matt vitreous enamel – awesome for steaks! Thanks to the Kelly family for this part of the donation.
The stylish trays are priced at $95 and $65 with the wire grill brush being $19.95. Thanks to Barbecues Galore in Toowoomba for assisting with these donations.
* Digital Audio & Video Baby Monitor (thanks to Polaroid Australia)
Although compact, it has an operating range of up to 300m, meaning you can not only hear your baby but see him as well if you are not in the next room. With a 2.4GHz wireless digital video system, it also supports two way communication with a walkie-talkie function enabling you to soothe your bub without entering the room. It has an alarm system that can be triggered via: clock, temperature (range of -10deg to 50deg), humidity, low power consumption. There are also 4 kinds of LED light programs that can be set on it, or this can be turned off if preferable.
* Finch Engineering merchandise (thanks to Finch Engineering)
This Finch shirt is a size XL and the bucket hat is a size S/M. The matching stubby cooler will fit your favourite can, and of course don’t forget 2 pens also!
* $1000 Taroom Tyreright voucher (thanks to Chris Edwards)
Need some new tyres and don’t want to change them yourself? Have some braking issues? Got a tractor tyre that is a bit hard to change yourself? Then use this $1000 voucher that Chris Edwards has very kindly donated and get them fixed! Please note: voucher for use in the Taroom Tyreright only.
* 2x VIP The NRL Footy Show tickets (thanks to The Footy Show)
This prize entitles you and a mate to a VIP ticket each to be a part of the live studio audience for a Thursday night filming of The Footy Show. As a special person, you will be shown around a bit, brought in before everyone else and seated first. All you need to do is book a week prior! Please note: not valid for the Grand Final or Origin shows.
* Kitchenware (thanks to MDA National, Ashley McKay and Oliver Heales)
This donation includes the following:-
Anna Gare products: 500ml measuring cup, spatula, whisk, small blackboard spice jar, large blackboard canister jar and 4 mason jar glasses.
Cake Boss product: set of 4 measuring spoons
Hipp Happenings product: 25 red and white striped paper straws
* Jimmy Barnes merchandise (thanks to Jimmy Barnes and Neva at Freight Train Music)
> Welcome to the Pleasure House EP, 2013: released in August 2013, this includes 6 songs as a taster for his next CD and includes “Feels Right” with his daughter Mahalia Barnes
> Rarities (out of the ’50′ Anthology), 2007: in 2007 Jimmy’s label Liberation Music put together a special package to celebrate his 50th birthday. This double disc pack includes a live disc of 10 never previously released songs and also a studio disc with 10 more songs!
> Jimmy Barnes tote bag
> Jimmy Barnes stubby cooler
> Jimmy Barnes Working Class Fan, red hot summer singlet
> Jimmy Barnes bandana
> Jimmy Barnes white ‘retro’ t-shirt – that has his signature on it!
* Coffee table (thanks to Clint Adamson, Taroom)
Made from recycled cattle rail that comes from Taroom, this coffee table will look great in any home. Measures about 900mm long x 500mm wide x 450mm high. Don’t miss out on this one!
* Stanley Rogers cutlery set (thanks to Ken & Daphne Donner, Taroom)
This stunning 56 piece stainless steel setting includes 8 table knives, 8 table forks, 8 dessert knives, 8 dessert forks, 8 dessert spoons, 8 soup spoons and 8 tea spoons. Fantastic idea as a wedding gift, housewarming present or even for your own home if you are in need of an upgrade. Get in quick to win this one.
* 3 whole rib fillets (thanks to Max & Janice Merritt at Taroom Butchery)
Taroom is in cattle country, so these will be a sure fire hit I am sure!
* Kids John Deere dump truck & Nenuco doll (thanks to Kevin & Debbie Symes, Wandoan)
The John Deere oversized durable dump truck is perfect for outdoor sandbox play, with its tough real steel dump box that is completely functional and that also has an easy to use handle.
The Nenuco Mosquito Bites doll promotes nurturing role play by allowing the child to protect the doll using the mosquito squatter, mosquito spray, mosquito balm and bandaid.
* 2014 signed Broncos jersey (thanks to Terry Benson and the Broncos)
This is an adults size M, home jersey. The jersey itself has a RRP of $170, but with the signatures of the 2014 Broncos team, it becomes priceless. Don’t forget: you have to be in it, to win it!
* Coleman Instant Up 8 tent (thanks to the Hartwig family)
This tent sleeps 8 people. The frame design is pre-attached to the tent which makes set up a breeze. The fully seam sealed fly and a large front awning makes this tent perfect for when raining and wet; the polyester roof panel has improved water resistance. There is one large room with a removable internal divider, making this tent versatile in having one or two rooms. Carry bag included, with a total weight of 19.4kg.
* Esky + Beverages (thanks to the Ezzy family)
This 100L Frostbite poly esky has a 1m fish measure on its lid, an internal hinge with stainless steel rods and refrigeration quality insulation – and has a RRP of $349. Included with this esky, is a bottle of Bundy Rum, 24 pack Coke, 3 white wines, 3 red wines, 1 Yellow sparkling wine & a 30 pack of Gold cans. Cheers Ezzy’s!!
* Handmade pottery (thanks to Val Gregg)
All of these pottery items have been personally created by Val Gregg and finished with glaze and firing. They are high quality and would be an excellent addition in your home either for everyday use or display.
* Hat rack (thanks to Kevin and Karen Clarris)
Made from local iron bark, this has been hand made and would complement your home perfectly.
* Tuaca & Bundy Rum Blenders edition (thanks to Leichhardt Hotel)
Tuaca – a vanilla citrus liqueur…
Bundaberg Rum Master Distillers’ Collection Blenders Edition 2014 – This year’s blend is remarkable. It is a complex rum layered with delicate hints of raisins, vanilla and spice coupled with a long and exceptionally smooth finish…
*2x Fascinators (thanks to Tiny Dancer)
Both of these fascinators have been hand made with love, and are unique one-of-a-kind items. Don’t miss out ladies!
* Baccarat Entrée roaster with lid (thanks to Harry & Del Johnson)
Measures 44 x 27 x 18cm (with lid on). Made from stainless steel with a high domed cover. With a mirror finish it is easy to clean and will last a lifetime.
* Free dog or cat castration (thanks to Taroom Veterinary Surgery)
Don’t put it off any longer! Win this prize and come in to the Taroom Vet to have your dog or cat castrated.
* 2x $100 vouchers (thanks to Micky & Jane Souvlis at IGA Taroom)
Two vouchers valued at $100 for use in the Taroom IGA.
* $30 scratch-it tree (thanks to Taroom Newsagency)
Scratch, scratch, scratch through $30 worth of scratchies.
* North Queensland Cowboys memorabilia (thanks to an anonymous donor)
Measures approx. 800x850mm in a black frame. Signed player’s cards include: Brenton Bowen, Rod Jenson, Steve Southern, Ben Farrar, Justin Smith, Matthew Bowen, Jonathan Thurston, Luke O’Donnell, Shane Tronc, Paul Bowman, Travis Burns, Sione Faumuina, Travis Norton, Antonio Kaufusi, Willie Tonga, Aaron Payne & Michael Luck.
Three more photographs of Jonathan Thurston, Matt Bowen & Matt Scott are included. There is a Certificate of Authenticity on the back of the frame.