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CEO AllenWargent Property Buyers, & WargentAdvisory (institutional). 6 x finance author.

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Sunday, 23 August 2015


A nail-biting finish at Carrara yesterday as the Gold Coast Suns edged out Essendon Bombers by just two points by 97 to 95, with the teams notching 14 goals apiece.

Contrary to what you might think given Australia's mediterranean connections, Carrara is not named for the Italian city in the province of Tuscany, but rather is derived from the Aboriginal word "Karara", meaning "long flat".

Previously best known for its golf courses which were largely forged by Japanese investment in the 1980s, the "long flat" Carara precint will be much in the news over the next few years as it will in time be home the main stadia for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. 

AFL tip: for stadium parking aim to be at the ground at least an hour before bounce...think I nabbed just about the very last space! I guess the point is that you're supposed to use the ample public transport systems provided...