Tuesday, December 26, 2006

The Year That Was 2006

January
6 Toop&Toop records highest priced residential sale in Adelaide, their first over $5 million
13 Eddie Maguire is appointed CEO of Channel 9
16-29 Australian Open Melbourne, congratulations to the winners Amelie Mauresmo and Roger Federer
17-22 Jacobs Creek Tour Down Under sizzled with Simon Gerrans across the line in 1st Place


February
24
Fringe Festival Starts
26 Norwood Food and Wine Festival


March
3-19 Toop&Toop, Major Sponsors of the Adelaide Festival of Arts
6 Adelaide Clipsal 500 saw Jamie Wincup win in front of a record breaking crowd
15-26 Commonwealth Games held in Melbourne
19 Fringe Festival finished
21 Real Estate Industry Awards Australia, held in Sydney,  saw Toop&Toop take out the National Innovation Award
27 Introduction of the Work Choices Act


April
13
Toop&Toop sells their second $5 million dollar property
25 Australia hits international headlines with the mining disaster in Beaconsfield


May
3 First interest rate rise for the year from 7.32% to 7.57%
5 Sophie Delezio hit by a car for the 2nd time while crossing the road
7 Richard Carlton, 60 minutes reporter, collapses and dies while covering the Beaconsfield mine disaster
8 Toop&Toop 21st Birthday
9 Two of the miners trapped in Beaconsfield mines for
14 days are freed
25 Scotch College Art Exhibition (Toop&Toop sponsored)
26 Golden Gavel Finals, our Phil Harris was runner up


June
7 Business Excellence Awards presentation in Sydney. Toop&Toop are the 1st real estate company to win this award and in addition received a letter of congratulation from the Prime Minister
9 The World Cup commences in Germany with lots of late
nights/early morning starts. The Socceroos did us proud!
9-24 Cabaret Festival – Adelaide Festival Centre


July
5 Coldplay wooed Adelaide fans (we loved Yellow!)
6-8 Australia’s top trainer, Lee Woodward, held training sessions exclusive to Toop&Toop Sales staff

August
2 Second interest rate rise for the year from 7.57% to 7.82%
17 Toop&Toop Annual Awards night
24-26 The Boy From Oz, starring Hugh Jackman,  hits town. He is just so talented, is there anything he can’t do!


September
1-9 Royal Adelaide show
2 Steve Irwin’s life taken tragically at the age of 44
16-20 Phil Harris was runner up in the Australasian  Real Estate Auctioneering Championship held in NewZealand.
30 AFL Grand Final winner: West Coast


October
5 Public Trustee 125th year Anniversary – what a milestone


November
4 Savings and Loans Christmas Pageant (Santa comes to town!)
8 Third interest rate rise for the year from 7.82% to 8.07%
16 U2 Concert, 60,000 fans packed into AMMI  Stadium to watch one of the best bands in the world!
21 Pearl Jam Concert, Adelaide has never seen so much talent in one month!
24 Hills Christmas Pageant
25 Norwood Christmas Pageant
26 Glenelg Christmas Pageant


December
1-5 Australia won the Ashes test match against England, observed by record crowds!!
5 Robbie Williams comes to town, what an amazing performer, his concert was just awesome!
10 Annual Toy Run
10-31 The Lights of Lobethal are switched on,  lighting up the night sky

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