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time now, although he is expected to retain
Tinkler is a huge supporter of sport in the Hunter,
particularly with his sponsorship of the Knights and
numerous thoroughbred races and race clubs.
He was on Business Review Weekly's latest rich list with
Slater has come to the fore as a restaurateur and
entrepreneur in Newcastle with innovative ideas and a
willingness to work for the city.
He has adapted heritage buildings to be successful
restaurants, starting with the Paymaster's Cottage and then
Scratchley's on the Wharf, where he also showed green
credentials by renovating the building to the extent that it
won an award as Australia's most energy efficient building in
2000. He recently failed in an attempt to build a restaurant
and tourist accommodation on Nobbys headland.
He organises events such as the Gastronomic Lunch on
Newcastle's Foreshore which this year raised more than
$100,000 for children's research by the Hunter Medical
He is a past deputy chairman of Hunter Tourism and
has been on the Newcastle Tourism board for about 17
years, has been chairman of the Newcastle Restaurant and
Caterer's Association and an industry representative to
Slater is an active supporter of Oz Harvest, a group that
rescues excess food which would usually be discarded and
distributes it to charities, and was instrumental in bringing
it to Newcastle.
He appeared on the cover of Newcastle's 2008/09
telephone book, representing the culinary culture of
Sonia Walkom was one of the first female real estate
agents in Newcastle and has been serving her clients for
more than 30 years.
She specialises in large residential properties in inner
city Newcastle where she lives, auctions of executive
residences and apartment project marketing including
the Essington, Seashells, Linwood, Newcomen Apartments
and Newport developments.
Walkom started her own real estate business in the 1960s
and in 1985 incorporated another group, and Walkom
Linehans Real Estate was born.
She is a multiple industry award winner and a director of
the Hunter Medical Research Institute.
Now in his 80s, Theodore ''Boy'' Bradstreet is a motor
trade legend in the Hunter, building the Bradstreet Motor
Group into one of Australia's leading automotive industry
companies with numerous car and truck dealerships.
A wheat carter, jackeroo, sawmiller and cinema worker
in his youth, Bradstreet's motor story began in the 1950s
in Cessnock where his father, also Theodore, had a car
yard selling Hillman Hummers and Commer trucks.
Bradstreet took over the business when his father died in
1954. Since then he has won a swag of awards and grown
the company with the establishment of Cessnock Toyota
in 1969, Cardiff Toyota in 1977 and Regal Motors in 1998,
while the group now includes Cardiff Car City, Nowra
City Motor Group, Newcastle Mazda, Maitland City Motor
Group, Newcastle Hino, Newcastle City Holden, Cessnock
City Motor Group, Bradstreet Parts and Australian Truck
and Bus Financial Services.
Bradstreet was a founder of Cessnock Leagues Club and
as well as his motoring businesses has property interests in
ROLLY DE WITH
De With began his career in hospitality working in
pubs and joined a local businessman in 1984 to work in
management at Newcastle's popular Fanny's nightclub.
He and a partner then bought the Castle nightclub before
De With returned to run Fanny's in 1994.
He was involved with The Mercury (M-Bar) in Newcastle
and now, with partners, has the Junction Tavern, Sunnyside
Hotel and Fanny's.
He is on the Newcastle Alliance board, is a member of the
Precinct Liquor Accord, is a supporter of the Fix Our City
campaign, chairs The Junction Business Group, is president
of the AHA in Newcastle, is on the executive of the NSW
AHA and is on the board of the national AHA.
AMONG a host of other influential businessmen in the
Hunter the managing director of Churchill's Carpet
Court, Paul Murphy, is a vocal proponent of all things
Newcastle and is a member of numerous charitable and
Terry Millet is the CEO of Newcastle Permanent, which
has $4.99 billion in total loans and advances, and Don
Magin is CEO of the Greater Building Society, which >>
... ITS PEOPLE
PEOPLE OF INFLUENCE
"Sonia Walkom was one
of the first female real estate
agents in Newcastle and has
been serving her clients for more
than 30 years."
Rolly De With
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