Former Queensland Governor Peter Arnison is selling his Ascot home

first_imgBarbara and Major General Peter Arnison are selling their Ascot house.FORMER Queensland governor Major General Peter Arnison and his wife Barbara are selling their Ascot Queenslander.The couple plan to downsize into an apartment on the Brisbane River.They bought their home at 86 Yabba St, Ascot more than 24 years ago and moved into it when General Arnison retired from the Australian Army in 1996.More from newsMould, age, not enough to stop 17 bidders fighting for this home5 hours agoBuyers ‘crazy’ not to take govt freebies, says 28-yr-old investor5 hours ago86 Yabba St, AscotShortly afterwards, in 1997, they were on the move again, this time to Government House when General Arnison served as Governor of Queensland.Mrs Arnison said the family leased their house while they were living in Government House and moved back to Yabba St when Gen Arnison finished his term.The home is listed through Scott Darwon of Ray White New Farm.Mr Darwon said it was a coveted opportunity to secure a significant piece of Ascot history.It will be auctioned on May 27 at 1pm.last_img read more

Wellington Police Notes: Thursday, Oct. 1, 2015

first_imgWellington Police notes for Thursday, October 1, 2015:•8:00 a.m. Officers took an animal complaint in the 300 block E. 11th, Wellington by known owner.•2:02 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of baskets and plants in the 200 block W. Botkin, Wellington.•2:39 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of gasoline in the 1400 E. 16th, Wellington.•On September 30, 2015 at 3:30 p.m. injury accident in the 300 block N. Jefferson, Wellington involved a vehicle operated by Jan M. Kessler, 39, Wellington and an 11-year-old pedestrian.•4:51 p.m. Officers investigated a theft of bicycles in the 1000 block E. Harvey, Wellington.•7:36 p.m. Officers took a report of Suspicious Activity in the 200 block N. Ash, Wellington.•9:49 p.m. Officers took a report of a domestic dispute in the 1200 block S. F, Wellington by known subject(s).last_img read more