Name? - Tim
What do you do/sell at the market? - Jewellery including opals and silver.
How long have you been at the market? - Nearly 40 years.
What do you like best about the market? - Leaving at the end of each day.
Worst moment? - Getting blown away in a storm.
Past jobs? - Farmer.
Sporting interests? - Shooting & fishing.
If you were CEO for a day? – I’d make every member of government (all levels) and every QVM employee run a stall for a day so they would appreciate the importance of our activity and why our customers appreciate the uniqueness we offer.
One thing nobody knows about you? – I am a licensed AI Technician (Artificial Insemination)
Favorite food? - Lamb chops or roast.
Favorite drink? - Water
Favorite TV show or movie ? -Dambusters. Great Escape.
Favorite Band? - Somebody’s Image (Russell Morris’ first band)
What is the best piece of advice you've ever been given? - There's no such thing as can't. (Dad’s advice.)
If you had your Sunday arvo free from the market, what would you do? - go to an air show.
If you were given a 2 week free holiday anywhere around the world, where would you choose to go? - Duxford Airshow, UK
Anything else you'd like to say about life at the market? - We don't really appreciate what we've got at this Market.
Interviewed by Greg
(Note: Tim was most obliging throughout this interview. However, when it came time to take the photo he insisted there would be no photo without his grandson, Austin, being part of it. Fortunately Austin was in the market and, incidentally, probably saved the photo.)