AN OPPORTUNITY has arisen for prime minister Julia Gillard to double the size of her humble Altona estate – or at least get an idea of how prices in the area are faring.
A home in Delmont Avenue, and adjacent to Ms Gillard’s back fence, has been listed for sale asking between $550,000 and $600,000.
The South Australia raised Gillard paid $140,000 for her Altona home (pictured, right) in 1998 – the year she was elected to represent residents in the safe ALP seat of Lalor where Altona sits.
Ms Gillard's property portfolio also includes a flat in the Canberra suburb of Kingston, which was her ACT base before moving to The Lodge last September.
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