Mildura Sales Staff

Mildura Office

Mildura - Sunrise AG - New & Used Machinery

Steven Ayling
completed an administration/accounting course in Adelaide before starting his agricultural career with a Case IH dealership in South Australia. He worked in spare parts for two years before spending the next nine years in sales. Steven’s experience in Vineyard and Broadacre farming equipment ensures the customer receives excellent advice.
Steve can be reached on 0419 525 448

Andrew Jolley otherwise known as AJ has moved into our sales team after many years in the workshop. AJ worked his way up to be workshop manager at our Mildura branch before leaving to go out on his own with a workshop based at Dareton in NSW. AJ with his mechanical background offers practical advice on the use and maintenance of machinery. His blunt advice is always welcomed by the farming community.
AJ can be reached on 0428 839 182 or by email

Scott Hewett was raised and schooled in the Nangiloc / Red Cliffs area of Victoria , on a 900 acre property consisting of Vines, Almonds ,Citrus and Avocado‚Äôs. He then completed an apprenticeship with Andy‚Äôs Engineers and went on to be a leading hand. He then had an opportunity to go into sales and then become a branch manager ( Andiline Distributors ‚Äď Agricultural Components ), a subsidiary company to Andy‚Äôs. Scott then wanted to move more closely into horticultural industry. The opportunity to be a salesman at Sunrise Ag was too good to pass up. Scott said he is enjoying getting out amongst the vines, Almonds and Citrus once again.
Scott can be reached on 0407 377 291 or by email

David Maiorana was born and bred in the Sunraysia area, growing up on a market garden farm in Buronga and now residing and operating a 10-acre property. He attended Chaffey Secondary College before working many years as a Produce Manager with Woolworths, however his passion was always in sales and relating to people’s needs. He commenced his sales career at Onesteel Metaland where he worked for 6 years before becoming a new & used Car salesman in a local Sunraysia Dealership.  4 years on he is continuing his strong emphasis on customer service & delivering on promises at Sunrise Ag. David is happy to be back in horticulture and specialises in the construction and power equipment range.
David can be reached on 0428 364 652 or by email on

Ray Pickering started his career as a wheat/sheep Mallee farmer in the Millewa, before moving south and farming in a higher rainfall area at St Arnaud. After a few years Ray sold out to move back to the Mildura district and set himself up as a contract harvester specialist. As well as having a Case IH combine, Ray purchased a tipper truck to cart the grain, which led to him in the carting business Р carting amongst other products almonds from the farms back to the hulling plant. Through carting grain, Ray got to know the Almond orchards around Mildura pretty well.  An opening came up in the Sales department at Sunrise Ag and Ray thought we would like to do that. After many years of working for himself, Ray started his selling career in 2018 as a Almond specialists machinery salesman.
Ray can be reached on 0427 283  220 or by email on

Ouyen Sales Staff

Ouyen Office


Phil Eames
moved to Ouyen in 1990 where he stayed on at Ouyen secondary college to complete his V.C.E .In his spare time he was out the grandparent’s farm giving a hand on the tractor or marking lambs. He has also done a stint of contract harvesting for a season and enjoyed that so much he decided to take up a career in that area. Phil started work for the local Case IH dealer as a spare parts apprentice completing his schooling at Kangan Batman TAFE in Richmond Since the take over as Sunrise Ag he then went to the spare parts manager. From here he has gone to branch manager and has now taken on the roll of machinery sales for the Ouyen area. He is very passionate in helping the mallee farmers in his area and surrounds. He keeps up to date with the latest machinery technology and precision agriculture products with courses throughout Australia. In his spare time he likes to spend it with his family of three children and wife Tracey. In the warmer months up the Murray River trying to catch that cod is where he can be found.
Phil can be reached on 0427 921 031 or by e-mail on

Swan Hill Sales Staff

Swan Hill Office


Quinton Dunstone
was raised with in the local area before becoming a qualified mechanic with the previous Case IH dealer in the area. Quinton’s mechanical skill comes in handy in order to give expert help and advice to our customers.
Quinton can be reached on 0408 575328 or by email

Dion Swinnerton has grown up in the Swan Hill area and has been a part of the Sunrise AG team since 2006 where he started in the spare parts division. From there he took great interest in the precision farming and GPS technology which has now lead him to role of machinery sales.
Dion can be reached on 0427 774 566 or by e-mail