By Laura Withers For Daily Mail Australia
Published: 07:28 BST, 3 May 2019 | Updated: 07:28 BST, 3 May 2019
A very lucky Australian has ended his working week with a huge $30million lottery win.
The blue-collar worker from Bendigo, 150km northwest of Melbourne, discovered he'd become an overnight multi-millionaire after winning the Powerball draw on Thursday.
A lottery representative had unsuccessfully attempted to try and deliver the news to the victor on Friday morning, but it was only when he finished work he realised he was Australia's newest millionaire.
(File picture) A very lucky Australian has ended his working week with a huge $30million Powerball lottery win
'I've just knocked off work and come home. My wife had just checked the ticket online and came screaming out the door,' the anonymous winner said.
'I said "don't get your hopes up", but I guess it's true. I've never been a rich man and have worked hard all my life,