Australian Alpaca Week will run between Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 8, and Burra local Tanya Boston thinks it's a great opportunity for people to visit working alpaca farms in their local area.
Last year alone, 90-year-old Queanbeyan resident David Smyth changed the batteries of more than 1000 watches. It might seem like an odd hobby, but for the past 25 years the former mechanical engineer has been lending his skills to help out St Vincent de Paul.
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While separately they don't profess to be masters of their crafts, together Ann-Maree and Phil Hastings have produced a work of art and the couple were recently awarded a Heritage Award for their master renovation work of their home.
Grazier Ron Hardy says Sutton village north-east of Canberra must grow to survive, even though hostilities stemming from the last, failed sub-division attempt still simmer in the community.