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David Ellery

David Ellery is a reporter for The Canberra Times.

CEO of The Royal National Capital Agricultural Society Ben Copeman.

Revamped Royal Canberra Show draws a diverse crowd to EPIC

Passenger carrying buffaloes, a technology fair and a serious attempt to engage the many Canberrans born overseas have all contributed to what is expected to be a six-figure turnout for the 2017 Canberra show Royal National Capital Agricultural Society chief executive Ben Copeman has said.

Canberra Mustang club members, from left, Mick Dainer, Sue Vilardi and Dominic Vilardi, with their cars.

Mustang mania roars into life

Ford's Mustang, the first of the "pony cars" that dominated the American performance market in the 1960s and 1970s, were the dream wheels of a generation. We talk to local baby boomers about their love affair with the iconic machines.

Action from the Dachshund races at the Bungendore show.

Werriwa Wiener dash claims world dachsund record

An impressive 154 dachsunds turned out for this year's dachshund races at the Bungendore Show on Sunday. Organisers claim this a record number of the little dogs in the one place at the one time.

Oaks Estate unit dwellers, Karl Steiner, 50, and his dog, Sheba, 6, walk Oaks Estate river corridor heritage trail every ...

Oaks Estate's river walk is a life changing experience

Walking the banks of the Queanbeyan River at Oak's Estate is the highlight of their day for locals Karl Steiner and his blue heeler, Sheba. Now it is an experience everyone can share thanks to the completion of 2.4km of walking trail.