Category Archive for "Latest News"

Easter Trading Hours

February 20, 2019

Just a reminder that the Village is open over Easter. Our operating hours and trading days are as follows:

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Abbott Buggy (Circa 1895) on display

January 12, 2019

The Village has received a donation of an Abbott Buggy by Suzanne Shalders. The buggy is proudly displayed in the Visitor Reception Centre of the Village. History: Johann Schubert and his wife Louisa purchased the buggy in Albury NSW in…

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New Village Store – ‘Village Leather’

November 1, 2018

Village Leather operated by Raoul and Sharon is now trading within the Village grounds. The store specialises in handcrafted leather goods and repairs and all leather products are: hand stitched, hand dyed, and hand cut Many different objects can be made…

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Latest Photos – Bunda-la

December 16, 2017

The Bunda-la is a major ongoing project. Below are the latest photos taken in May 2018.              

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Citadel – Expo 88 Memorabilia Display

November 1, 2018

The Salvation Army Citadel is now featuring a great Expo 88 display full of memorabilia. Once entering the Village you cannot miss the building as it now has colourful Bali flags adorning the entrance. So when next in the Village…

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Indigenous Display – Update

January 9, 2019
Come check out our Indigenous display. The displays are installed, the diorama is completed, murals have been done with only one more stage to go – installation of a bush tucker garden.
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Tambo Teddy – Prince Harry & Meghan’s First Baby

October 22, 2018

The Village is a proud supporter of Tambo Teddies and has a range of teddies in our Visitor Reception Centre.  Please drop in and see for yourself the quality of these beautiful teddies.            

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Restored Expo 88 AUSTRALIA Signs – Unveiled!!

October 31, 2018

The Expo 88 AUSTRALIA signs are now restored and can be viewed at the Village. The official unveiling of the stacked Expo 88 AUSTRALIA sign took place on 26 October with the large horizontal AUSTRALIA sign unveiled by Ken Done…

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Blacksmithing – An Old Skill but a Good One

April 5, 2016

One of the popular spots in the Village is the Blacksmith’s – opposite the Gem Club, where, especially on school visits, one or more of our talented “Smithies” works the fire to show visitors how many metal things are made….

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