A puppeteer’s threads

“In puppetry you are a performer. You are on stage. You are nude in front of the people and their emotions are massive.” Argentinian born Gonzalo Valera talks to Travis Medhurst about art and life.

A CWA life

Longtime member, Kaye Kyle is credited with this year’s first CWA show bags, writes Annelise Answerth.

When the chips are down

Tasmanians Amanda and Dale Beams and their two sons are Australian wood chopping royalty, even travelling to the US each year to compete. Julia Hende and Pauline Csuba report.