Story for the ages: Tamworth resident now Australia's oldest man

By Ann Newling
Updated May 20 2016 - 11:18am, first published 11:00am
TOP BLOKE: Tamworth’s oldest man – and now the oldest male in Australia – Alfred Powell yesterday with daughter Judith Archbold. Photo: Barry Smith 200516BSD09

THERE’S been no official fanfare and no formal honours bestowed so far – but at 107 years and 247 days old, Tamworth resident Alfred Powell is the oldest man in Australia.

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