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Latest news: Namadgi National Park

Endangered frogs found in ACT after years of absence

For the first time in 5 years, northern corroboree frogs have been detected in the Ginini Flats wetlands at Namadgi National Park.

Beautiful Canberra bushwalks in autumn

Autumn might be the best season to explore the Bush Capital, with balmy weather and a landscape slowly changing with the season. If you're looking for a bushwalk this weekend or anytime...

Canberra Liberals: Is the ACT prepared for bushfires?

James Milligan MLA is concerned the ACT is not prepared for the 2023-24 bushfire season, and wants the Namadgi fire trail network restored.

ACT Government replaces fire-damaged heritage huts in Namadgi

Two new huts in Namadgi National Park will replace heritage-listed stockman huts destroyed during the 2020 Orroral Valley bushfire.

Scouts ACT rediscover rare grasshopper

Key’s matchstick grasshopper has only been officially sighted once before – but observant scouts spotted the very rare insect in Namadgi.

$6 million to help ACT parks recover from 2020 bushfires

A $6 million grant from the Commonwealth will help the ACT government to improve parks, walkways, and infrastructure damaged in 2020.

Endangered butterfly found in ACT’s Namadgi Park

The rare purple copper butterfly, previously only known to occur in NSW, has been found in two areas of Namadgi National Park again this year.

Namadgi National Park Visitor Information Centre closed due to rain

The ACT Government is advising that both the Namadgi National Park Visitor Information Centre and Point Hut Crossing will be closed until further notice due to flooding and high levels of rain forecast.

Northern corroboree frog hopping away from extinction in Namadgi

The northern corrobboree frog, once common, is now critically endangered, but a long-running project between the ACT Government and the Australian National University to conserve and establish a wild population is showing...

Namadgi, river corridors closed for deer and pig cull

Parts of Namadgi National Park and the Molonglo and Murrumbidgee River corridors are closed from today for a deer and pig cull.

West Namadgi and Bimberi Wilderness close due to feral deer and pigs

The Bimberi Wilderness Area and western Namadgi Park will close their doors for two weeks from 3 - 14 May to control the roaming feral deer and pigs in the area.

Canberra Bushwalking Club celebrates 60 years on the right track

When Canberra Bushwalking Club began, members paid five shillings to join a group of like-minded people who loved be