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Friday, June 14, 2024

Latest news: Tidbinbilla

Safe haven for critically endangered rock-wallaby opens in ACT

The Jedbinbilla Safe Haven at Tidbinbilla will save the brush-tailed rock-wallaby, the ACT's mammal emblem, from extinction.

A story of deceit from Canberra’s early pioneers

Peter Green is a third generation descendant of Canberra’s early pioneers at Tidbinbilla and his dear old great grandmother, Mary Ann Green, who came out from England with a chest of her finest lace, never unpacked her finery.

Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre closed

The Tidbinbilla Visitor Centre will be closed until further notice due to persistent water leaks, ACT Parks & Conservation Service announced.

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...

Prescribed burns in ACT and NSW may impact air quality this week

Prescribed burns being undertaken in NSW and the ACT over the next week may intermittently reduce air quality across the ACT.

Police investigating fatal Paddys River motorcycle crash call for public assistance

Having reviewed CCTV footage in the area, ACT Policing do not currently believe other vehicles were involved in the motorcycle collision.

Extensive search in Tidbinbilla locates body of 21-year-old motorcyclist

The fatality marks a tragic milestone, being the first death on ACT roads in 2021.

Prescribed burns at Jerrabomberra Wetlands, Tidbinbilla today

Two prescribed burns are under way in Jerrabomberra Wetlands and Tidbinbilla today, aiming to reduce the fire hazard in the lead up to summer.

Young climate activist leading the way

Dhani Gilbert could be described as a lot of things, but the first that comes to mind is passionate.

Homecoming: platypus return to Tidbinbilla

Three platypuses have been brought home to the ACT's Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve after being moved to Taronga Zoo in Sydney for the bushfire season.

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve closed due to crowds

The ACT Government has closed the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve following a weekend of increased visitor numbers and their failure to comply with COVID-19 social distancing requirements. According to ACT Minister for the Environment...

Threatened animals evacuated

A number of animals were evacuated from the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve last week to escape the Orroral Valley fire which was continuing to threaten the area (as at 4 February).