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Nobody knows the Canberra region like Tim the Yowie Man. Explore every nook and crannie of the ACT, the South Coast and the Snowy Mountains with Canberra’s very own intrepid adventurer, mystery investigator, and cryptonaturalist.
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Tim the Yowie Man: Lake Bathurst, part 2

Waterski ballet

Tim the Yowie Man In part two of exploring Lake Bathurst, Tim reveals that it was once a water sports mecca.

Tim the Yowie Man: Spinning a yarn

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Tim the Yowie Man Trekking across Lake Bathurst reveals a web of intrigue - spiders and all.

Tim the Yowie Man: Capital signs

Canberra backpacker Caitlin Nelson outside Hotel Canberra in Sel?uk, Turkey

Tim the Yowie Man This column's curious quest to uncover as many cafes, bars and hotels named after our fair city has reached Canberra backpacker Caitlin Nelson while traipsing through south-western Turkey. "I just .

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Tim The Yowie Man: Gang-gang secrets

The colourful cover of locally published children?s book, Gary the Gang Gang

Tim The Yowie Man It is Canberra's faunal emblem, but what do we really know about it?

Tim The Yowie Man: Beautiful Bendora

Ranger Galpin

Tim The Yowie Man Bendora ranger Brandon Galpin takes our intrepid adventurer into a remote part of the high country.

Tim the Yowie Man: No stone unturned

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Tim the Yowie Man More Canberrans are intrigued by the curious concrete posts scattered across parkland in West Belconnen.

Tim the Yowie Man: Secret circle

Red Hill stone circle

Tim the Yowie Man A mysterious ring of stones and a surprise mushroom bonanza has intrigued readers.

Tim the Yowie Man: On the nose

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Tim the Yowie Man Face to face with stinkhorns is not everyone's cup of tea, but there's one guy who loves researching them.

Tim the Yowie Man: Canberra cafes

Le Canberra in France

Tim the Yowie Man It seems that nosheries named after our fair city aren't as rare as first thought.

Mysterious Majura

Majura Treehouse

Tim the Yowie Man One of this column's longest-running mysteries has finally been solved.

Wonderful Woollamia

Paperbark Camp

Tim the Yowie Man The brochure states that our ferry cruise is inspired by sundown drinks in the mighty Zambezi River in Africa.

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Walking on the edge

Green Cape Liferaft

Tim the Yowie Man Green Cape is home to some of the south coast's most stunning seascapes.

Tim the Yowie Man: Wild Green Cape captivates

Green Cape Lighthouse Cottages at dawn

Tim the Yowie Man A flick through the guestbook reveals several accounts of a phantom sailor lurking near the cottage's hallways.

A little piece of Britain

Mount Broughton Golf and Club House on a sunny afternoon

Tim the Yowie Man I've been eyeing the striking clubhouse - the pride and joy of the Mount Broughton Golf and Country Club, but I've never been in it.

Celebrating Canberra's lakeside traditions

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Tim the Yowie Man Two months into this year and there's hardly been a mutter of Lake Burley Griffin's 50th anniversary.

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Tim the Yowie Man: Conquering Kosciuszko

Kossy sunset

Tim the Yowie Man Reaching the summit of Australia's highest mountain is one way of immersing yourself in nature.

Love hearts - they're everywhere

Heart Reef

Tim the Yowie Man Love is in the air ... and the trees

Tim The Yowie Man: Into the realm of the Fishman

Fishman

Tim The Yowie Man Join our hero in a quest to uncover the real story behind the Fishman.

Feeling hot? Try this!

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Tim The Yowie Man You don't need me to tell you it's been hot lately, but here's a novel way to beat the heat.

The Waterfall Way

Belmore Falls

Tim the Yowie Man There are so many places within a few hours drive of Canberra: rugged bushranging country, cool, fresh air of Snowies and pristine beaches.

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Travel News

Sydney's newest accommodation: Sleep at IKEA

IKEA Tempe

ANNIE DANG 2:56pm | Need a place to stay? Why not spend a night at IKEA for free. You won't even need an Allen key.

Women, sex and holidays: Study looks at female tourists' sexual behaviour

20 Aug | Some women use holidays as an opportunity to 'feel like a man' and have sex with no strings attached.

Cheeky marmot photobombs, ruins Greenpeace timelapse video

KYLIE MCLAUGHLIN 19 Aug | Timelapse video of glacier ruined thanks to 'Marmot Love'.

Melbourne is the world's most liveable city, again

RICHARD WILLINGHAM 19 Aug | Melbourne has retained its status as the world's most liveable city for a fourth consecutive year, out-scoring three other Australian cities in the top 10.

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