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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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Bogong bonanza on Mt Gingera

Tim the Yowie Man on the slopes of Mt Gingera.

Tim The Yowie Man In centuries gone by, Aboriginal people regularly travelled to the Brindabellas to collect various foods, including bogong moths.

Tim the Yowie Man: Wonderful waterholes

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Tim the Yowie Man Sunday is the official start of summer and there's nothing like exploring waterholes ... the non-pub kind.

Tim the Yowie Man: The bunyip hunt

Tim on the search for bunyips in the NSW Southern Highlands

Tim the Yowie Man Our hero dives into his second hunt for the fabled Burrawang Bunyip in the Southern Highlands swamp.

Tim The Yowie Man: Tunnel mystery


Tim The Yowie Man A number of long-term Queanbeyanites answered this column's shout-out (Respect the Lore, ...

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Coastal hideaway

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Tim The Yowie Man Do you fancy a beach house nestled in the secluded headland of one of our region's most spectacular national parks - a place where you can sunbake on your own palm-studded strip of sand, fish from .

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Super weekend

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Tim the Yowie Man It might just be coincidence or perhaps a case of the stars lining up, but this weekend there are a number of events around our region.

Canberra Centenary trail

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Tim the Yowie Man Taking the road less travelled on our historic trail.

Nature in the lens


Tim the Yowie Man A host of talented photographers have captured our region’s natural wonder in the Geoscience Australia GeoShot competition.

Fun of the fair

St Johns

Tim the Yowie Man The annual St John's Fair offers a whole lot more than jumping castles.

On the whale trail

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Tim the Yowie Man It’s easy to spot these mighty creatures, even for a landlubber.

Lazarus rising

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Tim The Yowie Man A mystery hut in the bush brings out some terrific tales and memories.

Respect the lore

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Tim the Yowie Man Canberra's neighbour has had an eventful and mystery-filled 175 years.

What lies in wait

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Tim the Yowie Man A hermit's cave or a yowie hangout? There's no telling unless you peek inside.

Captains Flat Hotel raises a glass, mysteriously

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Tim the Yowie Man Seeing is believing when it comes to the legendary suspended schooner at the Flat.

Out of the ashes

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Tim the Yowie Man A devastating fire in 2011 couldn't keep one artistic duo from their ceramics work.

In spirit of Banjo

A young Charlie McKeahnie

Tim The Yowie Man W.F. (Bill) Refshauge believes he knows a thing or two about the Man from Snowy River.

Doughnut cloud

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Tim the Yowie Man Have you seen a strange cloud in the sky? Check out this one over the Alpine Way near Thredbo

Rock Fest


Tim the Yowie Man It's little wonder the public flocks to Geoscience Australia's annual Open Day.

Hidden treasures

TYM Kambah woolshed.

Tim the Yowie Man If you think Tuggeranong is little more than just a toy town on another man-made lake, or an unnecessary speed hump on the journey to the mountains beyond, think again.

Operation Platypus

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Tim the Yowie Man Sometimes the fun is in the search for these shy monotremes. Just don't forget your gloves.

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Travel News

Teen survives stowaway flight drama

Rough around the edges ... Hawaiian Airlines.

4:27pm | The FBI says a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii, surviving the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen.

US Supreme Court: Airline can drop annoying frequent flier

1:23pm | The US Supreme Court decided unanimously Wednesday that an airline had the right to dump a frequent flier who complained too much.

New Zealand lifts visa ban on Nigella Lawson

10:06am | Nigella Lawson has been granted special permission to work in New Zealand after being blocked from travelling to the United States for using cocaine.

Chhatrapati Shivaji International: Mumbai's new T2 airport terminal doubles as art museum

8:54am | Travellers passing through the new T2 at Mumbai Airport can enjoy a bit of art while they wait for their flight.

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