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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: Nature's quirks

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Tim the Yowie Man Our intrepid hero reveals the five most curious cases of creatures spotted in unexpected places.

Tim the Yowie Man: The unicorn hunt

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Tim the Yowie Man Is there really a mystical creature to be found lurking at Pipers Lookout? Our hero investigates.

Tim the Yowie Man: Floating stones of Broulee

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Tim the Yowie Man Now that is a mystery that buoyed our hero, who investigates a strange find at Broulee Beach on the south coast.

Tim the Yowie Man: Bridging with charm


Tim the Yowie Man Quaint bridges with character are vital arteries that give the south coast historical heart.

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Tim the Yowie Man: All I want ...

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Tim the Yowie Man Our hero is brimming with excitement at the prospect of his dream Christmas present.

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The great obelisk search

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Tim the Yowie Man My search for an historic eight-metre tall obelisk between Bredbo and Cooma began several months ago.

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

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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.

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Travel News

Can I help you? Inside the world's most hated airline's complaints department

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LIZZIE PORTER 5:27pm | Meet the Ryanair team with the unenviable task of dealing with complaints, and take a peek inside Michael O'Leary's costume cupboard.

'Beware Ebola': Ignorance of Africa's geography hurting tourism

1:02pm | When Canadian tourist Shauna Magill posted on Facebook that she'd arrived safely in Uganda, a friend warned her to beware of "a thing called Ebola please". domain name could sell for $A37 million at auction

NATALIE PARIS 10:20am | could fetch $A37 million when it is auctioned off at the World Travel Market later this year, it is claimed.

Brazilian village filled with beautiful single women seeks men

10:11am | Remote village almost entirely populated by single women appeals for men.

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