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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.
You never know what you might find along the way...
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Out of the ashes

Signed schurch

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

Doughnut Cloud

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

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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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Saving a treasure

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Tim the Yowie Man Fear not, the fairy tree that has captured the imaginations of generations lives on.

Best meat pies from Canberra to the Coast

Enjoying the sights of Kangaroo Valley, pie in hand.

Tim the Yowie Man Our adventurer journeys from Canberra to the coast to sauce the best of our bakers' products.

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Frosty reception

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Tim the Yowie Man Old photographs reveal Australia's highest town was also one of the coldest.

Out of the clouds

Out of the Clouds

Tim The Yowie Man The mass of closely spaced contour lines on the map indicates that we're not far from a place called World's End.

The hard kept secret

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Tim the Yowie Man Mr Adventure really digs abandoned mine sites near Majors Creek.

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Magical woods

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Tim The Yowie Man A fairy tree, now on its last legs, has entertained generations of local bush-loving children.

Warming to snow

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Tim the Yowie Man Waking up to the white stuff on the Brindabellas can be a real delight.

Shocking Currents

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Tim the Yowie Man There’s more than one way to catch a fish and this method is all in the name of research.

Canberra - just a big hole?

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Tim the Yowie Man You will need to venture across the border to check out these attractions

Pumpkins Ahoy!

TYM tym pumpkin ahoy2.jpg = Phew... it floats! (Photo: Ben Roberts) 

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Tim the Yowie Man That’s a call that will echo across Lake Burley Griffin if three buddies realise a wacky dream.

Timeless Trees

Corroboree Tree face

Tim the Yowie Man Our inquisitive adventurer uncovers Canberra’s fine botanical specimens steeped in rich history

Rock of Ages

TYM crawlthru1.jpg = Sarah about to enter one of the crawl-thru?s near Birrigai (Photo: Tim the Yowie Man)
 

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Tim the Yowie Man Our intrepid adventurer takes his daughter on a cave crawling experience.

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Acton Solution

Gladys Waight with her daughter Margaret on walkabout in Acton in 1930 (Photo supplied by Jocelyn Ladyzhynsky)

Tim the Yowie Man A history buff has come to the rescue and solved a puzzle.

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Where all is aglow

Fairyland10.jpg = Sarah all ready for her night adventure to Glow Worm Glen (Photo: Tim the Yowie Man)

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Tim the Yowie Man The Southern Highlands holds many secrets, and what shines in the dark is worth finding.

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Travel News

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

Ryanair chief Michael O'Leary

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'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".

Holiday.com domain name could sell for $A37 million at auction

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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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