Despite fire on all sides, Bawley Point resident stays to protect home

Doug Dingwall
By Doug Dingwall
December 4 2019 - 5:30pm

Bawley Point resident Jash Barber saw fires glow over the hill behind his home as they raced towards his property from three directions on Tuesday.


Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Public Service Editor

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' Public Service Editor. He writes about government and federal politics, and edits The Public Sector Informant. He has an interest in integrity and industrial relations. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award in 2016 for his reporting. Contact him on

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