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

Doug Dingwall
December 5 2019 - 4:30am

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.

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Doug Dingwall

Doug Dingwall

Parliamentary bureau chief

Doug Dingwall is The Canberra Times' parliamentary bureau chief. He writes about government and federal politics, and has an interest in integrity, industrial relations and foreign affairs. Previously he worked at The Examiner in Launceston, where he won a Tasmanian Human Rights Award for his reporting. Contact him on

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