Nerriga Hotel a watering hole on many levels as fire destroys the region

Doug Dingwall
Updated December 23 2019 - 6:18am, first published December 22 2019 - 7:30pm

Nerriga Hotel became the sanctuary from the devastating Tianjara bushfire as it descended on the town at speed on Saturday.

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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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