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ACT Coroner launches inquiry into origins of Orroral Valley fire in Namadgi

Alex Crowe
Jasper Lindell
Dan Jervis-Bardy
By Alex Crowe, Jasper Lindell, and Dan Jervis-Bardy · Updated July 28 2021 - 9:41pm, first published 2:59am
An inquiry into the Namadgi National Park fire will soon be under way. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

A coronial inquiry will be launched into the cause, origin and immediate response to the Orroral Valley fire, almost 18 months after the blaze sparked by a Defence helicopter ripped through Namdagi National Park.

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Alex Crowe

Alex Crowe

Science and Environment Reporter

Alex covers science and environment issues, with a focus on local Canberra stories. alex.crowe@austcommunitymedia.com.au

Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Dan Jervis-Bardy

Federal Politics Reporter

Dan covers federal politics from Parliament House, with a special focus on climate policy and the NDIS. He has previously reported on ACT politics and urban affairs since joining the Canberra Times in 2018.