Canberra Region Truffle Festival 2022 offers hunts, dinners and cute dogs

Karen Hardy
By Karen Hardy
June 20 2022 - 2:00pm
Chief minister Andrew Barr, MLA Tara Cheyne and Canberra Region Truffle Festival president Dick Groot Obbink with truffle dog Bella. Picture: Karleen Minney

When Bella, a seven-year-old kelpie cross, came to live on the truffle farm of Dick and Virginia Groot Obbink, no one had any idea that she'd turn into such a good truffle dog.


Karen Hardy

Karen Hardy

Canberra Times lifestyle reporter

I've covered a few things here at The Canberra Times over the years, from sport to education. But now I get to write about the fun stuff - where to eat, what to do, places to go, people to see. Let me know about your favourite things. Email: