Corin Dam – Namadgi

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Canberra has four main sources of water and consequentially four dams. Three of these the Cotter, Bendora and Corin Dams are on the Cotter River, itself little more than a mountain stream, which flows through the western part of Namadgi National Park. Bendora and Corin (the subject of this review) Dams are within the National Park. Continue reading “Corin Dam – Namadgi”

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Westerman’s Homestead – Settlers Track

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If you walk the 9kms long Settlers Track in Namadgi National Park, which I strongly encourage you to do, you will encounter three old, restored dwellings along the way – Brayshaws Hut, Waterhole Hut and Westerman’s Homestead. This review is on Westerman’s Homestead located just over 7kms from the start of the walk if you follow the loop walk in an anticlockwise direction, as recommended. Continue reading “Westerman’s Homestead – Settlers Track”

Waterhole Hut and Stockyard

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If you walk the 9kms long Settlers Track in Namadgi National Park, which I strongly encourage you to do, you will encounter three old, restored dwellings along the way – Brayshaw’s Hut, Waterhole Hut and Westerman’s Homestead. This review is on Waterhole Hut and a nearby stock yard, both located about four kilometres from the start of the walk if you follow the loop walk in an anticlockwise direction, as recommended. Continue reading “Waterhole Hut and Stockyard”

Brayshaws Hut – Settlers Track

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If you walk the 9kms long Settlers Track in Namadgi National Park, which I strongly encourage you to do, you will encounter three old, restored dwellings along the way – Brayshaw’s Hut, Waterhole Hut and Westerman’s Homestead. This review is on Brayshaw’s Hut, the first dwelling you will encounter if you walk the loop walk in an anticlockwise direction, as recommended. Continue reading “Brayshaws Hut – Settlers Track”

Tin Dish – Bobeyan Subsidised School

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The isolated Bobeyan Valley, in the southern part of the Namadgi National Park, in the southern border area of the Australian Capital Territory, was first settled by Europeans in the 1830s. Even today the area is fairly isolated, being bypassed by the main highway and some 50kms from Tharwa village and 90kms from central Canberra to the North and 30 kilometres from the small township of Adaminaby to the south. Continue reading “Tin Dish – Bobeyan Subsidised School”