Feb 06 2020

Crews work to reopen roads into Tharwa

Crews work to reopen roads into Tharwa

Emergency crews are working to reopen roads into Tharwa, as conditions around the Orroral Valley bushfire begin to ease.

Cooler weather has allowed crews to carry out more back burning operations, as the main fire continues to burn out of control.

The blaze, which remains at an ADVICE level for now, has burnt through almost 85 thousand hectares, or...

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Feb 06 2020

Selwyn Snow Resort to stay closed this winter

Selwyn Snow Resort to stay closed this winter

Selwyn Snow Resort won't open for the Winter 2020 season, as it focuses on rebuilding.

The resort suffered significant damage when a bushfire tore through a number of the local tourist destinations.

An initial assessment has found extensive damage to buildings, power, water, sewerage and snow making, with the restoration of power alone set to take...

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Feb 06 2020

Evacuation centre to scale back opening hours

Evacuation centre to scale back opening hours

The Erindale Evacuation Centre will scale back opening hours over the coming days, as fire fighters continue to battle the Orroral Valley bushfire.

The centre will be open today and tomorrow from 9am to 5pm.

The enormous fire south of Canberra has now burnt through more than 80 thousand hectares and continues to burn at an ADVICE level this morning....

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Feb 05 2020

Fire fighters save assets in southern Namadgi

Fire fighters save assets in southern Namadgi

Fire crews battling the Orroral Valley bushfire have faced dangerous conditions overnight, but have managed to save a number of assets in southern Namadgi.

Despite erratic conditions caused by extreme dryness in the environment, the Corin Ski Resort, Brayshaws Hut, Westermans Hut, Lutons Sheering Shed and Waterholes Hut have all been protected.

The...

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