Saturday, October 16, 2010


The Namadgi National Park in the west of the Australian Capital Territory covers 106,000 hectares and makes up 40% of the Territories total area. The Department of Territory and Municipal Services Kelly Ashcroft interviews Namadgi Park Ranger Dave Whitfield and asks him a series of questions related to the area.

They discuss European settlement and Aboriginal occupation of the area including the ancient Yankee Hat ochre and white clay Aboriginal rock art site and the launch of the 10 km "settlers track" that takes in several historic settlers homesteads and huts. The video takes in the wide range of activities available within the park and also what it is like to work as a Ranger in Namadgi National Park...

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