After finding an illegal yabby trap containing three threatened and protected crayfish and one dead platypus near Kambah Pool, ACT Parks and Conservation today called for Canberran’s to keep an eye out for these illegal fishing practices.
If you see any illegal traps or anyone engaged in illegal fishing, Brett McNamara would like you to call [...]
TAMS is asking for community help dealing with vandals after the dance of the flaming arseholes was dramatically misinterpreted:
The ACT Government today urged members of the public to be vigilant in reporting any acts of vandalism in our reserves and open spaces after both the toilets at Kambah Pool recreation area were set alight on [...]
TAMS are making sure there’s no doubt that Kambah Pool’s gates are closing at night from Monday:
Canberrans are reminded that the gates to Kambah Pool will be closed overnight from Monday 1 July to reduce ongoing vandalism and antisocial behaviour at the recreation area, Brett McNamara, Manager Regional Operations for ACT Parks and Conservation Service, [...]
Mayor Rattenbury has announced that Kambah Pool is going to be harder to get to at night if you’re into that sort of thing:
In an attempt to reduce ongoing vandalism and antisocial behaviour at Kambah Pool, gates to the
recreation area will be closed overnight from 1 July 2013, Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane [...]
ACT Policing is seeking to identify a member of the public, who assisted the victim of an alleged assault on Friday (March 8) afternoon,
The victim was assaulted in a blocked off car park on Kambah Pool Road, he suffered facial injuries and had several items stolen during the assault.
After the incident, the victim was spotted [...]
Shane Rattenbury spreading the word on swimming spots around Canberra now the hot weather is hard upon us:
“Renovated in 2010, Casuarina Sands is a great place to relax and have a picnic, with barbecue facilities, shelter, drinking water, picnic tables and toilets. After a swim in the river take a stroll upstream to the historic [...]
Dan has sent this one in:
Snapped this one on Kambah Pool road a couple of weeks ago
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Simon Corbell is celebrating some restorative justice in getting vandals to fix what they’ve done:
“In July 2011, seven young people used hand tools and a chainsaw to cut down trees and damage park furniture at Kambah Pool and Tharwa Sandwash,” said Mr Corbell.
“After a tip-off from a member of the public, police were led to [...]
The ACT Ambulance Service has activated the Snowy Hydro SouthCare rescue helicopter to retrieve an injured elderly woman in Tuggeranong.
The 83 year old is believed to have sustained a broken ankle at Red Rock Gorge about three kilometres from Kambah Pool.
Update to follow.
1:43pm Wednesday 2012
Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 1.07pm.
ACT Ambulance Service intensive [...]
I thought I would check out last weeks story on Kambah pools. I failed to find mountains of rubbish left by teens and druggy’s, but I did find this example of bad parking. Fortunately it didn’t stop some one from neatly removing the rear quarter panel and stealing the stereo.
UPDATE: The cool morning has brought [...]
Not having been there for years I took my kids down to have a picnic and see the river. It such a beautiful spot but gee they have let it run down so badly it is sad to see. There is rubbish everywhere, piles of bottles and broken glass, weeds and dead trees. The last [...]
Fgzk found this little fellow down by Kambah pool:
I found this little man on the side of the road. I suspect he was made from rubbish dumped in a car park. Not long after the rangers gave him a lift.
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Two bush walkers being rescued ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Fire Brigade currently rescuing two stranded bush walkers at Kambah.
The two woman are located about 1.2km from Kambah Pool and are believed to be suffering from heat exhaustion.
Specialist rescue firefighters and intensive care paramedics are determining the best way to access the patients [...]