News Alerts

5:30pm Wednesday 31 August 2011 – Controlled burn tomorrow at O’Connor

The ACT Department of Territory and Municipal Services (TAMS) will conduct a controlled burn tomorrow, Thursday 1 September, 2011 weather permitting, at O’Connor Ridge, near Dryandra Street, O’Connor.

The ACT Handy Map grid reference for the burn is K11.

The ACT Handy Map can be found by clicking on the link on the Bushfires Home Page of this website, or on the inside back cover of the 2011/12 ACT and Region Yellow Pages phone directory.

For more information on the burn please visit or call Canberra Connect on 13 22 81.

5:05pm Tuesday 30 August 2011 – ACT Ambulance Service rescue man with leg injuries on Mt Taylor

ACT Ambulance Service intensive care paramedics have rescued a 39-year-old male from the Summit of Mt Taylor, in the Mt Taylor Nature Reserve near the suburb of Pearce.

Intensive care paramedics used a specialist Four Wheel Drive vehicle to access the male patient, before treating him for leg injuries.

The patient has been taken to the Canberra Hospital and is in a stable condition.

Time of Emergency Triple Zero (000) call 3.42pm.