Ngunnawal culture and heritage

The name Tidbinbilla is derived from the Ngunnawal word 'Jedbinbilla' - a place where boys become men.

Threatened species conservation

Tidbinbilla is considered a leader in conservation research through its work on the Southern Brush-tailed Rock-wallaby, Northern Corroboree Frog and Eastern Bettong.

Early pioneer heritage

The Tidbinbilla Valley also reflects the European history of the area. Century old, rammed earth cottages and evidence of farming...

Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve History

As early as 1910, the unique landscape of the Tidbinbilla Valley was suggested as a suitable place for a nature reserve.

Ranger guided activities

Join in an educational activity with a Ranger or Wildlife Officer to find out more about the reserve, its heritage, cultural connections and plants and animals.

Plan of Management

The Tidbinbilla Plan of Management 2012 identifies the values of the area and sets out objectives, policies and actions which aim to protect park values, including a management zoning system.