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SURROUNDED by nature

Although not far from Sydney’s centre as the crow flies, Glenorie is home to abundant native fauna and flora, including black cockatoos, king parrots, powerful owls and gang gang cockatoos, as well as black-faced swamp wallabies, goannas, red-belly black snakes and green tree snakes. The beauty of this alluring bushland haven prompted a group of conservation-minded locals to come together two decades ago to protect what they had.

GOING WILD

Jocelyn Anderson, her husband Merlin and their family, had been living on their bush property north-west of Sydney for about 10 years when

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