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Biographical entry Tipper, John Duncan (1886 - 1970)

4 August 1886
West Maitland, New South Wales, Australia
8 September 1970
Wahroonga, New South Wales, Australia
Electrical engineer and Conservationist


John Duncan Tipper established the Muogamarra Sanctuary, a private sanctuary in New South Wales. He belonged to the Wild Life Preservation Society of Australia. In 1928 he became founding president of the Rangers' League of New South Wales—a volunteer group dedicated to preserving natural bushland and preventing bushfires. In 1932 he helped to found the Australian Bushland Conservation Association.

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