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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 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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