Wildlife Land Trust / Sanctuaries / NSW / Warrawood

Margaret Matthew is the owner of Warrawood, a property located approximately 47km west of Goulburn. The property is a residence, with 71 hectares designated as a conservation and wildlife-friendly sanctuary. The area has been left untouched by fire and grazing making it a great habitat for native vegetation and local wildlife.

Warrawood covers approximately 85 hectares, with numerous valleys and creeks running through the property. A range of native flora species are present on the property including red stringybark (Eucalyptus macrorhyncha), brittle gum (Eucalyptus mannifera), inland scribbly gum (Eucalyptus rossii), broad-leaved peppermint (Eucalyptus dives), argyle apple (Eucalyptus cinerea), apple box (Eucalyptus bridgesiana), black sallee (Eucalyptus stellulata), yellow kunzea (Kunzea ericifolia), black she-oak (Allocasuarina littoralis), and silver wattle (Acacia dealbata).

Wildlife species known to inhabit Warrawood include eastern grey kangaroos (Macropus giganteus), swamp wallabies (Wallabia bicolor), short-beaked echidnas (Tachyglossus aculeatus), brush tail possums (Trichosurus Vulpecula), bare-nosed wombats (Vombatus ursinus), common blue tongue lizards (Tiliqua scincoides scincoides), eastern long necked tortoises (Chelodina longicollis) and a range of native bird species.