Woman found by officer after falling off rock wall at Booroomba Rocks in Namadgi National Park | Canberra Times

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A 26-year-old woman has been rescued after falling six to eight feet down from a cliff face while climbing at Booroomba Rocks in Namadgi National Park. ACT police said they received reports of the injured woman around 11:30 a.m. Thursday. Shortly after the fall, they said she was seen by an ACT police officer without a job, who called for help. “The vacant member is also a part-time member of the AFP Search & Rescue Team and was able to guide rescuers to the injured woman as well as provide vital information about her condition,” ACT Policing said. IN OTHER NEWS: Due to the climber’s location, the rescue involved AFP Search and Rescue, ACT State Emergency Service, ACT Ambulance Service and ACT Parks and Toll Rescue assets. She was treated by ambulance personnel on the spot and aired by a Toll Rescue helicopter at 2.30pm. The woman has been rushed to hospital for further medical treatment but is not believed to have life-threatening injuries. Emergency Services ACT previously said the climber appeared to have a broken leg. Our journalists work hard to deliver local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content:


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