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Volunteers Required - Trackwork

Langi Ghiran Water Race Circuit

26 August 2017 at 9.30am - 16 Volunteers required. Contact David Miller on davidmiller3199@gmail.com

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October

Warburton

This years' Federation Walk is hosted by Melbourne Bushwalkers - planning is well ahead and bookings open on July 1. For further information follow this link.

Changes to the Packhorse Track

Many bushwalkers will have walked the delightful Packhorse Track that winds up through the forest from Howmans Gap to Falls Creek. There have been some changes to the track recently as part of Falls Creek's summer strategy. Read more

Grampians Peak Trail

Excitement in the Grampians is building, as construction on the northern and southern sections of the Peaks Trail gets underway.
Parks Victoria is working with hikers to plan the most scenic walks through the area. Watch this video

Deer Hunting on Snake Island

The Victorian Government announced recently that it would allow a trial to hunt hog deer on the island for a two year period. Bushwalking Victoria has a number of concerns reagrding this proposal. Read more ...
 

Member Discounts

Make the most of your membership discounts!

pdfDiscount List

Starting & Running a Bushwalking Club

Acknowledgement

This document was prepared by the Bushwalking Victoria Board to assist with the formation and administration of new and existing bushwalking clubs. The board would like to thank the following people for their comments and useful discussion contributing to the document. This manual could not have been completed without their assistance.
Chris Towers, Fred Bover, Tony Walker, Sally Walker, Judy Hunter, Robyn Shingles, John Campbell and Hadi Hezaveh, Melbourne Bushwalkers and Bayside Bushwalking Club.

 
Below are the supporting appendices for download. There are two versions, one as used in the clubs and the other created in a Word document for clubs to customise with their own logo and use.