Update of AAAS & Petition

Thanks to many people who have contacted their local Member for Parliament to raise concerns with the likely impacts of Australian Adventure Activity Standards on volunteer community-based bushwalkers. Read more  

First Aid Course - Bnai Brith Ramblers

Bnai Brith Ramblers has organised a first aid course to be held on Sunday, 12 November 2017. Applications to attend are also open to members of other clubs affiliated with Bushwalking Victoria. Read more

Federation Walk - 28 & 29 October


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.

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

Member Discounts

Make the most of your membership discounts!

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Goldfields Track - Yarra Ranges

Volunteers Needed - Saturday, 13 May.

Parks Victoria have asked BTAC if we can provide 12 volunteers to help with track clearing on Saturday, 13 May on the Goldfields Track in the Yarra Ranges.

Most of the work will consist of brush cutting, hand tools (loppers etc.), construction/repair on bridge, signage and div around shafts till made safe.

Meet at the Big Peninsula carpark, off the Woods Point Road near McMahons Creek (just off the map - Melways Page 292, past Little Peninsula).

With your help we can get this wonderful track open soon.

Time: 9.00am. The location is one hour and 50 minutes from Melbourne.

If interested please contact David at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0147 565 919.

David Miller
Projects Coordinator
Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation (BTAC)
Mobile: 0417 565 919
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