News

BTAC - Track Clearing - Volunteers Needed

Labour Day weekend, Friday 10th – Monday 13th March.  Read more...

Detours, Yarra State Forest

Detours will be in place in the Yarra State forest during February/March to ensure public safety around timber harvesting operations.  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 ...

Peaks Challenge Falls Creek

Due to the many cyclists taking part in the event, a number of road closures and changes to traffic conditions will be made in the region on Sunday 12 March. Read more...
 
Replacement of Toilet Block - Ritchie's Hut
 
Parks Victoria are currently in the process of replacing the existing toilet at Ritchie's hut.

The works are scheduled between February and April 2017.

There may be no toilet available for use between this period as the old toilet will be decommissioned. Please ensure you walk at least 100 metres from the river or any water way, dig a hole and bury your waste and toilet paper very carefully.

If you have any queries, please contact Parks Victoria, Mansfield on 13 1963.

Member Discounts

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Governance

Bushwalking Victoria is a volunteer run, not-for-profit incorporated association.  

Bushwalking Victoria is governed and administered by an elected Board of Management comprising office bearers and board members.  The current board members are:

Office Bearers

President: Peter Campbell - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary: Philip Davis This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer: Robyn Shingles - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General Board Members

Mike Grant - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Narges Adham - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.i
Judy Hunter - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Joslin Guest - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Peter Conroy - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
 The following document sets out the role of the Board: pdfRole of the BWV Board of Management (215K)

Office bearer role statements

Board meeting dates for 2016

Currently the meeting occurs every third Tuesday of the month, except January.

20 December 2016
17 January 2017
19 February 2017 (Board Planning Day)
21 March 2017
18 April 2017
16 May 2017
20 June 2017
24 June 2017 (AGM/Leadership Forum)
 
 

 

Bushwalking Victoria's Templestowe office is staffed on a part-time basis by Office Manager This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and Office Assistant Trudi Edmeades. The office is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday each week.
Bushwalking Victoria's key activities are managed by:

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Search and Rescue Convener: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation Convenor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Track Development Coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Track Maintenance and Conservation Projects Coordinator: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." target="_self">tba
Land Management & Environment Consultant: tba
Insurance & Risk Management: contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Training: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Bushwalking Australia

  • Chris Towers (Bushwalking Australia President)
  • Peter Campbell

Grampians Peak Trail Taskforce

Dr Phil Brotchie 

 
Association Registration No. A0002548Y.

Australian Business No. 88 344 633 037