News

BTAC - Volunteers Needed

Wilsons Prom - 21 to 25 April.  Read more... 

Extended Navigation Training

A day of practical navigation to enhance your skills. 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 ...
 
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

Make the most of your membership discounts!

pdfDiscount List

Discount Offer

Henty Bay discount offier

 

Fed 16 - Walk Leaders and Co-leaders Wanted

Whilst we have already had a number kind volunteers for walk leaders for the Federation Weekend, there are still a number of walks that require a leader and/or co-leader.
If you would like to volunteer for either role, please email us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for a list of outstanding walks. Once we have enough names, walks will be allocated accordingly to leaders and co-leaders.


Both walk leaders and co-leaders will be encouraged to attend a training day and should also scope their walk at least once prior to the event.
A big thanks to all those who have currently registered their interest.


Chris Dunmill, President, Wimmera Bushwalking Club

Wimmera BWC logo

 

Contributions

Email or post news, views, club profiles, articles, photographs, sketches and letters on any topic of interest to bushwalkers (publication is subject to editorial approval) to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or
24 Moorhouse Street, Camberwell Victoria 3124


Deadline for the July 2016 edition: Monday 20 June 2016.


The statements and opinions expressed in articles are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the views or position of Bushwalking Victoria.


Editor: Joslin Guest

 

Flora and Fauna of Wilsons Prom

Images captured during Waverley Bushwalkers' base camp at Wilsons Prom, 10-15 April 2016.

FloraFaunaWilsonsProm

Source: Walklines, May 2016

 

Administration Assistant Required

Bushwalking Victoria is looking for the services of a proactive Administration Assistant to work with the Office Manager and the Board.


Administration background in a busy environment will be an asset.


Intermediate Microsoft Office Suite skills, including Excel, typing, strong attention to detail and ability to follow through are a must for this role. Experience in online applications such as Salesforce, Joomla and MailChimp is preferred, but not essential.


Liaison with Bushwalking Victoria members, general office administration and secretarial support where required will keep you challenged and busy.
If you are a proactive person with a strong customer-service focus, take pride and ownership of your contribution, and want to be part of a growing organisation this could be for you.


Please email your CV with a covering letter to Patsy Scales at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or telephone 03 9846 1132 for further information.


Administrative Assistant Job Description 184.03KB


Patsy Scales. Office Manager
E: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. | T: 03 9846 1132