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Bushwalking Newsletter

Bushwalking Newsletter

Bushwalking Victoria sends a monthly email bulletin filled with bushwalking news, articles, and happenings. You can subscribe via the link on our homepage. If you would like to browse current and previous editions, please click on the links below.

Contributions to the Bulletins are welcome, subject to editorial approval. Contributions can include news, views, club profiles, articles, snippets, photographs, sketches, etc. and letters about bushwalking matters.  Limited advertising is also available.

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News Archive

Bulletin 68 - Snake Bite at the Prom, Bushwalking Tracks and Conservation Update, Free Guided walks for Summer at Mt Hotham....and more! 

Bulletin 67 - FedWalks in the Wombat State Forest a resounding success!, 50% off entry to the Great Aussie Hike: 26-27 April 2024, Border Bushwalking Club Celebrates 45 years, The real costs of entering a National Park, Keeping the Group Together....and much more!

Bulletin 66 - Springtime Splendours - 9 Reasons to visit the Victorian Alps this Spring, Club Spring Walk Programs, Farewell to Phillip Ingamells - a Brave Fighter for Victoria's Heritage, A Reminder to Update all your Smartphone Apps & Remind Yourself where to obtain Emergency Information.....and much more!

Bulletin 65 - Meet our new Executive Officer, BTAC clear firebreak trail on the AAWT, Parks Victoria Camping Bookings Now Open up to 28th January 2024, Surfing and Hiking can Help Reduce the Symptoms of Depression, study finds.....and more!

Bulletin 64 - Fed Walks 2023 - Bookings Opening Soon!, Lasting Impacts of Illegal Clearing of Public Land, Great Australian Walks with Julia Zemiro, Mental Health - Walking through Grief ..... and more!

Bulletin 63 - Leadership Forum & AGM, BTAC clear a further section of the AAWT, FedWalks 2023, Predicting walking time - Naismith's rule ... and much more!

Bulletin 62 - Rain Jackets - Get the right Winter gear, BTAC challend Crooked River over Anzac Weekend, Board Update, East Gippsland Winter Festival, Hiker completes UK's rudest walk....and much more!

Bulletin 61 - When to Push that Button! BTAC activity at Baw Baw, Join the Board ... and lots more! 

Bulletin 60 - Baw Baw NP Green List Program nomination, BTAC activity at Mt Sunday, Using Walking Poles .... and more 

Bulletin 59 - BTAC Volunteers clear the Valley of Destruction, Clubs Forum, Deer control programs, Training courses .... and more

Bulletin 58 - BTAC in action on the AAWT, February Clubs Forum, Check your map!, Wilson's Promontory Revitalisation Project, Walk Leader Training ..... and more.

Bulletin 57 - Join the Great Aussie Hike!, Family Walks for Summer, Conservation, Training 2023, Navigation Techniques: "Attack Point", How to Keep our Feet Fit for Hiking ..... and more

Bulletin 56 - Warby Ranges FedWalks - a Great Team Effort!, Melbourne Women's Walking Club wins Victorian Community History Award, Leader Training 2023: Advance Notice, Navigation Techniques: Estimating Total Ascent...and more

Bulletin 55 - Great Ocean Road Coastal Trail, Editor change and other potential Bushwalking Victoria volunteer activities,  Reader Survey Report, Brilliant Base Camp #2: Wyperfeld National Park....and more

Bulletin 54 - Can I Be a More Sustainable Bushwalker?, Around the Clubs, FedWalks 2022 Update, BTAC Project in the Warby-Ovens National Park, Brilliant Base Camp #1: Grampians (Gariwerd) NP ..... and more

Bulletin 53 - FedWalks 2022: Explore North - East Victoria, Update from the Board, What's New, Brilliant Base Camps, Give Geocaching a Go! .... and more

Bulletin 52 - BWV Leadership Forum, What's New, Bushwalking News - Reader Survey, Winter Essentials .... and more

Bulletin 51 - Add Your Voice, Parks Victoria Volunteering Update, An Opportunity to Join the Board, Walking in Winter, Looking for Maps .... and more

Bulletin 50 - FedWalks a Great Success!, What BWV Membership Provides, Conservation and Engagement, Training .... and much more

Bulletin 49 - 100 Years of Walking!, Bushfire Recovery Update, New Discount Offers, Staying Dry, Survey: "My Victorian Waterway" ... and more

Bulletin 48 - How to follow Indigenous protocol, FedWalks 2022 - Wangaratta, Planning your bushwalk - useful sites ... and more. 

Bulletin 47- AAWT Track Maintenance, Yallock-Bulluk Coastal Park, Training Courses.. and more

Bulletin 46: Grampians Peak Trail, Storm Affected Parks, Around the Clubs, Brush up on your Navigations Skills.. and more!

Bulletin 45 - Meet BSAR's new Co-Conveners, Falls to Hotham Crossing Project Update, Spring Planned Burns, Map Review of The Pyrenees, Tips for Summer Bushwalking, and much more!

Bulletin 44 - Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project Update, Make Every Bird Count, National Parks Update, Nesting boxes, and more!

Bulletin 43 - Catholic Walking Club of Victoria turns 70, Warby-Ovens Park Earns International Recognition. Tips on buying a GPS, More camping opportunities for Victorians, and more!

Bulletin 42 - COVID-19 Community Sector Impact Survey, Interclub Basecamps, Update on Parks in  Central Gippsland, Building a climate-resilient Victoria, and more! 

Bulletin 41 - New Parks for Melbourne's Central, West, Top Australian Adventure Films, Fedwalks 2021, and more!

Bulletin 40 - Bushwalking Clubs Bounce Back after COVID-19, 50 Adventure Films to Keep you Inspired, Pathway for Carers Walks, Meet some of Australia's Tiniest Mammals, and more!

Bulletin 39 - National Volunteer Week,Renewing Victoria's Public Land Legislation, Mt Difficult Walking Track Closure, Strzelecki Bushwalking Club turns 30 and more!

Bulletin 38 - FedWalks2021 is a Go, Review of the Wildlife Act, AAWT Stakeholder Meeting, Widespread Death of Snow Gums, Animal Myth Busted, and more!

Bulletin 37 - BTAC is back in Action, Day Walk Leader Training Course, New Mornington Peninsula Walks Map, Invasive Species Shoe Spray, and more!