*NEW* BBW response to COVID-19 as at 17 November 2020

All Brisbane Bushwalkers Club Inc. members

The Management Committee has responded to the Queensland Governments easing of COVID-19 restrictions and has resumed our Club’s regular activities in a COVIDSafe environment. We would like to thank all our leaders and members for their patience and support during the year. This has helped us to expand safe bushwalking activities and now resumed our club meetings in-line with the Queensland Governments “Roadmap to easing restrictions”.

The links below will take you to general advice from the Federal and Qld Governments. They will help you keep safe when bushwalking and compliant with Government regulations.

Protect yourself and others

Everyone must follow the guidance on good hygiene, physical distancing and behaviour at public gatherings to slow the spread of COVID-19 and protect those who are most at risk.

The details can be found at this Fed Govt webpage.

People at higher risk

Please see if you are in a group at a higher risk of developing COVID-19 at this  Fed Govt webpage, and consider your condition.

Current status updates

The situation and regulations are changing frequently, so please monitor these Government web sites to keep up to date. Fed Govt Covid19 website and the Qld Govt Covid19 website.

Other states and territories

Interstate activities will be set by Leaders in consultation with the Outings Secretary to ensure they comply with State Regulations.

Club response to the regulations

  1. Leaders are now permitted to organise carpooling to activities. There is always the option to drive yourself or to wear a mask.
  2. Prepare for your car journey by planning the route, allowing adequate time and recording the leader’s mobile number.
  3. Activity limits will be set in accordance with Regulations.
  4. All social distancing and hygiene rules apply.
  5. If you are unwell at all, please withdraw from the activity.
  6. Use the stand back - give way method around other groups on activities.
  7. Do not share equipment, food nor drink.
  8. Going to a coffee shop after the activity is at the leader’s discretion.
  9. A COVIDSafe Plan is in place for BBW Club meetings.

We ask you to comply with these regulations and restrictions and enjoy safe bushwalking.

On behalf of the Brisbane Bushwalkers Club Inc. Management Committee

Tom Vaughan
President
Brisbane Bushwalkers Club Inc.

Next Club Meeting

The next Brisbane Bushwalkers club meeting will take place at 7:30pm on Wed 25th November 2020.

New Member Enrollment and Club Business Meeting

This meeting is for the conduct of club business, including new member enrolments.  The meeting will be conducted using a Covid Safe plan. Member of the public are welcome - you can register to join the club online prior to attending or in person at this meeting.  Equipment, library and financial services are available for members. All attendees are required to sign in and out of the meeting to comply with contact tracing rules. Please read and comply with the COVID19 message on front page of our website https://www.brisbanebushwalkers.org.au/.   

Please join us at Newmarket Memorial Hall, corner of Enoggera Road and Ashgrove Avenue, Newmarket (Map).

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