BBW response to COVID-19

All Brisbane Bushwalkers Club Inc. members

Updated 10/01/2022.

The Management Committee monitors and complies with the Covid-19 regulations published by the Queensland Government. We ask all of you to keep up to date and monitor the  Fed Govt Covid19 website and the Qld Govt Covid19 website and note that the situation is changing constantly.

The latest restrictions came into effect on 2nd January 2022. Refer to the QLD Health website link here.

Club response to the regulations

  1. Club walks remain unchanged.
  2. Everyone is encouraged to carry and wear a mask when required by QLD state legislation and physical distancing is not possible.

  3. Members are encouraged to wear masks when travelling in cars together.

  4. Club meetings are back to unlimited attendance, however attendees must be fully vaccinated and check in with the CheckIn Qld QR code facility and show proof of vaccination. Please note that currently mask wearing is mandatory indoors in Queensland.

  5. If you feel unwell at all please withdraw from BBW activities.

  6. If you are diagnosed with Covid and could have been infectious on a BBW activity, please advise the Safety & Training Secretary and the walk leader.

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 9th February 2022.

Hiking in Hong Kong by Ken and Jenny Staib, and Bob McKercher

When people think of Hong Kong they think of shopping, food and crowds. However there is another side to Hong Kong, that of Country Parks and hiking trails. In fact 75% of Hong Kong is green with 38% Country Parks with over 2,000 km of spectacular hiking trails. From the long distance trails (Hong Kong Trail 50km, Lantau Island Trail 70km, Maclehose Trail 100km) to numerous shorter trails. Ken & Jenny lived in Hong Kong from 2001 to 2005 and organised monthly hikes for the  Hong Kong Australian Association. Bob has just returned from 22 years of living (and hiking) in Hong Kong. All three of us would love to share our hiking experiences and favourite hikes with you. Meeting Check In. Club meetings are open to all fullly vaccinated members.  You must show proof of Covid-19 vaccination or evidence of medical contraindication.  The Check In QR code will be used for contact tracing, if necessary.  This is a Queensland Government requirement. BBW is covered by an approved industry Covid Safe plan and we are operating in compliance with the public health directions. 

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

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