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Conditions for participation

Conditions of membership

  • Members are expected to adhere to "common law" and to Club and Bushwalking Victoria codes of conduct. Breaches may lead to expulsion from the Club.
  • Members shall support the purposes of the Club and adhere to its pdfRules of Association.

Conditions to participate in an activity

  • You acknowledge (by signing the booking sheet or submitting an electronic booking) that you have read, understood and agree to these conditions, and that you will take full responsibility for your own actions.
  • People signing up for any Club activity should understand that the Club, its leaders and organisers are not responsible for any injury, loss or damage suffered by anyone participating in any Club activity.
  • It is your responsibility to disclose to the leader fitness concerns, medical conditions, disabilities or injuries, which may affect your ability to complete the activity or may hinder the progress of the group.
  • A dependent person (ie 16 years and under, or unable to independently undertake the activity safely) must be accompanied by an adult responsible for that person.
  • You should be aware that the activity may expose yourself to risks that could lead to injury, illness or death or to loss of or damage to your property. These risks include, but are not limited to, slippery and/or uneven walking surfaces, rocks being dislodged, sharp/overhanging rocks or vegetation, falling trees/branches, swimming, diving, submerged logs and rocks, shallow and/or cloudy water, hypothermia, strong currents, snakes, sun/heat related problems, unclean/contaminated drinking water, etc.
  • You must ensure that the activity is within your capabilities, and that you are carrying enough food, water, clothing and equipment appropriate for the activity. New members may be required to go on an approved day walk before they can participate in overnight or extended walks.
  • The leader has the right to refuse persons access to the activity.
  • All participants should follow directions given by the leader and should not leave the group without the leader's consent.