BSAR call-out to Wellington Plains to assist school group, October 2012

2012 Oct Licola BSAR group

Thursday 11/10/2012.  Bush Search and Rescue was called out for a 10pm departure from Melbourne.

Fri 12/10.  18 BSAR members travelled to Licola to render assistance. The BSAR group returned to Melbourne at 4pm.

Victoria experienced unseasonal cold winter conditions, including snow in alpine regions.  A high school group of 11 students and 3 staff was stranded by bad weather and snow while on a bushwalk in the Wellington Plains region of Gippsland.  The group was successfully evacuated by the SES and Victoria Police using oversnow transport.

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Behind the Log BSAR newletter Oct 2012 edition out now

The October 2012 edition of Behind The Log, Bush Search and Rescue’s regular newsletter, is now published and can be downloaded from [here] (pdf).

Articles include:
  • Search at Donna Buang, 15 April 2012
  • Blue Range Search, 20 August 2012 1
  • Steep Snow and Ice Training Report, July 2012
  • The BSAR Convener checks out the Haute Route

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