David Reid, Past President and Board Member of Bushwalking Victoria, was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia (OAM) in the 2014 Australia Day honours for services to bushwalking.
This award is recognition of many years of dedicated advocacy and service on behalf of all bushwalkers.
David was also President of Bushwalking Australia from 2010 to 2012 and supported the formation of the organisation in 2006. David was a strong supporter of Bush Search and Rescue Victoria.
is a single all-emergencies website for Victorians.
VicEmergency is Victoria’s primary website for emergency warnings for fire and flood and provides a single source of information and advice to help people prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies.
The site has a real-time Google Map display with emergency events including fires, floods, storms, power outages, hazardous material incidents and traffic incidents. It also includes important planning and recovery information on fire and flood.