BSAR Training and Member Events

BSAR holds an annual training weekend, a steep snow and ice weekend and, as required, specific training days for equipment familiarisation or new search procedures.

Sun 18 Mar 2018 – BSAR Members Training and Social Day

  • Williamstown, 9.00am to 4.00pm, with Police Search and Rescue.  Limited to 50 participants.

23-24 Jun 2018 – BSAR Main Training Weekend, Chewton 

  • Annual training weekend for all current and prospective BSAR members near Chewton.

28-29 Jul 2018 – BSAR Steep Snow and Ice Training, The Razorback

  • Razorback (specialist training, not for all members)

TBA – BSAR Ski skills day 

  • All skiing levels.
  • TBA – BSAR Members Night
  • Retreat Hotel, Nicholson Street Abbotsford.  7pm for dinner.

Committee meetings – 2018 (dates to be confirmed)

Committee meetings are held on Mondays at 6pm at the Community Room, Powlett Reserve, Cnr Grey/Simpson Sts, East Melbourne. These meeting are for the BSAR committee comprising Club Delegates, Police Liaison Officers, Field Organisers and the BSAR newsletter editor and secretary. BSAR members are also welcome to attend any of these meetings.

  • Mon 6 Feb 2017, MCH
  • Mon  19 Mar 2017, MCH
  • Mon  5 Jun 2017, MCH
  • Mon  24 Jul 2017, MCH
  • Mon  18 Sep 2017, MCH
  • Mon 20 Nov 2017,  Police SAR, Followed by dinner at Customs House Hotel‎.

MCH: East Melbourne MCH Centre, East Melbourne Powlett Reserve, cnr Grey and Simpson Streets

Police SAR: Victoria Police SAR, 100 Nelson Place Williamstown