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.

BSAR members can get one voucher per year to attend a VRA Rogaine [details]

16-17 May 2020. BSAR main training weekend. Bush format with focus on navigation

1-2 Aug 2020. BSAR alpine training at Mount Stirling

4-6 Sep 2020.  Vic Backcountry Festival  at Mount Hotham.

8 Oct 2020.  BSAR members night, Elgin Inn Hotel. New members especially welcome.

Committee meetings for 2020

  • Mon 3 Feb, MCH Centre
  • Mon 6 April, MCH Centre
  • Mon 1 June, , MCH Centre
  • Mon 3 August, MCH Centre
  • Mon 5 October, MCH Centre
  • Mon 30 November,  Police SAR, Williamstown then dinner at Customs House Hotel

Committee meetings are held on Mondays at 6pm.

BSAR committee comprises Club Delegates, Police Liaison Officers, Field Organisers, Secretary. BSAR members are also welcome to attend any of these meetings.

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

Police SAR: Victoria Police SAR, 100 Nelson Place Williamstown