Fri 15 Sep 2017. 18:05 A search call-out was issued for a missing person on Mount Bogong. A North-East BSAR team of three ascended Staircase spur during the night.
Sat 16 Sep 2017.
Sixteen BSAR searchers departed from Melbourne by bus at 2 a.m and met another two North East members at search base at Mount Beauty Police Station.
Six BSAR teams and Police SAR members ascended Mount Bogong, searched all day then camped out overnight in tents and huts. Conditions on ridges and slopes were icy. There were concerns about avalanche hazard due to recent snowfall and wind.
Fri 19 May 2017. 21:00 BSAR members were called out to assist with a search for a missing deer hunter near Tamboritha Saddle in Gippsland.
Sat 20 May 2017. Eleven BSAR members participated in the search. Some of the terrain was steep and very difficult to search. The deer hunter was found by a Maffra SES search team around midday and was able to walk out with a search party. The BSAR crew returned on Saturday night.
Our thanks to the 11 BSAR searchers who attended and the 6 who responded to the second callout that was cancelled.
Our thanks also to the Police Transport Branch for their usual excellent service and their coach, Parks Victoria for making facilities available, the Police Field Kitchen for their much appreciated meals and of course Police Search and Rescue for their search coordination and 4WD transport.
Mon 26 Sep 2016. 16:30 BSAR members were called out to assist with a search for a missing person in the Grampians. Police and family members held grave fears for the missing person’s wellbeing from the outset.
Tue 27 Sep. 21 BSAR members attended.
Wed 28 Sep. Search scaled down due to imminent storm event. BSAR members returned to Melbourne 9:00 p.m. The missing person was not found. Police and Parks Victoria will continue searching.