The South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service has updated its advice and procedures following the publication of a new snakebite study. The Australian Snakebite Project is the most comprehensive ever carried out, involved over 1500 patients and collated snakebite data from the past 10 years (2005-15).
Sun 22 Oct 2017 06:00. 25 BSAR searchers joined a search for a missing woman near Tyers Junction in Gippsland. The missing woman was found by a DELWP vehicle involved in the search and brought to the search base at Caringal Scout Camp. She was in good health but hungry after a night out in the bush.
Bushwalkers and 4WDs : an 81HA bushfire is burning North East of the Cobberas, Alpine Walking Track & Cowambat Flat Track GR 55 HEV 992214, CFA is responding
Mon 9 Oct. BSAR were called out for search for a missing person near Sugarloaf Reservoir.
Tue 10 – Thu 12 Oct BSAR searchers contributed over 35 person-days to the search. The missing person has not been found. BSAR involvement has now concluded.
- Dr John Forster: police search for missing academic near Sugarloaf Reservoir, Herald Sun
- Police search hills near Sugarloaf Reservoir for scientist missing since Saturday, The Age
- Missing man John Forster may be ‘disoriented’ after bushwalking near Sugarloaf Reservoir – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) :
Wed 4 Oct 1720. BSAR were called out for search for missing person near Aireys Inlet, departing Thursday morning.
Thu 5 Oct 0800. 25 BSAR members searchers for the field, the missing person was not found.