Safety & Your Health - Ben Cruachan Walking Club.

For Your Safety & Health When Bushwalking

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Fire Warnings, Incidents & Planned Burns

Weather forecasts - Bureau of Meteorology - Victorian Forecast Areas - you can select the forecast area by clickable map. If you are wanting forecasts for specific high country areas, the BOM - Australian Alps Weather page may be more useful.

First Aid - St John First Aid Fact Sheets on various emergency situations where first aid is required eg. snake bite, heat-induced conditions, hypothermia, etc. These can be downloaded.

Distress beacons - Australian Maritime Safety Authority website on buying, looking after and using a beacon.

Bush Search & Rescue Victoria- A volunteer branch of Bushwalking Victoria supports Victoria Police in search and rescue and training.

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