The Bush Club, bushwalking in Sydney, Bush walking

Information for leaders

Quick links

Submit a walk for the Walks Program online, including 80 Leaders, 80 Walks

Download a walk report form in usual pdf form | (or .doc form)

Change details of a walk

Reporting an 80 leader walk

Leading a walk

Are you qualified to lead walks for The Bush Club?

Notes for leaders

Once you've decided to lead a walk, click here to view or download Notes for Leaders. - a checklist / set of practical guidelines, including

  • planning your walk
  • submitting your walk and what to include
  • conditions for a walk to go ahead
  • things to watch out for at the start and during the walk
  • at the end of the walk

Also check our useful links - for transport and tide timetables, track closures,fire bans, route ideas

Leader profiles

Click here to send in your profile to include on the program.

Personal Locator Beacon - PLB

The club has two PLBs for leaders to borrow. Click here to find out how.


Click here to check the club's abseiling policy (Close the window to return here)

For abseiling trips, you will need the Abseiling Report and Risks Waiver form. (Click here to download it)

You may want to send the first page to participants to pre-read before the day of the walk.

Accidents on walks

If there has been an accident, add a note in your walk report email or the appropriate space at the bottom of the Walk Report form.

  • If club requirements and guidelines are not followed and there is an incident involving a claim, then there is a risk that the leader, another club member or the club itself may be held accountable.
    It is important that the requirements and guidelines are followed so that cover under the Bush Club’s liability policy may protect all three.
  • Click here to view the Bush Club Insurance Policy

Click here to download the Claim Form the injured person must send to the insurer if they are making a claim.

Click here for the complete list of forms for leaders

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