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Budj Bim Western Victoria Trip 22-23 May

Budj Bim Western Victoria Trip 22-23 May  This will be a horizontal trip into volcanic caves in Western Victoria.  We’ll be camping in Budj Bim National Park near MacArthur in Western Victoria, exploring the Budj Bim and Byaduk volcanic regions.  Volcanic caves are sharp, so bring good knee and elbow protectors. Led by Wayne Revell. Contact if you’re …

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Trip to Wee Jasper in NSW – CANCELLED

Cancelled due to the site closure.                                                             Queen’s Birthday Weekend (Friday 11th to Monday 14th June 2021). Some basic SRT needed for this trip. This trip date …

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Impromptu SRT Training at Whipstick Gully Quarry, Sunday 13 June 2021

**Subject to COVID restrictions and acquiring permit from Vic Parks** Where: Whipstick Gully Quarry Date: Sunday 13 June Time: 9.00 am – 12.00 noon With restrictions easing, we are able to get out and do some SRT Training.  This is a bit late notice, but it’s a good chance to get out with a small …

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Western Victoria Trip

18th – 20th June: Western Victoria. Trip into DD31 (DD4 in case of bad weather) and TBC caves in Bats Ridge. Trip is Full. Trip leader is Tom Aberdeen.

Trip to Buchan for scientific research in co-operation with Melbourne Museum

Trip to Buchan for scientific research in co-operation with Melbourne Museum. The trip is restricted and full.  

Annual General Meeting

The VSA’s Annual General Meeting is on Saturday, the 3 July. Formal Meeting to start at 8:00 pm.   If government COVID-restrictions prevent us from gathering for this meeting, we will be using Zoom.   A notice of AGM with all the details sent to all members by email.  If you haven’t received the email, …

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Edwards Ridge survey trip

The next explore-and-survey trip to new caves near Portland will begin on Saturday 30 October (travel out evening Friday 29th, immediately after Vic regional travel re-opens). Trip duration will be up to 4 days – shorter attendance is OK, of course. Progress, until Covid interrupted the project in July, had been substantial, with 1200m of …

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Rimstone Working Bee

Rimstone Working Bee primarily for M3 fire preparation and possibly the M49 track and trough project. Numbers are limited by Covid rules at Homeleigh. Contact Daryl Carr for more information.

Whipstick Gully SRT Practice

Need a bit of SRT practice to know the COVID rust off? Come along to run up and down a few lines. I’m limiting the number to 10 participates so we can all get a bit of practice. If you need more information, contact with Wayne. Sunday 7 of November in Whipstick Gully.    

General Meeting November & Cave conservation presentation

The November General Meeting will be held via Zoom. This time the presentation will be run by our legendary Nicholas White. The topic will be cave conservation. Zoom details will be emailed to members closer to the date.

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