BSAR Training and Member Events

BSAR holds an annual training weekend, a steep snow and ice weekend and, as required, specific training days for equipment familiarisation or new search procedures.

Sun 18 Mar 2018 – BSAR Members Training and Social Day

  • Williamstown, 9.00am to 4.00pm, with Police Search and Rescue.  Limited to 50 participants.

23-24 Jun 2018 – BSAR Main Training Weekend, Chewton 

  • Annual training weekend for all current and prospective BSAR members near Chewton.

27-29 Jul 2018 – BSAR Steep Snow and Ice Training, The Razorback  (specialist training, not for all members)

22-23 Sep 2018.  Avalanche Safety Training (AST1) Melbourne (Sat) On-snow training at Mt. Buller or Mt Stirling (Sun)

Thu 25 Oct 2018 – BSAR Members Night, Elgin Inn Hotel, 75 Burwood Rd, Hawthorn.  7pm for dinner.

Sun 18 Nov 2018. Field Organiser Training Day, Williamstown

Sat 2 March 2019. GPS Skills day at Jell’s Park.

Committee meetings – 2018

  • Mon 5 Feb, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon  19 Mar, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon  4 Jun, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon  23 Jul, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon  10 Sep, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 19 Nov,  Williamstown then dinner at Customs House Hotel‎

Committee meetings are held on Mondays at 6pm.

BSAR committee comprises Club Delegates, Police Liaison Officers, Field Organisers, Secretary. BSAR members are also welcome to attend any of these meetings.

MCH: East Melbourne MCH Centre, East Melbourne Powlett Reserve, cnr Grey and Simpson Streets

Police SAR: Victoria Police SAR, 100 Nelson Place Williamstown

Committee meetings – 2019 (to be confirmed)

  • Mon 4 Feb 2019, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 18 Mar 2019, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 3 Jun 2019, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 22 Jul 2019, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 9 Sep 2019, MCH East Melbourne
  • Mon 18 Nov,  Williamstown then dinner at Customs House Hotel