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)

TBA – BSAR Ski skills day, All skiing levels.

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

Committee meetings – 2018

  • Mon 5 Feb, MCH
  • Mon  19 Mar, MCH
  • Mon  4 Jun, MCH
  • Mon  23 Jul, MCH
  • Mon  10 Sep, MCH
  • Mon 19 Nov,  Police SAR, Followed by dinner at Customs House Hotel‎.

Committee meetings are held on Mondays at 6pm at the Community Room, Powlett Reserve, Cnr Grey/Simpson Sts, East Melbourne (MCH).

These meeting are for the BSAR committee comprising Club Delegates, Police Liaison Officers, Field Organisers, BSAR newsletter editor and 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