Peter Campbell and Duncan Brookes accepted a Divisional Commendation for BSAR from Victoria Police Eastern Region on 29 November 2017.
The commendation was presented by Divisional Commander Paul Hargreaves.
For outstanding service, collaboration, commitment and tenacity in support of Victoria Police and the community, during a number of Victoria’s highest profile, challenging and confronting search and rescue response in Eastern Region.
The South Eastern Section of the Royal Flying Doctor Service has updated its advice and procedures following the publication of a new snakebite study. The Australian Snakebite Project is the most comprehensive ever carried out, involved over 1500 patients and collated snakebite data from the past 10 years (2005-15).
Sun 22 Oct 2017 06:00. 25 BSAR searchers joined a search for a missing woman near Tyers Junction in Gippsland. The missing woman was found by a DELWP vehicle involved in the search and brought to the search base at Caringal Scout Camp. She was in good health but hungry after a night out in the bush.