43 BSAR members attended; 10 on their first BSAR event and 8 members travelling from regional Victoria.
4 members of the Search and Rescue Squad participated.
The training included:
- Tour and talk at the Police Search and Rescue facility
- GPS and Police radio field exercise around the Williamstown waterfront
- Search group leader workshop.
The Williamstown waterfront provided a good venue for a GPS and Police radio skills field exercise. The radio element was structured around search groups reporting specific information to the command post at each control.
Search group leader workshops, built around group discussions of scenarios based on actual BSAR search events were very well received.