Overdue walkers Rescue leaders

Upcoming activities


FMR offers regular training activities, at near cost, to adult financial members of BWQ-affiliated clubs.  These are those not marked "for FMR members only" in the descriptions below. Please add these to your club's program.  Bookings essential.

Click here for details of the 2017 training program. 

For more information, email Andy at fmrqld@gmail.com


Tue 6 Dec


FMR Christmas Training  Buy your own. Email Peter.

Pineapple Hotel. 

Sun 22 Jan


Glasshouse Mts for 8 FMR members only. 

Familiarisation (tba)

Tue 14 Feb


Visit QGAir for up to 10, by invitation.

Archerfield Aerodrome.  (Contingent on QGAir not being tasked on the night.)

Tue 21 Feb


Advanced Navigation  Digital mapping software, GPS.   BYO laptop if you have one.

The venue is in Milton. 15 seats. Directions will be emailed.



Providing psychological support Help survivors, rescuers, friends and family to keep going. Half-day. Free. 

Venue tba.

Sun 12 Mar


Basic Navigation   $5. BYO compass.   

Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area (east of Springwood).

21-22 May


Search and Rescue Weekend.  Workshops and exercises. Camping and instruction fees approx $30. 

Venue tba

3-4 Jun


SRT Weekend Single Rope Technique. Ropes, karabiners, descenders, ascenders, anchors, knots, abseiling, prusiking, advanced abseiling (crossing knots and self-rescue). Camping & instruction fees approx $50. 

Toowoomba area

8-10 Sept


BWQ Pilgrimage


Tues 19 Sept


FMR Annual General Meeting




 This calendar is under construction.  Dates and venues will firm in the near future.