Programme for 2019/20

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.

For more information, email Secretary at


19 Jan               Members-only familiarisation trip - Northbrook Gorge  - Rob Manthey

8 Mar                Basic Navigation - limit 15, free - Peter Rollings


Note: if there are escalated recommendations from the government on meeting restrictions for the COVID-19 situation, we will revise these events.

5 Apr                 Advanced Navigation - limit 15, free - Doug McDonald

19 Apr               First Aid Refresher - limit 12, $2 - Tom Bor

10 May              Beginners' Abseil - limit 15, $5 - Rob Manthey

6-7 June            Search and Rescue training weekend- limit 30, about $30

4-5 July             Vertical Self-Rescue training weekend- limit 16, about $60

19 July               Members-only familiarisation trip - East Barney Falls - Doug McDonald

16 Aug               Basic Navigation - limit 15, free

6 Sep                 Operating an incorporated association in Queensland

15 Sep                AGM

To be scheduled:

Members-only familiarisation trip - Mt Lindesay - Doug McDonald

Members-only visit to QGAir - Details to be announced

Rescue gear demonstration and stock-take - Rob Manthey

Members-only familiarisation trip - Lamington / Tweed Trig - Rob Manthey