Programme for 2019/20   (See note below)

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


All FMR face-to-face training events have been cancelled for the duration of the CovID-19 distancing laws. We will review the programme on any relaxation of distancing measures. 

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 Aug               Basic Navigation - limit 15, free  Cancelled

6 Sep                 Operating an incorporated association in Queensland   Links to on-line resources will be provided

15 Sep                AGM   On-line meeting

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