Archive | August, 2010
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ESTA

Since we discussed Mobile Phones and Emergency Numbers we received a few queries as to who exactly is the Emergency Services Telecommunications Authority (ESTA) and what is their function. In Victoria the emergency service dispatch and call-taking for police, metropolitan ambulance, and both rural and metropolitan fire services, is handled by the Emergency Services Telecommunications […]

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Wild Magazine covers Mt Giles

The new issue of Wild magazine (119) is hot off the press and features a spectacular cover shot by our own Glenn Tempest. The image captures Karen Tempest, Michael Hampton and Stuart Imer ascending the classic South Ridge of Mt Giles in the remote Chewings Range, West MacDonnell National Park in the Northern Territory. The […]

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Parks Victoria Entry changes

Just reminding everyone using our walking guidebooks that entry to all Victorian parks (managed by Parks Victoria) is now free. This came into effect on the 01 July 2010 and marks a major policy shift for Parks Victoria. Wilsons Promontory National Park Point Nepean National Park Werribee Park Mount Buffalo National Park Baw Baw National […]

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