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

18:00

FMR Christmas Training  Buy your own. Email Peter.

Pineapple Hotel. 

Sun 22 Jan

07:00

Glasshouse Mts for 8 FMR members only. 

Familiarisation (tba)

Tue 14 Feb

18:30

Visit QGAir for up to 10, by invitation.

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

Tue 21 Feb

19:00

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

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

(tba)

00:00

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

Venue tba.

Sun 12 Mar

08:00

Basic Navigation   $5. BYO compass.   

Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area (east of Springwood).

20-21 May

 09:00

Search and Rescue Weekend.  Workshops and exercises in coordinating a response, communications, search techniques, scenarios.  Camping and instruction fees approx $30.  Postponed due to weather, to October.

Paddy's Plain.  The 1:25000 map sheet is Maroon.  

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. 

Murphy's Creek Escape

Sun 18 Jun

08:00

Basic Navigation   $5. BYO compass.    Details.

Koala Bushland Coordinated Conservation Area (east of Springwood).

Tue 20 Jun

19:00

Ankle strapping workshop  Bring a mat.  Shave or be brave.  Details.

Little Kings Hall, 33 O'Keefe St Buranda.  The monthly meeting will follow the training.

8-10 Sept

 

BWQ Pilgrimage.  FMR will run a bushwalking self-rescue workshop on the Sunday.

Killarney

Tues 19 Sept

19:30

FMR Annual General Meeting

Buranda

14-15 Oct

 09:00

Search and Rescue Weekend.  Workshops and exercises in coordinating a response, communications, search techniques, scenarios.  Camping and instruction fees approx $30.  

Paddy's Plain.  The 1:25000 map sheet is Maroon.