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Staying Safe in the Bush

Time: Saturday 29 June 2024, 13:00 - 15:00
Place: The Hut, 47 Fleming Road, Chapel Hill
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Registration: Refreshments start at 1 p.m. presentation at 1:30


PAUL CAMPBELL presenter.  PLEASE NOTE THE Winter date and start time.

• How to make better use of your mobile phone when bush walking
• Simple techniques to overcome the limitations of mobile phones as
navigation and safety devices
• Improve your chances of finding your way or seeking assistance
when disorientated, lost or injured

Paul is an experienced guide and outback traveller into some of the most remote parts of Australia, and before the advent of digital devices and GPS he ran work-
shops in bush navigation and map reading.

Paul has a PhD from the University of Queensland for his ecological modelling of the fauna and flora of Kgari/Fraser Island, and has been a director of Save the BIlby Fund since 2010, helping to implement their ‘Bilby Tracks’ citizen science trips to outback Queensalnd.

General meetings are usually held at The Hut, 47 Fleming Road, Chapel Hill, on the fourth Wednesday of each month from February to November.

The Annual General Meeting is usually in April, at the start of the April general meeting, with the April talk immediately afterwards.

  • Please join us for refreshments and networking from 7:00 pm.
  • Meetings commence at 7:30 pm. Presentations usually run for about an hour including questions, with refreshments and informal discussions afterwards.
  • All members and non-member visitors are welcome.
  • We try to include an outline of each THECA Talk in the subsequent THECA News. Please let us know if you'd be happy to do an occasional write-up for us.


THECA follows Queensland Health Covid-19 directives for all events and activities.
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