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Bushwalking update

Central Australian Bushwalking Club committee met to review NT government COVID community advice. https://coronavirus.nt.gov.au/community-advice/sports-and-clubs We are unclear exactly which of these applied to the club so will seek clarification. We agreed that physical distancing is key to safety, and will … Continue reading

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Further restrictions to protect each other from COVID-19

COVID-19 is spreading in Australian communities and governments have introduced further restrictions in efforts to reduce the impact. We are suspending non-essential gatherings to reduce the risk of spreading coronavirus (COVID-19). One reason for this is to give people time … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and bushwalking

Bushwalking is a relatively safe activity during pandemic of respiratory disease, but travelling in a vehicle with windows closed could provide opporunity for disease spread. I suggest to follow NT guidelines because we need to protect ourselves and keep our … Continue reading

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Welcome to 2020

The first schedule for 2020 has been published! Please visit our Bushwalks & Activities Program page to see the schedule. The summer’s hot, but we’ve had some rains, heavy in places and there’s a green transformation happening. The Todd has … Continue reading

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Direction finding by the stars in the southern sub-tropics

by Michael Giacometti In the southern hemisphere, all of the stars and constellations rotate around the South Celestial Pole (SCP). Unlike the northern hemisphere with its North Star, there is no ‘South Star’ situated at the point of the SCP. … Continue reading

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Leaders Guidelines updated – Driver responsibilities

It may seem like common sense, but all drivers have a duty of care to their passengers. This applies on our bushwalks too. To clarify this, the following has been added to the Leader Guidelines: Driver Responsibilities In terms of … Continue reading

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The art of walking country, a response

This article, a curatorial response to the 2012 exhibition, was written and considered for the prestigious national magazine Art Monthly. It was not used. When I saw the cover image of Philip Jones’s Images of the interior: seven Central Australian … Continue reading

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