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Health checks & medications ~ before going abroad.

Does anyone know of any health restrictions preventing you to do the Inca Trail in Peru?

Started by Ally

2 Oct 19, 2013
Reply by Ally

Ticks, what are they are how to treat them

The most common tick that West Australian's will encounter while out in the bush is the common "bush tick" or Haemaphysalis longicornis. Lo…

Started by Mark McLauchlin

4 Jan 2, 2013
Reply by Rean du Toit

Hygiene at Glen Mervyn Dam

This a copy of an email I've sent to DEC. Be careful if you use water from the dam for drinking or cooking. A few days ago I was following…

Started by Marty Wallace

3 Jan 9, 2012
Reply by Marty Wallace

Youth dies during bushwalk - ABC news

Raises the topic of hiking safely. I often hike solo, however are comfortable in my ability to survive if needed. I also take as many preca…

Started by Mark McLauchlin

1 May 15, 2010
Reply by John Wallace

Australian snake bite prevention

A document came across my desk regarding the prevention of snake bite (in Australia). Put together by Sea to Summit and Bob Cooper, an Aust…

Started by The Bibbulmun Track Foundation

0 Feb 15, 2010


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