Risk Management

This landing page allows Walk Leaders, Members, and Temporary Visitors (Non-member) participating in our Club's acitivity to familair themselves with Various Risk Management documents. 


In consideration of the acceptance of my membership or participation in events with the The Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club.

    • I waive all claims that I may have against the The Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club Inc, its officers, directors, members, volunteers, employees, agents and sponsors, or its executors, administrators, heirs, successors or assigns (the organisers), and release them from all claims for death, injury or damage arising out of my participation in their club, their event and its related activities, together with any costs, including legal fees.
    • I agree to indemnify and keep indemnified the organisers against damage arising out of my participation in the events and its related activities.
  1. I agree to comply with all the rules, regulations and instructions of the organisers.
  2. In the event of injury or illness during participation, I consent to receive medical treatment, which may be deemed advisable by the organisers.
  3. I acknowledge that I have sole responsibility for my personal possessions and equipment during all the events and activities.
  4. I hereby permit the free use of my name and picture in any broadcasts, telecasts and the press including website as they pertain to the The Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club their events and activities.
  5. I understand that my membership or entry entry fee is non-transferable and not refundable.
  6. I agree to have my personal details recorded and used by the The Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club and related parties for further communications of future related events.


To ensure that all club events and bushwalking are a safe and enjoyable experience please abide by the following conditions of membership when participating in Club activities:-

  1. Each parent or guardian is responsible for his own safety and for the safety of the children under their care, and participates in activities of the Club at their own risk. Club insurance covers adults members of the club only.
  2. It is the responsibility of each parent or guardian to ensure that they have adequate water, clothing, rain and sun protection, footwear, first-aid kit and food for themselves and their children on each activity.
  3. Non-members may attend any day-activity upon the payment of the prescribed fee. This fee can then be used to offset against the membership fee for the same year the event was held.
  4. Only paid up members are permitted on overnight activities and member only events.
  5. Each adult may bring a maximum of three children on a Club activity unless prior arrangement is made with the organiser of the activity.
  6. The Western Australian Family Bushwalking Club Inc and its members accept no liability for any injury, loss, or damage arising from any cause whatever as a result of participation in Club activities.
  7. Sorry, no pets allowed on Club activities.
  8. War toys are not welcome on Club activities.
  9. Please encourage your children to respect the bush and wildlife, and remember: ‘Leave nothing but footprints, take nothing but photographs.’
  10. All members are able to, and are encouraged to, organise their own club events.
  11. All members are eligible to nominate themselves for the committee.
  12. The following policy applies to sharing photographs, especially on web-sites. 
    • That by joining the club you accept that photographs and videos may be taken of your family.
    • That these photographs and videos maybe posted on the clubs private photo-sharing site and/or the club’s newsletter, albeit there would also be the right to request that particular photographs / videos be removed.
    • That persons are discouraged from posting photographs or videos of members and their children on other social networking / photo-sharing sites without the consent of the persons or their guardians.
    • That persons in the photographs / videos must not be identified in any description attached to photographs / videos that are posted on the photo / video-sharing site.