I/We wish to apply for membership of the Boroondara Bushwalkers Inc (“The Club”).

I/We agree to be bound by The Club’s Rules of Association and any directions or guidelines of The Club for the time being in force.To the extent permitted by law, I/we expressly acknowledge and agree that no responsibility is accepted by The Club, its office bearers or its walks leaders for any loss, damage or injury howsoever occurring in the course of any activity organized or conducted by The Club.

I have read, understand and accept the Acknowledgement of Risks and Obligations of Members below.

Boroondara Bushwalkers Incorporated (“The Club”)
Acknowledgement of Risks and Obligations by Members

This acknowledgement of risks applies to all club activities I may undertake as a member of Boroondara Bushwalkers Incorporated (The Club).

In voluntarily participating in activities of The Club, that have been described to me by the activity leaders, I am aware that I may be exposed to hazards and risks that could lead to injury, illness or death, or to loss of or damage to my property. I also acknowledge that I may encounter extreme weather conditions that could lead to heatstroke / hypothermia, and being in locations where evacuation for medical treatment may take hours or days.

To minimise risks I will endeavour to ensure that:

  1. Each activity is within my capabilities.
  2. I am carrying food, water and equipment appropriate for the activity.

In addition:

  1. I will advise the activity leader if I am taking any medication or have any physical or other limitation that might affect my participation in the activity
  2.  I will make every effort to remain with the rest of the party during the activity
  3. I will advise the leader of any concerns I am having
  4. I will comply with all reasonable instructions of club officers and the activity leader.

I have read and understand the above requirements. I have considered the risks before choosing to sign thisacknowledgement of risk. I still wish to join the activities of The Club. I acknowledge that I will take responsibility for my own actions and that signing this Application Form, or the payment of my subscription, will be deemed as full acceptance and understanding of the above conditions.