Welcome to the Bushwalking Manual

This manual provides guidelines and information for safe and enjoyable community-based bushwalking across Australia. The manual is provided by Bushwalking Victoria with contributions from other state and territory peak bushwalking organisations.

NOTE: Follow all state COVID-19 regulations for limited bushwalking, maintain social distance of 1.5m.  Carry hand  sanitiser or wipes.

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of country throughout Australia and recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Welcome to Country,  Aboriginal Victoria


Feedback, suggestions and photographs

You can provide feedback on the manual content and/or other suggestions using [this form]

We are seeking photographs for use throughout the manual.  Please send any appropriate images you have to bushwalkingmanual@gmail.com