A table of Honorary Life Members is presented below and is comprised of previous 'Honorary Active Members' and 'Honorary Members' of the Sydney Bush Walkers Club as indicated.
The Constitution of SBW has a category of Membership called 'Honorary Life Member'. This prestigious status is awarded by the Committee to Members who have rendered exemplary and prolonged service to the Club across many fields of contribution.
The current list of Honorary Life Members of SBW are:
* indicates the previous 'Honorary Active' Members of SBW
# indicates the previous 'Honorary' Members of SBW.
In order to recognise the considerable contributions by a number of Members, the 2010 Committee inaugurated this form of recognition.
Service on the Committee, Leading walks in Tasmania and Victoria. Imparting his navigational expertise and helping to establish the “Mid Week Walkers”
||Recipient||Main Areas of Contribution
||Conservation work at Coolana over many years
Service on the Committee (President & Secretary), Honorary Solicitor and Trip Leader.
||Honorary Auditor over a very extended period.
||Contribution on the Committee (President and many other roles), revitalising paddling and as a Mentor to many.
||Service on the Committee, leading innumerable walks to remote places and for doing so with eccentric style.
||Documenting the Club's history, leading walks (especially in the UK), mentoring others and having a fine singing voice!
||Leading numerous canyons, XC Skiing and walking trips, for opening up the Flinders Ranges, Western MacDonalds and Kimberly to SBW.
||Service on the Committee, upgrading the website, founding The Tiggers, leading trips and contributions to BWRS and Confederation.
||Service on the Committee, leading walks and especially for re-validating the Passes of the Colo (AKA "Captain Moonlight").
||Service as Editor and materially extending the quality of the format and presentation of the Magazine, leading walks and being a Mentor and role model|
||Leading walks as well as XC Skiing trips and especially Exploratory Walks in the Budawangs, Central and NW Australia. Being a Mentor & role model|
||Leading walks, especially to remote parts of Tassie and Vic, reknown orienteerer, helped establish the "Mid Week Walkers" and organising a Bushman's farewell for Wilf Hilder|
||Leading walks, re-vitalising “Tiger Walking”, establishing the 6Ft Track in a Day and K2K walks, introducing Yoga stretching exercises and Indian Cuisine on walks|
||Service as Editor and materially extending the quality of the literary content of the Magazine, leading walks, and significantly assisting the conservation of Coolana|
New Members Information Night
New Members Information Nights are held every month except January, at 16 Fitzroy Street Kirribilli, 7:30pm - 8:30 pm on the second Wednesday the month.
February 2017 - Autumn Program released!
The Autumn Program for 2017 is now out and has been emailed to members. Check it out for lots of great walks around Sydney and beyond. If you haven't got your copy, it can be downloaded from the Member's Area of the website. You'll need to login to access it.
Prospective Members, watch your Qs
Are you a Prospective Member and have completed your Qualifying (Q) day walks and overnight trip as well as the first aid and navigation training requirements? If yes, then you're eligible to become a Full Member!
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