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-FEDERATION RE21,_2211112L. +====FEDERATION REPORT JUNE 1965==== 
-"The Bushwalker Annual"At the date of the Federation Meeting, the + 
-Annual had been printed and was ready for distribution. This has been done and sales are brisk. + 
-Search and Rescue Practice16th-18th july, 1965. Full details are on the Notice Board. The camp site will be at Ingar (Blue Labyrinth). The President suggested that, where possible, cars should be left at+=="The Bushwalker Annual"==  
 + 
 +At the date of the Federation Meeting, the Annual had been printed and was ready for distribution. This has been done and sales are brisk. 
 + 
 + 
 +==Search and Rescue Practice==  
 + 
 +16th-18th July, 1965. Full details are on the Notice Board. The camp site will be at Ingar (Blue Labyrinth). The President suggested that, where possible, cars should be left at
 the top of the hill above the camp site. At least 6 parties are to be rescued. the top of the hill above the camp site. At least 6 parties are to be rescued.
-Queensland Federation of Bushwalking ClubsAs there are now 7 walking clubs in Queensland, a Federation is being formed. + 
-Tracks and Sassafras, open. The marked. A Falls Crk. + 
-Access. The track from the new Sawmill, 9 miles South from to Folly Point (The Castle area) has been completed and is track from the Sawmill Road to Sally Camp Creek has been graded track is being cut from Hartley Vale to Victoria +==Queensland Federation of Bushwalking Clubs== 
-The track down the Middle Blue Dog Range has been marked. + 
-ConservationReserve No. R52670 known as Linden Park comprising +As there are now 7 walking clubs in Queensland, a Federation is being formed. 
-50 acres has been added to the Blue Mountains National Park. It is + 
-located at the Northern side of the restern Railway near Linden Stn. + 
- An area of 66,000 acres in the Tallangambie Yarraman Crks. area +==Tracks and Access== 
-will be added to the Park. The Erskine Crk. State Forest is to be added, also. The Park Trust to mark the junction of Linden ark. and the Grose River and the old Zie Zag (Faulconbridge) Track where it + 
-starts from the Grose, by signposts. Another sign is proposed for Blue Gum Forest to read "Richmond 4 days, Faulconbridge 3 days". +The track from the new Sawmill, 9 miles South from Sassafras, to Folly Point (The Castle area) has been completed and is open. The track from the Sawmill Road to Sally Camp Creek has been marked. A graded track is being cut from Hartley Vale to Victoria Falls Crk. The track down the Middle Blue Dog Range has been marked. 
-The propossd sanitary depot at Bundeena will not be located within the Royal National Park. + 
-Fencing and Burning Off on Crown Leases Near Corang TrigAs instructed + 
-by the June General Meeting, this matter was placed before Federation. +==Conservation==  
-During discussion, it was stated that a number of Crown Land Leases had been granted in the area during the past 3 years. The lessee hag a right to fence his lease and burn it off as necessary. It was + 
-suggested that this Club should conduct any investigation it felt +Reserve No. R52670 known as Linden Park comprising 50 acres has been added to the Blue Mountains National Park. It is located at the Northern side of the Western Railway near Linden Stn. An area of 66,000 acres in the Wallangambie - Yarraman Crks. area will be added to the Park. The Erskine Crk. State Forest is to be added, also. The Park Trust to mark the junction of Linden Crk. and the Grose River and the old Zig Zag (Faulconbridge) Track where it 
-was necessary and report to Federation, which could not undertake the +starts from the Grose, by signposts. Another sign is proposed for Blue Gum Forest to read "Richmond 4 days, Faulconbridge 3 days". The proposed sanitary depot at Bundeena will not be located within the Royal National Park. 
-inquiry owing to the pressure of work on the depleted executive. + 
-16. The Sydney Bushwalker July, 1965 + 
-DAY 7ALKS.  +==Fencing and Burning Off on Crown Leases Near Corang Trig== 
-JULY 18Engadine Red Bluff Garie Trig Wilson's Creek Helensbure-. + 
-A rather long walk through the centre of the Royal National Park, with plenty of ups and downs. Some of the Garie Trig. area is bushfire Imaged. +As instructed by the June General Meeting, this matter was placed before Federation. During discussion, it was stated that a number of Crown Land Leases had been granted in the area during the past 3 years. The lessee has a right to fence his lease and burn it off as necessary. It was suggested that this Club should conduct any investigation it felt 
-Train: 7.50 a m. Cronulla Train from Central Electric +was necessary and report to Federation, which could not undertake the inquiry owing to the pressure of work on the depleted executive. 
-Station. CHANGE AT SUTHERLAND for rail motor to Engadine. Tickets: Helensburgh return @ 8/. + 
-Map: Port Hacking Tourist. +====DAY WALKS==== 
-Leader: Jim Calloway. Note new phone no. B0961 xtn. 3367 (B) + 
-JULY 25Terry Hills Cowan Creek Bobbin Head Mt. Kuringai Stn. 11 miles. +  
-A pleasant walk through part of Kuringai Chase. Some scrambling is necessary soon after leaving Terry Hills, otherwise, it is mainly track walking. +==JULY 18== 
-Train: 7.55 aem. Lindfield train via Bridge from Central Electric Stn to Chatswood. + 
-8.20 a m. bus Chatswood Terry Hills (the only one) +Engadine Red Bluff Garie Trig Wilson's Creek - Helensburgh. 
-2/6 bus fare. + 
-Map: Broken Day Military or Hawkesbury River Tourist. Leader: John White. + 
-AUG.1Waterfall Uloolg Falls Karloo Pool Audley. 8 miles. A look at portion of the Western area of the Royal National Park. Can be recommended as a first walk with the club. Train : 8.50 a m. Cronulla train from Central Electric Station. CHANGE AT SUTHERLAND for rail motor to waterfall. +A rather long walk through the centre of the Royal National Park, with plenty of ups and downs. Some of the Garie Trig. area is bushfire damaged. Train: 7.50 a m. Cronulla Train from Central Electric Station. CHANGE AT SUTHERLAND for rail motor to Engadine. Tickets: Helensburgh return @ 8/-. Map: Port Hacking Tourist. Leader: Jim Calloway. Note new phone no. B0961 xtn. 3367 (B) 
-Tickets: Waterfall return @ 6/ + 
-Map: Port Hacking Tourist or Port Hacking Military. + 
-Leader: Betty Farquhar. +==JULY 25== 
-AUG.8. + 
-Pymble bus to St. Ives (Douglas St.) Middle Harbour Crk. Bungaroo "Taterhole Lindfield. 9 miles. +Terry Hills Cowan Creek Bobbin Head Mt. Kuringai Stn. 11 miles. 
-This walk does not appear on the programme, but the lsader has offered to take it in the hope that the Acacias (wattles) which abound in Lady Davidson Park will be at their best. An ideal walk for new members. + 
-Train: 9.10 a m. Hornsby train via Bridge from Central Electric Station to Pymble. + 
-9.46 a m. bus Pymble to St. Ives (the last for the morning). Tickets: Pymble return via Bridge @ 4/6 plus 1/3 bus fare. +A pleasant walk through part of Kuringai Chase. Some scrambling is necessary soon after leaving Terry Hills, otherwise, it is mainly track walking. Train: 7.55 am. Lindfield train via Bridge from Central Electric Stn to Chatswood. 8.20 a m. bus Chatswood Terry Hills (the only one) 2/6 bus fare. Map: Broken Bay Military or Hawkesbury River Tourist. Leader: John White. 
-Map: Sydney Military or any up to date Sydney Street Directory. + 
-Leader: Gladys Roberts. + 
-July; 1965 The Sydney Bushwalker 17. +==AUG.1== 
-DETAILS OF SEARCH AND RESCUE PRACTICE SEARCH. JULY 16, 17 and 18, 1965. + 
-Reference MapsLands Department Topo Jamison 2 inches to 1 mile. +Waterfall - Uloola Falls Karloo Pool Audley. 8 miles.  
-tt tt Blue Labyrinth 2 inches to 1 mile. + 
-Rendezvous Friday night Ingar Picnic Ground Jamison Sheet Ref.4552740 This will also be Saturday night's camp. +A look at portion of the Western area of the Royal National Park. Can be recommended as a first walk with the club. Train : 8.50 a m. Cronulla train from Central Electric Station. CHANGE AT SUTHERLAND for rail motor to waterfall. Tickets: Waterfall return @ 6/-. Map: Port Hacking Tourist or Port Hacking Military. Leader: Betty Farquhar. 
-How to get there Great western Highway to the Kings Tableland Road  + 
-Signpost says "To Ingar". Turn left, proceed along Kings Tableland Rd + 
-for about 1 mile whore another signpost indicates, Turn Left "To Ingar". F.B.W. yellow arrows will be placed at both these points. From here a +==AUG.8== 
-good dirt roadMurphys Trail (a little stony at first) leads 6 miles to Ingar Picnic Ground. + 
-Lost Parties About six lost parties of no less than three persons + 
-including a competent leader are required. We would like those who +Pymble bus to St. Ives (Douglas St.) Middle Harbour Crk. Bungaroo Waterhole - Lindfield. 9 miles. 
-volunteer, to see the S & R Field Officer (N. Melville) no later than a week before July 17. These people will be required to go into their + 
-lost positions on Friday night and lacking instructions to the contrary should first report to S & R Field Officer at Ingar on Friday night. Lost parties are not to indulge in "hide and seek" tactics. +This walk does not appear on the programme, but the leader has offered to take it in the hope that the Acacias (wattles) which abound in Lady Davidson Park will be at their best. An ideal walk for new members. Train: 9.10 a m. Hornsby train via Bridge from Central Electric Station to Pymble. 9.46 a m. bus Pymble to St. Ives (the last for the morning). Tickets: Pymble return via Bridge @ 4/6 plus 1/3 bus fare. Map: Sydney Military or any up to date Sydney Street Directory. Leader: Gladys Roberts. 
-Location of Search The Search Area will be bounded by the northern + 
-boundary of Jamison Map The top of Kedumba Valley Escarpment Red Ridge Bedford and Erskine creeks.+ 
 +====DETAILS OF SEARCH AND RESCUE PRACTICE SEARCH. JULY 16, 17 and 18, 1965==== 
 + 
 + 
 +==Reference Maps==  
 + 
 +Lands Department Topo Jamison 2 inches to 1 mile. Lands Department Topo - Blue Labyrinth 2 inches to 1 mile. 
 + 
 + 
 +==Rendezvous==  
 + 
 +Friday night Ingar Picnic Ground Jamison Sheet Ref 455274. This will also be Saturday night's camp. 
 + 
 + 
 +==How to get there==  
 + 
 +Great Western Highway to the Kings Tableland Road Signpost says "To Ingar". Turn left, proceed along Kings Tableland Rd for about 1 mile where another signpost indicates, Turn Left "To Ingar". F.B.W. yellow arrows will be placed at both these points. From here a 
 +good dirt road Murphys Trail (a little stony at first) leads 6 miles to Ingar Picnic Ground. 
 + 
 +==Lost Parties==  
 + 
 +About six lost parties of no less than three persons including a competent leader are required. We would like those who volunteer, to see the S & R Field Officer (N. Melville) no later than a week before July 17. These people will be required to go into their lost positions on Friday night and lacking instructions to the contrary should first report to S & R Field Officer at Ingar on Friday night. Lost parties are not to indulge in "hide and seek" tactics. 
 + 
 +==Location of Search==  
 + 
 +The Search Area will be bounded by the northern boundary of Jamison Map The top of Kedumba Valley Escarpment Red Ridge Bedford and Erskine creeks.
 ALL BIG CLIFFS, ROUGH CREEK BOTTOMS & VERY DENSE GOING ARE EXLUDED. ALL BIG CLIFFS, ROUGH CREEK BOTTOMS & VERY DENSE GOING ARE EXLUDED.
-Search Parties will be given their instructions and a map of their + 
-area on Saturday morning. No party is to comprise of less than three +==Search Parties== 
-With a competent leader. Searchers are requested to be at Ingar no later than breakfast time Saturday. + 
-At 3.30y m. All parties will cease searching and being lost and return to Ingar. The Rock Rescue team will be in ressrve at Ingar to deal with anything that may turn up. +Will be given their instructions and a map of their area on Saturday morning. No party is to comprise of less than three with a competent leader. Searchers are requested to be at Ingar no later than breakfast time Saturday. 
-Camp Fire and Sing Son will be held at Ingar Saturday Night. + 
-SundayThere will be further operations including a Rock Rescue Act up al, 7aterfall. (Clear view to all spectators)+==At 3.30pm==  
-NoteFor walkers. The shortest route is from Woodford Station. + 
-=1IMMIMMAM. +All parties will cease searching and being lost and return to Ingar. The Rock Rescue team will be in ressrve at Ingar to deal with anything that may turn up. 
-For Friday night 6.08 p m. Train. + 
-4 +==Camp Fire and Sing Song==  
-18.-- The Sydney Bushwalker July, 1965 + 
-Letter from Ken Lewis. - Hermitage Hotel, Mt. Cook, New Zealand. Hullo Bushies+Will be held at Ingar Saturday Night. 
 + 
 +==Sunday== 
 + 
 +There will be further operations including a Rock Rescue Act up at Waterfall. (Clear view to all spectators.) 
 + 
 +==Note==  
 + 
 +For walkers. The shortest route is from Woodford Station. For Friday night 6.08 p m. Train. 
 + 
 + 
 +====Letter from Ken Lewis==== 
 + 
 +Hermitage Hotel, Mt. Cook, New Zealand.  
 + 
 +Hullo Bushies
 + 
 Bet you didn't expect a letter from me, but I thought I would take you by surprise. Bet you didn't expect a letter from me, but I thought I would take you by surprise.
-I have been at Mt. Cook now for 8 months; fact is, as + 
-soon as I came back from Antartica (I worked as a weather observer on the N.Z. ship 'Hatheburni),I started up here. I work as asteward-cum-weather-observer (on land). Just the shot for me as I get sea sick. . + 
-This would be the best job I have ever had. I drive a bus now - got my licence and drive two days a week. I drive up to Ball Hut and act as a temporary guide on the glacier - haven't lost anyone yet. These two days I work with Mick Bowler, former head guide for the Old Hermitage. He is terrific and I can listen to him for hours. He has climbed Mt. Cook fifteen times, his last ascent when he was 56 years old. He sure knows the mountains.+I have been at Mt. Cook now for 8 months; fact is, as soon as I came back from Antartica (I worked as a weather observer on the N.Z. ship 'Homeburn'), I started up here. I work as a steward-cum-weather-observer (on land). Just the shot for me as I get sea sick. 
 + 
 + 
 +This would be the best job I have ever had. I drive a bus now - got my licence and drive two days a week. I drive up to Ball Hut and act as a temporary guide on the glacier - haven't lost anyone yet. These two days I work with Mick Bowier, former head guide for the Old Hermitage. He is terrific and I can listen to him for hours. He has climbed Mt. Cook fifteen times, his last ascent when he was 56 years old. He sure knows the mountains. 
 + 
 The other three days I am second steward which, in actual fact, means I'm the working boss. The Head steward is an ardent out-doors man so we get on well. Fact is, you might say the place runs how I want it to now. The other three days I am second steward which, in actual fact, means I'm the working boss. The Head steward is an ardent out-doors man so we get on well. Fact is, you might say the place runs how I want it to now.
 +
 +
 Eric Saxby, one of the S.R.C. is now on the staff so we have a bit of fun. Graham Bishop comes through quite regularly. Have got to know him quite well. Eric Saxby, one of the S.R.C. is now on the staff so we have a bit of fun. Graham Bishop comes through quite regularly. Have got to know him quite well.
-Didn't do much climbing myself this last season; these mountains a-re big and I was not going up them till I know them backwards. I did go up Madeland, though, and over the Copeland Pass and to the top of Graham Saddle. Also I have become great friends with one of the pilots + 
-of the ski-planes and have been to the Plateau hut and over to the west Coast, etc + 
-I came to N.Z. with the intention of staying 6 months then going +Didn't do much climbing myself this last season; these mountains are big and I was not going up them till I know them backwards. I did go up Madeland, though, and over the Copeland Pass and to the top of Graham Saddle. Also I have become great friends with one of the pilots 
-to South America on my cobber'yatktTell, he is all but married and I might as well swim to South America! Feeling a little disappointed I decided to make the best of a bad bargain so now I am looking elsewhere, so if you hear of anyone going that way and they want a good deck hand, send me word. +of the ski-planes and have been to the Plateau hut and over to the West Coast, etc
-If you want to buy New Zealand, or hear of anyone wanting to buy it, send me ward. Tell them I can prove it isn't stolen property.+ 
 + 
 +I came to N.Z. with the intention of staying 6 months then going to South America on my cobber'yachtWell, he is all but married and I might as well swim to South America! Feeling a little disappointed I decided to make the best of a bad bargain so now I am looking elsewhere, so if you hear of anyone going that way and they want a good deck hand, send me word. 
 + 
 + 
 +If you want to buy New Zealand, or hear of anyone wanting to buy it, send me word. Tell them I can prove it isn't stolen property. 
 + 
 Your old Mate, Your old Mate,
 +
 Ken Lewis. Ken Lewis.
  
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