Terms of Membership


  1. All participants, including visitors, are reminded that they join in activities as volunteers.

  2. Your fitness is your responsibility.

  3. Bushwalking and other activities on our program have associated risks including but not limited to the risk of accidental injury.

  4. All persons joining in any activities of the Murray Valley Bushwalkers Inc do so as volunteers in all respects and as such accept sole responsibility for any injury however incurred and the Murray Valley Bushwalkers Inc, its office bearers and appointed leaders are absolved from any liability in respect of any injury or damage suffered whilst engaging in any such activity

  5. I confirm that I will abide by the published Constitution of Murray Valley Bushwalkers Inc and follow the directions of appointed Leaders when participating in club events.

Acknowledgement of Risks

Before becoming a member of MVB Inc you must indicate your acceptance of this acknowledgement of risks statement

In voluntarily participating in events of MVB Inc, I am aware that my participation may expose me to hazards and risks that could lead to injury, illness or death or to loss of or damage to my property.

In particular when participating in abseiling or above the snowline activities I am aware that these activities expose me to additional hazards and risks.

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

I have read and understand these requirements. I have considered the risks before choosing to sign this acknowledgement of risk document and still wish to join this club. I accept that in signing this form I will take responsibility for my own actions .

This document is available on the website under the Join menu item.