Category Archives: Training


Trip Leader:    Judith Brinkley CoTrip:             Bridget Mcpherson Date:                 16 th June 2019 Convoy:        Pam Abbott, Leanne Popovski & Martijn Franke, Rochelle & Dave Norcliffe, Maxine Cutter & Grandson Mitchell (borrowed from Quad Drive)                                              Sue & Steve Clarke  


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Sand Training Theory and Practical

                Leader: Murray Baskerville His Offsider: Paul Ryan Sand Driving Theory  10th April, 2019  

Muzz in teacher mode..scratching his head..?

Just making sure he's giving the facts

Numbers were about  17 people who attended the 4wd theory night at the Manning Clubhouse.


We discussed 4wd gear, vehicle recovery points, snatch strap recovery techniques,  safe procedures and practices.

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HARVEY JAUNT An Apprentice Locked and Lifted Tour

Trip Leader : Paul Ryan

Co Trip Leader : Marie Murphy

Date : 13th October 2018

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Convoy: Ivan Cifuentes, Rachel Theunissen, Matt Ryan, Joe Metcalf, Rick Lazar, Paolo Solera, Kim Nguyen, Mark and Vicky Buntine, Pam Abbott and friend.

Visitors - Mick and Brodie Jolly,  Glen Cleaver, Nick and Mylene Marsden,  Phil Burton his daughter and two of her friends, Shachar Marom and his son.

Trip Rationale:  Apprentice locked and lifted tour.  Trip...

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Goodchilds 2018

Once again our club had the privilege of exclusive access to Goodchild Enterprises at Jandakot  for data gathering, vehicle checks and crazy prices on new equipment. We were also fortunate to able to use the company training room for an Oziexplorer training session prior to the arrival after midday of the rest of our crowd.


30 members attended the afternoon which started with a presentation of the latest professional range of Wynns products , with particular emphasis on diesel engines. Q&A:  lively with clear benefit to have such an informed...

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Snake Bite Time of Year Again

Snake Bite Time of Year Again


About 300 people are bitten by a snake every year in Australia, but on average only one or two of these bites prove fatal. About half of all deaths from snake bites are from the brown snake, while the rest are mostly from tiger snakes, taipans and death adders.

If you or someone you're with is bitten by a snake it is important to try to identify it if possible, as this allows a...

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News Behind the Meeting July 2015

As promised this month's meeting was a relaxed catchup, an extended suppertime, and an opportunity for people to familiarize themselves with fire extinguishers. Peter Cole introduced visitors to the room, explained to all the evening's procedures and then moved to the casual format. In the area outside the kitchen, Trevor provided an information event with both demonstration and ‘hands on’ experience for us with Fire Extinguishers. As these are his field of expertise he was the perfect tutor for us. Trevor said,  " this evening is all about raising food for thought. Showing you some appropriate...
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Trip Leader Training Day

Trip Leader: Richard Nicholls & Richard King

When: 22nd February 2014

Location: Wungong Regional Park

Participants: Rob Nankiville, Rick Lazar, Bob & Bridget McPherson, Michael Gilbert, Peter Nicol, David Jones,Brett Anderson, Stephen Kalynuik, Bruce & Judith Brinkley,

The period up until the delayed departure from the Caltex meeting point at 10.30am was well used by Richard King as he began the "talking part" of the training day.  He gave us a run through of basics, trip leader procedures and routines, and just what can be expected...and unexpected...and how to...
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