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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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Turquoise Coast Re-development

The following is an extract from On The Road (online) magazine, and thanks to Peter Fry. There are changes afoot on a popular stretch of WA’s Turquoise Coast where a massive redevelopment of four camping destinations between Jurien Bay and Kalbarri is currently taking place. In response to overwhelming visitation from self-sufficient travellers and a $1.5 million injection from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions fund, construction work has begun on two new campgrounds, while others in the region will be improved and expanded to keep caravanners, campers and motorhomers local for longer. By...
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Trip 124 – WA4WD Association Gathering ALBANY

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The long weekend in June was set aside as an Association event with the purpose of not only getting as large a collection of affiliated clubs as possible but also to provide the Albany 4WD Club with a working example of how the Association functions. The attendance of over 160 people from a wide range of clubs was a clear indication of the enthusiasm generated by the Association Committee. The venue was the Albany Rifle Club down by the...

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Mitsubishi Recall Notice

Mitsubishi Motors Australia Limited—various Mitsubishi models: PB & PC Challenger; GA & GB i-MiEV; CJ Lancer Sedan & Sportback; ZG & ZH Outlander; NS, NT, NW & NX Pajero; ML & MN Triton PRA number: 2016/15466 Date published: 29th June 2016 Product information Product description Various Mitsubishi models: PB & PC Challenger; GA & GB i-MiEV; CJ Lancer Sedan & Sportback; ZG & ZH Outlander; NS, NT, NW & NX Pajero; ML & MN Triton Identifying features See attached list for affected VIN ranges Campaign numbers: 010106 PB, PC Challenger (target 11 846) 010107 GA, GB i-MiEV (target 237) 010108 CJ Lancer Sedan...
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Trip 140 – Karalee Dam CHANGE OF DATES

Due to unforeseen commitments for both the Trip Leader and Co-Trip Leader, the dates for this trip have been changed. The trip will be held the following weekend to what was originally planned. The new trip dates are;- Friday September 30 to Monday October 3. For more details go to the Members calendar This is still within the School Holidays. If you are already registered for the trip and unable to make the new dates, please advise the Trip Coordinator as soon as possible....
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Wilbinga Shacks 4×4 Crew Annual Clean‐up May 2016

Judith Brinkley's photo.

The weather to the lead up of this event wasn’t shaping up too well with 40‐50 knot winds the day before with consistent heavy rain.

Well, the sun came out and the day ended up being just perfect for the event. 72 volunteers on the day and approx. 140 volunteer hours committed. Best effort in the 5 years the Shacks Crew have been honoured with the Adoption of the Wilbinga Conservation Park...
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Check your status. Trips and Meeting Roster

You can view the trips you are registered for by going to the Members List and clicking the number to the left of your name. The supper roster will also show if you are rostered in the coming months. This will only be seen through the website when a member accesses the club website MEMBERS Section. You can also select another member's name if you want to seen what your friends are doing. Go to the Membership List here (Password required)
Peter F Trips and Events Coordinator
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