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Advocacy on Bush Issues

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Bushwalking NSW represents the interests of over 12,000 bushwalkers from 69 bushwalking clubs in NSW and ACT.

The organisation represents non-commercial bushwalking clubs throughout urban and country regions, providing a united voice for bushwalkers to local, state and federal government agencies on bushwalking and conservation issues.

Bushwalking NSW

  • Strives for the establishment, preservation and wise management of national parks and wilderness areas by creating public awareness of environmental issues and lobbying government agencies
  • Encourages government authorities to adequately fund national parks and conservation areas
  • Presents NSW and ACT bushwalking issues to Bushwalking Australia, the peak national body for non-commercial bushwalking
  • Provides information on conservation, and tracks and access issues, through monthly e-newsletters, The Bushwalker quarterly magazine, and email alerts
  • Opposes hunting in national parks and state forests
  • Initiates petitions on issues of concern to bushwalkers
  • Supports the lobbying efforts of like minded organisations
  • Promotes the creation of new walking tracks
  • Pursues a policy of Leave No Trace when camping or bushwalking