Media Centre

media centre
Media inquiries about hiking and bushwalking issues should be addressed to or 02 8003 5545. See the  Bush issues section for current policy documents on environmental issues.

What Bushwalking NSW can provide comment on:

  • Bushwalking in general
  • How to get started Bushwalking
  • Staying safe in the bush
  • Minimal impact Bushwalking
  • Access to Bushwalking areas
  • Conservation in natural areas
  • Bushwalking NSW policies
  • Any campaigns approved by BNSW
  • Basic responses to queries in line with approved policies

Bushwalking NSW will not provide comment on specific rescues or emergencies. We recommend that media outlets instead try contacting:

Our interaction with the media is covered by our Media policy.

Press releases

13 January 2018 Bushwalking NSW Executive Kirsten Mayer chats with Jen Flemming on ABC Breakfast Radio about how to get started in bushwalking, the skills and equipment needed and some of the fabulous places to walk in NSW

23 June 2017 Bushwalkers Wilderness Rescue Squad changes its name to Bush Search and Rescue NSW