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How to Join

1. Complete an application form, either online or on paper.

Online:

  • Select Members Area from the menu on this page.
  • At the Member Login page, select the Apply Here option and complete the registration process.

On paper:
Print the Application for Membership Form OR you can request a form from the New Members Officer.

2. Sign an Acknowledgement of Risk Waiver and either:

  • scan and email to newmembers@hobartwalkingclub.org.au or
  • mail to New Members Officer, Hobart Walking Club, GPO Box 753, Hobart, Tas, 7001

3. Pay the joining fee and subscription fees as detailed below.

Joining DateSubscription (includes subscription to 30 June and $15 joining fee)Email Circular (provided free to members)Paper (extra charge)Total Payable
1 July to 31 December$48$0-$48
1 July to 31 December$48$0$30$78
1 January to 30 June$35$0-$35
1 January to 30 June$35$0$15$50

Payment options

  • Pay by direct credit to the Club bank account
Commonwealth Bank - Hobart Walking Club
BSB - 067 002
Account Number - 2804 3645
Include your name in the payment details
  • Pay at bank
Pay over the counter at your bank to the Club bank account, as above.
  • Pay by cheque
Mail cheque and the completed forms to
-> Hobart Walking Club, GPO Box 753, Hobart, Tas, 7001

Membership is due for renewal on 1st July each year.

Members must be at least 18 years of age.

When your application is processed, details of your Prospective Membership will be advised by email and a Welcome Pack will be mailed to you. You will be able to immediately join in our Club activities. As a Prospective Member you must book in for each trip by phoning the trip coordinator before attending.

Gaining Full Membership
To gain full membership of the Club, three qualifying trips and a Club Essential Skills Day must be completed within 12 months of becoming a Prospective Member.

  • Two of the qualifying trips must be qualifying Club walks.
  • The third could be a hut working bee, a Club organised track clearing day, a training weekend, a bicycle trip of at least 35 kms, a ski trip, a kayak trip of a least 14 nautical miles or another qualifying Club walk.
  • The Essential Skills Day is an opportunity to learn about the Club. It includes some basic instruction in bushcraft, what to put in your pack, map reading and use of a compass, survival and care of the bush environment along with information on navigating the Club website.

A Full Member of at least 12 months standing (usually the New Members Officer) will then nominate you for Full Membership.

If you are currently a member of another Australian bushwalking club, you may apply for exemption from the prospective stage of membership. If you wish to discuss this, please contact the New Members Officer.

For more information contact: New Members Officer - Storm Foulkes newmembers@hobartwalkingclub.org.au or (03) 6229 2913

Application for membership Form
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This page last updated 23 November 2020