POSTPONED – Gympie Muster Day 2
Posted on 9th August 2023
- River to Rail Trail, Sands Lane, Gympie QLD
- Wed, Oct 11, 2023
08:30 - 15:30
The Muster is a one-day resilience building activity in a local community to revegetate The Sands Park area to build resilience for future flooding.
What to Expect:
As a volunteer, working with supervisors, you’ll be helping build resilience with the following activities.
- Planting 1000 flood resistant trees and shrubs in and around the recreation area.
- Clearing noxious weeds that have been washed down the river during flooding causing weed infestation.
Site Type: Community Public Space
We look forward to seeing you – there’s lots to be done!
The Capacity of this muster is 30pax.
Places are limited, register now.
What you need:
On the day, you will need to wear:
- Closed in footwear (sturdy boots / shoes, with long socks / sports socks)
- Sturdy long pants (no tights or active wear)
- Long-sleeved shirt
In case the weather changes, please bring:
- Rain jacket
- Broad-brimmed hat
- Sun protection
Frequently asked questions + answers:
Q. Is there an age limit?
A. Yes. Minimum Age:18+
Q. Will the muster get cancelled in bad weather?
A. No. Always pack suitable wet weather gear as the muster won’t be cancelled unless there is a severe weather warning or unforeseen circumstances. In the event that the muster gets cancelled, you will be notified by email.
Q. What risk is the muster tackling?
A. Flood Resilience
Q. Why do you want me to sign up – can’t I just get out there and do it?
A. No. Safety is important to us. Registering means you’re covered by public liability and volunteer insurance – and can be counted as a participant. We want to be able to celebrate how many of the Corps are working towards building resilience and preparedness in communities, each year.
Q. Do I need part of a big corporate group in order to get involved?
A. Not at all! You can sign up as an individual or with a team/friends.
Q. Is there a cost involved?
A. No. Volunteering at Corps’ musters is free.