Hawkesbury Road Muster
Posted on 23rd March 2023
- BLUE MOUNTAINS Hawkesbury Rd, Springwood NSW
- Wed, May 24, 2023
09:00 - 15:30
The Muster is a one-day bushfire resilience building activity in a local community.
About the Muster:
Communities need your help to prepare for bushfires before they happen.
Join our bushfire preparedness muster event to support residents in need and prepare their properties in case of a disaster.
Come and join us to help build a healthier environment and community spirit.
What to Expect:
As a volunteer, working with supervisors, you’ll be helping households build resilience with activities such as:
- Cutting back excess vegetation
- Trimming tree branches
- Blocking ember entry points
- Minor repairs and maintenance
- Clearing gutters
- Removing other flammable materials
Site Type: Residential Property
We look forward to seeing you – there’s lots to be done!
The Capacity of this muster is 11pax.
Places are limited, register now.
What you need:
On the day, you will need to wear:
- Closed in footwear
- Long pants
- Long-sleeved shirt
In case the weather changes, please bring:
- Rain jacket
- Broad-brimmed hat
- Sun protection
Bring your own lunch, snacks, and water for the day together with lots of enthusiasm!
Upon registration, you will receive links to mandatory safety training which needs to be completed prior to attendance on the day.
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. Bushfire 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.