Yearly Archives: 2013

Fire Alert NSW

We have been advised by NSW National Parks that Guy Fawkes NP has been closed due to fire. It is expected that the park will remain closed for at least two weeks. Stay up to date with the latest information

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Fire Alert

We have been advised of a fire in the Manobalia area (Guidebook 9 Maps 1-2) very close to the BNT. Please stay off the Trail in this area until the fire danger has eased. Check local conditions, and stay safe!

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Guidebook Updates

Updates to Guidebook 4 and Guidebook 11 are available on the Downloads page. There are minor changes – to a section coordinator in Guidebook 4 and information on a locked gate in Guidebook 11.

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BNT 2013 AGM – Atherton

Plans are well underway for this year’s Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday 5 October. Atherton, in tropical Far North Queensland, is this year’s location. As in previous years, we are making a weekend of it! See the

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Centenary Ride makes the Canberra Times

Preparations are well under way for recruiting trail bosses for November’s Centenary Ride in the ACT.  See the article from the Canberra Times – and the great photos. http://www.canberratimes.com.au/act-news/trail-leaders-needed-for-centenary-ride-20130811-2rqge.html

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Guidebook 10 Update

A revised Update for Guidebook 10 has been added to the Downloads page. The change updates the route of the BNT through Canberra.

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Welcome

Welcome to the Bicentennial National Trail website.

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Recollections

It was created with the USA’s 3,500-kilometre Appalachian Trail in mind, but this one, over five million footsteps in length, is the longest in the world. … The Appalachian trail cost more than $95 million; this one just $200,000 in

Celebration: Australia's Bicentenary in Pictures

1989

We chose to put ourselves under pressure, we chose the timeline, and we chose the trail, but what we didn’t chose were all the challenges that came up every single day but which, over time, we learnt to be grateful

Vicki Saunders

2013

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