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CHAPTER 1
Safe Outback Travel
PRIOR PREPARATION & PLANNING
VEHICLE SELECTION
VEHICLE PREPARATION
VEHICLE AWARENESS
VEHICLE CHECK LIST
VEHICLE TOOL KITS
Vehicle Tool Kit
VEHICLE RECOVERY EQUIPMENT
OFF-ROAD DRIVING TIPS
OUTBACK TRAVEL CODE OF ETHICS
CHAPTER 2
Outback Survival
BASIC REQUIREMENTS FOR SURVIVAL
ACTIONS BY SURVIVORS
SURVIVAL PLANS
PERSONAL SURVIVAL KIT
VEHICLE/AIRCRAFT EMERGENCY PACK
Water
THE IMPORTANCE OF WATER TO SURVIVAL
METHODS OF WATER PROCUREMENT
TYPES OF SHELTERS
Warmth
FIRELIGHTING WITHOUT MATCHES
Food
LIVING OFF THE LAND
THE FOOD PREFERENTIAL
SNARING ANIMALS
ANIMAL BUTCHERY
PREPARATION & COOKING OF GAME
PRESERVING MEAT
EDIBLE PLANTS
PLANTS TO AVOID
THE TASTE TEST FOR PLANT EDIBILITY
SOME COMMON TYPES OF EDIBLE VEGETATION
EDIBLE INSECT ACTIVITY ON PLANTS
CHAPTER 3
Direction Finding
WATCH METHOD
BUSHMAN’S METHOD
HAND SPAN METHOD
THE SHADOW STICK
THE SOUTHERN CROSS METHOD - AT NIGHT
NAVIGATING AT NIGHT WITHOUT A COMPASS
CHAPTER 4
Emergency Procedures
PROCEDURE IF LOST
ELECTRONIC SAFETY AIDS
EMERGENCY SIGNALS
BUSHWALKING SAFETY
BUSHFIRE SURVIVAL
CHAPTER 5
Radio Communications
CITIZEN BAND RADIO
OPERATING PROCEDURES
EXAMPLES OF TRANSMISSIONS
EMERGENCY RADIO PROCEDURES
CHAPTER 6
Creek & River Crossings
APPRECIATIONS
METHODS OF CROSSING CREEKS & RIVERS
CHAPTER 7
Bush First Aid
CONDITIONS
BASIC LIFE SUPPORT
FRACTURES
FRACTURES OF THE SPINE
SPRAINS
HEAD INJURY
BURNS AND SCALDS
BLEEDING
PAIN
HYSTERIA
ASPHYXIA
INSECT BITES
SNAKE BITE
CUTS AND ABRASIONS
BLISTERS
SPLINTERS
CARE OF FEET
CASUALTY ACTION
HYPOTHERMIA
FROST BITE
HYPERTHERMIA
SALT DEPLETION
WAPA TEAM FIELD FIRST AID KIT
WAPA FIELD HEADQUARTERS BASE FIRST AID KIT
MAP READING
TERMS USED IN MAP READING
NAVIGATION ROUTE PLAN
NAVIGATION ROUTE PLAN CARD
GRID REFERENCES
MEASURING DISTANCES ON A MAP
THE POINTS OF A COMPASS
NORTH POINTS
The Orienteering Compass
MAGNETIC VARIATION
CONTOURS
DRAWING A SECTION
Drawing a section
PREDICTING WALKING TIME
SETTING THE COMPASS TO WALK ON A MAGNETIC BEARING
TO TAKE A MAGNETIC BEARING
BACK BEARINGS
ALTERING DIRECTION TO AVOID AN OBSTACLE
COMPASS ERRORS
COMPASS RESECTIONS
Global Positioning Systems
CHAPTER 9
Expedition Skills
THE ROLE OF EXPEDITIONS
EXPEDITION LEADERSHIP
PRE-WALK CONSIDERATIONS
THE EXPEDITION PLANNING PROCESS
BRIEFINGS
EXPEDITION PLANS
DE-BRIEFINGS
PRACTICAL BUSHWALKING
JOURNAL WRITING
SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
PRINCIPLES OF MINIMUM IMPACT CAMPING
FOOD AND COOKING
WAPA RATION PACK – 8 HOUR FOR 1 PERSON
WAPA RATION PACK - 24 HOUR FOR 1 PERSON
RECREATIONAL 2 – DAY RATION PACK FOR 1 PERSON
CLOTHING AND EQUIPMENT
PERSONAL & EMERGENCY EQUIPMENT
INDIVIDUAL CAMPING EQUIPMENT
GROUP CAMPING EQUIPMENT
EXPEDITION EQUIPMENT CHECK LIST
PACKING AND LOAD CARRYING
CAMPCRAFT
HYGIENE
WEATHER CONSIDERATIONS
WEATHER PATTERNS IN WESTERN AUSTRALIA
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