Monthly Meetings

The club's monthly meeting are held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7:30pm at the Deakin Football Club. Our COVID-19 Saftey plan can be found under the Information menu.

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Lets explore the tracks at Central West 4wd Park

Lets explore the tracks at Central West 4wd Park

Central West 4wd Park has 55 tracks rated from Easy to Extreme.
We will explore the tracks on the property and members can drive the easy or hard tracks.
We will be camped by the river. The toilet and shower block is about 1 kilometre away. Bring along your chemical toilets if you like.
Camper trailers are welcome. Note – Camping by the river is only suitable for offroad camper trailers – we will be doing a reccie at some stage before this trip to confirm location of camping and will need to know how many camper trailers we will have with us.

Central West 4wd Park is one of the very few council approved 4×4 parks in N.S.W. The property is located on Hill End Road at Avisford via Mudgee. We are open by appointment only. The park has a great deal to offer if 4wding and camping is your hobby. The beautiful property offers 1500 acres to explore with tracks designed for the standard 4wd. The park has an historic past with quite a few old gold mines scattered around from the 1800’s gold rush. The property also fronts onto the Meroo River where Redfin Perch and yabbies can be caught. There is prime camping available along the riverbank. Central West 4×4 Park prides itself on it’s excellent facilities with hot water showers and flushing toilets. There is heaps of firewood available for campfires.

Full recovery gear, UHF radio, good tyres, well maintained and reliable vehicle, high clearance vehicle recommended, camping gear including gas stove for cooking, food and water. Sense of fun and adventure.
Basic driver training -EXPERIENCED Completed at least three Grade 3 level trips. Ability to judge appropriate speed and momentum for obstacles will be needed. As for Grade 3 with increasing need for accurate wheel placement, being in the right gear, selecting the right line, and maintaining the correct speed and momentum. Drivers must be competent with stall-recovery technique on steep terrain.
Including rocky creek and riverbeds, bush tracks, wet clay and grass, or long sand driving. May also include tracks with deteriorating surfaces, ruts, rocky outcrops, moderate staircases and rock ledges, or muddy sections. (possible cross axle-ing). Challenging banks and long hill ascents and descents.

The cost is $50.00 per vehicle each night camping, so 1 vehicle visiting from Friday to Sunday is $100.
Money is to be paid to Lynne and Rob the week before by Bank Transfer – an email will be sent out closer to the time with the Bank details. No refunds given within 5 days of booking.
A disclaimer form will need to be read and signed to be able to enter the park. This will be emailed to you once you have nominated.
There is a list of rules and regulations that need to be adhered to. This will be emailed to you once you have nominated.

Meeting at 1.30pm at Central West 4×4 Park. 2970 Hill End Road, Avisford NSW 2850.
Approx 400 kilometres from Canberra

Due to Covid 19 there is only a maximum of 20 people ( at this stage) in a gathering and 1.5 social distancing needs to be adhered to.
COVID-19 Procedure

Self-Assessment for ST4WDC Club Trips – This form will be emailed out and will need to be filled in prior to the trip.

For the safety of members and the general public the below questions are to be answered by all members participating on a club trip, and is to be sent to the Trip Leader no later than 3 days prior to the trip commencing.
* Note: If you develop any cold/ flu like symptoms after providing this information you must notify the trip leader – even on the day of trip. Unfortunately, if anyone turns up on the day of the trip that is visually sick, they will be not be included on the trip. Participation is at the Trip Leader’s discretion.
Name:
Trip:
Date:
No. Question Yes No
1 Do you have any flu like symptoms now?
2 Have you had the flu or flu like symptoms in the past 14 days?
3 Has anyone amongst your immediate contacts been confirmed with COVID-19?
4 Has anyone amongst your immediate contacts been instructed to self-isolate by the authorities?
5 Do you have any special needs that the Trip Leader should be made aware of?

If you answer “yes” to questions 1- 5, contact the Trip Leader and do not attend the trip unless advised by the Trip Leader that it is permissible to do so.
* Note: Immediate contacts are people you may have been in close proximity with or at a gathering which they have attended in the past 14 days.
Social distancing of 1.5 must be maintained whilst on the trip with the exception of family members.

 

Information

Activity Status : Approved

Activity Type : Trip

Trip Leader : Lynne Donaldson, Rob Donaldson

Activity Grade : Grade 4

Date From : 16/10/2020

Date to : 18/10/2020

Max Vehicles : 10

Start Time : 1:30 pm

Assembly Location : 2970 Hill End Road, Avisford NSW 2850, Australia

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Membership

The club provides two levels of membership

full member           family member

To be a Full Member you must own a suitable four wheel drive vehicle and hold a driver's licence. Basic Driver Training is provided only to the Full Members. Partners and family members of the Full Member are categorised as Family Members and may undertake Basic Driver training by becoming full members but pay only the annual membership fee component (not the joining fee) and may revert to family membership after 12 months. Details of all membership entitlements are provided at Section 3 (1) of the club by-laws.

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