History

The Northern Rivers Bushwalkers Club was founded in 1976.

For a history of recent events over the last few years, refer to the Newsletters page

A Special weekend program of activities and festivity occurred to celebrate the Twentieth Anniversary of the founding of the club on the 23/24 November 1996. For further details of these early years and the 20th Anniversary Celebrations, please click on the following:

The 40th Anniversary of the founding of the club was celebrated on the 29 October 2016.

Over 90 members present and past celebrated the club's 40th birthday at South Ballina Beach Resort.

Here is the Speech covering years 1976 - 1983 given by Heather Binns at the 40th Celebration

And here is the Speech covering years 1984 - 2000 given by Barbara Worthington at the 40th Celebration

Also, here is the NRBC Washpool Project History, compiled by Ian Barnes

Speech given by Heather Binns at the 40th Celebration

Speech given by Barbara Worthington at the 40th Celebration

Dave Brown and Bill Boyd, presidents past and present, take pride in cutting the 40th Anniversary cake

Dave Brown founded our club in 1976. Here he is photographed on Oct 30 2016 on the club's 40th anniversary walk from Broadwater to Salty Lagoon

Club's 40th birthday celebrated at South Ballina Beach Resort by over 90 members