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Weekend Working Bee Report

Blair Hume (co-ordinator) had a team of 32 people including six kids in attendance over the two days. A heap of work was done. Geoff Sorensen (Resort Management) and Kevin Cosgriff (Parks Vic) were also in attendance to co-ordinate work in … Continue reading

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Local Subsidised 1st Aid Training

Alpine Shire Council has the opportunity to offer a number of heavily subsidised first aid training places for volunteers from community and sporting groups in the Shire. There are two places available per organisation. The cost will be $30 per … Continue reading

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Club Working Bee – Sunday 27th/28th April

Jeanette McLaren & Jim Gargan showing off their culinary skills at a previous working bee lunch BBQ. Date & where to meet — Volunteers should meet at the Birkebeiner Clubhouse at Windy Corner, Falls Creek on 27/28 April 2019. Times … Continue reading

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Falls Creek & Mt Hotham SOLD!

The rumours were rife prior to Christmas that Vail Resorts was purchasing both Hotham and Falls Creek in Australia. However no official word was made by either party by the end of the year and those same rumours began to fade in the … Continue reading

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2019 Senior World Championships – Seefeld, Austria (19/2 to 3/3)

Ski and Snowboard Australia (SSA) announced on February 14th that seven Aussie skiers had been selected as part of the national team which will compete at the 2019 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Seefeld, Austria. Beginning 20 February for … Continue reading

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Summer News Update

RIP Doug Westerman With great sadness we note the passing of Doug Westerman who passed away on the 17th January 2019 after a short illness. Doug was one of the clubs’s foundation members (1977) and was involved with the Hoppet … Continue reading

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2018 NZ Merino Muster Worldloppet Event

    The 2018 NZ Merino Muster Worldloppet Event was conducted on Saturday 1st September at the Snow Farm, Cardrona, New Zealand. There were 288 entrants from 19 nations. Click [HERE] for a full list of Results and[HERE] for the Media Release.

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Birkies on Top in Hoppet #28

The club had much success in Hoppet #28 — congratulations to all participants and thank you to the  huge club and non-club volunteer force organised by Nick Wright. Kangaroo Hoppet (42 km) — Men Valerio Leccardi (a four time winner) and … Continue reading

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Pick My Project Funding Program – please vote!

Pick My Project is a Victorian-first community grants initiative, with at least $1 million in funding available in each metro and regional area. Mount Beauty and the community needs your help to secure support and funding for a project that … Continue reading

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Presidents request…

Dear Birkebeiner club members As many of you will know BNSC runs a number of races across winter, ranging from citizen participation races to FIS accredited National championships. These races are run by the BNSC race sub-committee but require the … Continue reading

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