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About Geocaching NSW

Aims of Geocaching NSW

Mission: To enhance/improve the activity of geocaching through increased awareness, communication and cooperation in the state of New South Wales.

Aims: Geocaching NSW is an incorporated association, which has been formed to provide information and support regarding the activity of geocaching in the state of New South Wales, Australia.

The association has four aims:

  • provide a forum for socialising by hosting and supporting geocaching related events and facilitating communication.
  • facilitate the sharing of geocaching knowledge by organising workshops and skills sharing sessions, developing educational materials and mentoring geocachers.
  • promote geocaching to groups such as educators, media, private and government groups and the wider community of the educational, environmental and recreational aspects of geocaching.
  • co-operate with groups including landowners/managers, police and emergency services to establish good geocaching practices and provide a point of contact for issues relating to geocaching.

Meet the 2015/16 GCNSW Committee

It has been a few months since the AGM and things have already been busy for the new Committee. I'd firstly like to thank them for their work to date and say how much I look forward to working with them over the next year. For those who missed the meeting here is a summary of movements and appointments for 2015/16.

President - James Finger aka Zalgariath (Retained)
Vice-President - Warren Baldwin aka Marcus Vitruvius (Retained)
Secretary - Rex Callaghan aka Baktrak (Retained)
Treasurer - Richard Jary aka Richary (Retained)
Ordinary Committee Members - Bruce Buchanan aka Calypso62 (Retained),  Adrian Tonks aka Kid Ron Satan (New Appointment), Marc Hendrickx aka asbestiform (Retained)

Here is to a great year ahead and don't be afraid to get in touch to say hello of offer to lend a hand or suggestion.

Cheers, Zalgariath
President GCNSW

2015 Committee

Geocaching NSW Inc. Constitution

(Registered 6/1/2015)

Constitution for Geocaching NSW Incorporated under the Associations Incorporation Act, 2009.

 

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Geocaching NSW Code of Conduct

When placing or seeking geocaches, I will:

  • Not endanger myself or others
  • Observe all laws and rules of the area
  • Respect property rights and seek permission where appropriate
  • Avoid causing disruptions or public alarm
  • Minimise my, and others', impact on the environment
  • Be considerate of others
  • Protect the integrity of the gamepiece.

The Geocaching NSW code of conduct is based on the Geocachers Creed (www.geocreed.info

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