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Aims and Rules

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.

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 (

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