Prepare for bushwalk and return safe

EMERGENCY services Minister Jo-Ann Miller is urging bushwalkers to prepare themselves properly before setting out this weekend.

Ms Miller said bushwalking was a great way to stay active and healthy, while having fun this Easter, but proper preparation could held prevent disaster.

"Items such as a first aid kit, thermal blanket, food and water supplies and appropriate sleeping equipment are essential for all bushwalkers," Ms Miller said.

Minister Miller said even the most seasoned bushwalker could become lost or injured.

"Before you head off, make sure you let someone know where you plan to trek to - as well as a rough time they should expect you back," Minister Miller said.

"It's also important to ensure you're wearing proper footwear and to pack additional, warm clothing in case the weather changes."


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