Top tips to survive in the bush if you get lost or injured

Some of us love being surrounded by nature.  Being outdoors brings so many benefits.  It helps with being away from the pressures of urban life, it gives us the time to be with ourselves, it encourages us to exercise our bodies and our minds, to see different places and sceneries, and to observe wildlife and flora.

The thrill of exploration together with the challenges of mental and physical endurance are great motivations for the dedicated bushwalker.  While most of the time, these outdoor escapades happen without any problems, occasionally the bushwalking adventure turns into a much bigger challenge than planned.

It’s when dedicated and highly skilled rescuers are called to help.  Beth interviewed Stuart Warren, a bush search and rescue operator with the State Emergency Service.

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