WICEN NSW Communications

WICEN is a statewide body which has been created to serve the needs of the particular state and as such the structure within each state differs according to the emergency management plan within that state.
In NSW, WICEN operates as a specialist support squad under the NSW State Disaster Plan (DISPLAN).




The WICEN NSW membership year runs from 1st April to 31st March.
The membership fee is now $20 p.a.
You can renew by making a direct bank deposit to our St George Bank Account:
        Account name: WICEN NSW
        BSB: 112-879
        Account number: 155 590 471
Please include your callsign or name in the receiver's comment so we know who it's from.
For further information please contact the Treasurer at




September 14th and 15th is the Kangaroo Valley - Remexio Partnership's Trek for Timor. This funds education, local energy projects, and female leadership development in Timor Leste. See: http://kvrp.net.au

The Hounslow Classic is a running event on September the 28th and 29th, in the upper Blue Mountains.

The next training session here at Dural will be Sunday, August 4th. In the meantime, members are encouraged to take advantage of the free courses offered by the Office of Emergency Management.

For Facebook users, there is an official WICEN NSW page; and an informal national WICEN group.

The WICEN Mid North Coast Region monthly meeting is held on the first Saturday of the month, at SES HQ, Central Road, Port Macquarie, beginning at 15:30. The region runs an HF net on Thursday evenings at 19:00, on the WICEN frequency, 3.600 MHz.

WICEN ACT is part of the Canberra Region Amateur Radio Club, and supports events in the "Capital Country" region, and on the South Coast. August 6th is the BMSC Narooma Rally. The ACTERA Brookvale Horse Endurance Ride is September 2nd and 3rd, on the NW border of the Territory. On October 4th and 5th WICEN is providing administrative support to SNU's Inward Bound. The LCCC Monaro Stages, is Saturday October 19th; which coincides with JOTA. Fitz's Challenge is a cycling event on Sunday October 27th. For more info, visit http://www.crarc.ampr.org

WICEN Victoria will be supporting the Eureka Rush on August 24th and 25th, around Beaufort, near Ballarat. September 20-22 is Field Weekend, subject to confirmation. The Stockman's Rally is October 27th. The weekly net is on each Tuesday from 8:30 to 9:30 pm, on 3.6 MHz. Alpine Rally is November 29th to December 1st, around Lakes Entrance. WICEN Victoria's site, which has a series of write-ups on recent events, is: http://vic.wicen.org.au

Submitted by Julian Sortland VK2YJS, on behalf of the WICEN State Management Committee.