This weekend is the Great North Walk 100s is a long distance race, named for the 100 km and 100 mile (160 km) options, from Teralba to Patonga Wharf. It will be a good event for new operators.
The VH-MDX SAREX will be held next weekend, from 15th to 17th September. This is a search and rescue exercise built around the search for a light aircraft missing since 1981, in the rugged Barrington Tops, north of Newcastle. Some checkpoints can be accessed by a regular car, others require a four wheel drive.