Acknowledgement of Risk Waiver
"Club" means the Hobart Walking Club Inc and includes where the context permits its office bearers and coordinators.
"Club Activity" means any activity conducted by the Club including trips, social get togethers, track work, and use (including private use by Club members) and maintenance of the Club Hut.
"Club Guidelines" means any guidelines published by the Club from time to time on its member website.
"Club Hut" means the hut owned by the Club at Lake Dobson.
"Club Hut Hire" means hire of the Club Hut outside a Club Activity.
Membership Risk Waiver
I acknowledge and agree that I undertake any Club Activity freely, voluntarily and absolutely at my own risk with the full appreciation of the nature and extent of the risks involved in the activity. In particular I acknowledge and agree that: it is my responsibility as an activity participant to minimise these risks to myself and other participants by being suitably equipped and advising the coordinator of any physical/medical issues that may affect my participation in the Club Activity; and that coordinators are untrained volunteers who organise activities on the basis of my being self-reliant.
Risks in undertaking Club Activity or Club Hut Hire may include but are not limited to slippery, loose and / or uneven surfaces, rocks being dislodged, falling at edges of cliffs or drops or elsewhere, scrub, foul weather, water, snow, ice, strong winds, risks associated with crossing creeks, hypothermia, heat exhaustion, exposure to contagious disease, bites, accidental wounding, poisoning, burns, falls, injury, vehicle failures, equipment failures, being lost and poor or no communication. I am aware of and accept there may be no first-aid available on Club Activities.
I accept and will abide by all Club Guidelines.
I acknowledge and agree that in participating in any Club Activity that the nature of the activity is such that it would be unreasonable for the Club to be in any way responsible for any injury to or death to me or damage to my property and I hereby, to the full extent permitted by law, waive all of my legal rights of action against and fully release the Club for loss, damage, injury or death and loss or damage to property howsoever arising out of or in relation to my participation in any Club Activity including without limitation, liability for any negligent or tortious Act or omission, breach of duty, breach of contract or breach of statutory duty on the part of the Club.