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About aussiewalk

AussieWalk is a not-for-profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers, that hosts a number of walking events in Australia: * the annual Canberra Walking Festival * year round self-guided walks in Canberra, Sydney, Melbourne, Lakes Entrance, Bairnsdale, Albury/Wodonga and Adelaide (new in 2015) * group walks in Canberra and elsewhere This blog is to record the walking adventures of our AussieWalkers and to provide helpful tips and advice

AUSSIEWALK has a new website!

Aussiewalk welcomes spring with a new-look website! This blog has now been superceded by: Please visit our NEWS page for more information. Advertisements

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Walking away from an unwanted stay

Are you over 55 years old? Then you might want to add a bit more walking to your daily routine. Reporter Kate Aubusson summarises a study by University of Newcastle researchers in a recent newspaper article. The original paper published … Continue reading

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Walk your way into Canberra’s future

Canberrans who use electronic activity trackers have been invited to participate in the ACTive Community Project. A recent article on page 14 of the 12 January issue of the Canberra Weekly briefly described this recreational planning study: Walk your way … Continue reading

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A history of the world in 500 walks

Are you looking for a new travel destination in 2017? Do you enjoy history? Then A history of the world in 500 walks by Sarah Baxter might be the book for you. This compilation is divided into six periods of … Continue reading

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New world-wide walks in 2017

Walker and travel writer Andrew Bain reviews Spectacular must-do new hikes opening in 2017. Happy trails!

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Stride into spring with these walking tips

Sports Medicine Australia offers some tips for safe walking, along with many other sport and injury fact sheets.

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World-wide walking

“Walking is the new black in travel,” claims walker and travel writer Andrew Bain in his article: The world’s best walks: trekking across the globe In addition to describing walking trails around the world, Bain includes a list of 10 … Continue reading

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