This book traces the history of bushwalking in Australia and shows how the activity has become the most popular way that Australians engage with the bush. For many Australians, walking has become a major means of developing an attachment to the land and a connection to the nation. The book features many primary materials including diary entries, club newsletters and photos that bring to life the origins and developments of walking as a significant Australian pastime. It also offers some marvelous pen portraits of the extraordinary characters that pioneered bushwalking in this country, and those who followed in their footsteps.From the 1970s the number of four-wheel drive (4WD) vehicles appearing on Australian roads expanded dramatically. ... and Western Australia, between 1973 and 1978, introduced legislation to outline the conditions for the use of off-road vehicles, designating where they ... Overlander and 4x4 Australia, glossy magazines, anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Ways of the Bushwalker|
|Publisher||:||UNSW Press - 2007|