Fraser Island Clean Up 2021

Please only register for this trip if you have registered to attend the event via www.ficu.org.au (registrations have now closed for the 2021 event). 

A number of trips will be run to various locations on the island please contact Charlene if you have any specific areas or places you would like to visit.

Event Timetable
Friday 21st May - volunteers make their way to Fraser Island. Set up camp at USC Dilli Village and enjoy remainder of day at leisure or join in on one of the club trips. Volunteers must alll check in using provided covid QR code on the back page of the FICU event guide. 

Saturday 22nd May - volunteers continue to make their way to Fraser Island Set up camp at USC Dilli Village and enjoy remainder of day at leisure or join in one of the club trips.

Sunday 23rd May - Clean Up - 7.15am volunteer briefing at Dilli Village prior to departing to allocated clean zone.
                               - Thank you Afternoon / Evening - 2.30pm depart Dilli Village and travel to Cathedrals on Fraser for the volunteer thank you afternoon and dinner. Dinner cost is $10 per meal, dinners must be pre purchased (orders close 29th April) https://www.ficu.org.au/catering/
 
                            - Raffle prize draws to be conducted, tickets $5ea and available for pre purchase or at the event https://www.ficu.org.au/shop/raffle-tickets-island-prize-draw/ Winners do not have to be attendance at the event to claim prizes.

Monday 24th May - Event concludes and volunteers pack up camp and depart Fraser Island. Those QLD 4x4 club members who wish to extend their stay to register for the Frasr Island Clean Up After Party Trip 25-29th May https://www.queensland4x4club.org.au/club-trips/upcoming-club-trips/beach-drive/fraser-island-after-party

Accommodation - USC Dilli Village 
QLD 4x4 club volunteers will be staying at USC Dilli Village, accommodation bookings must be made ASAP and paid in full to secure your booking. https://www.usc.edu.au/study/life-at-usc/study-locations/research-and-teaching-centres/kgari-research-and-learning-centre/accommodation-booking-and-facilities 

Event Check In and participation in the clean up
All volunteers must complete and return the event check in agreement form the club trip leader Charlene prior to the event. On the day of arrival on Fraser Island you will also be required to check in and complete the covid declaration by using the QR code located in the back of your event guide which was prvided in your event registration envelope.

Barge
Manta Ray Barge has given travel discount to all volunteers. Discount is only available on the event weekend and your official event vehicle sticker must be displayed on the left top side of your vehicles windscreen. 2021 barge rates are https://www.ficu.org.au/barge-rates-2021/

Safety / Dingo Awareness
All QLD 4x4 club volunteers when participating in the clean up must wear heigh visibility clothing or vest, closed in footwear, gloves, long sleeved shirt and pants (recommended), hat, sunglasses and sunscreen. It is suggested to use a rubbish tool to pick up waste to reduce back injury caused by bending. Always carry and have adequate supply of water and food taking regular breaks and keep well hydrated. Volunteers must never handle syringes, report all sharps to trip leader. Volunteers should always work together in groups and ensure children are kept at arms reach at all times. Volunteers must never feed or make food available to dingoes and other wildlife (fines apply) volunteers prior to arrival of Fraser Island are encouraged to read the QPWS Dingoes safety information guide https://parks.des.qld.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0020/157232/be-dingo-safe-flyer.pdf 

Merchandise
Event merchandise is available for purchase https://www.ficu.org.au/merchandise/

Raffle Tickets
Raffle tickets are available for purchase, tickets $5ea and available for pre purchase or at the event https://www.ficu.org.au/shop/raffle-tickets-island-prize-draw/. Winners do not have to be attendance at the event to claim prizes.

Trip Details

Trip Date 21-05-21 6:00 am
Trip End Date 24-05-21 4:00 pm
Vehicle Quantity 30
Registered Vehicles 23
Available place 7

We are no longer accepting registration for this event