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Our news is now available via our Facebook and Blog pages.

See the Media Release for our 26th Canberra Walking Festival event in 2017.

News Archives:

Main stories:

July 2013 Newsletter (3.3MB)
July 2013 Newsletter (1MB lo res version)
  • OAMs for Harry and Kathleen Berg - a full report
  • stats and feedback from the walk
  • a report on the 2013 St Clements Way 3 day walk
  • walking down under - a visitors' view of their time in Australia
  • a report on a "most memorable walk" - do you have any memorable walks that you could share with others?
  • congratulations to Marcia and John Belcher, who recently celebrated their Golden Wedding Anniversary
March 2013 Newsletter (2.2MB)
March 2013 Newsletter (700KB lo res version)
  • Vale - Hans Vink
  • 2013 Interns
  • Special Awards - Canberra Centenary Trail (150km) and Lakes of Canberra (50km)
  • IVV News - walk sponsorship
  • Walking, walking, walking - a brief overview of some of our other recent walks
  • 2013 Calendar - March - August - expanded for 2013
December 2012 Newsletter (2.4MB)
December 2012 Newsletter (700KB lo res version)
  • IVV award recipients 2012
  • How do you display your medals? - feedback from our walking community
  • IVV news - 2 new walks in Canberra
  • Meet our volunteers - John and Marcia Belcher
  • Walking, walking, walking - a brief overview of some of our other recent walks
July 2012 Newsletter (2MB)
July 2012 Newsletter (600KB lo res version)
  • Growing AussieWalk - we need your help...
  • Statistics from the 2012 walk
  • Report, feedback and photos from the 2012 walk
  • IML and IVV news
  • Vale - Wim van der Poel
  • Flags at Parliament House
March 2012 Newsletter (3MB)
March 2012 Newsletter (700KB lo res version)
  • Max's 2011 Walking Adventures
  • I had to be Goofy?
  • Walking For Pleasure turns 25
  • Tips for walking overseas
  • 3 day IML walk in Japan
  • IVV news
December 2011 Newsletter (1.9MB)
December 2011 Newsletter (<1MB low res version)
  • Sydney Seven Bridges Walk
  • IVV Awards & Walker News
  • Meet the 2011-12 Committee
  • IVV & IML walking in Germany & Spain
  • IML Walking Association News
  • Facebook & Twitter
  • St Nicholas Embassy Walk

August 2011 Newsletter (1 MB low res version - poorer image quality)
August 2011 Newsletter (2.5 MB hi res version - for a fast internet connection)
http://web.me.com/elford/IVV-Aussiewalks/2011-_Two_Day_Walk.html - more photos of the 2011 walk - thanks Douglas!

  • Statistics from the 2011 walk
  • IVV & IML walking in the UK
  • Report on the 2011 walk – and lots of photos
  • Walking in Melbourne with a Japanese group of visitors
  • Report on our monthly IVV walks
February 2011 Newsletter (<1 MB)
  • CANwalk Happenings - a new website portal linking all of the walking opportunities in the ACT
  • Walker Profile – Harry & Kathleen Berg – founders of the Canberra International Walking Weekend
  • Kathleen's Tips for a Successful Walk
  • IVV News & Awards
  • 7 Tips to get the best value for IVV
December 2010 Newsletter (<1 MB)
  • Walking Hadrian’s Wall – UK national long distance path
  • Walker Profile – Trudy & Gert Friedrichs – two of our local walkers
  • St Nicholas Walk 2010 & Dutch Festive Cake recipe
  • Congratulations – Wally Blumenfeld and Hans and Theresa van Heuzen
  • Obituary – John van Heuzen – foundation walker
August 2010 Newsletter (2.1 MB)
  • Statistics & feedback from the 2010 walk
  • Walker Profile - Marit Olsen & Regula Ita – two of our international walkers
  • Obituary - George Ryneveld – the inspiration for the Canberra walk
  • Three new Camino de Santiago pilgrims
  • World Walking Day 2010 report
  • News from the CTDW 2010 AGM
  • 2010 awards ceremony & lots of photos from the 2010 walk
February 2010 Newsletter (1.3 MB)
  • Kiama Coastal Walk
  • Walker Profile - Robin Whyte
  • 2009 IML Walk in Taiwan
  • Walking in the Corbieres SW France
  • IVV News

December 2009 Newsletter
(1MB)

  • Coast to Coast Walk, England
  • Walker Profile - The Bourne Family
  • 2009 IML Walk in Japan
  • New British Centurion - Carol Baird
  • IVV News
    - New Year Round Walks for Canberra in 2010
    - "Lakes of Canberra" award / patch
    - Schedule of Monthly IVV / Lions Group Walks for 2010

June 2009 Newsletter
(2.5MB)

  • Stats & feedback from the 2009 walk
  • Walker Profile - Tina Zuiderwyk
  • Obituary - Bill Ghysen
  • Golden wedding anniversaries
  • Albury Wodonga Wanderers Walking Group Report
  • World Walking Day 2009
  • News from the CTDW 2009 AGM
  • 2009 Awards Ceremony
February 2009 Newsletter (600KB)
  • The Fernleigh Track, Newcastle
  • IVV News & Visitors
  • Obituary - Herbert Hennefelder
  • Preventing Blisters
  • Earn a Walk Ambassador Pin
  • Possible Changes to Award System
December 2008 Newsletter (1MB)
  • IVV Walking in Canada
  • El Camino de Santiago de Compostela
  • Obituary - Ben Bodna
  • IML News from AGM
  • Walking the Nijmegan Vierdaagse
July 2008 Newsletter
(1.4MB - now in colour)
  • Stats & feedback from the 2008 walk
  • Reports from visiting walkers and walking groups
  • Report on 2008 World Walking Day
  • Obituary - Mike Sandford
  • Awards report from 2008 walk
February 2008 Newsletter
(not available online at this time)
  • St Nicholas Walk
  • Our new marathon medal
  • Keeping yourself hydrated
November 2007 Newsletter (1.3MB)
  • Val's 1000 mile journey inspires a community
  • Dalian China - First IML Walk 2007
  • IML News - Barcelona admitted as a new member
  • Nijmegen 2007
  • Walking in the Austrian Tirol or IVV heaven: 5th Hiking World Cup
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