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Safety
January 28, 2019

Test, Tagging & More Safety Volunteers Needed

Testing and Tagging of Electrical EquipmentCamps can get their electrical equipment tested and tagged at the Nest from now until the 10th March. They have been asked to please place all of their equipment in a storage container with their name…
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Safety
January 28, 2019

Safety Update – Vehicles & Tents

There have been a number of incidents involving vehicles running over tents at camp grounds and festivals in recent weeks. Most noteworthy is an injured person at Falls Festival and a fatality at a NSW camping ground. Most recently it…
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RangersVolunteer
January 14, 2019

Ranger Reflux #16

Edition #16 of Ranger Reflux is out!   All the latest and greatest on training dates, shift rosters, busy bee and other khaki coloured fun!   Get it here.
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ArtVolunteer
December 30, 2018

Temple 2019

The Temple is set to bring our homes’ spiritual heart back to the playa this year. As we shift personally and globally towards a deeper understanding of ourselves and fellow humans, it is now time to hush the unproductive thought…
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Volunteer
December 28, 2018

Blazing Swan Medical Corps 2019

The Blazing Swan Medical Corps (BSMC) is recruiting again this year. Ten HUT!  We believe that there should be no barriers to high quality healthcare, no matter where you are, especially at a festival like Blazing Swan. We believe that…
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KidsVolunteer
December 27, 2018

Working With Children Check

The Working With Children Screening Unit have been in contact with Blazing Swan Inc. in relation to compliance pursuant to the Working With Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004.   In essence, Theme Camps engaged in child related work are…
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Jilakin Rock Rangers
PrepareRangersVolunteer
December 27, 2018

Jilakin Rock Rangers – Update Dec ’18

The Ranger Leadership Group have been dusting themselves-off from a long, wet Winter and earnestly lining things-up for another awesome Blaze next year. Projects in the pipeline include constructing a Ranger themed art piece for the Tin Horse Highway, a…
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ArtSwan's Nest
December 27, 2018

Art Grants Round 1 Complete!

Hello Hello!   Our first round of art grants is over and we have some pretty awesome works happening this year with one or two old timers making a comeback! Almost a dozen pieces have been partially funded by Blazing…
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GlobalPrinciples
December 27, 2018

Larry Who?

"Who is Larry?" is a question some of us have heard... Like other Blaze themes it’s always open to interpretation and exploration. In large the 2019 sub-text is a tip of the hat to the late Larry Harvey, co-founder of…
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Theme Camp
November 12, 2018

Theme Camp Registrations

So far there are 35 camp registrations and 41 camps in total have nominated. Theme camp nominations are only open for another four weeks! Maybe you have some theme camp friends that haven’t nominated yet? Let them know that they…
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EventsParticipateTheme CampUncategorized
November 12, 2018

It Was a Kracken(er)

Blazing Swan’s Kraken was once again released on the shores of Bathers Beach in Fremantle on Saturday 3rd November. Although the winds were howling and the Effigy did not get the torching we were waiting for, the event was a…
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ParticipatePrinciples
November 12, 2018

Next Level Principles

Most of us know about the 11 principles of Blazing Swan but just to recap, in case you’ve forgotten one or two, they are; Inclusion, Immediacy, Decommodification, Self-Expression, Communal Effort, Leave No Trace, Gifting, Civic Responsibility, Self Reliance, Participation and…
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ParticipateVolunteer
November 5, 2018

Join The Greeters

Join the GREETERS Family for 2019. The most rewarding & fun volunteer position for Blazing Swan. We are the voice that educates and inspires the 11 principles, our values as Burners/Blazers. Volunteer Registration now open. https://www.volcor.net/TakeSurvey2.aspx… Greeters Who We Are…
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ArtEventsParticipateVolunteer
October 24, 2018

Kraken – The Final Countdown

The annual Kraken event hosted by the Blazing Swan team isn't far away! Running from 1pm - 8pm on Saturday 3rd November at Bathers Beach Fremantle (and it's surrounds) Kraken brings food, market stalls, music, theme camps and of course…
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ArtEventsSwan's Nest
September 29, 2018

Ignite the Nest Art Exhibition Opening Night

Be part of a new exciting art space in Fremantle as we launch the official opening night of "Ignite the Nest" Art Exhibition. There will be a wide range of art displayed for viewing and sales from both local up-…
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