ACTSES finish second at NAVSHIELD competition

The ACT State Emergency Service (ACTSES) has finished second at the annual Navshield competition at Big Yengo National Park, NSW.

The Belconnen ACTSES Unit represented the ACT at the competition and finished second in their category and were the first placed SES team in the category. The team comprised of three members from the Belconnen SES Unit and one member from the nearby Bungendore NSW State Emergency Service Unit.

A similar activity to rogaining, participants from a range of groups including other emergency service agencies and bushwalking groups competed over the weekend and used their navigation skills to mark a list of checkpoints across a pre-set course through bushland.