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Land Search Operations Manual
The entire revised Manual is available in Portable Document Format [ PDF: 2.53
The purpose of this manual is to provide a comprehensive reference source for those Authorities that have the responsibility for conducting land search and rescue operations within Australia.
This manual has been developed by a National Working Party representative of Police, State/Territory Emergency Services, the Australian Defence Force and the Australian Maritime Safety Authority. The working party was initiated and sponsored by the Australian Maritime Safety Authority.
Proposed changes to this document should be forwarded to the National Search and Rescue Manual Amendment Committee, Australian Maritime Safety Authority, at the address shown below.
The National SAR Council is unable to provide hard copy versions of the manual.
The manual is available to access in sections:
For further information, contact the Council.
Last updated: 5 May 2011