Release of Liability,
Waiver of Claims,
Express Assumption of Risk and Indemnity
as Event Organiser
Our events and activities (“Activity/Activities”) include but are not limited to activities organised through third-party organisations, groups, and individuals. These Activities include but are not limited to hiking and other outdoor adventure activities. This document refers to all participants (“Attendees”) of the Activities, be they Oasis Townsville participants or not, adults or children. Whether or not an Attendee is an Oasis Townsville participant or has registered for a particular Activity, by attending any of the Activities all Attendees hereby affirm, acknowledge and agree to the following. Attendees understand that the organisers, volunteers, staff and members of the Oasis Townsville are not experts and do not hold themselves out as an expert.
Attendees understand that during their participation in any Activity they may be exposed to a variety of hazards and risks, foreseen or unforeseen, which are inherent in each Event and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the Activity. These inherent risks include, but are not limited to, property loss or damage, getting personally lost, trapped or separated from the group, and the dangers of serious personal injury and death (“Injuries and Damages”) from exposure to the hazards of our Activities. Attendees know that Injuries and Damages can occur by natural causes, equipment failure or activities of other persons, animals, insects, plants, our surroundings, group members, event organisers or third parties, either as a result of negligence or because of other reasons.
Attendees understand that risks of such Injuries and Damages are involved in outdoor Activities and appreciate that they may have to exercise extra care for their own person and for others around them in the face of such hazards. They further understand that on any Activity there may not be rescue or medical facilities or expertise necessary to deal with the Injuries and damages to which they may be exposed.
Therefore, when participating in Activities, to the fullest extent allowed by law, Attendees agree to WAIVE, DISCHARGE CLAIMS, AND RELEASE FROM LIABILITY the organisers, volunteers, staff and members of the Oasis Townsville from any and all liability on account of, or in any way resulting from Injuries and Damages in any way connected with its activities. Attendees understand and intend that this assumption of risk and release is binding upon their heirs, executors, administrators and assigns, and includes any minors or pets accompanying them on the Activities. All Attendees have read this document in its entirety and freely and voluntarily assume all risks of such Injuries and Damages and notwithstanding such risks, agree to participate in the Activity they attend under these terms