EmpowHER hiking program

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Women of all ages and abilities enjoy guided walks with the EmpowHER hiking program.

The Queensland Government, through Round 1 of the ActiveKIT program, proudly supported the Scenic Rim Regional Council’s EmpowHER hiking program.

The EmpowHER program hosted 75 guided walks, catering for a range of abilities, between February and June 2022.

Around 390 women aged 10 to 76 years laced up their hiking boots to participate.

The program has won state and national awards, including:

  • the Programs and Activities Award at the Australian Sport, Recreation and Play Innovation Awards in July 2022
  • Queensland Government Achievement category of the Outdoors Queensland Awards in October 2022.