• Chalmers Lookout, Glenbrook, Blue Mountains. Photo: Sardaka (talk) CC Wikimedia
    Chalmers Lookout, Glenbrook, Blue Mountains. Photo: Sardaka (talk) CC Wikimedia
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Missing bushwalkers have made the national news this week, starting with skeletal remains being found near the Tahune Airwalk in Tasmania.

The human bones were found 10km west of the Tahune Airwalk by two Hobart bushwalkers, together with a backpack with foreign money and overseas receipts.

"We do believe the deceased is a man, but we don't know the man's age or where he's from," Detective Acting Sergeant Michael Manning told the ABC.

"The cause of death is undetermined, but we don't believe at this stage it's suspicious."

In other news, on Thursday morning a man and woman who had been missing in the lower Blue Mountains overnight walked into a backyard in Glenbrook.

The Sydney Morning Herald reported that the couple had planned to walk from Blaxland station along the Florabella Pass on Wednesday, and had spent the night in a small cave.

Around 130 bushwalkers get lost and/or require rescuing every year, according to the NSW Police Force website – remember to carry a PLB and Think Before You TREK.

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