Historical information

Bill Waters (b. Traralgon 1897, d. Fitzroy 1968) served as Commissioner of the Victorian Rovers, a section of Scouts Victoria, 1930-65. An award is named in his honour. He became a prominent ski-touring explorer and held several offices in the Melbourne Walking Club.


A rare signed photograph of Bill Waters, leader of the Victorian Rovers.

Physical description

Framed black and white photograph of William Frances "Bill" Waters, Victorian Rover Scouting notable in Australia and prominent bush walker in Victoria, standing in the snow holding skis.

Inscriptions & markings

Written in pen on front bottom right hand corner of photograph. "W.F. Waters / Rover Commissioner / September 1940"