We are trialling an idea of putting together Barneys people who live near each other as potential walking buddies called Walk With Me.

Under current restrictions, two people from different households are allowed to exercise together wearing a mask. Exercise must be within 5km of your home.

Our Walk With Me trial would allow people to opt in and ask for a walking buddy.

We would put your name, suburb and phone number on a list that only other people who opted in can see.

Choose 1 or 2 people on the list who live near you. Contact them and ask if they would like to try going for a walk together.

Go for a walk. If it goes well, arrange to walk together regularly, maybe once a week.

If it doesn’t go well, choose another person on the list and try again.

If you have found 1 or 2 walking buddies that you are happy to walk with regularly, let us know and we’ll take you off the list.

We’ll contact you via phone or email and ask how it’s going because this a new thing that we are trialling, and we want to get your feedback.

If you would like to opt in, click here.