01 May 2015 at 0522 GMT the GEOS International Emergency Response Coordination Center (IERCC) received a 911/SOS alert from a SPOT device in New South Wales, Australia.  IERCC personnel contacted local emergency services and informed them of the activation. SAR personnel responded to the location and transported an individual who became lost and tired during a backpacking trip.  The individual was transported by ground rescue to a safe location where she could recuperate from her exhaustion.