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Anatomy Of An Industry

“That men do not learn very much from the lessons of history is the most important lesson that history has to teach.”  – Aldous Huxley As a concept, Australia’s former peak industry diving body had much to commend it: Particularly… Read More ›

A Run Ashore

The following story – some parts of which are absolutely true; the language of the RM Sergeant being the exception – marks the love/hate relationship that then existed between the Royal Navy and the Royal Marines. After several months spent… Read More ›

The Tek Challenge

As an activity focussed on exploration and discovery, the nature of technical diving is to push back the boundaries of knowledge, not through reckless bravado, but rather through a true appreciation and understanding of the entailed risks. Carrying with it… Read More ›

“I’m A Diver”

Dating back to an age when divers enjoyed celebrity status, “I’m A Diver” is an old music-hall song celebrating the independent life of a diver. A little less than a hundred years ago scratchy sound recordings were at the cutting… Read More ›

An Event Primer

Putting an event together is never an easy task.  At some point, despite the most meticulous planning, the human element comes into play and often manages to turn something that should have run as smoothly as a well-oiled piece of… Read More ›

An image worth framing

  When asked what underwater activity they would most like to learn a large number of divers nominate underwater photography.  It’s easy to understand why. An intense experience filled with colour, light and movement, diving is an adventure that’s best… Read More ›