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Ningaloo Reef – Australia’s Home of Whale Sharks

Ningaloo Reef – Australia’s Home of Whale Sharks

9 November, 2016 at 6:15 pm Comments are Disabled

There’s a place in Australia where in certain periods of the year you are almost guaranteed to see a whale shark. It may not be the most famous reef in Australia, but the Ningaloo Reef in Exmouth, Western Australia, can provide snorkelers and divers with an equally incredible experience to […]

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15 Great Barrier Reef Photos to Make You Want to Visit

15 Great Barrier Reef Photos to Make You Want to Visit

10 October, 2016 at 5:28 pm Comments are Disabled

As Earth’s largest living structure and home to thousands of marine life species, Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is deservedly a pinnacle for divers around the world. There are those who spend their life dreaming of diving this reef, and then there are the many lucky PADI Instructors who get to […]

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Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

Visit PADI Dive Centres & Resorts Exhibiting at AIDE 2016

29 August, 2016 at 11:51 pm Comments are Disabled

PADI is proud to announce they will be supporting the upcoming Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE), running over the weekend of 10-11 September 2016 in Sydney, Australia. Run by the same organisers as the highly popular Malaysia International Dive Expo (MIDE), AIDE showcases all things diving-related to its Australian audience. […]

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PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

PADI Women in Diving: Dr. Erika Sullivan

10 July, 2016 at 7:37 pm Comments are Disabled

As part of our Women in Diving series in conjunction with PADI Women’s Dive Day, we sat down with Dr. Erika Sullivan, a Canadian veterinarian now living and working in Australia. She discussed her passion for sharks and what inspired her to become a PADI Professional. Tell us about your work with sharks. […]

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Meet Some Special Australian Locals

Meet Some Special Australian Locals

10 July, 2016 at 9:09 am Comments are Disabled

Australia attracts over 3 million tourists per year, and it’s no surprise why. Golden beaches, the ‘Red Centre’ and lush, green tropical rainforests mean there is something for every visitor in this vast country. The Australian landscape isn’t the only impressive natural feature. Underwater, Australia has over 4,000 species of fish […]

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An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

An Ethological Perspective of Australia’s Response to Shark Attacks

27 June, 2016 at 11:00 pm Comments are Disabled

Ocean Attack: An ethological perspective on society’s methods of responding to shark attacks in Australia. By Dr. Erika Sullivan, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine & PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor In response to recent shark attacks in Australia, I am writing to provide a professional perspective on why baiting and killing sharks on drum-lines is […]

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