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. […]Read more ›
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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 […]Read more ›
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 […]Read more ›
Leading dive operator and PADI Career Development Centre, Pro Dive Cairns, has achieved the historic milestone of issuing their 150,000th PADI certification on the 20th June 2016 in Cairns, Australia. Drew Richardson, PADI President and Chief Executive Officer, Danny Dwyer, PADI Asia Pacific Vice President, Hans Ullrich, PADI Asia Pacific […]Read more ›
Passions of Paradise has expanded its citizen science program in anticipation of a surge in interest following the David Attenborough series on the Great Barrier Reef. Passions of Paradise Chief Executive Officer Scotty Garden said the company had boosted the number of crew accredited with Ecotourism Australia to five as […]Read more ›
PADI recently interviewed PADI Divemaster Christian McGuire from Go Dive Brisbane. Christian provided some great insights into the life of a PADI Divemaster. PADI – Tell us a bit about yourself. Christian – I’m a Divemaster at Go Dive Brisbane. I also have my own business and love travelling to […]Read more ›