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Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’

Abyss Scuba Diving in Sydney awarded ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’

11 November, 2015 at 9:04 pm Comments are Disabled

The Professional Association of Diving Instructors (PADI) is delighted to announce that Abyss Scuba Diving from Ramsgate NSW, has received an award for ‘Outstanding Contribution to PADI Instructor Development’. Drew Richardson, President and CEO of PADI Worldwide presented the award to Peter Letts, owner of Abyss Scuba Diving at the […]

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First Female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia

First Female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia

2 September, 2015 at 9:59 pm Comments are Disabled

Congratulations to 4 thrill-seeking ladies, Samantha Patterson-Ross, Rachael Fallon, Andrea Payne and Leah Hurley who have recently become the first female PADI Explorer Rebreather Instructors in Australia! Under the expert instruction of PADI Course Directors, Peter Letts and Jamie Miller and using the Hollis Explorer Sports Rebreather, (a hybrid semi-closed rebreather) […]

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The Colossal Humphead Wrasse

The Colossal Humphead Wrasse

10 August, 2015 at 5:44 pm Comments are Disabled

The humphead wrasse (Cheilinus undulates), commonly referred to as the Napoleon wrasse, Maori wrasse, or Napoleon fish, can be found hanging around coral reefs in the Indo-Pacific Oceans “from the Red Sea and the coast of East Africa to the central Pacific, south from Japan to New Caledonia”. Most people […]

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Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

Interview with PT Hirschfield, a Truly Inspiring Person and Passionate Scuba Diver

16 July, 2015 at 5:19 pm Comments are Disabled

This article was originally featured as part of PADI’s “Women in Diving” series, leading up to PADI Women’s Dive Day on 18th, July 2015.  By her own words, PT is a “wannabe underwater photographer and film-maker, swimming against terminal endometrial cancer one scuba dive at a time.” Residing in Victoria, […]

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Australia International Dive Expo 2015

Australia International Dive Expo 2015

1 July, 2015 at 7:25 pm Comments are Disabled

After a successful debut in 2014, the Australia International Dive Expo (AIDE) is returning in September to the Royal Hall of Industries in Sydney, Australia for another fun-filled weekend showcasing all things scuba! This year AIDE will host a ‘Try Dive’ pool where those new to scuba diving can experience breathing underwater in a […]

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Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism Award for Rainforest Scuba

Adventure Tourism and Ecotourism Award for Rainforest Scuba

29 June, 2015 at 9:53 pm Comments are Disabled

Luana Royle, a PADI Open Water Scuba Instructor from Finch Hatton in Queensland had an evening to remember when her business, Rainforest Scuba was awarded – not one, but two – Mackay Region Tourism Awards. Luana successfully took out the Award for Eco Tourism and the Mackay Regional Council Award […]

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