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May 2

May 2, 2020

Surviving a Heat Wave: Your Safety & Strategy Guide

After reading our post UN report warns about the threat of increased marine heatwaves Martha Chapman from Top Window Fans wrote to us to tell us about her guide for people interested in learning about how they can stay safe during a heat wave (as well as why they should take this subject very seriously). Right now, however, managing heatwaves... Read more

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Oct 23

October 23, 2019

Potential consequences of the missing Port Noarlunga jetty stairs

Just 32 kilometres south of Adelaide, the seaside town of Port Noarlunga is one of South Australia’s favourite destinations for aquatic activities. This week, hundreds of school children are in the midst of intensive aquatics programs, where they are introduced to the joys of paddling, ocean swimming, surfing (pending wind conditions), snorkeling and even stand-up paddle-boarding. Another activity that children... Read more

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Dec 1

December 1, 2017

South Australian Dive Medical Practitioners & Medical Facilities

SA Dive Medical Practitioners A dive medical can be done through the RAH Hyperbaric Medicine Unit; Ph: 7074 0000 or at one of the private practises listed below. Make sure you tell the receptionist that you require an occupational/commercial dive medical. Doctor Address Phone Dr Alexander Kleinschmidt SA Sports Medicine Ctr, 70 South Tce, Adelaide SA, 5000 (08) 8211 8002 Dr. S.L.... Read more

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