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By: Brian East - Foundation member On: October 11, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

I completed 26 day Standard Course in January 1984 as a 29 year old. Before I was sent on the OB Course by my employer (AMP Society), I was...

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10Oct
By: Joe Farrugia On: October 10, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

I attended the four week Fisherman’s Point Course at age 20 in November/December 1973, being sponsored by my Employer. The adventure started with my needing to travel from Melbourne...

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By: Peter McCarthy On: October 10, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

I was on ACT1, the first adult course at Tharwa in January 1974. My uncle, the late Lyle McCarthy, had been on the first Australian course in 1956 and...

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By: Dr Garry Richards OAM On: October 06, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

It was December 1965, I was in my final year at the University of Sydney and had scored a university vacation job ( I didn’t know what!) with an...

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22Sep
By: Clyde Rathbone On: September 22, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

All my fondest memories from a childhood spent in South Africa involve nature. Whether scrambling up sand dunes on the beach or stalking a family of Giraffe in the...

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By: Joe Roff On: August 31, 2016 In: Your stories Comments: 0

“Outward Bound was a defining experience of my schooling life. It was an experience in which our education was undertaken between peers, and powerful lessons were learnt about leadership,...

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