Journey from the river to the sea on pause

When the Bendigo Campus blog checks in with Leigh Redding, he’s at a turning point. He’s sitting on the high side of the riverbank above the Goulburn, north of Shepparton. He’s surrounded by River Red Gum forest and frog-filled billabongs, contemplating. “At first it felt like good timing in a way,” says the Outdoor Education... Continue Reading →

Trailing Bourke, Wills and whistling kites

The canoe slips gently from the ramp into Serpentine Creek ripples. Outdoor education graduate Kerrie Jennings is on rudder duty at the back. She’s also tasked with calling instructions to a paddler who’s not been in a canoe since Wet Wet Wet was in the charts. High school camp, 1994. I’m assured this is an... Continue Reading →

Chasing shining moments

Outdoor education graduate Nick Covelli focuses on life’s silver linings; on the break of a wave, the edge of a sunset, in the moments others may deem a downer. Once, when the nature photographer and filmmaker was shooting a commercial for Queensland Tourism, one of his kayaking talents had to be taken to hospital. He... Continue Reading →

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