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ex HMAS Canberra makes the headlines

As one of the most anticipated wreck diving locations in Australia, items about the ex HMAS Canberra often appears in the media. Browse these articles and read our newsletters (see sidebar) to read what everyone's talking about.

48 items

Geelong Independent, 29 October 2009

Anger grows over dive site

Jessica Benton of the Geelong Independent reports that a new dive site off Barwon Heads has become a cash cow for State Government.   More about: Geelong Independent, 29 October 2009 - Anger grows over dive site


Geelong Advertiser, 29 October 2009

Ocean Grove dive site row erupts

Alex Oates from the Geelong Advertiser reports on of the people behind the idea to sink the HMAS Canberra off Ocean Grove, to create a top-class dive destination, has been refused a mooring licence for his company OzDive and Boat Charters.   More about: Geelong Advertiser, 29 October 2009 - Ocean Grove dive site row erupts


Geelong Independent, 15 October 2009

Anger at dive limit

Jessica Benton from the Geelong Independent reports recreational divers will have limited access to a new $10 million dive site off the Bellarine Peninsula.   More about: Geelong Independent, 15 October 2009 - Anger at dive limit


The Australian, 10 October 2009

Diving belle

James Jeffrey from the The Australian reports on the suggestion the new wreck would offer a diving experience superior to the Great Barrier Reef.   More about: The Australian, 10 October 2009 - Diving belle


The Cairns Post, 8 October 2009

Minister dives into Reef debate

The Cairns Post reports 61 per cent of respondents said Geelong's sunken warship be more popular with divers than the Great Barrier Reef.   More about: The Cairns Post, 8 October 2009 - Minister dives into Reef debate


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