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PUBLIC EVENT | Craig Challen: Australian of the Year

Summary

Australian of the Year Craig Challen shares his fascinating story from the depths of the 2018 Thai cave rescue mission

Start Date

10 Aug 2019 5:00 pm

End Date

10 Aug 2019 6:00 pm

Venue

Stanley Burbury Theatre, University Centre, Sandy Bay campus

RSVP / Contact

Register on the link below. Enquiries to Sarah.Bayne@utas.edu.au ISC.Admin@utas.edu.au


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Craig Challen SC OAM explores how a love of investigation and environment enabled him to help others. Craig will share his fascinating story from the depths of the 2018 Thai cave rescue mission and participate in a panel discussion about extreme environments and emergency medicine and response.

Craig Challen began diving in the 1990s and has explored caves and shipwrecks around Australia, Asia and the Pacific.

He was named joint Australian of the Year in 2019, with dive partner Dr Richard Harris, for his part in the Tham Luang cave rescue in Thailand.


Hosted by the University of Tasmania. The University's Public Lecture and Forum program provides an opportunity to engage with our broader community to provide a platform for ideas, debate and discussion.