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2017 Derek Craig Award

ADAS congratulates South Australia Police diver trainer, David Bacchus, who was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Derek Craig Award.  David, an ADAS trainer and member of the South Australia Police (SAPOL) Water Operations unit, was announced as the…

S4 Drugs Administration Changes

Western Australia based Diver Medical Technician (DMTs) may now require a National Police Clearance to administer some medications. Changes to Western Australian drug administration guidelines highlight the need to ensure your organisation is up-to-date with state-based requirements and changes to…

ADAS “Crossover” Process

International divers hoping to meet ADAS Part 2 or Part 3 requirements, also need to demonstrate SCUBA qualifications. ADAS currently has agreements in place with six international diving organisations, which allows ADAS divers to apply for employment overseas. The agreements…

Cal Dive’s Barrow Island Project Completed

Three year long project comes to a close. On Wednesday 11th March Cal Dive demobilised the final vessel and dive team from the Barrow Island LNG jetty project after three years and eight months supporting construction work on the challenging…

ADAS Continues to Provide Opportunities

One of ADAS’ major purposes is the continual strive to not only improve diver safety but also to provide opportunities for ADAS card holders in Australia and internationally. This includes creating partnerships with international organisations so ADAS card holders can…

End of an Era

The Underwater Centre Freemantle (TUCF) closes its doors for the last time. James Fisher Australia Pty Ltd, have notified ADAS that they no longer wish to continue operations as an ADAS Accredited Training Establishment in Western Australia. After 19 years…

Divers Wanted for Research Work

An exciting opportunity available for research workers. Earthwatch Australia, an environmental not for profit organisation, is asking for divers to be involved in Project Manta which has been developed to study and learn more about the elusive manta ray. Participants…

New ADAS Cards

This month ADAS will introduce new and improved ADAS cards.   The new cards have been developed to provide more detail about a person’s certifications while also reducing the number of cards. The formatting of the cards has been modernised…

New ADAS Board Member

ADAS welcomes Greg Hodge to the ADAS Board of Directors. Thank you to all those who took an interest in the ADAS Board member position which was advertised in the last ADAS Newsletter. There were many impressive applicants who took…

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