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Community Engagement, Media and Research
Your guide to the best swimming holes

As an advocate for swimming holes and water safety, I have been involved in a number of community campaigns, including various articles published on this website and in the mainstream media. I have also contributed to research and promotion of the recreational value of swimming holes. These contributions from Swimming Hole Heaven® include:
- Recommending improvements to water safety at Lysterfield Lake in Melbourne in the local Leader newspaper
- Recommending access to Nethercote Falls near Eden in NSW should be maintained with appropriate safety improvements on site in the Merimbula News Weekly
- Promoting participation in the local council survey on access to the Yarra River at Bourchiers Road in Melbourne
- Interview with Amber Irving-Guthrie on ABC Radio Gippsland to provide comment on managing the pool in the Buchan Caves Reserve in Victoria
- Comments on swimming holes in the Northern Territory for Go Places, Toyota's magazine for car enthusiasts comms example
- Interview with Claire Bowditch on ABC Radio 774 Melbourne after Claire came across Swimming Hole Heaven and was inspired to visit one of the swimming holes with her kids
- Interviewed as a swimming hole aficionado for Virgin Australia's In-Flight magazine on Northern Territory swimming holes
- Contribution to a feature on swimming holes for The Age newspaper
- Assistance to students at Swinburne University and Monash University undertaking research on recreational uses of the Yarra River
- Advice to a film and television location scout about potential locations for water scenes
- Advice to the Horsham Visitor Information Centre about facilities at Taylors Lake
Photography Sales and Media Support
For anyone in the media wanting to draw upon my work, please contact me beforehand via the feedback form. Images from my website are available to order from the links underneath each photograph.

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