"The past is never fully gone. It is absorbed into the present and the future. It stays to shape what we are and what we do."
Sir William Deane, Governor-General of Australia, Inaugural Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture, August 1996.


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25 years of rappelling

A story here that starts with the Sikorsky photos we have from about 1949

  • to the 1964 photo in the gallery (was this a serious trial?)
  • to the NSCA involvement from about 1980/81
  • to specialised CFL crews