Dr Sean Hudson, Expedition Medicine guru, has shared some wisdom with a simple kit list which can be adapted to various expedition situations. Check out his blog post here at the WEM site.
*Note, this works to load ANY app, so can be used for Service NSW, Service VIC, Check In QLD apps in exactly the same way. Credit for the method to a Reddit user whose name I can’t remember. OK Australia, … Read More
The Blazing Swan Committee has made the incredibly difficult, but right, decision to cancel the Blazing Swan Festival this year. This is in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic, and in response to advice given by myself, and by government. This is heartbreaking … Read More
In the leadup to this festival season, I’m going to try and streamline the available shift publication process by upgrading to CoreSchedule. CoreSchedule is a fantastic online rostering and scheduling program from our friends in NZ. It can handle just … Read More
It’s just essential. We’ve all been burned before, and I don’t know about you, but I’m never keen to repeat the experience. In the Emergency Department, I’ve seen patients with second-degree burns from the Australian sun alone. The only problem … Read More
Insect repellent is essential when going on expedition anywhere where temperatures don’t require a jumper, and sometimes even then. The only well proven insect repellent worldwide is N,N-Diethyl-meta-toluamide (DEET). The higher the percentage, the more effective it is. Realistically you need … Read More
DeployED was a finalist in yesterday’s Rotary Shark Tank (yes, in the style of the TV show. No, not the TV show.), hosted by Rotary Applecross at the wonderful Tompkins on Swan. DeployED was incredibly lucky to be chosen as … Read More
It’s funny how some things seem so obvious when you meet others who share your ideals. I feel strongly that humans’ impact on the environment must be minimised in any way possible. One of the principles of the Blazing Swan … Read More