Outward Bound in the News
Read the latest articles about Outward Bound Australia published in the news:
October 2012, National Lions Club Magazine LION - 'Governor General lauds Nowra Lions'
A story about our very own Nowra Lions Outward Bound project and the recognition of the 100th particiapant acheivement received from Her Excellency the Governor General of Australia .features on page 5 of the National Lions Club magaine 'LION'.
27 June, 2012, Caboolture News QLD - 'Pushed to the limits'
2012 National Aspiring Leaders Summit participant Danielle Stacey talks to the paper about what she learnt on the Outward Bound leadership program.
27 June, 2012, Newcastle & Hunter Post - 'Bound for life by chance to look inward and outward'
The Newcastle Post reports on the Coal & Allied sponsored Hunter Youth Leadership Project, which saw over 100 local Hunter students travel to northern NSW to complete an Outward Bound leadership program.
27 June, 2012, Hunter Valley News - 'Life is all ups and downs'
Students from Singleton, Muswellbrook and Scone NSW reccount the adventures and challenges of their experiences on the Outward Bound and Coal & Allied Hunter Youth Leadership program.
26 June, 2012, Singleton Argus - 'Bush adventure builds leadership'
Hunter Youth Leadership Project sponsor Coal & Allied representative Stephen Sneddon describes the partnership with Outward Bound and the value in local program.
22 June, 2012, Newcastle Herald - 'Pupils learn to surmount obstacles'
The Newcastle Herald reports on the locally sponsored Outward Bound Hunter Youth Leadership Program
21 June, 2012, Maitland Mercury - 'Walking the wilderness'
Feature about the 60 students from schools around Maitland, NSW that attended the Hunter Youth Leadership Project course in Northern NSW.
20 June, 2012, Braidwood Times - 'Wild times for students'
Students from Braidwood Central School are interviewed on their highlights of the Outward Bound south-east NSW Regional Community Partnership program.
20 June, 2012, Milton-Ulladulla Times - 'Wild times for Ulladulla High School students'
Head Teacher of Student Wellbeing at Ulladulla High School speaks to the Milton-Ulladulla Times about the value of an Outward Bound course for students.
20 June, 2012, Narooma News - 'Building a stronger community with wild times for students'
Three Narooma High students are interviewed about their time on the Outward Bound south-east NSW Regional Community Partnership program.
15 June, 2012, Weekend Courier Rockingham (Perth) - 'Great character building in the great outdoors'
Article about Mohammad Beyan, 2012 National Aspiring Leaders Summit participant, and his Outward Bound experience.
15 June, 2012, Daily Mercury (Mackay) - 'Summit inspires students'
The Daily Mercury reports on the 2012 National Aspiring Leaders Summit, featuring comments from partnering organisation The Smith Family's CEO Dr Lisa O'Brien.
13 June, 2012, Southern Times Messenger - 'Steely determination'
2012 National Aspiring Leaders Summit participant Steele Ward recounts his Outward Bound leadership journey.
8 June, 2012, Bega District News - 'Students bond on Outward Bound'
Bega District News features a full-page report on Bega Valley students' Outward Bound course, sponsored by Boral as part of a Regional Community Partnership program.
31 May 2012, Collie Mail - 'Future Leader at Summit'
The Collie Mail features a story on local aspiring leader Connaire Ryan, who travelled across the country to attend the annual National Aspiring Leaders Summit 2012 at Outward Bound's National Base in the ACT.
17 May 2012, Collie Mail - 'Outward Bound leads to an inner journey'
Local Collie student James Byland speaks to the Collie Mail about his adventure with Outward Bound across the Walpole Wilderness..
16 May 2012, Kiama Independent - 'Making friends & memories that will last a lifetime'
The Kiama Independent interviews local South Coast students who were sponsored by Lions clubs about their Outward Bound personal development journey and adventure.
14 May 2012, South Coast Register - 'Outward Bound marks a Milestone'
The Nowra Lions Outward Bound project celebrates its 100th sponsored participant and the South Coast Register reports on an exciting acknowledgement of the acheivement by Her Excellency the Governor General of Australia.
12 April 2012, South Western Times - 'Milestone for Outward Bound'
Celebrating the 25th Anniversary of Bunbury Cathedral Grammar School's Outward Bound outdoor education program, the South Western Times reccounts memories and outcomes over the last 25 years.
1 March 2012, South Western Times - 'Course stretches comfort zones'
The South Western Times reports on the launch of the Catalyst Professional Development program in WA and local man Aaron Storey reccounts his east-coast Catalyst experience.
29 February 2012, Sound Telegraph - 'Pair take it to the limit'
The Sound Telegraph features a story about local Rockingham students Connor Warn and Stephanie Greenslade's leadership development opportunity on WA's inaugural Outward Bound School Leaders program.
29 February 2012, Busselton Mail - 'Learning to be a Leader'
Local Busselton student Tahlia Newnham reccounts her experience on the inaugural WA School Leaders program and encourages other locals to enrol in the upcoming April program.
29 February 2012, South Coast Register - 'Nowra embraces 20-year-old project: Search for the Nowra 100'
Paul Brown shares his story about being the first participant to be sponsored by the Lions Club of Nowra to attend an Outward Bound course. Twenty years on, the community project is still going strong, with over 100 participants from the region sponsored.
16 February 2012, Northern Rivers Echo - 'Wild times help teenagers grow'
Outward Bound Instructor Cearna McKenzie explains how the inaugural Rainforest Navigator course in Northern NSW has had a positive impact on local youth and talks to the success of the course.
December 2011, The Last Post - Summer Edition
Les Gill tells his story about how Outward Bound changed his granddaughter Rebecca
30 December 2011, Maitland Mercury - 'Logan's Leading from the Front'
Local Maitland student talks about how Outward Bound has contributed to his leadership skills.
15 November 2011, Border Mail - 'It was always Bound to be life-changing'
Albury High School students speak about their life-changing experiences on Outward Bound.
11 November 2011, Albury Wodonga News Weekly - 'Students' Outward Bound course means week with no creature comforts '
AWNW reports on the students from Albury High School and their week-long adventure on Outward Bound.
10 November 2011, Lights Out - 'Indigenous students pave their own pathways at outdoor adventure '
The Australian Boarding Schools Association magazine Lights Out features a double-page story on the Australian Indigenous Education Foundation's Outward Bound program that saw 27 Indigenous students from around Australia participate in a personal development course.
10 November 2011, Byron Shire News - 'Jonah's big adventure - Mullum youth discovers life skills in ACT '
The Byron Shire News features an article about AT Navigator participant Jonah Amberose's experience with Outward Bound.
9 November 2011, Northern Star - 'Lions Clubs partner with Outward Bound to promote Youth Leadership '
Local student Jonah Amberose speaks about his Outward Bound journey in the Northern Star's community section The Back Fence.
8 November 2011, Macarthur Chronicle - 'Trek a roaring success - Lions sponsor boys' fun '
Two Wollondilly teens sponsored by Tahmoor Lions tell the Macarthur Chronicle about the time on the Navigator course.
2 November 2011, Wollongong Advertiser - 'Test of courage, nerves'
The Wollongong Advertiser features an article on Daniel Ashcroft, reporting on how Outward Bound has positively influenced his life after participating in the youth Navigator course.
2 November 2011, Milton-Ulladulla Times - 'Brave local boys step up to challenge'
Australian Alps Navigator participants Joseph Meehan and Zachary Faichney talk about their sponsorship by GreaterGood Foundation to experience an Outward Bound journey.
1 November 2011, Tracker - 'Students are Bound for a new path with a little bit of help from AIEF'
National Indigenous magazine Tracker reports on the AIEF Outward Bound program in its Education section.
26 October 2011, Braidwood Times - 'Wilderness challenge for students'
The Braidwood times features a story on Outward Bound's Community Partnerships program and reports on the Australian Alps Navigator course.
26 October 2011, Avon Valley Advocate - 'David steps up to two challenges'
Western Australian paper the Avon Valley Advocate speaks to Lions sponsored participant David Gaffney about his journey through the Walpole-Nonralup & D'Entrecasteaux National Parks with Outward Bound.
25 October 2011, Bunbury Herald - 'Teens learn from tough challenges'
The Bunbury Herald features a story on two local girls who were sponsored by Bunbury Lions club to participate in a week-long Outward Bound Navigator course.
25 October 2011, Albany Advertiser - 'Boys take to the wilderness'
Four students from the Albany region in WA speak to the Albany Advertiser about their time with Outward Bound on the 12-day journey.
21 October 2011, Toowoomba Chronicle- 'St Saviour's students pave own pathways'
The Chronicle features a story about the eleven students from St Saviour's School in Toowoomba who were selected to participate in the AIEF Outward Bound program.
19 October 2011, Koori Mail- 'Students rise to challenge'
Fortnightly National Indigenous Newspaper Koori Mailm recognised as 'The Voice of Indigenous Australia', reports on the AIEF Outward Bound program.
12 October 2011, National Indigenous Times - 'Indigenous students pave their own pathways'
Australia's most awarded Aboriginal newspaper, the National Indigenous Times, features a story about the 27 AIEF students' journey on the AIEF Outward Bound program.
1 October 2011, Link Disability Magazine - 'Great outdoors aids brain injury rehabilitation'
Australia's leading national cross-disability magazine reports on former ACT Brumbies Head Coach and Outward Bound Alumni member Andy Friend's 5000km charity bike ride to raise awareness of acquired brain injury and funds for an Outward Bound brain injury rehabilitation program.
16 September 2011, Muswellbrook Chronicle - 'Students tested to limits on outdoor adventure'
The Muswellbrook Chronicle reports on St Joseph's Aberdeen students' five-day leadership development course with Outward Bound.
15 September 2011, Scone Advocate - 'Students swap comfort for adventure'
St Joseph's Aberdeen teacher Alison Tilse speaks to the Scone Advocate about the benefits the students received from their Outward Bound experience.
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