Club Social – Thursday, 25thJuly 2024

When: Thursday 25th July

Where: Scuba World 207 Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba

Time: 5.30pm-7.30pm

Topic: Photography & Sinking of the ex-HMAS

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JULY SOCIAL – Topic: sinking of the ex-HMAS Brisbane
Thursday, 25th July
5.30pm – 7.30pm
Scuba World
It`s time for the next Social and what a Topic!!!
Join us for an evening all about sinking of the ex-HMAS Brisbane.
Guest Speaker: Mike Middleton will show us incredible Photography and will tell us about the sinking.
Cameraman Mike Middleton (“SpikeyMikey”) was on the demolition team for the Preparation and ultimate sinking of HMAS Brisbane.
Mike was on the job from its inception and has a photographic record of the whole process which accompanies his very interesting talk.
Mike is a well known cinematographer and has been a foreign correspondent around the world with many specialties including Wildlife films in Africa and
many world events of international significance including working with kings, presidents, and even Princess Diana.
Mike has also been cinematographer for the famous Islands of the Pacific series and was also the underwater cameraman for the series which filmed the best dives around the Pacific. His experience is extreme. He is still a keen scuba diver. You will be thrilled to hear how he and a small team of specialists recorded and sank the famous Battleship “HMAS Brisbane”
  1. Mandy Long
  2. Penny Rex
  3. Jess Elmes
  4. Gen Weston
  5. Brett Weston
  6. Pamela Hudson-Jessop
  7. Mike Cooper
  8. Marianne Knox
  9. Pet Cloeraine
  10. Tom Watts
  11. Paul Pacaud
  12. Dale Stephenson
  13. Ebony Burgess-Gallop
  14. Don Hepburn
Open Water Grad students:
  1. Mike
  2. Jasmin
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