ABC radio interview with Jonathan Kendal
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by cchua
1w ago
Interest in bushcraft is booming, partly because of shows like Alone Australia which showcases participant’s skills to survive and thrive in wild places. But should teachers of bushcraft be regulated? Gordon chats with ABC Radio on Mornings with Jonathon Kendall Listen to the interview by following this link. Gordon’s appearance begins at 1hr and 30mins into the program. The post ABC radio interview with Jonathan Kendal appeared first on Bushcraft Survival Australia ..read more
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Melbourne Drive radio interview with Ali Moore
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by cchua
1w ago
Alone Australia has made a lot of people think about their bush skills and as a result, there is an increasing interest in bushcraft and survival. Gordon chats with ABC Radio’s Melbourne Drive program with Ali Moore about people’s desire to reconnect with nature. Listen to the interview by following this link. Gordon’s appearance begins at 2hr and 43mins into the program. The post Melbourne Drive radio interview with Ali Moore appeared first on Bushcraft Survival Australia ..read more
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Survival skill instructors alarmed by ‘charlatan’ operators
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by cchua
1w ago
Gordon Dedman’s day job involves taking a small army of people into the bush to learn how to survive the end of days. Or at the very least, something like it. Mr Dedman is a bush survival school coach. In his time with the Army reserve’s 1st Commando Regiment he learned how to survive in some of the world’s harshest conditions. His survival school teaches people how to reconnect with the land, light a fire safely, and ensure any bush trip “leaves no trace”. It is a booming market, with hundreds of people on his waitlists. “Particularly post-COVID, interest has grown exponentially,” Mr Dedman s ..read more
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As interest in survival skills surge, the wilderness is getting pretty crowded
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by cchua
1M ago
Some are motivated by fear that the world is going to hell in a handbasket. Some just want to know themselves away from the safety net of technology and household comfort. Whatever the reason, a growing number of Australians are asking themselves: Are you ready for anything? Coco Veldkamp reports. Gordon Dedman knows how to hold a crowd captive. With a splay of knives laid out in front of him he first carves a mallet, then a tent peg, and then a spearhead, each fashioned with quick, strong strikes of his blade against the wood. Each movement is etched with the muscle memory of his years in the ..read more
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ABC Radio: Perth Breakfast
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by cchua
1M ago
Gordon discusses working as the bushcraft/survival consultant on Alone Australia and the resurgence of bushcraft. Listen to the interview by following this link. Gordon’s appearance begins at 1hr and 47mins into the program. The post ABC Radio: Perth Breakfast appeared first on Bushcraft Survival Australia ..read more
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Demand For Survivalist Classes Surges As People Want To Ditch Supermarkets
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by cchua
1y ago
Gordon Dedman, the bushcraft/survival consultant on the new Alone Australia TV series and Mike Atkinson (Alone Australia participant) were featured on The Project to discuss the increasing popularity of bushcraft and survival courses. Read full article here. The post Demand For Survivalist Classes Surges As People Want To Ditch Supermarkets appeared first on Bushcraft Survival Australia ..read more
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Survival of the fittest: Ordinary families learn to live with nature
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by cchua
1y ago
Gordon Dedman, founder and senior instructor at Bushcraft Survival Australia spoke with the Sydney Morning Herald about the increasing popularity of bushcraft courses. Read the full article here. The post Survival of the fittest: Ordinary families learn to live with nature appeared first on Bushcraft Survival Australia ..read more
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Limitless with Chris Hemsworth
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by cchua
1y ago
Gordon was the survival / bushcraft consultant for the National Geographic documentary “Limitless with Chris Hemsworth” Episode 5 “Memory”, seen here with Chris Hemsworth and Otis Carey. In the fifth episode, Chris has always worked to keep his body healthy; now it’s time to start looking after his brain. Neurologist Dr. Sharon Sha challenges him to go off-grid into the wilderness without a GPS or map. Teaming up with his buddy, First Nations artist Otis Hope Carey, Chris will need to tune into nature to navigate through Otis’ remote ancestral homeland. The hike stirs up Chris’ most precious ..read more
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Could you survive alone in the bush?
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by cchua
1y ago
Survival expert from the hit TV show ‘Alone Australia’ reveals the secrets to sustaining yourself in the wilderness. Gordon Dedman, a survival advisor, who played a crucial role in the making of ‘Alone Australia,’ also leads immersive programs in the Australian bush, teaching valuable skills to adventure enthusiasts. He delved into the captivating world of wilderness survival with Deborah Knight, discussing his experiences on the TV show and the essential skills needed for anyone venturing into the bush. Dedman explained the ‘rule of 3’s’ in a survival setting, stating that “food is the final ..read more
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Bushcraft and Survival training – More than just skills and tips for the unprepared stay
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by Gordon Dedman
1y ago
As Australians, we love the idea of getting out into the bush and being at one with nature. But venturing out can be a dangerous pastime if you don’t know what you’re doing and are not prepared. You never know when you may be placed in a lost or stranded situation for which you have not planned or an urban emergency crisis that takes you out of your comfort zone. Many people do not consider ‘what could go wrong’ and are, therefore, unprepared both mentally and physically for such situations. This, in turn, can leave them poorly equipped to deal with a challenge of this type. The better prepare ..read more
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