History of Cave Diving In Australia

Cocklebiddy Cave Diving History A chronological account of the exploration and history of diving Cocklebiddy Cave compiled by Chris Brown and Tony Richardson

Nullarbor Caves Expedition 1971-72 A fascinating pictorial record of the early Nullarbor cave diving expeditions including shots of a very young Dave Warnes (CDAA 001) and Phil Prust (CDAA 003) and the Nullarbor Nymph!

CDAA Conference 1977 (5913 KB PDF) Topics: First Years of the Cave Diver Testing Program, Summary of Cave Diving Deaths in Australia, Penetration Diving in the Nullarbor, Cave Diving Light, Guideline Reels, Geology of Caves, Mapping of Underwater Caves

CDAA Conference 1979 (4446 KB PDF) Topics: Fossils from Fossil Cave, Diving for Fossils, Safety with Belay Techniques and Laddering, Hydrogeology of the Mount Gambier Region, Cave Diving at Jenolan Caves, 1979 Cocklebiddy Cave Diving Expedition

A Brief History of SA Cave Diving by Peter Horne This paper is intended to serve as a basic record of many of early explorations and discoveries by Australian cave divers.