Onward Bound: The First Fifty Years of Outward Bound Australia

Klaebe, Helen G. (2005) Onward Bound: The First Fifty Years of Outward Bound Australia. Outward Bound Australia, Tharwa, A.C.T..


Onward Bound: — the first 50 years of Outward Bound Australia traces the founding and development of this unique, non-profit, non-government organization. From its earnest beginnings in a climate of post war cultural change, Outward Bound Australia (OBA) has adapted to remain relevant and currently attracts some 5,000 participants a year to its courses.

The scouring of archival and public records combined with personal stories from past and present OBA founders, staff and participants makes this a colourful social history of an organisation that in the past fifty years has touched more than 250,000 Australian lives.

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ID Code: 6105
Item Type: Book
Additional Information: For more information about this book please refer to the publisher's website (see link) or contact the author. Author contact details : h.klaebe@qut.edu.au
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Keywords: Outward Bound Australia, history, Outdoor education, Australia, history
ISBN: 0975810804
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2005 Outward Bound Australia
Deposited On: 08 Feb 2007 00:00
Last Modified: 15 Jan 2009 07:20

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