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Why Wellington Caves rates hight for SES traing - Wellington Times

by | May 31, 2016

When it comes to SES training, a weekend at the Wellington Caves is always highlighted on the calendars of 150 volunteers - some of whom will drive 10 to 12 hours to brace the cold weather and learn the latest in rescue operations.

The popular training weekend has been a fixture of SES training for at least 25 years and SES NSW activities manager Gavin Arnold said it was hugely popular with applicants who are often knocked back once the quota was met.

"It is a different environment, most people don't get exposed to it," he said, adding that the rescue capacity in a place like the caves was ideal.