News & Press
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I’m not quite sure why Bob Cooper is known as Lucky Bob — it’s not exactly lucky to have your helicopter crash in the desert but I guess you’re pretty fortunate to survive the experience.read more
Resolute inner-city dweller Benjamin Law spends a night out in the Aussie bush – without a bottle of moisturiser in sight.read more
I took the opportunity to read your book last month while I was travelling.
Some of my fellow expeditioners thought it was a worthy photo opportunity.
Five days after Michael Keith Graham, 46, was last seen at his makeshift Goldfields campsite where he was staying while prospecting for gold, his survival depends on the availability of water, a Perth expert said. Outback survival trainer and author Bob...read more
Outback survival expert Bob Cooper said teenager Dennis Dear was lucky to be alive after his ordeal. “Your core temperature only needs to rise by 4C and you’re in danger of death,” he said.
“It’s serious. You’re heading towards a medical emergency and cardiac arrest.”read more
A survival kit small enough to fit in a pocket was left sitting at home when Mauritz “Mo” Pieterse and Josh Hayes set out on their fateful trip.read more
The holidays are just a few weeks away and it is often a time urban 4wd owners take their cars out into the country and desert regions.read more
A station worker has died and another has been found close to death after the pair became stranded in the Simpson Desert. Leading survival expert, Bob Cooper, tells Moyd and Loretta how to ensure this never happens.read more
SURVIVAL expert Bob Cooper says panic leads to fatal mistakes, writes SARAH HUDSON
It’s man’s greatest fear: lost, thirsty, hungry, in danger from fierce creatures, confronted with death.read more
Bob Cooper has worked as a commercial fisherman and professional diver but it's his bushcraft skills, developed over more than 30 years of experience, that have helped him make his mark. He has learned and practiced his craft in a variety of...read more
The East Kimberley might be at the heart of an Australian wilderness, but how many of its residents would know how to survive in the bush?
Survival expert Bob Cooper thinks not many.read more