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Expedition Highlights

We are still busy working on the exciting choices for your expeditions but check out some of our concept highlights! 

Sydney Sailing

Sydney Sailing

Sydney, NSW 7 days 29th December…
New Zealand

New Zealand

Queenstown, New Zealand 7 days –…


Nandi, FiJi 7 days – 29th…
Northern Territory

Northern Territory

Northern Territory, Australia 6 days 30th December…

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Our Team

Meet the Oz Venture Team

"Chris is an experienced Business Manager with exceptional business reporting, analytical, communication, problem solving, time management, and leadership skills and has over 10+ Years of professional Experience. In Scouting Chris is the NSW State Commissioner for Scouts, A youth safe advocate and a member of the Cataract Fellowship "

Chris Buggie
Chief Director - (Compliance & Logistics)

“Over the past 14 years David has worked with businesses as a Solution Selling Consultant in the IT industry specialising in Server Infrastructure. In scouting David is the NSW State Commissioner for Venturers and is one of the founding members of the Entertainment Team. He also holds a Pyro Technicians licence"

David Jacobs
Chief Director (Program & Marketing)

"An iconic figure from Scouts Victoria, Gary has had a strong association with the Venturer section for many years. Garry has had many years of leading international expeditions and brings a wealth of experience to the team"

Gary Steinhardt
Director of International Expeditions

“Robert Zamora, affectionately known as Robbie has over 10 years of professional experience in the entertainment industry and supports one of Australia's largest radio broadcasting networks. In scouting Robert is a Scout leader and can often be found where the music is playing at any major scouting event”

Robert Zamora
Director of Entertainment

Damien is an experienced Senior Project Manager with a demonstrated history of working in the events services industry. Skilled in Event Planning, Customer Service, Leadership, Event Management, and Project Planning. In Scouting Damien has a long history with major events and is currently the NSW Dragon Skin Chair

Damien Ryan
Director of National Expeditions

Bryn is a Development officer for AFL NSW/ACT and a current Rover in GWS. Achieving his Queen’s Scout in Venturers he is also the Liaison officer for his region and the state between Rovers & Venturers.

Bryn Catlin
Director of Core Activities

Owain recently completed his HSC in 2018 and it looking to further his education in 2019. In scouting Owain has played an active role in the National Youth Council as well as the NSW State Youth Council & State Venturer Council

Owain Pierce
Director of Youth Engagement

Zander has a keen interest in the film industry entering into Trop Jr, writing & producing multiple short films and leading his High Schools own film Gosfest. In scouting Zander is a current Venturer and served on the National Youth Council, State Youth Council and currently leads the State Venturer Council.

Zander Czerwaniw
Director of Sales & Marketing

Esther is currently a Project Engineer for the Airports and Specialised Pavements team at Downer. Her role covers the Quality Control as well as supporting the project management team. In scouting Esther is a Project Officer working to support the Youth Program Review as the project moves towards testing and implementation.

Esther Lang
Project Manager

Barry has been working in the legal industry for approx 25 years predominantly in workers compensation matters and was also appointed as Community Member to the NSW State Parole Authority in 2006. In Scouting Barry is the Regional Commissioner - Venturer Scouts for Hunter & Coastal.

Bary Kilby
Director of Child Safety & Welfare

Sunraj Patel works at Deloitte and currently co-manages the operation for the largest advisory project in Australia (350+ staff). Whilst also directly heading multiple teams, Sunraj’s managerial expertise was built upon his professional experience in portfolio alignment, global investment, innovation development, auditing and risk advisory. Sunraj completed a double degree in Applied Finance and Commence, is a practising Charted Accountant and additionally holds a Diploma of Financial Planning. In Scouting, Sunraj recently left Sydney North Rovers (Turramurra Rovers), only to rejoin the movement to assist on the Oz Venture Project.

Sunraj Patel
Director of Finance

Matt is an experienced and qualified tradesman owning & operating his own plumbing & gas fitting business. In scouting Matt has supported many major events behind the scenes in the sites & services department. He is also currently Dragon Skin's VOC 4 commander.

Matt Bordley
Director of Logistics Sites & Services

Liam is currently a Help-desk Administrator at Sydney's Iconic Opera House! Over the past 5 years Liam has has extensive experience in building, supporting and maintaining IT systems. In scouting is a part of the Entertainment Team and Jamboree Radio as well as a Venturer Leader.

Liam Painter
Director of Information Systems & Technology