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Outdoors NSW is recognised by the NSW Government as the peak body for the outdoor professionals, organisations and associations in NSW. The organisation advocates for adventure activity standards, safety and practices. Outdoors NSW promotes greater participation in the outdoors for all through promotion of outdoor experiences.

We’re a member-based not-for-profit (NFP) that receives modest government  funding and partnership assistance to support our members. Outdoors NSW promotes the benefits of:

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Outdoor Education
  • Adventure & Nature Tourism, and
  • Nature Therapy

In advancing outdoor experiences across our bountiful state, we are about:

  • Supporting a strong, vibrant and diverse industry that is a growing employer
  • Advising on important adventure activity standards
  • Developing strong healthy individuals
  • Safeguarding our outdoor spaces and access, and
  • Fostering opportunities for all people to get outdoors and enjoy the outdoor life.
  • Liase with other peak outdoor bodies nationally

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For what a great outdoors we have! From our legendary Snowy Mountains to the Pacific playground that is our coastline, from our western plains to our stately national parks – all 780 of them covering 8% of our 809,444km2 region.

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While a state-based organisation, Outdoors NSW engages with many national organisations representing the broad landscape of Australia’s outdoor community.

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