Last Wednesday afternoon Skills IQ and Outdoors NSW with the support of the Office of Sport launched the Marsden Jacobs report "New South Wales nature-based outdoor economy -Key estimates and recommendations" This report quantifies the Active Recreation sector in New South Wales. Please take the opportunity to read the report below: NSW Nature based outdoor [...]
Active Kids Vouchers More information Ministerial media release:Active Kids rebate launches in January 2018 Download Active Kids Recipient Guidelines Who can register to be a provider? Commencing 31 January 2018 The NSW Government will allocate $207 million over four years to establish Active Kids. Active Kids is a program to help NSW families meet the [...]
The 2018 biennial National Outdoor Education Conference will be hosted by Outdoor Education Tasmania from April 9-12 in Hobart, Tasmania. The theme of the 2018 NOEC conference is “Wisdom of the Past – Exploring the Future.” Delegates will be invited to examine and engage with historical foundations of long-held traditions of outdoor education, such as nature, risk, [...]
The draft standards for Bushwalking and Camping has just been released for public comment. All members of the outdoors community can have their say about both of these activity standards by visiting yoursay.australianaas.org.au/bushwalking-camping/. The draft standards will be available to download or readable online via the yoursay website. Feedback submissions can be lodged via the [...]
The Office of the Children’s Guardian invites you to have your say about the laws related to the Working With Children Check in NSW. What's this about? More than 1.3 million people have a Working With Children Check (WWCC) clearance in NSW. Nearly 30,000 organisations and individuals are also registered to verify that the [...]
In celebration of International Women's Day, we celebrate and recognise the adventurous and brave women in our lives. Caroline Paul's recent TED Talk speaks of bravery and courage and the need to practice both.
The Centennial Parklands Nature Pedagogy professional development programs for 2017 have now been finalised and bookings and enquiries can now be made. There are combination of long and short courses available, including an exciting annual program in partnership with Network of Community Activities and two new NESA/BOSTES endorsed courses for proficient teachers. Dates are set for the next [...]