The draft activity good practice guide for 'Inland Water Paddle-craft' has just been released for public comment. Members of the outdoors community can have their say about this activity good practice guide by visitingyoursay.australianaas.org.au/inland-water-paddle/ The draft good practice guide is available to download or readable online via the yoursay website. Feedback submissions can be lodged via the websites [...]
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Parks Victoria will be implementing a deer aerial shooting trial in the Mt Buffalo and Alpine National Parks in October 2018. A significant expansion of deer populations in the Alpine and Mt Buffalo National Parks, and surrounding areas, has been observed over the past decade, with increased impacts on environmental, social and economic assets. Parks [...]
Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to celebrate and inspire outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outdoors and prioritise playtime. In 2017, over 2.3 million children worldwide took part, almost 200,000 of those were in Australia. Outdoor learning improves children’s health, engages them with learning and leads to a greater connection with nature. Play not only teaches critical [...]
Congratulations to Clare Dallat who has become the first person outside of North America to be awarded the prestigious Reb Gregg Wilderness Management Award, The award recognises significant contribution to risk management in the outdoor education profession. Clare, Executive Director of Research and Innovation, and Director of Risk Resolve at The Outdoor Education Group and [...]
Purpose The purpose of this alert is to highlight the risk of strangulation when participating in high ropes adventure courses. In May 2018, a participant on a high ropes adventure course was strangled in a non-fatal incident when two lanyards (cows-tails) attached to a sit harness and overhead line became taut on either side of [...]
Thank you to all attendees, presenters, keynotes and volunteers for a successful Sharing the Passion Practitioner's Conference. It was an INSPIRING, INVOLVING and IGNITING weekend at Point Wolstoncroft. We had a great venue to be in, with fantastic weather (the thunderstorm on Saturday afternoon was planned of course!). Our sponsors were helpful, thoughtful and generous [...]
The UPLOADS Project team is excited to present the latest National Incident Dataset Annual Report. The team at UPLOADS has some new ways of showing the report - please visit them over at https://uploadsproject.org Please find the written report here: https://uploadsproject.files.wordpress.com/2018/02/summary-report-2017.pdf
Women's Adventure Grant Applications Open January 2018 Applications Close February 28th 2018 The Travel Play Live Women's Adventure Grant aims to encourage applicant(s) to consider a creative approach when submitting their application with a strong message that adventure has the power to create positive change, whether it be individual, locally or globally. Applications are welcome [...]
Paddle NSW have released their new Waterways Guide - a handy online paddling guide to Australian waterways featuring maps, photos, real time weather data. It also has descriptions of rivers, lakes, estuaries and the seas off the coast of Australia. Follow the link to explore! http://www.waterwaysguide.org.au/map