We are Hiring!

Executive Officer – Outdoors NSW   Exciting new leadership opportunity Flexible work arrangements 12-month contract   Outdoors NSW is the peak body for the outdoors in NSW. The go-to place for all things outdoors in NSW, the organisation represents the outdoor community, advances outdoor standards, safety and practices, and fosters greater participation in the outdoors. [...]

We are Hiring! 2018-11-19T06:58:57+00:00

Illawarra Plan of Management

The Minister for the Environment adopted the Plan of Management for Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area. You can view the plan here:   https://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/research-and-publications/publications-search/illawarra-escarpment-state-conservation-area-plan-of-management

Illawarra Plan of Management 2018-11-14T09:07:48+00:00

Outdoor Education Resources

https://www.salto-youth.net/downloads/toolbox_tool_download-file-1926/Outdoor_Education_from_theory_to_practice.pdf   https://www.salto-youth.net/downloads/toolbox_tool_download-file-1923/Outdoor%20academy_manual.pdf

Outdoor Education Resources 2018-10-28T07:35:17+00:00

Canyoning GPG public consultation release

Key links: http://yoursay.australianaas.org.au/canyoning/ http://yoursay.australianaas.org.au/canyoning/your-say/   Australian AAS – News item   Canyoning good practice guide released for public comment The draft Activity Good Practice Guide (GPG) for 'Canyoning' has just been released for public comment. Members of the outdoors community can have their say about this GPG by visiting yoursay.australianaas.org.au/canyoning/.   The draft GPG is [...]

Canyoning GPG public consultation release 2018-10-28T07:33:00+00:00

Welcome new member Primal Adventures

  Primal Adventures provide small group wilderness adventures.   http://www.primaladventures.com.au “We inspire our guests to find the peace and stillness that comes from a wilderness adventure. Immersing yourself in stunning natural environments away from the crowds is one of the best ways to recharge, but this can take a lot of planning and organisation. We'll [...]

Welcome new member Primal Adventures 2018-09-20T17:16:40+00:00

Australian AAS news update summary

Australian AAS news update summary Overview - This draft news summary lists the latest released news (with links) for use.   Australian AAS News Summary for Sept 2019 There has been lots of Australian Adventure Activity Standard (Australian AAS) project news recently. Below is a summary of all the key news: Call for nominations for [...]

Australian AAS news update summary 2018-09-20T17:13:14+00:00

Recap of Blue Mts Forum in June

On a wintry bluebird afternoon in the Blue Mountains, over 25 local outdoor business owners, educational institutions, council officers, national parks personnel, and six of our committee members met at the Glenella Guesthouse in Blackheath to discuss Outdoors NSW. Discussion that ensued after a presentation, led by our Strategic Business Officer, Liz Horne was thoughtful and passionate. [...]

Recap of Blue Mts Forum in June 2018-09-20T17:07:15+00:00

The Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education has a new home

Outdoor Education Australia has engaged Springer International to publish the Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education online.   Subscription to JOEE for individuals and organisations in Australia and New Zealand will be available through any OEA affiliated organisation.   Your OEA JOEE subscription will include access to the Outdoor Education Australia Digital Library.   Subscriptions [...]

The Journal of Outdoor and Environmental Education has a new home 2018-09-16T08:14:10+00:00

UPLOADS App Launch

Please join us at the upcoming launch of the NEW UPLOADS app o 14th September at 2pm (AEST). Understanding and Preventing Led Outdoor Accidents Data System (UPLOADS) is a sector-wide incident reporting system that was developed to address the lack of good quality data on injuries and incidents during led outdoor (LOA) activities. It is [...]

UPLOADS App Launch 2018-09-11T19:41:17+00:00