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Outdoors NSW 2017 Conference Announced

May 15th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Australian Adventure Activity Standards

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 The draft standards will be [...]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Education, Outdoors NSW|Tags: , , |

Working With Children Check Review

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 [...]

May 4th, 2017|Categories: Outdoors NSW|Tags: , , |

International Women’s Day March 8, 2017

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.

March 8th, 2017|Categories: Education|

ACA National Conference Call for Presenters  

February 21st, 2017|Categories: Conference|

Outdoor and Environmental Educator Workshop Opportunities announced

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 [...]

February 20th, 2017|Categories: Education, Environmental Education, Outdoors NSW|

ACARA: Curriculum Connections to Outdoor Learning

We have some great news to share that will benefit all! The Outdoor learning curriculum connection has now been published on the Australian Curriculum resource portal. Outdoor learning includes learning in the outdoors (Foundation – Year 6) and [...]

February 2nd, 2017|Categories: Education, Outdoors NSW|

President’s Welcome Letter

Dear members and supporters of Outdoors NSW (formerly the Outdoor Recreation Industry Council). Our Annual General Meeting was held on Sunday 23rd October 2016 at the inaugural Practitioners Conference in the Southern Highlands of NSW […]

December 1st, 2016|Categories: Outdoors NSW|Tags: , |

New Outdoors NSW is advancing outdoor experiences

The outdoors community of New South Wales now has a new home, a new name, a new look  and expanded scope with the launch of Outdoors NSW : […]

October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Outdoors NSW|Tags: , , , , |

2 hours outdoors daily will combat rising myopia in kids

Outdoors NSW is urging all Australian parents to ensure their kids spend at least 2 hours outside in daylight each day to ward off myopia – a growing health crisis. […]

September 23rd, 2016|Categories: Outdoors NSW|Tags: , , |