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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 [...]

September 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

September 20th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Deer Aerial Shooting

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, [...]

September 11th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Outdoor Classroom Day 2018

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.  [...]

September 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Reb Gregg Wilderness Management Award

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, [...]

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Worksafe Queensland Update

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 [...]

September 5th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Conference Success!

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 [...]

August 28th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|