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Welcome to the home of Outdoors WA - the supporting body for the outdoor sector in Western Australia, including camping, outdoor recreation and outdoor education.

Members include outdoor recreation, outdoor education and adventure tourism operators as well as clubs, outdoor event organisers, retailers and professional associations

Join our growing outdoor community as we work towards building A Better Life Outdoors.




 

News - Industry Skills Forecasts released for outdoor leaders, sport and recreation14-Jun-2017

Sport and Recreation IRC Industry Skills Forecast The Industry Skills Forecasts from SkillsIQ have been recently updated and publicly released. These have been developed from a variety of meetings and consultations with stakeholders, desktop ..

Consultation - Australian AAS Bushwalking & Camping Activity Standards released for public consu03-May-2017

Bushwalking and Camping draft Australia AAS activity standards released for public consultation The draft standards for Bushwalking and Camping for the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) has just been released for public..

News - Support for Outdoor Learning in National School Curriculum14-Feb-2017

Launch of Curriculum Connections to the outdoors (http://www.resources.australiancurriculum.edu.au/curriculum-connections/outdoor-learning/outdoor-learning/) There has been some positive news in outdoor education with the launch of a new nationa..

Consultation: Survey of schools wild/ remote camping access09-Feb-2017

Do you take school groups wild or remote camping; do you utilise expedition camping as part of your outdoor education program? Having issues? Then this survey is for you. The recent meeting of outdoors educators in WA at Sacred Heart College..

News - latest on active recreation and sport.30-Jan-2017

In the latest outdoor sector survey, there was interest expressed in ongoing research in the sector. The recent AusPlay report has indicated a growth in active recreation across the lifespan of all Australians and a range of motivations for ..

Consultation - Cut Red Tape, Ecotourism 90 Day Regulatory Mapping and Reform Project29-Nov-2016

Have your say on government Red Tape via the Ecotourism 90 Day Regulatory Mapping and Reform Project. In the recent outdoors sector survey over 76% of respondents identified an issue with Government 'Red Tape'. It was also identified as one o..

News: Q & A to WA Standards review21-Oct-2016

Frequently asked questions on the Adventure Activity Standards (AAS) In response to a number of questions from the recent WA AAS review process a series of questions and answers have been prepared. These cover the voluntary nature, the ..

News: All Burnt Out: Extinguishing Old Assumptions around Outdoor Cooking17-Oct-2016

All Burnt Out: Extinguishing Old Assumptions around Outdoor Cooking Read on for an insightful practitioner’s first-hand perspective on ways to address some of the issues raised around campcraft incidents, as highlighted in the UPLOADS ..

Consultation - needs in the Outdoor Recreation sector24-Sep-2016

Outdoor Recreation makes a huge contribution to the health, wealth, well-being and happiness of individuals and communities in Western Australia. There are many people and organisations involved in the provision, delivery and management of Outdoo..

Consultation Australian AAS Core Standards released.30-Aug-2016

Australian AAS Core Standards released for public consultation (summary) The Australian AAS will provide a best practice framework for safe and responsible planning and delivery of a wide range of outdoor adventure activities. The Australian ..

Consultation WA AAS Open 4WD, Snorkelling, Bushwalking, Challenge Ropes23-Aug-2016

WA Adventure Activity Standards Review Public comment period is open. Link (http://www.outdoorswa.org.au/Interact/aas2015) The review process for the following four (4WD, Snorkelling, Bushwalking, Challenge Ropes) WA Adventure Activity Sta..

Support the outdoors renew your membership today.01-Jul-2016

Support the WA outdoors community, renew your membership to Outdoors WA today. All memberships expire on the 30 June, so stay current, show your work for the ongoing advocacy and development work of Outdoors WA. Click here to go to the me..






01-Jul-2017:  PD: Abseiling and Top Rope Climbing Guide Course - Natural Surfaces Outdoor Discoveries 
15-Jul-2017:  PD Establish Ropes and Guiding (Artificial) Fairbridge 
24-Jul-2017:  PD: Swiftwater Rescue Training - FULL 
05-Aug-2017:  PD: Children and Nature Conference 2017 
05-Aug-2017:  PD: White Water Rescue 2 Course 
26-Aug-2017:  PD Climbing Guide Skills (Artificial) Fairbridge 
16-Sep-2017:  PD Vertical Rescue Fairbridge 
01-Oct-2017:  Outdoors October 2017 - it's time to sign your club up. 
14-Oct-2017:  PD Beginners Abseiling Course Fairbridge 
18-Nov-2017:  PD Establish Ropes & Guiding Fairbridge 
09-Dec-2017:  PD Vertical Rescue Advanced Fairbridge 
09-Dec-2017:  PD: 7 Day Abseiling and Top Rope Climbing Guide Course - Natural Surfaces Outdoor Discoveries 





Situation Vacant: Youth worker outdoor recreation - Carnarvon15-Mar-2017

SHIRE OF CARNARVON YOUTH WORKER (ACTIVITIES) – CONTRACT POSITION - 12 MONTHS (with the possibility of extension) POSITION 06/2017 "Catch a Taste of the Great Life" Based in Carnarvon, the gateway to Australia's..

Situation Vacant: Camping Program and Outdoor Instructors05-Sep-2016

Camping Program and Outdoor Instructors for 2017 and beyond! Adventureworks WA is a leadership and outdoor adventure specialist working with individuals, schools and organisations across Australia and overseas for over 20 years. Our program..

Situation Vacant - Adventure Activity Instructors - Swan Valley24-Aug-2016

MULTI ACTIVITY ADVENTURE INSTRUCTORS WANTED - Swan Valley Adventure Centre (http://www.swanvalleyadventurecentre.org/) We are looking for experienced Outdoor Instructors who are proficient in the delivery of a wide range of activities whi..


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