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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.


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..

Consultation: Skills IQ Consultation Monday 21 or Tuesday 22 November 201621-Nov-2016

Outdoors WA has identified within the sector the growing challenge in finding qualified and experienced staff to lead outdoor adventure activities in WA. In order to understand and address these needs a series of consultation meetings will be hel..

Consultation: open draft Western Australia Strategic Trails Blueprint 2016-202117-Nov-2016

Outdoor sector trail users feedback is being sought on the draft Western Australian Strategic Trails Blueprint 2016-2021. Download a copy here (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=163869) The Trails Blueprint is being developed by the Western Aus..

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 Outdoors WA AGM 28 October19-Oct-2016

The AGM was a hit with members of the WA outdoors community gathering to hear the year in review and also a number of upcoming events. Presentations were given by the Outdoors October publicist - Paul Jarvis and students from Notre Dame on l..

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 ..

News - Dr Heather MacGowan OAM Scholarship – 2016 round now open11-Oct-2016

Dr Heather MacGowan OAM Scholarship – 2016 round now open The Dr Heather MacGowan Scholarship is an incredible opportunity for young sport and recreation personnel to carry out a project, research or initiative that will benefit the spo..

News - Minster supports Outdoors October 201630-Sep-2016

Get outside and active for Outdoors October The Hon Mia Davies Minister for Sport and Recreation, Water and Forestry has shown support for Outdoors October. Link (

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..

News - Big Campout announced, Dads sign up today05-Sep-2016

The Big Camp Out offers fathers the chance to spend quality one-on-one time with their child in a unique camping experience. Camp under the stars at Domain Stadium, home of the West Coast Eagles & Fremantle Dockers, and make memories to l..

News - TAC Expression of Interest05-Sep-2016

Calls for Expressions of Interest in the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) to provide industry input into reviewing the Outdoor Recreation Training Package. o ORec Technical Advisory Committee Announcement (TAC) (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=..

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 ( 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..

News: Bushfire Movie Fundraiser - Thanks for your support.02-Jun-2016

9 June Film Fundraiser for the campsites impacted by the Waroona Fires Thanks to the 50+ people that came along to the night. The film was fantastic. See the pictures from the night below. The January Waro..

News UPLOADS 12 Month Report06-May-2016

The UPLOADS team are pleased to present the twelve-month report from the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset, which presents the data from the first 12 months of the national trial. Please click here to download the report https://uploadsp..

News: Outdoor Recreation 2015 Environmental Snapshot31-Dec-2015

The latest sector scan across Australia from Service Skills Australia has been released for Outdoor Recreation it identifies a number of opportunities and challenges that we all face including: (/_literature_136060/Report_Environmental_Snaps..

News National Outdoor Safety Standards AAAS11-Nov-2015

National Outdoor Safety Standards Outdoor recreation stakeholders join forces to create Australia’s first national set of outdoor safety standards. Australia’s peak outdoor bodies welcomed the commitment by State and Territory S..

09-Dec-2016:  PD: Abseiling and Climbing Course Outdoor Discoveries 
13-Dec-2016:  PD Coastal Sit on Top Award Course with Capricorn Sea Kayaking 
15-Dec-2016:  PD: Learn to lead climb course ATC 
18-Dec-2016:  PD: Introduction to sea kayaking ATC 
21-Dec-2016:  PD: Sea kayak safety and rescue ATC 

Situation Vacant: Outdoor Activity Instructor Camp Mornington31-Oct-2016

Position Vacant Outdoor Activity Instructor Camp Mornington Casual Position Camp Mornington combines fun and education in a beautiful and relaxing environment. Our activities are designed to challenge and engage participants, all..

Situation Vacant - Adventure Works Division Manager - School Outdoor Activities and Camping Programs12-Oct-2016

We are seeking an innovative, thought leader in the area of adventure based experiential learning who is passionate to drive and develop our team and programs to influence social impact within the education environment. Adventureworks WA is ..

Situations Vacant - Outdoor Activity Instructor12-Oct-2016

Position Outdoor Activity Instructor Centre Camp Mornington Job Type Casual Position Profile Camp Mornington combines fun and education in a beautiful and relaxing environment. Our activities are designed to challenge and engage..

Situation Vacant - Recreation Officer - Parks and Wildlife11-Oct-2016

Department of Parks and Wildlife Parks and Visitor Services Division Recreation Officer DPW3030867 PSGOGA, Level 3 or 4, $67,896 - $73,717 or $76,452 - $80,797 pa + 9.5% Superannuation An exciting opportunity is currently a..

Situation Vacant Adventure Learning Leaders & Skills Instructors – Explorus Adventure Learning07-Sep-2016

Permanent part-time contracts and Casual positions Explorus Adventure Learning provides adventure based outdoor programs under contract for schools. We work with groups of 80 to 160 students who are predominantly Secondary school age. Pro..

Situation Vacant Reserve Manager - Bush Heritage Australia – via Bunjil, WA07-Sep-2016

• Fantastic opportunity to work within a leading conservation organisation • Iconic Charles Darwin Reserve location • Full time permanent position Bush Heritage Australia is a leading conservation organisation, protec..

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: Experiential Program Facilitators Adventure Works WA05-Sep-2016

Experiential Program Facilitators 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 programs incl..

Situation vacant: Coordinator Outdoor Education 25-Aug-2016

Coordinator Outdoor Education Penrhos College - Como WA Full details on website: Coordinator Outdoor Education (Full Time, 12 month Parental Leave contract) ..

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

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

Situation Vacant: Retail Sales Assistant Mountain Designs18-Aug-2016

Retail Sales Assistant Perth Job No: MD57 Location: Perth Mountain Designs Go to the website to apply Full Time Retail Sales A Heritage Born of the..

Situation Vacant: Casual Outdoor Instructors DSR10-Aug-2016

Casual Outdoor Instructor Facilities & Camps Department of Sport and Recreation 15.32-34.49 per hour (loading inclusive) Position No: 3CASINST Work Type: Casual Closing date: 2016-08-26 3:00 PM Department of Sport and Recre..

Situation Vacant: Outdoor Leaders Adventureworks10-Aug-2016

Adventureworks WA Casual, full and part time Outdoor Education Facilitators, Adventure Tourism Guides and Expedition Leaders for 2017 and beyond. Adventureworks WA is a leadership and outdoor adventure specialist and has been working..



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