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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 - WA AAS for Bushwalking, Four Wheel Driving released29-Mar-2017

Adventure Activity Standards Released The review process for the following two WA Adventure Activity Standards Bushwalking and Four Wheel Driving has been completed. Comments from practitioners, participants and other interested parties ..

News - International Women's Day 2017 (closed)08-Mar-2017

For International Women’s Day 2017, we’re asking you to #BeBoldForChange Call on the masses or call on yourself to help forge a better working world – a more inclusive, gender equal world Every person – can play ..

News - Calling for nominations to become Climbing & Abseiling TWG members (closed)16-Dec-2016

Calling for nominations to become Climbing & Abseiling TWG members The Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form a Technical Working Group (TWG) to draft the activity..

News - Calling for nominations to become Horse Trail Riding TWG members (closed)16-Dec-2016

Calling for nominations to become Horse Trail Riding TWG members The Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form a Technical Working Group (TWG) to draft the activity specific AAS f..

News - Calling for nominations to become Mountain Biking & Bicycle Touring TWG members (closed)16-Dec-2016

Calling for nominations to become Mountain Biking & Bicycle Touring TWG members The Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form a Technical Working Group (TWG) to draft the a..

News: Q & A to WA Standards review (closed)21-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 October (closed)19-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 - Minster supports Outdoors October 2016 (closed)30-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 (https://www.mediastatements.wa.gov.au/Pages/Barnett/2016/09/Get-outside-and-act..

Consultation - needs in the Outdoor Recreation sector (closed)24-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 today (closed)05-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 Interest (closed)05-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=..

News SIS10 Training Package Update (closed)05-Sep-2016

SIS10 Training Package Update Posted on 05.09.2016 SkillsIQ has been charged with developing a Business Case to review the SIS10 Outdoor Recreation Training Package. They are now forming an Outdoor Recreation Technical Advisory Committee (..

Consultation Australian AAS Core Standards released. (closed)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 Ropes (closed)23-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..

News: Bushfire Movie Fundraiser - Thanks for your support. (2016)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..

Forum: Consultation closing: Perth and Peel 3.5 Million Green Growth Plan10-May-2016

Submissions closing for Perth and Peel Green Growth 3.5M Plan Outdoors WA encourages all interested stakeholders to make a submission to the Perth and Peel Green Growth Plan 3.5 Million. From the Outdoors Forum we identified a number of chal..

News UPLOADS 12 Month Report (2016)06-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 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards Open - nominate today.(2016)11-Apr-2016

We want the best in sport and recreation The 2016/17 Sport and Recreation Industry Awards are set to shine a light on organisations committed to delivering innovative, world-class programs, events and facilities for the benefit of WA’..

News: Call extended for Bushwalking Expertise (2016)07-Apr-2016

Bushwalking nominations closing date extended Bushwalking nominations closing date extended In recent conversations with some stakeholders, the feedback has been that they would appreciate more time to consider and..

News - Forest Edge hit by fires. (closed)08-Jan-2016

Unfortunately we have just heard that Forest Edge Campsite and Dry Snowsports have been affected by the Waroona fires. The Directors, Graeme and Sonia Watson and their staff of Forest Edge Recreation Camp and the Dry SnowSports WA facility (..

News: Outdoor Recreation 2015 Environmental Snapshot (2016)31-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 - Australian Outdoor Education Leadership Survey (closed)17-Dec-2015

The Australian Outdoor Education Leadership Survey Are you an outdoor leader, educator, guide, instructor, coordinator or manager in the outdoor industry in Australia? If the answer is yes then doctoral researcher David Marsden from Victoria Univ..

News: Call for Technical Working Group for Australian AAS (2015)20-Nov-2015

Calling for nominations to become ‘common content’ TWG members The Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form a Technical Working Group (TWG) to draft the base or core stand..

News National Outdoor Safety Standards AAAS (closed)11-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..

News Outdoors Award Winners Announced (closed)16-Oct-2015

Winners of the 2015 West Australian Outdoor Recreation Sector Awards! Outdoors WA congratulates the following Award winners that have demonstrated an outstanding commitment to the WA Outdoor Sector in areas of leadership, outdoor learning and or..

Consultation: Developing the Australian Challenge Ropes Course and Flying Fox Standards (closed)01-Oct-2015

Outdoors WA and the Australian Camps Association invite you to participate in an Online forum The Process for Developing the Australian Challenge Ropes Course and Flying Fox Standards. Date: Thursday 1st October 2015 Time..

News: Celebrate World Rivers Day (2015)27-Sep-2015

World Rivers Day is a celebration of the world's waterways. 27 September It highlights the many values of rivers and strives to increase public awareness and encourages the improved stewardship of rivers around the world. Rivers in virtua..

News September Update (closed)21-Sep-2015

Update for the September 2015 Flyer_OutdoorsWAupdate20150914 (/LiteratureRetrieve.aspx?ID=141612) ..

News Lotterywest Trails Grants Open all year. (closed)14-Sep-2015

Lotterywest Trails Grants now open year-round! The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) and Lotterywest are pleased to let you know we’ve made applying for a Lotterywest Trails grant easier! Apply any time Not for profit organisat..

News - Youth Engagement Scheme targets at risk youth (closed)20-Aug-2015

Media Statements Youth Engagement Scheme targets at risk youth with sport programs Sport to engage at risk youth Tuesday, 18 August 2015 Full details here (http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/youth) Youth Engagement Scheme target..

QLD Conference Kids Outdoors 203026-Jun-2015

Discount for Outdoors WA members. On the weekend of June 26 – 28 QORF is partnering with Nature Play Queensland and the Australian Camps Association to look at what the future for kids outdoors and camping may look like 15 years fr..

News World Environment Day Competition (2015)22-Jun-2015

World Environment Day Competition June 5th is World Environment Day and to celebrate, Act, Belong, Commit are hosting a state-wide competition for all Western Australians to artistically show how the natural environment creates a positive mental ..

News: WA Strategic approach with Mountain Biking. (2015)15-Jun-2015

Outdoors WA is excited to see the development of strategic outdoor recreation planning in WA with mountain biking being one of the first activities to benefit from this approach. After nearly three years of work, WAMBA and Westcycle are delig..

Consultation: Adventure Activity Standards29-May-2015

The review process for the following four Adventure Activity Standards has commenced: Bushwalking Challenge Ropes Four Wheel Driving Snorkeling and Wildlife Swims Involvement is sought from practitioners to review the current ..

News: TAB sale to impact WA sport and outdoor recreation (2015)29-May-2015

TAB sale to impact WA sport and recreation In the recent State Budget the Premier Colin Barnett and Treasurer Mike Nahan announced the sale of the WA TAB could raise up to $600 million for the Western Australian Government. You may not be aware t..

News: Munda Biddi Theft incident (2015)28-May-2015

It was disappointing to hear from one of our outdoor education members that gear had been stolen from a campsite they were using on the Munda Biddi trail. This obviously has a negative impact on the program, the teachers and students. Outdoors WA..

News National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme (NOLRS) Policy position20-May-2015

Outdoors WA Position statement on outdoor leadership registration and the National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme (NOLRS). “Outdoors WA is committed to the ongoing development and improvement of the National Outdoor Leadership R..

News: Interested in a bushwalking conference? (2015)11-May-2015

Bushwalking Conference 2015 The National Parks Association of NSW is exploring the idea of running a Bushwalking Conference in Sydney towards the end of 2015. The plan is to have one day (a Friday) to attract land managers and the second..

Consultation: Recreation on South West dams and lakes (closed)08-May-2015

The Department of Transport (DoT) has embarked on a systematic review of aquatic use of these dams and lakes to ensure the safe, equitable and sustainable use of these important waterways. A review of recreational use is being undertaken on a..

Adventure Facilitation with Dr Simon Priest in WA01-Apr-2015

Outdoors WA was excited to host Dr Simon Priest here in WA to present on Best Practices in Adventure Facilitation. Dr Priest is an international authority in experiential learning , corporate teamwork and outdoor leadership. Over 30 outdoor lead..

Consultation: Outdoor Recreation Training Package Forum (closed)26-Mar-2015

Did you have your say on training in WA? We had a range of outdoor employers, leaders and trainers come along and share their thoughts on what’s working, what’s not and how we can improve the current training package. ..

Review of National Curriculum released12-Dec-2014

The Australian Curriculum has been undergoing a review and the Final Report has been released. There is little change on outdoor education however in the Health and Physical Education areas it identifies the need for more to be done in both teach..

Parks and Wildlife Fire Protocols (closed)01-Dec-2014

The Department of Parks and Wildlife's protocol in relation to bushfire risk and park closures has been updated along with where to find advice on alerts and information to assist with planning your own response to bushfire risk. Make sure you ke..







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