A message from our Chair, Mark Dingle

I’m honoured to take on the role of Chair after Scott Chapman stood down from the role last month. Scott’s commitment, care and leadership has been invaluable in the foundational years for OV and we thank him for his service after so many years of service to the...
Outdoor Recreation Stakeholders Forum

Outdoor Recreation Stakeholders Forum

 TRAINING FOR THE OUTDOOR SECTORS: FUTURE PRIORITIES Please download to review the recommendations currently being considered. Employers and RTOs in the Outdoor Recreation Sector: We want to hear from you to better understand the needs of the sector beyond...
Reclassifying our parks

Reclassifying our parks

To Be or Not To Be A National Park? That is the question the Victorian State Government may need to address in light of a major report on Victoria’s public land. The Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC) have recently released draft recommendations based...
Wanted: New CEO for Outdoors Victoria

Wanted: New CEO for Outdoors Victoria

Outdoors Victoria, the lead voice for Victoria’s outdoor recreation, education, therapy and nature-based tourism community, is seeking an experienced and capable leader to help grow our influence and capability. This is a rare and challenging opportunity to lead...
Important changes within Outdoors Victoria

Important changes within Outdoors Victoria

Dear colleagues, I’m writing to share with you some changes coming up at Outdoors Victoria. After four years as Chairman of the OV Board, I’ve decided to step aside, effective as of October 7. I’m very pleased to announce that Mark Dingle will step into the role from...
‘Childsplay’ by Dr Rachael Sharman

‘Childsplay’ by Dr Rachael Sharman

The powerpoint resource from Dr Rachael Sharman’s keynote presentation at our recent Outdoor Education Conference 2016, is now available in our resource library. Rachael’s presentation was titled “Every parent wants their child to grow into a strong,...
Last chance to purchase tickets to Tourism forum

Last chance to purchase tickets to Tourism forum

Register now to secure your seat. Registration closes this Friday, 10th June. We are delighted to have the following speakers lined up: Bradley Fauteux, Chief Executive, Parks Victoria Adam Muir, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Shae Keenan, Tourism...
Victorian Nature-based Tourism Forum

Victorian Nature-based Tourism Forum

One-day intensive focus on nature-based tourism policy, innovation and networking Date: 15 June 2016 Time: 10 am – 4 pm Location: Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne Registration details here Following last October’s successful inaugural nature-based tourism...