About UsLive Life Outdoors
Outdoors Victoria (OV) is the peak body for all Outdoor activities in Victoria. We exist to support the Outdoors Community, to advocate the benefits of outdoor activity to the broader community.
Our purpose is to build a valued and sustainable outdoor sector for the benefit of the community and natural environment by enhancing, connecting, and advocating on behalf of outdoor education, outdoor recreation, outdoor therapy and nature based tourism.
Meet our staff
Andrew Knight joins Outdoors Victoria with a passion for the outdoors reaching right back to his time in Cubs and Scouts, learning how to live in the bush, snow and on water, while having fun with friends and family. Andrew spent 10 years as an active patrol member of the Lorne Surf Life Saving Club and was Patrol Captain for many of those years.
Andrew has extensive management experience in the automotive, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), and retail sectors working in Australia, the UK and USA.
Office Manager and Project Officer
Robyn began working with OV in early 2014 & has helped co-ordinate 3 Education Outdoors conferences. My how time flies! She looks after a lot of the daily running of the OV office from database, website and digital communications. She previously worked for 3 years at The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) and has a deep love of the outdoors and a belief that conscious connection to the outdoors is essential for everyone’s mental health.
OV's Policy Coordinator
Murray is Outdoors Victoria’s policy coordinator. His is currently coordinating the harmonisation and updating of the Adventure Activity Standards.
Dave has a lifelong passion for the outdoors and a broad background in Outdoor Education and Recreation.
Dave feels privileged to have worked in the outdoor sector for over 14 years across a wide variety of activities, roles and organisations.
More recently Dave can be found embracing winter twice a year ski instructing and guiding in Australia and Japan. (Yes we are all jealous)
Dave told us that if he had a magical superpower it would be to shoot spaghetti a great distance out of his fingertips at will!