Call for nominations for members of 4 new technical working groups
The Australian AAS Steering Committee is now seeking nominations to be members of 4 separate Technical Working Groups (TWG) to draft ‘Good Practice Guides’ for:
- Angling – more information
- Caving – more information
- Sea kayaking – more information
- Snorkelling – more information
Nominations are being sought from people with broad expertise and experience in any of these activities. Experience in leadership of the particular activity with dependent participants is essential. Nominations close 15 Oct 2018 (9.00am AEDT)
Inland Water Paddle-Craft ‘good practice guide’ released for public comment
The draft Good Practice Guide (GPG) for ‘Inland Water Paddle-Craft’ has been released for public comment. Members of the outdoors community can download the draft and have their say by visiting yoursay.australianaas.org.au/inland-water-paddle/ Feedback submissions close on the 15 Oct 2018 (9.00am AEDT)
Upcoming Public Consultation on Challenge Courses and Canyoning Good Practice Guides
The Technical Working Groups are still completing the Drafts but these should be be released for Public Consultation later this year.
Project extension until Sept 2019
Thanks to the fantastic support of all the State and Territory Governments through their ‘Sport and Recreation’ Departments the project has been extended until September 2019. To see the project plan summary for 2018 – 2019 go to this news post.
Revised presentation of the Australian AAS
In response to feedback received a revised presentation of the AAS has been adopted. Details can be found in this news post.
Pre-release of completed documents
There will be a ‘pre-release’ of finished documents prior to the ‘official release’. This will help people time to check their current systems before the new standard and good practice guides are adopted. Details can be found in the bottom section of this news post.