The value of the outdoors in education

Whether it’s the first experience a child may have through bush kinder programs in the city or return adventures in the high country, outdoor educators are preparing the next generation with the skills and knowledge to be active participants in a world

Outdoor recreation stakeholders join forces to create Australia’s first national set of outdoor safety standards

Australia’s peak outdoor bodies welcomed Monday’s commitment by State and Territory Sport & Recreation Ministers of funding for the creation of the first set of national adventure activity standards for the industry. Working with state and territory governments, the outdoor industry peak bodies will develop an Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) which will improve community and customer outdoor experiences.

The Australian AAS will provide a best practice framework for safe and responsible planning and delivery of a wide range of outdoor adventure activities throughout Australia.