Seeking new Board Members

We are currently seeking expressions of interest for three volunteer Board members at Outdoors Victoria, after the retirement of three Board members, two being founding Board Members. Outdoors Victoria is the recognised peak body for the outdoor sector in Victoria....

Andrew Knight’s visit to OEG

Andrew recently visited some of the hard top camps run by the Outdoor Education Group (OEG), as well as their National Base in Eildon. OEG became the inaugural “Key Supporter” Affiliate Member of Outdoors Victoria when they signed onto OV’s new membership...

Cuboree: a Mega-Camp for Young Scouts

The recent 9th Victorian Cuboree has set a new record for Australia’s largest Cub Scout camp – and one of the largest Cub Scout events in the world. More than 3600 Cub Scouts (boys and girls aged 8-10) spent five days and four nights camping outdoors at Scouts...

Affiliate Member wins $500 Mainpeak Voucher

Congratulations to Brent Coviello from Marcellin College whose Outdoor Education Department is the lucky winner of $500 Mainpeak voucher. Marcellin College went into the running as a paid up Affiliate Member on Oct 1. OV sincerely thanks you and all members who keep...

Agenda for Nature-based Tourism Forum is Out Now!

The Nature-based Tourism forum is less than a month away and we are delighted to announce the agenda. The speakers from key organisations will provide information to keep you up-to-date with what’s happening in your industry. There will also be plenty of structured...

Biodiversity 2037

Protecting Victoria’s Environment Biodiversity 2037 is Victoria’s plan to stop the decline of our native plants and animals and improve our natural environment so it is healthy, valued and actively cared for. Hear from the scientists behind Victoria’s new plan...

UPLOADS workshop invitation

Workshop series: An expert’s guide to incident prevention The UPLOADS Project Team invites you to contribute to designing a practical process for translating incident data into appropriate and effective prevention strategies for Led Outdoor Activity (LOA)...

Nature-Based Tourism Forum 2017

One-day intensive focussed on nature-based tourism policy, business innovation and networking When: Tuesday 17 October, 2017 10am- 4pm Where: NAB ARENA Theatre 700 Bourke St, Melbourne, (Enter main entrance and head to the left of the foyer. NAB building is next to...

Attending the Hope Conference

OV’s CEO, Andrew Knight presented at the North-East HOPE Conference 2017, at Wodonga Senior Secondary College on Friday the 4th August The HOPE network was created to connect local teachers in the area of Health, Outdoor Education and Physical Education. The...

VCE OES Master Class Workshop on July 25

Contemporary Approaches to Land Management and Biodiversity When: July 25th, 2017 3.30pm-5.30pm Where: Recreation House: conference room, Westerfolds Park, Templestowe Tired of teaching the same old examples of land management and biodiversity in your Outdoor...

Marine Safety Act Amendments update

OV was recently made aware of proposed amendments for all Victorian public water, which had passed the Lower House of the Victorian parliament. Read the full Marine Safety Act Amendment Bill here A number of concerned peak and representative bodies wrote to Minister...