OCA SUMMIT 2021 Update

Dates announced: 25th- 26th May The Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA) has announced a summit to discuss the priorities and a path to a possible transformation of the outdoors sector across Australia. It is the perfect time to come together to further unite and...
Quick Guide to Get Active Kids Voucher Program

Quick Guide to Get Active Kids Voucher Program

OV has complied a few quick links for activity providers and clubs about ‘The Get Active Kids Voucher Program’ which helps eligible families get their kids involved in organised sport and recreation activities by reimbursing the cost of membership and registration fees, uniforms and equipment.

Digital Checkpoints Updated

The new VCE Outdoor & Environmental studies 2021-23 edition also has new digital content. Digital Checkpoints are an online, interactive and responsive version of the study guide optimised for reading on a tablet, mobile or laptop and include: multiple-choice...

Nature Kindergarten Project Update

We are very excited that the first major face-to-face engagement for the Nature Kindergarten Facilitation Demonstration Project is starting this week. Outdoors Victoria’s facilitator Rose Major and colleague Lisa Coxon from the Early Childhood Outdoor Learning...

Save the Date: OV’s Next Zoom Chat

The next online chat with Andrew   REGISTER HERE When:Thursday March 4 @10.30 am Listen to the latest news, ask questions or share your insights. Suggested topic of discussion will be the OCA summit. However the session will be open to attendees to raise anything they...
OCA Summit 2021

OCA Summit 2021

In response to the challenges of the past year, the need to further unite & strengthen the outdoor sector nationally has been identified by the Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA). The OCA Board, which is made up of CEOs and Presidents of many of the State and...

Farewell to Rusty from the Nature Stewards team

Nature Stewards’ much loved facilitator, Rusty, is finishing up with the program. We would like to wish him all the best with his next endeavours and say a HUGE thank you! Rusty has been with us from the beginning and an incredible asset to the Nature Stewards...

School Camps are back!!

Great news just out now. School camps can go are back. The Victorian Government has today announced that the circuit breaker actions that came into effect last week, will  end tonight at 11.59pm on Wednesday 17 February. The DET has announced that all Victorian...

GENERAL MANAGER OUTDOOR EDUCATION – VIC

The opportunity exists to join The Outdoor Education Group (OEG) as General Manager Outdoor Education – Victoria.  The successful candidate will lead our Victorian Outdoor Education team to provide exemplary outdoor education to more than 12,000 students a...

Nature Kindergarten Project News

As with many projects the world over, 2020’s COVID crisis changed much in the Nature Kindergarten space. Early childhood services who were moving ahead with exciting plans for the future found themselves having to work out how to teach very young children remotely...

Last Online Chat for the Year

Save this date: Thursday December 10, 4:00-5:00 pm Bring a cuppa (or beverage of choice 😉 and join friends and colleagues for the last online catch up for the year with Andrew & Luke from Outdoors Victoria. We’ll share with you what we know and what we are...

Cleaning and Maintenance Guides for Outdoor Sector

Our friends at ONE PLANET developed some important guidelines for understanding best practices to maintaining outdoor equipment in 2020. In 2020, equipment hygiene has become an essential part of risk management for schools and institutions where gear and equipment...
OV Online Chat

OV Online Chat

NEXT ONLINE CHAT  REGISTER HERE   We have the video of the chat available here  Tuesday 24th Nov @ 10.30 am Chat with Andrew Knight and Luke Parker from Outdoors Victoria A chance to talk – to get together with others from the outdoors. We’ll share with...