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...

Seasonal rangers boost for Parks

Parks Victoria has welcomed 37 new seasonal rangers to boost park services during the busy summer period. The seasonal rangers will be based in different locations across the state to help Parks Victoria continue to provide quality services and experiences for the...

Making Parks Accessible for Everyone

Volunteer Sherpas For the more adventurous there are now ten all-terrain TrailRider wheelchairs in various locations to take visitors along tracks and to places they could never have previously visited. Volunteer sherpas are available to help TrailRiders navigate...
Connecting – AABAT National Forum 2017

Connecting – AABAT National Forum 2017

Early Bird registration closes on February 28th! Register now for the Bush Adventure Therapy National Forum 2017. This exciting event will be held at the Candlebark School, Romsey, Victoria on 21- 23 April, 2017. Register early and increase your chances of winning a...

A message from our Chair, Mark Dingle

I’m honoured to take on the role of Chair after Scott Chapman stood down from the role last month. Scott’s commitment, care and leadership has been invaluable in the foundational years for OV and we thank him for his service after so many years of service to the...
Outdoor Recreation Stakeholders Forum

Outdoor Recreation Stakeholders Forum

TRAINING FOR THE OUTDOOR SECTORS: FUTURE PRIORITIES Please download to review the recommendations currently being considered. Employers and RTOs in the Outdoor Recreation Sector: We want to hear from you to better understand the needs of the sector beyond 2016. We...
Wanted: New CEO for Outdoors Victoria

Wanted: New CEO for Outdoors Victoria

Outdoors Victoria, the lead voice for Victoria’s outdoor recreation, education, therapy and nature-based tourism community, is seeking an experienced and capable leader to help grow our influence and capability. This is a rare and challenging opportunity to lead...
‘Childsplay’ by Dr Rachael Sharman

‘Childsplay’ by Dr Rachael Sharman

The powerpoint resource from Dr Rachael Sharman’s keynote presentation at our recent Outdoor Education Conference 2016, is now available in our resource library. Rachael’s presentation was titled “Every parent wants their child to grow into a strong,...
Last chance to purchase tickets to Tourism forum

Last chance to purchase tickets to Tourism forum

Register now to secure your seat. Registration closes this Friday, 10th June. We are delighted to have the following speakers lined up: Bradley Fauteux, Chief Executive, Parks Victoria Adam Muir, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning Shae Keenan, Tourism...
Victorian Nature-based Tourism Forum

Victorian Nature-based Tourism Forum

One-day intensive focus on nature-based tourism policy, innovation and networking Date: 15 June 2016 Time: 10 am – 4 pm Location: Abbotsford Convent, Melbourne Registration details here Following last October’s successful inaugural nature-based tourism...