Outback Survival Course coming to Anglesea

The course fee: $695.00 (includes GST) per person Your fee includes: Instruction in the bush with Bob Cooper and other qualified instructors All meals and accommodation A Survival Kit, Snake Bite Kit and Emergency Blanket An Outback Survival Certificate upon...

Active April in the Outdoors

Get active and WIN with Premier’s Active April Calling all Victorians – it’s time to get on board with Premier’s Active April, an exciting and fun way to get active, stay healthy, and enjoy time with family and friends. Not to mention to WIN some awesome prizes....

ABC Wild Oz is live!

ABC Wild OZ is a website to share with kids of all ages. It’s fascinating! Currently they are Live Streaming a bunch of “….orphaned squirrel gliders preparing for release. They’ll sleep and snuggle through the day and then use a “gliding...

Travel Play Live’s Women’s Adventure Grant

$20,000 up for grabs; paving the way for female participants and pioneers in the growing Australian Adventure Landscape APPLICATIONS OPEN until 28th Feb 2018 This Travel Play Live Women’s Adventure Grant was announced earlier this month They have $20,000 + gear...

2017 OV Highlights

Reflecting back on 2017, I’d like share with you some of my highlights as CEO of Outdoors Victoria’s and the work we did supporting the Outdoors sector of Victoria I was very pleased to convene senior representatives from peak associations, government departments and...

OV welcomes four new board members

OV announces the four new members to join the OV board: Sandy Allen-Craig, Sophie Bone, Reegan Key and Richard Thornton. We whipped up a little video to introduce them to you, with links to the full information page for all our board members.

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...

Australian Adventure Activity Standards: Updates

Mountain Biking & Cycle Touring AAS released for public consultation The draft standard for Mountain Biking & Cycle Touring for the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) has just been released for public comment. All members of the outdoors...

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...