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Urging for a Return to School Camps in Victoria in Term 4

The Department of Education continues to ban school groups from visiting camps or using outdoor activity providers, despite regional students returning to face-to-face learning in just over three weeks, and the strong evidence showing kids are safer learning outdoors...

Next Online Chat With OV

Here’s the link to our latest public online chat Aug 20, 2020 Join with Andrew Knight and Luke Parker from Outdoors Victoria This is your to be part of the discussion - to get together with others from the outdoors. We'll share with you what we know and what we are...

Victoria’s Latest COVID-19 Roadmap Announcements

Yesterday, Premier Daniel Andrews announced roadmaps to the easing of restrictions, one for Melbournians, who are currently under stage 4 restrictions and one for regional Victorians, who are currently under stage 3. In anticipation of these announcements OV has been...

Latest Online Chat With OV

Here's the link to our latest public online chat Aug 20, 2020 Chat with Andrew Knight and Luke Parker from Outdoors Victoria These Zoom chats are an informal chance to get together with others from the outdoors. We share with you what we know and what we are doing -...

Wellbeing and Mental Health Support for Victorian Small Businesses

Business Victoria are rolling out a support program ensuring Victoria’s small and medium-sized businesses receive the support they need, to cope with the challenges of coronavirus (COVID-19). Funding Key elements of the program include: accredited mental health...

Next Online Chat This Thursday

Next morning online chat this Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 @ 11:30 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney We’ll share with you what we know and what we are doing – and you can share your concerns, suggestions and solutions. Register https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwofuCsqTwqH9wQzWEOAwzgTRiA2KRgFd1V?mc_cid=ccfb074a64&mc_eid=7d1fc53df6

Additional business support announced for Victorians

The Victorian Government announced updated restrictions for Melbourne and regional Victoria to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) in Victoria. To support businesses impacted by these restrictions , one-off grants will be made available to eligible...

Thursday Morning Online Chat with OV

Announcing another outdoor sector online chat with Outdoors Victoria. When: Thursday morning,  July 23, 2020 @10:30 AM Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney time. Some of the topics that we could discuss include: DET - further advice and health & safety precautions for camp...

Tour operator licensing Fact Sheet updates

These updates are now live on the DELWP tour operator webpage 2020-21 indexation of fees & penalties (no increase from 2019-20); Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic related fee relief; Applying for fee relief The release of the new Australian Adventure Activity...

Return to Play guidance document for Camps and Activities

Outdoors Victoria and The Australian Camps Association submitted a Return to Play plan to the VicSport Expert Advisory Panel for review. The Panel was established to provide a governance model and clear process for following the Chief Health Officer’s (CHO) advice for...

Victorian Government COVID-19 Up-to-Date Information