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...

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...

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...

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)...