The Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA) is the national peak body which advocates for and represents organisations and individuals that employ outdoor adventure activities for the purposes of:
- Personal development
- Corporate development
Tim Macartney-Snape, OCA patron
The role of the OCA is to represent the views and needs of these organisations and individuals to the community, industry and all levels of government. Further, the OCA advocates for policies, strategies and actions that support and encourage the outdoor sector; promotes a philosophy and practice of sustainable interaction with the natural environment; encourages organisational development within the outdoor community that enhances the delivery of services; promotes best practices in standards and quality of leadership and training; and promotes the advancement of research on outdoor related issues and participation.
UPLOADS Launch and Webinar
Please join us at the upcoming launch of the NEW UPLOADS app on 14th September at 2pm (AEST). Understanding and Preventing Led Outdoor Accidents Data System (UPLOADS) is a sector-wide incident reporting system that was developed to address the lack […]
Annual General Meeting
The AGM for the Outdoor Council of Australia has been successfully held and we’d like to take this opportunity to share the results. Please click on the link to view the OCA Annual Report. We would also like to take this […]
Handbook of Women and Outdoor Learning
Congratulations to Associate Professor Tonia Gray and Professor Denise Mitten on the release of the Palgrave International Handbook of Women and Outdoor Learning This handbook celebrates the richness of knowledge and practices of women practitioners in outdoor learning environments. […]
The Outdoor Council of Australia announces publishing partnership with Springer and Outdoor Education Australia.
From April 2018 Australian Outdoor Providers will have digital access to an ever increasing library of Outdoor Education resources as a result of a new partnership with Springer, one of the world’s largest academic publishing houses. The Journal of Outdoor […]