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.
Calling for nominations to help draft activity AAS
The Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form three separate Technical Working Groups (TWG) to draft the activity specific AAS for: Canyoning Challenge courses Inland water paddle-craft Nominations are now being sort from people […]
Mt Biking & Cycle Touring draft activity standard[s] released for public consultation for the Australia AAS.
The draft standard for Mt Biking & Cycle Touring for the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) has just been released for public comment. All members of the outdoors community can have their say about this activity standard by visiting […]
Outdoor Sector Accidents Research is ‘Making a Difference’
The Outdoor Council of Australian and its many partners in the outdoor sector are proud to advise that the UPLOADS project has been acknowledged in the national Australian Research Council ‘Making a Difference’ publication. This identifies the latest leading Commonwealth […]
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