We acknowledging the Traditional Owners of the land on which we live and work and pay respect to Elders past and present.
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:
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.
Australia’s outdoors is still OPEN – Monday 30 March 2020
Outdoor sector leaders are urging the public to exercise outdoors while practicing good social distancing The Outdoor Council of Australia, national peak body for outdoor activities, is reminding members of the public that the outdoors is still open and […]
Camps and Outdoor Providers Recommended Contract Cancellation Process – Position Statement Update 27/03/2020
This statement supersedes the previous Position Statement dated 17/03/2020 The OCA is closely connected with the five state Outdoors Peak bodies, the Australian Camps Association, Scouts Australia and several other related sector peaks. The OCA Board met today 27/03/2020 to […]
Have Your Say On The Participation and Benefits of Mountain Biking
MTBA is currently undertaking an economic and participation analysis of mountain biking in Australia. The objective of this study is to estimate participation rates of mountain biking, as well as measure and assess the range of benefits associated with mountain […]
Bushfire Recovery for the Australian Outdoor Sector
What’s Next? Bushfire Recovery for the Australian Outdoor Sector Attention Outdoor Sector! You are invited to participate with our counter parts from other states in a webinar focused at supporting the outdoor sector in this trying time. The key questions […]