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 yoursay.australianaas.org.au/mt-bike-cycle-touring/.
The draft standard is available to download or readable online via the website. Feedback submissions can be lodged via the websites submission forms. These include general impressions, as well the opportunity to provide detailed and specific feedback on any piece of content or section. Feedback submissions will close on the 9.00am (AEDT) 9th October 2017.
The Australian AAS will provide a best practice framework for safe and responsible planning and delivery of a wide range of outdoor adventure activities throughout Australia. It will improve community and participant outdoor experiences, along with continuing to improve the safety practice standards. Development of the Australian AAS will involve combining and streamlining the current state standards to reduce red tape.
Peak bodies collaborating on the project include The Outdoor Council of Australia, Outdoors WA, Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation, Recreation SA, Outdoors NSW and Outdoors Victoria, together with relevant government agencies in Tasmania, Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory.
Further Australian AAS information or to become involved in the consultation process visit: yoursay.australianaas.org.au/mt-bike-cycle-touring/
For more information, contact:
Australian AAS Steering Committee Secretariat, Murray Irwin – 0467 447 705
A detailed FAQ and Australian AAS background is available at www.australianaas.org.au