Be the peak representative and advocacy body for outdoor adventure and recreational activities in South Australia. Provide a platform to seek federal and state funding for sector training, development and promotion.
Support and promote outdoor adventure & recreation activities in South Australia, including;
Affiliate and otherwise liaise with national bodies including the;
We strive to ensure Outdoor Adventure Tourism within South Australia continues to grow and prosper into the future. We aspire to ensure adequate steps are being taken into the future maintenance and development of the state’s tourism needs and standards.
We believe that Outdoor Education, as a subject delivered within schools and at universities is a critical learning medium for students. The use of outdoor education methodologies within teaching is a profound style of learning which develops understanding about oneself, others and the environment.
Outdoor Recreation encompasses a large number of outdoor pursuits which engage many South Australians in healthy long term physical activities enhancing the wellbeing of our State. We seek to strengthen this sector by providing a voice to the great diversity of recreational groups and communities.
Our ability to represent you and the industry as a whole is based upon our membership – if you want share our goals, then become a member and share our success.
Each sector is represented by one or more of the following subcommittees. Each of these subcommittees have a representative member on the board of Outdoors SA.
The default format for these sub-committees is 8 nominated and elected (if more than 8 nominations) members and up to 4 members who may be appointed by the board – these may represent a variety of specific professionals in an advisory capacity.
These subcommittees meet every 3 months.
The Outdoor Professionals committee is designed to service businesses and professionals operating within the outdoor sector, key tasks are;
The Outdoor Recreation Clubs and Associations committee has been formed to provide a body for representation, services and evaluation to increase revenue, guidance and assistance. Key tasks of the committee are;
The Outdoor Skills committee has been devised to cater for the needs of the training packages and Registered Training Organisations, some key tasks are to;
The Outdoor Adventure Businesses committee has been formed to serve, enhance the states’ outdoor tourism revenue and to liaise with institutions and organisations. The key role of this committee is to;
The Outdoors SA sub-committee provides input on matters relating to Outdoor Education and its implications for schools and universities.