Australian Outdoor Adventure Activity Benefits Catalogue

Outdoor activities are hugely valuable to personal health and wellbeing, and evidence based research of this continues to grow exponentially. Follow this link to read further about the positive contributions of outdoor activities, with research drawn from education, recreation, leisure, [...]

Research update: Outdoor education fatalities in Australia, Dr. Andrew Brookes

Click here to read about the on-going project examining outdoor education related deaths in Australia since the 60’s. Eleven incidents, [...]

Climbing Accidents in Australia

“This paper looks at accidents in Australian climbing, in all its forms, over the past fifty years. An analysis of some of the [...]

Survey Of The Field

AABAT have released their ‘survey of the field’ and the response so far has been terrific! The survey is for anyone with an [...]

Affective Abilities and Outdoor Leaders

As a young outdoor leader fairly new to the industry, i’ve definitely experienced some difficult behaviors here and there. A [...]

SA Park Closures

Listed below are the latest closure notifications for SA Parks. Follow the links for further details. Ikara-Flinders Ranges National [...]

Australian AAS information webinar invitation

Next week, a free information webinar will be provided on the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (AAAS) and Good Practice Guides [...]

Adventure Activity Standards (AAS): How do they affect my tourism business?

In collaboration with SATIC, Outdoors SA are presenting Service IQ workshops on Adventure Activity Standards, and how they may affect [...]

Upcoming courses

Teachers and  Bushwalkers– get qualified this year!  Bushwalking Leadership SA’s 2019 calendar is out now. Their flagship  [...]

Adventure Activity Standards (AAS): How do they affect my organisation when leading outdoor groups?

Attention organisations involved in the delivery of outdoor activities in SA.  Outdoors SA (OSA) in conjunction with Australian Camps [...]

Australian Adventure Activity Standard and Good Practice Guides pre-release

The Australian Adventure Activity Standard (AAAS) and the completed activity Good Practice Guide’s (GPG’s) have been published, prior [...]


This October we’re celebrating walking and promoting it’s benefits for everyone with WalktoberSA. October is ideal for [...]

Horse Trail Riding AAS released for public consultation.

The draft standard for Horse Trail Riding for the Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) has just been released for [...]

Walking SA awards

Congratulations to Bushwalking Leadership South Australia‘s Gordon Begg for being recognised in Walking SA’s annual awards. [...]

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 [...]

The Accidental Salesperson

SELLING WITHOUT ‘SELLING’ The prospect of ‘selling’ themselves is an unfamiliar area which many practitioners can perceive as daunting. [...]

Avalanche AST1 & CRS Course – Survive First Aid

Survive First Aid is really pleased to partner up with Dave Enright from Evergreen Outdoor Centre Hakuba to provide Avalanche AST1 [...]

Kangaroo Island Parks Closures

Due to seasonal closure three Kangaroo Island parks will be closed until 31st December 2017. Part of Cape Torrens Wilderness Protection [...]

OSA Hosting AAS Forum

Outdoors SA will be conducting an information session that compares the different standards that the outdoor sector operates by. [...]

South Australian Tourism Industry Council Forum

Carrying on from the success of their last forum, the South Australian Tourism Industry Council is inviting you to join them for the [...]

Nature-based Tourism Standout Walking Journeys Forum

The 6th of April saw the Standout Walking Journeys Forum hosted by the South Australian Tourism Industry Council in conjunction with [...]

Bushwalking Leadership 2017 Courses

It’s a very busy calendar for BLSA this walking season.    Staffed by experienced and accredited professionals, they continue to [...]

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