National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme

The Outdoor Council of Australia is conducting a user review of the National Outdoor Leadership Registration Scheme (NOLRS). NOLRS was established in 2003 to provide a transparent, national benchmark of individual currency in outdoor activity leadership skills. NOLRS is a scheme for individuals [...]

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 [...]

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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