Outdoors Victoria respectfully acknowledges the Traditional Owners, their Elders past and present, for the important role Indigenous people continue to play in Victoria, especially on land and waters used for outdoor education and recreation.

Outdoors Victoria (OV) is the peak body for outdoor education and active outdoor recreation in the state and advocates for and supports more Victorians to get active outdoors.

We support the outdoor communities of Victoria through our three objectives…

Supporting a thriving Outdoors Sector

Advocating for every Victorian to be active in the outdoors

Building a strong and sustainable peak outdoor body to best support our community

Latest Projects

Positive Start 2022 & 2023

What was Positive Start? Positive Start 2022 & 23 was a Victorian Government initiative seeking to re-engage primary and secondary…

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Active in Nature

The Active in Nature 2023-24 Project will increase opportunities for young people to enjoy nature and outdoor recreation in some…

Careers in the Outdoors

We promote the available careers and qualification pathways to jobs in the outdoors to ensure there are enough skilled workers…

Disability and Inclusion in the Outdoors

We are developing a resource for all outdoor activity providers to enable an increase in outdoor recreation activities offered to…

Outdoors News & Updates

CVAC News May 2024

CVAC News May 2024 There have been some big steps forward for CVAC and the climbing community over the last…

May 16, 2024

CVAC News November 2023

CVAC News November 2023 This year has been a busy one for the Climbing Victoria Advisory Council (CVAC). Much of…

November 23, 2023

Community Survey on the Formulation of Climbing Victoria

Community Survey on the Formulation of Climbing Victoria Outdoor recreational climbing and climbers in Victoria currently lack a peak body…

November 17, 2023

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