Marine Safety Act Amendments update

OV was recently made aware of proposed amendments for all Victorian public water, which had passed the Lower House of the Victorian parliament. Read the full Marine Safety Act Amendment Bill here A number of concerned peak and representative bodies wrote to Minister...
Reclassifying our parks

Reclassifying our parks

Have your say on the recently released draft recommendations proposed by the Victorian Environmental Assessment Council (VEAC), based on a statewide assessment of public land they began in September 2014.

Outdoor recreation stakeholders join forces to create Australia’s first national set of outdoor safety standards

Australia’s peak outdoor bodies welcomed Monday’s commitment by State and Territory Sport & Recreation Ministers of funding for the creation of the first set of national adventure activity standards for the industry. Working with state and territory governments, the outdoor industry peak bodies will develop an Australian Adventure Activity Standards (Australian AAS) which will improve community and customer outdoor experiences.

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.