Current Award Programs

The Outdoor Industry thrives from motivated, committed individuals and occasionally we get the opportunity to understand more about them and celebrate their achievements. This page is updated with opportunities to recognise our peers. 

May 2021

OUTDOOR EDUCATION AWARDS

The Outdoor Education Australia Awards enable the outdoor community to recognise the work of educators and organisations. They provide a shining light on inspiring, transformational, and impactful Outdoor Education programs, organisations, and educators across Australia.

 

The National Awards are entered via the state programs. Only winners of the state programs progress through to the National Outdoor Education Awards. 

 

NSW Awards and the ACT Awards are now open for nominations.
 

NOMINATIONS OPEN FROM 4th MAY 

NOMINATIONS CLOSE 19th JUNE

There are 4 categories awarded; 

- Outdoor Education Program (Organisation)

- Service to Outdoor Education (Individual)

- Outdoor Education Practitioner (Individual) 

- Outdoor Education Fellow (Individual) 

TO NOMINATE GO TO THE AWARDS PORTAL

Entry is free

To enter you must be a member of Outdoors NSW & ACT. If you are not a member you can do so for as little as $110.00 per annum. 

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NSW Winners & ACT Winners will progress through to the National Outdoor Education Awards which will be presented in September 2021

NSW Outdoor Education Awards

NSW Awards can be self-nominated or nominated by a third party. All criteria must be addressed to be in the running. All submissions MUST be completed by 5pm 19th May 2021 to be eligible and the entrant must be a member of Outdoors NSW & ACT. 

ACT Outdoor Education Awards

ACT Awards can be self-nominated or nominated by a third party. All criteria must be addressed to be in the running. All submissions MUST be completed by 5pm 19th May 2021 to be eligible and the entrant must be a member of Outdoors NSW & ACT. 

Awards will be judged by a panel of Outdoor professionals and winners will be chosen to represent the state and territory at the National Outdoor Education Awards.

AWARDS TIMELINE

  • Nominations Open 4th May

  • Nominations Close 19th June 

  • Judging June / July 

  • Winner Announcement mid July

  • National Judging July / August

  • National Winner Announcement 29th September at the National Outdoor Education Conference Dinner, Hydro Majestic, Katoomba NSW.