Industry Resources

Outdoor Industry
Connect & Share Forums

Every week Outdoors NSW & ACT has been hosting a Connect & Share forum for our industry on current topics, opportunities, and issues. All of these sessions are recorded and available for members to reference.

Links to all sessions can be located via our YouTube channel.

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Topics that have been covered include; 

- Insurance in the outdoor sector 

- working with children compliance 

- tourism promotion and working with destinations 

- opportunities within inland NSW 

- strategic planning 

- avalanche research and monitoring 

- environment and climate change 

- updates from key industry partners 

- and much more...


For other tools and resources, log in via your member user ID and gain access to research, data, and much more. 

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AAAS Audit Panel

The Australian Adventure Activity Standards are best-practise risk management for Outdoor Activities. Outdoors NSW & ACT strongly supports the use of the AAAS as advised by the Outdoor Council of Australia. So committed are we to helping our industry use and adhere to their recommendations, we have set up a panel of experts that are able to assess Outdoor Activities for their compliance against the AAAS and Good Practice Guides. 

All members of Outdoors NSW & ACT have access to a negotiated discount rate with these providers to help businesses identify their gaps in processes and procedures and address them to provide best-practise risk management in the Outdoors.

Contact us to find out more.

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Outdoor Industry MasterClasses

Each year Outdoors NSW & ACT seeks funding to hold an Outdoor industry MasterClass for members. This is an exclusive opportunity to discuss key areas of development for our industry and bring specialists in their fields direct to the members of Outdoors NSW & ACT. 

In 2021, the MasterClass was held on 29th March 2021 in Woden, ACT. The topics included Connection to Country, AAAS, Affective Abilities and Marketing 101. 

Here are some images from the day and also some attendee feedback from the opportunity. 

The next MasterClass is aimed for July 2022, in Ulladulla.

"I really enjoyed the opportunity to spend time with my peers exploring relevant issues in the outdoor sector in 2021. I have started on my to do list that came from the day."

"The Masterclass was an invaluable day for someone starting out with her outdoor business! Each session was incredibly informative and actionable, and the day was fun and interactive - a great chance to meet people from all over. I will definitely be attending the next one!"

"The March '21 Masterclass was an absolute ripper: great relevant content, discussed in a room full of diverse and friendly people from the industry. If you missed it you missed out!"

"A fabulous opportunity to come together and have valuable and meaningful conversations that can enable us to have a bright future in the outdoors"