Industry Resources
Risk Management


Australian Activity Adventure Standards

These tools are the go-to for any guided activity with dependant individuals or groups. They were compiled by an industry reference group, consulted with industry and tested with industry. Approved in 2019 as the key tool for risk management these resources are owned by the Outdoor Council of Australia.

The tools are made up of the Australian Activity Adventure Standard, the Core Good Practise Guide and Activity Good Practise Guides. In addition Guidance Notes helps to inform the industry on various areas of interest such as Severe Weather or Employment Practises in the Outdoors. 

Severe Weather Guidance Note

Thanks to the work of our Incident Response & Risk Management Sub-committee, we are pleased to make available to the industry the updated "Severe Weather Guidance Note" that was originally compiled by the Outdoor Recreation Centre Inc in 2009.
Updated with information for today's users it is a great tool to use for any planning for Outdoor activities. Thank you to our sub-committee volunteers.


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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