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nature is our OFFICE

to provide communities with knowledge, skills,
better health and resilience for more fulfilled lives



The Outdoor Council of Australia (OCA) is the national peak body that advocates for and represents organisations and individuals that employ outdoor adventure activities for the purposes of:

  • Recreation

  • Education

  • Tourism

  • Personal development

  • Corporate development


The role of the OCA is to represent the views and needs of these organisations and individuals to the community, industry and to the federal government.


Further, the OCA advocates for policies, strategies and actions that support and encourage the outdoor sector; promote a philosophy and practice of sustainable interaction with the natural environment; encourages organisational development within the outdoor community that enhances the delivery of services; promotes best practices in standards and quality of leadership and training, and promotes the advancement of research on outdoor-related issues and participation.

The OCA is made up of key national and state bodies. These are listed below.

Newcastle Australia

who leads the outdoor Council of australia activities

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