Outdoors NSW & ACT Membership Structure        

Membership to Outdoors NSW & ACT is available to any commercial, not-for-profit, volunteer, educational or government organisation, group, association, body or individual and offers a range of benefits that will assist you and / or your organisation to provide high quality outdoor experiences. Outdoors NSW & ACT member fees are used to benefit all its members.

Affiliate Freelancer $110 (Inc GST)

Freelancers, Casuals, Individuals

  • 10% discount on all professional development events & workshops, including our annual conference;
  • Opportunities to take up Special offers from our partners;
  • The Outdoors NSW logo to upload to your website, email signature and printed materials; see USE OF LOGO information;
  • An Outdoors NSW certificate and membership number

Affiliate School $277 (Inc GST)

For Pre-schools through to secondary schools

  • Same as Affiliate* and
  • Constitutional voting rights
  • Your own school listing & page on the Affiliate School section of our website
  • Membership to JOEE – Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education
  • *10% discount for 5 staff

Affiliate Member $420 (Inc GST)

Companies and businesses with less than 5 permanent staff

  • Same as both Affiliates *and
  • Your own business/organisational listing & page in the Affiliate Members section on our website;
  • Membership to JOEE – Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education
  • An opportunity to be ‘the in kind sponsor’ of each monthly newsletter, which is distributed to our subscribers

Affiliate Plus Member $805 (Inc GST)

Outdoor Providers, Universities, sector Corporates and Not For Profit’s with 5+ permanent staff

  • All the inclusions of Affiliate memberships and
  • Membership to JOEE – Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education
  • Your own business/organisational listing & page in the Affiliate Plus Members section on our website

Summit Partner $4500 (Inc GST)

All of  the inclusions of all other membership and more. Please call us to discuss the Summit Partnership. Some of the summit partnership benefits include:

  • Summit partner recognition on our Website and Social Media;
  • Newsletter by-lines (two per year);
  • Conference recognition with your logo on event invitation, banner display, acknowledgement, insert in conference delegate packs;
  • Exclusive sponsorship of a forum/workshop event with free attendance to two of your staff
  • Logo and recognition in our Annual Report
  • Membership to JOEE – Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education

Code Of Conduct

The principles of this Code are expressed in broad statements to guide ethical decision making.  These statements provide a framework; they cannot and do not dictate conduct to cover particular situations.

This organisation undertakes to:

  1. Uphold a high standard of business ethics and customer service at all times.
  2. Obey all legal requirements, and “common practises” relating to the industry, such as insurance, licenses, land and water approvals/ permits, industry qualifications etc.
  3. Protect the natural environment and ensure that all practices follow minimal impact guidelines.
  4. Interpret the natural surroundings for participants where appropriate, so that every activity is enriched by the environment that it utilises and an appreciation for the environment is awakened in participants.
  5. Protect the safety and welfare of staff and participants at all times through detailed risk minimisation strategies.
  6. Help all participants to realise their full potential and to stimulate the spirit of inquiry and the acquisition of knowledge through quality teaching practices.
  7. Treat all people; clients, co-workers, competitors and the general public, with professionalism, equity and integrity, being unbiased towards race, gender, age or ability.
  8. Protect staff and client rights to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received. 
  9. Treat co-workers and other colleagues with respect, fairness and good faith, and advocate conditions of employment that safeguard the rights and welfare of all employees 
  10. Strive for excellence in the profession by maintaining and enhancing our own knowledge and skills, by encouraging the professional development of co-workers, and by fostering the aspirations of potential members of the outdoor industry.

The principles of this Code are expressed in broad statements to guide ethical decision-making.

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