Events in Queensland


Facilitators of Outdoor Learning (FOOLS) Forums are run occasionally by OEAQ and are aimed at bringing outdoor educators together to have fun, share practice and recent experiences. Check back from time for dates or join OEAQ to be sure to receive an email invite. Normally held in South-east Queensland and Far North Queensland.

NOEC 2016

NOEC is the outdoor education conference (NOEC) run by Outdoor Education Australia every two years and organised each time by the hosting state body. In 2016 this is Queensland – Outdoor Educators Association of Queensland. Planning is already under way for the 2016 event and its location on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast makes it readily accessible for many Queenslanders.

Full details here

2013 Conference

This 3 day event was held in Cairns during the July 2013 school holidays and attended by over 100 outdoor educators.

Major Speakers were:

Chris Hudson author of An Adult’s Guide to The Teenage World and Raiding Resilient Teenagers.

Roger Greenaway (UK) Presentation and Workshop on Reviewing techniques 

Major Sponsors were:

Macpac, One Planet, Wilderness Equipment

2013 Macpac preentation 2013 Night Conf