Welcome to the home of Outdoor Ed in Queensland

The Outdoor Educators Association of Queensland (OEAQ) was established in 1981 to represent the interests of individuals and organisations involved in Outdoor Education and to encourage and lead the development of professional practice in Outdoor Education in Queensland.

About OEAQ

OEAQ is an independent, non-government, not-for-profit association, and a member of Outdoor Education Australia, a national network of outdoor education associations. OEAQ is also a member of the Joint Council of Queensland Teacher Associations and the Outdoors Queensland (formally QORF).

Meet your 2024 committee

Get acquainted with the passionate minds driving OEAQ forward in 2024. Discover the faces behind the initiatives, connect with your local outdoor education community, and tap into a wealth of training, resources, and events tailored to your state.

Upcoming Queensland Events

Calling all outdoor professionals! Join us for a series of Professional Development Action Learning Days, where you can engage in outdoor pursuits, exchange facilitation strategies, tackle challenges, and nurture fresh ideas. These events not only contribute to your CPD hours for QLD Teacher Registration, logbooks, and AITSL Teaching Standards but also offer an enriching experience at just $50 for members and $100 for non-members, with insurance coverage provided by OEAQ.

Explore the Benefits

Discover how OEAQ supports the outdoor education community in Queensland and the perks of being a member. Dive into a network that fosters growth, collaboration, and a shared love for the great outdoors.

For a comprehensive list of events in Queensland and across Australia, perfect for your professional development journey, visit our Events pages.

Outdoor Education Leader Jobs in the Sunshine State

Enjoy sunshine, mild weather and great challenges and learning opportunities. Check out our Hub Job page to see if there are any casual or permanent jobs going in Queensland.

Online Community Connection 

Inside the OutHaus is a community forum designed to connect the outdoor education community. Originally established to support the mental health of outdoor leaders, teachers and instructors during the Covid pandemic, it has now metamorphosed into a webinar tackling the burning questions of the outdoor community. Register to Join us @ 6:13pm AEST / 7:13pm AEDT
Mondays 1st and 3rd of the Month