Young Leadership Growing Stronger

The Get Outside with Community held another leadership camp recently on the beautiful Maria Island. The Leadership Camps aim to build the capacity and experience of the young leaders who co- run and organise the Get Outside short day trips throughout the warmer parts of the year. Its important for the building of the team […]

Get Outside – Nepali Elders trip

The newly graduated Get Outside Leaders organised and ran a trip for their elders to Mount Field National Park recently. It was a brilliant trip with 42 people including elders and children, strolling to Russell Falls and picnicking followed by dancing by the river. The oldest person was 82 and said through an interpreter “this […]

Cricket cuts across cultures at Mount Field

A good-quality turning pitch, lovingly prepared by the Mount Field staff, and a vocal crowd of nearly 200 contributed to making an inaugural T20 cricket match at Mount Field National Park, an overwhelming success. Parks and Wildlife Service community engagement officer and admitted cricket tragic Sam Cuff, said the event on Saturday, organised by the […]

The Girls Got Outside

The Get Outside Program ran a Women’s only event last Saturday and despite the very windy weather we very much enjoyed ourselves at the lovely Chauncey Vale Reserve. To help celebrate a national day in Hindu culture, we all sang songs in different languages in the cave that gave amazing acoustics to our great voices. […]

50 young people leave no trace

The Get Outside with Community Program ran a training day for 50 young migrants at Chauncey Vale recently. The students were divided into five different teams and rotated around five different stations throughout the day covering topics as diverse as choosing safe tent sites and setting up tents, how to go the toilet in the […]

Wildcare Get Outside Trip to Taroona

The first Wildcare Get Outside Trip for the season was held on a gorgeous sunny day at Taroona Beach. This trip coincided with a local art festival which was a great way to new arrivals to see what local Tasmanians do with their spare time on the weekend. This trip was led by the newly […]

Get Outside – Food, Fun and Fame

GET OUTSIDE _ FOOD The latest Get Outside event wound up the 2015/16 summer season with the leadership training being completed. This included two of the participants being interviewed by two local T.V. stations and the all the leaders undertaking training in delivering  “sensory” experiences. Being competent in delivering “sensory” experiences ensures that GO leaders […]

Harmony Day – a huge success

The three day leadership event for the Get Outside Program was a huge success. This course was wrapped around the Harmony Day Celebration at Mount Field National Park where 130 people spent the day going on bush walks, having picnics, playing soccer and dancing. The new leaders and the experienced leaders were fantastic, taking turns […]

Get Outside visits Hastings Caves

35 people joined us for a magical day exploring the underground delights of Hastings Caves. Although everyone agreed it was a long day in a slow bus, it was unanimous that it was worth it. The participants enjoyed games at the beach in Dover on the way down and a lovely shared lunch at Hastings […]

Get Outside goes to Fortescue Bay

The Get Outside Wildcare Branch held their first outing of the year to the beautiful Fortescue Bay. Fifty- five people in total came for the day mostly young people aged between fifteen and twenty -five. The day was spent enjoying the beach, each other, walking, burying people in the sand, soccer, swimming and fishing.   […]

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