New Get Outside Leaders are an Inspiration

  In April, Get Outside held our annual leadership training weekend at the Far South Wilderness Camp. With Tasmania bathed in warm autumn light, we enjoyed the most amazing weekend exploring and learning. This year we hosted nine new leaders from across Tasmania, and were joined by three experienced leaders.¬†¬†Participants were diverse in their backgrounds, […]

Challenging Walk at Cathedral Rock

The challenge was set – a walk up to Cathedral Rock on Saturday 3rd February. Probably the most challenging walk the Get Outside with Community program has tackled yet, with a steep track climbing to 880 metres, rock climbing, and a warm day. But we had an intrepid group of leaders and participants take part, […]

New Tasmanians Learn Skills to Enjoy the Bush

On December 12th, Get Outside with Community hosted a training day, Exploring Tasmania Safely. Our audience were students from the Young Migrant English Programme at TAFE, who were finishing up their study responsibilities for the year and looking forward to summer holidays. These students come from diverse cultural backgrounds, with most newly arrived in Tasmania […]

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 […]

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