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COUNTRY PROFILE - AUSTRALIA

Australia is a vast country -- e.g., its the same size as the United States.  There are about 20 million people in Australia (about 1/8th the population density of USA and about 1/100th the population density of Japan).

Australia was "discovered" in 1729 and settled by the British in 1788.

 


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NATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

STATE OUTDOOR ASSOCIATIONS

The next tier are the state associations:

Contact details for State Outdoor Education Organizations

OUTDOOR EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA

Australia, like New Zealand, is viewed by many as having ideal natural outdoor spaces, a temperate climate, and a high standard of living.

Outdoor education is popular and well-developed in Australia, having at least a 50 year history of formal programs.

For more information, download "A Profile of Outdoor Education Programs and Their Implementation in Australia".

WELL-KNOWN OUTDOOR EDUCATION PROGRAMS IN AUSTRALIA

UNDERGRADUATE OUTDOOR EDUCATION UNIVERSITY COURSES

USEFUL LINKS