Australian AAS public consultation

Enclosed and coastal waters paddle-craft Consultation period

The public consultation period for Enclosed and coastal waters paddle-craft is from 12 June 2019 to 9 July 2019 (9.00am AEST – Melbourne time).


Thanks for taking the time to participant and have your say about the Australian AAS content.

You can download the draft document(s) below, view online the draft and submit feedback.

Not sure what the Australian AAS is all about? Refer to the website.


Download the document(s)

 Enclosed and coastal waters paddle-craft Activity Good Practice Guide

Download a copy of the draft Enclosed and coastal waters paddle-craft Good Practice Guide. File size 559 KB.


Core Good Practice Guide (Core GPG)

Download a copy of the Core Good Practice Guide (pre-release version) by clicking button. File size 1,347 KB.


Australian Adventure Activity Standard (AAAS)

Download a copy of the Australian Adventure Activity Standard (pre-release version) by clicking button. File size 365 KB.



Your say

Provide feedback by clicking this link to the online feedback form.

Note: You can also email a submission to info[at] if your prefer.


View the draft online

View the draft online


Frequently asked questions (FAQ)

Things are never perfect and that is why we are getting feedback on the draft. The FAQ section lists a number of concerns, questions and feedback we have already received or identified. The idea is to explain some of the reasons why the draft is currently the way it is.

1 – Leader competence – how it works overview

If you are wanting to know 1) how leaders skills and experience work or 2) the difference between what competencies a leader may require and recognising those competencies – then click here to check out this post.

2 – Revised presentation of “the standard” and “Good Practice Guides” – overview

The revised presentation format is discussed in this news post:

3 – FAQ

Go to the FAQ page on the website 


About the Australian AAS

For background information about the Australian AAS, see the website.


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