Links & Publications

Links & Publications


Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education

The Journal of Outdoor & Environmental Education (JOEE) is a refereed journal devoted to the scholarly examination of issues in the field of outdoor and environmental education.

The journal is relevant to teachers, practitioners and researchers, both in Australia and overseas. The JOEE is generally published twice a year (March/April and September/October) and sent to members of organisations affiliated with the Outdoor Council of Australia, and institutional & individual subscribers.

The Aims of the JOEE

The JOEE exists to positively influence the development of outdoor and environmental education practice and theory.

The uniqueness of the JOEE is its ability to meet the needs of a wide cross section of readers, whether they be classroom teachers, academics, or practitioners in the field. The JOEE attempts to provide clear links between theory, research, and practice.

Therefore, the AJOE aims to:

  • enhance understanding of outdoor and environmental education issues;
  • provide balanced and in?depth investigation of outdoor and environmental
    education practices and theories;
  • examine and present research which influences the practices of teachers and practitioners, as well as researchers;
  • provide a forum in which outdoor and environmental education professionals
    from all settings can exchange and discuss ideas relevant to their
  • keep readers abreast of current outdoor and environmental education research.



Outdoor Council of AustraliaQueensland Globe

Queensland Globe  is a free, online interactive tool that turns physical, geographical and spatial data about a particular location into map format. You can use the Globe to access nearly 700 spatial data layers on Queensland roads, rail, property, topography, mining and exploration, land valuations, land parcel information, water levels and more

Parks & Leisure Australia

Parks & Leisure Australia is the peak industry association for professionals working in the Parks and Leisure sector in Australia. Through a broad range of services we support members to provide opportunities that strengthen communities through good use of leisure time for the social, environmental, economic and physical wellbeing of all Australians. We are ‘THE PEOPLE BEHIND THE PLACES’.



PaRC (Parks and Recreation Collection) is an Australasian collection of parks, open space and leisure resources. The collection comprises a range of strategies, reports, master plans, guidelines and policies from all levels of government and other sources.

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