About

About

QORF is recognised as the peak body representing the interests of outdoor recreation users in Queensland, and affirms the value of outdoor recreation and encourages all people to recreate outdoors.

QORF is the acronym for the Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation, formed in 1996 as a not-for-profit association representing a coalition of outdoor recreation groups to advocate on behalf of the industry.

A key reason for establishing QORF was to assist communication between different user groups and levels of government on outdoor recreation-related issues. QORF represents the diversity of opinions across the outdoor recreation sector on any issue, and does not, in most cases, seek to achieve consensus. QORF provides opportunities for sector members to share ideas, discuss issues, network, influence policy and promote outdoor recreation

Mission & Values

QORF’s primary purpose is to raise the profile, capacity and opportunity for outdoor recreation in Queensland and encourages all people to recreate outdoors. Mission & Values

Role & Objectives

The role of QORF is to  provide consultation, advice on training, and  representation with the primary objectives being representation; liaison; influence on resource management; quality; and marketing.

Staff

QORF is run by small team of staff members consisting of a full-time Executive Officer,  2 full-time Project Officers and 1 part time Project Officer. Additional project staff are employed as required.

Management Committee

QORF is administered by the Management Committee which consists of seven members, with the option for two additional persons to be co-opted, and must include at least two representatives from the Ordinary membership and two representatives from the Associate membership. 

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