Air Activities

Includes

  • Aeromodelling
  • Air racing
  • Ballooning
  • Drone racing
  • Gliding
  • Hang gliding
  • Human powered aircraft
  • Parachuting
  • Paragliding
  • Power Kites

Description

Flight is the process by which an object moves through an atmosphere without contact with the surface. This can be achieved by generating aerodynamic lift associated with propulsive thrust, aerostatically using buoyancy, or by ballistic movement.

Who Can Participate

  • Open to all
  • Some Activity Providers may have additional age or height restrictions.

Safety Rules

  • Minimal Impact Practices Guidelines must be adhered too.
  • CASA ( Civil Aviation Safety Authority ). casa.gov.au regulations should be adhered to at all times.
  • Should there be inclement weather the LiC will decide if the activity stop

Supervision Requirements

Refer to Girl Guides Australia Ratios at a Glance

Leader in Charge

  • The LiC must ensure that all participants are informed of appropriate clothing and/or personal equipment prior to the activity.
  • The LiC must organise and collect the ADM.27 from youth members and ADM.28 from adults. The LiC must inform the Activity Instructor of any health conditions or behaviour issues with participants.
  • The LiC must have an appropriate first aid kit suitable for the activity present at the activity venue.
  • The LiC must ensure participants have water and food appropriate to the activity.
  • The LiC is responsible for all participants when they are not participating in the activity.

Activity Instructor

Many outdoor activity centres will use in-house instructor qualifications. If you are unsure if they are accepted or alternative qualifications are held, contact your State Outdoor Activities Manager to ensure the instructor’s qualification is suitable.

Questions to be asked when looking for an Activity Provider

  • The Activity Leader/Instructor is to brief all participants on safety and the care of equipment prior to the activity.
  • It is suggested that the Activity Leader / Instructor provide ground training prior to the commencement of the activity if relevant.
  • Obtain permission from relevant authorities for access and use of land and waterbodies.
  • The ratified Activity Leader/ Instructor must have knowledge of the locality, facilities, and terrain and weather conditions of the area that the activity will be taking place.
  • Should there be inclement weather the LiC and ratified instructor will need to negotiate whether the activity should proceed or be postponed.
  • Activity Leaders/ Instructors must have a first aid kit and appropriate rescue equipment readily accessible to all participants.

Notification Forms Required

ALL FORMS CAN BE FOUND HERE.

For Approval – Prior to the Activity

  • 01 Camp/Adventure-based/ Event Application/ Notification
  • 56B Risk Assessment and Plan (Outdoor Activities & Events & Camps)
  • Activity Provider Risk Management Plan

At the Activity

  • Participants are required to have completed: ADM.27 for Youth Members or ADM.28 for Adults
  • 24a Notification of Accident
  • 24b Notification of Incident

After the Activity

  • 03 Camp/Adventure-based/ Event Report

Last Modified: 14/05/21 at 4:20 PM