ACA Statement of Advice to Members - 19 March 2020
The Australian Camps Association has endorsed a national statement released by the Outdoor Council of Australia on the 18th March regarding enforcement of cancellation terms. The wider outdoor sector, including state based outdoor peaks and other peak bodies are presenting a united front in an effort to maintain cashflow and keep camps and outdoor providers viable during these extremely demanding times. You can read the ACA statement below.
19th March 2020
The Australian Camps Association supports and endorses the Position Statement released by the Outdoor Council of Australia on Wednesday 18th March relating to cancellations.
This Statement is endorsed by each of our state’s peak outdoor bodies and other sector peak bodies. There is thus a coordinated and consistent national stance on this issue.
The intent of this Statement is to ensure that the life-affirming outdoor education/recreation services provided by camps are sustained. These experiences are vital for our community's physical and mental wellbeing and must be maintained for the coming years and generations.
The Australian Camps Association provides this advice in the full understanding that you may wish to approach each individual booking on a case by case basis, and we acknowledge that you have your own systems and processes. The ACA does not intend in any way to prescribe what any member must do.
The Australian Camps Association supports the general principle that contracts will be enforced in full.
The following steps may assist as a guide:
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