Your latest National Incident Dataset Report

It’s that time again!

The UPLOADS Project team is excited to present the latest National Incident Dataset Annual Report. This report follows the same structure you know and love, and presents the injury, illness, and near miss data that was collected over the past year (June 2015-May 2016).

To aid in the distribution of the report’s findings, we present this report to you in four complimentary formats this year.

Read the full standard report HERE

Need the quick and simple version? Find a summary of the full report HERE

Don’t feel like reading? Watch a brief overview of the report HERE

Or to get it all at a glance, view an infographic poster HERE

This project was supported by funding from the Australia Research Council (LP150100287) in partnership with our wonderful industry partners.


We would like to acknowledge the sector’s critical role in producing the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset.

This dataset represents a huge contribution of time and effort from the organisations involved, both in terms of data collection and maintaining the quality of the reports. We would like to thank those organisations and our funding partners. We would also like to urge others to contribute data in future. A larger sample size would allow for more firm conclusions to be drawn regarding the management of risk within the sector and the selection of appropriate targets for prevention strategies.

If you have any questions about this report or would like to contribute to the UPLOADS National Incident Dataset please contact Dr Amanda Clacy by email at or by phone +617 5456 5904.

After completing my PhD in sport psychology and concussion risk, it was clear that the wonderful world of research had captured my attention. In my role at the Centre for human Factors and Sociotechnical Systems I am part of a brilliant team of researchers, working on world class research in the fields of sport and outdoor recreation, transport and infrastructure, organisational health and safety, urban planning and design, and defence security and resilience. My personal research interests are in the dynamic topic of injury management in grassroots sport. Although my PhD only skimmed the surface of this complicated issue, I look forward to a long career not only improving sport-related injury risk but also finding new ways to motivate kids to keep participating in sport and outdoor activity.

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2 comments on “Your latest National Incident Dataset Report
  1. Well done on the release of another report revealing the nature of what incidents are happening in the outdoors. It is positive to see that for well managed programs, that the risks are being addressed and that we have a low level of injuries. It is another positive on the proactive way outdoor leaders are working to keep adventure activities enjoyable and participants safe.

  2. amandaclacy says:

    Subject: RE: 2016 UPLOADS Annual Report

    Dear Uploads Team,
    Sincere congratulations on your important work on this project.
    You had a vision and here are the results.
    Our sector are in your debt.
    Well done.
    Kind regards,

    Alistair McArthur,
    Odyssey Consultants,
    35 Union Street,
    Armadale, Melbourne,
    Victoria, Australia 3143

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