Advocacy is the pursuit of influencing outcomes — including public-policy and resource
allocation decisions within political, economic, and social systems and institutions — that
directly affect people’s lives. Therefore, advocacy can be seen as a deliberate process of
speaking out on issues of concern in order to exert some influence on behalf of ideas or
Bushwalking Queensland is represented at various levels with kindred interest groups, including Bushwalking Australia, Qld. Outdoor Recreation Federation, and with the QPWS.