Time running out for 2006-07 Australian Sports Foundation Donations

Time is running out to make tax-deductible donations to the Australian Sports Foundation for the 2006-07 financial year. Donations will be used to benefit the Orienteering Resources and Development project, which includes the sub-projects: International teams (WOC, JWOC and MTBO WOC) State Association Equipment Development Programs Hosting Major International Events Australian Schools Championships For donations to be tax-deductible in the … Read More

Sponsor “Skins” to support Australian Junior Team

Orienteering Australia is proud to announce that “Skins”: the Australian company that make compression garments, will support the Australian Junior team at JWOC this year. The sponsorship will mean that the Junior team are provided with a range of products for their own use. The garments are made to improve performance and aid recovery. The support extends to use of … Read More

Orienteering embraces new wireless techonology

Orienteering Australia has used a minor event on the eastern slopes of Mt Ainslie in Canberra to fine tune the latest technology to be introduced into orienteering, radio controls.  The technology has been used in Europe in recent years and will be used for the first time in a major competition in  Australia at the Junior World Orienteering Championships in … Read More

2008 National League Program announced

OA is pleased to announce the National League program for 2008. The first round of the National League kicks off in Ballarat in early March. Round 2 will be Easter in Dubbo plus two races in Canberra the weekend after. This will conclude a busy March for our senior and junior elites. Round 3 will take our elites to Tasmania and the Sun Coast … Read More

Additions to National Junior Squad

Four orienteers, all of whom have been selected in this year’s JWOC team, have been added to the National Junior Squad. They are: Men: Rob Fell, Louis Elson Women: Bridget Anderson, Belinda Lawford All other team members (and reserves) were already members of the Squad. The next major reselection of the squad will take place in October after the Oceania … Read More

Australian JWOC Team Announced

The Australian Team to contest the Junior World Championships has been announced following the final trials and National League races this weekend. The team will be spearheaded by South Australians Vanessa Round and Simon Uppill who won both trials in convincing fashion this weekend. The full team is: Men: N Andrewartha (Tas), R Challen (WA), L Elson (Tas), R Fell … Read More

POSITION VACANT: Manager High Performance.

Manager High Performance Orienteering Australia in partnership with the Orienteering ACT is seeking an enthusiastic and effective communication oriented person to manage our high performance programs. Selection Criteria. You will be passionate about the development of Australian orienteering to be a leading nation on the world stage and have high level communication skills, the ability to meet critical deadlines, possess … Read More

POSITION VACANT: Manager, Coaching & Officiating Development

Manager, Coaching & Officiating Development Orienteering Australia is seeking an enthusiastic and effective communication oriented person to manage the development of our coaching and officiating development programs.   Selection Criteria. You will have high level communication skills, the ability to meet critical deadlines, possess high level of organisational skills, well developed inter-personal skills, the capacity to maintain and develop curricula … Read More

New Bushrangers coach needed

OA would like to invite expressions of interest for the position of Australian Bushrangers Coach which is to be vacant from 1 August 2007. The Bushrangers team, which is a strong development tool for our aspiring elite orienteers, will be competing in the return leg of the test match series against New Zealand at the Oceania Champs in Canberra in October. … Read More

JWOC Trials Start Lists/Programs released

The races will act as the selection trials for the Australian team for the Junior World Champs to be held in Dubbo in July. Saturday is also the NSW Middle Distance Champs whilst the two races form National Leagues 10 and 11 The middle distance NOL #10 program and start lists. The race will use the fast granite of Northern … Read More