Targeted Talented Athletes Squad

OA has announced the 2017 Targeted Talented Athletes Squad (TTA Squad). This is the base level squad for emerging junior and senior orienteers who want to develop their performance and rise up through the elite competition ranks. The squad is coached by Brodie Nankervis. Squad members are listed at: 2017 Squads

NOL Round 2 Results

It was another exciting weekend of racing for the NOL with two events in Canberra. Updated NOL point scores can be found at: 2017 NOL Points after Round 2 The Arrows’ Simon Uppill leads the senior men from Matt Crane after two good wins on Matt’s home ground. Cockatoo Charlotte Watson won both senior women races to take a strong … Read More

Orienteering Australia AGM 25 March 2017

ORIENTEERING AUSTRALIA 2017 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 4.30pm, Canberra Girls Grammar School, ACT. Saturday 25 March, 2017. AGENDA Apologies: Jan Fletcher (OWA) 1   MINUTES 1.1         Appointment of verifiers 1.2         Confirmation of minutes of 2016 Annual Conference and General Meeting and matters arising. Minutes 2016 Annual Conference 2   ANNUAL REPORT (to be tabled) 3   ANNUAL FINANCIAL REPORT 3.1     Presentation of the … Read More

Australian Bushrangers team announced

The junior and senior elite teams have been selected for the upcoming Oceania Championships to compete against the New Zealand Pinestars. The selection also includes M/W18, M/W20 and M/W21 team members for the ANZ Challenge, joining the other junior and masters athletes named earlier in the year. The team can be found at: 2017 Bushrangers Congratulations to all selected athletes.

New junior appointments

OA is pleased to announce two new appointees to positions with the High Performance Program. Brodie Nankervis from Tasmania has volunteered to be the squad coach for the Targetted Talented Athlete Squad. Brodie is a relatively young and very active elite orienteer himself but he puts a lot of time and thought into developing junior athletes, helping them to realise … Read More

NOL Round 1 Results

Thanks to Orienteering Tasmania for a very technical opening weekend to the National Orienteering League. After two events the senior men class is led by Matt Crane and Simon Upill, Natasha Key leads the senior women, Jarrah Day and Aston Key lead the junior men and Zoe Dowling the junior women. The Canberra Cockatoos lead the senior men teams and … Read More

Seeking squad coaches

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers interested in coaching and managing one or more of its national training squads. For details please see Squad coaches

JWOC and WOC updates

Unfortunately Toph Naunton is no longer able to manage the JWOC team this year because of a work commitment. However, we are very pleased to announce that Hanny Allston has volunteered for the position, bringing a vast experience as an elite athlete. Don’t forget that JWOC nominations are due by 17 February.  HERE WOC nominations are also open and close … Read More

Entries OPEN for Pittwater (Tas) NOL races

Enter HERE Entries close, 3rd March. No late entries Select NOL races if you are entering Elite courses on Saturday and Sunday. There is a ‘non NOL’ event on the Monday, entries are also open for it

Australian Schools Team

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian Schools Team to compete in New Zealand in April after the Oceania Championships. The team is: Senior Girls Rachel Allen Amy Enkelaar Tara Melhuish Caitlin Young Laurel Gannon (res) Junior Girls Ella Cuthbert Julia Gannon Mikaela Gray Zoe Melhuish Sophie Jones (res) Senior Boys Alastair George Angus Haines Aston Key Patrick Miller … Read More