OPERATION MANUAL


The Operational Manual of Orienteering Australia is a working document that provides guidance for the management and administration of orienteering within Australia. The index to the current manual is displayed below.

All current sections of the operational manual are available to download in pdf format — see the links below to download individual sections. Sections which have been recently modified are marked in red text in the right hand column.

If you find errors or omissions on this page please contact Executive Officer.

 

Operational Manual  (5th Edition) Feb-15
PREFACE Dec-15
1

MANAGEMENT and ADMINISTRATION

1.1 Constitution Mar-16
1.2 Standing Orders Mar-08
1.3 Procedures for Rules, Regulations, Standing Orders Nov-15
1.4 Duties of Officers and Committees Mar-08
1.5 Orienteering Australia-State relations Nov-15
1.6 Selection Processes for Orienteering Australia positions Nov-15
1.7 Distribution of Functions Mar-08
1.8 Guidelines for Reports Mar-08
1.9 E-mail Communications Policy Mar-08
1.10 Limits on Expenditure Mar-08
1.11 Fees payable by states in 2016 Jul-16
1.12 Entry Fees for International Orienteering Events Jul-08
1.13 Funding of International Events in Australia Mar-08
1.14 Loans from Major Event Fund Mar-08
1.15 Gender Equity Policy Oct-15
1.16 Volunteer Recognition including Services Awards Mar-08
1.17 Risk Management Policy Aug-08
1.18 Member Protection Policy Dec-15
1.19 Privacy Policy Aug-08
1.20 Conflict Resolution Mar-08
1.21 Appeals Mar-16
1.22 Infectious Diseases Policy Aug-08
1.23 Tobacco/Hard Liquor Policy Aug-08
1.24 Official Orienteering Australia Badges Aug-08
1.25 Inclusion Policy Dec-09
1.26 Match-fixing policy June-13
1.27 Management of critical incidents Mar-16
2

TECHNICAL and COMPETITION

2.1 OA Foot Competition Rules Feb-16
2.2 2015 National League Guidelines Feb-15
2.3 Guidelines for Major Carnivals Reserved
2.4 Australian University Championships Aug-08
2.5 Australian Schools Championships Aug-08
2.6 MTBO Rules and Guidelines Jan-13
2.7 Affiliated Clubs Jul-08
2.8 Guidelines for Engaging a Mapper Aug-08
2.9 Mapping of Rock Featutes Apr-14
2.10 Mapping – Digital Printing Policy Aug-08
2.11 Use of Information Technology Reserved
2.12 Oceania Championships Rules Jun-12
2.13 AUS-NZL Challenge Rules Foot Jun-12
2.14 AUS-NZL Elite Test Series Rules Apr-08
2.15 AUS-NZL Schools Test Series Rules Reserved
2.16 Reporting of Serious Injuries and Incidents Reserved
2.17 Silva Medal Aug-08
2.18 Elite Ranking Scheme Dec-10
2.19 Non-elite Ranking Scheme Aug-08
2.20 Participation in Multi-Sport Game Aug-08
2.21 AUS-NZL Challenge Rules MTBO Jun-12
3

DEVELOPMENT and PROMOTION

3.1 The Australian Orienteer  Aug-08
3.2 Sponsorship Policy Mar-08
3.3 Promoting Orienteering Mar-08
3.4 Junior Sports Policy Aug-08
4

COACHING and OFFICIATING

4.1 Administration of Coaching and Officiating Accreditation Jan-09
4.2 Coaching Accreditation – Level 1 Aug-08
4.3 Coaching Accreditation – Levels 2 and 3 Reserved
4.4 Controller Accreditation Levels 1 and 2 Aug-08
4.5 Controller Accreditation – Level 3 and International Orienteering Federation Event Advisor Reserved
5

HIGH PERFORMANCE

5.1 Australian Teams Jan-09
5.2 World Championships Teams Mar-08
5.3 Junior World Championships Teams Mar-12
5.4 MTBO World Championships Teams Aug-08
5.5 Team Management Aug-08
5.6 Team Coaching Aug-08
5.7 National Senior Squad Aug-08
5.8 National Junior Squad Aug-08
5.9 National MTBO Squad Aug-08
5.10 National Junior Development Squad Aug-08
5.11 Talent Identification Policy Aug-08
5.12 Orienteering Australia anti-doping policy effective 1 January 2015 Dec-14
5.13 National Training Centre Reserved
5.14 Athlete of the Year Aug-08
5.15 Selection Appeals (interim) Mar-16