OA Conference concludes with major development decisions

The 2010 Orienteering Australia National Conference in Canberra from 4-5 December has concluded with a number of major development decisions:

1.       Implementation actions on participation development

2.       Updating the OA Strategic Plan

3.       An updated High Performance Strategic Plan, with new operational arrangements supported by a HP Manager and HP Operations Officer

4.       Commissioning a scoping study for an online services plan

5.       Engaging a part-time online media communications support officer for coordination of website story provision, website content maintenance and Enews production

6.       A marketing operational plan for 2011

7.       An updated national risk management policy

8.       A national health and safety procedures manual

9.       Agreement among all states and territories on a common definition of engagement membership and collection of data

10.   Recommending to the OA Schools Committee that an Australian Schools Sprint Championship be added to the Australian Schools Carnival

11.   Support of a bid to the IOF to conduct World Cup events in Tasmania in 2015

12.   Nation-wide promotion of an Orienteering Active After Schools Companion Manual developed by Orienteering NSW

13.   Further development of the national results database

14.  A modified national junior elite rankings model