2020 National Squads Announced

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance

The senior and junior selection panels have named squads for 2020 which can be found here. These are provisional squads which will be revised after Easter. Additional athletes who meet the standards will be added then and athletes who are not active in high performance activities may be removed to make way for those who are active. We are also … Read More

Farewell Hannah

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, News

Hannah Meg Goddard 24.7.1997 – 7.12.2019. Forever in our hearts. Orienteering Australia was very sad to hear of the passing of Hannah Goddard (EVOC) after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Hannah was a wonderfully gifted all round athlete in orienteering, netball and rowing. She was a member of Tasmanian schools orienteering team for many years; a member of … Read More

National Team Positions

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for three world level teams in 2020: Junior World Orienteering Championships, Turkey, 28 June – 4 July; World Orienteering Championships (Sprint), Denmark. 5 – 11 July ; and World University Orienteering Championships, Russia, 14-18 July. Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and … Read More

MTBO 2020 World Championship Team selection trials.

Andrew Power2019 Archive, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

These will be held on the weekend of April 4-5 based in Beechworth, Victoria. The trials are for both the elite and the Junior (U21yrs) World Championships teams. A maximum of 6 men and women in each category are eligible for selection.   Orienteering Australia would especially like to see many junior representatives try for the team. The two events will … Read More

Applications sought: Australian MTBO Team Coach & Team Manager

Andrew Power2019 Archive, Coaching, Mountain Bike Orienteering

Australian MTBO Team Coach & Team Manager positions for the 2020 World Championships team to the Czech Republic are sought. Both officials will need to be overseas for about 2 weeks, approx. from 9-23 August, to allow for a training period before WOC. The coach will conduct at least one training camp within Australia;  organise the 7 day pre-Championship training … Read More

Orienteering Australia Vacancy: National Manager of Coaching Development

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance News, News

Applications are sought for key position within High Performance and Coaching Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking a passionate leader to facilitate the development of orienteering coaching nationally. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a one year term, with the role to be reviewed (subject to available funding) and extended if possible for an additional one year term. The … Read More

Grant Applications Open – Sporting Schools Orienteering

Jim Mackay2019 Archive, Schools Development

Applications for Sporting Schools orienteering funding in Term 1 2020 are open until 22 Nov 2019. Local state coaches available to run programs in schools. Local mappers available to map school grounds with early notice required. Workshops available Australia-wide for teacher accreditation to facilitate teacher-led programs.