New constitution for Orienteering Australia

blair2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News, News

The conversion of Orienteering Australia to a company limited by guarantee was unanimously agreed by a Special General Meeting held on Monday night. As part of the change, a new Constitution for Orienteering Australia has been adopted. The changes will take effect when OA’s new registration has formally been accepted by ASIC, which is expected to happen within the next … Read More


Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, Administration, Featured News, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Fredrik Johansson as the incoming High Performance Administrator. Fredrik brings to the role a vast amount of knowledge and experience, and more than a little Swedish influence. Fredrik, originally from Sweden, moved to Australia 10 years ago and has been a member of Melbourne Forest Racers since 2012. Fredrik started orienteering … Read More


Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, High Performance, High Performance News

As with the Head Coach role, the term of office of the current High Performance Administrator is coming to an end. Orienteering Australia is looking to fill the position for the 2021 – 2022 period, with an option to continue in the role for a further two years by mutual agreement. The Orienteering Australia (OA) National Head Coach and High … Read More

Orienteering Australia updates Anti-Doping Policy

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, News

In preparation for the ASADA Enhanced Capability Act coming into force next week on the 10th August, and  to ensure that orienteering is compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code, Orienteering Australia has updated its Anti-Doping Policy (see Operational Manual Section 5.12). One of the more significant changes in the anti-doping landscape that took place during 2020 was the creation of … Read More

Tax Deductable Donations through the Australian Sports Foundation

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, High Performance

The end of financial year is rapidly approaching with June 30 not far away, and OA is continuing its fundraising partnership with the Australian Sports Foundation to allow tax-deductible donations. Typically, June is the time when many community donors and philanthropists make their donations to the sports they support because from July 1, they will be able to lodge a … Read More


Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, Coaching, High Performance

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking EOI submissions, from suitably qualified people or organisations, to update its three levels of coaching syllabus for use by State Orienteering Associations (SSOs) & Territory Orienteering Associations. Suppliers may wish to respond to one or more of the services sought by the EOI. It is possible that one supplier may wish to provide all services, or … Read More

Closing Dates extended for National School’s Orienteering Program Kit Projects EOI’s

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, Schools, Schools Development

After receiving feedback from the State Associations Orienteering Australia has updated the two previously released documents and extended the closing dates for receiving Expressions of Interest (EOI) to the National Primary and High School Program kit projects. The updated documents can be found here: Updated National High Schools Program Kit Request for EOI Updated National Primary Schools Program Kit Request … Read More

Orienteering Australia 2020 Annual General Meeting – Preliminary Details

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, News

The OA AGM will take place as a teleconference on Thursday 16 April at 8.00pm AEST. Preliminary details of OA’s 2020 AGM can be found here. All members are welcome to “attend” the AGM, although only designated state, athlete and MTBO delegates can vote. Other business mooted for the AGM has been deferred to a later Special General Meeting. Connection … Read More

Orienteering Australia AGM Sunday 12th April 2020

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, News

The 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place at Molong Central School on Sunday 12th April 2020 at 3pm. The Notice and provisional Agenda can be found here – 2020 AGM – agenda Call for nominations for OA elected positions can be found here – 2020 AGM – call for nominations The proposal for OA to become a company limited by guarantee … Read More