OA Seeking Expressions Of Interest for Athlete Comission

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Administration, High Performance, High Performance News

OA is seeking expressions of interest from the Australian orienteering community to be a part of an athletes commission. This group of 4-6 individuals will represent the athlete body in decisions about orienteering in Australia. OA encourages athletes from both foot and MTBO disciplines, of any age, ability or gender, to consider being involved. The initial members will help shape … Read More

OA Publishes New Coaching Framework

Brodie Nankervis2022 Archive, Administration, Coaching

Orienteering Australia is excited to announce that after 1.5 years of conceptualisation, stakeholder engagement and thorough review, the new Coaching Framework has been published. Lead by OA’s Manager of Coaching Development Brodie Nankervis, the project team included representatives from all state/territory organisations. The framework aligns with OA’s strategic plan, and outlines a guide to foot orienteering coaching education, development and … Read More

Orienteering Australia Seeking National Squad Coaches

Brodie Nankervis2021 Archive, Administration, Coaching, Get Involved, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking expressions of interest for coaches to work within the new squad structure that is to be trialled in 2022. OA is looking for 1-2 individuals to lead each of the two squads within the new structure – the High-Performance Squad and the National Development Squad. Expressions of interest could be in the form of a team … Read More

OA Welcomes new General Manager Matthew Dunstan

Craig SteffensAbout OA, Administration

Matthew replaces Paul Prudhoe who retired after three and a half years of excellent, hard work in the role Matthew has a strong background in Australia and overseas with organisations including Basketball Victoria, Sport NSW, Tenpin Bowling Australia, Sport Bay of Plenty (NZ) and England Netball. Matthew has also worked at the grassroots and club levels as General Manager of … Read More

OA Welcomes Hanny Allston to the team

Craig Steffens2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Coaching

OA has appointed Hanny Allston to the board as Director – Coaching. Hanny Allston is the founding director of Find Your Feet, an award-winning Tasmanian business specialising in international trail running experiences, peak performance coaching and outdoor retail. She holds tertiary degrees in medical research, education, coaching and business. Hanny is an Australian Institute of Company Directors councillor, the tourism & … Read More

Orienteering Australia 2021 Annual General Meeting

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

The 2021 Annual General Meeting took place at Molong Central School Hall on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 3pm. Minutes are available here. As noted in the draft minutes, under the new constitution, there are seven directors and the Board decides on which position each director will fill. Any Australian who is an International Orienteering Federation Council member has an ex … Read More

Orienteering Australia – Executive Officer

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

Orienteering Australia is seeking a new Executive Officer, following the retirement of Paul Prudhoe, who was in the position since 2017. The successful candidate will play a significant leadership role in OA’s developing organisation and will also lead the management of Orienteering Australia’s relationship with Sport Australia. Reporting to the Chair and the Board, the Executive Officer will work closely … Read More

2021 Orienteering Australia AGM and Committee Meetings – Update

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, Administration, Coaching, Events, High Performance, Mapping, Technical

The 2021 Orienteering Australia Annual General Meeting will take place at Molong Central School Hall, 68-70 Phillip St, Molong NSW 2866 on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 3pm. The  AGM Agenda and associated papers can be found here – 2021 AGM Agenda and Papers The timetable for Committee meetings, also being held at the Central School Molong (on Saturday 3rd April) is: … Read More

Orienteering Australia – Executive Officer

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News, News

Orienteering Australia is seeking a new Executive Officer, following the forthcoming retirement of Paul Prudhoe, who has been in the position since 2017. The successful candidate will play a significant leadership role in OA’s developing organisation and will also lead the management of Orienteering Australia’s relationship with Sport Australia. Reporting to the Chair and the Board, the Executive Officer will … Read More