Schedule for forthcoming Australian Championships confirmed

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Following the rescheduling of this year’s Australian Championships, the resultant rescheduling for the coming years has now been confirmed. The Australian Championships carnival will be held in Tasmania in 2021, Victoria in 2022, Western Australia in 2023 and New South Wales in 2024. Tasmania and Victoria both move back a year from their original allocation, while NSW moves back two … Read More

Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame Inductees

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Featured News, News

At last week’s (virtual) AGM, Orienteering Australia President Blair Trewin, in addition to the annual Service Award winners, announced the 2020 inductees to OA’s Hall of Fame. At the same time the  previous 2019 inductees were also announced. The Orienteering Australia Hall of Fame was inaugurated in 2016. The Hall of Fame recognises both those who have been outstanding performers as … Read More

Orienteering Australia Annual Awards

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Featured News, News

At last week’s (virtual) AGM, Orienteering Australia President Blair Trewin announced the recipients of the 2019 OA Service Awards. Each year Orienteering Australia recognises the contribution and service by its volunteers through the presentation of perpetual awards, special awards and certificates of appreciation. The 2019 winner’s are: Silva Award for Services to Orienteering : Greg Bacon (Newcastle Orienteering Club, NSW) Greg … Read More

Aston Key named as Athlete of the Year

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Aston Key has been named as Orienteering Australia’s Athlete of the Year for 2019. In July, he became the second Australian to win a gold medal at the Junior World Orienteering Championships when he won the sprint event in Denmark. He followed this up with a bronze medal in the long distance, and a fifth place in the middle distance. … Read More

Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Australian orienteering events

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On 13 March, the Australian Prime Minister announced that “holding non-essential, organised public gatherings of more than 500 people” should not proceed. The Australian 3-Days Easter 2020, NSW Middle and Long Distance Championships and mid-week events have been postponed to Easter 2021 and the week following Easter 2021. The 3-Days scheduled for Queensland and the ACT in 2021 and 2022 … Read More

2019 Australian Schools Honour Team

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Featured News, Schools

Orienteering Australia is pleased to confirm the 2019 Australians Schools Orienteering Championships Honour Team as follows: Junior Girls Mikaela Gray (QLD), Milla Key (VIC)*, Iida Lehtonen (NSW), Nea Shingler (NSW) Junior Boys Torren Arthur (VIC), Aldo Bosman (WA), Alvin Craig (NSW), Sam Woolford (NSW) Senior Girls Mikayla Cooper (TAS), Ella Cuthbert (ACT), Zoe Melhuish (ACT), Caitlin Young (ACT) Senior Boys … Read More

2019 Silva Medal – Progress Scores after the Australian Long Championships

Darryl Erbacher2019 Archive, Featured News, News

Silva Medal 2019 Progress Scores after Australian Long After seven events that contribute to the determination of the winner of the Silva Medal 3 orienteers have achieved the maximum points (24) with at least 6 wins. They are Robin Uppill and Bruce Arthur with 7 wins and Stephen Craig with 6 wins. 6 other orienteers can achieve 6 wins with … Read More

Australian WOC history updated

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The Australian WOC results history has been updated. After WOC 2019, Simon Uppill has matched Natasha Key on 10 WOC appearances, and has set a new Australian record of 31 WOC events. (He also equalled his personal-best result with 30th in the middle). Patrick Jaffe and Mary Fleming made their debuts, Brodie Nankervis ran in his first individual final, and … Read More