Orienteering Australia – urgently seeking new Board members

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  Orienteering Australia is urgently seeking new Board members. We will have a number of vacant Board positions to be filled at the AGM at Easter. The Board consists of seven elected positions and only three existing Board members will be standing for re-election. (Blair Trewin and Bruce Bowen have reached their maximum terms under the new Constitution and are … Read More

New constitution for Orienteering Australia

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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

ORIENTEERING AUSTRALIA – NATIONAL MANAGER OF COACHING DEVELOPMENT

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

Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking a passionate leader to continue the development of orienteering coaching nationally. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a one year term with extension by mutual agreement for an additional one year term. The National Manager of Coaching Development has focus on securing a coaching development strategy between clubs, states and OA to enhance … Read More

ORIENTEERING AUSTRALIA ANNOUNCES NEW HIGH PERFORMANCE ADMINISTRATOR

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

Call for nominations for Orienteering Australia awards

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Orienteering Australia makes a number of awards annually. Nominations are now called for the following awards: Silva Award for Services to Orienteering Silva Award for Services to Orienteering Coaching David Hogg Award for Services to Event Management Details of these awards, and the criteria for selection, are available through the OA Awards page. Nominations are also called for new inductees … Read More

Sport Integrity Australia – Anti-Doping Updates

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Featured News, High Performance, High Performance News, News

As the end of the year is fast approaches Sport Integrity Australia (SIA) have released three updates. Annual Course update – now released 2021 World Anti-Doping Code – comes into effect 1 January 2021 (the Australian National Anti-Doping Policy has now been adopted by OA) 2021 Prohibited List changes – effective 1 January 2021 Annual Update 2021 Sport Integrity Australia’s Annual Update … Read More

Positions vacant – revision of OA controller curricula

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Orienteering Australia is seeking applicants who have an interest in controller accreditation, particularly from amongst its pool of past and present Level 3 controllers, to participate in the process of reviewing and updating OA’s controller curricula. In particular, an OA Controller Curricula Coordinator is sought for this project, for which Sport Australia Funding has been obtained by OA. Applicants are … Read More

Orienteering Tasmania’s Brodie Nankervis to deliver OA Coaching Syllabi Update project

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Coaching, Featured News

Orienteering Australia (OA) is pleased to announce that Orienteering Tasmania’s Brodie Nankervis will deliver the Coaching Syllabi Update Project. As one of five submissions received by OA, three of which were from within the orienteering community, after reviewing Brodie’s proposal and a panel interview with him, OA had no hesitation in awarding Brodie the project. Work has already started on the … Read More

Cancellation of 2020 Australian MTBO Championships

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Events, Featured News, Mountain Bike Orienteering, MTBO News

It is with much regret that the OA MTBO committee, in consultation with the event organisers, Newcastle Orienteering Club, have cancelled the 2020 Australian MTBO Championships, scheduled for September 19-20.      The current Covid-19 crisis in Victoria and smaller outbreaks in other states, resulting in travel restrictions, makes true national representation at the event impossible. The 2020 National MTBO Series is … Read More