No AUS-team at JWOC 2021

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

At the OA Board meeting on 30th of March, a decision was made that Australia would not be sending athletes to JWOC 2021 due to ongoing travel restrictions and the COVID-19 situation in Turkey. Whilst unfortunate, the likelihood of this decision and the reasons behind it were signalled in the selection criteria. If JWOC 2021 is postponed to later in … 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 Appointments – WOC Coach

Fredrik Johansson2020 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Brett Weihart as WOC Coach. WOC 2021 is held in the Czech Republic 3-9 July around the town of Doksy. Brett, originally from Adelaide and currently residing in Sweden is a former JWOC representative (competing at first ever JWOC in Sweden, 1990 (40th position in individual long – best non-European result) and Australia … Read More

Selection panels published for WOC and JWOC 2021

Fredrik Johansson2020 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Senior Selection Panel 2021 Fredrik Johansson, Chair of Selectors (non-voting) Bruce Arthur, Selector Tracy Marsh, Selector Natasha Key, Head Coach Brett Weihart, WOC Coach   Junior Selection Panel 2021 Fredrik Johansson, Chair of Selectors (non-voting) Cathy McComb, Selector Natasha Key, Head Coach Jim Russell, Assistant Head Coach   The list of nominees for the WOC / JWOC teams 2021 can … Read More

Orienteering Australia Appointments – Head Coach and Manager, Coaching Development

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

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Natasha (Tash) Key as Head Coach, and Brodie Nankervis as Manager, Coaching Development. As many members might know, Tash has a long and successful history in orienteering, having represented Australia since 1994, competing in 10 World Championships, numerous world cups, World Games  and competed in the Australian domestic program since 1990. Tash is suitably … Read More

Map Embargoes for the 1st NOL weekend, 2021

Jim RussellHigh Performance, National League

The following embargoes are in place until after the first NOL round on the 13-14th March 2021 All land bound between Willowbank Rd, Aitkin st and Melton Rd, Gisborne The area covered by the Mt Alexander map near Harcourt The area covered by the Petticoat Gully map near Creswick Additional information/old maps in Eventor Jim Russell Orienteering Australia Head Coach headcoach@orienteering.asn.au

National Team Positions 2021

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for WOC and JWOC teams in 2021 (subject to COVID-19 – see below). World Orienteering Championships, Czech Republic, 3 – 9 July Junior World Orienteering Championships, Turkey, 9 – 16 July Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and coaches will have their … Read More