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
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
With the term of office for Orienteering Australia’s Head Coach coming to an end, Orienteering Australia is looking to fill the position, initially 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 Performance (HP) Administrator have operational responsibility … Read More
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
The final round of 2020 NOL, which was to have taken place on the South Coast of NSW on May 16-17 has been postponed by OACT to a yet to be determined date. Depending upon when events can resume the 2020 NOL season will either be cancelled or will be reinstated later in the year.
Given the current situation relating to the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19), it has been decided that riders are no longer required to attend the April 4 & 5th MTBO events in the Beechworth (Vic) area for the MTBO WOC selection trials. Although actual riding is not a health hazard most nominees will need to fly to the event, thus … Read More
Additional explanation has been added to the document about the NOL 2020 pointscore. The revised document can be found here.
Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce 2020 national team manager and coach positions as follows: World Orienteering Championships, Denmark, July Coach: Wendy Read Manager and Assistant Coach: Stefano Raus Assistant Coach: Jim Russell World University Orienteering Championships, Russia, July Coach: Henry McNulty Manager and Assistant Coach: Natasha Key Wendy is rejoining as a WOC official after a few years rest; … Read More
Orienteering Australia is seeking volunteers to fill team manager and coach positions for three world level teams in 2020: Junior World Orienteering Championships, Turkey, 28 June – 4 July; World Orienteering Championships (Sprint), Denmark. 5 – 11 July ; and World University Orienteering Championships, Russia, 14-18 July. Further details of the events can be found at eventor.orienteering.org. Team managers and … Read More
Selection criteria have been published and nominations are open for the following national teams in 2020: World Orienteering Championships Junior World Orienteering Championships World University Orienteering Championships Selection criteria can be found here. Nominations are via the online form here.