Squads – New applications

Jim RussellHigh Performance News, News

Are you the next Julian Dent? Do you want to represent Australia at Junior World Champs? What about WOC? Or maybe University Champs? Maybe represent Australia in the Bushrangers challenge against New Zealand. To do this, you have to be part of a Squad, and on AMP. To put in a expression of interest, to become a squad member, please … Read More

Seeking a coach and a manager for the Schools Test Team at Oceania Championships

Ian ProsserFeatured News, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is calling for applications for coach and manager positions for the Australian schools team to tour NZ over the Oceania Carnival events and subsequent schools test-match events. It is anticipated that the team will travel together from Friday 14th of April to Thursday 20th of April. The schools test match will be held over the last two events … Read More

Oceania Nominations, MW16 and extension

lancerHigh Performance News, News

Update for Australian Challenge Team for Oceania – Extension for nominations for all age classes now including MW 16 (Close Sun 6th November – all age classes) Recent information from New Zealand and School Sport Australia clarifying the competition arangements and age classes now require the Australian Junior selection panel to select the MW 16 Oceania team. Therefore, all interested MW 16 Oceania candidates … Read More

2017 WADA List of Prohibited Substances and Methods

johnhHigh Performance News, News

From the IOF: Dear Member Federations, The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has published the 2017 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods. The updated list comes into force on 1 January 2017. It specifies which substances and methods are prohibited, both in- and out-of-competition, as well as which substances are banned in particular sports. All athletes and support personnel are advised … Read More

Cockatoos, Nuggets take out 2016 National League

blairFeatured News, High Performance News, News

The Canberra Cockatoos and Victorian Nuggets have taken out the senior team titles in the 2016 National Orienteering League. The Nuggets wrapped up the women’s honours before the weekend, but the men’s competition went down to the wire. The Cockatoos led the Nuggets by only three points going into the season’s final weekend, but they had their strongest team of … Read More

Ian Prosser Appointed to HP Administrator

lancerHigh Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Prosser to the position of HP Administrator. Ian brings a wealth of experience to our high performance team for the continued development of Orienteering Australia’s High Performance programs. Recently retired from a vocational leadership position, Ian’s skills and knowledge as an international athlete, chair of selectors and his recent involvement with MTB High … Read More

AUS-NZL Challenge, Oceania 2017, Selection Criteria Released

lancerFeatured News, High Performance News, News

Australian Challenge Team – Call for nominations all age classes (Close Sun 16th October) There will be an AUS-NZL Challenge as part of the Oceania Championship to be held in NZ, April 14-17, 2017. Orienteering Australia aims to select strong teams to contest the Challenge against New Zealand and calls for nominations across all age classes. We urge all available … Read More