Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Australian orienteering events

blair2020 Archive, Featured News, News

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

Orienteering Australia AGM Sunday 12th April 2020

Paul Prudhoe2020 Archive, Administration, News

The 2020 Annual General Meeting will take place at Molong Central School on Sunday 12th April 2020 at 3pm. The Notice and provisional Agenda can be found here – 2020 AGM – agenda Call for nominations for OA elected positions can be found here – 2020 AGM – call for nominations The proposal for OA to become a company limited by guarantee … Read More

Farewell Hannah

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, News

Hannah Meg Goddard 24.7.1997 – 7.12.2019. Forever in our hearts. Orienteering Australia was very sad to hear of the passing of Hannah Goddard (EVOC) after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Hannah was a wonderfully gifted all round athlete in orienteering, netball and rowing. She was a member of Tasmanian schools orienteering team for many years; a member of … Read More

Orienteering Australia Vacancy: National Manager of Coaching Development

Paul Prudhoe2019 Archive, Coaching, High Performance News, News

Applications are sought for key position within High Performance and Coaching Orienteering Australia (OA) is seeking a passionate leader to facilitate the development of orienteering coaching nationally. The successful candidate will be appointed initially for a one year term, with the role to be reviewed (subject to available funding) and extended if possible for an additional one year term. The … Read More

2019 Silva Medal

Darryl Erbacher2019 Archive, Athlete Profiles, News

2019 Silva Medal The Silva Medal has been won by Stephen Craig NC N. Congratulations Stephen. The Silva Medal competition for 2019 is based on points for participating and placing in the Australian Championships (Sprint, Middle and Long), the Australian 3-Days Championships (each day considered as a separate event) and the Oceania Championships (Sprint, Middle and Long) (Elite and A … Read More

NOL Points Update

Ian Prosser2019 Archive, High Performance News, National League, News

The National Orienteering League pointscore has been updated following today’s Oceania Long Distance Competition. Simon Uppill (SA Arrows) has defended his Senior Men title, in addition to the classes already resolved earlier in the week. Matt Doyle can tie and be a joint winner if he wins tomorrow and Simon places lower than fourth. Natasha Key (Victoria) has overtaken Bridget … 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

blair2019 Archive, Featured News, News

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