National League climax at Broulee

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Aston Key and Grace Crane are the senior National Orienteering League champions for 2021 after today’s final individual round in the sand-dune terrain of Broulee. Key started in front in the chasing-start format and was never headed, doing the day’s fastest time in his eighth win from ten 2021 rounds, with Patrick Jaffe and Brodie Nankervis in the minor placings. … Read More

Training Camp Double Header in July 2021!

Brodie Nankervis2020 Archive

Orienteering Australia is excited to announce more information on the upcoming junior development camp and senior training tour in QLD in July 2021! Australian Junior Development Camp: Entries are now open for the camp which will be held from Thursday 8th-Sunday 11th July with an optional extra training/race Wednesday 7th pm in Brisbane (details TBC). Bulletin 1 has now been uploaded to … Read More

WOC 2021 Merit Team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News, News

Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian merit team for WOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all! Women Grace Crane Tara Melhuish Krystal Neumann Olivia Sprod Men Matt Doyle Patrick Jaffe Aston Key (Oceania champion middle) Henry McNulty Brodie Nankervis (Oceania champion sprint,long) The … Read More

Crane and Key at the top in NOL long distance

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Grace Crane and Aston Key took the honours in today’s National Orienteering League long distance race, at the SA State Championships at Crooked Straight near Renmark. It was Key’s seventh win from nine rounds, while Crane took her third victory of the season, all of them in long distance races. Key ended up with a reasonably comfortable win, over three … Read More

Key, Neumann take National League middle distance

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Aston Key and Krystal Neumann took out today’s middle distance National Orienteering League races at Bunyip Reach, near Renmark in South Australia. Neumann was a comfortable winner, establishing a big lead early after her nearest rivals lost time early, and going on to a four-minute lead. Grace Crane edged out Asha Steer for second, with Olivia Sprod just behind. It … Read More

Orienteering Australia 2021 Annual General Meeting

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

The 2021 Annual General Meeting took place at Molong Central School Hall on Sunday 4th April 2021 at 3pm. Draft Minutes are available here. As noted in the draft minutes, under the new constitution, there are seven directors and the Board decides on which position each director will fill. Any Australian who is an International Orienteering Federation Council member has an … Read More

Orienteering Australia – Executive Officer

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News

Orienteering Australia is seeking a new Executive Officer, following the retirement of Paul Prudhoe, who was in the position since 2017. The successful candidate will play a significant leadership role in OA’s developing organisation and will also lead the management of Orienteering Australia’s relationship with Sport Australia. Reporting to the Chair and the Board, the Executive Officer will work closely … Read More

JWOC 2021 honour team

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

 Orienteering Australia is pleased to announce the Australian honour team for JWOC 2021. This is the highest level of representation so it’s a very impressive achievement. Well done and congratulations to you all!  Junior Women Mikayla Cooper Abigail George Joanna George Arabella Phillips Nea Shingler Emily Sorensen Junior Men Dante Afnan Jensen Key Grant Reinbott Blake Reinbott Ewan Shingler David Stocks At the OA … Read More

NOL round 3 & 4

Fredrik Johansson2021 Archive, High Performance, High Performance News

Thanks to those who completed the survey regarding NOL and training camps. The National O League will continue as originally planned, with only 2 NOL rounds to go in Renmark and Broulee, so only 2 more weekends of high level racing in which to earn NOL points! NOL round 3 Entries close this Sunday night (18th) for the 2 races … Read More

Heading in the Right Direction: Why Schools Love the Fantastic New Orienteering Materials Available!

Jim Mackay2021 Archive, Featured News, News, Schools Development

        In 2020, Orienteering Australia developed a National Sporting Schools Orienteering Curriculum. The two new and exciting programs, for Primary School (Years 3-6) and Secondary School (Years 7-8) students, will be launching in Term 2, 2021. The program delivery guide and resources were created in a rigorous review process, culminating in pilot programs run across Australia. The feedback … Read More