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

Silva Medal 2021

Darryl Erbacher2011 Archive, News

The Silva Medal is awarded to the Australian orienteer who best performs relative to their class in specified events. Points are awarded for Days 1, 2 and 3 of the Australian 3-Days, Championship, the Australian Long Distance Championships, the Australian Middle Distance Championships, the Australian Sprint Championships, any State Championship conducted at the 3-Days carnival and the Australian Championships Carnival and the Asia … 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

2021 Family Training Camp during Easter 2021 Carnival Week

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, Coaching, Learn

EASTER CARNIVAL Family  Training Camp Friday 2 April – Saturday 10 April All juniors and their families are invited! And anyone who feels there’s room for improvement! Here’s the carnival website THIS TRAINING CAMP IS FOR: Those just starting, Those feeling competitive, and Those just wanting to socialise in the great outdoors!! ONSW and OACT have combined to organise a series of … Read More

MTBO Update – Re World Championships & National Squad

Kay Haarsma2020 Archive

Formal notice that OA will NOT be sending a team to the 2021 WORLD MTBO Championships.   (The 2021 WOC & JWOC MTBO World Champs are scheduled to be held in Finland from 8th June.) This decision came about after consultation with state MTBO representatives and was then endorsed by the OA Board.  Reasons being that it is extremely unlikely … 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 – Executive Officer

Paul Prudhoe2021 Archive, About OA, Administration, Featured News, News

Orienteering Australia is seeking a new Executive Officer, following the forthcoming retirement of Paul Prudhoe, who has been 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 … Read More