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Fri 29 Oct 6:00 pm
Summer Park Series #1
Elephant Park, Sale Street.

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Sat 30 Oct 9:30 am
SOS 2 Term 4 West Pennant Hills
Beside Building A off Gentle Way at the southern end of the park.

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Fri 5 Nov 6:00 pm
Goldseekers Summer Park Series #2
Botanic Gardens, Hill Street.

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Sat 6 Nov 9:30 am
SOS 3 Term 4 - Collaroy
The Collaroy Centre

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Sun 7 Nov 9:00 am
Central Coast Summer Series 1 - Avoca Beach
Heazlett Park, Avoca Beach.

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Sun 7 Nov 4:00 pm
River and Bay Series #1 Botany
Sir Joseph Banks Park Oval
Sun 7 Nov 4:30 pm
Garingal Social Picnic with Courses
Artarmon Parklands Community Garden and Playground, Burra Rd, Artarmon (probably in the lower playground area)
Fri 12 Nov 6:00 pm
Goldseekers Summer Park Series #3
TAFE, Forest Road.
Sat 13 Nov 9:30 am
SOS Term 4 Event 4
TBA

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Sun 14 Nov 9:30 am
Central Coast Summer Series 2 - Erina
Reserve between Owen Close and Stratford Park Drive, Erina.

Mapping Resources

FOR COMPETITORS – MAP SYMBOL SUMMARIES

GENERAL INTEREST

International Orienteering Federation map specifications

ONSW Manual section 7.1: Maps - rules on map ownership and map specifications

Omaps - which shows the location of and other information about Australian orienteering maps.

NSW map database - this is currently being replaced by Omaps.

FOR MAPPERS, COURSE SETTERS, VETTERS and CONTROLLERS

Who to ask

To obtain basemaps, aerial photos, etc – ONSW Mapping Officers

  • Hamish Mackie (0407 202 171) and Barry Hanlon (0490 685 936) or Email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

General mapping questions - ONSW Mapping Advisory Group

  • Andrew Lumsden This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 9412 3545
  • Carol Jacobson This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • Hamish Mackie This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0407 202 171
  • Robert Vincent This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 0409 245 031

Field working using a tablet

  • Maurice Anker This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

How to convert maps to the new IOF Map Specifications - Overview

Conversion of Foot Orienteering Maps to the New IOF Map Specifications.

Background information

Orienteering Australia’s mapping pages have a lot of helpful information on making maps.

Setting up an OCAD Basemap (WHO)

Introduction to LIDAR (Russell Rigby - revised Barry Hanlon 2020)
This document has an emphasis on processing in Kartapallautin which was used in the days before OCAD added Lidar processing. However, it is still relevant to use in addition to OCAD because of the differing results which can be useful to the field worker.

ONSW Mapping Workshop Materials - February 2014

Setting up an OCAD Basemap (Russell Rigby)

More about background images (Russell Rigby)

Mapping Specifications (Carol Jacobson)

Real World Coordinates (Carol Jacobson)

Notes on Real World Coordinates (Carol Jacobson)

Mapping - Safety Aspects (Andrew Lumsden)