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Please note the minor change to the directions to the Australian Relays - should be as follows

"From Renmark - Take the continuation of the Sturt Highway from near the centre of Renmark, signposted to Paringa and Mildura. 500m after crossing the River Murray (on the historic Paringa lifting bridge), turn left in the centre of Paringa onto Murtho Road. Follow this road for 20 km (past the turn off the Middle Distance event). Turn LEFT (not right) onto an un-named unsealed road. The parking area is about 600m along this road".

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  • Orienteering SA and Orienteering Australia have recently come to an agreement with the Surveying & Spatial Sciences Institute to sponsor the Australian Schools Championship in 2018 and in future yearsSSI
  • Click on the Enter button for entry information. Entries are now open with Early Bird Entries have closed. Normal entries are now closed. Late entries close on Sun 2nd Sept 
  • Clothing Orders are also closed. Orders can be collected at registration on your first event. Click here for information about sizing.
  • See below for the polo shirt design. Also all entries to senior classes will include a coffee mug similar to the one shown below so that rubbish from paper coffee cups is minimised at the events
  • LIDAR has been used in the preparation of three new maps - for a short article on LIDAR and the Crooked Straight map - see this link.
  • During the carnival a free workshop on LIDAR and Mapping will be held on Friday 5th Oct, including case studies in the use of LIDAR, the new mapping specifications and converting old maps to the new mapping specifications. Details are here where you can also register your interest.

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FRUIT FLY ALERT - For orienteers participating in the events in the Riverland - you need to know this important information about carrying fruit and vegetables into the area.

Restrictions apply for taking fresh fruit and vegetables into the Riverland fruit fly exclusion zone from other parts of South Australia and interstate to help protect the Riverland’s status as a recognised pest free area for fruit fly

You can only take:

  • fresh fruit and fruiting vegetables purchased from a South Australian shop, providing you have an itemised receipt as proof of purchase
  • cooked, processed, preserved, stewed, dried, frozen or canned fruit and fruiting vegetables.

You cannot take home-grown fruit and fruiting vegetables into the Riverland fruit fly exclusion zone.

Various roads to the Riverland have Disposal bins for fruit and vegetables. In addition a Quarantine station is located east of Renmark on the road from Mildura. For more information see:

http://www.pir.sa.gov.au/biosecurity/fruit_fly/bringing_fruit_and_vegetables_into_south_australia/_taking_fruit_and_vegetables_into_the_riverland

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