Orienteering Victoria Policies and Guidelines

The following documents provide information about the operation and policies of Orienteering Victoria. 

Rules and Guidelines for organising events are located on the Organising Events page

Victorian Orienteering Association Constitution

The VOA constitution (May 2013) describes the purpose of Orienteering Victoria and provides information about affiliation, membership, fees and charges, the structure of the Board and Council, rules of meetings and other policies.

Orienteering Victoria Policies

This Code applies to community sport, training and club sanctioned activities.

Click here to view a video presentation and to access a number of excellent resources provided by SRV.  We strongly encourage all members to watch the video and utilise the resources.

"Leading Clubs - The Rules and Tools for a More Inclusive Club" (pdf) is an excellent resource produced by SRV to assist community sporting clubs
improve governance and break down barriers that may prevent members of the community from joining a club.
Click here to download: Leading Clubs

Detailed information can be found in the full Member Protection Policy (Section 1.18 of the Orienteering Australia Operational Manual).

If you have a complaint against any other person as a result of orienteering activities please contact the Victorian Member Protection Officer or Orienteering Australia Executive Officer for further assistance.


Orienteering Victoria and affiliated clubs have adopted the following VicHealth programs:

Responsible Serving of Alcohol

Healthy Food Choices

Sunsmart/UV Protection



Play by the Rules (www.playbytherules.net.au) provides free advice, resources and online training to help make sport safe, fair and inclusive. This national initiative is supported by Federal, State and Territory Governments.