Orienteering Victoria OFFICE

The OV office is open from 9:00am - 4:00pm most weekdays; if planning to visit, please phone beforehand as staff may be running training courses or other activities at the time.

Peta Whitford

Recreation House, Westerfolds Park, Templestowe   Vic   3106

PO Box 1010, Templestowe      Vic   3106

8846 4140 (ph)

9846 7473 (fax)

Email the OV Office



Email the Feedback Coordinator with your ideas, suggestions and general feedback.


Orienteering Victoria BOARD

President Bruce Arthur Northcote (03) 9481 8191

Email the OV President

Secretary Don Fell
0428 910 112 Email the OV Secretary
Treasurer Ruth Goddard Heidelberg (03) 9457 1836 Email the OV Treasurer
Vice President 1 Craig Feuerherdt
Email the OV Vice President
Vice President 2


Orienteering Victoria Board - areas of responsibility

If you have a query, problem, idea or suggestion regarding the running of our sport, you can contact the relevant Board member directly.

 Bush orienteering
 Park and Street orienteering
 Mountain Bike orienteering


 Finance, Budgets  Ruth Goddard
 Secretary, Reporting, Statistics  Don Fell
 Junior Squad Crew  
 High Performance  Bruce Arthur
 Schools, Corporate  Peta Whitford
 Grants/DuO project  Peta Whitford
 Website/Communications/Magazine  Craig Feuerherdt

Orienteering Victoria subcommittees and other OFFICIALS

Membership Secretary Robert Edmonds, membership@vicorienteering.asn.au  9438 3378 or 0438 010 786 

Go to the main menu and New to Orienteering? > Membership for details on how to join OVIC 

Bush subcommittee Mark Hennessy
0419 559 129

Urban Orienteering Committee Debbie Dodd & Margi Freemantle
9878 9168 or 0428 618 848

Mountain Bike subcommittee Peter Cusworth 9782 5667

SportIdent subcommittee Ian Dodd 9878 9168
Email the SportIdent committee chair
Junior Development subcommittee Carl Dalheim
Control Cards
John Sheahan 9397 3493
Coaching Jim Russell 5442 6338

Websites Craig Feuerherdt

Contacting your local orienteering CLUB

The Victorian Orienteering Association has eleven affiliated clubs. Seven of the clubs are located in metropolitan Melbourne. There are also clubs in Ballarat (Eureka), Bendigo, the Macedon Ranges (Central Highlands) and Albury-Wodonga.  For location and contact information for clubs see the Clubs page.


Most orienteering events are run as part of a series.  The current series coordinators are shown in the tables below.

Park and Street series

 Series  Region
 Co-ordinator  'phone
 Monday Evening Southern  Southern Melb. suburbs
Annie Hollaway (03) 9872 5710
 Monday 37s
 Eastern Melb. suburbs Winter
 Mark Jarvis  
 Tuesday Western Sunset  Western Melb. suburbs Summer
 Ken Moore  (03) 9337 5417  
 Tuesday Night Western
 Western Melb. suburbs Winter
 John Sheahan
 (03) 9397 3493
 Wednesday Evening Eastern  Eastern Melb. suburbs Summer
 Ian Dodd  (03) 9878 9168  Email the Wed Coordinator
 Wednesday Macedon Ranges  Macedon
 John Ewels  03 5426 1649  
 Wednesday Night Eastern
 Eastern Melb. suburbs Winter
 Ian Dodd  (03) 9878 9168  Email the Wed Coordinator
 Thursday Evening Northern  Northern Melb. suburbs Summer
 Ewen Templeton
 (03) 9434 6071
 Thursday Geelong  Geelong
All year
 Alan Cooke  0411 023 107  
 Thursday Wyndham  Wyndham Summer
 Don Fell  0428 910 112  
 Saturday Afternoon Surf Coast
 Coastal Summer
 John Sheahan
 9397 3493
 Saturday Afternoon ("CakeO")
 Eastern Melb. suburbs Winter
 Peter Yeates
 0407 345 368

Mel(bourne) Bush series

 Overall Coordinator
 Ruth Goddard  (03) 9457 1836  Email the MelBushO coordinator
 Assistant  Debbie Dodd
 (03) 9878 9168

Summer MTBO series

 Overall Coordinator
 Peter Cusworth
 0409 797 023
 Email the Summer MTBO coordinator

Bendigo Local series

Bendigo Local John 03 5447 7250 email

Albury-Wodonga events

Albury Wodonga Tony Perrott 02 6041 1192 email


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