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Event report: Bush 12 Jumbuck Hill

Sunday, 04 September 2022

Swan Valley

No jumbucks were spotted, but we did see kangaroos, emus, echidnas, goats and trail runners. Those orienteers carefully guiding their feet over the rocky ground may have spotted some blue leschenaultias and fringed lilies. The ridge also provided expansive views up the lower Avon Valley
and across the coastal plain and encroaching suburbia.

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Event report: NavDash 5 Murdoch

Saturday, 20 August 2022

Murdoch University, South St, Murdoch

In spite of the University authorities’ stringent requirements and exclusion of a large part of the previous map, suitable terrain remained for adequate courses, set by Ken Brownlie under assiduous control by Anthea Feaver.

Nearly 125 people took part including 16 who ran more than one course; a couple of enthusiastic youngsters, and elders, doing all four.

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Event report: Go for 2&5 Primary Schools Championships

Wednesday, 17 August 2022

Whiteman Park

It was a dark and stormy night before the Primary School Championships on 17 August 2022. On the morning of the event, two schools decided not to attend because of the predicted severe weather. The event Organisers had an early morning consultation with BOM Perth and decided to continue with the event. Thankfully, apart from one deluge of rain during setup the rain held off until after the end of the event. Eighty-five students from 10 schools participated. Thirty-one volunteers from OAWA helped run the event and Sarah Stevenson from Whiteman Park worked with OWA to manage the event.

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