Welcome to Mapping home page of the Orienteering Australia web site.

This site provides resource information on mapping standards, preparing orienteering maps, printing guidelines, mapping contacts, references and web links.


  • Current news

Mapping Standards

  • IOF mapping specifications 
  • OA mapping rules, policies and guidelines 
  • Mapping deviations 

Drawing Maps

  • Base Maps
  • Mapping Using OCAD
  • Applying the Mapping Specifications

 Printing Maps

  • Printing methods
  • Digital printed map
  • Digital printing made simple
  • Paper quality
  • Waterproof paper
  • Overprinting
  • Map subsets 

Mapping Committee

  • Minutes of OA Mapping Committee  

Mapping Contacts

  • State & Territory mapping delegates and contacts.

 References and Links

  • References
  • Links to web sites

Feedback,suggestions for improvement and information for inclusion are welcome and should be sent to the OA Mapping Chairperson.