When the ARA went to source the mapping data for WRC2016 from the NT Government we discovered that the data had been misplaced and was unable to be found. After 6+ months of fruitless exchange we decided that we would need to capture a new suite of data for the event.

We have just now received the mapping data for WRC2016 including: aerial photography, digital elevation model and a contour maps with 2 metre contour interval. The data is brilliant and will allow us to have a sensational, accurate and fully to date map for the event. It will also be able to be used for event promotion purposes.

The data was captured and processed in November by Aerometrex Pty Ltd (www.aerometrex.com.au) at well below the commercial cost as a contribution to the event

Aerometrex is an aerial photography, remote imaging, mapping and modelling company based in Adelaide but operating across Australia and beyond.

Without the generous support of Aerometrex we would have struggled to get the level of data that a WRC truly deserves and the ARA are extremely appreciative of this generosity. We of course want to support those who support us and thus we ask that any rogainers who may have need in their broader lives of the types of services that Aerometrex provide that they give an opportunity to those who have so willingly supported our sport.

Richard Robinson

on behalf of the WRC2016 Team

Victorian Rogaining Association hosted the 35th Australian Rogaining Championship near Malmsbury on 11-12 October 2014.
Kiwi teams were once again prominent in the Australasian Championship. The top three overall were Mixed teams. Victoria won the Interstate Challange through placings in senior and junior categories. Winners of the gender sections were:

  • Greig Hamilton, Georgia Whitla (New Zealand), First Mixed and overall
  • Robert Jarvis, Phil Wood (New Zealand), First Men
  • Christine Brown, Karen Pedley (Tasmania), First Women

The results are available in the ARA Results section....

The 2014 Annual General Meeting of the Australian Rogaining Association will be held from 2:00pm to 5:00pm, on Friday 10 October at the ARC Hash House. A request has been made to each state/territory association to confirm their delegates' attendance at this meeting. If you would like to contribute to the meeting please contact your state/territory association's President, ARA Representative or other nominated delegate.

The Executive is due for election and nominations are open. If you have an interest in nominating for an executive role please contact the ARA Secretary, Paul Guard.

Read more: Notification of ARA AGM
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