Victoria Map Embargoes

Orienteers, team officials, and other persons, who, through knowledge of the terrain may influence the results of the competitions, are not allowed to enter an embargoed area for any purpose.

Kangaroo Crossing Map Embargoed (and forest area west of Masons Road)

Embargoed Area: The existing total area of Kangaroo Crossing map and the forest area to the west of Masons Road, including all four wheel drive and mountain bike tracks.
Period: From the publication of this notice on 11 December 2019,until the completion of the 2021 /2022 Victorian Long Distance Championships on Sunday 29 May 2022.
Exclusions: Public roads suitable for low clearance 2 wheel drive vehicles. Orienteers officially involved in organising the Championships.
Enquiries: Russell Bulman, Yarra Valley Orienteers,  mobile: 0402 815 426; email: bulman12(at)

Granite Hills Park Map Embargoed For State Level event (Sprint Short Champs 2021)

Embargoed Area: The existing total area of Granite Hills map.
Period: From the publication of this notice on 28 July 2020, until up to the date that the event is run. (At this stage the event is planned to take place on Sunday November 14 2021, but this may change depending on Covid  rules closer to the time.

Note: the location of two controls within Granite Hills Park, for a Park Street event on Saturday June 19 at Mill Park Lakes, was approved by the respective event organisers, and did not breach this embargo.

Embargoed Until The Australian Championships 2022


  • The area south of Central Springs Road, east of the Midland Hwy, north of the Old Ballarat Road and west of the Ballan-Daylesford Road and including Victoria Park.
  • The area east of the Ballan-Daylesford Road, west of Lake Road (becomes Specimen Hill Road) and north of a line extending from Hogans Lane east to Specimen Hill Road (the Musk Vale map).


  • The area east of the Midland Highway and the Campbells Creek-Fryers Road, west of the Vaughan-Chewton Road and south of the Pyrenees Highway (the Wattle Gully map also known as the Spring Gully map), excluding the townships of Campbells Creek and Castlemaine.
  • That part of the Mt Alexander Regional Park south of the southern end of the La Larr Ba Gauwa Mountain Bike Park.


  • The area north of the Bridgewater-Maldon Road, east of the Maldon-Shelbourne Road, south of Nuggety Road and west and north of the Bendigo-Maldon Road, excluding Maldon township.


  • Kyneton Community Park, Kyneton Botanic Gardens, the part of the town south of Begg Street, Sacred Heart College, Kyneton Secondary College, Kyneton Primary School, Our Lady of the Rosary Primary School, other than for school purposes.


  • The area east of Old Blackwood Road, north of the Lerderderg River, west of North Blackwood Road, and south of a line running due west from the intersection of North Blackwood Road and Tunnel Point Track.


  • Sunbury College and Salesian College, other than for school purposes.

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