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.

Embargoed until Melbourne Sprint Weekend 2022

The Melbourne Sprint Weekend venues are embargoed, as follows, for all intending competitors.
All school venues are private property with controlled access. Access is only allowed for official school activities.

La Trobe University, Bundoora

No reconnoitering or training including training with one of the existing orienteering maps of the campus is permitted. Other activities including other sports events within the campus are not included in this embargo.

Assumption College, Kilmore

No reconnoitering or Orienteering training on the campus is permitted.

Manor Lakes College, Manor Lakes

No reconnoitering or Orienteering training on the campus is permitted.

Woodlands Historic park

  • For NOL/elite competitors the whole of Woodlands Historic Park is embargoed. No visiting or training
  • For non-NOL/elite competitors Woodlands Historic Park is embargoed except for the northwestern part covered by the Woodlands Anytime MapRun courses.

Whitefriars College, Donvale

No reconnoitering or Orienteering training on the campus is permitted.


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)

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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