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Bennelong Northside Orienteers is always on the lookout for new members. New members not only increase our representation in ONSW and bring more government support to the sport; New members are new friends to share our sport with! Our club is centred around the north-shore and northern beaches area of Sydney, but we welcome members from everywhere! As Sydney's oldest orienteering club, we have a wealth of knowledge in our senior members, who are always happy to share their expertise in navigation and cartography. We have produced maps at a large number of urban Sydney locations for our Sydney Summer Series events and for a number of bushland locations throughout NSW.

Being a Bennelong Northside member gives you the following benefits:

  • Member-rates for entry to NSW orienteering events (save at least $3 per event)
  • Free entry to MetrO League events when you represent the club (save up to $78)
  • 4 issues per year of the Australian Orienteer magazine
  • ONSW newsletters, event flyers and upcoming events programmes
  • Access to all courses and support at State League events
  • Coverage by ONSW's public liability insurance at sanctioned events
  • Eligibility to compete for NSW and National championships
  • Eligibility to be considered for entry into the NSW junior squad
  • Invitation to club social events and training days
  • Opportunity to set orienteering courses, organise events and learn cartography

The following types of membership are available:

  • Junior - under 21 years of age (as at 31st December)
  • Seniors - 21 years of age and over
  • Family - any two Seniors living at the same address and any Juniors who look to at least one of the Seniors as a parent
  • Associates - local members who are not interested in state or national events. Some reduced entitlements.

Annual membership rates:

  • Juniors $40
  • Seniors $60
  • Families $80
  • Associates $45 

Memberships run over the calendar year. New members joining after 1 October 2021 will have membership until the end of 2022. Membership applications for all NSW clubs are now centralised through the Orienteering Association of NSW. Electronic memberships can be made through Eventor here. Non-electronic membership applications can be made by applying at an event and making a cash payment.


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