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From the Pesident

I’m writing this with only three weeks until Christmas. I simply…
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FAI Gliding Badges

FAI Gliding Badges Badges issued to 30 November 2020 Beryl HartleyFAI…

GFA Previous Issues

August 30, 2020
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GFA Administrator

SF2 Survey Results

SF2 Survey Results SF2 Chair Mandy Temple and the SF2 committee ran an online survey over the last three months on the level of control Australia’s gliding clubs feel is appropriate for GFA to exert on their activities. In particular they sought opinions on…
August 19, 2020
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GFA Administrator

Soaring to the Future is Three Years Old

Soaring to the Future is Three Years Old As we move into the AGM season, it's time to reflect on what Soaring to the Future has achieved in the past three years. At the GFA AGM in 2017, Soaring to the Future, or S2F as it is now known, was launched. It…
August 01, 2020
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Occurrences Administrator

Occurrences & Incidents March - July…

Occurrences & Incidents March - July 2020 All clubs and GFA members are urged to report all occurrences and incidents promptly, as and when they occur, using the GFA’s occurrence reporting portal at This is always…
May 23, 2020
Gliding Australia Magazine 1
GFA Administrator

IGC and Badges

IGC and Badges Have you ever wondered how the system works behind the gliding badges issued by the FAI? A recent presentation by Australia's new IGC delegate Mandy Temple gives an overview of the roles of the various organisations involved in the sport of…
May 21, 2020
Gliding Australia Magazine insurance 1
Operations Administrator

Explaining Insurance

Explaining Insurance By Dave Shorter - Treasurer Reading the details of an insurance policy is just about as exciting as delving into a dictionary – a pretty ordinary story line, not recommended bedtime reading. But like a dictionary, it’s occasionally…