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From the EO

From the Executive OFficer all the latest developmenta at the GFA New…
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FAI Gliding Badges

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GFA Previous Issues

September 01, 2020
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GFA Administrator

From the new President Steve Pegler

At the Board meeting on Saturday 29 August I was elected GFA President. I think it appropriate I should introduce myself to the wider gliding community. My first glider flight was as a young kid in the late 1960s at Adelaide Soaring Club, where I flew in an…
September 01, 2020
Terry Cubley
GFA Administrator

From the EO and The GFA Annual General…

From the EO and The GFA Annual General Meeting AGM 2020 We ran our first ‘Virtual AGM’ on Friday evening 28th August, using Zoom webinar software, and feedback has been very positive. 123 people attended the meeting from the comfort of their homes – although…
September 01, 2020
GFA Administrator

From the Outgoing President

Read all the essential updates from the outgoing GFA President Peter Cesco
August 30, 2020
GFA Awards
GFA Administrator


GFA AWARDS 2020 The GFA Awards and some GFA sporting trophies are presented at the GFA AGM each year. Only one award is made for each category annually. Congratulations to the GFA Awards 2020 recipients. CITATIONS Wallington Award Over the past couple of…
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
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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…