Development Head: Yvonne Mullins
Countries served: ASA, AUS, COK, FIJ, GUM, KIR, MHL, NRU, FSM, NZL, NFI, NMI, PLW, PNG, SAM, SOL, PYF, TGA, TUV, VAN.
The Area Development Centre is located at the Oceania Athletics Association HQ, Varsity Lakes, Gold Coast. The Development Centre is responsible for the implementation of the IAAF Development Program and the coordination of the development activities for athletes, coaches and technical officials in the Oceania Region.
The Centre also hosts High Performance Athletes within the Oceania region, it provides a centre of excellence for the training and development of international class athletes and coaches.
Event groups: middle/long distance, sprints, throws, walks, hurdles, combined events.
The Centre has three synthetic athletics tracks (including a 10-lane circular track) and various weight training centres.
Participants are located in excellent accommodation in fully furnished townhouses in a quiet Gold Coast suburb, with many public transport options.
The Centre is located on the beautiful Gold Coast famous for its great weather, amazing beaches and spectacular hinterlands.