2 (in 2 host cities)
| August 5 – August 8|
Australia (4th title)
| 2 (from 21 federations)|1979 FIBA Oceania Championship Wikipedia
The FIBA Oceania Championship for Men 1979 was the qualifying tournament of FIBA Oceania for the 1980 Summer Olympics. The tournament, a best-of-three series between Australia and New Zealand, was held in Sydney and Melbourne. Australia won the series 3-0 to win its fourth consecutive Oceania Championship.