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This is the latest news from Queensland Canoeing. We are the peak, state body for QLD and exist to promote,support and coordinate all levels and all types of paddlesport in Queensland

We always welcome news stories & would love to hear from you. If you have any stories, events or general news you wish to share please email them to qld@canoe.org.au 

A great time for Paddlesports in the whole of our State with some fantastic action at the Barron River Challenge and the Gregory River Race. It's great to see so many paddlers involved from a lot of different places. Where ever you live in Queensland, if you have a paddle in your hand, we want to connect with you. If you haven't signed up yet to our North Queensland Forum, register below, and we will look forward to meeting you what ever craft you choose! Happy Paddling.

Latest News

REGISTER NOW FOR NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM - 1ST JULY - THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK - 5:30PM

REGISTER NOW FOR NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM - 1ST JULY - THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK - 5:30PM

We are very pleased to announce our new North Queensland Paddlers' Forum This will be held at the Northern Outlook, Cairns at 5:30pm for a 6pm start on Wednesday 1st July, 2015 Sign up now members & non members welcome.  

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Incident Reporting for the Brisbane River

Incident Reporting for the Brisbane River

Dear Paddlers that use the Brisbane River,

As the Brisbane river gets busier, we would just like to clarify the process for reporting incidents on the river involving Paddlesport craft...

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Call for Sponsorship for Surf Kayaking World Championships 2015

Call for Sponsorship for Surf Kayaking World Championships 2015

Surf Kayaking is a fast growing sport enjoyed all over the world. Darren and Liam are very keen competitive surf kayakers from the Sunshine Coast who are seeking sponsorship to attend the 2015 World Championships of Surf Kayaking...

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Australian Canoeing Award Courses

Australian Canoeing Award Courses

Ever wanted to get your Australian Canoeing qualification in order to teach or work in the industry? We run a range of courses and assessments from entry level to instructor qualification for canoe and kayak...

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Book yourself onto a sea kayaking trip to the Whitsundays!

Book yourself onto a sea kayaking trip to the Whitsundays!

The Queensland Sea Kayaking Club has organised an extensive, ten day trip circumnavigating Whitsunday and Hook Islands from 4 to 14 July 2015...

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GRANTS! GRANTS! GRANTS! $$$$

GRANTS! GRANTS! GRANTS! $$$$

Attention Clubs | Current Grant Notices

Lord Mayor’s Suburban Initiative Fund Closing 12th June 2015; Eligible projects include such things as: community events including Australia Day ceremonies, fetes and those events that charge an entry fee...

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Australian Canoe Marathon Championships to be held in Queensland from 25 to 27 March 2016.

Australian Canoe Marathon Championships to be held in Queensland from 25 to 27 March 2016.

The 2016 Australian Canoe Marathon Championships will be held in Queensland from 25 to 27 March 2016. The exact venue will be announced soon...

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May 2015 Highlights 

ADDITIONAL ATHLETES SELECTED TO PARACANOE TEAM

ADDITIONAL ATHLETES SELECTED TO PARACANOE TEAM

Australian Canoeing has added additional athletes to the Paracanoe World Championship team following a third selection event held at Varsity Lakes on the weekend...

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Thankyou to all our volunteers - National Volunteers Week

Thankyou to all our volunteers - National Volunteers Week

Thankyou to all the amazing volunteers who contribute in so many ways to our sport - through donating your time as a club, official or on committees; sharing your time and skills...

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'WHAT A RACE!!' Another successful year for the Gregory River Canoe Marathon!

'WHAT A RACE!!' Another successful year for the Gregory River Canoe Marathon!

Paddlers came from far & wide for North West Canoe Club's annual Gregory River Canoe Marathon Race held 3rd May, 2015. The inaugural Gregory River Canoe Race first took place on June 6, 1976...

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Another Outstanding Barron River Challenge!

Another Outstanding Barron River Challenge!

Yet another outstanding year for the 5th Barron River Challenge held by Tinaroo Canoe Club over the weekend of the 9th & 10th May, 2015…

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Wetland Wander Results 2015!

Wetland Wanderer Results 2015!

Another fantastic year for Sandgate Canoe Club's annual marathon event the Wetland Wanderer which makes up part of the Northern Marathon series & Chris Hurley Paddlers Cup series...

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Tim Stenlake Winner of the 2015 Coomera Cup!

Tim Stenlake Winner of the 2015 Coomera Cup!

An outstanding 5th Annual Coomera Cup Ocean racing event  was held down at Waterway Drive, Coomera on the 23rd May, 2015 in conjunction with the International Gold Coast Marine Expo...

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Great turnout for the Lake Kurwongbah Challenge

Great turnout for the Lake Kurwongbah Challenge

A fun day was had by all at Moreton Bay Regional Council's Lake Kurwongbah Challenge held Sunday morning 24th May, 2015. With 75 individuals of all ages coming along to have a go at the canoeing challenges...

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Great results from Queensland Paddlers at this years Molokai Challenge held 30th May 2015

Great results from Queensland Paddlers at this year's Molokai Challenge held 30th May, 2015

The 40th annual ocean racing Maui Jim Molokai Challenge was held last Saturday 30th May, 2015.  With a course set from Kaluakoi Beach on the west end of Molokai to Maunalua Beach Park in Hawaii Kai on Oahu. A total distance of 53 km across the Kaiwi channel. Congratulations to Queensland's Cory Hill who won this years event with a …

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Northern Marathon Series Grafton Race

Northern Marathon Series Grafton Race

Paddlers from far & wide traveled down to Grafton last weekend for Race 4 of the Northern Marathon Series hosted by Big River Canoe Club...

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Upcoming Events...

Hōkūleʻa Hawaiian voyaging canoe set for North Stradbroke Island

Hōkūleʻa Hawaiian voyaging canoe set for North Stradbroke Island

The traditional Hawaiian voyaging canoe Hōkūleʻa will add The University of Queensland’s Moreton Bay Research Station to its list of global destinations this week...

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Clash of the Paddles Hamilton Island Thursday 11 - Sunday 14 June 2015

Clash of the Paddles Hamilton Island Thursday 11 - Sunday 14 June 2015

CLASH OF THE PADDLES   Don't miss out on this great 4 day fitness festival event being held at Hamilton Island from the 11th-14th June, 2015...

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New Dates set for Paracanoe Oceania Championships

New Dates set for Paracanoe Oceania Championships

We are pleased to announce new dates for Paracanoe Oceania Championships incorporating International Classification. Wednesday June 24 to Sunday June 28... 

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Come and try paddling!

Come and try paddling!

Are you over 50 and want to try paddling? Are you struggling with ideas to keep the kids occupied in the July school holidays? Do you want some family bonding time on the water? We run a range of recreational programs all year round on behalf of local councils...

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Kids Outdoors 2030 June 26-28th 2015

Kids Outdoors 2030 June 26-28th 2015

On the weekend of June 26 – 28 QORF is partnering with Nature Play Queensland and the Australian Camps Association to look at what the future for kids outdoors and camping may look like 15 years from now...

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REGISTER NOW FOR NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM - 1ST JULY - THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK - 5:30PM

REGISTER NOW FOR NORTH QUEENSLAND PADDLERS FORUM - 1ST JULY - THE NORTHERN OUTLOOK - 5:30PM

We are very pleased to announce our new North Queensland Paddlers Forum This will be held at the Northern Outlook, Cairns at 5:30pm for a 6pm Start on Wednesday 1st July, 2015...

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Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium 31st July-4th August 2015

Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium 31st July-4th August 2015

This years Keppel Sea Kayak Symposium is set to be held on North Keppel Island on Capricorn Coast, Yeppoon, Central Queensland from 31st July-4th August, 2015...

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Just A reminder...

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

Paddlesport Event calendar dates. We would love to keep our online calendar up to date with all paddle sport events being run around Queensland...

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2015 QC Paddle Sport AGM, Strategic Forum & Child Protection Workshop

2015 QC Paddle Sport AGM, Strategic Forum & Child Protection Workshop

We are pleased to announce this year's Annual General Meeting & Strategic Forum will be held alongside our State Marathon titles on the 8th August,...

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Buy/Sell

QC BUY/SELL Website Page

CLICK HERE to check out our new QC Buy/Sell Page for clubs and members to utilise to advertise the sale of any secondhand canoe & kayak craft.

 

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