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.

Photo: Presentations from the inaugural John Newton Team Boat Challenge    
Photo credit: Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club

Latest News 

2017 QC Awards Dinner

2017 QC Awards Dinner

Get you tickets for the QC Awards Dinner on Saturday 26th August. Come and join us for a night to celebrate all those that contribute so much to canoeing in Queensland. Read more.

Call for Nominations for QC Board

Nominations for QC Board

Nominations for the positions of Interested Directors on the QC Board are open now. There are (4) Interested Director positions available … Read more.

QC Life Membership Nominations

QC Life Membership Nominations

Is there a person in your club or discipline who has rendered distinguished or special service to Canoeing in Queensland? 

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Club News & Events

Queensland Canoeing Annual Awards are back!


Queensland Canoeing Annual Awards, include Senior, Junior & Masters Canoeist Of The Year; Volunteer, Coach & Instructor/Guide Of The Year, Club Of The Year – Southern Qld &  Northern Qld, Event and Photo Of The Year .. Read more.


Brisbane River Race Report - 23 July 2017

Brisbane River Race Report - 23 July 2017

The river has many moods. Not always comfortable with many cross currents, occasional debris and somewhat difficult when the wind blows. Today however the beast was asleep. … Read more.

John Newton Team Boat Challenge a big success!

John Newton Team Boat Challenge a big success!

The QC Canoe Marathon Technical Committee and Currumbin Creek Paddlers Club jointly organised the inaugural John Newton Team Boat Challenge which was a great success.  Read more.

Job well done Fitzroy Canoe Club! 

Well done to the members of the Fitzroy Canoe Club, Rockhampton who are back after earlier flood damage following Tropical Cyclone Debbie. Thanks to Qld Government disaster recovery program for financial assistance with urgent repairs. Read more.



Members can "renew" your club membership or new members can "join" a club for 2017/18 season. To renew or register go to ....  Read more.

Action footage from John Newton Team Boat Challenge 

Check out the action packed footage. Spot our Olympians in action!

Calendar - Club Events

View our online calendar with all paddle sport events being run by Clubs around Queensland. Read more.

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

Queensland Events & News

Registration Open - Qld Schools Marathon Championships

Registration is now open for our 2017 QLD School Marathon Championships on Saturday, 19 August at Lake Samsonvale.  Read more.

Flatwater Guide / Instructor Training

Flatwater Guide / Instructor Training

Queensland Canoeing will be conducting a Flatwater Guide / Instructor Training Course  on Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th July 2017 at Shorncliffe Register Now - only 4 places remaining

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Sprints Half Day Regattas - Save the Dates

Sprints Half Day Regattas - Save the Dates

This year we will again be running two Half Day Sprints Regattas. The first regatta will be on Saturday 2 September at Lake Coomera. Registration will open soon! 

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QC Education Calendar

Queensland Canoeing is a National Training Provider for Australian Canoeing Award Scheme (ACAS) Courses. 

Queensland Canoeing education calendar is now available, including Skills Training, Lifeguard, Guide, etc …  Read more.


National Events & News

Australian Canoe Announces Competition Dates

2018 Competition Dates

Australian Canoeing has announced the following 2018 domestic competition dates for Canoe Sprints, Slalom, Polo and Marathon.  Read more.


Just a reminder...

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

Call out for all Paddlesport event calendar dates!

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

For More Events, check out our Calendar.

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