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Member Benefits

By joining Queensland Canoeing (QC), you become part of a professionally run organisation and receive the following benefits as an affiliated club and/or individual membership*, including:

  1. National and State recognised affiliation to Australian Canoeing (AC) and Queensland Canoeing
  1. AC National Insurance Scheme coverage, including:
    • Public and Products Liability
    • Directors & Officers Liability Cover for club committees
    • Professional Indemnity for accredited instructors, coaches or officials.
    • Registered members are covered for Sports Injury Insurance whilst canoeing on a 24/7 basisFor more information visit http://www.vinsurancegroup.com/canoeing.
  2. FREE access to Sporting DNA membership database and Event Management software
  1. FREE website design, training, assistance and hosting
  1. FREE classified for sale area on QC website
  2. ACCESS to AC Member Benefits ‘PaddlePals’ Program with commercial discounts, e. travel, gear & equipment, health, clothing, magazines, etc. www.canoe.org.au/membership/paddlepals-member-benefits/
  1. Representation at Queensland Canoeing planning workshops and Annual General Meetings
  1. Discounted prices at QC education courses, including Instructor (ACAS), Coaching & Officials
  1. Bimonthly E-Newsletter for Current Issues, Events, Club and Member Updates
  1. Access to Official Competitions and Events
  1. Eligibility to represent at State, National & International events and teams
  1. Promotion and distribution of your club’s events on QC Website and Facebook page
  1. Professional Staff and Committee Members to provide advice and support regarding:
  • Club Development & Management
  • Memberships Support
  • Grant Applications and Finance
  • Sanctioning of club events
  • Marketing of club events (website and FB)
  • Policy and Procedures
  • Risk Management
  • Event Management
  • Coaching Assistance
  • Technical support/advice through our technical committees
  1. Access to Training & Development Opportunities:
  • National Coaching Accreditation Scheme
  • Australian Canoeing Award Scheme (ACAS)
  • State Development / Pathways Program
  • Workshops for officials, coaches & volunteers across all disciplines
  1. Loan equipment from QC for club events
  2. Advocacy with key stakeholders including Qld. Government, Maritime Safety Qld, Qld Sports Federation, Qld Outdoor Recreation Federation, and local/regional Councils.

      * Individual Membership Categories may have limited access to insurance cover and membership benefits, as outlined.