About Rowing QLD

Rowing in Queensland has a proud history dating back to the 1800's and is the peak body for the administration of rowing activities in Queensland.  It conducts, encourages, promotes, advances, controls and administers rowing activities throughout the State via a number of distinct functions, including:

  • Administering the rules of rowing
  • Registering members
  • Educating and developing athletes, Coaches and Boat Race Officials
  • Administering the sport's funding
  • Representing Queensland Rowing at the national level and with Government
  • Conducting and coordinating rowing competition
  • Formulating and implementing policies and programs
  • Acquiring and managing sponsorships

Strategic Direction

Rowing Queensland is committed to achieving its goals and objectives. The key focus areas for the sport are:

Leadership & sustainability - Clear direction through strong leadership, a commitment to achieving strategic outcomes and an ongoing focus on long-term financial viability.

People & culture - Set the pace and culture of rowing in Queensland through happy volunteers and positive engagement of clubs, ensuring a high standard of ethics and safety at all times.

Marketing & growth - Move forward with strength by building a strong, inclusive brand and increasing rowing participation throughout Queensland.

Rowing & regattas - Continually respond to change and provide inclusive, vibrant events and rowing opportunities for the enjoyment and development of rowers of all ages, abilities and skill levels.

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