Queensland State Rowing Centre (QSRC)

Wyaralong Dam, Allenview, Queensland


The Queensland State Rowing Center has been chosen as the official flat water venue for the highly anticipated 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. This selection is a testament to the exceptional facilities and capabilities that the rowing center will bring, solidifying its status as a world-class rowing venue. Located in Queensland, Australia, the center will boasts state-of-the-art infrastructure, including a pristine rowing course specifically designed to meet Olympic standards.

The venue offers an ideal setting for rowing competitions, with its calm and controlled flat water conditions, ensuring fair and optimal racing conditions for athletes.

The decision to select the Queensland State Rowing Centre as the Olympic and Paralympic venue underscores the recognition of the region's commitment to rowing and its ability to host major international sporting events. This prestigious designation will not only showcase the beauty and capabilities of the venue but also provide a significant boost to the local rowing community, promoting the sport and inspiring future generations of rowers. The 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games will mark a historic moment for the Queensland State Rowing Centre as it takes center stage on the global sporting platform, leaving a lasting legacy for rowing in the region.


Environmental Stewardship

Queensland Rowing actively contribute to resolving environmental challenges. This core belief is at the foundation of World Rowing's Clean Water initiative, as well as the dedicated efforts of Rowing Queensland in establishing an environmentally sustainable framework for the operation of the Queensland State Rowing Centre. Through these initiatives, rowers aim to be part of the solution by promoting environmentally responsible practices and fostering a deep sense of stewardship for the natural world that surrounds them.


Our Partnership with SEQ Water

Wyaralong Dam is the newest dam in South East Queensland, completed in 2011. It has a catchment area of 546km2. At full supply, the dam can hold up 102,883 million litres of water. The lake and surrounding areas provide fantastic recreation facilities and has become a major tourism draw card for the Scenic Rim region. 

For more information on Wyaralong Dam click here.

To watch a short video produced by SEQ Water on Our Water Future click here.


How to get to Wyaralong Dam

Wyaralong Dam is located off the Boonah-Beaudesert Road at Allenview.   Northwest of Beaudesert on the Teviot Brook, nestled at the base of Mt Joyce.  

After turning onto the Wyaralong Dam Access Road, continue for approximately 4.5km to get to the QSRC   

For traffic coming from Brisbane click here.

For traffic traveling from the Gold Coast click here.



For more information on the Scenic Rim click here.

For a list of local accommodations, please click here - Scenic Rim Accommodation List