Category: News

Position Vacant – Rowing Coordinator Ballarat

The Damascus College Rowing program has developed a unique and proud tradition with over 70 participants, in its young seven year existence. We are committed to continual improvement and strengthening the strong foundations that have been established thus far. Following a review of our Rowing program that has resulted in an expanded leadership structure, our […]

ACT High Performance Head Coach Vacancy

Applications are invited for the position of the ACT High Performance Head Coach. Applications should be submitted by Wednesday 11 September. Late applications will be considered at the discretion of the Panel. The ACT High Performance Head Coach is part of a trilateral initiative between Rowing Australia, the ACT Academy of Sport and Rowing ACT. […]

Regatta Sub-Committee proposals August 6

The Regatta Sub-Committee will meet on Tuesday August 6 to finalise the regatta calendar and order of events for the 2019/20 Rowing ACT season. Click here for the agenda and information on what is being proposed. Any comments should go to your club representative in the first instance.

Talent Identification Day Information

Rowing ACT is holding Talent Identification Testing this weekend. While aimed at non-rowers, anyone aged 13-19 is invited to complete the testing. More information is below, or can be found on the Talent Identification page. Date & Time: 10am-12pm, Sunday 28th July The testing will take up the majority of the 2 hour session, so […]

Adjustment to By-Laws

The Board agreed on 22 July 2019 to some minor amendments to By-Laws around meetings of the Regatta Sub-Committee (para 46), following discussion at the Open Forum. The amended By-Laws may be found here. The Board decided that the former provisions were too restrictive in the timing of meetings and that there should be a […]


End Season Forum – 8 May 2019 The Board met last night and approved the May minutes which discussed the Open Forum – the Board did not meet in June. The Board would like to thank all those who attended the end-of-the-season forum and contributed to the discussion.  Set out below are notes capturing the main issues […]

Rowing SA/SASI Boats for Sale

Rowing South Australia has a number of boats available for purchase. Please see the document below for more information.

Funeral details – Nick Garratt AM

Funeral Details for Nick Garratt AM Rowing Family, Nick’s funeral will be held on Thursday 18 July at 3pm at Norwood Park Crematorium, 65 Sandford Street, Mitchell, Canberra, ACT 2911. Dress code is relaxed. The wake will be held at Thoroughbred Park – ‘Silks Room’, 1 Randwick Road, Lyneham from 4:30pm In lieu of flowers, […]

Vale Nick Garratt AM

VALE NICK GARRATT AM 1947 – 2019 It is with much sadness to advise that Rowing ACT head coach Nicholas (Nick) Garratt AM passed away today. Not only was Nick respected both nationally and internationally, his work ethic and character were widely valued and admired.  Nick was friendly, calm and collegiate with a good sense […]

Draft 2019/20 Calendar

THE Rowing ACT 2019/20 draft regatta calendar is now available for comment. Should you have any concerns or comments regarding this calendar, please contact us at Click here for the draft calendar.