Category: News

Annual BRO Appreciation Dinner

The annual BRO appreciation dinner was held over the recent long weekend at the Canberra Yacht Club.  Thank you to all of our BROs and volunteers who made the past season possible. Congratulations to Edwin Bien and Geoff Northam, the first recipients of the new BRO of the Year Trophy.  The photo below shows Edwin […]

Head of the Lake Medal Design Competition Announced – closing 15 August 2018

  Rowing ACT has announced a medal design competition for Head of the Lake competitors with prize monies totalling $1,800.  This is in response to the strong wish expressed by schools for the 2018 event to have its own medal rather than using the normal regatta medal for places.  The 2018 Head of the Lake […]

Vacancy: Radford Rowing Coach

Radford is currently seeking a suitable candidate for the role of Rowing Coach. View the advertisement including selection criteria and roles and responsibilities here: Radford Rowing Coach Job advert 2018  

Vacancy: Head of Rowing – Canberra Grammar School

Canberra Grammar School is looking to employ a Head of Rowing in a full-time capacity to lead the CGS Rowing programme. It is expected that this role will be primarily undertaken in Terms 1, 3 and 4; in Term 2 tasks will be redirected towards the Winter Co-curricular and/or Academic programmes. The Head of Rowing […]

RACT E-News: May 2018

Rowing ACT will now be regularly releasing an E-News bulletin, which includes regular updates about all aspects of Rowing ACT, including information about regattas, club achievements, high performance opportunities and more. As a “must read”, we encourage you to spread the word – interested readers can sign up here.  

Communications Strategy Release

In response to feedback regarding communication, Rowing ACT is releasing a Communications Strategy which will be implemented by the newly formed Communications Subcommittee. This strategy not only aims to improve communication within the ACT rowing community, but also sets goals to improve Rowing ACT’s media presence and awareness of the sport.   Click below to […]

Bubbles with the BROs – 5-7 pm Saturday 2 June

Black Mountain Rowing Club invites all of the rowing community to join them in celebrating the conclusion of the rowing year and to recognise the efforts of our hard-working Boat Race Officials. $10 per adult, under 18 free. Bubbles with the BROs Flyer 2018    

2018 Trophy Winners

  The annual Rowing ACT Presentation was held on 8 April to celebrate the highly successful 2018 season. Congratulations to all medallists, trophy winners and pennant winners (a full list of winners is attached), as well as all of the rowers, coxswains, coaches, boat race officials, volunteers and supporters who participated throughout the season!  We look […]

National teams announced with multiple ACT rowers

The Australian Rowing selectors have announced their teams for 2018, and the ACT has representatives in three categories. Prior to the National Regatta, Caleb Antill (ANUBC) and Luke Letcher (Black Mountain RC) were announced as members of the National Quad scull to compete on the World Cup Circuit as part of Australia’s Senior A team. […]

Registrations open for 2018-19

As foreshadowed, the 2017-18 rowing year has been rolled over.  Registrations are now open for 2018-19.