RSS Paddle Australia

  • Celebrating National Volunteers Week with Canoe Slalom’s Cameron Folder May 24, 2024
    Sport in Australia would not be the same without the volunteers that exist at its centre, and this National Volunteer Week, Paddle Australia is celebrating those who give their time, energy and effort to make our sport possible. For long-time paddler Cameron Folder, volunteering was the logical step once his children took up the sport. […]
  • Celebrating National Volunteer Week with Canoe Marathon Community May 23, 2024
    Volunteers are integral to the fabric of the paddling community, and this National Volunteer Week, Paddle Australia is celebrating those who give their time and energy to the sport. Marc Brehin is well known within the Canoe Marathon community as someone who selflessly volunteers his time for the betterment of the sport. Currently the Club […]
  • PADDLE AUSTRALIA LAUNCHES NATIONAL VOLUNTEER ACTION PLAN May 22, 2024
    In a significant step toward advancing the sport of paddling, Paddle Australia is proud to release the Paddle Australia National Volunteering Action Plan (PANVAP). Volunteers are the heart and soul of grassroots sport and are crucial to the success of paddling in Australia as a whole. Guided by the Paddle Australia vision, the plan intends […]
  • PADDLE AUSTRALIA RECEIVES PLAY WELL PARTICIPATION GRANT May 22, 2024
    More Aussies will be supported to get active and enjoy the benefits of sport and physical activity thanks to the Australian Sports Commission’s (ASC) Play Well participation grants. Paddling will be a significant beneficiary of the grants.  Funding has been announced for the latest round with 69 projects greenlit, with $10.3 million driving more participation […]
  • Volunteers the Heart and Soul of Canoe Polo Community May 21, 2024
    There is no doubt that volunteers are the heart of Australian sport, and this National Volunteer Week, Paddle Australia is celebrating those who make our sport possible. Laura Kleinrahm, Vice President and Canoe Polo Convenor of Burley Griffin Canoe Club is one such volunteer, devoting a significant portion of her time to the day-to-day operation […]