Member Benefits

By joining PQ, you become part of a professionally run organisation and receive:


1.       National and State recognised Affiliation to Paddle Australia Inc (AC) and Paddle Queensland Inc (QC)

2.       Insurance coverage;

o         Public Liability for coaches and club officials against claims arising from a breach of their professional duty resulting from participation in the sport.

o         Directors & Officers Liability Cover for Clubs Committees

o         Personal Accident cover for members whilst participating in any endorsed / sanctioned QC events

3.       Access to ÒMy ClubÓ On line National Membership Database

4.       FREE National Website design, training, assistance and hosting Ð Yes FREE!

5.       Personalised PA membership card with commercial Discounts.

6.       FREE classified/for sale area

7.       Representation at Paddle Australia planning workshops and Annual General Meetings

8.       Links to other relevant external organisations

9.       Discounted prices at PQ sanctioned courses & events.

10.   Discounts at recognised Distributors eg: Rebel Sport

11.   PA E-News for Current Issues / PQ Paddlers / Club Email Updates and Newsletter

12.   Access to Official Competitions.

13.   Eligibility to represent at State, National & International events.

14.   Promotion and distribution of your clubs information from requests and event publicity

15.   Professional Staff and Committee Members to provide advice and support regarding:

o         Club Development & Management

o         Grant applications and Finance

o         Procedures, Policy & Bylaws

o         Risk Management

o         Event Management

o         Coaching Assistance

o         Environment and Waterways Access

16.   Access to Training & Development Opportunities;

o         National Coaching Accreditation Scheme in all disciplines.

o         Australian Canoeing Award Scheme

o         State Development Squads (Queensland Academy of Sport)

o         Workshops for officials & coaches in all disciplines

17.   Other Membership Benefits established.