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Vale Dr Stephen Hinchy OAM, ASM

Rowing Australia (RA) is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Life Member and former Australian Rowing Team doctor, Dr Stephen Hinchy OAM ASM. Stephen passed away today (8 July) in hospital on the Gold Coast after a short illness. Stephen Hinchy was one of the...

Vale Kevin Wickham

Kevin Wickham – 1939 to 2020 Sadly, Kevin passed away peacefully last Saturday 4 July. Kevin was a country lad, raised in Colac. He became a senior coxswain at the Banks Rowing Club in Melbourne in 1962 rowing under Alan Jacobsen, the leading Victorian coach. He...

RA Offices Power Interruptions – 7 July 2020

The Rowing Australia offices in Yarralumla will experience a power outage on Tuesday 7 July. During the hours of 06:30 and 09:00 AEST and then between 15:00 and 18:00 AEST the emails of Rowing Australia staff will not be active and therefore should you have an urgent...

A new era for sports integrity in Australia

A new era to keep competitive sport clean starts today with the official launch of Sport Integrity Australia. Minister for Youth and Sport, Richard Colbeck, said Sport Integrity Australia would offer a clear and definitive approach to keep sport in Australia fair. ...
Update: Dr Stephen Hinchy OAM

Update: Dr Stephen Hinchy OAM

Rowing Australia Life Member, Dr Stephen Hinchy, who was recently in hospital, has made good progress in his recovery and is due to return home this evening (2 July). On behalf of the Hinchy family, RA would like to let the community know that in recent days...

Looking back on the Row to the Moon challenge

In conjunction with Rowing Canada Aviron, British Rowing and Rowing NZ, we invited indoor rowers worldwide to log their training metres with the shared goal of accumulating, as one singular community, 384.4 million metres – the distance from Earth to the Moon. The...