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Mar 23, 2017

Kate Eckhardt and Daniel Watkins gain Australian selection

Kate Eckhardt and Daniel Watkins gain Australian selection Kate Eckhardt and Daniel Watkins have been selected into the Australian Senior Canoe Slalom team to compete at the World Championships in France from 27 September – 1 October 2017. Kate will compete in both C1 and K1 and Daniel the C1. Image:...

Mar 1, 2017

Fun and learning at the recent Come and Try day

  During the Christmas School Holidays SETAC participated in a Canoe Tasmania Come and Try day. These kids not only had fun but learnt a whole new set of skills.

Feb 3, 2017

Kate Eckhardt performs at the 2017 Oceania Slalom Championships

It was a big weekend for Canoe Slalom paddler Kate Eckhardt at the 2017 Oceania championships in Auckland. Paddling at her best ever she has placed third overall in both the K1 and C1. The event attracted many international superstars in the sport including Jessica Fox (Olympic medalist and multiple...

Feb 2, 2017

Reclaiming the Guinness World Record

Dear Paddler, You may recall how about four hundred Tasmanians were part of the 2013 Guinness World Record Breaking event, organised by the Royal Hobart Regatta Association; the simultaneously launching of the greatest number of canoes and kayaks. Well, the Americans have subsequently broken our record...

Dec 6, 2016

No flows for the Forth over Summer.

Hydro Tasmania has informed us that ‘A recent inspection has revealed damage to the turbine at Paloona Power Station.  The current outage, initially associated with the Intake Screen Replacement, has been extended out until mid-January 2017.  This date is an estimate only and expected to be reviewed...

Nov 7, 2016

Life Jacket Awareness Day

MaST are conducting a Life Jacket awareness day in Launceston, click here to open flier Wednesday, October 26 Launceston Aquatic Centre 6.00 – 7.30pm

Oct 12, 2016

AC no longer requires Fist Aid Certificate for Lifeguards, Guides and Instructors

Australian Canoeing  no longer requires those seeking awards as Lifeguards, Guides and Instructors to hold a first aid certificate. ‘AC recommends that all Lifeguards, Guides and Instructors hold a First aid qualification appropriate to the area of operation from a recognised provider.’...

Oct 5, 2016

New national adventure activity standards

The development of new Australian Adventure Activity Standards has commenced to provide national industry best practice guidelines for managing safety during outdoor adventure activities. The Australian Adventure Activity Standards will have many benefits including: Providing a way for outdoor professionals...

Sep 29, 2016

Mersey White Water Regional Reserve Site Plan

Context The Mersey White Water Forest Reserve that was once managed by Forestry Tasmania has been transferred to the management of the Parks and Wildlife Service as part of the 2013 Tasmanian Forest Agreement and is now known as the Mersey White Water Regional Reserve. This area of the upper Mersey River...

Aug 24, 2016

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