How to Form a New Club
To become an affiliated club with Canoeing Victoria, clubs need to be registered as incorporated with Consumer affairs.
- At least 5 members
- Members have voted and wish to become incorporated
- Have a name
- Have a “Statement of Purpose” – Canoeing Victoria include this in their constitution
- Apply for incorporation with Consumer Affairs
- Pay the applicable fee to consumer affairs.
Affiliating with Canoeing Victoria
Affiliating with Canoeing Victoria provides your club with Public Liability insurance and directors indemnity for committee members plus a free web site with a domain such as “clubname.canoe.org.au” and an associated email address that is redirected to a personal email. The web site and database enables member management, emails/ newsletters, calendar’s, news items and other features. In addition, our administration and education team may provide assistance in areas likegrant applications, membershipadministration, risk management and coach and instructor education.
2015-16 Canoeing Victoria Club Affiliation form
In addition to club affiliation, members of an affiliated club must become members of Canoeing Victoria as well. This provides membership benefits including membership with Australian Canoeing, State and National newsletters, competition infrastructure, personal accident insurance, high performance pathways, representation to government bodies for facility and water way access etc.
Check out our Membership page for membership forms and information on the fee structure.
For more information, please contact the office on 0430 312 252 or by email