GLRF Community news for our members in Australia and New Zealand
25 Jul 2011 - 21h27. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 126 views | 0 stamps
21 May 2006 - 00h46. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 130 views | 0 stamps
21 May 2006 - Nagambie; Melbourne Argonaut rower Meredith “Maxi” Williams, competing in a composite crew with rowers from the Allan Mitchell Club, rowed to victory in the women’s Masters B 8+ at the 2006 Australian Masters Rowing Championships. The boat, representing Victoria, won by 0.3 seconds, and clos...
20 Nov 2005 - 00h17. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 131 views | 0 stamps
20 November 2005 - Dimboola; In an unusual display of homophobic behaviour at the Rowing Victoria sanctioned Dimboola Regatta, spectators from a well known Melbourne-based rowing club sledged and jeered a boat from the Melbourne Argonauts Queer Rowing Club. Phrases such as “you have to beat the gays” were allegedly shouted f...
13 Jul 2005 - 00h23. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 119 views | 0 stamps
13 July 2005 - Melbourne; The Melbourne Argonauts are gearing up to compete in the Montreal 2006 1st World Outgames regatta. Twenty rowers have already registered and those numbers are expected to climb as the year progresses. In the lead up to the games, the club is hosting a rowing boot camp in Nagambie 23-25 Sep 2005,...
13 Feb 2005 - 20h58. | sandymitchell for the Sydney Spokesmen | 133 views | 0 stamps
14 February 2005 - Melbourne; Meandering through the city center of Melbourne, the Yarra River provided the aquatic landscape for the inaugural Melbourne Argonauts Queer Rowing Club Midsumma Festival Regatta on Sunday 13 February 2005. Organized to coincide with the Midsumma Gay and Lesbian Festival, the event drew two hundre...
01 Nov 2004 - 20h49. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 126 views | 0 stamps
02 November 2004 - Dimboola; Hordes of women are set to invade the northwest Victorian town of Dimboola in December, as part of the second National Lesbian Rowing Camp. Organised by the Melbourne Argonauts Queer Rowing Association, the event is expected to attract women from across Australia. Argonauts vice president Michell...
13 Sep 2004 - 20h45. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 125 views | 0 stamps
14 September 2004 - Brisbane; The Melbourne Argonauts are branching out. Argo promoter Sandy Mitchell recently held exploratory talks with Greg Howell, CEO of Rowing Queensland (RQ), about starting a Gay and Lesbian Rowing Club in Brisbane. The meeting went very well and Sandy came away with the sound impression that RQ woul...
22 Feb 2004 - 19h51. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 128 views | 0 stamps
Melbourne Argonauts Rowing Club host a booth at the 2004 Midsumma Festival. See all the images here.
06 Feb 2004 - 20h51. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 116 views | 0 stamps
07 February 2004 - Melbourne; After the enormous success of the first National Lesbian Rowing Camp at Nagambie in Victoria, Australia, the Melbourne Argonauts have announced the establishment of biannual rowing camps (twice a year for you erg monsters..) . According to Annie Smith, “the Women’s Camp definitely achieved it’s...
30 Nov 2003 - 21h58. | glrfcentral for the Sydney Spokesmen | 125 views | 0 stamps