Here are some links to other organisations that you may find useful to get more information on paddling.

River Conditions

Notice to River Users

For information on works and closures on the Maribyrnong and Yarra, visit:, then select Notice Affecting Multiple Parks (blue section)

River Pollution

EPA river pollution test

Water quality

Download Water quality results for Victorian waterways (XLSX, 850KB) then choose Maribyrnong


Paddle Australia association:

Skill Development resources:

Marathon Canoeing in Victoria:

Canoe Polo in Victoria:

Paddle Safety

Essendon Canoe Club emphasises safety in all aspects of our activities. Below are links provided for your benefit, for your safety and that of other members and visitors.

Transport Safety Victoria – Paddleboards and Kayaking:

Preventing Injury – Better Health Victoria:

Paddle Safety – Paddle Australia:

Gear Suppliers

Canoes Plus:

If you are aware of a link that you think will be useful to other members please contact