Rowing and the lake 50 years on

By Robin Poke
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:20pm, first published October 3 2014 - 11:45pm

Rowing's genesis in the Canberra area was in 1961, three years before Lake Burley Griffin opened, when former oarsmen Dick Luker and Bill O'Brien developed a proposal to the National Capital Development Commission for the provision of sites for rowing clubs and other facilities.

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