DAA Convention

2017 DAA Convention & Heritage Paddle

The Way Forward

Hosted by DA Melbourne (DAM Busters)

29-30 April 2017

The 2017 DAA National Convention was fantastic weekend of sharing, laughter, learning, support, friendship and paddling for the 103 attendees from 28 of our 32 DAA clubs.

Thank you to Dragons Abreast Melbourne (DAM Busters) and Marion Blake & Mabel Sansom (DAA Board) for all of your planning, organising and hard work which resulted in an excellent convention for everyone that attended.

Convention presentations:

Photos of the weekend will also be available here soon (please send any photos you have to office@dragonsabreast.org.au)


Thank you to our very generous sponsors for helping us make this Convention and Heritage Paddle possible.

Gold Sponsors




Silver Sponsors



Important documents

2017 Convention Program






Exclusive Dragons Abreast Australia promotional products.

Dragons Abreast Shop

Our Sponsors

Dragons Abreast Australia is sponsored by Specialised Therapeutics Australia, an international biopharmaceutical company with strategic focus and expertise in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.

With the highest professional and ethical standards, Specialised Therapeutics Australia commercialise therapies and technologies that uniquely fulfil the unmet medical needs of the community.


Quality and affordable sporting apparel. Provider of our DAA jackets, with a percentage of proceeds being donated to Dragons Abreast.

Platinum Sponsor of the 2017 Dragons Abreast Festival, Cancer Institute NSW, is dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer and improving outcomes for people with cancer across the state of New South Wales by:

Promoting the prevention of cancer

Improving early detection and participation in cancer screening

Improving the diagnosis and treatment of cancer

Building capacity in cancer research

Using the latest data and information to drive positive change across the health system.


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