Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA)

Arthur J. Gallagher is very proud to have partnered with Mark and the team at the AOCRA for many years. 

During this time we have developed unique insurance solutions, in addition to providing proactive sports risk management, in all areas of Outrigging in Australia.  From the elite level right through to a paddlers private V1, we have effective solutions that allow you to focus on what’s important – RACING! 

World Sprints

Proud sponsor of AOCRA at the VA'A World Sprints

It is an exciting time for Outrigging, and for Gallagher, to be competing in the Va’a World Sprints in May 2016. We’re pleased to be in a position to financially contribute toward the success of event, and more specifically, Australia’s success!

In addition, the Va’a World Sprint Athlete Insurance policy has been developed to provide support to participating athletes. For further details check out the specialities tab above, download the Athelete Insurance brochure or visit the VAA World Sprints website.

Arthur J. Gallagher is proud to be in a position to contribute to the success of both AOCRA and sport in general here in Australia. When a sporting association receives high quality insurance risk management and athlete claims support through Gallagher, we know we are doing our part in ensuring every opportunity for the future development of Australia’s Sporting Champions.

Happy Paddling, from all the team here at Gallagher



Arthur J. Gallagher is provider of insurance solutions and a major sponsor of the Va'a World Sprints 2016.

In conjunction with the Australian Outrigger Canoe Racing Association (AOCRA), Arthur J. Gallagher is pleased to provide Registered Athletes with minimum level Paddlers Insurance. Conditions do apply.

International Paddlers should continue to hold Travel Insurance incorporating medical cover for injury sustained during sports participation.

The Athlete Insurance Brochure provides an outline of this offer or visit the VAA World Sprints website for more information.


  • Non Medicare Medical Expenses Limit: $2,000, Benefit:85%
  • Permanent Disablement Maximum $150,000
  • Loss of Income $300 per week (Australian Residences only)

Please note:
This is minimal level cover. AOCRA & the IVFFIV encourage all Athletes to take out private health, Travel, Life and Income Protection Insurance to their own needs. 

Find out more

Contact our sports team to discuss your insurance requirements for the world sprints on 07 3367 5006 or send us an email.

How do I make a claim?

To make a claim for injury, take the following steps within 30 days of the injury occurring:

AOCRA needs to be made aware of your injury at the time, or within 7 days after, so please ensure an injury report form is completed. Go to the AOCRA website for more information.

Step 1:

Download a claim form here or contact Arthur J. Gallagher by calling 1800 776 780 to obtain a claim form

Step 2:

Arrange for your doctor to complete the “Medical Statement”

Step 3:

Arrange for AOCRA to complete “The Club’s Declaration”

Step 4:

Return the completed claim form to Arthur J. Gallagher within 30 days of the injury occurring.

Who is covered in the insurance program?

All registered Members, Coaches, Officials, First Aid Officers, Administrators, Committee Members, or Voluntary Workers with AOCRA

More information on the insurance program for memebers can be found in this inusrance quick guide.

What is the scope of the cover provided?

The policy runs for a period of 12 months and provides worldwide coverage for Accident whilst involved in the following AOCRA authorised/sanctioned activities or events: 

  • Competing in official AOCRA approved and sanctioned activities/races 
  • Participating in training or practice sessions, or official functions 
  • Travelling to or from regattas/races, training, meetings or official functions 
  • Engaging in authorised voluntary work/committee meetings 
  • When away from home/on tour, but only whilst participating in AOCRA sanctioned activities 

More information on the insurance program for memebers can be found in this inusrance quick guide.

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