The Head of the Brisbane is a success because of our illustrious sponsors.


Sponsor a nationally recognised Big River Rowing Event and receive recognition as a supporter of this iconic sport of rowing.


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Hutchinson Builders

Established in 1912, Hutchinson Builders has been a market leader in the construction industry ever since. With a proven ability in all areas of construction—residential, institutional, and industrial—the Hutchinson Group are innovative and reliable, handling projects ranging from multi-million dollar towers to local housing. They have a strong community ethic, with programs that foster indigenous involvement in the construction industry, local live music and entertainment, and have a beehive on every Hutchinson group office!

Contact Hutchinson Builders.

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Cal Malouf has been a part of Toowong Rowing Club since 1952, enjoying great success with his crew throughout the 1950s. He was also instrumental in the salvage and relocation of the club after the devastating 1972 Brisbane floods and continues to be involved in the lifeblood of the club. His family business, Calile Malouf Investments, has most recently developed THE CALILE HOTEL, a luxury hotel in Fortitude Valley. This glamorous destination combines a food and shopping precinct with a subtropical oasis - the perfect place for a Brisbane stay.

Phone: Tel +617 3607 5888 or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Talbot Press

Talbot Press: ink runs through our veins. Talbot Press is a family owned business founded in the late 1950s by the father of TRC's Gavin Keily. The dedicated team at Talbot Press provides all of their customers, including Toowong Rowing Club, with personalised printing services using innovative techniques coupled with the latest technologies.

Contact Gav and the team at Talbot Press or call +61 7 3252 3281.



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Brisbane Bird and Exotics Veterinary Service offer an exclusive veterinary service for owners of birds, reptiles, guinea pigs, rats, mice, and fish. Our practice is specifically equipped and staffed to ensure that your pet receives the best care and treatment available, and we work together with owners to maximise the health and longevity of your pet.

Contact Dr Deborah Monks and the BBEVS team or call +61 7 3217 3533.

Direct Landscape Services is a team of experienced and passionate landscape professionals, setting new standards for the Landscape Industry. Consulting, constructing and maintaining projects from $1,000 – $10,000,000, these are the people with the expertise, industry knowledge, and contacts to get you a fantastic outcome.

The clients of Direct Landscape Services know that they are in capable, knowledgeable, and caring hands, which is why they are in demand from Northern NSW to Northern Qld, and everywhere in between. Large or small, intricate or modest, Direct Landscape Services are the team to tailor a specific landscape solution to your budget and needs.

Contact Direct Landscape Services or call 0422 202 365.

With over 20 years of building experience in South-East Queensland, Douglas Construction and Engineering is focused on ensuring that their clients effortlessly deliver their commercial and industrial projects. They have the expertise to navigate all council, government and engineering requirements on any building project, and their mission is to minimise risk while delivering optimum value. They achieve this by maintaining a highly skilled team that understands how to deliver commercial and industrial building projects efficiently and cost-effectively; it is in their DNA.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +61 7 3839 0176.

Like we want our boats to go in the HOTB race, VostroNet is high-speed.VostroNet is a leading network owner and internet provider in the Asia-Pacific region, providing end-to-end internet infrastructure and software to multi-dwelling developments. We deliver high-speed fibre-to-the-premises and Wi-Fi networks for multi-dwelling developments, on our own fibre network.

Contact VostroNet contact or call us on +61-2-8319-2299.

Sykes has been producing world class shells for over 50 years. Jeff Sykes founded our company in 1966, and we are now one of the very few boat manufacturers around the world who successfully transitioned from making timber shells to composite shells. All Sykes racing boats are manufactured at our factory in Geelong, Australia, and our shells are used by beginners right through to Olympic Gold Medallists.

Contact the Sykes team via their website or call +61352213655.

For all poly pipe and fittings needs, ROHR is the company that has you covered! With over 70 years of experience between the owners, this team are passionate about plastic piping systems. Servicing the rural, mining and energy sectors, the team at ROHR are available to advise on product selection and design, production, and delivery of your next project. We are devoted to innovative solutions that are tailored to your specific needs.

Contact ROHR Plumbing for friendly and prompt service.

The foundation has been established to provide long-term support for the Toowong Rowing Club through the accumulation of investments. Over time, funds will be available for infrastructure, boats and equipment, and to subsidise rowing for youth.

Contact the Toowong Rowing Foundation to find out more about their operation and how you can contribute.


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JB Shell Repairs is a dedicated rowing repair service. Completing all necessary carbon/kevlar rowing shell repairs. JB specialises in rhinoplasty, facelifts, and all nip 'n tucks. Operating from the rural Freer's Factory workshop. JB has a one-stop, rowing repair shop.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or mobile: 0400 601 072.

Torch Energy is a private company focusing on the discovery of high-grade, economic uranium resources for the future.

You can contact Andy at Torch via LinkedIn.

Hooked! That was Emma after her first class at Fusion Hot Yoga in 2012, and she has been a regular yogi ever since: practising, teaching, and advocating the nurturing benefits of vinyasa, vin/yin and vin/restorative yoga for mind, body, and spirit. Emma is also heavily involved in the rowing community as a rower, Director/Deputy Chair of Rowing Queensland, and the Queensland representative for the Rowing Australia Council.

Connect with Emma Brown Yoga on Instagram.

A Councillor for Walter Taylor Ward since May 2019, James Mackay has always been a part of the local area. He started grade 1 and finished grade 12 in Indooroopilly. James, his wife Kate, and their 3-year-old daughter live in St Lucia, where they are involved in a range of community activities.

James dedicates a lot of his time to advancing his community and enjoys working with others to achieve positive outcomes. He is an active community servant who has assisted charities, social causes, school groups, sporting clubs, and community groups.

You can contact Councillor James Mackay at the Ward Office in Indooroopilly or via Email.

Hydro Spray Grass: Erosion control · The Right formula · Low Cost · Fast growing · Easy care · Any area.

Contact Nathan Magnus to discuss how Nathan Magnus Hydro Spray Grass can create a magnificant new lawn or revjuvenate your existing one.

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Regatta Hotel

Brisbane's iconic Regatta Hotel is a grand Victorian lady with a colourful history dating back to 1874. Situated on the corner of Coronation Drive and Sylvan Road in Toowong, the Regatta Hotel has one of the best river views in Brisbane. Home of The Boatshed Restaurant, Main Bar, Courtyard, River Road Cafe, Gaming room, and The Walrus Club, the Regatta Hotel caters to all walks of life.

Contact The Regatta Hotel for function and special event enquiries.

Rowing Queensland is the peak body for the administration of rowing activities in Queensland which includes the education and development of athletes, coaches, and boat race officials, conducting and coordinating rowing competitions, and representing Queensland Rowing at the national level.

Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call +61 7 3842 1200


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Making Smarter Software. Smarte's innovative team of professionals has been designing and implementing custom software solutions and intuitive technologies for multi-industry and government clients for over fifteen years. If it wasn't for Smarte, you would not be reading this blurb...or any blurb...or see any of the HOTB course and race information.

Toowong Rowing Club is smart for using Smarte to host the Head of the Brisbane website.

Mitchell Anderson is a fifth-year software engineering student at the University of Queensland who has successfully combined two of his passions—photography/videography and cars—to produce films for various car clubs. Fix your hair, put your race face on, and keep an eye out for Mitchell’s camera as he captures the action at Head of the Brisbane.

Darren Hocking: Aspiring sports photographer, father to Emily, provider of awesome rowing photos. We all know the photos, and we all admire Darren's keen eye and presentation. Keep an eye out for Darren's camera along the HOTB course and smile when you pass (regardless of how stuffed you are).

A massive shout-out to Randall Martin. Without Randall’s sound system, the HOTB would be a particularly sombre event.

Sure, we could use any audio system, even a megaphone…rowers do respond to the blast of a megaphone, but it wouldn’t be the same. Thanks, Randall.

Mark Runge will be hanging out at the HOTB turn to capture all the action and send a live feed to the HOTB Facebook page. Watch on the Toowong Rowing Club function centre TV or your mobile device. But make sure you look up now and then to watch the crews cross the start and finish lines.