Administration Officer - John Bowen

John' role is to manage the administrative tasks involved with the organisation of SCA. He will be answering your enquires as well as working on projects to further develop our organisation and the Sport of Climbing in Australia.

John initially became involved with Sport Climbing as a parent, when his two children started climbing and then competing. He has 20 years experience as a police officer, first in the Northern Territory and then NSW, and a degree in Emergency Management from CSU. John lives in the lower Blue Mountains in NSW. He has a part time position as a firefighter with his local station. He volunteers as a judge at climbing events when he can.

Communication Officer - Nicole Rowles

Nicole is a media and communications specialist with eight years' industry experience, most notably as a journalist and weather presenter for the Nine Network. A former professional dancer, she discovered climbing in 2016 while reporting on a news story and hasn't looked back, to date seeking out the easiest classic trad, sport and alpine routes on offer across Australia, Thailand and the Dolomites! Her secret ambition is to turn her one-year-old niece into a total crusher - it's never too early!

Finance Officer - Jessica George

Jessica started climbing in her early 20's in Queensland, where she met some amazing climbers including her husband. Climbing has always been a passion of her's and continues to be 15 years later. Jessica and her family have been on many adventures around Australia and Europe. This last year Jessica decided to give back to the climbing community with her skill set in Financial services and Admin. Jessica has been working in the financial field field for over 17 years and brings an array of experience and knowledge in this area. Outside climbing Jessica is a Senior Bookkeeper and BAS/Tax Agent. For SCA, Jessica will be providing accounts Administration and Grant Submissions. 

In the spirit of reconciliation Sport Climbing Australia acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respect to their elders past, present and emerging and extend that respect to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today.

PO Box 341W Ballarat West 3350


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