Template:Did you know nominations/Helen Brownlee
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- ... that Order of Australia recipient Helen Brownlee became the first woman to be elected vice president of the Australian Olympic Committee? Women added to AOC board "Brownlee has been promoted to co-vice-president under Coates and becomes the first woman to hold the position".
- ALT1:... that Order of Australia recipient Helen Brownlee was unable to compete in the 1972 Summer Olympics because of a lack of support in Canoe slalom? Helen Brownlee to join Sport Australia Hall of Fame "Unfortunately, however, Australian Canoeing focused its efforts on the sprint canoeing disciplines for the Munich 1972 Olympic Games, leaving Brownlee – as a slalom paddler – unable to compete".
- ALT2:... that Order of Australia recipient Helen Brownlee became the first woman elected to the International Canoe Federation (ICF) Slalom and Wildwater Committee? Helen Brownlee Australia "Helen broke new ground for women in the administration of the sport when in 1976 she was elected to the ICF Slalom and Wildwater Committee, the first woman to do so. ".