Sport Australia – Inclusive Sport Resource
Sport Australia believes that every Australian should be able to participate in sport and physical activity in a welcoming and inclusive way – regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ability, cultural background, ethnicity, location or life stage.
This resource aims to create positive, inclusive experiences for everyone who wants to participate.
Active Deaf Program
The Active Deaf Sports Club is another sport initiative delivered by Deaf Sports Australia. The aim is to provide mainstream sports organisations the opportunity to integrate inclusion practises for their deaf and hard of hearing sports participants.
The Active Deaf High-Performance program includes pathways where deaf and hard of hearing individuals are identified, recruited and offered further training opportunities through other programs or events, because of potential talent.
Active Deaf Kids is a sport initiative that was established in 2011. Delivered by Deaf Sports Australia, this program includes working with deaf and hard of hearing children in all sports. Schools across Australia apply for Active Deaf Kids Program through the Sporting School online application.
Active Inclusion Sports Days
Disability Sports Australia (DSA) are Australia’s peak sporting body for people with a disability participating in sport and recreation. DSA deliver Activate Inclusion Sports Days with partners around the country.
Paralympics Australia Community Programs
Paralympics Australia has a range of community programs to support and profile Para-athletes, Para-sports and the Movement in Australia. If you’re a sports administrator, check out the Paralympics Australia Community Programs today!
Special Olympics Australia Sport and Competition
Sports participation is a powerful force. It can shift the focus from disability to ability, from isolation to involvement. We offer the highest quality sports training and competition opportunities for people with an intellectual disability all around Australia.
Sport Inclusion Australia Inclusion Resources
Sport Inclusion Australia has an extensive list of resources, to provide information about inclusion in sport to administrators. These will give you some great ideas and strategies for sport or physical activity.
Living with your Transplant
Transplant Australia is a great advocate for transplant recipients to maintain an active lifestyle. If you’re a person who has received a transplant, or you’re looking to provide physical activity guidance for a person who has received a transplant, check out the Living with Your Transplant section of their website for some useful tips and important information.
Volunteer Adaptive Snowsport Guides
Volunteer guides who have been trained by Disabled Wintersport Australia are provided to members on all members camps and can be requested by any member who is traveling to our alpine resorts and requires the extra assistance.
Want to volunteer?
Volunteer with Riding with the Disabled
All new volunteers will receive induction training on their first day. This will include a tour of the facilities and an introduction to RDA. RDA volunteers are screened for Working With Children and Vulnerable Adults according to State and local requirements.
Some great Toolkits exist to help clubs and volunteers work effectively with person’s who have a disability, ensuring that everyone has a great experience.