Wheelchair sports for people of all ages and abilities. Sports include Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Aussie Rules, Boccia, and Wheelchair Rugby.
Contact us for more information.
The BodySafe Education Program is an interactive and dynamic program aimed at students between years 9-12 and is carefully aligned with the Australian Curriculum (Health). The program discusses risk taking behaviours and the prevention of spinal cord injury and physical trauma (such as motorcycle and car accidents or risk-taking decisions).
The ParaQuad Association of Tasmania Inc. is a not-for-profit charity and the leading voice within the Tasmanian community for people living with Spinal Cord Injury and physical disability. Our services include the delivery of general information on spinal cord injury, referrals, peer support, access information, advocacy, schools and community education programs.
ParaQuad Tasmania is focused on ability. Its mission is empowering the lives of Tasmanians with Spinal Cord Injury and physical disability by ensuring quality of access and opportunities to participate.
Athlete Development Fund
Physical disABILITY Sports Tasmania was established to provide Tasmanians with physical disability the opportunity to participate in sport at a social, state, national or international level. The Athlete Development Fund was established to support these athletes with direct financial support. Patrick Best (shown racing above) is one such athlete. “The last few years that I’ve raced it was because of the grant, so I’m very grateful and thankful that it’s there.”
Please contact the Sports Development Coordinator for more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Grants are currently open. Find the Application Form here.
Healthy habits a focus for Men’s Health Week
Healthy habits – something many of us aspire to! It’s the theme of Men’s Health Week 2023, which is all about raising awareness of and improving men’s physical and mental health and emotional wellbeing. Why is this important? Statistics show that for a range of reasons, Australian men have poorer [...]
Wheelchair Basketball comes to Launceston
Launceston it's your turn! Three on three Wheelchair Basketball is coming to the PCYC, starting Wednesday 24 May 2023. Find all the details below - we look forward to welcoming you.
Wrap up – 2023 ParaQuad Tasmania Boccia State Titles
Well done to all the athletes who competed in 2023 ParaQuad Tasmania Boccia State Titles, held at Elphin Stadium in Launceston between 24 and 26 March. The event saw three days of tight competition and fantastic camaraderie during close to 30 matches. During the first day the athletes - 10 from Tasmania and [...]