Wheelchair sports for people of all ages and abilities. Sports include Wheelchair Basketball and Wheelchair Aussie Rules, Boccia, and Wheelchair Rugby.

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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: pdst@paraquadtas.org.au

Grants are currently open. Find the Application Form here.

Latest News

Member profile: Patty gives para-cycling his absolute best

November 15th, 2022|

“I want to change the culture. When people look at those with any form of disability taking part in sport it’s often seen just as participation. But athletes with a disability are as dedicated as anyone.” Patrick (Patty) Best is a cyclist who competes across four disciplines. His passion for [...]

Catch the Wheelchair AFL National Championships

November 15th, 2022|

The Tasmania Devils Wheelchair AFL team is ready to hit the court at the 2022 Wheelchair AFL National Championships, being held in Melbourne from 22-25 November - and you can see them in action. For the first time, all states and territories in Australia are competing, along with two teams [...]

Tasmanian Masters Games a blast

October 25th, 2022|

The 2022 Tasmanian Masters Games were held in Northwest Tasmania over the weekend 22-23 October, 2022. ParaQuad Tasmania was involved for the very first time, running a Wheelchair Basketball three on three competition at Ulverstone. Four teams, Rolling Thunder, Live Wires, The Stonkers and The Wheel Team took to the [...]

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