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

ParaQuad volunteer recognized in AFL awards

September 18th, 2023|

A long-time volunteer with ParaQuad Tasmania, and award-winning sportsperson, Josh Christian, can add another string to his bow after receiving the award for AFL Disability Inclusion, Volunteer for Tasmania. Josh’s award is part of 2023 AFL National Volunteer Awards, announced recently. Congratulations Josh! Josh received the award for showing leadership [...]

Conversations with sports program partipants – SCIA Week

September 5th, 2023|

“I find it pretty amazing to come along each Saturday and connect with people in a similar situation, and I enjoy playing the game.” That’s from Wheelchair Rugby player Alysse Gavlik, who’s one of a growing group of people who are part of ParaQuad Tasmania’s weekly program in southern Tasmania. [...]

Sports programs provide pathway to the top

August 22nd, 2023|

"I love the fast pace and the roughness. Even though it's a touch sport and not tackle there is still lots of crash and bash. I also love team sports and it is great to be a part of a team again and play in a league in front of [...]

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