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: pdst@paraquadtas.org.au

Grants are currently open. Find the Application Form here.

Latest News

Tassie trio features in 2023 Wheelchair Rugby National Championships

June 19th, 2023|

Three Tasmanians featured in the 2023 Wheelchair Rugby National Championships, held on the Gold Coast between 2 and 4 June – one returning with a winning team title and medal. Rubie Gallagher, who plays Wheelchair Rugby with ParaQuad Tasmania, took her place in the South Australian Sharks team for the [...]

Healthy habits a focus for Men’s Health Week

June 8th, 2023|

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

May 18th, 2023|

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. 

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