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

More success for cyclist Patty Best

November 20th, 2023|

It seems para cyclist Patrick (Patty) Best is always up for a challenge. After tasting success as a national road and track cyclist, Patty’s been turning his attention to mountain biking, and it’s paying off. Another medal at the Australian Enduro Nationals last month (October 23) is his latest achievement. [...]

Devils win at Wheelchair AFL Nationals

November 8th, 2023|

Doing their home state proud, the Tasmania Devils secured top spot in Division Two at the 2023 Toyota Wheelchair AFL National Championships, held in Victoria from 2-5 November 2023.  Players and officials couldn't wipe the smiles from their faces after hard-fought matches saw them make it to the top of their table. [...]

Wheelchair Rugby Coach receives community award

October 25th, 2023|

Well done to David Wood, who has won the MAIB Disability Achievement Award, part of the 2023 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards. The winners were announced on Friday 13 October 2023 at a dinner presentation event in Hobart. The Disability Achievement Award recognises people living with a disability who are actively influencing [...]

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