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: email@example.com
Grants are currently open. Find the Application Form here.
Members invited to Annual General Meeting
To all our members - due to circumstances beyond our control, ParaQuad Tasmania's Annual General Meeting has been rescheduled to Thursday 8 December 2022. Please find the details below.
One woman’s story of the benefits of physical exercise
Whether it’s taking part in a weekly exercise program or tackling a much bigger challenge, Georgie Gott has been reaping the benefits of physical activity, particular in the last few years. “I guess I was looking for an outlet,” Georgie says. It wasn’t always so easy to find that outlet. [...]
Boccia Tasmania starting Saturdays
Boccia Tasmania sessions are moving to Saturdays from 6 August 2022, and we hope this means more people can join us! The Saturday program will run from 11am t0 12:30pm and cost just five dollars (cash) to play. As normal, the venue is Court 3, Moonah Sports Centre in Gormanston [...]