Three deaf women benefit from Women Leaders in Sports Program by Sport Australia

Hannah Britton, Melissa Hale and Lauren Townsend were selected amongst other women, by Sport Australia, to attend a Women Leaders in Sport (WLIS) Program. All three women have and are involved in deaf sports. They completed the program last year. The program is an Australian Government’s initiative that is managed by Sport Australia in

2032 Brisbane Games offers great opportunities for people with a disability

The Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability (ASAPD) has welcomed the historic announcement overnight by the International Olympic Committee that Brisbane, South East Queensland has been awarded the hosting rights of the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games. ASAPD Chair Robyn Smith said “Many of us were there to witness the powerful impact

2022 Deaflympics Brazil: An official announcement from Deaf Sports Australia Board

The following information detailing risk assessment on whether to send an Australian team to Brazil Deaflympics in May 2022 assisted the DSA Board with making a unanimous decision. It is with regret that the DSA Board will not be sending an Australian team to the 2022 Deaflympics in Brazil. Our decision was made after months

Melburnian swimmer plan on taking his swimming talent to the Olympics in the long term

18-year-old Alex Kirchner from Melbourne plans on taking his swimming talent to the Olympics in the long term. In the past, he achieved many recognitions for his swimming on local, state, national and international levels. In addition to that, Mr Kirchner recently won the Male Athlete of the Year Award from Deaf Sports Australia

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