Community Inclusion through Sport

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December 2017 eNews

Congratulations to Australia’s latest WORLD CHAMPIONS and all athletes who have represented our country through 2017. You are wonderful sporting ambassadors both on and off the field of play. We also acknowledge the contribution of parents, coaches, staff and the Natonal and State Sporting Organisationas who have contributed to the… Read more

Sport Inclusion Australia Returns to China

Working closely with the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs through its Asian Sports Partnership program, Sport Inclusion Australia’s CEO Robyn Smith and Basketball representative Kelly Bowen returned to China this week to continue developing opportunities for young students with an intellectual impairment.  Smith and Bowen made their first visit to… Read more

President Wayne Bird awarded Life Membership

Sport Inclusion Australia President Wayne Bird was today awarded Life Membership of Sport Inclusion Australia. Bird becomes only the second life member after organisation founder and initial President Marie T Little OAM in 2006.  Bird took over the Presidency on Little’s retirement in 2011. Bird’s involvement commenced in 2006, when as… Read more

2017 Annual General Meeting & Inclusion Forum

Sport Inclusion Australia is all set to host its 2017 Annual General Meeting and Inclusion Forum at the Melbourne Parkview Hotel on Friday 3rd November. With over 60 guests attending, including representation from 20 different state and national sport organisations, the day is sure to be a great success.  Read more

Australian Swimmers to take on World’s best at the 2017 INAS Swimming World Championships in Mexico

Australian swimmers will take on the World’s best at the 2017 INAS Swimming World Championships in Aguascalientes, Mexico from the 29th of November to the 4th of December. Returning to South America after their domination of the pool at the 2015 Global Games in Ecuador, team officials are confident of… Read more

2019 INAS GLOBAL GAMES: Major International Sporting Events to work together

The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation and the Global Games Sports Company working together to support the development of inclusive sport to challenge perceptions, change attitudes and strengthen communities locally and globally. The Global Games Sports Company (GGSC) and the The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Corporation (GOLDOC) have… Read more


INAS Global Games 2019

INAS Global Games 2019 中文 (Chinese)

The 2019 INAS Global Games, a week long championship featuring nine sports and attracting over 1000 of the world’s elite athletes, who just happen to have an intellectual disability… If you didn’t know, you wouldn’t!

About Us

We work with National Sporting Organisations to assist them build the capacity to be inclusive of athletes with a disability.

Sport Inclusion Australia is a National Sporting Organisation for athletes with an integration difficulties, primarily those with an intellectual disability.

Sport Inclusion Australia does not conduct events, but rather advocates for the inclusion and development of programs, which focus on the ability of the individual.

2019 Global Games – Brisbane

Sport Inclusion Australia, formerly AUSRAPID, is a national sporting organisation established in 1986 to assist the inclusion of people with an intellectual disability into the mainstream community using sport as the medium. Sport Inclusion Australia has worked within the Australian sporting sector with outstanding success and is proud of the increasing numbers of sporting organisations and clubs taking responsibility for inclusion with the focus on ability and based on social inclusion principles.

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