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Celebrating International Women’s Day

As we celebrate International Women’s Day it is fitting to look back at some amazing women who have not just contributed but have shaped our organisation and sport in Australia to be inclusive and respectful of all Australians. Marie T Little OAM (Founder) Lisa Llorens OAM (Athletics) Siobhan Paton OAM… Read more

Lorraine Landon to be Inducted into Hall of Fame

She has been described as Basketball Royalty, and on the 10th of May our very own Lorraine Landon will be inducted into the Basketball Australia Hall of Fame. Lorraine’s basketball career spans 30 years as a player, coach and administrator at the highest level and includes Olympics, World Championships, and… Read more

Croxford elected as President of Sport Inclusion Australia

Sport Inclusion Australia has announced Ms Helen Croxford as their third President following the recent election.  “It’s an honour and privilege to work with the members on the Sport Inclusion Australia Board over the past 3 years, I would like to thank Wayne Bird for his outstanding leadership and thank… Read more

2018 Marie T Little OAM Champions Scholarship Announced

As a young girl growing up in regional Victoria with 5 sisters and a brother, Caytlyn Sharp didn’t get a lot of choice, on which sport she was doing on the weekend. The family did Little Athletics and in those early years, Caytlyn is the first to admit she hated it… Read more

Annual General Meeting & National Inclusion Forum

Sport Inclusion Australia conducted its 33rd Annual General Meeting and a National Inclusion Forum last week.  Held at Cricket Australia headquarters in Melbourne the AGM and Forum were well attended by State and National sporting organisations along with other key stakeholders and partners. In his President’s report, Wayne Bird acknowledged… Read more

Victorians to represent Australia at INAS World Championships in Portugal

Sport Inclusion Australia announced today the team to represent Australia at the 2018 INAS World Half Marathon Championships in Coimbra, Portugal.  The team of 6 athletes and a coach all hail from Victoria and will be Australia’s first representatives at the Championships. Harry Mezger, Carlo Manolitsas, Montgomery Cooper, Georgia Powning,… Read more

INAS Global Games 2019

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The 2019 INAS Global Games is 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… Although if you didn’t know, you wouldn’t!

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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.

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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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