Paralympics Australia has welcomed the expansion of Essendon Football Club’s NEC Hangar, with the facility set to include purpose-built dormitory accommodation to house Australian Para-athletes.
Three-time Paralympic champion Katrina Webb has been appointed to the Australian Team Executive for the upcoming Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Paralympics Australia and Australian Institute of Sport to provide well-being services to emerging athletes
Paralympics Australia has announced a partnership with the Australian Institute of Sport (AIS) to provide the next generation of Paralympic athletes with access to mental health and well-being services.
Paralympics Australia (PA) has announced Kate McLoughlin will stay on as Australian Chef de Mission for Beijing 2022 after Tokyo 2020.
The Australian Government announced a A$3.02 million (£1.6 million/$2.1 million/€1.8 million) investment for 13 Paralympic high-performance programmes from 2021-2022.
Paralympics Australia President Jock O’Callaghan believes Sydney 2000 "inspired a generation" and helped to "change perceptions" about people with an impairment.
Para-athlete Ari Gesini will receive a AUD$10,000 (£5,500/$7,000/€6,000) grant and work under the guidance of Australian rugby legend George Gregan as part of the Sport Australia Hall of Fame (SAHOF) scholarship and mentoring programme.
Paralympics Australia is among nine organisations in the country which have come together to form the Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability.
Paralympics Australia has named the first 10 members of its team for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, with the headline name Rio 2016 long jump champion and former German national Vanessa Low.
The chief executives of two National Paralympic Committees in Oceania are to discuss their preparations for the postponed Tokyo 2020 during a webinar.
Table Tennis Australia (TTA) and Paralympics Australia has partnered to establish a coaching working group with the aim of developing the next generation of Para-table tennis stars.
Mitchell Gourley has been elected to the Paralympics Australia Athlete Commission.
Australian sporting organisations have welcomed the announcement of AUD50.6 million (£27.6 million/$34.7 million/€30.8 million) in funding over the next two years to support the sector amid the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and help high-performance athletes to prepare for major events.
Paralympics Australia's Infinite Possibilities Gala has been named as the 2019 Cause Related Event of the Year at the Meeting and Events Australia Awards.
Beijing 2008 wheelchair basketball gold medallist Grant Mizens is one of three new appointments to the Paralympics Australia Board of Directors.