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.
The Royal Australian Mint has released their new Australian Paralympic collectable coins ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, set to take place in August 2021.
Commonwealth Games Australia (CGA) presented the Kurt Fearnley scholarship to six young and promising Para-sport athletes.
Paralympics Australia chief executive Lynne Anderson has claimed the national governing body's preparations for Tokyo 2020 "continue at pace", despite the coronavirus pandemic casting doubt over whether this year's Olympic and Paralympic Games will go ahead as planned.
Four of Australia's best para paddlers have earned nominations for selection to the Australian Paralympic Team ahead of Tokyo 2020 after promising performances at the Paddle Australia Canoe Sprint Championships in Sydney.
Paralympics Australia was honoured by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) for its leadership in the pursuit of gender equality.