Tasmania - Competitive and recreational sports

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Competitive and recreational sports

Athletics Australia

Athletics Australia runs multi-class athletics that you can participate in if you have a disability. Find out more about multi-class athletics from Athletics Australia Find out more about multi-class athletics from Little Athletics Australia

Making Waves sailing programs

Making Waves provide free sailing and training programs for disabled and disadvantaged people and their carers. Find out more about sailing and training programs in your area

Paralympic Games

The Paralympic Games is an elite sports program that you can participate in if you have a physical disability. Find out more about the Paralympic Games

Riding for the Disabled Australia (RDA)

RDA has multiple programs that you can participate in if you have a disability. You can do carriage driving, riding and dressage and/or participate in competitions. Find out more about RDA and its programs

Sailability

Some sailing clubs have the Sailability program, which support you to participate if you have a disability. See the list of sailing clubs in Australia that support the Sailability program

Special Olympics Australia

Special Olympics Australia has local programs across the nation that you can participate in if you have an intellectual disability. Learn more about the Special Olympics in Australia

NDIS supports

Local Area Coordinators (LACs)

If you are aged 7 and above, Local Area Coordinators (LACs) can link you to the NDIS and to mainstream and community supports in your area. You can ask your LAC about the supports available in your community, even if you're not eligible for an NDIS support plan. Find out more about how a Local Area Coordinator may be able to assist you

Representative bodies and resources

Blind Sports Australia

Blind Sports Australia (BSA) is the national governing body for blind and vision-impaired sport in Australia. BSA has many member organisations including Blind Cricket Australia and Blind Golf Australia. Learn more about Blind Sports Australia See which sports are covered as part of Blind Sports Australia’s member organisations

Clearinghouse for Sport and Physical Activity

The Clearinghouse for Sport and Physical Activity shares knowledge and resources, so people with a disability can participate in sport. Learn more from the Clearinghouse for Sport and Physical Activity

Deaf Sports Australia

Deaf Sports Australia (DSA) is the peak body for deaf sports in Australia. If you are deaf or hard of hearing, DSA can assist you to participate in sport at all levels and compete at designated national and international events. Learn more about Deaf Sports Australia

Disability Sports Australia

Disability Sports Australia is the peak national body for athletes with a physical disability. Find out more about Disability Sports Australia

Sport Inclusion Australia

Sport Inclusion Australia is a national sporting organisation. If you have an intellectual disability, Sport Inclusion Australia can help you be included into mainstream community sport. Learn more about Sport Inclusion Australia if you have an intellectual disability

Support for new migrants

Leisure in Australia

Information for new migrants about sport and recreation options in Australia. Learn about leisure in Australia for new migrants