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Game-changing new course for Aussie sports officials

Aligning with National Volunteer Week, the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) has unveiled a modern approach to officiating to better support the one million referees, umpires and officials, that are critical to the sports we love.

World Champion Boccia Stars Confirmed For Paris 2024

Australia will be represented in boccia at the Paris Paralympic Games by two athletes, two ramp operators and a support crew whose united efforts have proved a world-beating combination.  Paralympics Australia officially named Daniel Michel and Jamieson Leeson, and their respective ramp operators Ash Maddern and Jasmine Haydon to the Australian Team for Paris 2024 at a ceremony in Sydney on Tuesday.

Have your say: Landmark Para-sport Survey Now Open

Australian high performance athletes, coaches and staff are being invited to have their say on reducing inequality and increasing opportunity in Para-sport through an online survey. The Understanding Barriers to Entry and Progression in the Paralympic Pathway Survey has been designed to capture the perspectives of both Para and able athletes and role holders that support Para sports.

Paralympic Update

Paralympics Australia Launches Rallying Cry For Paris Campaign

BC3 Pair win NSW Sports Award

Congratulations to the BC3 Pair who won the Team of the Year with a disability award at the NSW Sports Awards 👏🏻

World Boccia Rankings

Keep up to date with the current World Rankings as we head into the last event of the year. Hong Kong Regional Championships 3-12 Dec.

Working With Children Check

In Australia, people who work or volunteer with children are screened for suitability. As part of this screening process, nominated state agencies examine an applicant’s police information including criminal charges, offences, findings of guilt and professional conduct reports across the applicant’s lifetime

Competition Schedule for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games

With the countdown on to the Games, the calendar for all sessions for the different sports at the Paralympic Games is out – with the final 100 m wheelchair sprint, men and women’s finals in wheelchair basketball, doubles wheelchair tennis events, and the kick-off for the blind football final and more all scheduled. This schedule provides a clearer look at what will take place over 11 days of competition, ahead of the publication of the full events schedule.

Dan Michel 1 of 10 Athletes to watch in Paris 2024

Experience, flare, courage and discipline. These are some of the qualities necessary to join the global top tier of Paralympic athletes. Over the coming months, Australia’s finest will compete around the world in search of quota spots for Paris 2024 and a place on the Australian Paralympic Team. These great sportspeople and role models are among those you need to follow.

Around the Courts - Winter 2023

Hi everyone Click on the link to open your copy of the latest edition of Around the Courts! Thank you to everyone who submitted stories for this Newsletter. Please feel free to send us more about what you like about boccia or what's happening in your club. Your stories and photos are always welcome Keep up with what’s happening on Facebook and our website!

Jamieson Leeson climbing the ranking's

Five years ago Jamieson Leeson had never even heard of the wheelchair sport of boccia, but now she's a world champion and top contender for the 2024 Paralympics. 

Brisbane Paralympics 2032

The release of the Strategy for Australian Paralympic Sport to Brisbane and Beyond by the nation’s preeminent sporting organisation for people with a disability signals the start of a new era in Paralympic sport, seizing the once-in-a-generation opportunity presented by the Brisbane 2032 Paralympic and Olympic Games.

Classification Update

Boccia Australia updates Classification rules to include Boccia Australia Inclusion Classes (BAIC) procedures for BC5 & Open classes.