Wheelchair Sports NSW

Since 1961, Wheelchair Sports NSW/ACT has been the State Sporting Organisation (SSO) for 9 sports and 6 programs. Our mission is to change the lives of people with a disability through participation in sport and our vision is to ensure that everyone gets picked to play.

Our values

Dignity - We believe everyone has great value
Tenacity - We fight fiercely for inclusion
Resilience - We get up and go every day
Camaraderie - We are in it together

Our Sports

  • Wheelchair Basketball
  • Wheelchair AFL
  • Wheelchair Rugby
  • Wheelchair Track & Road
  • Wheelchair Tennis
  • Adaptive Lawn Bowls
  • Frame Running
  • Seated Throws
  • Para-Powerlifting

Additionally, we are responsible for a number of high profile sporting events each year, the pinnacle being the GIO Oz Day 10K, which is widely regarded as the premier wheelchair racing event in Australia.

Among our fundraising events are the Roll-A-Thon Corporate Challenge & the Annual Golf Day which raise much needed funds and exposure for the organisation.

The programs that we provide, our Junior Wheelies, Rolling Rainbow & Her Sport Festivals are much loved by all who take part.

To raise additional funds, we offer a Wheelchair Basketball Corporate Team Building Experience and partner with TfNSW to provide a road safety program that aim to keep kids safe right across NSW & ACT.

Please contact our Head of Fundraising, Jon Butcher (fundraising@wsnsw.org.au) if you'd like to learn more about our organisation.

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