2019 Summer Down Under Series

GIO OZ DAY 10K DRAWS ACCLAIMED ATHLETES TO ITS 30TH CELEBRATION Images from the Series photographer “Serena Corporate Photography” can be found here INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED WHEELCHAIR ATHLETES COMPETE IN WORLD RENOWNED ROAD RACE Wheelchair Sports NSW is pleased to announce the 30th Annual International 2019 GIO Summer Down Under Series will be returning to Canberra

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Summer 2018 – Other News

International Day for People with a Disability WS NSW was involved across the State in a number of activations and activities to celebrate IDPWD. Some Sydney staff attended an activation with GIO Insurance to promote the Oz Day 10K, and Louise Sauvage OAM and Ryley Batt OAM joined senior management for a panel discussion on

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Summer 2018 – Junior Wheelies

October Junior Wheelies School Holiday Camp. The weather was not kind to our Juniors in the October school holidays and the second day of camp had to be cancelled. However, the first day was a HUGE success with 16 day campers joining in the day with Cricket NSW, Table Tennis NSW, bubble soccer, wheelchair rugby,

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Summer 2018 – Sport Shorts

Athletics International Madison de Rozario has continued her amazing results on the international stage placing 2nd at the Chicago Marathon, 6th at the New York Marathon and 2nd at the Singapore Marathon. Eliza Ault-Connell has also been in great form with a 4th in New York and 3rd in Singapore. Christie Dawes has been right

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Summer 2018 – Roadshow

During the past few months the WS NSW Roadshow Program has been busy travelling through NSW visiting over 119 Schools and Community Groups whilst presenting to 13,200 students/attendees.  We have visited 5 separate regions during our Regional Roadshow Trips, and have felt so welcomed in each of these communities. Some of the Regional Schools that

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Summer 2018 – Fundraising News

2018 WS NSW Annual Luncheon The 2018 Wheelchair Sports NSW Annual Luncheon achieved a record attendance. The room offered our guests a great opportunity to network and hear from our amazing wheelchair rugby athletes Ryley Batt OAM, Andy Edmondson OAM and two of our junior wheelies Ahmad and Ava with their respective families as well as our Patron Louise

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Summer 2018 – CEO Report

The NSW Minister for Roads Melinda Pavey MP gave a further boost to our Roadshow program by presenting a $50,000 cheque to us recently.  As you may recall the Minister gave us a $100,000 cheque in mid 2017 and this was used for the replacement of one Roadshow van as well as replacement of 2/3

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Summer 2018 – Chairs Report

Jim O’Brien CEO of Wheelchair Sports NSW (WS NSW) will be retiring at the end of January 2019 after his 20 years of tremendous and dedicated service.  An extensive recruitment process for the position was undertaken and a candidate has accepted the position.  Michael (Mick) Garnett will commence on January 7th 2019 and overlap with

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