DSA and AFL announce partnership to develop Wheelchair Aussie Rules

DSA and AFL announce partnership to develop Wheelchair Aussie Rules

The AFL today announced the official partnership with Disability Sport Australia (DSA) to develop Wheelchair Australian Football.

‘Wheelchair Aussie Rules’ was developed to provide all Australian Football enthusiasts with or without a disability with an Australian Football experience that has strong parallels with the traditional game. Based on AFL rules and played on a basketball or netball court, this wheelchair sport is open to anyone to play. 

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Australia wins bid to host the 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Australia wins bid to host the 2018 IWRF Wheelchair Rugby World Championship

Disability Sports Australia (DSA), the national body representing athletes with a physical disability, has won an international bidding process to host the International Wheelchair Rugby World Championships in Sydney in August 2018.

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Retention of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

Retention of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission

The Government will provide certainty to the charitable sector and community organisations by today announcing the decision to retain the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, and Minister for Small Business and Assistant Treasurer, Kelly O’Dwyer, said the decision followed extensive consultation with the sector on the alternative option of repealing and replacing the ACNC.

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