Australia dominated Canada in murderball decider

The Australian wheelchair rugby team has today cemented its status as the world’s best, winning a five-game tournament against world number two Canada at the State Netball Hockey Centre in Melbourne.

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Freney withdraws from Glasgow and switches focus to Rio

Eight-time Paralympic gold medallist and 2014 Young Australian of the Year Jacqui Freney has made the tough decision to withdraw from the 2015 IPC World Championships team.

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Throwback Thursday: Australia’s Louise Sauvage

The nine-time Paralympic gold medallist is harvesting a breed of athletics champions in her home country.

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Alcott wins Paris Super Series Final in Straight Sets

Dylan Alcott has won the BNP Paribas Open de France singles titles as the fourth Super Series event on the UNIQLO Wheelchair Tennis Tour drew to a close on Sunday in Antony, Paris.

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Australia’s Sam von Einem takes home Gold Spanish Para Open

Sam von Einem is one of the newest members of the Australian Paralympic Preparation Program Squad and has made a significant impact on the international table tennis arena.

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Join the APC Team

The Australian Paralympic Committee is currently seeking an Executive Assistant / Office Coordinator to manage the office of the CEO as well as the day-to-day operations of the APC head office.

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Help send our Paralympians to the Games

Six of Australia’s most exciting Paralympic athletes have today been unveiled as the faces of a new fundraising campaign from the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) urging members of the public to ‘pledge their belief in the Australian Paralympic Team.

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What is classification?

Classification is a term used frequently when referring to Paralympic Sport. Classification in Paralympic sport exists to support as fair competition as possible, amongst athletes with different impairments. It forms the structure for all  Paralympic competition, by grouping athletes with similar levels of functional ability into classes for equivalent competition. The outcomes of Paralympic competition then become based on athletic performance rather than on differences that exist in athletes disabilities.

Learn more about Classification