Paralympics Australia has a range of community programs to support and profile Para-athletes, Para-sports and the Movement in Australia, including:

Paralympic Speakers Program

The Paralympic Speakers Program sees Paralympians and Para-athletes visit businesses, schools, hospitals and community groups to speak about diversity, inspiration, leadership, inclusion, workplace safety, motivation and success, as well as to share their personal stories.

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Building Employer Confidence

Building Employer Confidence is a transformative program that fosters confidence among employers to hire, retain, and support talented individuals with disabilities. We aim to revolutionise the employment landscape for PWD and provide the skills, tools, and support to build the confidence of employers.

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Indigenous PWD and Sport

The Indigenous PWD and Sport web section provides information and resources to help reduce chronic disease prevention and promote health and physical activity awareness and opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander  people with disability.

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Pride in Sport

Paralympics Australia has partnered with the Australian Pride in Sport program, committing to further develop and enhance LGBTQ inclusion.

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Welcoming Australia

Paralympics Australia has partnered with Welcoming Australia with the goal of helping young people living with physical and intellectual disabilities to develop stronger ties to the community and sport with increased social participation.

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Paralympic Workplace Diversity Program

Through partnerships with sponsors and supporters, a range of employment opportunities and scholarships are on offer to Paralympians and members of the Paralympic Preparation Program.

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Australian Paralympic History Project

The Australian Paralympic History Project captures, manages and preserves the history of the Paralympic movement in Australia, including through oral histories, image galleries, audio-visual collections and memorabilia.

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