The Athletics WA “Athletics for All” Para-athletics Program will
facilitate the growth and development of athletes with a disability in Western
“Athletics for All” Para-athletics Program is an inclusive program
from community sport to high performance funded by the Government of Western
Australia Department of Sport and Recreation’s Inclusive Sports Funding Scheme.
Funding has been allocated for 3 years from 2014-2017.
The program has been established to:
the number of athletes with a disability participating in the sport of
athletics in Western Australia;
relationships between key stakeholders including, but not limited to, Athletics
Australia, Little Athletics Western Australia, Wheelchair Sports Western
Australia, Australian Paralympic Committee, VisAbility, WA Disabled Sports
Association, Special Olympics, Inclusion WA, School Groups (ACC, SSWA, PSA,
IGSSA) and the Department of Sport and Recreation;
assistance to coaches of athletes with a disability with a range of
professional development opportunities;
the total number of qualified classifiers (Technical and Medical) in Western
the profile of Athletics Western Australia as an inclusive organisation.
For more information contact Athletics WA Development Manager Mel
Tantrum by email firstname.lastname@example.org
or call the Athletics WA office on 08 6272 0480