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Sporting Challenge 2019 has been run and won

September19

On Friday 13th September we saw nine (9) teams from various organisations come together to battle it out in our annual Sporting Wheelies and Disabled Association (SWDA) Sporting Challenge, at the Clem Jones Sports Centre in Carina. The teams were introduced to three out of five of the associations core sports; Boccia, Goalball and Wheelchair […]

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The Queensland Spinning Bullets – NWBL Silver Medalists for 2019

August29

With 1 round to play into the National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) the top three teams for finals were set, Wollongong, Perth and Kilsyth.  The two teams involved in the final round were in fact battling for the fourth and last finals position.  The Qld Spinning Bullets traveled to Sydney to face the Blues.  The […]

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The Information you need to know about the new 10 year Activate! Queensland Strategy.

August22

Welcome to the latest edition of Inspire from the Queensland Government’s Sport and Recreation team in the North Coast region. This edition includes news on the recently-released Activate! Queensland strategy, funding opportunities and upcoming events. Everyone is welcome to subscribe and you are encouraged to share this email with your networks.   Activate! Queensland Strategy released Activate! Queensland is the […]

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VOLUNTEERS NEEDED – National Wheelchair Basketball League Grand Finals

August07

Come support us at this exciting championship event and meet top athletes from all over Australia and whilst helping the event run smoothly. The 2019 National Wheelchair Basketball League (NWBL) Grand Finals will feature three (3) days of intense and hard-hitting competition as elite athletes from all over Australia showcase the elite skill and athleticism that makes wheelchair […]

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Activate! Queensland – A New 10-year Sport and Active Recreation Strategy

August01

State Government (Sport and Recreation) has been a Major Supporter of the Association for many years. In particular, State Government provide funding to support us to coordinate sport pathways from grassroots to elite level including support provided through the Qld Academy of Sport for our High Performance Program. State Government also provide support to Association members […]

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Fundraising with Grill’d Wintergarden in August

August01

We’ve been selected to participate in Local Matters at Grill’d Wintergarden this August! Local Matters is the Grill’d community donation program that sees each Grill’d restaurant donate $500 back into the community every month. The donation is split between 3 local community groups $300 / $100 / $100. HOW YOU CAN HELP? We’d love your […]

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Introducing Meica Christensen!

July25

Hi everyone, my name is Meica! As a child, I played all types of sport, mostly with able-bodied athletes, and my biggest dream was to compete at the Olympics. I was always a very sporty child but being born with an Ocular Containous Albinism (vision impairment) I struggled to play sport outside due to the sun. […]

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Hard Work and Good Times for JDP Members

July22

Twenty members of the Association’s 2019 Junior Development Program (JDP) enjoyed hard work and good times at the annual live in camp at Tallebudgera Leisure Centre on the Gold Coast in early July. The promising athletes aged 13-19 years came from across the state including Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Hervey Bay, Gladstone, Toowoomba, Townsville, […]

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