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Danielle and Darryl, Amanda and Peter competing in Paralympic dance competition.

Dynamic Perth duos make history for Australia at international dance competition

Aug 11, 2023
2 Para Athletes from Perth have made history by being the first Australian team ever to compete at an International Paralympic Committee event.
Minister Templeman in a wheelchair with a group of Para badminton players on a badminton court

Mandurah courts 2023 Para Badminton International

Mar 14, 2023
Badminton fans will be wowed with drop shots, serves and shuttlecocks aplenty as Western Australia hosts the 2023 Para Badminton International for the first time ever this October.
Tamsin Cook swimming  the Women's 800m Freestyle heat on Day 6 of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Olympic Aquatics Stadium on August 11, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Four WA athletes to benefit from VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program

Nov 10, 2021
Four of the State's high performing athletes have been selected for the VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program which is now in its fourth year.
Shaun Norris of Australia is challenged by Abdi Dini and David Eng of Canada during the gold medal wheelchair basketball match between Australia and Canada

WA athletes ready to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games

Aug 23, 2021
Western Australia will equal its highest representation on the Australian Paralympic Team with 24 athletes competing at the Tokyo Paralympic Games, starting tomorrow (24 August).
The new camera at WAIS

New underwater camera system to boost WAIS Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls

Nov 4, 2020
Western Australia's elite swimmers will benefit from a new state-of-the-art above water/underwater multi-camera motion analysis system installed at HBF Stadium.
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