Factsheets

There are a number of barriers that may discourage the inclusion of all in sport.

The Australian Sports Commission has identified a number of key areas including running sessions in a school or club and recruiting/retaining people from migrant, new arrival and refugee backgrounds and provides factsheets and resources to help deal with these issues.

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Australia has competed in every Summer Paralympics since the first games in 1960.

Quick numbers

141 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online coaching course.
10 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Paralympic Games.
56 current or former AIS athletes won medals at the London 2012 Olympic Games.
35 thousand kilometres were swum by Petria Thomas while at the AIS.
26 thousand people have so far completed the ASC online officiating course.
0.5 million people visit the AIS each year.