• Sports Calendars Sports Calendars Sports Calendars See the state, national and international competition opportunities for Special Olympics Australia athletes in our 2016 sports calendars.
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  • Fundraising Events 2016 Fundraising Events 2016 Fundraising Events In 2016 join us for some fun and entertainment at a Special Olympics Australia fundraising event and help support more people with an intellectual disability.
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  • Stepping Stones Stepping Stones Stepping Stones Sign up for the Stepping Stones project and help us help children with an intellectual disability take the first step to sports participation.
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  • Welcome to our new CEO Welcome to our new CEO Welcome to our new CEO Special Olympics Australia are delighted to announce Ms Corene Strauss as new CEO.
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  • Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015 World Summer Games 2015 From 25 July-2 August 2015, 76 Aussie athletes wore the green and gold with pride as they competed at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, USA.
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Special Olympics Australia provides opportunities for people with an intellectual disability to achieve their personal best through weekly sports training and regular competition in communities across Australia. 

While some Special Olympics athletes strive to win medals, others enjoy the chance to get active, have fun, make friends and be part of a community. Whatever their motivation, our network of volunteers deliver great sports programs in an environment where people with an intellectual disability are accepted and can feel proud.

People with an intellectual disability are often ridiculed, misunderstood, isolated or simply ignored. Yet with understanding and support they often achieve beyond expectation.

You can help us give more people with an intellectual disability a chance to achieve their personal best. Learn more about Special Olympics, be inspired by our athletes or best of all, get involved!

Latest News

New CEO

4 February 2016 | Corene Strauss appointed as Special Olympics Australia CEO. Read more.

The Year Ahead

30 January 2016 | We’ve got hundreds of competition opportunities in 2016. Get your sports calendar here.

Major Games

25 January 2016 | Check out our major competitions up to 2018. Download now.

Holiday Closure

18 January 2015 | Special Olympics Australia closes today and will reopen on 11 January 2016. Happy holidays everyone.

Austria Anyone?

4 December 2015 | We’re looking for volunteer officials for World Winter Games 2017. Join Team Australia.

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