• Special Olympics Australia National Games 2014 Special Olympics Australia National Games 2014 National Games 2014 At the Special Olympics Australia National Games 2014 in Melbourne, over 1,000 Aussie athletes with an intellectual disability will be striving to achieve their personal best in front of family, friends and fans.
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  • Athlete Registration 2014 Athlete Registration 2014 Athlete Registration 2014 Athlete registration for 2014 is now open. New and returning athletes are invited to register with their local region.
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  • Team Australia - Asia Pacific Games 2013 Team Australia - Asia Pacific Games 2013 Team Australia In December 2013, 400 Special Olympics Australia athletes represented our country at the most spectacular Games ever held for people with an intellectual disability in the Southern Hemisphere - the Asia Pacific Games.
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  • 54 Hole Golf Marathon 54 Hole Golf Marathon 54 Hole Golf Marathon Put your golf ability and stamina to the test by taking part in this unique golfing challenge and raise funds for Special Olympics Australia!
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  • Fundraising Events 2014 Laugh Out Loud Comedy Breakfast Laugh Out Loud Comedy Breakfast The Laugh Out Loud Comedy Breakfast has become an iconic charity event held at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, featuring MC's and Special Olympics Australia ambassadors Tahir and Rob Shehadie.
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Special Olympics volunteers provide sports opportunities for all people with an intellectual disability regardless of their skills, and they do this every week in communities right 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 family. Whatever their motivation, we cater for them by providing meaningful sports programs delivered within a supportive 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 the understanding and support of Special Olympics they discover the skills that allow them to improve their health, develop self-confidence and bring joy to themselves, their families and their community.

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!

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Thanks Carnival!

11 April 2014 | Thanks Ann Sherry and Carnival Cruise Lines Australia for your support with our new office space. The staff who have already relocated love the new home! Watch this space for new contact details for Special Olympics Australia.

Sport for Development & Peace


6 April 2014 | Today Special Olympics Australia joined other national and international organisations to recognise the first ever United Nations International Day of Sport for Development and Peace.