Wheelchair Sports NSW

Wheelchair Sports NSW

About Wheelchair Sports NSW

Wheelchair Sports NSW

Since 1961, Wheelchair Sports NSW has been providing a wide range of wheelchair sporting programs and events for athletes of all ages and skill levels, in Sydney and across various regional centres in NSW. They currently cater for 14 different including; Athletics, Tennis, Basketball, and Rugby.


GIO Oz Day 10K

The annual Oz Day 10K is the marquee athletics event in NSW as part of the Summer Down Under. Coordinated by Wheelchair Sports NSW and sponsored by GIO, it attracts a high pedigree field of international athletes. Australia's and NSW's own Kurt Fearnley has dominated the event in recent years proving that this is his race.

Show your support, have a great day out and catch all the action live this Australia Day, Saturday 26th January, live in the Rocks/Circular Quay, Sydney (map). Race starts 9:00am, Alfred Street Circular Quay.


How GIO supports WS NSW

  • Major sponsor of the Summer down under and Oz Day 10k  road and track racing series
  • Major Sponsor of the GIO Gladiators NSW Wheelchair Rugby team
  • Major Sponsor of the Sydney International Wheelchair Tennis Open
  • Lobbying the government to introduce the National Disability Insurance Scheme

Why GIO supports WS NSW

As one of New South Wales’ largest personal injury insurance providers, we understand that accidents can occur leading to serious and profound injuries, and know how important it is to get people back to their pre-injury lives.

We hope that our sponsorship allows NSW Wheelchair sports to continue to provide opportunities for Australians of all abilities to experience the challenge, camaraderie, and sense of achievement that sport can offer.

WS NSW Events




Oz Day 10K 9am, 26 January, 2013 Alfred Street, Circular Quay,
Sydney (map)