Who is Blind Sports Australia

Blind Sports Australia (BSA) is a national sporting organisation for blind and vision impaired sport. BSA helps create pathways and opportunities for blind sports participation from grassroots community level, right up to elite competition at national and international level.

We work with our members and other organisations across Australia to grow sporting opportunities for people who are blind or have low vision. BSA is a not-for-profit organisation, a founding member of Paralympics Australia and the Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability and is Australia’s representative to the International Blind Sports Federation.

Our Impact

Blind Sports Australia’s unwavering commitment has transformed lives, empowering blind athletes to surpass boundaries and achieve greatness in the world of sports. https://www.traditionrolex.com/42
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There are more than 20 sports in Australia that people who are Blind or Vision Impaired can participate in currently, with that number continuing to grow!
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It is estimated there are over 575,000 people who are blind or vision impaired currently living in Australia, with more than 70 per cent over the age of 65 and over 66,000 people who are blind!
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Blind Sports Australia was founded in 1980 and has been supporting Blind and Vision Impaired Sport for 40+ years!

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International Women’s Day 2024

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Today on International Women’s Day, we are proud to showcase one of our new community sport resources,  Blind Cricket- a beginners guide...
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The Aussie Women’s Blind Cricket Team That’s Taking On The World

BSA News

Great to see The Project showcasing blind cricket to the community, highlighting the importance of inclusive sport and finding your tribe....
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[Image of 2023 BSA Annual Report front cover which features some of the Australian team at the opening ceremony of the IBSA World Blind Games standing outside the Birmingham Symphony Hall. The group is wearing their green, gold and navy blue BSA Australian Team uniforms waving their hands in the air and smiling at the camera. Matt Clayton, BSA and team Chef de Mission is front and centre of this image. The bottom left corner contains the BSA logo and says covering the period 1 July 2022 to 30 August 2023

2023 Annual Report

BSA News

2023 has been a bumper year for BSA and blind sports across Australia. Read all about it in our 2023 Annual Report – a special...
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IBSA World Games Logo 2023

Vision Australia and Blind Sports Australia team up to support blind and low vision athletes in the 2023 IBSA World Blind Games

International Events

Vision Australia and Blind Sports Australia are thrilled to announce their support for the largest ever Australian Team of blind and low...
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