Adaptive sport programs for Australian Defence Force veterans

May 2023

© Commonwealth of Australia 2023
ISBN: 978-1-76093-489-7

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Abbreviations

List of Recommendations

Chapter 1—Introduction

  Referral of the inquiry
  Conduct of the inquiry
  Previous inquiries and reviews
  Background
  International bodies
  Terminology
  Acknowledgement
  Structure of this report

Chapter 2—Benefits of adaptive sport

  Introduction
  What is adaptive sport?
  History of adaptive sports
  Benefits of adaptive sport
  Views from submitters
  Elite level and community sport
  Committee view
  Possible gaps in services
  Committee view

Chapter 3—Role of adaptive sport in supporting transition

  Introduction
  Australian Defence Force‚Äôs role in adaptive sports
  Need for a smoother transition
  Committee view

Chapter 4—Equitability of funding

  Introduction
  Current funding
  Equitability of funding
  Committee view
  Veteran wellbeing vouchers
  Committee view
  Better coordination of adaptive sports
  Committee view

Chapter 5—Australian Sports Medal

  Introduction
  Background
  Views from submitters
  Committee view

Appendix 1—Submissions, tabled documents and additional information

Appendix 2—Public hearings and witnesses

Committee Secretariat contact:

Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Committee
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3535
fadt.sen@aph.gov.au