Team Tasmania Chasing Gold at the Special Olympics

Minister for Sport and Recreation
Team Tasmania Chasing Gold at the Special Olympics
17 April, 2018


Our very best wishes are with Tasmania’s twenty five athletes in the Special Olympics as competition begins today.

Tasmania is well represented at this year’s Special Olympics in Adelaide with our competitors taking part across five different sports.

The event is held every four years for athletes with an intellectual disability and draws thousands of competitors from Australia and New Zealand. Read More

Welcoming Home Our Golden Athletes

Minister for Sport and Recreation
Welcoming Home Our Golden Athletes
16 April, 2018


As the 2018 Commonwealth Games come to a close, I know I speak for all Tasmanians in congratulating our athletes who have given us a great sense of pride through their exceptional displays of sportsmanship.

This year’s record performance saw Tasmania take home ten gold medals, two team golds and four silver – far exceeding the state’s previous best of seven medals at the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games. Read More