The award winners for 2018

Dylan Alcott(Tennis)

  • International Tennis Federation Quad Wheelchair World Champion

Scottie Brydon (Shooting)

  • Shooting Australia Para-shooter of the Year

Alistair Donohoe (Cycling)

  • Victorian Institute of Sport Para Athlete Year
  • Cycling Australia Elite Para-cycling Male Athlete of the Year

Don Elgin (Athletics)

  • Victorian Institute of Sport Frank Pyke Achievement Award

Kurt Fearnley (Athletics)

  • Sport Australia Hall of Fame ‘Don Award’ – the award recognises the sporting achievement of the year which has inspired the people of Australia.[38] He was the first athlete with a disability to win the award.
  • New South Wales Australian of the Year
  • AIS Sport Performance Awards – ABC Best Sporting Moment of The Year ‚Äď awarded to Fearnley and para sport athletes at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Christian Geiger (Alpine skiing)

  • New South Wales Institute of Sport 7News Spirit of Sport Award

Archie Graham (Tennis)

  • Tennis Australia Most Outstanding Athlete with a Disability

Timothy Hodge (Swimming)

  • Sport NSW Young Athlete of the Year with a Disability

Erik Horrie¬†(Rowing) –¬†https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Erik_Horrie

  • Rowing Australia Para-rower of the Year

Matthew Levy (Swimming)

  • Swimming Australia’s Paralympic Program Swimmer of the Year.

Curtis McGrath (Canoeing)

  • Paddle Australia Paracanoeist of the Year
  • Queensland Sport Athlete with a Disability

Monique Murphy(Swimming)

  • Swimming Australia’s Optus Community Award

Lauren Parker (Triathlon)

  • Sport NSW Athlete of the Year with a Disability

Simon Patmore (Snowboarding)

  • AIS Sport Performance Awards – Para Performance of the Year
  • Australian Ski and Snowboard Awards –¬†Snowsport Athlete of the Year (Paralympic Disciplines)

Lukas Prem (Snowboarding)

  • Australian Ski and Snowboard Awards –¬†Coach of the Year (Paralympic Disciplines)

Louise Sauvage  (Athletics )

  • Sport NSW Coach of the Year. Young Athlete of the Year with a Disability

Emily Tapp (Triathlon)

  • Canberra Sport Awards Athlete of the Year Para Sport

Melissa Tapper (Table tennis)

  • Victorian Institute of Sport Personal Excellence Award

As the year ends, many sporting organisations make awards to those who have made significant contributions or achieved at the highest levels in their sport. Listed below are Australian Paralympic athletes, coaches and administrators who have been formally recognised in 2018 for their achievements. For more information, click on their name for the link to their Wikipedia article (where available).