Athletics results at the summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960.
Results of Australian swimmers at the summer Paralympics and IPC World Championships from 1960.
Wheelchair basketball results from summer Paralympics and World Championships from 1960.
Table tennis results at the summer Paralympics from 1960.
Archery results at the summer Paralympics from 1960.
Powerlifting at the summer Paralympics from 1964.
Australia and England fought it out again to be recognised as the premier nation at the Edinburgh Commonwealth Paraplegic Games in 1970.
List of the members of the 1970 Australian Commonwealth Paraplegic Team for the Edinburgh Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.
Medals in five sports and other personal Edinburgh highlights
Bruno Moretti: Competitor to coach
"I got to know a lot of disabled people from around Australian very well"
Responsibility for selecting and organising international sporting teams was delegated to the Australian Paraplegic and Quadriplegic Sports Sub Committee (APQSSC).
The 1972 Games saw the start of a move away from ‘all-rounders’ to athletes specialising in events. Australia finished eleventh on the medal table.
Frank Ponta's 1972 nomination woes may have cost him a medal
Looking for more about the 1972 summer Paralympics? Here are some links you can visit and ideas to find out more.
In contrast to Perth, Kingston and Edinburgh, the 1974 Commonwealth Paraplegic Games in New Zealand were hosted by a different city than the able-bodied Games.
List of the members of the 1974 Australian Commonwealth Paraplegic Team for the Dunedin Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.
A meeting at the Royal Adelaide Hospital led to the formation of the Australian Sports Council for the Disabled to facilitate the co-ordination of competitive sport for people with disabilities in Australia.
Australia won 148 medals at the first FESPIC Games, second to host nation Japan in the overall medal count.
List of the members of the 1975 Australian FESPIC Games Team
Shooting results from the summer Paralympics from 1976.
"By all means put your name down."
"I was told: 'You're not going anywhere boyo.'"
Forty-eight Australian athletes competed at the 1976 Paralympics, including amputee and vision impaired athletes for the first time.
List of the members of the 1976 Australian Paralympic Team for the Toronto Games, with links to the members’ Wikipedia articles.
"I told him what he could do with his Games and where he could put them"
Erin O’Neill, one of the Australian Team ‘hostesses’ for the 1976 Games, wrote about her experience with the Australian team.
For its first home multi-sport Games since 1962, the Australian Team was a mixture of experienced athletes and up and coming youngsters.
List of the members of the 1977 Australian FESPIC Games Team