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2016 grants open

Sporting Dreams grant applications are now open from Sept 5- October 7. Queensland athletes both established or wanting to start out are welcome to apply, and there’s no age limit. To find out more  click below APPLICATION HINTS &FACT...

Sporting Dreams Awards Ceremony marks $50 000 milestone

Triple Paralympian Marayke Jonkers has awarded Sporting Dreams grants to Rio bound Paralympic debutants swimmer Katja Dedekind, and paracnoesist Susan Siepel among 18 winners from the grant program she founded to empower Queensland athletes with a disability at a...

2015 grants Open,close 27/11/15

Sporting Dreams  applications are open once again for the 2015 grant round , and athletes with disabilities are welcome to apply. We welcome applications from all levels of athletes from beginner to developing, and have no age restrictions. Who...

Dive into Life:North QLD

The Great Barrier Reef is one of the seven wonders of the natural world, but is it accessible for wheelchair users? Travel writer Marayke Jonkers discovers that North Queensland is not only beautiful, but unexpectedly accessible.      ...

Bonus info: Let it snow

In this blog you will find tips for aspiring snow bunnies on: Using a wheelchair in the snow Temperature regulation Where to stay at NSW Snow fields How to get there: NSW Snow fields Adaptive skiing equipment: How will...

Let it snow

Few things in life are more exhilarating than skiing down a mountain writes Marayke Jonkers in Link Magazine, click the image above to read the article online....

Try para golf at QLD first: paragolfer for wheelchair us

A come and try golf day for people with disabilities at Noosa Springs Golf Course will be spearheaded by Bali bombing survivor turned national amputee gold champion Ben Tullipan and Paralympians Stephen Eaton and Marayke Jonkers. The event will...

Make Marayke Mobile: Ch 7 News

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Brisbane:River City Shines

Travel writer and Paralympian Marayke Jonkers visits Brisbane, investigating accessibility features and finding the top free activities for visitors to the River city. Article published April edition of link magazine. Additional information including,  is provided on this blog as...

Notice of Public Meeting

Sporting Dreams is holding a Public Meeting to discuss forming an Incorporated Association. Interested parties are welcome to attend.  Details: Time: Date: 6.30- 7.30 pm 17 Feb 2015 Venue: Maroochydore  RSL Board Room   Please contact info@sportingdreams.org.au to request a copy...

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