Blind Sports Australia (BSA) is a national sporting organisation for blind and vision impaired sport. BSA helps create pathways and opportunities for blind sports participation from grassroots community level, right up to elite competition at national and international level.

We work with our members and other organisations across Australia to grow sporting opportunities for people who are blind or have low vision. BSA is a not-for-profit organisation, a founding member of Paralympics Australia and the Australian Sporting Alliance for People with a Disability and is Australia's representative to the International Blind Sports Federation.

Our impact

 20+

There are more than 20 sports in Australia that people who are Blind or Vision Impaired can participate in currently, with that number continuing to grow!

384k+ 

In 2016 it was estimated there were over 384,000 people who were blind or vision impaired, living in Australia! Growing to 564,000 by 2030.

40+
Years

Blind Sports Australia was founded in 1980 and has been supporting Blind and Vision Impaired Sport for 40+ years!

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Latest news

  • International Day of People with Disability 2021

    In recognition of International Day of People with Disability #IDPwD, we have put together a short video of Blind Sports Australia stakeholders, to highlight the importance of this day and the contribution sport makes. Read more

  • Aussie Belles reflections on TOKYO 2020

    Flashback to our first ever Webinar - listen to the history making Aussie Belles reflect on their unforgettable Tokyo experience. As the first Aussie female goalball team to make the quarter finals at a Paralympics, we are super proud of their strong performance and ‘one team’ dynamics that saw them win four matches against tough opponents. Read more

  • What is Goalball and how is it played

    With many people discovering Goalball for the first time, particularly with the success of the Aussie Belles in Tokyo, many people are asking what are the rules and how is it played? Read more

Latest events

  • Western Australian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Open

    The Western Australian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Open will be held in Perth on the weekend of the 11th and 12th of September, 2021. Read more

  • 2021 WA Blind Golf Open

    The 2021 Blind Golf Open will take place across the 16th and 17th of September, at the Wembley Golf Course. Read more

  • South Australian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Open

    The South Australian Blind and Low Vision Tennis Open will be held in Adelaide on the weekend of the 25th and 26th of September, 2021. Read more