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DSA CEO Resigns

9 July 2016

Down Syndrome Australia wishes to announce that the DSA CEO, Ruth Webber, has resigned. The board of DSA wish to thank Ruth for her contribution and wish her well for the future.

Please direct any queries regarding the now vacant position of CEO, to info@downsyndrome.org.au. 

DSA raises concerns over use of the R word

8 July 2016

In the past week two high profile Australia tennis players have caused a wave of sadness and anger in the disabiity community by using the word 'retard' at Wimbledon. 

DSA personally wrote to Tennis Australia calling for them to better educate its players, and today, Disability Australia, representing over 200,000 Australians with disability, supported DSA's position by doing the same. 

To read the full media release, click here

DSSA Heads to Italy!

28 June 2016

The Down Syndrome Swimming Australia team will be competing in the 2016 World Championships in Italy. The event will take place between the 17th and 21st of July. 22 athletes from QLD, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS and WA will be making the trip over to Florence, along with 9 coaches and support staff on the 10th of July.

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