Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Visioning Forum

Online Visioning forum: For Queenslanders with disability. Creating a legacy for all Queenslanders. Monday 13 June 2022, 3:00pm to 5:00pm. QDN, Queenslanders with disability network, Nothing about us without us.

With 10 years to go until the Brisbane 2032 Games. QDN held an online 'Visioning Forum - For Queenslanders with Disability'. The time to make this happen is now and we need your input!

Your chance to help shape the future and leave a legacy of a more accessible Queensland for all!

On Monday 13 June, we held the Brisbane 2032 Games Visioning Forum. With over 70 participants the Forum was opened by the Hon Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement.

Three speakers, including two former Paralympians Geoff Trappett and Karni Liddell and Dr Sharon Boyce set the scene for how we can work together to create an inclusive, accessible games and ensure the legacy we leave after the Games ensures positive outcomes for Queenslanders with disability in terms of more accessible housing, transport and infrastructure. Participants then spent time in breakout rooms sharing ideas. QDN aims to develop a blueprint for government where people with disability are actively contributing to the work ahead in terms of planning for the Games.

Guest Speakers for the event were: 

Opening the forum was the Hon Stirling Hinchliffe MP, Minister for Tourism, Innovation and Sport and Minister Assisting the Premier on Olympics and Paralympics Sport and Engagement.

Geoff Trappett OAM, Former Paralympic Games and Disability Advocate. A woman with long blonde hair wearing a pink long dress and she is sitting in a wheel chair. The text below says Karni Liddell, Former Paralympian, Presenter & Keynote SpeakerA woman with short blonde hair, wearing a blue and black patterened blouse, looking at the camera smiling. The text below says Dr Sharon Boyce, Lecturer, Chair of Qld Disability Advisory Council and QDN Board Member.