Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games Visioning Forum
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.