The government’s financial support will contribute to covering the escalating operational costs, including flights, accommodation, meals, uniforms, and medical services.
“The Australian Paralympics team deserve the very same support as any other athlete who represents our nation, and we’re proud to play a small part in helping them to make a mark on the greatest stage of all,” Kamper said. “Our fantastic Paralympic team is gearing up to represent Australia in 19 out of the 22 sports.”
Parliamentary Secretary for Disability Inclusion, Liesl Tesch, who competed and won medals at five Paralympics in wheelchair basketball and sailing, said: “As a former Paralympian who did years of fundraising to support my athletic career, I know Paralympians across NSW welcome this contribution towards chasing their dreams in Paris.”
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