1 week. 9 sports. Over 1000 world class athletes. They will compete, succeed and prove intellectual impairment is no barrier.

    The Games

    The INAS Global Games is the world’s largest sporting event for elite athletes with intellectual impairment. In Brisbane 2019, over 1000 elite athletes will compete across nine sports in a captivating and inspirational celebration of sport, culture and ability.

    INAS Global Games Brisbane

    The INAS Global Games is a world-class sporting competition that represents the peak of sporting achievement. Held once every four years, the Global Games sees competitors from over 80 countries vying for the honour of being recognised as the best in their field.

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    INAS

    INAS is the recognised International Sport Organisation for athletes with an intellectual impairment  and full member of the International Paralympic Committee…

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    Global Games Sports Company

    The Global Games Sports Company was established by Sport Inclusion Australia in February 2016 as a separate constituted entity to conduct the INAS Global Games…

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    Sport Inclusion Australia

    Sport Inclusion Australia is the recognised national sporting organisation for athletes with an intellectual impairment, the INAS Member nation and a founding member of the Australian Paralympic Committee…

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    The Sports

    • Athletics

      Athletics

    • Basketball

      Basketball

    • Cycling

      Cycling

    • Futsal

      Futsal

    • Rowing

      Rowing

    • Swimming

      Swimming

    • Table Tennis

      Table Tennis

    • Taekwondo

      Taekwondo

    • Tennis

      Tennis

    • Cricket

      Cricket

    • Hockey

      Hockey

    The Place

    About
    Brisbane

    Brisbane is a vibrant, exciting new world city that’s tailor-made for international sporting competitions such as the INAS Global Games.

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    The Sport
    Venues

    All events will be held at facilities that meet the appropriate international standards. Stadiums Queensland will host the majority of competition at world class facilities that are experienced in hosting major international sporting events.

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    About
    Queensland

    Queensland is a great place to host the 2019 INAS Global Games. Queensland is home to thousands of kilometres of tropical coastlines, the outback, sandy beaches, coral reefs, mountain rainforests and a wonderfully warm climate. We look forward to welcoming you.

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    SPORT SUMMIT

    INCLUSION – WHAT MATTERS IN THE FUTURE

    Join leaders and key influencers in the world of inclusion October 10 – 11, 2019
    Staged in collaboration with INAS Global Games – Brisbane 2019 Suncorp Stadium

    ANDREW PARSONS
    BRAZIL
    President International Paralympic Committee

    STEPHEN FROST
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Founder Frost Included

    PROF JENNIFER MACTAVISH
    CANADA
    Dean of Yates School of Graduate Studies, Ryerson University

    KATE PALMER
    AUSTRALIA
    CEO Sport Australia

    LYNNE ANDERSON
    AUSTRALIA
    CEO Paralympics Australia

    The INAS Global Games provides the ideal backdrop for you to join leaders and key influencers in the world of inclusion.

    • Enjoy keynote addresses from International and Australian presenters
    • Explore themes of inclusion to create an equal playing field in life
    • Participate and socialise with delegates in the Summit social program
    • Plenary, concurrent and workshop style sessions allowing delegates to build their own program

    Sport Summit Program available July 1
    Join the Summit mailing list by emailing your details to summit@gg2019.org
    Summit will be limited to a maximum of 250 attendees

    The Team

    The Global Games Sports Company as Local Organising Committee has a dedicated and experienced team to develop and deliver the 2019 INAS Global Games in Brisbane 2019.

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      Ms Robyn Smith

      Chief Executive Officer

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      Greg Dunk

      General Manager

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      Jane Tighe

      Manager – Venues, Ceremonies and Special Events

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      Duncan Burnett

      Manager – Marketing, Communications and Media

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      Garry West-Bail

      Sport Manager

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      Holly Mead

      Administration Officer

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      Chantel Lewis

      Support Officer

    The Ambassadors

    INAS Global Games Sport Ambassadors are a select group of both current and retired sportsmen and women who have achieved sporting greatness or made significant contributions to the sporting community during their careers.   

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      Pat Rafter

      Inas Global Games
      Ambassador-at-large

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      Daniel Fox

      Inas Global Games
      Sport Ambassador

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      Jeff Horn

      Inas Global Games
      Ambassador

    They are recognised as role models and icons of success and have volunteered their services to support the INAS Global Games.Our ambassadors are an important part of the INAS Global Games family.   They generously take time out of their demanding schedules to help us with our events and the promotion of the Global Games.  They assist us with our vision to change attitudes and challenge perceptions, to create opportunities and develop pathways and to strengthen communities locally and globally.