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Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games Community Engagement Project in Chuo Ward

AJF Priority Area: Society and Culture

Country location: Australia, Japan

Grantee: Australian Paralympic Committee Ltd.

Group of students
Students from Wellers State school (QLD) and Kobe City (Japan) - 23 August 2018 (Credit: Natasha Welsh)

Project description

Paralympics Australia and Australian Para-athletes will conduct a community engagement program at Harumi Junior High School with schools and the community within the Chuo Ward (Tokyo) to provide education about the Paralympic Games and disability awareness, and conduct practical sessions demonstrating various Paralympic sports.

Key dates

Australian Team arrives in Japan and welcome by Chuo Ward, Tokyo, 01/08/2020

Community engagement program at Harumi Junior High School, 04/08/2020

Australian Embassy Challenge Day, Australian Embassy, 13/08/2020

Social media: Paralympics Australia's website, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter accounts

Australia-Japan Foundation grant: $20,000

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