TIC TALKS brings you the the true stories and insights of people dedicated to inclusion, human rights and the power of sport. TIC TALKS are typically 15- 20 minutes long and explore personal stories and approaches to inclusion and human rights. The guests on TIC TALKS have different life experiences and perspectives on inclusion and human rights. The idea behind TIC TALKS is to explore the big issues of inclusion and look at the similarities and differences on inclusion between different population groups.
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Kerry and Alison work for Gymnastics Victoria in Australia. They are the driving forces behind one of the leading inclusive sport programs in the country – called Gymnastics for Everybody. Continue Reading TIC15: Kerry Tavrou & Alison
Liesl Tesch has done a lot and IS doing a lot. Paralympic gold medal wheelchair basketballer, world champion sailor and globe trotting educator and speaker. And that’s just the start! A ‘must listen’ podcast! Continue Reading TIC14: Liesl Tesch
Susie Bennett-Yeo has been a leader in the field of inclusive sport for the best part of three decades. She has worked locally, nationally and internationally in that time as a passionate advocate and practitioner for people with disability. Continue Reading TIC13: Susie Bennett-Yeo
Anna-Louise Kassulke has been guiding one of Australia’s most successful, innovative and inclusive sporting organisations – Gold Coast Recreation and Sport – for over 20 years. She knows about inclusion. She knows how to manage. Continue Reading TIC12: Anna-Louise Kassulke
Eric Russell is a former Paralympic athlete and current classifier with a story to tell. A unique story and one that would cause a major international incident should it happen today. Listen to this great podcast with a great Paralympian. Continue Reading TIC11: Eric Russell
Sylvana Mestre is the driving force behind Play and Train in Spain, an organisation that is really making a huge difference to opportunities in sport for people with disability. She is also a key figure in the international community of disability sport. Continue Reading TIC10: Sylvana Mestre
Dale is an Advisory Visiting Teacher for Physical Impairment in Queensland. He is experienced, creative, passionate and making a real difference to many peoples lives through sport and physical activity. A podcast with a musical background! Continue Reading TIC09: Dale Lanini
Debbie Simms has a lot of expertise and knowledge, particularly in the areas of women in sport and child protection issues. In this podcast Debbie talks about her approach to work, life and inclusion.
Continue Reading TIC08: Debbie Simms
Carl Currey has had a long career as an advocate, government official and community connector, particularly working with Indigenous Australian communities. Carl is a passionate man on a mission. Continue Reading TIC07: Carl Currey
Craig is President of People with Disability Australia. Craig is a strong commentator, advocate and supporter of inclusion nationally – and pulls no punches in the support of human rights for people with disability.
Continue Reading TIC06: Craig Wallace
Richard is a veteran Paralympic athlete and has a long career as an expert practitioner of inclusive sport – something that has taken him all over the world. Here we talk about Richard’s life and work beyond sport.
Continue Reading TIC05: Richard Nicholson
Dr Paul Oliver is Director of Oliver and Thompson Consultancy and former Manager of Play by the Rules – that promotes safe, fair and inclusive sport. He is also former Communications Manager for the Human Rights Commission. Continue Reading TIC04: Dr Paul Oliver
Graeme Innes is the former Federal Disability Discrimination Commissioner, former Human Rights Commissioner and Race Discrimination Commissioner. So he knows a thing or two about inclusion and human rights! He’s an active sportsman too.
Continue Reading TIC03: Graeme Innes
Carolyn, a former elite Basketballer, has an interesting and diverse story to tell of her time at the elite end of sport and of her considerable passion for human rights and inclusion through a variety of roles in the non-profit and government sectors.
Continue Reading TIC02: Carolyn Watts
Hamish Macdonald is a six time Paralympic athlete, father, advocate, administrator and recipient of numerous awards, including the Weary Dunlop Medal and the Order of Australia. Here, we track Hamish’s upbringing in Alice Springs and much more.
Continue Reading TIC01: Hamish Macdonald
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