IIT Delivers Blind Cricket Coaching Manual

After years of development, IIT is excited to share that in partnership with Blind Sports Australia (BSA) and Blind Cricket Australia BCA, we’ve delivered the most extensive ‘Beginners Guide’ to Blind Cricket Coaching ever produced in the country. BSA led the development team in producing a detailed document that will help inform and educate anyone … Read more

IIT Supports the 10 National Child Safety Principles and Standards

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse recommended that all institutions in Australia that engage in child-related work be required to implement ten child safe standards, which are reflected in the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations. At present, the National Principles are not mandatory. However, organisations that implement them will be demonstrating their leadership and … Read more

IIT and BCT win Tas Community Achievement Finalist Awards

The Tas Community Achievement Awards were held recently and we’re still glowing in appreciation of our two FINALIST Awards!!  A huge achievement by all involved, including thanks to our amazing sponsors, volunteers and supporters.  Pictured left are Taylah Purton (BCT Coach) and David Hughes (BCT Captain) accepting the Finalist Certificate on stage at the Gala … Read more

David wins 2024 IIT / Diemen Awards Emerging Talent Award

The 2024 Tasmanian Creative Industries ‘Diemen Awards’ was held recently at the Hedberg in Hobart, where IIT CEO Phillip ’Sunny’ Drury presented David Abramov with his Emerging Talent Inclusive Work Award for a person living with a disability or neurodiversity. A packed theatre of industry professionals, supporters and friends watched and cheered on as a … Read more

Game Changer Sports Equipment Reuse Scheme

IIT led a consortium of partners to form a sports equipment exchange scheme that collects donated good quality, preloved sports equipment and redistributes it to Tasmanian youth – mostly in disadvantaged communities and to people with a disability so they can access sports opportunities. Image above is of 8 year old Lily who is blind … Read more

Print Radio Tas Interviews BCT

Listen to a recent interview with Blind Cricket Tasmania (BCT) – conducted by Tony Freeman on behalf of Print Radio Tasmania (PRT).

Jess wins IIT / Diemen Awards Emerging Talent Award

The 2023 Tasmanian Creative Industries ‘Diemen Awards’ was held recently, with IIT Director Katy Cooper presenting Jessica Stennings with her Emerging Talent ‘Inclusive Work’ Award for a person living with a disability.

Clarence B&LV Multi-sport Come & Try Day Success

The first IIT B&LV Multi-sport Come & Try Day on the Eastern Shore was a great success. Big thanks go to Clarence City Council for their fantastic support, and Blind Sports Australia for the audio balls and equipment.

Congrats to the NCIC Tigers & ‘CATS’ team

Congratulations to the Blind Cricket Tas group, the Tas Tigers players, and of course the dual TAS/ACT team that competed for the first time at the 2023 National Inclusion Cricket Championships.

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