Projects in the Spotlight
Wheels to Waves
Funding promotes inclusion by bringing wheels to the waves
A NEW initiative promoting inclusion and equality is supporting people with disabilities to hit the waves, with a $10,000 grant provided by the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) to Surf Life Saving Tasmania helping fund therapeutic beach access wheelchairs.
Wheels to Waves aims to provide people with disabilities with the opportunity to access the beach and ocean through a network of custom-made wheelchairs managed by Surf Life Saving Tasmania and the clubs across the state.
The project launched at Kingston Beach in late March, with Porth Sorell, Ulverstone and Bicheno being the other three clubs... Read more