Elite athlete Dylan Alcott OAM has had spectacular success, winning gold medals for both wheelchair tennis and basketball.
Swimmer Matt Cowdrey OAM holds the record for the most medals won by an Australian Paralympic athlete with 23 medals in total, 13 of them gold.
Tahlia Rotumah is a Minyanbal woman from Tweed Heads in NSW.
Today host Karl Stefanovic introduces this profile on the Paralympic sailing dream team of Liesl Tesch AM MP and Daniel Fitzgibbon OAM, after a mention of Matt Cowdre
This collection highlights memorable Australian moments at the Paralympic Games through news footage from the NFSA collection.
As Harvie’s Alzheimer’s disease worsens, his nursing home is visited by a church group, entertaining him with the song 'God is better than football, God is better than beer’.
Harvie, travelling on a tram, learns that the steel plate in his head is magnetic. Having suffered much bad luck and now regarded as a 'weirdo’ by onlookers, he is ready to end it all.
Harvie Krumpet wishes for things to change, and they certainly do. The family home burns to the ground, his parents are frozen to death, the Germans invade and he escapes to Australia.
Bubby (Nicholas Hope) encounters a dog, a printing shop and a cake shop. In each place his senses are overwhelmed.
Bubby (Nicholas Hope) dresses up like his mother and ‘plays’ with the cat, which he has tied to the chair.