EOI – 2024 Australian Sitting Volleyball Championships

Volleyball Australia is excited to announce the return of the Australian Sitting Volleyball Championships after 20 years. The event will be held in Bendigo, Victoria prior to September’s Australian Youth Volleyball Championships. We are calling for expressions of interest from organisations that wish to enter teams. Final details of the competition including, entry fee, tournament regulations and team nominations will…

Tournament Watch | World ParaVolley Beach Volleyball World Championships

Nick Coburn, Brad Barclay and Japhy Duldig have finished fifth at the inaugural World ParaVolley Beach Volleyball World Championships in China. Taking on tough opposition, the Australians didn’t manage a victory in the pool match or quarter-final, but improved throughout the tournament and eventually took down Poland 2 in the fifth-place playoff. The Poland 1 team was crowned World Champions…

National Volunteer Week | Dr Stephen Giugni OAM

Stephen Giugni has been travelling to the biggest events in the ParaVolley world for over 20 years. Stephen commenced his association with World ParaVolley almost 25 years ago, in preparation for the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games. Since then, he has worked as a referee, referee observer, referee delegate and is passionate about developing the officials that have the role to…

International Volleyball Hall of Fame – Vote for Barry Couzner

Volleyball Australia is calling on the community to get behind the potential induction of an Australian to the International Volleyball Hall of Fame (IVHF). Barry Couzner OAM, the former President of World ParaVolley, has been nominated in the Leader category, and a Fan Vote is open until Sunday 14 April 2024. Fans can vote daily for as many nominees as…

Men’s Beach ParaVolley Team Represent AUS in Florida

The end of 2022 marked a significant milestone for Australia’s Men’s Beach ParaVolleyball team, as they traveled to Florida in December to compete at the 2022 USA Beach ParaVolley Regional Development Event (RDE). The three-man team was led by Western Australia’s Brad Barclay, who not only captained the team for his second international tournament, but also coached the squad at Hickory Point Beach…