NDIS funding certainty needed after Medicare levy hike ditched, Kurt Fearnley says

NDIS funding certainty needed after Medicare levy hike ditched, Kurt Fearnley says

Updated April 26, 2018 17:12:18 Paralympic gold medallist Kurt Fearnley says continued uncertainty surrounding National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) funding is pulling advocates’ attention away from other issues, and he has called for guaranteed permanent funding for the scheme. Key points: Guaranteed permanent funding is needed to support people with …

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley says closing ceremony controversy blown out of proportion – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley says closing ceremony controversy blown out of proportion – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 17, 2018 13:43:13 Photo: Flagbearer Kurt Fearnley says there are issues worth “firing up” about compared to the TV broadcast snub.  (AAP: Dan Peled) Australian flagbearer Kurt Fearnley says the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony broadcast gaffe must be put into perspective, saying there are issues affecting people with …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Updated April 15, 2018 14:51:25 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Commonwealth Games: Wheelchair racing legend Kurt Fearnley gives his all one more time, going out with the gold

Posted April 15, 2018 14:41:23 Photo: After nearly 20 years of international competition, Kurt Fearnley celebrates gold in his last race for Australia. (REUTERS: David Gray) Related Story: Fearnley caps off Aussie career with marathon gold at Commonwealth Games Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the …

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley wins marathon on Gold Coast in final appearance for Australia

Commonwealth Games: Kurt Fearnley wins marathon on Gold Coast in final appearance for Australia

Updated April 15, 2018 08:39:09 Photo: Kurt Fearnley heads into retirement having won gold at the Commonwealth Games. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: The driving force behind Fearnley’s final race in the green and gold Kurt Fearnley has ended his career representing Australia on a high note with an emphatic …

Kurt Fearnley farewells Australia in Comm Games marathon, Gold Coast 2018, athletics

Kurt Fearnley farewells Australia in Comm Games marathon, Gold Coast 2018, athletics

KURT Fearnley can never be accused of not having a go. Having lived a lifetime of beating odds and expectations, he’s promised one more enormous effort in his last appearance in an Australian team in Sunday’s Commonwealth Games marathon on the Gold Coast. “That’s been a big chunk of my …

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kurt Fearnley calls for Australia to embrace inclusion of people with disabilities – Commonwealth Games 2018

Commonwealth Games 2018: Kurt Fearnley calls for Australia to embrace inclusion of people with disabilities – Commonwealth Games 2018

Updated April 11, 2018 06:38:29 Photo: Kurt Fearnley wins the silver medal in the men’s T54 1,500m final on day six of the Commonwealth Games. (AAP: Dean Lewins) Related Story: Campbell does it again as Aussies thrill in medley relays Related Story: Aussies Meyer and Garfoot win road cycling gold …

Commonwealth Games: The driving force behind para-athlete Kurt Fearnley’s final race in green and gold

Commonwealth Games: The driving force behind para-athlete Kurt Fearnley’s final race in green and gold

By Shaun Giles Posted April 03, 2018 06:37:25 Photo: Kurt Fearnley says the Games will be “the perfect time” for his representative career to end. (Supplied: Australian Paralympic Committee) Just under 43 kilometres. That’s how much longer Australian wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley has left to push in his illustrious green …

Paralympian Kurt Fearnley to pull on green and gold for last time in Commonwealth Games

Paralympian Kurt Fearnley to pull on green and gold for last time in Commonwealth Games

Posted March 21, 2018 10:01:09 Photo: Kurt Fearnely says it’s “amazing” to be representing his country at the Commonwealth Games. (ABC Newcastle: Robert Virtue) Newcastle’s champion wheelchair racer Kurt Fearnley has been named co-captain of Australia’s Commonwealth Games athletics team in what will likely be his last appearance in the …