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Barbara Worley interviewed by Mick Fogarty in the Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project
Bib ID 6257614
Format AudioAudio [spoken word]
Author
Worley, Barbara, 1934-2014, Interviewee
 
Access Conditions Written permission required for research, personal copies and public use. 
Description 2013 May 
3 sound files (approximately 133 min.) 
Series

Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project.

Summary

Barbara Worley talks about her parents; her education; her interest and achievements in sports; her children; her accident; representing South Australia; international competitions; the start of her sport administration career; being the President and National Executive Director of the Confederation for Sport for the Disabled in 1988; fundraising; Australian Olympic Committee; her appointment to the Australian Sports Commission; the establishment of the Australian Paralympic Committee; elite sport; International Paralympic Committee; Australian Bicentennial Authority Consultative Committee on Recreation and Sport for the Disabled; her role as an Australian delegate to the International Stoke Mandeville Games Federation; promoting sport based organisation for athletes with disabilities at the Australian Sports Commission; ACROD (Australian Council for Rehabilitation of Disabled); IYDP (International Year of Disabled Persons) 1981; lecturing at the South Australian Institute of Technology; home designs; being a travel consultant; her awards including Member of the Order of Australia (AM); Greg Hartung; her rehabilitation after her accident; being in command of her life.

Notes

The Australian Centre for Paralympic Studies oral history project is a joint project being conducted by the National Library of Australia and the Australian Paralympic Committee.

Recorded on 14 and 15 May 2013 in Adelaide, South Australia.

Digital master available National Library of Australia;

Index/Finding Aid Note Timed summary and corrected transcript (typescript, 72 leaves) available. 
Subjects Worley, Barbara, 1934-2014 -- Interviews.  |  Australian Paralympic Committee -- Officials and employees -- Interviews.  |  Paralympic Games.  |  Sports executives -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Women executives -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Athletes with disabilities -- South Australia -- Interviews.  |  Olympics -- Management.  |  Sports administration -- Australia.
Occupation Sports administrators.  |  Sportsmen and sportswomen.
Other authors/contributors Fogarty, Mick, Interviewer  |  National Library of Australia  |  Australian Paralympic Committee

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