Kurt Fearnley is a three-time Paralympic Gold Medallist and a qualified Physical Education teacher. Kurt’s exploits both in and out of sport saw him recognised as the 2009 NSW Young Australian of the Year. A passionate disability advocate, he is a member of the Independent Advisory Council of the National Disability Insurance Scheme, a board member of Australian Volunteers International and a Council Member of the NSW Australia Day Council.
Written by Kurt Fearnley
Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 3 October 2018
“My teachers instilled in me the value of expectation”, by Kurt Fearnley
Nearly four million Australian children are enrolled in our world-class public education system in any given year. Students from well-off families, students from families living day-to-day. Elite athletes, some even juggling early careers as Olympians or as professional athletes, some who have never played organised sport. Budding actors and performers,...“My teachers instilled in me the value of expectation”, by Kurt Fearnley