Blind Sports Australia is a national not-for-profit organisation whose members are blind sporting organisations.
Blind Sports Australia has three main roles:
- To promote blind and vision impaired sports to all members of the community as a worthwhile activity to increase social inclusion and for a sustainable healthy lifestyle.
- To increase the participation in blind and vision impaired sports by all the blind community regardless of age or severity of vision impairment.
- To advocate on behalf of its members at local, national and international level.
It is an Australian Sports Commission accredited National Sporting Organisation, a founding member of the Australia Paralympic Committee, and the Australian representative member of the International Blind Sporting Federation.