‘Our Paralympians are wonderful and powerful role models’: PM Morrison

Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Opposition Leader Anthony Albanese have taken time in Parliament to applaud Australia’s Paralympians who are competing at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.

“You are performing magnificently as athletes, as human beings and as representatives of your country,” Mr Albanese said.

“Our Paralympians are wonderful and powerful role models,” Mr Morrison said.

The Prime Minister also announced the government will provide additional support to Paralympics Australia "to ensure our Paralympic medallists will receive equivalent payments to our Olympic medallists".