Karni Liddell is one of Australia’s most successful paralympic swimmers of our time. A former World Record holder, Karni represented Australia at the Atlanta Paralympic Games in 1996 and captained the Number 1 team at the Sydney 2000 Games. Karni was the Ambassador for the Australian Paralympic team and commentator for the Athens Games.
Karni is the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) QLD Ambassador, she sits on the United Nations Women’s board, is a member of Dame Quentin Bryce’s Domestic and Family Violence Council, and was appointed the Patron of the International Day of People with a Disability 2016. Karni was awarded the Pride of Australia medal, she won the Qld Teacher and Trainer of the year (2015) and awarded the Alumni of the Year at Queensland University of Technology (QUT).