The Australian Blind Bowlers Association (ABBA) is the National peak body for the administration of the Sport of Lawn Bowls for Blind & Vision Impaired Bowlers

The purposes of the Association are: Advance, encourage, promote, and control lawn bowls activities for blind and vision impaired bowlers.

  • To liaise and co-operate with associations of like interest in Australia and overseas to promote, manage and control interstate and international lawn bowls games.
  • To establish liaison with other sporting bodies and government authorities.
  • To procure or accept sponsorship, gifts, including legacies, donations whether of real or personal property and subject to such conditions, if any, as may be thought fit.
  • To provide such assistance and advice to members as may be appropriate.
  • To promote an informed public understanding of blindness and visual Impairedness.


  • Barefoot

    New Board 2023

    It is with great pleasure to advise of the new 2023/24 Board. President: Howard Dickinson Wice Presidents: Jacky Hudson and Tony Scott Secretary: Dennis Wormald Ass. Secretary: Judy Phillips Treasurer: Michelle Jordan Technical Co-Ordinator: Beatrice Kassulke  

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    New to Blind Bowling???

    If you are currently Vision Impaired and want to take up bowls, or you are a current bowler and have lost some of your vision or know someone who has, you’ve come to the right place. Email us and tell us your story – (Jaqueline) We are unashamedly biased, but this is the “best”...

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    IBBA 2023 World Championships

    The IBBA World Championships have been completed for 2023 at Club Tweed on the Gold Coast of Australia. 8 countries competed for the title of “No. 1 Blind Bowls Country” when they came together. All four Blind Bowling sight categories (B1, B2, B3 and B4) were fought out. Australia took out the title with South...

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