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International Festival of Hockey to descend on Perth

Mar 21, 2024
Fans can now purchase tickets to see the world's best men's and women's hockey teams play off in Western Australia, ahead of the Paris Olympics this year, as part of a new global hockey event.
Hockey Australia Masters Championships promotional banner

Home of hockey hosts 2023 Hockey Australia Masters Championships

Sep 22, 2023
The 2023 Hockey Australia Masters Championships kicks off in Perth today, bringing thousands of passionate hockey players and supporters to Western Australia.
Hockeyroos and Kookaburras celebrate a win at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Funding to support elite hockey teams through to Paris Games

Jul 31, 2023
The State Government has thrown its support behind our elite hockey teams with a $400,000 investment to help take the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos through to the 2024 Olympics.
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Work commences on new amenities at HBF Arena

May 15, 2023
The expansion of HBF Arena facilities continues, with construction underway to deliver new bathroom facilities that will service members of the community who regularly use the netball courts and hockey pitch to the north of the site.
A montage of images from the welcoming event for the Chinese hockey team at Kings Park.

Welcome to the Chinese national women's hockey team

Mar 22, 2023
A warm Western Australian welcome has been provided to the Chinese national women's hockey team on their arrival in Perth ahead of a 3-game series with the Australian national women’s side, the Hockeyroos.
Aerial view of the current hockey facility at Curtin University

WA bid success! Perth to remain Australia’s Home of Hockey

Dec 2, 2022
The State Government has been successful in its bid to keep Hockey Australia's High Performance Program in Perth.
Hockey bid screen grab showing an artists' impression of corporate facilities overlooking a hockey pitch

$135 million plan to keep Perth the Home of Hockey

Oct 27, 2022
The State Government — in partnership with Hockey WA — has made a $135 million proposal to retain the high performance hockey program in Perth.
Jeremy Hayward of the Kookaburras in action during the FIH Pro League

Perth proves pitch-perfect with five major hockey events secured

Sep 29, 2021
Some of the world's best men's and women's hockey players will be among thousands of visitors to Western Australia for a series of high-profile hockey events from 2022 to 2025.
A hockey field a night illuminated by lights

Funding helps hockey to see the light

Aug 12, 2021
The Busselton Hockey Association recently completed their lighting upgrade thanks to the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund.
A game of hockey in the Wheatelt

Wheatbelt winter sports work together

Jul 1, 2021
Hockey, football and netball clubs and associations in the eastern Wheatbelt have been working together this year, to trial three feature rounds where all three winter sports are played on the same day, at the same venue.
Elyse Villani of the Scorchers plays a reverse sweep shot at Lilac Hill

Lilac Hill Park redevelopment supporting women's sport boom

Sep 28, 2019
Community cricket ground Lilac Hill Park is undergoing a revitalisation to support the huge recent growth in the women's game — with a $2.1 million upgrade underway to give the facility a new lease of life and offer unisex facilities for the first time.
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