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A lady and a gentleman dancing on a dance floor.

Project means more people ‘Candance’

Jan 13, 2022
The Candance Dance Studio Bunbury is providing opportunities in DanceSport for people with special needs through the ‘Shall we Dance Sport’ project.
Two ladies smiling at the camera.

South Mandurah club supporting tennis for all

Jan 13, 2022
The South Mandurah Tennis Club recently worked with local disability services providers and education support schools to set up the Tennis For All program.
Masterplan

Robinson Reserve upgrade

Aug 25, 2021
The redevelopment of Robinson Reserve in the City of Stirling is transforming the local community.
Boys playing basketball

New funding program seeks innovative ideas to get people moving

Feb 1, 2021
A new $750,000 funding program has been announced to support innovative projects that encourage physical activity.

SportWest baton passed to Matt Fulton

Dec 24, 2020
Matt Fulton has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of SportWest.
Unisex Toilet sign

Female-friendly facilities get the go ahead in Exmouth

Dec 21, 2020
The State Government's focus on making venues more female-friendly continues with Exmouth Recreation Centre the latest facility to commence work on installing unisex change rooms.
Minister Mick Murray and Amber Jade Sanderson MLA, Member for Morley with kids from Camboon Little Athletics Clubs

24,500 more kids can bounce back to sport thanks to Lotterywest

Oct 20, 2020
The State Government has launched the new Back to Sport program, with grants available for families and sports clubs to re-engage in sport as Western Australia continues its recovery from COVID-19.
Girls from Kununurra Netball Association travelling to Broome

Sporting club grants shaping healthier community venues

Aug 21, 2020
Applications have opened for Healthway's Summer Healthy Sporting Club Program.
Community Sport and Active Recreation COVID-19 Phase 4 Factsheet

Community Sport and Active Recreation COVID-19 Phase 4 Factsheet

Jun 26, 2020
Sport and active recreation plays an important role in community development, connectiveness, physical and mental health.
Football training

Kick off time for State Football Centre

Jun 15, 2020
The State Government will invest $16.25 million to build a State Football Centre to serve the growing football community of Western Australia.
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Community Sport and Active Recreation COVID-19 Phase 3 Factsheet

Jun 10, 2020
Sport and active recreation plays an important role in community development, connectiveness, physical and mental health.
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Community Sport and Active Recreation COVID-19 Factsheet

May 7, 2020
On 26 April 2020, the State Government announced the cautious easing of some COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s what sport and active recreation organisations should do before commencing activities.
Page reviewed 27 January 2021