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Upper view of quadruple scull rowing team during the race

Perth to attract rowing elite with championship triple

Feb 20, 2020
Perth is set to host three premier national rowing events through to 2026, which will attract national and international competitors and inject millions into the State's economy.
Optus Stadium view from the Swan River at twilight.

Campaign urges interstate footy fans to stay and play in WA

Feb 17, 2020
Interstate football fans are being encouraged to head west to cheer on their team in Perth and stay on to holiday as part of Tourism Western Australia's marketing campaign for the 2020 AFL season.
State Netball Centre exterior

Student athletes aim to chalk up a win at 2020 UniSport

Oct 4, 2019
Thousands of interstate university athletes will travel to Western Australia to vie for victory when Perth hosts the UniSport Nationals in 2020.
The Bulldogs and Storm players form a huddle in memory of Steve Folkes during the round one NRL match between the Canterbury Bulldogs and the Melbourne Storm at Perth Stadium on March 10, 2018 in Perth, Australia. (Photo by Will Russell/Getty Images)

State Government secures more NRL for Perth on the back of State of Origin success

Jul 23, 2019
The Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs will make Perth's HBF Park their temporary home for three matches over three seasons following the sell-out success of the recent State of Origin II match.
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