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An oval flooded with light in the Kimberley

Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

Nov 24, 2022
2 community sporting grant programs have given 24 local sport clubs and facilities across Western Australia more than $1 million in funding for upgrades.
A man with kids at an aquatic facility

Kununurra water playground set to make a splash

Oct 19, 2022
The State Government has made a supersized splash in Kununurra with a new $3.2 million water playground.
A group of people, most in football uniforms, standing on a football (soccer) pitch

$410,000 Dorrien Gardens facelift for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

Sep 13, 2022
Sport and Recreation Minister David Templeman has announced $200,000 in State Government funding for upgrades to West Perth's Dorrien Gardens in preparation for the FIFA Women's World Cup (FIFAWWC) Australia and New Zealand 2023.
Female football players standing in a group in Fremantle colours with the Premier, Ministers, Mayor and officials.

Boost for AFLW and community footy

Sep 8, 2022
A multi-million-dollar upgrade to community changerooms that will address the shortage of female and community facilities in the growing south-west metro corridor will be delivered in collaboration between the City of Cockburn, Fremantle Dockers and the State Government.
A hockey field a night illuminated by lights

Funding helps local communities play and participate

Jul 8, 2022
Sporting facilities across Perth and regional Western Australia will benefit from the latest round of community sport facility and lighting grants.
Artist's impression of the upgraded WACA Ground

Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

Jun 14, 2022
Demolition of the Prindiville Stand at the iconic WACA Ground is now complete, making way for an all-abilities playground as part of the WACA Ground Improvement Project.
People on a bowling green lit up at night

State funding lights up local bowlo

Jun 12, 2022
Perth bowls enthusiasts can celebrate greater access to Mount Lawley Bowling Club facilities, with the official opening of the club's new greens and lighting upgrades today.
A crane lifting a restored balcony on His Majesty's Theatre

Uplifting experience for His Majesty's Theatre

Apr 29, 2022
The restoration of His Majesty’s Theatre reached another key stage on Saturday 23 April, with the installation of the first level of the iconic Perth landmark’s balconies to their original state.
A computer drawn masterplan

State Government commits additional $5 million to support East Fremantle Oval redevelopment

Apr 14, 2022
The East Fremantle Oval redevelopment will proceed as planned thanks to a further $5 million contribution from the State Government.
Empty seats at Perth Concert Hall, Western Australia

Architect named for Perth Concert Hall redevelopment

Mar 10, 2022
WITH Architecture Studio and OMA have been appointed as lead architects for the redevelopment of Western Australia's iconic Perth Concert Hall.
Artist impression of the State Football Centre showing players in the foreground and the building in the background

Main works contract awarded for State Football Centre project

Mar 3, 2022
The main works contract for the new State Football Centre in Queens Park has been awarded to Broad Construction, with works scheduled to begin this month.
A group of people, including kids, holding shovels in an empty patch of dirt

Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

Feb 25, 2022
A sod turning today has marked the start of construction on a $5.9 million purpose-built youth centre to support young people in Ellenbrook.
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