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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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Grants light up the sporting night

Feb 21, 2022
More people will be able to play sport well into the night thanks to the latest round of funding in the Club Night Lights Program (CNLP).
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Funding supports community by helping sport

Feb 11, 2022
21 projects have received funding in the latest round of grants from the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).
HBF Stadium view from the front

New facility to spring WA’s divers onto the world stage

Jan 19, 2022
The State Government has started building a new dryland dive centre at HBF Stadium that will help athletes hone their craft to give them the best chance at Commonwealth and Olympic success.
Aerial photo of the Spinnaker precinct

Special new memories for those at Ern Halliday camp

Dec 16, 2021
Going on camp holds so many special memories — and now there’s another reason for those memories to be great.
Artists impression of the upgraded WACA Ground

Howzat! WACA upgrades underway with demolition of Inverarity Stand

Dec 10, 2021
Work is well underway on the WACA Ground Improvement Project, with the iconic Inverarity Stand demolished to make way for the future aquatic centre.
Teenagers at tennis clinic

Small grants a big factor in creating healthy, happy communities

Dec 1, 2021
The State Government has awarded nearly $900,000 to more than 20 local governments and community organisations to improve sport and recreation facilities.
Three people standing in front of a plaque for the opening of the Spinnaker precinct at Ern Halliday Recreation Camp.

Historic camp re-opens following $3.7 million refurbishment

Nov 17, 2021
The State Government has delivered its $3.7 million WA Recovery Plan revitalisation project of the Ern Halliday Recreation Camp in Perth's northern suburbs.
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New Art Gallery of WA rooftop venue set to open with stunning views

Nov 4, 2021
The State Government's $10 million project to transform the Art Gallery of Western Australia (AGWA) rooftop is complete, with the 500-capacity multipurpose arts space and bar now Perth's biggest rooftop venue.
Exterior view of the changerooms

New gender neutral changerooms level playing field for women’s sport in Exmouth

Nov 1, 2021
The Exmouth Recreation Centre's new gender-neutral changerooms were officially opened today, with Sport and Recreation Minister Tony Buti in town to mark the occasion.
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Geraldton Basketball Stadium election commitment in the basket

Oct 18, 2021
A $4.5 million upgrade to Geraldton Basketball Stadium is getting underway following the delivery of a State Government election commitment towards the project.
Masterplan

Robinson Reserve upgrade

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