Publications

A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.

List of publications

Active Living for All 2017-2019 cover

Active Living for All 2017-2019

A framework for physical activity in Western Australia.

Active Open Space (Playing Fields) in a Growing Perth Peel cover

Active Open Space (Playing Fields) in a Growing Perth Peel

Open space is an inherent part of the Australian culture, helping to define Perth and contribute to the physical and mental health of our community.

Alcohol and community sport

The department promotes, encourages and supports strategies to minimise harm from alcohol use in the interests of the health and safety of those participating in sporting and recreational activities.

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Asset Management Guide

This guide contains a series of practical tools to assist with the development of an Asset Management Plan for a facility.

Benefits of sport and recreation

Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier, and safer communities across Western Australia.

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Brain boost (2010)

Sport and physical activity enhance childrens learning 2010.

Careers in sport and recreation

Careers in sport and recreation

This guide will introduce you to some of the disciplines within the sport and recreation sector and provide a glimpse into the roles and requirements that exist in these areas.

Child safeguarding

Position on child safeguarding

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Classification Framework for Public Open Space

The primary purpose of this framework is to define terminology that can be universally used to describe public open space.

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Club team manager

Team managers have an extremely important role ensuring the successful management of the team and welfare of the athletes in their care.

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Clubs’ guide to volunteer management

Volunteers are one of the most important resources in your club so managing them effectively should be a priority. This resource will help you keep those you currently have and attract new ones to your club as well.

Coaching

Position on coaching

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Community Connect

How sport and recreation helps build social capital and strengthens communities.

Concussion in sport and recreation

Position on concussion in sport

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Contestant Safety Strategy to Address Rapid Weight Loss (Weight Cutting) by Dehydration

Weight cutting is a dangerous practice often inappropriately undertaken in combat sports.

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Decision-making Guide

This guide will assist facility planners in determining the need for, and feasibility of community sport and recreation services. The model in this guide can also be structured to apply to program based solutions.

Definition of sport and active recreation

Position on the definition of sport and active recreation

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Delegation – Help for the overworked committee member

This resource highlights some common-sense steps to ensuring your workload will be lighter, that your group won’t have members who just ‘make up the numbers’ and that it will be seen as an effective team.

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Effective club meetings – A guide for the chairperson

If you are inexperienced in chairing formal meetings, such as the club Annual General Meeting or the monthly club meetings, this resource provides some helpful hints.

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Emerging Constraints for Public Open Space in Perth Metropolitan Suburbs

Implications of Bush Forever, Water Sensitive Urban Design and Liveable Neighbourhoods for Active Sport and Recreation

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