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

List of publications

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Sport and Recreation Human Resources Guide

The Human Resources (HR) Guide and Tool Kit has many documents, policies and supporting templates, aimed at improving the level of human resources management within the sport and recreation industry in Western Australia.

Sport and recreation organisations – governance

Position on sport and recreation organisations – governance

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Sport pathways – Junior sport policy

During their growth from 5–17 years, young people develop physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.

Sports dimensions guide

In Australia there are currently many exciting new developments in the provision of sport and recreation facilities such as indoor aquatic play areas. There is also a demand for traditional sports playing areas and facilities.

Standard Lotteries (raffles)

General information for Standard Lotteries (raffles)

Standard Lottery policy

Eligible organisations who wish to raise funds for purposes other than private gain or commercial undertaking may apply for a standard lottery permit. This policy provides guidance as to the legislative requirements relating to these permit types.

Standards of licensed premises policy

Guidance as to the legislative requirements and criteria that will be used when considering the suitability of premises to be licensed under the Act.

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Starting a new club

How to start a new club.

Strategic Directions ALG

Strategic Directions 2016-2031 - Arts Leadership Group

Our vision for Western Australia is to be the best place it can be to live, work and play thanks to the contribution of its arts, culture and creative industries.

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Strategic Directions 6 (SD6)

The sport and recreation industry's dynamic five-year plans help deliver successful outcomes for sport and recreation in WA.

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Strategic Funding Review 2019

The purpose of the Strategic Funding Review was to look at the department’s investment into Western Australia’s sport and recreation industry, and to address upcoming opportunities and challenges within the portfolio.

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Strategic Funding Review Preliminary Findings Report

In March 2018 the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (the department) announced the Sport and Recreation Strategic Funding Review.

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Taking the lead! A guide for club presidents

The president or chairperson is the principal leader of the club and has overall responsibility for the club’s administration.

Tastings – producer’s and other licences policy

Guidance to licensees who wish to conduct tastings on their licensed premises or at another licensed premises.

Temporary bars policy

Guidance on Temporary Bar Licences.

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The 4th R: Recreation

The 4th R resource package aims to provide guidance for educators choosing the departments recreation camps programs.

The appointment, function and responsibilities of audit committees

Local Government Operational Guidelines number 09

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The club secretary: The key to efficiency

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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The law and sport– Junior sport policy

Sport and the law is a complex area for clubs and associations.

The relationship between organised recreational activity and mental health

A review of current literature indicates that people who participate in sports clubs and organised recreational activity enjoy better mental health, are more alert, and more resilient against the stresses of modern living.

Page reviewed 01 August 2019