Publications

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

List of publications

Categories

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More than winning – the real value of sport and recreation in Western Australia

The department advocates and supports projects to strengthen communities through sport and recreation.

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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Mind Matters

A healthy mind in a healthy body: How playing sport and being physically active improves mental health.

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Safer Streets

With careful planning and implementation, sport and physical activity programs (for young people) can make a significant contribution to reducing and preventing crime.

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Community Connect

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

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Brain boost (2010)

Sport and physical activity enhance childrens learning 2010.

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Brain Boost

How sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning what the research is telling us.

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Active Living for All 2017-2019

A framework for physical activity in Western Australia.

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Safe Clubs 4 Kids

The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative encourages and supports the sport and active recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people.

Performance enhancing drugs in sport

Position on performance enhancing drugs in sport

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Working with Children Checks

Information for the sport and recreation industry.

Photographing and filming children

Sport and recreation organisations are expected to create and maintain safe environments that are fit for purpose, provide positive experiences and ensure the safety of children.

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Sport pathways – Junior sport policy

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

The law and sport cover

The law and sport – Junior sport policy

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

Quality coaching  Junior sport policy cover

Quality coaching – Junior sport policy

The overall aim of coaches is to help young people build a love of participating in sport for life-long involvement.

Physical growth and maturation  Junior sport policy cover

Physical growth and maturation – Junior sport policy

Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.

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Making sport safe – Junior sport policy

Sport providers have a legal duty of care to protect the welfare of young people and ensure they are not exposed to unnecessary risk in any aspect of sports delivery.

People making it happen  Junior sport policy cover

People making it happen – Junior sport policy

The most important resource in junior sport is the people who provide the infrastructure for the delivery of activities and set the social atmosphere around sport.

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Long-term involvement – Junior sport policy

A major objective for junior sport is the development of life-long participation in sport.

Page reviewed 05 May 2022