A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.
For the year ended 30 June 2018.
The department advocates and supports projects to strengthen communities through sport and recreation.
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.
A healthy mind in a healthy body: How playing sport and being physically active improves mental health.
With careful planning and implementation, sport and physical activity programs (for young people) can make a significant contribution to reducing and preventing crime.
How sport and recreation helps build social capital and strengthens communities.
Sport and physical activity enhance childrens learning 2010.
How sport and physical activity enhance children’s learning what the research is telling us.
A framework for physical activity in Western Australia.
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.
Position on performance enhancing drugs in sport
Information for the sport and recreation industry.
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.
During their growth from 5–17 years, young people develop physically, psychologically, emotionally and socially.
Sport and the law is a complex area for clubs and associations.
The overall aim of coaches is to help young people build a love of participating in sport for life-long involvement.
Young people receive their most effective and satisfying sports experiences when they experience goodwill and cooperation between all levels of stakeholders.
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.
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.
A major objective for junior sport is the development of life-long participation in sport.
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