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

List of publications

The law and sport cover

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.

They Served With Honour cover

They Served With Honour

Untold Stories of Western Australian Aboriginal Servicemen at Gallipoli.

Top 20 tips for officials cover

Top 20 tips for officials

These tips provide guidelines for new and existing officials. Good officiating, playing and coaching ensures everyone enjoys the experience!

Top 20 tips for successful coaching cover

Top 20 tips for successful coaching

These tips provide some direction for coaches to increase their chance of having the greatest impact possible on their junior athletes.

Trading name policy

Guidance as to the legislative provisions relevant to trading names.

Two Year Action Plan for Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries 2019-20 cover

Two Year Action Plan for Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries 2019-20

To make Western Australia a world class arts, cultural, sport and Aboriginal tourism destination.

Two-up policy

The Gaming and Wagering Commission Act 1987 (the Act) provides for the issue of a Two-up permit to country race clubs and other organisations, which are located outside of a 100km radius of Crown Perth.

Use of Corporate Credit Cards

Local Government Operational Guidelines

Video lottery terminals policy

Guidance on the issuing of video lottery terminal (‘VLT’) permits to sporting organisations/clubs, community/charitable organisations and local hotel based sporting/community associations.

Volunteer Management Guide

A guide to better recruiting, retaining and managing volunteers within sport and recreation organisations.



Position statement on volunteers.

WA Appendix to the Gaming Machine National Standard 2016

WA Appendix to the Gaming Machine National Standard 2016

Segmentation Analysis infographic

WA Audience Segmentation, 2012 - Infographic

An infographic representing results from the WA Audience Segmentation study.

Segmentation Analysis Survey

WA Audience Segmentation, 2012 – Survey Report

An audience segmentation study was conducted in 2012 to analyse the data gathered from the the department’s Arts and Culture Monitor 2007-2011 surveys.

WA Creative Industries: An Economic Snapshot

WA Creative Industries: An Economic Snapshot, 2019

Information on the current economic situation for creative industries in Western Australia. Includes data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics Census 2016 and Labour Force Survey.


WA Hiking Strategy: Bushwalking and trail running in Western Australia 2020 - 2030

The WA Hiking Strategy is the first of its kind in the country and will assist Western Australia to develop safe and sustainable hiking experiences.

WA Motorsport Strategy cover

WA Motorsport Strategy

A strategic approach for the development of our industry.

WA Race Fields policy

Requirements of betting operators who use or publish WA race fields as part of their wagering operations.

WA Writing Sector Review - Consultant's Review Final Report, 2017

In late 2016, consultants were engaged to undertake a review of the sector under governance of an independent reference group with expertise in writing sector development.

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