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

List of publications

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Community Connect

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

Community poker policy

The purpose of this policy is to provide guidance on the manner in which poker may be lawfully played and conducted in Western Australia.

Complaint handling procedures

These procedures detail how the department responds to complaints and complements the department’s Complaint Management Policy.

Complaint Management Policy

This policy enables the department to effectively manage complaints

Complaints Lodged under Section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 policy

This policy provides guidance as to the legislative and operational requirements associated with complaints lodged under section 117 of the Liquor Control Act 1988 (“the Act”).

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.

Council forums

Local Government Operational Guidelines

Creative Industries Statistical Analysis report

Creative Industries Statistical Analysis for Western Australia, 2013

The report has updated the mapping undertaken in 2007 with the 2011 Census employment data to provide invaluable information for the State’s creative industries, their peak associations and potential investors.

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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.

Declaring Financial Interests in Meetings

Local Government Operational Guidelines

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.


Local Government Operational Guidelines

Page reviewed 01 August 2019