The department will be closed from Wednesday 27 December 2023 to Monday 1 January 2024. We will respond to queries in the New Year. Best wishes for a safe and happy festive season.
A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.
Position on concussion in sport
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.
Position on officials in sport
Position on coaching
Position statement on volunteers.
Barbagallo Raceway WA report released
Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier, and safer communities across Western Australia.
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.
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.
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