The Gascoyne has a diverse range of recreational activities.
The region offers a diverse range of both active and passive recreational activities. The superb climate, hot summer and warm winter combined with the natural attractions of the region are enticing for outdoor recreation. Popular activities include surfing, kite boarding, fishing, camping, day outings and boating.
The Active Regional Communities grants aims to increase opportunities for regional people to participate in sport and active-recreation activities in regional Western Australia.
In total, ten initiatives will share in $34,900 in funding including:
Organisations will also share in $8400 to help offset the costs of travel to inter-regional competitions and events through the State Government's North West Travel Subsidy scheme.
The Active Regional Communities program is open year-round and is administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Gascoyne region. These include local governments, the Gascoyne Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Benita DondaRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9941 0900Mobile 0414 606 701Email Benita Donda
Within the Gascoyne Sportshouse there are development officers for netball and Australian Rules Football. These officers play an important role in developing and growing the sport within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
PO Box 85 Carnarvon WA 6701Email Gascoyne Football Association
Tessa DalyGascoyne Program CoordinatorMobile 0417 720 176Website smfoundation.org.auEmail Tessa Daly
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