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The Goldfields region has a diverse range of sport and recreation activities and facilities.
Sport and recreation plays a vital role in the Goldfields, particularly in the major centres of Kalgoorlie-Boulder and Esperance, where there are a multitude of quality sporting and recreational facilities.
The Goldfields Oasis is recognised as one of the best regional sports venues in Australia. The complex includes playing fields, pool facilities which includes a 50m indoor pool, gymnasium and multiple indoor sporting facilities.
Esperance is known for outstanding community facilities. Combined with a unique semi-rural lifestyle and an unspoiled coastal environment, Esperance provides the right balance between family, work and play.
New laws to strengthen the Banned Drinkers Register passed through Parliament yesterday to improve its effectiveness in reducing alcohol-related harm.
Our regional and metropolitan local governments have been recognised for their innovative solutions to build community connections, activate local spaces and foster greater collaboration.
$5 million election commitment to redevelop Kalgoorlie Boulder Basketball Stadium.
Local governments across the state are receiving support to undertake cultural planning, thanks to the latest round of culture and arts funding from the State Government.
Changes to Western Australian laws regulating the recruitment of general practitioners (GPs) and dentists by local governments will reduce red tape, easing the burden on many regional local governments trying to ensure their communities have the medical services they need.
From an Italian-Yamaji opera to intergenerational arts collaborations, a dozen regional projects will be increasing social inclusion and access to arts and culture.
More than $32,000 in funding has been allocated to provide opportunities for people in regional Western Australia to participate in sport and recreation activities, including capacity building projects.
The State Government has announced more than $12.3 million will be provided towards upgrading community sport and recreation facilities and lighting throughout the State.
The Playing WA program will support 5 performing arts companies to tour their shows to communities in regional WA, sharing in $475,685 as part of the first funding round of 2022-2023.
Western Australia's regional performing arts sector is getting a boost thanks to the State Government's 'In the House' funding program, with 10 venues or organisations set to receive almost $740,000 between them.
Regional athletes, coaches and officials are the beneficiaries of funding to 9 special programs around Western Australia that will help them achieve their sporting dreams.
Western Australian Olympians Nina Kennedy and Nicholas Timmings will leave their pole vault and sled behind as they jet off to the East Kimberley region to visit communities in Kununurra, Halls Creek, Wyndham, Frogs Hollow and Warmun.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Goldfields region. These include local governments, the Goldfields-Esperance Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Kelly WaterhouseRegional Manager GoldfieldsTelephone 61 8 9022 5806Mobile 0419 219 576Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Brad StaceyRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9022 5805Mobile 0409 021 933Email email@example.com
Jenny SmithRegional Support Officer Telephone 61 8 9022 5800Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Within the Goldfields Sportshouse there are development officers for cricket, football (Australian Rules and soccer) and basketball. These officers play an important role in developing and growing the sport within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
Donna CoughlanGoldfields — Regional Development OfficerTelephone 0409 207 389Website www.basketballwa.asn.auEmail email@example.com
John KaravitisGoldfields-Community Participation OfficerMobile 0421 827 783Website www.footballwest.com.auEmail firstname.lastname@example.org
Gemma HarrisonGoldfields — Regional Development SpecialistMobile 0417 179 463Website www.wafc.com.auEmail email@example.com
Michael BaileyGoldfields — Cricket ManagerMobile 0413 859 541Website www.waca.com.auEmail firstname.lastname@example.org
Geoff PooleTelephone 0488 714 059Email email@example.com
Tony Chisholm (Chairman)Email firstname.lastname@example.orgFacebook www.facebook.com/goldfieldssportsdevelopment
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