The Great Southern is a region which offers one of the State's most diverse range of sport and recreation pursuits.
It's a vibrant region for sport and recreation and extends from the coast to stunning inland areas. Activities include hockey, football, cricket and netball to recreational pursuits such as mountain biking, wind surfing and fishing.
The Great Southern has a wealth of state and national team members across a variety of sports, helped by the establishment of the regional talent development body, the Great Southern Sports Talent Association in 2014, with workshops and seminars provided by the Great Southern Coaches Club.
The Great Southern region is abuzz with activity this week as filming commences on survival-thriller feature film, We Bury The Dead, featuring international star Daisy Ridley and Australian stars Brenton Thwaites and Mark Coles Smith, across the next 6 weeks.
As cost-of-living pressure rises alongside the summer temperatures, the State Government is introducing a free pool entry pilot program across the Gascoyne, Midwest, Wheatbelt, and Great Southern regions for eligible children and young people.
The $3.35 million expansion and redevelopment of the Albany Surf Life Saving Club begins today.
A request to the State Government for half a million dollars towards the Albany Surf Life Saving Club redevelopment project is no longer a pipe dream, with the swell news from WA's Sport and Recreation Minister that the $500,000 will be provided.
Western Australia’s Great Southern region will provide a stunning backdrop for a survival-thriller film featuring international star Daisy Ridley (Star Wars sequel trilogy).
Our regional and metropolitan local governments have been recognised for their innovative solutions to build community connections, activate local spaces and foster greater collaboration.
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.
A walking project to help people heal while grieving, a nature-based adaptive hiking program for those who live with disability and a hike project to unite Ukranians are among 10 recipients getting a total of nearly $188,000 in State Government funding.
The State Government’s Made in WA funding will support four successful recipients to bring their Western Australian projects to fruition.
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.
Australian Director Robert Connolly (The Dry, Paper Planes) brings Tim Winton’s best-selling story BLUEBACK to the big screen for Perth Festival’s Lotterywest films.
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.
4 projects, ranging from an on-country camp in Wilkinkarra to create large scale visual artworks to a touring yellow bus that will demonstrate the Yindjibarndi people's enduring connection to country, have received a major funding boost from the State Government.
The Next Level Regional Grants are part of the State Government's Regional Arts and Culture Investment Program (RACIP), which invests in regional Western Australia to support liveable and vibrant communities.
For the first time, thousands of rare and remarkable items in museums, cultural centres and private collections across Western Australia have been brought together in a new online portal.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Great Southern region. These include local governments, the Great Southern Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Julia ScrivenRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9892 0157Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Kylie SeverinRegional Officer — Special ProjectsTelephone 61 8 9892 0120Mobile 0427 998 446Email email@example.com
Bonnie CrookRegional Support OfficerTelephone 61 8 9892 0100Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Through funding from the Sports Lotteries Account, the department provides free office accommodation to regional sport and recreation development personnel (paid and volunteer) in the Great Southern office. The aim of the Sportshouse model is
to support sport and recreation organisations in the delivery of their development services to regional WA.
Anita RecaDevelopment OfficerTelephone 61 8 9892 0186Mobile 0411 754 425Website www.basketballwa.asn.auEmail email@example.com
Ben HarrisCommunity Participation Officer — Great SouthernMobile 0431 024 835Website www.footballwest.com.auEmail firstname.lastname@example.org
Dinah GordonDevelopment OfficerTelephone 61 8 9892 0185Mobile 0429 130 953Website www.lgshockey.asn.auEmail email@example.com
Kelly DominiakMember Services Coordinator and Regional Team LeaderTelephone 61 8 9892 0161Mobile 0417 465 379Website www.netball.wa.auEmail
Gail ButterworthDevelopment CoordinatorMobile 0488 212 709Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Bronwyn EdwardsCEOTelephone 61 8 9892 0113Website outdoorsgreatsouthern.org.auEmail email@example.com
Jarrod HansenCricket Manager — Great Southern and EsperanceMobile 0436 925 160Website www.waca.com.auEmail firstname.lastname@example.org
Jaxon LiddelowGreat Southern Regional Development SpecialistTelephone 61 8 9892 0159Mobile 0401 539 948Website www.wafc.com.auEmail email@example.com
Rob Perisic — Executive OfficerTelephone 0498 759 937Email firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite www.gssta.com.au
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