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.
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 Great Southern region has kicked off National Volunteer Week by celebrating two of its finest volunteers for their outstanding commitment to the sporting community.
CinefestOZ Albany will take place from 28 April to 1 May 2022, allowing Great Southern film lovers to experience and celebrate the very best in Australian film.
Seven locally produced shows, including a production of 'Sydney II — Lost and Found' by Theatre 180 Inc, will tour regional Western Australia thanks to a $514,000 State Government funding program.
11 regional art galleries from Beverley to Port Hedland have been awarded $346,000 through the second round of the State Government's Public Regional Galleries Improvement Fund.
Nine regional arts and cultural organisations have been funded by the Community Participation and Inclusion Program, which is part of the State Government's $20 million four-year Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).
The Regional and Remote Festivals Fund offers up to $50,000 for the presentation of arts and cultural activities at regional festivals.
Hikers and volunteers who use the Bibbulmun Track will soon benefit from new online resources to help make their journey easier.
A record number of people gathered in Albany for the WA Trails and Recreation Forum 2021.
Western Australia's biggest-ever trails forum is being held in Albany today to discuss how the state can harness the economic potential of some of our fastest growing pastimes — hiking, trail running and mountain biking.
Health Minister Roger Cook today announced the WA Country Football League (WACFL) has been awarded a three-year Healthway grant totalling $855,000 to continue its mental health promotion program.
Do you enjoy walking or cycling on the trails of the Great Southern? Are you interested in meeting new people and spending time outdoors for a good cause?
Another reason to celebrate Outdoors October is the WA Trails and Recreation Forum 2021.
The much-loved Camp Quaranup Community Open Day happens on Saturday 16 October.
Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning program closing soon.
The State Government's successful risk-share program for the live performance industry has now reopened and includes a wider range of ticketed events.
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 ScrivenA/Regional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9892 0157Email 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
Pawel Pyrz-Brown Community Participation OfficerTelephone 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
Simon BarrasA/CEOTelephone 61 8 9892 0151Website outdoorsgreatsouthern.org.auEmail email@example.com
Darcy MiddletonGreat Southern Regional Cricket ManagerTelephone 61 8 9892 0158Mobile 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
Dinah Gordon Telephone 61 8 9892 0152Mobile 0429 130 953Email firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite www.gssta.com.au
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