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.
Indoor or outdoor action, land or water, the Peel region has it all when it comes to sport and recreation pursuits.
The region’s moderate climate and distinctive physical features (beaches, Harvey Estuary and Darling Scarp) provide an excellent opportunity to enjoy a diverse range of outdoor passive and active recreational activities.
Our well established trails have mountain bike enthusiasts, canoeists and hikers travelling from around the world to explore.
Sporting facilities cater for family and junior sporting activities, with several venues suitable for major sporting events. With excellent accommodation choices, natural attractions and proximity to the metropolitan region, the Peel is fast becoming a major sporting event mecca.
Our regional sporting associations are dedicated to developing their sport by increasing participation, developing clear pathways for talented athletes and organisational development. The department offers support to our regional associations and local sport and recreation clubs in developing and meeting their strategic objectives.
Our regional and metropolitan local governments have been recognised for their innovative solutions to build community connections, activate local spaces and foster greater collaboration.
Spectator behaviour, club mental health and wellbeing, and retention of teenagers in sport were the key issues discussed at the ninth annual Peel Sports Forum at the Mandurah Offshore Fishing and Sailing Club.
Visitors now have even more to discover in the Peel/Binjareb region, with the popular Giants of Mandurah outdoor sculpture trail welcoming a new addition.
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.
Mandurah is preparing for a new arrival to join the popular Giants of Mandurah outdoor sculpture trail created by world-renowned Danish recycle artist, Thomas Dambo.
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 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.
In an Australian-first the 'Giants of Mandurah' will come to life this weekend in a spectacular free exhibition of larger-than-life hidden sculptures by world-renowned Danish artist, Thomas Dambo.
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 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 Peel region. These include local governments, the Peel Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Brendan McNallyRegional Manager Peel/South WestTelephone 61 8 9792 6944Mobile 0420 803 950Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Alyce AtkinsonRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9550 3193Email email@example.com
Suzie Pearce A/Project OfficerTelephone 61 8 9550 3190Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Within the Peel Sportshouse there are Development Officers for cricket, hockey, basketball, soccer, rugby and the Peel Regional Academy of Sport. These officers play an important role in developing and growing sport and recreation within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
Sandy WilliamsAdministratorMobile 0488 953 555Email email@example.comWebsite www.peelhockey.com.au
Jo FitzpatrickMembership CoordinatorMobile 0416 093 739Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Lauren FoyMetro and Peel Officials OfficerTelephone 61 8 8380 7706 Email email@example.com
Naomi PannellDevelopment CoordinatorMobile 0409 087 934Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tracey Van der LaanExecutive OfficerMobile 0409 267 867Email email@example.comWebsite www.pras.net.au
Cody DoranCricket Manager PeelMobile 0411 056 578Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jess GrigioA/Regional Development ManagerMobile 0459 216 365Email email@example.comWebsite www.volleyballwa.com.au
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