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.
The Pilbara offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities
due to the region's unique climate and geography.
Karratha and Port Hedland are the major regional centres where most activities take place.
The Pilbara climate ranges from tropical to semi-desert, with temperatures sometimes reaching 45c in summer.
These conditions, combined with the idyllic seasons of winter and
spring, ensure a diverse range of sport and recreation interests are
pursued all year.
The 2023 Pilbara Regional Sports Awards have recognised and celebrated the contribution and outstanding achievements of members of the local sport and recreation community.
Mingullatharndo (Five Mile) in the Pilbara has become the latest liquor restricted community in Western Australia in response to concerns raised by local leaders and as part of the State Government’s ongoing action to reduce alcohol-related harm.
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.
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.
The State Government has delivered on a $10 million election commitment with the opening of the redeveloped Port Hedland Community Centre today.
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.
Bookings to sponsor a Reconciliation Week street banner have now been extended to Friday 10 March 2023.
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.
Whale Shark Jack is a heart-warming feature film about a young girl embarking on a risky mission to save a whale shark.
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.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Pilbara region. These include local governments, the Pilbara Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.
Erin RoznocznyRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9182 2100Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Josie Holub Regional Support OfficerTelephone 61 8 9182 2100Email email@example.com
Within the Pilbara Sportshouse there are Development Officers for
cricket, Australian Rules Football, rugby and Garnduwa. These officers
play an important role in developing and growing sport and recreation
within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
Karen HennessyCommunity Participation Officer — PilbaraTelephone 61 8 6181 0700Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Michael Bailey Manager North West/Eastern GoldfieldsEmail email@example.com
Vicki AgnewRegional Development ManagerTelephone 61 8 9182 2125Mobile 0455 661 633Website www.wafootball.com.au Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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