Known for its world class surfing, the South West
is abundant in outdoor activities while offering many traditional
sporting and recreation opportunities.
From the smallest of rural communities, to the larger regional
centres, sport and recreation is one of the main social interactions
within South West communities.
With close to 600 sporting and recreational clubs in the South West,
meeting the needs of our evolving industry is a challenge taken on by
the local staff at the department.
Funding from the department for infrastructure, increasing
participation and organisational development encourages the further
development of sport and recreation in the South West.
In partnership with our local governments, the Club Development
Network has developed the capacity of our clubs through workshops and
Supported by the department, the South West Academy of Sport and
athlete funding provides vital support to our developing talented
athletes to reach their peak performance.