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 South West has plenty on offer for sport and recreational enthusiasts.
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.
One of Australia's biggest swimming festivals is set to return to Western Australia for a second year in 2024, injecting millions of dollars into the local economy.
Our regional and metropolitan local governments have been recognised for their innovative solutions to build community connections, activate local spaces and foster greater collaboration.
With less than 1 month to go until the start of the world's biggest female sporting event to be held in Australia and New Zealand — find out how you can be part of the FIFA Women's World Cup™ 2023 global sporting spectacular.
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.
Students throughout Western Australia will benefit from enriched learning through the arts following the allocation of $485,126 in Creativity for Schools funding for residency and collaboration projects.
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.
Construction is now underway on a $5 million transformation of Bunbury's Maidens Reserve with an impressive scenic lookout and trail.
Construction can now commence on the Hands Oval Pavilion redevelopment project after the State Government signed off on its $8 million financial assistance agreement with the City of Bunbury.
Walkers will be able to experience Collie's Wellington Dam and its spectacular mega-mural from new heights from tomorrow.
A warm Western Australian welcome has been provided to the Chinese national women's hockey team on their arrival in Perth ahead of a 3-game series with the Australian national women’s side, the Hockeyroos.
Extensive redevelopment of the Donnybrook Community Sporting, Recreation and Entertainment Precinct is on track to begin in October this year, using $6 million in funding from the State Government’s WA Recovery Plan.
The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the South West region. These include local governments, the South West 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
Cally GalliersRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9792 6946Mobile 0482 964 235Email email@example.com
Within the South West Sportshouse there are development officers for various sports. These officers play an important role in developing and growing the sport within the region and work in close partnership with the department.
Peter DohntDevelopment ManagerMobile 0431 010 421Email firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite www.ccjsasoccer.com.au
Susan Dawson-VidovichOfficials Coordinator — South WestMobile 0417 427 174Email email@example.com
Megan BattilanaMembership and Development Coordinator — South WestMobile 0429 332 117Email firstname.lastname@example.orgWebsite www.wa.netball.com.au
Rachel NormanChairEmail email@example.com
Rob KennedyHead of Tennis Development and ParticipationMobile 0468 589 157Email firstname.lastname@example.org www.tennis.com.au/wa
Jamie DouseSouth West Talent ManagerMobile 0417 980 508Email
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