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.
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.
Teague Wyllie has enjoyed a meteoric rise in the professional ranks of Western Australian cricket with his recent debut for WA, as well as being a part of the historic WA team who recently won the Sheffield Shield.
After 6 years as Club Development Officer at the City of Busselton, Pam Glossop said her farewells and prepared for retirement and a life on the road traveling around Australia.
Get to know Brendan McNally, who is the new Regional Officer for the South West office in Bunbury
The South West Academy of Sport (SWAS) held yet another successful annual awards dinner in early February in Bunbury.
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 Shires of Pingelly, Harvey, Augusta-Margaret River and Morawa have each been awarded between $25,000 and $50,000 as 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.
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.
South West Sportshouse provides support to sport and recreation organisations in the delivery of their services in the South West.
Troy JonesRegional Manager Peel/South WestTelephone 61 8 9792 6942Mobile 0417 954 944Email email@example.com
Brendan McNallyRegional OfficerTelephone 61 8 9792 6944Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Peter DohntRegional Development OfficerTelephone 61 8 9792 6921Mobile 0431 010 421Email email@example.com
Kelly Mitchell Administration Mobile 0408 930 594 Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Jamie DouseSouth West Talent Manager and Coaching CoordinatorTelephone 61 8 9792 6996Mobile 0417 980 508Email email@example.com
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