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Donnybrook is set for a big upgrade of its sport facilities as part of the State Government's WA Recovery Plan.
The State Government has today announced the completion of vital construction works to combat erosion at Apex Reserve, on the Canning River Foreshore in Mount Pleasant.
The State Government has announced one of the most significant investments in sport and community infrastructure in Western Australian history, with a $300 million package as part of the WA Recovery Plan.
The State Government has committed to providing and enhancing its world-class sporting facilities for Western Australians after the SpeedDome received a vast improvement to its facilities.
The roar of dragsters and speedway cars will once again be heard at Perth Motorplex come October.
Western Australians were treated to a choice of sport and entertainment events last week helping to stimulate the local economy.
The State Government, through Lotterywest, has provided the biggest agenda of grants — in number and value-making up more than $47.5 million in crucial funding to the Western Australian community.
The State Government has opened up new career opportunities for Western Australian elite athletes after reducing the minimum hours required to undertake an apprenticeship or traineeship.
Sport and active recreation plays an important role in community development, connectiveness, physical and mental health.
Local governments around Western Australia are to share $1.75m to help fund 27 sport and recreation infrastructure projects to support their communities.
The State Government has released a 10-year WA Hiking Strategy to ensure Western Australians continue to enjoy the great outdoors in a safe and sustainable way.
Children and young people from 37 Kimberley communities are to benefit from $400,000 provided to encourage sporting and other activities under the Smarter Than Smoking Active Communities Program.
The State Government will invest $16.25 million to build a State Football Centre to serve the growing football community of Western Australia.
The State Government has announced Phase 3 of the roadmap to ease COVID-19 restrictions in WA, with significant changes coming into effect from Saturday, June 6.
The State Government will fast-track $12 million in funding applications for community sport and recreation projects to expedite the projects and support Western Australia's economy as part of the COVID-19 recovery.
To coincide with National Volunteer Week, here are some resources and tips to help sport and recreation organisations recognise and support their volunteers.
The local government sector has a key role to play in the Phase 2 easing of restrictions and in helping communities get back on their feet and the economy back on track.
On 26 April 2020, the State Government announced the cautious easing of some COVID-19 restrictions. Here’s what sport and active recreation organisations should do before commencing activities.
From Friday 24 April, until midnight Wednesday 13 May, organisations are able to apply for Lotterywest support through its COVID-19 Relief Fund involving the ‘Event Cancellation Relief and ‘Sector Support for Resilient Organisations’ short term grants programs.
KidSport enables Western Australian children to participate in community sport and recreation.
We are committed to giving every club in Western Australia access to resources, guides, training opportunities and information on how they can improve their club and support their volunteers and members.
Our recreation camps are special places where Western Australians of all ages can participate in unique outdoor activities.
There are economic, cultural, social and health benefits to having more women involved in leadership roles.
Developing and maintaining good governance and continuous improvement.
The heart and soul oif any organisation is its people, and why we emphasis capacity building.
Creating a sports system for athletes to achieve their potential in national and international sport.
Western Australian sporting associations and clubs often need to work with coaches, players, officials, managerial staff and scientific staff from other countries.
Being inclusive means welcoming everyone, regardless of age, gender, race and ability.
Integrity is the basis of sport’s reputation for fair and ethical behaviour.
Monitoring trends in sport and recreation, to deliver the best advice to the organisations we service.
Together with local government, we help the development of sport and recreation facilities in WA.
Ensuring all participants enjoy meaningful health and safety protections.
The department provides funding to promote participation and achievement in sport and recreation.