The commission regulates the safety and organisation of combat sports in Western Australia.
An online registration portal for contestants and industry participants.
The Combat Sports Commission has moved to 246 Vincent St, Leederville from the 140 William Street Perth.
The Combat Sports Commission online portal streamlines the registration process and offer a number of benefits to registrants. Contestants and industry participants will have the ability to:
A message from the Chair of the Combat Sports Commission.
Matt Fulton has been named as the new Chief Executive Officer of SportWest.
Brief Ministerial Statement, Minister for Sport and Recreation.
Participants in Western Australia's combat sports industry can now collect and view all their details in one place while maintaining the highest privacy and security protections, thanks to a new portal developed by the Combat Sports Commission.
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.
Tourism Minister Paul Papalia joined current UFC featherweight champion, Australian Alex Volkanovski, at RAC Arena today to announce Perth will host the pay-per-view UFC 251 on Sunday June 7, 2020.
The Commission has launched a new online education unit for combat sport registrants of Western Australia.
The Commission’s 2018-19 Annual Report has been published and is available.
The Combat Sports Commission welcomes the continued growth of the combat sports industry in Western Australia.
The Combat Sports Commission is pleased to announce that Antoni Grover has been permanently appointed as Executive Officer.
All combat sports contests must adhere to the Combat Sports Act 1987 and the Combat Sport Regulations 2004.
General information for combat sports.
Forms and fees for contestants, matchmakers, promoters, trainers and others involved in combat sports.
Rules for Boxing, Muay Thai, Kickboxing and Mixed Martial Arts.
Suspensions and disciplinary actions issued by a medical practitioner or actioned by the Commission.
A list of policies for combat sports in Western Australia.
Important health and safety information including the dangers associated with weight cutting.
This unit provides essential information regarding registering with the Commission and participating in combat sports.
The Commission consists of nine members who are appointed by the Minister for Sport and Recreation.
These members include:
An independent review of the Commission’s policies, procedures and
operations around the preparation for contests has been undertaken
following the death of a registered contestant undertaking a weight cut
in the lead up to a contest.
Under the Combat Sports Act 1987, the Commission has the
capacity to register contestants and industry participants, enforce
health and safety guidelines, issue permits for contests and issue fines
for breaches of the law and/or permit conditions. Recent amendments to
the combat sport legislation have extended the Commission's jurisdiction
to amateur contests and these provisions came into force on 1 March
Although the Commission has the power to cause change and requires
participants to adhere to certain practices and procedures, it is the
intent of the Commission to work with the industry and its' participants
in a cooperative partnership for the benefit of everyone involved in
the Western Australia's combat sports industry.
Combat sports are regulated by the Combat Sports Act 1987 and the Combat Sports Regulations 2004, which are administered by the Combat Sports Commission.
The laws have changed and as of 1 March 2013 new provisions came into effect extending the coverage of the Combat Sports Act 1987 to include both professional and amateur combat sports.
Under this amended legislation all professional and amateur
contestants and industry participants (promoters, managers, trainers,
referees, judges and timekeepers) are required to register with the
Commission. These changes are aimed at safeguarding the health of
contestants, reducing the potential for the transmission of blood borne
diseases and ensuring that contests within Western Australia are run to a
Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries246 Vincent Street, Leederville WA 6007PO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849Telephone 61 8 6552 1604Email the Combat Sports Commission
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