Sport and Recreation Western Australia
The Department of Sport and Recreation is the lead agency responsible for the implementation of government policy and initiatives in sport and recreation.
A key role of the department is to contribute to the healthy lifestyle of Western Australians by increasing physical activity in the community through sport and recreation.
Perth is in a heat wave with a series of consecutive days over 35 degrees expected, and residents training, competing in sports events or generally being active are urged to take precautions to avoid heat stress.
Construction has started on new high performance home
Construction has begun on the WAIS High Performance Service Centre in Mount Claremont.
Sport 4 All is a four-year, $20 million project to increase participation in community sport and recreation throughout Western Australia. This program will help 30,000 disadvantaged WA children to join a sport or recreation club. More on Sport 4 All.
Enabling WA children to participate in community sport and recreation, no matter their financial circumstances.
It takes the whole community to send an athlete to London.
WA’s sport and recreation industry has been guided by three to five-year strategic directions since 1997, giving the industry a framework in which to operate and develop. It has also guided State Government decision-making and funding directions and has been the catalyst for the achievement of a range of industry outcomes.
The Department of Sport and Recreation provides four fantastic recreational camps situated around the greater Perth area.
The camps offer schools and organisations the ideal location for conferences, personal development, team building and participation in a safe and fun environment. More on Recreation Camps.
Sport and Recreation in Regional WA
The Department of Sport and Recreation provides services across Western Australia through nine regional areas and 11 regional offices.
Sport and recreation in regional areas are often a vital link for many communities, providing opportunities to network, socialise and form long-lasting friendships.
For more details on what is happening in each, click on the map of Western Australia for information on each region.