With so many small communities in the Wheatbelt, sport and recreation plays a vital role.
Sport plays a major part in the lives of people in the Wheatbelt, with many talented athletes having emerged and continuing to emerge. It is seen as one of the most important ways for keeping communities together.
Continuing recreation and regional planning is providing important direction and focus for the future delivery of sport and recreation infrastructure/services in the region.
Sport and Recreation (WA) is a division of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
Sport and Recreation (WA) works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Wheatbelt region. These include local governments, the Wheatbelt Development Commission, State Government agencies and not for profit organisations.
Local governments in the Wheatbelt include:
Wheatbelt Sportshouse provides support to sport and recreation organisations in the delivery of their services in the Wheatbelt.