What we do

The Department of Sport and Recreation contributes to the wellbeing of Western Australians.

Our priorities

With research showing sport and recreation offering so many benefits to society, the Department is at the forefront of enhancing the lives of Western Australians.

It does this by providing leadership, advice and funding for the sport and recreation industry in Western Australia to ensure the widest possible participation in sport and recreation. This includes:

We strive to provide opportunities for all Western Australians, no matter where they live, their background or physical ability.

The Department works with sports organisations, clubs, recreation groups and agencies, State and Federal government departments, non-government agencies and private industry to benefit the community.