News and events Latest news The Queen’s Baton Relay wants you! Sunday 05 Mar 2017 Western Australia welcomes the Queen’s Baton Relay in lead up to Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Be sport smart in the heat Tuesday 28 Feb 2017 Perth and the metropolitan area is expecting high temperatures with a series of consecutive days of mid to high thirties expected. People training, competing in sports events or generally being active are urged to take precautions to avoid heat stress. Outstanding local volunteers wanted Thursday 16 Feb 2017 Do you know a sport and recreation volunteer in the Great Southern who has given outstanding support and service? More news Upcoming events Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) Course Thursday 30 Mar 2017 The Department of Sport and Recreation invites members of the sport and recreation industry to register for the Member Protection Information Officer (MPIO) course. Good Club Governance Thursday 30 Mar 2017 Club Business Workshops, Busselton Good Club Governance Thursday 30 Mar 2017 Club Business Workshops, Bunbury More events Awards The Department celebrated the valuable contribution made by sports coaches and officials to the sporting industry and wider community during the 2014 Industry Sports Coaches and Officials Awards.