News and events

Latest news

Parklands the winner at Planning Institute Awards

Monday 24 Nov 2014

The Public Parkland Planning and Design Guide has won the Award of Excellence Friday night in the Improving Planning Processes and Practices category at the Planning Institute Awards of Excellence.

Aspiring athletes get travel boost

Monday 10 Nov 2014

Talented Western Australian athletes can realise their sporting dreams with the announcement of the recipients of the latest round of the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme.

KidSport wins Premier’s Award

Thursday 06 Nov 2014

The Department of Sport and Recreation’s KidSport program last night won the Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Sector Management, in the Strengthening Families and Communities category.

Upcoming events

Engaging our next generation

Friday 28 Nov 2014

Communicating and connecting with teams and volunteers. A coaches and officials breakfast.

Changing Times, Emerging Generations

Friday 28 Nov 2014

A workshop designed to educate, provide useful tips and strategies for sporting associations to engage youth into volunteer roles.

Changing Times, Emerging Generations (PLA)

Friday 28 Nov 2014

Creating healthy, active, 21st century communities.


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.