News and events

Latest news

Women’s football recognises best and fairest

Wednesday 24 Aug 2016

Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies congratulated those honoured at the WA Women's Football League's (WAWFL) Medal Presentation dinner at the Duxton Hotel on Monday night.

Aquatic centres recognised for saving water

Tuesday 16 Aug 2016

Five metropolitan aquatic centres named Waterwise

'Side-walk surfing' comes to Mount Magnet

Monday 15 Aug 2016

Mount Magnet's new skate park is set to challenge anyone who picks up a board and kickflips their way onto the course.

Upcoming events

Children and Nature Conference

Sunday 28 Aug 2016

Nature Play WA’s inaugural Children and Nature Conference comes to Fremantle this August 28.

Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Monday 05 Sep 2016

This nationally recognised qualification is valuable for people seeking to deliver or assess competency based training.

Activating your community through social media

Tuesday 06 Sep 2016

This seminar is aimed at Local Government Officers and Managers that work in Leisure Services, Leisure and Aquatic Centres, Health Clubs, Community Development, Events, Marketing and Communications.


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.