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Research proves activity boosts young brains

Monday 12 Oct 2015

The State Government's latest research has confirmed that being active on the playground, on the court and on the field helps learning in the classroom.

Bold visions for the future

Tuesday 06 Oct 2015

Aboriginal children and young people have a significant role to play in the future prosperity of the State and their views must be used to better support their wellbeing and help them reach their potential, says the acting Commissioner for Children and Young People Jenni Perkins.

A city of royals are no match for a gang on wheels

Tuesday 06 Oct 2015

The 2015 Wheelies wheelchair basketball season in Geraldton came to a thrilling end with a grand final win to Gus’s Gang who defeated the City Royals 46 to 38.

Upcoming events

Liveable Neighbourhoods 2015

Friday 23 Oct 2015

Workshop on Implications for Sport and Recreation.


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.