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Travel grants help young sport stars

Thursday 23 Apr 2015

More than 500 Western Australian athletes have received subsidies to travel to sporting competitions in the latest round of the State Government’s Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme.

New home for WA sporting champions

Wednesday 22 Apr 2015

An indoor javelin-throwing facility, a five-lane runway, gym and recovery pools are just a few state-of-the-art features of the new Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Service Centre in Mount Claremont.

Postecoglou excited for new Perth Stadium opening

Monday 20 Apr 2015

Head coach of the Socceroos, Ange Postecoglou, is excited that his team will have the opportunity to play at the multi-purpose new Perth Stadium from 2018.

Upcoming events

Ride to stop youth suicide

Wednesday 01 Apr 2015

It doesn’t matter whether you’re part of a cycling club, a dedicated recreational rider or you pedal on an exercise bike at home or in the gym.

2015 Western Desert League Festival

Monday 06 Apr 2015

The 2015 Western Desert League Premiership Season comprises of three four-day rounds of football and softball competition, including children's activities.

Assessors Course

Saturday 02 May 2015

The Australian Sports Commission Assessor Training Program is designed to assist assessors improve their skills in planning the assessment process, assessing competence, developing assessment tools and reviewing and validating assessment.


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.