News and events

Latest news

New synthetic surfaces for Ellenbrook

Saturday 17 Sep 2016

The latest piece of the Ellenbrook District Open Space has been unveiled.

Boxing gets seniors motoring along

Thursday 08 Sep 2016

A group of Parkinson's disease sufferers are using boxing to help their motor skills.

Western Australian theme for Stadium poem

Thursday 08 Sep 2016

The Perth Stadium façade is the canvas for a unique poem celebrating Western Australian people from the past, present and the future.

Upcoming events

Activating your community through social media

Thursday 06 Oct 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.

Great Aussie Camp Out, Ern Halliday Recreation Camp

Friday 07 Oct 2016

Camp out under the stars in the Sanctuary in the Suburbs at the Ern Halliday Recreation Camp, Whitfords Ave, Hillarys.

Mental Health Week

Monday 10 Oct 2016

Join staff at the Department of Sport and Recreation, for a morning of laughter, education and networking as we acknowledge Mental Health Week and celebrate the association of physical activity and team sports with good mental health.


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.