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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.

Stadium will be venue that puts all fans first

Thursday 30 Oct 2014

Perth’s new stadium will be one of the best in Australia for fans with disability who have special access requirements, Premier Colin Barnett said today.

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.