News and events

Latest news

Preferred Perth Stadium operator named

Monday 08 Feb 2016

The State Government will enter into exclusive negotiations with Stadium Australia Operations to become operator of the Perth Stadium, following a three-month evaluation period and subsequent approval by State Cabinet.

Be sport smart in the heat

Friday 05 Feb 2016

Perth and the metropolitan area is expecting a heat wave with a series of consecutive days over 35 degrees expected. People training, competing in sports events or generally being active are urged to take precautions to avoid heat stress.

Millions to help improve regional pools

Friday 05 Feb 2016

Municipal pools across regional Western Australia will be sparkling over the summer, thanks to funding from the Community Pool Revitalisation Program.

Upcoming events

Peel Sports Forum 2016

Friday 19 Feb 2016

Join us for a day loaded with sports information.

Sport Business Workshops – Marketing and Sponsorship

Wednesday 24 Feb 2016

The Department in partnership with JGC Group presents the fifth of six free informative and interactive workshops.

Cybersafety in Sport and Recreation Workshop

Thursday 25 Feb 2016

Presented by the Office of the Children’s eSafety Commissioner.


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.