News and events Latest news Athletic masters get set for world championships Wednesday 26 Oct 2016 More than 4,000 competitors and 3,000 supporters from 92 countries have arrived in Perth for the 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships, which begin today. Perth Stadium transport options benefit fans Tuesday 18 Oct 2016 A video showing fans transport options to access the new 60,000-seat Perth Stadium was released online today by the Liberal National Government. WA seniors choosing to become active in droves Wednesday 05 Oct 2016 Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies said a pilot program encouraging seniors aged 60 years and over to be more active had already enrolled 718 seniors in its opening months. More news Upcoming events Integrating Sport and Recreation into Public Health Plans Workshops (Floreat) Thursday 27 Oct 2016 The new Public Health Act requires each local government to prepare a local public health plan that applies to its local government district. Integrating Sport and Recreation into Public Health Plans Workshops (Baldivis) Friday 28 Oct 2016 The new Public Health Act requires each local government to prepare a local public health plan that applies to its local government district. Quaranup Community Open Day Saturday 29 Oct 2016 Camp Quaranup opens its doors to celebrate Outdoors October with the community of Albany. More events Awards 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.