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Sport and friendship breaking down borders

Tuesday 27 Jan 2015

Over the next nine days, young people will break down cultural barriers and forge lifelong relationships, as the 2015 Friendship Games get under way in Perth.

Canning Vale Sports Masterplan unveiled

Thursday 15 Jan 2015

Sporting and recreational facilities in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs are set to rival the State’s best with the release of a Masterplan covering a range of sports in Clifton Road, Canning Vale.

Nature Play 2:1 summer challenge

Thursday 18 Dec 2014

The challenge has been set to get kids spending a minimum of two hours being active outdoors for every hour spent in front of the screen during the school holidays, which start tomorrow.

Upcoming events

Nature Places and Spaces Workshops (PLA)

Tuesday 17 Feb 2015

Workshop One, Scoping and Assessing

Peel Sports Forum

Friday 20 Feb 2015

Join us for a day loaded with sports information.

Australian Institute of Company Directors - Advanced not-for-profit governance course

Monday 09 Mar 2015

This course will give an understanding of strategic considerations for boards in enhancing the sustainability of the not-for-profit organisation as well as having a focus on effective board compositions, board structures and internal board processes that will lead to improved decision making.


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.