News and events Latest news Travel grants help young sport stars Thursday 23 Apr 2015 More than 500 Western Australian athletes have received subsidies to travel to sporting competitions in the latest round of the State Government’s Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme. New home for WA sporting champions Wednesday 22 Apr 2015 An indoor javelin-throwing facility, a five-lane runway, gym and recovery pools are just a few state-of-the-art features of the new Western Australian Institute of Sport High Performance Service Centre in Mount Claremont. Postecoglou excited for new Perth Stadium opening Monday 20 Apr 2015 Head coach of the Socceroos, Ange Postecoglou, is excited that his team will have the opportunity to play at the multi-purpose new Perth Stadium from 2018. More news Upcoming events Ride to stop youth suicide Wednesday 01 Apr 2015 It doesn’t matter whether you’re part of a cycling club, a dedicated recreational rider or you pedal on an exercise bike at home or in the gym. View 2015 Western Desert League Festival 2015 Western Desert League Festival Monday 06 Apr 2015 The 2015 Western Desert League Premiership Season comprises of three four-day rounds of football and softball competition, including children's activities. View Assessors Course Assessors Course Saturday 02 May 2015 The Australian Sports Commission Assessor Training Program is designed to assist assessors improve their skills in planning the assessment process, assessing competence, developing assessment tools and reviewing and validating assessment. 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.