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Scholarship puts the focus on women

Thursday 26 Mar 2015

Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced this year’s Dr Heather MacGowan, OAM, Scholarship would focus on women in sport.

State sporting associations thrive with funding

Friday 20 Mar 2015

A calisthenics mentoring program, a Kung Fu State tournament and software to map football players are just some of the new projects funded by the State Government under the latest round of the State Sporting Association (SSA) Annual Grants Scheme.

Stadium Station construction tender awarded

Thursday 19 Mar 2015

Construction of the train station at the new Perth Stadium site will begin within months with the announcement that Laing O’Rourke and AECOM have been selected to build the infrastructure.

Upcoming events

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.

2015 National Water Polo Country Championships

Tuesday 31 Mar 2015

The National Water Polo Country Championships is a week long tournament where male and female teams from Victoria, ACT, New South Wales, Queensland, the Australian Defence Force and Western Australia will battle it out in the water at the Karratha Leisureplex.

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.


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.