News and events

Latest news

New centre the active heart of Narembeen

Monday 02 May 2016

Premier Colin Barnett and Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies have officially opened the $5.2 million upgraded Narembeen Recreation Centre.

Design and colour of stadium seats revealed

Wednesday 27 Apr 2016

Sports fans have given the thumbs up to the size, design and colour of the seats at Perth Stadium and Sports Precinct.

SilverSport to help seniors get active

Thursday 21 Apr 2016

Eligible seniors will be given financial help to join sporting clubs or attend seniors physical activity classes under an innovative program announced today in Belmont.

Upcoming events

Safe Clubs 4 Kids workshop

Wednesday 04 May 2016

The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative supports the sport and recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people.

Industry Sports Coaches and Officials Awards

Sunday 29 May 2016

The Industry Sports Coaches and Officials Awards was established to provide State Sporting Associations the opportunity to recognise and reward coaches and officials for outstanding contribution and commitment to sport in WA.

Managing people in sport and recreation environments

Wednesday 01 Jun 2016

Whether you are a coach, official, sports administrator or volunteer, this workshop is designed to equip you with the skills to effectively interact with people in most situations in the sport and recreation environment.


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.