News and events

Latest news

New synthetic hockey turf gold for Kookaburras

Friday 20 May 2016

The town of Narrogin will celebrate the opening of their new synthetic turf hockey surface with two games between the Kookaburras and Great Britain this weekend.

Kicking goals for women's soccer in Balga

Monday 16 May 2016

Premier Colin Barnett officially opened the upgraded pavilion for the Northern Redbacks Women's Soccer Club at Balga's Celebration Park today, which benefitted from $500,000 in State Government funding.

Sport 4 All

Friday 13 May 2016

2016-17 Budget Infographic including Sports and Recreation Investment

Upcoming events

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.

AICD Advanced Governance Course

Monday 13 Jun 2016

The Department of Sport and Recreation (DSR) has partnered with the Australian Institute of Company Directors to offer the opportunity to new or experienced directors within the Western Australian sport and recreation industry to attend the Advanced Governance Directors course.

Safe Clubs 4 Kids workshop

Wednesday 22 Jun 2016

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


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.