News and events Latest news Women’s football recognises best and fairest Wednesday 24 Aug 2016 Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies congratulated those honoured at the WA Women's Football League's (WAWFL) Medal Presentation dinner at the Duxton Hotel on Monday night. Aquatic centres recognised for saving water Tuesday 16 Aug 2016 Five metropolitan aquatic centres named Waterwise View 'Side-walk surfing' comes to Mount Magnet 'Side-walk surfing' comes to Mount Magnet Monday 15 Aug 2016 Mount Magnet's new skate park is set to challenge anyone who picks up a board and kickflips their way onto the course. More news Upcoming events Children and Nature Conference Sunday 28 Aug 2016 Nature Play WA’s inaugural Children and Nature Conference comes to Fremantle this August 28. Certificate IV in Training and Assessment Monday 05 Sep 2016 This nationally recognised qualification is valuable for people seeking to deliver or assess competency based training. Activating your community through social media Tuesday 06 Sep 2016 This seminar is aimed at Local Government Officers and Managers that work in Leisure Services, Leisure and Aquatic Centres, Health Clubs, Community Development, Events, Marketing and Communications. 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.