News and events

Latest news

Nature Play 2:1 summer challenge

Thursday 18 Dec 2014

The challenge has been set to get kids spending a minimum of two hours being active outdoors for every hour spent in front of the screen during the school holidays, which start tomorrow.

Aspiring young athletes given financial boost

Tuesday 16 Dec 2014

Young athletes have the opportunity to take a step closer to achieving their sporting dreams with the opening of the latest round of the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme, Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies announced today.

Your Move program to be rolled out in Wanneroo

Monday 08 Dec 2014

The State Government’s Your Move program, which connects people with alternative transport options and sporting groups, will be introduced in the City of Wanneroo early next year after a successful initial delivery in the City of Cockburn.

Upcoming events

Coaches and Officials Breakfast

Friday 20 Mar 2015

Breakfast networking event.

Managing people in sport and recreation environments

Wednesday 01 Apr 2015

The course will provide you with the resources and skills to successfully conduct this two-hour seminar. A presenter's manual will be provided, which includes many examples of how to encourage the interest and interaction of seminar participants.

Presenter/Facilitator Training Course

Saturday 11 Apr 2015

A course for presenters from sporting organisations.


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.