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More gold for national hockey program

Wednesday 02 Sep 2015

Australia's gold-medal winning hockey teams will receive $400,000 from the State Government to boost their training program here in Perth, one year out from the Rio Olympics.

Socceroos kick off FIFA World Cup qualifier in Perth

Wednesday 02 Sep 2015

The Socceroos' first home 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier kicks off against Bangladesh tomorrow night at nib Stadium.

Celebrate Father's Day in national parks

Tuesday 01 Sep 2015

Families are being encouraged to enjoy the great outdoors in some of the State's magnificent national parks on Father's Day, with free entry available for all Nature Play WA passport holders.

Upcoming events

2015 Western Desert League Festival

Monday 06 Apr 2015

The 2015 Western Desert League Premiership Season comprises of three four-day rounds of football and softball competition, including children's activities.

ASC Advanced Level Officiating General Principles

Thursday 03 Sep 2015

The Advanced Level Officiating General Principles is aimed at officials who are typically operating at regional or state level competitions.


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.