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Leading the way on diversity in sport and recreation

Monday 15 Oct 2018

An advisory group that will develop strategies and initiatives to improve gender diversity in the sport and recreation industry met for the first time on Friday, October 12.

McGowan Government supporting active and engaged communities

Thursday 04 Oct 2018

Local community and sporting organisations are being encouraged to apply to share in $1 million in funding from the State Government's Targeted Participation Program (TPP).

McGowan Government supporting next generation of Wheatbelt sports stars

Wednesday 03 Oct 2018

Premier Mark McGowan today visited the Wheatbelt region to announce a number of important community grants in support of developing the next generation of regional sporting champions.

Upcoming events

Managing Conflict and Difficult People - Leederville

Wednesday 24 Oct 2018

The ideal course for coaches, officials and committee members who want to better manage conflict, and prevent it.

ASC Assessor Training Course

Wednesday 31 Oct 2018

The ideal course for officials and sports administrators who assess others.

Event Risk Management Workshop

Thursday 01 Nov 2018

Upon completing this workshop, attendees will have an understanding of the common types of event risk, be able to identify the different types of risk, successfully control event risk and be able to construct a Risk Management Plan relevant to their event.


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.