News and events Latest news Sport and friendship breaking down borders Tuesday 27 Jan 2015 Over the next nine days, young people will break down cultural barriers and forge lifelong relationships, as the 2015 Friendship Games get under way in Perth. Canning Vale Sports Masterplan unveiled Thursday 15 Jan 2015 Sporting and recreational facilities in Perth’s south-eastern suburbs are set to rival the State’s best with the release of a Masterplan covering a range of sports in Clifton Road, Canning Vale. 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. More news Upcoming events Nature Places and Spaces Workshops (PLA) Tuesday 17 Feb 2015 Workshop One, Scoping and Assessing Peel Sports Forum Friday 20 Feb 2015 Join us for a day loaded with sports information. View Australian Institute of Company Directors - Advanced not-for-profit governance course Australian Institute of Company Directors - Advanced not-for-profit governance course Monday 09 Mar 2015 This course will give an understanding of strategic considerations for boards in enhancing the sustainability of the not-for-profit organisation as well as having a focus on effective board compositions, board structures and internal board processes that will lead to improved decision making. 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.