News and events Latest news Parklands the winner at Planning Institute Awards Monday 24 Nov 2014 The Public Parkland Planning and Design Guide has won the Award of Excellence Friday night in the Improving Planning Processes and Practices category at the Planning Institute Awards of Excellence. Aspiring athletes get travel boost Monday 10 Nov 2014 Talented Western Australian athletes can realise their sporting dreams with the announcement of the recipients of the latest round of the Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme. KidSport wins Premier’s Award Thursday 06 Nov 2014 The Department of Sport and Recreation’s KidSport program last night won the Premier’s Award for Excellence in Public Sector Management, in the Strengthening Families and Communities category. More news Upcoming events View Engaging our next generation Engaging our next generation Friday 28 Nov 2014 Communicating and connecting with teams and volunteers. A coaches and officials breakfast. View Changing Times, Emerging Generations Changing Times, Emerging Generations Friday 28 Nov 2014 A workshop designed to educate, provide useful tips and strategies for sporting associations to engage youth into volunteer roles. View Changing Times, Emerging Generations (PLA) Changing Times, Emerging Generations (PLA) Friday 28 Nov 2014 Creating healthy, active, 21st century communities. 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.