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News from the Department highlighting funding, initiatives and projects in the sport and recreation industry.
Bledisloe Cup coming to Perth Stadium in 2019
Wednesday 07 Dec 2016
One of the biggest rivalries in world sport is coming to Perth Stadium in 2019 when Western Australia hosts its first ever Bledisloe Cup match.
New sports stadium for Esperance community
Tuesday 06 Dec 2016
Esperance will get a new sports stadium as part of a $4.06 million investment through the Liberal National Government's Royalties for Regions program, Regional Development Minister Terry Redman announced today.
New Albany home for cricket and soccer
Wednesday 30 Nov 2016
Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today officially opened the new $2.2 million western precinct pavilion for cricket and soccer at Albany's Centennial Park.
Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption
Friday 25 Nov 2016
Armadale and Thornlie Line passengers are being urged to plan ahead, with a 17-day disruption on the Armadale and Thornlie lines just six weeks away.
Sports carnival brings youth together
Thursday 24 Nov 2016
Today more than 200 students from four Perth high schools will compete in the second annual Communicare Multicultural Schools Cup.
$456 million of local stadium subcontracts
Friday 18 Nov 2016
Construction at the Perth Stadium is stimulating the local economy, with new figures released today showing more than $450 million worth of stadium subcontracts going to local companies.
Ern Halliday celebrates 40 years of active kids
Thursday 17 Nov 2016
A hub of recreational activity over four decades, Ern Halliday Recreation Camp opened 17 November 1976. Since then we’ve welcomed campers with over one million overnight stays.
Veterans celebrate active runs on the board
Monday 14 Nov 2016
Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies has congratulated a contingent of senior cricketers, in Perth competing at the National Seniors Cricket Championships, for their commitment to the sport.
New Healthway grants mark World Diabetes Day
Mirrabooka's award-winning Edmund Rice Centre is one of five Western Australian community groups to share in $390,000 of Healthway funding, to promote better health through a wide range of community and sporting activities.
More seniors active with project expansion
Wednesday 09 Nov 2016
More seniors will have the chance to be active following the Liberal National Government's decision to expand the popular SilverSport pilot program.
State-of-the-art sporting facility for Kalgoorlie
Saturday 05 Nov 2016
More sporting participation opportunities for the local community.
Community pools sparkle with funding
Friday 04 Nov 2016
Regional pools will be sparkling over the summer thanks to an injection of funding through the Community Pools Revitalisation Program, made possible by the Liberal National Government's Royalties for Regions program.
Funding for a vibrant regional sporting culture
Thursday 03 Nov 2016
Regional sporting groups will share in $622,500 as part of the Liberal National Government's Regional Organisational Sustainability Program.
Olympians and Paralympians tour regional WA
Monday 31 Oct 2016
Olympic fever hits the Goldfields today as the Champions 2 Country tour arrives in the region.
Athletic masters get set for world championships
Wednesday 26 Oct 2016
More than 4,000 competitors and 3,000 supporters from 92 countries have arrived in Perth for the 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships, which begin today.
Perth Stadium transport options benefit fans
Tuesday 18 Oct 2016
A video showing fans transport options to access the new 60,000-seat Perth Stadium was released online today by the Liberal National Government.
WA seniors choosing to become active in droves
Wednesday 05 Oct 2016
Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies said a pilot program encouraging seniors aged 60 years and over to be more active had already enrolled 718 seniors in its opening months.
New facilities to take flight where Falcons dare
Tuesday 04 Oct 2016
Premier Colin Barnett today turned the first sod of soil to mark the beginning of the next stage of a $20 million Liberal National Government election commitment to redevelop HBF Arena in Joondalup.
KidSport’s fifth birthday more than child’s play
Friday 30 Sep 2016
The Liberal National Government's award-winning KidSport program is growing up fast – celebrating its fifth birthday this month.
Upgraded Broome pool set to make a splash
A $3.3 million upgrade to the Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre has begun with Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today inspecting construction activity.