News

News from the Department highlighting funding, initiatives and projects in the sport and recreation industry.

National Premier League game for Geraldton

Monday 23 Jan 2017

Soccer fans are in for some fancy footwork when Geraldton hosts a National Premier League WA game at the re-developed Wonthella Oval later this year.

$5.7m for regional athletes, coaches and officials

Monday 23 Jan 2017

Regional sport is the winner after the Liberal National Government today announced $5.7 million to support regional athletes, coaches and officials.

More seniors active with SilverSport program

Thursday 19 Jan 2017

More seniors will have the chance to get active with the expansion of the popular SilverSport pilot program to Albany and Bunbury.

Pool funding splashes for safety and training

Wednesday 18 Jan 2017

Pool goers across Western Australia will benefit from funding for safety and training through the Community Pool Revitalisation Program.

$3.5m for regional sporting facilities

Saturday 14 Jan 2017

Sport and Recreation Minister Mia Davies today announced 10 regional sport and recreation projects would share in $3.5 million to improve local facilities.

$8.4 million for sports facilities in Perth metro

Tuesday 10 Jan 2017

Grassroots sport in the metropolitan area will benefit from $8.4 million in funding for projects including installing floodlights, synthetic turf and upgraded facilities.

Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption

Thursday 05 Jan 2017

Armadale and Thornlie Line passengers have been urged to make alternate travel arrangements or leave extra time to make their journey ahead of a 17-day rail disruption, which starts tomorrow evening.

Plan for more mountain biking in Perth and Peel

Tuesday 13 Dec 2016

The Liberal National Government has invited the community to have a say on the draft Perth and Peel Mountain Bike Master Plan 2016-2026, released for public comment today.

Plan ahead for Armadale and Thornlie Line disruption

Friday 09 Dec 2016

Armadale and Thornlie Line passengers are being urged to plan ahead, with a 17-day disruption on the Armadale and Thornlie lines just four weeks away.

More than $500,000 in grants for local sporting clubs

Thursday 08 Dec 2016

Community sport across Western Australia will benefit from the latest round of Liberal National Government grants for sport and recreation projects.

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

Monday 14 Nov 2016

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.