Mid West

WA map showing the Mid WestThe Mid West is a busy region when it comes to sport and recreation, it offers a diverse range of activities and is serviced by a dedicated sports administration centre.

Our Geraldton office services communities within the Mid West – a vibrant region for sport and recreation.

Sports in this region include hockey, football, cricket and netball. Recreational activities such as mountain biking, wind surfing and recreational fishing are also popular.


The Mid West Sportshouse provides office space for sports development officers which includes the sports of football (both Australian Rules Football and soccer), netball, hockey, rugby, tennis and cricket. These officers play an important role in developing their respective sports within the region. Sportshouse also hosts the ATLAS (Access to Leisure and Sport for People with Disabilities), the Mid West Sports Federation, the Mid West Academy of Sport and the Geraldton Sporting Aboriginal Corporation.

Regional stakeholders

The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Mid West region. These include local governments, the Mid West Development Commission, State Government agencies and not for profit organisations.

Local governments in the Mid West include:

Contact the Mid West office

Mid West office
Level 1, 268-270 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton WA 6530
PO Box 135, Geraldton WA 6531
Telephone 08 9956 2100
Email the Mid West office

Mid West staff

Richard Malacari
Regional Manager
Mid West and Gascoyne
Telephone 08 9956 2173
Mobile 0459 811 514
Email Richard Malacari

Simon Barras
Regional Officer
Telephone 08 9956 2175
Mobile 0407 977 130
Email Simon Barras

Sam Ottersen
Regional Administration Officer
Telephone 08 9956 2174
Email Sam Ottersen