Pilbara

WA map highlighting the PilbaraThe Pilbara offers a wide range of sporting and recreational activities due to the region's unique climate and geography.

Karratha and Port Hedland are the major regional centres where most activities take place.

The Pilbara climate ranges from tropical to semi-desert, with temperatures sometimes reaching 45c in summer.

These conditions, combined with the idyllic seasons of winter and spring, ensure a diverse range of sport and recreation interests are pursued all year.

Sport and Recreation (WA) is a division of the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.

Regional stakeholders

Sport and Recreation (WA) works closely with a range of stakeholders in the Pilbara region. These include local governments, the Pilbara Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.

Local governments in the Pilbara include:

Contact the Pilbara office

Pilbara office
Karratha Leisureplex
Dampier Highway
PO Box 941, Karratha WA 6714
Telephone 08 9182 2100
@DLGSCpilbara
@DLGSCpilbara
Email the Pilbara office

Pilbara staff

Simone Fountain
Regional Manager Pilbara
Telephone 08 9182 2100
Mobile 0418 232 191
Email Simone Fountain

Jodie Swaffer
(Monday - Thursday)
A/Regional Officer (Including Aboriginal Services)
Telephone 08 9182 2123
Mobile 0488 906 129
Email Jodie Swaffer

Brittany Russell
(Tuesday - Friday)
Regional Administration Officer
Telephone 08 9182 2120
Email Brittany Russell