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.

Regional stakeholders

The department 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
Email the Pilbara office

Pilbara staff

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

Jodie Swaffer
(Monday to Thursday)
Regional Officer
Telephone 08 9182 2123
Email Jodie Swaffer

Morgan Mair
(Monday, Wednesday and Thursday)
Regional Officer
Telephone 08 9182 2123
Mobile 0488 906 129
Email Morgan Mair

Jaci Rothe
(Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday)
Regional Administration Officer
Telephone 08 9182 2120
Email Jaci Roth