News and events Latest news Major works to upgrade Willetton Basketball Stadium begin Thursday 13 Dec 2018 The turning of the first sod of soil today will mark the beginning of a $10 million upgrade to Willetton Basketball Stadium. State Government leading the way for gender diversity in sport Monday 10 Dec 2018 The State Government has helped spearhead a push for Australian sports governing bodies to commit to having at least 50 per cent women on their executive boards and committees. Nippers funding makes a splash Friday 07 Dec 2018 Surf Life Saving WA (SLSWA) has received $700,000 towards equipment and safety devices to support the nippers program, thanks to the State Government and Lotterywest. More news Upcoming events Bickley Outdoor Recreation Camp Summer Splash Camp 2019 Wednesday 09 Jan 2019 Grab a friend and head to Bickley Outdoor Recreation Camps Summer Splash Camp. No time to be bored with days full of fun, wild water activities, climbing and recreation activities for everyone. Ern Halliday Recreation Camp Holiday Program - Day Program Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 Wednesday 16 Jan 2019 Grab a friend and come to Ern Halliday Recreation Camp for an action packed day out. Ern Halliday Recreation Camp Holiday Program - Day Program Thursday 17 Jan 2019 Thursday 17 Jan 2019 Grab a friend and come to Ern Halliday Recreation Camp for an action packed day out. More events Awards The Department celebrated the valuable contribution made by sports coaches and officials to the sporting industry and wider community during the 2014 Industry Sports Coaches and Officials Awards.