News and events Latest news Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre opens Saturday 20 May 2017 Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray today congratulated the City of Cockburn on the opening of the new state-of-the-art Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre (ARC). Trails blueprint paves way to revitalise regional towns Friday 19 May 2017 Trails development in Western Australia has taken a major step forward with the release of a blueprint set to guide economic development and job creation in regional towns. McGowan Government getting on with the job of opening the stadium Wednesday 10 May 2017 Perth Stadium is now 82 per cent complete and on track for the start of the 2018 AFL season. More news Upcoming events Safe Clubs 4 Kids workshop, Kalgoorlie Wednesday 05 Apr 2017 The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative supports the sport and recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people. Governance for Sport and Recreation Boards Course Tuesday 16 May 2017 There are fantastic benefits to serving on a Sport and / or Recreation Board, especially if you want to use your skills and passion to make an impact on a non-profit organisation. Safe Clubs 4 Kids workshop, Orelia Thursday 25 May 2017 The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative supports the sport and recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people. 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.