News and events Latest news Two-year deal secured for SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 The State Government has signed a two-year deal to fund the SunSmart Busselton Festival of Triathlon in 2018 and 2019, which attracts some of the world's toughest athletes to Western Australia. Trainees meet Minister Tuesday 17 Apr 2018 Participants in the Wirrpanda Foundation's Sport and Recreation Traineeship Program recently had the opportunity to meet with Sport and Recreation Minister, the Hon. Mick Murray. McGowan Government celebrates WA’s PyeongChang 2018 champions Monday 16 Apr 2018 WA's five Winter Olympic and Paralympic athletes receive a standing ovation from Members of Parliament. More news Upcoming events Medieval Carnival Holiday Program April 2018 - Day Program Thursday 26 Apr 2018 Bring along a noble friend and be part of the medieval experience. Discover the world of meieval magic and mystery at the Ern Halliday Recreation village. Medieval Carnival Holiday Program April 2018 - Day Program (2) Friday 27 Apr 2018 Bring along a noble friend and be part of the medieval experience. Discover the world of meieval magic and mystery at the Ern Halliday Recreation village. Club Business Workshop - Marketing and Sponsorship Wednesday 02 May 2018 The workshop is designed for anyone in your sport and recreation club who assists in its effective and efficient operations (including recruiting new members and fundraising) and is committed to improving the club and how it does things. 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.