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COVID Event Guidelines and Plans to enable for more events in WA

Sep 18, 2020
Events of more than 500 people that require a local government authority approval will be supported with COVID Event Guidelines and COVID Event Plans to ensure more events are held in Western Australia.

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A group of swimmers about to start an ocean race. All wearing swim caps, goggles and racing attire

More than $630,000 invested to support sport and recreation and mass participation events in WA

The State Government is providing $635,715 in financial support to assist sport and recreation organisations to plan, secure and deliver mass participation events in Western Australia in 2024.
Athletes and government officials at the announcement Perth will be hosting the 2029 World Masters Games.

World Masters Games coming to Perth in 2029

Perth has been announced as the host city for the 2029 World Masters Games.

Thomas family on target at Sporting Clays National Championship

71-year-old Mick Thomas shares more than just a bloodline with his 15-year-old grandson Liam.
Collaborative painting on Country, Ngurra Kutjuwarra (On Country, Together), Warlayirti Artists Aboriginal Corporation, Great Sandy Desert, Western Australia 2021. Photo by Lucinda White

Applications for Community Recovery Grants Program now open

The Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries is actively supporting the Community Recovery Grants Program, which is aimed at assisting communities affected by the events associated with ex-Tropical Cyclone Ellie.
Halls Creek Bike Track Project with a boy on a bike jumping over a jump

Halls Creek pump track project lifts off

In exciting news, the Halls Creek Bike Track project has been a major success, thanks to the unwavering support and dedication of the local community.
3 men wearing suits at Optus Stadium with the True Sport branding on the big screen behind them.

True Sport initiative to promote positive sporting environments

In a significant move to bolster the culture of inclusion, support and positive mental health in the sporting community, the department has provided $832,292 into phase 2 of the True Sport program.
Montage of Voyager and Slim Jim and The FATTS Band

Voyager on board with Australia II 40 Years On celebrations as bands tune up for free music concert

WA is days away from a massive celebration to mark the 40th anniversary of our 1983 America's Cup win that put Fremantle on the world map.
A large group of people standing together on the pitch of Optus Stadium at the Matildas Optus Stadium media announcement

Matildas’ Olympic qualifier moved to Optus Stadium

The upcoming Matildas' Olympic qualifying clash against the Philippines on Sunday 29 October has been relocated from HBF Park to Optus Stadium.
An image someone using a megaphone with a line of gold carts and golfers blurred in the background with the words, 'Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program. Grants of up to $50,000 available. Apply now.'

New funding round open to boost WA sporting and recreational events

Applications for the Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program are now open.
A young criket player

Rod Marsh Academy to guide cricket's future stars

WA Cricket has unveiled its Rod Marsh Wicket Keeper Pathway Specialist Coaching and Support Program.
Close-up of the wickets and red cricket ball on green pitch.

$1.6 million investment in community sport and recreation infrastructure

Practice nets, synthetic bowling greens, sports court covers and increased access to sporting fields at night are just some of the ways the State Government’s latest round of Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) and Club Night Lights Program (CNLP) funds are being spent.
Inclusive participation grant program with a montage of people involved in sport

Sport and recreation grants uplift inclusion and accessibility

A grants program designed to break down the barriers to participation in sport and recreation has received a $2.7 million funding boost over 3 years.
Port Hedland Community Centre cutting of the ribbon for the opening

Revitalised Port Hedland sport and community hub opens

The State Government has delivered on a $10 million election commitment with the opening of the redeveloped Port Hedland Community Centre today.
Artists impression of the Ellenbrook Youth Centre

Youth centre to create new opportunities for local young people

The health, wellbeing and development of young people is at the heart of a brand new $6.46 million youth centre opening in Ellenbrook.
Typographical text reading, 'VOL_NTEER WE NEED U'

VOL_NTEER We need U campaign blitz

The State Government has kicked off a State-wide media campaign blitz which aims to attract more people into volunteering and revitalise the volunteering sector following the COVID-19 pandemic.
2 groups of people standing in front of a window display for Girls Can Play & Win campaign

Exhibition celebrates women in sport

Courage, strength, grit and passion — the Girls Can Play, Wall of Fame Exhibition at Forrest Chase in Perth recognises some of our most inspiring local athletes to celebrate the achievements of women in sport.

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