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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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Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

24 Nov 2022
2 community sporting grant programs have given 24 local sport clubs and facilities across Western Australia more than $1 million in funding for upgrades.
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Your child's one-to-one coach... have you checked?

16 Nov 2022
The Department of Communities has launched a social media campaign asking parents and guardians engaging individuals to work with or look after their children a simple question — have you checked?
A girl with an orange segment in her mouth. Text reads, "Every Club grants scheme. Up to $50,000 for local governments to support sustainable clubs"

Multi-million dollar investment to support grassroots sports

3 Nov 2022
Sport and recreation clubs in Western Australia will receive a $2.1 million funding boost thanks to the latest round of grants available through the State Government's Every Club Program.
Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD activation grants with an image of an evening night market

Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD activation grants

2 Nov 2022
The State Government’s investment in revitalising the Perth CBD and Northbridge continues with 18 eligible businesses, property owners and not-for-profits sharing in more than $1.2 million of funding from the Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program.
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WA Golf Open scores Sport and Recreation event funding

20 Oct 2022
The Minister for Sport and Recreation has approved funding of $30,000 to help Golf WA host this year’s Western Australian Open Golf Championship, while Wembley Lacrosse Club received $10,000 to deliver the 2022 U15 Boys and Girls National Tournament.
Three mountain bike riders on a bush track.

State mountain bike strategy launch

17 Oct 2022
More West Australians and visitors will have access to mountain bike opportunities thanks to the launch of a State strategy aimed at supporting sustainable participation in one of the fastest growing activities in the world.
A group of Aboriginal children playing sport on a grass field

More active opportunities for underprivileged remote Kimberley youth

23 Sep 2022
DLGSC is funding a scheme to provide more sporting opportunities and second-hand sporting equipment for at-risk children and youth in under-serviced remote communities in the Kimberley region.
Round 2 recipients announced for Perth CBD activation grants with an image of an evening night market

Round 1 CBD Revitalisation Grant Program recipients announced

21 Sep 2022
24 eligible businesses, property owners and not-for-profits have shared in $1.9 million of funding from the State Government's $4 million Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program.
A coach watching her players

State Government announces grants to promote volunteering

5 Sep 2022
To increase awareness and encourage the uptake of volunteering in Western Australia, the State Government today announced a $100,000 grants program to support volunteer service organisations.
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Funding delivers out-of-school programs for at-risk Kimberley youth

2 Aug 2022
The State Government has announced $734,500 in funding for four programs in the Kimberley region that will deliver structured holiday and out-of-school programs to at-risk youth over the next 3 years.
A hockey field a night illuminated by lights

Funding helps local communities play and participate

8 Jul 2022
Sporting facilities across Perth and regional Western Australia will benefit from the latest round of community sport facility and lighting grants.
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VenuesWest welcomes new Chair and new board member

20 Jun 2022
The VenuesWest board, which oversees Western Australia's premier sport and entertainment venues, has welcomed a new Chair and one new board member.
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$1.65 million to keep WA’s sport and recreation clubs COVID-safe

18 May 2022
The State Government has announced $1.65 million in funding for COVID-related cleaning and personal hygiene costs at local community sport and active recreation clubs.
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Albany Sharks club president wins prestigious volunteer award

17 May 2022
The Great Southern region has kicked off National Volunteer Week by celebrating two of its finest volunteers for their outstanding commitment to the sporting community.
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National Volunteer Week underway for 2022

16 May 2022
Australia's largest annual celebration of volunteering, National Volunteer Week (16 to 22 May 2022), is underway for 2022.
Optus Stadium view from the Swan River at twilight.

Optus Stadium’s accessible rooftop experiences a first in Australia

5 May 2022
Following the opening of Optus Stadium's VERTIGO rooftop experience in March, the experience is now open to people of all abilities.
Pam Glossop

Veteran administrator and Olympian retires

28 Apr 2022
After 6 years as Club Development Officer at the City of Busselton, Pam Glossop said her farewells and prepared for retirement and a life on the road traveling around Australia.
Photo portrait of Brendan McNally

New Regional Officer for DLGSC South West Office

28 Apr 2022
Get to know Brendan McNally, who is the new Regional Officer for the South West office in Bunbury
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Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

25 Feb 2022
A sod turning today has marked the start of construction on a $5.9 million purpose-built youth centre to support young people in Ellenbrook.
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Grants light up the sporting night

21 Feb 2022
More people will be able to play sport well into the night thanks to the latest round of funding in the Club Night Lights Program (CNLP).
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Funding supports community by helping sport

11 Feb 2022
21 projects have received funding in the latest round of grants from the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF).
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Funding ensures more sport and recreation opportunities for Newman youth

2 Feb 2022
The State Government has provided funding to YMCA WA for the delivery of a new school holiday and out of school hours program in Newman.
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Project means more people ‘Candance’

13 Jan 2022
The Candance Dance Studio Bunbury is providing opportunities in DanceSport for people with special needs through the ‘Shall we Dance Sport’ project.
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South Mandurah club supporting tennis for all

13 Jan 2022
The South Mandurah Tennis Club recently worked with local disability services providers and education support schools to set up the Tennis For All program.
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KidSport turns 10 and changes lives

16 Dec 2021
KidSport has had a huge impact on kids all over WA. Since 2011, more than 245,000 vouchers have supported more than 100,000 children to participate in club sport and swimming lessons.
Teenagers at tennis clinic

Small grants a big factor in creating healthy, happy communities

1 Dec 2021
The State Government has awarded nearly $900,000 to more than 20 local governments and community organisations to improve sport and recreation facilities.
Prevelly Beach Margaret River estuary

Surf’s Up! Lotterywest funds for Margaret River Surf Life Saving Development Centre

10 Nov 2021
The next generation of surf life savers will benefit from a wave of funds for the Surf Life Saving WA Development Centre in Margaret River.
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New gender neutral changerooms level playing field for women’s sport in Exmouth

1 Nov 2021
The Exmouth Recreation Centre's new gender-neutral changerooms were officially opened today, with Sport and Recreation Minister Tony Buti in town to mark the occasion.
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Child Safeguarding Checklist

12 Oct 2021
Organisations are reminded that a checklist for staff and volunteers working with children and young people has been developed.
Swanbourne Nedlands SLS

Lotterywest revamp for booming Swanbourne Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club

20 Aug 2021
Facilities at Swanbourne Nedlands Surf Life Saving Club will be upgraded following a beach boom that has seen membership numbers soar.
Artist impression of the State Football Centre showing players in the foreground and the building in the background

Kicking goals as construction begins on $32.5 million State Football Centre

18 Aug 2021
​Works have kicked off on Western Australia's $32.5 million State Football Centre, marking a major milestone for the thriving local football community.
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Club Corner — Every Club update from the Peel and South West region

12 Aug 2021
Local governments across the Peel and South West regions have received funding through the Every Club Grant Scheme to support local club development programs.
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Linga Longa Mountain Bike Club creating a legacy

12 Aug 2021
The Linga Longa Mountain Bike Club received Active Regional Communities funding to support their club members and leaders to become accredited coaches in mountain biking.
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Mandurah Bowling and Recreation Club making bowls a game for all

12 Aug 2021
The Targeted Participation Program is continuing to provide funding for organisations to promote participation and active engagement of communities in sport and active recreation.
Participants in the Volunteer Think Tank held in Mandurah seated at desks

A look into volunteering

12 Aug 2021
A series of free club networking opportunities and volunteer think tanks challenged clubs’ thinking and approach to volunteering.
A hockey field a night illuminated by lights

Funding helps hockey to see the light

12 Aug 2021
The Busselton Hockey Association recently completed their lighting upgrade thanks to the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund.
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