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Work begins on East Freo Oval redevelopment

Mar 2, 2023
The East Fremantle Oval redevelopment project has reached a major milestone with the start of construction work.
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We’re helping bring out the best in WA’s state sporting associations and peak bodies

Feb 28, 2023
Grants of up to $4000 are now available under the Executive Management Professional Development Grants Program.
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Funding supports regional sport and recreation activities

Feb 27, 2023
More than $32,000 in funding has been allocated to provide opportunities for people in regional Western Australia to participate in sport and recreation activities, including capacity building projects.
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Funding boost for WA’s diverse contemporary music scene

Feb 21, 2023
Three exciting Western Australian music acts will have greater opportunities to shine in 2023, sharing in more than $130,000 State Government funding.
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Thousands of students to benefit from millions in grants

Feb 13, 2023
More than 22,000 students across Western Australia will benefit from $3,319,087 in funding from the State Government's Creative Learning Partnerships Program.

Breaking down barriers to sport and recreation

Feb 13, 2023
Grants of up to $150,000 are now available for projects that aim to increase participation and break down the barriers to participate in sport.
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$12.3 million to boost WA’s community sport and recreation facilities

Feb 10, 2023
The State Government has announced more than $12.3 million will be provided towards upgrading community sport and recreation facilities and lighting throughout the State.
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Regional audiences to welcome 5 exciting performances

Feb 9, 2023
The Playing WA program will support 5 performing arts companies to tour their shows to communities in regional WA, sharing in $475,685 as part of the first funding round of 2022-2023.
WA Hiking Participation Grants: $187,810 for 10 projects. Image of hikers walking a bush trail.

Grants help hiking projects reach new heights

Feb 8, 2023
A walking project to help people heal while grieving, a nature-based adaptive hiking program for those who live with disability and a hike project to unite Ukranians are among 10 recipients getting a total of nearly $188,000 in State Government funding.
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Round 3 of the CBD Revitalisation Grant Program opens

Feb 1, 2023
Don’t miss your chance to apply for the final round of the CBD Revitalisation Grant Program offering up to $100,000 in funding for eligible events.
Trails Planning Grants Program open. Image of rider using a modified hand mountain bike on a trail.

We’re planning for a future of sustainable, world-class trails in WA

Jan 30, 2023
Following the release of the WA Strategic Trails Blueprint in October 2022, the State Government is now offering grants of between $5000 and $25,000 for local trail development projects.
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Outdoor active recreation grants provide $395,798 funding boost

Jan 24, 2023
Outdoor recreation activities throughout the State have received a boost with 20 projects set to share a total of $395,798 in funding from the Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Grants Program.
Page reviewed 04 November 2022