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Football players celebrating after a win at a World Cup match

Women’s sports teams score grants to go for national glory

Jan 23, 2023
Eight Western Australian women's sports National League teams have scored grants totalling $320,000 in funding awarded by the Sport and Recreation Minister.
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Hands Oval redevelopment gets go ahead with additional funding

Jan 10, 2023
The Hands Oval Pavilion redevelopment in Bunbury has been given a boost with an additional $3 million investment by the State Government, increasing the total contribution to $8 million as part of the WA Recovery Plan.
Ghost Swim by Kelsey Ashe, Fremantle Biennale UnderCurrent19. Film Still Archival Photographic Print. Photography Kelsey Ashe.

Thirteen innovative arts projects share $668,353 funding

Jan 6, 2023
The State Government has delivered funding for 13 new Western Australian arts projects through the Arts 15k-plus program.
Inside the Bronze Box, State Theatre Centre of WA. Photo by Eva Fernandez.

Grants encourage vibrant theatre

Dec 20, 2022
Two local theatre projects have been the recipients of funding through the 2022-23 round of the WA Theatre Development Initiative (WATDI).
Local streetscape in Perth with the CBD in the distance

Safe and Together Community Grants Program — open for applications!

Dec 16, 2022

LG Alert

Local governments are invited to apply for a grant under the Australian Government’s Safe and Together Community Grants Program.
Audience participants on stage at the Bunbury Regional Entertainment Centre

Regional funding creates new home-grown performances

Dec 6, 2022
The State Government’s Made in WA funding will support four successful recipients to bring their Western Australian projects to fruition.
Minister Templeman with some of the WA games delegation being supported to attend Gamescom 2022 in Germany.

The Digital Games Production Fund is now open for applications through Screenwest

Dec 6, 2022
Content developers can apply for funding support for pre-production, production or post activity. Funding is also available for professional development placements and travel.
An exterior of a theatre lit up early evening.

Boost of almost $740,000 for regional performing arts venues

Dec 5, 2022
Western Australia's regional performing arts sector is getting a boost thanks to the State Government's 'In the House' funding program, with 10 venues or organisations set to receive almost $740,000 between them.
Group of athletes running on a track

Regional talent gets funding for sporting dreams

Nov 29, 2022
Regional athletes, coaches and officials are the beneficiaries of funding to 9 special programs around Western Australia that will help them achieve their sporting dreams.
An oval flooded with light in the Kimberley

Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

Nov 24, 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.

New funding program to support Aboriginal arts and culture sector

Nov 15, 2022
A new funding program offering Aboriginal Business Development and Capacity Building Grants has opened to support the Indigenous arts and culture sector in Western Australia.
A family kayaking together

$600,000 to help more West Aussies experience the benefits of being outdoors

Nov 4, 2022
The State Government has put a call out for Western Australians to get more active outdoors with $600,000 now available through two grant programs.
Page reviewed 04 November 2022