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$600,000 to boost creativity and wellbeing for young people

Jun 24, 2024
A new program to improve creativity and wellbeing for young people across Western Australia will be trialled after the State Government approved $600,000 in funding for 8 organisations to deliver culture and the arts projects with health benefits.
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Sports events receive funding to make for a more active WA

Jun 17, 2024
From a run in Chittering called Chitty Chitty Run Run to Scarborough’s Groundswell Festival, local sport and recreation events have received more than $1 million in funding.
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Coaches and officials get upskilled

Jun 17, 2024
34 state sporting associations have received funding to help upskill their coaches and officials. As part of the Coaching and Officiating Grants Program 2023/24, coaches and officials around the state will benefit from $436,375 in funding.
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$2.2 million in funding to boost inclusive participation in sport and recreation

Jun 13, 2024
Grants program making sure sport and recreation stays fun, safe and welcoming for everyone of all abilities.
Alluvial Gold by Louise Devenish, Erin Coates and Stuart James. Produced by Tura New Music. Perth Institute of Contemporary Arts, June 2022. Photo by Edify Media.

Three million dollars in grants for arts and culture projects in WA

May 1, 2024
75 community organisations, groups and individuals across Western Australia will benefit from $3,107,488 in grants to support arts, music, and cultural projects and events in WA via 2 funding streams.
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Funding helps regional athletes achieve sporting dreams

Apr 26, 2024
Regional athletes are kicking goals with the latest round of funding to support their ongoing development close to home — more than $2.6 million in total being provided by the State Government.
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School funding to advance the journey of Aboriginal reconciliation

Apr 10, 2024
Advancing and promoting Aboriginal reconciliation in the community through WA school and kindergarten projects is the aim of a DLGSC program which is currently offering a total of $799,000 in grants.
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Legacy football and cricket pavilion project nets $700,000 grant

Feb 20, 2024
The State Government is showing its commitment to community sporting needs in the Shire of Dardunup by pitching in a major funding contribution to a new football and cricket pavilion at Eaton Oval, a legacy project to honour two much-loved locals.
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$900,000 in community grants available to blaze trails across WA

Feb 12, 2024
Grants of up to $50,000 are now available for new community-led trail projects in Western Australia.
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Coaching and Officiating Grants Program

Jan 15, 2024
$200,000 in grant funding available to state sporting associations to help support and develop coaches and officials in WA.
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More than $630,000 invested to support sport and recreation and mass participation events in WA

Jan 5, 2024
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.
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School funding for students to foster creative learning skills

Dec 21, 2023
Encouraging creative learning and critical thinking are at the heart of the latest financial support provided by the DLGSC for an extensive range of projects that will improve the skills and talents of Western Australian children and young people.
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More than $2.1 million boost for sport and recreation facilities

Dec 15, 2023
27 sport and recreation projects throughout Western Australia are benefitting from more than $2.1 million in funding from the State Government's latest small grants round.
Waringarri Arts Community Nights and Wirnan Performances teach young people about their culture

Funding supports successful cultural and arts alliance in Kimberley

Nov 3, 2023
More than $1 million in additional funding over 4 years has been approved for the successful Wirnan Cultural Engagement and Learning Project involving 6 art centres in the Kimberley.
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

Oct 20, 2023
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.
Arts Minister David Templeman and a woman take a selfie in a crowded room

Supporting a thriving arts and culture sector in WA

Oct 18, 2023
With the aim of ensuring a thriving cultural and creative industry, the State Government is providing organisational funding to Western Australia's peak arts and culture body, the Chamber of Arts and Culture, over the next 2 years.
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Half a million dollars to encourage creativity in our schools

Oct 2, 2023
Using creativity to enhance the critical thinking skills of children and young people is the main aim of awarding more than half a million dollars in grants to a wide variety of creative learning projects throughout WA.
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Arts projects set to shine with more than $600,000 funding

Sep 18, 2023
The State Government is investing $609,088 in 13 diverse projects including the presentation of the New Bachelorette, a theatrical production by Julia Hales and Bron Batten.
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New funding round open to boost WA sporting and recreational events

Sep 18, 2023
Applications for the Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program are now open.
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Peer Assessor Panel expressions of interest

Sep 8, 2023
The Department of Sport, Local Government and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is seeking expressions of interest from people with experience in the Western Australian arts and cultural sector to assess grant applications for the culture and arts team.
A group of junior basketball players with the Premier and Minister on a basketball court.

Enhancements to KidSport program keeping kids active and participating in sport

Aug 22, 2023
The department’s highly successful KidSport program has introduced a series of enhancements aimed at helping families in need, expanding application pathways and increasing ways its vouchers can be used.

$400,000 in grants available to help the WA community experience our great outdoors

Aug 21, 2023
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is calling for grant submissions for its Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program.
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$1.6 million investment in community sport and recreation infrastructure

Jul 31, 2023
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.
Hockeyroos and Kookaburras celebrate a win at the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games.

Funding to support elite hockey teams through to Paris Games

Jul 31, 2023
The State Government has thrown its support behind our elite hockey teams with a $400,000 investment to help take the Kookaburras and Hockeyroos through to the 2024 Olympics.
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Funding open for artists and musicians to SNAP up opportunities

Jul 11, 2023
2 new programs are opening today for short-notice opportunities that arise for Western Australian artists or contemporary musicians.
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State Government invests $330,000 in sustainable trails

Jun 28, 2023
Locals and visitors alike are set to benefit from a $331,302 investment into trails experiences across Western Australia.
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Events build sport and recreation capacity around the state

Jun 14, 2023
26 sporting events have received funding in the latest round of the Sport and Recreation Events Funding Program.
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Sport and recreation grants uplift inclusion and accessibility

Jun 1, 2023
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.
Gaming Community Trust Grants up to $50,000

Unclaimed gambling winnings to fund worthy community projects

May 30, 2023
Western Australian community projects will benefit from sharing in about $600,000 in unclaimed gambling winnings.
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Funding boosts creativity in schools

May 24, 2023
Students throughout Western Australia will benefit from enriched learning through the arts following the allocation of $485,126 in Creativity for Schools funding for residency and collaboration projects.
Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning Grant Program. A facilitator talking to an audience with someone writing on post-it notes on a white board.

Funding enriches regional art and culture

May 23, 2023
Local governments across the state are receiving support to undertake cultural planning, thanks to the latest round of culture and arts funding from the State Government.
At the Sicilian Assocation of WA in Balcatta with Tony Buti MLA, Meredith Hammat MLA, David Michel, Member for Balcatta and Ayor Makur Chout Member for North Metropolitan Region

CaLD community associations to benefit from $6 million boost

May 22, 2023
The State Government has committed $6 million over 2 years to support culturally and linguistically diverse (CaLD) community associations to upgrade, maintain and diversify community infrastructure.
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Revitalised Port Hedland sport and community hub opens

May 20, 2023
The State Government has delivered on a $10 million election commitment with the opening of the redeveloped Port Hedland Community Centre today.
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Connecting to Country strengthens culture and communities

May 16, 2023
20 projects throughout the Kimberley, Pilbara, Mid West, Goldfields-Esperance and metropolitan regions will share in $469,384 through the Connecting to Country program.
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Almost one million reasons to love the arts

May 8, 2023
From an Italian-Yamaji opera to intergenerational arts collaborations, a dozen regional projects will be increasing social inclusion and access to arts and culture.
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Augmented reality 3D artworks part of new Arts 15k-plus funding

May 5, 2023
The State Government has provided funding for 10 Western Australian arts projects through the Arts 15k-plus program for activities commencing after 1 May 2023.
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Youth centre to create new opportunities for local young people

May 5, 2023
The health, wellbeing and development of young people is at the heart of a brand new $6.46 million youth centre opening in Ellenbrook.
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Major boost to funding for community sport and recreation facilities

May 1, 2023
Community sport and recreation facilities throughout Western Australia will benefit from increased funding for upgrades, with an additional $7.5 million per year over the next 2 years funded in the 2023-24 State Budget.
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State Government’s record investment in Western Australian arts organisations

May 1, 2023
37 Western Australian organisations will receive a total of $56 million in a record-breaking round of the Arts Organisations Investment Program (AOIP).
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Round 3 recipients announced for State Government’s CBD revitalisation grants

Apr 18, 2023
The State Government’s investment in revitalising the Perth CBD and Northbridge continues with a further 15 eligible businesses, property owners and not-for-profits sharing nearly $1 million of funding from the Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program.
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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.
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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.
Round 3 of Perth CBD Revitalisation Grant Program now open. Image of a carousel on a slow shutter speed creating light trails.

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.
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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.
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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).
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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$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.
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Multi-million dollar investment to support grassroots sports

Nov 3, 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

Nov 2, 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

Oct 20, 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.
Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Matthew Scurfield.

Grant program supports connection to country, community, culture

Oct 18, 2022
Applications are now open for grants to support Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake activities that foster links between community, country and culture.
Ghost Swim by Kelsey Ashe. Fremantle Biennale, UnderCurrent19, November 2019. Film Still Archival Photographic Print. Photography by Kelsey Ashe.

16 diverse new arts projects share more than $745,000

Oct 11, 2022
The State Government's Arts 15k-plus grant program has provided a boost to the arts sector of $745,562, supporting 16 new projects.
Kalgoorlie town hall

$120,000 funding available for local governments to identify and protect local heritage sites

Sep 28, 2022
Local governments throughout Western Australia can now apply for a share of $120,000 in State Government funding to assess, review, and develop local frameworks that protect places of cultural heritage significance through their local planning schemes.
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Round 1 CBD Revitalisation Grant Program recipients announced

Sep 21, 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.
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Six performances hit the road for regional WA

Sep 20, 2022
The Playing WA 2021-2022 second funding round has provided more than $564,000 to support six performances, ranging from an original comedic cabaret, to singing and yarning concerts, allowing these shows to reach new audiences in regional Western Australia.
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Funding boost for creative learning in schools

Sep 15, 2022
Fostering creativity in schools is the focus of a new $8 million program funded by the State Government.
A coach watching her players

State Government announces grants to promote volunteering

Sep 5, 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.
Behind the Scenes on Mystery Road Origin. Photography by David Dare Parker. © Bunya Productions

WA rolls out red carpet for film and TV projects with $20m fund

Aug 29, 2022
The State Government has delivered on an election commitment of $20 million in funding, to draw national and international screen productions to Western Australia.
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Funding delivers out-of-school programs for at-risk Kimberley youth

Aug 2, 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.
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Funding boost helps Broome athletes reach their full potential

Aug 1, 2022
Up to 40 Broome-based athletes have the opportunity to participate in a year-long holistic sport development program, thanks to a $75,000 funding boost from the State Government.
Theatre performers on stage

State Government raises curtain on $69,000 Theatre Kimberley grant

Aug 1, 2022
Roll up! Roll up! The Culture and the Arts Minister has presented a $69,060 Lotterywest grant to the spectacular Theatre Kimberley.
An oval flooded with light in the Kimberley

AFL partnership shines light on Kimberley footy talent

Aug 1, 2022
Under new flood lights funded by the State Government, the Sport and Recreation Minister has shared details of a 50-50 partnership with the Australian Football League (AFL) to invest $1 million annually, for 5 years, in community sport across the Kimberley region.
Applications open for Perth city centre events grant program

$4 million worth of Perth and Northbridge event grants available

Jul 8, 2022
Businesses, not-for-profits and property owners with ideas for vibrant events to revitalise Perth CBD can now apply for a share of $4 million in State Government funding with grants of up to $100,000 available per applicant.
Albany Artist and Creative Grid Mentee Chelsea Hopkins-Allan painting a larger than life Helena Gum Moth.

State Government supports young regional artists and arts workers to kick-start careers

Jul 8, 2022
The Next Level Regional Grants are part of the State Government's Regional Arts and Culture Investment Program (RACIP), which invests in regional Western Australia to support liveable and vibrant communities.
A hockey field a night illuminated by lights

Funding helps local communities play and participate

Jul 8, 2022
Sporting facilities across Perth and regional Western Australia will benefit from the latest round of community sport facility and lighting grants.
A hand inside smoke emanating from a smoking ceremony container burning bush plants.

Arts grant program record broken as $830,000 goes to 17 applicants

Jul 5, 2022
Seventeen Western Australian artists and organisations will share in $830,000 in funding through the latest round of the State Government's Arts 15k-plus grants program.
An alfresco area at night

Open for business

Jul 4, 2022
Activating Alfresco aids COVID recovery.
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WA Reflections is back for season two

Jun 10, 2022
After a successful debut season, the State Library of Western Australia and Screenwest are partnering to produce season two of 'WA Reflections — Our History Rediscovered'.
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Changes to application deadlines for some culture and the arts grants

May 24, 2022
There are some important dates to remember if you’re planning to apply to some of the department’s culture and the arts grant programs.
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$1.65 million to keep WA’s sport and recreation clubs COVID-safe

May 18, 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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Event Grants Program

Apr 27, 2022
The State Government has announced a new $4 million event grants program towards events and activities to revitalise the CBD and Northbridge.
A computer drawn masterplan

State Government commits additional $5 million to support East Fremantle Oval redevelopment

Apr 14, 2022
The East Fremantle Oval redevelopment will proceed as planned thanks to a further $5 million contribution from the State Government.
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Applications are now open for the Activating Alfresco Rebate Program

Mar 21, 2022
Eligible hospitality businesses can seek a rebate of up to $5000.
Two artists in costume in a field. Paul Foulds and Carl Heslop, The Beauty Index – Ravensthorpe, by Annette Carmichael Projects. Photo by Dene Bingham.

Seven home-grown productions hit the road to tour regional WA

Mar 17, 2022
Seven locally produced shows, including a production of 'Sydney II — Lost and Found' by Theatre 180 Inc, will tour regional Western Australia thanks to a $514,000 State Government funding program.
Internal exhibition space at the Cannery Arts Centre in Esperance

Regional galleries welcome upgrades to support touring visual arts

Mar 15, 2022
11 regional art galleries from Beverley to Port Hedland have been awarded $346,000 through the second round of the State Government's Public Regional Galleries Improvement Fund.
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Getting the show back on the road for rescheduled events

Mar 15, 2022
Western Australians can look forward to a series of rescheduled events thanks to the expansion of a popular State Government initiative.
Female basketball players and coach huddling together in circle. Image credit: Joos Mind, Getty Images

New funding program to build capacity of State Sporting Associations

Mar 14, 2022
State sporting associations (SSAs) will have access to a new program that provides more pathways for coaches and officials to pursue development opportunities, thanks to the State Government.
Two people hiking in the Kalbarri National Park

State Government shines light on outdoor recreation

Mar 8, 2022
The State Government is investing $400,000 to encourage more Western Australians to get active outdoors.
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WA regions score with grants to grow sport

Mar 4, 2022
Regional Western Australians will get more opportunities to participate in sport thanks to the State Government's latest round of Regional Servicing Grants worth $870,000.
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Level 1 COVID-19 Business Assistance Package

Feb 24, 2022
The State Government has announced almost $67 million for a new COVID-19 Business Assistance Package for businesses adversely affected by increasing cases and the necessary implementation of Level 1 public health and social measures.
Flood lights on an oval

Grants light up the sporting night

Feb 21, 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).
Illustration with animals and the words, Play, Watch, Play.

Literacy boost for Western Australia

Feb 17, 2022
Public libraries and community organisations throughout Western Australia are invited to apply for grants to deliver new early literacy programs from a total funding pool worth $200,000.
Two female dancers performing in traditional clothing

$700,000 to improve social inclusion and access to arts and culture in regional communities

Feb 17, 2022
Nine regional arts and cultural organisations have been funded by the Community Participation and Inclusion Program, which is part of the State Government's $20 million four-year Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).
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Four regional shires funded to develop or implement creative and cultural plans

Feb 16, 2022
The Shires of Pingelly, Harvey, Augusta-Margaret River and Morawa have each been awarded between $25,000 and $50,000 as part of the State Government's $20 million four-year Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).
Smoking ceremony

Eight regional festivals to bring together communities across the State

Feb 16, 2022
The Regional and Remote Festivals Fund offers up to $50,000 for the presentation of arts and cultural activities at regional festivals.
A group of children interacting with a puppet show

Arts program renews and strengthens local community connection

Feb 15, 2022
10 regional and 3 metro artist-in-residence projects will receive grants through the State Government's $5 million Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
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Funding supports community by helping sport

Feb 11, 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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Circus performers, visual artists, actors and filmmakers to shine thanks to State Government grants program

Feb 9, 2022
A diverse array of artists, performers and creators have received grants worth up to $60,000 as part of the State Government's Arts 15k-plus initiative.
Midsection of guitarist performing at a music concert

State Government’s Contemporary Music Fund instrumental in artist success

Feb 9, 2022
The State Government's Contemporary Music Fund (CMF) will support the production of debut EPs, an album and a series of live performances during 2022.
An aerial photo taken of the Western Australian town of Newman at sunrise

Funding ensures more sport and recreation opportunities for Newman youth

Feb 2, 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.
Illustration of the three types of FOGO bins

Local governments encouraged to apply for grants to transition to three-bin FOGO service

Feb 1, 2022
Expressions of interest are now open for local governments to access part of the $20 million Better Bins Plus: Go FOGO Program.
A football laying on grass

Elite-level football matches scheduled for Northampton

Feb 1, 2022
Mid West football fans are in for a treat, with WAFL and WAFLW teams holding their 30 April fixtures at the Northampton Football Club.
Low angle view of illuminated disco ball at night

Applications now open for small business assistance

Jan 19, 2022
Applications for financial support are now open for specific businesses directly impacted by the necessary public health measures in Perth and Peel from 23 December 2021 to 4 January 2022.
A group of athletes standing together

KidSport turns 10 and changes lives

Dec 16, 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.
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$30,000 available for artist-in-residence local government projects

Dec 6, 2021
The $5 million Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program is available for artist-in-residence projects. Projects must engage communities and are delivered with a local government, school or not-for-profit community organisations.
Teenagers at tennis clinic

Small grants a big factor in creating healthy, happy communities

Dec 1, 2021
The State Government has awarded nearly $900,000 to more than 20 local governments and community organisations to improve sport and recreation facilities.
A group of athletes holding balloons for the KidSport 10 year anniversary

10 years of helping kids connect with community through Kidsport

Nov 18, 2021
The State Government’s popular KidSport program celebrated 10 years of helping families connect with their community through sport at a special event held in Leederville today.
Bibbulmun Track with guide sign, Beedelup National Park, Western Australia

Lotterywest grant funds new tech for Bibbulmun Track

Nov 10, 2021
Hikers and volunteers who use the Bibbulmun Track will soon benefit from new online resources to help make their journey easier.
Prevelly Beach Margaret River estuary

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

Nov 10, 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.
Karijini National Park 1 Credit Tourism WA

Hiking participation grants now open

Oct 11, 2021
Have a great trails project you’d like to bring to life? Applications for the WA Hiking Participation Grants program are now open.
Karijini National Park 1 Credit Tourism WA

WA Hiking Participation Grants open for applications

Sep 28, 2021
Community organisations or local governments can now apply for funding for programs that boost participation in hiking and trail running.
A tennis court and ball

CSRFF funds tennis infrastructure

Aug 25, 2021
DLGSC has contributed more than $294,000 to tennis infrastructure projects through the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) in the 2021-22 small grants funding round.
Albany Artist and Creative Grid Mentee Chelsea Hopkins-Allan painting a larger than life Helena Gum Moth.

Grants programs promoting the arts in regional WA

Aug 17, 2021

LG Alert

Leveraged Creative and Cultural Planning program closing soon.
Getting the Show Back on the Road+ Grant Program tile with a sign reading, 'purchase admission tickets here'

Broadened program supports more live ticketed events in WA

Aug 6, 2021
The State Government's successful risk-share program for the live performance industry has now reopened and includes a wider range of ticketed events.
Computer generated artist impression of East Fremantle Oval

Commitment delivered to upgrade tired East Fremantle Oval

Jul 26, 2021
The State Government is providing $20 million towards the redevelopment of East Fremantle Oval's ageing sporting precinct.
Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Matthew Scurfield.

Grants program supporting connection to Country

Jul 23, 2021
Up to $25,000 for projects that strengthen intergenerational links.
Two Indian female dancers dressed in traditional costumes dancing on the bank of a river.

Grants programs supporting regional culture and arts

Jul 19, 2021
The State Government will open three culture and arts grants programs on July 27, 2021 as part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP), providing a funding boost to regional Western Australia's vibrant culture and arts sector.
A group of players and their coach in a team huddle.

Funding supports sustainable, resilient clubs

Jul 14, 2021
$232,000 awarded in 2021-22 round of Every Club grant scheme. Funding supports sport and recreation clubs to build their organisational capacity and capability of governance, planning and management practices
Lawn bowls with a close up photo of the bowl and jack, photographed close up low profile shot showing the green grass bowling surface in the background.

Small grants a big win for Western Australians

Jul 13, 2021
24 local governments and sporting organisations have shared almost $1 million under the State Government's Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) Small Grants.
Close up of female cricketer wearing gloves and pads

Grants creating innovative programs to increase physical activity

Jul 8, 2021
The State Government has funded 10 organisations $843,186 for innovative ideas to increase participation in physical activity.
Runners together in a group with motion blur

Three-year funding arrangement secured for regional athlete development

Jul 7, 2021
The State Government will continue to support the Regional Athlete Support Program (RASP), with $3 million of funding delivered over three years through Royalties for Regions.
WAM logo

West Australian Music appoints new CEO

Jun 30, 2021
The announcement of a new CEO at West Australian Music and an extension to the Contemporary Music Fund heralds an exciting new era for WA's vibrant contemporary music scene.
A stage setup for live performance.

New program to get the show back on the road

Jun 29, 2021
A new shared risk program to reactivate live performances and touring activity is opening soon, creating more opportunities for employment and venue activation in the arts industry, building on recent announcements about increased capacity limits for arts venues.
FRINGE Central. Photo: Cam Campbell

Live events risk-share program expanded

Jun 22, 2021
The successful Getting the Show back on the Road risk-share program has been expanded.
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Recipients of the INSPIRE Writer in Residence initiative 2021

Jun 18, 2021
Now in its second year, INSPIRE offers five emerging or established Western Australian writers $5000 each and a residency for up to 15 days in a National Trust heritage place.
A bush track

Hiking grants a gateway to experience WA’s great outdoors

Jun 2, 2021
More than $168,000 will be shared among 15 local governments and community organisations in a new grants program to increase participation in, and develop, the State's hiking industry.
Centennial Park Precinct in Albany

Community scores in latest round of sport and recreation grants

Jun 1, 2021
Community organisations and local governments are set to benefit from State Government funding to encourage more participation in sport and recreation, through the development of basic infrastructure.

Changes to application deadlines for some culture and the arts grants

May 25, 2021
There are some important dates to remember if you’re planning to apply to some of the department’s culture and the arts grant programs.
A group of people as an infographic

State Government donates $2 million towards India COVID crisis

May 4, 2021
The State Government is allocating $2 million in relief funding to support those directly impacted by the COVID-19 crisis in India.
A group of people playing hockey indoors

Spotlight on Peel Hockey and Coastal Rowing WA

Apr 22, 2021
Peel Hockey have recently completed their first ever floorball program in the off-season after receiving an Active Regional Communities (ARC) grant from the department.
New skate park at Hotham Park

Funding initiative supports local infrastructure upgrades

Apr 22, 2021
A number of successful infrastructure developments and upgrades have been achieved in the Peel and South West regions.
Close up photo of a microphone in a recording studio

Grants continue recovery of WA’s arts and culture sector

Mar 23, 2021
WA’s vibrant arts and culture sector continues to receive support from the State Government, with 17 projects representing a variety of disciplines sharing in more than $709,000 from two grants programs.
Swimmer against sky during sunset

National swim competition making a splash in the Kimberley

Jan 29, 2021
The Kimberley is set to provide the spectacular backdrop to one of Australia's most scenic sporting events, when the First National Kimberley Lake Argyle Swim takes place on 1 May this year.
Young woman with skateboard

Grants enliven WA’s regional sporting participation

Jan 28, 2021
Skateboarding clinics, an artistic swimming program and the development of an athletics training centre are among ten regional initiatives to receive funding in the latest round of the State Government's Active Regional Communities grants.

Local clubs share in State Government support

Jan 28, 2021
The State Government has committed more than $1 million of funding to 27 projects supporting club development.
Oil painting

Regional festivals receive funding boost

Jan 28, 2021
A writers' festival in Geraldton, community sculpture in Esperance, and a series of astro-photography activities in Mount Magnet are some of the vibrant initiatives receiving funding from the latest round of the Regional and Remote Festivals Fund.
A group of girls in a pool during a swimming lesson

Double the fun with KidSport in 2021

Jan 27, 2021
More Western Australian families are set to take to the playing fields and courts, with the State Government doubling KidSport vouchers for 2021 to help families reconnect through sport.
Community swimming pool

New funding round for community sport and recreation facilities

Jan 20, 2021
The next Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) Small Grants round will open on 1 February 2021.
Girl playing the violin in concert hall

Playing WA grants program brings arts organisations to regional WA

Jan 12, 2021
Four major WA touring companies will share just under $1.6 million, taking their productions to regional Western Australia over the next three years, as part of the State Government's Playing WA Multi-year grants program.
Carlien Jeanne at Gascoyne in May

Playing WA supports performing arts tours across regional WA

Jan 12, 2021
Performing arts companies will tour a mixture of world class hip-hop opera, theatre, international jazz, cross-cultural work and musical comedy across regional Western Australia, with funding from the Playing WA grants program.

Recovery continues with fast-tracked community sports grants

Dec 23, 2020
The McGowan Government has given sport and active recreation infrastructure projects in regional Western Australia a $5.5 million funding boost, supporting WA's COVID-19 recovery and creating jobs.

Record investment in women’s sporting facilities under State Government

Dec 23, 2020
The State Government's female friendly facilities initiative continues to encourage greater female participation in sport, with a record investment in women's sport. More than $3 million has been allocated to infrastructure projects which include new and upgraded change rooms that are suitable for women.

In the House expanding WA’s vibrant regional culture and arts programs

Dec 21, 2020
Arts and cultural venues in regional Western Australia will be buzzing with increased programs of activity next year, thanks to the In the House grants program.
Unisex Toilet sign

Female-friendly facilities get the go ahead in Exmouth

Dec 21, 2020
The State Government's focus on making venues more female-friendly continues with Exmouth Recreation Centre the latest facility to commence work on installing unisex change rooms.
Swimmers doing laps in a 50 metre pool

Exmouth splashes into summer with new swimming facilities

Dec 21, 2020
The State Government has invested $750,000 towards a major redevelopment of Exmouth's Paltridge Memorial Swimming Pool which will bring the facility up to current Australian Standards.
Surfer sets up for the tube in Western Australia

Smaller State Sporting Associations to receive funding boost

Dec 18, 2020
More than 70 State Sporting Associations (SSAs) will be eligible to apply for funding to help develop and grow their sports, with the State Government announcing a new $1.7 million funding pool.
A child in front of a pool holding a kick board

KidSport swims into new waters

Dec 14, 2020
Western Australian families will now have the opportunity to use their KidSport vouchers towards swimming lessons as a part of the State Government's hugely popular KidSport program.
Shot of performers on stage with lights in the background

Almost $1 million awarded in arts grants

Dec 4, 2020
A total of 23 projects by artists and arts organisations from across the State will share in almost $1 million in funding through the State Government's Arts 15k-plus grant program.
Stock image of a basketball on a court. Getty Images.

Kimberley Aboriginal communities get $1.75 million for sport and recreation projects

Dec 3, 2020
The State Government is to contribute more than $400,000 to construct and repair basketball courts at five remote Aboriginal communities in the West Kimberley region.
Minister Mick Murray at the Southern Cross Aquatic Centre

Summer swimming on the cards in Southern Cross with new $5.65 million aquatic centre

Nov 28, 2020
The new $5.65 million Southern Cross Aquatic Centre was officially opened today by Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray.
Female footballer holding a footbal

Kick-off time for $7.9 million Lakelands Park sports facility in Mandurah

Nov 27, 2020
The new Lakelands Park shared sports facility and clubrooms just north of Mandurah was officially opened by Mandurah MLA David Templeman.
Midsection of guitarist performing at a music concert

Grants continue to support local music industry

Nov 27, 2020
Popular Perth rock band Methyl Ethel will embark on a worldwide publicity campaign for their new album, thanks to funding from the State Government's Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program.
Karijini National Park 1 Credit Tourism WA

Funding program takes hiking to new heights

Nov 20, 2020
The State Government has launched a new grant program targeting local governments and community organisations to grow participation in trail running and bushwalking activities in Western Australia.
Teenagers at tennis clinic

Regional groups across WA benefit from active community sports funding

Nov 17, 2020
Six community sporting groups across regional Western Australia are to share in more than $18,000 in the latest round of the State Government's Active Regional Communities grants.
Kambalda’s new $3 million aquatic centre

Locals set to make a splash at Kambalda’s new $3 million aquatic centre

Nov 9, 2020
Sport and Recreation Minister Mick Murray today officially opened the Shire of Coolgardie's new $3 million Kambalda Aquatic Facility.
State Theatre Centre of WA - Photo by Robert Frith-Acorn Photo

Funding to reignite WA theatre activity

Nov 5, 2020
Perth will be buzzing with new local theatre next year thanks to funding for three upcoming productions through the Western Australian Theatre Development Initiative (WATDI).
Albany Town Hall. Photon-Photos iStock Getty Images Plus

Funding provides opportunities to Great Southern theatre artists

Nov 5, 2020
A satirical musical theatre piece will be presented at the recently renovated Albany Town Hall, thanks to funding from the State Government's Western Australian Theatre Development Initiative (WATDI).
A coach watching her players

Regional volunteer coaches and officials get up to $1000 for training expenses

Nov 4, 2020
Applications are now open for volunteer coaches and officials in regional Western Australia to receive up to $1000 to support skill development and accreditation.
A person swimming at a local swimming pool

Recovery continues as clubs net $1.23 million in infrastructure funding

Nov 3, 2020
Thirty sport and recreation facilities to get $1.23 million to improve community infrastructure
Mater Dei College students, 2018

PALS program promotes reconciliation in WA classrooms

Oct 29, 2020
Schools across Western Australia will continue to create projects next year that promote and advance reconciliation in their local community through the Partnership, Acceptance, Learning and Sharing (PALS) program.
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State Government contributes $85,000 to enrich country sport

Oct 21, 2020
Six regional sport initiatives to receive funding through Country Sport Enrichment Scheme.
Female cricket batter hitting the ball

$1.45 million boost for sport and recreation in City of Stirling

Oct 14, 2020
The $1.45 million refurbishment of change rooms at Des Penman Memorial Reserve in Nollamara has been officially opened.
Referees at the Broome Basketball Carnival, 9,10, 11 Oct 2020

Kimberley athletes among those to benefit from community sporting grants

Oct 13, 2020
Five Kimberley sporting groups are among 17 groups receiving funds under the latest rounds of the Active Regional Communities grants program and the North West Travel Subsidy initiative.
Mowanjum Festival 2011 at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre. Photo by Matthew Scurfield.

Grant program to support connection to Country

Oct 12, 2020
A grant program opening soon will support Western Australian Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake trips to renew links between community, Country and culture.
A person swimming at a local swimming pool

Grants open for WA sport and recreation industry to support club development

Oct 12, 2020
The State Government has committed $600,000 of funding per year for two years to support club development.
‘Tiger Tale’ by Barrowland Ballet (Scotland), 2016 AWESOME Festival. Photo by James Campbell.

Now open — Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program Collaboration category

Oct 1, 2020
Applications are now open to the Collaboration category of the DLGSC and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
Performers at the Nannup Music Festival 30th anniversary parade, 2019. Picture by Giselle Natassia.

Grant programs to reignite regional arts and cultural activity

Sep 16, 2020
Regional Western Australia will become a hive of arts and cultural activity thanks to three grant programs opening this month, as part of the Regional Arts and Cultural Investment Program (RACIP).
rafting-up

Targeted funding program to benefit Tambellup and Albany projects

Sep 1, 2020
A new after-school program for Aboriginal youth in the Great Southern town of Tambellup will receive funding for a co-ordinator thanks to a State Government funding program.
A person swimming at a local swimming pool

Targeted funding to benefit community sport and recreation projects

Sep 1, 2020
Community sport and recreation projects are set to receive $100,000 under the State Government's Targeted Participation Program.
Children making puppets at Claremont Christmas Event, 2014. Facilitated by Spare Parts Puppet Theatre. Photo by Jessica Wyld

Now open — Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program

Sep 1, 2020
Applications are now open to the DLGSC and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program.
Oil painting

DLGSC and Lotterywest Creative Communities COVID-19 Recovery Program – coming soon

Aug 6, 2020
The arts play a significant role in supporting communities to tackle disruption and re-establish local connection, strength and resilience beyond the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Minister Mick Murray, Shire of Donnybrook Balingup CEO and president holding sports equipment on the Donnybrook and Districts Sporting and Recreation Precinct

Major upgrades at Donnybrook and Districts Sporting and Recreation Precinct as part of WA Recovery Plan

Aug 5, 2020
Donnybrook is set for a big upgrade of its sport facilities as part of the State Government's WA Recovery Plan.
Apex Reserve, Mount Pleasant

Facelift for Mount Pleasant foreshore

Aug 4, 2020
The State Government has today announced the completion of vital construction works to combat erosion at Apex Reserve, on the Canning River Foreshore in Mount Pleasant.
Basketball players at the Bendat Basketball Centre

Game on! Unprecedented $300 million investment in sport and community infrastructure

Aug 3, 2020
The State Government has announced one of the most significant investments in sport and community infrastructure in Western Australian history, with a $300 million package as part of the WA Recovery Plan.
Esperance stadium opening

Esperance’s $7.8 million indoor stadium up and running

Jul 21, 2020
Esperance's new $7.8 million indoor sports stadium was officially opened today and is ready for the start of the winter netball season this weekend.
State Government support to culture and the arts during COVID-19. Information is included below.

State Government COVID-19 response $23.4 million for culture and the arts in Western Australia

Jul 8, 2020
The State Government has responded to the needs of the culture and the arts sector in Western Australia, providing $23.4 million in funding and support as part of COVID-19 responses.
Silhouette photo of a young ballet dancer dressed in a long peach dress, pointe shoes with ribbons.

Big boost for WA arts, sport and community sectors seeking relief

Jul 6, 2020
The State Government, through Lotterywest, has provided the biggest agenda of grants — in number and value-making up more than $47.5 million in crucial funding to the Western Australian community.
art gallery visitors looking at paintings

Relief fund to support galleries to bounce back

Jul 1, 2020
A $195,000 relief fund will be available for eligible regional art galleries that had to cancel exhibitions and close their doors due to COVID-19.
Red dirt road in Western Australia

$1 million program to rekindle regional arts

Jul 1, 2020
A new $1 million grant program will provide vital funding to support ongoing creative and cultural activity in Western Australia's regions.
Stock image of a basketball on a court. Getty Images.

Local governments share in $1.75 million infrastructure grants

Jun 26, 2020

LG Alert

Local governments around Western Australia are to share $1.75m to help fund 27 sport and recreation infrastructure projects to support their communities.
Minister joined by Nollamara football legend Des Headland and members of the Nollamara Football club

State Government fast tracks community sport grants to assist with COVID-19 recovery

May 21, 2020
The State Government will fast-track $12 million in funding applications for community sport and recreation projects to expedite the projects and support Western Australia's economy as part of the COVID-19 recovery.
Abstract painting

Update on DLGSC culture and the arts grants due to COVID-19

May 5, 2020
The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries is working on a range of options to assist arts and cultural organisations and independent artists dealing with the impact of COVID-19.
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Support for arts, sports and community organisations

Apr 24, 2020
From Friday 24 April, until midnight Wednesday 13 May, organisations are able to apply for Lotterywest support through its COVID-19 Relief Fund involving the ‘Event Cancellation Relief and ‘Sector Support for Resilient Organisations’ short term grants programs.
Albany Artist and Creative Grid Mentee Chelsea Hopkins-Allan painting a larger than life Helena Gum Moth.

Funding to continue support for regional arts community

Apr 9, 2020
The State Government will invest $2.1 million over the next three years to ensure the continuity of grant funding for regional organisations and individuals delivering arts and cultural activities in their communities.
Soccer players training

State Government commits $9.35 million to help build better sport and recreation facilities across WA

Feb 25, 2020
Twenty-three communities across Western Australia are to benefit from improved sport and recreation facilities thanks to the State Government allocating $9.35 million to help fund local projects.
A group of netballers

State Government provides $535,000 to improve Great Southern sporting facilities

Feb 24, 2020
Two communities in the Great Southern are to receive a total of $534,995 to help them build better sport and recreation facilities for their local communities.
KidSport kids in front of a club house

Cash grants help local sporting clubs kick health goals

Feb 11, 2020
Applications open today for the State Government's Healthy Sporting Club Program with $300,000 up for grabs to help sporting clubs across the State provide healthier food and drinks.
Minister Hon Paul Papalia CSC MLA with new baristas from CaLD backgrounds complete training course on the road to jobs in the hospitality industry

Innovative course creating opportunities for budding baristas

Jan 31, 2020
Fourteen new baristas will be unleashing their skills across Perth after completing the Australia Arab Association's Beginners Barista course.
Group of children enjoying drama club rehearsal. Selective focus on drama teacher.

$1.6 million in funding towards mentally healthy arts programs

Jan 30, 2020
The State Government will provide $1.6 million in the latest round of health grants to 15 arts organisations across the State to help promote mental health and wellbeing within annual arts programs.
Abstract art image

Changes to draft reviews for culture and the arts 15k-plus grant programs

Jan 22, 2020
The department has changed the way applications are reviewed for Arts 15k-plus and the 15k-plus category of the Contemporary Music Fund Grant Program.
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WA artists to benefit from exchange program with SE Asia

Dec 10, 2019
A new grant program will provide an opportunity for Western Australian artists to take part in an exchange program with artists in South East Asia.
An illustrated banner representing multicultural Western Australians.

Funding open for 2020 Harmony Week activities

Sep 11, 2019
Funding is now available for community groups and not-for-profit organisations to hold cultural diversity and inclusion activities for Harmony Week 2020.
Female footballer holding a footbal

CSRFF focus on women’s facilities as demand surges

Jun 19, 2019
Sport in Western Australia is set to benefit from an increased funding allocation to make facilities accessible to women in the latest round of the Community Sporting and Recreation Facilities Fund (CSRFF) program.
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