Publications

A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.

List of publications

Categories

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Sport and Recreation Industry Priorities

Project overview and context piece

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WA Hiking Strategy: Bushwalking and trail running in Western Australia 2020-2030

The WA Hiking Strategy is the first of its kind in the country and will assist Western Australia to develop safe and sustainable hiking experiences.

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Needs Assessment Guide

A needs assessment is the vital first step in the planning process for a facility. This guide will assist facility planners in determining whether a proposed facility is needed by the community.

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Classification Framework for Public Open Space

The primary purpose of this framework is to define terminology that can be universally used to describe public open space.

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Feasibility Study Guide

This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport and recreation facility.

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Facility Planning Guide

This guide provides an overview of the facility planning process for a specific sport or recreation facility.

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Guide to shared use facilities

Delivering better, cost-effective services to the community.

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Life Cycle Cost Guidelines

The information in this guide will assist facility managers to prepare a management plan for a sport and recreation facility. A management plan will ensure managers achieve efficient management practices for a successful facility.

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Asset Management Guide

This guide contains a series of practical tools to assist with the development of an Asset Management Plan for a facility.

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Management Plan Guide

The information in this guide will assist facility managers to prepare a management plan for a sport and recreation facility. A management plan will ensure managers achieve efficient management practices for a successful facility.

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Outdoor Opportunities

How being active outdoors benefits children and adolescents.

The relationship between organised recreational activity and mental health

A review of current literature indicates that people who participate in sports clubs and organised recreational activity enjoy better mental health, are more alert, and more resilient against the stresses of modern living.

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Sport and Recreation and Public Health

A resource for community sector professionals working in local government.

Governance and State investment in sport

Policy on governance and State investment in sport

Benefits of sport and recreation

Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier, and safer communities across Western Australia.

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More than winning – the real value of sport and recreation in Western Australia

The department advocates and supports projects to strengthen communities through sport and recreation.

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Mind Matters

A healthy mind in a healthy body: How playing sport and being physically active improves mental health.

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Safer Streets

With careful planning and implementation, sport and physical activity programs (for young people) can make a significant contribution to reducing and preventing crime.

Page reviewed 05 May 2022