A list of publications put out by the department's service areas.
Sport and active recreation play an essential role in strengthening WA communities.
Project overview and context piece
Phase two consultation complete
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.
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.
The primary purpose of this framework is to define terminology that can be universally used to describe public open space.
This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport and recreation facility.
This guide provides an overview of the facility planning process for a specific sport or recreation facility.
Delivering better, cost-effective services to the community.
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.
This guide contains a series of practical tools to assist with the development of an Asset Management Plan for a facility.
How being active outdoors benefits children and adolescents.
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.
A resource for community sector professionals working in local government.
Policy on governance and State investment in sport
Sport and recreation builds stronger, healthier, happier, and safer communities across Western Australia.
The department advocates and supports projects to strengthen communities through sport and recreation.
A healthy mind in a healthy body: How playing sport and being physically active improves mental health.
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