South West

The South West has plenty on offer for sport and recreational enthusiasts.

Known for its world class surfing, the South West is abundant in outdoor activities while offering many traditional sporting and recreation opportunities.

From the smallest of rural communities, to the larger regional centres, sport and recreation is one of the main social interactions within South West communities. 

With close to 600 sporting and recreational clubs in the South West, meeting the needs of our evolving industry is a challenge taken on by the local staff at the department. 

Funding from the department for infrastructure, increasing participation and organisational development encourages the further development of sport and recreation in the South West. 

In partnership with our local governments, the Club Development Network has developed the capacity of our clubs through workshops and seminars. 

Supported by the department, the South West Academy of Sport and athlete funding provides vital support to our developing talented athletes to reach their peak performance. 


Regional stakeholders

The department works closely with a range of stakeholders in the South West region. These include local governments, the South West Development Commission, State Government agencies and not-for-profit organisations.

Local governments in the South West

Contact the South West office

South West office

80A Blair Street, Bunbury WA 6230
PO Box 2662, Bunbury WA 6231
Telephone 61 8 9792 6900

South West staff

Brendan McNally
Regional Manager — Peel/South West
Telephone 61 8 9792 6944
Mobile 0420 803 950

Cally Galliers
Regional Officer
Telephone 61 8 9792 6946
Mobile 0482 964 235

Moya McDougall
Regional Support Officer 
Telephone 61 8 9792 6943

South West Sportshouse

Within the South West Sportshouse there are development officers for various sports. These officers play an important role in developing and growing the sport within the region and work in close partnership with the department.

Basketball WA

Wayne Hayres 
Regional Development Manager
Mobile 0408 735 164

Country Coastal Junior Soccer Association

Peter Dohnt
Development Manager
Mobile 0431 010 421

Sam Page
Development Officer
Mobile 0434 113 533


Brett Symons
Regional Club Support Officer — South West and Lower Great Southern
Mobile 0433 020 943

Hockey WA

Keith Old
South West Regional Engagement Coordinator
Mobile 0419 958 694

Netball WA

Megan Battilana
Membership and Development Coordinator — South West
Mobile 0429 332 117

Rugby WA

Jason Marrable 
Regional Manager — Rugby WA
Mobile 0466 356 207

South West Sports Development Federation

Rachel Norman

Tennis West

Rob Kennedy
Head of Tennis Development and Participation
Mobile 0468 589 157


Volleyball WA

Brad Barclay 
Regional Development Coordinator 
Mobile 0408 719 723 

Western Australian Cricket

Kristy Lind
Participation Growth Specialist
Mobile 0439 725 914
Jesse Liddle
Cricket Manager — South West/Peel
Mobile 0422 939 172

Maddie Oakey 
Participation Officer and Club Officer — South West/Peel
Mobile 0400 705 260 

West Australian Football Commission

Nathan Douch 
Regional Development Specialist — South West 
Mobile 0400 361 188 
Matt Chave 
WAFC Development Officer — Schools and Auskick
Mobile 0418 597 188 


Garry Moss 
South West Talent Manager
Mobile 0423 789 426 

Lowen Ferry
South West Competitions Coordinator

Page reviewed 10 July 2024