Club Night Lights Program

Providing financial assistance to community groups and local governments to develop sports floodlighting infrastructure.

The Club Night Lights Program exemplifies the State Government’s commitment to the development of sustainable floodlighting infrastructure for sport across the State.

The purpose of the program is to provide financial assistance to community groups and local governments to develop sports floodlighting infrastructure. The program aims to maintain or increase participation in sport and recreation with an emphasis on physical activity, through rational development of good quality, well-designed and well-utilised facilities.

Eligibility

Applicants must be either a local government or a not-for-profit sport, recreation or community organisation incorporated under the  WA Associations Incorporation Act 2015 and have an Australian Business Number (ABN). Clubs must demonstrate equitable access to the public on a short term and casual basis.

The land on which the facility is to be developed must be one of the following:

  • Crown reserve
  • land owned by a public authority
  • municipal property
  • land held for public purposes by trustees under a valid lease, title or trust deed that adequately protects the interests of the public.

Guidelines

Refer to the guidelines for more information before applying.

Club Night Lights Program guidelines

Funding overview

Open

Who can apply

Amount available

  • Club Night Lights Program: One third of the total estimated project cost (excluding GST) up to a maximum grant of $1 million.

Funding rounds

Round Open Draft review Close Project start/event dates Category
Club Night Lights Program 2022–2023 funding round 12:00 AM 1 June 2021 1 4:00 PM 30 September 2021 Club Night Lights Program

Timeframes

There is one round of Club Night Lights Program per year.

Club Night Light Program timeframes

How to apply

Information on eligibility and draft application forms.

How to apply for Club Night Lights Program

Resources for planning and managing sporting facilities

There are publications available on the department’s website which will assist you in preparing your application.

Suggested publications are:

Asset Management Guide cover

Asset Management Guide

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

Decision-making Guide

Guide
This guide will assist facility planners in determining the need for, and feasibility of community sport and recreation services. The model in this guide can also be structured to apply to program based solutions.
Environmental Sustainability Pack cover

Environmental Sustainability Pack

Guide
Providing information on environmental issues currently facing sporting organisations and clubs within Western Australia and to equip them with the tools and skills necessary to reduce their environmental impact.
Facility Planning Guide cover

Facility Planning Guide

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

Feasibility Study Guide

Guide
This guide provides practical assistance in undertaking a feasibility study for a proposed sport and recreation facility.
Guide to shared use facilities cover

Guide to shared use facilities

Guide
Delivering better, cost-effective services to the community.
Life Cycle Cost Guidelines cover

Life Cycle Cost Guidelines

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.
Management Plan Guide cover

Management Plan Guide

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.
Curtin Hockey Stadium

Natural Grass vs Synthetic Turf Study Report

Report
The use of synthetic turf playing surfaces is becoming more popular in Australia and internationally.
Needs Assessment Guide cover

Needs Assessment Guide

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.

More information

Mark Toomath
Senior Project Manager
Telephone 61 8 9492 9870
Facsimile 61 8 9492 9711
Email Mark Toomath

Page reviewed 31 May 2021