The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) identifies promotion of adventure and outdoor recreation as a challenge which must be addressed to achieve the key outcomes of increased participation, improved performance, greater
well-being and enhanced social capital and organisational capability.
More People More Active Outdoors — A Framework for Outdoor Recreation in
Western Australia 2019 was developed to guide local and regional outdoor recreation planning and encourage collaboration to maximise the benefits of outdoor recreation for participants and service providers.
The framework identifies 5 key pillars that support the benefits of outdoor recreation:
The framework identifies the participation spectrum as a mechanism to improve experiences in outdoor active recreation. Progressing participants along the spectrum from the ‘Aware’ stage to the ‘Independent’ stage is key to getting
more people to be more active outdoors.
The Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program provides financial support to organisations to deliver accessible outdoor active recreation opportunities for all Western Australians to increase participation, develop life skills and support the transition along the participation spectrum.
DLGSC is seeking applications for projects that are aligned with the More People More Active Outdoors Framework and maximise the benefits of participating in outdoor active recreation activities.
The outcome of the Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program is that:
The objectives of the Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program are to:
The following organisations are eligible to apply:
To be eligible for funding, organisations must:
In addition, the following will apply:
Application will be assessed against the following criteria:
The application demonstrates that the project is aligned to the More People More Active Outdoors Framework.
The application demonstrates who will participate in and benefit from the project and will achieve at least one of the following active recreation participation objectives:
The organisation demonstrates its capacity and capability to deliver the project and manage identified risks.
The application is supported by a detailed project plan and outlines how the project will be promoted and evaluated. It is based on a realistic budget and represents value for money.
Each assessment criteria is weighted equally.
Carol HodgenSenior Project Officer, RecreationDepartment of Local Government, Sport and Cultural IndustriesTelephone 61 8 9492 9854Email firstname.lastname@example.orgPO Box 8349, Perth Business Centre WA 6849246 Vincent Street, Leederville WA 6007
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