Chief Executive Officer

Are you passionate about the transformative power of sport and active recreation? Do you possess the leadership acumen to drive organisational change and growth? Join us at SportWest, the peak industry body for sport and active recreation in WA. About Us: SportWest has experienced significant growth and success in recent years as a result of […]

City of Swan become first LGA to take out SportWest Membership

The City of Swan has become the first Local Government in WA to activate SportWest Membership this month, with the City of Swan staff looking to new ways to develop their people and strengthening the connection between the LGA and community sport in the state. SportWest Member & Partnerships Manager Matt Bamford was excited to […]

Inaugural True Sport Conference is Here

The True Sport Conference, Powered by SportWest and supported by The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries, is thrilled to announce that registrations are now open for its inaugural event! Taking place on Tuesday 11 June, 2024, at Optus Stadium, The True Sport Conference aims to unite the Western Australian sporting community under […]

SportWest successful for AIM WA Community Training Grant 2024

SportWest are thrilled to be announced as a successful applicant in the AIM WA Community training Grant (organisation category) for 2024. Thanks to the Australian Institute of Management WA (AIM WA), SportWest staff will now have access to specialised training programs that aim to increase the capabilities of the individuals, to better service our members […]

The Voices of Children and Young People Advisory Group

True Sport are now accepting expressions of interest to join our new Voices of Children and Young People Advisory Group.   The Voices of Children and Young People (VCYP) Advisory Group aims to provide youth representatives from within our WA sporting community the opportunity to speak to and advise SportWest on matters concerning their sporting […]

Update from the SportWest Board

On behalf of the Board of SportWest, I would like to inform our members and stakeholders that our Chief Executive Officer Matt Fulton has accepted the permanent appointment as Chief Executive Officer at the Western Australian Institute of Sport, a role he has been Acting in since October 2023. Matt spent close to three years […]

Launch of the Child Safeguarding Pilot Series in WA Sporting Community

In a new initiative aimed at promoting child safety and well-being in sports, the launch of the True Sport Child Safeguarding Pilot Series marks a significant milestone for the Western Australian (WA) sporting community. Developed by True Sport, this innovative program promises to usher in a new era of accountability and protection for young athletes […]

SportWest ‘Rapped’ with Turnout at RAP Rings Event

SportWest proudly hosted the third RAP Rings session last Friday 22nd March at the home of the Fremantle Dockers Football Club in the Cockburn Aquatic and Recreation Centre. With support from Reconciliation WA, the session aimed to work through breaking down stigma associated with a reconciliation journey for sporting organisations, and aimed to unite the […]

Sports Embrace the Inaugural Mental Health Champions Network Session

On Wednesday the 13th of March, the SportWest Mental Health Champions Network attended their first session out of SportHQ. Invitees were treated to a two-hour workshop facilitated by The Tomorrow Architects, focusing on effective listening and engagement tools/strategies, challenging self to support others and much more. The innovative delivery model allowed the participants to engage […]