Dive into the School Holidays

Diving WA are offering a school holiday program ideal for kids between the ages of 6 and 14 years to join their Go for 2&5 Holiday Splash Program. It’s an introduction to diving in a fun and safe environment, supervised by trained coaches. Participants will need to be able to swim at least 10m confidently […]

Funding Boost for WA Bike Month

WA Bike Month is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever, with a record $50,000 in grants awarded to support 50 events to encourage people of all ages and abilities to give cycling a go.WA Bike Month 2020 will be held from October 1 to 31 and is co-ordinated by WestCycle with the support […]

Targeted Funding for Community Sport

Community sport and recreation projects are set to receive $100,000 under the State Government’s Targeted Participation Program (TPP) and will be administered by the Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries in partnership with Healthway. Applications for Category 3 grants for $5,000 are now open, closing on September 28, 2020. Read more

Strategic Priorities for WA Sport Released

Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray joined SportWest Members and partner organisations for the release of the Strategic Priorities for WA Sport – a first of its kind in Western Australia having been developed by the industry for the industry. The Strategic Priorities for WA Sport has been developed to tackle the issues and […]

Novel Coronavirus 2019 and Sporting Activity

The Novel Coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) is increasingly having an impact on the global community and is a rapidly evolving issue. The Australian Institute of Sport has partnered with the Australian Olympic Committee and Paralympics Australia with a commitment to providing timely, evidence-based information on COVID-19 that recognises the unique concerns and context associated with high-performance […]

Sports Stars Make History

Hannah Green and Nathan Fyfe have been announced joint winners of The West Australian RAC Sports Star Award for 2019 at Optus Stadium, after both made history with firsts for WA athletes during the past 12 months. Green’s meteoric journey started when she picked up a golf club for the first time in the Perth […]