Election Policy Platform Released

SportWest has released the 2021 Election Policy Platform ahead of the WA State Election next month. SportWest is calling on all political parties to support several initiatives in the lead up to the State Election.2021 Election Policy Platform

New ASC Chair Appointed

Australian businesswoman and President of Australian Women’s Rugby – Josephine Sukkar AM – has been appointed Chair of the Australian Sports Commission (ASC). Applications for the position of Chair of the ASC were assessed by the newly formed Sport Appointments Selection Committee.  Ms Sukkar will begin her new role on 8 February 2021 for a […]

SportWest Mental Health Project

It’s Mental Health Week (10-17 October) in Western Australia, and the theme is Strengthening Our Community – Live, Learn, Work, Play as we aim to increase mental wellbeing in Western Australian communities. The promotion of positive mental health and wellbeing is a key focus of our partnership work. In July 2020, Healthway, in partnership with VicHealth, funded researchers at […]

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 […]