Media Statements

For Portfolio: Sport and Recreation

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

2/12/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

WA bid success! Perth to remain Australia’s Home of Hockey

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Cricket test set for local and international flavours

30/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Specialist wicketkeeper program honours cricket great Rod Marsh

29/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Regional talent gets funding for sporting dreams

25/11/2022

McGurk; Templeman

Prevention of Family and Domestic Violence; Sport and Recreation

Sports stars call full-time on violence against women

24/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Community sport lights up thanks to facility upgrade funding

23/11/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

The Aussies open for competitors in spectacular event for WA

15/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

RAC Arena celebrates 10 years of creating memorable experiences

10/11/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

National Rugby League Double-Header for Perth next year

4/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$600,000 to help more Western Australians experience the benefits of being outdoors

3/11/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Multi-million dollar investment to support grassroots sports

30/10/2022

Templeman; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Government to support third party bidder for WA-based NRL team

28/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA to host first global mixed tennis event

27/10/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

$135 million plan to keep Perth the Home of Hockey

25/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

First international team officials arrive in Perth after FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023 draw

21/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Breaking all boundaries: Award honours mountain biking pioneer

21/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA trails to better connect with country, community, and culture

18/10/2022

Cook; Sanderson; Templeman

Tourism; Health; Sport and Recreation

Six months to go to 2023 World Transplant Games in Perth

18/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New $3.2 million water playground makes a splash in Kununurra

11/10/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Regional Olympics tour to inspire WA’s future sports stars

11/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

UFC returns to Perth in major boost for local businesses

10/10/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

India joins world’s best teams in Perth for ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

29/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

October the Perth-ect time to get outdoors!

20/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

More active opportunities for at-risk remote Kimberley youth

13/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$410,000 Dorrien Gardens facelift for FIFA Women’s World Cup 2023

8/09/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Australian Institute of Sport Board members announced

8/09/2022

McGowan; Templeman; McGurk

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Women's Interests

Boost for AFLW and community footy

24/08/2022

Whitby; Templeman

Environment; Sport and Recreation

Adventures abound with new Collie mountain bike trails

22/08/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Australia’s $10.3 billion benefit from community sport

1/08/2022

Templeman; MacTiernan

Sport and Recreation; Regional Development

Funding boost helps Broome athletes reach their full potential

1/08/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding delivers out-of-school programs for at-risk Kimberley youth

31/07/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

AFL partnership shines light on Kimberley footy talent

22/07/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

International cricket just the ticket this summer

20/07/2022

McGowan; Cook; McGurk

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA kicks off week of elite international football with ICON festival

19/07/2022

McGurk

Sport and Recreation

Four charities to benefit from VenuesWest community partnerships

14/07/2022

McGurk

Sport and Recreation; Culture and the Arts

San Cisco provides local talent at international sports festival

7/07/2022

Johnston

Sport and Recreation

Funding helps local communities play and participate

6/07/2022

Johnston

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium continues winning streak with international award

26/06/2022

McGurk; Templeman

Child Protection; Sport and Recreation

Ready Check GO Working with Children Check campaign helping to keep kids safe

22/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Apology to gymnasts as child safeguarding unit established

22/06/2022

Templeman; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Small Business

State of Origin menu showcases local WA produce

20/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest welcomes new Chair and new board member

19/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Work underway on new Sandover Medal Walk at Subiaco Oval

14/06/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Stand down: WACA makes way for all-abilities playground

12/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

State funding lights up local bowlo

10/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

22 reasons for Western Australians to get active outdoors

9/06/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Thousands of visitors coming to WA for 2023 Australian Youth Water Polo Championships and star-studded international tests

2/06/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth to host 2022 Suncorp Super Netball League Grand Final

1/06/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Giro d’Italia cyclist Jai Hindley to receive WA welcome

18/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$1.65 million to keep WA’s sport and recreation clubs COVID-safe

17/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Albany Sharks club president wins prestigious volunteer award

13/05/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

VenuesWest seeking staff to work at world-class sport and entertainment events

13/05/2022

Cook; Templeman

State Development, Jobs and Trade; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Rugby World Cup coming to Australia in 2027 and 2029

5/05/2022

Templeman; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Environment

New website puts WA’s world-class trails on the map

4/05/2022

Templeman; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Disability Services

Optus Stadium’s accessible rooftop experiences a first in Australia

30/04/2022

Templeman; Dawson

Sport and Recreation; Emergency Services

Northampton celebrates road to recovery with Festival of Footy

28/04/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for historic Wallabies v England Perth test match

28/04/2022

McGowan; Cook; Templeman

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Premier League superstars kicking goals for Perth in International Festival of Football blockbuster event

22/04/2022

Punch; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Australian Masters Games kicks off

14/04/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

McGowan Government commits additional $5 million to support East Fremantle Oval redevelopment

5/04/2022

Cook; Templeman

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Wallabies set to take on England in spectacular Perth Test Match

2/04/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Western Derby to honour WA cricketer Rod Marsh

20/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Optus Stadium to broadcast Shane Warne’s memorial service

17/03/2022

Saffioti; Templeman

Transport; Planning; Ports; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Iconic WACA Ground light towers to be upgraded and beaming colour

14/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New funding program to build capacity of State Sporting Associations

9/03/2022

Templeman; Carey; Buti

Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation; Housing; Racing and Gaming; Aboriginal Affairs; Citizenship and Multicultural Interests

Lanie Chopping appointed Director General of the Department Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries

9/03/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

State Memorial Service offered for Rod Marsh

8/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

State Government shines light on outdoor recreation

4/03/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA regions score with grants to grow sport

1/03/2022

McGowan; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Main works contract awarded for State football centre project

25/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

WA’s top sports stars shine under Optus Stadium lights

25/02/2022

Templeman; Kelly

Sport and Recreation; Youth

Work begins on $5.9 million youth hub for Ellenbrook kids

24/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

$15 million redevelopment commences on Leschenault Leisure Centre

21/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Grants light up the sporting night

11/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding supports community by helping sport

2/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Funding ensures more sport and recreation opportunities for Newman youth

1/02/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Elite-level football matches scheduled for Northampton

21/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Perth’s ICC Men’s T20 World Cup fixtures announced

19/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

New facility to spring WA’s divers onto the world stage

14/01/2022

Templeman

Sport and Recreation

Perth’s Optus Stadium crowned Australia’s best

10/12/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Transport; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Howzat! WACA upgrades underway with demolition of Inverarity Stand

2/12/2021

McGowan; Buti; Templeman

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth to host five FIFA Women's World Cup games in 2023

1/12/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New High Performance Sport Strategy backs emerging sports

1/12/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Small grants a big factor in creating healthy, happy communities

17/11/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation; Finance

Historic camp re-opens following $3.7 million refurbishment

9/11/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Surf’s Up! Lotterywest funds for Margaret River Surf Life Saving Development Centre

9/11/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Volunteering

Lotterywest grant funds new tech for Bibbulmun Track

4/11/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Four WA athletes to benefit from VenuesWest Brand Ambassador Program

2/11/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New members appointed to VenuesWest board

30/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New gender neutral changerooms level playing field for women’s sport in Exmouth

15/10/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Geraldton Basketball Stadium election commitment in the basket

14/10/2021

Buti; Sanderson

Sport and Recreation; Environment

Adventurous minds convene to plan the future of WA’s trails

2/10/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

New Swan River canoe slalom course opens

29/09/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth proves pitch-perfect with five major hockey events secured

28/09/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

WA Hiking Participation Grants open for applications

26/09/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Kimberley footy set to reach new heights with $5 million boost

23/09/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Matagarup mega-footy a sign of Perth's Grand Final fever

22/09/2021

Buti; Whitby

Sport and Recreation; Small Business

Local suppliers in overdrive for Toyota AFL Grand Final preparations

18/09/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Culture and the Arts; Sport and Recreation

WA artists front historic AFL Grand Final

12/09/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Transport; Lands; Sport and Recreation

Surf’s up as proponent chosen to deliver Cockburn Wave Park