Media Statements

For Portfolio: Sport and Recreation

Date MinisterPortfolioTitle

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

9/09/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Sport and recreation budget kicks goals for WA communities

8/09/2021

Sanderson; Buti

Commerce; Sport and Recreation

Just the ticket - tough new laws to stamp out scalping

3/09/2021

Cook; Templeman; Buti

Deputy Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Wallabies primed for Perth Bledisloe battle

31/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Western Australians rewarded as Perth hosts historic AFL Grand Final

23/08/2021

Buti; Punch

Sport and Recreation; Disability Services

WA athletes ready to compete at Tokyo Paralympic Games

19/08/2021

McGowan; Saffioti; Buti

Premier; Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Perth City Deal’s WACA upgrade underway

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Major boost to HBF Park ahead of 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup

18/08/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Kicking goals as construction begins on $32.5 million State Football Centre

5/08/2021

Templeman; Cook; Buti

Tourism; Health; Sport and Recreation

Let the games begin! World Transplant Games to kick off in Perth 2023

3/08/2021

Buti; Templeman

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Construction starts on Optus Stadium’s new rooftop viewing platform

25/07/2021

McGowan; Buti

Premier; Sport and Recreation

Commitment delivered to upgrade tired East Fremantle Oval

14/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Funding supports sustainable, resilient clubs

13/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Small grants a big win for Western Australians

12/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

51 of WA’s best athletes to represent Australia at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

8/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Grants creating innovative programs to increase physical activity

7/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Three-year funding arrangement secured for regional athlete development

5/07/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for historic Ashes Test at Perth Stadium

25/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Australia and New Zealand to face-off in Perth Pro League hockey series

23/06/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Supercars tickets a licence to thrill motorsport fans

16/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

State Sporting Associations winners in latest funding round

9/06/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Tickets on sale for Perth’s Bledisloe Cup blockbuster

2/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Hiking grants a gateway to experience WA’s great outdoors

1/06/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Community scores in McGowan Government’s latest round of sport grants

19/05/2021

Buti; Templeman

Sport and Recreation; Tourism

Perth secures historic Ashes Test and One Day International for 2021-22 season

18/05/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Pony Club volunteer recognised with prestigious award

10/05/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

National Surf Life Saving event shore to attract swell of support

21/04/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

WA to welcome back State of Origin in 2022

20/04/2021

Carey; Buti

Local Government; Sport and Recreation

Shire of York off-road vehicle area receives funding boost

15/04/2021

Templeman; Buti

Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Australia’s top track and field athletes to compete in Perth

15/04/2021

Buti

Sport and Recreation

Major jobs boost as WA's biggest venues move to full capacity

1/04/2021

McGowan; Templeman; Buti

Premier; Tourism; Sport and Recreation

Perth victorious in FIFA Women’s World Cup host city selection

25/03/2021

Saffioti; Buti

Planning; Sport and Recreation

Joint media statement - Final designs revealed for WACA Ground transformation in East Perth

1/02/2021

Murray; Cook

Sport and Recreation; Health

New funding program seeks innovative ideas to get people moving

29/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

National swim competition making a splash in the Kimberley

28/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Local clubs share in State Government support

28/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Basketball project powers forward in remote Aboriginal community

28/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Grants enliven WA’s regional sporting participation

23/01/2021

Murray

Sport and Recreation

Double the fun with KidSport in 2021