In Sport and Recreation ther are many partners who can assist Clubs in running their sports.
DLGSC - Sport and Recreation
Promoting participation and achievement in sport and recreation to support a healthy lifestyle for all Western Australians through physical activity.
For all the latest information and updates in Sport and Recreation click on the logo below.
Every Club Hub
DLGSC Sport and Recreation are committed to giving every club in Western Australia access to resources, guides, training opportunities and information on how they can improve their club and support their volunteers and members.
For more information on Every Club Hub click on the logo below.
Great news! KidSport has been doubled from $150 to $300 per eligible child per financial year!
The program provides financial assistance to families to ensure all kids have the opportunity to participate in sport, remain physically active and build long lasting friendships.
KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 -18 years to participate in community sport and recreation by offering them financial assistance towards club fees. The fees go directly from the government to the registered KidSport clubs participating in the project.
View the step by step guide for KidSports registration here
Working With Children Check
The Working with Children Check is a compulsory screening strategy in Western Australia and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands.
Changes are coming 1 July 2023, to help you stay up to date with these changes Dept of Communities are running online workshops. Click here to register.
To see if you are required to hold a WWCC, how to apply, check your application status click here
If you are an sporting club or association that employs or has volunteers that engage in child related work, you have responsibilities and obligations un the WWC Act. To ensure your club or association is up to date with your obligations click here
Good Sports - Australia’s largest community health sports program – has been helping build strong community sporting clubs across Australia for over 20 years.
Being part of Good Sports shows your community that your club is a welcoming place, helping to bring in and keep members and volunteers. It can also help you comply with legal requirements, and you’ll get free access to program staff, tools and resources.
Today over 10,000 clubs are proud to be a part of the Good Sports team. Click here to join up today.
Clubs WA is the not-for-profit industry body that represents the interests of licensed and community clubs in Western Australia. They work with the Government, private sector and public to strengthen the role of clubs amongst local communities and ensure they remain viable.
Clubs WA has a membership of over 500 clubs and associations. Our membership is strong as in addition to advocating to government for our industry, we provide direct support and tailored advice to our clubs.
The major benefits from being a Clubs WA member include:
Keeping you informed of legislative changes that affect your Club
Liquor Licensing advice helping you to avoid and defend infringements
Industrial relations advice
Exclusive discounts through our partnership programs
Training and Development
Annual industry events including the Industry Awards for Excellence
Industry communication including a bi-monthly newsletter (the Service Bulletin) and weekly e-news
Click here to learn more about Clubs WA Membership and how to join over 500 clubs who are already members and have your voice
Did you know Associations and Clubs are required to submit an information statement to Consumer Protection every year. This statement confirms the association is still active, eligible to be incorporated and has held its Annual General Meeting (AGM)? Information statements must be submitted within six (6) months after the end of an association’s financial year.
To learn more about your Association or Clubs reporting responsibilities click here.
Watch this helpful video on how to lodge the information statement
Your Association or Clubs information can be updated on the online portal AssociationsOnline.
Game Plan - Australian Sports Commission
The Australian Sports Commission (ASC) is focused on improving the capability of sporting organisations to create an effective and sustainable national sport sector. The ASC supports club development through its free online platform, Game Plan.
Game Plan is a free online platform that allows sporting clubs of all sizes to get insights into their current capability in key areas of club administration, then supports ongoing club development with a suite of tools.
Clubs assess and evaluate their own environment, identifying their unique strengths and potential areas for improvement.
Volunteers are the heart of every club. Game Plan makes it easy for club leaders to assess and analyse information about holistic club operations, to make good immediate decisions whilst developing clear plans for the club’s future.
Senior Club Community Development Officer
Community Development & Events Manager