Draft 2 of the SIS Sport and Recreation Training package including:
• SIS10122 Certificate I in Sport and Recreation
• SIS20122 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
• SIS30122 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
• SIS40122 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
• SIS50122 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management.
the skill sets:
• SISSS00131 Aquatic Technical Operator Skill Set
• SISSS00132 Swimming and Water Safety Teacher Skill Set
• SISSS00133 Pool Lifeguard Skill Set.
are now open for industry feedback before Friday 17th June 2022. To look through the draft, provide feedback and enrol for one of the webinars about the new changes visit the SkillsIQ website.
After being delayed from the original date of 9-16 October 2021, the Australian Masters Games has commenced in Perth running the 23 to the 30 April 2022. The games have over 30 different sports including athletics, softball, swimming, netball, sailing, basketball and many more. It is expected to attract over 3,000 participants and supporters to major venues across Perth such as the HBF Stadium, WA Athletics Stadium and Bendat Basketball Centre and is a wonderful boost to tourism.
If you are interested in looking at the sport schedule it can be found at this link
Applications are now open for sports coaches and officials of state sporting associations to participate in professional development programs. Programs that focus on enhancing diversity and inclusion are encouraged, such as mentoring or pathway development programs. Applications close Friday 1st April 2022 . More details can be found at the Coaching and Officiating Grants Program.
The latest round of community sporting and recreation and facilities funding (CSRFF) resulted in the approval of over 21 projects totalling $10.34 million. If your community sport and recreation facility (Perth or regional) is in need of an upgrade or new development consider putting in an application for the next round of funding which closes on the 31 March 2022. For more information click here
The sport and recreation and aquatic and community recreation sub-sectors have changed significantly in the last decade leading to key changes to workforce demand and the operating environment. The training package products are no longer fit for purpose and need to be updated. As a result a Case for Change to these SIS Training Packages have been made:
SIS10115 Certificate I in Sport and Recreation
SIS20115 Certificate II in Sport and Recreation
SIS30115 Certificate III in Sport and Recreation
SIS31015 Certificate III in Aquatics and Community Recreation
SIS40115 Certificate IV in Sport and Recreation
SIS50115 Diploma of Sport and Recreation Management.
To present your input and/or support for this case it needs to be made by 9:00am AEDT on Monday, 01 November 2021.
To access the case for change and contact details click here
The next 4 years will see a State Budget allocation of $167 million towards community sport and recreation. This investment in local community and sporting programs, together with major sports infrastructure projects, aims to enhance job creation, sporting participation and access to top quality venues within Western Australia.
Read the full media statement
Sport is a key element of a cohesive and thriving national community. It is a tool for achieving outcomes in areas such as education, health, leadership development and fair play, and is unrivalled in its ability to link heart, mind and body, to connect individuals and to inspire communities.
Increasingly, all sporting organisations are being held accountable for their governance. Governance is not only relevant to large national sporting organisations; it is important for all organisations in the sector. It is for this reason that these Sport Governance Principles were co-designed through a whole-of-sector engagement.
These principles can be used throughout the Australian sport sector, from small local clubs to large national organisations, but the details and explanations tend to be most applicable to national sporting organisations and state/territory sporting organisations. Read more and download the Sport Governance Principles
The State Government has announced one of the most significant investments in sport and community infrastructure in Western Australian history, with a $300 million package as part of the government's $5.5 billion WA Recovery Plan. The funding consists of:
Read more about this funding. For the full list of projects, visit http://inthistogether.wa.gov.au
The Minister for Sport and Recreation Mick Murray joined SportWest members at the Gold Netball Centre to receive the Strategic Priorities for WA Sport from SportWest Chairman Michael Beros on 15 July.
A series of priorities have been developed across three themes:
1. Capability - Developing the people and the organisations who support the industry.
2. Access - Improving access to sport participation opportunities for the community.
3. Innovation - Growing a sport sector that embraces knowledge, collaboration, data and technology.
The document is the first of its kind in Western Australia, having been prepared by the industry for the industry. Download the Strategic Priorities document.
The Western Australian Sports Federation (SportWest) has received a Healthway grant of $82,500 to develop a framework to guide and strengthen mental health prevention initiatives across community sport in Western Australia.
Healthway’s Director of Health Promotion Julia Knapton said, the grant would see SportWest coordinate the project in partnership with Healthway, the WA Association for Mental Health, the Mental Health Commission and Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.
“The framework will support the local sports sector to effectively promote mental health and increase mental health literacy in the community,” Ms Knapton said. Read more