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Seniors Recreation Council is recognised as the peak body for organisations supporting seniors' involvement in sport and recreation the Council is constantly reviewing its strategies to increase the participation of seniors in sport, recreation and associated physical and mental activity. Within the Council’s resource limitations it has directed initiatives towards the areas of participation encouragement, policy development, community leadership promotion and the over fifties potential for community contribution.

Patron: Her Excellency, the Honourable Kerry Sanderson AC, Governor of Western Australia.

SRCWA Country Music Shows a Big Hit Once Again

Country Music Shows 2017

The weekend of the 8th and 9th of July 2017 saw two SRCWA Country Music Shows performed for very enthusiastic audiences. The weekend commenced in the Peel region at the Mandurah Seniors and Community Centre and then it was on the road again to the Morley Sport and Recreation Centre. Both venues were filled to capacity and the audiences were treated to an outstanding show presented by SRCWA Vice President Phil Paddon and Terry Bennetts from Red Dog Music. Our performing artists Laura Downing, Brian Letton, Band of Mates (Terry Bennetts, Evan Platschinda and Ginger Cox), Kingsley Day and Phil Rego enthralled the crowds with their songs, comedy and musical abilities. Before both of the shows Ian Fletcher played his hand made 3 string guitar and Sarah Broome sang during the intermissions. Seniors Recreation Council would like to say a big thank you for all the hard work done by its volunteers and staff and also to Jan and the volunteers from the Peel Branch and especially Phil and Pat Paddon for their work in making these events a resounding success. Y'all come back now, see you at our Christmas Show on 6th December.

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West Coast Eagles Grandparents Day

   WCE Grandparents Day

A “Grandparents Activity/ Information Day” a joint event run by the West Coast Eagles (WCE) and Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc. was held at Domain Stadium on 5th of July 2017. Around 120 fans comprised of Grandparents and their grandchildren were treated to a range of activities and information stalls in the West Coast Eagles team warm up room. The activities on the day included; WCE Kicking Cube, Xbox Kinect activities -Exergaming, Seated Hockey, Carpet Golf, Quoits, Giant Darts, Skittles, Bob (Table Billiards), and a photo booth which proved to be extremely popular. Eddie the Eagle WCE Team Mascot participated in the activates on offer and posed for photos with WCE Members who were treated to free prints which they took home in a commemorative folder.

Thanks to all the static displays which included, West Coast Eagles, Seniors Recreation Council of WA, BreastScreen WA, KinCare, Consumer Protection WA and Kings Tours & Travel. SRCWA acknowledges all the hard work and support from its dedicated volunteers and staff as well as the West Coast Eagles support staff who makes these events possible.  

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Thank you Ron Alexander

Ron Alexander

SRCWA would like to say a huge thank you Ron Alexander who was the Director General of the Department of Sport and Recreation from 1999-2017. Ron was instrumental in supporting SRCWA in many of its programs and services to the Seniors of WA and we are very grateful for his input. His contribution to Sport & Recreation industry in Western Australia will be long lasting and the team culture he built in the Department of Sport & Recreation during his time a Director General will continue. Once again on behalf of Seniors Recreation of WA we thank Ron for his friendship and support and wish him well for the future.

LiveLighter Activity Information Day
Mundaring Thursday 22nd June 2017

The Hub of the Hills provided to be the ideal venue for seniors in the Mundaring Shire to attend an SRCWA LiveLighter Activity Information Day. When we arrived at 8.30am and there was frost on the ground, it didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of the 125 seniors who took part. A lovely BBQ lunch was supplied by the Shire of Mundaring, which was cooked by the Mundaring Men’s Shed. A range of SRCWA activities and static displays and information from Active Ageing Network, Apia, AVIVO, Chidlow Spnners & Craft & Quilting Group, Forever Patches Craft & Quilting Group, KinCare, Mercy Care, Mt Helen-Parkerville Country Womens Assn, Mundaring Mens Shed, Mundaring Seniors Citizens, Mundaring Sharing, Mundaring Visitors Centre, NE Solutions Rise, Rotary Mundaring, Seniors Recreation Council of WA & Shire of Mundaring were on offer. SRCWA acknowledges and appreciates its hard working volunteers, the Shire of Mundaring Staff for their support in making this event possible. 

Photos from the day can be viewed by CLICKING HERE 

LiveLighter Activity Information Day
Peel Thursday 22nd June 2017

Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc .conducted the Peel LiveLighter Activity Information Day on 22nd June 2017 at the Furnissdale Masonic Lodge Mandurah.  The event was once again well attended by some 75 enthusiastic and active seniors despite the torrential rain and local flooding.  The day started with our MC for the day,  SRCWA Vice President Phil Paddon, introducing a warm up activity run by Robyn Lister from the Fit and Flexi program.

Static displays and information included Department of Consumer Protection, Silver Chain, Kings Tours & Travel, Breast Screen, Australian Hearing, Mandurah Lions Club, Kin Care, Stay on Your Feet , NE Solutions, Umbrella Multicultural Community Care,  and Seniors Recreation Council of WA.

People also visited the Australian Hearing Van for a free assessment and advice on hearing aids.

Activities on the day included Strong on Your Feet, Exergaming, Seated Hockey,  Carpet Bowls, Skittles, Bean Bag Toss, Pole Walking, Giant Darts, and Game of Bob.  It was wonderful to see so many seniors “Having a Go” at the many activities on offer.

SRCWA Peel Branch volunteers and the Mandurah Lions Club provided lunch; a wide choice of hearty and healthy soups or a sausage sizzle.

A wonderful medley of songs by Rockin Ronnie had people dancing and bopping after the activities during the lunch break.

Congratulations to SRCWA volunteers and staff, Peel Branch president Jan McGlinn and her dedicated volunteers on a magnificent event  We also would like to thank the static displays, who helped to make this event a great success.

Photos from the day can be viewed by CLICKING HERE 

20th Edition of the Add Life to Your Years
Directory now available.  

Seniors Recreation Council of WA is pleased to announce the 20th edition of the Add Life to Your Years, a Directory of sport and recreation for over 50's, is now available.  Should you wish to obtain a free copy of the 20th edition please contact our office on 08 9492 9773. 

2017 Have a Go Day a LiveLighter Event Celebrates 25 Years in Burswood Park

Wednesday November 1st 2107 is a great day for Seniors Recreation Council and The Burswood Park Board, it marks the 25th year of Have a Go Day a LiveLighter Event being held in the picturesque grounds of Burswood Park. Mark this date in your diary and come on down to try a range of activities, source seniors specifice services and information, enter free raffles, and remember to enjoy a free tea or coffee at the Have a Go News hospitality marque. 

The Swinging Years Ball 2017

The 2017 Swinging Years Seniors Ball was a sell out with over 200 people in attendance. Our Special thanks go out to our sponsors Crown Perth, Have a Go News, Department of Sport and Recreation, Department of Local Government & Communities and Casey Australia Tours.

An outstanding afternoon floor show was performed by the Simply Swing dancers who had the dancefloor full to overflowing at the interactive part of their show. Thank you Markus and his team.

Music. Once again our live dance music was presented by "Offspring" Thank You! a perfect compilation of dance music.

SRCWA State President Hugh Rogers welcomed everyone and introduced the Hon. Mick Murray MLA, Minister for Seniors and Ageing; Volunteering; Sport and Recreation who addressed the audience. Once again SRCWA thanks the hard work of its volunteers and staff who make these successful events possible.

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LiveLighter Activity Information Day
Belmont Oasis

Approximately 96 seniors attended a Livelighter Seniors Activity -Information day at Belmont Oasis on 26th May 2017. This event was sponsored by LiveLighter Healthway, organised by SRCWA in partnership with the City of Belmont.  The event showcased agencies and activities in the local Belmont area and also gave participants the opportunity to try different recreational activities. Static displays with a variety of information were on hand from Alzheimer’s WA, AVIVO, Belmont Tennis Club, BreastScreen, City of Belmont Community Development, City of Belmont Community Safety & Crime, City of Belmont Community Wellbeing City of Belmont Library, Dept of Commerce - Consumer Protection, Hall & Prior -Belmont Aged Care Home and White Oak Home Care Services, Healthway LiveLighter, Independent Living Centre, NE Solutions, Northern Suburbs Community Legal Centre Inc,  Seniors Recreation Council, Sonder Legal, Southern Cross Care, SilverSport, The Art of Hearing, Umbrella Multicultural Community Care, WA Retirement Village Residents Association. SRCWA Vice President Phil Paddon introduced City of Belmont Mayor, Cr Phil Marks who welcomed seniors to the event. Phil then introduced all the static displays and invited the participants to take part in Pole Walking, Exergaming, Giant Darts, Bob (Table Billiards), Skittles, Heart Sport Activities, Seated Hockey, Indoor Bocce, Carpet Golf, Carpet Bowls and more. After a morning of activities participants were treated to a healthy lunch of sandwiches, quiche, salad and fruit.

SRCWA would like to thank Helen from the City of Belmont, City of Belmont Staff, and SRCWA’s hard working volunteers and staff for helping to make this event a great success. We would also like to make a special thank you to the trustees from Wooraloo Prison Farm for their outstanding assistance throughout the day.

SRCWA would also like to thank LiveLighter Healthway for their magnificent sponsorship, the City of Belmont for hosting this event,  the Department of Sport and Recreation and Dept of Local Government & Communities for their support.

Remember to eat healthy meals and exercise daily to LiveLighter.

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2017 LiveLighter Aged Care Games Greater Geraldton Region

On the 16th May 2017 SRCWA conducted the LiveLighter Aged Care Games at the Geraldton QE11 centre.

The Geraldton Games were excellent, the enthusiasm was wonderful and there were over 12 volunteers organised by the Geraldton branch.  Also in attendance were three Aged Care students from TAFE who spent most of the day assisting the competitors. Additionally we had two boys from the local college who participated in the fun of the day.

There can be no question that everyone enjoyed the day and they all came away smiling. The most significant part of the day was when everyone was presented with medallions, one of the participants said “this is best day outing I have had this year”.

The games were opened by Councillor Bob Hall and Phil Paddon MC’d the event and also took all the volunteers through the rules and scoring the games.

It was a wonderful game with all the participants having a great time, the winners were Hill Crest Hurricanes, Juniper with 325 points; second place went to Geraldton Community Care – team Clyde with 250  points and third place went to Geraldton Community Care – team Bonnie with 243. points and the Best Presented team plaque was awarded to Hill Crest Hurricanes – Juniper.

The oldest person competing on the day was Flo Weston 93 years young who was part of the Bonnie team.

Congratulations to all the participants for coming and having a go and a big thank you to Phil & Pat Paddon, Quentin Smythe and Lee Patrick who travelled from Perth to assist with the games and also to Christine Mullender, Greater Geraldton Branch President and the Greater Geraldton Branch committee and all the volunteers who helped make the day such a great success.

SRCWA would like to thank LiveLighter, Healthway for Sponsoring the LiveLighter Aged Care Games and to Department of Sport & Recreation and Department of Local Government and Communities for their support.

LiveLighter Activity Information Day
Armadale Distric Hall

Seniors Recreation Council of WA proudly presented the LiveLighter Seniors Activity Information day on 11th May 2017 in Armadale

120 seniors enjoyed a morning of socialising and activities at the Armadale District hall. The activities commenced with a warm up by Michael from Armadale Aquatic Centre who led the participants through some gentle stretches and exercises to prepare them for a morning of activities. The activities included Carpet Bowls, Xbox Kinect activities, Pole Walking, Carpet Golf, Sticky Darts, Shuttle Ball and more. A big hit was the Rock the Bike where seniors used a pedal powered smoothie maker to create a banana or berry smoothie drink. Also on show was a wide variety of information available from:

• Armadale Branch of the Wildflower Society of WA, • Armadale Volunteer Service •
• Australian Hearing • BreastScreen WA • Champion Lakes Boating Club • City of Armadale •
• Curtin 100.1fm • Home Help Local • Indipendent Living • KinCare • LiveLighter • Prime Movers • • Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc • Silver Chain Group •
• Southern Districts Support Association • WA Retirement Village Residents Association •

There was much laughter and great atmosphere throughout the morning. The day culminated with an exceptional light lunch cooked, prepared and served by the Armadale Seniors High School Vocational Education and Training Students who received rousing applause and thanks from those in attendance.

This event was sponsored by Live_Lighter, City of Armadale, Department of Sport and Recreation & Dept. of Local Government & Communities.

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Have a Go Day 2017 a LiveLighter Event
Registrations Now Open

Registrations for Have a Go Day 2017 a LiveLighter Event (Wednesday 1st November 2017) are now open please download our Expression of Interest Form which includes Application Process Terms and Conditions

SRCWA Rockingham Branch Have A Go Day 2016

On Wednesday 12th April 2017,  the SRCWA Rockingham Branch held its 7th Annual Have a Go Day a LiveLighter Event at the Aqua Jetty.  It was an excellent day which showcased club/groups from Rockingham and surrounding areas and the activities on the day were Xbox Kinect, Prime Movers, Simply Swing dancing, Swing N Sway, Petanque,  Pole Walking, and more, with around 650 attendees on the day.

A free Hospitality tent was provided and volunteers served many cups of tea and coffee and bottled water to participants on the day.

The day was officially opened by Mayor of Rockingham, Barry Sammels, other official guests included Reece Whitby MLA, Member for Baldivis, Hugh Rogers SRCWA State President, Councillor, Chris Elliott who acted as MC for the opening and throughout the day.

Congratulations to Frances Cheney, the SRC Rockingham Branch for the tireless work they did putting this event together.   A big thank you also goes to all the other volunteers who helped make this day a great success including Wooroloo Trustees who worked alongside the volunteers on Tuesday and Wednesday to ensure the day ran smoothly.

Sponsors of the event were: City of Rockingham, Aqua Jetty, Have a Go News, LiveLighter Healthway, Kennards Hire, IGA, Dept of Sport & Recreation and Dept of Local Government & Communities, Telstra & Simply Swing.

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Bunbury LiveLighter Aged Care Games

Picture the South West Sports centre full of Seniors all dressed in team colours plus carers and supporters, competing at the Bunbury 2017 LiveLighter Aged Care Games on April 6th 2017.

It was a fabulous day with 14 teams competing, the teams came together from Nursing Homes, Aged Care Facilities and Day Centres to compete in games specifically designed for people in care.

SRCWA would like to thank Bunbury Branch president Barbara Fleay and her team of dedicated volunteers along with the volunteers and staff from Perth head office for helping to make this event possible. Students from the Bunbury regional TAFE and SEDA school program also volunteered on the day which was greatly appreciated. The games were officially opened by Federal Member for Forrest, Western Australia Ms Nola Marino MP. Our lunch time entertainment was provided by local councillor Betty McCleary who had people moving and shaking to Zumba Gold.

The games were played in great spirit and included seated hockey, seated pass ball, beanbag toss and skittles. The carers game at the end of the day had representatives from each team competing in a fun event which was enjoyed by everyone.

Best Presented team was awarded to “Dream Catchers”, third place Village Raiders, second place “Crowea Club” and first place “Ocean Star Superstars”. Our oldest competitor was 102 year old Mary Birch from the “Dream Catchers” team.

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Seniors Week 2017

The official dates for Seniors Week Sunday 29th October 2017 to Sunday 5th November 2017 have been released by Department of Local Government and Communities.
Have a Go Day a LiveLighter Event will be on Wednesday November 1st 2017.

To find out more about whats on for Seniors Week 2017 please visit the DLGC website at https://www.dlgc.wa.gov.au/CommunityInitiatives/Pages/Seniors-Week.aspx

SRCWA Over 60's Mixed Pairs Bowls

A record 60 teams competed for the title of SRCWA Over Sixty Mixed Pairs champions, preliminary rounds were held at the Sorrento and Osborne Park Bowling Club. The final was played at the Osbourne Park Bowling Club with quite a few spectators watching the action.

Osborne Park's Gordon King and Safety Bay's Irene Arndt joined forces to take out the 2017 Senior Recreation Council Over 60's Mixed Pairs title.

After starting slowly King and Arndt won 7 of the last 8 ends to beat Michael Zusman (Cockburn) and Debra Rhine (North Beach) in the final at the Osborne Park Bowling Club.

This is Irene Arndt's second Over 60's title of the year after earlier winning the coveted Over 60's Singles Title. Gordon King has also previously been in the winner’s circle with a triples to his name in 2015/16.

SRCWA thanks and acknowledges all the hard work done by Bowls WA, Sorrento Bowling Club, Osbourne Park Bowling Club along with the many volunteers who help make this event a great success.

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Rockingham Branch Have a Go Day
Wednesday 12th April 2017

SRCWA Country Music Concert
Now Two Venues Morley and Mandurah

City of Vincent
LiveLighter Activity Information Day

Seniors in the City of Vincent locality were invited to a Livelighter Seniors Activity -Information day sponsored by LiveLighter Healthway, organised by SRCWA and hosted by the City of Vincent. This event was organised to help showcase agencies and activities in the local area and also give participants the opportunity to try different activities. Static displays with a variety of information were on hand from APIA, Breast Screen WA, Dept of Commerce, Home Instead, ICCWA- Stay on Your Feet, LiveLighter Healthway, Mercy Care, Seniors Recreation Council, Silver Chain, WARVRA (WA Retirement Village Residents Assn.).  SRCWA Vice President Phil Paddon welcomed the seniors to the event, introduced all the static displays and invited the participants to take part in Exergaming, Giant Darts, Bob (Table Billiards), Skittles, Heart Sport Activities, Seated Hockey, Carpet Golf, Carpet Bowls and more.  After a morning of activities participants were treated to a healthy lunch of sandwiches, sushi rolls and fruit.

SRCWA would like to thank Sarah from the City of Vincent, and SRCWA’s hard working volunteers and staff for helping to make this event a great success.

SRCWA would also like to thank LiveLighter Healthway for their magnificent sponsorship and the City of Vincent for hosting this event and the Department of Sport and Recreation and Dept of Local Government & Communities for their support.

Remember to eat healthy meals and exercise daily to LiveLighter

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Cockburn LiveLighter Activity Information Day

Wednesday 15th March 2017 saw a group of seventy enthusiastic seniors take part in a LiveLighter Activity Information Day at the Cockburn Integrated Health Facility in Success. Seniors took part in a warm up routine and activities on display which included, Seniors Exergaming WA, Indoor Bocce, Skittles, Quoits, Beanbag Toss, Seated Hockey, Carpet Golf, and Bob (Table Billiards) and Heart Sport Activities. Static displays included Silver Chain, Stay on Your Feet, Kings Tours & Travel , BreastScreen WA  , Consumer Protection WA, LiveLighter Healthway, KinCare, Curtin Radio, Independent Living Centre WA and Seniors Recreation Council Centre.

A very healthy and tasty lunch of Chicken Ham and Salad followed by delicious fruit platters.

SRCWA would like to thank Siobhan from the City of Cockburn Seniors Centre, the team from Wooroloo,  SRCWA’s hard working volunteers and staff for helping to make this event a great success.

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Northam LiveLighter Aged Care Games

On the 2nd March SRCWA held the Northam LiveLighter Aged Care Games, the day was a great success with 4 teams coming together from Dowerin, Brookton, York & Northam. All the games were played with great enthusiasm.

 Milton Brooks Manager Recreation Services Shire of Northam opened the games. Entertainment before the start and during the lunch break was provided by Jim Drysdale and Jenny Cole, they led the participants in a sing-a-long and everyone enjoyed their performance.

 Phil Paddon, MC for the day explained the games rules to the volunteers and then called the teams to the playing area and encouraged everyone to have a good time.

Congratulation to all the participants for coming and having a go, a big thank you to Karen Ducat and to the volunteers from the SRC Avon Branch and SRCWA State Office who helped make the day a great success.

The winners of the Northam LiveLighter Aged Care Games were:- 1st Dowerin HACC, 313 points, 2nd York All Stars 222 points & 3rd Killara Day Centre 199 points. The Best Presented Team was Kalkarni Curlews and the oldest competitor was Carmel Redding - Dowerin HACC 91 years young.

The LiveLighter Aged Care Games are Sponsored by LiveLighter Healthway, Dept. of Sport & Recreation & Dept of Local Government and Communities.

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Annual Seniors Ball "The Swinging Years"

Tickets for the SRCWA Annual Ball are now available and selling fast. This years theme is The Swinging Years...dance music by "Offspring" and floor show by the Simply Swing Dancers...Wednesday 7th June 2017 at the Astral Ballroom Crown Perth..Tickets are $36 per person and includes afternoon tea ...Contact the office on 08 9492 9771 to book your tickets. This event would not be possible without the support of ball sponsors Crown Perth Have a Go News Department of Sport and Recreation and Government of Western Australia Department of Local Government and Communities

 

Livelighter Aged Care Games, Boddington

On the 22nd February SRCWA held the Boddington LiveLighter Aged Care Games, the day was a great success with 4 teams coming together from Boddington, Harvey & Narrogin. All the games were played with great enthusiasm.

Linda Howlett performed the National Anthem and Councillor Martin Glynn, Acting Shire President opened the games. Entertainment during the lunch break was provided by Eddie Storm OAM, he led the participants in a sing-a-long and everyone enjoyed his performance.

Phil Paddon, MC for the day explained the games rules to the volunteers and then called the teams to the playing area and encouraged everyone to have a good time.

Congratulation to all the participants for coming and having a go, a big thank you to Dawn Newman and to the volunteers from Boddington Hospital Auxiliary, Newmont Boddington Gold Mine, South32 Worsley Alumina Mine and SRC, all the volunteers helped make the day a great success.

The winners of the Boddington LiveLighter Aged Care Games were:- 1st Boddington Seniors Group, 261points, 2nd Narrogin HACC, 238 points & 3rd Southwest Community Care, 236. The Best Presented Team was Southwest Community Care and the oldest competitor was Gloria Batt, aged 94 years young.

The LiveLighter Aged Care Games are Sponsored by LiveLighter Healthway, Dept. of Sport & Recreation & Dept of Local Government and Communities.

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Telstra Connecting Seniors
Afternoon Tea

Tuesday 24th January 2017 saw some 60 seniors welcomed by CEO of Telstra Andrew Penn to a Connecting Seniors – Afternoon Tea run in partnership with Telstra and Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc, we were also joined by AMANA Living and Bethany. Seniors at this free event learned about current connectivity options, an overview of smartphones and tablets, and their benefits and relevance to everyday life. Around twenty Telstra Digital Ambassadors took small breakout groups for sessions where they could explore and ask relevant technology questions and received advice on personal phones or tablets which they brought to the event. On behalf of all those who attended, Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc. would like to thank Telstra for their continued invaluable support in helping to break down the barriers many seniors may have moving into the digital age.

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Have a go Day 2016 a Livelighter Event a Huge Success.

HAGD2016

After talking with quite a few people regarding Have a go Day 2016 a LiveLighter Event, the feedback has been fantastic. Thousands of enthusiastic seniors took part in a range of activities, viewed static displays and gathered seniors’ specific information. Seniors enjoyed free tea and coffee compliments of Have a Go News at the Hospitality tents around the grounds, they were also entertained throughout the day by dance groups demonstrations and performances. It was a great pleasure for the Council to welcome the Premier of Western Australia the Hon Colin Barnett and Minister for Seniors and Volunteering the Hon Paul Miles MLA to Have a Go Day 2016 a LiveLighter Event.

Seniors Recreation Council of WA Inc. thanks the tireless work of its volunteers, Department of Sport and Recreation Staff, and the heavy lifters from Wooroloo who helped to make the day as some of the public have said “THE BEST HAVE A GO DAY EVER”.

An event like Have a Go Day could not be possible without the support the council receives from its sponsors. Seniors Recreation Council is very appreciative of the magnificent support provided for Have a Go Day, a LiveLighter Event by our wonderful Sponsors, without their continued support this event would not be possible, they are:

Burswood Park Board, Lotterywest, Crown Perth, Have a Go News , Channel 7 Perth, Department of Sport and Recreation, Department of Local Government and Communities, 882am 6PR, Home In WA, Sterling New Life, Phoenix Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd, West Coast Eagles, Telstra, Studio Twentysix Photography, Kings Tours & Travel, Scarboro Toyota & Curtin FM 100.1.

And remember to put the 1st of November 2017 in your Diary!

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Funding for Seniors to Participate in Sport and Active Recreation

Silver Sport

SilverSport is an exciting new project which supports eligible seniors to participate in sport and active recreation. From 1 July 2016 – 30 June 2017, residents aged 60 years and over in the City of Belmont, City of Kalgoorlie-Boulder (including Shire of Coolgardie), City of Kwinana and Shire of Northam, will be able to access up to $200 for the cost of sporting club memberships or physical activity program fees. Seniors must have a valid health care card or pensioner concession card to be eligible.   Please apply directly to your local government. More information is available at www.dsr.wa.gov.au/silversport

SilverSport Providers

Seniors can apply for SilverSport funding for a range of sport or active recreation activities delivered by clubs, community organisations, business and recreation centres. If your organisation is currently supporting older adults to stay active you can get involved as a registered SilverSport provider and promote your activities to potential SilverSport applicants. You will need to meet the eligibility criteria and complete the SilverSport provider registration form at http://www.dsr.wa.gov.au/funding/individuals/silversport/silversport-providers

 If you have any questions please contact the Department of Sport and Recreation on 9492 9700 or silversport@dsr.wa.gov.au

Free New Associations Law
Information Sessions

Association Info

An invitation to members and committees of local associations and clubs   It is anticipated on 1 July 2016 the new Associations Incorporation Act 2015 will come into effect. The new law will replace the current Associations Incorporation Act 1987 which provides the regulatory framework for over 18,000 not-for-profit organisations in Western Australia. The new law will require associations to update their rules as well as introducing a number of changes regarding financial reporting, governance, privacy, the rules and membership of incorporated associations.

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