City of Cockburn Opportunities (Champion Club Guide)

Sports & recreation grants 

Grant Level of funding  Details
Junior Sports Travel Assistance Program Up to $400 Helps young local athletes by providing financial assistance for travel to state or national competitions
Sporting Equipment Grant Up to $1,000 Helps upgrade sporting equipment to increase community participation in sport and recreation
Minor Capital Works Grant Up to $4,000 The MCWG contributes to minor capital works projects carried out on Council owned property
Major Capital Works Grant Up to $50,000 The Major Capital Works Grant is to support sporting clubs to plan and implement projects to develop, modify, upgrade, or extend sporting, recreation and community facilities.

Champion club workshops and events

The City regularly runs Champion Club workshops. To view upcoming events visit Events and Workshops page.

Additional support

Department  Opportunity Contact
Recreation Services Reserves, facilities, club development, workshops and events [email protected]
9411 3444
Community Development Community trailer, Community signs, workshops and networking [email protected]
9411 3444
Volunteer Resource Centre  Resources, printing, adverting volunteer roles [email protected]
9411 3444
Grants and Donation Community and Cultural grants, donations and subsidies [email protected]
9411 3444
Waste Education and Resources Reducing club waste & recycling, sustainable events  [email protected]
9411 3444

Industry programs 

Program Description
Every Club Hub Every Club Hub is live! The hub is a one-stop-shop for WA’s 5500 grassroots sporting clubs and their volunteers. Check out our comprehensive online resource now!
Good Sports Good Sports is proudly run by the Alcohol and Drug Foundation. The Alcohol and Drug Foundation is committed to preventing and minimising the harm caused by alcohol and other drugs in Australia. They work in partnership with others to support and create evidence-based policies and practices that build the capacity of communities to create meaningful change.
Inclusions Solutions Work with sport clubs and community groups to develop a welcoming and inclusive culture through the channels of sport and recreation.
Play by the Rules Play by the Rules provides information, resources, tools and free online training to increase the capacity and capability of administrators, coaches, officials, players, parents and spectators to assist them in preventing and dealing with discrimination, harassment, child safety, inclusion and integrity issues in sport.
Safe Clubs 4 Kids The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative encourages and supports the sport and active recreation industry to create and maintain safe environments for children and young people. The Safe Clubs 4 Kids initiative is a partnership between Sport and Recreation WA, WA Sports Federation, Working with Children Check Screening Unit , WA Police – Child Abuse Squad and Surf Life Saving WA.
Sports Australia  Sport Australia is Australia’s primary national sports administration and advisory agency, and the cornerstone of a wide-ranging sports system. On behalf of the Australian Government, Sport Australia plays a central leadership role in the development and operation of the Australian sports system, administering and funding innovative sport programs and providing leadership, coordination, and support for the sport sector.
Sports Medicine Australia Sports Medicine Australia (SMA) is a peak national multi-disciplinary member organisation that provides leadership in the areas of sports exercise and medicine, sports injury, physical activity, sports exercise and science, and the healthy performance and participation of Australians in physical activity and sport. SMA is widely acknowledged internationally as a leading multi-disciplinary sports medicine body.
WA Sports Federation The WA Sports Federation (WASF) is the peak industry body for sport and active recretaion in Western Australia.
Working with Children Check The WWC Check is a compulsory screening strategy in Western Australia and the Christmas and Cocos (Keeling) Islands for people who engage in certain paid or unpaid work with children, described as “child-related work” under the Working with Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004.

Resources for your club

Document name Downloadable files
Checklists for your club - Champion ClubsPDF document



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