WALGA recognises that Local Government provides a significant amount of resources to support the delivery of sport and recreation within the community. This includes provision of sporting facilities, parks and reserves, leisure programming, funding assistance, club development and professional development and training opportunities.
 

Metropolitan Area Recreation Advisory Group (MARAG)

MARAG
The Metropolitan Area Recreation Advisory Group (known as MARAG) held its inaugural meeting at the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries on 4 July 2019. The aim of MARAG is to provide leadership, coordination, advocacy and strategic direction for metropolitan sport and recreation facilities, programs, services and projects.

MARAG is comprised of sport and recreation employees from Local Governments in the Perth metropolitan area and representatives from the Department of Local Government, Sport & Cultural Industries, Parks and Leisure Australia (WA Branch), Western Australia Local Government Association, SportWest and the university sector. WALGA provides executive administration support to this group

Further information:
Terms of Reference
FAQ's
Letter to CEO's 27 September 2019

MARAG & WALGA Financial Agreement

 
MARAG Contact Details:

Chairperson
David Bruce      
Coordinator Project Services
City of Bayswater
Email:  david.bruce@bayswater.wa.gov.au           
Phone: 0429 350 346
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Vice Chairperson
Jenni Hess         
Coordinator Recreation Development    
City of South Perth
Email: jenniferh@southperth.wa.gov.au
Phone: 9474 0777
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MARAG Secretary
Marissa MacDonald
Senior Policy Advisor, Community
WALGA
Email: mmacdonald@walga.asn.au
Phone: 9213 2074
 
 
 





 






















Meeting Dates:
March/April 2021
July 2021
November 2021

Agendas and Minutes
Meeting Minutes MARAG - 4 July 2019
Meeting Minutes MARAG - 28 November 2019
Meeting Minutes MARAG and SSA's - 1 May 2020
Meeting Minutes MARAG and SSA's - 15 May 2020
Meeting Minutes Sport Seasons Shared Spaces Working Group - 22 May 2020
Meeting Minutes Sport Seasons Shared Spaces Working Group - 28 May 2020
Meeting Minutes MARAG and SSA's - 5 June 2020
Meeting Minutes MARAG - 25 November 2020

Local Government Advice
Ground Availability in Metropolitan Local Governments

Strategic Plans
WA Football Commission Strategy Facilities Plan 2020-2030
WA Football Commission Key Findings Report
Football West Strategic Plan

Other Useful Links
Football West Facility Audit
World Cup Legacy
State Football Centre