Midwest - Gascoyne

Midwest Gascoyne Regional Office Location

Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries

Level 1, 268-270 Foreshore Drive, Geraldton WA 6530


Staff Members

Janniel Harris - Membership Coordinator

Email: mw.membership@netballwa.com.au

Phone: (08) 9956 2162

Mobile: 0427 912 685

Nicole Haines - Development Coordinator

Email: mw.development@netballwa.com.au

Phone: (08) 9956 2184

Mobile: 0423 182 114

Umpires Enquiries

Email: mw.officials@netballwa.com.au

Mobile: 0427 912 685

Midwest Gascoyne Regional Office Info

North Midlands
Turquoise Coast

Meeting 1: 6 April 2023 – 6pm
Meeting 2: 26 October 2023 – 6pm

The Netball WA (NWA) Regional Office holds an Association Forum in the first quarter of the year where the Association Presidents, Association Development Officers, and Association Umpire Development Officers come together with NWA Regional Office Staff. The purpose of the Forum is to:
  • Provide NWA and industry updates and information to the Associations
  • Provide development opportunities for Association personnel
  • Discuss and plan future development needs for the regional area
  • An opportunity for the Association to network with each other and NWA
  • An opportunity for Associations to provide relevant and essential feedback to NWA on current needs
Coach & Umpire 11 March 2023 Venue Dongara

The purpose of the Volunteer of the Year Achievement Award is to recognise a volunteer member within the Netball WA Midwest Gascoyne regional area that has made a significant contribution to netball in a volunteer capacity over the designated 12-month period.

2024 Applications
Now Open
Closing Date: Friday 10 May 2024

Netball WA (NWA) provides visits, training, development, accreditation, and education workshops to Associations. This servicing is conducted by the Regional Office staff or other contracted staff with the required expertise.

Association Visits
To Be Confirmed

2019 was the inaugural year for the Midwest Gascoyne Regional Championships. The Championships have age divisions from 12 & Under through to Open and Masters. 

The purpose of the Championships is to:
o	provide a platform for Association representative teams to compete against other Associations in the Midwest Gascoyne geographical area;
o	provide a platform for Coach mentoring;
o	provide a platform for Umpire coaching and badging;
o	provide Selectors the opportunity for the identification of Coaches, Player’s and Umpire’s for further pathway program’s and regional representative teams;
o	provide an opportunity for the netball community to come together to network and socialise.

o	Coach of the Meet
o	Rising Coach
o	Umpire of the Meet
o	Rising Umpire
o	Umpire Badges
o	Best Dressed
o	Sportsmanship Award
o	Premiership Team Medals 
o	Grand Final Umpire Medals

Further information on the Regional Championships including the various Awards will be sent direct to the affiliated Associations.

Dates: Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July 2023
Venue: Geraldton Netball Association
Times: To be advised

** please note that times are approximate and may be subject to change dependent on team registration numbers.

Netball WA and other Associations within the region may hold Carnivals during the year that other Associations may wish to attend.

2024 Carnival Dates

Midwest Gascoyne NAIDOC Carnival
Saturday 20 April
Geraldton Netball Association
WCF High School Carnival
Friday 7 June
Geraldton Netball Association
WCF Primary School Carnival
Friday 14 June
Geraldton Netball Association
Midwest Gascoyne Regional Championships
27 & 28 July
Geraldton Netball Association

High School Cup
Date: 9 June 2023
Venue: Geraldton Netball Association

Primary School Cup
Date: 16 June 2023
Venue: Geraldton Netball Association

The carnival promotes participation and engages players from a wide variety of ethnicities to foster their netball skills in a fun and encouraging environment. The Multicultural Carnival is a celebration of WA’s cultural diversity. Each team is required to have 5 participants with 1 or more parents born overseas, or to identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander on court at any one time. 

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Umpires from affiliated Associations in the Midwest Gascoyne may be identified and selected into the Fever in Time Umpire Academy. This program offers the selected umpires the opportunity for further pathway development both on and off court.
Program Dates
Available soon
Fever in Time Umpire Academy
Posted upon selection.

Athletes and coaches from affiliated Associations in the Midwest Gascoyne may be identified and selected into the Midwest Gascoyne Fever in Time Program. The athlete selection for this program comes primarily from the Midwest Gascoyne Regional Championships. However, if there is a valid reason as to why an athlete or coach is not able to participate in the Championships and they have been identified at other Carnivals or Association visits they may be included into the program.
This program offers selected athletes and coaches the opportunity for further pathway development both on and off court through day camps and satellite sessions. State Cup Team athletes and coaches are selected from this program.
Program Dates
Available soon

Fever in Time Athletes
Posted upon selection

Fever in Time Coaches
Posted upon selection

The purpose of the State Cup Competition is to provide a competition component for the players, coaches and umpires in the Fever in Time Program. The State Cup sits within the Netball WA Competition Pathway and is one of the viewing and selection points for players, coaches and umpires to move into the next level of programs and pathways. The State Cup Competition is held annually.
Midwest Gascoyne Team Training Sessions
Dates available soon
Midwest Gascoyne State Cup Teams
Posted upon selection
State Cup Competition
Dates: Friday 6 October – Sunday 8 October 2023
Venue: Gold Netball Centre and Perth Netball Association – Wembley Sports Park Precinct

Further information on the State Cup can be found here.

There are many performance areas to which Coaches, Umpires, and Players from Associations in the region may be selected. We congratulate and celebrate the success of these individuals who through hard work and determination have been selected into the next pathway levels.

We thank the Associations and the many others who have assisted them, from their family though to their coaches and mentors that supported and guided them on their journey.

Regional Academy of Sport Program
Fever in Time Program
Fever Futures  (State Team Representation)
Gold Industry Group WA Netball League

The Department of Local Government Sports and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) works collaboratively with government, community organisations, peak bodies and other stakeholders to achieve their vision of creating a vibrant, inclusive and connected WA community. 

DLGSC as a Major Partner of Netball WA provide funding to assist in the areas of governance, risk management, development and marketing.

Athletes, coaches and umpires who meet criteria may be eligible for DLGSC funding in one or all, of the following:

Regional Athlete Support Program
The Regional Athlete Support Program establishes a state-wide network supporting regional-based talented athletes, coaches and officials which allows athletes to continue their development and progress along the athlete pathway from their home environment.
Midwest Academy of Sport

Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme
The Regional Athlete Travel Subsidy Scheme provides funding assistance to regional Western Australian athletes who aspire to reach their full sporting potential. The funding is provided by the Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC). Athletes must meet the defined categories and be approved by DLGSC & NWA to receive funding.

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North West Travel Subsidy - Gascoyne
North West Travel Subsidy assists young athletes from the North West with travel costs.
It aims to encourage participation in identified sport and recreation activities for athletes living in the regions of the Kimberley, Pilbara and Gascoyne. 
North West Travel Subsidy is not an open funding scheme and is only available to athletes by way of application from their Regional or State Sporting Association or another relevant not-for-profit organisation approved by the department.

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KidSport enables eligible Western Australian children aged 5 to 18 years to participate in community sport by offering them financial assistance of up to $150 per calendar year towards club fees.

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