North West

Staff Members

Dana Pimley - Membership and Development Coordinator




Mobile: 0415 224 689

Steph Drysdale - Officials Coordinator - Kimberley


Mobile: 0412 414 678

Tara Lawrence - Officials Coordinator - Pilbara


Mobile: 0488 745 826

North West Regional Office Info

Port Hedland
Tom Price

o	Saturday 22 February 2020
o	Friday 19 June 2020
o	Saturday 12 September 2020

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
2021 Association Forum Details Dates: TBC Venue: TBC

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

2020 Applications
Opening Date: TBA
Closing Date: TBA

Application Form coming soon

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.

2021 Association Visits
Information updated in January

The North West Regional 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 North West 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: To be advised
Venue: Karratha Leisureplex
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.

2021 Carnivals:
Information updated in early 2021

Information will be posted as it becomes available

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander netball players from across WA North West and WA are invited to participate in the North West NAIDOC carnival. 
Teams are required to have 5 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander players per team on court at any one time. 

Date: TBC
Time: TBC
Entry: TBC
Venue: Broome Recreation and Aquatic Centre

Click here for more information

Umpires from affiliated Associations in the North West may be identified and selected into the North West Umpire Development Academy. Umpire selection for this program comes primarily from the North West Regional Championships. However, umpires that have been identified at other Carnivals or Association visits can be included into the program. Umpires may be invited to the North West Talent Development Camp as a component of the program

This program offers selected umpires the opportunity for further pathway development both on and off court. 

Camp Date: To be advised
Camp Venue: Port Hedland Netball Association 
Camp Times: To be advised

Umpire Development Academy
Posted upon selection.

Athletes and coaches from affiliated Associations in the North West may be identified and selected into the North West Talent Development Group. The athlete selection for this program comes primarily from the North West 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 at a camp to be held in Port Hedland. State Cup Team athletes and coaches are selected from the Talent Development Camp. Satellite training sessions for selected State Cup Team athletes will be held at the athletes Association in the lead up to the State Cup.  Further information for team athletes can be found further down in the State Cup information.  

Camp Date: To be advised
Camp Venue: Port Hedland Netball Association 
Camp Times: To be advised

Player Talent Development Group
Posted upon selection

Coach Talent Development Group
Posted upon selection

The State Cup Competition is held in Perth and is a pathway for representative teams from across the state to participate. It is also the platform for Netball WA & State Team Selectors to select athletes for the Fever in Time Program (FIT). Netball WA State 17U & 19U Teams are selected from the FIT Program. North West representative teams compete in the State Cup Competition ensuring opportunity for the athletes. 

2020 North West Team Training Sessions
Dates and venues to be advised

2020 North West State Cup Teams
Posted upon selection

State Cup Competition
Dates: To be advised
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 performance 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 Selection
  • Fever in Time Selection
  • 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. 

The North West has 2 programs:
o	Broome Regional Talent Development Program
o	Pilbara Regional Talent Development Program

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.

Click here for information

North West Travel Subsidy – Kimberley & Pilbara
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.

Click here for information

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. 

Click here for information