South West

South West Regional Office Location

Department of Local Government Sport and Cultural Industries

80A Blair Street, Bunbury, WA 6230


Staff Members

Megan Battilana - Membership Coordinator


Mobile: 0429 332 117

Megan Battilana - Development Coordinator


Mobile: 0429 332 117

Officials Coordinator


Mobile: 0439 080 029

Margaret River
South West Netball Football League/Netball League

Meeting 1 – Saturday 18 February 2023
Meeting 2 – Monday 18 September 2023

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
2023 Association Forum Details Dates: Saturday 18 Feburary 2023 Venue: Bunbury Catholic College, Rodsted Street, East Bunbury 6230

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

Opening Date: Monday 11 March 2024
Closing Date: Friday 10 May 2024

Download the application form below. 

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.

Course: Development Coach Course
Date: Saturday 25 February 2023
Time: 9:00am – 1:00pm
Venue: Lois Hannay Pavilion, Busselton

2023 Association Visits
Please contact the Regional Staff to discuss your Association’s particular needs

2019 was the inaugural year for the South West 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 Peel 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 July – Sunday 30 July 2023
Venue: Busselton Netball Association, Lou Weston Outdoor Courts, Dorset Street, Busselton WA 
Times: 8:00am Saturday to 4:00pm Sunday 

** 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.

2023 Carnivals:
Information will be posted as it becomes available.

Information will be posted as it becomes available

Umpires from affiliated Associations in the South West Region may be identified and selected into the South West REGIONAL UMPIRE Academy. Umpire identification for this program comes from the South West PEEL Regional Championships, Fuel To Go and Play Association Championships, Carnivals and Association visits. Identified umpires will be invited to trial for academy selection at one of the 2023 developing talent challenges.

Umpire Development Academy
Posted upon selection.

Coaches from affiliated Associations in the South West Region may be identified and selected into the South West Coach Talent Development Group. The selection for this program comes from the South West Regional Championships, Coach Accreditation & Education Courses and Association visits.

This program offers selected coaches the opportunity for further pathway development both on and off court with specific development sessions.

Coach Talent Development Group
Posted upon selection

The State Cup Competition provides the opportunity for the players, coaches and umpires in Association and Regional Representative Teams to compete against each other. The State Cup sits within the Netball WA Competition Pathway and is one of the viewing points to move into the next level of programs and pathways. The State Cup Competition is held annually. 

Athlete selection for the South West State Cup Teams comes primarily from the South West Regional Championships. However, if there is a valid reason as to why an athlete is not able to participate in the Championships (e.g. Injury/Illness) and they have been identified during Association visits they may be invited to the State Cup Squad. 

State Cup Squad Training Sessions
Hub Day 1
Date: Sunday 13 August 2023
Time: 9:30am – 4:30pm
Venue: TBC
State Cup Team Training Sessions
Date: Sunday 27 August 2023
Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm                
Venue: TBC

Date: Wednesday 6 September 2023
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Venue: TBC
Date: Sunday 17 September 2023
Time: 9:30am – 2:30pm
Venue: Halls Head Recreation Centre, Mandurah

State Cup Competition
Camp Thursday 5 October – Sunday 8 October 2023
Venue: Ern Halliday Recreation Camp, 140 Whitfords Ave, Hillarys

Hub Days (Specialist coaching) Thursday 5 October 2023

Friday 6 October – Sun 8 October 2023. 
Gold Netball Centre Perth

Age Groups available for Selection:
14U Division: 2009 and 2010 born
16U Division: 2007 and 2008 born

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.
  • South West Regional Academy Selection
  • South West Academy of Sport 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. 

South West 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.

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