About us

The department works collaboratively with government, community organisations, peak bodies and other stakeholders to achieve our vision of creating a vibrant, inclusive and connected WA community.

Our vision

Creating a vibrant, inclusive and connected WA community.

Our mission

To enable dynamic and inclusive communities and support the WA economy through effective regulation and the facilitation of outstanding sporting and cultural experiences and opportunities.

Our values

Our values include:

  • Customer Focused
  • Responsive
  • Respectful
  • Accountable
  • Innovative

Executive leadership

  • Duncan Ord OAM, Director General
  • Michael Connolly, Deputy Director General
  • Margaret Butcher, Assistant Director General
  • Glen Kar, Executive Director Corporate Services
  • Kim Ellwood, Executive Director Sport and Recreation and Local Government Planning
  • Rob Didcoe, (interim) Executive Director Culture and the Arts
  • Anna Wyatt, Director Aboriginal Culture and History
  • Kim Ellwood, Executive Director Office of Multicultural Interests
  • Lisa Fanciulli, Executive Director Infrastructure
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DLGSC Strategic Intent 2019-21

Strategic plan
The department's strategic intent.
Page reviewed 05 August 2019