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Sports and Recreation Advisory Group

The Shire of Harvey’s Advisory Groups aim to improve community engagement and inform the Shire of the needs and aspirations in the community.

Each Advisory Group has Council Representatives and Community Representatives. 

Advisory Group meetings are open to the public. For further information, please contact the Community Development team on 9729 0300 or email.

Role of the Group

To advise the Shire of Harvey on the provision of equitable, sustainable and fit for purpose sports and recreation facilities and services.

Objectives of the Group

  • To advise the Shire of Harvey on the development and review of a Sport and Recreation Strategy.
  • To advise the Shire of Harvey on the development of equitable policies to determine funding support for sporting and recreation groups.
  • To advise the Shire of Harvey on the development of equitable policies to determine the fees charged to sporting and recreation groups for the use of facilities.
  • To advise the Shire of Harvey on the development of equitable policies to encourage colocation of clubs, minimise the duplication of facilities and minimise the annual service costs of facilities.
  • To advise the Shire of Harvey on the reviews of sport and recreation services to ensure that they continue to provide value to the community.
  • To invite guests to the Advisory Group meetings as required.

Next Meeting

  • Thursday, 2 March 2023 at 6pm in the Australind Chambers Meeting Room.
  • Thursday, 25 May 2023 at 6pm in the Australind Chambers Meeting Room.

Please contact the Community Development Team with any enquires.   

Meeting Minutes

View current minutes.

Council Representatives

ImageNameContact details

Cr Amanda Lovitt  

Mobile: 0403 284 013

Cr Paul Gillett

Mobile: 0429 862 055

Cr Wendy Dickinson 

Mobile: 0428 564 490

Community Representatives


Benjamin Piggott                           

Benjamin is actively involved in HBL Junior and Senior Football Clubs, Australind Basketball Association, and other local groups. He is on the board of the Leschenault Sporting Association and is a vital member of our sporting community.

Bruce Jones

Bruce was a part of the original committee that fundraised for Harvey Recreation Centre and has past and current involvement in various organisations and committees.

Daniel Fielder

Daniel is passionate about sport and the future of the Shire.

David Stapleton

David and his family have utilised Leschenault Recreation Park facilities for over 15 years. He is a member of the Australind Junior Soccer Club.

Dean Hart

Dean believes in helping the kids of our communities participate in sporting activities and being able to provide the best possible facilities.

Robyn South

Robyn is a committee member of Leschenault Cricket Club and a board member of Leschenault Sporting Association.

Dominic Fazzolari

Dominic has experience with sporting groups and also large events management and is a long-term community volunteer.

Gordon Pattenden

Gordon has served on planning committees to advance the Leschenault Leisure Centre. He is interested in having archery included in the planning for the future.

Haydn Jones

Haydn has an interest and understanding of the sporting and recreation needs in our community and has been actively involved in community sports on a local and regional level.

Leigh Vaughan

Leigh has been involved in community soccer for many years and is passionate about community sport and recreation.

Niall O'Connor

Niall is a member of Binningup Surf Life Saving Club, Australind Junior Soccer Club, and also plays for Australind Senior Soccer Club.

Pete Davis

Peter has a wealth of life skills and experience in business, education, government, and sport. He seeks to contribute to the improvements in sports and recreation in his community.