The Australasian Police & Emergency Services Games are held every two years throughout Australia and New Zealand. In 2018, the 17th Games will be held within the City of Mandurah.
The APES Games are open to all serving and retired members, as well as registered volunteers of law enforcement and emergency service agencies.
The vast majority of the 52 sports will be played in five central sporting hubs:
- Rushton Park Precinct
- Peelwood Precinct
- Mandurah Aquatic and Recreation Centre Precinct
- Western Foreshore Precinct
- Mandurah Ocean Marina Precinct
The formal Opening Ceremony will take place along the Eastern Foreshore on the evening of the 28 October 2018.