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Connecting to Country

Provides funding to support projects that enable Western Australian Aboriginal people and organisations to undertake on country trips that foster the intergenerational transfer of knowledge, preservation of culture and strengthening of communities.

Funding distributed through Connecting to Country is intended to achieve the following objectives:

  • facilitate sharing of cultural knowledge and skills between generations, such as preservation of language, stories and dance
  • recognise Aboriginal cultural leadership within the Aboriginal community and support leadership development in young people
  • contribute to stronger community mental health and wellbeing and
  • promote traditional ways of maintaining cultural knowledge.

Available for

  • Community organisations
  • Individuals
  • Local governments
  • Groups
  • Industry representative bodies
  • Education institutions
  • Aboriginal communities

Categories and amounts

  • Connecting to Country (Up to $25,000)
Connecting to Country
Page reviewed 01 August 2019