Connecting to Country

Connecting to Country provides funding to enable Aboriginal communities based in and around Halls Creek, Kalgoorlie and the Goldfields to spend time in country and strengthen links between their communities, country and culture.

Program objectives

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

  • Facilitate sharing of cultural knowledge and skills between generations.

  • Recognise cultural leadership within the Aboriginal community.

  • Contribute to stronger community wellbeing through culture-specific programs.

  • Share traditional ways of maintaining cultural knowledge.

Applications to this program closed in November 2017.

Contact a Grants and Programs Officer if you need assistance.