Make a difference in your community
Find the information, evidence and insights you need to positively impact the wellbeing of your community.Discover how
What is wellbeing?
Wellbeing is much broader than just your moment-to-moment happiness.
Wellbeing comes from belonging to a connected community, being happy and healthy, living in great environments and a society that is able to grow and develop.
How do we make a difference?
Lotterywest and Healthway exist to help build better and healthier Western Australian communities. To do this, we focus on five wellbeing categories. These categories inform our grant-making priorities.
Select a wellbeing category to read more about it:
Inclusive Thriving Community
Supporting the diversity of Western Australians to actively engage in community life.
More people have a stronger sense of belonging in their community
There is reduced vulnerability and disadvantage across our community
Community connection and participation are raised
Connected Cultural Experiences
Bringing people together through the arts, heritage and cultural activities
Our community is connected through arts and cultural activities
Indigenous heritage and culture is respected, acknowledged and embraced
Western Australia's cultural heritage is shared and preserved
Protected Sustainable Ecosystems
Supporting our community to sustain and enhance our unique species and environments.
Our community is connected with, and cares for, our natural heritage
Ecosystems and endangered species are protected and restored
Our community's impact on the environment and animals is reduced
Smart Innovative Society
Optimising our community's talent and capability.
Western Australia is a leader in new thinking and innovation
Knowledge and capability are shared for the benefits of our community
Talent is attracted to and retained in Western Australia
Active Healthy People
Assisting our community to be more active and support initiatives which promote healthy lives.
More Western Australians live healthy lifestyles
More Western Australians are mentally healthy
START YOUR IMPACT JOURNEY
Every impact journey starts with a single step.
The Western Australian Community Impact Hub supports organisations to have a positive impact in their community. Lotterywest and Healthway exist to build a better and healthier Western Australia through our grant programs.
Acknowledgement of Country
The Western Australian Community Impact Hub acknowledges and pays respect to the Traditional Owners of the land on which we are based, the Whadjuk people of the Noongar Nation and extends that respect to all the Traditional Owners and Elders of this country. We recognise the significant importance of their cultural heritage, values and beliefs and how these contribute to the positive health and wellbeing of the whole community.