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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


About Us

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.

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Acknowledgement of Country

We acknowledge the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People as the original custodians of this country, recognising their connection to land, waters and community. We respect their cultures and Elders, past and present.

Ngala kaaditj Whadjuk moort keyen kaadak nidja boodja – We acknowledge Whadjuk Noongar people as the original custodians of the land on which we are based.