As of 15 November 2021 a number of our member programs have been reinstated, in particular our Youth and Seniors Programs.

Cultural Fund

The purpose of this program is to support the preservation of WY culture. This program is to assist WY people in hosting, attending and participating in culturally significant events or ceremonies (e.g. NAIDOC week).

Culturally significant events and ceremonies will be determined on a case by case basis by the organisation. This program cannot be used to assist in the costs related to attending or participating in funerals.

Medical Travel Assistance

The purpose of this program is to support WY people who require assistance with essential medical costs or experience a medical crisis or emergency.

This program can assist WY People experiencing a Genuine medical emergency and require immediate health care attention with the Ir own travel With up to one support person for travel and accommodation costs associated with this urgent care.

Medical Fund

The purpose of this program is to support WY people with the cost of essential medical and health care expenses.

This program is to assist WY people with personal medical costs including prescription glasses, dental care, walking frames and other essential medical treatment.

Funeral Fund

The purpose of this program is to support WY people and families with the costs of funerals. This program is to assist with the funeral director costs.

Youth Program – 15 years & under

The purpose of this program is to support WY youth (15 years and under) participate in courses and programs that promote self-confidence, life-skills, leadership, personal development, and wellbeing. It can be used to assist in the fees for attending the course and other directly related costs of WY Youth participating in the program or course.

The program or course provider must be a properly constituted organisation.

Youth Program – 16 to 25 years & under

The purpose of this program is to support WY youth (25 years and under) participate in courses and programs that promote self-confidence, life-skills, leadership, personal development, and wellbeing. It can be used to assist in the fees for attending the course and other directly related costs of WY Youth participating in the program or course.

The program or course provider must be a properly constituted organisation.

Seniors Program

The purpose of this program is to support WY people who are 60 years and over. This program is to assist with the costs of approved essential household, vehicle expenses, living aid items and household expenses and utilities.

Language & Arts

The purpose of this program is to support WY people who wish to enhance their understanding of Indigenous culture with art, language, song, dance and or visual arts.

The program is to assist with the course or event fees, productions costs, materials required for creating, producing, performing, or exhibiting Indigenous language and art.