Arts and culture
Access to a range of diverse artistic and cultural experiences is important for the social wellbeing of all West Australians. A healthy arts scene builds community cohesion and vibrancy, encouraging social interactions and a sense of place as well as creating a cultural offering for visitors.
The Nationals WA support funding local art groups to encourage diversity, expression of culture, exploration of new ideas and to assist with the attraction of performances.
Community groups and not-for-profit organisations
Community groups are often the backbone of our towns, providing a range of services that address specific community needs. Having a high volunteer base, these groups provide emergency services, social services, events, help the aged or disabled and fill gaps that government doesn’t fill. The Nationals WA recognise the importance of these groups and the assistance they need to operate effectively.
Sport and recreation
Sport and recreation clubs and their members play a large role in keeping regional communities physically and mentally healthy, connected to others and cultivating a sense of community pride.
We support investment in sporting infrastructure and equipment to encourage participation and provide pathways for growth to senior and professional competition level.