Government of Western Australia Drug and Alcohol Office

Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project is about raising awareness of alcohol and other drug issues among Aboriginal people, families and communities in the Perth metropolitan area.

With a focus on young people aged 12 to 25 years, the project encourages Aboriginal people to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills to choose healthy lifestyles, promote healthy environments and create safer communities.

Project activities include the devlopment of:
  • an Aboriginal Youth Advisory Group
  • targeted strategies for young people
  • culturally secure resources aimed at preventing harm from alcohol and other drug use.

Community Grants

Funding of up to $3000 is now available for eligible organisations that aim to support the Aboriginal community in the Perth metropolitan area to undertake activities or initiatives that prevent and/or reduce hazardous and harmful alcohol and drug use in the local community. 

The Strong Spirit Strong Mind Metro Project Grants are about encouraging families and communities to develop the knowledge, attitudes and skills to choose healthy lifestyles, promote healthy environments and create safer communities.

Please note that only groups within the Perth metropolitan area are eligible for this funding.

Download application form.

Completed applications must be lodged at least TWO MONTHS prior to the commencement of the event. Please check the application forms for more information on the application processes.

For more information, or to discuss an idea, contact Reception at the Drug and Alcohol Office (08) 9370 0333.

Last updated on 13 September 2012