2021/22 Applications now open

Life’s better when we’re connected. That’s why, together with our local government partners, we’re helping to connect communities across WA. In 2021-22, Reconnect WA applications will be available for the total funding pool of up to $1 million based on two funding categories:

  • Projects with a total cost of up to $100,000 – RAC will contribute up to 80% of the total project cost (to a maximum partnership contribution of $80,000 per project). Demonstrations / pilots / trials with a duration of less than six months are eligible within this category, and projects should be on the ground within six months of funding approval.
  • Projects with a total cost of over $100,000 – RAC will contribute up to 50% of the total cost of the project (to a maximum contribution of up to $250,000 per project). A partnership contribution of up to $80,000 can be provided, even where this exceeds 50% of the total project cost. Projects which are temporary trials must have a trial period of at least six months. Projects should ideally be on the ground within 8 months of funding approval.

Detailed information on the funding requirements and application process can be found here:

Guidelines (PDF 1763KB)

Application Form Overview (PDF 925KB)

For queries, please contact reconnectwa@rac.com.au

Reconnect WA seeks to help reimagine and revitalise streets and public spaces to...

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Connected

Create vibrant and active places for Western Australians to interact and reconnect with our cities and towns, and each other.
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Safer

Inspire and empower residents and business communities to co-design and drive change in their local area.
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Sustainable

Lay the foundations for longer-term changes to support safe, sustainable and connected communities.

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Launched projects

A young boy is riding his bike along a brightly painted footpath in Hannay Lane 

Hannay Lane in Dunsborough

In partnership with the City of Busselton, we converted Hannay Lane in Dunsborough into a more pedestrian friendly street.

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A lady is playing mini golf with a young boy in Subiaco Square 

Subiaco Pop-up Square

In partnership with the City of Subiaco, the corner of Rokeby Road and Churchill Avenue was transformed into a vibrant, community plaza as part of a six-week trial.

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A colourful street performer blows giant bubbles for the children at Gnalla Plaza 

Gnalla Pop-up Plaza

In partnership with the City of Stirling, a vibrant pop-up plaza has been brought to Nollamara shopping centre as part of a four-month trial.

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Coming soon to Perth

Coming soon to regional WA