Highways and Byways invites community-led organizations to apply for grants of up to $4,000 to support projects aligning with the theme “Valuing Community Connections in an Ancient Land.” This initiative seeks to foster Indigenous identity, encourage ecological restoration, and strengthen communities in rural and regional Australia. Eligible projects may include Indigenous cultural initiatives, ecological rehabilitation programs, wellbeing activities, and community events. Funding can cover various expense items such as contractor costs, equipment purchase, travel expenses, and marketing activities. Applications must be submitted by March 15, 2024, and successful recipients will be notified by May 2024. The projects are expected to be completed within 12 months.