Standard Program Grants

Our Standard Program grants provide up to $1.3million in funding for community road safety education programs to help Victoria on its journey Towards Zero

Making change at a community level

We know localised community action is pivotal in reducing the number of lives lost and serious injuries on our roads. 

This grant program aims to prevent and reduce these harms by providing funding for community road safety education programs that influence road users to become aware, understand and make safe decisions.

What funding is available?

We have several programs available as part of this grant program. Each program has allocated funding amounts, read our Standard Program Grant  guidelines [PDF 614KB]  for more details. 

Programs include:

Safer Pedestrians:

  • Safe to School
  • Safer Scooter, Wiser Wheelchair
  • Motorised Mobility Devices
  • Wise Walker, Wiser Traveller
  • Safer Pedestrian Intervention

Safer Drivers & Passengers:

  • Child Restraint Checking 
  • Driver Reviver
  • Fatigue Presentation
  • Fit2Drive
  • Fleet Safety, Safer Driver Policy
  • Looking After Our Mates
  • Road Safety for New Arrivals (including TAC funded driving lessons)
  • Safe Drive
  • Years Ahead (RACV)
  • Wiser Driver
  • Safer Drivers and Passengers Intervention

Safer Cyclists:

  • Bike Ed Training 
  • Bike Ed Challenge
  • Maintenance and Equipment for Bike Ed 
  • Safer Cyclists Intervention 

Safer Motorcyclists:

  • Safer Motorcyclists Intervention

Road Side Banners & Signs:

  • Banners
  • Speed Advisory Messages/Variable Message Signs
  • Mobile Billboards

Community Road Safety Interventions

  • Community Road Safety Intervention

Who can apply?

To be funded under our Community Road Safety Grant Program, you must represent an organisation that is:

  • incorporated under the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) or the Associations Incorporations Reform Act 2012 (Vic) and have a current Australian Business Number (ABN) (or have proof you have applied for one) that is not for a commercial entity or individuals; or
  • a Local Government Authority.

If your organisation does not meet the above criteria you must nominate an eligible auspice organisation to apply for a grant. Auspice organisations must meet the above criteria, and can include local councils.

How to apply

We will accept applications for 2019/2020 from 9.00am 4 February 2019 – 3.00pm Wednesday 13 March, 2019.

Before applying, you should:

Here are some more helpful tips to assist with applying.



2018/2019 Standard Program grants funding outcomes

This grants program distributed approximately $1.3 million across the state to implement targeted local road safety programs in 2018/2019.


Category Budget Allocations
Safer Pedestrians $176,771.00
Safer Drivers & Passengers $585,547.00
Safer Cyclists $191,295.00
Safer Motorcyclists $59,302.00
Road Side Banners & Signs $164,862.00
Community Road Safety Interventions $113,704.49
TOTAL $1,291,481.49

Funded Applicants

Access Health and Community
Bass Coast Shire Council
RoadSafe Gippsland
Swan Reach Primary School
U3A Bairnsdale District & Inc
Wellington Shire Council
Banyule City Council
City of Darebin
City of Whittlesea
Hume City Council
Melton City Council
Migrant Resource Centre North West Region Inc
RoadSafe Metropolitan North Eastern Inc
RoadSafe Westgate Community Road Safety Council Inc
South Kingsville Community Centre INC
City of Boroondara
City of Kingston
City of Stonnington
Clayton North Primary School
Knox City Council
Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne)
Mornington Peninsula Shire Council
RoadSafe Eastern Metro
RoadSafe South East Inc.
St Anthony's School
Whitehorse City Council
RoadSafe Goulburn Valley
Roadsafe north east
Bike Bendigo Inc.
Central Murray Community Road Safety Council
Community Road Safety Council Of Central Victoria
Fit to Drive Foundation
City of Greater Geelong
Colac Community Road Safety Council
Geelong Ethnic Communities Council T/A DIVERSITAT
Moyne Shire Council
South Sudanese Community in Wyndham Inc
surf coast shire council
Warrnambool City Council
Warrnambool Maori Multiculture Club inc
Australia Nepal Public Link incorporated
Victorian Safe Communities Network Inc (VSCN)
Community Roadsafe Mildura Inc
Kidsafe Victoria
Roadsafe Central Highlands Inc
Roadsafe Wimmera

Contact us

For more information, contact your local VicRoads Community Road Safety Coordinator.

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