Community Road Safety Grants Program

Our Community Road Safety Grants Program provides up to $1.5 million in funding to empower local communities to prevent serious injuries and reduce the number of lives lost on Victoria’s roads.

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 Community Road Safety Grants Program 2023/2024 Program Guidelines [PDF 1.7Mb] for more details. 

Community Grants Program Guidelines 2023/2024

Programs include:

Safer Pedestrians:

  • Motorised Mobility Devices
  • Safer Routes to School
  • Walk with Care

Safer Drivers & Passengers:

  • Fatigue Presentation
  • Fleet Safety, Safer Driver Policy
  • Looking After Our Mates
  • Road Safety for New Arrivals
  • Safe Driver

Safer Cyclists:

  • Adult Bike Ed – Learn to Ride Program
  • Adult Bike Ed – Information Session for New or Returning Riders
  • Bike Ed Challenge
  • Bike Ed Instructor Training
  • Bike Ed Introductory and Refresher Training 
  • Bike Ed Maintenance and Equipment    

Roadside Signage:

  • Banners
  • Mobile Billboards
  • Speed Advisory Messages (SAMs)/Variable Message Signs (VMS)

Local Road Safety Innovation:

  • Safer Cyclists Innovation
  • Safer Drivers and Passengers Innovation
  • Safer Motorcyclists Innovation
  • Safer Pedestrians Innovation
  • Safer Vehicles Innovation

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; or
  • Schools

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

Applications for the 2023/2024 grant round have now closed.

2022/2023 Grants Funding Outcomes

The Community Road Safety Grants Program will distribute $1.2 million across the state to implement targeted local road safety programs in 2022/2023.

Category Budget Allocations
Safer Cyclists  $154,035.00 
Safer Drivers and Passengers  $193,041.00 
Safer Pedestrians  $122,240.00 
Roadside Signage  $200,883.16 
Local Road Safety Interventions  $529,798.50 
TOTAL  $1,199,997.66 

Funded Applicants

Access Health and Community
Australia Nepal Public Link Inc
Ballarat East Neighbourhood House
Ballarat High School
Balwyn North Primary School
Bass Coast Shire Council
Bass Coast Specialist School
Baw Baw Shire Council
Beaufort Primary School
Bellbrae Primary School
Bendigo Community Health Services
BGT - Ballarat Group Training
Bike Bendigo
Black Hill Primary School
Caledonian Primary School
Centre for Participation
Charles La Trobe College - The Pavilion School Campus
Cire Services Inc
City of Boroondara
City of Casey
City of Darebin
City of Greater Bendigo
City of Kingston
Community Hub Inc
Community RoadSafe Mildura
Dandenong Valley Special school
East Gippsland Shire Council
East Gippsland Specialist School
Geelong Ethnic Communities Council T/A DIVERSITAT
Gippsland Social Motorcycle Club
Grahamvale Primary School
Horsham Special School
Inspiro Community Health
Interlaken Kindergarten
Kerang Neighbourhood House
Kidsafe Victoria
Knox City Council
Latrobe Special Development School
Leopold Community and Learning Centre
Macedon Ranges Shire Council
Maribyrnong City Council
Migrant Information Centre (Eastern Melbourne)
Migrant Resource Centre North West
Mildura Community House
Mobility and Accessibility for Children in Australia (MACA Ltd)
Moonee Valley City Council
Moorabool Shire Council
Moreland City Council
Mount Clear Primary School
Moyne Shire Council
Moyston Primary School
Nillumbik Shire Council
North Melbourne Language and Learning Inc
Phoenix P-12 Community College
RoadSafe Central Highlands
RoadSafe Central Murray
RoadSafe Eastern Metro
RoadSafe Gippsland
RoadSafe Goulburn Valley
RoadSafe Metropolitan North Eastern Inc
RoadSafe North East
RoadSafe Otway
RoadSafe South East
RoadSafe Westgate Community Road Safety Council Inc
Seymour College
South East Community Links
South Gippsland Shire Council
South Gippsland Specialist School
South Kingsville Community Centre Inc
Southern Migrant and Refugee Centre
St Anthony's School
St Joseph's Primary School Korumburra
Surf Coast Shire
Surfing Victoria
Swan Reach Primary School
The Salvation Army
Thornbury Primary School
Traralgon Early Learning Centre
Traveller’s Aid Australia
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Coop LTD
Victorian Aboriginal Child Care Agency Coop Ltd (Northern Region)
Warrnambool City Council
Warrnambool Maori Multiculture Club Inc
Wellington Shire Council
Wellsprings for Women
Whitehorse City Council
Wimmera Development Association
Wimmera Football Netball League
Wyndham City Council
Yarriambiack Shire Council

Contact us

For more information, contact your local Road Safety Partnerships Coordinator

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