Got a road safety education idea?
Do you have an idea to educate your local community to improve road safety? You can make it a reality by applying for funding from the Queensland Government’s Community Road Safety Grants scheme.
One-off funding up to $40,000 is available to support Queensland communities with the development and delivery of effective road safety education initiatives that support people to be safer road users.
Since 2013, the Community Road Safety Grants scheme has awarded more than $45 million in grants for community groups to implement road safety education initiatives.
Make your idea reality
If you are part of a not-for-profit community group and would like to apply for one-off funding to implement your road safety education idea, visit www.tmr.qld.gov.au/roadsafetygrants to find out more.
See how grants are improving community road safety
Bicycle and scooter education targeting young children
Pine Rivers Special School received funding to deliver a bicycle education program to students with intellectual disabilities, teaching them about the importance of road safety and the dangers to look out for when riding their bike or scooter. This education program provided the students with the necessary skills to safely ride their bike or scooter.
Road safety education targeting older road users
National Seniors Australia Limited received funding to conducted ten driver safety workshops across Queensland. These workshops provided information on the current road rules and facilitated group discussions to help address key concerns that older road users experience in their day-to-day driving.
Road safety education targeting Indigenous communities
Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council partnered with JUTE Theatre Company to promote road safety education in Indigenous communities, using theatre performances to bring positive attention and education of road safety for young children and the wider community.
Child car seat education
Baby Give Back Inc. received funding to purchase child car seats which were distributed to people living in crisis. Recipients also received education on the importance of using the correct child car restraint when transporting their children.
Distraction education targeting young drivers
Surfing Queensland received funding as part of their mobile phone distraction campaign. The grant included producing two videos that educate young drivers on the dangers of texting while driving and the implications distracted driving can have on their lives and the community.