Applications Now Open For Local Road Safety Grants

The Andrews Labor Government is inviting community groups and local councils from across Victoria to apply for grants to boost road safety in their area.

Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford today announced that the next round of the TAC’s Towards Zero Community Grants program is now open.

Grants of up to $30,000 are available to community groups and local councils. Applications for the grants are now open and close 8 May.

This grants program is part of the Labor Government’s $1.4 billion Towards Zero Action Plan, which aims to reduce the number of lives lost on Victoria’s roads to 200 or fewer by 2020.

Information on the grant program including guidelines and how to apply can be found at tac.vic.gov.au/tzcg

Quotes attributable to Minister for Roads and Minister for Road Safety and the TAC Jaala Pulford

“We’re supporting local communities to take leadership and ownership over the road safety issues that impact their daily lives.”

“By working with local communities to improve road safety in their area we can work together in our goal to reach zero deaths or serious injuries on our roads.”

Quote attributable to TAC Road Safety Lead Director Samantha Cockfield

“Improving road safety on Victoria’s roads is a shared responsibility. Local Government and community groups play a pivotal role in identifying and improving issues in their area.”