Saving Lives Together

NRSW 2020 grants

NRSW Pledge

Due to the COVID-19 health crisis, the National Road Safety week will now be held from November 15-22.

The Road Safety Commission would like to thank organisations that have applied for a National Road Safety Week grant. Applicants will now need to plan for community events to be held from November 15-22.

Applicants are asked to email and confirm their event can be re-scheduled as required.

Please ensure all correspondence includes your Event Name and Grant ID number.

  • A focus on National Road Safety Week and the relevant themes .
  • The potential to increase knowledge and change attitudes and behaviours to improve road safety.
  • A focus on road safety promotion and the prevention of trauma using a population or community based approach with the aim of preventing road crashes .causing serious injury and death across the state.
  • Relate to current road safety research.
  • Demonstrate clear relevance to the identified target group.
  • Demonstrate widespread community support and participation.
  • The activity translates as good value for money.
  • The application addresses a gap in current road safety promotional activity.
  • Provide a contribution in cash or kind towards the activity.
  • Road Safety Commission to approve each use of government logos and campaign artwork in all media releases, promotion, advertising and merchandise.
  • Expected target demographic and number of participants to attend.
  • Successful applicants must agree to display signage and return the signs at the conclusion of the event, unless otherwise negotiated.
  • Include other planned road safety key activities such as advertising, broadcasts, promotion, online and public relations (this will also determine the funding amount).
  • If the activity is for fundraising, a brief budget outline describing how the grant funds will be used to support the event must be attached to the application.
  • Applying organisations must have an ABN number.
  • Organisations that abide by relevant State and Federal legislation, as applicable; for example, in respect to Working with Children Screening, Criminal Record Checking and Liquor Control.
How to apply

Follow these steps

Evaluation and acquittal

Grant applications are assessed by the Road Safety Community Grants Committee.
The grant amount will be based on proposed activity reach, promotion and delivery of the road safety message and supporting policies.

Successful applicants will be required to submit a report within one month of the event, including:

  • Activity reach 
  • Associated media
  • Photo of signage in place
  • Policies implemented
  • Financial acquittal
All funded Event grants must have an evaluation report and acquittal form completed within one month of the event being completed.
Please contact the Road Safety Community Grants Officer via email to receive the Evaluation and Acquittal Forms at

2019 - Safer Toodyay Installation

2019 - Safer Toodyay Installation

In 2019, Safer Toodyay received a $1,000 NRSW Road Safety Community Grant to shine a yellow light on the Toodyay Public Library and Connor's Mill to raise road safety awareness in the local community.