Member for Western Victoria, Gayle Tierney MP has called on community groups in Western Victoria to apply for funding under a $1 million Transport Accident Commission (TAC) grants program to make local roads safer.
The TAC’s Community Road Safety Grants Program offers grants of up to $25,000 to local councils, schools, community and not-for-profit registered groups who can identify a road safety issue and come up with a project to address it.
Community groups in Western Victoria can submit a grants proposal before applications close on 14 August.
The grants program has been running since 2008, providing millions of dollars in grants to community groups with innovative solutions to issues including speed, pedestrians, motorcyclists, cyclists, drink driving and driver education.
Application forms and additional information is available at www.tac.vic.gov.au or by
contacting the Community Road Safety Grants officer on (03) 5225 7517 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please attribute the following quotes to Gayle Tierney MP, Member for Western Victoria:
“Road trauma is a very real issue in Western Victoria and the impacts filter right
through the local community.”
“Local ideas can often be the best solutions and we want as many local groups in Western Victoria to identify road safety issues and propose a solution to make our
“I encourage all community groups in Western Victoria who has an idea how make our
roads safer to submit a proposal for the next round of funding.”