The Liberal National Government has allocated $64,817 for community road safety initiatives across Western Australia in its effort to make the roads safer.
Deputy Premier and Road Safety Minister Liza Harvey said the range of projects across the State showed the enormous community involvement in working together to save lives.
"I'm always pleased when I see initiatives being put forward by people who really understand the need for grassroots involvement in spreading the road safety message," Ms Harvey said.
Some of the 29 grants approved in the latest round include:
|Esperance 'Slow Down and Enjoy the Ride' Campaign||$19,930|
|City of Greater Geraldton Roadwise Committee One Year Action Plan ||$17,167|
|Kimberley Schools Design Your Own Seatbelt Project - School Drug Education and Road Aware||$2,250|
|Broome Motocross Two Day Championships||$1,300|
|Sunshine Surfmasters - Geraldton Board Riders||$1,300|
|Newtown Condingup Football Club Home Ground Fixture - Newtown Condingup Football Club||$1,300|
|Bindoon Show - Bindoon and Districts Agricultural Society Inc.||$1,300|
|Wongan Hills Harvest Festival - Wongan Hills Progress Association Inc.||$1,000|
|Southern MTB - Albany Mountain Bike Club||$1,000|
|Derby Rodeo - Derby Rodeo and Horseriders' Association||$1,000|
"The rate of road fatalities has reduced 34 per cent since 2008 and we will remain relentless in further reducing road trauma through safer roads, education and enforcement," the Minister said.
"The State Government this financial year allocated a record $146 million from the Road Trauma Trust Account for road safety initiatives."
Deputy Premier and Road Safety Minister's office - 6552 5900