Hon Liza Harvey MLA

Hon Liza Harvey MLA

Former Deputy Premier; Minister for Police; Road Safety; Training and Workforce Development; Women's Interests

    Support for community road safety

    25/01/2017 10:00 AM
     
    • $103,300 in grants to support community events and projects around the State

    Western Australian communities from Derby to Esperance will share in $103,300 of Liberal National Government grants to support their important road safety initiatives.

     

    Deputy Premier and Road Safety Minister Liza Harvey said the latest round of community grants from the State Government's Road Trauma Trust Account would support events as well as projects, and all the grant recipients would be working in their own locality to reduce crashes and road fatalities.

     

    Ms Harvey said this took the total number of grants this financial year to $213,061, which have been paid to community groups to address the road safety issues in their local area.

     

    "This Liberal National Government is passionate about supporting the community to build on and promote our important road safety messages through their vast networks and activities," she said.

     

    "These community grants are an important component in reducing road trauma from a local perspective, and the initiatives put forward by people and groups who understand the need and influence of grassroots level involvement is always pleasing."

     

    21 applications received funding:

     

    Project Name  Amount
    Kalbarri Community Concert & Music WorkshopShire of Northampton$1,000
    2017 SLSWA Sunsmart Country Carnival & Albany Centenary EventsAlbany Surf Life Saving Club$1,300
    Skylab ClassicEsperance Ultimate Frisbee Club$1,000
    Wear Ya WelliesShire of Chittering$1,000
    Muchea Youth FestivalShire of Chittering$1,000
    Derby Community ExpoShire of Derby West Kimberley$1,000
    Luminocity - Night Ride PerthBicycling WA$1,300
    2017 Walpole in the Trees RegattaWalpole Yacht Club (Inc.)$1,300
    Dowerin Visual Arts ExhibitionDowerin Community Resource Centre$800
    Albany Touch Football FinalsAlbany Touch Football Association$420
    EJBA 2017 Finals SeriesEsperance Junior Basketball Association$1,300
    Williams Gateway ExpoWilliams Gateway Expo Inc.$1,000
    Volleyball WA Alcohol Think Again Beach Volleyball Tour Round 7 EsperanceEsperance Volleyball Association Inc.$1,000
    The Nungarin Wheatbelt MarketsThe Wheatbelt Markets$1,300
    Bindoon Primary School Fete - Mango FestBindoon P & C$1,300
    Northam Senior Citizens Slow Down & Enjoy the RideShare & Care Community Services Group$1,300
    Blessing of the RoadsCity of Stirling$1,000
    Reducing Speed in Mount MagnetShire of Mount Magnet$22,890
    'Belt Up' Derby Tiger Family Road Safety ProjectDerby Tigers Football Club Inc.$15,000
    City of Vincent Safe Speed ProgramCity of Vincent$22,500
    Town of Cottesloe Safe Speed ProgramTown of Cottesloe$24,590
      $103,300

     

    Fact File

    Deputy Premier and Road Safety Minister's office - 6552 5900

     

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