Elliott Urges Road Grants Applications

Members of the Baulkham Hills community are being encouraged to nominate their road safety ideas for the NRMA Safer Driving School Road Safety Grants programme.

 Member for Baulkham Hills, David Elliott, said he was delighted to see the NRMA continuing their grants programme, designed to utilise the best ideas from the general public on how to reduce the number of accidents on our roads.

 “It is great to see the NRMA offering financial support for members of our community who have a contribution to make towards improving road safety.

 “The NRMA has been supporting road safety initiatives for many years, and their grants programme has been an important part of introducing practical safety measures on our roads.”

 The grants will be awarded through five categories: 

  1. General Community – Grants of up to $5,000 for community based road safety initiatives
  2. High Schools – 4 Grants of $2,500 to support road safety education at school.
  3. Primary Schools – 4 Grants of $2,500 to support road safety education at school.
  4. Youth-based organizations – 4 Grants of $2,500 to support youth road safety education initiatives in the community.
  5. Older Road Users – 4 Grants of $2,500 for programmes addressing the needs of older road users.

 Submissions opened on 1 August 2012 and will close on 30 September 2012. All submissions must be lodged online.

 Successful grant recipients will be announced by 30 October 2011 and recipients will have until 30 May 2012 to implement their initiative..

 For further information visit the NRMA Grants  website at www.mynrma.com.au/grants.