Successful projects - Round Seven, 2021
|Australian Red Cross||Safer cars mean safer kids. The Australian Red Cross will be providing a series of road safety and vehicle safety workshops as part of the Red Cross Learner Driver Mentor Program for participants from refugee and migrant backgrounds.|
|Bathurst Information and Neighbourhood Centre Inc||Mob Motoring is a program that supports disadvantaged and vulnerable First Nation young people. The project will support participants in overcoming financial and learning barriers and work towards achieving Learners and Provisional Licences.|
|Bike North||The Afghani Youth Community Bicycle Skills and Safety program, implemented by Bike North provides practical bicycle skills and safety sessions with Afghani youth who have recently arrived in Australia.|
|Clontarf Foundation||The Clontarf Foundation helps teenage Aboriginal men across NSW grow into safe and confident drivers. This program will assist young men who are completing Year 12 and transitioning into employment or further training/study, including assistance, and mentoring towards the successful attainment of a driver’s licence.|
|Community Activities Lake Macquarie Inc.||Kiddy Car seat Safety 10 will deliver a parenting program focused on child safety. It will inform parents about the importance of child restraints, help them choosing the right car seat, and how to have the car seat correctly fitted.|
|Healthy Cities Illawarra||I Ride Wollongong, a grass roots Change Cycling Project will support attitudinal and behavioural change for people who ride bicycles in the local area.|
|Illawarra Multicultural Services Inc||The Drive Works program will support recently arrived refugees and migrants in the Illawarra region to improve and increase their knowledge of the NSW road rules and regulations.|
|Metro Assist Limited||The New Driver Road Safety Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse (CALD) communities will create awareness and knowledge about road safety for newly arrived migrants in Inner West, Canterbury, and Bankstown Local Government Areas.|
|Motorcycle Council of NSW||Motorcycle Council of NSW will develop, produce, and distribute videos focusing on motorcycle road safety including safer motorcycle riding on unsealed roads.|
|Port Stephens Family and Neighbourhood Services||Port Stephens Family and Neighbourhood Services staff and community organisations will complete the Australian Safety and Engineering Training accredited course in the ‘Selection and Installation of Child Restraints’.|
|Ride Dungog||The ‘Stay Wider of the Rider’, bicycle safety campaign, will design and deliver a bicycle safety media campaign across the Dungog Shire.|
The DRIVE Program is a driving mentor program connecting young people who have difficulty obtaining their required learner driver hours with trained community volunteers who supervise learner drivers.
|StreetWork Australia Limited|
StreetDrive: Learn to Drive Program for disadvantaged young people is a new program for at-risk youth to reduce barriers to obtaining a driver's licence.
#NoTxtNoWrecks campaign will feature a series of messages around texting while driving, targeting 16 – 35year old surfers. The promotion aims to create awareness and influence safer driver behaviour.
|Survive The Ride Association of NSW|
Survive The Ride Association will be running rider safety workshops, providing important road safety information for motorcycle riders in rural NSW.
|The Flagstaff Group Limited|
Safety Wheels is a road safety project-specific for people with disabilities who wish to be independent in driving, riding their bike and not relying on other people for transport.
|We Care Connect|
We Care Connect will be running the Safe Seats program, providing over 150 pre-loved car seats to vulnerable families. Under the program pre-loved car seats will undergo a rigorous safety check, part replacement (if required) and cleaning before being repurposed to a new family.
|Wyong Men's Shed Incorporated|
Wyong’s Men’s Shed will be running a program that will purchase and distribute bicycle helmets within the local area. The helmets will provide a safer experience for the rider and enable the rider to comply with the law.
|Youth 2 Adult Inc.|
The Two Way Street program, will educate young drivers through targeted road safety workshops and supportive driver supervision to support local youth in gaining their driver licence. This will help young drivers better understand road safety and will foster important relationships between young drivers and older members of the local Cowper community.
|Youth Express Association Incorporated|
The program ‘Drive Well, Drive Safe’ provides driver education and skill development (accessible by both learner drivers and community support people) to increase drivers licensing uptake and instil safer and legal driving behaviours in the Port Stephens community.
You can also find details about other projects in our complete list of Rounds One to Six successful applicants (PDF, 123KB).