Road Safety Grant Program

The Towards Zero Road Safety Grants Program provides funding for road safety initiatives, events and programs that improve or promote road safety in our local communities and organisations.

Types of grants

There are two types of grants you can apply for.

Quick response grants

Applications for quick response grants between $500 and $1,000 open on 1 July 2021 and close on 31 May 2022.

Community grants

Applications for community grants up to $5,000 open on 18 May and close on 18 July 2021.

It is available for activities and events taking place in the 2020 to 2021 financial year.

How to apply

For more information and to apply, go the NT Government website.

Previous projects

Previous rounds of the community grants have provided funding for projects like those below for various road safety initiatives in the NT community.

OrganisationRegion Project description
Automobile Association of the Northern Territory Darwin Deliver a high impact visual display highlighting the impact road trauma has on the NT community as part of National Road Safety Week.
Alice Springs Town Council Alice Springs Purchase a mobile electronic speed zone sign for rotation throughout Alice Springs and increase compliance of speed limits and awareness regarding safe driving practices.
Bicycle Network Incorporated Darwin Deliver the Swapping Seats initiative aimed at improving the on-road interactions between heavy vehicle drivers and vulnerable road users by sharing each other’s perspective and increasing cyclists’ awareness of safe behaviours when travelling in proximity with trucks.
Darwin Middle School Council Inc Darwin Deliver a road safety expo with key road safety stakeholders to raise awareness and promote safe road user behaviours amongst the school community.
Forrest Parade School Palmerston Purchase road safety resources that assist with the delivery of the school’s road and bike riding program that aims to improve the students’ road safety awareness and skills.
Katherine Motor Sports Club Inc Katherine Engage with spectators and youth to promote general road safety awareness and the sport of speedway racing in a safe but competitive environment with the aim to reduce speeding and hooning by young drivers.
Murin Association Victoria Daly Engage with young men from the Thamarurr Region to increase the number of safe and licensed drivers in the region, reduce the number of young Aboriginal men entering the criminal justice system for traffic related offences and reduce the death and serious injury on Territory roads.
Nhulunbuy Corporation Ltd East Arnhem Design and paint road safety murals at various town facilities in the Nhulunbuy area.
NT Netball Association Darwin Erect road safety signage at the Sitzler Netball Centre and promote road safety online.
The Essington School Darwin Purchase and install an electronic speed zone sign to increase compliance of school zone speed limits around the school.
The Rotary Club of Katherine Inc Katherine Purchase bikes and assist in the completion of the Katherine Road Safety Centre.
Tiwi Training & Employment Pty Ltd Tiwi Islands Support the purchase a dual control vehicle to enable driver training in the Tiwi Islands and increase the conversion rate of learner drivers to provisional drivers.
West Daly Regional Council West Daly Develop a road safety video targeting overcrowding in language.