RAA Regional Safety Grants

RAA Regional Safety Grant recipients announced for 2017

Angaston Primary School  - $4,308.44 - Create safe walking path to and from school, to reduce students crossing at hot spots.

Beachport Surf Life Saving Club - $4,766.50 - Purhcase equipment to commence patrols for the first time this coming summer season and to train for water safety.

CFS Springton - $2,836.66 - Upgrade the existing spotlights on brigade's lighting truck.

Cleve Area School - $5,000.00 - Funding for 40 students to undertake a safe driving course (on their L plates) after funding was cut in 2016.

Crystal Brook Football Club - $3,363.52 - Speed reduction around the community sporting oval through purchase of speed humps.

Hills Radio - $5,000.00 - Upgrade equipment to be FM provider of emergency services notifications via radio in the Adelaide Hills.

Manoora Centenary Park - $2,411.29 - Protect Manoora Park clubrooms against external bushfires or internal fires as 'last resort refuge' for the area.

Mt Burr United Football Club - $2,015.00 - Defibrillator for community sports club to enable them to host league netball and football finals.

Parndana Bowling Club - $2,339.60 - Security cameras and flood lighting to be installed after two break ins and dmage to their greens in the last six months.

Penola Swim Club - $1,000.00 - Purchase of survival board, oxygen equipment and signage for Penola Swimming Pool (used by club and three local schools).

Port Elliot Netball Club Inc - $4,900.00 - Regulate parking, pick up and drop off, with bollards and signage.

Port Neill Progress Association - $1,000.00 - Safety upgrades to community van including baby seats and UHF radio for communication.

Port Pirie and Districts Road Safety Group Inc - $2,000.00 - Purchase of replacement bicycles at road safety centre. 

Renmark West Primary School - $1,999.00 - Purchase petrol generator to allow water to run in a power blackout and during bushfires.

Third Broken Hill Sea Scouts - $5,000.00 - Upgraded door security and fire safety.

Tumby Bay Netball Club - $3,000.00 - New fence for playground as old fence can currently be pushed over and pulled out of the ground, and has no gate anymore (playground right next to a road).


RAA Regional Safety Grants process

RAA's Regional Safety Grants open on 1 March each year and close on 31 March. 

The aim of RAA’s Regional Safety Grants Program is to:

  • Improve the lives of South Australians in regional communities and reflect our desire to enhance the safety and security of South Australia’s regional areas and communities.
  • Provide opportunities for the local community to implement a project, program or activity targeting local safety and/or security issues.

Funding available

RAA will consider applications from the minimum value of $500 Inc. GST. to the maximum value of $5,000 Inc. GST.

Information about RAA Regional Safety Grants 2018 will be available in early 2018.


RAA Regional Safety Grant recipients for 2016

Ardrossan Progress Association - Tidy Towns - $2,750
Purchase and training for a defibrillator on the town site

Birchmore Bowling Club, Kangaroo Island - $1,299
Installation of a security system after break-ins

Brinkworth Netball Club - $2,459
Segregate the netball and tennis facility from the parking area with fencing after a recent incident

Chiton Rocks Surf Lifesaving Club, Victor Harbor area - $5,000
Replacement of the launch trailer for the Inflatable Rescue Boat (IRB)

Curramulka Bowling Club Inc.- $1,850
Defibrillator for the club

Kadina Netball Club - $1,466
Upgrade of netball post protectors and first aid/medical equipment

Riding for the Disabled, Yorke Peninsula - $560
Replacement of helmets needed for horse riding (10 helmets)

Mid North Archers, Port Pirie - $2,500
Replacement of the boundary fence to create a division between the Archery Club and Go Karting Club

Mount Remarkable Agricultural Society Incorporate, Mambray Creek - $3,965
Erect 120m of pool type fencing to prevent falling in to the creek and to reduce accidents in the creek near the showgrounds

Murray Bridge Sporting Car Club and Motorcycle Club Inc. - $5,000
Building a new on-site medical and first aid room

National Trust of SA, Renmark Branch - $2,865
Installation of a security system to stop break-ins to Olivewood Workshop

Paringa Independent Netball Club - $2,467
Installation of a security system to stop break-ins and stock loss

Port Augusta Special School - $3,000
Three volunteers to gain bus licence (training) to enable children with disabilities to attend road safety activities and other community events

Riding for the Disabled, Whyalla - $560
Replacement of helmets needed for horse riding (10 helmets)

Whyalla Hockey Association - $3,200 
Purchase of a defibrillator to have on site at the hockey fields

Smoky Bay Progress Association Ltd. - $3,930 
Improve the new walking track with bollards, roping and signage

Waikerie High School - $5,000 
Installation of a security system for the school after $20,000 worth of damage in recent break-ins

Yankalilla Netball Club - $5,000 
Change the position of the driveway to redirect traffic for the safety of pedestrians in the Memorial Park grounds


More Community & Advocacy Information

RAA Regional Safety Grants

Regional Safety Grants 2017 are now closed.

Please check back in early 2018 for information on how to apply for the next round of grant funding.