RAA Regional Safety Grants

RAA Regional Safety Grants 2017/18

RAA Regional Safety Grants applications are now closed.

RAA Regional Safety Grants 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. They also provide opportunities for the local community to implement a project, program or activity targeting local safety and/or security issues.

Funding available

RAA has a grant pool of $50,000 and will consider applications from the minimum value of $500 inc. GST. to the maximum value of $10,000 inc. GST.

Who can apply for funding?

Groups that are eligible to apply for funding must be regional* South Australian groups and include:

  • Not for profit organisations
  • Schools
  • Community groups

*Regional as defined by the Local Government Association of South Australia.

Previous RAA Regional Safety Grant recipients

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 - Purchase 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 damage 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 could be pushed over and pulled out of the ground, plus had no gate (playground right next to a road).



For any questions about the RAA Regional Safety Grants, please contact David Nankervis on 8202 4548 or grants@raa.com.au.

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2017/18 Key dates

November 1 – Applications open.

November 30 – Applications close at 5pm.

December 18 – Successful applicants are notified.

December 25 – Unsuccessful applicants are notified via direct mail (can take up to two weeks for distribution).