Welcome to RoadWise

As owners of an extensive road network, Local Governments have an important role to play in road safety. Collectively, Local Governments manage 88% of the WA road network where almost two thirds of serious crashes occur. Local Governments are therefore in a position to significantly influence road safety outcomes.

WALGA’s RoadWise Program, founded in 1994, is the Local Government and Community Road Safety Program for Western Australia.

The aim of the Program is to engage Local Governments and communities in actions that support and contribute to the implementation of Towards Zero, the road safety strategy for WA 2008-2020. To achieve this aim, the Program supports Local Governments, community groups, local businesses and individuals to become involved in the community road safety network across Western Australia.

A team of regional and metropolitan based RoadWise staff assist members of the statewide community road safety network by promoting participation and community ownership; facilitating opportunities for local road safety leadership; supporting local road safety committees; providing access to resources and training; and sharing information, which all contribute to building the capacity of the network to make an effective contribution to preventing or reducing death or serious injury in Western Australia.

The RoadWise Program is supported by Local Governments and funded by the State Government through the Road Trauma Trust Account (speed and red light camera fines) and the State Road Funds to Local Government Agreement (sourced from WA vehicle licensing fees).

WALGA’s RoadWise receives funding from the Road Trauma Trust Account, operated by the Road Safety Commission and approved by the Minister.

Latest News

  • Img: 2017 Blessing of the Roads campaign resources now available
    2017 Blessing of the Roads campaign reso… Friday, 3 February 2017 This year the Easter long weekend runs from Friday, 14 April until Monday, 17 April.… Read More …
  • Img: RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter - January edition available
    RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter - Januar… Monday, 6 February 2017 The January edition of the RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter is now available. Read More …
  • Img: Do you have a road safety project or initiative you’d like to showcase
    Do you have a road safety project or ini… Monday, 6 February 2017 The 2017 Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC2017) will be held at the Perth Cr… Read More …
  • Img: Kalbarri RoadWise Committee Gets Ready for Action
    Kalbarri RoadWise Committee Gets Ready f… Thursday, 19 January 2017 The Kalbarri RoadWise Committee has been successful in obtaining $19,602 in grant fu… Read More …
  • Img: Road Safety All Year Round
    Road Safety All Year Round Thursday, 19 January 2017 The City of Gosnells RoadWise Advisory Group has released their 2017 RoadWise School… Read More …

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Next Upcoming Event

  • 03 Mar
    Plantagenet Driver Reviver If you are heading away for the Labour Day long weekend, don't f… Read More…
  • 06 Mar
    Wanneroo Driver Reviver The Wanneroo Driver Reviver site is located 38kms north of Wanne… Read More…
  • 09 Mar
    Katanning RoadWise Committee meeting Read More…