Welcome to RoadWise

The WA Local Government Association (WALGA) works for Local Governments in Western Australia, advocating on behalf of 138 Local Governments and negotiating service agreements for the sector.

WALGA also represents the sector on the Road Safety Council.

Collectively, Local Governments manage 88% of the WA road network, where almost 60 per cent of serious crashes occur. Therefore, Local Governments are well positioned to have influence over road safety through their responsibilities as a road and planning authority, an employer, fleet operator and through community leadership.

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WALGA’s RoadWise is the Local Government and Community Road Safety Program for WA and works with communities to take action to reduce road trauma, supporting and contributing to the implementation of Towards Zero, the road safety strategy for WA 2008-2020.

Established in 1994, RoadWise is guided by the safe system approach to road safety and has a team of people servicing all areas of the state, supported by a central team that work on developing and administering the Program.

For more than 20 years, RoadWise has worked in collaboration with communities and road safety partners to identify and address local road safety issues.

There are now more than 5570 individuals involved in the RoadWise community road safety network in WA, representing more than 1500 different organisations and groups, and reaching across all regions of the state.

This network is involved in the planning, development and implementation of a wide range of projects, initiatives and actions tailored to address road safety issues in their own communities.

RoadWise is supported by Local Government and is funded by the WA State Government through the Road Trauma Trust Account and the State Road Funds to Local Government Agreement.

Latest News

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    You're Invited to Participate in a Safe … Tuesday, 21 November 2017 As a member of the WA Road Safety Council, WALGA is encouraging members of the commu… Read More …
  • Img:  World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
    World Day of Remembrance for Road Traff… Tuesday, 21 November 2017 Sunday, 19 November marked World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims and the… Read More …
  • Img: Safe Speeds and Safe Towing at the Bunbury 4WD, Boating and Camping Expo
    Safe Speeds and Safe Towing at the Bunbu… Tuesday, 21 November 2017 Bunbury RoadWise, with the support of the Apex Club of Bunbury Koombana, attended th… Read More …
  • Img:  Elephants Never Forget - Don’t Drive Tired
    Elephants Never Forget - Don’t Drive Ti… Tuesday, 21 November 2017 To complement the RAC (WA) “Elephant in the Wheatbelt” campaign, community members a… Read More …
  • Img: Harvey Play Expo Display Targets Child Car Restraints
    Harvey Play Expo Display Targets Child C… Tuesday, 21 November 2017 WALGA's RoadWise and Shire of Harvey representatives attended the Harvey Play Expo o… Read More …

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