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: Kalbarri Road Trauma Prevention Day
    Kalbarri Road Trauma Prevention Day Tuesday, 20 June 2017 The Kalbarri RoadWise Committee and community members recently conducted their bi-an… Read More …
  • Img: RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter - June edition
    RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter - June e… Tuesday, 20 June 2017 The June edition of the RoadWise Road Safety Newsletter is now available. Read More …
  • Img: Join us at the Australasian Road Safety Conference
    Join us at the Australasian Road Safety … Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Registrations Are Now Open for the Australasian Road Safety Conference to be Held in… Read More …
  • Img: Targeting Travel Speeds and Encouraging Safe Driving in the City of Mandurah
    Targeting Travel Speeds and Encouraging … Tuesday, 20 June 2017 The City of Mandurah recently purchased their third set of solar powered mobile spee… Read More …
  • Img: One Arm Point Basketball Tournament Urges Drivers to Belt Up
    One Arm Point Basketball Tournament Urge… Tuesday, 20 June 2017 Visitors arriving for the One Arm Point Basketball Tournament earlier this month had… Read More …

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