Stay safe on our roads

Ballarat East Neighbourhood House is proud to be a recipient of a 2021/2022 VicRoads Community Road Safety Grant. In partnership with VicRoads, we will be delivering free-of-charge information sessions for the community, promoting road safety.

Local trainer, Melissa Watts, will deliver the sessions to Neighbourhood Houses across the Central Highlands region in 2021/2022.

For more information and details about booking one these sessions with Melissa, please contact the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House.

If you would like to participate in the online session, but do not have access to a digital device, please let us know as we may be able to loan a device to you.

Safe Driver Presentation

This is a one-hour VicRoads road safety awareness presentation for older road users and their families/carers. This program covers information including how to keep older drivers safe and mobile, road rules, the effects of medication and strategies for safe mobility.

Three sessions will be delivered before 30 June 2022.

The first session will be held at Barkly Square, Ballarat East or online via Zoom (to be confirmed) on Thursday 11 November from 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm.

The second session will be held at Ballarat North Neighbourhood House, Soldier's Hill on Thursday 2 December from 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm. Bookings available shortly.

The third session will be held in person at the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House, Barkly Square, in early 2022.

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Fatigue Presentation

This 45-minute interactive VicRoads presentation provides information on how fatigue can increase the likelihood of a crash and strategies to help avoid driving whilst tired.

Three sessions will be delivered before 30 June 2022.

The first session will be held at Ballarat North Neighbourhood House, Soldier's Hill on Thursday 25 November from 1.00 pm - 2.00 pm. Bookings available shortly.

The second session is planned to be held in person at the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House, Barkly Square, in mid-December 2021.

The third session will be held in person at the Ballarat East Neighbourhood House, Barkly Square, in early 2022.

Motorised Mobility Devices

This one-hour VicRoads road safety awareness presentation covers information and advice on road rules and the use of mobility devices. The presentation is for those who currently have or are looking to access a motorised mobility device for themselves or someone they support. The presentation promotes strategies for the devices to be used in a safe and acceptable way with links to resources and additional information.

One session will be delivered before 30 June 2022, likely in early 2022.

Presentation promotions Motorised Mobility Devices

 

2021 Community Road Safety Workshops across the Central Highlands Region

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