Stay safe on our roads

Ballarat East Neighbourhood House and the Central Highlands Association of Neighbourhood Houses are proud to be recipients of 2021/2022 VicRoads Community Road Safety Grants. 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.

If you have any questions or would like to book over the phone, 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

BOOK NOW - Safe Driver Presentation, 12.00 noon - 1.00 pm, Wednesday 8 December, Online via Zoom

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 online via Zoom, 12.00 noon - 1.00 pm, Wednesday 8 December.

VicRoads Online Session Safe Driver 8 December 2021

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

Motorised Mobility Devices

BOOK NOW - Motorised Mobility Devices Presentation, 12.00 noon - 1.00 pm, Thursday 9 December, Online via Zoom

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.

This session will be held online via Zoom, 12.00 noon - 1.00 pm, Thursday 9 December

VicRoads Online Session MMD 9 December 2021

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 in Term 1, 2022.