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About the Australian Road Safety Foundation


The Australian Road Safety Foundation is a not for profit organisation dedicated to improving road safety awareness, enhancing driver education and reducing the impact of road trauma.

It is structured as a company limited by guarantee and operated under the stewardship of a board of directors.

Our Vision

Driving the safety of every road user, every day, to  achieve a significant year-on-year reduction in road deaths and injuries nationally.

Our Mission

  • To change the culture of Australian road users and authorities to one of awareness of, passion for and genuine commitment to, Road Safety
  • To be an Australian peak body for Road Safety
  • To research, develop and promote standards for Road Safety initiatives and programmes
  • To raise awareness of the terrible social and economic cost of failure to adequately address Road Safety

Channels of Activity

The Australian Road Safety Foundation has a number of activity channels. These include:

  • Continuation and expansion of the Fatality Free Friday National Road Safety Campaign.
  • Expand our road safety advocacy position via media operations.
  • Implement a national road safety education program for school students and lobby for its integration into the curriculum in each state.
  • Provide additional support for various community road safety activities.
  • Provide new training resources for both school students and parents.
  • Facilitate opportunities for new road safety research both nationally and internationally.
  • Develop the first Australian National Road Safety Awards Program.