The 2020 WorkSafe Club Safety Fund is now open.

Over the past 18 years, WorkSafe has helped over 300 rural football clubs with funding and assistance and will continue to support clubs through the WorkSafe Club Safety Fund.

The Club Safety Fund provides financial assistance to rural football clubs to improve the safety of their grounds, or provide added security for players, those involved and spectators.

Football clubs affiliated with WorkSafe AFL Victoria Country are eligible to apply.

Funding is available for safety initiatives including, but not limited to:

  • Equipment to be purchased by the club that has the purpose of protecting the individual participants while actively engaged in the sport. (i.e. goal post padding, first aid kids, defibrillators)
  • Permanent or portable structures that provide shelter and or safety. (i.e. behind goal netting, shelter shed, shade sails, fireplace guards, fencing for walkways)
  • Minor facility maintenance which presents an occupational health and safety hazard.

For further information and to apply, click here.

Applications close on Sunday 28th June.