About

The WorkSafe Club Safety Fund provides financial assistance to country netball clubs to improve the safety of their grounds, or provide added security for players, officials, and spectators.

Available Grants/Funding Categories

  • The WorkSafe Club Safety Fund provides grants up to the value of $1,500 per application.  
  • Clubs are required to demonstrate co-contribution (of up to 50%) of the total project cost as part of its application.  This co-contribution can be a combination of club, sponsor or council contributions
  • Funds will be dispersed upon approval by Netball Victoria.  

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. shelter shed, shade sails, fireplace guards, fencing for walkways)

  • Minor facility maintenance which presents an occupational health and safety hazard.

Please note: Special consideration may be made (at the discretion of Netball Victoria and WorkSafe) to projects requiring additional financial support. Please make this known via the online application form. 

Eligibility

Netball Clubs affiliated with Netball Victoria playing in the WorkSafe Country Netball League.

  • All clubs applying, must provide evidence that a grant is needed to improve the safety of their grounds and surrounding buildings

  • Clubs must show that they have the appropriate WorkSafe branding around the club (WorkSafe logo on netball bibs, WorkSafe logo on netballs and Netball Victoria/WorkSafe signage) and that there is an Occupational Health and Safety, or Risk Management Program being implemented.

  • Quotes will be necessary in order to assess the amount of money needed for the improvements.

How to Apply

For more information, please click here.

Applications close: 5pm Friday June 10
If you have any questions or would like assistance with your application, please contact (03) 5831 8456 or clubsupport@valleysport.net.au