Welcome to the latest newsletter from the National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP). NRSPP is a government-supported, industry-led collaborative network which aims to support Australian businesses and organisations to develop a positive road safety culture and help protect their workers and the public, not only during work hours but also when staff are ‘off-duty’.

This Edition Will Cover

  • NRSPP Achievements
  • NRSPP’s Next Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talk is Out Now!
  • Look Beyond the Truck Campaign
  • NRSPP Monthly Focus
  • Monthly Features:
    • Respect Traffic Controllers Campaign
    • NRSPP Thought Leadership: Friend Or Foe? Reframing Perception Of Road Workers, For Everyone’s Safety
    • CLOCS-A Case Study: A Proactive Approach to Protecting Vulnerable Road Users
  • Blog: Verbal and physical abuse, that is tolerated nowhere else
  • NRSPP News
  • Social Media
  • NRSPP Resources
  • Events
  • Acknowledgements

NRSPP Monthly Achievements May 2023

  • The Construction Logistics and Community Safety – Australia key achievements:
    • A virtual CLOCS A National Workshop held on 26 April 2023.
    • Confirmed seed funding for start-up period of the program for the new Host of the Program, currently $250,000.
    • Expression of Interest for the new Host closed with the preferred candidate finalised.
  • Road Safety Education | Re:act – Inspiring Change (reactforchange.com) includes NRSPP Program Director on judging panels for Victoria: Swinburne University and Western Australia: Curtin University. In April, student teams conducted their half way check-ins where they tested several of their ideas with the judging panel. Theme for 2023 is driving to the speed limit and the conditions.
  • Our May Heavy Vehicle Toolbox Talks (HVTBT) release features Fitness with drivers from Toll, Holcim and Alex Fraser.
  • On 17 April Austroads released the Suicide in Road Transport Prevention report which commenced as a result of a presentation from at the time Toll Group’s Dr Sarah Jones presentation at NRSPP’s 16 Steering Committee hosted by BHP in Melbourne.