The Minister for Ports, Hon. Candy Broad, has announced $3million of revenue from the boat operator licensing revenue will be made available in 2002/2003 for boating safety programs.
Clubs are encouraged to apply for funding under the following programs:
- Search and Rescue (Vessels and Equipment)
- Search and Rescue (Volunteer Search and Rescue Licence)
- Search and Rescue (Volunteer Search and Rescue Fuel Reimbursement)
- Education and Training
- Regional Initiatives
- Special Needs
Before applying for a grant it is important to check the program guidelines and information to ensure that your organisation is eligible to apply.
All applications must meet the boating safety grant program's criteria and must be submitted on the forms provided by Marine Safety Victoria.
The closing date for applications is 8th November 2002.