WorkSafe Grants

WorkSafe is committed to reducing workplace harm and improving outcomes for injured workers.



The Grants program supports:

  • focuses on what will make the biggest difference and have the greatest impact on the health, safety and wellbeing of Victorian workers
  • aims to support initiatives and organisations that reflect our values and engage with our stakeholders in meaningful ways
  • has a theme each year aligned to WorkSafe's strategic objectives

2024-25 grant funding round

Applications open Monday 3 June 2024.

WorkSafe's 2024 grant funding round will provide funding for projects with the aim to prevent or minimise risks from occupational disease and illness or provide better support for those who may contract or are at risk of harm due to an occupational disease or illness.

Areas of activity that will be considered for funding include, but are not limited to:

  • Prevention Interventions: Implementing innovative and improved risk controls to prevent or minimise occupational illness and disease.
  • Risk management: Improving risk management in the workplace by applying known best practice approach.
  • Training and Education: Developing training materials; train or educate workplaces on the prevention of occupational disease or illness; educating employers, workers and medical practitioners on the protection and promotion of worker health.
  • Knowledge and Insights: Undertaking research or gathering data to improve knowledge of current or emerging occupational illnesses and diseases.
  • Support: Providing services and education to high risk industries or communities with a higher population of people impacted by occupational disease and illness.

Before applying for this grant, ensure you read the grant guidelines.

Applications for Grants open on Monday 3 June and close 2pm Tuesday 6 August. Applicants can apply for up to $300,000 in funding for a project to commence in 2024/25 with a maximum project length of three years.

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If you have any questions please email [email protected].

2023 grant funding round - Health and Safety Representatives

WorkSafe's 2023 funding prioritised projects that develop initiatives that promote, enhance and/or support Victoria's network of Health and Safety Representatives (HSR).

Applications closed on 19 April 2023. Successful recipients have been notified.

The 2022-23 funding round has been finalised

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