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Learner Driver Mentor Program Funding

Learner Driver Mentor Program Grant Funding

Applications open 1 March and close 29 March 2019.

Learner Driver Mentor Programs (LDMPs) assist disadvantaged learner drivers to gain the required supervised driving hours to progress to the provisional stage of the Graduated Licencing System (GLS) by matching them to volunteer driver mentors.

For the purposes of participating in an LDMP, a learner driver is considered disadvantaged if they:

  1. Do not have access to a suitable supervisory driver and/or vehicle; and
  2. Are on a low income and are not able to afford professional driving lessons to gain the minimum hours required to obtain a provisional driver licence.

LDMP grants provide funding for community organisations and local government to coordinate these programs.

LDMP Guidelines will be released soon with more information for applicants and instructions on how to apply.

Existing LDMPs are encouraged to apply.

For more information about LDMP grants contact:

Alysse Gavlik, Senior Consultant, Community Development and Engagement
Phone: (03) 6166 3245

Tegan Pearce, Project Officer, Community Development and Engagement
Phone: (03) 6165 5030

Or by emailing: ldmp@stategrowth.tas.gov.au

For more information about becoming a mentor or accessing a LDMP, please contact Garry from Driver Mentoring Tasmania (DMT) on 0409 832 764 or by emailing garry.obyrne@drivermentoringtasmania.org.au