Please note that, although the total outlay on new grants is expected to remain at the same level in 2014, the grant programs are under review. There will be some clarification of the changed arrangements by the end of February 2014.
SafeWork SA administers four work health and safety (WHS) grant programs:
- WHS Commissioned Research Grants
- WHS Innovative Practice Grants
- WHS Linkage Project Support Grants
- WHS Supplementary Scholarships.
WHS Commissioned Research Grants are to assist South Australian university-based or independent researchers to undertake applied research with the ultimate aim of improving workplace safety in South Australia.
The 2013 call for applications opened on 1 July 2013 and closed on 23 August 2013.
WHS Innovative Practice Grants can be used by any South Australian organisation with workplace safety responsibilities to assist with funding for the development and dissemination of innovative safety practices that improve workplace safety in South Australia.
The 2013 call for applications opened on 7 January 2013 and closed on 22 February 2013.
WHS Linkage Project Support Grants are provided to university researchers to leverage SafeWork SA WHS grants funding in support of major research projects that will obtain most of their funding from the ARC. Interstate and international collaboration is encouraged.
Applications for these grants can be submitted at any time during the year.
WHS Supplementary Scholarships are designed to increase the momentum of high quality WHS research in South Australia by providing a financial incentive for new researchers to enter this field. Up to two new scholarships are funded each year. Eligibility is restricted to potential new Higher Degree by Research (HDR) students.
The 2012 call for applications opened on 3 September 2012 and closed on 9 November 2012.
Applications for research projects must address the priorities identified in the OHSW Research Strategy for South Australia (PDF 266kb).
Previously Funded Projects
Details of all projects previously funded through these grant programs since the first calls for applications were made in 2007 are provided in the SafeWork SA Funded Projects Update (PDF 471kb).