Football West have announced a new three-year partnership with the Insurance Commission and will share its Belt Up road safety campaign.
The campaign highlights the importance of wearing a seatbelt and educates the public on how to ensure less serious injuries occur on the roads in Western Australia.
This will lead to fewer insurance claims lower costs.
Through the partnership, the following competitions will spread awareness of the Belt Up message: Men’s Amateur League, Men’s Amateur Reserves League, Men’s Masters League, Men’s Metropolitan League and Amateur Night Series
The Insurance Commission will give 2,000 footballs to clubs and associations across Western Australia. 500 specially designed footballs will be distributed to the indigenous football community to celebrate NAIDOC week.
Football West CEO James Curtis said of the new agreement: “We are delighted to continue to work with the Insurance Commission on the Belt Up campaign,” he said.
“Football West is well positioned to engage with our football community to drive the importance of seatbelt safety across Western Australia.
“Football West will deliver an integrated message campaign tailored for all road users to increase awareness and drive behavioural change.”