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Road Trauma Awareness and Support

Welcome to Road Trauma Support WA

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Road Trauma Support WA is a not-for-profit service, delivered by the Injury Control Council of WA and funded from the WA Road Trauma Trust Account with a Vision:

To reduce further psychological and social distress for all people affected by road trauma in Western Australia, in a way that promotes community inclusion by increasing awareness and understanding of their needs.

RTSWA offers client-focused:

  • Information
  • Specialised trauma and bereavement counselling, and
  • Prevention education

to all people affected by road trauma:

  • those involved and/or injured, the bereaved, and their families, carers and friends.
  • those who may have caused a trauma
  • witnesses
  • emergency service personnel and associated industry workers.

We are committed to being respectful of an individual’s cultural and family values, in accordance with our Mission, we aim to provide an effective and efficient service, within a safe, non-judgmental environment.

Counselling and support services are provided free of charge to anyone impacted by road trauma, irrespective of when the incident occurred, or the person’s actual level of involvement, be it direct or indirect.

Latest News

September 27

Practical Support for our First Responders

Road Trauma Support WA will join with WA charity Sirens of Silence for a second time on Monday October 31 to present a workshop especially tailored to emergency services personnel. Titled ‘Working with Grief, Loss and Trauma: How to Support Yourself and Others’ this day long workshop wi...

August 17

Road Trauma Support WA speaks with 6PR's Gary Adsead following a horror 12 hours on WA Roads

Road Trauma Support WA's Georgia Sweeting spoke with 6PR's morning presenter Gary Adshead on Tuesday April 17 following a horror 12 hour period on WA roads in which five people lost their lives and more than a dozen were seriously injured. The conversation talked about possible reasons for the spike...


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