The Salvation Army promised further three years funding for L2P Program
27 February 2012
The State Government has pledged a further three years of funding for The Salvation Army’s L2P program. The statewide initiative helps learner drivers progress to probationary permits under the Graduated Learning System (GLS) that requires learners to have 120
The Salvation Army in Bendigo currently runs the L2P programme to capacity, with 26 voluntary driving mentors helping 30 current learner drivers obtain their required driving hours. The programme targets young people disadvantaged by the
Entrusted to The Salvation Army Bendigo in 2011, The L2P initiative has had 54 learner drivers engage in the program. Another 30 are currently undertaking the program and another 30 are waiting to begin.
Denise Sibenaler, The Salvation Army’s L2P Project Coordinator said the project is in high
'It’s really significant in opening up job opportunities, helping with
Provide access to
Reduce the crash and injury rate of young novice drivers by ensuring that they obtain 120 hours of supervised practice.
Assist the mobility and potential social and economic success of disadvantaged young people
For more information please contact:
The Salvation Army, Australia Southern Territory
Territorial Communications & Fundraising Department, 95-99 Railway Road, Blackburn VIC 3130
T: 03 8878 2400