We commend Queensland Police statements that they will take a more active role in enforcement of a metre matters. This follows recent announcements that the ACT Police would also be increasing their focus on enforcing safe passing distances of cyclists by drivers. In addition, together with Bicycle NSW,  the Foundation continues to engage in positive

This morning’s memorial ride for Gitta Scheenhouwer drew great support from Melbourne’s cycling community. Over 120 cyclists pedaled down Chapel Street to the location where Gitta lost her life after a car crashed into her earlier in August. She was cycling in the bike lane. Cyclists rang their bells to create an eerie yet poignant reminder of

Last Friday night at Cycle Collective in Richmond, a full house pedalled hard on stationary spin bikes for 50 minutes to raise funds for us by riding as far as possible in that time To add an additional element – metres were awarded by the amounts fundraised by each team. Raise $150 to receive 300 bonus

The latest report from the Australian Automobile Association showing an alarming 80% increase in cyclist fatalities over the last 12 months demonstrates what we at the Amy Gillett Foundation have been saying for some time – road safety strategies across the country are failing cyclists and other vulnerable road users, with the focus squarely on the

The City of Yarra, just north of Melbourne’s CBD, will trial 30km/h speed zones in an effort to make their street safer for everyone, especially vulnerable cyclists and pedestrians. This trial is address an alarming rate of crashes occurring within the Council footprint. “One hundred crashes occurred within the new speed zone between 2012 and 2017.

The NSW Government has changed the law to allow teenagers up to 16 years of age to ride bicycles on footpaths, previously the age was limited to 12. The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes this change as another positive step but remains acutely aware there are many other steps still required to make cycling safer for

In association with Victorian Police, the Police Association, we’re having a fundraiser for safe cycling. Thanks to the Pakenham Lions Football and Netball Club for hosting the event, activities will include face painting, raffles, food, competitions to and much more will keep families entertained as they learn more about us, how to donate while watching

The Canberra cycling community is invited to intend a memorial ceremony in honour of Kathy Ho and Teresa Foce who tragically both lost their lives riding on our local roads this year.   This memorial event is organised by Pedal Power ACT in conjunction with the Amy Gillett Foundation and the families of Kathy and

Great to see the City of Brisbane Mayor announcing a review into the city’s road safety with a plan to tackle an increasing number of deaths and accidents in its CBD — by slashing the speed limit down to 30km/h. Lord Mayor Graham Quirk has announced a review into the city’s road safety, calling for

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