Safe Easter eNews

Thursday, 29 March 2018 by

Welcome to the March edition of Safe Together In this Easter edition: Easter safety message Campaign launch #Igiveametre – do you? Wiggle’s tips to stay visible for shorter days & darker mornings  Our recent government submissions 2018 Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo opens 0900 tomorrow Easter is a busy time on our roads and we encourage everyone to

All road deaths are tragic and the overnight news about the pedestrian fatality by an autonomous vehicle highlights the moral dilemna we’ve been raising in each parliamentary forum. Read our most recent submission and our recommendations here.

Welcome to the December edition of Safe Together In this festive edition: Progress on a metre matters around Australia Share the Road Tour 2017 Report Australasian Road Safety Conference Wrap Our recent submissions A voice for cyclists in the development of Autonomous Vehicle Technology We’re named as Safety Partner for the Cycling Australia Road Nationals Amy’s

On Thursday, the last day of November, Western Australia joined Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Australia Capital Territory and New South Wales as Australian jurisdictions that have a metre matters (minimum passing distances) on their roads, leaving only Victoria and Northern Territory without the safer cycling laws. Crucial to the success of this new law being

The ACT Government has announced that the a metre matters legislation will continue in the ACT following the end of a two year trial, with a review of the laws underway. “Preliminary results from a community attitudes survey in October show that 91 per cent of respondents were at least somewhat supportive of the minimum

Amy Gillett Foundation and Cycling Australia National Road Championships Safety Partnership Today the Amy Gillett Foundation is proud to be announced the official Safety Partner of Cycling Australia for the Australian National Road Championships. This three year agreement will build on the existing relationship between the two organisations and focus on initiatives to create and

Today our 2017 Share the Road Tour finished at Observatory Hill Park next to the Harbour Bridge in the heart of Sydney. Our Tour had pedalled 1,100kms across very scenic parts of our glorious country. We visited schools to talk about cycling and safety when cycling. Lots of questions were asked and answered. We have some wonderful photos

Today the Victorian government, via the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), launched its promised education campaign – “Drivers, give the space to ride safe” Having worked closely with TAC during the development of this advertising campaign, the Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes this contribution to changing behaviours on our roads for all cyclists. Attending the launch, Amy

September eNews

Thursday, 14 September 2017 by

Welcome to the September edition of Safe Together In this Gran Fondo edition: Fondo, fondo, fondo… it all happens this weekend!! New Chair at Amy Gillett Foundation We’re named as the new charity partner for Audax Alpine Classic Trans-Tasman Challenge starts at our Gran Fondo Our Cycling Scholar wins a Tour in France ACRS announces inquiry to review effectiveness of