The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes the report of the Parliamentary Inquiry into minimum overtaking distance laws in Victoria, which recommends that the Victorian Government adopt a metre matters laws. The Economy and Infrastructure Standing Committee unanimously supported adoption of such laws in Victorian in its report tabled in the Victorian Parliament today, following its Inquiry

More than 5,500 bike riders took over the Great Ocean Road last weekend– all in the name of raising awareness about the need for ‘a metre matters’ laws in Victoria. The majority of Australian states and territories have taken action to make cyclists safer by implementing a metre matters laws, and the Amy Gillett Foundation and the

The Amy Gillett Foundation today deployed its revolutionary ‘Cyclist Ahead’ electronic warning signs to improve the safety of road users along the Deans Marsh-Lorne Road. The Minister for Roads and Road Safety, the Hon Luke Donnellan, was on hand to cut the ribbon and officially commission the ‘Cyclist Ahead’ warning signs. Located outside Lorne, in

This Sunday 5,500 cyclists, accompanied by thousands of family members and friends, will take to the iconic Great Ocean Road to raise awareness of the need for ‘a metre matters’ laws in Victoria. A metre matters requires drivers to provide a minimum distance of one metre when overtaking a bike rider in speed zones at

The Wye River and Separation Creek communities were devastated by the 2015 Christmas Day fires, with over 100 homes destroyed and many lives left shattered. In response to the widespread devastation, the Amy Gillett Foundation called upon the cycling community to help raise funds to support those affected by the fires. Thanks to the generosity

The Amy Gillett Foundation met truck drivers at Toll depots across Gold Coast, Brisbane and Townsville to receive education sessions as it educates the Toll workforce on its ‘a metre matters’ cycling safety messages and the new Queensland road laws. As part of its partnership with Toll, the Foundation visited selected depots across Queensland with

With nearly 4,000,000 Australians cycling per week, cycling safety is as important as ever. The numbers are clear – more Australians are making their commutes by bicycle. As a healthy, inexpensive transport option, this means more cyclists on the road. Drivers need to know how to interact with cyclists, and cyclists need to know their

On behalf of the Board and the Management Team of the Amy Gillett Foundation, I would like to thank you once again for your support over the past 10 years. Thanks to your commitment and generosity, the AGF has been able to achieve great things for cycling safety in Australia. The majority of Australian states

Last week, CEO Phoebe Dunn met with senior NSW police and representatives from the NSW Centre for Road Safety to discuss policing of a metre matters laws in NSW, together with Bicycle NSW CEO Ray Rice and Cycling NSW CEO Phil Ayres. The discussion was broad and covered agreements regarding the need for police campaigns