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

The Victorian hearings into a metre matters laws continued this week, hearing from a range of organisations who gave strong evidence in support of the laws including our friends Cycling Victoria, Cycling NSW and regional cycling clubs such as Bike Bendigo, Macedon Ranges Cycling Club and Road Safe Central Victoria. Charles Brown MPA from Rutgers

With a mission to achieve a safer cycling environment in Australia, we are leading the charge to achieve uniform a metre matters laws across the country. The last few months have been particularly exciting with New South Wales commencing a two-year trial in March, Queensland making their laws permanent following a successful two-year trial in

Australia is one major step closer to being a safer place for bike riders following a Senate committee recommendation to amend the Australian Model Road Rules to enshrine a metre matters into law. The Federal Rural and Regional Affairs and Transport References Committee interim report into aspects of road safety in Australia is recommending that