The Victorian Andrews Government today announced that it would not introduce minimum passing distance (a metre matters) legislation in Victoria. Victoria now stands out as the only Australian State without a metre matters laws in place permanently, in trial, or pledged. This is despite overwhelming community support for a metre matters legislation, evidence of its

Champions for a metre matters safe passing laws, the Amy Gillett Foundation is turbo charging its efforts to secure a metre matters laws in Victoria, concerned at the lack of response from the Victorian Government some five months since the Victorian cross-parliamentary inquiry published its recommendations for legislating a metre matters (amongst 12 other recommendations).

The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted to announce the renewal of its multi-year partnership with renowned international online retail partner Wiggle. “Wiggle has been a great supporter of the Amy Gillett Foundation and this extension is welcome news and further strengthens our mutual commitment to safer cycling around Australia.”   Phoebe Dunn, CEO, Amy Gillett

The Amy Gillett Foundation has today announced its support of Transport for NSW’s #SeeYouSoon holiday road safety campaign that uses Twitter-linked digital billboards and the social media voices of everyday people to encourage loved ones to drive safe these summer holidays. Using the hashtag #SeeYouSoon, messages from the public will be displayed across a network

The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes the New South Wales Government’s announcement that carriage of identification by cyclists will become a recommendation rather than being a mandatory requirement. “We’re pleased to see that the government has listened to the representations of the Amy Gillett Foundation, among others, and changed their position on compulsory carriage of identification.

The Amy Gillett Foundation congratulates the Tasmanian Government on the announcement that it will adopt a metre matters laws, made today at the Launceston Cycling Classic. Amy Gillett Foundation CEO, Phoebe Dunn, and Patron Simon Gillett joined the Minister for Infrastructure, the Hon Rene Hidding MP, at the announcement. “We are delighted that Tasmania has

Victorians overwhelmingly support minimum passing distance laws, new community attitudes research just released in Victoria has found. Conducted by Galaxy, the research reveals that 9 out of 10 Victorians (88%) support the introduction of a metre matters laws in Victoria. “The latest research show that the vast majority of Victorians support these laws, motorists and

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

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

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