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

The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes the decision by the Queensland Government to make the ‘a metre matters’ law permanent in Queensland. “The Queensland Government is to be congratulated on making the a metre matters laws permanent.  It is a significant step in making bike riding safer in Queensland.” Amy Gillett Foundation chief executive officer, Phoebe

Cyclists and Toll truck drivers alike came together in Ballarat today as the Amy Gillett Foundation cautioned for safety on our roads this Easter holiday period through its ‘a metre matters’ campaign. “A metre matters for drivers overtaking bicycle riders at Easter. Our regional roads are always busier than usual and more families will be

Selected Athletes Head To Europe The High5 Australian Women’s Development Team heads to Europe shortly for the second phase of their international development. Departing on March 15th, the team will tackle many of the iconic spring classics including the Women’s World Tour events La Fleche Wallonne and Gent Wevelgem. Also included in the European race

Canberra’s Louisa Lobigs has been selected as the recipient of the 11th Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship. The Holden Women’s Cycling Team member is the current ACT individual time trial champion and in 2015 placed sixth at the Australian National Championships in the same discipline. The scholarship provides Lobigs with the opportunity to live, train and

Bike riders in New South Wales will be safer thanks to the NSW Government’s decision to implement a minimum distance when overtaking bicycles as part of a package of new road safety laws. The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes the Government’s announcement today that it will commence a two year trial of the ‘metre matters’ rule

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