On the eve of the 2019 Federal Election, here are links to cycling related commitments made by the major political parties:       Australian Greens – ‘$1 Billion for Bikes’   Policy focus (verbatim): Create a network of safe and continuous bicycle routes Develop end-of-trip facilities (such as showers and lockers) that encourage cycling

        Help us shine a light on cycling safety during National Road Safety Week   Join us for the Yellow Ride on Saturday 11 May & Pledge to Drive So Others Survive   When you’re riding on Saturday:   Tie a yellow ribbon around your handlebars Ride with your front and back lights

VALE DAMION DRAPAC

Friday, 26 April 2019 by

The Amy Gillett Foundation is devastated to learn of the death of Damion Drapac. Damion was killed in a crash involving a car being driven in Mount Waverley, on Thursday afternoon. He was riding to a club racing event at Sandown in Melbourne, Victoria.   We express our sincere condolences to the Drapac family, to

Image: Transport Accident Commission (TAC) The Amy Gillett Foundation partnered with Monash University to conduct a world-first study of the distances drivers give cyclists when passing on Victorian roads.   Research published in the scientific journal Accident Analysis and Prevention today (Thursday 11 April 2019) shows cyclists are frequently passed at close and unsafe distances. 

The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development, the Honourable Michael McCormack MP has today unveiled the Terms of Reference for the National Road Safety Governance Review. This review is the sixth recommendation of 12 tabled in a report produced by the Inquiry into the National Roads Safety Strategy 2011-2020 in

REFLECTIONS

Thursday, 20 December 2018 by

As 2018 draws to a close, it is timely to look back on our achievements for the year of which we can be proud, including cementing a metre matters laws in NSW and the ACT after successful two-year trials and securing a commitment from the NT to introduce these laws in early 2019.  Victoria remains the outlier,

Our partnership with the Ford Driving Skills for Life Program had the Today show broadcasting live during their weather crosses on Saturday morning from Sydney Motorsport park at Eastern Creek. With significant branding onsite and our safe cycling content in the course, our messages was carried around the country into millions of households that would

Thanks to the 200 people who purchased tickets in our inaugural raffle. Curve Cycling donated 1 x Steel Kevin bicycle we boosted the offer with 2 x Free Gran Fondo entries   The winner of our raffle is: James Wallis – Congratulations! Thanks again and especially thanks to Adam and Rhino at Curve for their support.

Today, the Victorian County Court sentenced Emma Kent, 24, to jail for nine months. Ms Kent was distracted for 10 seconds before fatally hitting 57-year-old Gareth Davies when he was out cycling in Macedon in 2017. Ms Kent pleaded guilty to one charge of dangerous driving causing death. Judge Pollen acknowledged Ms Kent’s remorse and guilt stating, “The

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