Amy Gillett Foundation CEO, Phoebe Dunn, and Board Member Dr Rod Katz, recently met with the executive team of ANCAP Safety in Canberra. Vulnerable Road User (VRU) protection technology is now a requirement for achieving a 5 star ANCAP rating as of January 2018.  Key features of this technology are detection of pedestrians and cyclists,

The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted with the announcement that a metre matters laws will now be a permanent part of New South Wales road rules, and congratulates the New South Wales Government on this important cycling safety initiative. New South Wales joins Queensland, Tasmania and South Australia, Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia with

        In response to popular demand, we now have all our merchandise available online for purchase with more items planned. Items include: stickers wristbands posters Sale of these items support the activities of the Foundation.  

The Northern Territory Government plans to introduce a metre matters over the next 1-2 years, according to their newly-released Road Safety Plan 2018-2022. A metre matters legislation reduces the risk of crashes when drivers pass cyclists and improves safety for cyclists, and all road users, across Australia.   Key points: A metre matters laws require drivers to give

Make your ride on Saturday May 5, a Yellow Ride for Cycling Safety: 1. Wear something yellow 2. Ride with your lights on   National – Light Up and be Seen – Yellow Ride for Cycling Safety  The Amy Gillett Foundation asks cyclists across Australia to join us in wearing something yellow and riding with their lights on

2018 SHARE THE ROAD TOUR:     Our reconnaissance for the exact roads (and trails) commences today. We’re heading to the hills to find the best roads for riding our Alpine Tour.   😀 It will be challenging 😀 You’ll ride with current & former Pro cyclists 😀 You will have fun 😀 You will be tired 😀 You will be fully

Camperdown’s Grace Brown has been selected as the thirteenth recipient of the Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship. Brown is an up and coming cyclist with Australian NRS team Holden Team Gusto and has achieved impressive results to date, including most recently Individual Time Trial Champion at the 2018 Oceania Continental Championships, second place in the 2018

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    With darker shorter days, it’s important to be a visisble as possible when out cycling or walking.   Here are our top 5 tips to maximising your visibility: + ADD a front WHITE light + ADD a rear RED light + SET both to FLASH mode (and be more visible) + WEAR light

We’re super excited about this year’s event, with some changes designed to ensure participants will have more to see and do around the event hub in Lorne. We’ve also got a new look website and registration system which means getting your entry in has never been easier. NEW in 2018: Both the Gravel Fondo and

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