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

Safe Together – March 2017

Monday, 06 March 2017 by

Welcome to the March edition of Safe Together In this edition: Focus on Victoria for #ametremattersNOW This weekend – Amy’s Big Canberra Bike Ride Our recent submissions to Government inquiries Save this date: Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo, 16 -17 September GOR Words from our valued supporters Great Ocean & Otway Ride Classic – March 18 Welcome our

Congratulations to Duncan Murray for his appointment to the Board of Cycling Australia as Deputy Chair, the Board and staff look forward to continuing to work closely with Cycling Australia in pursuit of a safer cycling environment. Duncan joins the Cycling Australia Board with Former State Premier of Victoria, the Hon Steve Bracks AC as

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).

2016 in review: from our CEO

Monday, 19 December 2016 by

As 2016 rapidly draws to a close, it’s a great time to reflect on the year that’s been and to thank all our partners and supporters for their contribution in helping us achieve our mission for a safer cycling environment in Australia. We are delighted with progress on achieving uniform a metre matters laws across the country

Today, the 8th Amy’s Share the Road Tour finished its Tour from Canberra to Melbourne in style on the steps of Parliament House. The Tour concluded with a message delivered directly to the Victorian government that 9 out of 10 Victorians support the immediate introduction of a metre matters laws to make cycling safer. Read more

The 8th edition of Amy’s Share the Road Tour is now on and providing participants with an extraordinary cycling escapade riding alongside current and former cycling professionals in an exclusive six-day event. The entourage leading our peleton includes 2016 Rio Olympians Rachel Neylan and Gracie Elvin plus road race champion Rochelle Gilmore and the Amy Gillett

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

More than 5,500 bike riders took over the Great Ocean Road last weekend– all in the name of raising awareness about the need for ‘a metre matters’ laws in Victoria. The majority of Australian states and territories have taken action to make cyclists safer by implementing a metre matters laws, and the Amy Gillett Foundation and the

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