Media release courtesy the Government of South Australia. An education campaign reminding motorists to Stay Wider of the Rider will begin today ahead of forthcoming changes to road rules regarding cyclists. Transport Minister Stephen Mullighan said the Motor Accident Commission campaign aims to inform both cyclists and motorists of their obligations on the roads. “There

In a landmark decision South Australia will become the first Australian state or territory to implement permanent minimum overtaking distance when overtaking bicycle riders. To begin on 25th October the new law is part of a range of safe cycling measures to be implemented in South Australia following recommendations by a Citizens’ Jury in January.

The Amy Gillett Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Phoebe Dunn as its new chief executive officer, commencing 12 October 2015. Ms Dunn brings to the Amy Gillett Foundation extensive leadership experience across the public, private and not for profit sectors, with strategic advisory, policy, project and legal expertise. She has held leadership

The most significant and detailed multi-year study into bicycle rider crash statistics ever undertaken in Victoria has found that fatalities involving bike riders are decreasing, however non-fatal crashes are increasing, something the Amy Gillett Foundation is working hard to address. The Amy Gillett Foundation report , by researchers Megan Garratt, Marilyn Johnson and Jacinta Cubis

The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes the ACT government’s implementation of a minimum distance when overtaking bicycles as part of a new package of road safety laws designed to make bike riding safer in the ACT. To begin on 1st of November 2015, the ACT will commence a two year trial of the ‘metre matters’ rule

A people’s peloton of more than 5,750 bike riders swarmed over the Great Ocean Road today – all in the name of cycling safety. The record field assembling for the fifth edition of the Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo, supporting the Amy Gillett Foundation, providing a once a year opportunity to ride on a fully closed

The Great Ocean Road is one of the Australia’s great drives, but this weekend it will become one of the nation’s great rides. Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo – this Sunday 13 September – will hand over the iconic Great Ocean Road to a record field of more than 5,700 cyclists for one weekend only, in

Media release courtesy Cycling Australia 2015 Amy’s Otway Tour, September 12-13, Part of the Subaru Cycling Australia National Road Series This weekend the women’s Subaru National Road Series will kick things up a gear as Victoria’s picturesque Surf Coast Shire hosts the 2015 Amy’s Otway Tour. Set to be twice as good in 2015 with

The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes important new statistics from leading Australian researchers that examines trends in bike riding fatalities. The study by University of New South Wales researchers Soufiane Boufous and Jake Olivier examines trends in cyclist fatalities in Australia between 1991 and 2013 compared to fatalities among other road users. The research also looks

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