The Amy Gillett Foundation today welcomed the findings of the Inquiry into Cycling Issues and calls upon the Queensland Government to implement 65 of the 68 recommendations contained in the report tabled by the Inquiry Committee. Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF) CEO Tracey Gaudry said the comprehensive reform recommended by the Inquiry will place Queensland –

The ACT’s Standing Committee on Planning, Environment and Territory and Municipal Services is now preparing to hear from witnesses for their Inquiry into Vulnerable Road Users. The AGF made a submission, which can be viewed here. Rather than focussing solely on bicycle riders, the Inquiry will look at issues faced by all vulnerable road users,

The Amy Gillett Foundation has announced a new partnership with Toll Group, uniting Australia’s leading bicycle safety advocacy group with Australia’s leading provider of transport and logistics, in an initiative to address safety concerns for all road users. Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF) CEO Tracey Gaudry said the new partnership would demonstrate a united front between

The Amy Gillett Foundation (AGF) is working towards amending the road rules across Australia to introduce a specified minimum overtaking distance when drivers pass bicycle riders. Central to this purpose is our current push to change the road rules so that drivers would be legally required to allow a minimum overtaking distance when passing bicycle

Charlie Pickering, Ambassador for the Amy Gillett Foundation and the Hon. Terry Mulder, Victorian Minister for Roads today launched Sharing Roads and Paths. Sharing Roads and Paths is a guide for all Victorians that focuses on the road rules and safe behaviours when sharing spaces with bicycle riders. Amy Gillett Foundation Chief Executive Officer Tracey

Greens Leader Mark Parnell will today introduce a Bill into State Parliament that will require drivers to leave a gap of at least one metre when passing cyclists on the road. The Bill is in support of a national campaign by the Amy Gillett Foundation. With Mr Parnell at the launch were Mary and Denis

Transport for NSW has joined forces with the Amy Gillett Foundation to address cyclist safety, following an increase in cyclist fatalities on the state’s roads. Centre for Road Safety General Manager, Marg Prendergast said today that nine cyclists have died on NSW roads so far in 2013 – triple the number of the same time

Junior world’s team member Jessica Mundy is the recipient of the eighth Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship, delivered in partnership with the Amy Gillett Foundation, Cycling Australia, the Australian Institute of Sport, Phil Anderson Tours and Hydralyte Sports. The 18-year-old South Australian will now become an official Ambassador for the Amy Gillett Foundation. In honour of

By Dr Marilyn Johnson You’ve probably seen it happen. You’re driving your car and you come to a stop at the traffic lights. You’re mindful of traffic infringement fines and public safety, then someone on a bike rides past you, unconcerned, straight through the red lights. Riding through red lights is arguably the most hated