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Safe Together ~ May 2017 Welcome to the May edition of Safe Together In this edition: A metre matters update – pedalling closer to uniform laws across the country Go Long, Go Short, Go Gravel, Go Watch at Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo AMA(NSW) cycling with care Regulatory developments: continuing our push for safe cycling at the NSW

A metre matters (minimum passing distance) laws are one step closer to becoming law in Victoria, with the Road Safety Road Rules 2009 (Overtaking Bicycles) Bill 2015 being brought on for debate by the Greens and passed by the Victorian Legislative Council this afternoon. The Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes this development which saw the Coalition

  The Amy Gillett Foundation, in partnership with Cycling Australia and High 5, today opened applications for the 2017 Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship. The Amy Gillett Cycling Scholarship encourages the development of talent, self-confidence, leadership, sportsmanship and a positive approach in female cyclists to competition, educational pursuits and life, consistent with the way in which

Wiggle Amy’s Gran Fondo is pleased to announce a host of new events, great for racers, competitors and spectators alike! Lorne & Apollo Bay Family Fondos Family Fondo – Lorne Amy’s Family Fondo Lorne is the perfect ride for families and children who want to enjoy a gently undulating section of the Great Ocean Road

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

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).

The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted to announce the renewal of its multi-year partnership with renowned international online retail partner Wiggle. “Wiggle has been a great supporter of the Amy Gillett Foundation and this extension is welcome news and further strengthens our mutual commitment to safer cycling around Australia.”   Phoebe Dunn, CEO, Amy Gillett

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