On Thursday, the last day of November, Western Australia joined Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Australia Capital Territory and New South Wales as Australian jurisdictions that have a metre matters (minimum passing distances) on their roads, leaving only Victoria and Northern Territory without the safer cycling laws. Crucial to the success of this new law being

The ACT Government has announced that the a metre matters legislation will continue in the ACT following the end of a two year trial, with a review of the laws underway. “Preliminary results from a community attitudes survey in October show that 91 per cent of respondents were at least somewhat supportive of the minimum

Amy Gillett Foundation and Cycling Australia National Road Championships Safety Partnership Today the Amy Gillett Foundation is proud to be announced the official Safety Partner of Cycling Australia for the Australian National Road Championships. This three year agreement will build on the existing relationship between the two organisations and focus on initiatives to create and

Today our 2017 Share the Road Tour finished at Observatory Hill Park next to the Harbour Bridge in the heart of Sydney. Our Tour had pedalled 1,100kms across very scenic parts of our glorious country. We visited schools to talk about cycling and safety when cycling. Lots of questions were asked and answered. We have some wonderful photos

Today the Victorian government, via the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), launched its promised education campaign – “Drivers, give the space to ride safe” Having worked closely with TAC during the development of this advertising campaign, the Amy Gillett Foundation welcomes this contribution to changing behaviours on our roads for all cyclists. Attending the launch, Amy

ABC television’s ‘Gruen’ program is the inspiration for the annual Amy Gillett Foundation video competition that invites the public to create original videos to address a road safety issue – this year’s topic ‘how do we stop car dooring?’ Today five finalists are announced and voting is now open for the People’s Choice award. Car


Wednesday, 27 September 2017 by

The Amy Gillett Foundation is delighted that a metre matters legislation is now formally passed into law in Tasmania, and congratulates the Tasmanian Government on this important cycling safety initiative. The Amy Gillett Foundation has worked with our friends at Cycling Tasmania to achieve this milestone. In November 2016, the Tasmanian Government announced the decision

September eNews

Thursday, 14 September 2017 by

Welcome to the September edition of Safe Together In this Gran Fondo edition: Fondo, fondo, fondo… it all happens this weekend!! New Chair at Amy Gillett Foundation We’re named as the new charity partner for Audax Alpine Classic Trans-Tasman Challenge starts at our Gran Fondo Our Cycling Scholar wins a Tour in France ACRS announces inquiry to review effectiveness of

Online entrepreneur and digital strategist Andy Sheats has been elected as Chair of the Amy Gillett Foundation, following the retirement of Mark Textor after nearly five years at the helm. “I am truly honoured to have this opportunity to support the AGF management team and lead the board as we charge towards safer outcomes for