Bicycle Network: Government
Leading the peleton
Federal Members of Parliament all around Australia supported National Ride2School Day on March 16, 2011.
From Darwin to Hobart, Queensland to Adelaide, Members of parliament rode, scooted and yes, talked about the importance of being involved in National Ride2School Day.
In Inner Sydney, Tanya Plibersek rode to school with her daughter while John Cobb, Bob Baldwin, Louise Markus, Chris Hayes and Bronwyn Bishop were all involved with the festivities at their local schools.
In Queensland, Bernie Ripoll rode with the Grand Avenue State School students while Karen Andrews encouraged students from the Gold Coast.
Darwin MP Natasha Griggs braved the heat and wheeled in to school with Marrara College students.
Down south in Tassie, Senator Helen Polley and Senator Carol Brown supported students at Youngtown Primary School and Goulbourne Primary School.
Students at Scoresby Primary School in Victoria were luck to ride in to school with MP Alan Tudge. Maria Vamvakinou and Josh Frydenberg supported students in metro Victoria, while Catherine King and Darren Chester promoted the event in their electorates in regional Victoria.
Over in the West, member for Stirling, Michael Keenan promoted the active lifestyle to students at North Beach Primary School, while in South Australia, Andrew Southcott supported Darlington Primary School students to get to school by bike, scooter or foot!