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No sustainability without bikes

Australia’s national infrastructure planners say we must overcome low rates of active transport to improve transport and sustainability across the nation.

North East Rail Trail work back on track

The Legislative Council has delivered its final report into the North East Rail Trail giving the state government’s compromise solution the thumbs up but trail opponents have vowed to fight on.
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Hey sport! Try active living

A new Australian study challenges sport as a primary government strategy to increase youth physical activity levels, suggesting a greater focus on active living.

Have you seen this bike?

One of Bicycle Network's election campaign bikes has gone missing, with no information about where it might be.

Greens pledge $1 billion for bikes

The Australian Greens have pledged $1 billion in funding over four years to help make it easier and safer for more people to ride bikes across the country.
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Funding for northern route

A Shorten Labor Government would invest $500,000 to connecting the dedicated bicycle lane on Cumberland Road in Pascoe Vale with the Upfield Bike Path.
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Feds to fund Boulie upgrade

Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has revealed his bike-friendly side, providing $5 million for the safety upgrade of Melbourne's popular Kew Boulevard.
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Cash for Walmer St Bridge

The Walmer Street Bridge over the Yarra, used by over 200 riders a day, has finally received cash from the Federal Government to widen and upgrade the deck.
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Labor makes $260m bike pledge

The Australian Labor Party has said they will create a $260 million bike fund to build new cycleways if they win the federal election.
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Pay Australians to ride to work

Australians should be paid $5 every time they ride a bike to work under a new scheme proposed by Australia’s biggest bike riding organisation, Bicycle Network.
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Surprise: a good election promise

The Morrison Government has promised to establish an Office of Road Safety if re-elected, a small but important step toward protecting the safety of all road users.
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Risks continue to be ignored

News that another bike rider has been horrifically killed in a crash with a truck highlights the urgent need to address the risk that heavy vehicles pose on our roads.