State government

O’Keefe Street Velobridge Brisbane

Brisbane’s latest bike bridge

Brisbane plan to add a bike bridge at Woolloongabba to complement the Veloway 1 cycleway and connect the gaps in the city's growing commuter bike network.

Upgrade for risky road in Queensland

The state government is offering $7 million for safety upgrades to the notoriously risky Beachmere Road north of Brisbane, currently seeking community input.

Councils cop caning over roads

There is hope that safer and smoother rides may be up the road for bike riders, following a critical report into the management of road maintenance by local councils.
mount gambier rail trail

Boost for Mount Gambier bike path

Mount Gambier has secured $800,000 from the state government to extend a shared path from the Mount Gambier Rail Trail and install solar lighting along the popular track.

Opal card to cover share bikes in Sydney

The NSW government is trialing a world first multi-modal transport incentive program that will allow Sydney commuters to pay for share bikes with their digital Opal card.

Greater Hobart vision seeking your comments

The state government and Greater Hobart councils have released a new planning document outlining the main directions for development of transport and development in Hobart until 2050.

State cycling projects get underway in south

One of the central promises made by the Liberal Party at the 2018 election was to spend $2 million in each of Tasmania’s three regions to improve cycling infrastructure on state roads, especially where they intersect with council cycling infrastructure.

Looking for the promise of ongoing bike funding

Infrastructure promises are always popular during election campaigns, but this time around we want to see a promise for the establishment of ongoing transport cycling infrastructure funding.
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Roche Brothers to run Derwent ferry trial

Ferries will be plying the River Derwent in a matter of months with the Tasmanian Government announcing today that Roche Brothers (Navigators) would run the proposed one-year trial between Bellerive and Sullivans Cove.
Donna Buang Road speed limit

Speed goes down on Donna

Popular riding route Donna Buang Road in Melbourne’s eastern ranges will soon be safer and even more attractive with a speed limit reduction at the end of the month.

Peel Street upgrade starts

Work installing protected kerbside bike lanes—and peak period bike lanes—on Peel Street, North Melbourne, starts on Sunday.

Bicycle parking designs lodged for park’n’rides

The government has lodged its designs for council approval for bicycle parking at the new bus stop park’n’rides in Kingston, but confusingly they are proposing two types of parking rather than establishing a consistent approach.

New path reaches to Skye

A new shared path will be provided along Hall Road between Skye and Cranbourne West in Melbourne’s outer south east.
Bikelinc new tool against bike theft

A new tool against bike theft

A new online community tool is helping connect bikes to their rightful owners, while making life harder for prospective thieves.
Tunnel works narrow Laurens Street

Tunnel works narrow Laurens Street

The bike lanes in Laurens Street, North Melbourne, will be slimmer as the street is narrowed for works on the new Arden Station as part of the Metro Tunnel project.

Cash flows for Boulie boost

Major safety upgrades to the popular Kew Boulevard circuit will roll out mid-year following the release of funding from the Federal Government.
Brisbane UCI BMX World Championships 2026

Brisbane to host BMX World Champs

Brisbane is set to welcome the worlds best BMX riders in 2026 when Sleeman Sports Complex hosts the UCI BMX World Championships.

Tassie Bike News Bites

This edition's Tassie Bike News Bites features plans to brighten the Intercity Cycleway, George Town MTB progress, Channel Hwy resurfacing, and riding events in the south.

The Gong gets UCI Bike City label

Wollongong has joined a list of elite bike riding destinations overnight, after the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) awarded the coastal city the prestigious UCI Bike City Label.

State roads cycling projects get underway

The Tasmanian Government has started work on several projects that will provide off-road share paths on state-owned roads as part of the commitment to spend $2 million per region to improve cycling infrastructure.

Bus your bike from the rail trail

Riders on the O'Keefe Rail Trail between Heathcote and Bendigo will soon be able to hitch their bikes to a bus a take a ride back to town.

Making Bagot Road better

Feedback is being sought on how to make Bagot Road in Darwin better for bike riding, with feedback to help concepts for a new path.
NSW Police

Major crackdown on reckless driving in NSW

NSW Police and Crime Stoppers have launched a major crackdown on life threatening behaviour, calling on road users to help report drink, drug, dangerous and distracted driving.

A look at the Victorian budget

Wetsuits were required to get to the bottom of the Victorian 2020/21 budget released this week, but details emerged about both new and delayed projects.

Gig economy inquiry must be expedited

Findings from the New South Wales Legislative Council’s inquiry into the gig economy must be expedited to make a better workplace for food delivery riders.
Moonee Ponds Creek link underway

Moonee Ponds Creek link underway

A new connection on Moonee Ponds Creek Trail has reached the delivery phase with work on a new bridge linking Essendon and Brunswick West starting next year.
Glen Huntly level crossing removals

Level crossing project to test bike commitment

The Glen Huntly level crossing removals present an opportunity for the state government to honour its obligations to include essential bike infrastructure, but your feedback is crucial.