State government

FNQ’s tourism treat gets funding

Described as FNQ's most important tourism project, the Wangetti Trail mountain bike and hiking path from Palm Cove to Port Douglas has been guaranteed funding.
NSW State Budget 2019-20

Bike commitments unclear in NSW budget

Despite a record infrastructure spend of $93 billion over the next four years, the latest NSW Budget is decidedly light when it comes to any detail on active transport commitments.

Changes to Nepean Highway at Carrum

Due to construction work by the Level Crossings Removal Authority at Carrum there will be a series of changes to the road alignment in the coming month.
Road Safety Council WA_2019 proposal

Plans to slash speed limits by 10km/h in WA

In an effort to drastically reduce the road toll, speed limits across WA could be slashed by up to 10km/ following a progressive proposal by the state’s Road Safety Council.

Tassie Bike News Bites

Launceston citywide consultation, Tasman Hwy roundabouts and Battery Point Slipyards master plan open for comment, new tracks and car park for Bay of Fires MTB track and Sheffield-Railton Rail Trail re-opened to the public.
Swapping Seats - Around the Bay activation

Truckies and bike riders set to swap seats

Melbourne bike riders are being given the chance to see the road from a truck driver’s point of view at a special event hosted by Bicycle Network and Rail Projects Victoria.

St Kilda Road fix in the budget

The Victorian State Government today announced that they will come good on an election promise to build bike lanes on St Kilda Road with $27 million committed in the 2019/20 budget.
Minimum passing distance

ACT drivers are keeping their distance

Motorists in the ACT are generally giving people who ride bikes enough distance when passing, however compliance decreases on high speed roads and highways.
upfield bike path

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.
napier street footscray

Shorten commits $4.8M to Footscray route

The Shorten campaign announces $4.8M support for a major bike corridor through Footscray, linking West Footscray Station to the Maribyrnong River via Napier Street.