State government

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.

Safety boost for the Boulie

Road cameras have been rolled out on Yarra Boulevard to target the elusive boulie tacker, hoons and other anti-social behaviour.

More trains, bikes to gain

Trains will start running on the new elevated Upfield line on 2 November, signalling that construction will soon enough turn to the new bike trail.

Tasman Bridge funding a game changer

Shared paths on the Tasman Bridge would be a game changer for Hobart, opening up the possibility of riding or walking to the city for thousands of eastern shore residents.

Long-term bike vision for regional WA

Western Australian state and local governments are working together to develop a strategic long-term vision for bike riding, active transport and bike tourism.

Councils to lift their game?

A new information hub has been created to improve the capability of local government to plan, design, deliver, activate and evaluate active travel projects.

COVID-19 recovery consultation begins

This month will see the start of community consultation about the state’s recovery from COVID-19 restrictions and we’d like to see better support for more people to ride up there with other major infrastructure ideas.

Long-awaited bike bridge for Eumundi

Hinterland riders rejoice as the Queensland Government and Sunshine Coast Regional Council team up for a long-awaited upgrade to the bike network in Eumundi.

Public hospital staff keen to get riding

We already know that a lot of hospital staff ride to work because of the health benefits of active transport, but now we also know how many more would like to ride to work but are being held back by barriers such as road safety and poor end-of-trip facilities

How boring! New bike lanes removed.

Separated bike lanes along Linlithgow Avenue in the Domain Parklands will be temporarily ripped out so tunnel boring machines can travel along the street.

Take care at Fed Square

Riders should be alert to construction activities on the path along the Yarra River behind Federation Square.

EES delays Warburton MTB development

A last minute decision for an Environmental Effects Statement has added a planning stage to the development of the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination.