State government

Bicycles and the City of Melbourne’s 2030 Transport Strategy

The City of Melbourne Council has unanimously approved it’s 10 year Transport Strategy which establishes a long-term vision for the all city commuters.  Bicycle Network supports the transport strategy for its bold vision for bicycles, and all other transport modes. With the state government being seemingly ambivalent about the role of bicycles in reducing congestion, [...]

Bikes banned on Newcastle light rail route

Bike riders have been banned from Scott Street in the mixed running section of the Newcastle Light Rail following the completion of the NSW Government safety review.

Macksville to Nambucca path imminent

18 months since funding was announced to complete the cycleway between Macksville and Nambucca, construction is expected to start by the end of the year.

Cairns to Gordonvale connection

A new 20 km off-road bike path has been announced to bridge the missing links from Cairns all the way south to Gordonvale.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new bridge linking Dolphin Sands and Swansea, e-bikes help family ditch car, rotarians riding to raise money for malaria research, new Launceston signs, rail trail legislation to go to parliament.

Victorian wellbeing plan goes active

The Victorian public health and wellbeing plan 2019–2023 has outlined active living as a focus area to improve the wellbeing of our people and communities.

Car-free days for Canberra

The ACT government is considering car-free days in Canberra as a way to lower the territory’s emissions and encourage more people to ride.
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Big MTB plans for Mount Canobolas

A major mountain bike track proposal for Mount Canobolas, in the Orange region, has been approved for further planning by the NSW state government.

Four new bike paths for Sydney

In exciting news for all Sydneysiders, the NSW Government will be funding the construction of four new separated cycleways in the City of Sydney.

Tassie Bike News Bites

A new bike store in Launceston, a fourth go around at the Paris Brest, changes to Greater Hobart Bill & more parking in Devonport.

Parliament looks into Hobart traffic congestion

Is Hobart sufferring traffic congestion? That’s what the Tasmanian Parliament’s Legislative Council will attempt to determine in a new inquiry that’s calling for submissions before 27 September.
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Level X-ing detour plan gains steam

When the elevated rail tracks are under construction for the level crossing removals on the Upfield line in Brunswick and Coburg, where will the bikes go?