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Cycling’s Friends Speak Up in Federal Parliament

On Tuesday 16th February the second ever Parliamentary Friends of Cycling event was held within Australia’s parliament house in Canberra. There are over 100 Parliamentary Friendship Groups (PFG’s) covering a huge range of interests mainly across environmental, health and social issues. Although these groups do not hold any formal legislative power, they provide an important opportunity for each represented cause to gain access to parliamentarians and for those parliamentarians to go on the public record with supportive comments.

$2.5 Million for SA’s Largest MTB Park

Fox Creek Bike Park, originally known as Cudlee Creek Forest Trails, has been a key mountain bike park in the Adelaide Hills since the 1990’s. In 2019 most of the area was burnt out by bushfires. Much of the land was covered in commercial forest plantations and the trails have been closed ever since while Forestry SA harvest trees and clear debris.

Team MetroCount Raising Money for Teens with Cancer

The 400 kilometre Life Cycle for Canteen charity ride that supports teens dealing with cancer took place on March 6-8 when 140 riders pedalled from Bassendean to Busselton in Western Australia to raise money for Canteen Australia. “Canteen is a game changer for young adults who’re coping with their own cancer or a diagnosis in the family,” said Maurice Berger, who rode with Team MetroCount. After struggling with his mum’s breast cancer diagnosis while in high school, Maurice shared how important it is for teens to have a support network when cancer disrupts their life.

Northern Rivers Rail Trail Passes Important Milestone

Murwillumbah / NSW New South Wales state government funding has allowed preliminary work and a tender process for the...

Bare Creek Bike Park Opens

Sydney/NSW On Saturday 12th December the Bare Creek Bike Park was officially opened. Located in the heart of Sydney’s...

Murray to Mountains Rail Trail Extension Underway

One of Australia’s longest and most heavily used rail trails is being extended by a further 30 kilometres. The...

$3 Million Announced for MTB Trails at Mogo, NSW

The wheels are in motion to attract a new cohort of adventure-loving tourists to the Eurobodalla with the announcement of $3 million...

Cardboard Cut-out Pump Tracks!

A mountain biker based in Turin, Italy has invented a unique solution for quickly, cheaply and easily installing a pump track. Davide Reina’s goal was...

Funding Announced for Long Awaited Tasmanian Rail Trail Expansion

The North East Recreational Trail has the potential to become a world class recreational cycling route from central Launceston to Scottsdale, a...

Mt Stromlo Forest Park Opens More Trails

In a press release on 29th August 2020, Andrew Barr, Chief Minister for the ACT Government announced that four kilometres of Stromlo...

$9.5 Million State Government Matching Funding Announced for Bundaberg to Gin Gin Rail Trail

On Wednesday 19th August the Queensland state government announced $9.5 million in funding to match local council funding to build the first...

Huge Ridership and Business Generated by Newly Opened Rail Trail

Victoria has long led Australia in terms of the construction and ridership of rail trails. The state now boasts and extensive network,...

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