We Ride Federal Election Pitch Pushes Three Priorities

We Ride Director – National Advocacy Stephen Hodge (left), Member for Wentworth Dave Sharma, Member for Fenner Andrew Leigh and ASPA's Nicole Freene PhD at the presentation at Parliament House.

Canberra, ACT Lower default speed limits, safe school routes and a subsidy to buy e-bikes are targetted in a Federal election wish-list jointly prepared by two peak lobby groups. We Ride Australia and the Australasian Society for Physical Activity (ASPA) on Monday launched their Three Transport Priorities document, in anticipation of the Federal election due…

Cycling’s Friends Speak Up in Federal Parliament

Parliamentary Friends of Cycling

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.