Estimates: implementation of the National Cycling Strategy

19 Oct 2015

Senator Rice asks what's happening with the National Cycling Strategy.



10 Oct 2015 | 10:00 am

Cyclists around Australia are fed up with being endangered, ignored and neglected by governments. All bike riders can now share your experiences of our nation’s Bike Blackspots and help us demonstrate why cycling funding is urgently needed.


More roads are not the answer to our transport woes

24 Jun 2015

After a federal budget with no new funding for public transport, and a deal between Labor and the Coalition to increase the fuel excise without giving people the option of getting out of their car, Janet Rice puts the case for affirmative action to fund train, tram and bus infrastructure, as well as facilities for walkers and cyclists.


Estimates: any money for walking or cycling?

28 May 2015

Janet Rice asks the National Capital Authority about whether there is any federal funding for active transport infrastructure.


The Women’s Ride – Docklands Hub

12 Apr 2015 | 9:00 am

Celebrate women's bike riding with live music, massages, food and speeches from other women riders, including Senator Janet Rice.


Senate calls on Abbott to get serious about cyclist safety

05 Mar 2015

In light of the recent tragic death of Alberto Paulon in Melbourne, the Senate has called on the government to commit to bike rider safety and to invest in cycling infrastructure.


MOTION: Senate agrees federal government has a role in supporting active transport

05 Mar 2015

Acknowledging the tragic death of cyclist Alberto Paulon in Melbourne last week, the Senate has called on the Government to follow the lead of UK Government and adopt a national walking and cycling investment strategy.


Alarming increase in cycling deaths: Greens back one-metre passing rule

02 Jan 2014

Responding to the rise in the number of cyclists deaths, Greens transport spokesperson Senator Lee Rhiannon has called on all state and federal governments to back the introduction of a one-metre passing distance rule to make roads safer.


Tony Abbott: the Lycra cyclist who won’t fund bike paths

05 Sep 2013

The Australian Greens have called on the Australian Government to spend a fraction of its multi-billion annual transport budget on building bike paths - an area of transport infrastructure ignored by both the older parties.


One year of inaction on bike blackspot ends with cyclist in hospital

23 May 2013

More than one year after warning Transport Minister Troy Buswell to fix a Perth cycling blackspot, a cyclist has been hospitalised after a crash at the very same site.

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