Campaigning

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Bicycling Western Australia represents the interests of all Western Australian bike riders.  We work closely with State and local government departments and agencies and industry stakeholders to achieve better outcomes for bike riders.

This page provides links and a brief outline of some of the projects and campaigns we are currently working on.

CURRENT CAMPAIGNS

2017 STATE ELECTION

2 October 2016 – Bicycling Western Australia is calling on all political parties to commit to #doublebikefunding at the State election in 2017.
Find out what the extra funding could achieve, which of the political parties are committing to improving outcomes for bikes and riding and how you can get involved HERE>>

PERTH TRANSPORT PLAN

29 July 2016 – The State Government has released its bold vision for transport in Perth as the region grows to 3.5 million people by the year 2050.  Bike riding features as a major part of the Perth Transport Plan with some exciting and aspirational cycling facilities including new river crossings, better cycling in the CBD and ongoing extension of the shared path network. MORE>>

ONGOING CAMPAIGNS

SHARE OUR ROADS

WESTERN AUSTRALIAN BICYCLE NETWORK PLAN (WABN)

SUNDAY CIRCUITS

PREVIOUS CAMPAIGNS

AUSTRALIAN BICYCLE SUMMIT

Bicycling Western Australian joined other bicycle organisations and industry leaders in Canberra for the national Bicycle Summit.

BETTER TAX SYSTEM, BETTER AUSTRALIA

12 June 2015 – Bicycling Western Australia provided a submission to the 2015 Tax White Paper. The submission has suggested four proposals including a Ride to Work tax incentive, tax-free mileage allowance with the aim of getting more people cycling to work.

CYCLING SAFETY FORUM

Bicycling Western Australia sits on the Vulnerable Road User Advisory Group (VRUAG).

ELECTION 2013

The Western Australia State election will be held on Saturday, 9 March 2013.

ELIZABETH QUAY

12 June 2012 – Bicycling Western Australia is concerned the impact the redevelopment will have on bike riding through and around the City of Perth.

QUEENSLAND CYCLING – A NEW DIRECTION

Queensland has undertaken a major review of its cycling legislation. One proposal is the relaxation of mandatory helmet laws.

SHENTON PARK TO LOCH STREET

Bicycling Western Australia has long been advocating to the relevant authorities for the completion of the Shenton Park to Loch Street Station section of the principle shared path (PSP).

Vote4Cycling

Australia’s major cycling organisations have joined forces to create an election platform and give Australia’s four million bike riders a voice in the 2013 election.

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