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September 23: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

Once again the COVID-19 measures have changed. Some Local Government Areas have been released from ‘Stay at Home’ orders, these are Albury, Lismore, Brewarrina and Gilgandra.  Stay at Home orders will lift tonight for the Glen Innes and Orange LGAs at midnight.  Provided there are no new outbreaks, Naromine will also be released on Saturday.

Newcastle Cycleways Movement Safety Vests for adults and kids

Building the Dream in Newcastle

Since its inception in 1977, the Newcastle Cycleways Movement has campaigned for improvements to bicycle facilities in the Greater Newcastle area. Infrastructure  They worked hard to design the Newcastle Cyclesafe Network in 2011, but have struggled to get the funding and government support to make it a reality, until recently.  Bicycle NSW has been delighted

young couple cycling in a Sydney Suburban street

Bike Rider Safety Questions

Once again Independent Member for Sydney, Alex Greenwich MP is speaking up to support safe cycling. In the past Alex has called for a change to law enforcement related to bike racks fitted to cars, for amendments to road rules to keep riders safe.  He has asked questions in NSW Parliament about funding for bike

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September 21: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

Once again the COVID-19 measures have changed. New areas subject to ‘stay at home’ orders The Byron, Tweed and Kempsey Local Government Areas (LGAs) will enter a 7 day lockdown, beginning at 5pm.   Friends bubble for children Today has also brought good news for many families with children, with the announcement of a ‘friends bubble’. 

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September 20: COVID-19 Rule Amendments

The only certainty at present is that COVID-19 measures will change. Since our last update, the Local Government Areas (LGAs) of Hilltops and Glen Innes have entered a 7 day lockdown, and Cowra will join them from 5pm today.  Stay at home orders also apply to anyone who has been in Cowra from the 13th

Cycling Without Age volunteers display the trishaw

Cycling Without Age in 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic may have disrupted rides, but Cycling Without Age continues to provide inclusive opportunities. Bicycle NSW has been pleased to report on the successful expansion of the Cycling Without Age program, where volunteers pedal trishaws carrying people who are not able to cycle independently.  The COVID-19 pandemic has meant that for parts of

fallen bikes

Central Coast Fatal Crash

Bicycle NSW wishes to convey its condolences to the family and friends of a man who died this evening after he was hit by a car earlier today, whilst riding his bike. Around 2:30 Friday September 19th police and paramedics were called to Empire Bay Drive at Kincumber South following reports a man riding his

Heavy vehicle passing bicycle rider

CLOCS-A Receives Funding

Bicycle NSW is pleased to share that the National Road Safety Partnership Program collaborative project Construction Logistics and Community Safety – Australia (CLOCS-A) will receive key funding through the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator’s (NHVR) Heavy Vehicle Safety Initiative, supported by the Federal Government. We contribute to this work because it offers the best chance to

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September 16: Covid updates clarified

Once again the COVID-19 rules have changed, so we’re sharing amendments as promised. Since the good news about libraries, a number of changes have been made to lockdown restrictions.  The Yass Valley Local Government Area (LGA) was added yesterday: September 15th and curfews were lifted in the LGA’s of Concern. Lismore and Albury From 6pm

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Bike infrastructure myth-busting

We love busting myths about bike riding with data. You’ve all heard plenty of claims about bike riding that don’t ring true.  We thought we’d crunch the numbers on 3 common myths. 1. There’s no need for cycleways that separate bike riders from motor vehicle traffic. The latest national walking and cycling survey report found