Our Advocacy


We’re fighting to improve bike riding conditions, build more facilities and create fairer legislation for bike riders. Help us make it easier for everyone to ride everyday.

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Our submissions

Bicycle Network make a number of submissions to government throughout the year to help make bike riding easier.

Australia's e-bike moment

People of all ages are jumping on e-bikes to take on headwinds and carry cargo home from the shops. Will you join the movement?

Safer cycleways

Together we can build more All Ages and Abilities cycleways so people aged 8-80 feel comfortable riding for transport

City council bicycle votes

Check out how your city councillors have voted on issues or asked questions about bicycle projects/issues.

Derwent Valley Rail Trail

Together we can build an iconic tourism experience and local recreational path

North East Rail Trail

Together we can build an iconic tourism experience and local transport corridor

North West Coastal Pathway

Together we can build an iconic tourism experience and local transport corridor

Lutana Link

Together we can build a safer alternative to Tolosa Street

Rocherlea to Inveresk path

Together we can complete the separated path between Rocherlea and Inveresk.

Battery Point Foreshore

Together we can connect Sandy Bay to the Hobart city foreshore.

Humphreys Rivulet

Together we can build a safer alternative to Tolosa Street

Hobart Airport connections

Making it easier to get to and from Hobart Airport

Kingston to Huntingfield

Together we can create a safer route between Kingston and Huntingfield along the Channel Highway.

Clarence Street bike lanes

Together we can create a safer route down Clarence Street

Improving the Tasman Bridge path

Together we can improve the Tasman Bridge path for bicycle riders.

Linking Collins Street

Together we can complete Hobart's missing link and fix Collins Street

Media and politician contacts

Find the contacts you need to campaign for better bicycle infrastructure


Our mission is to make it easier for everyone to ride a bike, every day. Here are some of the key milestones throughout Bicycle Network's history.

Swapping seats

Heavy vehicle and truck blind spots block out a lot more of the road than people who ride bikes realise.

Safer heavy vehicles

Bicycle Network is calling on state and federal governments to invest in safety technologies that will make our Australian heavy vehicles safer.

Bike thefts

The number of bikes stolen across Victoria are on the rise each year. There are simple steps we can take to reduce the risk.

Bike riding and climate change

Bike riding can reduce our greenhouse gas emissions and the effects of climate change.

Bike lane report card

The bike lane report card is our way of rating on-road bike infrastructure. Use the map to explore on-road bike lanes near you.

Evaluating pop-up bike lanes

Together we can make sure that Victoria's new bike lanes get a fair evaluation and create a change forever.

National Road Safety Strategy

Vulnerable road users must be prioritised in the National Road Safety Strategy (NRSS) 2021-2030.

Pedalling to a better normal

Let your local politicians know that you want more space for bikes as we welcome the increase in riding during the COVID-19 restrictions.

Distracted driving

Distracted driving is a huge risk to people riding bikes and other vulnerable road users.

Low speed locals

Together we can lower speed limits on local roads.

Footpath riding

Raise the age of footpath riding – together we can make sure Australians of any age can ride on the footpath.


Dooring causes serious injury and death for bike riders – together we can focus attention on dooring and establish effective prevention.

Four photos

Is it getting easier to ride a bike in Australia? Four Photos tracks the progress of important bike routes in our cities.


We look at the policies that make it easier or harder to ride a bike.

Sydney Road

Together we can revitalise Melbourne's Sydney Road.

St Kilda Road

Together we can fix St Kilda Road.

The Bay Trail

Together we can extend and connect the Bay Trail in the City of Kingston.

Gipps Street steps

Together we can banish the Gipps Street steps.

Reducing bike rider fatalities

The number people killed while riding a bike in Australia has not reduced for more than 20 years. Together we can make sure everyone comes home from a ride.

West Gate Tunnel

Together we can make sure the West Gate Tunnel project delivers good bike outcomes.

Driver licence reform

Together we can stop serial driving offenders risking the lives of vulnerable road users.

Moorooduc to Mornington link

Let's extend the Peninsula Link Trail to connect Moorooduc and Mornington.

Sydney Harbour Bridge steps

Together we can fix the Sydney Harbour Bridge steps.

King Street

Together we can connect Sydney's King Street.

College Street

Together we can connect bring back the College Street cycleway

Rail Trails in NSW

Due to government inaction on state legislation and local landholder opposition, NSW bike riders are missing out.

What we've achieved

Previous campaigns

As Australia’s largest membership-based bike riding organisation with nearly 50,000 members, we’ve made real progress improving conditions for all bike riders over the past 40 years.

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