We Ride Australia


June News

8 June 2023 | Announcement

Welcome to the June news for 2023 and a quick reflection on the work WeRide has done so far this year! Even with the shorter days and colder mornings, there is still a lot going on. You can see our e-news video in the latest video news update here or read the summary below. The June News Video   WEBINAR – ACTIVE TRANSPORT INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IN CHINA Coming up next week is a webinar we are co-hosting with the Australian Institute of Transport Planning and Management. It will look at the investments being made in China and the economic rationale…

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April News

6 April 2023 | Announcement

Welcome to the April news for 2023 and a quick reflection on the work WeRide has done so far this year! We know its late on the last day before Easter, but a few technical glitches have slowed us down today, enjoy watching it to finish the day. You can see our e-news video in the latest video news update here or read the summary below. The April News Video   NATIONAL ROAD SAFETY STRATEGY ACTION PLAN At the start of the year, the federal Government released the National Road Safety Action Plan – defining the first actions under the…

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December News

18 December 2022 | Announcement

It’s time for a final wrap of 2022 and a quick reflection on the work WeRide has done during the year, the strength of our national collaborations and what we’re planning in 2023! You can see our final message for 2022 in the latest video news update here or read the summary below. The December News Video   RIDESCORE ACTIVE SCHOOLS After two years of delays we are now finishing our RideScore Trial program on a high. RideScore gives parents the confidence to let their children ride and scoot to school as they get a direct message when their child…

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2022 Australian Cycling Luminaries Awards Announced

26 November 2022 | Announcement

Updated – 28/11/22 Winners of the 2022 national Cycling Luminaries Awards were announced at a Gala dinner held in Sydney at the Royal Randwick Racecourse Ballroom last night. They are: Steadyrack Leadership Award – Volunteer Marie Lawton, Northern Rivers Rail Trail Steadyrack Leadership Award – Professional the Hon Rob Stokes MP, NSW Minister for Active Transport Steadyrack Leadership Award – Honourable Mention the Hon Rita Saffioti MP, WA Minister for Transport FE Sports Bike Culture Award the Bikes Palya program, Bicycle South Australia, Cyclecover Built Environment & Urban Design Award Cooks River Bikeway NSW. The Gala Awards Dinner was hosted…

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Osher Gunsberg to host Australian Cycling Luminaries Awards

16 November 2022 | Announcement, Events

We Ride Australia is delighted to announce that WeRide Board member, TV host and media identity, Osher Günsberg, will host the 2022 Australian Cycling Luminaries Awards in Sydney on Friday 25th November. Osher Günsberg is one of Australia’s most recognisable media personalities, having been a guest in the living rooms of Australians for over 20 years. Osher joined WeRide to help in its mission to ensure the choice to ride a bike helps Australia’s move to a healthier, happier and more sustainable future. “I am so pleased to be able to help celebrate all the people around this country who…

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Inspirational young leader to Key Note Cycling Luminaries Awards

14 November 2022 | Announcement, Events

Zibeon Fielding to Key Note the Awards ‘I do it for my people, I do it for my family, I do it for my loved ones … to be a role model in the community for them’ We Ride Australia is ecstatic to announce that 2020 SA Young Australian of the Year, marathon graduate of the IMF program, pioneering health professional and charity fund raiser, Zibeon Fielding, is headlining our Gala Awards Dinner for 2022 alongside TV host and media identity Osher Gunsberg. Zibeon is an inspirational role model in his community, combining his professional health training with a belief…

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2022 Australian Cycling Luminaries Awards – finalists announced

31 October 2022 | Announcement

People, Places and Programs create the environment, the attitudes and the vision that makes cycling both the opportunity and the solution. Finalists for the 18th Australian Cycling luminaries Awards were announced today. The awards celebrate the leadership and visions from across Australia that creates the environment that gets people riding. With over 40 high calibre nominations the quality of the finalists highlights the investment, passion and commitment that is being shown across Australia, from local on the ground projects to multimillion dollar investments in bicycle infrastructure. The finalists and winners have been selected by an independent panel consisting of 4 experts from the…

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Independent judges announced for national Cycling Luminaries Awards

24 October 2022 | Announcement

For immediate release – Monday, 24 October 2022 The national Cycling Luminaries Awards are back on after a COVID hiatus and WeRide is pleased to announce the four independent judges who will determine the winners. The independence and integrity of the selection process is a feature of these important national Awards which have been conducted since 2002 and winners will be announced at a Gala Awards Dinner in Sydney on November 25. The members of the judging panel represent senior policy and industry leaders from diverse sectors of transport, the bicycle industry and health research. Our judges will consider nominations…

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National award nominations open

28 July 2022 | Announcement, Events

Nominations for the 18th Cycling Luminaries Awards opened today to celebrate the people, the places and the programs that get people riding bikes. Covid has highlighted the value of bicycles and riding to so many Australians, and the national awards, celebrate the investment and leadership to support all riders. The Cycling Luminaries Awards have been widely recognised and valued across Australia since 2002. Past winners have come from as far away as remote Kimberley and Gulf communities as well as our major towns and cities. The awards were not held during Covid, so this year is a unique chance to…

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Supporting the City of Melbourne to make the streets accessible for all

6 June 2022 | Announcement, Community

World Bicycle Day last Friday would normally be a day where we celebrated the simple, efficient bicycle and the positive way it can aid mobility for all – whether you are 8 or 80. The global response to the COVID pandemic saw massive changes in how we move as we discovered walking and cycling in our local communities. Cities everywhere raced to open streets for their residents to walk and cycle for more of their short local trips as they safely distanced. Australia’s second largest city was one of the first to lead with plans to open their city to…

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