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Does the Australian car lobby have bikes in its election platform?

8 April 2022 | Government relations

The Election is due to be announced within days and Australia’s peak motoring group, the Australian Automobile Association (AAA), has published their Federal Election platform titled ‘A Plan to Greenlight Australia’s Recovery’. Its members, the state and territory car clubs, have 8.7 million members nationally making them a voice that governments listen to. Some surveys also show more than 10% of their members are cyclists which gives us a strong reason to talk to them. WeRide supports changes that mainstream bike riding as a key part of the transport mix. We have many positive relationships with these organisations which we…

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