We Ride Australia

2019 Australian Bicycle Summit

'smart tech and active transport, towards zero’ - 14 & 15 May, 2019

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Developing The Advocate WorkshopBook Now

WHERE: LENDLEASE TRAINING ROOM (1 Melbourne Quarter, Docklands)
WHEN:   TUES 14 MAY – 9:00am to 12:30pm
COST:     FROM $85.00*
(see below for all options)


The workshop has been developed for all bicycle advocates to help you maximise the impact of your advocacy efforts. It weaves together theory and practice and offers plenty of opportunity for discussion and Q&A with leading industry experts.

  • The theory: lobbying 101 –  lobbying do’s and don’ts
  • View from the other side: presentations from state/local government representatives
  • The practice: real life case study – putting the theory into practice
  • Expert panel: Q&A with industry experts
  • Participant handout: tips to maximise lobbying success

Presenters & panelists:

  • Adrienne Day, government relations, media and communications expert, Co-founder and Director Day & Hodge Associates
  • Amanda Stevens, 3-term Mayor of the City of Port Phillip, lawyer, strategy consultant for the City of Melbourne
  • Myfanwy Lawrence, Active Transport Integration Manager, Transport for NSW
  • Bernadene Voss, Councillor and 3-term Mayor of City of port Phillip, Board member Municipal Association of Victoria
  • Stephen Hodge, Director – National Advocacy, We ride Australia
  • A further state government representative to be confirmed shortly

NB: We are still finalising our line up of experts and will update you as additional presenters are locked in.

Pricing & registration:

The workshop has been developed as part of the 2019 Australian Bicycle Summit and will be held the day before the Summit sessions. Participants can register to attend just the Workshop or, for a discounted price, both the Workshop and Summit.


  • Advocacy Training (EARLY BIRD – save $14):  $85.00* (ENDS SOON!)
  • Advocacy Training (Full Price):  $99.00
  • Conference Package options also available.

We Ride Australia Members – please refer to the email sent on 7th March for your discounted Member price list.

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*Early bird prices available for all tickets purchased by 15th April 2019.



The 2019 Australian Bicycle Summit is proudly sponsored by:

Michelin LogoSponsor - Cycling Luminaries Award for Leadership
Venue Sponsor
Treadlie LogoMedia Sponsor
Bikefilms.co LogoMedia Sponsor