We Ride Australia

2023 Cycling Luminaries Awards Finalists

Mark Stephens (AURA) accepting the 2019 Award for Built Environment.

WeRide has today announced the finalists for the 2023 Cycling Luminaries Awards, winners will be announced at a special event in Parliament House on 15th November.

Held since 2002, these annual Awards recognise the people, places and programs that have contributed to making Australia a better place to ride a bicycle.

The finalists and winners have been selected by an independent panel consisting of three senior experts from the government, health and local government sectors. This year, on the basis of exceptional nominations received, the judges have requested a Special Judges Recognition Award for Social Impact be announced.

The Awards dinner, hosted by the Parliamentary Friends of Cycling in the Parliamentary Mural Hall brings together industry and corporate leaders, national bicycle organisations and government decision makers.

The awards dinner will also feature the launch of the 2023 Australian Cycling and e-Scooter Economy Report,  tickets for the dinner will be available soon via the website www.weride.org.au.

The short-listed finalists are:

Bike Culture Award

  • CycleAbility – Wollongong
  • Open Streets – Bicycle Network
  • Revolve ReCYCLING
  • Riding for Positive Mental Health
  • ACT e-Bike Library – SEE Change

Built Environment Award

  • ACT Integrated Transport Network – ACT Government
  • Safe Roads for Safe Cycling – the Amy Gillett Foundation
  • The Causeway Link Alliance – Western Australia

Leadership Award

  • Edward Birt
  • Charlene Bordley
  • Richard Herklots
  • The Hon. Richard Jaensch MP

Social Impact Judges Recognition Award

  • Team BSA – Bicycle SA
  • CycleAbility – Wollongong
  • Revolve ReCYCLING
  • Riding for Positive Mental Health

Awards key facts:

  • Information on all 2023 Awards nominees can be found here: www.weride.org.au/about-the-awards/2023-awards-nominations
  • The Australian Cycling Luminaries Awards have been hosted by We Ride Australia since 2002.
  • An independent judging panel selected finalists from nominations received from across Australia with the winners to be announced in a Gala Awards Dinner in the Mural Hall of Parliament House on Wednesday, 15th November, hosted by the Chairs of the Parliamentary Friends of Cycling.
  • More information on Awards available at weride.org.au.

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