The Federal Parliamentary Friends of Cycling, with We Ride Australia, was launched on Wednesday, 23rd November, with an e-bike test and ride event on the lawns of Parliament House Canberra.
The Assistant Minister to the Prime Minister, the Hon. Patrick Gorman, launched the group with the group’s Co-Chairs the Member for Swan, Zaneta Mascarenhas MP (Labor), the Member for Fisher the Hon. Andrew Wallace MP (Coalition) and the independent Member for Indi, Dr Helen Haines MP.
Boroondara BUG is very pleased that Dr Monique Ryan, the Member for Kooyong is a member of this group.
Conversations focused on the benefits of e-bikes for more efficient transport systems better physical and mental health, contribution to a low carbon future, improved community liveability and environment, increased transport equity and regional economic development.
BBUG would like to see federal funds allocated to important projects in Kooyong such as the Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail.
- Parliamentary Friends of Cycling, We Ride Australia