Bike Advocacy Boroondara Camberwell Junction Hawthorn to Box Hill Trail

Camberwell Junction Structure and Place Plan workshop Sat 25 Nov

Boroondara Council is seeking community feedback on the draft Camberwell Junction Structure and Place Plan. You can register and attend a community workshop on Sat 25 November at 10:30am here. You can also complete the survey on before the consultation period ends on 11 December. Boroondara BUG members attended a workshop on 16 November and […]

Bike Advocacy Boroondara eBikes Submission

Boroondara BUG Submission on Climate Action Plan Implementation Plan 2023-24 – 2024-25

To: Services Boroondara Delegated Committee Meeting, 13 November 2023 From: Peter Campbell, Boroondara Bicycle Users Group Boroondara Bicycle Users Group commends Boroondara Council for revising the Climate Action Implementation Plan. E-bikes can open up cycling to many in the community who don’t currently ride a bike. They can also be used without the electric motor. […]


Koonung Creek Trail consultation

The City of Boroondara is asking for community feedback until 22 October on proposed changes to the Koonung Creek Reserve by the North East Link Project (NELP). The project currently plans to acquire 20% of the reserve to widen the freeway. There are currently separate walking and cycling paths through the reserve – the NELP […]

Boroondara eBikes Events Update

Electrify Boroondara Expo Sunday 8 Oct 23, 10 am – 4 pm

The Electrify Boroondara Expo is on Sunday, 8th of October 2023, 10 am – 4 pm, at the Hawthorn Arts Centre. Boroondara BUG be there at a stall in the Main Hall – drop by for a chat. Some e-Bike companies will be in marquees an outside space close by and will offer e-Bike test […]

Boroondara Consultation

Myrtle – McLeay park public consultation closes 23 July

Boroondara Council is asking for community input on how Myrtle and Macleay Parks can be improved via [this survey] (open until 5pm Sunday 23 July). The survey includes a map that you can add markers for suggested improvements. There are opportunities to improve access to these parks and the sporting facilities by bike. More bike […]

Bike Advocacy Boroondara Ferndale Trail

Ferndale Park pavilion renewal impact on cycling

Boroondara Council has [this consultation] open on the proposed Ferndale Park pavilion renewal, a $4 million dollar project. Note that feedback closes on 10 March 2023. We are concerned that the proposal does not consider significant impacts on cycling. The trail between the existing pavilion and the Scout Hall: The proposal illustrations show a large wall with a staircase […]


Walk or Wheel Wednesday is back

If you have children at school in Boroondara, is their school participating in the Walk or Wheel Wednesday? This is a great initiative by the City of Boroondara to get kids out of cars, get them walking, riding and scooting, build fitness, independence and resilience. Walk or Wheel Wednesday is back for 2023 with great […]

Bike Advocacy Bike Path Blackspot Boroondara Gardiners Creek Trail

New solar lighting

Solar lighting has been installed on the Gardiners Creek Trail under Toorak Bridge. BBUG has been advocating for lighting at this location for some years and would like to thank City of Boroondara officers for liaising with Melbourne Water and VicRoads to resolve a design suitable for this location and delivering the project. The LED […]

Bike Advocacy Boroondara Kooyong electorate

Updated Boroondara Travelsmart map

Planning on doing some rides over the Christmas break? Know someone who might just be getting a shiny new bike for Christmas?  The City of Boroondara has just updated their Travelsmart map in time for the holidays. The map highlights shared paths, bike lanes and quiet back street routes.

Bike Advocacy Boroondara

New parklet dining guidelines in Boroondara

Boroondara BUG was pleased to have input to City of Boroondara new Parklet dining Guidelines for cafe owners wishing to provide bike parking within their dining area. Where on street car parking is being removed for dining, it makes sense to offset car parking with bike parking and encourage the use of space-efficient sustainable transport. Does your […]