Cycling Promotion Fund

Parliamentary Friends of Better Cities - launch of 2015 national Active Travel Report & Key Note Address by A/Prof Matt Burke

Mural Hall, Parliament House - Monday, 15th June 2015

Updated: 6 July 2015 - Key Note Address video + CPF/Heart Foundation Report launch video, links below.

On Monday, 15th June the Cycling Promotion Fund launched the 2015 Investment in Active Travel Report to a large audience of Senators and MPs in Parliament. It was part of the Parliamentary Friends of Better Cities event which the CPF supports with 12 national peak groups. Our 2015 Report is the fifth annual survey conducted in Partnership with the Heart Foundation on national attitudes and barriers to active travel.

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Above: Co-Chairs of Better Cities group, Jane Prentice MP, Andrew Giles MP, Senator Janet Rice (deputising for Adam Bandt MP), with the reps from 12 national peak organisations.

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Above: A/Prof Matt Bourke in the middle of a very entertaining speech on the value of active travel.

VIDEO: Associate Professor Matt Burke's speech in Parliament can be viewed here.

REPORT: download the 2015 Cycling Promotion Fund/Heart Foundation survey report here.

MEDIA: read the joint Heart Foundation - Cycling Promotion Fund media release here.

VIDEO: watch CPF's launch of the Report here.

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Above: Stephen Hodge launches the 2015 survey report in Parliament.

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The Australian Bicycle Summit - Canberra, 3-4 March 2015

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