[YarraBUG-list] Inquiry into the Road Safety Amendment (Car Doors) Bill 2012

Yarra Bicycle Users Group enquiries at yarrabug.org
Fri Mar 30 11:47:23 AEDT 2012

Hi all,

See below for a forwarded message from Robert McDonald about Inquiry 
into the Road Safety Amendment (Car Doors) Bill 2012. Please forward 
this information to your friends & cycling networks.

MelbourneBUG have been doing a lot of work on the Road Safety Amendment, 
in February they helped organise the Get Pushy for Bike Safety rally to 
support the legislation now before Victorian Parliament.
More at: http://www.melbournebug.org/?p=165

Listen to audio of the Get Pushy rally: http://www.yarrabug.org/radio/?p=974

Listen to YarraBUG Radio's interview with Greg Barber MLC talk about the 
bill to increase the penalty for car dooring:

Also on our upcoming Monday radio program 
<http://www.yarrabug.org/radio/>, Faith, Val & I will be interviewing 
Colleen Hartland about Bike West <http://bikewest.org.au/>, a campaign 
to improve cycling infrastructure in Melbournes inner west suburbs.

Listen in from 10am <http://www.yarrabug.org/radio/?page_id=256>, Monday 
2nd April on live stream or digital, podcasts are usually up by mid-week 
on iTunes.




Dear Bicycle User Groups and Clubs,

The Parliament of Victoria's Economy and Infrastructure Legislation 
Committee is conducting an inquiry into the Road Safety Amendment (Car 
Doors) Bill 2012. Please find attached a letter from the Chair of the 
Committee inviting Bicycle User Groups and Clubs to make submissions 
into the inquiry and some information about preparing a submission. 
*Submissions will close on Friday, 27 April 2012. *

Further details on the inquiry and a copy of the Bill can be found on 
the Committee's website at:


Should you have any queries regarding the inquiry or the process for 
making a submission, please do not hesitate to contact me.



Robert McDonald
Standing Committee on Economy and Infrastructure
Parliament of Victoria
Tel: (03) 8682 2817
Fax: (03) 9651 6799
robert.mcdonald at parliament.vic.gov.au


Yarra Bicycle Users Group
PO Box 253
Clifton Hill VIC 3068

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