This page contains some key resources on walking and cycling, including an archive of the documents produced by the Australian Bicycle Council.

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Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards)
Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

The Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (the Act) is in place to eliminate discrimination against people with disability as far as possible, and to promote community acceptance of the principle that people with disability have the same fundamental rights as all members of the community. The Act provides that direct and indirect discrimination on the basis of disability is unlawful in a broad range of areas of public life, including and access to goods, services and facilities.

The Disability Standards for Accessible Public Transport 2002 (Transport Standards) provide requirements for public transport operators and providers to make their services accessible and remove discrimination against people with disability. The Transport Standards took effect on 23 October 2002.

The Transport Standards apply to train, tram, bus and coach, ferry, taxi and aviation services and are designed to provide certainty to providers and operators of public transport services and infrastructure about their responsibilities under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992.

13/10/2023 View
Road rules for bicycle riders
Transport for NSW
12/04/2022 View
Bike Law
Amy Gillett Foundation

A bike rider’s guide to road rules in Victoria.

This guide outlines the essential road rules you need to know as a bike rider.
Whether you are on the road, on a path, riding in a group or heading out at night you need to know the road rules to ride responsibly and safely.

12/04/2022 View
Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

This rule establishes the rules under which traffic operates on roads. It applies to all road users, whether they are drivers, riders, passengers, pedestrians, or leading or droving animals.

07/04/2022 View
NZ Road Code Information for Pedestrians
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

As a pedestrian, it’s important that you follow the road rules and guidelines. They will help ensure your safety when you’re walking near roads or crossing the road.

19/10/2021 View
NZ Road Code for Cyclists
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency
19/10/2021 View
Trials Underway and Rules Changes
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

Keeps the industry up to date with cycle design trials that are currently underway, or have been completed in recent years, and also what cycling-related rules are being reviewed and when

19/10/2021 View
New Zealand Road Code for Cyclists
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency

The official New Zealand code for cyclists is a user-friendly guide to New Zealand’s traffic law and safe cycling practices.

12/08/2021 View
Guide to Sharing Roads and Paths
Transport Canberra and City Services

The Australian Road Rules apply to road users in the ACT, including cyclists. The ACT's Road Transport (Safety and Traffic Management) Regulation 2000 provides some deviation from these, specific for cyclists in the ACT.

22/07/2021 View
Cyclist Road Rules and Safety
Department for Infrastructure and Transport, South Australia

While cyclists have the same rights and responsibilities as other road users, they are more vulnerable when travelling on the road. Both cyclists and motorists need to consider each other and share the road safely.

14/07/2021 View
Cycling Safety
Department of Transport and Main Roads, Queensland

The rules for bicycle riders to keep everyone safe.

09/07/2021 View