For over a decade, Geoffrey has been running his own carpentry business based in the northern suburbs, where he has lived for over 20 years. In his free time he is involved in his children’s sports activities, including coaching his son’s basketball team.
Noel grew up on a farm at Griffith and came to the inner west of Sydney to attend Sydney University where he studied economics and government. He started a bike shop in Newtown and later set up in Summer Hill as a wholesaler. The business moved to Marrickville a few years ago. During all these years Noel has used a bicycle to get around. Wanting others to feel safe on the roads, he became involved in bicycle advocacy.
Dr Chris Howard is a clinical psychologist and small business owner in Perth’s northern suburbs. Chris is the founding president of Northern Beaches Cycling Club and passionate advocate for improved cycle networks and dedicated facilities for rider education, recreation and sport.
Chris’s philosophy is that cycling is a vital medium for healthy, active and engaged communities that ultimately reduces the Government health and mental health bill.
Edward is a software support engineer. He became passionate about commuting by bike about 20 years ago. Having lived in different cities, he’s seen ones that are pleasant, and easy to get around, and others that devote too much space to cars.
Angus is an architecture graduate and urban designer. He is passionate about cross-disciplinary approaches to urban planning issues and the redevelopment of outer-suburban, regional and rural Australia.
Nik lives in Melbourne, mainly gets around on a bicycle, and wants to see a lot more others doing it as well.
Embargo: 12:01 AM 2 June 2016
Science Party and Australian Cyclists Party in Election Coalition
Today the Science Party and the Australian Cyclists Party announce they are forming a coalition to contest the upcoming Federal election. Both parties have come together to press for changes in priorities across issues that other parties are ignoring or failing to address adequately.