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Radio National's Big Ideas: Pedal Discussion

Pedal Brisbane

Friday, 28 November 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AEDT)

Radio National's Big Ideas: Pedal Discussion

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Pedal Brisbane are hosting a Radio National Big Ideas live recording at the Queensland Museum.

Shifting Gears. Does Cycling in Australia have a Future?

Join us for a conversation about bikes. Hear predictions about cycling culture in Australia as the panel discusses their divergent views on bike riding. It will be a night of inspiration, agitation and entertainment followed by audience Q&A.

We welcome the following panellists:

  • Michael Roth - RACQ Executive Manager - brings international insight to the discussion having recently participated in the Dutch Cycling Embassy's study tour of the Netherlands where he met with city planners, politicians and cycling experts to learn about the country's famed two-wheeled culture. 
  • Jai Christiansen created the facebook page 'Drivers for Registration of Bicycles' following the implementation of Queensland's most recent cycling laws as he feel motorists are losing their right to be heard in the heated car vs. bike debate.
  • Phil HeywoodAdjunct Associate Professor of Urban Planning at QUT - is a committed cyclist as he believes it is the most enjoyable, efficient and socially-responsible way of transporting oneself. He is concerned that the escalating divergence between sports and transport cyclists and motorists is detrimental to the normalisation and celebration of cycling.
  • Edward Hore - President and founder of cycling advocacy organisation Cycle seeks to gather together the disparate voices of the cycling communities each vying for political attention across Australia. He works at the social media coal face to engage directly with individuals, business and governing bodies.

Invited audience guests include Councillor for the Gabba Ward, Helen Abrahams, Director of Cycling at TMR Adam Rogers and author of Cycle Space Steven Fleming

Bar from 5.30pm

On yer bike and come join the conversation!

Have questions about Radio National's Big Ideas: Pedal Discussion? Contact Pedal Brisbane

When & Where

Queensland Museum & Sciencentre
Corner of Melbourne and Grey Streets
South Brisbane, QLD 4101

Friday, 28 November 2014 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM (AEDT)

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Pedal Brisbane

Pedal is an exhibition and event celebrating and promoting cycling in Brisbane. Pedal Brisbane is a festival event held over one day and two nights and embodies everything about bicycle culture through arts and initiatives. By inspiring and engaging the positive, Pedal will strengthen the cycling community through various elements including:


  • Design competition and exhibition
  • Photography competition and exhibition
  • Talks, “Spoke Box”, discussions, and debates
  • Workshops
  • Innovators market
  • Initiatives
  • Kid’s and adults activities
  • Out door cinema
  • Film competition and showing
  • Live painting of bicycles by 10 local artists
  • Group ride with bicycle-projector films along way
Check out http://pedalbrisbane.com for more details.
We hope to see you there!

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Radio National's Big Ideas: Pedal Discussion
South Brisbane, QLD Events Seminar Community

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