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Candidate Information

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Yes – I am a candidate in the federal election for the electorate named below.
Full Name
Mark Dreyfus
Shop 6, Parkmore Shopping Centre, Cheltenham Road
Post Code
3173 – Isaacs
03 9796 1955

Additional Information

Political Party

Policy Statement & Initiatives

Policy Statement
The Rudd Labor Government strongly encourages Australians, and I encourage the people in Isaacs, to choose cycling as an option for transport and for recreation.

The National Cycling Strategy 2011-2016 sets a target of doubling the number of people regularly riding bicycles. It is signed by the Federal, State and Territory ministers for roads and transport. You can read about it here:

Proposed Initiatives
In the future, the Federal Labor Government will encourage all States and Territories to consider the provision of a safe, separated cycleway during the construction of Federally-funded urban roads, noting that the provision of cycle paths is the responsibility of local, state and territory governments.

Specific Initiatives (OPTIONAL)

Cycling Investment & Infrastructure
Cycling Research & Policy
Safety of Cyclists
Children\’s Cycling
Encouragment and promotion of cycling
Cycling is a fun and healthy mode of transport. It promotes good health and is a great way for people to get their 30 minutes of daily physical activity. I have enjoyed cycling all my life and find it helps keep me fit. I am a member of the Riders on the Hill – a group of MPs and staff who ride together on a Wednesday mornings when Parliament is sitting, even on icy Canberra mornings!


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