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The Tasmanian Walking and Cycling for Active Transport Strategy focuses on seven linked priority areas:

  • Land use systems that encourage walking and cycling
  • Improved infrastructure and facilities to support walking and cycling
  • Improved safety for pedestrians and cyclists
  • Improved policy and planning that ensures walking and cycling needs are considered
  • Better coordination and collaboration with stakeholders
  • Better understanding of walking and cycling needs and patterns
  • Creating a walking and cycling culture.

1What is the Move, more, sit less campaign?

The Tasmanian Government’s Move more, sit less campaign aims to raise awareness of the benefits of regular physical activity and minimising sedentary behaviour.

Along with tips and tricks, the campaign includes a physical activity event calendar.

2Where do I find cycling maps and guides?

Cycling South created by the Greater Hobart Councils Regional Cycling Committee offers information on places to ride, maps and more for cyclists in Hobart and surrounds.

Check individual council websites for maps outside this region.

3Useful local cycling resources

4Useful national cycling resources

  • Bicycle Network Australia – Connecting the cycling community online with Australian cycling forums, the Australian Cycling Directory and regular bike reviews and news.
  • Amy Gillett Foundation  – A national organisation with a mission to reduce the incidence of serious injury and death of cyclists in Australia.