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Grants to help councils, schools, workplaces gear up for Bike Week

A great way to stay healthy at any age

A total of $38,000 in grants to be shared across 40 events throughout WA This year’s Bike Week events will be held between March 15 to 24

Construction of several major bike paths across the State is now underway State Government investing $134 million over four years towards cycling projects

Preparations for Bike Week 2019 are gearing up, with grants totalling $38,000 awarded to 40 recipients to hold events that encourage people of all ages and abilities to get on their bikes.

For more than 30 years, Bike Week has been Western Australia’s annual celebration of people riding bicycles for transport, fun and healthier lifestyles.

The State Government’s Bike Week Grants Program provides funding assistance to facilitate a diverse line-up of celebratory events.
The 2019 Bike Week grants have been allocated to community, school and workplace events that support and encourage people to explore their communities by bicycle.

Metropolitan and regional events include breakfasts, bike tours, treasure hunts and triathlons, ensuring there is something for all cycling abilities.

Bike Week 2019 will be held from March 15 to 24, and will be co-ordinated by WestCycle with the support of the Department of Transport.

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