Disabled rider Alan Francis claims parking discrimination

Disabled rider claims parking discrimination

A disabled Canberra rider could face a $228 fine for copying his disabled parking permit and making his own holder to use on his Harley because no suitably secure system is available for motorcycles. Alan Francis, 68, says the ACT Transportation Department only supplies a flimsy plastic sleeve with the permit which would not be …

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Centrelink apology on helmet ‘weapon’

Centrelink has apologised for asking a client to take their motorcycle helmet outside as it was considered a weapon and says it is not their policy. The official statement comes more than a week after it was revealed that David McDowell was refused entry to Centrelink in Maryborough on June 26, 2017, because his motorcycle helmet …

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Motorcycle helmet considered weapon

Motorcycle helmet considered weapon

Motorcycle rider David McDowell has been refused entry to Centrelink in Maryborough because his motorcycle helmet was considered a weapon. David said he visited the office on Monday (June 26, 2017) for his fortnightly visit, took a number to get an appointment and went to sit down. Then a security guard told him to leave …

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VLAD Act Vlad laws

Rallies against motorcyclist discrimination

Bikers are expected to roll up in their thousands on Saturday, July 4, 2015, for Independence Day rallies against the growing incidence of anti-association laws that threaten discrimination of riders. Despite the new Queensland Government promising to review the controversial Vicious Lawless Associates Disestablishment (VLAD) laws this year, a protest will still be held in …

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