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Victorian farmers urged to apply for quad bike rebate scheme

Reported by Haydee | 21 Nov, 2017

Victoria’s quad bike scheme is making farmers safer with hundreds of quad bikes across the state being fitted with the rollover protection since the Victorian government’s $6 million scheme came into effect.

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Public consultation on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 16 Nov, 2017

The ACCC has recently released the Quad Bike Safety Issues Paper and is seeking feedback from stakeholders including manufacturers, dealers, workplace safety experts, researchers, farmers and quad bike users on a range of issues and options.

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Study prompts calls for stronger regulations on quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 07 Nov, 2017

The Australia Centre for Agricultural Health and Safety is calling for stronger regulations on quad bike safety after a recent US study reveals that child hospital admissions and Emergency Department visits related to quad bike have been significantly reduced as a result of stricter laws.

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New quad bike safety taskforce established

Reported by Stephen | 26 Oct, 2017

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has formed a taskforce to consider options for improving quad bike vehicle safety under the Australian Consumer Law (ACL).

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Farmers receive $1m to improve quad bike safety

Reported by Stephen | 10 Oct, 2017

The NSW Government says farmers are safer after receiving $1 million in quad bike rebates from the state Government’s Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program.

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Ride ready for quad bike safety

Reported by Haydee | 12 Sep, 2017

The latest phase of Queensland’s Ride ready advertising campaign promoting quad bike safety has been launched today with an online competition.

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Nationwide recall of Yamaha youth quad bikes YFM90R (Raptor 90)

Reported by Haydee | 17 Aug, 2017

The Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has issued a nationwide recall of Yamaha youth quad bikes YFM90R 2016 and 2017 models due to possible asbestos in front and rear brake shoes and some spare parts imported.

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Man airlifted after quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 03 Jul, 2017

RACQ LifeFlight rescue helicopter airlifted a man from the South Burnett region after a quad bike crash about 1pm Sunday afternoon.

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Quad bike safety group meets to discuss quad bike safety improvements

Reported by Haydee | 07 Jun, 2017

The Australian Quad Bike Safety Industry Action Group met at Tamworth on Tuesday to discuss recent enhancements to the Quad Bike Safety Improvement Program by the NSW Government and to plan out how to encourage and support farmers to adopt new safety practices.

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Child killed in quad bike crash

Reported by Stephen | 06 Mar, 2017

A six-year-old girl was killed, while a 13-year-old suffered head injuries after a quad bike crash in northern New South Wales.

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Feedback sought for Quad Bike Safety issues paper

Reported by Haydee | 08 Jan, 2017

Tasmania’s Minister for Building and Construction is encouraging interested parties to provide feedback on the ‘Quad Bike Safety in Tasmania’ issues paper.