Interim report: bicycle helmet laws (term of reference d)

Interim report: bicycle helmet laws (term of reference d)

4 May 2016

© Commonwealth of Australia 2016
ISBN 978-1-76010-425-2

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View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Senate Economics References Committee (PDF 20KB)
Chapter 1 (PDF 67KB)

Referral and conduct of the inquiry
Bicycle helmets and the 'nanny' state
Legislative framework
Recent reviews and recommendations

Chapter 2 (PDF 90KB)

Efficacy of bicycle helmets
Perceptions of risk
MHL and cycling participation rates
Health and social costs of MHL
Law enforcement

Chapter 3 (PDF 76KB)

Bicycle helmets and head injuries
Economic, health and social costs of head injuries and road trauma
Deficiencies with cycling infrastructure not helmets

Chapter 4 (PDF 33KB)

Committee view

Additional Comments (PDF 10KB)

Senator David Leyonhjelm – Liberal Democratic Party

Dissenting Report (PDF 9KB)

Senator Sean Edwards – Liberal Party of Australia

Appendix 1 - Tabled documents (PDF 9KB)
Appendix 2 - Public hearings and witnesses (PDF 9KB)

Committee Secretariat contact:

Senate Standing Committees on Economics
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone: +61 2 6277 3540
Fax: +61 2 6277 5719
economics.sen@aph.gov.au

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