Last updated 28 May 2020
Links to latest information and resources from various government agencies are listed below. MTBA will update this page as quickly as possible with information relevant to grassroots sport and members. However, we encourage you to keep abreast of the issue yourself and subscribe to relevant updates from reputable sources.
Mountain Bike Australia Specific Resources/ Information
MTBA Guidelines for the Resumption of MTB Activities V2 (14 May 2020)
These Guidelines have been developed to provide recommendations to clubs and members about the resumption of MTB activities. Directives issued by State/ Territory & Local Governments MUST be followed and taken into account when making decisions about resumption of any mountain bike activities in your location.
The below image summarises the information contained in these Guidelines.
MTBA’s Working Together to Stop COVID-19 Ride Etiquette (30 March 2020)
Guidelines in regards to what constitutes a social gathering can differ between each state/territory. Be sure to follow the advice issued in your state/territory.
Update from MTBA on COVID-19 Restrictions (26 March 2020)
In response to latest COVID-19 restrictions and guidelines, MTBA have released an updated statement.
Mountain Bike Australia’s Statement regarding CoronaVirus (COVID-19) & Mountain Bike Activities (18 March 2020)
MTBA’s top priority is the health and wellbeing of the mountain bike community, its riders, members, affiliates, stakeholders and staff. Board and Senior Management have been monitoring advice from various Government departments in relation to coronavirus (COVID-19) and considering the impact on the mountain bike community and activities.
Australian Government Information
COVID-19 resources (Department of Health) – https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/novel-coronavirus-2019-ncov-resources
Latest COVID-19 news (Australian Government) – https://www.australia.gov.au/
Sport Australia/ AIS Information
Australian Capital Territory
New South Wales Information
Return to Play – Guide for Queensland sport, recreation and fitness industries
Queensland return to play – Find out about our plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions for sport, recreation and fitness activities.
South Australian Information
Western Australian Information
COVID-19 Community Advice Social Distancing (27 April)
Outdoor Council of Australia
World Health Organisation – https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019