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 Affiliated Club COVID-19-Safety-Plan V1(25 May 2020)

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.

Rebooting Mountain Bike Activities in a COVID-19 Environment – 14 May – V3

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.

Click here to read the 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.

Click here to read the full statement.


Australian Government Information

Department of Health –

COVID-19 resources (Department of Health) –

Latest COVID-19 news (Australian Government) –


Sport Australia/ AIS Information

AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment

Executive Summary & Appendices AIS Framework for Rebooting Sport in a COVID-19 Environment

Return to Sport Toolkit – a suite or resources including checklists & templates to assist clubs with returning to sport activities.

COVID-19 Guidelines for Community Sport


Australian Capital Territory

COVID-19 website


New South Wales Information

Office of Sport

NSW Government news and updates

NSW Health


Northern Territory

COVID-19 Information for Sport and Recreation Sector

NT Gov’t COVID-19  specific page

COVID-19 Chief Health Officer Directions

Department of Health alerts


Queensland 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.

Easing of COVID-19 Restrictions (9 May)

Outdoors Qld (formerly Qld Outdoor Recreation Federation)


Victorian Information

Stay at Home and Other Directions issued by the Chief Health Officer

Department of Health & Human Services general COVID-19 information

Social distancing guidelines & transmission reduction measures

Sport and Recreation Victoria

Vic Emergency website & app


South Australian Information  

Return to Mountain Bike Activities in a COVID19 Environment in South Australia V2

Office of Recreation, Sport and Racing

South Australian Roadmap for Easing COVID19 Restrictions

SA Government

SA Government Emergency Declarations & Directions

Allowable Physical Activity Under COVID-19 Restrictions


Tasmanian Information

Return to Mountain Bike Activities in a COVID19 Environment in Tasmania V2 (27 May 2020)

Roadmap to Recovery (9 May)

Tasmanian Gov’t COVID-19  specific page 


Western Australian Information

COVID-19 Community Advice Social Distancing (27 April) 

Department of Health

WA Government State of Emergency Declarations


Outdoor Council of Australia

OCA Framework for Rebooting Outdoor Activities in a COVID-19 Environment & COVID-19 Management Plan Template


World Health Organisation –

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