Latest News

  • New Meeting Format

    We’ve changed the format of our General meetings to include regular guest speakers and a Club Profile by one of our delegates about their club. All motorcyclists are welcome to attend the MCC's...

  • Helmet Laws

    On 11th December 2015 the use of helmets meeting International Helmet standard UN ECE 22.05 became legal for use in NSW. For more information click here

  • Cameras on Helmets

    The use of cameras on motorcycle helmets is now legal in the ACT provided that the mount is “frangible”. ACT Legislative Instrument The NSW Centre for Road Safety is undertaking another round of...

  • Increased Penalties for Phone Use While Driving

    Mobile phone offences have been added to double demerit periods. Also, an additional demerit point will be added to the existing standard penalty of three points. For more info Know The Rules

  • Historic Registration Rules

    On 4th September 2015 Duncan Gay, the Minister for Roads announced a new additional Historic Registration scheme (Classic Vehicle Scheme) to run along side the existing scheme. Download from the link ...

  • Putty Road and Oxley Highway Emergency Phone Locations

    The MCC has put together a pamphlet outlining the location of Emergency Phones along the Putty Road. A pamphlet is in preparation for the recently installed phones on the Oxley Highway. For more...

  • Lane Filtering legalised

    On 1st July 2014, lane filtering was legalised in NSW. The MCC of NSW has fought for this legalisation for many years. For more details click here

  • About M.A.R.I.

    A brief history of M.A.R.I.

Past Achievements

The MCC of NSW has a long history of successful lobbying on behalf of individual motorcyclists. A number of those achievements of the MCC of NSW are listed below.

  • Free & improved parking for motorcycles in the Sydney CBD
  • Annual Motorcycle Awareness Week
  • Reversed legislation on exhaust labelling
  • Put a hold on the introduction of front number plates.
  • Increased advertising from the RTA for motorcycle awareness.
  • Obtained seats on the joint Motor Accidents Authority / MCC committee to improve motorcycle safety
  • Obtained representation on the Helmets Australian Standards Committee
  • Obtained representation, through the Australian Motorcycle Council,
  • Obtained representation on the Road Barriers Australian Standards Committee
  • Reviewed LTCS & CTP Green Slips for motorcycles and now working to reduce the costs.
  • Worked with various councils to fund and produce motorcycle advisory brochures for roads in their areas.
  • Helped drive national issues by being part of the Australian Motorcycle Committee (AMC)
  • Conducted helmet studies with the UNSW
  • Instrumental in the reintroduction of a mentoring program for motorcyclists.

More detail on key past achievements is available below.

  • Changes to Helmet Laws

    On Friday the 11th of December 2017, Rule 270 of the NSW Road Rules was amended to allow the use of the International Helmet standard UN ECE 22.05 in NSW. The NSW Roads and ...

  • City of Sydney Transport Policy

    Sydney City Council, Motorcycles & Scooters,

  • Exhaust Label Repealed

    Exhaust Labels Fall Off Sydney, 21 March, 2006 NSW motorcyclists have finally been relieved of a stupid NSW Regulation. In July 2000, the Environmental Protection Authority (now part of the Dept of...

  • Exhausting Stuff

    In July 2000 the Environmental Protection Authority introduced a new regulation requiring all motorcycles fitted with an aftermarket exhaust to carry a specific label on it or face a $200 fine. The...