Australian Motorcycle Laws by State

Listed below is a cheatsheet on the national harmonisation of motorcycle laws as they currently stand at 06/05/2017. If you find an error or incorrect value then please contact us on our Facebook Page and we'll fix it up.

Helmet Standards

Law ACT NSW NT SA TAS QLD VIC WA
Are ECE 22.05 Helmets Legal?
Are AS1698 Helmets Legal?
Are Helmet Cams & Comms Legal?
Are DOT Helmets Legal?
Are SG/JIS Helmets Legal?

Lane Filtering

Law ACT NSW NT SA TAS QLD VIC WA
Can I Lane Filter? (30kph or lower)
Can I Filter with a Full License?
Can I Filter with a Provisional License?
Can I Filter with a R-Date License (SA Only)?
Can I Filter with a Learners License/Permit?
Can I Filter next to the kerb?
Can I Filter next to parked cars?
Can I Filter next to Heavy Vehicles & Buses?
Can I Edge Filter (ride on the shoulder)?
Can I Lane Split? (Greater than 30kph)