10 Years of Change

2013

Where it all began

Australia’s first bicycle based social enterprise,
founded by Loretta Curtin & Luke Wright

Upcycling & donating bikes

70+

Asylum Seekers

3,000

Bikes Serviced

45

Young people enrolled
into training programs

Partners with City of Melbourne

"I could not hold a steady job, it was really hard. With Good Cycles, they gave me the structure... the support. And I had mentors."

2014

2015

Acquires

Bicycle Training Australia​

New Engagement Programs

Bike Labs at North Melbourne

Community Centre and Carlton Flats​

28

People enrolled into vocational, pre-employment training programs, 2 employees at Good Cycles

Opens Community Bike Hub in Docklands

Wins

Melbourne Bike Share
servicing contract

43

Young people enrolled
into training programs

50+

Trained young people at
'significant educational risk'
in bicycle mechanics

50+ upcycled bikes

For asylum seekers and refugees

2016

2017

New Jobs

created through Car Share cleaning services

New Program in Gold Coast

Establishes a program in the youth wing of Port Philip Prison, providing engagement and post release pathways.

157

Direct participants in vocational
and pre-employment
training or engagement programs

First 10

Young People in
supported employment

31,785km

Ridden for car & city services

8421

Cars Cleaned

99

People enrolled in vocational
and pre-employment training
or engagement programs

32

Young people join our
supported employment program

2018

2019

2 New Stores

Opens Geelong & Melbourne CBD Stores

New Partners

Citywide
City of Geelong
Solve IT

Cargo Bike

trials to clean parks
and gardens, remove graffiti,
inspect assets

Shared paths

Starts inspecting & remediating
shared paths in Melbourne's
northern suburbs

163

People Enrolled

56

New Young People
in supported employment

COVID

Suspends all programs
in March following
COVID-19 crisis

Creates

new employment &
support initiatives

52

People enrolled in our LAST
training programs

33

New Youth Employment
Program (YEP) Participants

2020

2021

Acquires

Open Spaces Asset
and Horticulture Management

New Partners

DM Roads

50 vans removed each week

Our bike services remove up to 50 vans from roads each week

1,325km

of roads mowed

20

New YEP Participants

OPENS

Brunswick Store

Purpose Precinct

Launched with STREAT

23,000+

hours of work conducted
by YEP participants

20

New Youth Employment
Program (YEP) Participants

2022

Since 2013 Good Cycles has impacted

0
people through employment opportunities & training programs

"This job has given me purpose
and a reason to wake up in the morning,
so I’m very grateful for that."
- S'moe, Good Spaces Team Member