People & Stories

Ride2Work Day recap 2023

As a part of Bicycle Network’s annual Ride2Work Day, Good Cycles set up camp at several spots in the city to provide free bicycle safety checks and tune ups, as well as offering on-site servicing to a very fortunate office space.

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We farewell one of our Youth Coaches, Jordan

Hailing from Scotland, Jordan joined Good Cycles in 2022. But as it would be, coming from faraway lands meant the lure to jump in a van and add to his Australian experience could not be ignored forever. Before he left us to begin what would surely be an exciting journey, we asked him for his insights and reflections of his

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Docklands News drops by the Docklands Bike Hub

Recently, our Docklands Bike Hub had the pleasure of a visit from Docklands News Since 2003, the print and digital publication Docklands News has been a resource for community orientated news for all in and around the 3008 postcode. Docklands News journalist, Kaylah-Joelle Baker, visited our retro-fitted shipping container ‘Hub’ to chat with the team about their experience working with

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Purpose Precinct Good Cycles Social Enterprise

A new Purpose Precinct set to bloom in positive growth!

The Purpose Precinct is growing! We are excited to announce that the Purpose Precinct has moved into our new and expanding space in the F-Sheds of the Queen Victoria Market. Now encompassing three retail sheds selling social enterprise and circular economy goods. First Launched in December 2022, The Purpose Precinct is a joint initiative between STREAT, Good Cycles, & SENVIC to

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2023 World Youth Skills Day

July 15th 2023 marks World Youth Skills Day. This year we celebrate not only our young people, but also our skilled Trainers, Mentors, and Leaders Each year on July 15th, World Youth Skills Day is observed as a day of significance, celebrating the importance of helping young people develop the necessary skills to succeed in today’s rapidly changing world. Since

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Good Cycles and the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation – Setting wheels in motion for youth employment

With the help of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation, Good Cycles looks towards future growth As a not-for-profit social enterprise, the impact we’re able to make is a direct result of the generous ongoing support from our members, our partners in local government, and the private philanthropic space. Since 2014, Good Cycles have been fortunate to have the philanthropic support

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Good Cycles youth Employment Program participant Lucas

The Westpac Foundation kindly supporting the Good Cycles mission

Like many businesses and not-for-profits, the Pandemic was a challenging time. It was a period that sought the need for businesses to be creative, and prompted a need to re-focus and re-evaluate As a Social Enterprise that is heavily invested in multiple service-based operations in and around metropolitan Melbourne, including bicycle retail & servicing, car cleaning, asset management, Open Spaces

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Happy One Year Anniversary Nathan

Nathan’s Journey to Sustainable Employment and Personal Growth with Good Cycles Nathan, a high school graduate, struggled to find sustainable work. After leaving high school, he was in a vicious cycle of inconsistent work and an unstable income. Determined to work and make himself more employable, he tried extra study and working in different industries, but Nathan’s struggle continued and

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Good Cycles delivers its 2022 Impact Report

Good Cycles Impact Snapshot 2022: Creating Positive Change We are thrilled to share our Impact Snapshot for 2022. Despite the challenges that we all faced during the COVID-19 pandemic, we remained steadfast in our mission to reduce barriers to employment and have managed strong growth to create more job opportunities and impact than ever. Youth Employment Program (YEP): Empowering 36

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