Ride route this year (as at 23rd July 2020)  is as follows:

Quick Precis – Brisbane Botanical Gardens, to Tenterfield, to Port Macquarie to Windsor, to Canberra (VIA OBERON).

Greater Sydney is currently a declared hot spot and not to be ridden through.  It is recommended that you do not travel in large groups and make you own way in your own groups to all locations. 

  • Wednesday morning 9/9/20 – 10am – Baton Ceremony at Brisbane City Botanical Gardens Police Memorial. (Social distancing recommendations apply)
  • Wednesday night 9/9/20 – Tenterfield. ** Drinks/Dinner Tenterfield Tavern from 5pm – 378 Rouse Street. Approx 300 ks.
  • Thursday morning 10/9/20 – 8am – Leave Tenterfield, suggest route to Port Mac through Dorrigo. Suggest Dorrigo Pub Lunch. Approx 280 ks to Dorrigo.
  • Thursday night 10/9/20 – Port Macquarie – ** Drinks/Dinner Rydges Hotel from 5pm – Zebu Bar (downstairs – gathering restrictions may apply). Approx 450 ks to Port Mac.
  • Friday Morning 11/9/20 – Official party departs Port Mac at 8.00am for Windsor/Hawkesbury via Putty Range – Approx 520 ks.
    • Suggest Lunch – Grey Gum Café, Putty Range. Port Mac to Grey gums – Approx 370 ks.
  • Friday night options 11/9/20 –
    • Windsor – Suggested accommodation is the Crowne Plaza, Hawkesbury or the local Windsor area.  Prior to ride, Re-check the greater Sydney maps for hotspot boundaries.  Windsor/Hawkesbury may change (like Bathurst)
      • CANCELLED – There is the usual escort out of Sydney on the Saturday Morning with NSW Police for those that wish to attend the NSW Baton ceremony at The Domaine at 7am.
      • CANCELLED – Overnight SECURE parking with Official Bikes at Surrey Hills Police Complex.
    • CANCELLED – No Travel to/in/through Greater Sydney.  Alternative to Sydney route – Windsor to Oberon to Canberra.
  • Saturday 12/9/20 –to Canberra – Note Pre Ceremony Meet point CANCELLED – Canberra E.P.I.C. around midday-ish / 1pm CANCELLED.
  • Ceremony at National Police Memorial is strictly limited attendance by invited guests only.

          DO NOT ATTEND THE MEMORIAL

 NOTE – the after ceremony meeting drinks in Canberra is CANCELLED due to Gathering restrictions.  Do you own thing in smaller groups.  Stay safe from Covid.

Any updates , changes, issues will be emailed out accordingly and as they occur to assist you in planning your attendance this year.

COVID – Protect others and stop the spread – To protect others you must:

Any queries, contact Andrew Frick  email (Frick.AndrewD@police.qld.gov.au)