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Australian Licencing Rules

Australian Motorcycle Licensing Rules

VIC NSW Q-SAFE Q-RIDE SA
Learner Licence/Permit
Min. age 18 years 16 years & 9 months 18 years 18 years 16 years
Min. time to hold Learner Licence/Permit 3 Months 3 Months 6 months Q-SAFE Q-Ride. No min. 3 Months
Length of time First Permit is Valid 15 Months 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months 9 Months
Accompanied Yes Yes
Pillion? No Pillion No Pillion No Pillion No Pillion No Pillion
Max. engine capacity LAMS LAMS
< 250 cc < 250 cc 260 cc
BAC on L. Permit Zero Zero Zero Zero Zero
Assessment Knowledge test
LPSA
Knowledge test and Skill Assessment Knowledge test Knowledge test Knowledge test
Assessment in training course
Licence
Min. age for licence 18 years & 3 months 17 years 18 years 18 years 16 years & 6 months
Is 1st Licence Provisional / Probat.? Yes (Restricted)
12 Months
Yes, Graduated licence scheme from June 09. 12 Month P1, 24 months P2 RE licence (restricted)
Must hold 12 Months
RE licence (restricted) Must hold 12 months Until 19th Birthday
Or 12 Months
Restrictions 0.00% BAC
No Pillion
from June 09, P1 & P2 0.00% BAC and no pillion, P1 80 kmh, P2 100 kmh < 250 cc
No Pillion
See above 0.00% BAC
Max. engine capacity LAMS LAMS Re-test to > 250cc 250 cc
Assessment MLST MOST Q-SAFE Q-Ride Assessment Rider Safe Assessment
Rider Training for Learner/Licence Yes Yes, 7 hours learner and 6 hours licence Optional Yes Rider Yes
Compulsory No Yes No Yes Yes
Private / Govt Private Government Contractors Private Private Govt.
ACT WA TAS NT
Learner Licence/Permit
Min. age 16 years & 9 months 16 years 16 years 16 years & 3 months
Min. time to hold Learner Licence/Permit 3 Months Nil 3 Months 3 Months
Length of time First Permit is Valid 2 years 12 Months 12 Months 3 Months
Accompanied Yes
Pillion? No Pillion No Pillion No Pillion No Pillion
Max. engine capacity 260 cc & 150kw < 250 cc < 250 cc < 250 cc
BAC on L. Permit 0.02% 0.05% Zero Zero
Assessment Knowledge test assessment in training course Knowledge test Knowledge test assessment in training course Knowledge test assessment in training course
Licence
Min. age for licence 17 years 17 years 17 years 16 years & 3 months
Is 1st Licence Provisional / Probat.? Yes, Provisional 12 Months 12 Months 12 Months
Restrictions 0.02% BAC
No Pillion
90 kmh
< 250 cc
0.00 BAC
No Pillion
0.0% BAC
No Pillion
Max. engine capacity < 150kw/tonne Re-test to > 250 cc 250 cc 250 cc
re-test to > 250 cc
Assessment Alt. MOST Govt. Assessment Alt. MOST roadride Assessment in course or Alt. MOST
Rider Training for Learner/Licence Yes Yes No Yes
Compulsory Yes No Yes No
Private / Govt Govt. Contractors Private Govt. Contractors Govt.
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