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Parks Victoria fined $100,000 after motorcyclists injured

The Case

WorkSafe Victoria v Parks Victoria (2021)

In November 2018, two men riding motorbikes in the Narrawong Flora Reserve struck two cable barriers, which were suspended across a track to indicate seasonal road closures, at speeds of 80km/h. Both riders sustained injuries.

At the time of the incident, the cable barriers and attached signage were used to define tracks in the reserve that were subject to seasonal road closure between the Queen’s Birthday and Melbourne Cup weekends.

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