FREE SEMINAR! How the City of Vincent made their local streets safer

Join us for a National Road Safety Week seminar to hear directly from City of Vincent CEO David MacLennan about why the City of Vincent reduced the speed limit on their local streets, how they did it, and what the feedback has been.

In response to community requests for safer streets, the City of Vincent recently succeeded in permanently reducing the speed limit on their local access roads to 40km/h. Work is now underway to implement the change, which won’t affect distributor roads or main corridors.

The new speed limit is expected to reduce rat running and make residential neighbourhoods safer and more welcoming. Slower speeds also encourage more walking and cycling for short trips and will enable kids to walk or ride to school or the local park more safely.

Join the conversation online or in person.

City of Vincent Function Room, 222 Vincent Street Leederville
Please arrive at 10.45am for an 11am start.

This is a free event, but registration is required (

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Tim Roach

Elected Director | Off Road

Tim has been in senior leadership and strategic development roles for more than twenty years. He is currently Director of Executive Education in the School of Business and Law at Edith Cowan University and is a past Assistant Commissioner and General Manager in the public service. He is an Accountant (FCPA) and sits on the Divisional Council of CPA Australia.

Tim has been involved in racing mountain bikes, BMX and triathlon for many years, both as a father of two children who race and as a past and current bike racer. Tim is the current over-50 State Champion in downhill mountain biking. He is also a very regular and enthusiastic transport cyclist; frequently seen in a suit and tie riding to meetings in the city on a mountain bike.

Denise Sullivan

Chair | Governance & Risk Committee

Denise Sullivan has a career spanning over twenty years in senior management and executive roles in the state public and not-for-profit health sectors.

In her usual role of Director Chronic Disease Prevention with the Western Australian Department of Health, she leads the development of state chronic disease and injury prevention policy and planning frameworks and contributes to the shaping of the national preventive health policy agenda.

Her professional interests cover many aspects of chronic disease and injury prevention encompassing health communications, health promotion and research, public policy on health and workforce planning and development.

She has a particular interest in furthering collaborations with other sectors with a mutual interest in promoting a more active and healthier WA community, and creating and sustaining environments that support this. Denise is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors and the Leadership WA Signature Program, and an Associate Fellow of the Australian Institute of Management and the Australian College of Health Service Managers.

Denise is a recreational cyclist and recent convert to mountain biking (although trainer wheels still on!).