News 23 Nov 2011

MA announces that 2012 International Rider Grants are now open

Motorcycling Australia has announced that applications for the 2012 International Riders grants are now open.

Riders may apply for financial assistance grants of up to $5000 to compete in international competition/s in 2012.

Riders from all disciplines who are interested in applying for the grants must be competing in events from 1 January 2012 – 30 June 2012, and grant application forms are available from the MA website at

A second round of International Rider grants for the competition period of July 1 2012 – December 31 2012 will open in the coming months.

Applications close on Friday December 9 and completed forms should be sent by mail, fax or email to:
Rebecca Kastenberger
Motorcycling Australia
PO Box 134
South Melbourne
VIC 3205
[email protected]
Fax: 03 9684 0510

Applications will be assessed on criteria contained under the General Selection Policy found in Chapter 29 of MA’s 2011 Manual of Motorcycle Sport.

Results obtained in International meetings, Australian Championships and National level events will be taken into consideration when granting financial assistance.

In order to compete in international competitions, riders must hold a current FIM licence and insurance to the appropriate FIM standard.

If you require more information about FIM licences and insurance, check out the Competition section on the MA website at