Are Electric Skateboards Legal In Australia?
Are Electric skateboards legal in NSW?
Are Electric skateboards legal in Victoria?
Are Onewheel Skateboards Legal In Australia?
Are EUC Electric Unicycles Legal In Australia?
Its a complex question and an important one. We break it down for you in each state below.
By not approved we mean anything over 250w is only to be ridden on private property and fines can be issued for riding them on the road and footpaths.
NSW - https://roadsafety.transport.nsw.gov.au/stayingsafe/pedestrians/skateboardsfootscootersandrollerblades/index.html
VIC - https://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/safety-and-road-rules/road-rules/a-to-z-of-road-rules/hoverboards-segways-and-other-motorised-devices
SA - https://dpti.sa.gov.au/news?a=248791
WA - https://www.commerce.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/atoms/files/minimotorcycles.pdf
TAS - https://www.transport.tas.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/141117/Power-assisted_pedal_cycles_-_Information_Sheet_-_Dec_2016.pdf
NT - https://nt.gov.au/driving/rego/registration-other-vehicles/scooters
Is there any hope for the above states not approved? YES!
NTC (National Transport Commission) is currently looking into updating the regulations so all states are approved for small electric vehicle transport. Please visit the current timeline here.