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Alton Twine

Chief Executive Officer, Bicycle Queensland

About Alton

Alton Twine is a highly experienced former public servant with a long record of passionate and effective advocacy for cycling and sustainable transport.


At City of Gold Coast for over 13 years as Director Transport and Infrastructure and Director Lifestyle and Community, where he had a critical role in delivering the 2018 Commonwealth Games,  Alton has also led cycling infrastructure and active transport planning and activation at Brisbane City Council as well as with the Queensland Government .


A member of the Australian Bicycle Council for many years, in 2009 he was awarded Cycling Professional of the Year by the Cycling Promotion Fund and Engineer of the Year in 2018 by the Institute of Public Works Engineers Queensland. He is also a Fellow of the Australian Institute of Traffic Planning and Management.


He first joined Bicycle Queensland as a member in 2003.  He grew up in Townsville where he started his cycling career on a bright green Malvern Star, and, with still too many bikes in the shed, has recently bought his first E-bike.

Conference Topic

Little Things Mean A Lot – the importance of local links in a cycling network

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