1. DaveM

    Motorcycle Theft Drops During Pandemic

    Motorcycle theft fell a surprising 2.7% to 9021 in the past financial year (2019/20) while overall Australian motor vehicle theft increased 2% to 56,312. It appears motorcycle thieves stayed home during the coronavirus pandemic as motorcycle thefts had been on course for a bumper year. Thefts...
  2. DaveM

    Leap in motorcycle thefts for 2019

    Motorcycle theft rose more than any other category of vehicle last year with the biggest leap in South Australia and Tasmania and South East Queensland being a hotspot for thieves. Figures released today by the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council show motorcycle theft across the...
  3. DaveM

    Motorcycle thefts are double car thefts

    Motorcycle thefts in Australia are increasing at more than double the rate of car theft, according to the latest figures for the 2018/2019 financial year. The National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council reports that 9261 motorcycles were stolen in the past financial year, which is 9% more...
  4. DaveM

    Biggest vehicle theft rise is in motorcycles

    Motor vehicle theft in Australia increased by 3% in the past year, largely due to a 9% rise in motorcycle theft. Motorcycle theft rose by 720 vehicles to a total of 8928, with a recovery rate of 48% in the 12 months to March 2019, according to the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction...
  5. DaveM

    Motorbike thefts up in 2018

    Motorcycles thefts are up 7.3% across Australia in 2018 with many older bikes heading straight to the junk yard for the scrap metal value, says the National Motor Vehicle Theft Reduction Council. Thefts increased by 597 to a total of 8746 with a recovery rate of just 47%. Council spokeswoman...


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