have a petrol-powered engine attached before or after purchase
are powered by any other type of internal combustion engine.
motorised foot scooters (with or without a seat) with an electric or petrol engine
mini bikes or monkey bikes
motorised human transporters such as the WheelMan or Segway
skateboards with an electric or petrol motor.
Prohibited vehicles cannot be registered or insured.
It is illegal to use prohibited vehicles on a road or road-related area like a footpath, car park or park. Heavy fines apply.
Prohibited vehicles can cause serious injuries. The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has recalled some mini and monkey bikes and issued a safety warning on hoverboards. Find out about miniature motorbikes and hoverboards and their safety risks.
Mini-bike, petrol engine powered
The shaded area shows a comparison average height of a full-size motorbike of 90cm from ground to seat.
Motorised foot scooter
Motorised foot scooter with seat – petrol or electric powered