Cycling Australia has confirmed the Australian team to contest the 2006 UCI road cycling world championships being staged in Salzburg, Austria from September 19 to 24. The team has been selected in accordance with the Cycling Australia road world championships selection policy.
The elite men's road race team will consist of Cadel Evans, Nick Gates, Simon Gerrans, Mathew Hayman, Robbie McEwen, Bradley McGee, Stuart O'Grady, Michael Rogers and Matthew White. Contesting the elite men's time trial will be Ben Day, Bradley McGee and Michael Rogers.
Representing the elite women's team, in the road race, are Katherine Bates, Natalie Bates, Olivia Gollan, Helen Kelly, Emma Rickards and Oenone Wood, with Kathryn Watt and Oenone Wood riding in the women's time trial event.
The U/23 men's team has also been announced. The road team will consist of Jonathon Clarke Simon Clarke, Matthew Goss, Shaun Higgerson, and James Meadley, with the time trial to be ridden by Mark Jamieson and Shaun Higgerson.