17/12/00

The information below was provided by Complete Our Rail Trail (CORT). “Bridge the Gap” was the resounding message protesters delivered to the Minister for Conservation & Environment Sherryl Garbutt and th...

17/12/00

The information below was provided by the Warburton Rail Trail Committee of Management The decision by the Minister for Environment and Conservation Sheryl Garbutt to lock the public out of Lilydale public parkland has s...

17/12/00

While railtrails are generally developed along abandoned railway corridors, the term “railtrail” can also describe trails built beside operating railways within the railway easement. Trails have been built be...

17/12/00

What is happening The Committee of Management and Friends of this unique recreation trail appeal for your support to save this trail. The Minister for Environment and Conservation Sherryl Garbutt is threatening this recr...

15/11/00

On Monday 13 November Mark Plummer, founder of Railtrails Australia briefed representatives from several New South Wales State Government Agencies on railtrails. The briefing was organized by the Strategic Projects Divis...

11/11/00

The 38 km Warburton Trail is one of Victoria’s best developed and most popular railtrails. At the Lilydale end it currently starts at the top of a steep embankment on the Maroondah Highway. The railway once crossed...

01/11/00

There is a perceived need for suitable guidelines covering signage on aailtrails. As a consequence the Railtrails Australia committee have formed a working group to prepare such guidelines. This work will firstly involve...

31/10/00

Information from the First National Tracks and Trails Conference held in Mansfield in May is now available on-line at the Tourism Victoria web site. The site includes the full text of many of the conference papers, a lis...

31/10/00

Subscriptions Officer Railtrails Australia is looking for a volunteer to take over the maintenance of our subscriber database. Vince Aitkin, our honorary treasurer has been performing this task for many years, but can no...

31/10/00

Railtrails were well represented at the bike show in Melbourne with almost half of the “community” section of the show taken by railtrails. In addition to Railtrails Australia who were selling guide books and...