04/04/05

We have heard that a group of bike riders are gathering on Sunday 17th April 2005 a bit after 10am at Oakleigh railway station to ride this heritage trail and look at the wonderful signage that Glen Eira council has inst...

04/04/05

If you are interested in this work please refer to the correspondence below. Details of the High Country rail trail are here (including map and photo of the bridge when the girders were in place) ________________________...

29/03/05

The annual AGM of this organisation was held in Ballarat on 2 April 2005 and Railtrails Australia was invited to speak to the assembled about rail trails throughout Australia. More detailed report soon....

15/03/05

The East Gippsland Rail Trail is situated in eastern Victoria and presently runs from Bairnsdale to Nowa Nowa. It will eventually run to Orbost. This last weekend past saw about 15 cyclists train to Bairnsdale from Melbo...

10/03/05

The Minister for Victorian Communities John Thwaites MP has approved a small grant to Railtrails Australia. It will be used to assist us with the revision of various rail trail descriptions and the updating of our web si...

10/03/05

Between 1 and 3 April Oxfam will conduct a team event called the “Oxfam Trailwalker”. It is primarily for walkers and joggers and will cover 100 km in 48 hours between Jells Park (Wheelers Hill) and the summit of Mt ...

10/03/05

Moreland Energy Foundation are proudly conducting a festival at “CERES”, 8 Lee Street Brunswick in Victoria on Sunday 13th March. Times are 1.30 to 4 pm. Workshops, presentations and a bike ride will be held. A copy ...

04/02/05

The trail descriptions section of the website has been revised and expanded. It now includes: New trail descriptions for New South Wales, Queensland, and Western Australia Maps for most Victorian, South Australian and so...

04/02/05

Updates to the book are now available in the Guide Updates section. The book refers to a “website links” page where you can find further information on some of the trails in the book. Although this informatio...

23/01/05

The Moyne Shire Council commissioned a feasiblity study into constructing a rail trail from Port Fairy to Dennington, near Warrnambool, in South west Victoria in 2004. With the existing visitor base and scenery in the ar...