29/05/12

There may finally be some rail trail activity in Tasmania with $89,000 of funding being issued to the Scottsdale Rotary Club Inc. for a section of the old Launceston to Herrick rail line, tentatively known as the North E...

19/05/12

At the beginning of February 2008 the first sod was turned to begin development of this great trail. Frustratingly over the last few years development has been blocked by a few seasons of unprecendent high rain falls, an...

10/05/12

Members of the Trentham based Daylesford-Macedon Ranges Rail Trail Working Group recently hosted a tour of inspection of the proposed Rail Trail route by representatives from Bicycle Network Victoria. BNV’s Jason d...

04/04/12

The Daylesford-Woodend Rail Trail, in the central highlands north of Melbourne, is today one step closer to being realised with the state Government granting $50,000 towards a strategy plan to help guide the development ...

04/04/12

A Media Release from the Premier of Victoria. (3 April 2012) Deputy Premier and Minister for Regional and Rural Development Peter Ryan today announced $2 million from the Victorian Coalition Government to extend the Grea...

03/04/12

Once again the Tourism and Hospitality Research Unit at La Trobe University is conducting the tri-annual survey of rail trail usage. This year the survey will expand to cover a wider area, aiming to reach accross most of...

06/03/12

Like a number of roads, pathways and culverts in the region, both completed and under construction sections of the new trail have suffered extensive damage. Glen Sutcliffe, Site Superintendant from Mansfield Shire Counci...

03/03/12

Discover the beauty of the Otways on the Old Beechy Rail Trail with a 16Km Fun Run or a 6Km Run/Walk, between Barongarook and Gellibrand. This inaugural event is a fund raising initiative of the Rotary Club of Colac wi...

23/02/12

Three years after the bushfires that destroyed several bridges, the Grand Ridge Rail Trail in Gippsland, Victoria, has been officially reopened. $1.6m from State Government funding was spent to repair the damage, includi...

23/02/12

Community Grants are open again this year for the Brisbane Valley Rail Trail as well as the Boonah to Ipswitch Trail (not a rail trail). The Community Partnerships Program is a grants program open to not-for-profit, inco...