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Golden Plains Shire Council has secured a $500,000 grant from the Victorian Government’s Regional Infrastructure Fund to deliver the Three Trails Project.

The District Council of Mount Remarkable will match the South Australian Governments Opens Space and Places for People Grant of $100,000 toward the expansion of the Southern Flinders Ranges Rail Trail from Melrose to Booleroo Centre.

The NSW Government Department of Planning, Industry and Environment has announced a $75,000 funding boost towards the Richmond Vale Rail Trail Project, west of Newcastle in NSW.

COVID-19 has changed our lives. Social distancing and semi-lockdowns have become the norm but there are other social changes occurring that are beneficial.  

The Adelaide Hills Council has identified an extension of the Amy Gillett Rail Trail as a Priority Project

The City of Kalamunda has announced they will be closing the Kalamunda Zig Zag scenic drive to vehicles from 30 May 2020. The closure will initially be a six month trial which will be used to gauge community support.

After nearly two decades of hard work by the community, the 21km rail trail officially opened today – the first rail trail on a government corridor in NSW.

Community members have been worked together to design and install a marvellous collection of photo panels.

Rail Trails Australia is very pleased to advise that the Victorian guidebook has been updated to cover new rail trail developments.

Building a rail trail in North East Tasmania has moved an important step forward with the State Government handing over control of the public land corridor to Dorset Council.

Four yet-to-be-developed rail trails in regional NSW have recently renewed their efforts to progress financing, planning and construction.

A former Victorian Railway’s wagon can now be admired at the Axedale station site well into the future.

The Committee has finalised our Rail Trails Australia Strategy for 2020-2022

Be part of history at the opening of NSW's first rail trail on a government corridor. 

The inaugural Kotta to Lockington Rail Trail Fun Run will take place on Saturday 28 March 2020. Proceeds of the Fun Run go towards helping with the establishment of the Lockington to Kotta Rail Trail.

Last Saturday the 7.5km Stage 1a of the Yarra Valley Trail from Lilydale to Yering was officially opened.

The very popular Fernleigh Track – Adamstown to Belmont Rail Trail is set to be extended following receipt of NSW State government funding.

Pedestrians and cyclists in Yeppoon are set to benefit from a $455,000 extension to the Pineapple Capricorn Coast Rail Trail thanks to funding from the Queensland Government.

The Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail is still on track to be completed in time for the official opening on Friday 3 April this year, despite the horrendous bush fires that raced through the district.

It may be a little difficult carrying an #EmptyEsky on your bike, but you can still make a #RoadTripforGood using a rail trail as the foundation for your trip.

Cycle Dindi 20 is a family friendly bike ride along the Great Victorian Rail Trail on 4 April 2020.

Thanks to a merry band of Tablelanders, the shared use trail from Platypus Park Station to Hasties Road in Qld is now a lot more inviting to cyclists, walkers and runners!

Long serving members of the East Gippsland Rail Trail (EGRT) Committee of Management were recognised through an award from the Victorian Government

New tourist attraction signs raise awareness of the Great Victorian Rail Trail

CANCELLED for 2020

The Mary Valley Rail Trail Easter Fun Run is happening on 11 April 2020.