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Caution Regarding Rail Trails in Fire Prone Areas – UPDATE Jan 07
11/12/06

Further to the original item below, as of the 9th of January 2007 the East Gippsland Rail Trail Committee of Management advise that the rail trail is ...

Oberon – Tarana Rail Trail (NSW) Open
04/12/06

The first 5km of this rail trail, 190km west of Sydney, is now open. Click here for more information on the rail trail including map. Local groups and...

Brisbane Valley Rail Trail (SE Qld) Wins Achievement Award
04/12/06

Congratulations to the Nanango Shire and local community groups on wining the Queensland Outdoor Recreation Federation Government Achievement Award fo...

Further Economic Research Released on Rail Trails
04/12/06

La Trobe University Associate Professor Sue Beeton has released the results of a further study into the economic effects of Regional Communities and C...

Port Fairy to Warrnambool Rail Trail (South West Victoria) Receives Funding
23/11/06

The Moyne and Warrnambool Shire councils have been successful in obtaining funding of $850,000 from the Victorian State Government to begin constructi...

Rail Trail Proponent Steps Down
23/11/06

The Murray to Mountains Rail Trail manager and general rail trail proponent, Mr Darren Murphy, steps down from his job on the 1st of December 2006. He...

High Country Rail Trail (NE Victoria) Receives Major Funding Boost
23/11/06

The Victorian State Government has promised $1.3 million to seal a further 24km of the trail and bridge half of the gap across Sandy Creek Inlet. Clic...

The 2006 Australasia Cycle Tourism Conference – UPDATE
21/11/06

On 20-21 November some 100 people representing Government, the Australian Cycle Industry, Not for Profit organisations and businesses associated with ...