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Great Southern Rail Trail Extension (basically) Open
10/01/22

Big news to start the year with the 36km extension of the Great Southern Rail Trail in Gippsland Victoria mostly complete. This is a marvellous new se...

Tumbarumba Rail Trail Benefits Highlighted on ABC TV news
02/01/22

The Tumbarumba to Rosewood Rail Trail in southern NSW has received positive media coverage in an ABC TV news item that was widely aired on 29 December...

Hamilton to Coleraine Rail Trail (in Victoria) needs your support!
27/12/21

Rail Trails Australia (RTA) is calling on members and supporters to write to the Mayor of the Southern Grampians Shire to ask the shire to get behind ...

Contractors commence construction of the Tweed Valley Rail Trail
11/12/21

In December the Tweed Valley Council informed the public that the winning tender contractor has now set up its site office at the heritage listed Murw...

Planning Approval Granted for Initial Newcastle LGA Section (approx. 13 km) of the Richmond Vale Rail Trail in NSW
09/12/21

On 6 December 2021, the Hunter and Central Coast Regional Planning Panel (RPP) granted approval for the initial stages of the Newcastle portion of th...

A Hidden Gem Exposed for Off-Road Trail
08/12/21

Adjacent to Hidden Valley and Wallan in country Victoria, there’s a hidden natural gem that has only recently given up its secret to thirty-two comm...

Show your support for the proposed Boorowa Galong (NSW) Rail Trail
08/12/21

The Boorowa Galong Rail Trail group, led by President Jim Ryan, has been successful in achieving around half the funding needed to do a feasibility st...

Monaro Rail Trail (NSW) Developments
05/12/21

With the easing of travel restrictions, Rail Trails Australia president Damian McCrohan, took great delight in meeting with some of the enthusiastic a...