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New website puts WA’s world-class trails on the map

May 5, 2022
The State Government has invested in a new website making it possible for anyone to access Western Australia's world-class trails network.

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October — the Perth-ect time to get outdoors!

29 Sep 2022
Outdoors October kicks off this Saturday 1 October with a month-long celebration of outdoor active recreation, encouraging Western Australians to start planning their outdoors adventure.
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New Collie trail and bridge ready for hikers to enjoy

12 Sep 2022
The State Government is stepping up its support for the town of Collie, with the next section of the Wiilman Bilya trail now open.
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State Government delivers on $2.6m all-abilities play space election commitment

25 Jul 2022
The State Government has swung into action on its $2.6 million election commitment for an all-abilities play space in the City of Wanneroo in Perth’s north.
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22 reasons for Western Australians to get active outdoors

10 Jun 2022
Western Australians now have more reason than ever to get active outside with 22 recreation projects throughout the State sharing $427,000 in funding.
Trails WA website with a search field and the title, find yourself in amazing places. Darkened image of a cyclist on a bush track in the background.

New website puts WA’s world-class trails on the map

5 May 2022
The State Government has invested in a new website making it possible for anyone to access Western Australia's world-class trails network.
Two people hiking in the Kalbarri National Park

State Government shines light on outdoor recreation

8 Mar 2022
The State Government is investing $400,000 to encourage more Western Australians to get active outdoors.
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Project means more people ‘Candance’

13 Jan 2022
The Candance Dance Studio Bunbury is providing opportunities in DanceSport for people with special needs through the ‘Shall we Dance Sport’ project.
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Special new memories for those at Ern Halliday camp

16 Dec 2021
Going on camp holds so many special memories — and now there’s another reason for those memories to be great.
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Wellington National Park expanded as Collie trails network grows

22 Nov 2021
Collie's transformation into a recreation and adventure tourism hub continues, with Wellington National Park expanded by over 7000 hectares and the completion of the first 15km stage of the region's new mountain bike trails network.
Bibbulmun Track with guide sign, Beedelup National Park, Western Australia

Lotterywest grant funds new tech for Bibbulmun Track

10 Nov 2021
Hikers and volunteers who use the Bibbulmun Track will soon benefit from new online resources to help make their journey easier.
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A look back at the WA Trails and Recreation Forum 2021

4 Nov 2021
A record number of people gathered in Albany for the WA Trails and Recreation Forum 2021.
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Adventurous minds convene to plan the future of WA’s trails

14 Oct 2021
Western Australia's biggest-ever trails forum is being held in Albany today to discuss how the state can harness the economic potential of some of our fastest growing pastimes — hiking, trail running and mountain biking.
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Help care for trails

11 Oct 2021
Do you enjoy walking or cycling on the trails of the Great Southern? Are you interested in meeting new people and spending time outdoors for a good cause?
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Hiking participation grants now open

11 Oct 2021
Have a great trails project you’d like to bring to life? Applications for the WA Hiking Participation Grants program are now open.
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Trailing down to Albany for annual forum

11 Oct 2021
Another reason to celebrate Outdoors October is the WA Trails and Recreation Forum 2021.
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Heaps of fun at Camp Quaranup

11 Oct 2021
The much-loved Camp Quaranup Community Open Day happens on Saturday 16 October.
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WA Hiking Participation Grants open for applications

28 Sep 2021
Community organisations or local governments can now apply for funding for programs that boost participation in hiking and trail running.
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Hiking grants a gateway to experience WA’s great outdoors

2 Jun 2021
More than $168,000 will be shared among 15 local governments and community organisations in a new grants program to increase participation in, and develop, the State's hiking industry.
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New funding program seeks innovative ideas to get people moving

1 Feb 2021
A new $750,000 funding program has been announced to support innovative projects that encourage physical activity.
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State Government drops in with wheely good news for Morley skaters

8 Dec 2020
The State Government has dropped in with good news for local skateboarders and BMX riders in Morley, allocating $2.5 million to replace the ageing Wotton Reserve Skate Park and BMX track.
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Funding program takes hiking to new heights

20 Nov 2020
The State Government has launched a new grant program targeting local governments and community organisations to grow participation in trail running and bushwalking activities in Western Australia.
Participants of the Pedal Plantagenet Program gathered in Wilson Park Mount Barker to celebrate Bike Month 2020.

Local governments host WA Bike Month events

21 Oct 2020
A host of local governments are among the organisations putting on WA Bike Month events during October.
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Record $50,000 boost for WA Bike Month events across the State

8 Sep 2020
WA Bike Month is gearing up to be bigger and better than ever, with a record $50,000 in grants awarded to support 50 events to encourage people of all ages and abilities to give cycling a go.
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State Government fast tracks community sport grants to assist with COVID-19 recovery

21 May 2020
The State Government will fast-track $12 million in funding applications for community sport and recreation projects to expedite the projects and support Western Australia's economy as part of the COVID-19 recovery.
People working on a trail in Margaret River

Course to help equip locals with trail building skills

10 Oct 2019
The State Government is conducting a week-long course for up to 20 Collie and Dwellingup residents to help them develop the skills to find a job in the local trails industry.
Tim Swart at the 2019 Trails Forum

Trails forum launches guides for WA’s hikers, mountain bikers and trails enthusiasts

12 Aug 2019
Local, regional and national trails experts gathered in City Beach’s surf lifesaving club in early August for an industry forum to exchange expertise and the launch of two key WA trails planning documents.
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