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150 reasons to start your next trails adventure

Trails WA releases top trails list, encouraging all Western Australians to explore our great outdoors.
Mountain bike rider on coastal sand dunes at sunset.

New mountain bike trails for Perth's northern suburbs

Mountain biking in the heart of Perth's northern suburbs is a step closer with design and construction of family-friendly trails at Lake Joondalup going to tender.
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Hiking Strategy Workshop provides path forward for hiking and trail development in WA

Continuing its good progress on hiking and trail development in Western Australia, the Department of Local Government, Sport, and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) recently hosted the WA Hiking Strategy Workshop.
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Applications for hiking grants open to boost outdoor participation

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is calling for grant submissions for the WA Hiking Participation Grant Program.
2 people on stand up paddleboards with the text, 'Get out and get active this October!'

Step out into our great outdoors this October!

Don't miss out on the chance to make October your month of outdoor exploration, adventure and wellbeing.

$400,000 in grants available to help the WA community experience our great outdoors

The Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC) is calling for grant submissions for its Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Program.
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State Government invests $330,000 in sustainable trails

Locals and visitors alike are set to benefit from a $331,302 investment into trails experiences across Western Australia.
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Work begins on $5 million Bunbury lookout and trail transformation

Construction is now underway on a $5 million transformation of Bunbury's Maidens Reserve with an impressive scenic lookout and trail.
Wellington Dam mural, 29 January 2021

New walkway across Collie's Wellington Dam mega-mural

Walkers will be able to experience Collie's Wellington Dam and its spectacular mega-mural from new heights from tomorrow.
A mother with her school-aged children going to school. ONe child has a bike and the other a skateboard.

$300,000 to help get more West Aussie kids riding to school

The State Government has (pedal) powered ahead with a $300,000 WestCycle grant to help get more Western Australian children riding to school.
Hikers walking across a new bridge

Expression of interest — community members

Expressions of interest are invited for community members for the WA Trails Reference Group (TRG) for the period of March 2023 to March 2025.
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New accessible nature play area unveiled in Bunbury

A new interactive nature playground has officially opened in the heart of Bunbury, with wheelchair accessibility for residents and visitors to enjoy.
WA Hiking Participation Grants: $187,810 for 10 projects. Image of hikers walking a bush trail.

Grants help hiking projects reach new heights

A walking project to help people heal while grieving, a nature-based adaptive hiking program for those who live with disability and a hike project to unite Ukranians are among 10 recipients getting a total of nearly $188,000 in State Government funding.
Trails Planning Grants Program open. Image of rider using a modified hand mountain bike on a trail.

We’re planning for a future of sustainable, world-class trails in WA

Following the release of the WA Strategic Trails Blueprint in October 2022, the State Government is now offering grants of between $5000 and $25,000 for local trail development projects.
Two mountain bike riders on a trail in a National Park

Outdoor active recreation grants provide $395,798 funding boost

Outdoor recreation activities throughout the State have received a boost with 20 projects set to share a total of $395,798 in funding from the Outdoor Active Recreation Participation Grants Program.
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$600,000 to help more West Aussies experience the benefits of being outdoors

The State Government has put a call out for Western Australians to get more active outdoors with $600,000 now available through two grant programs.


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Page reviewed 10 November 2023