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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.
A family kayaking together

$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.
Andrew Liddawi with a message stick

Breaking all boundaries: Award honours mountain biking pioneer

Andrew Liddawi, mountain biker and founder of adaptive cycling and hiking organisation Break the Boundary, has been recognised for his outstanding contribution to Western Australia's trail industry.
WA Strategic Trails Blueprint cover

WA trails to better connect with country, community and culture

Sport and Recreation Minister David Templeman has outlined the way forward for trails in Western Australia, with the release of the WA Strategic Trails Blueprint 2022-2027.
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Kununurra water playground set to make a splash

The State Government has made a supersized splash in Kununurra with a new $3.2 million water playground.
Three mountain bike riders on a bush track.

State mountain bike strategy launch

More West Australians and visitors will have access to mountain bike opportunities thanks to the launch of a State strategy aimed at supporting sustainable participation in one of the fastest growing activities in the world.
Two people on stand-up paddling boards in a picturesque bay

October — the Perth-ect time to get outdoors!

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.
Hikers walking across a new bridge

New Collie trail and bridge ready for hikers to enjoy

The State Government is stepping up its support for the town of Collie, with the next section of the Wiilman Bilya trail now open.
A low-angle side view of a father and his young daughters enjoying a lovely autumn day out in a public park.

State Government delivers on $2.6m all-abilities play space election commitment

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.
Kayaking point of view

22 reasons for Western Australians to get active outdoors

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

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

The State Government is investing $400,000 to encourage more Western Australians to get active outdoors.


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Page reviewed 10 November 2023