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Child riding a small off road motor bike on a gravel track.

Full throttle on laws to allow off-road vehicle online registrations

Jun 20, 2024
New laws to allow the online registration of off-road vehicles (ORVs) in WA have been introduced into Parliament as the WA Government goes full throttle on reform that will benefit riders, local governments and their communities.
Local Government Minister Hannah Beazley MLA at Pinjar ORV site near Wanneroo

Upgrade to off-road vehicle areas

Apr 11, 2024
The upgrade of two ORV areas in York and Ledge Point are providing safe and environmentally friendly sites for trail bike, quad bike and all-terrain vehicle users.
An close up image of a trail bike river on a dirt road

Shire of York off-road vehicle area receives funding boost

Apr 20, 2021
The Shire of York's off-road vehicle area, also known as the York Motocross Track, is set to receive an upgrade with a $40,000 funding boost from the State Government.
Low Angle View Of Man Riding Dirt Bike During Sunset

Identification of potential areas for off-road vehicles

Mar 19, 2021

LG Alert

The Off-Road Vehicle Advisory Committee is asking local governments to identify areas that could be considered for formal gazetting for off-road vehicle (ORV) use.

New intrastate travel restrictions from midnight, Tuesday 31 March 2020

Mar 28, 2020

LG Alert

To help reduce the spread of COVID-19, the State Government will introduce further restrictions on travel within Western Australia from midnight Tuesday night (12.00am Wednesday morning).
An close up image of a trail bike river on a dirt road

Controlling Off-road Vehicles in Your Community

Aug 22, 2019

Ministerial Circular 2 2017

In light of recent off-road vehicle incidents across the State, local governments are reminded of the options available for controlling off-road vehicle use in the community.
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