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Work begins on $5 million Bunbury lookout and trail transformation

Apr 26, 2023
Construction is now underway on a $5 million transformation of Bunbury's Maidens Reserve with an impressive scenic lookout and trail.
Hikers walking across a new bridge

Expression of interest — community members

Feb 24, 2023
Expressions of interest are invited for community members for the WA Trails Reference Group (TRG) for the period of March 2023 to March 2025.
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

Jan 30, 2023
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.
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Breaking all boundaries: Award honours mountain biking pioneer

Oct 25, 2022
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

Oct 21, 2022
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.
Hikers walking across a new bridge

New Collie trail and bridge ready for hikers to enjoy

Sep 12, 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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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.
Front view of young woman mountain biking in forest

Wellington National Park expanded as Collie trails network grows

Nov 22, 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

Nov 10, 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

Nov 4, 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

Oct 14, 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.
Volunteer trail carers helping to upgrade a trail

Help care for trails

Oct 11, 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?
Page reviewed 04 November 2022