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The forest near Dwellingup

Collie and Dwellingup recognised as world-class Trail Towns

Trails WA has awarded Collie and Dwellingup with Trail Town accreditation on the back of significant State Government investment in mountain bike trails throughout both locations.
10 DLGSC attendees and presenters of the 2024 trails forum pose for a group photo.

WA Trails Forum sets path forward for sustainable active outdoor recreation

Industry leaders gather to discuss future of trails in Western Australia.
Person with a backpack hiking on a walking trail in the Kimberley

$900,000 in community grants available to blaze trails across WA

Media release

Grants of up to $50,000 are now available for new community-led trail projects in Western Australia.
Waroona Railside Park and the signage showing the development  plans

Waroona Railside Park brings community together

The new $4.4 million Waroona Railside Park has been officially opened.
Monatage of 4 images showing grass playing field, swimming pool, cricket player, lawn bowls player

More than $2.1 million boost for sport and recreation facilities

Media release

27 sport and recreation projects throughout Western Australia are benefitting from more than $2.1 million in funding from the State Government's latest small grants round.
Outdoor community swimming pool lanes with a shade sail covering.

$4.9 million funding splash for Kununurra swimming pool

Media release

The State Government is splashing extra cash towards water activities in the East Kimberley by investing an additional $4.9 million in the redevelopment of the Kununurra Aquatic and Leisure Centre.
A drone image of Lesmurdie Falls

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.
People seated in a workshop with a presenter talking at the front of the room

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.
4 people with backpacks hiking in a coastal landscape

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.
Hikers walking across a new bridge

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.
3D render of new lookouts and trails.

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.


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Page reviewed 10 November 2023