March 2016 Newsletter

Rail Trails for NSW

About Rail Trails For NSW

Rail Trails for NSW is an non profit incorporated association who are interested rail trails for walking, horseriding and bike riding in NSW and local busnesses, agencies and people that these activities interact with.

The formal Objectives of the association (Rail Trails for NSW) are;

  • Foster the development of rail trails in NSW
  • Communicate the economic, tourism, heritage and health opportunities of rail trails in NSW
  • Advocate with all levels of government on the establishment of rail trails in NSW
  • Support the establishment of local ‘friends of rail trails’ groups or rail trail committees of management in NSW

Northern Rivers Rail Trail Association is grateful for everything Rail Trails For NSW is doing and we encourage all our rail trail friends to support them, so they can support us!

“Make It Happen in 2016”

Campaign launch NSW Parliament House

Rail Trails for NSW are excited to be launching the MAKE IT HAPPEN IN 2016 campaign on March 22. This invitation only, full day event will be attended by Mayors, Councillors and Members of State and Federal Parliament together with a group of experienced Rail Trail advocates and representatives from around the state. There will be  a number of guest speakers, including leading recreational trail planners and 2 experts in recreational tourism and business studies. The recently renovated Jubilee Room is expected to be full to capacity.


It’s clear to Rail Trails for NSW that they need to step up their visits and materials in support of Rail Trail teams around the state. So they are asking each supporter for a donation of at least $20.

First prize courtesy of 99Bikes is a “Pedal Trooper”, a rugged low maintenance hardtail alloy framed mountain bike with traditional 26 inch wheels. Optimised for comfort, it offers a relaxed ride & easy handling.

This draw will be at the “Make It Happen in 2016” campaign launch at NSW Parliament House, March 22.

Hurry to get your donations in. Entries close Sunday 20 March 2016

To be in the draw for this great bike, we would like supporters and Organisations to donate at least $20.

  • Every $20 donation earns 4 tickets in the draw, plus another ticket for every further $5
  • Donations of $50 will receive 15 tickets
  • Donations of $100 will receive 35 chances to win !

The winner will be advised by phone or email. Please make your donation soon to …

Rail Trails for NSW

BANK ACCOUNT: WESTPAC, KENT ST        Please add your name into the details field.

BSB 032-134 ACCOUNT NO: 303222

All funds raised will further the campaigns to establish Rail Trails throughout NSW and catch up with other States.