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WESTCYCLE WELCOMES STATE GOVERNMENT $20 MILLION COMMITMENT TO BIKE RIDING

 

As part of the State Governments Covid-19 Recovery plan a $20 million commitment to the development of trails in Western Australia has been made.  WestCycle welcomes this announcement and congratulates the McGowan Government for supporting the vision of creating Western Australia as the mountain biking capital of Australia. 

This latest commitment, alongside the projects already underway in Dwellingup and Collie, are the culmination of years of work from countless people. WestCycle would like to take the opportunity to acknowledge the many people that have been involved in the planning and engagement to help Western Australia realise its potential of becoming world famous for mountain biking. 

“The Perth Hills is already home to a world class network of trails. The Kalamunda Mountain Bike Collective (KMBC) welcomes this announcement which will transform the Perth Hills and increase the number of trails in the Perth metro area”. Cameron Wishart, President KMBC 

“Over the last 12 months significant planning and detailed design work has been undertaken to upgrade the Goat Farm. We look forward to working with the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) to deliver these improvements to the Goat Farm in Greenmount”. Marg McIlroy, Goat Farm Steering Committee Member. 

In addition to the work already underway to create Trail Towns in Dwellingup and Collie (a total $18.4 million investment) the $20 million announcement on the weekend includes the following projects: 

 

 

For more information and updates on the projects underway in Collie and Dwellingup go to: www.MTBWA.com.au 

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