NEWSLETTER – Jan / Feb 2018

ALL OUR HARD WORK FINALLY PAYS OFF! $13 Million for the Rail Trail THE Federal Government has committed $6.5 million to help fund the first stage of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail in what has been hailed as the biggest … Continue reading

$13 million committed for rail trail

Some news articles about the latest news that the Federal Government has committed $6.5 million to help fund the first stage of the Northern Rivers Rail Trail. Click on picture for the full Northern Star article: Click on link below … Continue reading

Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk

Click on link for complete Northernstar story.  Rail trail vision still rolling despite train talk

NEWSLETTER – December

NORTHERN RIVERS RAIL TRAIL SUCCESSES IN 2017 * A very successful crowd funding campaign, raising over $75,000 to put towards a business case for the Casino to Eltham section of the trail. * Engineering mapping has been completed from Casino to Eltham and beyond as … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER- November

Why did this American donate $17k to the rail trail? THE Northern Rivers Rail Trail has been given a boost with a $17,500 donation from a cycling enthusiast. Brian Hodges moved to the area one year ago from Santa Barbara … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER – Petition needs signatures

Thomas George (local member for Lismore) and Geoff Provest (Tweed) have started a petition that they would like to be sent back to Thomas’ office by 15th September. They are asking that the Federal Government support the project by providing … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER – FEDERAL FUNDING STILL NEEDED

You may be aware by now that the State Government announced funding of $6.3M for the Tweed section of the rail trail. It is necessary that the Commonwealth Government invest a matching contribution to allow this project to succeed. Unfortunately … Continue reading

STATE GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES $6.3M FOR TWEED SECTION OF THE TRAIL!

Well everyone, this is what we have been waiting for, for the last 4 years (or 11 years, if you include the original rail trailers – Will Jeffery and Richard White!).  The first lot of funding allocated to the building of the trail from … Continue reading

WE REACHED OUR TARGET!

GREAT RESULT EVERYONE We made our target in just less than a month, from over 770 donations, ranging from $2 to $2,500, with an average of $25. Fantastic result! We can’t tell you how important this campaign has been – … Continue reading

NEWSLETTER Over $62K reached in 3.5 weeks! Only 2.5 days left & our target is $75K!

What a brilliant effort – we may as well keep it going! The money we raise, we keep – which will be a great help. The more we have, the better the engineering plan will be. The campaign has been fantastic – … Continue reading