September Newsletter

MY COMMUNITY PROJECT Congratulations to the successful My Community Projects recently announced.  Lismore electorate has three funded, and although we weren’t successful this time around, NRRT’s project was voted 7th out of the 34 projects submitted for a grant!! Pretty … Continue reading

July 2019 Newsletter

CASINO / LISMORE UPDATE THE NORTHERN Rivers Rail Trail (NRRT) business case has been presented to Richmond Valley Council at their last meeting. The business case, prepared by Bathurst-based consultancy BusinessSense, covers the 45km Casino-to-Eltham section of the 130kms Casino-to-Murwillumbah railcorridor. Richmond Valley and … Continue reading

Bipartisan support for Rail Trail!

LISMORE/CASINO UPDATE  THE NATIONALS ANNOUNCE $7.5 MILLION TOWARDS STAGE TWO  Federal Member for Page, Kevin Hogan, has announced that if re-elected a Coalition Government will commit $7.5 million to the Northern Rivers Rail Trail.  He says the money will assist in funding … Continue reading

$200,000 per year for 3 years to maintain the trail!

Great news for Tweed section of the rail trail, with Ben Franklin announcing $200,000 per year for 3 years to maintain the trail. Moving forward!!


CASINO TO ELTHAM UPDATE The first rough draft of the business case from Business Sense has been received, plus the economic analysis and will be reviewed by the Steering Committee.   THE HANNAH CABINET FOR LISMORE The Northern Rivers Rail Trail will … Continue reading

December 2018 Newsletter

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM THE RAIL TRAIL COMMITTEE This is our 5th Christmas and we are still hanging in there and moving forward each year. Who would have thought this would be a life time project when we committed to working with NRRT! We … Continue reading

Tweed rail trail to be completed by 2020

Tweed Shire Council is optimistic its planned rail trail can be completed by September 2020, following a successful start to the tender process last week. >> read full article

Saffin declares support for rail trail Safin supports rail trail


WE ARE ON THE SCCU COMMUNITY GRANT LIST Our application has reached the Voting Stage. Voting closes on Sunday 18th November. Please vote from this link    

NEWSLETTER October 2018

UPDATE ON TWEED SECTION OF THE RAIL TRAIL   Tweed council still working hard for us! A heritage consultant was commissioned in July to undertake several localised heritage management plans with the first work, a heritage conservation management plan and precinct plan for the Murwillumbah Railway Station … Continue reading