Pinjar Trails Now Open 25-Dec-2010
The new 'Family' Trail and 'PeeWee' Trail at Pinjar are now open for riding. This week DEC fini..
Incident Reporting Form 22-Dec-2010
The RTRA has been developing positive relationships with land managers across Western Australia...
Lancelin Defence Area Clarification 11-Dec-2010
We've received a clarification from the Department of Defence to advise that the beach area adjacent..
Battle for the Blackwood 01-Dec-2010
The RTRA has met with DEC to better understand the concerns in the Blackwood area. Illegal camp..
Canadian Study Shows Health Benefits 01-Dec-2010
Anyone who rides a dirt bike or ATV will know that it requires physical exertion. And we all know th..
York Track Gets an Upgrade 01-Dec-2010
The Off Road Vehicle Area in York has had an upgrade thanks to York Council. As well as re-g..
Fires Delay Pinjar Development 28-Nov-2010
So close! Just days away from completing the PeeWee trail at Pinjar a series of fires and extreme fi..
Harvey Shire set to ban bikes on beaches 26-Nov-2010
The Shire of Harvey has signalled its intention to ban all motorcycles and quad bikes from the Myalu..
Lancelin - Cervantes Trail Under Threat 17-Nov-2010
The popular Lancelin to Cervantes trail could be a thing of the past, with the Department of Defence..
Pinjar Progress Report 10-Nov-2010
Good and bad news from Pinjar. This week the work started on grading and rolling the trail surface, ..
Blackwood at Risk 01-Nov-2010
Opposition to trail bikes in the Blackwood Valley is mounting and DEC is responding to heat from res..
Safety Tip - Adjust for the Dust 01-Nov-2010
With summer just about here (and summer riding conditions already here!) it's time to adjust to the ..
Last month we alerted you to the fact that the State Trail Bike Strategy would soon be going to C..
Results of Annual General Meeting 14-Oct-2010
The Annual General Meeting of the RTRA was held at 7.00pm on Wednesday 13 October at the Sports ..
The long-awaited Parliamentary Committee Inquiry into recreation in water catchment areas has re..
Special Offer from Trailzone Magazine 24-Sep-2010
RTRA members can now take advantage of a special 20% discount offer from Trailzone Magazine. A ..
Pinjar Family Trail Alignment Gets Thumbs-Up 14-Sep-2010
Riders testing the alignment on the new 'Family Trail' at Pinjar have given it an average score of 8..
Pinjar Trail Construction Commences 28-Aug-2010
Clearing will commence today (Saturday 28 August) for the new PeeWee and 'Family' trails at the Pinj..
FPC Commences Gnangara Operations 17-Aug-2010
The Forest Products Commission has advised that harvesting operations have now commenced in the Gnan..
RTRA Awarded Two Sustainable Recreation Grants 06-Aug-2010
The Minister for Environment and Youth, Donna Farragher MLC today presented the RTRA with a cheque f..
DEC Non-Commercial Activity Permits 17-Jul-2010
RTRA Members can now access the DEC 'Non-Commercial Activity Permit' from the Members section (/Memb..
Strategy Moving Ahead - in 1st gear 17-Jul-2010
The State Trail Bike Strategy got another mention in Parliament this month. When questioned by Mick..
Ride Group Sent Home from Cundinup 16-Jul-2010
Citing a lack of an appropriate permit, police and DEC officials put an early end to a day's ride or..
Company Fined for Dumping in Gnangara 16-Jun-2010
A northern suburbs bobcat business has been fined $2,000 for dumping building waste at the Gnang..
Gnangara Harvesting Warning 15-Jun-2010
The Forest Products Commission has advised that harvesting in the Gnangara pine forests will occ..
Pickering Brook Road Closure Imminent 15-Jun-2010
RTRA has been advised that the planned closure of Pickering Brook Road will happen shortly. ..
Pinjar Progressing 15-Jun-2010
Master planning for the Pinjar ORV area is progressing, with DEC's landscape architects developing p..
South West Blitz Predicted 15-Jun-2010
We've received a report from members that DEC and the Police are planning a winter blitz through..
Upping the Heat on the State Trail Bike Strategy 15-Jun-2010
Support for the State Trail Bike Strategy is gaining momentum in Parliament House with Tony Simp..
Research commissioned by the Department of Water has supported the RTRA position that managed us..
The Queensland Government this week announced the privatisation of Queensland Plantation Forests. T..
DirtyX Says No to MA 09-May-2010
In our last newsletter we mentioned that the new DirtyX Motocross Park at Tammin (near Cunderdin) wa..
DoT announces Rider Licencing Review 09-May-2010
The Department of Transport has announced a review into motorcycle rider training and licencing. ..
ORV Registration Made Easy 09-May-2010
We've received dozens of enquiries about how to get ORV registration for a dirt bike or quad. T..
While we wait with decreasing patience for the WA State Government to fully commit to the State Trai..
RTRA Water Submission now a Public Document 09-May-2010
We are finally allowed to publicly release the RTRA submission to the Parliamentary Inquiry into Rec..
Trail Closure - Harvey Area 09-May-2010
DEC has advised that the southern-most trail from Harvey-Quindanning Rd to Kite Rd is closed to all ..
Perth Hills Trails Reference Group 21-Apr-2010
The RTRA has been invited to join the Perth Hills Trails Reference Group coordinated by the Shire of..
National Publicity for RTRA in ADB 07-Apr-2010
The work of the RTRA has received some valuable national publicity with an article in this month..
DirtyX Up and Running 06-Apr-2010
According to their web site the DirtyX Motocross Park at Tammin (near Cunderdin) opened on the E..
With the State Trail Bike Strategy due to be discussed by senior Cabinet ministers this month, ..
Water Catchment Parliamentary Enquiry 12-Apr-2010
RTRA President Steve Pretzel and MWA Executive Director Rick Gill appeared before the Parliamentary ..
RTRA to Appear at Water Catchment Hearing 25-Mar-2010
RTRA President Steve Pretzel and MWA Executive Director Rick Gill have been invited to appear before..
Strategy moves at a snail's pace 24-Mar-2010
The State Trail Bike Strategy is still with the Minister for Sport & Recreation, Terry Waldron. ..
Castrilli Responds 15-Mar-2010
John Castrilli, Minister for Local Government with responsibility for the Control of Vehicles (Off R..
Letter from a Ranger 14-Mar-2010
We recently received a letter from the Senior Ranger at Serpentine-Jarrahdale Shire, Brian Owston. ..
Letter to Minister Castrilli 24-Feb-2010
RTRA has written to Local Government Minister John Castrilli MLA asking him to reconsider his positi..
Noise a problem at Lancelin 16-Feb-2010
After what could best be described as a ‘strained’ relationship with former CEO Simon Fr..
Gingin CEO Terminated 10-Feb-2010
Gingin Shire CEO, Simon Fraser, has had his contract terminated by the Council. Mr Fraser was n..
Following complaints from members, and reports on our Ranger Contact Reports, RTRA wrote to the ..
RTRA Calls on Minister to Empower Committee 10-Feb-2010
The RTRA believes the Minister for Local Government, John Castrilli is hindering the Off Road Vehicl..
RTRA Invited to Gingin 10-Feb-2010
Gingin Shire council has invited RTRA to meet and discuss the Lancelin Off Road Vehicle Area. R..