Monthly Archives: September 2015

Trip 100 – Wildflower Trip

28th August 2015 Trip Leaders Tony & Stella Weldon

Our group of seven vehicles assembled in Mundaring with trip leaders Tony and Stella Weldon. A leisurely 10am start saw us heading towards our lunch spot at Goomalling. We picnicked beside the disused railway station which was bathed in the bright sunshine which we enjoyed the whole weekend. Arriving at the caravan park in Dalwallinu at 2.30pm gave us plenty of time to set up camp. The Swifts arrived late in the afternoon to complete our party. We all enjoyed a very nice evening...

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Two Potential Overnighter Club Trips?

1/ Martins Tank  in Yalgorup National Park just 105km south of Perth.

For the first time, Yalgorup National Park will have specific sites for caravans and camper trailers, bringing the total number of campsites available to 34. This is double the number of sites that were available previously. The upgrade includes the addition of eight tent camp sites, four larger group camp sites, a camp kitchen, two communal fire pits and two toilets.

 These improved camping facilities will give more opportunity to enjoy the park’s natural...

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The Gap and Natural Bridge – Temporary Closure

The GapThe Gap and Natural Bridge are temporarily closed while new paths and spectacular viewing areas are constructed.

 

A $5.8 million funding package will see this highly-visited attraction completely overhauled with new state-of-the-art viewing platforms and associated facilities. The project is expected to be completed before the summer holiday season.

    Artist's Impressions An extract from Touring WA  - Issue 27...
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Fortescue Falls Karajini NP

Fortescue FallsOne of most popular attractions in Karijini National Park is now easier to get to!

New steps, platforms and handrails at Fortescue Falls allow visitors to safely venture into the gorge, enjoy closer views of the falls, stop for a break or get some great photos.

The 60m of raised platform is part of the Fortescue Falls walk trail. It was made from raw steel, stable and durable, blending with the iron-rich gorge walls. The final phase of the project is due for completion in 2016 but...
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A New Challenge on Offer

Track Care WA Inc. is recognised by the land managers as one of the two peak bodies of 4wding in Western Australia. The other recognised 4wd peak body in 4wding is The WA 4wd Association and together they are in fact the largest 4wd community in Western Australia representing ALL responsible 4wd interests for the purpose of 'sustainable' recreational 4wding. If you are wanting to become more active in the 4WD scene... or to contribute to the Rehabilitation of Historic WA Rangelands Buildings, Sites or Tracks ..then perhaps consider Trackcare for...
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Public Environmental Review – Perth–Darwin National Highway (Swan Valley Section)

Overview Main Roads Western Australia is proposing to construct a new section of the Perth–Darwin National Highway between Malaga and Muchea, Western Australia. The proposal is 38 km of new dual carriageway highway to the west of the Swan Valley and will connect the intersection of Tonkin Highway and Reid Highway in the south with Great Northern Highway and Brand Highway in the north. The proposal (EPBC 2013/7042) has also been determined to be a controlled action under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) and will be assessed by a Public...
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