Newsletters

June 2018

From the President
The committee has met monthly and have been setting plans and goals for the next six months and the exciting news is that in July we should be ready to launch our crowd funding effort to finance the first part of the feasibility study …
Monaro Rail Trail Commitee at Cooma Rotary Markets
These events create opportunities for the public to engage with us and discuss the proposal …

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December 2017

NSW Govt and rail trail tourism
Government handling of rail trail development has been less than heartening …
Regional govt and cycling tourism
Queanbeyan Palerang shire prepared a tourism strategy paper that supported rail trails …

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New Zealand Cycle Trails.

A cost benefit analysis commissioned for the New Zealand government.

President’s Report 2016-2017

Awareness Campaign
Much work was done this year to raise the awareness of the MRT …
Interactions in Queanbeyan and ACT govts.
Andrew Carter and Cate Spencer have been working hard to make a presence in the ACT and Queanbeyan Palerang Regional Council (QPRC) …
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Snowy Monaro Council Elections

Support for MRT
Committee members have met with candidates in the forthcoming election and formed a view on who best supports MRT …
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Phil Anderson Fund Raising Ride

This event has been cancelled due to an injury to Phil Anderson

Join Tour de France yellow jersey winner Phil Anderson on a family friendly fundraiser for MRT in Cooma on 26 August, followed by lunch in Cooma …
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January 2017

Rail trails in NSW
All rail trail proposals in NSW are likely to follow a development pathway set by a pilot case at Tumbarumba. …
Federal politics
In November, the MRT committee was given the opportunity to brief Dr Mike Kelly, Federal member for Eden Monaro. …
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September 2016

MRT Annual General Meeting
The first AGM and elections were held on 30 August at the Alpine Hotel Cooma …
The past 12 months
This has been a busy time for the committee as we inform the Monaro communities about the meaning and benefits of a recreational cycle way. …
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July 2016

Building community awareness
Informing people and communities along the route continues to be the focal point of our activities. …
Local council amalgamation
The three local councils on the Monaro have recently amalgamated to form the Snowy Monaro Council. This has meant …
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April 2016

The Monaro Rail Trail banner road show
February: Recent purchase of a pull up banner to promote our proposal has allowed the committee to visit communities along the route. …
Some significant meetings
In January we attended a meeting with the Cooma Monaro Council and as a result we have written a submission to the Council. …
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