VIC Govt Talks to Riders

The Victorian Government has engaged with riders to resolve conflict between riders, resident and other forest users.

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Nowhere To Ride

There's hardly anywhere to ride legally in NSW.

Land developers, policy exclusion, clowns and noise has resulted in closure of nearly all available areas.

Now there are Environmental problems as riders push into areas they would not have used previously.

Erosion from new track creation, grooving of water diversion banks (roll-overs), creek bank destruction and spreading of weeds and diseases from unwashed machines are all problems now.

Media Release

23 November 2010


The Motorcycle Council of NSW (MCC of NSW) calls upon the NSW state government to immediately introduce Recreational Registration for off-road motorcycles along the lines of the Victorian model.

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Useful Links for Land Managers

The Crown Lands Act 1989 No 6, sets out the responsibilities of people using National Parks as well as the responsibility of the Government to manage areas in accordance with Legislation.

10 Objects of Act

11 Principles of Crown land management

(c) that public use and enjoyment of appropriate Crown land be encouraged,

(d) that, where appropriate, multiple use of Crown land be encouraged,

(e) that, where appropriate, Crown land should be used and managed in such a way that both the land and its resources are sustained in perpetuity, and

HOW to build sustainable areas

NSW Land and Water Conservation Guidelines for the Planning,
Construction and Maintenance of Tracks

US Dept. of Transportation Trail Construction and Maintenance Notebook 2007 Edition

NT Dept. Natural Resources, Environment and Arts Land Note - 'Road Drainage - Whoa Boy (rollover banks) Construction

NT Dept. Natural Resources, Environment and Arts Technical Note 8 - Diversion Banks

International Mountain Bicycling Association Trail Building Resources web page

VIC Dept of Sustainability and Environment - Ride for Tomorrow

Government of Canada Investment in Trails Infrastructure