The Project People

 

Yarra Ranges Council – Ride Yarra Ranges

Ride Yarra Ranges manages the Warburton Mountain Bike Destination Project and is an initiative of the Yarra Ranges Council. Jim Child is the local representative of our area (O’Shannessy Ward) and a mountain biker who is an avid supporter of this project.
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Parks Victoria

The Yarra Ranges Mountain Bike Destination Project began under the aegis of the Parks Victoria’s ‘Healthy Parks, Healthy People’ Program and they are major drivers in the project along with our local council and DELWP.
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DELWP (Department of Environment, Land, Water & Planning)

Vic Roads

Vic Roads

Melbourne Water

Melbourne Water

Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank (Bendigo Bank)

The Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank has enthusiastically supported this project, funding the building of their website and then supply $300,000 worth of funding towards the project.
Warburton and Yarra Junction Community Bank

Vic Track

“VicTrack owns Victoria’s transport land, assets and infrastructure – and works to protect and grow the value of the portfolio to support a thriving transport system, and make travel and living better for Victorians. With a strong commercial focus we drive investment back to transport and communities, and support other non-commercial activities like community projects and environmental and heritage preservation.”
Vic Track

Rail Trails Australia

Rail Trails Australia

YRMBA (Yarra Ranges Mountain Bike Association)

The YRMBA (Yarra Ranges Mountain Bike Association) is a group of mountain bike enthusiasts dedicated to expanding Mountain Biking in the Yarra Ranges. They have been involved from the beginning in the development of the tracks with the various other authorities and organisation listed on this page and they aim to turn the Yarra ranges into a ‘world class Mountain Biking destination’.
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CEDA (Community Economic Development Association)

Warburton Valley CEDA (Community Economic Development Association) Inc, formerly Warburton & District Chamber of Commerce & Industry, is a not-for-profit organisation focused on the economic interests of the communities in the Warburton Valley. The region represents a 60-kilometre journey from Lilydale to the Upper Yarra Dam and includes towns such as Wandin, Seville, Woori Yallock, Launching Place, Yarra Junction, Warburton and surrounds.
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Cox Architects

World Trail

World Trail created the 2013 Warburton Mountain Bike Feasibility Study. They have ‘extensive experience in constructing all kinds of mountain bike trails: competitive or non-competitive uses, urban or wilderness, downhill or cross-country, dirt jumps or pump tracks, skills trails or flow trails and freeride trails.’

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Practical Ecology

Biosis