Committee of management Inc

PO Box 1283 Bairnsdale Vic 3875

Friends of the EGRT Association Inc. PO Box 3 Orbost 3888


The Friends organisation is a different organisation to the Committee of Management. Please use the above mail address for payment of all Friends membership dues.


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We encourage all interested persons to join the Friends of the East Gippsland Rail Trail. Each member will receive a quarterly newsletter.  You can download the latest copy from the main page.

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Statement of Purpose.

  1. To support completion of the East Gippsland Rail Trail with full and consistent development of the Rail Trail between Bairnsdale and Orbost via Nicholson, Bruthen and Nowa Nowa.
  2. To support the Committee of Management of the East Gippsland Rail Trail in management of the Rail Trail through appropriate terms of reference.
  3. To promote the tourism, recreational, environmental and historical value of the East Gippsland Rail Trail to the community, governments and sponsors.
  4. To develop expertise in significant aspects of the East Gippsland Rail Trail including:
    • vegetation management
    • fauna and habitats
    • recognition and respect for the cultural significance of traditional landowners
    • conservation of artifacts
    • history of the former railway
    • trail guide and interpretation signs
    • assistance with infrastructure management and tourism promotion, etc.

(Revised and abbreviated version from application for Incorporation : December 2003) Friends of the EGRT Association Inc. is a not for profit incorporated association. Consumer Affairs Victoria No. AOO45177E