Hepburn Shire Council welcomes the announcement made by the Federal Labor government of a $5 million commitment to help deliver the Daylesford-Hanging Rock Rail Trail.
The Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport, Cities and Regional Development and Shadow Minister for Tourism, Anthony Albanese made the announcement in Ballarat yesterday morning with the Federal Member for Ballarat and Shadow Minister for Health and Medicare, Catherine King, and Member for Bendigo, Lisa Chesters.
Mayor, Cr Don Henderson, said that this shared trail through Hepburn Shire and Macedon Ranges Shire would create a major boost for tourism across the region.
“This is an exciting project and one we’re pleased to be delivering with our project partners, Macedon Ranges Shire Council,” said Cr Henderson.
The trail project, which will pass through Daylesford, Musk, Bullarto, Lyonville, Trentham, Carlsruhe and Woodend, will bring benefits and support to businesses across the region.