Off-road bike strategy welcomed

THE Council of Mayors for South East Queensland has welcomed the release of the State Government's Off-Road Motorcycling Management Strategy.

Council of Mayors (SEQ) Trail Bike Taskforce chair and Lockyer Valley Mayor Steve Jones said that the strategy provided greater opportunities for local government to work with state agencies to manage off-road motorcycling.

The Council of Mayors (SEQ) has been working in partnership with the State Government on the development of a Regional Trail Bike Facility at Wyaralong, near Boonah, for the past two years.

The facility, which is expected to open in late 2011, will be operated by a consortium.