This updated notice from the Department of Environment and Conservation was published on April 29, 2013. It seems that there is a small problem with drop-box toilet (dunny) at the Mt Wells campsite on the Bibbulmun Track. Mt Wells Campsite is located between North Banister and Dwellingup and is the campsite in between White Horse Hills (northern end) and Chadora (southern side).
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The Department of Environment and Conservation has advised that the Water Corporation will be opening the Torbay Inlet Monday May 6, 2013. With the opening of the Inlet the crossing may become more difficult, i.e., no sandbar.
The Department of Environment and Conservation has advised that effective May 3, 2013 campfire bans affecting the northern section of the Bibbulmun Track between Kalamunda and Walpole have been lifted and campfires are now allowed as long as a fire ring is in place at the campsite.
The Department of Environment and Conservation has announced that effective April 2013 a diversion is in place on the Bibbulmun Track immediately west of Walpole. Whilst every attempt is made to keep this blog up to date with the state of play on the Bibbulmun Track walkers of the Track should also check the Department of Conservation Trail conditions and updates page before walking the Track.
The 2012 WA State Trails Conference is being held on Friday May 25, 2012 at the University of Western Australia. It is free to attend so it is a good opportunity to network and become up to date on trails development in Western Australia both from a walking as well as a cycling perspective.
The 2012 WA State Trails Conference program will include an update on the two long distance WA trails, the Bibbulmun Track and the Munda Biddi Trail; issues in developing trails over multiple land tenures; trails and health; and trails interpretation.