Black Dog Ride Around The Fire 2016 Banner

Sunday 27th November 2016

In January this year, the WA communities of Preston Beach, Waroona, Yarloop & Harvey were tragically affected by devastating fires.

In partnership with GP Down South, on Sunday 27th November Black Dog Ride is gathering at Preston Beach and will be riding around the fire zones of Yarloop, Harvey and Waroona and meeting with locals to raise awareness of the mental health support agencies available to them. Our ride will also provide a beacon of hope to communities in reassuring them that they are not alone in their recovery.

This is not a fundraising activity. Rider numbers for this community activity are strictly limited and you must register online to participate.

Register here:


7.30am Check in and enjoy community breakfast at Preston Beach Car Park
9.00am Ride departs for Yarloop (via scenic route)
10.00am Community morning tea in Station St, Yarloop
11.00am Depart Yarloop for Harvey via Cookernup
11.30am Meet & greet with locals at Snell's Park, Harvey
12.30pm Depart Harvey for Waroona
1.00pm Community lunch at Waroona Oval

Please note -

  • Preston Beach has Unleaded fuel only, no Premium. Premium fuel is available at Harvey which, via the route we are taking, is 84kms from Preston Beach
  • Patches and decals for riders and pillions can be collected at Ride check-in
  • The will be a small cost to riders for breakfast and lunch
  • The total distance of the ride from the start in Preston Beach to the finish in Waroona is 113kms


There are two posters for the Black Dog Ride Around the Fire, one for riders and one for community members. Please click on the images below to view and download posters to share with your friends and clubs.

Rider Poster -

Black Dog Ride Around The Fire 2016 Rider Poster

Community Poster -

Black Dog Ride Around the Fire 2016 Community Poster


Black Dog Ride Around the Fire is a community building collaboration between:

Black Dog Ride
GP Down South
WA Police Service
WA Bush Fire Service
St John Ambulance
Lamp Inc
Shire of Harvey
Shire of Waroona

We thank all the staff and volunteers of these organisations for their dedication and committment to coming together to strengthen and support our communities.