Best Western Goondiwindi sees upside from Inland Rail

Our staff have enjoyed the five-star hospitality of Best Western Goondiwindi since 2016. We recently caught up with owner, Paul Hodda, who shared his thoughts on Inland Rail and what it means for the local community.

Best Western Goondiwindi manager standing in the motel reception area

Inland Rail is delivering real opportunities for regional communities. Best Western Goondiwindi owner, Paul Hodda said the benefits of a project this size are broad. 

“Inland Rail is a major project for our town, the community and the wider region,” Mr Hodda said.

“We’ve been involved with the project for several years and are fortunate to have Inland Rail staff stay with us when they travel to Goondiwindi.”

Building in regional communities means supporting regional economies. Mr Hodda’s advice to local businesses wanting to get on board with Inland Rail is to be prepared and understand the competencies and requirements.  

“Local businesses will have the chance to supply goods and services, so the best advice I can give is to be ready,” he said. 

“Understand the requirements and ensure you have all the right certifications in place to comply with those requirements.”

Visit our website to learn more about the opportunities Inland Rail can generate in your local community.  


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