December 18, 2023
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border section update December 2023
As the year ends, here’s a recap of major achievements which shaped the North Star to NSW/Qld Border section’s progress in 2023.
December 6, 2023
Important – Fire ant emergency order
In late November, the NSW Department of Primary Industries confirmed the detection of three red imported fire ant nests in South Murwillumbah in north-eastern New South Wales, 13km south of the Queensland border.
September 28, 2023
Unexpected Finds Procedure for Contamination
This document includes details of responsibilities for implementing the unexpected finds procedure for the North Star to NSW/Qld Border project and the roles and responsibilities of all parties involved should unexpected contamination or suspected contamination be excavated or otherwise discovered.
September 22, 2023
Inland Rail contractors win major industry awards
The Inland Rail project has won three major awards at the Excellence in Surveying and Spatial Innovation (EISSI) in Sydney, with our surveying contractors, Monteath & Powys, winning two awards for their work on the Inland Rail project and Casey Surveying and Design also taking out an award.
August 23, 2023
North Star to NSW/Qld Border Newsletter – Winter 2023
Winter edition of the North Star to NSW/Qld Border quarterly printed newsletter distributed in August 2023 which keeps alignment communities updated on the latest project news and important milestones at Inland Rail.
August 3, 2023
Responding to your noise and project delivery feedback
Your feedback from our latest May to June community survey indicated communities are keen to know more about how we will manage noise during the operation of Inland Rail, as well as construction timing for each section.
July 26, 2023
North Star to Border takes new step on approvals pathway
The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the North Star to New South Wales/Queensland Border section of Inland Rail has been approved, marking another step in the approvals pathway for Inland Rail.
June 16, 2023
Five-Clawed Worm Skink (Anonalopus mackayi) Management Plan
This Five-Clawed Work Skink Management Plan (FCWS Management Plan) provides a structured approach to the management and mitigation of potential impacts to the threatened FCWS during the delivery of the Central Civil Works Program (CCWP) scope of works.
June 16, 2023
Approval of Five Clawed Worm Skink Species Management Plan E30
Approval letter for the North Star to Border Approval of Five Clawed Worm Skink Species Management Plan E30.
June 8, 2023
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border section update June 2023
In line with the Government’s response to the independent review of the Inland Rail program, we are now taking a staged approach to deliver Inland Rail. The sections of Inland Rail between Beveridge in Victoria and Parkes in New South Wales have been prioritised for completion by 2027. Work to complete construction works already underway on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project will continue.