Mununjali tour

February 15, 2021

Mununjali People cultural appreciation tour

We value our relationships with Indigenous communities and recognise their inherent connection to their traditional lands. Late last year, members of the Kagaru to Acacia Ridge and Bromelton project team attended a Mununjali People cultural appreciation tour near Beaudesert.

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Kerrie Saunders is a great local ambassador for her community.

January 28, 2021

Surveying our Aboriginal cultural heritage

Inland Rail works closely with local experts to protect and preserve Aboriginal Cultural Heritage along the alignment. In late October, archaeologists and local Aboriginal representatives conducted cultural heritage surveys in the Phase 2 area.

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Inland Rail Indigenous Participation Advisor, Ashley Williams at Boggabilla Central School to unveil ‘Connection to Country’ artwork

December 22, 2020

Boggabilla Central School unveils ‘Connection to Country’

This month, we received a magnificent three-piece artwork called ‘Connection to Country’ created by Boggabilla Central School students under the guidance of Indigenous artist, Elenore Binge.

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Toomelah community members learn new skills at heavy machinery training.

December 22, 2020

Training gets Toomelah ‘Inland Rail-ready’

We’re partnering with Indigenous communities right along the alignment to facilitate opportunities to get ‘Inland Rail-ready’. Earlier this month, we joined with Toomelah Local Aboriginal Land Council and LDO Group to run heavy machinery training for locals ahead of construction.

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Nyanda tour creates greater awareness of indigenous culture

December 18, 2020

Nyanda tour creates greater awareness of indigenous culture

Our project team recently participated in an immersive cultural tour at the Nudgee waterhole facility, led by Yagara traditional owners.

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Andrew Craig from Fulton Hogan on the left, Peter Beath and Emma Muller from Maliyan Horizon in the middle, and Dart Johnson from BMD on the right.

November 30, 2020

Delivering local jobs for local Indigenous people

Maliyan Horizon is one of many success stories of regional suppliers leveraging their engagement with Inland Rail as a growth opportunity to further develop in-house rail skills and broader business capabilities.

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Compliance Rail Operations Manager Luke Dickerson.

November 11, 2020

Local Parkes business Compliance Rail gives Indigenous workers a head start in the industry through Inland Rail

Everyone said Compliance Rail’s Luke Dickerson would “be back to the railway” after leaving the rail industry for 12 months, and they were right.

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New sports equipment of the community of Toomelah

October 23, 2020

Inland Rail donation a sporting success for Toomelah

We’re proud to give back to our communities that are home to Inland Rail. We recently caught up with Toomelah Local Aboriginal Land Council to check out the sporting equipment they purchased after receiving an Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program grant.

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Community members at a information session

October 8, 2020

Business capability workshops a big hit

More than 217 people representing 130 local business and 34 Indigenous businesses attended our recent business capability workshops, held between December 2019 and September 2020.

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Two members of the Gummingurru community performing a traditional dance

September 30, 2020

Appreciating our local history at Gummingurru

Organised by Inland Rail Indigenous Participation Advisor, Ashley Williams and led by local Traditional Owners, the tour was a unique opportunity for the team to build relationships and learn about the area’s First Nations people.

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