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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.