Tomika Johnson, resident of Waddi Springs

April 28, 2021

Waddi Springs champions higher purpose for NSW Indigenous community

When Indigenous business Waddi Springs started supplying bottled natural spring water to our Parkes to Narromine project, it sparked a ‘can do’ spirit among employees to enrich the lives of the Wiradjuri Nation, the largest Indigenous community in NSW.

Special guests including Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormarck, Member for Parkes Mark Coulton and Inland Rail CEO Richard Wankmuller ceremonially turning sod.

April 20, 2021

Major construction starts on the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail

Major construction is now underway on the Narrabri to North Star section of the Inland Rail project.

Media release
Mark Billsborough from Bennett and Bennett

April 20, 2021

Bennett and Bennett eyes future growth on the back of Inland Rail

Queensland-based Bennett and Bennett is on the move as they deliver expert survey solutions and support regional prosperity through their work on the Parkes to Narromine, Narrabri to North Star, North Star to NSW/Queensland Border and Gowrie to Kagaru sections of Inland Rail.

Community business owners together at a meeting

March 31, 2021

Local businesses excited about Inland Rail

Excitement for Inland Rail is building in Queensland with hundreds of local businesses getting ready to bid for contracts in anticipation of the start of construction. At a recent Inland Rail business event in Gatton, businesses received an update about the Gowrie to Kagaru section and how they can get involved.

Forbes newsagent employee Danni Tuckerman

March 30, 2021

Newsagency excited for local spending in Forbes

Just take a step into the Forbes newsagency, News on Rankin, and manager Danni Tuckerman will do her best to ensure you have what you need.

Attendees at a five day work training course

March 29, 2021

Locals ‘work ready’ thanks to local member support

In partnership with Moree TAFE, we are preparing locals to be ‘work ready’, offering a five-day course studying a Statement of Attainment in Civil Construction and Workplace Safety. Graduates can then possibly gain employment with Trans4m Rail.

Two rail workers standing n a field next to the rail track

March 29, 2021

Do you want to join the Trans4m Rail team?

Trans4m Rail has been awarded the contract to construct the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 section of Inland Rail. We are passionate about recruiting local people to the project and are currently looking for skilled operators and labourers to join the team.

Best Western Goondiwindi manager standing in the motel reception area

March 29, 2021

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.

Local Industry Participation Information Sheet

March 24, 2021

Supporting local industry participation

Information for local contractors and suppliers on how to get involved with Inland Rail.

Fact sheet
IR Skills Academy workshop

January 22, 2021

Inland Rail upskilling workshops a success

We’re committed to playing our part in upskilling regional communities and ensuring people are given the opportunity to help build Inland Rail. Late last year, the Inland Rail Skills Academy hosted eight business capability workshops between Beaudesert and Goondiwindi to help local businesses get ‘construction ready’.


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