The first train on the completed Parkes to Narromine section of Inland Rail

December 23, 2020

Inland Rail to deliver more jobs and local spend

New modelling undertaken by the Australian Rail Track Corporation in 2020 shows Inland Rail will deliver more for Australia during construction and operation.

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.

SMK and Goondiwindi Men’s Shed representatives working together to supply to Inland Rail

December 22, 2020

SMK and Goondiwindi Men’s Shed join forces to supply Inland Rail

We’re committed to using local content and maximising the spread of local economic benefit, wherever possible. Goondiwindi survey business, SMK Consultants, is using stakes and pegs made by their local men’s shed for the Narrabri to North Star section of Inland Rail.

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.

The Border Bridge at Goondiwindi

December 22, 2020

December 2020 project update for North Star to NSW/Queensland Border

This month on the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project, we’ve continued work on our response to submissions report for the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, facilitated heavy machinery training in Toomelah and caught up with a Goondiwindi business using local resources and people to deliver their part of Inland Rail.

The Gore Highway near the township of Pittsworth

December 22, 2020

Latest from your Community Consultative Committee

The Inner Darling Downs Community Consultative Committee met earlier this month. Catch up on what was discussed.

Attendees at the Inland Rail Skills Academy business capability workshop in Toowoomba

December 22, 2020

Local and Indigenous businesses get ‘construction ready’

We’re helping Toowoomba region businesses get ‘construction ready’ through targeted business capability workshops and one-on-one mentoring run by the Inland Rail Skills Academy.

Brookstead Community Hall’s new sign purchased through the Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program

December 22, 2020

Keeping Brookstead connected

This month we caught up with the Brookstead Community Hall Association committee, who have used an Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program grant to connect their community.

Brookstead on the southern side of the railway

December 22, 2020

December 2020 project update for Border to Gowrie

This month on the Border to Gowrie project, we’ve continued working with the Coordinator-General in preparation for the project’s Environmental Impact Statement public notification period, facilitated business capability workshops along the alignment and caught up with a recent Inland Rail Community Sponsorships and Donations program recipient.

Combined effort to prepare future rail construction and maintenance workers

December 18, 2020

Combined effort to prepare future rail construction and maintenance workers

We may not yet be in construction in Queensland, but we're supporting organisations to prepare future rail construction and maintenance workers.

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