Members of the Riding for the Disabled Association in Seymour, Victoria

December 2, 2020

Cleaner ride while horsing around in Seymour

Horse riders with a disability will enjoy a better riding experience at Seymour’s Kings Park, thanks to a new tow-and-collect machine purchased by Riding for the Disabled Association (RDA) Seymour with support from Inland Rail’s Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

Director Engagement Environment & Property Rebecca Pickering holding the 2019-20 Sustainability Report

December 2, 2020

Inland Rail project exceeds targets for sustainable practices

The Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) exceeded its sustainability targets on the first completed section of the railway project between Parkes and Narromine with the redeployment of more than 98% of the existing steel rail track and recycling nearly 47,000 timber sleepers.

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.

Narrabri to North Star sod turn picturing Inland Rail CEO Richard Wankmuller and Deputy Prime Minister Michael McCormack

November 27, 2020

Inland Rail breaks ground on Narrabri to North Star

Progress on the Australian Government Inland Rail project continues, with the second section of the 1,700 kilometre Melbourne to Brisbane freight line between Narrabri and North Star (N2NS) now under construction.

Rail workers on the track performing maintenance outside Parkes, NSW.

November 27, 2020

Accelerated opportunities for local businesses

We recently launched a new procurement and packaging plan to industry that aims to accelerate opportunities for regional businesses to participate in upcoming construction package tenders. We caught up with the Goondiwindi Chamber of Commerce committee to brief them on what this means for local businesses.

Goondiwindi Rotary Club

November 27, 2020

Rendezvous with the Rotarians

Late last month, we caught up with Goondiwindi Rotary Club to share the latest on the project and hear about the positive impact Rotarians have on the community.

Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, Gilgandra Shire Council Acting Mayor Ash Walker and Inland Rail Project Director (Narromine to Narrabri) Duncan Mitchell

November 27, 2020

Inland Rail water bores set to provide long-term benefits to Gilgandra Shire communities

The Australian Rail Track Corporation has entered into a partnership with the Gilgandra Shire Council to explore the drilling of four bores across the Gilgandra Shire over the next two years, as part of the Inland Rail project in the region.

Participants from Wagga Wagga High School at the STEM on Track launch event in Wagga Wagga on 26 November 2020.

November 26, 2020

University of Newcastle and ARTC on track to boost STEM participation in regional communities

More than 7500 high school students in regional areas are set to benefit from a unique STEM partnership announced today between the Inland Rail Skills Academy and the University of Newcastle.

Appin Park Primary School

November 23, 2020

Robotics kit gives students a leg-up in STEM

Wangaratta region primary school students are boosting their hi-tech learning skills with a new Sphero Robotics kit thanks to grant funding from Inland Rail’s Community Sponsorships and Donations program.

Wangaratta Bowls Club

November 11, 2020

Inland Rail brings new benches to bowls club

Portable bench seats are keeping Wangaratta Bowls Club bowlers comfortable across the green, thanks to a recent Inland Rail Sponsorships and Donations grant.

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