Inland Rail isn’t just Australia’s largest freight infrastructure project. It’s a game-changer for our regions that’s generating thousands of local jobs and significantly boosting local business investment.
But Inland Rail is also about people: the local suppliers helping build our infrastructure; the local business owners keeping our supply chains moving; the local shop owners who generously support our project teams while we’re working in their communities.
These are their stories.
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.
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.
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 14, 2020
Helping communities get ‘Inland Rail ready’
We're working with local organisations to help communities make the most of opportunities flowing from Australia’s largest freight rail project.
September 23, 2020
Construction Sciences gives back to local communities through Inland Rail
Inland Rail is creating benefits and opportunities for businesses, big and small. For a national company with regional project offices, like Construction Sciences, working on Inland Rail has provided an opportunity to invest in and upskill staff while helping to revitalise local economies.
September 23, 2020
Small NSW heavy trucking business kicking big goals on Inland Rail
Dubbo-based heavy truck haulage business, SLS Transport has expanded its business and created new local job opportunities as a result of the company’s involvement with Inland Rail.
September 17, 2020
Inland Rail drives skills and training focus for Humes
Australian precast concrete manufacturer, Humes has capitalised on the opportunity of working with Inland Rail to invest in and strengthen its operations, people and products.