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.

February 17, 2022

New faces connecting with our community

Committed to local engagement in our communities, ARTC welcomes Graham Springett and Tegan Rendich who joined Inland Rail in late 2021 as Stakeholder Engagement Advisors for Victoria.

February 8, 2022

The Vicarage Café serves up renewed spirit among the North Star community

The Vicarage Cafe in North Star, north western NSW is making the most of the value Inland Rail is bringing to the region.

January 31, 2022

New Narrabri Inland Rail office provides focal point for community

As construction on the Narrabri to North Star Phase 1 project shifts closer to Narrabri in 2022 and with early works on the Narromine to Narrabri project expected to start late this year, our new Narrabri office is a welcome boost to local communities.

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. 

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