Inland Rail is delivering real opportunities for regional communities.
During construction, Inland Rail will be bustling with jobs and economic activity. Once operational, it will continue to reap benefits through ongoing employment and skills training, and new investment and business development opportunities.
From supporting local employment and procurement opportunities to offering scholarships and community funding, we believe in giving back to the regions that support Inland Rail.
Find out more about how we can support you below.
Created more than 4,500 local and First Nations jobs to date
More than $3.7 billion already awarded
Trained 200 people in civil construction and rail competencies
Upskilled more than 240 local and First Nations businesses through workshops and training
24 scholarships already awarded to regional undergraduate students
Work with us
It takes a big team to make one of Australia’s biggest infrastructure projects a reality. Discover the benefits of working with Inland Rail, explore technical and professional job opportunities, learn how to find construction jobs, and meet some of the team.
Do business with us
Building in regional communities means supporting regional economies.
Our contractors work with smaller contractors to deliver a variety of goods, works and services. Find out how your business can join the Inland Rail supply chain.
Apply for funding
We believe in giving back to the communities that will one day be home to Inland Rail.
Whether you want us to sponsor your local festival or help upgrade your meeting space, we are here to help. Learn how to apply for funding.
Opportunities for First Nations communities
We acknowledge that Inland Rail will be built and operated on the traditional lands of many First Nations peoples and their communities. We are committed to working in partnership with First Nations communities to create meaningful opportunities that deliver lasting benefits.
Training and scholarships
We offer undergraduate scholarships to top universities for aspiring regional students, and workplace education and training for local residents.
December 4, 2023
Boys to the Bush push new frontiers with camp trailer
Our construction partner McConnell Dowell are doing their bit for the Wangaratta community, sponsoring Boys to the Bush, a local non-for-profit organisation that helps boys become good men.
December 4, 2023
Albury-Wodonga students take part in SMART science fun
Primary school students in the border region have been given a glimpse into exciting future career opportunities in the Science, Technology, Engineering & Maths (STEM) fields after taking part in the STEM on Track interactive science shows led by a specialist team from the University of Newcastle.
November 30, 2023
Riverina locals ready for rail industry
Eight community members in Wagga Wagga including seven First Nations participants have successfully upskilled in their next phase of workplace training, by completing a three day ‘Rail Industry Readiness’ course run by First Nations Registered Training Organisation Yakka Training and the Inland Rail Skills Academy.