From local jobs and business opportunities to scholarships and community funding, we are giving back to the regions that support Inland Rail.
More than 16,000 jobs during peak construction and 700 jobs when operational
More than $1 billion in contracts already awarded
More than $380k funded to community groups
11 scholarships 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 Indigenous communities
We acknowledge that Inland Rail will be built and operated on the traditional lands of many Indigenous nations and their communities. We are committed to working in partnership with Indigenous communities to create meaningful opportunities that deliver lasting benefits.
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.
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 27, 2020
Inland Rail Skills Academy fact sheet
Inland Rail will significantly contribute to the communities and regions along the alignment during its construction, by creating opportunities for education, training and skills development and employment. This additional value of Inland Rail will be realised through the Inland Rail Skills Academy.