Supporting local jobs, communities and regional economies is embedded in our procurement process.
We engage a number of major contractors who, in turn, use smaller suppliers and businesses to deliver a variety of goods, services and works to complete the supply chain for delivery of Inland Rail.
Find out how your business can get involved.
We use the TenderLink portal to communicate expressions of interest (EOIs), tenders and other opportunities to the market, and to manage the procurement process through to the contract award stage.
Create a profile on our TenderLink portal to see current direct opportunities.
Opportunities with our contractors
We encourage our major contractors and their subcontractors to promote details of all indirect supply opportunities on the ICN Gateway. Type ‘Inland Rail’ in the Looking for work search bar to view individual project pages.
Our awarded contracts
We communicate details for contracts awarded on our website to provide transparency about our procurement activities and to provide smaller suppliers and businesses seeking to work with Inland Rail with contact details for our contractors and suppliers.
Learn more about becoming an Inland Rail supplier
Working with us as a contractor or supplier usually happens at a local or project level. Depending on the nature of your work, there are competencies and requirements you’ll need.
We held an online industry briefing on 17 September 2020 to discuss the market opportunities presented by our procurement and delivery plan.
The industry briefing was followed by a live Q&A session held on 24 September 2020.
Videos of both sessions are available below.
October 17, 2019
Industry briefing presentation October 2019
Presentation from the Industry Briefing held in Brisbane, Sydney and Melbourne in October 2019.
September 24, 2020
Inland Rail procurement strategy to enhance industry and regional Australia
Australia’s most significant freight infrastructure project, Inland Rail, has launched a new procurement and packaging plan to industry – promising to accelerate benefits to business and regional communities sooner.
August 7, 2020
Australian Industry Participation plan summary – project phase
The Inland Rail Australian Industry Participation (AIP) Plan – Summary, prepared in accordance with the Australian Jobs Act, provides an overview of opportunities for goods and services providers, the standards applicable to Inland Rail, and details of AIP activities to be undertaken by Inland Rail and its procurement entities.