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.

Direct opportunities

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 communicate details of all indirect supply opportunities on the ICN Gateway website.

Follow these steps to be notified about these upcoming opportunities with Inland Rail:

  1. Visit the ICN Gateway website and create a company profile. Ensure you elect to receive notifications promoting upcoming opportunities from ICN Gateway.
  2. Find out more about Inland Rail projects and upcoming opportunities (search for “Inland Rail” on the ICN Gateway website to view the list of Inland Rail projects or follow the links below).
  3. Apply for opportunities as they become available.

The following Inland Rail projects are currently accepting registrations of interest on the ICN Gateway website.

Create a company profile on the ICN Gateway

Register with ICN Gateway

Construction between Beveridge in Victoria and Parkes in New South Wales has been prioritised for completion by 2027.

Businesses interested in supplying to the below Inland Rail sections are encouraged to register their interest via the ICN Gateway supplier engagement portal: Beveridge to Albury – Tranche 1.

Please note, progress on the next stage of Narwonah Materials Distribution Centre works is pending approval.

We are temporarily deactivating access to supply information for other Inland Rail sections appearing on ICN Gateway until their delivery timeframes are confirmed by the Australian Government.

When these timeframes are established, we will recommence our engagement with regional businesses and industry.

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.

Direct contracts awarded by Inland Rail and indirect contracts awarded by our construction contractors can be viewed in a table or, to help you get a sense of the geographic diversity of our suppliers, the direct contracts information is also available on an interactive map.

 

View a list of direct and indirect contracts

View a map of direct contracts

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Inland Rail supports local and First Nations enterprises to grow and diversify

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.

 

Information for suppliers

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Supplier Capability Development Program – Registration of Interest

The Inland Rail Skills Academy is partnering with Deborah Wilson Consulting Services to facilitate a ‘Pathways to Opportunities’ capability building program for businesses along the Albury to Parkes section of Inland Rail in Southern New South Wales (NSW). Find out more and register your interest below.

Register here

Helping suppliers build sustainability capacity

Sustainability is important to Inland Rail. However, we recognise it’s not always easy for businesses to know where to start when it comes to developing sustainable operations and services.

As an initiative of the Inland Rail Skills Academy, we have developed a three-part webinar series in partnership with sustainability specialists, The Ecoefficiency Group. Each webinar provides tips on how to improve and promote your business’s sustainability efforts to your staff and clients.

The webinars are approximately 12 minutes long and provide a step-by-step guide to optimising your sustainable business credentials. We’ve also included downloadable toolkits to help you get started.

 

Business sustainability webinar #1

Developing a sustainability policy

Webinar #1 resources

Sustainability policy template

Business sustainability webinar #2

Reducing costs in relation to energy, water and waste

Webinar #2 resources

Sustainability action plan template

Business efficiency checklist

Business sustainability webinar #3

Demonstrating sustainability credentials in tender submissions

Webinar #3 resources

Business sustainability checklist

Sustainability mentoring opportunities

The Inland Rail Skills Academy is offering a free one-on-one mentoring session on sustainability practices to eligible businesses that have completed the Business Sustainability webinars series.

Read the fact sheet

Register your interest

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We encourage and support our suppliers to maintain strong sustainability practices

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