April 21, 2021
Inland Rail answers call to improve mobile coverage in north west NSW
Minister for Regional Health, Regional Communications and Local Government Federal Member for Parkes Mark Coulton, who has long championed the Inland Rail project, has welcomed the ARTC announcement today to undertake a detailed feasibility study to explore opportunities to deliver improved mobile telecommunications along the Inland Rail corridor from Narrabri to North Star.
August 26, 2020
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border EIS summary of findings
The North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project summary of findings provides a high-level overview of each chapter of the draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). It summarises the major findings of the technical studies and shows where in the draft EIS more detailed information can be found.
November 27, 2020
November 2020 project update for North Star to Border
This month on the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project, we’ve been preparing responses to submissions made during the recent Environmental Impact Statement public exhibition, helping local businesses get construction-ready, and speaking with community groups about opportunities and benefits.
March 11, 2021
North Star to Border project map
Map showing overview of the North Star to Border project
September 10, 2020
North Star to Border CCC proponents presentation 11 August 2020
Presentation by Inland Rail, made to the North Star to Border Community Consultative Committee meeting, held on the 11 August 2020. The presentation includes updates on the EIS and community consultation, information on the EIS submission process and next steps for the project.
September 4, 2020
North Star to NSW/Qld Border CCC meeting minutes 11 August 2020
Meeting minutes from the North Star to NSW/Qld Border Community Consultative Committee meeting, held on 11 August 2020.
August 24, 2020
NSW biodiversity offset credits fact sheet
During the construction of Inland Rail, there will be some impacts on native vegetation, communities, and habitats for threatened flora and fauna species. Australian Rail Track Corporation (ARTC) must purchase and retire biodiversity credits to compensate for this biodiversity loss under NSW and Federal legislation.
August 10, 2020
Environment Protection Licence
Environment Protection Licence for railway infrastructure operations, issued to the Australian Rail Track Corporation by the Environment Protection Authority NSW.
July 23, 2020
North Star to NSW/QLD Border CCC meeting minutes 12 June 2020
Meeting minutes from the North Star to NSW/QLD Border Community Consultative Committee meeting, held on the 12 June 2020.
July 16, 2020
Inland Rail and the NSW Land Acquisition (Just Terms Compensation) Act 1991 presentation
September 3, 2021
Training initiative bolsters employment in Toomelah
Inland Rail is already having a positive impact on the Toomelah community with a training initiative resulting in three local residents finding work with a fencing contractor.
September 3, 2021
North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project update – September 2021
We’re working closely with the Department of Planning, Industry and Environment (DPIE) as they complete their assessment of the North Star to NSW/Queensland Border project and meeting with local industry groups to increase our understanding of issues currently impacting the region.
June 30, 2021
Celebrating NAIDOC week with our Indigenous communities
Inland Rail will be built and operated on the traditional lands of many Indigenous nations, and we value our relationships with the Indigenous communities along the alignment. This month, we joined Boggabilla Central School and Toomelah Public School to celebrate NAIDOC week in honour of the history, culture, and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.