- The Rail industry is vital to Australian business, carrying people and commodities on over 33,000km of track across the country.
- The sector has an estimated annual revenue of $26.56 billion, adding $10.43 billion to the Australian economy in 2018.
- Almost 60,000 people are employed in the sector across 961 companies, comprising private and public operators, passenger and freight operators, track owners and managers, manufacturers and suppliers that operate in urban, regional, and rural areas of Australia.
Latest Rail Industry News
Draft training materials for Electrotechnology Training Package Release 4.0 have undergone independent edit and quality assurance and are scheduled for submission to the Australian Industry & Skills Committee (AISC) in May 2022. This included work on the Rail...
Closing 19 May 2022. The Seamless Future Rail Skills project has been initiated to improve access and pathways to current and future rail skills needed to build and operate the national rail network. This will help increase workforce supply. Developing training...
Closes Friday 20 May 2022. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the TLI Mobile Crane Operations project, has considered all stakeholder feedback and revised draft Training Package materials, including two qualifications and seven Units of Competency. These...