- The Rail industry underpins Australian business as it carries people and commodities on 35,015 kilometres of track across the country.
- It has an estimated annual revenue of $27.1 billion, adding $12.4 billion to the Australian economy in 2015-16.
- The industry employs more than 55,500 people across more than 170 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
Inland Rail are progressing through to the tendering stage for many of their projects in Queensland. The Inland Rail Skills Academy is holding free workshops to inform and educate local and indigenous businesses interested in supplying to Inland Rail and other major...
Closes Friday 4 December 2020. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) has considered all stakeholder feedback and finalised draft Training Package materials for the Industry Skills (ESI TDR Rail) project. This includes updates to one qualification and 23 Units of...
The Transport and Logistics Training Package (Release 7.0) has been endorsed for implementation. The revised Training Package addresses new technologies and skill requirements of Network Control, Passenger Train Guard & Network Fault Support operators. The...