- 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
On behalf of the Industry Reference Committees (IRC's) that Australian Industry Standards (AIS) supports, the eleven 2019 IRC Skills Forecast and Proposed Schedule of Work documents have been submitted to the Australian Industry and Skills Committee (AISC).The IRC...read more
The Technical Advisory Committee for the TLI Rail Human Factors Project has finalised draft materials and would like your feedback.The TAC has developed 2 draft units of competency and 2 draft skill sets to address human factor skills and knowledge within...read more
Closes Tuesday, 30 April 2019. The Technical Advisory Committee for the Autonomous Rail Vehicle Project has developed draft skill sets and units of competency and would like your feedback. Click here to view the draft materials and to submit your...read more