- 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
The final draft Case for Endorsement and training package materials have been released for the Transport & Logistics Training Package (Release 8.0). This included work on the following projects: TLI Fuel Storage Dangerous Goods Contractor TLI Logistics &...
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) is undertaking a landmark research project to develop a snapshot of the capability, size, structure and contribution of the Australian rail industry and is inviting feedback. This critical piece of research will help develop...
The National Cabinet has agreed on a new Domestic Border Control Freight Movement Protocol, also endorsed by the Australian Health Protection Principal Committee. It has been developed to keep freight moving around Australia while minimising risks to workers and the...