- 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
Nominations close 28 February 2020. Materials handling, logistics and supply chain management touch on almost every aspect of our daily lives, though the supply chain industry’s true scope and economic potential is regularly undervalued. The Mercury Awards...
The Bureau of Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Economics has released the National profile of Transport, Postal and Warehousing workers in 2016. This study used ABS 2016 census data and provides details of the sub-industries in which Transport, Postal and...
Submissions close Friday 6 December 2019. The Standing Committee on Infrastructure, Transport and Cities will be conducting an Inquiry into options for financing faster rail. The committee invites interested persons and organisations to make submissions addressing...