- 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
Australian Industry Standards are holding a series of Industry Skills 360 webinars about emerging trends for industry, cross-sector issues, and proposed qualification changes to support workforce needs. Hear from the Industry Reference Committee about current industry...
The Australasian Railway Association (ARA) launched its Faster Rail Report in February 2021. The report sets out a three-step plan required to get Australia's network up to speed and highlights how the rail industry can deliver faster, more reliable and more frequent...
The Transport and Logistics Training Package (Release 8.0) has been endorsed by Skills Ministers for implementation. The Transport and Logistics and Rail Industry Reference Committees, with support from Technical Advisory Committees, have developed new occupational...