- 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
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...