- 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
The draft Case for Endorsement and training package materials for the Transport & Logistics Training Package (Release 8.0) were submitted to the Australian Industry & Skills Committee (AISC) in October 2020. At its meeting on 2 December 2020, the AISC approved...
Closes Wednesday 27 January 2021. The Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) for the TLI Rail Track Protection project, has drafted training materials and is seeking feedback. A new Unit of Competency has been developed to ensure rail track workers have the required...
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...